KETR Sportscast 10-21-08
commerce – It was a good matchup on paper, but on the field the Monday night game was no contest. New England took advantage of five Denver turnovers and routed the Broncos 41-7 with Randy Moss catching two of Matt Cassel's three TD passes.
Mike Modano snapped a 1-1 tie with a third-period goal as the slumping Dallas Stars beat the New York Rangers, 2-1, at Madison Square Garden. The game marked the return of former Ranger pest Sean Avery. The new Stars acquisition heard boos from the MSG crowd that mostly adored him during his 1 seasons in New York.
The A&M-Commerce Lions soccer team picked up another win over West Texas this past weekend.
The Dallas Cowboys are still reeling after a huge loss to the Rams Sunday, but head coach Wade Philips says he's hopeful.
In other Cowboys news, owner Jerry Jones says suspended Cowboys cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has entered an alcohol treatment center. Jones wouldn't identify the center, saying only that it's "in another part of the country." The league last week suspended the often-troubled cornerback for at least four games last week.
Texas quarterback Colt McCoy has gotten a Heisman Trophy endorsement from the reigning Heisman Trophy winner. Florida quarterback Tim Tebow could become the first player since Ohio State's Archie Griffin in 1975 to win consecutive Heismans, but he says McCoy is his top choice right now. Meanwhile, the Longhorns face a strong Oklahoma State team this week.
It's the final off day before the start of the World Series Wednesday night between the unlikely matchup of the Tampa Bay Rays and Philadelphia Phillies. The Rays are the slight favorites in the series.
Foxsports.com is reporting that San Francisco 49ers coach Mike Nolan has lost his job after four straight losses. Assistant head coach Mike Singletary will take
over the 2-and-5 Niners for Sunday's home game against Seattle.
The Dallas Cowboys and New York Yankees are joining forces to sell their fans their hot dogs themselves. They're forming a joint venture to handle concession and merchandise sales at their new stadiums, bringing together two of the most recognizable franchises in all of sports.