(Bronx, NY) — The Astros beat the Yankees 8-3 in Game Four to seize control of the American League Championship Series. Houston leads the series three games to one and is one win away from going to the World Series. George Springer and Carlos Correa blasted three-run homers for Houston. Zack Greinke was removed in the fifth inning, allowing one run on three hits and four walks, while striking out five. Ryan Pressly struck out two to end the fifth with the bases loaded to pick up the win.
Verlander Starts Tonight For Yankees
(Bronx, NY) — Justin Verlander will start tonight for the Astros against the Yankees in Game Five of the American League Championship Series in New York. Left-hander James Paxton will start for the Yanks, who face elimination. If the Astros win, they’ll advance to the World Series against the Nationals. If the Yankees win, the series will shift to Houston tomorrow.
Cowboys Tackles Return To Practice
(Frisco, TX) — Cowboys starting tackles Tyron Smith and La’el Collins returned to practice as limited participants. Both missed the loss last Sunday to the Jets with ankle and knee injuries and will be game-time decisions against the Eagles. Pro Bowl wideout Amari Cooper is planning on practicing today. He has been held out of earlier drills with an ankle injury and bruised thigh.
Cowboys Face Eagles On Sunday
(Arlington, TX) — The Cowboys will try to snap a three-game losing streak when they host the Eagles on Sunday night. First-place is at stake in the NFC East, although both teams are struggling at 3-and-3. Dallas will try to avoid its first four-game losing streak since 2015. The Eagles are 6-and-4 at AT&T Stadium. Our pregame begins Sunday evening at 6 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.
Texans Will Face Colts Next
(Houston, TX) — The Texans will hold their final practice today to prepare for a Sunday matchup with the Colts in Indianapolis. Houston will try to win its third straight. The Texans are 4-and-2, while the Colts sit at 3-and-2.
Chiefs Blow Out Broncos On TNF
(Denver, CO) — The Chiefs blew out the Broncos 30-6 on Thursday Night Football in Denver, but lost starting quarterback Patrick Mahomes in the process. He left the game in the second quarter with a right knee injury and was replaced by veteran Matt Moore. KC snapped a two-game skid to improve to 5-and-2. Joe Flacco was sacked eight times as Denver dipped to 2-and-5.
Chiefs’ Mahomes Suffers Dislocated Patella, To Have MRI
(Denver, CO) — The Chiefs expect to learn more today about the severity of Patrick Mahomes’ injured right knee. He limped off the field in the second quarter of last night’s win in Denver and was quickly ruled out. NFL Network reports Mahomes suffered a patella dislocation. He’s scheduled to have an MRI today to determine whether there is any ligament damage in the knee.
Kansas Speedway To Host NASCAR Series Sunday
(Kansas City, KS) — The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will be coming to Kansas City Speedway Sunday for the Hollywood Casino 400. The field will be trimmed from 12 to eight at KC. Ryan Blaney and Kyle Larson have secured spots in the next round with their victories the past two weeks. Drivers on the bubble include Clint Bowyer, Chase Elliott, William Byron and Alex Bowman.
Struggling Stars Play Tonight In Pittsburgh
(Pittsburgh, PA) — The Dallas Stars will try to snap a four-game losing streak when they play the Penguins tonight in Pittsburgh. The Stars remain on the road tomorrow night, playing the Flyers in Philadelphia. The Stars are 1-6-and-1 and return home Monday to meet Ottawa.
New Jersey Devils 5, New York Rangers 2
Montreal Canadiens 4, Minnesota Wild 0
Tampa Bay Lightning 4, Boston Bruins 3 (SO)
New York Islanders 3, Winnipeg Jets 1
Vancouver Canucks 4, St. Louis Blues 3 (SO)
Calgary Flames 5, Detroit Red Wings 1
Vegas Golden Knights 3, Ottawa Senators 2 (SO)
Arizona Coyotes 5, Nashville Predators 2
Buffalo Sabres 3, Los Angeles Kings 0
Mavericks Win Exhibition Finale
(Vancouver, British Columbia) — The Mavericks beat the Clippers 102-87 in their final exhibition game in the NBA Canada Series in Vancouver. Kristaps Porzings had 18 points and 13 rebounds for Dallas. Justin Jackson also contributed 18 points. Dallas, which went 2-and-3 in the preseason, will tip off the regular season Wednesday hosting the Washington Wizards.
Rockets Conclude Exhibition Play Tonight
(Miami, FL) — The Rockets will wrap up their preseason tonight when they play the Heat in Miami. The deadline to set their roster is Monday. The Rockets will tipoff the NBA season on Thursday, hosting the Bucks.
FC Dallas In Playoff Game Tomorrow
(Seattle, WA) — FC Dallas will play at the Seattle Sounders tomorrow afternoon in a first-round game in the MLS playoffs. Dallas earned the seventh and final playoff berth in the Western Conference with 48 points. Seattle placed second with 56 points. It’s a single-elimination game with the winner advancing.
College Football Round Up
(Undated) — In college football tomorrow, number-15 Texas will host Kansas, number-18 Baylor will be at Oklahoma State for a Big 12 game, number-19 and unbeaten SMU will host Temple, TCU will be at Kansas State, Texas A&M travels to Ole Miss (Our Aggie pregame coverage begins Saturday afternoon at 5:30), North Texas will host Middle Tennessee and Texas Tech will entertain Iowa State. West Texas A&M hosts Angelo State.
Baylor Second, Tech Third In Big 12 Preseason Basketball Poll
(Undated) — For the ninth straight year, Big 12 coaches have tabbed Kansas to win the league basketball championship. Baylor placed second and Texas Tech, which lost in the NCAA title game last season, was third in the preseason poll. Texas came in fourth, while TCU landed last in the 10-team conference.
High School Football
Amarillo High 42, Palo Duro 7
Lubbock Cooper at Caprock
Tascosa at Permian
Plainview at Randall
Littlefield at Bushland
River Road at Slaton
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