Baker Mayfield Taken #1 In NFL Draft

The Cleveland Browns select Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield during the first round of the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

(Arlington, TX) — The first round of the NFL Draft is complete and it was not without surprises. The Browns pulled off the first stunner of the night by taking Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield first overall. The Giants picked Penn State running back Saquon Barkley number-two, with USC QB Sam Darnold going third to the Jets.

Cowboys Add LB In First Round

(Arlington, TX) — The Cowboys selected Boise State linebacker Leighton Vander Esch with the 19th pick in the NFL Draft on Thursday. Vander Esch finished with 141 tackles, four sacks and two interceptions for Boise State last season. The NFL Draft resumes today with rounds two and three at AT&T Stadium. The draft wraps up tomorrow with rounds four-through-seven.

Local Prospects Still Waiting, Draft A Hit In Arlington

(Arlington, TX) — A group of local prospects are still awaiting to hear their names called in the NFL Draft tonight. SMU receiver Courtland Sutton, Texas offensive lineman Connor Williams, and Texas A&M receiver Christian Kirk are local prospects who have a good chance to hear their names called tonight. More than 20-thousand fans were in attendance at AT&T Stadium, breaking a draft record. This is the first time the draft has been held in Dallas.

NBA Playoffs
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Milwaukee Bucks 97, Boston Celtics 86
(Best of seven series tied, 3-3)

Rockets Await Next Opponent

(Houston, TX) — The Rockets are idle as they await their next opponent in the NBA playoffs. Houston will face the winner of the Utah-Oklahoma City series. The Jazz currently lead the series 3-2 after losing 107-99 in Game Five on Wednesday. Game Six is tonight in Salt Lake City.

Golden Knights Crush Sharks, Penguins Edge Caps To Open Second Round

(Undated) — The Golden Knights and Penguins opened the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs with wins. Vegas crushed visiting San Jose 7-0 with Marc-Andre Fleury recording his third shutout this postseason. The Penguins scored three times in the third to erase a 2-0 deficit and beat the Capitals 3-2 in D.C. Tonight, the Jets play the Predators in their second-round opener in Nashville.

Rangers Visit Blue Jays

(Toronto, Ontario) — The Rangers open a three-game road series with the Blue Jays tonight in Toronto. Mike Minor takes the mound for Texas, while the Blue Jays counter with Marcus Stroman. The Rangers are 9-and-17 on the season. Our coverage begins this evening at six on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.

Astros Host A’s

(Houston, TX) — The Astros play host to the Oakland A’s tonight to start a three-game series. Houston is 17-and-9 on the season and beat the Angels its last time out Wednesday. The A’s enter at 13-and-12. Dallas Keuchel gets the start for Houston. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m.

MLB National League
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Atlanta Braves 7, Cincinnati Reds 4
Arizona Diamondbacks 8, Philadelphia Phillies 2
St. Louis Cardinals 4, New York Mets 3 (13 INN)
Chicago Cubs 1, Milwaukee Brewers 0

MLB American League
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New York Yankees 4, Minnesota Twins 3
Seattle Mariners 5, Cleveland Indians 4
Tampa Bay Rays 9, Baltimore Orioles 5
Boston Red Sox 5, Toronto Blue Jays 4
Chicago White Sox 6, Kansas City Royals 3

MLB Interleague
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Pittsburgh Pirates 1, Detroit Tigers 0

Two Teams Tied At Zurich

AVONDALE, La. (AP) – Chez Reavie and Lucas Glover teamed to shoot a 12-under 60 for a share of the Zurich Classic lead with China’s Zhang Xinjun and Dou Zecheng. Jason Day and Ryan Ruffels shot 64, Masters champion Patrick Reed
and Patrick Cantlay had a 65, and Jordan Spieth and Ryan Palmer were at 66.

Watt And Altuve Deliver New Truck To Contest Winner

(Pearland, TX) — A Pearland man has a new pickup truck, and it was delivered by a couple of high-profile sports stars. Donald Hayes won the new F-150 in an online contest sponsored by Gullo Ford and Papa John’s. On Thursday, J.J. Watt and Jose Altuve brought the truck to Hughes and handed him the keys. Hughes took Altuve and Watt for a drive around the block in his new ride.

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