(Frisco, TX) — The Cowboys trailed by 28 points in the third quarter in a 34-24 loss to the Packers at AT&T Stadium. Dak Prescott threw for 463 yards and two touchdowns, but also was picked off three times and sacked three times. Amari Cooper had nine receptions for 226 yards and a touchdown. Michael Gallup added seven catches for 113 yards and a TD. Ezekiel Elliott stepped off 62 yards on 12 carries, including a TD. Dallas has lost two straight to fall to 3-and-2. The Cowboys will play at the New York Jets next Sunday.
Texans Roll Over Falcons
(Houston, TX) — Deshaun Watson completed 28-of-33 passes for 426 yards and five touchdowns as the Texans breezed to a 53-32 victory over the Falcons in Houston. Will Fuller caught 14 passes for a career-high 217 yards and three touchdowns. Darren Felts had two receptions, both for touchdowns as Houston improved to 3-and-2. The Texas will play next Sunday in Kansas City.
Philadelphia Eagles 31, New York Jets 6
Carolina Panthers 34, Jacksonville Jaguars 27
Baltimore Ravens 26, Pittsburgh Steelers 23 (OT)
Houston Texans 53, Atlanta Falcons 32
New England Patriots 33, Washington Redskins 7
Buffalo Bills 14, Tennessee Titans 7
New Orleans Saints 31, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24
Arizona Cardinals 26, Cincinnati Bengals 23
Oakland Raiders 24, Chicago Bears 21 (London, England)
Minnesota Vikings 28, New York Giants 10
Denver Broncos 20, Los Angeles Chargers 13
Green Bay Packers 34, Dallas Cowboys 24
Indianapolis Colts 19, Kansas City Chiefs 13
Astros Going For Sweep Of ALDS Today
(St. Petersburg, FL) — The Astros will go for a sweep of their ALDS this afternoon when they play the Rays at Tropicana Field. Houston will start Zack Greinke against Tampa Bay, who will counter with former Astro Charlie Morton. The Astros have limited the Rays to three runs in winning the first two in Houston. If the Rays win, there would be a Game Four tomorrow in St. Petersburg.
Dodgers Blow Past Nationals In Game Three
(Washington, DC) — The Dodgers piled up seven runs in the sixth inning as they blew past the Nationals 10-4 in Game Three of the NLDS in D.C. Russell Martin drove in four runs and Patrick Corbin got shelled for six runs in less than one inning to take the loss. The Dodgers lead the five-game series, 2-1 as Game Four gets going today in Washington D.C.
Braves Rally In Ninth, Stun Cardinals In Game Three
(St. Louis, MO) — The Braves scored three runs with two out in the ninth inning to beat the Cardinals 3-1 in Game Three of the NLDS in St. Louis. Adam Duvall’s two-run single put Atlanta ahead for good. Cardinals closer Carlos Martinez yielded the three runs in the ninth to absorb the loss. The Braves lead the series 2-1, with Game Four set for this afternoon at Busch Stadium.
Kyle Larson Claims Victory At Dover
(Dover, DE) — Kyler Larson is punching his ticket to the final eight. Larson led 154 laps to win the NASCAR Playoff race at Dover International Speedway. Martin Truex Junior finished second in the race while Alex Bowman took third. Kevin Harvick landed in the fourth spot. Denny Hamlin led 218 laps in the race and placed fifth.
Stars’ Season Off To Dim Start
(Detroit, MI) — Anthony Mantha scored four goals as the Red Wings edged the Stars 4-3 in Detroit. Roope Hintz scored two goals and Tyler Seguin another as Dallas jumped out to a 2-0 lead. The Stars are 0-and-3 and will play the Washington Capitals on the road tomorrow night.
Mavs Tip Off Preseason Play Tomorrow
(Dallas, TX) — The Mavericks will play their first preseason game tomorrow night against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Tulsa. Dallas will be without Dwight Powell, who strained his left hamstring during practice Saturday. The team concluded training camp Sunday with an open scrimmage at American Airlines Center.
Rockets Playing In Japan
(Saitama, Japan) — The Rockets are playing the first of two exhibition games against the Toronto Raptors today and Thursday in Japan. It should be the first time during the preseason the Rockets will team together James Harden and Russell Westbrook, who was held out of earlier games.
FC Dallas Stomps KC, Earns Playoff Berth
(Frisco, TX) — FC Dallas routed Sporting Kansas City 6-0 in the regular season finale to clinch the final MLS Western Conference playoff berth. Zdenek Ondrasek scored two goals for Dallas, which will meet the second-seeded Sounders on October 19th in Seattle in a single elimination match.
Baylor, SMU Ranked In Latest Coaches Poll
(Undated) — Baylor, coming off a 31-12 victory at Kansas State, is ranked 23rd in the latest Coaches Poll, one behind SMU. The 5-and-0 Bears are ranked for the first time in head coach Matt Rhule’s third year at the university. SMU is 6-and-0, but had to rally to beat Tulsa 43-37 in overtime at home. Texas moved up one to 11th after winning at West Virginia. Texas A&M was idle and remains at number-21. The Aggies will host top-ranked Alabama this coming Saturday.
College Football Roundup
(Undated) — In other college football Saturday, TCU fell 49-24 at Iowa State and Texas Tech upset number-25 Oklahoma State to knock the Cowpokes out of the rankings. West Texas A&M beat Central Washington 48-41. North Texas was off and will this Saturday at Southern Miss. The Red Raiders will play Saturday at Baylor.