<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News, Analysis, and Scores for the Giants, Jets. Patriots, Huskies, Knicks and More]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.com en-us Fri, 09 Oct 2015 09:35:08 -0500 Fri, 09 Oct 2015 09:35:08 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Gallardo Does His Job to Earn Playoff Win]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 03:24:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-491881602.jpg
Yovani Gallardo cruised early and gutted it out later to earn a win in Game 1 of the ALDS.

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<![CDATA[Odor and Chirinos Bring Postseason Heroics for Rangers]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:10:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Newy-OdorChirinos-100815_1200x675_541461059554.jpg
The Texas Rangers got home runs from the eighth and ninth batters in the their lineup for Game 1 as they grabbed a 1-0 series lead in Toronto.]]>
<![CDATA[Rangers Fever Taking Off in North Texas]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:07:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/163*120/139c404192624507a82d0ac4b63e915d.jpg
Rangers fans are feeling excited about the team's return to the MLB postseason. Globe Life Park is set to host Game 3 of the ALDS on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Cole Hamels Looks to Give Rangers 2-0 Series Edge]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:03:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/485015006.jpg
Cole Hamels takes the mound for Game 2 in the ALDS Friday, as the Texas Rangers look to take a 2-0 lead over the Toronto Blue Jays.

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<![CDATA[Rangers GM Jon Daniels 1-on-1 After Game 1]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 22:07:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Newy-JonDaniels-100815_1200x675_541434947909.jpg
Texas Rangers General Manager Jon Daniels discusses the Game 1 win and gives an injury update on third baseman Adrian Beltre.]]>
<![CDATA[Rangers' Beltre Leaves ALDS Game 1 with Injury]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 07:38:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-491877494.jpg
Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre left Thursday's ALDS opener against the Toronto Blue Jays in the third inning after suffering a back injury.

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<![CDATA[Lawsuit Filed Against DraftKings, FanDuel]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 17:42:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/FanDuel.jpg
Fantasy sports betting sites DraftKings and FanDuel have been hit with a federal class action lawsuit. The suit, which lists the plaintiff as Adam Johnson, alleges DraftKings and FanDuel fraudulently...

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<![CDATA[Vin Scully to Miss 2015 Postseason]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 20:42:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/208*120/Vin+Scully+Out+for+Postseason.png
The Los Angeles Dodgers announced on Thursday that Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully will miss the entire 2015 postseason after undergoing a medical procedure.

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<![CDATA[Blue Jays & Rangers Fans Excited for Game 1]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 16:56:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/blue-jays-rangers-fans_1200x675_541272643790.jpg
NBC 5 Sports is in Toronto as the Texas Rangers face off with the Toronto Blue Jays in the American League Division Series, and fans for both teams are excited to be in the postseason.]]>
<![CDATA[Governors Wage Bet For Texas-OU Game]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 15:59:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Greg-Abbott-Mary-Fallin.jpg
Governor Greg Abbott is challenging the governor of Oklahoma to a Texas-OU barbecue wager as the Texas Longhorns prepare to take on the Oklahoma Sooners this weekend in Dallas.]]>
<![CDATA[On Deck: Astros at Royals, Games 1-2]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 16:44:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/astros-royals.jpg
The Astros looked dead in the water after a four-game sweep in Arlington but then stormed back to get in the Wild Card Game and shut out the Yankees to move on.

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<![CDATA[Unfamiliar Cowboys Present Challenge for Belichick]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:23:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/bill-belechick-deflate-presser-AP145710954535.jpg
In the Dallas Cowboys, Bill Belichick and his always prepared Patriots are facing a team they actually don't know very well.

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<![CDATA[Rangers Release 2015 ALDS Roster]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:07:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-491329110.jpg
The Texas Rangers announced the team’s 25-man active roster for their American League Division Series with the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[ Dez Begins Light Running]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:06:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-486403884.jpg
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said this week that Dez Bryant had started doing light running, a big first step in his recovery from a broken foot.

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<![CDATA[Belichick Calls Cowboys' O-Line "The Best in the League"]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 12:50:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/sb-36-462638924.jpg
Like most head coaches around the league, Patriots head coach Bill Belichick isn't about to underestimate the Cowboys' oft-praised offensive line.

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<![CDATA[Gallardo Deserves More Appreciation]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:04:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/490739192.jpg
Yovani Gallardo could be making his final start in a Rangers uniform today, and the veteran righty deserves a lot more credit than he's gotten this year.

