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Houston Astros Face Tough Challenges as MLB

Releases 60-game Regular Season Schedule

Astros fans. Mark your calendars for July 24th as baseball will be returning to Minute Maid Park on that day. Houston will be looking to win their fourth consecutive AL West title and their fourth pennant in franchise history.

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Astros resume Summer Camp 2020 after receiving COVID-19 results

The Houston Astros resumed Summer Camp workouts today after cancelling Monday’s practice due to a slow return of COVID-19 test results from the MLB. The players and organization took test this past weekend and with results being delayed they decided not to take any chances by having practice at Minute Maid Park or the University of Houston baseball facilities.

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Cha-Ching! Kansas City Chiefs make QB Patrick Mahomes the highest paid player in NFL history

Musical artist Calloway had a major hit record back in 1989 titled, “I Wanna Be Rich.” The chorus of the song was:

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Astros Cancel Summer Camp Workouts Due to Delay in COVID-19 Test Results

The Houston Astros cancelled Summer Camp workouts on today due to lack of results from COVID-19 tests that were taken by players and staff on last weekend. The Astros organization has taken very strong precautions to adhere by the rules set in place by Major League Baseball concerning COVID-19 and social distancing.

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Sweet Sound

As soon as I stepped off the elevator, I could hear that sweet sound that I had missed for over nine months.

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Ready for Relaunch

Rockets prepare for the NBA season to resume

The NBA is preparing to resume its 2019-20 season at the end of this month with 22-teams playing eight games for seeding purposes for the playoffs. Those games are scheduled to take place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney Resort in Florida.

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University of Houston’s Baseball Facilities Will Be Alternate Site For The Houston Astros

Due to the global pandemic associated with COVID-19, the Houston Astros will use the baseball facilities at the University of Houston as an alternate workout site, General Manager James Click announced on Monday.

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Let’s Play Ball Finally

Major League Baseball is set to play a 60-game season this year

If 2020 hasn’t taught us anything else, we have learned that nothing is ever done in a normal fashion on a day-to-day basis and this past Tuesday was no different.

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Welcome to the Hill: Prairie View A&M University Hires New Director of Athletics

Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has announced the hiring of Dr. Donald Reed as its new Director of Athletics. He will begin his official duties starting July 15, 2020, and will replace interim Associate Athletic Director Alicia Pete, who has served in the role after former AD Fred Washington resigned in August 2019 for personal reasons.

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Say His Name: George Floyd

Many from around the world came to Houston, Texas to say a final goodbye to George Floyd

As I walked inside of the Fountain of Praise sanctuary where the public memorial for George Floyd was being held, a cold, eerie, and chilling feeling came over my body. It caused me to take a pause stopping me in my tracks before I took my next step. I began to replay the audio from the murderous video of the tragic day that Floyd died in an almost nine-minute encounter in my mind.

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