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Milwaukee Bucks point guard Monta Ellis is a very frustrating player, an embarrassingly talented scorer who nevertheless tends to take bad shots and looks as if he was never taught (and/or never learned) proper defensive technique. However, he can also …Upvote Share Tweet
It’s all about consistency for UH pitcher Pruitt Fans' guide to the Astros Foundation College Classic Austin Pruitt had just completed a one-hit masterpiece against Texas State when he went to check his cellphone. The Twitterverse was buzzing about theUpvote Share TweetBox score KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Brandon Laird’’s not sure what it will take for him to make the Astros’’ 25-man opening-day roster. But he knows a game-changing grand slam never hurts. The 25-year-old utility infielder turned a 5-2 sixth-inning deficiUpvote Share Tweet
Astros president on high cost of season openerWatching the Astros’ American League debut won’t be cheap. Premier single-game tickets are $130 for a March 31 nationally-televised matchup against the Texas Rangers at Minute Maid Park, which serves as MLB’s 2013 regular-season opener. The high cosUpvote Share TweetKISSIMMEE, Fla. - Bo Porter’s Astros still have a month before opening day. But the fiery first-year manager is already delivering memorable quotes. And he raised the bar Thursday morning before the Astros took on the split-squad New York Yankees at OUpvote Share TweetTexans star J.J. Watt has proposed to a 6-year-old for a day and met a bride who had a Watt wedding cake, but he just can’t meet all of the prom requests. Sorry, ladies. “OK, I feel like I need to address this,” Watt wrote on his facebook account. âUpvote Share TweetDUNEDIN, Fla. — George Springer calmly placed two bats inside his travel bag, untucked his bright-orange undershirt and sat on a bench at the far left end of the Astros’ locker room. Then general manager Jeff Luhnow walked by. The man charged with theUpvote Share Tweet
RTC: Weighing cost vs. productionESPN.com Feb 28, 2013Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans J.J. Watt is starting a charity softball game that will pit the Texans' offense against the defense and will be played for the first time on April 27, says John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. Measuring producti…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Feb 28, 2013How hot was Stephen Curry last night in Madison Square Garden? He said afterward that his teammates were treating him like a pitcher in the middle of a no-hitter. No one would speak to him. It worked for most of the night. Curry was a savage, scoring 54…Upvote Share Tweet
Astros’ owner Jim Crane — Honeymoon over? Or not yet begun?Chip’s traveling - yes, again - so Dan Peschong steps in today with a somewhat (ahem) controversial discussion about Astros’ owner Jim Crane. Dan, the floor is yours, so let the dance begin. • •• ••• •• • I dare say that for mostUpvote Share Tweet
Defense has carried Chicago Bulls as far as it canFeb 28Their stellar defense has carried the Bulls as far as it can.
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Don Banks: New England Patriots 2013 Offseason PreviewFeb 28SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.