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Houston star Harden’s unique game hard to stop _ and to like

Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) gestures after scoring against the Los Angeles Clippers during the third quarter of Game 7 of the NBA Western Conference semifinals at the Toyota Center Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Houston.  (James Nielsen / Houston Chronicle via AP ) Mandatory Credit

HOUSTON (AP) — Whether he’s stirring the pot after a big shot or flailing his arms to draw contact en route to the basket James Harden evokes strong reactions from fans and players alike.

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Threat of storms means early 3-somes Saturday at Colonial

Ian Poulter uses an umbrella while walking the ninth hole during the second round of the Colonial golf tournament, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The leaders at Colonial won’t get to sleep late Saturday.

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Texas edges Baylor 4-3 in Big 12 Tournament

Texas' Tres Barrera celebrates after a win over Baylor during a second-round game at the NCAA college Big 12 conference baseball tournament in Tulsa, Okla., Thursday, May 21, 2015. (Matt Barnard/Tulsa World via AP) ONLINE OUT; KOTV OUT; KJRH OUT; KTUL OUT; KOKI OUT; KQCW OUT; KDOR OUT; TULSA OUT; TULSA ONLINE OUT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tres Barrera hit a bases-loaded single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending Texas to a 4-3 victory over Baylor on Thursday in the winners’ bracket of the Big 12 Tournament.

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Astros rally in 9th on Tucker HR, fall in 11th to Tigers

Houston Astros' Jonathan Villar is congratulated after scoring during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — Preston Tucker and the Houston Astros got to enjoy his first career home run for a short time, anyway.

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Texas Tech tops TCU 8-1 in Big 12 tournament

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Corey Taylor limited top-seeded TCU to just four hits over five innings and Eric Gutierrez homered and drove in three runs as Texas Tech routed the defending champions 8-1 Thursday at the Big 12 tournament.

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