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Cushing says clearance is coming July 17Updated Jun 14 Share Tweet
With so much attention devoted to ACL patients like Robert Griffin III and Darrelle Revis, it’s easy to forget that the two-time 2009 NFL defensive rookie of the year also hopes to return to form after a serious knee injury. Texans linebacker Brian Cush
Share TweetErik Bedard shut down the White Sox bats as the Astros took the first game of a four-game set.Share TweetThe Astros selected Mark Appel with No. 1 overall pick in the 2013 MLB amateur draft believing they would have no problem signing the former Stanford righthander. A week after taking Appel, the Astros are still on target to agree to terms with the Houst…Source: chron.com
Dwight Howard to voice cartoon turkey in time-traveling turkey movieUpdated Jun 14 Share TweetAlthough his Los Angeles Lakers were bounced from the playoffs many moons ago, NBA All-Star Dwight Howard continues to grab headlines. On Friday, the soon-to-be free agent has already earned attention on this very page for having regular communication w…Source: yahoo.com
Chandler Parsons talks to Dwight Howard ‘a lot,’ thinks his Rockets can sign him, isn’t tamperingUpdated Jun 14 Share TweetThe Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets, and Sacramento Kings were all recently fined by the NBA for tampering. Various outlets under each team’s umbrella (a ticket promoter, a team website, the new coach of your Sacramento Kings) mentioned upcoming free ageSource: yahoo.com
Eight in the Box: Biggest questionsUpdated Jun 14 Share TweetThe major question facing each team in the AFC South as summer break looms: Houston Texans: Even if Derek Newton recovers well from his knee surgery, are they sure he can be good at right tackle? In Newton's first year as the starter there, veteran Ryan…Source: ESPN.com
Corpus Christi’s young talent could soon aid ailing AstrosUpdated Jun 14 Share TweetSAN ANTONIO — Jonathan Singleton is playing for his second major league franchise. The power-swinging first baseman already has recorded 408 minor league games with seven teams during five years of pro ball and has yet to reach the age of 22. Center fieSource: chron.comShare TweetHouston Texans First-round pick DeAndre Hopkins made an impression on coach Gary Kubiak during minicamp, reports the Houston Chronicle's Chris Shelton and Tania Ganguli. Kubiak: "The last three days he’s impressed me because he hasn’t had Matt [SchaubSource: ESPN.com
Errors Spoil Sale's Solid StartJun 14Chris Sale struck out 14 batters over eight innings, but errors from the White Sox defense led to a 2-1 victory for the Astros.
2013 NBA playoffs -- San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat think through the NB…Jun 14LeBron must get fired up to be his best. The Spurs rely on an even keel. J.A. Adande explores the two approaches of the NBA Fnalists.
2013 NBA Finals: Manu Ginobili 'surprised' by strugglesJun 14The Spurs' swingman is struggling in the Finals and searching for answers.
2013 NBA playoffs -- Big market vs. small marketJun 14Why does the NBA go out of its way to support the small-market teams?