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Monday 7 Nissan, 5774 - April 7, 2014

baseball Baseball (MLB)--Scott Feldman (Jewish father) won his only start this season, on April 1, as the Houston Astros defeated the NY Yankees 6-2. In the 6 2/3 innings he pitched, the Yankees were scoreless. Feldman gave up 2 hits, walked 2 batters, and recorded 3 strikeouts. HIs $12 million salary this season is the highest among Jewish sports stars in 2014.
basketball Men's Basketball (NBA)--The Houston Rockets, with a 50-25 won-loss record, just ended a three-game losing streak. On April 2, the Rockets lost to Toronto, 103-107. Omri Casspi scored 8 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 23 minutes off the bench for Houston. On April 4, the Rockets soared over Oklahoma City, 111-107, but Casspi did not play. With just 7 games remaining in the regular season, the 6'9" (2.06 Meters) forward has scored 2490 points in 321 games in his NBA career.

Women's Basketball (Israeli Elite League)--Elitzur Ramle won the semi-final best-of-five series against Maccabi Ramat Chen, three games to one. On April 3, Ramle defeated Ramat Chen 82-68. Naama Shafir scored two points in that game. She grabbed 4 rebounds, dished off 6 assists, gave up 2 turnovers, made 4 steals and commtted 3 personal fouls. They take on Ashdod in the finals, which commence on April 7.


Women's Collegiate Ten-pin Bowling--Liat Vizenfeld was named the NEC Player of the Year. Her team, the Fairleigh Dickinson University Knights, posted an 85-27 won-loss record for the 2013-14 season, and they will be competing in the NCAA Championship tournament April 10-12.

hockey Ice hockey (NHL)--Mike Cammalleri had a goal and an assist as the Calgary Flames burned Tampa Bay by a score of 4-1 on April 3. On April 4, he scored the game winning goal as the Florida flickered to the Flames, 2-1. The Flames have a 33-38-7 record this season and Cammalleri has 43 points (26 goals and 17 assists) in 61 games. He has accumulated 500 points (236 goals and 264 assists) in 667 games in his career.

Women's Tennis (WTA)--Shahar Peer is ranked 88th in the World, and she has a 4-7 singles won-loss record and a 3-2 doubles record this year. Thus far this year, she has earned $84,239 in seven events she has played.


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