<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News]]>Copyright 2016http://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.comen-usSun, 01 May 2016 12:35:04 -0500Sun, 01 May 2016 12:35:04 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Cowboys Draft Class Celebrates on Twitter]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 20:16:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/zeke-jersey1.jpg
As each of the nine players drafted by the Dallas Cowboys found out they were picked in the 2016 NFL Draft, they celebrated the news on social media.

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<![CDATA[Meet the Cowboys 2016 Draft Class]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 18:23:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-525782468.jpg
Meet the nine players selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the 2016 NFL Draft.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Draft Baylor's Rico Gathers]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 01:00:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-516379688.jpg
Despite not playing football since 13-years old, Rico Gathers is drafted in the 6th round by the Cowboys.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Select CB Brown in 6th Round]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:01:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-493072288.jpg
Needing help in the secondary going into the draft, the Cowboys grab CB Anthony Brown in the sixth round.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Take Dak Prescott in 4th Round]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 13:39:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dak-prescott-cowboys.jpg
The Cowboys finally grabbed a quarterback in the draft, taking Dak Prescott in the fourth round.]]>
<![CDATA[Tapper selected by Cowboys in 4th round]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 12:28:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-186970794.jpg
Cowboys addressed a need on defensive in the 4th round, selecting defensive end Charles Tapper from Oklahoma.

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<![CDATA[Tunsil Declines to Address Past]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 10:11:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/042916+laremy+tunsil+presser.jpg
At a Friday press conference where the Miami Dolphins were expected to introduce Laremy Tunsil, the NFL's 13th draft pick was a no-show. Team officials said he couldn't attend due to an allergic reaction. Tunsil

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Draft Nebraska Defensive Tackle in Round 3]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 21:16:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/MaliekCollins.jpg
In the third round of the NFL Draft, the Cowboys select Nebraska defensive tackle Maliek Collins.

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<![CDATA[Philly's 'Steph Curry'-Brand Heroin]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:25:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/steph+curry+heroin+cp.jpg
Basketball superstar Steph Curry seems to be everywhere these days. At the White House with President Obama, on the cover of a parenting magazine and now on a brand of heroin.SEPTA police confiscated a set of...

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<![CDATA[US Synchro Swimmers]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:21:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/0427-2016-SynchroSwimmers.jpg
Synchronized swimming, or synchro for short, has been called the most difficult sport in the Olympic Games.This year, Anita Alvarez and Mariya Koroleva will be the only swimmers representing the United States...

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<![CDATA[Elliot Arrives at Valley Ranch]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:40:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Elliot_at_Valley_Ranch_1200x675_676594755852.jpg
Cowboys first round pick Ezekiel Elliot arrives at Valley Ranch and says he's ready to go to work.]]>
<![CDATA[What Makes a Triple Crown-Winning Horse?]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:23:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-480966886.jpg
"The 37-year wait is over! American Pharaoh is finally the one! American Pharaoh has won the Triple Crown!"Those words from famed horse racing announcer Larry Collmus at the Belmont Stakes last year marked the...

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<![CDATA[Lewis Must Deal With Angels This Time Around]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:33:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-520534740.jpg
Colby Lewis was able to avoid his career-long kryptonite, the Angels, early in the season. This time? Not so much.

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<![CDATA[Ruff Says He "Really Can't" Give a Timetable on Seguin]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:02:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tyler-seguin4.29.16.jpg
Stars coach Lindy Ruff says he can't give a timetable where the return of center Tyler Seguin is concerned.]]>
<![CDATA[Stars Not Expecting Many Surprises Against Blues]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:46:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-523853064.jpg
The Stars and Blues know each other well enough that coach Lindy Ruff isn't anticipating many surprises in their second round playoff series, opening Friday night.

