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Rangers make their point with win

Hanser Alberto celebrates after his go-ahead RBI single in the 14th helped lead the Rangers to a 6-4 victory in Game 2. See the best images from the series. Full ALDS photo gallery

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Nowitzki, Williams back on the floor

Mavs forward Dirk Nowitzki and guard Deron Williams scrimmaged Friday after missing most of training camp nursing injuries. "I missed a little at the beginning [of practice], but I finished up," Nowitzki said. "Once the guys were nice and tired, I subbed in and I actually looked decent then."

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

According to the Longhorn Network, both Texas WR Daje Johnson and OT Kent Perkins are out today.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Charlie Strong doesn't need to beat Oklahoma today to solidify his tenure at Texas. But he can't afford to get run out of the Cotton Bowl, either. Given the infighting in the locker room, this feels like a fork-in-the-road game for the Longhorns. If they no-show for a second straight week, the season could really spiral. Conversely, if they hang tough, even if they don't win, that could give Strong something to build off of going forward.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

It'll be a warm day at the Cotton Bowl with sunshine and light winds, according to AccuWeather. Temperatures should hover around 75 degrees at kickoff for the Red River Showdown, then rise to a warm 83 by the end of the game.

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Adrian Beltre unsure of Game 3 status

The Rangers 3B left Game 1 of the ALDS vs. the Blue Jays with a lower back strain and sat out Game 2. As for Sunday's Game 3, Beltre said he "can't really say" if he'll play. The Rangers are up 2-0 in the series.

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U.S. clings to 1-point Presidents Cup lead

Branden Grace delivered two big shots in gathering darkness Saturday that kept the International team within one point of the Americans going into a final day at the Presidents Cup.

Rangers up 2-0 after win in 14th (4:12)
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Rangers' road wins doom Blue Jays

It's a foregone conclusion that any team up 2-0 is more likely to win in a best-of-five series. To no one's surprise, teams have fared very well when they take the first two games on the road. Will Texas continue that pattern, or will Toronto rally?

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Jim Caple Senior Writer, ESPN.com 

Hanser Alberto on his game-winning 14th inning hit following his error many innings earlier: "That was very, very special. Because I came from making an error that cost us a couple runs. And then I went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. It was like, Wow, this is a good time to do something good."