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Lance McCullers moves closer to rejoining Astros

Lance McCullers moves closer to rejoining Astros

chron.com Updated 2 hours ago
Lance McCullers could join Class AAA Fresno for a rehab start Saturday in El Paso.
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  • Astros' reliever Will Harris earning opportunity in critical in…

    Astros' reliever Will Harris earning opportunity in critical inning

    chron.com 28 minutes ago
    With Hinch making the move to take some of the late-inning pressure off a struggling Ken Giles, he called on Harris on Sunday to protect a 2-1 lead against the Athletics, who won the opening two games of the weekend series.
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  • Texans among world's most profitable sports franchises

    Texans among world's most profitable sports franchises

    chron.com 6 hours ago
    NFL franchises dominated the top 20, with five in the top 10 and seven of the top 20.
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  • The 30 best pitches in baseball

    The 30 best pitches in baseball

    chron.com 6 hours ago
    Houston Astros ace Dallas Keuchel has emerged as one of the best pitchers in the Majors, so it's no surprise that he has two pitches in his arsenal ranked in the top 30 of most-effective pitches in baseball.
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  • Tennessee offensive lineman Kyler Kerbyson to try out for Texan…

    Tennessee offensive lineman Kyler Kerbyson to try out for Texans

    chron.com 8 hours ago
    He was a second-team All-SEC selection last season.
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  • The good, bad and mostly ugly of the Astros' April

    The good, bad and mostly ugly of the Astros' April

    chron.com 9 hours ago
    The best part of April for the Astros? Undoubtedly, it's the fact that it's over.
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  • Altuve, Fister carry Astros past A's in finale

    Altuve, Fister carry Astros past A's in finale

    MLB.com nytimes.com 24 hours ago
    The Astros only needed Colby Rasmus' RBI sacrifice fly, and two hits, including Jose Altuve's leadoff solo home run, to dodge a three-game series sweep and down the A's, 2-1, on Sunday at the Coliseum.
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  • Derek Watt predicts a possible mutual knockout with J.J.

    Derek Watt predicts a possible mutual knockout with J.J.

    profootballtalk.com May 1 (yesterday)
    J.J. Watt and Derek Watt could have a couple of reunions over Thanksgiving weekend. One at the dinner table on Thursday, and another on the football field on Sunday. The Chargers and Texans are due to meet in Houston on November 27, and if pick No. 198 …
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  • Four reasons why the Astros were terrible in April

    Four reasons why the Astros were terrible in April

    yahoo.com May 1 (yesterday)
    This isn't how things were supposed to go for the Houston Astros. After soaring back into relevance with 86 wins and a postseason berth last season, they were supposed to continue building momentum with a roster built around superstars like Carlos Corre…
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  • National media gives Texans solid grades on NFL draft

    National media gives Texans solid grades on NFL draft

    chron.com May 1 (yesterday)
    Our very own John McClain gave the Texans a B-plus for their six picks. That grade was pretty much in line with the national media.
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  • Trevor Ariza Planned The Time And Place To Fight A Fan Who Crit…

    Trevor Ariza Planned The Time And Place To Fight A Fan Who Criticized Him On Twitter

    dimemag.com May 1 (yesterday)
    @TerryLee__ pull up then — trevorariza (@TrevorAriza) December 1, 2015 No team took more criticism this season than the Houston Rockets. Once thought to be a serious title contender, the Rockets barely limped into the playoffs before their season was me…
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  • DeAndre Hopkins looking forward to fewer double teams in 2016

    DeAndre Hopkins looking forward to fewer double teams in 2016

    profootballtalk.com chron.com May 1 (yesterday)
    Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins played with four different starting quarterbacks and without a big threat at the other wideout spot, but still caught 111 passes for 1,521 yards and 11 touchdowns to help the Texans to the playoffs. The Texans have w…
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  • Texans keep adding speed with undrafted rookie Wendall Williams

    Texans keep adding speed with undrafted rookie Wendall Williams

    chron.com May 1 (yesterday)
    Wendall Williams created a buzz in the NFL scouting community when he ran the 40-yard dash in 4.19 seconds and had a 45-inch vertical leap at an NFL regional combine in Minnesota. Although the hand time was later rounded up to 4.32 seconds on a laser ti…
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  • Video - Kiper, McShay share favorite picks in the draft 01:21

    Kiper, McShay share favorite picks in the draft

    May 2
    Mel Kiper Jr. says third-round pick Justin Simmons was a steal for the Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos and Todd McShay loves that Braxton Miller went to the Texans.
  • Video - Kiper: Great draft for AFC South 00:49

    Kiper: Great draft for AFC South

    May 2
    Mel Kiper Jr. shares his NFL draft grades for the AFC South, led by the Jacksonville Jaguars, who Kiper graded an 'A.'
  • Video - Texans get an A- speed-heavy draft 01:24

    Texans get an A- speed-heavy draft

    Apr 30
    The Houston Texans set out to get star receiver DeAndre Hopkins help during the draft, and they did just that by adding three fast skill position players.
  • Video - Herm: Braxton Miller will be like Wes Welker for Texans 00:40

    Herm: Braxton Miller will be like Wes Welker for Texans

    Apr 30
    Herm Edwards speculates how Texans coach Bill O'Brien will utilize Braxton Miller in Houston's offense and type of impact he could have on the team.