Tuesday Sports Update – Mariners Outlast Rangers In Extra Innings

(Arlington, TX) — Ryon Healy singled in the go-ahead run in the 12th inning as the Mariners nipped the Rangers 4-3 in Arlington. The Rangers got back in the game with a three-run seventh inning. Eddie Butler took the loss in relief. The series continues tonight as Bartolo Colon gets the start for Texas. Our pregame begins this evening at 6:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.

Astros Sneak Past Giants

(San Francisco, CA) — Marwin Gonzalez drilled the go-ahead home run in the ninth inning as the Astros snuck past the Giants 3-1 in San Francisco. Gonzalez provided all of the offense for Houston in the win. Charlie Morton worked seven innings of one-run ball and Roberto Osuna got the win in his Astros debut. Dallas Keuchel gets the start as the series wraps up today.

Astros’ Springer To Disabled List

(Houston, TX) — Another Astros All-Star is heading to the disabled list. George Springer was placed on the 10-day DL Monday with a sprained left thumb. He was hurt sliding into second base on Sunday against the Dodgers. He’s expected to be out two weeks and joins Jose Altuve, Lance McCullers Junior and Carlos Correa on the DL. The reigning World Series MVP is batting .250 with 19 home runs this season.

MLB National League
Miami Marlins 2, St. Louis Cardinals 1
New York Mets 6, Cincinnati Reds 4
Colorado Rockies 2, Pittsburgh Pirates 0
Arizona Diamondbacks 3, Philadelphia Phillies 2 (14 INN)

MLB American League
Cleveland Indians 10, Minnesota Twins 0
Seattle Mariners 4, Texas Rangers 3 (12 INN)
New York Yankees 7, Chicago White Sox 0
Los Angeles Angels 6, Detroit Tigers 2

MLB Interleague
Chicago Cubs 3, Kansas City Royals 1
Houston Astros 3, San Francisco Giants 1

Cowboys DE Gregory Working His Way Back

(Oxnard, CA) — Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory is back on the practice field. He’s been conditionally reinstated from an 18-month suspension for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. He took part in walk-throughs yesterday. He last played in 2016 for Dallas and was a second-round pick in 2015.

Mavericks Add Australian Wing

(Dallas, TX) — The Mavericks continue to add to their roster this offseason. Dallas signed Australian forward Ryan Broekhoff to a deal yesterday. The six-foot-seven wing has played the past five seasons in Russia and Turkey. He also suited up for the Australian national team in the Rio Olympics two years ago.

Melo Still Coming, Contract Not Signed Yet

(Houston, TX) — Carmelo Anthony is still going to sign with the Houston Rockets, he’s just been busy. Multiple reports state ‘Melo spent the weekend in Africa for the NBA Africa Game and that played a part in him not signing yet. The two sides agreed to a deal last week after Anthony cleared waivers from Atlanta.

NASCAR CEO France Taking Leave After DUI Arrest

(Charlotte, NC) — NASCAR CEO Brian France is taking a leave of absence after being arrested for DUI and possession of a controlled substance. He was pulled over Sunday night in New York with a blood-alcohol content of more than twice the legal limit. Police say France was also in possession of Oxycodone pills. He issued a statement Monday saying he’s taking a leave to focus on his personal affairs.

Report: Oklahoma’s Murray Done After This Season

(Norman, OK) — Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray will only be a Sooner for one more season. Multiple reports state Murray will join the Oakland A’s following this season. They drafted him ninth overall in this year’s MLB draft and he signed a deal that includes a signing bonus north of four-million-dollars. Murray is the front-runner to replace Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Baker Mayfield this fall. He threw three touchdowns last season as a backup for the Sooners.

Houston’s Oliver Named ESPN’s Best College Football Player

(Houston, TX) — The expectations for Houston defensive tackle Ed Oliver are sky-high. ESPN ranked Oliver as its top college football player in a poll released yesterday. Oliver is also expected to be a top-five pick in next year’s NFL Draft. He’s already announced his intentions to skip his senior year. The Cougars open the season on September 1st at Rice.

North Carolina Suspends 13 Football Players For Selling Sneakers

(Chapel Hill, NC) — The North Carolina Tar Heels are suspending 13 football players for selling team-issued Nike Jordan sneakers. Nine of the 13 players will miss four games, including quarterback Chazz Surratt. He started seven games for the Tar Heels last fall. UNC self-reported the violations to the NCAA back in January.

Group Shows Support For Meyer At Ohio Stadium

(Columbus, OH) — Buckeye Nation is standing with football coach Urban Meyer. Around 200 came to Ohio Stadium to show support for Meyer, who is being investigated for what he knew about alleged domestic violence by former assistant coach Zach Smith. The father of current Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was among them.



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