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BC-TX--Texas Sports Digest 1 pm, TX

May 7, 2019

Here’s a look at AP’s Texas sports coverage. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP Dallas bureau at 972-991-2100, or at 1-800-442-7189. Email aptexas@ap.org

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ST. LOUIS _ After winning in Dallas to force a decisive Game 7, the St. Louis Blues return home with a chance to advance in the playoffs. The Stars should have goalie Ben Bishop, who exited early from Game 6 with a shoulder injury. By Steve Overbey. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 7 p.m. CDT.



The Blues and Stars on Tuesday night are set for deciding Game 7 in a second-round series again, three years after St. Louis dominated a winner-take-all matchup in Dallas for a spot in the Western Conference finals. Deja vu or ancient history? Maybe a little of both for Alex Pietrangelo and company, who won 6-1 after going up 3-0 in the first period in 2016 to clinch the only trip to the West finals for either franchise in the past decade. By Schuyler Dixon. SENT: 820 words, with photos.





PITTSBURGH _ The Texas Rangers on Tuesday night face Pittsburgh at PNC Park. UPCOMING: 700 words, with photos. Game starts at 6:05 p.m. CDT.


HOUSTON _ Houston’s Collin McHugh opposes Kansas City’s Danny Duffy when the Astros continue a series with the Royals. Houston won the opener 6-4. By Kristie Rieken. 750 words, with photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m. CDT.





PLANO, Texas _ Authorities in suburban Dallas have arrested a bartender who served drinks to a man who later went to his estranged wife’s home and fatally shot her and seven others as they gathered to watch the Dallas Cowboys play. Lindsey Glass was arrested last week and charged with a misdemeanor violation of “sale to certain persons.” The law prohibits the sale of alcohol to a “habitual drunkard or an intoxicated or insane person.” Authorities say 32-year-old Spencer Hight in September 2017 already showed signs of intoxication at the Plano bar before leaving for the home of Meredith Hight and opening fire. SENT: 130 words, will be updated. Moving on news & sports lines.


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