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County board backs turning Astrodome into convention hall

County board backs turning Astrodome into convention hall

HOUSTON | The Houston Astrodome, an iconic stadium that's fallen into disrepair since it was shuttered four years ago, could see new life as a giant convention center and exhibition space under a plan recommended by a county board on Wednesday.

June 19, 2013 9:45 pm

Astros’ Ely on mend from Tommy John surgery

Homewood’s John Ely realized a startling fact when he had Tommy John surgery April 24 – he probably had pitched with a torn ulnar collateral ligament for years.

June 09, 2013 8:12 pm
MLB NOTES: Region products try to rev up careers in minors

MLB NOTES: Region products try to rev up careers in minors

Jeff Samardzija of Valparaiso, Curtis Granderson of Lynwood and Lloyd McClendon of Chesterton are household names in the majors. John Mallee of Schererville soon will be as Astros hitting coach.

April 07, 2013 9:30 pm
H-F’s Ely pleases dad with trade to Astros, AL

H-F’s Ely pleases dad with trade to Astros, AL

Homewood’s Jack Ely got an early Christmas present when son John was traded from the Dodgers to the Astros and the American League.

December 23, 2012 9:02 pm
Sosa, Bonds, Clemens on Hall ballot for first time

Sosa, Bonds, Clemens on Hall ballot for first time

NEW YORK | The most polarizing Hall of Fame debate since Pete Rose will now be decided by the baseball shrine's voters: Do Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa belong in Cooperstown despite drug allegations that tainted their huge numbers?

November 28, 2012 10:00 pm
Cubs leave'em smiling with walk-off win vs. Astros

Cubs leave'em smiling with walk-off win vs. Astros

CHICAGO | Nothing wrong with the number 101, if the subject is Dalmations.

October 03, 2012 7:30 pm Photos

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Lopez, Cubs hand Houston its record 100th loss

Lopez, Cubs hand Houston its record 100th loss

CHICAGO | For its first 49 seasons in the majors, Houston could claim it had never lost 100 games in a year.

September 17, 2011 4:40 pm
Ramirez stays hot as Cubs topple Astros

Ramirez stays hot as Cubs topple Astros

CHICAGO | Aramis Ramirez shows no signs of cooling off just as Alfonso Soriano is starting to heat up.

July 22, 2011 7:30 pm
Astros beat Cubs, rallying for six in ninth

Astros beat Cubs, rallying for six in ninth

CHICAGO | Jordan Lyles didn't get the win in his major league debut, but he certainly made a big splash.

May 31, 2011 10:00 pm

Keppinger, Towles lift Astros over Cubs

CHICAGO | Rodrigo Lopez made his Cubs debut on the wrong day.

May 30, 2011 10:00 pm
Zambrano and Soriano power Cubs past Astros

Zambrano and Soriano power Cubs past Astros

HOUSTON | Pitcher Carlos Zambrano extended a franchise record with his 22nd career homer and ran his winning streak to 10 games, leading the Cubs to a 9-5 victory Wednesday night and a series win over the Houston Astros.

April 13, 2011 10:00 pm
Astros solve visiting Cubs

Astros solve visiting Cubs

HOUSTON | Brett Myers kept up his dominance against the Cubs and Angel Sanchez tied a career high with four hits and the Houston Astros got a 11-2 win on Tuesday night.

April 12, 2011 10:00 pm
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