Cowboys Meet Bears In Chicago Tomorrow Night
(Chicago, IL) — The Cowboys will face the Bears tomorrow night in Chicago. Rookie running back Tony Pollard suffered an ankle injury that prevented him from practicing. While Dallas leads the NFC East, it is only 6-and-6 and has lost three of its last four. Chicago is also 6-and-6. Our pregame broadcast begins Thursday evening at 6 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.
Texans Meet Broncos Next
(Houston, TX) — The Texans will return to the practice field today to prepare for a home game Sunday against the Broncos. Houston is coming off a 28-22 home victory over the Patriots. The Texans have won four of their last five and top the AFC South with an 8-and-4 record.
Mavericks Run Over Pelicans, Return Home Tonight
(New Orleans, LA) — Luka Doncic scored 33 points and doled out 18 assists as the Mavericks beat the Pelicans 118-97 in New Orleans. Seth Curry scored 19 off the bench for Dallas, which won all three games on its trip and is 8-and-1 in its last nine games. The Mavs are home tonight against the Timberwolves.
Rockets Lose In Double OT
(San Antonio, TX) — James Harden scored 50 points and Russell Westbrook had a triple-double, but the Rockets lost 135-133 in double overtime to the Spurs in San Antonio. Harden made a controversial dunk in the final 7:50 when referees mistakingly didn’t count the basket. Houston is awaiting a remedy after the NBA’s apology. Westbrook had 19 points, 10 boards and 10 assists. Clint Capela had 22 points and 21 rebounds in defeat. San Antonio outscored Houston 34-18 in the fourth quarter to force overtime. The Rockets will play tomorrow night in Toronto.
Orlando Magic 127, Washington Wizards 120
Detroit Pistons 127, Cleveland Cavaliers 94
Miami Heat 121, Toronto Raptors 110 (OT)
Dallas Mavericks 118, New Orleans Pelicans 97
San Antonio Spurs 135, Houston Rockets 133 (2 OT)
Los Angeles Lakers 105, Denver Nuggets 96
LA Clippers 117, Portland Trail Blazers 97
Jets Extend Stars’ Skid, Rematch Tomorrow In Big D
(Winnipeg, Manitoba) — Kyle Connor had a goal and two assists as the Jets dimmed the Stars 5-1 in Winnipeg. Miro Heiskanen scored the Dallas goal in the second period. Anton Khudobin gave up five goals on 30 shots. The Stars lost their fourth straight and will have a rematch with Winnipeg tomorrow night in Dallas.
Arizona Coyotes 4, Columbus Blue Jackets 2
Philadelphia Flyers 6, Toronto Maple Leafs 1
Vegas Golden Knights 4, New Jersey Devils 3
Minnesota Wild 4, Florida Panthers 2
Montreal Canadiens 4, New York Islanders 2
Boston Bruins 2, Carolina Hurricanes 0
Winnipeg Jets 5, Dallas Stars 1
Tampa Bay Lightning 3, Nashville Predators 2 (OT)
Vancouver Canucks 5, Ottawa Senators 2
Washington Capitals 5, San Jose Sharks 2
Top-Four Unchanged In CFP Rankings; Utah Now Fifth
(Undated) — The top-four remain the same in this week’s College Football Playoff rankings. Ohio State is number-one, followed by LSU, Clemson and Georgia. Utah moved up one spot to fifth. Oklahoma, Baylor, Wisconsin, Florida and Penn State round out the top-10. Alabama slipped seven spots to 12th. The final rankings come out this Sunday.
Baylor Seventh, Oklahoma Sixth In Football Playoff Rankings
(Arlington, TX) — Baylor checks in at number-seven, while Oklahoma is sixth in the Week 14 College Football Playoff Rankings. Both teams have a chance to make the Final Four for the national championships playoffs. They will meet Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington in the Big 12 championship game. The Sooners rallied from a 25-point deficit to beat the Bears 34-31 last month in Waco.
College Basketball (Top-25 Coaches’ Poll)
#1 Louisville Cardinals 58, #5 Michigan Wolverines 43
#8 Duke Blue Devils 87, #12 Michigan State Spartans 75
#16 Baylor Bears 78, Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks 46
#17 Dayton Flyers 99, Houston Baptist Huskies 68
#18 Memphis Tigers 71, Bradley Braves 56
Indiana Hoosiers 80, #19 Florida State Seminoles 64
#24 Butler Bulldogs 67, Ole Miss Rebels 58
College Basketball Roundup
(Undated) — In college basketball, SMU pounded Northwestern State 77-51 at home as the Ponies improved to 8-and-0. Number-16 Baylor clobbered Maryland-Eastern Shore 78-46 in Waco. The Bears will host number-11 Arizona on Saturday. Texas knocked off UAB 67-57 at home. The Longhorns will play rival Texas A&M on Sunday in Fort Worth. Desmond Bane scored 23 points as TCU upended Illinois State 81-69 at home. Tonight Texas Tech is at DePaul. Tomorrow night, Oklahoma will play at North Texas. Friday, TCU will face USC at Dickies Arena.