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Foster strives to be known as more than a running back

Foster strives to be known as more than a running back

chron.com Updated Jan 12, 2013
Since Arian Foster considers himself, among other things, to be a dedicated follower of football fashion, his flights of fancy can throw some unexpected twists into the Texans’ orderly, structured routine. Foster, for example, announced at midweek it wa
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  • Holiday helps 76ers snap 5-game losing skid

    Holiday helps 76ers snap 5-game losing skid

    ESPN.com Jan 12, 2013
    Jrue Holiday scored 30 points, Thaddeus Young had 18 points and 12 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a five-game losing streak with a 107-100 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night.
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  • For Texans, ‘Next man up’ motto traces origins to GM’s work

    For Texans, ‘Next man up’ motto traces origins to GM’s work

    chron.com Jan 12, 2013
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Inside linebacker is a good example of what the personnel department means to the Texans. Because of injuries, five different inside linebackers have started games this season. Since the start of last season, the Texans’ motto has
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  • Jeremy Lin Spins Into A Jumper

    Jeremy Lin Spins Into A Jumper

    dimemag.com Jan 12, 2013
    Jeremy Lin fakes, spins to his left and elevates for the jumper in tonight’s matchup between the Houston Rockets and Philadelphia 76ers.
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  • Texans will host AFC title game, if they upset Patriots

    Texans will host AFC title game, if they upset Patriots

    chron.com Jan 12, 2013
    The Texans are one step away from hosting the AFC Championship Game. Granted, it’s one very big step. Former University of Texas kicker Justin Tucker kicked a game-winning field goal in the second overtime as the Baltimore Ravens upset top-seeded Denver
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  • Denver’s Trindon Holliday, ‘Mr. Perfect,’ gets the Broncos goin…

    Denver’s Trindon Holliday, ‘Mr. Perfect,’ gets the Broncos going with early punt return touchdown

    The Denver Broncos would very much like to thank the Houston Texans for waiving return man Trindon Holliday after Week 5 of the 2012 NFL season. The Broncos picked up the third-year man from LSU, and they haven't lost a game since. In fact, Holliday was…
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  • Texans-Patriots rematch will be different than first go-round

    Texans-Patriots rematch will be different than first go-round

    chron.com Jan 12, 2013
    The King isn’t always right. I’m just so rarely wrong that people think that’s the case. My preseason pick of a Texans-Packers Super Bowl might be up against it this week, but I’m not bailing on it just yet. Yes, that means I am picking the Texans
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  • Get the latest from Ultimate Texans staff on social media

    Get the latest from Ultimate Texans staff on social media

    chron.com Jan 12, 2013
    Get the latest from Ultimate Texans staff on social media Keep up with the latest social media posts from the Houston Chronicle's Ultimate Texans staff.
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  • How they voted: AP NFL All-Pro Selections

    How they voted: AP NFL All-Pro Selections

    chron.com Jan 12, 2013
    Three Texans received All-Pro votes, but did not make the first or second team. Running back Arian Foster received three votes, center Chris Myers received seven votes and guard Wade Smith received one vote. Myers’ votes were the third most among center
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  • Adrian Peterson, J.J. Watt nab unanimous All-Pro honors

    Adrian Peterson, J.J. Watt nab unanimous All-Pro honors

    When the Associated Press announced its All-Pro Team on Saturday morning, just two players received 50 of a possible 50 votes: Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, and Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt. No surprise in either case, as…
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  • Ex-Astro Blum set to join club's TV broadcast team

    Ex-Astro Blum set to join club's TV broadcast team

    MLB.com Jan 12, 2013
    Geoff Blum, who played five years with the Astros in two separate stints with the club, has reached an agreement to join the team's television broadcast team, a source has told MLB.com.
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  • Celtics pull away late to shake off Rockets

    Celtics pull away late to shake off Rockets

    ESPN.com Jan 12, 2013
    Paul Pierce scored 16 of his 23 points in the second half and Kevin Garnett added 17 points and four blocks as the Boston Celtics nearly blew a 17-point lead before pulling away late in a 103-91 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night.
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  • Video - 76ers Snap Five-Game Slide 00:55

    76ers Snap Five-Game Slide

    Jan 12
    Jrue Holiday scores 30 points in 76ers' 107-100 win over Rockets.