After an ugly blowout loss in Game 3, the Stars beat the Blues in Game 4 to even the series at 2-2.
Cody Eakin scored at 2:58 of overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Thursday night, bouncing back from a blowout loss two days earlier to tie the second-round series at two
Edwin Encarnacion had six RBIs with a home run and two doubles, and the Blue Jays scored a season high in runs, hammering the Texas Rangers 12-2 on Thursday night.
Craig Custance ESPN Senior Writer
Joel Edmundson's ugly turnover sets up Radek Faksa goal. Stars then strike quickly on PP. Just like that it's 2-1 Dallas. Goals came 1:09 apart.
Craig Custance ESPN Senior Writer
Vladimir Tarasenko somehow left alone even with six Stars on the ice and scores on breakaway. Only goal of first period between Blues and Stars.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
Tough series for the Rangers in Toronto. First they suffer back-to-back walk-off losses and tonight the Jays hammered Derek Holland with no mercy, putting up 11 runs on him in 2.2 innings. It's the seventh time in Rangers history a starter has allowed at least 11 runs. Edwin Encarnacion has six RBIs.
Washington's Barry Trotz, Dallas' Lindy Ruff and Florida's Gerard Gallant are the finalists for the Jack Adams Award as the NHL coach who has "contributed the most to his team's success."
Domino effect on Texas' bullpen?
The Rangers main problem this season is that there aren't enough reliable arms in the bullpen -- with their relievers ranking last in the AL. But, Brandon Land writes, the bullpen is struggling as a domino effect of the offense failing to provide enough run support. One Strike Away
In order to keep Nomar Mazara in the lineup once Shin-Soo Choo returns from the disabled list, the Rangers could move Ian Desmond to center.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is comfortable with Kellen Moore after his performance in the final two games last season.
What's the angle to get Allen to sign?
Jarrett Allen isn't just any top-20 recruit. He may be influencing staff changes at Texas.The other schools in contention for his services might miss out because of their lack of depth. 2016 recruiting twists (Insider)
The Stars, 'embarrassed' by their Game 3 blowout -- and irked by Blues forward Ryan Reaves' kiss-off -- need their goalies and D to step up in Game 4.
Another QB to watch for Dallas fans?
Cowboys fans might want to keep an eye on Minnesota's Mitch Leidner this season. Todd McShay has the QB penciled in as Dallas' first-round pick in his first mock for next spring. Way-too-early 2017 mock draft (Insider)
The rookie pool is a cap within the cap. The Cowboys will need roughly $5.4 million in cap room to sign their rookies.
The Cowboys now have Dak Prescott in the fold, but Todd McShay's first 2017 mock has them going QB in the first round for a guy on the rise.
Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones says second-round draft pick Jaylon Smith won't start the season on injured reserve.
Texas Tech dismissed their top returning tackler, linebacker Dakota Allen.
Dallas will continue to pay homage to its Ring of Honor members as plaques commemorating their careers will be displayed at its new practice complex.
Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
Texas Tech has removed LB Dakota Allen from the team, "due to a failure to uphold student-athlete expectations." Allen was Tech's top returning tackler from last year, which is a blow for a defense that was among the nation's worst in 2015 at stopping the run. Offensive linemen Robert Castaneda and Trace Ellison were also dismissed.