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Porter gets head start on new Astros gigMLB.com Feb 7, 2013Astros manager Bo Porter hit Osceola County Stadium on Thursday, spending the morning getting things in order in his office and the clubhouse. Some players are already in Kissimmee, Fla., ahead of Monday's reporting date for pitchers and catchers, and P…Share TweetTexans linebacker Brian Cushing tore his ACL in the team’s Monday night win over the Jets in October. He had surgery shortly after. According to Nick Scurfield of Houstontexans.com, Texans owner Bob McNair said Cushing is “ahead of schedule” in hisShare TweetSeattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez is reportedly on the verge of signing a five-year, $175-million contract extension. The record-setting deal would make the 2012 perfect-game hurler the highest-paid pitcher in MLB and provide King Felix with a $25 mi…Share Tweetdimemag.com Feb 7, 2013Asking this question just a year ago would’ve incited laughter. James Harden was still only a sixth man in OKC, a good player, but someone who relied on the offensive openings provided by Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. But once traded to Houston, HShare Tweet
Z Report: If I were Texans GM: Decisions on team free agents, restructuring and cap cutsEvery year, I try and put my GM hat on and see things from the same vantage point that Rick Smith might be seeing things. Granted, Rick and I will probably have different opinions about things and he’ll certainly have more insight into certain aspect...Share Tweet
Arian Foster’s inspirational message to football recruitsTo all those football recruits who remain unsigned or who didn’t sign with a powerhouse Division I program on National Signing Day, Texans star running back Arian Foster has a message for you. There’s some kid out there that’s watching all these kidShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com Feb 7, 2013After he was abruptly and unceremoniously cut by the Texans on May 1, receiver/kick returner Jacoby Jones found a new home in Baltimore. Now, after playing an indispensable role in the Ravens’ Super bowl win, Jones hopes it’s permanent. “I want toShare Tweet
RTC: More power for Schaub?ESPN.com Feb 7, 2013Houston Texans Five moves Jerome Solomon of the Houston Chronicle would make to ensure a Super Bowl for the Texans. Giving Matt Schaub the power to change plays at the line of scrimmage is a big one. To which I say: That would be a big change, and I don…Share Tweet
Astros 2013: DH — What do Jim Bob and Jerry Jeff think?Big shout out to Brian and Dan for working through the position-by-position look at the Astros with Chip. Today is the final entry in the series. • •• ••• •• • January 23: First Base (Chip Bailey). January 24: Second Base (Brian Todd).Share Tweetdimemag.com Feb 7, 2013In last June’s Finals, James Harden and LeBron James spent long portions of the action guarding each other. It probably was a big part of why the Beard struggled so badly, and was definitey fuel for his haters to use against his status as a potential frShare Tweet