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Fri October 10, 2008
KETR Sportscast 10-10-08
By Kevin Jefferies
commerce – The Philadelphia Phillies used sixth-inning home runs by Chase Utley and Pat Burrell to beat the L.A. Dodgers 3-2 in the opener of the National League Championship
Series. The teams play again late Friday afternoon in Philadelphia before the series shifts to Los Angeles on the weekend.
A pair of well-rested American League East foes hook up Friday night in the opener of the AL Championship Series. The upstart Tampa Bay Rays send out James Shields in the opener against Daisuke Matsuzaka of the wild card Boston Red Sox.
The Dallas Cowboys say they'll take no disciplinary action against troubled cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones for his scuffle with his bodyguard. Team owner Jerry Jones
says the incident resulted from joking banter that got out of hand and was quickly settled, and how, after a 17-month suspension last year, the NFL will treat the situation seriously.
Meanwhile, head coach Wade Philips is trying to prepare for a game this Sunday.
The Cowboys should have Pacman Jones this weekend, and be minus cornerback Terence Newman to a sports hernia as they face a high-flying Arizona offense. Star receiver Anquan Boldin is not expected to play for the Cardinals after sustaining a sinus fracture on a vicious hit in week 4.
Dallas Stars co-general manager Brett Hull was honored in Denver before the Colorado Avalanche's game with the Boston Bruins last night.
Hull, Mike Richter, and Cammi Granato will be inducted into the 2008 class of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame tonight in Denver.
Hull finished his 20-year career as the league's third all-time leading goal scorer with 741.
The hype continues to build around the Texas OU game tomorrow, with Texas Head Coach Mack Brown looking forward to the setting.
Brown also said he's had a lot of fun this week
Kick-off for the game is set for 11am tomorrow at the Cotton Bowl on ABC.
The A&M-Commerce Lions football team is on the road again tomorrow facing rival A&M-Kingsville for a 7pm kick-off, with the pre-game beginning on KETR at 6:30.
The Commerce Tigers are back in action tonight at home, as they host the Paris Wildcats. The Tigers are winless on the season as they begin district play after taking last week off. The Wildcats come into the game with just one win over Greenville. Kick-off set for 7:30, with the pre-game beginning at 7 tonight here on KETR.
Some other area games we'll be watching tonight during the Northeast Texas Scoreboard Show
Greenville hosting Royse City for Homecoming
Wolfe City at Celeste
Grand Saline at Caddo Mills
North Lamar at Anna
And Sulphur Springs at Texarkana
Some scores from last night
Rowlett over Naaman Forest 28-14
And Rockwall over Carrolton R.L. Turner 42-7