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

May 16, 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

Reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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BASEBALL:

MLB:

BBA--RANGERS-ROYALS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ Texas and Kansas City wrap up their three-game series at Kauffman Stadium. By Dave Skretta. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game started at 12:15 p.m. CDT.

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HOCKEY:

NHL:

HKN--STARS-LINDELL

FRISCO, Texas _ Dallas Stars defenseman Esa Lindell has signed a $34.8 million, six-year contract that will run through the 2024-25 season. The deal with an average value of $5.8 million per year was announced Thursday, a week before Lindell’s 25th birthday. The 6-foot-3 Finn was a restricted free agent. SENT: 150 words, with photos.

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BASKETBALL:

WNBA:

BKL--CAMBAGE TRADE

WNBA star Liz Cambage has been traded from Dallas to Las Vegas for Moriah Jefferson, Isabelle Harrison and the Aces’ first two picks in 2020. The deal was announced by the teams Thursday, ending four months of speculation over the future of the 6-foot-8 Australian. Cambage finished second behind Breanna Stewart in WNBA MVP balloting last year. She said in January she no longer wanted to play in Dallas. Potential deals the past few weeks that never materialized. All of which weighed on Cambage, who took to social media with emotional posts this week. Cambage is in Australia and is expected to be in Las Vegas this weekend. By Doug Feinberg. SENT: 400 words, with photo.

COLLEGE/MEN:

BKC--UNLV-TRANSFERS

LAS VEGAS _ UNLV has added graduate transfers Elijah Mitrou-Long from Texas and Vitaliy Shibel from Arizona State. Both players will be eligible during new Runnin’ Rebels coach T.J. Otzelberger’s first season in 2019-20. SENT: 140 words.

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SOCCER:

MLS:

SOC--FC DALLAS-LOS ANGELES FC

The FC Dallas plays at the Los Angeles FC. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merit.

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