<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Blue Star]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcdfw.com/blogs/blue-star http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.comen-usSat, 27 May 2017 22:59:58 -0500Sat, 27 May 2017 22:59:58 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Prescott Believes He Can Be "100 Percent Better"]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 21:21:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-630223164.jpg
Despite winning the NFL rookie of the year award in 2016, Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott believes he will be much better in 2017.

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<![CDATA[Seattle Player's Emotional Reunion With Arlington Paramedics]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 16:06:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-495280358.jpg
Former Seattle Seahawks player Ricardo Lockette was moved to tears as he reunites with Arlington Fire Department paramedics who saved his life on Nov. 1, 2015.

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<![CDATA[Seahawks CB Sherman Considered Cowboys Amid Trade Rumors]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 09:38:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-615045710.jpg
Seattle Seahawks defensive back Richard Sherman reportedly thought about life as a Dallas Cowboy as trade rumors swirled during the offseason.

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<![CDATA[Scruggs: Players Responsible for What Goes in Their Body]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 21:07:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys+David+Irving.jpg
Cowboys defensive end David Irving faces a 4-game suspension for violating the NFL's PED policy concerning an over the counter product. NBC 5 sports director Newy Scruggs explains how the players are responsible...

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<![CDATA[Cowboys DE Facing Suspension After Failed PED Test]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 16:37:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-623043246.jpg
Another Dallas Cowboys player is facing a four-game suspension for violating the league's drug policy, according to a report in The Dallas Morning News.

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<![CDATA[Tony Romo to Make Broadcasting Debut This Weekend]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 23:01:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-684303616.jpg
Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will make his broadcasting debut at a golf tournament in North Texas this weekend.

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<![CDATA[Why Kaepernick is not a Good Fit For Cowboys]]> Mon, 22 May 2017 19:39:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/ssstaleyy.jpg
Colin Kaepernick is still without a job. Could the Dallas Cowboys be in his future? NBC 5’s sports director Newy Scruggs shares his thoughts. 

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<![CDATA[Witten Holds Annual Youth Football Camp at Justin Northwest]]> Mon, 22 May 2017 09:41:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/new_rc_witten_camp_1200x675_949983811590.jpg
Cowboys tight end Jason Witten held his annual youth football camp at Justin Northwest and explained why this one meant the most.]]>
<![CDATA[Witten Impressed with 'Swag' of Cowboys Young Players]]> Sun, 21 May 2017 15:43:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/witten_younger_players_1200x675_949734979797.jpg
Cowboys tight end Jason Witten talks about the passion involved in playing the game of football and the "swag" of the younger players on the team. ]]>
<![CDATA[Witten isn't Ready to Hang Up the Cleats Yet]]> Sun, 21 May 2017 15:35:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/witten_on_playing_days_left_1200x675_949737027624.jpg
 With the recent retirements of former Cowboys DeMarcus Ware, Doug Free and Tony Romo, tight end Jason Witten explains how he isn't ready to hang up the cleats just yet.]]>
<![CDATA[Fans Can Rub Elbows With Players at Cowboys Fit]]> Thu, 18 May 2017 18:01:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/JERRY_JONES_ON_COWBOYS_FIT_FOR_WEB_1200x675_947552323724.jpg
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<![CDATA[Cowboys Fit is Officially Open]]> Thu, 18 May 2017 18:00:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/CHARLOTTE_JONES_ANDERSON_FOR_WEB_ON_COWBOYS_FIT_1200x675_947550275623.jpg
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<![CDATA[Cowboys Fit Opens at The Star in Frisco]]> Thu, 18 May 2017 17:01:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys-fit.jpg
Ever wanted to workout like the Dallas Cowboys, Jerry Jones has made that possible with Cowboys Fit, a gym at The Star in Frisco.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Fit Opens at The Star]]> Thu, 18 May 2017 18:02:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys-fit-story-lede.jpg
Ever wanted to workout like the Dallas Cowboys, the Jones' have made that possible.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys WR Brice Butler Encourages Kids to Read]]> Wed, 17 May 2017 20:44:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/BRICE_BUTLER_FOR_WEB_1200x675_946590275901.jpg
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Brice Butler kicked off his Summer Reading Challenge with kids at David G. Burnet Elementary School in Dallas. Butler explains why this event is so important to him.  ]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Center Travis Frederick Tees It Up for Charity]]> Wed, 17 May 2017 03:31:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/frederick_tackles_hunger_foundation_1200x675_945760835688.jpg
Center Travis Frederick, along with other Cowboys players, break out the golf clubs at Topgolf in The Colony for Frederick's charity. NBC 5's Mercedes Owens has the story.]]>
<![CDATA[Travis Frederick Doing His Part to Help Feed NTX Children]]> Tue, 16 May 2017 20:11:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/MERCEDES_TRAVIS_FREDERICK_1_ON_1_FOR_WEB_1200x675_945614403562.jpg
NBC 5’s Mercedes Owens goes 1-on-1 with Dallas Cowboys All-Pro center Travis Frederick and learns about how his charity is helping feed North Texas children.]]>
<![CDATA[Newy's Take: Travis Frederick An All-Pro On, Off the Field]]> Tue, 16 May 2017 19:56:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NEWY_S_TAKE_ON_TRAVIS_FREDERICK_FOR_WEB_1200x675_945592387831.jpg
NBC 5 Sports Director Newy Scruggs gives his take on Dallas Cowboys center Travis Frederick and how he’s making a difference off the field.]]>
<![CDATA[C-USA Basketball Tournaments Coming to Frisco in 2018-19]]> Tue, 16 May 2017 17:10:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ford+center+at+the+star1.jpg
Conference USA brings its basketball championships to Frisco for the next two years starting in 2018. The tourney will be held at the Ford Center at The Star.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Cowboys Submit Bid to Host 2018 NFL Draft]]> Mon, 15 May 2017 12:45:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nfldraft1.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys have submitted an official bid to host the 2018 NFL Draft in North Texas.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Cowboys Sign Taco Charlton, Other 2017 Draft Picks]]> Mon, 15 May 2017 08:41:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/taco-charlton-jersey.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys have signed eight of their nine picks from April's NFL Draft to rookie contracts, including first round edge rusher Taco Charlton.

