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Houston Rockets

Howard and Harden lead Rockets over Mavericks 111-99

Howard and Harden lead Rockets over Mavericks 111-99Dwight Howard scored 28 points and James Harden added 24 to help the Houston Rockets coast to a 111-99 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference playoff series.
  • Houston Rockets
  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
High School

NFL conflict could force UIL state title games to move

NFL conflict could force UIL state title games to moveIf not Arlington, the only other options for the state title games are Houston and San Antonio
  • High School
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
J.J. Watt

Watch J.J. Watt dance, twerk to celebrate Rockets win

Watch J.J. Watt dance, twerk to celebrate Rockets winJ.J. Watt celebrated the Rockets win over the Mavericks by getting down courtside and dancing Tuesday night at the Toyota Center.
  • J.J. Watt
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Sports

Home opener for the Sugar Land Skeeters

Home opener for the Sugar Land SkeetersThe Sugar Land Skeeters opened their 2015 season Thursday night.
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Houston Texans

Houston Texans 2015 schedule released

Houston Texans 2015 schedule releasedThe Houston Texans 2015 regular season schedule features two primetime games in Weeks 5 and 10.
  • Houston Texans
  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
Crime

Fan busted trying to score free pass into Toyota Center

Fan busted trying to score free pass into Toyota CenterPolice charged the fan with impersonating a police officer
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Sports

Photos: UIL State Soccer Championships

Photos: UIL State Soccer ChampionshipsHOUSTON - Hundreds of the state’s top soccer teams competed in the 2014-15 UIL State Soccer Playoffs. Both the boys and girls teams from Cinco Ranch advanced to the State Tournament.
  • Sports
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Houston Astros

McHugh wins 10th straight as Astros rally past M's 6-3

McHugh wins 10th straight as Astros rally past M's 6-3Jose Altuve helped Collin McHugh win his 10th straight decision with a go-ahead three-run double in the eighth inning, and the Houston Astros rallied for a 6-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
  • Houston Astros
  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Dallas Cowboys

NFL suspends Dallas Cowboys' Greg Hardy 10 games

NFL suspends Dallas Cowboys' Greg Hardy 10 gamesThe NFL has suspended Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy for the first 10 games of the 2015 season.
  • Dallas Cowboys
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
NASCAR

NASCAR broadcaster Steve Byrnes dies at 56 after battling cancer

NASCAR broadcaster Steve Byrnes dies at 56 after battling cancerByrnes passed away just two days after 'Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes' race.
  • NASCAR
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Houston Astros

Valbuena hits two HR in Astros' 7-5 victory over Mariners

Valbuena hits two HR in Astros' 7-5 victory over MarinersLuis Valbuena hit a pair of solo home runs, including a go-ahead eighth-inning shot, to give the Houston Astros a 7-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners Monday night.
  • Houston Astros
  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
Nation Now

Inspiring Venezuelan man last to finish Boston Marathon in 20 hours

Inspiring Venezuelan man last to finish Boston Marathon in 20 hoursAn inspirational Venezuelan man has become the last finisher of the Boston Marathon, crossing about 20 hours after he started.
  • Nation Now
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
NBA

Rockets pull away from Mavericks to take Game 1

Rockets pull away from Mavericks to take Game 1James Harden scored 24 and Corey Brewer had 13 of his 15 in the fourth to help seal the win.
  • NBA
  • 6 days, 12 hours ago
Sports

UCLA football recruit from Plano West jailed for evading arrest

UCLA football recruit from Plano West jailed for evading arrestOne of the most sought-after college recruits from North Texas has put his scholarship to UCLA in jeopardy.
  • Sports
  • 5 days, 6 hours ago
Local

More Astrodome seats go on sale today

More Astrodome seats go on sale todayNRG Park has announced that silver, red, orange, and bleacher seats from the Astrodome will go on sale
  • Local
  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
Houston Astros

Astros pitching staff combines to 3-hit Angels

Astros pitching staff combines to 3-hit AngelsDallas Keuchel combined with three relievers on a three-hitter
  • Houston Astros
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Houston Dynamo

Clark's putback earns 1-1 draw for Dynamo at DC United

Clark's putback earns 1-1 draw for Dynamo at DC UnitedThe Dynamo (2-2-3) improved their unbeaten run to four of their last five
  • Houston Dynamo
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Cleveland Browns

Johnny Manziel apologizes to Browns, fans

Johnny Manziel apologizes to Browns, fansCleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel released a statement apologizing to fans.
  • Cleveland Browns
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
NCAAF

Accuser sues Jameis Winston over alleged rape in 2012

Accuser sues Jameis Winston over alleged rape in 2012The alleged rape dates back to Dec. 7, 2012.
  • NCAAF
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Houston Rockets

