Friday Sports Update – Cowboys & Seahawks Play Tomorrow Night In Wildcard Game

Cowboys, Seahawks Playoff Clash Tomorrow Night

(Arlington, TX) — The Cowboys and Seahawks will meet tomorrow night in a wild card game at AT&T Stadium. This is Seattle’s seventh playoff appearance in nine seasons under coach Pete Carroll. Dallas has won both wild-card appearances in 10 years at AT&T Stadium. The Cowboys are 7-and-1 at home this season. Both teams are 10-and-6 overall. Our pregame begins tomorrow evening at 6 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.

Cowboys Starting Guard Doubtful

(Frisco, TX) — Cowboys starting left guard Xavier Su’a-Filo missed the three practices for the Seattle game with an ankle injury and is doubtful for the Saturday game. If he is unable to go, rookie Connor Williams, a second-round pick out of Texas would start. He started last week against the Giants.

Colts, Texans Square Off Again

(Houston, TX) — The Texans and Colts will meet for the third time this season tomorrow in a Wild Card showdown at NRG Stadium. The two split the two regular season games with the road team winning each time. The Colts are in the postseason for the first time since 2014. Indy won nine of its last 10 games to qualify. Houston claimed its third AFC South crown in four years. The Texans started the season 0-and-3, while the Colts began 1-and-5.

NFL Wild Card Weekend Approaches

(Undated) — The NFL is getting ready to kick off Wild Card Weekend. On Sunday, the Chargers rumble with the Ravens in Baltimore and the Eagles battle the Bears in Chicago. Our pregame coverage begins Sunday morning at 11:30. The Chiefs, Patriots, Saints and Rams all recieved first-round byes.

Rockets Nip Warriors In OT

(Oakland, CA) — James Harden nailed a three-pointer with 2.7 seconds left in overtime to lift the Rockets to a 135-134 triumph over the Warriors in Oakland. Harden wound up with 44 points, 15 assists and 10 boards. Clint Capela added 29 points and 21 rebounds for Houston, which won its sixth straight. The Rockets will play tomorrow night in Portland. Houston tops the Southwest Division with a 22-and-15 record.

DeRozan, Spurs Crush Raptors In Kawhi’s Return

(San Antonio, TX) — DeMar DeRozan recorded his first career triple-double against his former team as the Spurs crushed the Raptors 125-107 in San Antonio. The Spurs fans greeted Kawhi [[ kuh-WHY ]] Leonard with boos in his first game back in San Antonio since forcing a trade over the summer. DeRozan put up 21 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists for the Spurs, who led by 19 after one quarter and never looked back. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 23 in the win. Leonard finished with 21 points in defeat for Toronto. Fellow former Spur Danny Green shot 0-for-7 and scored zero points in 26 minutes.

NBA
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San Antonio Spurs 125, Toronto Raptors 107
Denver Nuggets 117, Sacramento Kings 113
Houston Rockets 135, Golden State Warriors 134 (OT)

Mavericks Facing Celtics Tonight

(Boston, MA) — The Mavericks will be aiming for their second straight road victory tonight when they play the Celtics in Boston. Dallas snapped a nine-game road skid on Wednesday when it won 122-84 in Charlotte. The Mavs are 3-and-16 on the road. They will end this trip tomorrow night when they are face the Sixers in Philadelphia. They are back home Monday against the Lakers.

NHL
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Minnesota Wild 4, Toronto Maple Leafs 3
Carolina Hurricanes 5, Philadelphia Flyers 3
Buffalo Sabres 4, Florida Panthers 3
Boston Bruins 6, Calgary Flames 4
Montreal Canadiens 2, Vancouver Canucks 0
New York Islanders 3, Chicago Blackhawks 2 (OT)
St. Louis Blues 5, Washington Capitals 2
Tampa Bay Lightning 6, Los Angeles Kings 2

Stars Host Stanley Cup Champs Tonight

(Dallas, TX) — The Stars will face the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals tonight in Dallas. The Stars are 3-0-and-1 in their past four games. Washington lost 5-2 last night in St. Louis for its second straight defeat.

PGA
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Sentry Tournament of Champions (at Kapalua, HI)

1. Kevin Tway (-7)
T2. Gary Woodland (-6)
T2. Justin Thomas (-6)
T2. Dustin Johnson (-6)

College Basketball (Top-25 Coaches Poll)
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#4 Michigan Wolverines 68, Penn State Nittany Lions 55
#19 North Carolina State Wolfpack 87, Miami (FL) Hurricanes 82
Purdue Boilermakers 86, #20 (tied) Iowa Hawkeyes 70
#22 Indiana Hoosiers 73, Illinois Fighting Illini 65
Minnesota Golden Gophers 59, #23 (tied) Wisconsin Badgers 52

College Basketball Roundup

(Undated) — In area college basketball, North Texas edged by Louisiana Tech 63-59 in Denton to hike its record to 14-and-1 and Georgia State won 63-58 at UT-Arlington. Tonight, SMU plays at Tulane. Tomorrow, Baylor is at TCU, Kansas State visits number-11 Texas Tech, West Virginia travels to Texas, Arkansas plays at Texas A&M, Southern Miss is at North Texas and Georgia Southern travels to UT-Arlington.

TCU Coach Linked To UCLA Opening

(Fort Worth, TX) — TCU basketball coach Jamie Dixon has been linked to the UCLA basketball job. The Bruins fired head coach Steve Alford on Monday. Dixon grew up in Southern California. He has revived the Frogs and Pitt floundering programs.

Aggies Losing Four Football Players Early To Draft

(College Station, TX) — Texas A&M junior running back Trayveon Williams announced he is not returning, but will enter the NFL draft. He rushed for 1,760 yards, the school’s single-season record. He was named the Gator Bowl MVP, stepping off 236 yards in a win over North Carolina State on New Year’s Eve. Center Erik McCoy also said he is bypassing his senior season to turn pro. They join tight end Jace Sternberger and linebacker Tyrel Dodson, who are also not coming back to enter the draft.

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