<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/sports http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.comen-usFri, 09 Dec 2016 09:30:35 -0600Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:30:35 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Charles Haley Opens Up About Mental Illness Battle]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:38:00 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/charles+haley1.jpg
Pro Football Hall of Famer Charles Haley is taking a courageous stand, opening up about his mental illness and the signs he wishes he'd seen much earlier in life.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Fan Makes Bold, Permanent Prediction]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 18:14:16 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jordan-garnett-cowboys-tattoo.jpg
Jordan Garnett is predicting a Dallas Cowboys win in Super Bowl LI. He's got the artwork to prove it.

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<![CDATA['Rico Claus,' Dallas Cowboys Gather Gifts for Angel Tree]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:08:15 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys-salvation-army-gifts_1200x675_828377155857.jpg
Rico 'Claus' Gathers and the rest of the Dallas Cowboys load up gifts donated by players to the Salvation Army Angel Tree program.]]>
<![CDATA[Claiborne Hopes to Return Before the Regular Season Ends]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:39:18 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2016-12-08-15h08m19s78.png
Injured corner back Morris Claiborne is getting healthier.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Fan's Tattoo Portends Super Bowl LI Win]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:35:02 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jordan-garnett-cowboys-tattoo.jpg
A die-hard Dallas Cowboys fan in Florida is going all in on his favorite team, proclaiming a Super Bowl LI title is not only within reach — it's guaranteed.

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<![CDATA[Exclusive Interview With Raiders Quarterback Derek Carr ]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 08:46:43 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2016-12-08+at+9.45.53+AM.png
Thursday night the 10-2 Oakland Raiders take on the 9-3 Kansas City Chiefs in a battle for first place in the AFC West on your NBC station.]]>
<![CDATA[Barry Switzer Jokes He'll Be Trump's 'Secretary of Offense']]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 08:44:16 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-628351872.jpg
Former Oklahoma Sooners and Dallas Cowboys head coach Barry Switzer joked that he was named President-elect Donald Trump's Secretary of Offense outside Trump Tower in New York Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Stars Visit Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:22:30 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/STARS_VISIT_SCOTTISH_RITE_FOR_WEB_1200x675_827594307916.jpg
The Dallas Stars may be struggling on the ice but they were winners Wednesday morning at one area hospital.]]>
<![CDATA[Mavs Center Bogut Sidelined with Knee Injury]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:18:52 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/andrew+bogut1.jpg
Dallas Mavericks center Andrew Bogut is expected to miss time with a bone bruise on his right knee.

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<![CDATA[5 to Know: TCU vs. SMU in Men's Basketball]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:18:26 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/MO_SMUvsTCU_1200x675_826385987838.jpg
NBC 5 Sports' Mercedes Owens has 5 things you need to know before TCU and SMU face off in men's basketball Wednesday at Moody Coliseum.]]>
<![CDATA[Football Gods Clear a Path for a Cowboys Super Bowl]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:09:12 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-619361868.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys own the best record in the NFL at 11-1.

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<![CDATA[Sunday Night Football Preview: Giants vs. Cowboys]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:34:52 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-602993368.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys and breakout rookie Dak Prescott can atone for their only loss of the season — and win their division — when they play the New York Giants on Sunday Night Football.

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<![CDATA[Ian Desmond Signs With Rockies: Report]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:11:51 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-608607576.jpg
Ian Desmond, who played center field for the Texas Rangers in 2016, reportedly signs with the Colorado Rockies, giving the Rangers another first-round draft pick.

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<![CDATA[Rangers 'In Talks' With Free Agent Encarnacion: Report]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:12:46 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-613646678.jpg
The Texas Rangers are one of two teams negotiating with free agent third baseman Edwin Encarnación, according to a report.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys LB Lee Helps Spread Holiday Cheer]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:39:26 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys_Lee_Charity_1200x675_826566211781.jpg
Area youth got an early Christmas present as Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee took them shopping at JCPenney.]]>
<![CDATA[Dallas Stars Recall Forward Jason Dickinson from Texas Stars]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:24:07 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-519675532.jpg
Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced Tuesday that the club has recalled forward Jason Dickinson from the Texas Stars, Dallas' top development affiliate in the American Hockey League.

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<![CDATA[Mission Accomplished: Mean Green Will Play In Bowl Game]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:27:50 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/183*120/Mean+Green+Celebration.jpg
The goal this year for North Texas was to make a bowl game. Now, the Mean Green will take the field at the Cotton Bowl for the Heart of Dallas Bowl.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Jones Expects Wilcox, Durant to Return Sunday]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 10:00:11 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-456300366.jpg
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones tells 105.3 The Fan that he expects two key defenders to return for Sunday night's game against the Giants in New Jersey.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Give Back Through Charity]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 06:35:46 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys-hospital.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys took some time off from preparing for the New York Giants by giving back to the community.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Clinch Playoff Berth, Get Flexed To SNF]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:30:24 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-627084782.jpg
The Cowboys clinch a playoff spot and get flex for NBC Sunday Night Dec. 18.

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<![CDATA[Dak Spotted Shopping for Salvation Army/NBC 5 Angels]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:50:44 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/196*120/dak-shopping.jpg
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott was spotted shopping for Salvation Army Angels at a Frisco Target Sunday night.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Make Annual Children's Hospital Christmas Visit]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:50:25 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/cowboys+scottish+rite+visit.jpg
Dallas Cowboys players spent Monday morning at four DFW children's hospitals, a tradition that began 28 years ago.]]>