Monday Sports Update – Cowboys Will Host Seahawks Saturday

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Cowboys Edge By Giants

(East Rutherford, NJ) — Dak Prescott threw four touchdown passes as the Cowboys nipped the Giants 36-35 on the road. Prescott threw for 387 yards and Blake Jarwin caught three touchdown passes. Cole Beasley hauled in a 32-yard touchdown pass with 72 seconds left and Michael Gallup caught a two-point conversion for the winning points. Dallas has won seven of its last eight and will take a 10-and-6 record into the playoffs.

Cowboys Draw Seahawks

(Arlington, TX) — The Cowboys will face the Seahawks Saturday night in Arlington in the NFL Wild-Card round. Dallas is the NFC fourth-seed with a 10-and-6 record. The Cowboys lost 24-13 in Week Three in Seattle. The only time the two have met in the playoffs was after the 2006 season when Seattle won 21-20 after Tony Romo bobbled a snap on the potential game-winning field goal and was tackled shy of the goal line. Saturday’s game starts at 7:15 p.m.

Texans Lock Up Division, Top Jags

(Houston, TX) — Deshaun Watson completed 25 of 35 passes for 234 yards and ran for 66 yards and a touchdown as the Texas secured the AFC South championship with a 20-3 win over the Jaguars in Houston. DeAndre Hopkins had a dozen catches for 147 yards in the win.The Texans enter the playoffs as the AFC third seed with an 11-and-5 record.

Colts Coming To Town

(Houston, TX) — The Texans will meet the Colts on Saturday in a NFL Wild Card round game at NRG Stadium. The two met twice during the regular season with the home team losing each time. Houston won 37-34 in overtime on September 30th in Indianapolis to start the Texans’ nine-game winning streak. It ended on December 9th when the Colts prevailed 24-21 in Houston. The Colts beat the Titans 33-17 last night to wrap up the final wild-card berth with a 10-and-6 record.

NFL
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Detroit Lions 31, Green Bay Packers 0
Atlanta Falcons 34, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 32
Dallas Cowboys 36, New York Giants 35
Carolina Panthers 33, New Orleans Saints 14
New England Patriots 38, New York Jets 3
Houston Texans 20, Jacksonville Jaguars 3
Buffalo Bills 42, Miami Dolphins 17
Los Angeles Chargers 23, Denver Broncos 9
Philadelphia Eagles 24, Washington Redskins 0
Seattle Seahawks 27, Arizona Cardinals 24
Pittsburgh Steelers 16, Cincinnati Bengals 13
Chicago Bears 24, Minnesota Vikings 10
Los Angeles Rams 48, San Francisco 49ers 32
Kansas City Chiefs 35, Oakland Raiders 3
Baltimore Ravens 26, Cleveland Browns 24
Indianapolis Colts 33, Tennessee Titans 17

Mavericks Edge By Thunder

(Dallas, TX) — Rookie Luka Doncic scored 25 points as the Mavericks escaped with a 105-103 win over the Thunder in Dallas. Dennis Smith Junior made a driving layup with 25 seconds left to put Dallas up for good. DeAndre Jordan had 17 boards and 12 points in the victory. The Mavericks are 2-and-7 in their last nine games. They will play tonight in Oklahoma City for a rematch.

Rockets Facing Grizzlies Tonight

(Houston, TX) — The Rockets will host the Memphis Grizzlies tonight in the Toyota Center. The Rockets will try to extend their winning streak to five in a row. They have won nine of 10 to move into first place in the Southwest Division with a 20-and-15 record.

NBA
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Orlando Magic 109, Detroit Pistons 107
Toronto Raptors 95, Chicago Bulls 89
Minnesota Timberwolves 113, Miami Heat 104
Dallas Mavericks 105, Oklahoma City Thunder 103
Portland Trail Blazers 129, Philadelphia 76ers 95
Los Angeles Lakers 121, Sacramento Kings 114

NHL
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Vegas Golden Knights 5, Arizona Coyotes 1

Stars Host Montreal On New Year’s Eve

(Dallas, TX) — The Stars will host Montreal tonight in Dallas. The Stars have won their last two and three of four. They are fourth in the Central Division with a 20-16-and-3 record and 43 points. Dallas is coming off a 5-1 win over Detroit on Saturday.

Cowboys To Take On Missouri

(Memphis, TN) — The Oklahoma State football team is preparing for a bowl matchup against a former conference rival. The Cowboys will take on Missouri this afternoon in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl in Memphis. The Tigers left the Big 12 for the SEC after the 2011 season. Our coverage begins this afternoon at 2:45 p.m.

College Basketball (Top-25 Coaches Poll)
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#4 Michigan Wolverines 74, Binghamton Bearcats 52

College Basketball Roundup

(Undated) — In area college basketball Wednesday: SMU will entertain East Carolina, Texas Tech is at West Virginia and Texas is at Kansas State. Thursday: Louisiana Tech is at North Texas and Georgia State is at UT-Arlington.

 

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