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So far, Texans offensive coordinator Rick Dennison has landed on the interview list of only one NFL team - the Bears. His current boss thinks the time has come for someone to give Dennison a chance to run a team of his own. “I think he’s been readShare Tweet
Seven-time Cy Young winner Roger Clemens is on the verge of taking an active role with the Astros.Share TweetCNNSI.com Jan 7, 2013Lance Berkman accepted the Texas Rangers this time, and is returning to his home state to be their designated hitter in what likely will be the last stop of his career.Share Tweet
Photos: Texans’ recipe for a payback against the PatriotsPhotos: Texans’ recipe for a payback against the PatriotsShare TweetIf it's the NFL postseason, it's time for Patriots fans and columnists to ratchet their annoying tendencies up another few notches. Yes, they've reached many Super Bowls in recent years, and even won a few, and yes, we're all jealous of their success. B…Share TweetCraig Biggio recorded 3,060 hits for one team, is one of the premier second basemen during the last 25 years and posted a 51-double, 50-steal season in 1998.Share TweetWhat I think they should be thinking at the headquarters of the Houston Texans this evening… We’re presumed dead. It’s understandable. We know what we did in New England last time. We hardly provided a lot of reasons for people outside this locker rShare Tweet
Belichick not impressed by blowout win over Texans on Dec. 10By Jimmy Golen The Associated Press FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - To hear Bill Belichick glumly address reporters on Monday, you’d think the Texans blew New England out in the regular season - and not the other way around. “There were several things in thatShare Tweet
Texans rebound at Reliant and move on to the next roundWell, the Texans have done it again. In a repeat match-up against the Dalton-led Bengals, the Texans again sent the Katy native home for the season. But not without a fight. In the waning moments of the game the outcome was still not secured. While I’mShare TweetAs we get ready for Texans-Patriots Part 2 on Sunday in Foxborough, the Chronicle will take a daily look at some of the key matchups: Andre Johnson vs. Aqib Talib At first glance, Andre Johnson’s numbers in the regular-season meeting against the PatriotShare Tweet
Knicks' Anthony, Rockets' Harden named Players of the Weeknba.com Jan 7, 2013The New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony and the Houston Rockets' James Harden today were named Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Dec. 31 through Sunday, Jan. 6.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 7, 2013In December, the Patriots destroyed the Texans, 42-14. Which is great news for the Patriots, who get to play the Texans again on Sunday in the divisional round of the playoffs. Except for one problem: The Patriots have been down this road before: Two ye…Share TweetNew England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady isn't resting on the fact that the first time his team played the Texans this season, they handily defeated them 42-14 on "Monday Night Football," when Houston was an AFC-best 11-1 at the time.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 7, 2013The situation of Houston Rockets rookie forward Royce White has been explained here and elsewhere enough times for it to be fairly familiar. White, who suffers from anxiety, missed the first few days of training camp, secured a bus to take him to severa…Share Tweet
RTC: It's just the start for these ColtsReading the coverage ... Football Outsiders discussed Bengals-Texans and Colts-Ravens as they unfolded. Houston Texans The Patriots' rout of the Texans turned on five plays, says Dale Robertson of the Houston Chronicle. That regular-season game in New E…Share Tweet
In Luhnow We Trust: The flag still flies but Astros still in crawl phase of rebuildingAs the Texans keep hope alive - as well as the focus of the Houston sports world - the Astros inch closer to spring training. In case you’re still keeping up, mark it down. Pitchers and catchers start reporting as early as February 11. The Astros opShare Tweet
Put Me In, Coach: Why More Minutes Won't Mean Less Success for the NBA's Underusedgrantland.com Jan 7, 2013When the Houston Rockets pried Omer Asik away from the Bulls with an aggressive offer sheet, the most pressing question (after "Who?" and "Him?") was ...Share Tweet
Foster Changes Twitter AvatarJan 7Arian Foster changes his Twitter avatar to a highly critical excerpt from a column by Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy.
AFC Divisional PlayoffsJan 7Eric Mangini, Herm Edwards and Tim Hasselbeck discuss which AFC team has the best chance to win a rematch in the divisional playoffs.
Brady Expects Different Game vs. TexansJan 7ESPN.com AFC East blogger James Walker discusses Tom Brady's comments that the "Monday Night Football" game between the Texans and Patriots will have no bearing on their playoff matchup.
NFL mailbag -- Carryover rules impact cap strategyJan 7The new carryover rule changes the way teams handle the salary cap. Plus: reader questions.
Sources -- Dallas Mavericks to ink veteran guard Mike JamesJan 7The Mavericks plan to sign Mike James to a 10-day contract, sources said.
Dallas Mavericks ink veteran guard Mike JamesJan 7The Mavericks have signed Mike James to a 10-day contract.
Peter King: RGIII injury closes the curtain on ugly Wild-Card WeekendJan 7Before we examine the final Ray Day in Baltimore and the Shanahan-RGIII race to blame in Washington (and elsewhere) and what in the world got into Chip Kelly, this observation about Wild-Card Weekend: That was some lousy football. It got me to thinking …