Monday Sports Update – Rangers Take 2 Out Of 3 From Cubs

(Arlington, TX) — Joey Gallo doubled to leadoff the ninth and scored on a walk-off wild pitch to gift the Rangers with an 11-10 walk-off victory over the Cubs in Arlington. Delino DeShields hit a grand slam for Texas. Asdrúbal Cabrera and Jeff Mathis also homered in the win. Drew Smyly will start tonight for the Rangers against the Astros at Globe Life Park. It will be his first outing since September 26, 2016 after having Tommy Surgery. Our pregame coverage begins this evening at 6:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.

Astros’ Bats Silent In Loss To Rays

(St. Petersburg, FL) — Jake Marisnick homered in the third inning, but that was about it for the Astros’ offense in a 3-1 loss to the Rays in St. Petersburg. They added only two other singles. Wade Miley allowed three runs over six innings to absorb the loss. The Astros have lost three straight since winning the season opener. Houston will play the Rangers tonight in Arlington with Brad Peacock on the mound.

MLB American League

Baltimore Orioles 7, New York Yankees 5
Detroit Tigers 4, Toronto Blue Jays 3 (F/11)
Tampa Bay Rays 3, Houston Astros 1
Minnesota Twins 9, Cleveland Indians 3
Chicago White Sox 6, Kansas City Royals 3
Oakland Athletics 2, Los Angeles Angels 1
Seattle Mariners 10, Boston Red Sox 8

MLB National League

Miami Marlins 3, Colorado Rockies 0
Pittsburgh Pirates 5, Cincinnati Reds 0
Washington Nationals 6, New York Mets 5
Milwaukee Brewers 5, St. Louis Cardinals 4
Los Angeles Dodgers 8, Arizona Diamondbacks 7
San Diego Padres 3, San Francisco Giants 1
Philadelphia Phillies 5, Atlanta Braves 1

MLB Interleague

Texas Rangers 11, Chicago Cubs 10

Rockets Play Next Two In California

(Sacramento, CA) — The Rockets will try to make it two in a row over the Kings when they play them tomorrow night in Sacramento. They beat the Kings 119-108 on Saturday in Houston. The Rockets will meet the Clippers Wednesday in Los Angeles before returning home Friday against the Knicks.

Mavs Surprise Thunder, Return Home To Face Sixers Tonight

(Oklahoma City, OK) — Trey Burke scored 25 points as the Mavericks upended the Thunder 106-103 in Oklahoma City. Dwight Powell’s dunk with 21 seconds points was the difference. Dallas played without star rookie Luka Doncic, who had a thigh bruise. The Mavs open a three-game homestand tonight against the Sixers.

Kings Rise Above The Spurs To Victory

(San Antonio, TX) — Buddy Hield [[ healed ]] scored 26 points to lead the Kings to a 113-106 victory over the Spurs in San Antonio. Willie Cauley-Stein added 17 points for Sacramento in the win, snapping their 11-game skid. LaMarcus Aldridge had a game-high 27 points and 17 rebounds for San Antonio as they lost for the third time in six games. DeMar DeRozan finished with 16 points for the Spurs who remain seventh in the West.

NBA

Atlanta Hawks 136, Milwaukee Bucks 135 (OT)
Dallas Mavericks 106, Oklahoma City Thunder 103
Los Angeles Lakers 130, New Orleans Pelicans 102
Sacramento Kings 113, San Antonio Spurs 106
Washington Wizards 95, Denver Nuggets 90
Golden State Warriors 137, Charlotte Hornets 90
LA Clippers 113, Memphis Grizzlies 96

Stars Back On Home Ice Tomorrow

(Dallas, TX) — The Stars are back home tomorrow against Philadelphia and on the verge of clinching a playoff berth. Dallas completed a successful four-game Canadian trip, picking up seven of a possible eight points. The Stars have 89 points, which leads the Western Conference wild-card standings. Colorado with 85 points and Arizona with 84 are still in the wild-card hunt. After the game with the Flyers, the Stars have two regular season games left.

NHL

New York Rangers 3, Philadelphia Flyers 0
Pittsburgh Penguins 3, Carolina Hurricanes 1
Arizona Coyotes 4, Minnesota Wild 0
Columbus Blue Jackets 4, Buffalo Sabres 0
Detroit Red Wings 6, Boston Bruins 3
Calgary Falmes 5, San Jose Sharks 3

Denny Hamlin Picks Up Win At Texas

(Fort Worth, TX) — Denny Hamlin raced to victory for the second time this season by winning the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Hamlin previously won the Daytona 500 to begin the season. A pair of Fords finished behind Hamlin with Clint Bowyer and Daniel Suarez taking second and third, respectively. Erik Jones finished fourth while Jimmie Johnson took fifth. With the victory, Joe Gibbs Racing has four on the season.

Texas Tech Going To Final Four

(Anaheim, CA) — Third-seeded Texas Tech is going to the Final Four for the first time in the program’s history. The Red Raiders will meet Michigan State in a semifinal game Saturday. The winner will play the Auburn and Virginia winner in the national championship game. Tech defeated number-one seed Gonzaga 75-69 in Anaheim to win the West Regional.

Auburn, Michigan State Join Virginia, Texas Tech In Final Four

(Undated) — The Final Four field is set. Auburn and Michigan State punched the final two tickets to the NCAA men’s basketball semifinals next weekend in Minneapolis. They join Virginia and Texas Tech. Auburn meets top-seeded Virginia next Saturday in the Final Four, while Michigan State takes on third-seeded Texas Tech. The national championship game is set for Monday, April 8th.

Frogs, Longhorns Rematch In NIT Final Four

(New York, NY) — TCU will be facing a familiar foe in the NIT Final Four tomorrow night. The Horned Frogs will play Big-12 rival Texas in a semifinal game at Madison Square Garden. TCU won the first two encounters. The Frogs are 23-and-13 and won the 2017 NIT.

Baylor Women Face Iowa Tonight In Elite Eight

(Greensboro, NC) — Number-one ranked Baylor will face second-seeded Iowa tonight in Greensboro with the winner going to the NCAA Women’s Final Four. The Lady Bears beat South Carolina 93-68 to advance to the Elite Eight. They are 34-and-1. Meanwhile, TCU topped Cincinnati 69-55 in the Women’s NIT. TCU will play at Arizona Wednesday in the semifinals in Tucson.

Michael Irvin Reveals He Does Not Have Cancer After Scare

(Undated) — Pro football Hall of Famer Michael Irvin is sharing some excellent news with fans: he does not have cancer. The former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver revealed last week that he was awaiting biopsy results for possible throat cancer, but he said Sunday that his tests came back 100-percent clean. The 53-year-old thanked his fans for their prayers and support. Irvin said last week that he was terrified at the prospect that he could have throat cancer. He said his father died of the disease at the age of 51.

 

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