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Knicks Coaching Job Criteria: The Best Qualified for Losing

NY Times (HARVEY ARATON) — With its franchise player out, absorbing losses while trying to rebuild will be important for the new Knicks coach, along with a thick skin.
  • 6 days ago
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Knicks Fire Coach Jeff Hornacek

NY Times: NYTimes: Pro Basketball (By MALIKA ANDREWS) — He was brought on two years ago with hopes of making the team a playoff contender. Instead, he presided over two losing seasons.
  • 7 days ago
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New Coach? New Players? Prayers? How to Fix the Knicks (and Nets)

NY Times (HARVEY ARATON, MARC STEIN and MALIKA ANDREWS) — The New York Times asked a handful of interested parties how to restore the luster of New York basketball. And get it started in Brooklyn.
  • 7 days ago
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Blog Articles

Thursday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — We did it. We survived the first stretch of 9pm starts. Three down, just 20 more to go - next 9pm start is May 7-9 at Oakland. Bats back? Bats back. 7-1 win over Seattle. The Astros are 12-7, 1-1...
  • 12 hr 10 min ago

Wednesday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — Another starting pitcher rolls, but the Astros actually come through with a few runs (though not as many as they should have), win the game, and we learn how to love again. Astros win 4-1. They're...
  • 1 day 12 hr ago

Tuesday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — Hey guess who forgot they hadn't done their taxes and has/had (depending on when you're reading this) to be at H&R Block by 7am!? Last night was our first late night Astros Baseball Experience of...
  • 2 days ago

Monday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — I mean...So the thing is...What happened last night was... Justin Verlander pitched a great game and the Astros' offense has yet to really figure it out. Hats off to 44-year old Bartolo Colon,...
  • 3 days ago
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Seres Recap: Astros vs Rangers 04/13-04/15

Astros County (JEXAS) — -- A little over two weeks into the season and The Astros have already faced the Rangers for a 2 nd time. In the last series with The Rangers, The Astros had 22 runs while the Rangers had 11....
  • 3 days ago

Sunday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — Well the Astros' did the Dumb Thing yesterday, blowing a 5-0 lead with three home runs and an infield single that bounced off of Will Harris' glove. Houston is 10-5, having lost three of their...
  • 4 days ago

Saturday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — George Springer has led off a game against Hole Camels twice this season and the result has been the same: two solo leadoff homerzzzzz. It was the 20th lead-off home run of Springer's career, just...
  • 5 days ago

The Enemy of My Enemy is My Friend - Spot the Differences Game (and answers!)

Astros County (leigh mount) — HAPPY FRIDAY!! One thing I learned in many ways this past week is that Padres fans are GOOD fans. I mean, you gotta give them credit - even when they lose, they kinda win just because of where...
  • 6 days ago

Friday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — The Astros were off yesterday hopefully showing an acceptable level of regret for their performance in the Minnesota Frozen Tundra. Check Jexas' recap of the Twins series. Meanwhile the 11-3...
  • 6 days ago
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Series Recap: Astros @ Twins 04/09-04/11

Astros County (JEXAS) — This was a rough one and I was able to only watch the W. So this recap is going to be short. The first series loss and the Astros are officially out of the lead in the AL West. All series we...
  • 6 days ago

Thursday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — There is absolutely no way that today isn't Friday. I refuse to believe that it's not Friday. Anyway, the Astros/Twins rubber match yesterday sucked hard, then it was cool, then it was bad again....
  • 7 days ago

The Astros are Actually The Avengers; BONUS: I learned how to use MS Paint!

Astros County (ClintShane) —      So, I realize the section of the world’s Venn Diagram that includes Astros and Marvel fans might be a little skinnier than others, but we had to sit through an entire Twitter...
  • 8 days ago
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Wednesday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — Jake Odorizzi shut the Astros down while Keuchel scuffled early and the Astros lost 4-1. They're 9-3. *Keuchel: 4IP, 6H/3ER, 6K:4BB, 60 of his 101 pitches went for strikes. He threw a first-pitch...
  • 8 days ago

I'm not really worried about the strikeouts

Astros County (Astros County) — Here are some facts: 1. The 2017 Astros struck out at a 17.3% clip, lowest in the Majors by 1.2%. 2. The 2017 Astros struck out 1087 times, lowest in the Majors by 66 strikeouts. 3. The 2018...
  • 8 days ago
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Tuesday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — I'm going to feel really stupid voicing Concerns about a team that's 9-2. If I'm a Twins fan, I'm livid right now. The Twins had: -Runners on the corners with nobody out in the 6th -Bases loaded...
  • 9 days ago
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Monday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — Charlie F. Morton shoved, Stassi continued his campaign for 2018's Most Valuable Backup Catcher, and Reddick ended his homestand on a high note as the Astros beat the Padres 4-1. They're 8-2 to...
  • 10 days ago
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Series Recap: Astros v Padres 04/06-04/08

Astros County (JEXAS) — --I know the Astros completed just their third series of the season but this was the weirdest one so far. The Astros offense wasn’t clicking like we’re used to or the defense for that matter but...
  • 10 days ago
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Sunday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — *Last night was weird. 10th inning, at home, Derek Fisher on 2nd, Alex Bregman at the plate...and that's pretty much where the similarities end. Bregman hit a ball at a 78% launch angle and $144m...
  • 11 days ago
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Saturday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — *Before you get bent out of shape about the now-6-2 Astros losing to the now-2-6 Padres, please remember that the 2013 Astros managed to beat the other team in almost a third of their games. It's...
  • 12 days ago
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Who's Your Padre - Spot the Differences Game (and answers!)

Astros County (leigh mount) — HAPPY FRIDAY!! I'm so glad you're here, playa! I'm early today, so grab your coffee, relax, forget about your real world responsibilities for a minute or two and enjoy a round of "Spot the...
  • 13 days ago
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