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Astros talking Carlos Corporan trade with Rangers
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Published in 16-1-2015
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The Astros and Rangers have discussed a trade for catcher Carlos Corporan, a person familiar with the conversations said Thursday. The Astros and Rangers have long looked like potential trade partners this winter because of the Rangers’ desire for a catcher and the Astros’ need to send one off ever since they acquired Hank Conger. The Rangers were one of the teams that talked to the Braves abo ...>>
Scouting report: Rockets at New York Knicks
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Published in 9-1-2015
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Rockets at New York Knicks When/where: 7 p.m., Thursday; Madison Square Garden. TV/radio: TNT; 790 AM, 850 AM (Spanish). Knicks (5-33) 1. The Knicks’ 13-game losing streak is the longest in the 69-year history of the franchise and leaves New York with the NBA’s worst record and the worst record at this stage of the season in franchise history. The Knicks are 1-8 in the second game of a back-to ...>>
Onus falls on general manager Rick Smith to sustain Texans’ success
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Published in 9-1-2015
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• • • Was the Texans' 2014 season a success or a failure? Success Failure View Results Your vote is being added to the total. Votes are not reflected in the tallies immediately.  Loading ... • • • The Texans are light-years ahead of where they were at this time last year. New coach Bill O’Brien had been on the job for six days. He had to hire a staff, evaluate his roster, insta ...>>
Five things we learned in the Rockets’ victory over Cavaliers
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Published in 9-1-2015
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Rockets 105, Cavaliers 93 For a third time in the past four games, an opponent was determined to test the Rockets’ shooters. With James Harden surrounded and struggling through most of the game, the Rockets could move the ball to open 3s, but could only sporadically hit them. They saw similar strategies from the Pelicans and Bulls and will likely see many more. The Rockets shoot so many 3s, they ...>>
Craig Biggio on Letterman
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Published in 9-1-2015
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As part of his newfound Baseball Hall of Famer status, Astros legend Craig Biggio was in New York for his first press conference with fellow Class of 2015 members Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz. Their stay in the Big Apple also included a spot on The Late Show with David Letterman, with the quartet presenting a special Cooperstown Top 10 list of things they said when they learned th ...>>
Texans fire offensive line coach Dunn
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Published in 9-1-2015
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Texans coach Bill O’Brien is looking for a new offensive line coach. Paul Dunn, who coached the offensive line this season, has been fired. Dunn came to Houston from Atlanta, where he had been fired after the 2013 season. The offensive line played well for much of last season when the Texans finished 9-7, but O’Brien decided to go in a different direction. The Texans thought they had a good ch ...>>
Rockets save their best for the last game of 2014
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Published in 2-1-2015
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• • • The Rockets had their highest margin of victory on Wednesday night when they defeated Charlotte 102-83. The 19-point victory is their best of the season. The previous high was 18 points in the season opener against Los Angeles. “We had a pretty good offensive flow tonight,” center Dwight Howard said. The Rockets are 17-2 this season when scoring more than 100 points in a game. They ...>>
Houston Boat Show hasn't forsaken its roots
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Published in 2-1-2015
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When the doors of Sam Houston Coliseum opened on a winter day in 1956, members of a small organization of Houston-area businesses built around recreational boating and fishing held their collective breath, wondering if anyone would come downtown, pay a couple of dollars to attend their "Houston Boat Show" and spend time in what was, when you got right down to it, an oversize showroom of new boa ...>>

Five things we learned from Rockets 102, Hornets 83
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Published in 2-1-2015
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Five thoughts on … Rockets 102, Hornets 83 1. James Harden said his remarkable recent shooting has just been about shooting well. Kevin McHale said it was always going to come around and he knew that Harden would eventually get on a roll. Great scorers get hot and Harden has. But it would have been better had they said he had made some adjustment, some change that could make this run last more t ...>>
More camera time coming for Howard
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Published in 4-3-2014
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Rockets center Dwight Howard is putting his stamp on Houston off the basketball court with a new television program, “The Dwight Howard Show”, which will premiere on CSN following the Miami game on Tuesday. In the first installment, Howard interviews hip-hop artist Nelly and takes fans behind the scenes at All-Star weekend. The show was Howard’s idea and he has had a hand in every st ...>>
Dynamo/Dash report: Orange gives way to white
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Published in 4-3-2014
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The Dynamo kicked off their weeklong march to Saturday night's MLS opener at home against the New England Revolution by unveiling their new secondary uniform, which is predominantly white. The shirt, which has a V neck, features the Dynamo crest on the left breast, light blue and orange on the neckline, the U.S. flag on the left sleeve and the Texas flag on the left side at the bottom of the ...>>
Scouting report: vs. Miami
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Published in 4-3-2014
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Three things to watch in Tuesday night’s game: 1. Strength vs. strength: The Rockets have ranked among the league’s best teams throughout the season at forcing opponents to miss, limiting opponents to 43.7 percent shooting, fifth-best in the league despite all the easy baskets their offense gives away with turnovers. But the Heat have been by far the league’s toughest team to stop, making 51 ...>>
LeBron James makes history in Heat win against Bobcats
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Published in 4-3-2014
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By Tim Reynolds The Associated Press MIAMI An hour after what he called the best regular-season game he’s ever played, LeBron James simply explained why this performance was like none other. The basketball, he said, felt small as a golf ball. The basket, to him, looked as wide as the ocean. Best player in the game. Best game of his career. James rewrote his record book Monday night, etched ...>>


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