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Sports Rockets beat Boston for 15th straight win
Author: 0 Rockets beat Boston for 15th straight win

Houston has one of the league's best offense, and Boston boasts the NBA's stingiest defense. A deep-range shootout, blistering transition play, loose ball reviews and a never-ending free throw game at the end. For an NBA Primetime game, the Houston Rockets win over the Boston Celtics had everything. We just wanted to compete at a high level. "That's a very good team over there".

Sports Terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in Kashmir's Shopian
Author: 0 Terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in Kashmir's Shopian

Two days earlier, in the same district, body of an unidentified militant was also found. A senior J&K Police official said that when police were called, they found a vehicle some distance away in which three youths were found dead. He said three Over Ground Worker (OWGs) travelling in the auto with militant were found dead. All the three were locals and residents of Trenz, Pinjoora and Imam Sahib areas of Shopian .

Sports Free agent QB Kirk Cousins has narrowed list down to four teams
Author: 0 Free agent QB Kirk Cousins has narrowed list down to four teams

The record-setting (three consecutive 4,000 yard passing seasons) QB from Michigan State and the Redskins had been in a stalemate over contract talks for the past two offseasons. "We'll continue to look at all of the options out there when it comes to quarterback". "Ran into Fitz in the airport yesterday". "We've got to make sure we get the right fit for our team, no matter what age he is", coach Todd Bowles said earlier this week.

Sports Neymar undergoes successful surgery
Author: 0 Neymar undergoes successful surgery

The Ligue 1 leaders face Real Madrid in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 clash on Tuesday. Both Brazil and PSG hailed a successful operation on Saturday on the fractured fifth metatarsal in Neymar's right foot. Neymar was signed by PSG for a world record 222 million euros ($260 million) from Barcelona previous year. "He will devote himself to being well as soon as possible", said Lasmar.

Sports Capitals defeat Maple Leafs outdoors at Navy
Author: 0 Capitals defeat Maple Leafs outdoors at Navy

The Maple Leafs tried to claw back into this game when Nazem Kadri cut the lead to 3-2 in the second period, but John Carlson would answer 43 seconds later and Jakub Vrana would then increase the Capitals lead to 5-2. "They look at us", he said about the Capitals, "and they still think we're kids". Toronto coach Mike Babcock seemed to finally lose patience with the Danish goalie whom Toronto has been figuring it could count on to carry the team when the games matter the most.

Sports Fiorentina captain Davide Astori has died in his sleep
Author: 0 Fiorentina captain Davide Astori has died in his sleep

Fiorentina's game with Udinese has subsequently been cancelled. Fiorentina captain Davide Astori has been found dead in the team's hotel hours before his side were due to play Udinese in Serie A . Astori came through the youth system at AC Milan before joining Cagliari in 2008. When the match was officially called off a photo of Davide Astori was shown on the giant screen and the fans broke out into a spontaneous standing ovation.

Author: 0 Embattled Arsene Wenger 'ready to fight' amid Arsenal slump

Despite Wenger signing a two-year contract extension last summer, Arsenal have drawn up a list of potential replacements for the 68-year-old. Bad weather contributed to the poor attendance in north London, but there is now no disguising the dissatisfaction felt by many Arsenal supporters at the club's current lack of progress on the pitch.

Sports Krejci hat trick leads Bruins to win over Penguins
Author: 0 Krejci hat trick leads Bruins to win over Penguins

The Pens allowed five Bruins goals in the first period. Krejci ended up having himself a hattrick on the night, the fourth of his career, and Pastrnak had two goals himself. The Bruins scored eight goals in a game for the first time since beating the Toronto Maple Leafs 8-0 on March 19, 2012. NOTES: Gionta, who made his season debut after playing in the Olympics, assisted on Boston's fourth goal in the first period for his 300th National Hockey League assist.

Sports Sharma holds his nerve and the lead in Mexico Championship golf tournament
Author: 0 Sharma holds his nerve and the lead in Mexico Championship golf tournament

India's Shubhankar Sharma survived some shaky moments to maintain his two-shot lead after the third round. Already twice a victor this season on the European Tour , the 21-year-old proved himself equally at home among the most elite of company, ending the day one stroke behind South African leader Louis Oosthuizen.

