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AP-Texas Sports Digest 6 am

October 1, 2018

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. Ken Miller is at the desk after 5:30 a.m.

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FOOTBALL:

NFL

FBN--TEXANS-COLTS

INDIANAPOLIS — The Houston Texans waited 10 months to celebrate a victory. So when Sunday’s wild game ended, they let it all out. By Michael Marot. AP Photos.

FBN--LIONS-COWBOYS

ARLINGTON, Texas — Brett Maher kicked a 38-yard field goal as time expired, lifting the Dallas Cowboys to a 26-24 victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday. Maher’s fourth field goal was set up by Dak Prescott’s 34-yard completion to running back Ezekiel Elliott on a deep throw after Matthew Stafford had put the Lions in front with a 38-yard touchdown to Golden Tate, their second TD connection of the day. By Pro Football Writer Schuyler Dixon. SENT: 750 words, photos.

Also:

— FBN--BOYKIN INDICTED — Former Texas Christian University quarterback Trevone Boykin has been formally charged with aggravated assault for allegedly attacking his girlfriend and breaking her jaw at his home in March. Boykin was indicted Friday in Fort Worth and is free on bond. He denies the allegations. Prosecutors say the attack was captured on security system video at Boykin’s home in Mansfield. The Seattle Seahawks released Boykin from the team’s practice squad shortly after reports of the attack surfaced. SENT: 140 words. Moved on general and sports news services.

College

FBC--T25-COLLEGE FOOTBALL POLL

After winning top-10 matchups, Ohio State and Notre Dame moved up in The Associated Press college football poll. Texas moved up from 19th to 18th after its win over Kansas State, and for the second straight week there was major turnover at the bottom. By College Football Writer Ralph D. Russo. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.

With:

— FBC--T25-AP TOP 25

BASEBALL:

MLB

ASTROS-ORIOLES

BALTIMORE — Adam Jones began the season by hitting a game-winning home run in the 11th inning. He ended it by walking off the field to a standing ovation. In between opening day and the season finale, there was a whole lot of anguish for Jones and the Baltimore Orioles. By David Ginsburg. AP Photos.

RANGERS-MARINERS

SEATTLE — Adrian Beltre was not ready to say Sunday was the final game of his career. Every other part of the day had the feel of a farewell, and a celebration for one of the best third basemen ever. By Tim Booth. AP Photos.

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