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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. From pre-game to post-game at Toyota Center, a unique program called JA Job Shadow will offer students an up-close look at a day-in-the-life of professional sports administration by shadowing...

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. He was with the Boston Celtics previously. Daryl has displayed great leadership during his three years overseeing our basketball operations, said Rockets owner Leslie Alexander. In his short time here, Daryl has already established himself as an innovator in the field of talent evaluation and player...

2009-09-16 11:38:00

HOUSTON, Sep. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Houston Rockets and Clutch City Sports & Entertainment and Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) announced today the signing of a corporate partnership making Continental the "Official and Exclusive Commercial Airline of the Houston Rockets and Toyota Center." The agreement includes cooperative advertising, joint marketing fan promotions and exclusive opportunities for Continental's frequent flyers. "We are very excited to enter into this...

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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. He is expected to be out the entire 2009-10 season. The fracture was discovered following Houston's Game 3 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Western Conference semifinals. We were able to achieve not only fixation of the broken bone, but also realignment of the bones to improve the stress pattern on his foot, said Dr. Tom Clanton, the Rockets' team physician. The 7-foot-6...

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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. I am very grateful to have the support of teammates, fans and...

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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...

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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. He made $7.4 million last season with the Houston Rockets. League rules prevent a free-agent deal from being officially...

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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. At this point, the injury has the potential for him missing this next season and could be career threatening, team physician Tom Clanton said. One of the things we are trying to get is a consensus opinion on that, to make certain there is no option we are overlooking that would provide an earlier return or would be an option for treatment...

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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...

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2009-05-30 21:10:00

Houston Rockets guard Tracy McGrady is recovering from arthroscopic left shoulder surgery, team officials said Saturday. McGrady underwent the procedure Friday at an undisclosed location to end the discomfort he experienced in the last two seasons. The 6-foot-8 inch McGrady was shut down Feb. 11 because of a knee injury before the Rockets qualified for the NBA playoffs. General Manager Daryl Morey told the Houston Chronicle reported the procedure, which followed earlier microfracture knee...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.