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AP-TX--Texas Sports Digest 6 am, TX

August 27, 2018

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. Juan A. Lozano is at the desk.

Reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

NFL:

FBN--CARDINALS-COWBOYS

ARLINGTON, Texas —Patrick Peterson returned an interception 30 yards for a touchdown, and the Arizona Cardinals rolled to a 27-3 preseason victory against Dallas. The Cowboys decided to sit quarterback Dak Prescott and running back Ezekiel Elliott in what was supposed to be the dress rehearsal. SENT: 850 words, photos.

BASEBALL:

MLB:

BBA--ASTROS-ANGELS

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Framber Valdez gave up one run over five innings in his first career start and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-1 for their fifth straight win. By Dan Greenspan. SENT: 850 words, photos.

BBO--RANGERS-GIANTS

SAN FRANCISCO —Derek Holland pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning to beat his former team, Steven Duggar hit a two-run triple and the San Francisco Giants topped the Texas Rangers 3-1. By Michael Wagaman. SENT: 730 words, photos.

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