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Astros players back Hinch managerial hiring

Astros players back Hinch managerial hiring

New Astros manager A.J. Hinch might not be a name many of the players he'll inherit next year know much about, but relief pitcher Chad Qualls knows the new skipper well, having played for Hinch during his managerial stint with the D-backs.
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  • Photos: A look at Astros managers through the years

    Photos: A look at Astros managers through the years

    chron.com 5 hours ago
    Photos: A look at Astros managers through the years
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  • Sports Briefing | Baseball: Twins Fire Manager Ron Gardenhire A…

    Sports Briefing | Baseball: Twins Fire Manager Ron Gardenhire After 13 Years

    nytimes.com 6 hours ago
    In each of the last four years, Minnesota lost at least 92 games under Gardenhire, who had the second-longest active tenure in the major leagues.
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  • Kickers held their own in win over Bills

    Kickers held their own in win over Bills

    chron.com 9 hours ago
    Kickers often only get noticed when they fail. Texans coach Bill O’Brien spent his second consecutive day praising the team’s kickers. Shane Lechler played through a hip injury to consistently pin the Bills near their end zone, while Randy Bullock naile…
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  • Bill O’Brien not a fan of DeAndre Hopkins’ TD celebration

    Bill O’Brien not a fan of DeAndre Hopkins’ TD celebration

    chron.com 9 hours ago
    Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins collected his third touchdown in four games, via a 35-yard connection with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick against the Bills. After the TD, Hopkins fell like a “dead fish” in the end zone. He was penalized for the celeb…
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  • Parsons set to lead after leaving Rockets for Mavs

    Parsons set to lead after leaving Rockets for Mavs

    nba.com 10 hours ago
    Chandler Parsons avoided much of the scrutiny when the Houston Rockets lost games last season.
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  • Q&A with Texans CB Darryl Morris

    Q&A with Texans CB Darryl Morris

    ESPN.com 13 hours ago
    Playing without cornerback A.J. Bouye, who was recovering from a groin injury, the Houston Texans called upon Darryl Morris, the cornerback they claimed off waivers after the San Francisco 49ers cut him in final cuts. Morris delivered in Sunday's 23-17 …
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  • Texans’ eyes already on Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray

    Texans’ eyes already on Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray

    chron.com 14 hours ago
    The Cowboys are 3-1. DeMarco Murray leads the NFL in rushing yards (534) and attempts (99). Dallas’ strong start and Murray’s big numbers are clearly linked, with the league’s top early season running back setting up quarterback Tony Romo and a resurgen…
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  • O’Brien preparing for his first taste of Houston-Dallas rivalry

    O’Brien preparing for his first taste of Houston-Dallas rivalry

    chron.com 14 hours ago
    Until he arrived in Houston in January, Bill O’Brien had never coached anywhere close to Texas, but it didn’t take him long to understand what it means to Houston when the Texans play the Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys host the Texans on Sunday. It’s their…
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  • Arian Foster day to day, running game must improve, O’Brien say…

    Arian Foster day to day, running game must improve, O’Brien says

    chron.com 14 hours ago
    Arian Foster acknowledged postgame he wasn’t 100 percent during the Texans’ 23-17 home victory against the Buffalo Bills. Foster was limited to eight rushes for six yards, while the Texans’ running game netted just 37 yards on 24 carries. Texans coach B…
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  • Buffalo Bills bench EJ Manuel, promote Kyle Orton to starting q…

    Buffalo Bills bench EJ Manuel, promote Kyle Orton to starting quarterback

    yahoo.com 14 hours ago
    Doug Marrone dropped a bombshell in his Monday press conference. Marrone announced that starting quarterback EJ Manuel will be benched and backup Kyle Orton will be the starter in Week 5. Manuel had a rough game Sunday against the Houston Texans, comple…
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  • The Sports Update: McClain and Smith on the rivalry between the…

    The Sports Update: McClain and Smith on the rivalry between the Texans and the Cowboys

    chron.com 15 hours ago
    Texans beat writers John McClain and Brian T. Smith discuss the rivalry between the Texans and Dallas Cowboys.
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  • Abundance of turnovers comes as no surprise to Texans’ secondar…

    Abundance of turnovers comes as no surprise to Texans’ secondary

    chron.com 16 hours ago
    In their 3-1 start, the Texans have forced nine turnovers – two shy of last season’s total. “It doesn’t really surprise me,” cornerback Johnathan Joseph said. “We’ve got a lot of talent on this defense, and the coaches are putting us in the right place …
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  • How did Ryan Pickett realize J.J. Watt is the best defensive li…

    How did Ryan Pickett realize J.J. Watt is the best defensive lineman he's played with?

    ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    It's always fun to get the reaction of new Houston Texans after their first games playing with J.J. Watt. They know how good he is, they have heard about his talent, but they still can't believe it. Nose tackle Ryan Pickett had that experience on Sunday…
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  • Garrett Graham sees room for improvement after Buffalo exposed …

    Garrett Graham sees room for improvement after Buffalo exposed blocking woes

    chron.com 16 hours ago
    Tight end Garrett Graham caught three passes for 28 yards in Sunday’s 23-17 victory over Buffalo. He knows the Texans have to do a better job of run blocking against Dallas than they did against the Bills. Buffalo limited the Texans to 37 yards on 24 ca…
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Bills-Texans Recap 02:27

    Sunday Blitz: Bills-Texans Recap

    Sep 28
    Jim Basquil and Ron Jaworski talk about J.J. Watt's big day as the Texans beat the Bills 23-17.
  • Video - J.J. Watt's Crazy 80-Yard Interception Return 00:26

    J.J. Watt's Crazy 80-Yard Interception Return

    Sep 28
    Texans DE J.J. Watt returns an interception 80 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter of Houston's 23-17 win over the Buffalo Bills.
  • Video - Texans' D Comes Up Big 01:02

    Texans' D Comes Up Big

    Sep 28
    J.J. Watt scored an 80-yard interception return touchdown, and Darryl Morris had an interception late in the fourth quarter to seal the Texan's 23-17 win over the Bills.

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