Monday Sports Update – Cowboys Lose On The Road-Again!

(Washington, DC) — Brett Maher’s 53-yard field goal attempt to tie the score struck the goal post as time expired in the Cowboys’ 20-17 loss to the Redskins in Washington. Dallas long snapper L.P. Ladoceur was flagged for a penalty moving Maher back five yards before the snap. Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott was sacked and fumbled that was recovered for a Redskins touchdown with less that five minutes to play to put Dallas down 20-10. Ezekiel Elliott was restricted to 34 yards on 15 carries. The Cowboys are winless in four road games. They are off this week.

Texans Beat Bumbling Jaguars

(Jacksonville, FL) — The Texans took advantage of Jaguars’ turnovers to win 20-7 in Jacksonville. Lamar Miller rushed for 100 yards on 22 carries and scored a touchdown. Deshaun Watson hooked up with DeAndre Hopkins for a 10-yard touchdown pass as the Texans won their fourth in a row. At 4-and-3, the Texans are in first place in the AFC South.

NFL
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Los Angeles Chargers 20, Tennessee Titans 19 (at London, England)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 26, Cleveland Browns 23 (OT)
New England Patriots 38, Chicago Bears 31
Minnesota Vikings 37, New York Jets 17
Detroit Lions 32, Miami Dolphins 21
Houston Texans 20, Jacksonville Jaguars 7
Indianapolis Colts 37, Buffalo Bills 5
Carolina Panthers 21, Philadelphia Eagles 17
New Orleans Saints 24, Baltimore Ravens 23
Washington Redskins 20, Dallas Cowboys 17
Los Angeles Rams 39, San Francisco 49ers 10
Kansas City Chiefs 45, Cincinnati Bengals 10

Giants, Falcons Meet On MNF

(Atlanta, GA) — The New York Giants visit the Atlanta Falcons tonight on Monday Night Football. The Giants enter at 1-and-5, while the Falcons sit at 2-and-4. Both squads need wins to turn their seasons around. The all-time series between the two squads is tied at 12 wins each. Our pregame begins this evening at 6:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.

Elliott Wins NASCAR Playoffs In Kansas

(Kansas City, KS) — Chase Elliott won the Kansas Speedway Hollywood Casino 400 to advance to the Round of Eight in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs. Elliott won for the second time in three weeks. Kyle Busch held off Kyle Larson for second place. Erik Jones and Martin Truex Junior rounded out the top five. The championship-eligible drivers’ field was trimmed from a dozen to eight. The playoffs move to Martinsville Speedway this coming Sunday in Tennessee.

Mavericks Hosting Bulls Tonight

(Dallas, TX)) — The Mavericks are back home tonight hosting the Chicago Bulls at American Airlines Center. Dallas is coming off a 140-136 victory Saturday over Minnesota. Rookie Luka Doncia scored 26 points against the Timberwolves as the Mavs evened their record at 1-and-1. The Mavs will play Wednesday at Atlanta.

Clippers Nip Rockets

(Los Angeles, CA) — A double-double from James Harden wasn’t enough as the Clippers nipped the Rockets 115-112 in L.A. Harden finished with 31 points and 14 assists in the loss. Clint Capela added 23 points as Houston dropped to 1-and-2 on the young season. The Rockets return home for the next three games, starting Wednesday against Utah.

Rockets’ Paul, Lakers’ Ingram, Rondo Suspended For Fight

(Los Angeles, CA) — Players from both the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Lakers will serve suspensions for their roles in an on-court scuffle on Saturday night. Rockets guard Chris Paul will be banned two games while Brandon Ingram and Rajon Rondo will sit four and three games for the Lakers, respectively. The scuffle started when Ingram pushed James Harden and was given a technical foul in the fourth quarter. Rondo and Paul began throwing punches at each other moments later, and Ingram joined the fracas by swinging at Paul.

NBA
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Atlanta Hawks 133, Cleveland Cavaliers 111
Sacramento Kings 131, Oklahoma City Thunder 120
Denver Nuggets 100, Golden State Warriors 98
Los Angeles Clippers 115, Houston Rockets 112

World Series Opens Tomorrow

(Boston, MA) — The World Series gets going tomorrow as the Boston Red Sox host the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game One. The Dodgers eliminated the Brewers in Game Seven on Saturday to advance, while Boston closed out Houston in five games last week. Chris Sale is expected to start Game One for the Red Sox, while the Dodgers have not announced their starter. Our coverage begins tomorrow evening at 7 on 710AM & 97.5FM KGNC.

Rangers Managerial Candidates Reduced To Six

(Arlington, TX) — Multiple-outlets have reported the Rangers’ managerial list of candidates is down to six. They are interim manager Don Wakamatsu , farm director Jayce Tingler, Phillies third base coach Dusty Wathan, Astros bench coach Joe Espada, Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde and Rays field coordinator Rocco Baldelli. The Rangers fired manager Jeff Banister last month.

CJ Cup Golf Tournament

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) – Brooks Koepka is golf’s new No. 1after winning the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges on Sunday by four strokes.Koepka, who displaced Dustin Johnson for the world’s top ranking,shot a final-round 8-under 64 for a 21-under total of 267. Ryan Palmer finished in a tie for third by shooting birdies on the final seven holes.

Stars Host Wild Tonight

(Dallas, TX) — The Stars will be on their home ice tomorrow night hosting the Los Angeles Kings. Dallas will attempt to snap a three-game losing streak after winning three of their first four. The Kings are 2-5-and-1 and rank last in the NHL with 1.9 goals per game.

NHL
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Calgary Flames 4, New York Rangers 1
Tampa Bay Lightning 6, Chicago Blackhawks 3
Buffalo Sabres 4, Anaheim Ducks 2

FC Dallas In Showdown Sunday With Sporting KC

(Frisco, TX) — FC Dallas is no longer in first place in the MLS West. Sporting Kansas City blanked Dallas 3-0 yesterday at Toyota Stadium to move into the top spot in the conference with 59 points. FC Dallas has 57 points with one game left on the schedule.

LSU Now Fourth, ‘Bama Still First In Coaches’ Poll

(Undated) — LSU is new to the top-four in this week’s Top-25 Coaches’ Poll. Alabama remains first, followed by Clemson and Notre Dame. The Tigers of LSU moved up to fourth after running their record to 7-and-1 with a 19-3 win over Mississippi State. Michigan climbed two spots to fifth. Georgia is still sixth, while Texas, Oklahoma, Ohio State and Central Florida round out the top-10. The Buckeyes dropped seven spots from second to ninth after losing 49-20 at Purdue on Saturday. Utah and Miami are new to the rankings this week, replacing Cincinnati and Colorado.

College Football Roundup

(Undated) — In college football action Saturday, TCU lost 52-27 to number-10 Oklahoma in Fort Worth, SMU won 27-23 at Tulane, Texas Tech ripped Kansas 48-16 in Lubbock and North Texas lost 29-21 to UAB in Birmingham. The West Texas A&M Buffaloes lost to Eastern New Mexico 28-0 in the wagon wheel game.

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