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Trindon Holliday, Ben Tate In The Mix To Return Kicks For Texans In 2011

Little Trindon Holliday and Ben Tate are names that came up recently when Houston Texans special teams coach Joe Marciano was asked about kick return possibilities for the team in 2011.

Arizona Downs Texas A&M 7-4, Rematch Monday Will Determine Regional Winner

The Arizona Wildcats defeated the Texas A&M Aggies 7-4 on Sunday night to force a decisive region-determining rematch on Monday night in the NCAA Baseball Regional.

Jordan Lyles, Astros Lose To Padres 7-2

The Houston Astros dropped the final game of a four-game series to the Padres in San Diego Sunday, as Jordan Lyles took the loss in a 7-2 defeat.

Rice's Season Ends With 6-3 Loss To California

The Rice Owls saw their 2011 season come to an end Sunday night after an error-filled 6-3 loss to the California Golden Bears.

Lyles Looks To Win Final Game Of Four Game Set In San Diego

The Houston Astros send their rookie Jordan Lyles to the mound for his second start in an attempt to win the final game of a four game series in San Diego.

Ed Wade Is Trying To Save His Job. I See Your Game, Ed, And It's Too Late

Astros GM Ed Wade released 2nd baseman Bill Hall after a dismal start to 2011. Ed's just trying to save his job, can we hold that against him?

Kevin McHale Is Clearly A Company Man, & He Makes Les Alexander Laugh

Kevin McHale made it clear in his introductory presser as the Houston Rockets head coach that he's not going to get in GM Daryl Morey's way. I mean, that's not what he said, but it's kind of what he said.

Aeros Title Hopes On The Brink After 4-2 Loss To Senators

The Houston Aeros lost 4-2 to the Binghamton Senators Saturday, giving the Senators a 3-2 lead in the Calder Cup Finals.

Astros Lose To Padres 6-3, Rodriguez Remains Winless

The Houston Astros dropped their second straight game to the Padres, losing 6-3 in San Diego Saturday night.

Aggies Defeat Seton Hall 6-3, Advance To Regional Final

Aggie baseball continued their hot streak by defeating Seton Hall 6-3 on Saturday. Texas A&M now awaits the winner of Seton Hall vs. Arizona in the NCAA Regional.

Baylor Defeats Rice To Force Sunday Elimination Game For Owls

The Baylor Bear baseball team defeated Rice Saturday night 3-2 in the NCAA Regionals. Rice will now face California in an elimination game Sunday.

In The Hakeem Olajuwon vs. Shaquille O'Neal Debate, The Dream Remains Unbeatable

Shaq O'Neal is (allegedly) retired. This news has sparked fake internet controversy, pitting Shaq's career against Hakeem Olajuwon's. Two great players, two different styles. Who was better? Open your mind and read.

Aeros Lose 3-0, Knotting Calder Cup Finals at 2-2 With Binghamton

The 2011 AHL Calder Cup Finals are knotted at 2-2 after the Binghamton Senators defeated the Houston Aeros 3-0 in front of a sold out Binghamton crowd.

After Having Their "Streak" Snapped, Astros Try Again Against Padres

The Houston Astros take on the San Diego Padres in game three of a four game set in San Diego. Houston's loss Friday night was their first in five games.

Astros Cough Up Another Late Lead, Drop Final Game To Arizona 4-2

After another come from ahead loss, the Astros were swept at home by the Arizona Diamondbacks in their weekend series in Houston. The Astros now head to Chicago in a series that will feature the Major League debut of 20 year old pitcher Jordan Lyles.

Love Or Hate The Kevin McHale Hire, But Everything Depends On The Rockets' Roster Moves

Criticism is flowing in on the Rockets' hiring of Kevin McHale for their vacant coaching slot, but no matter who the coach, it's Houston's roster that needs the most work right now.

Happ Takes On Diamondbacks In Final Game Of Series

J.A. Happ will try to help the Houston Astros in their attempt to salvage one game in the final of their series with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Houston was dominated 11-3 in front of their home fans Saturday night.

Even When He's Bad, Arian Foster Is Unbelievably Good

Arian Foster drops too many passes for a running back of his skill and stature. Guess what though, it doesn't matter. He's still better and smarter than you, NFL defenses.

Cougars Come Up Short, Lose C-USA Championship Game 4-3 To Rice

The Rice Owls ended the Houston Cougars' baseball season on Saturday with a 4-3, ten-inning victory in the Conference USA championship game.

Astros Don't Even Compete In 11-3 Thrashing In Front Of Home Fans

The Houston Astros continued their abysmal season with another beating, this time at the hands of the Arizona Diamondbacks who came to Houston and kicked the Astros around 11-3.

Wandy Rodriguez Placed On 15-Day DL, Astros Call Up Jordan Lyles From AAA

Wandy Rodriguez is headed to the 15-day disabled list with fluid in his elbow. The Houston Astros have purchased the contract of minor league pitching prospect Jordan Lyles, who is expected to pitch against the Cubs in Chicago on Tuesday

Get To Know Your Texans Rookies Before They Become Kind Of A Big Deal

Get in early on Houston Texans rookie Twitter accounts before they blow up! It's your chance to interact with these guys, because soon they won't have time for you, the little people.

Bud Norris Takes On Diamondbacks In Game Two Of Weekend Series

The Astros take on the Diamondbacks in the second game of their series the night after Houston coughed up a six-run lead in a 7-6 loss.

Cougars Have A Chance To Erase Recent Horrors At The Hands Of Rice

One game can't undo 14 straight losses, but a win by the Cougars over Rice in tonight's Conference USA baseball championship will put the Cougars in the NCAA tournament.

Texans DB Coach Vance Joseph Joins Wade Phillips In Some Gentle Public Criticism Of Kareem Jackson

New Texans defensive backs coach Vance Joseph has joined defensive coordinator Wade Phillips in his light criticism of 2010 first-round draft pick Kareem Jackson. Is it the signal of a new culture of accountability in Houston?

Melancon Gets In And Out Of A 9th-Inning Jam To Give Astros Series Win

Hunter Pence's two-run home run, and some bad, then clutch pitching by Mark Melancon got the Houston Astros a victory in Toronto for a series win over the Blue Jays.

Avert Your Eyes As We Look At Some 2011 Astros Bullpen Stats

The Houston Astros are terrible. Specifically, their bullpen is terrible. Uh, along with many other elements... but let's talk about that bullpen (which is terrible!)

Dallas Safety Gerald Sensabaugh A Likely Target For Houston In Free Agency

Dallas Cowboys' free agent safety Gerald Sensabaugh could be a likely target for the Houston Texans when the NFL offseason machine is allowed to fire up again.

Rice Loses, Cougars Dominate As Both Teams Prepare For Conference USA Tournament

The Rice Owls lost, but still won a share of the conference title, and the Houston Cougars dominated Memphis on the final day of the college baseball regular season for both teams. The Conference USA Championship begins Wednesday, May 25.

Wandy Will Try His Hand Against Blue Jays In Final Game Of Series

After another embarrassing loss Saturday, the Houston Astros look to pick up a win in the rubber match against the Blue Jays in Toronto on Sunday afternoon. Wandy Rodriguez takes the hill against Kyle Drabek, son of former Astros pitcher Doug.

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