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Houston Texans News: June 22, 2016

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, June 22, 2016.

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J.J. Watt Made Mike Florio Mad Online
Look, J.J. Watt’s bona fides as a social media user are well established. The man loves to do posts. Here’s a supportive, humblebragging, altogether innocuous tweet from the workout enthusiast, before the USMNT went to their dooms at his home stadium in Houston.

Texans LB Benardrick McKinney on verge of breakout season
There hasn't been much buzz surrounding Houston Texans linebacker Benardrick McKinney, so head coach Bill O'Brien decided to create some.

Cardinals, Texans headline teams that could win first Super Bowl - NFL.com
Cleveland's 52-year drought is over! LeBron James led the Cavs to their first title. Could Larry Fitzgerald or Adrian Peterson follow suit? Adam Schein ranks teams vying for that first Super Bowl win.

Texans' Vince Wilfork strips down for ESPN's Body Issue - Houston Chronicle
Texans veteran nose tackle Vince Wilfork is one of the most massive players in the entire NFL, sporting an imposing, stout physique that makes him perfectly built to clog up the middle of the defense.

Around the League

Cleveland won a championship. What is the new saddest sports town? - SBNation.com
Cleveland is happy! So who is sad?

The Chargers need to quit being dumb and sign Joey Bosa - SBNation.com
The Chargers are arguing over something that there's no need to argue about. They're just being cheap.

Browns 'Cape of Sadness' retired after Cavaliers' championship win - SBNation.com
Cleveland is suddenly a city of optimism after the Cavs won the NBA Finals, so the "Cape of Sadness" is no more.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 3, Angels 2: Captain Correa comes through in the clutch again - The Crawfish Boxes
Astros down 2-1 to the Angels with Huston Street on the mound? No problem.

Dwight Howard has reportedly opted out, to the relief of Rockets fans everywhere - The Dream Shake
Dwight Howard has almost certainly played his final game as a Rocket.

OU President David Boren: Big 12 will release Wednesday statement about Baylor scandal - Burnt Orange Nation
The conference will finally have an official stance on the situation in Waco.

Five Thoughts on Texas Tech's 3-2 Win vs. Florida - Viva The Matadors
A recap of Texas Tech's historic victory in Omaha...

Frogs Beat Coastal Carolina Behind Baker's Homer, Strong Pitching - Frogs O' War
Baker homered in his first at-bat to give TCU a 1-0 lead, and they never looked back on their way to a 6-1 victory and a 2-0 record in the College World Series.

This Date in Baylor History: June 21, 2005 - Our Daily Bears
A look back at one of the great moments in Baylor baseball history.

YESSIR! Texas A&M adds four-star linebacker to 2017 class - Good Bull Hunting
IMG Academy’s Santino Marchiol commits to Texas A&M.

Texas votes with OU to extend Baker Mayfield’s eligibility - Barking Carnival
This slipped past my radar and it may have eluded yours. The most interesting news is not that Mayfield’s eligibility was extended, but that Texas supported their hated rival in their effort to...

H-Town Takeover Complete: Houston Is The Best Head Coaching Job In The AAC - Underdog Dynasty
Leading the Houston Cougars is better than leading many Power Five programs. I personally think that it is the best G5 program around. It was a shoe-in for Houston to be the best AAC job.

United States blow chance to shine against Argentina - Dynamo Theory
The US was blown out of Copa America Centenario 4-0 by Leonel Messi and Argentina.