BC-TX--Texas Sports Digest 12 am, TX

June 12, 2019 - 12:01 am

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BOSTON _ Hunter Pence hit an inside-the-park homer and Ariel Jurado struck out six as the Rangers beat the Red Sox 9-5 in a wild night at Fenway Park, where both managers were ejected. SENT: 750 words, photos.


HOUSTON _ Rookie Yordan Alvarez hit one of Houston's four home runs to become the first player in franchise history to homer in his first two major league games and lead the Astros to a 10-8 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. By Kristie Rieken. SENT: 750 words, photos.



A capsule look at the eight teams, including Texas Tech, competing in the College World Series, which starts Saturday at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha. By Eric Olson. SENT: 2550 words, photos.




The Memphis Grizzlies finally filled their coaching vacancy by hiring Milwaukee Bucks assistant Taylor Jenkins. The Grizzlies will introduce Jenkins at news conference on Wednesday. The new Grizzlies coach started in the NBA as an intern with the San Antonio Spurs' basketball operations department during the 2007-08 season after graduating from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in economics. Jenkins then was an assistant coach with the Spurs' G League team, the Toros, and worked under both Quin Snyder, now head coach of the Utah Jazz, and Brad Jones, now coach of Memphis' G League team. Jenkins was named head coach of the Toros for 2012-13 and led them to a first-round playoff victory. By Teresa M. Walker. SENT: 590 words, photos.


_ BKL--AROUND THE WNBA. By Doug Feinberg. SENT: 840 words, photos.



_ BKC--TENNESSEE-BAILEY _ Former Oregon guard Victor Bailey Jr. has transferred to Tennessee and will play for the Volunteers in the 2020-21 season. The 6-foot-4 Bailey is from Austin, Texas, and averaged 7.4 points and 19.1 minutes for Oregon last season. SENT: 130 words.


Jerry Jones

_ DALLAS COWBOYS-OWNER-ACQUISITION _ An oil and gas company controlled by Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has reached an agreement to buy Covey Park Energy in a $2.2 billion cash and stock deal. SENT: 110 words. Moved on financial and sports news services.


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