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PHILADELPHIA — The Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night play the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field.. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:20 p.m. CST.
FBC--T25-COLLEGE FOOTBALL POLL
The top 11 teams in the AP College football poll won on Saturday, and the back half of the rankings were relatively stable compared to the last couple weeks providing little opportunity for change in the rankings. By College Football Writer Ralph D. Russo. UPCOMING: 600 words, with photos. P
HOUSTON — James Harden and the Houston Rockets return home from a season-long five-game road trip to host the Indiana Pacers on Sunday night. By Kristie Rieken. 750 words, with photos. Game starts at 6 p.m. CST.
FORT WORTH, Texas — No. 20 TCU hosts Oral Roberts after struggling to beat Cal State Bakersfield in its opener. The Horned Frogs started the season as a ranked team for the first time in 20 years. By Schuyler Dixon. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts 4 p.m. CST.
FORT DEFIANCE, Ariz. — No. 4 Baylor faces No. 23 Arizona State in a game played in the Navajo Nation. By Basketball Writer John Marshall. UPCOMING: 700 words. Game starts at 6:30 p.m. CST.
BKW--T25-GAME ON THE REZ
FORT DEFIANCE, Ariz. — Arizona State’s women’s basketball program has strong ties to the Native American community in northern part of the state. The Sun Devils will strengthen that connection with a game against Baylor in the Navajo Nation. By Basketball Writer John Marshall. UPCOMING: 800 words.
HOUSTON — It’s a girl for supermodel Kate Upton and her husband Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander. Upton used her Instagram site to announce the birth of the couple’s first child — Genevieve Upton Verlander — and the date Nov. 7. The site features a black-and-white photo of an infant with her hand to her mouth. Further details about the baby and where the child was born weren’t released. Upton and Verlander wed last November in Italy, after the pitching ace helped the Astros win their first World Series. SENT: 100 words. Moving on news & entertainment lines.
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