(Dallas, TX) — Amari Cooper caught eight passes for 180 yards and two touchdowns as the Cowboys deflated the Redskins 31-23 in Arlington. Ezekiel Elliott rushed for 121 yards and a touchdown on 26 carries. Dallas won its third straight to take a one game lead over the Redskins in the NFC East. Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy threw for two touchdowns and three interceptions. McCoy was making his first start since 2014 with Washington quarterback Alex Smith out for the season with a broken leg. Vernon Davis and Trey Quinn had TD catches in defeat. Washington has lost three of its last four.
Pick-Six Boosts Bears Past Lions
(Detroit, MI) — Eddie Jackson’s 41-yard interception return for touchdown with six minutes left lifted the Bears to a 23-16 Thanksgiving Day win over the Lions in Detroit. Chase Daniel threw two touchdowns in place on the injured Mitchell Trubisky for Chicago, which leads the NFC North at 8-and-3. Matthew Stafford was picked off twice for Detroit, which has lost four-of-five to sit in the division basement at 4-and-7.
Saints Drop Falcons, Win 10th Straight
(New Orleans, LA) — Drew Brees continued his MVP-like season as the Saints folded the Falcons 31-17 on Thanksgiving Day in New Orleans. Brees threw four touchdowns to four different players as New Orleans won its 10th straight game. Matt Ryan threw for 377 yards, two touchdowns and one interception in the loss for Atlanta. The Falcons are on a three-game slide.
Rockets, Pistons Meet Again Tonight
(Detroit, MI) — The Rockets and Pistons will square off in a rematch tonight in Detroit. The Rockets won the first game 126-124 Wednesday in Houston with James Harden scoring 43 points. The Rockets will try to extend their winning streak to six. They started the season losing five of six.
Mavericks Home Tomorrow Against Celtics
(Dallas, TX) — The Mavericks are on their home floor tomorrow against the Celtics. After starting the season 3-and-78, Dallas has won five of its past six to hike its record to 8-and-9. The Mavs are coming off a 119-113 victory Wednesday over Brooklyn.
Stars Home Tonight Against Ottawa
(Dallas, TX) — The Stars are home tonight against Ottawa. Dallas is trying to rebound from its worst defeat of the season, 5-to-1 on Wednesday in Pittsburgh. The Stars have lost six of their last nine games. After the Ottawa game, the Stars will go on the road for four games.
Phil, Tiger Play Today In Vegas
(Las Vegas, NV) — Golf rivals Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods will face off today in “The Match” from Las Vegas. The golf heavyweights are playing 18 holes against each other in a nine-million-dollar exhibition match. The event is available to watch on pay-per-view.
College Football (CFP Rankings)
#18 Mississippi State Bulldogs 35, Ole Miss Rebels 3
College Football Preview
(Undated) — The college football regular season wraps up this weekend. Today, Texas travels to face Kansas and a Longhorns’ victory would put them in the Big 12 title game. Tomorrow, TCU hosts Oklahoma State needing a win to qualify for a bowl, Texas A&M welcomes LSU, SMU visits Tulsa, North Texas is at UTSA and Baylor meets Texas Tech at AT&T Stadium with both teams a win shy of becoming bowl eligible. We will broadcast the Oklahoma and West Virginia game beginning this evening at 6:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.
College Basketball (Top-25 Coaches’ Poll)
#4 Virginia Cavaliers 66, Dayton Flyers 59 (Battle 4 Atlantis at Paradise Island, Bahamas)
Texas Longhorns 92, #6 North Carolina Tar Heels 89 (Las Vegas Holiday Invitational at Las Vegas, NV)
#7 Nevada Wolf Pack 96, Tulsa Golden Hurricane 86 (Las Vegas Holiday Invitational at Las Vegas, NV)
#11 Michigan State Spartans 87, #17 UCLA Bruins 67 (Las Vegas Holiday Invitational at Las Vegas, NV)
#13 Florida State Seminoles 81, UAB Blazers 63 (Advocare Invitational at Orlando, FL)
#21 LSU Tigers 67, Charleston Cougars 55 (Advocare Invitational at Orlando, FL)
College Basketball Round Up
(Undated) — In area college basketball yesterday, Texas upset Number-6 North Carolina 92-89 at the Las Vegas Invitational. Today, Baylor and Ole Miss will meet in the Emerald Coast Classic in Niceville, Florida, Texas A&M will try to snap a four-game slide when it hosts South Alabama and UT-Arlington is at Arkansas. Tomorrow, undefeated Texas Tech will host Northern Colorado and North Texas will face St. Peter’s.
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