Houston

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The Houston Astros failed to sign the first pick in this year's draft, San Diego high school left-hander Brady Aiken, before Friday's deadline.

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ATLANTA (AP) Dwight Howard doesn't believe the departure of Chandler Parsons will have a major impact on the Houston Rockets' title hopes next season.

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NEW YORK (AP) MISSING: A handful of former NFL stars.

REWARD: An opportunity to help a team and revive a once-flourishing career.

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NEW YORK (AP) It's time to climb out of the pool, put down that frosty drink, discard the shades and fire up the high-definition TV.

The NFL is back.

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AFC preseason capsules, by divisions:

AFC WEST

DENVER BRONCOS (15-4)

OPEN CAMP: July 23, Englewood, Colorado.

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