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Astros report: Carter takes a liking to Springer’s batWhen Chris Carter picked up George Springer’s 34-inch bat, the 23-year-old prospect delivered a reassuring message to the 26-year-old slugger attempting to win the left-field position. “It’s got a lot of hits in it,” Springer said, referring to thUpvote Share Tweet
Baylor shuts out Cal 9-0 in College Classic openerBaylor shuts out Cal 9-0 in College Classic opener Baylor righthander Dillon Newman and two relievers combined on a three-hitter to lead the Bears to a 9-0 victory over California in Friday's opening game of the Astros Foundation College Classic at Minu…Upvote Share Tweet
Recap: Astros 8, Cardinals 8KISSIMMEE, Fla. — The Astros and Cardinals drew to an 8-8 nine-inning tie Friday during a Grapefruit League game at Osceola County Stadium. Recap: The Cardinals grabbed a 2-0 lead off Astros starter Bud Norris in the second inning, and led 5-2 heading iUpvote Share TweetWelcome to Eight in the Box, an NFL Nation feature that will appear each Friday during the offseason. This week’s topic: How each AFC South team needs to address the quarterback position. Houston Texans Matt Schaub didn’t finish the season with a highUpvote Share Tweet
Should Texans pursue Patriots' Edelman?ESPN Insider takes an in-depth look at the Houston Texans before free agency begins March 12. Former NFL scout Gay Horton and Insider reporter Field Yates break down Houston's philosophy on offense and defense, biggest needs and one player who could mak…Upvote Share TweetKISSIMMEE, Fla. — The Astros are scheduled to use a regular season-like lineup Friday against St. Louis. Shortstop Tyler Greene, second baseman Jose Altuve and left fielder Chris Carter are among the Astros’ starters for a 12:05 p.m. Grapefruit LeagueUpvote Share Tweet
Kobe Bryant dunks on Nikola Pekovic, but their fates turned after the game (VIDEO)yahoo.com Updated Mar 1, 2013The Los Angeles Lakers rolled over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night, dominating the visitors 116-94 to bring themselves within two games of the Houston Rockets for the final playoff spot in the West. They've now one four of their last five g…Upvote Share TweetSolid performance by all of you Thursday in our chat, which flew by. A sampling of topics: A thorough examination of the Colts' salary-cap space. The Texans' bigger deficiency. Contract restructuring. Which AFC South team I'd coach if I could. Matt Hass…Upvote Share Tweet
Recipe for GreatnessMar 1Restaurateur and "Fresh Off the Boat" author Eddie Huang on how to build a championship team, experiencing Linsanity as a Taiwanese New Yorker, and why the Barclays Center is the "Epcot" of Brooklyn.
Lou Amundson to sign 10-day contract with Chicago BullsMar 1Former Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Lou Amundson will sign a 10-day contract with the Chicago Bulls, according to his agent, Mark Bartelstein.
Lou Amundson signs 10-day contract with Chicago BullsMar 1Former Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Lou Amundson signed a 10-day contract with the Chicago Bulls.
The Sports Guy breaks down the best contracts in basketballMar 1With the NBA's new collective bargaining agreement in full swing, it's all about the contracts.