Oklahoma will take on Texas A&M in college basketball in the new Big 12/SEC Challenge.
Facing possible elimination in the Western Conference semifinals, the pressure is on the Oklahoma City Thunder. They need three straight wins to keep their season alive.
The Dallas Cowboys are set for a rare afternoon preseason game when they break training camp with a visit to Arizona.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Tony Allen scored on a driving layup to open overtime and the Memphis Grizzlies held off the Oklahoma City Thunder 103-97 Monday night to push the defending Western Conference champions to the edge of elimination.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Yoenis Cespedes and Brandon Moss hit consecutive home runs in the third inning, A.J. Griffin matched his season high with eight strikeouts and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 5-1 on Monday night.
Jacee Bennett, Courtney Riddle, Mindy McElroy and Courtney Moore have each earned All-Central Region honors either awarded by the NFCA or by Daktronics.
The Murray State College Aggies are the NJCAA Division II Region 2 baseball champions. The team won the NJCAA Division II Region 2 Championship over the weekend in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.
ADA – Two members of the East Central University softball team have been honored as picks to the 2013 Daktronics All-Central Region teams. Senior Shelby Simmons was a first-team pick as a short stop and junior Gina Mengwasser earned a spot on the second team as a catcher.
Playoff pairings for baseball and softball in Texas.
Adrian Beltre's three-run homer was one of his four hits, and David Murphy and Leonys Martin also homered as the Texas Rangers completed a three-game sweep by romping past the Houston Astros 12-7 on Sunday.
Adrian Beltre, Nelson Cruz and Lance Berkman all homered to back up another solid outing by Yu Darvish, and the Texas Rangers held on for an 8-7 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday night.
Marc Gasol scored 20 points and hit two free throws with 1:03 left to put Memphis ahead to stay, and the Grizzlies held off the Oklahoma City Thunder 87-81 Saturday to take a 2-1 lead in this Western Conference semifinal.
The Grizzlies have had three days off in their series with Oklahoma City for their longest break since the All-Star weekend, more than enough time to become a popular pick to win Western Conference this postseason.