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9/11/08

Hurricane Ike Forces Sports Cancellations, Reschedulings

Several sporting events, including an NFL game, two baseball games, some major-college football games and a women's professional basketball game, were rescheduled as Hurricane Ike approached the Texas coast Thursday.

A look at some of the affected games:

Pro Football

  • Houston Texans vs. Baltimore Ravens:
    game scheduled for 4:15 p.m. Sunday has been moved to Monday at 8:30 p.m..

Major League Baseball

  • Houston Astros vs. Chicago Cubs:
    First two games of weekend series postponed. No makeup dates set.

College Football

  • Arkansas vs. No. 8 Texas:
    postponed until Sept. 27.
  • Washington State vs. Baylor:
    moved from Saturday to Friday at 7:30 p.m.
  • Stanford vs. TCU:
    kickoff Saturday moved from 6 p.m. to noon.
  • Air Force vs. Houston:
    moved from Houston to Dallas, at 2:30 p.m. Saturday.
  • Sam Houston State vs. Prairie View A&M:
    Saturday's game canceled.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville vs. Central Oklahoma:
    moved to 2 p.m. Saturday in Edmond, Oklahoma
  • Mary Hardin-Baylor vs. Southern Nazarene:
    moved to Friday night at 6 p.m.
  • Abilene Christian vs. Texas A&M-Commerce:
    changed to 2 p.m. Saturday.
  • Hardin-Simmons vs. Linfield:
    moved from 6 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
  •  Kentucky Wesleyan vs. Stephen F. Austin:
    Saturday's game postponed. No new date set.

Other sports

  • The WNBA game in Houston on Friday between the Comets and Sacramento Monarchs: postponed. It will most likely be rescheduled for Monday, depending on the severity of the storm.
  • Cross country meet at Texas A&M: postponed until Sept. 19.
  • West Texas A&M men's soccer game vs. St. Mary's University:
    Wednesday's game has been postponed.
  • The Abilene Christian vs. St. Mary's women's soccer game canceled.
  • Stephen F. Austin University, Texas Southern University and Houston Baptist University: canceled or postponed all weekend athletic activities.
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