(Dallas, TX) — Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he should not be this frustrated on 105.3 The Fan. He was unhappy after a 13-9 road loss Sunday to the Patriots. Jones said disappointment is not the word. Jones vowed not to fire head coach Jason Garrett during the season.
Cowboys Have Short Week, Host Bills On Thanksgiving
(Arlington, TX) — The Cowboys will host the Bills on Thanksgiving. Dallas is 6-and-5 after a 13-9 loss Sunday at New England, but lead the NFC East. Buffalo is 8-and-3. Leighton Vander Esch and Antwaun Woods will miss the game with injuries.
Beasley Back In Dallas Thursday
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Ahead of his long-awaited return to Dallas, Cole Beasley is having too much fun with his new team to dwell on the past. Beasley’s Buffalo Bills will head to Dallas to take on the Cowboys on Thanksgiving. It will be Beasley’s first game against his former team after spending the first seven years of his career in Dallas.
Texans Host Patriots Sunday
(Houston, TX) — The Texans return to practice today as they prepare for a Sunday home game with the New England Patriots. Houston leads the AFC South with a 7-and-4 record, while the Patriots top the AFC East with a 10-and-1 mark Texans safety Justin Reid, who missed the win over the Colts last Thursday with a concussion, has been cleared to play against the Pats.
Mavericks Fall To Clippers
(Dallas, TX) — The Clippers snapped the Mavericks’ five-game winning streak with a 114-99 victory in Dallas. Luka Doncic scored 22 points, but went 0-for-8 on three-point attempts, in defeat. The Mavs go on the road Friday, opening a three-game trip in Phoenix.
Rockets Home Tonight Against Heat
(Houston, TX) — The Rockets will try to snap a three-game skid tonight when they host the Miami Heat. Houston is 11-and-6. The Rockets remain home Saturday against Atlanta.
LA Clippers 114, Dallas Mavericks 99
Denver Nuggets 117, Washington Wizards 104
Blackhawks Snap Stars’ Winning Streak
(Chicago, IL) — The Stars’ seven-game winning streak to match a franchise record is over. Dallas lost 3-0 to the Blackhawks in Chicago. Corey Crawford stopped all 32 Dallas shots on goal. The Stars are 11-1-and-1 in their last 13 games. They’ll return home Friday to play the Blues.
Minnesota Wild 3, New Jersey Devils 2
Boston Bruins 8, Montreal Canadiens 1
Chicago Blackhawks 3, Dallas Stars 0
Ohio State Takes Over #1 Spot In CFP Rankings
(Undated) — Ohio State is the new number-one in the College Football Playoff rankings. The Buckeyes leapfrogged fellow unbeaten LSU, with the Tigers now second. Clemson remains third followed by Georgia and Alabama. Utah, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Baylor and Penn State round out the top-10. The top four at the end of the year play in the national semifinals.
College Football Roundup
(Undated) — In college football Friday, TCU will host West Virginia, and Texas will entertain Texas Tech. On Saturday, Baylor, which has clinched a spot in the Big 12 championship game opposite Oklahoma on December 7th, will wrap up its regular season at Kansas. Tulane is at SMU. UAB will be at North Texas. Texas A&M will play at number-two LSU.
#1 Duke Upset By Stephen F. Austin In OT
(Durham, NC) — The top-ranked Duke Blue Devils are unbeaten no more. Stephen F. Austin stunned Duke 85-83 in overtime at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Nathan Bain scored the winning layup for the Lumberjacks on a breakaway as time expired.
College Basketball Roundup
(Undated) — In college basketball, TCU dismantled Wyoming 64-47 in the M&M Resorts Main Event in Vegas to improve to 6-and-1. Desmond Bane led the Frogs with 22 points and 11 rebounds. Today, SMU will host Hartford at Moody Coliseum, while UT-Arlington will tangle with Furman at the Battle 4 Atlantis in Elon, North Carolina. Texas A&M will play Harvard on Thanksgiving to open the Orlando Invitational. Saturday, Texas hosts McNeese State. Number-13 Baylor is off until Tuesday when it hosts Maryland-Eastern Shore.
College Basketball (Top-25 Coaches’ Poll)
Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks 85, #1 Duke Blue Devils 83 (OT)
#3 Michigan State Spartans 93, Georgia Bulldogs 85 (Maui Invitational)
#5 Kansas Jayhawks 71, BYU Cougars 56 (Maui Invitational)
#17 Auburn Tigers 79, Richmond Spiders 65 (Legends Classic)
#24 Colorado Buffaloes 71, Clemson Tigers 67 (MGM Resorts Main Event)