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Gronk sheds cast: We’ve seen how Rob Gronkowski parties when he…

Gronk sheds cast: We’ve seen how Rob Gronkowski parties when he…

profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 15, 2013
We’ve seen how Rob Gronkowski parties when he’s wearing a cast.  He can now go back to partying without one. Gronkowski has shed the cast that was covering his re-broken forearm, an injury suffered nearly five weeks ago during a divisional win over t
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  • Smith, Dawson to receive award

    Smith, Dawson to receive award

    chron.com Feb 15, 2013
    Texans general manager Rick Smith and former Rockets general manager Carroll Dawson will be honored Saturday night with the Charlie Ward Tribute to Excellence Award. Smith and Dawson follow Tony Dungy and Bobby Bowden as winners of the award for commitm…
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  • PFT on NBC Sports Network: Arian Foster, NFC West offseason pre…

    PFT on NBC Sports Network: Arian Foster, NFC West offseason preview

    profootballtalk.com Feb 15, 2013
    There was a lot of chatter recently about Texans running back Arian Foster possibly having heart surgery and we’ll find out where things stand when Foster joins Erik Kuselias on Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network Friday. Foster said that no surgery
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  • Examining The James Harden And Jeremy Lin Combo At Midseason

    Examining The James Harden And Jeremy Lin Combo At Midseason

    dimemag.com Feb 15, 2013
    Back on Dec. 10, Jeremy Lin matched his career high in scoring, dropping 38 in a Lone Star State thriller against San Antonio. The Rockets lost in overtime, but Lin’s performance was an encouraging sign. Up to that point, his production had been inconsi
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  • Erik Bedard hoping to restart career with rebuilding Astros

    Erik Bedard hoping to restart career with rebuilding Astros

    chron.com Feb 15, 2013
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Erik Bedard was used to being creative. Being a major league starting pitcher and spending the offseason in snowy Ottawa isn’t the simplest of combinations. Bedard had thrown inside his uncle’s chicken farm before, firing off fastb
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  • Astros’ Rick Ankiel keeps playing baseball on his own terms

    Astros’ Rick Ankiel keeps playing baseball on his own terms

    chron.com Feb 15, 2013
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Rick Ankiel had been in an Astros uniform three hours when it clicked. At 8:35 a.m. Tuesday, he quietly snuck into his new team’s locker room, wearing shorts and a T-shirt, texting while giving his first interview. “I multi-task. I
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  • Eight in the Box: Must-keep free agents

    Eight in the Box: Must-keep free agents

    ESPN.com Feb 15, 2013
    Welcome to “Eight in the Box,” a new NFL Nation feature that will appear each Friday during the offseason. This week’s topic: Which free agent is essential for each team to keep from its 2012 roster? Houston Texans: Free safety Glover Quin. A conver
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  • Astros’ Chris Carter arrives in camp, says left field isn’t his…

    Astros’ Chris Carter arrives in camp, says left field isn’t his ideal position

    chron.com Feb 15, 2013
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. — A week ago, Chris Carter had been penciled in as the Astros’ starting left-fielder. The only problem: Carter’s barely played the position during his 106-game, three-year career and he acknowledged Friday he’s much more comfortabl
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  • Crane, Postolos to join team before full workout

    Crane, Postolos to join team before full workout

    MLB.com Feb 15, 2013
    Astros owner Jim Crane and president and CEO George Postolos will be arriving in camp for Saturday's first official full-squad workout of the spring, manager Bo Porter said.
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  • AFC South links: Jags prepared to strike

    AFC South links: Jags prepared to strike

    ESPN.com Feb 15, 2013
    Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports speculates about how teams will approach the franchise tag this offseason. Houston and Tennessee fall into the "Might use it" category. Houston Texans Nick Scurfield continues the team website's review of the sea…
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Sports Columnists

  • The Sports Guy dusts off a time-tested hypothesis

    Feb 15
    Rajon Rondo is testing the bedrock of the Sports Guy's theories; now it's time for an update of the original.