Sports Dana White Reacts To Brian Ortega's Shocking Knockout Of Frankie Edgar
Author: 0 Dana White Reacts To Brian Ortega's Shocking Knockout Of Frankie Edgar

And while his friends struggled, Ortega surrounded himself with a surrogate family that allowed him to thrive - and to build a fighting career on the verge of a breakthrough. "Well, listen, Frankie Edgar is so tough, man, and he's been in there with everybody, and I know he was very confident for this fight". Edgar, at the age of 36, understands the high risk of taking this fight, rather than waiting on the sidelines for Holloway to become healthy and rebooking his title fight for a later ...

Sports Missouri tops Arkansas for 20th win
Author: 0 Missouri tops Arkansas for 20th win

Missouri: After losing three straight, Missouri has now won its last two. "Not with the roster we had returning", he said after a sold-out Mizzou Arena watched the Tigers avenge a January loss to Arkansas . "Coming back from three months without practicing has been a challenge, but it is a challenge that I am taking on every day". The plan is to keep working, with an eye on potentially playing at the SEC Tournament and helping our squad be successful in the postseason.

Sports Pennzoil 400 Practice Notes — DFS NASCAR
Author: 0 Pennzoil 400 Practice Notes — DFS NASCAR

This year's event, however, is about getting much more than a few hands of blackjack and the checkered flag. Hemric was back on track within six minutes. Sauter has finished first, second and third in three races this season - but he was still frustrated to finish second to Busch. Penske's rising star gets another chance to earn his second career Cup victory in Vegas.

Sports Oklahoma State routs No. 6 Kansas to finish season series sweep
Author: 0 Oklahoma State routs No. 6 Kansas to finish season series sweep

Baylor (28-1), which has 25 straight victories and just won its eighth consecutive Big 12 regular-season title, plays the Kansas-Kansas State victor in the conference tournament quarterfinals Saturday. Kansas caught back up with a 7-0 run that spanned 90 seconds after Udoka Azubuike dunked in two of his six early points to ignite the KU spurt. Unlike the game in Lawrence, this one never got close.

Sports Deontay Wilder: I See a Third Round Knockout of Luis Ortiz
Author: 0 Deontay Wilder: I See a Third Round Knockout of Luis Ortiz

Wilder knocked Ortiz down in the fifth and twice in the final round but Ortiz made him work for the victory. Ortiz, 38, had a far longer amateur career than Wilder and the southpaw created problems for the champion with his head movement and ability to duck the heavy artillery coming his way.

Sports Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: 'Newcastle United tried to frustrate us'
Author: 0 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: 'Newcastle United tried to frustrate us'

Sadio Mane was expertly set up by attacking counterpart Roberto Firmino , before the Senegalese winger then slotted past a hapless Dubravka to put his side 2-0 up. In the opening 40 minutes, the Magpies barely touched the ball. Liverpool FC will return to Champions League action on Tuesday night when they host FC Porto in the return leg of their last 16 clash.

Sports Watch Shaquem Griffin Do 20 Reps On Bench Press With Prosthetic Hand
Author: 0 Watch Shaquem Griffin Do 20 Reps On Bench Press With Prosthetic Hand

Just being able to do that, that was unbelievable. "I feel like all the boys and girls out there with birth defects ... we have our own little nation, and we've got to support each other, because everybody in this world deserves to show what they can do without anybody telling them they can't".

Sports Neymar undergoes successful foot surgery
Author: 0 Neymar undergoes successful foot surgery

Although the injury is expected keep Neymar out of action for up to three months, doctors say he will be back in time for the World Cup which kicks off in Russian Federation in June. "An assessment will be conducted in six weeks in order to determine the possible date of his return to training". "Neymar is, of course, upset, sad, down", surgeon Rodrigo Lasmar said.

Sports Seahawks talking about Michael Bennett trade
Author: 0 Seahawks talking about Michael Bennett trade

After the team's regular-season finale, Bennett told The News Tribune that he "probably won't be back next year". In other words, the team might not want to make the same kind of investment as Thomas reaches his 30s - he turns 29 May 7 - as it did when he signed a four-year, $40 million deal in the spring of 2014.

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