(Arlington, TX) — The Titans shut out the Cowboys in the second half to earn a 28-14 win on Monday Night Football in Arlington. Marcus Mariota passed for 240 yards and two touchdowns for Tennessee and also ran for a score. The Titans overcame two first-quarter fumbles to end a three-game slide and even their record at 4-and-4. Dak Prescott threw two touchdowns for the Cowboys, but also lost a fumble, threw an interception and was sacked five times. Amari Cooper caught a touchdown pass in his Dallas debut. The ‘Boys fell to 3-and-5 with their first home loss. Listen for the Dallas Cowboys Hour with Brad Sham this evening at 6 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.
Texans Enter Bye Week
(Houston, TX) — The Texans are entering their bye week on a six-game win streak. Houston returns to action on November 18th on the road at Washington. The bye will give recently acquired receiver Demaryius Thomas more time to acclimate to the team. He caught three passes for 61 yards in his Texans’ debut on Sunday.
Saints Schedule Workout With Dez Bryant
(New Orleans, LA) — Free-agent wide receiver Dez Bryant is scheduled to work out with the New Orleans Saints today. The former Cowboys’ standout has been without a team since Dallas cut him loose in the spring. Bryant reportedly had contract offers from Baltimore and Cleveland earlier this year, but did not sign. Brandon Marshall is also expected to work out for New Orleans.
Rockets Edge Pacers
(Indianapolis, IN) — James Harden scored the go-ahead three-pointer with 36 seconds left as the Rockets edged the Pacers 98-94 in Indianapolis. He scored a team-high 28 points in Houston’s third straight win. Clint Capela posted 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Rockets, who will visit Oklahoma City on Thursday.
Thunder Victorious, But Westbrook Injured
(Oklahoma City, OK) — The Thunder won their fifth straight, beating the Pelicans 122-116 in Oklahoma City, but it could be a costly victory. Russell Westbrook limped off the court in the third quarter with a sprained left ankle. Paul George led OKC with 23 points. Westbrook contributed 17 points, nine assists and seven rebounds before the injury.
Struggling Mavericks, Wizards Collide Tonight
(Dallas, TX) — The Mavericks will attempt to end a six-game slide tonight when they host the Wizards. Dallas lost 118-106 to the New York Knicks on Friday to extend its skid. The Mavericks are 2-and-7. Washington is also 2-and-7 after beating the Knicks 108-95 on Sunday to end a five-game losing streak.
Orlando Magic 102, Cleveland Cavaliers 100
Miami Heat 120, Detroit Pistons 115 (OT)
Chicago Bulls 116, New York Knicks 115 (2 OT)
Toronto Raptors 124, Utah Jazz 111
Denver Nuggets 115, Boston Celtics 107
LA Clippers 120, Minnesota Timberwolves 109
Golden State Warriors 117, Memphis Grizzlies 101
Bruins Eke Out Win Over Stars
(Boston, MA) — The Stars came away with a point, but not two in a 2-1 overtime loss to the Bruins in Boston. Radek Faksa scored shorthanded in the opening period for Dallas. Anton Khudobin logged 33 saves in defeat. The Stars are 3-1-and-1 on this six game trip, which concludes tonight against the Blue Jackets in Columbus. The Stars return home Thursday against San Jose.
Washington Capitals 4, Edmonton Oilers 2
New Jersey Devils 5, Pittsburgh Penguins 1
Montreal Canadiens 4, New York Islanders 3 (SO)
Philadelphia Flyers 5, Arizona Coyotes 2
Rangers Introduce Woodward As Manager
(Arlington, TX) — The Rangers introduced Chris Woodward as the 19th full time manager in club history. The 42-year-old was the Dodgers third base coach the past three seasons. The Rangers finished 67-95 last year and manager Jeff Banister was fired with 10 games left in the season. General manager Jon Daniels said he interviewed 15 candidates before hiring Woodward.
Astros’ Verlander Finalist For Cy Young
(Houston, TX) — Astros ace Justin Verlander is one of three finalists for the American League Cy Young Award. Verlander finished with a career-high 290 strikeouts and sported a 2.52 ERA for Houston. Cleveland’s Corey Kluber and Tampa’s Blake Snell are the other finalists.
College Basketball Round Up
(Undated) — Area colleges will tipoff the basketball season this week. Tonight, Baylor will welcome Texas Southern to Waco, Incarnate Word will be at Texas Tech, Texas will host Eastern Illinois and Angelo State will be at North Texas. Tomorrow night, TCU will play CSU-Bakersfield in Fort Worth and Savannah State will be at Texas A&M. SMU will wait to Thursday to start its season, entertaining Northwestern State.