Harden has triple-double, Rockets beat Jazz 117-91

Harden has triple-double, Rockets beat Jazz 117-91James Harden had 16 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in just three quarters.
  • Houston Rockets
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Sports

NFL to reinstate Vikings RB Adrian Peterson on Friday

NFL to reinstate Vikings RB Adrian Peterson on FridayAdrian Peterson will again be a full-fledged member of the Minnesota Vikings on Friday.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Houston Astros

McHugh Ks 11 in Astros' 6-1 win over Athletics

McHugh Ks 11 in Astros' 6-1 win over AthleticsCollin McHugh struck out 11, and Jed Lowrie hit one of three homers for the Houston Astros in a 6-1 win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.
  • Houston Astros
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
NFL

Aaron Hernandez found guilty of first-degree murder

Aaron Hernandez found guilty of first-degree murderThe conviction carries a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole.
  • NFL
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Local

Dwight Howard will not face child abuse charges

Dwight Howard will not face child abuse chargesThe 6-year-old boy's mother accused Howard of beating the boy with a belt.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
J.J. Watt

Watch this! J.J. Watt tops personal best in box jump

Watch this! J.J. Watt tops personal best in box jumpAre there really any limits to what Houston Texans star J.J. Watt can do?
  • J.J. Watt
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
NBA

Rockets keep Pelicans from closing in on playoffs

Rockets keep Pelicans from closing in on playoffsThe Pelicans missed a chance to move a game ahead of the Thunder for eighth in the West.
  • NBA
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Playoffs

16 of the best performances in NBA playoff history

16 of the best performances in NBA playoff historyLeBron James scored 48 points – 29 of the Cavaliers’ final 30 points – with nine rebounds, seven assists and two steals in the double-overtime win in Game 5 of the 2007 Eastern Conference Finals against the Detroit Pistons.
  • Playoffs
  • 1 week ago
Golf

Jordan Spieth turns dream to reality by winning Masters

Jordan Spieth turns dream to reality by winning MastersThe 21-year-old Texan finished at 18 under par to claim his first major title.
  • Golf
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Sports

Athlete of the Week: Strake Jesuit's Zach Zubia

Athlete of the Week: Strake Jesuit's Zach ZubiaCongratulations to Strake Jesuit junior Zach Zubia for being named this week's KHOU 11 Sports Athlete of the Week!
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Houston Astros

Conger homers to lift Astros over Rangers in 14

Conger homers to lift Astros over Rangers in 14George Springer made a game-saving catch in the 10th inning
  • Houston Astros
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Sports

Watch a 14-year-old Jordan Spieth talk about his Masters goal

Watch a 14-year-old Jordan Spieth talk about his Masters goal"My ultimate goal when I came here, Cam asked me and I said that I want to win The Masters," Spieth said.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Houston Dynamo

Dynamo end scoring drought, beat Impact 3-0

Dynamo end scoring drought, beat Impact 3-0The Dynamo snapped a four-game losing streak
  • Houston Dynamo
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Cleveland Browns

Johnny Manziel released from rehab

Johnny Manziel released from rehabRoger Staubach says QB deserves a second chance with Browns
  • Cleveland Browns
  • 2 weeks ago
Sports

He's a kid genius with a mind for baseball

He's a kid genius with a mind for baseballJaxon Cota might be smarter than you. He definitely knows more about baseball.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Cleveland Browns

Rehab expert: Browns' Johnny Manziel will return 'a different person'

Rehab expert: Browns' Johnny Manziel will return 'a different person'Rehab expert who used to play in NFL believes he will return 'a different person' after treatment.
  • Cleveland Browns
  • 2 weeks ago
Houston Texans

Texans preseason schedule announced

Texans preseason schedule announcedTexans fans will get their first look at the team in their preseason opener against the San Francisco 49ers
  • Houston Texans
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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NCAA

NRG Stadium transforms for March Madness

NRG Stadium transforms for March MadnessThe Houston Rodeo has just ended and NRG Stadium must be quickly transformed from a world class rodeo arena to a world class college basketball venue.
  • NCAA
  • 1 month ago
Sports

South Regional a homecoming for Duke star Justise Winslow

South Regional a homecoming for Duke star Justise WinslowDuke freshman Justise Winslow is happy to be in the Sweet 16. The fact that it's in his hometown of Houston makes it that much sweeter. KHOU 11 Sports reporter Daniel Gotera has the story.
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  • 1 month ago
Sports

Matt’s Commentary: Games shouldn't be referred to as war

Matt’s Commentary: Games shouldn't be referred to as warKHOU 11 Sports Anchor Matt Musil said when players and coaches refer to a game as a war, it’s disrespectful to the men and women who have served and do serve in the military.
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  • 1 month ago
Sports

