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Clamping Down: The Nuggets' 105-95 win over the Rockets was a c…

Clamping Down: The Nuggets' 105-95 win over the Rockets was a cl…

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 23, 2013
The Nuggets' 105-95 win over the Rockets was a clinic in taking advantage of turnovers, writes Rob Mahoney, who breaks down Wilson Chandler's effect and more from the victory.
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  • Pro Bowl allows Schaub to get away from it all

    Pro Bowl allows Schaub to get away from it all

    chron.com Jan 23, 2013
    KAPOLEI, Hawaii - It was a laid-back Matt Schaub who had an easy smile on his face after an AFC Pro Bowl practice at Kapolei High School. Here, on one edge of the island of Oahu, the Texans quarterback finally had a chance to remove himself from the dis
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  • Strong, healthy Jed Lowrie open to leading Astros

    Strong, healthy Jed Lowrie open to leading Astros

    chron.com Jan 23, 2013
    The Astros are young, the organization is rebuilding and little is expected of an American League West-bound club that’s combined for 213 losses the last two seasons. In short, Houston needs a leader. Jed Lowrie’s open to the role. The sixth-year shor
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  • Houston Falling: The Rockets' struggles continue. The Nuggets t…

    Houston Falling: The Rockets' struggles continue. The Nuggets took…

    CNNSI.com Jan 23, 2013
    The Rockets' struggles continue. The Nuggets took over in the third quarter en route to a 105-95 win over Houston, handing James Harden and crew their eighth loss in nine games.
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  • Royce White says he’s near deal to return to Rockets: ‘Any hour…

    Royce White says he’s near deal to return to Rockets: ‘Any hour now, this whole thing’ll be over’

    yahoo.com Jan 23, 2013
    At long last, rookie Royce White finally appears to be getting closer to playing professional basketball under the Houston Rockets' umbrella. It's been more than two weeks since the Rockets suspended White, who has yet to play a minute for Houston this …
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  • Astros express gratitude to military at luncheon

    Astros express gratitude to military at luncheon

    MLB.com Jan 23, 2013
    Considering the sacrifices the military has made for them through the years, the Astros were more than happy to turn the tables Wednesday afternoon and serve lunch, sign autographs and take photos with more than 250 service members and their families as…
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  • After playoff exit, Texans’ Pro Bowlers happy to get away

    After playoff exit, Texans’ Pro Bowlers happy to get away

    chron.com Jan 23, 2013
    Hello from the Big Island where NFL players and beat writers alike are still adjusting to the time change. I’ll be here all week where, offensively especially, it feels almost like a Texans practice. “A little bit,” quarterback Matt Schaub said with
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  • Ex-Astro Tuffy Rhodes’ life comes full circle in Houston

    Ex-Astro Tuffy Rhodes’ life comes full circle in Houston

    chron.com Jan 23, 2013
    Ex-Astros outfielder Karl “Tuffy” Rhodes is the only player in National League history to hit three opening-day home runs. Rhodes smashed three longballs off Mets ace Dwight Gooden during the Chicago Cubs’ 12-8 loss to New York on April 4, 1994, at
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  • Priority one: Houston Texans

    Priority one: Houston Texans

    ESPN.com Jan 23, 2013
    Today we look at the biggest issues facing each team in the AFC South and give you an opportunity to assess priority one: Pending free agents of note: Safety Glover Quin, fullback James Casey, outside linebacker Connor Barwin, cornerback Brice McCain. W…
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  • RTC: Forget Mike Wallace to the Colts

    RTC: Forget Mike Wallace to the Colts

    ESPN.com Jan 23, 2013
    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans While Kareem Jackson made great strides, the Texans' defensive backfield gave up a lot of plays and yards, says Tania Ganguli of the Houston Chronicle. With J.J. Watt and Antonio Smith up front, “defensive end was
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  • 2013 Astros: First base predictions are quite predictable

    2013 Astros: First base predictions are quite predictable

    chron.com Jan 23, 2013
    Only a couple of months ago, first base seemed set for the next decade or so. The only question was when Jonathan Singleton would take over and begin his run at the corner that has produced some of the Astros' most enduring names like Bagwell and Berkma…
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  • Video - Nuggets Roll Rockets 00:53

    Nuggets Roll Rockets

    Jan 23
    Ty Lawson leads Nuggets past Rockets.
  • Video - Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt mic'd up during Pro Bowl practice 01:36

    Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt mic'd up during Pro Bowl practice

    Jan 23
    Take a look as Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is mic'd up during the AFC's practice. He jokes about being on special teams and tries to figure out which quarterbacks he will be chasing in the Pro Bowl.
  • Video - Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt mic'd up during Pro Bowl practice 01:36

    Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt mic'd up during Pro Bowl practice

    Jan 23
    Take a look as Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is mic'd up during the AFC's practice. He jokes about being on special teams and tries to figure out which quarterbacks he will be chasing in the Pro Bowl.