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This Move By Rockets Rookie Donatas Motiejunas Belongs In An AN…

This Move By Rockets Rookie Donatas Motiejunas Belongs In An AND1 Mixtape

deadspin.com Updated Feb 14, 2013
OK, so he probably didn't do this on purpose, but we still can't help but be impressed by Motiejunas's deployment of the old throw-the-ball-off-some-poor-sap's-shoulder move during last night's Rockets-Clippers game. Blinded by the brilliance of the tri…
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  • Rockets recall Jones, Smith from D-League

    Rockets recall Jones, Smith from D-League

    nba.com ESPN.com Feb 14, 2013
    The Houston Rockets have recalled forwards Terrence Jones and Greg Smith from the developmental league.
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  • Football Outsiders on division's top needs

    Football Outsiders on division's top needs

    ESPN.com Feb 14, 2013
    Tom Gower of Football Outsiders runs through the top needs of the AFC South in this Insider piece . I've spent the day working on clearance to share snippets. It's been granted. Houston Texans -- Linebacker Gower: "On the inside, Brian Cushing was …
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  • Astros' Castro has backstop mentor in Murphy

    Astros' Castro has backstop mentor in Murphy

    MLB.com Feb 14, 2013
    Jason Castro's lack of a mentor and lost time because of injury means he's at camp trying to establish himself as a Major League starting catcher. And he's not doing it alone.
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  • Scenes from Astros spring training in Kissimmee, Fla.

    Scenes from Astros spring training in Kissimmee, Fla.

    chron.com Feb 14, 2013
    Scenes from Astros spring training in Kissimmee, Fla.
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  • Kissimmee Postcard: Porter’s first fine is for Astros season-ti…

    Kissimmee Postcard: Porter’s first fine is for Astros season-ticket holder

    chron.com Feb 14, 2013
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Mitch Molesky was still laughing. Since 2001, Molesky has held Astros spring training season-tickets. The split New York/Florida resident watched Jeff Bagwell and Craig Biggio up close for years. She’d seen Larry Dierker, Jimy Willia
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  • Astros’ Ambriz rolls ankle during workout

    Astros’ Ambriz rolls ankle during workout

    chron.com Feb 14, 2013
    KISSIMMEE, FLa. - Astros right-handed reliever Hector Ambriz rolled his right ankle during a first-base cover drill Thursday and walked with a slight limp after practice. He will be re-evaluated Friday prior to a workout. Catching prospect Max Stassi (o
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  • Astros’ Porter honors Humber’s perfect game, loosens up clubhou…

    Astros’ Porter honors Humber’s perfect game, loosens up clubhouse

    chron.com Feb 14, 2013
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Bo Porter continues to shake up the Astros. Clubhouse inspirational messages and a daily “Stros Win!” handshake celebration captured the initial changes made by the club’s first-year manager. Porter again increased the volume Thu
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  • RTC: Jaguars' Babich has solid roots

    RTC: Jaguars' Babich has solid roots

    ESPN.com Feb 14, 2013
    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans The Texans' website starts its season in review with a review of quarterback Matt Schaub from Nick Scurfield. Indianapolis Colts Pep Hamilton has a lot of work ahead, but the Colts' new offensive coordinator knows…
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  • Clippers return home to grab win vs. Rockets

    Clippers return home to grab win vs. Rockets

    ESPN.com Feb 14, 2013
    Caron Butler scored 17 of his 19 points in the opening quarter when the Clippers shot 77 percent and Los Angeles led all the way in beating the Houston Rockets 106-96 on Wednesday night for their third win in a row.
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  • Video - Arian Foster's performance in 'Hawaii Five-0' 02:31

    Arian Foster's performance in 'Hawaii Five-0'

    Feb 14
    Houston Texans running back Arian Foster shows off his acting skills by making an appearance on CBS' "Hawaii Five-0."

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