‘Emotional wreck’: Star departures hit Houston sports fans

HOUSTON (AP) — It’s a sad time for Houston sports fans after multiple superstars have left he city in the last year. James Harden demanded a trade and the Rockets sent him to Brooklyn. George Springer left the Astros for Toronto. J.J. Watt, the face of the Texans, asked for his release and this week signed with the Arizona Cardinals. Things could get even worse: Quarterback Deshaun Watson requested a trade amid continued turmoil with the Texans. The mayor himself has tweeted his support of Watson and is among those who want him to stay.