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Colts coach Chuck Pagano returned to work this week after undergoing treatment for leukemia. Even though his team is 10-5 and locked into the fifth seed in the AFC with nothing to play for but pride, Pagano isn’t giving his starters Sunday off. “We se
Share TweetJames Harden scored 17 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, and the Houston Rockets rallied to win their fifth straight, 87-84 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.Share TweetTimberwolves J.J. Barea explodes on the fast break into a nice spin move breaking through Rockets defender Toney Douglas and lays it in.
AFC Pro Bowl Snubs: The OffenseUpdated Dec 26, 2012 Share TweetQuarterbacks Made it: Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos/Tom Brady, New England Patriots/Matt Schaub, Houston Texans Should have made it: Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers No argument against Manning and Brady here -- they're among the best in statist…Source: yahoo.com
Jeremy Lin Cashes in a Reverse LayupUpdated Dec 26, 2012 Share TweetHouston Rockets Jeremy Lin goes inside passed Minnesota Timberwolves defenders and cashes in a reverse layup.
James Harden Sinks Tough Shot in TrafficUpdated Dec 26, 2012 Share TweetHouston Rockets’ James Harden hustles his way to the hoop right through Minnesota Timberwolves defenders.Share TweetMINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The question seemed to catch Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale totally off guard.
Texans quietly soul-searching after routUpdated Dec 26, 2012 Share TweetThe Texans’ mood couldn’t be described as glum Wednesday, nor did the locker room feel anything approaching morgue-like. But the usual banter and horseplay was in short supply. It didn’t feel like the holiday season anymore. Christmas had been a bluSource: chron.comShare TweetMINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Timberwolves will have Kevin Love back in the starting lineup for Wednesday night's game against the Houston Rockets.Share TweetRecord number of Texans heading to Pro Bowl Houston Chronicle Copyright 2012 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 6:26 pm, Wednesday, December 26, 2012Share TweetHouston Texans' fans were understandably concerned when star running back Arian Foster left early during the team's loss to the Minnesota Vikings with an irregular heartbeat. One young fan named Macie was so worried she made a sign for her favorite play…
Where they stand in key categoriesUpdated Dec 26, 2012 Share TweetHere's our weekly look at where the teams of the AFC South stand in key categories. I generally consider third-down efficiency super important. And points, of course, tend to trump all. Some movement of note: The Texans dropped in every category off the…
Bulls' Deng sprains right ankle against RocketsUpdated Dec 26, 2012 Share TweetLuol Deng sprained his right ankle in the Bulls' loss Tuesday and is questionable for Wednesday's game.
Texans look to avoid third-and-longUpdated Dec 26, 2012 Share TweetThe Texans returned to work Wednesday in good health physically with only cornerback Alan Ball (hamstring) still unable to practice. As for their mind set after Sunday’s 23-6 loss to the Vikings, head coach Gary Kubiak admitted only time will tell. “YSource: chron.com
On going unbeaten or winless in divisionUpdated Dec 26, 2012 Share TweetThe familiarity of division games make them unpredictable, no matter how good a team is or how bad a team is. Going 6-0 or 0-6 is awfully difficult. That’s why I laughed off predictions of the Texans going undefeated in the division from excited readers
Texans will tell us a lot on SundayUpdated Dec 26, 2012 Share TweetWe’re about to learn a lot about the Houston Texans. The franchise has never won in Indianapolis, at the RCA Dome or at Lucas Oil Stadium. A win at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday completes a 13-3 season and gives the team a week off, home-field advantage f
LeBron & The Heat Deliver Something Special For OKC; Kobe & Carmelo Stage A Crazy DuelUpdated Dec 26, 2012 Share TweetThe past year was a good one for LeBron James and the Miami Heat. Championships. Rings. Respect. Fear. They hogged all the goodies. Christmas day was no different. Yesterday’s NBA Finals rematch in Miami between the Heat and Thunder was a rugged, physic
Harden Leads Rockets To Fifth Straight WinDec 26James Harden scores 17 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter of an 87-84 win over Timberwolves.
Countdown Daily AccuScore: HOU-INDDec 26Cary Chow goes inside the numbers for the Texans-Colts
Countdown Daily Prediction: Texans-ColtsDec 26The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Houston at Indianapolis