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Tuesday, Jun 17, 2014 at 12:04 AM
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By Scott Gordon and Frank Heinz

MBIII Detained by Police, Given Mental Exam

Former Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Barber was detained and taken to a hospital for a mental evaluation Sunday night, Mansfield police say. Read »

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 9:28 AM
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By Richie Whitt

Austin's Hamstrings Are the Browns' Problem

Austin's Hamstrings Are the Browns' Problem

A surprising career that began with skyrocketing potential flamed out prematurely because of nagging leg injuries. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2012 at 2:28 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Garrett Surprised Barber Retired

Garrett Surprised Barber Retired

Jason Garrett said he was a little bit surprised to hear that former Cowboys' running back Marion Barber would retire after seven seasons. Read »

Monday, Mar 26, 2012 at 8:39 AM
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By Adam Boedeker

The Barbarian Calls it a Career

The Barbarian Calls it a Career

One of the most well-liked Cowboys in recent memory unexpectedly retired from the NFL on Friday. Read »

Thursday, Aug 11, 2011 at 1:02 PM
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By Adam Boedeker

Barber Impressing in Chicago

Barber Impressing in Chicago

Marion Barber was no longer wanted in Dallas, but his new offensive coordinator sounds optimistic. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2011 at 1:25 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Cowboys to Cut Marion Barber: Report

Cowboys to Cut Marion Barber: Report

According to a report, the Dallas Cowboys will release running back Marion Barber. Read »

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 12:37 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Ochocinco (Jokingly) Challenges Barber, Deion To Combat

Ochocinco (Jokingly) Challenges Barber, Deion To Combat

Chad Ochocinco jokingly issued fight challenges to a number of NFLers on Twitter on Monday night, including Marion Barber and Deion Sanders. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 10:20 AM
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By Scott Crisp

Barber Detained by Police in Los Angeles

Barber Detained by Police in Los Angeles

The Cowboys' running back was reportedly detained by the LAPD outside of a Beverly Hills hotel on Monday morning. Read »

Thursday, Dec 23, 2010 at 10:30 AM
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By Scott Crisp

Barber Expects To Return Against Arizona

Barber Expects To Return Against Arizona

Cowboys' running back Marion Barber expects to return this week after missing three games with a calf strain. Read »

Thursday, Dec 16, 2010 at 10:45 AM
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By Josh Alper

Marion Barber Is Back at Practice for Some Reason

Marion Barber Is Back at Practice for Some Reason

The curious case of Marion Barber continues. Read »

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ADAM BOEDEKER Adam Boedeker is a sports writer with the Denton Record-Chronicle and responsible for prompting the No. 8 Bob Knight soundbite as ranked by ESPN.
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SCOTT CRISP A Dallas native, a writer, a former collegiate athlete and a beleaguered, life-long Dallas sports fan.
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FRANK HEINZ Managing Editor Frank is the managing editor of NBCDFW.com and has been with NBC 5 since 2000. Having grown up in North Texas, he's naturally a big fan of all the local sports teams and all things interesting about Dallas-Fort Worth.
NEWY SCRUGGS AKA Newdawg. NBC 5 sports director, host of "NBC 5 Sports Zone" and "Voices of the Game with Newy Scruggs" on NBC Sports Radio Monday - Friday from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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DAVID WATKINS A Plano native who most recently covered the Vikings and Twins in chilly Minnesota, D-Wat returned to his roots in 2012. David loves all sports and has a passion for playing golf.
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RICHIE WHITT Since 1986, Richie has covered America's Team in most every way, including print, radio and TV. He currently writes a sports/guy-stuff blog at DFWSportatorium.com and lives in McKinney with his fiancee, Sybil, and two very spoiled dogs.
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