DALLAS Teams

Lineup: Rangers (91-63) vs. Athletics (66-87)

  • 1. Delino DeShields, CF (R)
  • 2. Jurickson Profar, 2B (S)
  • 3. Nomar Mazara, RF (L)
  • 4. Joey Gallo, DH (L)
  • 5. Ryan Rua, 1B (R)
  • 6. Jared Hoying, LF (L)
  • 7. Elvis Andrus, SS (R)
  • 8. Robinson Chirinos, C (R)
  • 9. Hanser Alberto, 3B (R)
  • SP: Yu Darvish, RHP
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Rangers clinch AL West, celebrate accordingly (0:23)
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Beltre's blast makes it 3-0 Rangers (0:17)
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TCU uses big second-half to roll past SMU (0:58)
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Students protest during football games (0:35)
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TCU's defense completes dominating 33-3 win

Nick Orr picks off SMU's Ben Hicks in the final minutes to cap an impressive performance. The Horned Frogs scored the game's final 33 points and didn't allow a score after the Mustangs' opening drive to improve to 3-1.

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TCU quarterback Kenny Hill breaks down performance in each half (0:53)
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TCU head coach Gary Patterson talks about win over SMU (1:11)
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TCU wins behind strong second half

The Horned Frogs capped off a second half in which they outscored SMU 27-0 with this Trevorris Johnson touchdown run. TCU defeated the Mustangs 33-3.

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TCU defense picks off SMU's Hicks

Niko Small intercepts a pass by Ben Hicks to thwart a drive deep in TCU territory. The pick set up the Frogs' third touchdown of the second half for a 33-3 lead late in the fourth quarter.

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

TCU is taking care of business in the second half at SMU, outscoring the Mustangs 27-0. The Frogs' defense has just been too much for SMU QB Ben Hicks in his second career start and has 10 third-down stops on the night. They face a much harder test next week against Baker Mayfield and a desperate Oklahoma team.

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TCU's Hatfield banks in short FG

Brandon Hatfield banks a 25-yard field goal off the right goalpost to give the Horned Frogs a 23-3 lead early in the fourth quarter.

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TCU extends lead on Hill's 2nd TD

Kenny Hill tosses his second TD pass of the third quarter, finding Jaelan Austin on a fade route for a 2-yard score and a 20-3 lead over SMU midway through the third quarter.

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

TCU WR John Diarse joined the program as a grad transfer from LSU this offseason. He made a good career move: Diarse is up to 275 receiving yards this season and is having a huge night against SMU. He's getting the ball a lot more than he did in the run-first LSU offense, whose current wide receivers have combined for just 256 receiving yards after 3 games this season.

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TCU strikes on 1st play of second half

Kenny Hill hits John Diarse on a slant that turns into a 75-yard TD 10 seconds into the third quarter for a 13-3 lead.

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SMU head coach Chad Morris breaks down 2nd-half strategy (0:42)
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TCU head coach Gary Patterson discusses 1st-half performance (0:42)

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

SMU is giving us a little deja vu tonight. The Mustangs held Baylor to 6 points in the first half two weeks ago. They held TCU to 6 points in the first half tonight. Two strong first-half efforts from Van Malone's defense against two of the Big 12's best offenses.

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SMU's Wesley ejected for targeting

SMU's Stephen Wesley is ejected after being called for targeting a defenseless TCU receiver in the end zone after Anthony Rhone's interception.