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<![CDATA[Newy Talks Football and More with Cardinals WR Fitzgerald]]> Sat, 13 May 2017 11:17:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nfl_fitzgerald_newy_1200x675_942993475752.jpg
NBC 5 sports director Newy Scruggs talks with Cardinals wide receiver and Co-NFL Man of the Year winner Larry Fitzgerald during Emmitt Smith's Celebrate Gala. ]]>
<![CDATA[Catching Up With Emmitt Smith at the Annual Celebrate Gala]]> Fri, 12 May 2017 22:40:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/smith+gala+pic.jpg
NBC 5 sports director Newy Scruggs talks with Pat and Emmitt Smith during Smith's Celebrate Gala in Dallas. ]]>
<![CDATA[Daryl Johnston Talks About His Bond with Emmitt Smith]]> Fri, 12 May 2017 21:46:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys_moose_charity_1200x675_942949443517.jpg
Former Cowboys fullback Daryl Johnston talks with NBC 5 sports director Newy Scruggs about the special bond he had with Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith during Smith's charity event in Dallas. ]]>
<![CDATA[Newy Scruggs Talks Cowboys Defense with Tony Casillas]]> Fri, 12 May 2017 21:40:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys_casillas_charity_1200x675_942939715937.jpg
NBC 5 sports director Newy Scruggs talks with former Cowboys defensive tackle Tony Casillas about the Cowboys defense going into the 2017 season during the Emmitt Smith Celebrate Gala in Dallas. ]]>
<![CDATA[Jerry Jones Talks Jaylon Smith, Tony Romo Farewell]]> Thu, 11 May 2017 16:36:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/JERRY_ON_SMITH_AND_ROMO_FOR_WEB_1200x675_941713987722.jpg
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<![CDATA[Cowboys Look to Make Major Move on the O-Line]]> Thu, 11 May 2017 16:35:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/STEPHEN_JONES_ON_OFFENSIVE_LINE_AND_BACKUP_QB_FOR_WEB_1200x675_941744707509.jpg
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<![CDATA[Cowboys Step Up to the Plate for Charity]]> Tue, 09 May 2017 21:19:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys+home+run+derby.jpg
The Cowboys put up the pads and broke out the bats to take some swings for charity in Frisco. NBC 5's Mercedes Owens has the story. ]]>
<![CDATA[Bryant's Funny Explanation for Missing Cowboys HR Derby]]> Mon, 08 May 2017 23:12:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys_bryant_derby_1200x675_939319363860.jpg
Wide receiver Dez Bryant explains the reason why he was late for the Cowboys charity home run derby in Frisco. ]]>
<![CDATA[Williams Makes Donation to W.T. White for New Uniforms]]> Mon, 08 May 2017 23:09:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys_williams_wt_white_1200x675_939326019537.jpg
Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams gave back to his former high school by donating to help W.T. White get new football uniforms. ]]>
<![CDATA[Scandrick Addresses Trade Rumors During NFL Draft]]> Mon, 08 May 2017 21:15:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys+scandrick+derby1.jpg
While at the charity home run derby in Frisco, Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick opens up about his name being involved in trade rumors during the 2017 NFL Draft.]]>
<![CDATA[Elliott Looking To Improve This Season For Cowboys]]> Mon, 08 May 2017 21:04:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys_elliott_offseason_1200x675_939253315562.jpg
Running back Ezekiel Elliott discusses what he wants to work on going into his second season with the Cowboys. ]]>
<![CDATA[Prescott Discusses Offseason Practice for the Cowboys]]> Mon, 08 May 2017 21:00:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys_prescott_on_practice_1200x675_939247683819.jpg
Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott gives an update on current workouts with the Cowboys before the start of rookie mini-camp and mandatory OTA's during the charity home run derby in Frisco. ]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Get Competition To Host NFL Draft ]]> Mon, 08 May 2017 19:32:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-674185210.jpg
The Cowboys want to host the NFL Draft. The Vikings have put in an application to host in 2022 or 2023.

