(Houston, TX) — The bullpen gave up six costly runs as the Astros fell to the Red Sox 8-2 in Game Three of the American League Championship Series. Joe Smith took the loss after allowing the go-ahead home run in the sixth and Roberto Osuna gave up a grand slam in the eighth. The Astros trail the series 2-1.
Astros Host Game Four Tonight
(Houston, TX) — Charlie Morton gets the start for the Astros as they host the Red Sox in Game Four of the American League Championship Series. Boston will counter with Rick Porcello. Houston will also host Game Five tomorrow before the series shifts back to Boston if needed. Our pregame coverage begins this evening at 6:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.
Dodgers Outlast Brewers In 13 Innings To Even NLCS
(Los Angeles, CA) — The National League Championship Series is all even at two games apiece. Cody Bellinger singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 13th inning to give the Dodgers a 2-1 win over the Brewers in Game Four in Los Angeles. The teams combined to use 16 pitchers. The Dodgers will host Game Five of the best-of-seven set today.
Rangers Hire Rehman To Front Office
(Arlington, TX) — The Texas Rangers have not found a new manager yet, but hired an assistant general manager yesterday. Texas brought in Shiraz Rehman to fill the assistant GM role. He has worked the past seven years in the Cubs’ front office. In other team news, multiple reports state Texas interviewed bench coach Don Wakamatsu for the manager job, as well as Phillies’ third base coach Dusty Wathan.
Cowboys Prep For Redskins
(Frisco, TX) — The Cowboys hit the road on Sunday to visit the Washington Redskins. Dallas has alternated losses and wins since Week One, but hopes to get a win streak going. The ‘Boys are winless on the road this season. Join us tomorrow at 5 for the Sports Drive and Cowboys Huddle live from Beef O’ Brady’s – 34th & Coulter in the Summit Shopping Center.
Texans Prep For Jaguars
(Houston, TX) — The Texans look to keep their win streak going on Sunday when they visit the Jacksonville Jaguars. Houston started the season 0-and-3, but has won three straight games to get back to .500. J.J. Watt is tied with Minnesota’s Danielle Hunter for the NFL lead in sacks with seven.
Celtics, Warriors Win On NBA Opening Night
(Undated) — The NBA season is officially underway. The Celtics crushed the 76ers 105-87 in Boston to begin the new year, while the Warriors closed the opening night doubleheader with a 108-100 victory against the Thunder. The schedule kicks into high gear tonight with 11 more games on tap. The LeBron James-led Lakers make their debut tomorrow night at Portland.
Mavericks Visit Suns Tonight
(Phoenix, AZ) — The Mavericks tip off the regular season tonight as they visit the Phoenix Suns. First-round pick Luka Doncic will make his NBA debut, and second-year guard Dennis Smith Junior looks to build on a solid rookie season. Dirk Nowitzki and Harrison Barnes are both out tonight for Dallas with injuries.
Rockets Host Pelicans
(Houston, TX) — The Rockets tip off the regular season tonight as they face the New Orleans Pelicans at the Toyota Center. The Rockets added Carmelo Anthony to the team this offseason as they seek the franchise’s first championship since 1995. The first three-thousand fans will receive a James Harden bobblehead.
Devils Blank Stars
(Newark, NJ) — Keith Kinkaid turned back all 24 shots he faced as the Devils shutout the Stars 3-0 in Newark. The Stars dropped three of their last four to fall to 3-3-and-0. They’ll visit the Wild on Friday.
Vancouver Canucks 3, Pittsburgh Penguins 2 (OT)
Philadelphia Flyers 6, Florida Panthers 5 (SO)
New York Rangers 3, Colorado Avalanche 2 (SO)
New Jersey Devils 3, Dallas Stars 0
Tampa Bay Lightning 4, Carolina Hurricanes 2
Edmonton Oilers 5, Winnipeg Jets 4 (OT)
Minnesota Wild 2, Arizona Coyotes 1
Vegas Golden Knights 4, Buffalo Sabres 1
College Football Preview
(Undated) — In college football action on Saturday, TCU plays host to 10th-ranked Oklahoma, Texas Tech hosts Kansas SMU visits Tulane, and North Texas visits UAB. West Texas A&M hosts Eastern New Mexico in the annual Wagon Wheel Game. Eighth-ranked Texas, number-18 Texas A&M, and Baylor are all off this week.