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Houston Texans News: June 7, 2016

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J.J. Watt of Houston Texans practices for first time since major surgery
J.J. Watt practiced with the Texans on Monday for the first time since undergoing major surgery in January.

Texans' Brock Osweiler says he'd have gone to White House if not for OTAs - Houston Chronicle
Quarterback Brock Osweiler said today he would have joined his former Denver teammates at the White House if not for the Texans' OTA.

Texans QB Brock Osweiler skips White House visit to practice with team |
Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler was respectful Monday in explaining his decision to skip the Broncos' White House visit as the Super Bowl champs.

Texans draw inspiration from vintage Muhammad Ali fight footage
Texans star and his teammates were treated to late champ's fight footage Monday.

Texans report: Extra work pays off for Brock Osweiler, DeAndre Hopkins - Houston ChronicleThe chemistry experiment between Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler and Pro Bowl wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins is starting to click. Hopkins caught a career-high 111 passes for 1,521 yards and 11 touchdowns last season.

Around the League

All of the sights and sounds from the Broncos' trip to the White House -
President Obama honored the Broncos during their trip to Washington, D.C.

Aqib Talib may have shot himself in the leg. He's not really sure. -
The Broncos cornerback can't really remember the details surrounding his shooting in Dallas last weekend.

Broncos DC Wade Phillips gives us a tour of the White House -
Who better to give us our own personal tour than the 68-year-old Twitter genius?

ESPN's O.J. Simpson documentary is the best thing they have ever done -
"OJ: Made in America" is a seven-hour story about LA, race, the criminal justice system, media, and celebrity. But it never forgets the violent crime that stitched all those topics together.

Jaguars coach Doug Marrone tries to rap, spits everywhere -

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Rangers 6, Astros 5: Rangers walk off against Astros - The Crawfish Boxes
They'll get 'em next time. Maybe...

Competitive Mediocrity - The Dream Shake
How D'Antoni's hire does nothing to advance the Rockets.

Texas signee Kyle Muller named Gatorade Baseball Player of Year - Burnt Orange Nation
The 6'7 pitcher/outfielder spoke with BON about winning the award and the looming MLB Draft.

Monday Matador Mailbag D-Day Edition 6.6.16 - Viva The Matadors
The Mailbag is here to answer whatever questions you might have about Texas Tech sports, your love life, movies, or whatever else comes to mind.

Devin Duvernay Set To Visit TCU, Texas - Frogs O' War
The former Baylor commit/signee is looking to stay in-state.

The Big 12 Should Not Have Divisions - Our Daily Bears
The Big 12 will once again have a championship game in football starting in 2017. There are two options the Big 12 could use to determine who plays in the championship game. Under the first option,...

The Bullcast Gets Nostalgic - Good Bull Hunting
Do we miss the Big 12? Kind of!

LSU Softball Season Ends With Loss To Oklahoma - And The Valley Shook
Tigers fall in the semi's for the second year in a row.

Baylor: Pepper Transcript Released - Barking Carnival
There's no written document, but some of the crimes got put down in rhymes.

Takeaways from day three of the Copa America Centenario - Dynamo Theory
Jamaica's problems, Mexico's victory and more takeaways from the third day of the Copa America