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

April 14, 2019

Good afternoon! 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. Terry Wallace is at the desk.

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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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BASEBALL:

MLB

BBA--ATHLETICS-RANGERS

ARLINGTON, Texas _ Oakland’s 3-0 lefty Brett Anderson goes against Rangers righty Adrian Sampson, who’s seeking his first wind despite a 1.86 ERA. By Stephen Hawkins. UPCOMING. 750 words, photos. Game starts 2:05 p.m.

BBA--ASTROS-MARINERS

SEATTLE _ Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros go for their ninth straight win and a sweep of the Seattle Mariners on Sunday afternoon. Marco Gonzales looks to become the first five-game winner in baseball for Seattle. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 3:10 p.m.

HOCKEY:

NHL

HKN--FACEOFF

The defending Stanley Cup champion Capitals had to work overtime to take a 2-0 lead on Carolina, the Central Division winning Predators needed OT to tie their series with Dallas, Colorado got a big OT winner from Nathan MacKinnon to even things up with Calgary and the Bruins are going punch for punch with the Maple Leafs. One thing is clear: as they shift locales for Game 3, none of these first-round series are going to be easy. By Hockey Writer Stephen Whyno. UPCOMING: 750 words, file photos by 5 p.m.

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