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2011-03-22 08:07:00

Junior Achievement program helps students learn about the world of work HOUSTON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, March 23, more than 500 high school students from 20 different school groups will have the opportunity to "practice sports management" courtesy of Spectra Energy.

2009-09-25 12:16:48

Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey has been re-signed to an undisclosed contract. Morey is starting his fourth season with the NBA club and third leading its basketball operations.

2009-09-16 11:38:00


2009-07-21 20:20:00

The Houston Rockets said center Yao Ming had successful surgery Tuesday to repair a broken bone in his left foot.

2009-07-17 18:28:17

Veteran Houston Rockets center Yao Ming has decided to undergo surgery on his fractured left foot and likely will miss the 2009-10 season, the team said Friday. The 7-foot-6 all-star suffered the injury during Houston's 89-70 Game 3 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference semifinals. After much thought and reflection, I have decided to have surgery on my left foot, Yao said in a statement on the team's Web site.

2009-07-03 14:42:42

Free agent forward Trevor Ariza of the LA Lakers has signed a contract with the Rockets, swapping places with forward Ron Artest, the Houston Chronicle said. The newspaper reported being told by an undisclosed source the 6-foot-8 Ariza, 24, signed a five-year, $33 million deal late Thursday. The 6-foot-7 inch Artest, 29, had told ESPN Thursday he has reached a verbal agreement with the Lakers and will play for the mid-level exception, roughly $18 million for three years. Artest added the...

2009-07-02 20:31:18

Ron Artest has decided to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers, the free agent forward told CBSsports.com in a text message. Artest said in the message he was in Los Angeles to complete a deal with the Lakers and he did not care about the money. The Los Angeles Times reported the Lakers could pay Artest as much as $32 million over five seasons, which would actually be a pay cut.

2009-06-29 19:15:00

A hairline fracture in Houston Rockets center Yao Ming's left foot could keep him sidelined next season and may end his career, the team doctor said Monday.

2009-06-25 12:43:14

Houston Rockets center Yao Ming is considering other treatment options for his broken left foot, the Houston Chronicle said. The Chronicle report said the decision concurs with team doctors after a bone scan late Wednesday showed Yao's hairline fracture has not healed since it occurred in a May 8 playoff game against the Los Angeles Lakers. The 7-foot center returned to Houston this week for tests he hoped would clear him to resume workouts. He had flown home to China for several weeks. Yao...

2009-05-30 21:10:00

Houston Rockets guard Tracy McGrady is recovering from arthroscopic left shoulder surgery, team officials said Saturday.

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