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<![CDATA[Weeden Increasingly Comfortable, Confident]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:01:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-491357506.jpg
Brandon Weeden has earned positives reviews for his work as the Cowboys starting quarterback in the past two weeks, and head coach Jason Garrett believes he's only going to get more comfortable in the role...

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<![CDATA[Optimistically, it's Rangers in 4]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:03:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/479974946.jpg
The Vegas folks and national experts are making Toronto an overwhelming favorite in the ALDS, but quite simply, they're all wrong.

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<![CDATA[Hardy Says Battles With Smith, Best, Worst Part of His Day]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:02:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/greg-hardy-9.8.15.jpg
Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy recently called his practice battles with Tyron Smith both the best and worst part of his day.]]>
<![CDATA[Perez Adds Depth on Playoff Roster]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 11:40:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-490325512.jpg
Martin Perez is on the Rangers' ALDS roster, and that gives the team a lot of flexibility in the pitching staff.

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<![CDATA['Let's Goat Cubs': Pittsburgh Building Owners Respond to Cubs Prank]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 10:56:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/258*120/cubs+prank+thumb.jpg
Looks like the owners of the Pittsburgh building that was pranked by a Cubs fan Wednesday have a sense of humor. After Chicago fan Steve Mpistolarides walked into an office building across the street from...

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<![CDATA[You Betcha Week 5: Patriots Over Cowboys]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 11:24:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/brady+poll+down.jpg
No way a depleted Cowboys' offense keeps up with New England's Hall-of-Fame quarterback.

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<![CDATA[On Deck: Mets at Dodgers, Games 1-2]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 17:27:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mets-dodgers1.jpg
The Cinderella Mets cruised into the postseason, but now they have to deal with the best 1-2 pitching punch in baseball.]]>
<![CDATA[Grudgingly, It's Blue Jays in 4]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:04:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/David+Price+Bluie+Jays.jpg
The Rangers won't quit. But what the Blue Jays won't stop doing is hit.

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<![CDATA[On Deck: Cubs at Cardinals, Games 1-2]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 17:25:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cubs-cardinals5.jpg
The Cubs are red hot, and now they face the best team in baseball.

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<![CDATA[Fantasy Land: Studs and Duds, Week 5]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 10:14:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Redskins+Giants+092415+GettyImages-489881684.jpg
It's that time to get your lineups in.

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<![CDATA[Texas, OU Fans Fight for Bragging Rights Before Big Game]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 09:25:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ut-plane-pull-2011.jpg
Fans of the Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma Sooners are fighting it out for bragging rights at two big events before the game -- the 14th annual Pigskin Plane Pull and the NROTC will compete in a run that ends...]]>
<![CDATA[Rangers Fans Take Final Flights to Toronto]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 09:21:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/al-champs-pendant-01.jpg
Fans who hope to see Game 1 of the ALDS between the Blue Jays and Rangers are taking the final flights to Toronto Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Cubs Win Wild-Card Game]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 00:45:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/202*120/GettyImages-491743510.jpg
For the first time in 12 years, the Chicago Cubs have won a postseason game as they knocked off the Pittsburgh Pirates by a score of 4-0 on Wednesday night. Dexter Fowler and Kyle Schwarber both hit home runs,...

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<![CDATA[Rangers Ready for the Blue Jays]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 19:54:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NEWY_RANGERS_FOR_WEB_1200x675_540611139907.jpg
NBC 5 Sports Director Newy Scruggs is in Toronto as the Texas Rangers prepare to take on the Blue Jays.]]>
<![CDATA[SMU Jerseys Taped to UH's Floor]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 19:04:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/163*120/SMU+JERSEY.JPG
This may cause some bad blood between the Southern Methodist University and the University of Houston football teams.

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<![CDATA[The Man Behind the Texas Rangers Jerseys]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 18:42:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2015-10-07-16h37m54s181.jpg
Aman Lee has been the Texas Rangers' go-to guy for their uniform needs. On Wednesday, he was busy putting the new post season patches on players' jerseys.

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<![CDATA[Longhorns' Mascot Ill, Will Not Attend TX-OU Game]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 18:58:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/GettyImages-124978530.jpg
The Texas Longhorns will have to play without their mascot at this weekend's Red River Rivalry in Dallas.

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