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AP-Texas Sports Digest 12 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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INDIANAPOLIS — By Michael Marot. SENT: 750 words, photos.


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.


— 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.



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.


— FBC--T25-AP TOP 25




BALTIMORE — By David Ginsburg. SENT: 750 words, photos.


SEATTLE — By Tim Booth. SENT: 750 words, photos.


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