(Arlington, TX) — The Cowboys will host the Titans tonight with a new offensive weapon. Dallas acquired wide receiver Amari Cooper in a bye-week trade with the Raiders. The Cowboys also have a new offensive line coach, Marc Colombo who was promoted after Paul Alexander was fired after seven games. In addition, Dallas has a chance to pick up a game NFL front-runner Washington, which lost yesterday at home to Atlanta. The Cowboys are 3-and-0 at AT&T Stadium, but 0-and-4 on the road. Tennessee has lost three straight after beginning the season 3-and-1.
Irving Injured In Cowboys Practice
(Arlington, TX) — The Cowboys will be without defensive end David Irving tonight. He suffered a high ankle sprain in practice Thursday. Pro Bowl right guard Zach Martin was removed from the final Dallas injury report and will likely play. Other Cowboys listed out for tonight with injuries are receiver Tavon Austin and linebacker Joe Thomas. Tight end Georff Swain is doubtful with a knee injury.
Texans Edge Broncos For Sixth Straight Win
(Denver, CO) — Ka’imi Fairbairn nailed the go-ahead field goal early in the fourth quarter as the Texans edged the Broncos 19-17 in Denver. Deshaun Watson threw two touchdown passes as Houston won its sixth straight since an 0-and-3 start. DeAndre Hopkins caught 10 passes for 105 yards and a score, and Demaryius Thomas had three catches for 61 yards against his former team. The Texans are on a bye this week.
Minnesota Vikings 24, Detroit Lions 9
Pittsburgh Steelers 23, Baltimore Ravens 16
Atlanta Falcons 38, Washington Redskins 14
Chicago Bears 41, Buffalo Bills 9
Miami Dolphins 13, New York Jets 6
Kansas City Chiefs 37, Cleveland Browns 21
Carolina Panthers 42, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 28
Los Angeles Chargers 25, Seattle Seahawks 17
Houston Texans 19, Denver Broncos 17
New Orleans Saints 45, Los Angeles Rams 35
New England Patriots 31, Green Bay Packers 17
Harvick Wins At Texas
(Fort Worth, TX) — Kevin Harvick dominated in winning the AAA Texas 500 Round of 8 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Texas Motor Speedway. Harvick led 177 laps and punched his ticket to the Championship 4 at Homestead-Miami in two weeks. Ryan Blaney finished second and Joey Logano third. Erik Jones and Kyle Larson rounded out the top-five. The playoffs continue next weekend at ISM Raceway outside of Phoenix to determine the two remaining spots for the Final Four.
Magic Hold Off Spurs
(San Antonio, TX) — The Magic led by 26 with nine minutes remaining and held on to edge the Spurs 117-110 in San Antonio. Aaron Gordon led the Orlando attack with 26 points and eight rebounds. D.J. Augustin pitched in with 18 points and Terrence Ross scored 17 off the bench in the winning effort. The Magic snapped a four-game slide to improve to 3-and-6. DeMar DeRozan scored 25 points to pace the Spurs, who closed the game on a 25-to-6 run to make it close. San Antonio saw its winning streak halted at four and fell to 6-and-3.
Rockets Visit Pacers Tonight
(Indianapolis, IN) — The Rockets seek their third straight win as they visit the Indiana Pacers tonight. Houston beat Brooklyn on Friday and Chicago on Saturday to get to 3-and-5. Tonight’s game is the third of a five-game road trip with stops in Oklahoma City and San Antonio coming up.
Struggling Mavericks Will Host Wizards Tomorrow
(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.
Milwaukee Bucks 144, Sacramento Kings 109
Washington Wizards 108, New York Knicks 95
Brooklyn Nets 122, Philadelphia 76ers 97
Phoenix Suns 102, Memphis Grizzlies 100
Portland Trail Blazers 111, Minnesota Timberwolves 81
Toronto Raptors 121, Los Angeles Lakers 107
Stars Back On Ice Tonight
(Boston, MA) — The Stars will try to make it four straight road victories tonight when they play the Bruins in Boston. They are coming off a 4-3 overtime win Saturday over the Capitals in Washington to improve to 8-and-5. Dallas will end this six-game trip tomorrow night at Columbus. The Stars will return home on Thursday against San Jose.
New York Rangers 3, Buffalo Sabres 1
Tampa Bay Lightning 4, Ottawa Senators 3 (OT)
Anaheim Ducks 3, Columbus Blue Jackets 2 (OT)
Rangers Will Introduce Woodward Today As Manager
(Arlington, TX) — The Rangers will have a media conference this morning to officially announce Dodgers third base coach Chris Woodward as their new manager. He agreed to a three-year contract. Woodward played 12 years in the majors as a utility infielder. He replaces Jeff Banister, who was fired with 10 games left in the season. Woodward has no managerial experience in the majors or minors.
Astros’ Keuchel Wins Gold Glove
(Houston, TX) — Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel is a Gold Glove winner for 2018. He was announced as a winner yesterday and takes home the award for the fourth time. Alex Bregman and Martin Maldonado missed out on the award for Houston.
‘Bama, Clemson, ND, Michigan Top Four In Coaches Poll
(Undated) — Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan make up the top four in this week’s Top-25 Coaches Poll. The 9-and-0 Crimson Tide got 63-of-64 first-place votes after Saturday’s 29-0 win at LSU. The 9-and-0 Tigers got the other first-place vote. Georgia remains fifth, followed by Oklahoma, Ohio State, West Virginia, Washington State and LSU.
College Football Round Up
(Undated) — Texas slipped from 15th to 19th in the coaches poll after a 42-41 loss in Austin to number-10 West Virginia. Baylor rallied from a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter to nip Oklahoma State 35-31 with the Bears scoring the winning touchdown with seven seconds left in Waco. TCU edged by Kansas State 14-13 in Fort Worth. Number-6 Oklahoma outscored Texas Tech 51-46 in Lubbock. The West Texas A&M Buffaloes beat Texas A&M-Kingsville 35-31 in their final game at Kimbrough Memorial Stadium.