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

August 28, 2018

Good afternoon! 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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ARLINGTON, Texas — Los Angeles Dodgers rookie right-hander Walker Buehler (6-4), who has a 1.11 ERA over his last five starts, pitches for the defending NL champions when they play the Texas Rangers. By Stephen Hawkins. UPCOMING. 650 words, photos. Game starts 7:05 p.m. CDT.


HOUSTON — Houston’s Charlie Morton looks to tie a career-high with his 14th win as the Astros try to extend their winning streak to seven games in the second of three games against the Oakland Athletics. The Astros rallied from a four-run deficit for an 11-4 victory in the series opener to more to 2½ games ahead of Oakland in the AL West standings. UPCOMING: 700 words, with photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m. CDT.





Seth Waugh first became involved in golf when he wanted to make sure Deutsche Bank Americas was getting its money’s worth in sponsoring a PGA Tour event. He gets back into the sport as chief executive of the PGA of America with an ambitious goal of sharing the wealth with the 29,000 club professionals. Waugh was appointed Tuesday as head of PGA of America. Since retiring from Deutsche Bank in 2013, the 60-year-old Waugh was nonexecutive chairman of Alex Brown, and last year became managing director at a technology investment firm. Waugh steps into a couple of big projects. The PGA of America is contemplating a move from its headquarters in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, to the Dallas area. By Doug Ferguson. SENT: 780 words, with photos.


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