Wednesday Sports Update – Cowboys Prep For Titans

Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett, right, watches defensive end Taco Charlton (97) and line backer Joseph Jones (43) during an NFL football rookie minicamp in Frisco, Texas, Friday, May 12, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

(Frisco, TX) — The Cowboys will return to the practice field tomorrow to begin preparing for a Monday night game with the Titans at home. The Cowboys are 3-and-0 at AT&T Stadium, but 0-and-4 in away games. Join us Thursday at 5 for the Sports Drive and Dallas Cowboys Huddle live at Beef O’ Bradys, 34th & Coulter in the Summit Shopping

Texans Acquire WR Thomas From Broncos

(Englewood, CO) — The Houston Texans are shoring up the receiver position through trade. They acquired veteran wide out Demaryius Thomas from Denver for a 2019 fourth round draft pick. The team’s will also swap seventh round picks next year. The Texans were in need of a wide receiver after losing Will Fuller to a season-ending torn ACL last week. They will face the Broncos on Sunday in Denver.

Blazers Knock Off Rockets

(Houston, TX) — The Rockets couldn’t get it done without James Harden in a 104-85 loss to the Trail Blazers in Houston. Chris Paul scored 17 points and Clint Capela tallied 14 points and 14 rebounds in defeat. Harden sat out with a strained hamstring. The Rockets fell to 1-and-5 and will visit Brooklyn on Friday.

Thunder Rough Up Clippers

(Oklahoma City, OK) — The Thunder used a big third quarter to knock off the Clippers 128-110 in Oklahoma City. The Thunder outscored L.A. 39-10 in the third to take control of the game. Russell Westbrook and Paul George put up 32 points apiece in the win, their second straight. Danilo Gallinari finished with 27 points to lead the Clippers and Lou Williams scored 17 off the bench. The Clips fell to 4-and-3.

Mavericks Will Attempt To End Slide Tonight

(Los Angeles, CA) — The Mavericks will face the Lakers tonight in Los Angeles. Dallas will try to end a four-game losing streak. The Mavs lost 113-108 in overtime on Monday in San Antonio. Rookie Luke Doncic scored 31 points in the defeat and is averaging 20.4 points per game. The Mavs will return home Friday to meet the New York Knicks.

NBA
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Charlotte Hornets 125, Miami Heat 113
Sacramento Kings 107, Orlando Magic 99
Cleveland Cavaliers 136, Atlanta Hawks 114
Toronto Raptors 129, Philadelphia 76ers 112
Boston Celtics 108, Detroit Pistons 105
Memphis Grizzlies 107, Washington Wizards 95

Stars Shine Brightly, Top Canadiens

(Montreal, Quebec) — Devin Shore had a third-period short-handed goal and two assists as the Stars beat the Canadiens 4-1 in Montreal. Esa Lindell contributed a power play goal and an assist for Dallas. Alexander Radulov and 19-year-old Miro Heiskanen had the other Stars’ goals. The 6-and-5 Stars will continue this trip with a game tomorrow night in Toronto.

FC Dallas, Portland Timbers In Knockout Game Tonight

(Frisco, TX) — FC Dallas will host the Portland Timbers tonight in a MLS Knockout Round playoff game at Toyota Stadium in Frisco. Dallas lost its final three regular season games to tumble from first to fourth in the West with 57 points. The Timbers are fifth with 54 points.

Red Sox Parade Today

(Boston, MA) — The Red Sox will celebrate their latest World Series championship today with a parade in Boston. Players and coaches will begin the route at Fenway Park and wind through the streets of Boston’s Back Bay. The Red Sox finished off the Los Angeles Dodgers in five games on Sunday to claim their ninth World Series title overall and their fourth since 2004.

Alabama Number-One In First CFB Playoff Rankings

(Undated) — Alabama is number-one in the first College Football Playoff rankings of the year. Clemson, LSU and Notre Dame round out the top-four. The top four at the end off the season advance to the national semifinals. Pivotal games this week include sixth-ranked Georgia at number-nine Kentucky, ‘Bama at number-three LSU and 14th-ranked Penn State at fifth-ranked Michigan.

College Football Roundup

(Undated) — It is back to the gridiron Saturday for area colleges. Number-17 Texas will host Number-13 West Virginia in a Big 12 showdown in the feature game. Also on Saturday, Baylor will play Oklahoma State in Waco, TCU will try to snap a three-game skid when it meets Kansas State in Fort Worth, Texas Tech will welcome number-seven Oklahoma to Lubbock. The West Texas A&M Buffaloes host Texas A&M-Kingsville on Saturday in their final home game at Kimborough Memorial Stadium.

High School Football Teams End Season After Fight

(Oklahoma City, OK) — Two Oklahoma high school football teams are ending their seasons early after a fight. Oklahoma City Public Schools officials say U.S. Grant had just defeated Capitol Hill High School 22-to-17 last Friday night when a scuffle between players led to a fight between both teams. Punches were thrown during the post-game fight, and police were forced to use pepper spray to break up the crowd. District officials say both football teams will forfeit their final games of the season this Friday.

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