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<![CDATA[Report: Cowboys Not Taking Myles Jack in 2nd Round]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:26:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/myles-jack-cowboysdraft.jpg
According to a report, the Cowboys have no plans to select UCLA linebacker Myles Jack in the second round.]]>
<![CDATA[Jerry: Cowboys Tried to Trade Back Into 1st Rd for Paxton Lynch]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:18:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/PaxtonLynch.jpg
Jerry Jones confirmed that the Dallas Cowboys tried to trade back into the first round on Thursday night to select Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys RBs Coach: Elliott the "Most Complete" Back I've Ever Scouted]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:02:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ezekiel-elliott-thedayafter.jpg
Cowboys running backs coach Gary Brown says first round pick Ezekiel Elliott is the most complete back he's ever scouted.]]>
<![CDATA[Ezekiel Elliott: My Top 10 Whitty Comments]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:14:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-525782584.jpg
And to help their woeful defense, the Cowboys with their top draft pick add a ... running back?

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<![CDATA[Football Star A'Shawn Robinson Inspires North TX Alma Mater]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:07:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ashawn+robinson.jpg
A'Shawn Robinson is the pride of Arlington Heights High School in Fort Worth. The former Alabama star is expected to be selected in the NFL Draft, inspiring younger players and his former teachers.

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<![CDATA[Watkins, Gosselin Break Down Cowboys Pick]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:56:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-525782468.jpg
NBC 5's David Watkins and Rick Gosselin of the Dallas Morning News break down the Cowboys selecting RB Ezekiel Elliot in the first round of the NFL Draft.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Select Fourth Overall in Thursday's Draft]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:33:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys-Star-on-Helmet.jpg
Who will the Dallas Cowboys select in the first round of the NFL Draft? NBC 5's Pat Doney is in Chicago to find out.]]>
<![CDATA[Best Style Moves from the NFL Draft Red Carpet]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:07:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-525682684-elliott.jpg
See all the best shots from the 2016 NFL Draft red carpet in Chicago, Illinois, on Thursday, April 28, 2016.

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<![CDATA[Elliot Talks On Running Behind Cowboys O-Line]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:58:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NFL+Draft.png
Running back Ezekiel Elliot talks to NBC 5's Pat Doney about the NFL Draft and possibly running behind the Cowboys offensive line.

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<![CDATA[College Football Reporter Talks Up Florida State DB]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:55:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-496171772.jpg
Bleacher Report's Michael Felder compares Florida State defensive back Jalen Ramsey to a future Hall of Famer.

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<![CDATA[North Texas Players Attend NFL Draft]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 21:49:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/local-guys-draft.jpg
Three football players with North Texas ties attend the 2016 NFL Draft in Chicago beginning Thursday night.

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<![CDATA[Players Helping Out Before NFL Draft]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:15:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NFL_Draft_Shriners_1200x675_675737155767.jpg
Prior to tonight's NFL Draft, players spent their time helping with a good cause. NBC 5's Pat Doney spoke with Chauncey Wulf, a patient at the Shiners Hospital for Children in Chicago. Got a question about the]]>
<![CDATA[Seguin to Miss at Least First Two Games Against Blues]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:36:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-503931502.jpg
Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin will miss at least the first two games of the series against the Blues, and probably more than that.

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<![CDATA[Why Travis Moen Could See More Action in Round 2]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:01:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/travis-moen-veteranpresence.jpg
Veteran Stars winger Travis Moen's playing style could buy him more playing time in the second round matchup with the Blues.]]>
<![CDATA[Irvin To Cowboys: "Go Get Ezekiel Elliott"]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:55:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-504229246.jpg
Hall of Fame receiver Michael Irvin has been outspoken in his belief that the Cowboys should draft former Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott.

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<![CDATA[Bosa Believes He Can Make Immediate Impact for Cowboys]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:56:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-460418903.jpg
Former Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa believes he can step in and make an immediate impact for the pass rush-hungry Cowboys, should they choose to draft him on Thursday night.

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<![CDATA[Diekman Dominant After Time Off]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:14:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/519447474.jpg
Jake Diekman was given a few days off to rest, and it paid off with a dominant showing on Wednesday night.

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<![CDATA[Ronald Leary Signs Tender ]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:08:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460479452.jpg
Cowboys guard Ronald Leary has signed his restricted free agent tender offer, the team announced Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Andrus Comes Up Big Again, Capping Great April]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:55:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-522507636.jpg
Elvis Andrus has arguably been the Rangers' best hitter since the season kicked off, and he continued his big play on Wednesday.

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