Young leads Atlanta against Miami after 44-point game

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/25 7:02P By The Associated Press
Atlanta hosts the Miami Heat after Trae Young scored 44 points in the Atlanta Hawks' 128-122 loss to the Houston Rockets. The teams play Sunday for the first time this season. Atlanta is 1-1 against the Southeast Division, and Miami…

Porter, Rockets beat Mavericks 101-92 with Doncic resting

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/16 4:59P By SCHUYLER DIXON - AP Sports Wr
Kevin Porter Jr. had 17 points and 11 rebounds, and the last-place Houston Rockets took advantage of Luka Doncic’s absence in a 101-92 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. Doncic was out for rest a night after he played 40 minutes…

Montero, Astros finalize $34.5 million, 3-year contract

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/15 6:51A AP
Reliever Rafael Montero finalized a $34.5 million, three-year contract to remain with the World Series champion Houston Astros, a deal that could be worth $36.75 million over three seasons. The 32-year-old right-hander gets $11.5 million in each...

Click out as Astros GM 6 days after winning World Series

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/11 6:38A By KRISTIE RIEKEN - AP Sports Wr
Houston Astros general manager James Click will not be given a new contract. The team has announced the highly unusual move just six days after Houston won the World Series. Manager Dusty Baker was given a one-year contract earlier this…

VanVleet scores season-high 32, Raptors beat Rockets 116-109

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/9 3:12P By IAN HARRISON - Associated Pre
Fred VanVleet scored 12 of his season-high 32 points in the fourth quarter, O.G. Anunoby matched his season best with 27 points and added 10 rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Houston Rockets 116-109. Otto Porter Jr. scored 14…

Baker to return as Houston Astros manager for 2023

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/9 8:23A By KRISTIE RIEKEN - AP Sports Wr
Fresh off his World Series win, Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker has agreed to a one-year contract to remain with the team next season. The 73-year-old Baker earned his first World Series championship as a manager in his 25th season…

This year's World Series is 2nd-least watched on TV

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/8 6:15A By RONALD BLUM - AP Baseball Wri
The Houston Astros’ six-game victory over the Philadelphia Phillies finished as the second least-watched World Series on television. The six games averaged 11,784,000 on Fox, down 1.3% from the 11,940,000 for the Atlanta Braves’ six-game win over...

Toronto hosts Houston in out-of-conference game

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/7 7:02P By The Associated Press
The Toronto Raptors take on the Houston Rockets in non-conference action. Wednesday's matchup is the first of the season for the squads. Toronto is 4-1 at home, and Houston is 1-7 on the road.

Rockets snap 6-game losing streak, beat Orlando 134-127

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/7 3:01P By DICK SCANLON - Associated Pre
Jalen Green scored 34 points, K.J. Martin came off the bench to add 21 and the Houston Rockets snapped a six-game losing streak with a 134-127 win over the Orlando Magic. Green and Martin were among nine Rockets who scored…

Alvarez blasts Baker, Astros to World Series title vs Phils

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/5 7:26P By STEPHEN HAWKINS - AP Baseball
Yordan Alvarez hit a towering three-run homer and the Houston Astros clinched their second World Series title in six seasons with a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 6. That also gave 73-year-old manager Dusty Baker his first…

Astros' Peña 1st rookie hitter to win World Series MVP

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/5 6:02P By RONALD BLUM - AP Baseball Wri
Jeremy Peña became the first rookie position player to win a World Series MVP after hitting .400 in the Houston Astros’ six-game victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. The 25-year-old shortstop singled to chase Zack Wheeler in Game 6, giving the…

Houston 1B Yuli Gurriel out for rest of World Series

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/5 11:54A By RONALD BLUM - AP Baseball Wri
Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel will miss the rest of the World Series after spraining his right knee in Game 5. Houston replaced him on its active roster with rookie catcher Korey Lee. Gurriel collided with Philadelphia first baseman Rhys…
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