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Baseball Teams Say They’ll Expand Fan Safety Nets After Girl’s Ballpark Injury

Several Major League Baseball teams have announced they would expand the length of their fan-safety netting after a toddler girl was hit in the face by a foul ball at Yankee Stadium in New York. The Cincinnati Reds, San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners said they would join the list of clubs who have voluntarily added more nets to protect... Read More

Deshaun Watson Could Make Things Interesting in New England

The Texans get yet another crack at the Patriots with yet another quarterback. Maybe this time it will be different. Apart from the fact that the New England defense has struggled relative to its past standard in 2017, the Patriots at times have had a hard time corralling and containing quarterbacks who are fleet of foot. Colin Kaepernick stunned them... Read More

Texans Release Jaelen Strong

HOUSTON -- The Texans released wide receiver Jaelen Strong on Monday. The 2015 third-round pick was suspended for the first game of the season because of his February 2016 arrest for illegal possession of marijuana. Strong was riding in a car driven by Green Bay Packers cornerback Damarious Randall, a former teammate at Arizona State, and admitted to having the marijuana without a medical marijuana card. Strong... Read More

Astros Slug Past M’s, Claim First AL West Crown

http://mediadownloads.mlb.com/mlbam/mp4/2017/09/18/1838616283/1505700212284/asset_1800K.mp4 HOUSTON -- A chance to clinch the American League West title and the home debut of Justin Verlander had the Astros in the mood to party on Sunday afternoon. Verlander, pitching at home for the first time since he was acquired in a trade with the Tigers, struck out 10 batters in seven dominant innings, and the Astros blasted four home... Read More

Texans Lose Brian Cushing for 10 Games After Second PEDs Violation

Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has been suspended 10 games for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances, the league announced Wednesday. Cushing will be eligible to return to Houston's active roster on Nov. 28, ahead of the team's game that week against the Baltimore Ravens. It's a significant blow to a Houston team that was routed at home by the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 1.... Read More

Two Teams That Need Colin Kaepernick, but Won’t Sign Him

Let’s see if we can add a little clarity to the debate that never ends: Should Colin Kaepernick be on an NFL roster? There’s no debate Kaepernick is good enough. None. Even if you don’t like his non-stance during the national anthem, or that he’s been average at best since Jim Harbaugh left the Niners, Kaepernick is still better than... Read More

Texans’ Offfensive Line Struggles Without Duane Brown

Texans left tackle (76) is not playing in Sunday's season opener because he is holding out. His absence has been noticed as quarterback Tom Savage has been sacked six times in the first half. The Texans' offensive line struggled mightily without three-time Pro Bowl left tackle Duane Brown. His absence was glaring during a 29-7 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars,... Read More

Houston Businessman Tilman Fertitta Buys Rockets For a Record $2.2 Billion

The Houston Rockets have been sold to local billionaire Tilman Fertitta, who called the purchase of his hometown team a "dream come true." Terms of the sale, which was announced Tuesday, were not disclosed. A league source told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, however, that Fertitta agreed to purchase the team from Leslie Alexander for $2.2 billion, a record sale price for... Read More

Justin Time: Astros get Verlander in last-minute Deadline Trade

The Astros have acquired Justin Verlander from the Detroit Tigers. In the type of blockbuster trade rarely seen in August, the Astros acquired former American League MVP and Cy Young Award winner Justin Verlander from the Detroit Tigers late Thursday night and cemented their status as the favorites in the American League. The stunning deal, consummated just before Thursday's 1o:59... Read More

Jaguars Owner Says He’s Open To Signing Colin Kaepernick

The Jaguars have a troubling situation at quarterback, and when asked if he would be fine with Colin Kaepernick being called in to solve it, team owner Shad Khan said he would "absolutely" be okay with that move, according to Mike Dempsey of WJXL radio in Jacksonville. It remains a toss up between Blake Bortles and Chad Henne for who... Read More

Monte Morris: Sleeper of the Draft

Every year, The NBA Draft has hidden gems that many teams pass on for various reasons such as measurables, age, potential, and production. For example, potential rookie of the year guard Malcolm Brogdon, coming out of college many teams were concerned about what position he would play and his ability to score efficiently and consistently. All thirty teams passed on... Read More