Monday Sports Update – Cowboys Hail Mary Fails Against Vikings
Cowboys Come Up Short Against Vikings
(Arlington, TX) — Dak Prescott threw up a Hail Mary as time ran out to no avail as the Cowboys fell 28-24 at home to the Vikings on Sunday Night Football. Prescott finished with 397 yards and three touchdowns along with the interception. Amari Cooper caught a touchdown and notched 147 receiving yards. Randall Cobb had 106 receiving yards and a touchdown for the Cowboys while Michael Gallup also caught a touchdown. Ezekiel Elliott rushed for just 47 yards on 20 carries for Dallas, which drops to 5-and-4. The Cowboys will visit the Lions on Sunday.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 30, Arizona Cardinals 27
Chicago Bears 20, Detroit Lions 13
Tennessee Titans 35, Kansas City Chiefs 32
Baltimore Ravens 49, Cincinnati Bengals 13
New York Jets 34, New York Giants 27
Atlanta Falcons 26, New Orleans Saints 9
Cleveland Browns 19, Buffalo Bills 16
Miami Dolphins 16, Indianapolis Colts 12
Pittsburgh Steelers 17, Los Angeles Rams 12
Green Bay Packers 24, Carolina Panthers 16
Minnesota Vikings 28, Dallas Cowboys 24
Texans Resume Action At Ravens Sunday
(Houston, TX) — Fresh off the bye, the Texans are hard at work as they get ready for Sunday. Houston will visit the Baltimore Ravens. The Texans are 6-and-3 and first place in the AFC South.
49ers Host Seahawks On MNF
(Santa Clara, CA) — The rivalry continues tonight as the 49ers host the Seahawks on Monday Night Football in Santa Clara. The Niners are the league’s last unbeaten team at 8-and-0, while Seattle is 7-and-2. Former Seahawk Richard Sherman has three interceptions this season and will face his former team. 49ers tight end George Kittle is doubtful with knee and ankle injuries.
Mavericks At Celtics Tonight
(Boston, MA) — On the hardwood, the Mavericks will visit the Boston Celtics tonight. Dallas defeated the Grizzlies 138-122 in Memphis on Saturday. The Mavericks are 6-and-3 on the season.
Rockets At Pelicans Tonight
(New Orleans, LA) — On the hardwood, the Rockets are back in action tonight when they visit the Pelicans in New Orleans. Houston is coming off a 117-94 win over the Bulls in Chicago on Saturday. The Rockets are 6-and-3 to begin the season.
Denver Nuggets 100, Minnesota Timberwolves 98 (OT)
Philadelphia 76ers 114, Charlotte Hornets 106
Indiana Pacers 109, Orlando Magic 102
Milwaukee Bucks 121, Oklahoma City Thunder 119
Cleveland Cavaliers 108, New York Knicks 87
Brooklyn Nets, Phoenix Suns 138, Brooklyn Nets 112
Portland Trail Blazers 124, Atlanta Hawks 113 (OT)
Toronto Raptors 113, Los Angeles Lakers 104
Stars Fall To Jets In OT
(Winnipeg, Manitoba) — Radek Faksa and Mattias Janmark-Nylen scored for the Stars in a 3-2 loss in overtime against the Jets in Winnipeg. Anton Khudobin allowed three goals on 29 shots. The Stars have 18 points and will visit the Flames on Wednesday.
Florida Panthers 6, New York Rangers 5 (SO)
Winnipeg Jets 3, Dallas Stars 2 (OT)
New Jersey Devils 2, Vancouver Canucks 1
Detroit Red Wings 3, Vegas Golden Knights 2
Chicago Blackhawks 5, Toronto Maple Leafs 4
Philadelphia Flyers 3, Boston Bruins 2 (SO)
Edmonton Oilers 6, Anaheim Ducks 2
Denny Hamlin Wins NASCAR At Phoenix
(Avondale, AZ) — Denny Hamlin punched his ticket to the championship round as he won the Bluegreen Vacations 500 in Avondale. Hamlin held off teammate Kyle Busch, who also took the final spot in the championship round. Ryan Blaney finished third while Kyle Larson took fourth. Kevin Harvick rounded out the top five. The championship four for Homestead is set. Martin Truex Junior, Kevin Harvick, Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch will compete for the cup series crown.
College Football Roundup
(Undated) — In college football action, number-22 Texas defeated Kansas State at home 27-24 on Saturday. The Longhorns improved to 6-and-3 and will visit Iowa State on Saturday. Texas A&M returns to action Saturday after being on the bye. The Aggies are 6-and-3 and will host South Carolina. Texas Tech defeated West Virginia 38-17 on Saturday. The Red Raiders are 4-and-5 and will welcome TCU to town on Saturday. TCU fell 29-23 in three overtimes at home to number-10 Baylor on Saturday. The Horned Frogs are 4-and-5. Number-10 Baylor is 9-and-0 and will host number-eight Oklahoma on Saturday. North Texas lost 52-17 at Louisiana Tech on Saturday. The Mean Green are 4-and-6 and will be on the bye this weekend. Number-20 SMU took down East Carolina 59-51 at home on Saturday. The Mustangs are 9-and-1 and on the bye this week. West Texas A&M beat Texas A&M-Kingsville 35-31.
Men’s College Basketball
#1 Michigan State Spartans 100, Binghamton Bearcats 47
#5 Louisville Cardinals 78, Youngstown State Penguins 55
Florida State Seminoles 63, #6 Florida Gators 51
#9 Virginia Cavaliers 65, James Madison Dukes 34
#16 Ohio State Buckeyes 76, UMass Lowell River Hawks 56
#17 Arizona Wildcats 90, Illinois Fighting Illini 69
College Basketball Roundup
(Undated) — In college basketball action, Texas defeated number-22 Purdue 70-66 on the road on Saturday. The Longhorns host California Baptist tomorrow. Texas A&M will host Louisiana Monroe tonight. In action tomorrow, TCU will host Lousiana-Lafayette, SMU welcomes New Orleans to town and North Texas visits Arkansas. Number-12 Texas Tech is at Houston Baptist Wednesday. Number-18 Baylor hosts Texas State Friday.