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Behind-The-Scenes Of Nike’s NBA All-Star “Area 72”³ Exhibitdimemag.com Updated Feb 16, 2013The city of Houston is known for being connected to space exploration. There’s the mission control center, as well as the Comets, Rockets and Astros. It’s part of the culture here, just as the Raygun character speaks to Nike‘s heritage. The two convUpvote Share Tweet
Yao Ming gets key to the city, more All-Star eventsFormer Rockets star Yao Ming was honored with the key to city of Houston. Bun B and Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson got fans pumped for All Star weekend at the Galleria on Friday night. Houston Rocket-turned-philanthropist Jeremy Lin launched the Jer…Upvote Share TweetKISSIMMEE, Fla. — Two hours after arriving at Osceola County Stadium via a helicopter, owner Jim Crane backed up a statement made last week to the Houston Chronicle, when he said the Astros lost money the last five years. Crane said he examined “fiveUpvote Share TweetKISSIMMEE, Fla. — Carlos Pena’s been waiting. The Astros’ expected first-ever designated hitter has been in and out of Osceola County Stadium since Jan. 14, preparing for spring training while biding time until his new team arrived. Joined by ownerUpvote Share Tweet
Astros’ Greene gets chance he’s long waited forKISSIMMEE, Fla. — This won’t be Tyler Greene’s only shot to prove he’s a legitimate everyday major league shortstop. But it’ll likely be his best. Less than two weeks ago, Greene was an afterthought on the Astros’ 2013 roster. He was Jed LowriUpvote Share Tweet