Friday Sports Update – Texas Tech Eliminated From CWS

(Omaha, NE) — Texas Tech is done at the College World Series after getting eliminated last night. The Red Raiders lost 9-6 to Florida in an elimination game. Tech ends the season at 45-and-20. They were the final Texas school left in the College World Series.

Mavericks Acquire Doncic On Draft Night

(Dallas, TX) — The 2018 NBA Draft is in the books. The Mavericks acquired European guard Luka Doncic in a trade with the Hawks. Doncic is a six-foot-eight point forward who has starred in Europe the past couple years. Dallas also added Villanova guard Jalen Brunson, Louisville forward Ray Spalding, and Dayton forward Kostas Antetokounmpo in the second round. The Hawks will get Oklahoma point guard Trae Young and a future first-rounder from Dallas. The Mavs drafted Young fifth.

Rockets Draft G Melton, Trade For F Edwards

(Brooklyn, NY) —  The Rockets selected USC point guard De’Anthony Melton with the 46th pick in round two. Houston also acquired Purdue forward Vincent Edwards in a trade with Utah for cash.

Local NBA Draft Roundup

(Dallas, TX) — A few local prospects heard their names called during the NBA Draft. Texas center Mo Bamba went sixth overall to Orlando. Texas A&M center Robert Williams was chosen by Boston with the 27th pick. SMU guard Shake Milton was drafted by the Mavericks in round two and traded to the 76ers. UT-Arlington forward Kevin Hervey went 57th overall to Oklahoma City. Texas Tech’s Zhaire Smith was chosen 16th by Phoenix but was traded to Philadelphia.

MLB National League
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Colorado Rockies 6, New York Mets 4
Arizona Diamondbacks 9, Pittsburgh Pirates 3
Cincinnati Reds 6, Chicago Cubs 2
Milwaukee Brewers 11, St. Louis Cardinals 3
San Francisco Giants 3, San Diego Padres 0

MLB American League
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New York Yankees 4, Seattle Mariners 3
Boston Red Sox 9, Minnesota Twins 2
Oakland Athletics at Chicago White Sox (PPD)
Los Angeles Angels 8, Toronto Blue Jays 5

MLB Interleague
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Washington Nationals 4, Baltimore Orioles 2

Rangers Visit Twins

(Minneapolis, MN) — The Rangers continue their road trip tonight as they visit the Minnesota Twins. Mike Minor gets the start for Texas, while the Twins counter with Fernando Romero. The Rangers are riding a season-high five-game win streak. Our pregame begins this evening at 6:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.

Astros Host Royals

(Houston, TX) — The Astros continue their homestand as the Kansas City Royals come to town for thee games. Dallas Keuchel gets the start tonight for Houston, while the Royals send out Danny Duffy. The ‘Stros are first in the AL West at 50-and-26. The Royals have lost nine straight.

NHL Entry Draft Begins Tonight

(Dallas, TX) — The NHL Entry Draft gets underway tonight in Dallas. The Buffalo Sabres have the first overall pick. The Carolina Hurricanes pick second, followed by the Montreal Canadiens, Ottawa Senators and Arizona Coyotes. The first round is tonight. The draft finishes with rounds two through seven tomorrow.

PGA
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Travelers Championship (at Cromwell, CT)

1. Zach Johnson (-7)
1. Jordan Spieth (-7)
Tied 99th. Ryan Palmer (+1)

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