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Spurs' Big 3 combines for 84, cools off Rockets

Spurs' Big 3 combines for 84, cools off Rockets

ESPN.com Updated Dec 28, 2012
Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili combined to score 84 points, and the San Antonio Spurs snapped the Houston Rockets' five-game winning streak with a 122-116 victory on Friday night.
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  • Notes: Ball to sit again, Jackson on his fine and more

    Notes: Ball to sit again, Jackson on his fine and more

    chron.com Dec 28, 2012
    Cornerback Ball out against Colts For yet another week, the Texans will be without cornerback Alan Ball, who has missed all of December with a foot injury he suffered in practice. Ball was the only Texans player declared out. Safety Shiloh Keo, who suff…
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  • J.J. Watt lines up against kids from Newtown

    J.J. Watt lines up against kids from Newtown

    yahoo.com Dec 28, 2012
    Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is two sacks shy of the NFL's single-season record. He will get a chance to break the record held by Michael Strahan on Sunday as he  faces the Indianapolis Colts, but first, Watt took time to hang out with the kid…
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  • Report: Kelvin Sampson’s In The Mix For Brooklyn’s Top Job

    Report: Kelvin Sampson’s In The Mix For Brooklyn’s Top Job

    dimemag.com Dec 28, 2012
    Houston assistant coach Kelvin Sampson was so impressive holding the Rockets together during head coach Kevin McHale’s absence that apparently he’s joined a list of established NBA coaches in the Nets’ search for a coach. This, according to a report
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  • Kareem Jackson fined twice after last week’s game

    Kareem Jackson fined twice after last week’s game

    profootballtalk.com Dec 28, 2012
    Last Sunday was a costly day for Texans cornerback Kareem Jackson. The Texans lost to the Vikings, costing them a shot to clinch a first round bye in the playoffs, and Jackson wound up owing the league $26,250 for a pair of infractions that drew fines f…
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  • Final Word: AFC South

    Final Word: AFC South

    ESPN.com Dec 28, 2012
    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 17: Playing at Indianapolis: The Houston Texans have never won in Indianapolis. They are 0-10 all time on the road against the Indianapolis Colts. That’s tied for the most road losses against an opponent without a wi
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  • RTC: Schaub not finding best options

    RTC: Schaub not finding best options

    ESPN.com Dec 28, 2012
    Reading the coverage… Houston Texans The Texans are lacking the sort of big plays that help make things easier, says Dale Robertson of the Houston Chronicle. The reaction to news of his irregular heartbeat gave Arian Foster hope for humanity, says Tania
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  • Lee Jenkins: Clippers still streaking for now, but best is yet …

    Lee Jenkins: Clippers still streaking for now, but best is yet to come

    CNNSI.com Dec 28, 2012
    LOS ANGELES -- The 2007-08 Houston Rockets have become something of a cautionary tale in the NBA, a middling team that stood at 24-20 on Jan. 27, before they jumped into a kerosene bath. The searing Rockets embarked on a 22-game winning streak, an unfor…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: RG III Best Of The Best? 03:09

    NFL32OT: RG III Best Of The Best?

    Dec 28
    Episode 240: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss Redskins coach Mike Shanahan comments on RG III. Steve Young breaks down which quarter in the AFC needs home field advantage the most. The NFL32 crew discuss Adrian Peterson and the Vikings.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Houston Texans or Denver Broncos? 00:48

    'Playbook': Houston Texans or Denver Broncos?

    Dec 28
    Do the Houston Texans or Denver Broncos have a better chance of success in the playoffs? Our experts explain why one of the two teams is the most dangerous team in the NFL right now.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Houston Texans vs. Indianapolis Colts 05:13

    'Playbook': Houston Texans vs. Indianapolis Colts

    Dec 28
    How will Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano's return affect his team? The "Playbook" guys look at this AFC matchup and discuss how Colts QB Andrew Luck can exploit the Texans' struggling defense.
  • Video - NFL Live OT: Which Record Will Fall On Sunday? 02:12

    NFL Live OT: Which Record Will Fall On Sunday?

    Dec 28
    Mark Schlereth and Tedy Bruschi discuss the NFL records they think are most likely to be broken on Sunday.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Cowboys on familiar ground with win-or-go-home Week 17

    Dec 28
    In the offseason, Dallas coach Jason Garrett visited the Yankees' spring-training home in Tampa, and sought out Derek Jeter. Garrett was raised in Yankee country, so he has great respect for the Yankee shortstop, and he wanted to ask him about leadershi…
  • NFL - John Clayton's five most cherished NFL records

    Dec 28
    Football records might not resonate like those in baseball, but there are five NFL records that stand above the rest, John Clayton writes.
  • The Sports Guy powers through a damaged laptop to make his Week 17 picks

    Dec 28
    The Sports Guy's computer is on the fritz, but that didn't stop him from making his Week 17 picks.