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The Houston Astros will be without one of their sluggers during spring training. Designated hitter Evan Gattis underwent hernia surgery, and is expected to miss 4-6 weeks, according to Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle. While the report says the in…Share Tweet
Rockets blow another opportunity, this time in loss to the WarriorsESPN.com 34 minutes agoRockets blow another opportunity, this time in loss to the WarriorsShare TweetAstros' Castro is first arbitration loss, gets $5MShare Tweet
Around the Horn: Relief pitchingMLB.com 17 hours agoThis is the fifth of a six-part Around the Horn series that will take a position-by-position look at the Astros' projected starters and backup options heading into next season. Up next: Relief pitching.Share Tweet
Astros have 3 eyeing rebound '16 seasonsMLB.com Feb 8 (yesterday)The Astros will hit the field at Osceola County Stadium next week for the start of their final Spring Training in Kissimmee, Fla., with much anticipation. The team is coming off its first playoff berth in 10 years and was six outs away from eliminating …Share Tweet
Why Robert Horry Thinks Steph Curry Is More Dangerous Than Even Prime Kobedimemag.com Feb 8 (yesterday)Getty Image Robert Horry had the benefit of playing with many great players and teams over a career that saw him claim seven rings with three different teams. He played alongside Hakeem Olajuwon with the Houston Rockets, Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, and Man…Share Tweet
See you on September 8profootballtalk.com Feb 7 (2 days ago)The 2015 season is over. Which means that it’s time to start thinking about the 2016 season. The 2016 season will begin on Thursday, September 8 in Denver. And the Broncos will be hosting one of eight potential opponents: the Chargers, Raiders, Chiefs, …Share TweetIn the wake of a debate (real or contrived) regarding whether and why Cam Newton is so polarizing, another guy who isn’t viewed as a lightning rod continues to periodically say things that should be drawing 50,000-degree bolts of electricity, but aren’t…Share TweetSlow-starting Rockets lose to Blazers; time for shakeup?Share Tweet
Ark-Monticello, St. Cloud St. shine at Houston Winter InvitationalMLB.com Feb 5 (4 days ago)Travis Steinke singled in the go-ahead runs in a four-run ninth inning to lift Arkansas-Monticello past Tarleton State 10-6 in the opening game on Friday of the fourth annual Houston Winter Invitational at Minute Maid Park, home of the Astros.Share Tweet
Crane ready for another Astros playoff runMLB.com Feb 5 (4 days ago)It was this time a year ago that Astros owner Jim Crane raised a few eyebrows by making the bold proclamation his team would make the postseason in 2015. Crane didn't beat his chest about his prediction when speaking to the media Friday at Minute Maid P…Share Tweet
NFL-Mexico City to Host Houston-Oakland Game in Novembernytimes.com Feb 5 (5 days ago)Mexico City will host the first Monday Night Football game outside the United States when the Houston Texans play the Oakland Raiders in November, the National Football League said on Friday.Share TweetEarly in NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s annual press conference, he was asked about the NFL playing a game in Mexico City for the first time since 2005. John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reported earlier in the week that the Texans and Raiders wer…Share Tweet
Don't credit tanking for the success of Cubs and AstrosESPN.com Feb 5 (5 days ago)Don't credit tanking for the success of Cubs and AstrosShare Tweetyahoo.com Feb 5 (5 days ago)During the 2015 playoffs, we saw an uptick in coaches ordering the intentional away-from-the-ball fouling of bricklaying free-throw shooters, like the Los Angeles Clippers' DeAndre Jordan and the Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard, to short-circuit their te…Share Tweet
Texans owner Bob McNair makes dumb crack about firewaterprofootballtalk.com Feb 5 (5 days ago)Texans owner Bob McNair didn’t like his coach’s swearing. And by way of explaining it, said something even uglier. As part of a New York Times Magazine article about the NFL, its owners and Roger Goodell, writer Mark Leibovich wrote that McNair was frus…Share Tweet
Around the Horn: Starting pitchingMLB.com Feb 5 (5 days ago)The addition of veteran right-hander Doug Fister to a one-year deal last month rounded out the Astros' offseason moves, giving them another proven arm to add to what is the deepest starting rotation they've had in years.Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 4 (5 days ago)SAN JOSE, Calif – Wade Phillips prepared for the 2011 NFL draft in hopes of getting an outside linebacker. Von Miller was there, and the then-Houston Texans defensive coordinator realized the Texas A&M star wouldn't fall to Houston at No. 11. But th…Share Tweet
NFL star securing his financial futureFeb 9Texans guard Brandon Brooks will be a free agent in March, but right now he's focused on earning his MBA in finance from the University of Houston.
O'Brien thought Cotchery caught the ballFeb 8Texans coach Bill O'Brien joins Mike and Mike to share his thoughts on how he believes Panthers WR Jerricho Cotchery caught a pass that was called and upheld as incomplete, and how it was became a turning point in the game.
O'Brien: Peyton knew what he had to doFeb 8Texans coach Bill O'Brien joins Mike and Mike to discuss how Broncos QB Peyton Manning was able to contribute to Denver's Super Bowl victory even though his numbers did not show it.
Brown: 'We didn't get the job done'Feb 4Steelers WR Antonio Brown explains how he believes his team would have been in the Super Bowl if it weren't for the team's injuries and recalls his time playing with Texans DE J.J. Watt while playing at Central Michigan.