The Hot Corner | Weekend Sports Rewind

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Ty Dellandrea and Jason Robertson hug postgame on the ice with Joe Pavelski in the background. | Image by Dallas Stars, Twitter

There was plenty of sports action across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex over the weekend.

Here is what happened on the ice, on the field, and behind the scenes.


Dallas Stars (Vegas leads series 3-2)

Last Game: Stars 4, Vegas Golden Knights 2

The Stars have won two in a row to force a Game 6 back in Dallas. Forward Ty Dellandrea came up big with his second and third goals of the playoffs in the third period, while Jason Robertson and Luke Glendening also added goals.

Noteworthy: The Stars are attempting to become just the fifth NHL team ever to come back from a 3-0 deficit during a playoff series.

— Captain Jamie Benn is expected to return to the lineup on Monday after serving a two-game suspension.

— Roope Hintz leads the NHL playoffs in points with 24. That ties him with Brett Hull for the franchise’s second-most in one postseason and puts him two shy of Miro Heiskanen’s 2020 franchise record.

— The Stars have yet to release an update on Evgenii Dadonov’s status for Game 6. The forward did not travel with the team for Game 5 in Vegas, but Coach Pete DeBoer called it “more of a day-to-day situation.”

Next Up: Golden Knights at Stars, 7 p.m. CT Monday



Texas Rangers (33-19, first in American League West)

Last Games: Rangers 12, Baltimore Orioles 2; Rangers 5, Orioles 3; Orioles 3, Rangers 2

The Rangers took two of three against the Baltimore Orioles over the weekend. Corey Seager’s grand slam highlighted a three-homer night for Texas on Friday, while the Rangers held off a late Baltimore rally on Saturday and lost on a late RBI single from Austin Hayes on Sunday.

Noteworthy: The Rangers continue to hold a two-game lead in the AL West. Their 33-19 start matches the best 52-game mark in franchise history and has not been achieved since 1996.

— Second baseman Marcus Semien hit an RBI double in the sixth inning on Sunday, continuing a now 17-game hitting streak.

— Texas has six players hitting .280 or better, led by shortstop Corey Seager’s .329 batting average.

Next Up: Rangers at Detroit Tigers (25-26), 12:10 p.m. CT Monday



Frisco RoughRiders (20-24, fourth in Texas League South, seventh in AA Texas League)

Last Games: RoughRiders 10, Arkansas Travelers 9; RoughRiders 7, Travelers 2; Travelers 8, RoughRiders 4

Frisco splits a six-game series in Arkansas after winning two of three games on the weekend. An eight-run second inning helped the RoughRiders in a Friday slugfest, and the RoughRiders held on as the Travelers closed within one run in the ninth. Another big offensive inning led to a win Saturday, while Arkansas jumped on starting pitcher Matt Brosky, making his Double-A debut, in the finale.

Noteworthy: Pitcher Tekoah Roby held the Travelers scoreless for six innings Saturday before surrendering a single run. He also struck out a career-best eight batters and has a 1.65 ERA in his last three starts.

— Frisco is third in the Texas League in stolen bases with 67. Individually, Dustin Harris leads the league with 19, while shortstop Luisangel Acuna is second with 18.

— The RoughRiders return home for a six-game series against the San Antonio Missions.

Next Up: San Antonio Missions (23-22) at RoughRiders, 7:05 p.m. CT Tuesday



Dallas Wings (2-1, second in Western Conference)

Last Games: Wings 95, Seattle Storm 91; Chicago Sky 94, Wings 88

Arike Ogunbowale led the Wings in scoring in both games as Dallas held on for a win over the Seattle Storm on Friday and suffered its first loss of the season on Sunday in Chicago. Dallas withstood a late rally from the Storm but struggled to take the lead against the Sky.

Noteworthy: Despite the loss, Dallas outscored an opponent in the third quarter for the first time this season on Sunday.

— Ogunbowale is just the fourth player in WNBA history to open a season with three consecutive 25-point games, joining Maya Moore, Elena Delle Donne, and Jewell Loyd.

Next Up: Minnesota Lynx (0-4) at Wings, 7 p.m. CT Tuesday



FC Dallas (6-5-3, fourth in Western Conference)

Last Game: FC Dallas 1, San Jose Earthquakes 1

FC Dallas and the San Jose Earthquakes played to a 1-1 draw on Saturday, Dallas’ second in as many games. Benjamin Kikanovic gave San Jose the lead at the 70-minute mark, but Nkosi Tafari tied the game for Dallas in stoppage time.

Noteworthy: Tafari’s goal was his second of the season and his first since March 25 against LAFC.

— FC Dallas has gone four consecutive games without a loss since a 2-0 loss to Nashville SC on May 10.

Next Up: Sporting Kansas City (3-4-8) at FC Dallas, 7:30 p.m. CT Wednesday

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