Thursday Sports Update – Rangers Sweep A’s

(Arlington, TX) — Jurickson Profar homered twice and drove in five runs to power the Rangers to an 8-2 win over the Athletics in Arlington. Joey Gallo and Ronald Guzman also went deep as Texas won its second straight. Bartolo Colon tossed five innings of two-run ball to pick up his 243rd career win, tying Hall of Fame pitcher Juan Marichal for most wins by a Dominican-born player.

Rangers Host Astros

(Arlington, TX) — The Rangers clash with the defending champion Astros tonight to open a four-game series at Globe Life Park. Texas enters the match-up at 27-and-37. Cole Hamels is on the mound for the Rangers, while Houston counters with Gerrit Cole. Pregame begins this evening at 6:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.

Astros Dump Mariners

(Houston, TX) — The Astros reeled off four runs in the seventh inning as they dumped the Mariners 7-5 in Houston. Alex Bregman and Jose Altuve singled in the tying and go-ahead runs in the seventh, and Yuli Gurriel tacked on a two-run single. Evan Gattis homered and Chris Devenski earned the win.

MLB National League
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San Diego Padres 3, Atlanta Braves 1
San Francisco Giants 5, Arizona Diamondbacks 4 (10 inn)
Pittsburgh Pirates 11, Los Angeles Dodgers 9
Colorado Rockies 6, Cincinnati Reds 3
Chicago Cubs 7, Philadelphia Phillies 5
Miami Marlins 11, St. Louis Cardinals 3

MLB American League
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New York Yankees 3, Toronto Blue Jays 0
Boston Red Sox 7, Detroit Tigers 1
Texas Rangers 8, Oakland Athletics 2
Houston Astros 7, Seattle Mariners 5
Chicago White Sox 5, Minnesota Twins 2
Los Angeles Angels 4, Kansas City Royals 3

MLB Interleague
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Washington Nationals 11, Tampa Bay Rays 2
Baltimore Orioles 1, New York Mets 0
Cleveland Indians 3, Milwaukee Brewers 1

Warriors One Win From Another NBA Title

(Cleveland, OH) — The Warriors are just a win away from another NBA championship. Kevin Durant scored 43 points to lead them to a 110-102 win over the Cavaliers in Game Three of the NBA Finals in Cleveland. Golden State has a commanding three-games-to-none lead in the best-of-seven series. The Cavaliers will try to avoid a four-game sweep at home in Game Four tomorrow.

Players Vote Rockets’ Harden MVP

(Houston, TX) — The NBA players have voted Rockets guard James Harden as the Most Valuable Player. The National Basketball Players Association hands out its own end of the season awards separate from the NBA. Harden averaged 30.4 points, 8.8 assists and 5.4 rebounds for Houston, which finished the regular season with the NBA’s best record.

NHL Stanley Cup Resumes Tonight

(Las Vegas, NV) — The Capitals can claim their first Stanley Cup championship tonight. They play the Golden Knights in Game Five of the Stanley Cup Final in Las Vegas. Washington has won three straight since a Game One loss to take a commanding three-games-to-one lead in the best-of-seven matchup. The Capitals would host a potential Game Six on Sunday, if necessary.

Cowboys Done With OTA’s

(Frisco TX) — The Cowboys are all wrapped up with organized team activities after holding their final practice yesterday. Multiple players sat out and Tavon Austin got some run with the first-team offense. Chaz Green and Connor Williams filled in at the starting guard positions while Zack Martin continues to hold out for a new contract. Mandatory minicamp opens up on Tuesday.

Ware Visits Cowboys Camp

(Frisco, TX) — Former Cowboys linebacker DeMarcus Ware was present at OTA’s yesterday as a guest coach. The former Pro Bowl pass rusher worked with Dallas’ defensive ends on Saturday, including DeMarcus Lawrence, Taco Charlton, and Tyrone Crawford. Lawrence, who led the ‘Boys with 14-and-a-half sacks last season, said he was glad to pick up tips from a future Hall-of-Famer.

FedEx St. Jude Classic Starts Today

(Memphis, TN) — The FedEx St. Jude classic golf tournament gets underway this morning in Memphis. Amarillo born Johnson Wagner tees off at 8:20 and Amarillo native Ryan Palmer will tee off at 12Noon.

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