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Harden paces balanced attack as Rockets roll

Harden paces balanced attack as Rockets roll

ESPN.com Updated Nov 27, 2012
James Harden scored 24 points and matched a career high with 12 assists, Patrick Patterson added 22 points and the Houston Rockets beat the Toronto Raptors 117-101 on Tuesday night.
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  • Goodell says league can’t decide intent of Suh kick

    Goodell says league can’t decide intent of Suh kick

    When it comes to whether a football player meant to hit a defenseless player in the head or neck area, the NFL doesn’t care about intent.  When it comes to whether Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh intended to put his foot in the crotch of Texans qu
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  • Clark steps down as Astros’ VP of marketing and strategy

    Clark steps down as Astros’ VP of marketing and strategy

    chron.com Nov 27, 2012
    The Astros announced Tuesday that Kathleen Clark has stepped down as vice president of marketing and strategy.
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  • Daryl Morey talks about the Rockets’ relationship with Royce Wh…

    Daryl Morey talks about the Rockets’ relationship with Royce White

    yahoo.com Nov 27, 2012
    Two weeks ago, the Houston Rockets' relationship with rookie Royce White hit very hard times. White, who suffers from anxiety disorder, lashed out at the franchise on Twitter for not supporting his efforts to deal with his condition. However, those meth…
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  • Texans Gab on Facebook — Help Us Get to 250 “Likes” on FB!

    Texans Gab on Facebook — Help Us Get to 250 “Likes” on FB!

    texansgab.com Nov 27, 2012
    Texans Gab on Facebook is a great, fun community to talk about the team on a Daily basis! If you’re not a fan of our Texans Gab page on Facebook, you’re missing out! In the next week on Facebook we will have a great giveaway, as well as great conversa
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  • Astros sign four minor league free agents

    Astros sign four minor league free agents

    chron.com Nov 27, 2012
    The Astros announced Tuesday they signed outfielder Trevor Crowe, left-handed pitcher Sergio Escalona, and right-handed pitchers Edgar Gonzalez and Jose Valdez. The minor league free agents will receive invitations to Houston's 2013 spring training.
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  • How Texans can clinch this week: Just win, baby

    How Texans can clinch this week: Just win, baby

    chron.com Nov 27, 2012
    Texans can also clinch a spot with loss and help from other teams.
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  • Five teams can clinch this weekend

    Five teams can clinch this weekend

    profootballtalk.com Nov 27, 2012
    Week 13 of the NFL season could be lucky for up to five teams. In the coming days, the Texans, Ravens, Patriots, Broncos, and Falcons can each clinch playoff berths. For the Pats, it’s simple:  Win and they’re in, via the AFC East crown. For the Texa
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  • How the Texans make the playoffs this week

    How the Texans make the playoffs this week

    ESPN.com Nov 27, 2012
    From the league's official release on playoff scenarios: Houston clinches a playoff spot with: 1) HOU win or tie OR 2) MIA loss or tie + PIT loss or tie OR 3) MIA loss or tie + CIN loss or tie OR 4) PIT loss + CIN loss  
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  • Arian Foster nominated for player of the week

    Arian Foster nominated for player of the week

    chron.com Nov 27, 2012
    Texans running back Arian Foster is a candidate for the FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week. Foster carried 20 times for 102 yards and two touchdowns in the 34-31 overtime victory over Detroit. He has 1,051 yards rushing and 14 touchdowns, including 12 …
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  • RTC: Colts lose Moala for the season

    RTC: Colts lose Moala for the season

    ESPN.com Nov 27, 2012
    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans At this point, the only injured player sure to miss Sunday’s game at Tennessee is outside linebacker Brooks Reed (groin), says John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. Left tackle Duane Brown is pretty confident Nda
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  • Baseball America shuffles Astros’ deck with new rankings, 2016 …

    Baseball America shuffles Astros’ deck with new rankings, 2016 projected lineup

    chron.com Nov 27, 2012
    It was only a few years ago that Baseball America projected Tommy Manzella, Sammie Gervacio, Jiovanni Mier and Mark Melancon as the Astros' next generation of stars. Carlos Correa, the Astros' #1 draft pick this summer, not surprisingly has ascended to …
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  • Texans’ Joseph returning; Mercilus to start against Titans

    Texans’ Joseph returning; Mercilus to start against Titans

    chron.com Nov 27, 2012
    The Texans’ injury situation improved during three days of rest, relaxation and rehabilitation after two overtime victories in five days. Despite a wealth of injuries, the only player who’s guaranteed to miss Sunday’s game at Tennessee is outside li
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  • Video - Rockets Roll Raptors, 117-101 01:00

    Rockets Roll Raptors, 117-101

    Nov 27
    James Harden leads Rockets with 24 points.
  • Video - The NFL Season: Hometown hero 05:12

    The NFL Season: Hometown hero

    Nov 27
    For Arian Foster of the Texans, Mission Bay High School is the place where he first became a star. But he'll always remember it as the place where he found a home.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: From Bowles blowing it to Chip's chances, coach talk heats up;…

    Nov 27
    Clearing out the NFL notebook entering Week 13:
  • Don Banks: Opinions still split on Kaepernick move, but history backs Harb…

    Nov 27
    Even when it feels like something entirely new has come along in the NFL -- like the head coach of a leading Super Bowl contender making a late-season starting quarterback change -- it's usually not all that novel. Not entirely.