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Alex Bregman and the Astros end Indians' win streak
Sports
Published in 6-9-2016
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A 6-2 win against the Indians on Monday night at Progressive Field allowed the Astros to keep pace in the AL wild card race. They remain two games behind the Orioles and Tigers, both of whom won earlier Monday.

Reference: www.chron.com
Astros' Colby Rasmus could return as early as Tuesday
Sports
Published in 30-8-2016
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In the days after Colby Rasmus underwent surgery to remove a cyst from his right ear, Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow estimated a mid-September return date for the veteran outfielder.

Reference: www.chron.com
Astros' McCullers yet to advance to pitching off mound in rehab
Sports
Published in 30-8-2016
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So far, in terms of pitching, it hasn't advanced beyond playing catch. It remains unclear when the 22-year-old righthander will progress to throwing off a mound, a test of his elbow that will provide a better indicator of whether he can rejoin the rotation before the regular season ends Oct. 2.

Reference: www.chron.com
Texans' Brian Peters steps in at long snapper
Sports
Published in 30-8-2016
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Against the Arizona Cardinals, though, Peters also stepped in as the long snapper for punts when Pro Bowl long snapper Jon Weeks sustained a minor calf injury.

Reference: www.chron.com
Astro's rookie Joe Musgrove redeems himself in win over A's
Sports
Published in 30-8-2016
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Relying more on his four-seam fastball than his sinker and better mixing his five pitches, Musgrove yielded only three hits and none in the same inning. If it weren't for the free bases - the three-walk outing was his first as a professional - he would have pitched deeper into the game.

Reference: www.chron.com
High school athletes of the week: Aug. 28
Sports
Published in 30-8-2016
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What coach Drew Svoboda said: "He was here before, so he was with us. His dad (inside linebackers coach Steve Powers) was on my staff for six years, before they moved back, so he was in our junior high system. He's going to Harvard, so he remembered just about everything we told him when he was 14, so it was pretty easy to get him back in."

Reference: www.chron.com
UH president Renu Khator met with UT booster Red McCombs to talk Big 12
Sports
Published in 23-8-2016
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Houston president Renu Khator met with Red McCombs, a San Antonio billionaire and prominent University of Texas booster, earlier this year in an effort to gain support for the school's bid to join the Big 12.

Reference: www.chron.com
Texans' J.J. Watt running, improving quickly
Sports
Published in 23-8-2016
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As J.J. Watt continues to make a speedy recovery in his rehabilitation from a herniated disc, the Pro Bowl pass rusher was running smoothly Monday on the sideline with no visible discomfort.

Reference: www.chron.com
Texans' Alfred Blue returns from shoulder injury
Sports
Published in 23-8-2016
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Texans running back Alfred Blue returned to practice Monday after missing both of the first two preseason games with a shoulder injury.

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John McClain's Texans camp takeaways: Aug. 22
Sports
Published in 23-8-2016
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After getting Sunday off, the players returned to practice Monday, practicing in NRG Stadium for the first time.

Reference: www.chron.com
Texans like rookie Joel Heath's hustle, size
Sports
Published in 23-8-2016
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When the Texans signed undrafted rookie defensive end Joel Heath after the draft, they were banking on his combination of size, long arms and athleticism.

Reference: www.chron.com
All the times Houston sports have been mentioned in rap lyrics
Sports
Published in 16-8-2016
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From Bun B and Slim Thug to Jay Z and Kanye West, Houston sports references pop up all over rap lyrics.

Reference: www.chron.com
Texans' corner A.J. Bouye's groin injury relatively minor
Sports
Published in 16-8-2016
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It's unclear how long A.J. Bouye will be sidelined with the injury, which prevented him from playing in the Texans' preseason opener Sunday night against the 49ers at Levi's Stadium.

Reference: www.chron.com
Braxton Miller impresses the Texans in preseason action
Sports
Published in 16-8-2016
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In his NFL preseason debut Sunday night against the San Francisco 49ers, the converted Ohio State quarterback and Texans rookie wide receiver displayed his natural skills at his new position.
The Texans are enamored of Miller's potential as a big, fast and versatile play-making presence, drafting him in the third round.

Reference: www.chron.com
High school football preview: District 20-6A
Sports
Published in 16-8-2016
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Fort Bend ISD's newest school mastered the 5A level with a regional championship last season. While its Missouri City neighbors are getting lots of attention due to their high level of returning talent, Hightower lays in wait hoping to do what it always seems to do - win district championships. The district's oldest Sugar Land schools have fallen on hard times, but experienced and ener ...>>
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