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Matt Schaub refused to comment on Detroit defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh’s being fined $30,000 Wednesday for kicking him in the groin during the Texans’ 34-31 overtime win against the Lions on Thanksgiving. “I didn’t even know it happened, don’t
Johnson’s 2-game haul for Texans is second to noneUpdated Nov 28, 2012 Share TweetA slight smile peeked through on Andre Johnson’s face, but only briefly as he dismissed too much talk of the record he set Thursday. In his last two games, Johnson put together the best back-to-back outings by a receiver in NFL history. His 461 yards ov
Rockets' Parsons to miss game vs. ThunderUpdated Nov 28, 2012 Share TweetRockets forward Chandler Parsons will miss Houston's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night because of a right shoulder injury.Source: nba.comShare TweetBrandon Harris has been fined $21,000 for his hit on Lions punt returner Stefan Logan on Thanksgiving Day. Logan, who didn’t signal for a fair catch on the play, was judged to be defenseless and that cost the Texans 15 yards. But Harris said he’ll fil
Omer Asik scores on his own basket in Rockets’ win over Raptors (VIDEO)Updated Nov 28, 2012 Share TweetOmer Asik's been great on the defensive boards for the Houston Rockets, grabbing nearly 28 percent of opponents' misses during his time on the court this season. The Toronto Raptors, the Rockets' Tuesday night opponents, kind of stink on the offensive g…Source: yahoo.comShare Tweet5-on-5: Discussing the hottest questions ahead of Rockets-Thunder matchupShare TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa are listed on the baseball Hall of Fame ballot for the first time, setting up an election sure to become a referendum on the Steroids Era.Source: CNNSI.com
The Rockets’ 27-hour journey: 2,000 miles of travel, 2 games, 1 heartbreaking funeralUpdated Nov 28, 2012 Share TweetAny amount of travel, especially air travel, can completely take the wind out of the passenger. It's wearying, no matter the destination or circumstances, and hard to work through even if you have a professional athlete's physical and mental makeup. The…Source: yahoo.com
Ex-Astros Biggio, Clemens join Bagwell on Hall of Fame ballotUpdated Nov 28, 2012 Share TweetLifetime Astro Craig Biggio is just one step away from being enshrined in the Hall of Fame during his first year of eligibility.Share TweetThe Phillies are close to getting a setup man. They are working on a trade with the Houston Astros for right-hander Wilton Lopez, a source confirmed to MLB.com. Minor League prospects from the Phillies have been agreed upon, and Lopez is believed to be …Share TweetUpdated Pro Bowl voting numbers are in. Fan votes count one-third with player votes and coach votes that come later also counting a third. My biggest issues here: Titans safety Jordan Babineaux and Texans guard Antoine Caldwell have been demoted and sti…
Has Barwin cost himself a lot of money?Updated Nov 28, 2012 Share TweetThe Texans have said over and over this season that while Connor Barwin’s sack production is down from last year, the outside linebacker is playing well. On Thanksgiving, he jumped from his weakside linebacker spot to the strong side when Brooks Reed we
RTC: Schaub hot since last game in Tenn.Updated Nov 28, 2012 Share TweetReading the coverage … An interesting read on strategy in the (still) new construct of overtime, from Brian Burke of Advanced NFL Stats. Houston Texans Since an Oct. 23 win in Nashville last year, the Texans are 11-1 in games started by Matt Schaub, whoShare TweetThe Lakers and Pacers tilt last night in L.A. was so bad it was almost comical. There was Dwight Howard missing clutch free throws and laughing about it. There was Joey Crawford making awful calls left and right. There was Indiana fumbling away nearly e…Source: dimemag.com
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TrueHoop TV: On ThabeetNov 28David Thorpe on Hasheem Thabeet's revival in OKC, Lamar Odom's potential, and Andray Blatche getting coached-up in Brooklyn,
Countdown Daily AccuScore: HOU-TENNov 28Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Texans-Titans
Countdown Daily Prediction: Texans-TitansNov 28The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Houston at Tennessee
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Rolando McClain to be released by Oakland Raiders, according to sourceNov 28Oakland Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain to be released Thursday, according to source.
Derek Fisher agrees to deal with Dallas MavericksNov 28Veteran point guard Derek Fisher is returning to the NBA after agreeing to a deal with the Dallas Mavericks, coach Rick Carlisle said Wednesday night.
Chauncey Billups of Los Angeles Clippers to make season debutNov 28Los Angeles Clippers guard Chauncey Billups will play his first game of the season Wednesday night when the Clippers face the Minnesota Timberwolves.