(Lubbock, TX) — Texas Tech fired football coach Kliff Kingsbury one day after a 35-24 loss to Baylor in Arlington. The former Texas Tech quarterback went 35-and-40 in six seasons with his alma mater. The Red Raiders had losing records the past three years. Tech began this year 5-and-2, but lost its final five games.
Texas, OU In Rematch For Big 12 Conference Title
(Arlington, TX) — Texas and Oklahoma will meet in a rematch Saturday for the Big 12 football championship at AT&T Stadium. Texas won 24-17 at Kansas and Oklahoma outscored West Virginia 59-56 in their regular season finales to setup the rematch. The Longhorns beat the Sooners 48-45 in October in the Cotton Bowl. That is OU’s only loss in 12 games, while UT is 9-and-3. We will broadcast that game Saturday morning at 11.
College Football Wrap Up
(Undated) — The college football regular season wrapped up this weekend. Baylor, which won only one game in 2017, beat Texas Tech 35-24 in Arlington for the Bears’ sixth victory to become bowl-eligible. TCU topped Oklahoma State 31-24 in Fort Worth for its sixth win to also earn a bowl invite. Texas won 24-17 on Friday at Kansas to clinch a spot in the Big 12 championship game opposite Oklahoma. SMU lost 27-24 in Tulsa to conclude a 5-and-7 season. North Texas won 24-21 at UT-San Antonio as the Mean Green improve to 9-and-3.
Texans Host Titans Tonight
(Houston, TX) — The Texans will put their seven-game winning streak on the line tonight when they host the Titans. Eight of Houston’s 10 games have been decided by a touchdown or less. J.J. Watt leads the Texans’ defense with 10 sacks and four forced fumbles. This is the first of three straight home games for Houston. Tennessee is 5-and-5, while Houston is 7-and-3. Our pregame coverage begins this evening at 7 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.
Texans Owner McNair Dies
(Houston, TX) — When the Texans take the field tonight for Monday Night Football, they’ll wear a special sticker on their helmets to honor their late owner. Bob McNair died peacefully in Houston on Friday at the age of 80, surrounded by his family. McNair brought an NFL franchise back to Houston after the Oilers left for Tennessee in 1997 and became the Titans. The Texans will wear a sticker with McNair’s initials “RCM” on their helmets during tonight’s game at NRG Stadium, which is against the Titans.
Cowboys Begin Prepping For Thursday Game With Saints
(Frisco, TX) — The Cowboys rested running back Ezekiel Elliott and three offensive line starters as they began practicing for a Thursday night home game with the Saints. Lineman Tyron Smith, Zack Martin and Xavier Su’a-Filo were banged up and did not practice. Cam Fleming worked as the Dallas first-team left tackle, while Connor Williams and Adam Redmond were the guards as the first-string trio rehabbed. Dallas is 6-and-5, while the Saints are 10-and-1.
Philadelphia Eagles 25, New York Giants 22
Baltimore Ravens 34, Oakland Raiders 17
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27, San Francisco 49ers 9
Buffalo Bills 24, Jacksonville Jaguars 21
New England Patriots 27, New York Jets 13
Cleveland Browns 35, Cincinnati Bengals 20
Seattle Seahawks 30, Carolina Panthers 27
Los Angeles Chargers 45, Arizona Cardinals 10
Indianapolis Colts 27, Miami Dolphins 24
Denver Broncos 24, Pittsburgh Steelers 17
Minnesota Vikings 24, Green Bay Packers 17
Mavericks Returning To Court Wednesday
(Dallas, TX) — The Mavericks are off until Wednesday when they play at Houston. Dallas is coming off a 113-104 home victory over Boston on Saturday to even their record at 9-and-9. The Mavs opened their season 2-and-7.
Orlando Magic 108, Los Angeles Lakers 104
Detroit Pistons 118, Phoenix Suns 107
New York Knicks 103, Memphis Grizzlies 98
Toronto Raptors 125, Miami Heat 115
Philadelphia 76ers 127, Brooklyn Nets 125
Atlanta Hawks 124, Charlotte Hornets 123
Utah Jazz 133, Sacramento Kings 112
LA Clippers 104, Portland Trail Blazers 100
Stars Play Tomorrow In Edmonton
(Edmonton, Alberta) — The Stars are on the ice tomorrow night in Edmonton. Dallas opened a four-game trip Saturday with a 2-1 loss at Colorado after giving up two late third-period goals. The Starts are 12-10-and-2.
Calgary Flames 6, Arizona Coyotes 1
Tampa Bay Lightning 5, New Jersey Devils 2
Nashville Predators 5, Anaheim Ducks 2
Los Angeles Kings 5, Edmonton Oilers 2
College Basketball (Top-25 Coaches’ Poll)
Villanova Wildcats 66, #13 Florida State Seminoles 60
Oklahoma State Cowboys 90, #21 LSU Tigers 77
College Basketball Round Up
(Undated) — In area college basketball, tonight, TCU will host Eastern Michigan. Tomorrow, Baylor will host South Dakota after coach Scott Drew picked up his 300th victory as the Bears coach Saturday, winning 72-61 over George Mason, SMU will host Lamar at Moody Coliseum, North Texas will be at Oklahoma and UT-Arlington will play at Tulsa.
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