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Texans moving on as NFL fines Suh

Texans moving on as NFL fines Suh

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
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  • Johnson’s 2-game haul for Texans is second to none

    Johnson’s 2-game haul for Texans is second to none

    chron.com Nov 28, 2012
    A 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
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  • Rockets' Parsons to miss game vs. Thunder

    Rockets' Parsons to miss game vs. Thunder

    nba.com Nov 28, 2012
    Rockets forward Chandler Parsons will miss Houston's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night because of a right shoulder injury.
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  • Texans corner Harris fined $21,000 for hit on Lions returner

    Texans corner Harris fined $21,000 for hit on Lions returner

    chron.com Nov 28, 2012
    Brandon 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
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  • Omer Asik scores on his own basket in Rockets’ win over Raptors…

    Omer Asik scores on his own basket in Rockets’ win over Raptors (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Nov 28, 2012
    Omer 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…
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  • 5-on-5: Harden returns to OKC

    5-on-5: Harden returns to OKC

    ESPN.com Nov 28, 2012
    5-on-5: Discussing the hottest questions ahead of Rockets-Thunder matchup
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  • Newcomers Bonds, Clemens, Sosa lead Hall ballot

    Newcomers Bonds, Clemens, Sosa lead Hall ballot

    CNNSI.com Nov 28, 2012
    NEW 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.
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  • The Rockets’ 27-hour journey: 2,000 miles of travel, 2 games, 1…

    The Rockets’ 27-hour journey: 2,000 miles of travel, 2 games, 1 heartbreaking funeral

    yahoo.com Nov 28, 2012
    Any 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…
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  • Ex-Astros Biggio, Clemens join Bagwell on Hall of Fame ballot

    Ex-Astros Biggio, Clemens join Bagwell on Hall of Fame ballot

    chron.com Nov 28, 2012
    Lifetime Astro Craig Biggio is just one step away from being enshrined in the Hall of Fame during his first year of eligibility.
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  • Phils on verge of acquiring Lopez from Astros

    Phils on verge of acquiring Lopez from Astros

    MLB.com chron.com Nov 28, 2012
    The 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 …
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  • Updated Pro Bowl voting numbers

    Updated Pro Bowl voting numbers

    ESPN.com Nov 28, 2012
    Updated 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…
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  • Has Barwin cost himself a lot of money?

    Has Barwin cost himself a lot of money?

    ESPN.com Nov 28, 2012
    The 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
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  • RTC: Schaub hot since last game in Tenn.

    RTC: Schaub hot since last game in Tenn.

    ESPN.com Nov 28, 2012
    Reading 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, who
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  • George Hill Beats The Lakers; A Dallas Star Blows A Game At The…

    George Hill Beats The Lakers; A Dallas Star Blows A Game At The Free Throw Line

    dimemag.com Nov 28, 2012
    The 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…
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  • Video - PTI Big Finish November 28th 01:09

    PTI Big Finish November 28th

    Nov 28
    PTI runs down Wednesday's top stories.
  • Video - TrueHoop TV: On Thabeet 06:39

    TrueHoop TV: On Thabeet

    Nov 28
    David Thorpe on Hasheem Thabeet's revival in OKC, Lamar Odom's potential, and Andray Blatche getting coached-up in Brooklyn,
  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: HOU-TEN 00:53

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: HOU-TEN

    Nov 28
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Texans-Titans
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Texans-Titans 00:35

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Texans-Titans

    Nov 28
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Houston at Tennessee

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  • Rolando McClain to be released by Oakland Raiders, according to source

    Nov 28
    Oakland Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain to be released Thursday, according to source.
  • Derek Fisher agrees to deal with Dallas Mavericks

    Nov 28
    Veteran 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 debut

    Nov 28
    Los Angeles Clippers guard Chauncey Billups will play his first game of the season Wednesday night when the Clippers face the Minnesota Timberwolves.