Monday Sports Update – Cowboys Slip Past Lions

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) is congratulated by his teammates after scoring the his second touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Landover, Md., Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

(Arlington, TX) — Brett Maher nailed the go-ahead field goal on the game’s final play as the Cowboys edged the Lions 26-24 in Arlington. Maher nailed all four of his field goal attempts for Dallas. Ezekiel Elliott compiled 240 total yards and caught a score. Dak Prescott finished with 255 yards and two touchdowns as the ‘Boys moved to 2-and-2 and stayed unbeaten at home. Dallas will visit Houston on Sunday. Listen for the Dallas Cowboys Hour with Brad Sham this evening at 6 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.

Texans Top Colts In OT

(Indianapolis, IN) — Ka’imi Fairbairn booted a game-winning 37-yard field goal as time expired in overtime to lift the Texans past the Colts 37-34 in Indy. The kick came after the Colts had a turnover on downs at their own 43-yard line with just 24-seconds left in OT. Deshaun Watson threw for 375 yards and two touchdowns and also ran for a score as Houston earned its first win and improved to 1-and-3. DeAndre Hopkins had 10 catches for 169 yards and a TD in the victory. The Texans host the Dallas Cowboys this Sunday.

NFL
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New England Patriots 38, Miami Dolphins 7
Cincinnati Bengals 37, Atlanta Falcons 36
Tennessee Titans 26, Philadelphia Eagles 23 (OT)
Dallas Cowboys 26, Detroit Lions 24
Green Bay Packers 22, Buffalo Bills 0
Chicago Bears 48, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10
Jacksonville Jaguars 31, New York Jets 12
Houston Texans 37, Indianapolis Colts 34 (OT)
Oakland Raiders 45, Cleveland Browns 42 (OT)
Seattle Seahawks 20, Arizona Cardinals 17
New Orleans Saints 33, New York Giants 18
Los Angeles Chargers 29, San Francisco 49ers 27
Baltimore Ravens 26, Pittsburgh Steelers 14

Mariners Topple Rangers In Season Finale

(Seattle, WA) — Adrian Beltre went 1-for-2 in what could have been his final game in the Rangers’ 3-1 loss to the Mariners in Seattle. The 39-year-old Beltre has not decided if he will hang up his cleats just yet. The Rangers end the season with a 67-and-95 record and will begin looking for a manager after firing Jeff Banister on September 21st.

Astros Fall In Regular Season Finale

(Baltimore, MD) — The Astros managed just one hit as they fell to the Orioles 4-0 in the regular season finale. Jose Altuve recorded the team’s only hit with a single in the fourth inning. Brad Peacock gave up all four runs and took the loss for Houston. The 103 wins are a team record.

Astros Preps For Indians

(Houston, TX) — With the regular season in the books, the Astros are prepping for Thursday’s playoff opener versus the Cleveland Indians. Houston will host the first two games of the five-game American League Division Series. The Astros seek to repeat as World Series champions after winning it all last season.

MLB National League
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Los Angeles Dodgers 15, San Francisco Giants 0
Philadelphia Phillies 3, Atlanta Braves 1
Colorado Rockies 12, Washington Nationals 0
San Diego Padres 4, Arizona Diamondbacks 3 (10 INN)
New York Mets 1, Miami Marlins 0
Pittsburgh Pirates 6, Cincinnati Reds 5 (10 INN)
Chicago Cubs 10, St. Louis Cardinals 5

MLB American League
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Boston Red Sox 10, New York Yankees 2
Baltimore Orioles 4, Houston Astros 0
Los Angeles Angels 5, Oakland Athletics 4
Tampa Bay Rays 9, Toronto Blue Jays 4
Seattle Mariners 3, Texas Rangers 1
Minnesota Twins 5, Chicago White Sox 4
Cleveland Indians 2, Kansas City Royals 1

MLB Interleague
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Milwaukee Brewers 11, Detroit Tigers 0

Two Divisional Tiebreakers Set For Monday

(Undated) — The MLB regular season is not over after 162 games. Four teams will be in action Monday to decide a pair of division crowns. The Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers will meet at Wrigley Field to decide the National League Central after each finished the regular season with 95 wins. The Dodgers and Colorado Rockies will square-off tomorrow in Los Angeles with a tiebreaker of their own for the NL West title.

Blaney Wins In Wild Finish At Charlotte

(Concord, NC) — Ryan Blaney is into the Round of 12 in the NASCAR playoffs after winning at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday. Blaney passed Jimmie Johnson and Martin Truex Jr. on the final corner as the pair crashed to capture the checkered flag at the Bank of America Roval 400 at Charlotte. It’s Blaney’s first win of the season and second of his career. Jamie McMurray finished second, followed by Clint Bowyer, Alex Bowman and Kurt Busch. Johnson ended eighth, while Truex dropped to 14th. Kyle Busch leads the points standings, but sits just five points ahead of Kevin Harvick.

Europe Cruises Past USA At Ryder Cup

(Paris, France) — The Ryder Cup wrapped up over the weekend and Europe is once again the champions. Two years after the Americans reclaimed the title the Europeans cruised to 17.5-to-10.5 win in Paris, France to take back the trophy. It is the most lopsided victory in more than 10 years. Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods were a combined 0-and-6 in their matches.

Mavs Prep For China Trip

(Dallas, TX) — After winning Saturday’s preseason opener, the Mavericks are preparing for their trip to China this week. Dallas will play Philadelphia in Shanghai on Friday before meeting again in Shenzen a week from today. The Mavs beat the Beijing Ducks 116-63 on Saturday behind 16 points from rookie Luka Doncic.

Rockets Host Grizzlies In Birmingham Tomorrow

(Lake Charles, LA) — The Rockets open preseason action tomorrow as they host the Memphis Grizzlies tomorrow in Birmingham, Alabama. James Harden and Chris Paul lead a Rockets unit seeking to return to the Western Conference Finals, where they fell in seven games to Golden State last season. The first home preseason game is Thursday against Indiana.

Stars Fall To Avs In Preseason Finale

(Dallas, TX) — The Stars’ rally fell short in a 6-5 loss to the Colorado Avalanche last night in Dallas. Tyler Seguin and Radek Faksa each tallied a goal and assist in defeat. The preseason is over for the Stars, who will host the Arizona Coyotes in the regular season opener on Thursday.

College Football Roundup

(Undated) — In college football action over the weekend, Texas Tech lost to #12 West Virginia 42-34, TCU edged Iowa State 17-14, SMU crushed Houston Baptist 63-27, North Texas fell to Louisiana Tech 29-27, Texas beat Kansas State 19-14, Texas A&M topped Arkansas 24-17, Baylor fell to Oklahoma 66-33 and West Texas A&M upset Central Washington 28-26.

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