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BC-TX--Texas Sports Digest 12 am, TX

April 16, 2019

Good morning! 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. Jill Bleed is at the desk after 5:30 a.m.

Reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Central.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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HOCKEY:

NHL

HKN--PREDATORS-STARS

DALLAS _ By Stephen Hawkins. SENT: 750 words, photos.

BASEBALL:

MLB

BBA--ANGELS-RANGERS

ARLINGTON, Texas _ By Schuyler Dixon. SENT: 750 words, photos.

With:

_ BBA--ANGELS-TROUT _ Mike Trout is easing his way back in the Los Angeles Angels lineup, returning as the designated hitter and skipping at least one night in center field after missing three games because of a right groin strain. SENT: 310 words, photos.

BASKETBALL:

NBA

BKN--TIPOFF

Orlando and San Antonio already have the upper hands in their first-round series. The Magic and Spurs can take 2-0 leads, on the road, on Tuesday. By Basketball Writer Tim Reynolds. SENT: 1000 words, photos.

BKN--SPURS-DEROZAN’S GAME

DENVER _ In his time with San Antonio, DeMar DeRozan has taken his game to another level. Already a skilled shooter, he’s seeing the floor even better. DeRozan and the Spurs have a 1-0 over the second-seeded Denver Nuggets in a playoff series that resumes Tuesday. By Pat Graham. SENT: 810 words, photos.

BKN--CAVALIERS-COACHING SEARCH

CLEVELAND _ The first two coaching candidates set to interview with the Cavaliers have no NBA head coaching experience. That doesn’t mean they’re not qualified. The Cavs have scheduled meetings this week with Dallas assistant Jamahl Mosley and Miami’s Juwan Howard for the job, a person familiar with the team’s plans told The Associated Press on Monday. By Tom Withers. SENT: 400 words, photos.

BOXING:

George Foreman

_ BOX--GEORGE FOREMAN-GARAGE FIRE _ Authorities say an accidental fire in a garage at the Texas home of former heavyweight boxing champion George Foreman damaged the garage and several vehicles, but caused no injuries. SENT: 120 words. Moved on general and sports news services.

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