Cowboys Back Home On Sunday
(Arlington, TX) — The Cowboys will return on Sunday to AT&T Stadium to host the Miami Dolphins. The Cowboys are 2-and-0 with wins over the Giants and Redskins. The Dolphins are 0-and-2.
Cowboys’ Wide Receiver To Undergo Knee Surgery
(Frisco, TX) — Cowboys wide receiver Michael Gallup will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery today for a meniscus tear. He is expected to be out two-to-four weeks. He is Dallas’ leading receiver for the first two weeks with 13 catches for 226 yards. Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said Tavon Austin remains in the concussion protocol, while Tyronne Crawford has a hip issue.
Charlton Takes To Social Media To Get Out Of Dallas
(Frisco, TX) — Taco Charlton tweeted “free me” after being on the Cowboys’ inactive list for the first two weeks. Dallas drafted the Michigan defensive end in the first round in 2017, but he has been a disappointment in his first two seasons. He asked for a trade during the offseason. The Cowboys are reportedly listening to offers to deal Charlton.
Texans Prepare For Chargers
(Houston, TX) — The Texans will try to win their second straight when they play Sunday at the LA Chargers. Houston is coming off a 13-12 home victory over the Jaguars. Deshaun Watson passed for only 159 yards and was sacked four times in the win. The Chargers lost 13-10 to the Lions in their last game.
Browns Bounce Back To Beat Jets On MNF
(East Rutherford, NJ) — The Browns bounced back from a 30-point loss in Week One to beat the Jets 23-3 on Monday Night Football. Nick Chubb ran 19 yards for a touchdown and Baker Mayfield hit Odell Beckham Jr. for an 89-yard TD strike, the longest of his “OBJ’s” career. Trevor Siemian left with an ankle injury, leaving the Jets with practice squad QB Luke Falk.
Rangers Face Verlander Tonight
(Houston, TX) — After a day off, the Rangers return to the diamond tonight to face Astros’ Cy Young candidate Justin Verlander in Houston. Verlander leads the majors in holding opposing batters to a .168 average. Lance Lynn starts for Texas. He is 0-and-4 in his last seven starts.
MLB National League
Milwaukee Brewers 5, San Diego Padres 1
St. Louis Cardinals 4, Washington Nationals 2
Chicago Cubs 8, Cincinnati Reds 2
Colorado Rockies 9, New York Mets 4
Arizona Diamondbacks 7, Miami Marlins 5
MLB American League
Detroit Tigers 5, Baltimore Orioles 2
Minnesota Twins 5, Chicago White Sox 3
Kansas City Royals 6, Oakland Athletics 5
Blues Shut Out Stars In Preseason Opener
(Dallas, TX) — The Stars failed to find the back of the net in their preseason opener, falling 2-0 to the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues at American Airlines Center. Tonight the Stars will play the Minnesota Wild in St. Paul and Thursday they meet the Avalanche in Denver.
FC Dallas On Road Tomorrow
(Frisco, TX) — FC Dallas will play the Sounders tomorrow night in Seattle. Dallas and Portland each have 43 points, while San Jose has 44 and the LA Galaxy 45 in a battle royale for MLS Western playoff berths.
Unbeaten SMU, TCU Meet Saturday
(Fort Worth, TX) — SMU is off to a 3-and-0 start for the first time since 1984. The Mustangs won their first four that year, a feat they will try to duplicate when they play at rival TCU this coming Saturday in Fort Worth. The Frogs are also unbeaten, coming off a 34-14 victory at Purdue. TCU head coach Gary Patterson acknowledged true freshman Max Duggan will likely start at quarterback after Kansas State transfer Alex Delton started the first two games.
College Football Roundup
(Undated) — In other college football action on Saturday, number-13 Texas will host Oklahoma State to open Big 12 play, 15th-ranked Texas A&M will welcome number-nine Auburn to College Station, the Mean Green will face UTSA in Denton, while Baylor will be at Rice. West Texas A&M will take on Tarleton in Stephenville. Texas Tech has the week off.