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

May 2, 2019

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

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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--ASTROS-TWINS

MINNEAPOLIS _ The Minnesota Twins send Jose Berrios to the mound to try to take the four-game series from Houston at Target Field, with Brad Peacock pitching for the Astros. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. NOTE: game started 12:10 p.m. CDT.

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BASKEBALL:

NBA:

BKN--ROCKETS-HARDEN

HOUSTON _ Houston’s James Harden will play in Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Golden State Warriors on Saturday despite injuries to both of his eyes after being hit by Draymond Green in Game 2. Harden practiced with the team Thursday as the Rockets prepare to host Golden State for two games after losing the first two in California. By Kristie Rieken. SENT: 130 words, with photos. Will be updated.

OLYMPICS:

OLY--BKO-3-ON-3 QUALIFYING

NEW YORK _ USA Basketball is ready to ramp up its 3-on-3 play to try and qualify for next summer’s Tokyo Games. The Americans, who have dominated basketball at the summer games over the past few Olympics by using NBA and WNBA players, are looking to have similar success in the Olympics’ newest basketball discipline that is debuting next year. By Basketball Writer Doug Feinberg. SENT: 790 words.

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