<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News, Analysis, and Scores for the Giants, Jets. Patriots, Huskies, Knicks and More]]> Copyright 2014 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 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:42:14 -0500 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:42:14 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Mikolas Pitches Rangers Past Yankees 4-2]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:20:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/452493684.jpg
Miles Mikolas earned his first win as a starter, pitching into the eighth inning Monday night and leading the Texas Rangers to a 4-2 victory over the sloppy New York Yankees.

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<![CDATA[WNBA Coach Michael Cooper has Tongue Cancer]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:24:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP13030709140.jpg
Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has early stage tongue cancer and has taken a leave from the WNBA team. He will have surgery this week at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in Atlanta and a...

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<![CDATA[Frederick Taking Different Mindset to Oxnard]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:03:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/travis-frederick-camp.jpg
With a year of experience under his belt, Cowboys center Travis Frederick is freed up to focus on the finer points in his second NFL training camp.]]>
<![CDATA[Marinelli: Repetition is Key in Training Camp]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:20:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rod-marinelli-rumors.jpg
According to Rod Marinelli, training camp is all about repetition, repetition and more repetition.]]>
<![CDATA[Peter King Predicts Redskins Change Name by 2016]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:07:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/101313+redskins+cowboys+helmet.jpg
Sports Illustrated's Peter King predicts the Washington Redskins will have a new nickname by 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys First Test of 2014: Conditioning]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:30:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/169*120/romo1blog.jpg
To play football you have to be in good physical condition. That rule is somehow lost on a couple Cowboys every year.

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<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: Giants' Wilson Says He's Been Cleared]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:13:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DavidWilson.jpg
Giants running back David Wilson says he's been cleared for "everything" after undergoing neck surgery this offseason.

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<![CDATA[How Much Pressure is Jason Garrett Under?]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:00:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jason-garrett-6.18.14.jpg
Entering his fourth full season as the Cowboys head coach, Jason Garrett has never led the team to the playoffs.]]>
<![CDATA[Mavs Find a Diamond in the Summer Rough]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:36:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/185159350.jpg
Eric Griffin made such a splash in the Vegas desert that the Mavs signed him before the league was over.

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<![CDATA[Rangers Deteriorating Into Sore Losers]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:44:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/452391342.jpg
The Rangers' mounting losses are now being littered with sour grapes.

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<![CDATA[On Deck: Yankees]]> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:30:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rangers-at-yankees.jpg
The Rangers make their only trip to The Bronx in the first of two series against the Yankees in a week's time.

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<![CDATA[Choo Should Be the Next Shut Down]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:12:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/452000694.jpg
Shin-Soo Choo either isn't himself or is the biggest free-agent bust of the season.

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<![CDATA[June Jones One On One]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:31:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/web_june_jones_1200x675_309761091618.jpg
NBC 5's Pat Doney talks with SMU Football coach June Jones about college football and recruiting in South Africa.]]>
<![CDATA[Daniels Not Expecting Ogando Back This Year]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:37:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/484640631.jpg
Alexi Ogando most likely won't return to the mound this season.

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<![CDATA[Rios Injury Clouds Trade Prospects]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:36:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/452391686.jpg
We're 10 days from the MLB trade deadline — not a great time for potential bait to get injured.

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<![CDATA[Stroman Sharp As Blue Jays Beat Rangers 4-1]]> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 17:43:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/blue-jays-at-rangers-2014.jpg
Time was called when a pair of pigeons walked between the plate and the mound in the bottom of the eighth. When Beltre tried to shoo the birds away, they walked toward first

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<![CDATA[SMU Football Recruiting Track, Rugby Athletes]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:55:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/june-jones-smu-sideline.jpg
Southern Methodist head coach June Jones is challenging the status quo in college football when it comes to recruiting.

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<![CDATA[Rangers Beat Blue Jays 5-1]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:13:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/Rangers071814.jpg
J.P. Arencibia hit a three-run homer against his former team, Yu Darvish matched his season high with 12 strikeouts and the Texas Rangers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-1 on Friday night.

