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Harden kicks LeBron; Rockets add Twitter jab

Harden kicks LeBron; Rockets add Twitter jab

ESPN.com yahoo.com Updated 15 hours ago
Rockets guard James Harden was called for a flagrant foul for appearing to kick LeBron James below the belt in Sunday's 105-103 overtime win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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  • Hall of Fame officials visit Astros camp

    Hall of Fame officials visit Astros camp

    chron.com 1 hour ago
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Preparing for the 2015 class induction, a video crew from the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum visited Osceola County Stadium on Monday morning to interview Craig Biggio’s former teammates and Jose Altuve. Former Astros shorts…
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  • Astros A to Z: Michael Feliz

    Astros A to Z: Michael Feliz

    chron.com 3 hours ago
    Each day the Astros are in Florida for spring training, we will profile a different member of the 40-man roster. Today, we look at Michael Feliz. MICHAEL FELIZPosition: PitcherBats/throws: Right/rightHeight/weight: 6-4, 226Opening day age: 21Hometown: A…
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  • The Sports Update: Ortiz report from Astros camp

    The Sports Update: Ortiz report from Astros camp

    chron.com 18 hours ago
    Jose de Jesus Ortiz reports from Astros camp on March 1.
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  • Cavs' Irving will sit out Sunday for shoulder

    Cavs' Irving will sit out Sunday for shoulder

    ESPN.com Feb 28 (yesterday)
    Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving will miss his second straight game, Sunday against the Rockets, with a strained left shoulder, an injury the team had thought would only sideline him for one game.
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  • New Astros Gattis to see majority of work in left field during …

    New Astros Gattis to see majority of work in left field during spring training

    chron.com MLB.com 22 hours ago
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Even though slugger Evan Gattis participated in the catchers’ meeting on Saturday, the catcher-outfielder will work primarily in left field this spring with the Astros. Gattis spent most of his first two seasons in the majors with the …
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  • Astros’ 2014 Minor League Pitcher of the Year highlights early …

    Astros’ 2014 Minor League Pitcher of the Year highlights early minicamp atendees

    chron.com 22 hours ago
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Lefthanded starter Josh Hader, the Astros’ 2014 Minor League Pitcher of the Year, and the top four picks the club signed from the 2014 draft highlight the group of minor-leaguers who will report to an early minicamp Saturday. The Astro…
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  • McHugh likely to take mound in Grapefruit League opener

    McHugh likely to take mound in Grapefruit League opener

    chron.com 22 hours ago
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Astros righthander Collin McHugh, who had a breakthrough 11-win season last year, is likely to start the team’s Grapefruit League opener Thursday against the Phillies at Osceola County Stadium. “It’s trending toward Collin McHugh start…
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  • Astros A to Z: Scott Feldman

    Astros A to Z: Scott Feldman

    chron.com Mar 1 (yesterday)
    Each day the Astros are in Florida for spring training, we will profile a different member of the 40-man roster. Today, we look at Scott Feldman. SCOTT FELDMANPosition: PitcherBats/throws: Left/rightHeight/weight: 6-7, 220Opening day age: 32Hometown: Pe…
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  • Astros prospect Ronald Torreyes attributes work ethic to big le…

    Astros prospect Ronald Torreyes attributes work ethic to big league opportunities

    chron.com Feb 28 (yesterday)
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – As a young teen, Ronald Torreyes travelled throughout Venezuela visiting baseball academies in search of a contract. Most teams didn’t even bother calling back to say they weren’t interested. When teams actually called the petite infie…
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  • Brian Cushing has had three surgeries this offseason

    Brian Cushing has had three surgeries this offseason

    profootballtalk.com chron.com Feb 28 (yesterday)
    Texans linebacker Brian Cushing was healthier last season than he had been for the previous two years, but he was still dealing with plenty of injuries. In fact, Cushing has already had three surgical procedures this offseason: One to repair a broken ri…
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  • Peacock pleased with progress after hip surgery

    Peacock pleased with progress after hip surgery

    chron.com Feb 28 (yesterday)
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Astros righthander Brad Peacock, who is slowly working back from offseason hip surgery, threw his third bullpen session of spring training Saturday morning. He threw 30 pitches, increasing from the 25 he threw three days earlier. “No p…
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  • Rain forces Astros to alter schedule

    Rain forces Astros to alter schedule

    chron.com Feb 28 (2 days ago)
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The Astros were forced to limit their workout and alter their plans Saturday morning because of rain at Osceola County Stadium. With bullpen sessions moved to the indoor batting cages, Hinch began installing the club’s signs with meeti…
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  • Berkman will report to camp as an instructor Monday

    Berkman will report to camp as an instructor Monday

    chron.com Feb 28 (2 days ago)
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Astros manager A.J. Hinch expects former Astros All-Star Lance Berkman to arrive at Osceola County Stadium on Monday to begin a three-day stint as a special instructor in camp. “He’ll do a little bit of everything,” Hinch said of Berkm…
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  • Astros A to Z: Matt Dominguez

    Astros A to Z: Matt Dominguez

    chron.com Feb 28 (2 days ago)
    Each day the Astros are in Florida for spring training, we will profile a different member of the 40-man roster. Today, we look at Matt Dominguez. MATT DOMINGUEZPosition: InfielderBats/throws: Right/rightHeight/weight: 6-1, 220Opening day age: 25Hometow…
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  • Video - LeBron Disappoints, Harden Impresses 02:09

    LeBron Disappoints, Harden Impresses

    Mar 2
    P.J. Carlesimo discusses LeBron James' and James Harden's performances in Houston's win over Cleveland.
  • Video - Rockets Muscle Past Cavs In OT 03:25

    Rockets Muscle Past Cavs In OT

    Mar 1
    Highlight Of The Night: James Harden scored 33 points and the Rockets stopped the Cavs in overtime for their fifth straight win.
  • Video - Rockets Muscle Past Cavs In OT 02:20

    Rockets Muscle Past Cavs In OT

    Mar 1
    James Harden scored 33 points and the Rockets stopped the Cavs in overtime for their fifth straight win.
  • Video - LeBron And Harden Get Tangled In OT 00:25

    LeBron And Harden Get Tangled In OT

    Mar 1
    Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James and Houston Rockets guard James Harden got tangled up in overtime, causing a shot clock violation on the Rockets, and no foul was called.

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    Mar 2
    I’m like everybody else with this Los Angeles thing. I’m on page 24 of a 300-page book, and it’s not all that interesting so far. But I hear the end is compelling, so I’d rather speed past the next 230 pages and go straight to the climax. Tell me what t…
  • Sources: Sixers waive newly acquired McGee

    Mar 2
    The Philadelphia 76ers have waived newly acquired center JaVale McGee, according to league sources.
  • With Chicago Bulls' Jimmy Butler injured, the odds are against a deep play…

    Mar 1
    Yet again, the Bulls are the NBA's most injured team. With Jimmy Butler now out along with Taj Gibson and Derrick Rose, a deep playoff run will be nearly impossible, Michael Wilbon writes.
  • Oakland Raiders, Jacksonville Jaguars must be big free-agency spenders -- …

    Mar 1
    John Clayton's mailbag: The Raiders and Jaguars are lagging behind the minimum spending threshold, so they have to be big players in free agency.