Aug 17, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans owner Bob Mcnair waves at fans during the game against the Miami Dolphins at Reliant Stadium. The Texans defeated the Dolphins 24-17. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Bayou City Weekend Headlines: Jim Crane, Harden Injured, & Texans Pink Slips


 

Houston Astros

Astros owner Jim Crane and general manager Jeff Luhnow are adamant that the team’s lawsuit against former owner Drayton McLane and Comcast won’t interfere with their stated desire to raise payroll this winter.

  • Greg Thurston (Climbing Tal’s Hill) on the Astros new signing.
  • Jayne Hansen (What The Heck, Bobby) interviewed prospect Tyler White.
  • Astros tweet of the weekend…

 

Houston Rockets

  • James Harden could be out another game or two according to Jonathan Feigen (Houston Chronicle).

The loss of Harden, the Rockets’ leading scorer at 24.2 points per game, will force the Rockets to adjust the offense for Patrick Beverley, Chandler Parsons and Lin to take more of a role initiating the offense, rather than spending as much time in a catch-and-shoot role.

  • Eddie Sefko (Dallas Morning News) says the Rockets inquired about Dirk Nowitzki.
  • Jason Friedman (Rockets.com) on the latest Rockets win.
  • Rockets tweet of the weekend…

 

Houston Texans

  • Jerome Solomon (Houston Chronicle) says Bob McNair needs to dole out the pink slips.

Expect McNair to break his silence Sunday after the Texans beat Jacksonville before a sellout, though certainly not close to an all-showed-up crowd at Reliant Stadium.

  • Brian T. Smith (Houston Chronicle) on Case Keenum’s need to adapt.
  • Stephen Forsha (Toro Times) did a Q & A with Black & Teal (Jaguars FanSided site).
  • Texans tweet of the weekend…

 

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