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

May 3, 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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ST. LOUIS _ The Dallas Stars and St. Louis Blues play Game 5 in their rugged second-round series that is dead even at 2-2. By Joe Harris. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 8:30 p.m. CDT.





ARLINGTON, Texas _ Blue Jays rookie third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr., whose Hall of Fame father played for Rangers’ 2010 AL championship team, will be Texas for a weekend series. By Stephen Hawkins. UPCOMING. 650 words, photos. Game starts 7:05 p.m. CDT.





HOUSTON _ James Harden knows that the success or failure of the Houston Rockets falls on him regardless of what the rest of the team does in the Western Conference semifinals against the Golden Warriors. That burden, he says, is one that most people can’t understand but that makes him better, something he’ll need to be if the Rockets hope to avoid falling into an 0-3 hole on Saturday night when they host Game 3. By Kristie Rieken. 700 words, with photos.




CINCINNATI _ It’s a big weekend for runners in Cincinnati. Some 37,000 people are registered for events and races of a variety of lengths that begin Friday and culminate with Sunday’s full marathon. Runners are expected this weekend from all 50 states and 29 countries. Last year’s winners are returning. Twenty-nine-year-old Aaron Viets of Cedarburg, Wisconsin, won the men’s division in a time of 2:29:37. Twenty-six-year-old Caitlin Keen, a former Cincinnatian now living in Fort Worth, Texas, won her hometown marathon last year in 2:46:41. SENT: 130 words.


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