10:35 AM EST, Wed November 13, 2019
The Crawfish Boxes 35 mins ago
Astros Crawfish Boil: November 13th, 2019

Astros Crawfish Boil: November 13th, 2019

Secrets secrets, are no fun, secrets secrets, hurt someone | Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Start your morning with some of the best Astros links around Check out the rest of the Crawfish Boxes here Astros News Mike Fiers had some startling accusations about the Astros stealing signs in 2017 and I’m just so tired of being sad about baseball (The Athletic, $$$)And now MLB and the Astros organization will both be investigating (Astros.com)Here is an excellent article that breaks down the accusations and evidence (Astros County)In non-controversy news, will teams emulate the Astros and...
Inquisitr 2 hours ago
NBA Rumors: Chris Paul Reveals What He Really Felt After Rockets Traded Him To OKC Thunder

NBA Rumors: Chris Paul Reveals What He Really Felt After Rockets Traded Him To OKC Thunder

In the 2019 NBA offseason, Chris Paul found himself being included in the trade package that the Houston Rockets sent to the Oklahoma City Thunder to acquire Russell Westbrook. Many people already predicted Paul’s departure from Houston since the 2018-19 NBA season came to an end, but the trade was still filled with controversy, especially since Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey gave the veteran point guard an assurance that he won’t be traded last summer. In a recent conversation with comedian Kevin Hart, Paul admitted that he felt like he was “stabbed in the back” after learning...
The Dream Shake 9 hours ago
Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Clippers game preview

Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Clippers game preview

Photo by Adam Pantozzi/NBAE via Tonight, the Rockets get their first real test of the season when the Los Angeles Clippers come to town to meet on the battlefield that is national television. As Darren mentioned yesterday, this game is clearly a measuring stick for Houston moving forward. Houston has played ten games this season and the eleventh game won’t determine whether or not they are a good team, but it will show how they stack against the team that many consider the favorites in the Western Conference and the entire NBA. This game is comes at an odd time for both teams on the...
ClutchPoints 13 hours ago
Chris Paul feels he got ‘stabbed in the back’ with summer trade from Rockets to Thunder

Chris Paul feels he got ‘stabbed in the back’ with summer trade from Rockets to Thunder

The Houston Rockets made the signing-and-trading for veteran Chris Paul in the summer of 2017 the landmark move of their offseason, but the All-Star floor general only experienced two seasons in Clutch City before being quickly shipped off again on his career. Speaking to comedian and actor Kevin Hart on his cold tub show that […] The post Chris Paul feels he got ‘stabbed in the back’ with summer trade from Rockets to Thunder appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 13 hours ago
Rockets loses $20 million overall revenue due to China controversy

Rockets loses $20 million overall revenue due to China controversy

We’re one month removed from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey sparking a controversy over supporting Hong Kong demonstrators, and details of the fallout from tensions with China and its huge, NBA-hungry market are emerging. ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz detailed a huge financial lost for the Rockets due to Morey’s comments and the ensuing backlash, reporting […] The post Rockets loses $20 million overall revenue due to China controversy appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Crawfish Boxes 15 hours ago
Former Astro Mike Fiers accuses Astros of illegal sign-stealing during 2017 season.

Former Astro Mike Fiers accuses Astros of illegal sign-stealing during 2017 season.

Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports Astros decline comment but promise cooperation with pending MLB investigation Mike Fiers, in an article by Ken Rosenthal and Evan Drellich in the Athletic, claims the Astros used electronic surveillance equipment to steal signs during the 2017 season. Fiers, a member of the Astros from 2015-2017, made the allegation along with three other unnamed sources. He claimed the Astros placed a camera in the outfield seats and transmitted the signals to a TV in the dugout. When the sign called for a breaking ball, someone would make a banging sound with a garbage...
Houston Chronicle 16 hours ago

