Saturday, July 23
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The NFL says it is reviewing domestic violence allegations against Dallas Cowboys rookie Ezekiel Elliott. A police report says Elliott denied allegations that he assaulted his girlfriend early Friday in Columbus, Ohio, causing bruises and abrasions. The report says he wasn't arrested because of conflicting versions of what happened. The former Ohio State Buckeyes star turned 21 on Friday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Reshanda Gray had 22 points and 10 rebounds — both career highs — and Angel McCoughtry scored five points during a decisive late run to help the Atlanta Dream beat the Dallas Wings 93-88 Friday night. Skylar Diggins led Dallas with 29 points, and Pierson had 15 points and seven assists.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals scratched out three runs off the Rangers' Yu Darvish, and Kansas City beat Texas 3-1 Friday night to open their three-game series. The AL West-leading Rangers have lost eight of their last nine games. The slide has been marked by poor pitching, inconsistent hitting and a series of devastating injuries — sluggers Prince Fielder and Shin-Soo Choo went on the DL earlier this week.
HOUSTON (AP) — Lance McCullers struck out 10 in eight-plus solid innings and Will Harris finished off the ninth to lead the Houston Astros to a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels Friday night. McCullers allowed four hits and had 10 strikeouts at Minute Maid Park.