Friday Sports Update – Cowboys Face Another Tough Road Test In Atlanta On Sunday

(Frisco, TX) — The Cowboys and Falcons will square off Sunday in Atlanta. The Cowboys have lost their last three to the Falcons, having not beaten them since 2009. Ezekiel Elliott accounted for 187 yards from scrimmage last Sunday in the Dallas 27-20 win at Philadelphia for the Pokes’ first road victory. The chore for the Dallas defense is slowing down Julio Jones, who tops the NFL with 1,040 yards receiving. Dallas is 4-and-5 and hosts division-leader Washington on Thanksgiving. The Falcons are coming off a loss to the Browns to drop to 4-and-5. Our pregame coverage begins Sunday morning at 11, kick off is at 12Noon.

Two Cowboys Offensive Linemen Back To Practice

(Frisco, TX) — Dallas offensive linemen starters Tyron Smith and Zach Martin returned to the practice field as limited participants. Neither practiced the previous day. Both are probables for the Sunday game in Atlanta. Sean Lee and Tavon Austin did not practice as expected.

Texans Facing Redskins This Week

(Houston, TX) — After a bye week, the Texans return to action Sunday facing the Redskins in Washington. Houston has won its last six games after starting 0-and-3. The 6-and-3 mark tops the AFC South. Washington leads the NFC East with a 6-and-3 record. Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has thrown for 2,389 yards, 17 touchdowns and seven interceptions, but has been sacked 30 times. The Skins are also 6-and-3 and sit atop the NFC East.

Seahawks Keep Packers Winless On Road

(Seattle, WA) — Ed Dickson’s 15-yard touchdown catch with just over five minutes left lifted the Seahawks to a 27-24 win over the Packers on Thursday Night Football in Seattle. The Seahawks snapped a two-game skid to even their record at 5-and-5. Aaron Rodgers passed for 332 yards and two touchdowns, but was sacked five times in defeat. Green Bay remains winless on the road at 0-and-5.

Stars Will Face Bruins Tonight

(Dallas, TX) — The Stars are back on their home ice tonight when they entertain the Boston Bruins in a rematch. Dallas lost 2-to-1 in overtime on November 5th in Boston. The Stars are 9-7-and-2 after going 1-2-and-2 in their last five games. The Stars will open a three-game trip Sunday in Brooklyn against the Islanders at the Barclays Center.

NHL
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Columbus Blue Jackets 7, Florida Panthers 3
Tampa Bay Lightning 4, Pittsburgh Penguins 3
New Jersey Devils 3, Philadelphia Flyers 0
New York Islanders 7, New York Rangers 5
Ottawa Senators 2, Detroit Red Wings 1
Minnesota Wild 6, Vancouver Canucks 2
Arizona Coyotes 2, Nashville Predators 1
Montreal Canadiens 3, Calgary Flames 2
Toronto Maple Leafs 5, San Jose Sharks 3

Clippers Hold Off Spurs

(Los Angeles, CA) — The Clippers blew a 10-point fourth-quarter lead, but still prevailed over the Spurs 116-111 in Los Angeles. Lou Williams scored a team-high 23 points to help the Clips pull away. Danilo Gallinari poured in 19 for LA, which improved to 9-and-5 overall and 7-and-1 at the Staples Center. DeMar DeRozan put up 34 points for his hometown crowd, but the Spurs fell to 7-and-7. Rudy Gay scored 19 for the Spurs, who are 2-and-5 on the road.

Rockets Blast Off, Rip Warriors By 21 Points

(Houston, TX) — James Harden scored 27 points to help the Rockets beat the Warriors 107-86 in Houston. James Ennis the Third finished with 19 points, while Eric Gordon came off the Houston bench to contribute 17 points. The Rockets have won six of their last eight. The Rockets are home tomorrow night against Sacramento.

Rockets, Anthony Part Ways

(Houston, TX) — The Rockets confirmed they are parting ways with 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony. Houston general manager Daryl Morey says they are working on a resolution. He remains on the Rockets roster, but the 34-year-old forward will not rejoin the team. He played 10 games with Houston, his third team in the past year.

Mavs Will Host Golden State Tomorrow Night

(Dallas, TX) — The Mavericks will host defending champion Golden State tomorrow night. Dallas is coming off a 50-point rout of Utah, holding the Jazz to 22 points in the last half. Dallas was won three straight and four of five after snapping a six-game skid. The Mavericks are 6-and-8 overall. Rookie Luka Doncic is averaging a team-leading 19.1 points per game.

NBA
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Houston Rockets 107, Golden State Warriors 86
Denver Nuggets 138, Atlanta Hawks 93
LA Clippers 116, San Antonio Spurs 111

Report: Rangers Sign Free Agent Catcher

(Arlington, TX) — Multiple outlets have reported veteran catcher Jeff Mathis has agreed to a two-year contract with the Rangers. The club has not confirmed the deal. The 35-year-old hit .200 last season in 69 games with the Diamondbacks. He debuted in 2004 in the majors.

College Basketball Round Up

(Undated) — In area college basketball, Number-21 TCU rallied for a 77-69 victory over Fresno State in Fort Worth with Desmond Bane leading the Frogs with 23 points. Fourth-ranked Gonzaga whipped Texas A&M 94-71 in Spokane. Today, Baylor will host Nicholls in a matinée in Waco, Texas will play The Citadel in Austin and UT-Arlington will host Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Tomorrow, SMU will host Lipscomb.

College Basketball (Top-25 Coaches Poll)
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#4 Gonzaga Bulldogs 94, Texas A&M Aggies 71
#13 West Virginia Mountaineers 71 , Monmouth Hawks 53 (at Conway, SC)
Connecticut Huskies 83, #14 Syracuse Orange 76 (at New York, NY)
Iowa Hawkeyes 77, #16 Oregon Ducks 69 (at New York, NY)
#17 Virginia Tech Hokies 73, Ball State Cardinals 64 (at Charleston, SC)
#21 TCU Horned Frogs 77, Fresno State Bulldogs 69
#22 Purdue Boilermakers 92, Appalachian State Mountaineers 70 (at Charleston, SC)

College Football Round Up

(Undated) — In gridiron action: North Texas held on for a 41-38 victory over Florida Atlantic last night in Denton. Tomorrow, TCU will be at Baylor, Texas Tech will go to Kansas State, Number-16 Iowa State will be at Texas, UAB will travel to Texas A&M and SMU will host Memphis. We will broadcast the Mami at Virginia Tech game at 2pm followed by Cincinnati at UCF at 7pm.

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