Athlete of the Week: Clements' Amber Wang

Athlete of the Week: Clements' Amber WangCongratulations to Clements HS senior Amber Wang for being named the KHOU 11 Sports Athlete of the Week!
  • Sports
  • 1 month ago
Houston Texans

Texans Cheerleaders say all are welcome at upcoming tryouts

Texans Cheerleaders say all are welcome at upcoming tryoutsThe 2015 Texans Cheerleaders tryouts are coming up on March 28. They stopped by KHOU 11 News This Morning to visit with Ron Trevino and share some tips.
  • Houston Texans
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Sports

Rockets make wish come true for young fan

Rockets make wish come true for young fanThe Rockets had a very special guest on Tuesday. A young man whose wish to be a part of the Rockets came true. Daniel Gotera has the story.
  • Sports
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Photos: Chita Johnson throws 1st pitch at Skeeters home opener

Photos: Chita Johnson throws 1st pitch at Skeeters home openerKHOU 11 Meteorologist Chita Johnson, along with Sugar Land’s mayor and others, was invited to throw out the first pitch at the Sugar Land Skeeters 2015 home opener.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Houston Astros

Photos: Valbuena hits 2 HR in Astros' victory over Mariners

Photos: Valbuena hits 2 HR in Astros' victory over MarinersApr 20, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Houston Astros third baseman Luis Valbuena (18) hits an RBI-sacrifice against the Seattle Mariners during the third inning at Safeco Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports
  • Houston Astros
  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
Houston Rockets

Photos: 2014-15 Rockets Power Dancers

Photos: 2014-15 Rockets Power DancersFeb 4, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; The Houston Rockets Power Dancers perform during a Chicago Bulls timeout in the second half at Toyota Center. Rockets won 101 tom90. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
  • Houston Rockets
  • 5 days, 5 hours ago
Houston Rockets

Photos: Rockets unload on Mavericks in Game 1

Photos: Rockets unload on Mavericks in Game 1Apr 18, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) reacts after making a three point basket during the first quarter against the Dallas Mavericks in game one of the first round of the NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy...
  • Houston Rockets
  • 6 days, 13 hours ago
Houston Rockets

Photos: Rockets claim No. 2 seed with win over Jazz

Photos: Rockets claim No. 2 seed with win over JazzApr 15, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets players huddle before a game against the Utah Jazz at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
  • Houston Rockets
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Features

Photos: What you missed at the Astrodome's 50th b-day

Photos: What you missed at the Astrodome's 50th b-dayA half-century after Mickey Mantle blasted the first home run into the stands of the world's first indoor stadium, the crowds returned to the Astrodome for a celebration of its 50th anniversary. And for the first time in years, the general public was invited inside...
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Houston Astros

Photos: Santana and Aviles homer to lead Indians over Astros

Photos: Santana and Aviles homer to lead Indians over AstrosApr 8, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros starting pitcher Scott Feldman (46) throws the ball during the first inning against the Cleveland Indians at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
  • Houston Astros
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Houston Rockets

Photos: Spurs beat Rockets for 9th straight victory

Photos: Spurs beat Rockets for 9th straight victoryApr 8, 2015; San Antonio, TX, USA; Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) dribbles the ball as San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan (21) defends during the first half at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports
  • Houston Rockets
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Houston Texans

Photos: 2015 Texans cheerleader roster announced

Photos: 2015 Texans cheerleader roster announcedThe 2015 Houston Texans Cheerleader squad was announced Tuesday, April 7 in a private ceremony in the Houston Methodist Training Center. 35 ladies were selected for this year's team and over 1,000 signed up for tryouts.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Houston Astros

Photos: Keuchel, Astros top Indians on Opening Day

Photos: Keuchel, Astros top Indians on Opening DayApr 6, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel (60) delvers a pitch during the sixth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
  • Houston Astros
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Houston Astros

Photos: Astros honor Altuve, Biggio on Opening Day 2015

Photos: Astros honor Altuve, Biggio on Opening Day 2015The Houston Astros honored 2014 batting champ Jose Altuve before their game with the Cleveland Indians on Opening Day 2015 on Monday, April 6. Recently-elected Hall-of-Famer Craig Biggio was also on hand to throw out the opening pitch, while Clay Walker sang the...
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Houston Astros

Photos: Astros fans take in Opening Day at Minute Maid Park

Photos: Astros fans take in Opening Day at Minute Maid ParkBaseball fans headed to Minute Maid Park for Opening Day on Monday, April 6 as the Houston Astros hosted the Cleveland Indians.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Sports

Photos: Houston Astros 2015 season starts

Photos: Houston Astros 2015 season startsThe Houston Astros 2015 season kicks off on Monday, April 6 at Minute Maid Park.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Golf

Photos: Final round of the Shell Houston Open

Photos: Final round of the Shell Houston OpenApr 5, 2015; Humble, TX, USA; J.B. Holmes holds the champion trophy after winning the Houston Open at Golf Club of Houston - The Tournament Course. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Houston Astros

