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Astros prospect Singleton making his way toward majors
SAN ANTONIO - For a 21-year-old who has never played above Class AA and is still shaking off the negativity that comes with a 50-game suspension for failing a drug test, Jonathan Singleton is very self-aware. The 6-2, 235-pound first baseman knows he haUpvote Share Tweet
The Texans announced they have adopted the NFL’s new stringent policy on what sorts of bags can be brought into the stadium on gameday. From the release: “Prohibited items include, but are not limited to: purses larger than a clutch bag, coolers, brieUpvote Share TweetBy Chris Shelton and Tania Ganguli In his first practices of organized team activities, Texans receiver Andre Johnson noticed that rookie DeAndre Hopkins seemed to be thinking a little too much on the field. Hopkins was thinking and learning rapidly. Af…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Jun 13, 2013Legendary center Patrick Ewing recently agreed to become the associate head coach of the Charlotte Bobcats, working under new 'Cats head coach Steve Clifford, with whom Ewing served long stretches as an assistant coach with both the Houston Rockets and …Upvote Share TweetIt’s been an eventful spring for Texans rookie tackle David Quessenberry. The sixth-round pick has seen extensive first-team work at right tackle thanks to injuries that have kept Derek Newton and Brennan Williams off the practice field and he’s alsoUpvote Share TweetYesterday I noted some of the complications associated with the Texans potentially signing fullback Vonta Leach, including recently-signed fullback Greg Jones. As it turns out, this isn’t a zero-sum game. If the Texans sign Vonta Leach, their plan is toUpvote Share Tweet
Gregor among 10 Astros signingsMLB.com Updated Jun 13, 2013The Astros signed their highest Draft pick to date when they agreed to terms on Thursday with Vanderbilt University first baseman/outfielder Conrad Gregor, a source confirmed for MLB.com.Upvote Share Tweet
Astros sign first HS draftee, seven othersThe Astros announced eight more signings from this year’s draft: CF Jason Martin (8th round), SS Thomas Lindauer (23rd round), LHP Albert Minnis (25th round), RHP William Chrismon (26th round), RHP Pat Christensen (27th round), LHP Randall Fant (29th roUpvote Share Tweet
The 5 Worst NBA Draft Day Trades Of The Last 20 Yearsdimemag.com Updated Jun 13, 2013Remember watching Tyrus Thomas during LSU’s run to the Final Four in the 2006 NCAA Tournament? The man was an animal, destroying top overall seed Duke during a Sweet 16 matchup and then hanging 21 points, grabbing 13 rebounds, and blocking three shots aUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Jun 13, 2013Reading the coverage… Houston Texans Rookie tackle David Quessenberry's recent surprises include a stolen truck and a lot of playing time at right tackle, says Tania Ganguli of the Houston Chronicle. Like most starters, Danieal Manning isn’t participaUpvote Share TweetBy JOSE DE JESUS ORTIZ SEATTLE — Out of uniform and icing his precious right arm, Jordan Lyles sat all alone on a couch inside the visitors’ clubhouse at Safeco Field. He didn’t exactly scream at the television, but he was cheering nonetheless as hiUpvote Share TweetThe Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. The Houston Astros won't have as many memorable wins this season as some other t…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL Cold Hard FactsJun 13Tedy Bruschi on the Patriots' Super Bowl window, Matt Schaub's 2013 season and the Bengals' chances for the AFC North title.
Inside the Houston Texans with Danieal ManningJun 13Houston Texans safety Danieal Manning discusses the team's depth in the defensive backfield with Ed Reed and rookie D.J. Swearinger in the mix, and why the Texans' defense will be even better in 2013.
2013 NBA playoffs -- San Antonio Spurs struggle with Miami Heat's smallbal…Jun 13San Antonio struggled with Miami's smallball approach in Game 4, writes J.A. Adande.
Seattle Seahawks, Tarvaris Jackson agree to one-year deal, according to so…Jun 13The Seattle Seahawks have reached a one-year deal with quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, a source told ESPN.com's John Clayton. Jackson passed his physical Thursday and then accepted the Seahawks' offer.
Sources: Rivers, Clips have mutual interestJun 13The Clippers have not formally requested permission to interview Celtics coach Doc Rivers in the wake of widespread reports about Rivers' potential departure from Boston, but there is strong mutual interest between the parties, according to sources.