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<![CDATA[On the Move: What if Rangers are Buyers?]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:24:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cy+Young+winner+2012.jpg
The Rangers aren't in position this season to be buyers, but what about next season?

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<![CDATA[What to Look Forward to in Second Half, Pt. 4]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:06:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/451579310.jpg
Looking for some reasons to watch Rangers baseball for the final 67 games? We have your guide.

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<![CDATA[Year's Worst Ranger Called Up]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:38:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/484924901.jpg
There hasn't been a worse Ranger this season than J.P. Arencibia, and now, he's back!

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<![CDATA[Austin Ready to Prove Himself in Cleveland]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:45:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys-giants-2012-12.jpg
Longtime Cowboys receiver Miles Austin is ready to make a fresh start with the Cleveland Browns.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Confident Carr Will Live Up to Expectations]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:34:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2013-cowboys-redskins-b-%2860.jpg
Barry Church says he has no doubt that Brandon Carr will live up to the expectations brought on by his contract.

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<![CDATA[Pena Cut Loose After Short Stint]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:16:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/451241872.jpg
The Carlos Pena return to Texas lasted about as long as his first stint.

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<![CDATA[Adduci Could Return Monday]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:15:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/485534991.jpg
Jim Adduci is set to join Geovany Soto back in the Rangers' dugout.

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<![CDATA[Worst Safeties in the NFC East Belong to the Cowboys]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:15:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/157366013.jpg
If the Cowboys improve in 2014 it won't be because of the back end of the defense.

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<![CDATA[Ware: "I Feel Better Than I Did the Last Two Years"]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:26:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2013-cowboys-eagles--%28273a%29.jpg
Cowboy turned Bronco DeMarcus Ware says he feels stronger and faster now than he has in the past two seasons.

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<![CDATA[Goodell Sees Huge Demand for the NFL in Europe]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:27:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/roger-goodell1.jpg
Roger Goodell says the demand for American football across Europe has never been higher.

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<![CDATA[Time is Now for Bruce Carter to Step Up]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:28:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/187615288.jpg
With Sean Lee done for the year, the team will look to Bruce Carter to provide some leadership for the linebacking corps.

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<![CDATA[On Deck: Blue Jays]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:08:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/blue-jays-at-rangers-2014.jpg
The Rangers set off for the second half of the season in Toronto this weekend.

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<![CDATA[On the Move: Adrian Beltre]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:09:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2014-rangers-adrian-beltre.jpg
The Rangers definitely won't be buyers at the deadline, but will they be sellers?

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<![CDATA[Church: J.J. Wilcox Can be a "Big Playmaker"]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:33:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jj-wilcox-late-hit.jpg
Barry Church is expecting big things from fellow safety J.J. Wilcox in 2014.]]>
<![CDATA[RG3: Players Aren't Fans of Expanded Thursday Schedule]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:46:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/20131125-Washington-Redskins-San-Francisco-49ers2.jpg
Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III wants the league to know that a lot of players aren't fans of the expanded Thursday night schedule.

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<![CDATA[Ryan Williams Thinks of Himself as a Starter]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:47:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/450657739.jpg
Running back Ryan Williams doesn't intend on being just another face in the Cowboys' stable of running backs.

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<![CDATA[What to Look Forward to in Second Half, Pt. 3]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:10:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/152727162.jpg
Looking for some reasons to watch Rangers baseball for the final 67 games? We have your guide.

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<![CDATA[Hindsight: Revisiting AL West Predictions]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:46:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/450355556.jpg
Prior to the season, we laid out how we thought the AL West would shake out. Boy, were we wrong.

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<![CDATA[Orton's Release Won't Change Weeden's Approach]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:47:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/brandon-weeden11.18.12.jpg
Cowboys backup quarterback Brandon Weeden says Kyle Orton's release won't change his approach in training camp.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Add Tight End Dallas Walker]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:27:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/157366013.jpg
The Cowboys signed tight end Dallas Walker on Thursday.

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