Blake Wheeler and the Winnipeg Jets would have been on the road last week, trying to make a final push for the playoffs had the National Hockey League season not been called off because of the pandemic. Now the seven-time All-Star forward is home for dinner each night with his family. And for the activities, all afternoon. And the teaching, policing and entertaining every … [Read more...] about On-the-go sports stars embrace family time during shutdown
PHOENIX (AP) — Slugger Mark Reynolds is retiring after hitting 298 homers over 13 seasons with eight teams. The 36-year-old made the announcement Thursday on SiriusXM Radio. When the free agent was asked whether he still was pursuing a new team, Reynolds said he's “moved beyond that, I've retired.” He added that he's enjoying spending time with his family and it was time for … [Read more...] about Slugger Mark Reynolds says he's retiring after 13-year run
The Houston Texans continue their draft “visits” via their cell phones with Utah defensive tackle Leki Fotu one of the latest to add to the list. The 6-5, 330-pound former U.S. National rugby player, Fotu is a surprisingly agile player for his size. Named first-team All-Pac 12 after both of his final two seasons with the Utes, these were the only seasons in which he was … [Read more...] about Texans meet virtually with former Utah DT Leki Fotu
The Houston Texans are doing their due diligence by meeting virtually with the University of Houston offensive tackle and Richmond George Bush High School alumnus, Josh Jones. Easily one of the most impressive offensive linemen in the draft, Jones is a big and powerful force. At 6-5, 319 pounds, he cuts an imposing figure, but despite his size, he shows impressive speed the … [Read more...] about Texans meet virtually with former Houston OT Josh Jones
The #Texans are sending a 2nd round pick to the #Rams in exchange for WR Brandin Cooks and a future fourth-round pick, source said. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 9, 2020 Trader Bill is at it again. According to a report from Ian Rapoport on Thursday, the Houston Texans traded one of their 2020 second-round picks and a future fourth-round pick to the Los Angeles Rams for … [Read more...] about Report: Texans trade with Rams for WR Brandin Cooks
Coming into the 2020 offseason, the Houston Texans’ needs were few and easy to address: upgrade at cornerback, find pass rush help, and figure out who starts at running back. It was going to be a challenge given that Houston traded their first-round pick to the Miami Dolphins as part of the Laremy Tunsil exchange, dealt a third-round pick to the Cleveland Browns for Duke … [Read more...] about Did the Texans get worse after 2020 free agency?
The Houston Texans traded a 2020 second-round pick and a future fourth-round pick to the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday for receiver Brandin Cooks. The move helps the Texans assemble receiving talent to find a way to replace the production lost with trading three-time All-Pro receiver DeAndre Hopkins to the Arizona Cardinals on March 16. Hopkins was shipped to the Cardinals for … [Read more...] about How much will WR Brandin Cooks' contract cost the Texans?
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