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Magnolia's Jordan Groshans taken 12th overall in MLB draft
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Published in 5-6-2018
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Jordan Groshans of Magnolia High School was selected 12th overall by the Toronto Blue Jays in the first round of the 2018 MLB Draft on Monday night.

Reference: www.chron.com
Astros select Clemson's Seth Beer with the 28th pick in MLB Draft
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Published in 5-6-2018
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A rising senior at Clemson, Beer was ranked No. 45 in MLB.com's Draft Pipeline rankings and No. 46 in Baseball America's Top 500 prospects

Reference: www.chron.com
Astros select Jayson Schroeder with the 66th pick in MLB Draft
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Published in 5-6-2018
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A Juanita High School (Wash.) product who is verbally committed to Washington, Schroeder measures 6-foot-2 and weighs 205 pounds, according to Baseball America.

Reference: www.chron.com
Boys athlete of the week: Matt Thompson, Cypress Ranch
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Published in 5-6-2018
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The junior Texas A&M commitment answered the call in Game 3 of the Class 6A Region III championship series against Cy-Fair, striking out 13 batter on the way to a 7-0 win. Cypress Ranch is in the state tournament for the third time since 2012.

Reference: www.chron.com
Girls athlete of the week: Lauren Bazan, Atascocita
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Published in 5-6-2018
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Bazan was 2-for-4 with a stolen base in the Class 6A softball title game against Comal Canyon and her run scored off wild pitch in fifth inning jumpstarted Atascocita to its first state title. Bazan was named championship game MVP. In the state semifinal against Plano, she was 3-for-4 with a double and three runs.

Reference: www.chron.com
Rockets picked to win by majority of TNT crew
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Published in 29-5-2018
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Accordingly, here are selected pregame quotes from Chuckster, Kenny the Jet and Shaquille O'Neal – joined by game analysts Chris Webber and Reggie Miller - from TNT's Game 7 coverage of the NBA Western Conference Finals.

Reference: www.chron.com
Slim Thug, Paul Wall perform Still Tippin before Rockets game
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Published in 29-5-2018
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When you're going through the list of Houston hip hop classics, it doesn't take anyone long to get to Still Tippin.

Reference: www.chron.com
Mario Elie hits Rockets' 'First Shot,' gives Kiss of Death
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Published in 29-5-2018
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Mario Elie knows a thing or two about big shots. His ceremonial "First Shot" before Game 7 of the Rockets-Warriors Western Conference finals series on Monday night didn't compare to the shots he had in his xx-year career, but he still had a feel for the moment.

Reference: www.chron.com
Kylie Jenner, Travis Scott among stars at Rockets-Warriors Game 7
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Published in 29-5-2018
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Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott were sitting courtside, along with the likes of Ted Cruz and Deshaun Watson.

Reference: www.chron.com
Rockets misfire as Warriors surge to Game 7 win
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Published in 29-5-2018
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The Rockets built their usual commanding lead, but they never could overcome the Warriors and their own sudden inability to make the shots they love most, falling to a 101-92 Game 7 loss as the Warriors took the Western Conference championship with one more second-half comeback.

Reference: www.chron.com
Mike D’Antoni’s rotation narrows, but Ryan Anderson keeps sitting for Rockets
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Published in 22-5-2018
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With D'Antoni's rotation down to about six trusted players and the Rockets down 2-1 in the series, the NBA's best regular-season team could obviously use another proven 3-point shooter. But Anderson continues to sit for the Rockets and his swished practice 3s on Monday were the most on-court action he's seen since the first round of the playoffs.

Reference: www.chron.com
Rest of Rockets must match Warriors' firepower
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Published in 22-5-2018
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James Harden was the only Rocket to score at least 20 points in Game 3 and his team shot just 39.5 percent from the field.

Reference: www.chron.com
Remembering the worst playoff losses in Rockets history
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Published in 22-5-2018
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On Sunday, the Houston Rockets were annihilated by the Golden State Warriors, 126-85, in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals at Oracle Arena. The 41-point blowout is the worst loss in Rockets franchise history.

Reference: www.chron.com
Less rest may work better for Rockets
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Published in 22-5-2018
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For some strange reason, the Rockets haven't taken advantage of the time off between games.

Reference: www.chron.com
Texas' Kody Clemens named Golden Spikes Award semifinalist
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Published in 22-5-2018
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Texas second baseman Kody Clemens has been named one of 25 semifinalists for the Golden Spikes Award, USA Baseball announced.

Reference: www.chron.com


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