Nothing can stop Olympic swimmer Nathan Adrian

Culturemap Houston Sports 12/8 9:03A CultureMap Create
Look up the term "fighting spirit" in the dictionary, and you might very well see a picture of American swimmer Nathan Adrian. The eight-time Olympic medalist -- five of those being gold medals -- was...

Astros sign RHP Neris to $17 million, 2-year deal

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/30 4:56P
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros signed right-hander Héctor Neris to a $17 million, two-year contract Tuesday with an option for 2024, bringing an experienced closer to the American League champions.

State of the Rockets Future

Houston Rockets 11/25 6:21P Clutch
We re almost to the quarter mark of the season and though it hasn t been a kind one to the Houston Rockets at 2-16 so far, this is a clear rebuild with player development as the team s highest priority. So let s talk about that. My philosophy in...

Former MLB outfielder, manager Bill Virdon dies at 90

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/23 10:21A
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bill Virdon, the steady centerfielder who won the 1955 National League Rookie of the Year for St. Louis and guided the Houston Astros to three straight postseason appearances as a manager, has died. He was 90.

Verlander gets $25M from Astros, Belt remains with Giants

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/17 12:23P By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Write
NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander reached a $25 million deal to remain with the Houston Astros as he comes back from Tommy John surgery, and Brandon Belt accepted an $18.4 million qualifying offer from the San Francisco Giants on…

Verlander agrees to $25M, 1-year deal with Astros

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/17 11:53A By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writ
HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander has agreed to a $25 million, one-year contract with the Houston Astros that includes a conditional $25 million player option for a second season.

Astros center fielder Jake Meyers has shoulder surgery

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/10 12:23P
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Houston Astros center fielder Jake Meyers had surgery Wednesday to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder, an injury that could delay his 2022 season.

Summer castoff Jorge Soler transforms into World Series MVP

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/2 7:03P By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Write
HOUSTON (AP) — A spare piece no more, Jorge Soler drove a pitch over the train tracks, out of Minute Maid Park and deep into the heart of Texas. He dropped his bat, tapped his chest twice and jabbed a…
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