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<![CDATA[NFL Draft Website Predicts Cowboys to Win Super Bowl 52]]> Mon, 08 May 2017 19:25:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457124394.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys will beat the New England Patriots to win Super Bowl LII on NBC 5, according to one football website.

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<![CDATA[La'el Collins to Compete for Right Tackle Job]]> Mon, 08 May 2017 08:24:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-607547662.jpg
According to the Dallas Cowboys, second-year offensive lineman La'el Collins will compete for the right tackle job in 2017.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys' Smith, Frazier Host Football Camp in Frisco]]> Sun, 07 May 2017 17:52:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys_frisco_football_camp_1200x675_938389059710.jpg
With OTA's a few weeks away, Cowboys players still have some time to get involved in the community, which is exactly what safety Kavon Frazier and fullback Keith Smith did over the weekend in Frisco.]]>
<![CDATA[Drew Pearson's Draft Moment Should Wake Up HOF Voters]]> Fri, 05 May 2017 21:45:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/216*120/1493435863-pearson.jpg
It's time for Drew Pearson to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The campaign is finally starting.

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<![CDATA[The Cowboys Turn To Baseball In Frisco]]> Fri, 05 May 2017 20:51:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/CowboysHelmet.jpg
The Cowboys are hitting home runs for charity again. This time, fans can watch at Dr. Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, Monday, May 8th.

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<![CDATA[Michigan's Harbaugh Talks Taco, Lewis Drafted by Dallas]]> Fri, 05 May 2017 15:29:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jim_harbaugh_on_cowboys_drafting_two_michigan_players_1200x675_937444419704.jpg
NBC 5's Pat Doney talks with Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh about the Cowboys drafting Wolverine standouts Taco Charlton and Jourdan Lewis during an event in Dallas.  ]]>
<![CDATA[Don't Forget About DE Charles Tapper From the 2016 Draft]]> Thu, 04 May 2017 18:09:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/514430642.jpg
Cowboys scouting guru Will McClay raves that second-year defensive end Charles Tapper would have been a high draft pick this year.

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<![CDATA[Emmitt on Jerry Jones' Impact on Football, His Life]]> Thu, 04 May 2017 16:05:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/EMMITT_ON_JERRY_JONES_FOR_WEB_1200x675_936554563861.jpg
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is headed to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  His former running back Emmitt Smith is already enshrined in Canton and he explains why Jones has earned his spot with the rest of the...]]>
<![CDATA[Texas Legislature Fetes Former QB Tony Romo]]> Wed, 03 May 2017 16:10:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Tony_Romo_at_State_Capitol_1200x675_935620163779.jpg
The Texas Legislature is honoring retired Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, praising his character and humble roots almost as much as his football accomplishments.]]>
<![CDATA[Pearson Talks About Epic NFL Draft Pick Announcement]]> Mon, 01 May 2017 21:07:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/newy_drew_draft_announcement_1200x675_934185539588.jpg
The Original 88 Drew Pearson joins NBC 5 sports director Newy Scruggs in studio to discuss his epic announcement for the Cowboys second-round NFL draft pick. ]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys 2017 NFL Free Agents Breakdowns ]]> Mon, 01 May 2017 17:48:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/CowboysHelmet.jpg
The Cowboys have been able to hit on free agent players before. Tony Romo, Miles Austin, Cole Beasley and Barry Church are former undrafted guys who made the roster.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Bolster Defense, Add Depth in 2017 NFL Draft]]> Mon, 01 May 2017 05:20:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nfldraft1.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys fill their biggest needs on defense and add depth at key spots in the 2017 NFL Draft.

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