Danielle Lerner, Houston Chronicle

Danielle Lerner

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Louisville, KY, United States

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Recent articles by Danielle:

Texas gymnastics coach arrested: A timeline from 1983 to 2022

An original allegation of abuse in the Houston area in 1983 leads to an arrest near San... → Read More

What to know about the longtime Texas gymnastics coach facing child sex abuse allegations

Mike Spiller, a gymnastics coach for five decades, is under investigation in Boerne, Texas. A look at the case and its history. → Read More

Texas gymnastics coach arrested, faces child sex abuse allegations dating to 1983 in Houston area

Exclusive: With allegations of abuse dating back to 1983 in Houston, a Texas coach is arrested in Boerne. → Read More

Rockets face a decision: Start Alperen Sengun or Bruno Fernando at center?

Coach Stephen Silas has kept lineups fluid but must weigh Alperen Sengun's offense vs. Bruno Fernando's defense. → Read More

Houston Rockets: After season's first win streak, hunger for more

Houston is playing with more intensity and defense and doesn't want a letdown after... → Read More

Houston Rockets beat OKC Thunder for second straight victory

The 13-point blowout was Houston’s largest win margin of the season and marked the first time the Rockets had strung together consecutive victories. → Read More

Houston Rockets: A promising win over Atlanta thanks to defense

Although Trae Young and Dejounte Murray combined for 83 points, the Rockets clamped down... → Read More

Houston Rockets rally past Atlanta Hawks for comeback win

The Rockets beat the Hawks on Friday night at Toyota Center, snapping a three-game losing streak for Houston and bringing the team’s record to 4-14. → Read More

Rockets' Alperen Sengun, Eric Gordon out with injuries vs. Hawks

Friday was the first game of a back-to-back at Toyota Center, with the Rockets also scheduled to host the Thunder on Saturday. → Read More

Rockets 'Goon squad' lineup finding success off the bench

The combination of K.J. Martin, Tari Eason and Usman Garuba has paid dividends for... → Read More

Rockets vs. Hawks: What to watch in Friday's game

Bruno Fernando could return against Atlanta plus an intriguing matchup in the backcourt. → Read More

How Rockets rookie Jabari Smith Jr. navigated his first month in the NBA

Houston's top pick is still finding his touch on offense but has let defense carry him as... → Read More

Rockets vs. Warriors: What to watch in Sunday's game

Kevin Porter Jr. is considered day-to-day for Houston as Stephen Curry comes to town → Read More

Rockets insider: Turnovers and poor execution doom Houston to 13th loss

Friday was the Rockets’ lowest scoring, worst shooting (33.7 percent), worst 3-point shooting (21.4 percent), and fewest assists (15) game of the season. → Read More

Pacers 99, Rockets 91: Houston blows 20-point lead in ugly loss

The loss was the Rockets’ largest blown lead since they blew a 16-point advantage in their second game of the season. → Read More

Houston great Elvin Hayes relishes Rockets jersey retirement

During Friday’s game against the Pacers, the Rockets officially retired Hayes’ No. 44 jersey and debuted their San Diego Hardwood Classics jerseys. → Read More

Houston Rockets: Kevin Porter Jr. sits vs. Indiana Pacers

Rockets point guard Kevin Porter Jr. missed his first game of the season on Friday against the Pacers. → Read More

Usman Garuba's offseason work pays dividends for Houston Rockets

A strong showing in Eurobasket and his on-court energy have earned Usman Garuba more playing time and the Rockets' second-year center is making the most of it. → Read More

Houston Astros: Justin Verlander says market will dictate future

Now the owner of a third Cy Young Award, the ace isn't ruling out a return to the Astros, but he says he's not looking backward. → Read More

Dusty Baker gets a one-year contract to return to Astros after winning World Series

After guiding the Astros to their second World Series title, manager Dusty Baker will... → Read More