Friday Sports Update – Cowboys Face Tough Test With Jaguars

(Arlington, TX) — The Cowboys will entertain the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday at AT&T Stadium. Dallas is 2-and-3 after falling in Houston in overtime last Sunday night. The Cowboys are 2-and-0 at home. The Jags are 3-and-2 after losing 30-14 last Sunday in Kansas City.

Texans Host Bills Sunday

(Houston, TX) — The Texans look to defend home turf once again as they host the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Houston sits at 2-and-3 on the year after consecutive overtime wins. The Bills are also 2-and-3. Linebacker Brian Peters and cornerback Aaron Colvin missed practice yesterday with ankle injuries.

Eagles Jolt Giants On TNF

(East Rutherford, NJ) — Carson Wentz threw three touchdown passes as the Eagles jolted the Giants 34-13 on Thursday Night Football at New York. Alshon Jeffery caught two TD’s for Philadelphia, which is back to .500 at 3-and-3. Rookie running back Saquon Barkley ripped off a 50-yard TD run and had 229 total yards of offense for the 1-and-5 Giants.

Dodgers, Brewers Begin NLCS Tonight

(Milwaukee, WI) — The National League Championship Series opens tonight as they Dodgers visit the Brewers for Game One in Milwaukee. Clayton Kershaw will get the start for Los Angeles, while Milwaukee sends Gio Gonzalez to the mound to begin the best-of-seven matchup. Our pregame coverage begins this evening at 6 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.

Astros Visit Red Sox Tomorrow

(Houston, TX) — The Astros open up the American League Championship Series tomorrow with Game One in Boston. Justin Verlander gets the start for Houston while Boston sends out Chris Sale. Our broadcast begins tomorrow evening at 6 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.

Watch Parties For ALCS At Minute Maid Park

(Houston, TX) — Astros fans are invited to a couple of watch parties at Minute Maid Park for this weekend’s American League Championship Series games in Boston. The Astros will face the Red Sox in Games 1 and 2 on Saturday and Sunday. Fans will need a free admission voucher to get in. The vouchers must be shown at the entrance gates via the MLB Ballpark App. The gates will open two hours before the game.

Rangers Interview First Three

(Arlington, TX) — The Rangers have begun the managerial interviewing process. The first three interviewed were Texas farm director Jayce Tinger, Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde and Astros bench coach Joe Espada. The Rangers are seeking a replacement for Jeff Banister, who was dismissed last month. The Rangers have not announced any deadline to name a manager. They will hold their annual organizational meetings from October 22nd-thru-October 25th in Surprise, Arizona.

NASCAR Playoffs Resume At Talladega Sunday

(Talladega, AL) — The NASCAR Cup Series playoffs resume on Sunday with the 500 at Talladega. This serves as the second race in the round of 12. Chase Elliott has already clinched a spot in the round of eight after winning in Dover

Mavs Home Tonight To Conclude Preseason

(Dallas, TX) — The Mavericks will wrap up their preseason schedule tonight against Charlotte in Dallas. The Mavs split two games with the Sixers in China. Dallas will tipoff the regular season next Wednesday against the Suns in Phoenix. Forward Harrison Barnes is recovering from a hamstring injury and won’t play tonight. Coach Rick Carlisle said while Barnes is improving, his status for the season opener is doubtful.

Rockets Visit Grizzlies

(Memphis, TN) — The Rockets close out the preseason tonight as they visit the Memphis Grizzlies. Houston is 3-and-1 and beat the Grizzlies earlier this month in Birmingham. The regular season tips off on Wednesday in New Orleans.

OKC’s Westbrook Still Not Cleared

(Oklahoma City, OK) — Thunder guard Russell Westbrook still isn’t cleared for full contact as the regular season draws near. Westbrook underwent knee surgery last month and has been working his way back. The 29-year-old is coming off two consecutive seasons where he averaged a triple-double. The Thunder visits the Warriors in their season opener on Tuesday.

NBA Preseason
Toronto Raptors 134, New Orleans Pelicans 119
Utah Jazz 132, Sacramento Kings 93
LA Clippers 124, Maccabi Haifa 76

Stars Back On Ice Tomorrow Night

(Dallas, TX) — The Stars are back on the ice tomorrow night hosting the Ducks. Dallas is 2-and-1 after falling 7-4 to the Maple Leafs on Tuesday. After playing their first four games at home, the Stars will hit the road next week, playing Monday in Ottawa and Tuesday in New Jersey. Anaheim is 3-0-and-1 after losing a shootout Wednesday to Arizona.

Colorado Avalanche 6, Buffalo Sabres 1
Pittsburgh Penguins 4, Vegas Golden Knights 2
New York Rangers 3, San Jose Sharks 2 (OT)
New Jersey Devils 6, Washington Capitals 0
Columbus Blue Jackets 5, Florida Panthers 4
Boston Bruins 4, Edmonton Oilers 1
Los Angeles Kings 3, Montreal Canadiens 0
Vancouver Canucks 4, Tampa Bay Lightning 1
Toronto Maple Leafs 5, Detroit Red Wings 3
Minnesota Wild 4, Chicago Blackhawks 3 (OT)
Nashville Predators 3, Winnipeg Jets 0
St. Louis Blues 5, Calgary Flames 3

FC Dallas Back In Action Tomorrow Night

(Frisco, TX) — First-place FC Dallas will return to the pitch tomorrow night at D.C. United. Dallas tops the MLS West with 57 points, holding a four-point advantage over Sporting Kansas City and LAFC. Dallas is coming off a 2-0 victory over Orlando City in Frisco.

College Football Roundup

(Undated) — In college football, Texas Tech slipped past TCU 17-14 last night in Fort Worth in a Big 12 matchup. The Frogs are 1-and-2 in conference play and 3-and-3 overall, while the Red Raiders are 2-and-1 and 4-and-2. Tomorrow, number-14 Texas will host Baylor, 22nd-ranked Texas A&M will be at South Carolina, and North Texas will welcome Southern Mississippi to Denton. The West Texas A&M Buffaloes are on the road at Angelo State.

Spurs Fan Carves Ginobili Pumpkin

(San Antonio, TX) — Recently retired Spurs star Manu Ginobili isn’t immortalized in bronze yet, but here’s a start. Just in time for Halloween, Spurs fan Arthur Alaquinez carved two detailed portraits of Ginobili onto a pumpkin. One portrait shows Ginobili staring into the distance, and the other shows the back of his jersey, complete with his number 20. Alaquinez took a full day to carve the likenesses with a set of clay-carving tools.

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