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Sports Monday: Texans Exit Early, And Rockets Climb Up The Standings

Sportswriter Jeff Balke updates us on the latest Houston sports news.

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Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson rushes against the Colts during Houston’s 21-7 playoff loss.

Even after a loss Saturday, the Houston Rockets have won six of seven, and 11 of 13 and have climbed from the cellar to 5th in the NBA’s Western Conference.

The Houston Texans, meanwhile, have some decisions to make, and unfortunately some time to make them, after Saturday’s playoff loss to the Colts.

And the University of Houston has a new football coach tasked with breaking a string of three consecutive bowl losses.

In the audio above, sportswriter Jeff Balke discusses those and other developments in Houston sports.


Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the Senior Producer for Houston Matters. He has a degree in journalism from Abilene Christian University and has served as news director for NPR and PBS stations around Texas and The West, including: KUNR-FM in Reno, Nev.; KNPB-TV in Reno, Nev.; and KWBU-TV/FM in Waco, Texas. He...

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