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

May 6, 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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HOUSTON _ James Harden and the Houston Rockets look to even their Western Conference semifinals series against the Golden State Warriors after winning Game 3 in overtime. Stephen Curry will try and bounce back after a tough shooting night in Game 3 to give the Warriors a 3-1 lead before the series returns to California for Game 5. By Kristie Rieken. UPCOMING: 750 words, with photos. Game starts at 8:30 p.m. CDT.





HOUSTON _ The Houston Astros return from a series in Mexico for a seven-game homestand starting with the first of three games against the Kansas City Royals. By Jeremy Rakes. UPCOMING: 700 words, with photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m. CDT.



East Carolina is dominating the American Athletic Conference and attempting to earn one of the top eight seeds in the upcoming NCAA Tournament as the Pirates continue chasing the first College World Series berth in school history. By Steve Megargee. UPCOMING: 750 words.





DALLAS _ St. Louis and Dallas meet Tuesday night in Game 7 of a second-round series three years the Blues routed the Stars to advance to the West finals. There are three significant differences: key players, coaches and the site. The Blues will be at home after a winner-take-all win in Dallas. By Schuyler Dixon. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos.




LOS ANGELES _ Horse racing is in an uproar these days. The deaths of 23 horses at Santa Anita prompted a flurry of new medication and safety initiatives. The disqualification of the Kentucky Derby winner has touched off a debate reaching all the way to the White House. By Racing Writer Beth Harris. 650 words, photos.


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