Texans-Buccaneers game shifted to Saturday, Dec. 21

The Texans' road game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers has been moved up a day and will be played on a Saturday.
Call to the Pen 16 hours ago

Houston Astros: Report finds team has stolen signs electronically

A recent report has found that the 2017 World Series champion Houston Astros devised a system to steal signs from opponents electronically. The Houston Astros were the subject of several accusations of sign-stealing during the 2019 MLB season. So much so, that during the ALCS, the New York Yankees devised a system to prevent the […] Houston Astros: Report finds team has stolen signs electronically - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
www.chron.com 16 hours ago

Scouting report: Rockets vs. Clippers

The Rockets have a four-game winning streak after taking both games in a trip to Chicago and New Orleans.
Detroit Free Press 17 hours ago
With latest sign-stealing revelations, Houston Astros once again toe baseball's ethical lines

With latest sign-stealing revelations, Houston Astros once again toe baseball's ethical lines

Accused of electronically stealing signs in 2017, the Astros organization faces even more questions about its culture.        
Climbing Tal's Hill 17 hours ago

Astros: Two-year-old sign stealing accusations resurface

The finger-pointing has begun once again, as sources have apparently come forward alleging that the Astros electronically stole signs in 2017. According to an article in The Athletic, former Astros pitcher Mike Fiers has reportedly come forward detailing how the team stole signs from the catchers in real-time and then relayed to the batter if […] Astros: Two-year-old sign stealing accusations resurface - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints 17 hours ago
Chris Paul on Rockets trading him to Thunder — ‘Team’s gonna do whatever they want to do’

Chris Paul on Rockets trading him to Thunder — ‘Team’s gonna do whatever they want to do’

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Chris Paul was a guest on actor Kevin Hart’s “Cold As Balls” show and talked about the Houston Rockets trading him to OKC this summer. Paul, who played two seasons with the Rockets, was traded to the Thunder in the blockbuster Russell Westbrook trade. “Every situation is different, but the […] The post Chris Paul on Rockets trading him to Thunder — ‘Team’s gonna do whatever they want to do’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Dream Shake 18 hours ago
Rockets vs. Clippers is an early-season measuring stick

Rockets vs. Clippers is an early-season measuring stick

Steven Erler-USA TODAY Sports Want to know where the Rockets stand? This is the game. It’s early in the season yet. The Houston Rockets have played just 10 games. They stand at a more-than-respectable 7-3 record, which is a 57-win pace over the course of a full year and would put them right where many of us figured they would be. Of course, this 70-percent winning clip didn’t come without it’s hiccups, most notably a 29-point defeat to the Miami Heat and a 159-158 win over the Washington Wizards in which the defense looked downright putrid. But the team seems to have stabilized...
The Dream Shake 18 hours ago
Eric Gordon expected to miss up to six weeks due to knee injury

Eric Gordon expected to miss up to six weeks due to knee injury

Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via The Houston Rockets announced that Eric Gordon is expected to miss up to six weeks due to a knee injury. Shortly before beginning practice Tuesday afternoon, Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni announced that Eric Gordon will have a procedure on his knee and is expected to miss up to six weeks. Gordon, who has played a key role in the Rockets’ success over the past four seasons, will undergo the procedure tomorrow morning. The timing of Gordon’s injury comes less than 24 hours after he produced his best game of the season, recording 17 points...
Lone Star Ball 18 hours ago
Houston Astros electronically stealing signs, per report

Houston Astros electronically stealing signs, per report

Photo by Sean M. Haffey/ The Athletic has a story about the Houston Astros stealing signs via video, with one former Astro going on the record about it The Houston Astros were stealing signs through electronic means in 2017, per a report at the Athletic from Ken Rosenthal and Evan Drellich. Mike Fiers, who was with the Astros from 2015-17, went on the record to confirm that the Astros were stealing signs at home using a video camera in center field that fed the catcher’s signs to a TV set up in the tunnel behind the dugout, while other sources who are unnamed also confirmed the...

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