(Detroit, MI) — The Dallas Cowboys head to Motown on Sunday to take on the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Dallas is coming off a 28-24 home loss to Minnesota last Sunday. That snapped a two-game winning streak for the Cowboys, who are tied with Philadelphia atop the NFC East at 5-and-4. The Lions lost 20-13 to the Bears last Sunday in Chicago. Jeff Driskel will start again at quarterback for Detroit with Matthew Stafford dealing with a bad back. The Lions have lost five of their last six games to fall to 3-5-and-1. Our pregame coverage begins Sunday morning at 11, kick off at 12noon here on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.
Division-Leaders Texans, Ravens Collide Sunday
(Baltimore, MD) — The division-leading Texans and Ravens will tangle Sunday in Baltimore. Houston checks in with a 6-and-3 record to front the AFC South. Baltimore has won five in a row and lead the AFC North at 7-and-2. It will feature two of the best young NFL quarterbacks in Deshaun Watson of the Texans and Lamar Jackson of the Ravens.
Cleveland Browns 21, Pittsburgh Steelers 7
Porzingis Booed As Knicks Reject Mavericks
(New York, NY) — Marcus Morris Senior scored 20 points, including a go-ahead trey with 13 seconds left, to lift the Knicks past the Mavericks 106-103 in New York. The Madison Square Garden crowd booed Kristaps Porzingis every time he touched the ball. Porzingis contributed 20 points and 11 boards in his first game in New York since being traded to Dallas. Luka Doncic had 33 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists for the Mavericks. The 6-and-5 Mavs return home tomorrow night to face defending NBA champion Toronto.
Miami Heat 108, Cleveland Cavaliers 97
New York Knicks 106, Dallas Mavericks 103
Milwaukee Bucks 124, Chicago Bulls 115
New Orleans Pelicans 132, LA Clippers 127
Phoenix Suns 128, Atlanta Hawks 112
Denver Nuggets 101, Brooklyn Nets 93
Rockets Home Tonight Against Pacers
(Houston, TX) — The Rockets will entertain the Indiana Pacers tonight at the Toyota Center. Houston center Clint Capela will not play after suffering a concussion while drawing a charge in the win Wednesday over the Clippers. The Rockets have won five straight to improve to 8-and-3 and will play tomorrow night at Minnesota.
Stars Win Again, Top Canucks
(Vancouver, British Columbia) — Tyler Seguin had a goal and an assist as the Stars defeated the Canucks 4-2 in Vancouver. Seguin’s goal late in the second period broke a 2-2 deadlock. Alexander Radulov, Justin Dowling and Blake Comeau had the other goals for Dallas, which is 9-1-and-1 in its last 11 games. The Stars will play tomorrow night at Vancouver.
Winnipeg Jets 4, Florida Panthers 3
Tampa Bay Lightning 9, New York Rangers 3
Carolina Hurricanes 5, Buffalo Sabres 4 (OT)
Minnesota Wild 3, Arizona Coyotes 2
Edmonton Oilers 6, Colorado Avalanche 2
San Jose Sharks 5, Anaheim Ducks 3
Dallas Stars 4, Vancouver Canucks 2
Los Angeles Kings 3, Detroit Red Wings 2 (OT)
NASCAR Championship Race Sunday
(Homestead, FL) — The new NASCAR champion will be crowned Sunday in the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Junior and Kevin Harvick will all fight for the title.
Undefeated Baylor Faces Sooners Tomorrow
(Waco, TX) — Number-13 Baylor and number-10 Oklahoma will meet tomorrow night in Waco in a Big 12 showdown. The Bears are 9-and-0, while the Sooners are 8-and-1. ESPN’s College GameDay will be on Brazos River banks for the showdown.
College Football Roundup
(Undated) — In other college football tomorrow, number-19 Texas will play at Iowa State, TCU is at Texas Tech and Texas A&M will host South Carolina. North Texas and SMU have a bye. West Texas A&M will close out their season in Canyon tomorrow afternoon 2 against Midwestern State.
College Basketball (Top-25 Coaches’ Poll)
#1 Michigan State Spartans 76, #13 Seton Hall Pirates 73
#6 Florida Gators 66, Towson Tigers 60
#17 Arizona Wildcats 87, San Jose State Spartans 39
#20 Saint Mary’s Gaels 81, Long Beach State Beach 63
College Basketball Roundup
(Undated) — In college basketball, tonight number-18 Baylor hosts Texas State, Texas is at home against Prairie View and number-seven Gonzaga will visit Texas A&M, which has suspended junior guard TJ Starks indefinitely. Starks who is from the Dallas suburb of Lancaster, was arrested yesterday by College Station police for marijuana possession and released on bond. Tomorrow, SMU will host Jackson State. Sunday, UT-Arlington will play at number-14 Oregon.
High School Football Playoffs –
Amarillo High 44, El Paso Chapin 7
New Deal 39, Highland Park 24
Denver City 55, River Road 22
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