(East Rutherford, NJ) — Dak Prescott threw an interception on the first play, but settled down to throw for three touchdowns in a 37-18 win over the Giants in New York. Blake Jarwin, Michael Gallup and Amari Cooper had TD receptions. Ezekiel Elliott rushed for 139 yards on 23 carries. The Cowboys, who trailed 12-3 early, improved to 5-and-3 and return home to host the Vikings on Sunday night.
Texans Have Bye Week
(Houston, TX) — The Texans have their bye week after beating the Jaguars 26-3 in London. When they return, they’ll play two games in four days, November 17th at AFC North leader Baltimore and November 21st hosting Indianapolis. The Texans lost last month 30-23 at Indianapolis. Houston tops the AFC South with a 6-and-3 record.
Rockets Muzzle Grizzlies
(Memphis, TN) — James Harden had 44 points and 10 rebounds as the Rockets knocked off the Grizzlies 107-100 in Memphis. Eric Gordon contributed 16 points and Danuel House Junior 15 to the victory. Russell Westbrook did not play as coach Mike D’Antonio opted to rest the star guard. The Rockets improved to 4-and-3 and return home tomorrow to face Golden State.
Mavericks Home Tomorrow Night
(Dallas, TX) — The Mavericks are home for their next two games, facing the Orlando Magic tomorrow night and the New York Knicks on Friday. The Mavs are 4-and-2 after winning Sunday 131-111 in Cleveland. Luka Doncic had 29 points, 15 assists and 14 rebounds in the victory.
Washington Wizards 115, Detroit Pistons 99
Brooklyn Nets 135, New Orleans Pelicans 125
Houston Rockets 107, Memphis Grizzlies 100
Milwaukee Bucks 134, Minnesota Timberwolves 106
Phoenix Suns 114, Philadelphia 76ers 109
Golden State Warriors 127, Portland Trail Blazers 118
Stars Back On Home Ice Tonight
(Dallas, TX) — The Stars will host the Avalanche tonight at American Airlines Center. The Stars have won three straight and six of seven after starting the season 1-7-and-1. The Stars have 15 points in 16 games. Colorado has 18 points in 14 games.
Ottawa Senators 6, New York Rangers 2
Boston Bruins 6, Pittsburgh Penguins 4
Nashville Predators 6, Detroit Red Wings 1
Arizona Coyotes 3, Edmonton Oilers 2 (OT)
Penske Buys Indy Motor Speedway, Indy Series
(Indianapolis, IN) — Indianapolis Motor Speedway is under new management. Roger Penske’s Penske Entertainment has agreed to purchase Indy Motor Speedway, the IndyCar Series, IMS Productions and other properties from Hulman and Company, which had owned the raceway since 1945. Penske Entertainment becomes the fourth owner of Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Astros Have Four Finalists For Major Awards
(Houston, TX) — The Astros have four players who are finalists for major American League awards. The Baseball Writers’ Association of America announced third baseman Alex Bregman is a finalist for MVP. Designated hitter Yordan Alvarez is a finalist for rookie of the year. Right-handed starting pitchers Gerrit Cole and Justin Verlander are finalists for the Cy Young. The winners will be revealed next week.
Astros Give Cole Qualifying Offer
(Houston, TX) — The Astros gave pitcher Gerrit Cole a qualifying one-year offer of 17.8 million dollars. Cole is expected to reject the offer, but it guarantees Houston will receive a compensatory draft pick if he signs with another team. Cole is one of eight Astros to file for free agency.
NCAA Basketball Season Opens Tonight
(Undated) — The men’s college basketball regular season starts tonight with more than 100 games around the country. The Champions Classic at Madison Square Garden headlines opening night with a doubleheader. Third-ranked Kansas faces number-four Duke in the opener, followed by the nightcap between top-ranked Michigan State and number-two Kentucky.
>>College Basketball Roundup
(Undated) — In college basketball action, number-13 Texas Tech hosts Eastern Illinois, number-18 Baylor tips off the season against Central Arkansas tonight in Waco. Also tonight, SMU will host Jacksonville State, North Texas will welcome Oklahoma Christian to Denton and Texas will host Northern Colorado.
College Football Roundup
(Undated) — In college football Saturday, number-10 and undefeated Baylor will play at TCU. After having last week off, Texas will host 22nd-ranked Kansas State. Number-23 SMU will try to rebound from its first loss of the season when it hosts East Carolina. The North Texas Mean Green will be at Louisiana Tech. Texas Tech will go to West Virginia. The West Texas A&M Buffs will be at Texas A&M-Kingsville.