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

May 15, 2019

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Reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

MLB

BBA--RANGERS-ROYALS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ By Dave Skretta. SENT: 750 words, photos.

BBA--ASTROS-TIGERS

DETROIT _ Carlos Correa started another Houston onslaught with a three-run homer in the first inning as the Astros routed the Detroit Tigers 11-4, extending their winning streak to seven games. By Baseball Writer Noah Trister. SENT: 750 words, photos.

BBO--JOHN WETTELAND-ARREST

DENTON, Texas _ An attorney for former All-Star and World Series MVP pitcher John Wetteland says he’s innocent of charges in Texas that he sexually abused a child. The former Texas Rangers act made his first court appearance Monday following his indictment in March on three counts of continuous sexual assault of a child. His attorney, Derek Adame, says Wetteland “was completely shocked” by the allegations, the Denton Record-Chronicle reports. SENT: 250 words, photos. Moved on general and sports news services.

BASKETBALL:

NBA

_ BKN--DIRK NOWITZKI HONORED _ Retired Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki has been honored by Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas lawmakers for his outstanding 21-year career with the same NBA team. SENT: 100 words, photos.

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