Photos: Astros' 2015 Opening Day roster

Photos: Astros' 2015 Opening Day rosterJose Altuve, infielder.
  • Houston Astros
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Houston Rockets

Photos: Rockets rally past Mavericks, 108-101

Photos: Rockets rally past Mavericks, 108-101Apr 2, 2015; Dallas, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) defends against the Dallas Mavericks during the second quarter at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Sports

Photos: 2015 Shell Houston Open

Photos: 2015 Shell Houston Openduring the first round of the Shell Houston Open at the Golf Club of Houston on April 2, 2015 in Humble, Texas.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Houston Texans

Photos: 2015 Texans Cheerleaders Tryouts

Photos: 2015 Texans Cheerleaders TryoutsMore than 1,000 came out to the Houston Methodist Training Center Saturday, March 28, 2015 in hopes of making the 2015-16 Houston Texans Cheerleaders. KHOU 11 News Anchor Lily Jang and Meteorologist Chita Johnson were among this year's judges.
  • Houston Texans
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Houston Rockets

Photos: Harden's career-high 51 lead Rockets over Kings

Photos: Harden's career-high 51 lead Rockets over KingsApr 1, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) splits the Sacramento Kings defenders in the first half at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
  • Houston Rockets
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Houston Rockets

Photos: Harden's 24 points help Rockets beat Wizards 99-91

Photos: Harden's 24 points help Rockets beat Wizards 99-91Mar 29, 2015; Washington, DC, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) shoots over Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) during the second half at Verizon Center. The Houston Rockets won 99 - 91. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Sports

Rockets visit Arlington and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Rockets visit Arlington and Tomb of the Unknown SoldierThe Houston Rockets tweeted a photo of the team's visit to Arlington National Cemetery as part of the NBA's Hoops for Troops program.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Houston Rockets

Photos: Rockets beat Wolves to clinch playoff spot

Photos: Rockets beat Wolves to clinch playoff spotMar 27, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) pumps his fist in anger after he was called for a charge against the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second quarter at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
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  • 4 weeks ago
Houston Texans

Photos: Best of the 2014 Texans Cheerleaders

Photos: Best of the 2014 Texans CheerleadersThe Houston Texans Cheerleaders rocked the slidelines at NRG Stadium Thursday, Aug. 28, 2013 as the team hosted the San Francisco 49ers in their final game of the preseason.
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  • 4 weeks ago
Houston Rockets

Photos: Howard returns, Rockets beat Pelicans

Photos: Howard returns, Rockets beat PelicansMar 25, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) is defended by New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) during the second half of a game at the Smoothie King Center. The Rockets defeated the Pelicans 95-93. Mandatory Credit: Derick...
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  • 1 month ago
Sports

UIL Boys State Basketball Championships

UIL Boys State Basketball ChampionshipsHOUSTON - Hundreds of teams competed in the 2014-15 UIL Boys Basketball Championships. Greater Houston area schools Sterling and Clear Lake both finished second overall.
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  • 1 month ago
Houston Rockets

Photos: Harden goes for 50 points in front of Rockets legends

Photos: Harden goes for 50 points in front of Rockets legendsMar 19, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets forward Terrence Jones (6) congratulates guard James Harden (13) while playing against the Denver Nuggets in the first half at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
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  • 1 month ago
NCAA

Photos: TSU makes second straight NCAA Tournament appearance

Photos: TSU makes second straight NCAA Tournament appearanceMar 19, 2015; Portland, OR, USA; Texas Southern Tigers guard Deverell Biggs (right) dribbles the basketball against Arizona Wildcats guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright (left) during the first half in the second round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at Moda Center. Mandatory...
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  • 1 month ago
Houston Rockets

Photos: Rockets honor 20th anniversary of back-to-back championships

Photos: Rockets honor 20th anniversary of back-to-back championshipsThe Houston Rockets honored the 20th anniversary of the 1993-94 and 1994-95 NBA back-to-back championship teams on March 19, 2015. Coach Rudy Tomjanovich, Hakeem Olajuwon, Clyde Drexler and many others were in attendance for the event at Toyota Center.
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  • 1 month ago
Houston Rockets

Photos: Motiejunas scores 23 as Rockets topple Magic

Photos: Motiejunas scores 23 as Rockets topple MagicMar 17, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets forward Donatas Motiejunas (20) takes the ball to the basket during the first quarter as Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic (9) defends at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Houston Texans

Photos: Vince Wilfork through the years

Photos: Vince Wilfork through the yearsFOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 24: Vince Wilfork #75 of the New England Patriots prior to a game between the New England Patriots and the Miami Dolphins at Gillette Stadium on December 24, 2011 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images)
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago