Thursday Sports Update – Cowboys Add Defensive Lineman To Practice Squad

(Frisco, TX) — The Cowboys re-signed defensive end Aziz Shittu to their practice squad. With defensive lineman David Irving, Taco Charlton and Maliek Collins nursing injuries, Dallas opted to bring back Shittu as insurance.

Cowboys Facing Another Road Test

(Frisco, TX) — The Cowboys returned to the practice field to begin preparing for a Sunday game in Atlanta. The Cowboys are coming off a 27-20 victory over the Eagles in Philadelphia. Dallas is 4-and-5, the same record as the Falcons. After the Atlanta contest, the Cowboys will return home for a Thanksgiving showdown with NFC East-leader Washington. Join us today at 5pm for The Sports Drive and Dallas Cowboys Huddle live at Beef O’ Brady’s – 34th & Coulter in the Summit Shopping Center. We will have $2 domestic beer speicals and we will be giving away a Dallas Cowboys travel mug on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.

Texans Facing Redskins This Week

(Houston, TX) — After a bye week, the Texans return to action Sunday facing the Redskins in Washington. Houston has won its last six games after starting 0-and-3. The 6-and-3 mark tops the AFC South. Washington leads the NFC East with a 6-and-3 record. Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has thrown for 2,389 yards, 17 touchdowns and seven interceptions, but has been sacked 30 times.

Packers Visit Seahawks On TNF

(Seattle, WA) — The Green Bay Packers visit the Seattle Seahawks tonight on Thursday Night Football. Both squads are trying to stay in the playoff conversation. The Packers are 4-4-and-1 on the season, while the Seahawks sit at 4-and-5. Green Bay is winless on the road at 0-and-4. Seattle is looking to end a two-game slide after losses to the Chargers and Rams. Our pregame coverage begins tonight at 7 here on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.

Mavs Slaughter Jazz, Holding Utah To 22 Second Half Points

(Dallas, TX) — The Mavericks held the Jazz to 22 points in the second half to cruise to a 118-68 triumph in Dallas. Harrison Barnes led the Mavs with 19 points, while J.J. Barea contributed 14 points off the bench. Dallas was won three straight and four of five. The Mavericks will be home Saturday against the defending champion Golden State Warriors.

Suns Torch Spurs

(Phoenix, AZ) — T.J. Warren dropped in 27 points to lead the Suns to a 116-96 rout of the Spurs in Phoenix. Deandre Ayton donated 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Suns, who snapped a four-game losing streak and improved to 3-and-11 overall. Isaiah Canaan chipped in with 19 points in the victory. DeMar DeRozan scored 24 points to pace San Antonio, which has lost four of five. Derrick White posted 16 points in the setback.

Rockets Host Warriors Tonight

(Houston, TX) — The Rockets open a three-game homestand tonight with the first game against the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors. Rockets forwards Gary Clark and Gerald Green are listed as questionable. Houston was won five of its last seven to improve to 6-and-7. The Rockets began the season losing five of their first six. The Rockets are coming off a 10-point victory on Tuesday in Denver.

NBA
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Washington Wizards 119, Cleveland Cavaliers 95
Orlando Magic 111, Philadelphia 76ers 106
Detroit Pistons 106, Toronto Raptors 104
Miami Heat 120, Brooklyn Nets 107
Boston Celtics 111, Chicago Bulls 82
Memphis Grizzlies 116, Milwaukee Bucks 113
Oklahoma City Thunder 128, New York Knicks 103
Minnesota Timberwolves 107, New Orleans Pelicans 100
Dallas Mavericks 118, Utah Jazz 68
Phoenix Suns 116, San Antonio Spurs 96
Los Angeles Lakers 126, Portland Trail Blazers 117

Stars Will Face Bruins On Friday

(Dallas, TX) — The Stars are back on their home ice tomorrow night when they entertain the Boston Bruins. Dallas lost 2-to-1 in overtime on November 5th in Boston. The Stars are 9-7-and-2 after going 1-2-and-2 in their last five games. The Stars will then open a three-game trip Sunday in Brooklyn against the Islanders at the Barclays Center.

NHL
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Winnipeg Jets 3, Washington Capitals 1
Chicago Blackhawks 1, St. Louis Blues 0
Colorado Avalanche 6, Boston Bruins 3
Vegas Golden Knights 5, Anaheim Ducks 0

Rangers Hire Hitting Coach

(Arlington, TX) — The Rangers have hired Luis Ortiz as their hitting coach. He was the Dodgers’ assistant hitting coach last season. He was on Padres’ staff from 2015-17. He played with Texas in 1995-96 in his 14 years in the majors. The Rangers also announced bench coach Don Wakamatsu, third base Tony Beasley and bullpen coach Hector Ortiz will return from the staff last season.

Mets’ deGrom, Rays’ Snell Win Cy Young

(Undated) — Mets ace Jacob deGrom and Rays lefty Blake Snell are the 2018 Cy Young Award winners in Major League Baseball. DeGrom received 29 of the 30 first-place votes to easily take the National League Award, while Snell edged Houston’s Justin Verlander to win American League honors. The MVP Award winners in each league will be announced tonight.

College Basketball (Top-25 Coaches Poll)
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#2 Kentucky Wildcats 96, North Dakota Fighting Hawks 58
#3 Duke Blue Devils 84, Eastern Michigan Eagles 46
#18 Michigan Wolverines 73, #8 Villanova Wildcats 46
#10 Michigan State Spartans 80, Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks 59
#12 Auburn Tigers 103, Mississippi College Choctaws 52
#23 Clemson Tigers 74, Sam Houston State Bearkats 59
#25 Nebraska Cornhuskers 80, Seton Hall Pirates 57

College Basketball Round Up

(Undated) — In area college basketball last night, SMU beat Western Carolina 98-65 and North Texas clobbered Texas A&M-Commerce 102-53 to improve to 5-and-0. Tonight, TCU will host Fresno State and Texas A&M will play at ranked Gonzaga in Spokane.

College Football Round Up

(Undated) — In gridiron action: Tonight, North Texas will host Florida Atlantic in a C-USA tilt. On Saturday, TCU will be at Baylor, Texas Tech will go to Kansas State, Iowa State will be at Texas, UAB will travel to Texas A&M and SMU will host Memphis,

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