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FOOTBALL:

NFL

FBN--COWBOYS-49ERS

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Coach Jason Garrett saw all he needed out of quarterback Dak Prescott on just one drive. Prescott made the most of his brief appearance in the preseason opener for Dallas by throwing a 30-yard touchdown pass to rookie Michael Gallup on his only drive before the San Francisco 49ers rallied with two late touchdowns to beat the Cowboys 24-21 Thursday night. By Pro Football Writer Josh Dubow. SENT: 750 words, photos.

FBN--TEXANS-CHIEFS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Patrick Mahomes had a quiet first start for the Kansas City Chiefs. Mahomes' first appearance as the Chiefs' starting quarterback lasted nine plays and netted 29 yards Thursday during a 17-10 loss to the Houston Texans in the preseason opener for both teams. By Tod Palmer. SENT: 850 words, photos.

College:

— PLAYOFF RANKINGS SCHEDULE — The first College Football Playoff rankings of the season will be released Oct. 30 and the four-team field will be set Dec. 2, the Sunday after conference championship games are played. The selection committee's top 25 will be revealed on ESPN each Tuesday night for five weeks, starting the day before Halloween. SENT: 170 words.

SOCCER:

MLS:

SOC--MLS-COLUMBUS CREW-AUSTIN

AUSTIN, Texas — Austin City Council put off until next week a vote on a stadium proposal that could trigger Major League Soccer's Columbus Crew to move to Texas as early as the 2019 season. The council met for several hours Thursday night to vote on a plan to let Crew owner Anthony Precourt build a 20,000-seat, $200 million privately-funding stadium on city land. By Jim Vertuno. SENT: 600 words.

BASEBALL:

MLB

BBA--MARINERS-ASTROS

HOUSTON — Justin Verlander got pushed around by the Seattle Mariners early Thursday night, and then umpire Nic Lentz sent him off for an early shower. Certainly not what the former Cy Young and MVP Award winner had in mind for his first shot at career win No. 200. Seattle jumped on Verlander for six runs in two innings before the star right-hander was ejected for arguing a balk call in the Mariners' 8-6 win over the Houston Astros. By Kristie Rieken. SENT: 850 words, photos.

BBA--RANGERS-YANKEES

NEW YORK — Giancarlo Stanton hit the hardest homer ever measured by Major League Baseball's Statcast system, Neil Walker hit two more home runs and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 7-3. SENT: 800 words, photos.

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