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

May 17, 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Reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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BOSTON _ The Houston Astros on Friday night open their weekend series against Boston at Fenway Park. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 6:10 p.m. CDT.


ARLINGTON, Texas _ The St. Louis Cardinals play at Texas for the first time since their 2011 World Series championship. The Rangers are 6-0 against St. Louis since, sweeping three-game road series in 2013 and 2017. By Schuyler Dixon. UPCOMING. 700 words, photos. Game starts 7:05 p.m. CDT.





OAKLAND, Calif. _ Toronto guard Kyle Lowry planted his feet and braced for contact with Milwaukee Bucks big man Giannis Antetokounmpo barreling down on him. Lowry, one of the best at taking a charge, absorbed the punishment and drew a foul against the 6-foot-11 Antetokounmpo. These days, not everybody is willing to do what Lowry does in the fast-paced, open-floor NBA game. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich won’t argue that sentiment. Golden State defensive leader Draymond Green thrives in the action, but he knows firsthand about calls not going his way. Green failed to get the favorable whistle in the final minute of an overtime road loss against Houston in the last round. By Janie McCauley. SENT: 1,230 words, with photos.





FARMINGDALE, N.Y. _ Defending champion Brooks Koepka, coming off a record-tying 63, had a one-shot lead going into the second round of the PGA Championship. Tiger Woods was nine behind. By Golf Writer Doug Ferguson. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos.


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