Friday Sports Update – Astros Advance To Take On Yankees In ALCS
(Houston, TX) — The Astros’ season will continue. Gerrit Cole allowed two hits and one run, while striking out 10 in eight innings as the Astros beat the Rays 6-1 in a win or go home American League Division Series Game 5 in Houston. Alex Bregman lined a two-run double in Houston’s four-run first. Michael Brantley and Jose Altuve went deep back-to-back in the eighth.
Yankees, Astros Series To Start Tomorrow
(Houston, TX) — It seemed inevitable from early in the season that the Astros and Yankees would collide in the American League Championship Series. That time has arrived. The two will meet tomorrow and Sunday night at Minute Maid Park. The series will shift on Tuesday to Yankee Stadium. This is the third straight year the Astros have advanced to the ALCS.
NLCS Begins Tonight As Nationals Visit Cardinals
(St. Louis, MO) — The National League Championship Series gets going tonight as the Nationals visit the Cardinals in Game One in St. Louis. Anibal Sanchez will take the mound for Washington, while St. Louis counters with Miles Mikolas. The Cards beat the Braves in five games in their NL Division Series, while the Nats beat the Dodgers in five games in their NLDS.
Cowboys Face Jets On Road Next
(Frisco, TX) — The Cowboys will try to snap a two-game skid when they face the winless Jets on the road Sunday. America’s Team beat the Giants, Redskins and Dolphins to kickoff the season, but the last two weeks lost to the Saints and Packers. Jets quarterback San Darnold has been cleared by doctors to play after missing three games with mono. Randall Cobb was added to the Dallas injury list with a back injury and was held out of practice.
Texans To Face Chiefs Next
(Houston, TX) — The Texans, who are coming off a 53-32 home victory over the Falcons, will have a light practice today before traveling to Kansas City to face the Chiefs. The Texans are 3-and-2, tied with the Colts for the AFC South lead. The Chiefs are 4-and-1 after losing at home last week to the Colts. It will be the first time quarterbacks Patrick Mahomes and Deshaun Watson, both 2017 first-round draft picks, square off.
Patriots Beat Giants On TNF To Remain Perfect
(Foxborough, MA) — The Patriots blew a 14-0 lead before pulling away to beat the Giants 35-14 on Thursday Night Football in Foxborough. Tom Brady passed for 334 yards and scored two rushing touchdowns as New England improved to 6-and-0. The Pats picked off Daniel Jones three times and returned a fumble and a blocked punt for scores. New York fell to 2-and-4.
1000Bulbs.Com 500 Sunday
(Lincoln, AL) — The fifth race in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will be Sunday in the 1000Bulbs.Com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Kyle Larson is coming off his underdog win, where he snapped a 75-race drought. Larson tops the standings with Martin Truex Junior, Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick rounding out the top-five. The playoff field will drop from 12 to eight after the Hollywood Casino 400 on October 20th in Kansas City.
Welterweight Champ Spence Hurt In Car Wreck
(Dallas, TX) — Dallas world welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. was seriously injured in a single-car rollover crash near downtown. Dallas police said Spence was not wearing a seatbelt as his Ferrari flipped several times. He is in intensive care, but the injuries are not life-threatening. The 20-year-old is 26-and-0 and last month beat Shawn Porter in a 147-pound title match.
Stars Lose To Flames At Home
(Dallas, TX) — The Stars lost 3-2 to the Calgary Flames in a shootout in Dallas. Jamie Benn and Joel L’Esperance scored the Dallas goals. Ben Bishop stopped 27 of 29 shots in the loss. The Stars remain home tomorrow night for a match with the Capitals. Dallas is 1-3-and-1.
Detroit Red Wings 4, Montreal Canadiens 2
Pittsburgh Penguins 2, Anaheim Ducks 1
Edmonton Oilers 4, New Jersey Devils 3 (SO)
Tampa Bay Lightning 7, Toronto Maple Leafs 3
St. Louis Blues 6, Ottawa Senators 4
Nashville Predators 6, Washington Capitals 5
Winnipeg Jets 5, Minnesota Wild 2
Calgary Flames 3, Dallas Stars 2 (SO)
San Jose Sharks 5, Chicago Blackhawks 4
Colorado Avalanche 4, Boston Bruins 2
Arizona Coyotes 4, Vegas Golden Knights 1
Mavs Home Tonight
(Dallas, TX) — The Mavericks continue their preseason tonight when they host the Milwaukee Bucks. It could be the first time for Dallas fans to see Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis in the lineup together. Doncic scored 21 points and Porzingis 18 points in a Wednesday loss in Detroit.
Rockets Beat Raptors In Japan
(Saitama, Japan) — James Harden and Russell Westrbook each scored 22 points as the Rockets beat the Raptors 118-111 in a preseason game in Japan. Eric Gordon contributed 14 points to the victory. The Rockets claimed forward Ray Spalding off waivers from the Hawks. The Rockets will return home Wednesday to host the Spurs.
Texas, Oklahoma Collide Tomorrow At Cotton Bowl
(Dallas, TX) — Number-five Oklahoma and number-11 Texas will meet in a Big 12 rivalry in the Red River Showdown tomorrow at the Cotton Bowl. The Longhorns won 48-45 last October, but the Sooners returned the favor with a 39-27 victory in the Big 12 Championship game in December.
College Football Roundup
(Undated) — In other college football tomorrow, number-23 and undefeated Baylor will face Texas Tech in Waco. Number-21 Texas A&M will host top-ranked Alabama. The Houston Cougars will host the Cincinnati Bearcats in an AAC contest North Texas is at Southern Miss. TCU and ranked SMU are idle. West Texas A&M will take on UT Permian Basin In Odessa.
High School Football –
Tascosa 63, Midland High 6
Caprock 55, Lubbock High 17
Wichita Falls 27, Randall 10
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