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Texans Coach Answers Questions About General Manager Firing

Texans head coach Bill O' Brien walked to the podium and looked out into a packed media work room full of reporters waiting to ask him the million-dollar question every Texans fan wanted to know.

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Brian Gaine Out As Texans GM

Friday's are usually slow days for the media as no one really expects anything to break going into the weekend news cycle. I guess no one mentioned that to the Texans franchise. Houston fired their General Manager Brian Gaine after less than two years of service with the organization.

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Wrapping Up

Texans Rookies and Veterans Complete 2019 Organized Team Activities

The Houston Texans wrapped up their final OTA’s practice at the Houston Methodist Training Center. Now the free agents who were invited to participate in the all voluntary drills will wait to hear back from the Texans for the chance to participate in training camp. Those who do will have an opportunity to be a part of the organization for the regular season.

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Competitive Edge

Houston Texans complete the second week of Organized Team Activities

“They line up in a bunch formation and they all have the same moves coming off the line,” says Texans defensive back Jonathan Joseph as he discusses a certain team the Texans will face this upcoming season with his positions coach. “Sometimes they switch the alignment of the receivers to throw you off,” he continues.

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XFL Returns to Houston

Oliver Luck stood at the podium and flashed his huge smile that most Houstonians remember from his time as a quarterback for the Houston Oilers, CEO of Houston Sports Authority, and President/GM of the Houston Dynamo. Luck was in town to announce the new coach and general manager of the XFL team that will begin play in Houston at TDEC Stadium at the beginning of 2020.

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The Finer Things

Astros hot start has fans reminiscing about the 2017 World Series run.

One thing I heard growing up from my other relatives, family, and friends was that I was spoiled. Being the first-born child actually comes with some perks, but I digress. Houstonians over the last three years must feel like spoiled kids when it comes to the Astros because they have become accustomed to the team being in first place come this time of the year.

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Missed Opportunity

Rockets lose crucial Game 5 to the Warriors to fall 3-2 in the series

Famous actor Michael B. Jordan (Black Panther, Creed) not to be confused with the famous basketball legend Michael J. Jordan, turned down a role in a movie I am sure he thinks about and regrets to this day.

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With The 23rd Pick in the 2019 NFL Draft the Houston Texans Select: Tytus Howard

"Our scouts were on him as early as August," said Texans General Manager Brian Gaine as he addressed the media after the completion of the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft. Houston selected offensive tackle Tytus Howard out of Alabama State with the 23rd pick and Howard was elated about the team giving him an opportunity to play on the next level.

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Correcting A Mistake

Rockets Defeat the Jazz 118-98 to Go Up 2-0 In the 2019 NBA Playoffs

“Never let a mistake become a problem. Correct the mistake and you will solve the problem,” is what my late Pastor Steve Crampton from Bissonnet Baptist Church use to tell me all the time. The Rockets learned from their mistake they made last year in a game 2 loss and took care of business this year by defeating the Utah Jazz 118 – 98.

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Happy to Be Home: Astros sweep A’s and Yankees to go 6-0 at Minute Maid Park

Back in the summer of 2011, I was deployed in Kabul, Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. When you are scheduled to be in a warzone for a certain amount of time, the military grants you leave, which is a vacation in civilian terms.

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