Monday Sports Update – Cowboys Lose Third In A Row To Winless Jets
(East Rutherford, NJ) — The Cowboys’ losing streak is at three. Dallas fell behind by 18 points, rallied to pull within two points in the final minute, but a two-point pass to tie failed as it lost 24-22 at the Jets, who picked up their first win. Dak Prescott passed for 277 yards and ran for a touchdown in the loss. Ezekiel Elliott rushed for 105 yards on 28 carries, including a five-yard TD with 6:30 left. Brett Maher kicked field goals of 50, 62 and 32 yards for Dallas, which is home this coming Sunday against the Eagles.
Four Cowboys Injured In Loss
(East Rutherford, NJ) — Four Cowboys exited the Cowboys’ loss at the Jets with injuries. Cornerbacks Byron Jones and Antony Brown left with hamstring issues. Defensive end Dorance Armstrong left in the second quarter with a neck injury. Wideout Amari Cooper suffered a quad injury on the first drive and had only one catch for three yards.
Texans, Watson Win In Kansas City
(Kansas City, MO) — Deshaun Watson ran for two touchdowns and passed for another as the Texans overcame an early 14-point deficit to beat the Chiefs 31-24 in Kansas City. Carlos Hyde rushed for 116 yards on 26 carries and a touchdown against his former team. The Texans overcame three turnovers, a missed extra point and a missed field goal to improve to 4-and-2. Houston dominated time of possession, holding the ball just 12 seconds shy of 40 minutes. The Texans will play this coming Sunday at the Colts.
Carolina Panthers 37, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 26 (at London, England)
Baltimore Ravens 23, Cincinnati Bengals 17
Washington Redskins 17, Miami Dolphins 16
Houston Texans 31, Kansas City Chiefs 24
New Orleans Saints 13, Jacksonville Jaguars 6
Seattle Seahawks 32, Cleveland Browns 28
Minnesota Vikings 38, Philadelphia Eagles 20
San Francisco 49ers 20, Los Angeles Rams 7
Arizona Cardinals 34, Atlanta Falcons 33
New York Jets 24, Dallas Cowboys 22
Denver Broncos 16, Tennessee Titans 0
Pittsburgh Steelers 24, Los Angeles Chargers 17
Astros Even Series, Top Yankees In 11 Innings
(Houston, TX) — Carlos Correa homered to leadoff the Astros’ 11th in a 3-2 walk-off win over the Yankees to even the ALCS at a game apiece. Correa also had a RBI-double in the second. George Springer homered in the fifth for Houston. Justin Verlander pitched into the seventh and allowed two runs on an Aaron Judge fourth inning homer. Josh James, the sixth Astros’ pitcher used, picked up the win.
Nationals Host Cardinals In NLCS Game Three
(Washington, DC) — The Nationals have a chance to close out the National League Championship Series at home as they host the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Three tonight. Washington leads the series two-games-to-none and each of the next two games will be at Nationals Park. Stephen Strasburg will get the start for the Nats tonight. Jack Flaherty takes the mound for St. Louis, which will try to stake a comeback on the road. The Cardinals’ offense has scored just one run in the series thus far.
Series Shifts To New York Tomorrow
(Bronx, NY) — After a day off, the ALCS will shift tomorrow to New York for Game Three. Gerrit Cole, who has struck out at least 10 in 11 consecutive starts, will start for the Astros. The Yankees will counter with Luis Severino.
NASCAR Race Postponed To Today
(Lincoln, AL) — The 1000Bulbs.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway was postponed to this afternoon due to heavy rain yesterday. Racers were directed down pit road on lap 57 in the fifth NASCAR playoff race. William Byron won Stage One and will lead today. Joey Logano was right behind him while Alex Bowman, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Brad Keselowki and last week’s winner, Kyle Larson, followed.
Stars Play Today At Buffalo
(Dallas, TX) — The Stars will take a 1-4-and-1 record into a matchup this afternoon with the Sabres in Buffalo. The Stars are coming of a 4-1 home loss on Saturday to the Capitals. Radek Faksa scored the Dallas goal. The Stars will remain on the road Wednesday to face the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Pittsburgh Penguins 7, Winnipeg Jets 2
San Jose Sharks 3, Calgary Flames 1
Vegas Golden Knights 5, Los Angeles Kings 2
Mavs Home Tonight
(Dallas, TX) — The Mavericks will host the Thunder tonight at American Airlines Center as they are close to wrapping up their preseason. Dallas will play the Clippers on Thursday in the NBA Canada Series in Vancouver in its final exhibition game. The Mavs will open the regular season on October 23rd hosting the Wizards.
Rockets Home On Wednesday; Green Hurt
(Houston, TX) — The Rockets continue their preseason Wednesday to host the San Antonio Spurs. The Rockets went 1-and-1 in two games with the Raptors last week in Japan. Multiple-outlets report Houston veteran guard Gerald Green suffered a fractured left foot in Japan and is likely to be for several weeks.
Simone Biles Breaks World Championships Medal Record
(Stuttgart, Germany) — Simone Biles is now the most decorated gymnast in history. The 22-year-old grabbed her 24th and 25th world gymnastics championships medals this weekend in Germany. No other gymnast, male or female, has won more world championship medals. Vitaly Scherbo of Belarus was the previous record holder with 23 world championship medals.
Texas Falls, Baylor Rises In Coaches Poll
(Undated) — Texas tumbled from 11th to 15th in the Coaches Poll after a 34-27 loss to fifth ranked Oklahoma at the Cotton Bowl. Baylor, meanwhile, climbed five spots to 18th after a 33-30 double-overtime victory over Texas Tech to remain undefeated. Texas A&M dropped from the rankings after being blown out by number-one Alabama 47-28 in College Station to fall to 3-and-3. In another area game Saturday, North Texas stumbled 45-27 at Southern Miss. West Texas A&M slipped past UT Permian Basin 14-10.