- Brian McTaggart (MLB.com) on Brandon Barnes organizing a wiffleball tournament for charity.
Barnes and his wife, Shawn, are hoping to raise $10,000 to benefit the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation by holding the inaugural Barnyard Wiffleball Invitational on Dec. 14 at The Office Sports Academy in his hometown of Anaheim.
- Astros County profiles the seasons of Lucas Harrell, Josh Fields, and Robbie Grossman.
- Ray Kuhn (Climbing Tal’s Hill) on the Hall-Of-Fame vote.
- Astros tweet of the weekend…
— Brian Kenny (@MrBrianKenny) December 1, 2013
- Jonathan Feigen (Houston Chronicle) on Ronnie Brewer.
At 6-7, 235 pounds and with hands that could crush the air out of a basketball, he had always considered those newborns just too small, too fragile for him to hold. But this time, as another young mother of another tiny baby asked, he could see how badly she wanted him to hold her child in those huge hands.
- Ken Berger (CBS Sports) with a tidbit on Omer Asik trade negotiations.
- John Brannen (Houston Chronicle) on Dwight Howard’s pregame routine.
- Rockets tweet of the weekend…
— Omri Casspi (@Casspi18) December 1, 2013
- Brian T. Smith (Houston Chronicle) on Gary Kubiak’s future with the Texans.
It is obvious. Gary Kubiak will be fired, his coaching staff will be dismantled and the underperforming Texans will move into the third era of Bob McNair’s 14-year ownership.
- Sean Pendergast (Houston Press) with a fun game for Texans fans.
- Mike Dyce (FanSided) on a Texans cheerleader proposed at Texans practice.
- Texans tweet of the weekend…
I’m sure the Patriots-Texans game will be as exciting as Alabama-Auburn and Ohio-State Michigan, huh? I can’t wait!
— John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) December 1, 2013