<![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 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:54:05 -0500 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:54:05 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA["Polite" Librarians Talk World Series Smack]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:59:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/lib-th.jpg
You know things are getting intense when public librarians begin talking smack about the World Series. In a series of back-and-forth tweets, the city librarians in San Francisco and Kansas City began...
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<![CDATA[Pleasant Surprises: Leonys Martin]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:58:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/455939438.jpg
In a season-ending countdown, we'll take a look at some of the more pleasant stories of an otherwise awful 2014 season.

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<![CDATA[Scheppers' Elbow Rehabbing Nicely]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:21:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/486252337.jpg
Tanner Scheppers is still on the mend after being shut down last season, but he seems to be ahead of schedule.

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<![CDATA[Justin Durant Has Big Day Against Giants]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:06:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/justin-durant-10.21.14.jpg
Justin Durant seemed to be everywhere in Sunday's 31-21 victory over the Giants.]]>
<![CDATA[Tony Romo Praises AT&T Stadium Crowd]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:59:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457517418.jpg
Tony Romo lavished praise on the home crowd after Sunday's 31-21 win over the Giants at AT&T Stadium.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Waive Michael Sam]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:37:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GERRY_MCCARTHY__1409761483_39578161-620x503.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys have waived defensive end Michael Sam from the team's practice squad.

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<![CDATA[McCoy Set to Start Against Cowboys]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:20:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/colt-mccoy-cowboys.jpg
Washington Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy will start against the Cowboys on Monday night, Jay Gruden said Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Carr Dealing With Hamstring Issue]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:03:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457509654.jpg
Cowboys corner Brandon Carr suffered a hamstring strain in the win over the Giants, but the team doesn't think it's anything serious.

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<![CDATA[Magadan Out of Yankees' Plans]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:58:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2014-rangers-dave-magadan.jpg
Dave Magadan is still on the market, but he's not going to the Yankees.

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<![CDATA[Jason Garrett Not Worried About Contract Status]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:53:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457134182.jpg
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett isn't concerning himself with his contract status as he prepares for a Monday night matchup with the Redskins.

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<![CDATA[Bogar Will Find Work Soon]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:33:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2014-rangers-tim-bogar.jpg
Tim Bogar was offered a spot to stick around in a non-staff capacity, but that won't be necessary.

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<![CDATA[Offseason Questions: What Do You Do With Cotts?]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:01:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2014-rangers-neal-cotts.jpg
There are several big questions surrounding the Texas Rangers this winter after the most disappointing season in franchise history.

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<![CDATA[Mavs Beat Grizzlies, Cut Roster to 18]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:48:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mavs-rick-carlisle.jpg
Less than a week from the roster deadline, the Mavs have little drama left on their final cuts.

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<![CDATA[Tony Romo is Playing at an Elite Level]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:06:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457510812.jpg
Sorry haters, the Cowboys' quarterback is playing at a Pro Bowl level.

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<![CDATA[On Deck: Washington Redskins]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:10:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2014-redskins-at-cowboys.jpg
The worst team in the division is coming to town and the Cowboys are red-hot.]]>
<![CDATA[Royals-Giants: Prepare For a World Snoozer]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:49:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/giants-royals-AP75242332121.jpg
The Rangers of 2010 or 2011 would sweep these mediocre teams, right?

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<![CDATA[On Deck: World Series]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:39:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2014-ws-giants-royals.jpg
Here we go, folks. At most, we have seven games remaining in the baseball season.

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<![CDATA[Brad Keselowski, Fans Play Video Games on 'Big Hoss' at TMS]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:56:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Brad+Keslowski+TMS.jpg
Fresh off his victory at Talladega, NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski came to Texas Motor Speedway, where fans could play video games on the giant video screen, Big Hoss.

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<![CDATA[Royals Continue Parallels With 2010 Rangers]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:41:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/456430852_8.jpg
The Royals have a lot of similarities with the 2010 Rangers.

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<![CDATA[Will Banister Want Bogar? Will Bogar Oblige?]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:24:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2014-rangers-tim-bogar.jpg
The Rangers had a wonderful managerial candidate in house and went another direction. Now, will Tim Bogar stick around?

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<![CDATA[Potential Target: Jason Hammel]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:00:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/454872516.jpg
The Rangers' top winter priority, other than hiring a manager, is upgrading its starting pitching.

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<![CDATA[Dan Bailey Fine After Taking Shot to the Leg]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:03:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457134542.jpg
Dan Bailey says he's fine after taking a shot to the leg on an extra point attempt in the second half of Sunday's win over the Giants.

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<![CDATA[Terrance Williams Surpasses Rookie TD Total]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:34:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457511448.jpg
Terrance Williams now has six catches on the year, one more than his total last year.

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<![CDATA[Bruce Carter Expects to Return This Week]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:12:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/455881854.jpg
Bruce Carter expects to return this week after missing the last three games with a strained quad.

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<![CDATA[Murray Makes NFL History With Start]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:00:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4575133801.jpg
Hey, this DeMarco Murray guy is pretty special, you guys.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Proud of Garrett, Not Ready to Discuss New Deal]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:59:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457508598.jpg
Jerry Jones is understandably high on Jason Garrett, but he's not ready to discuss his contract status.

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<![CDATA[Terrell McClain Breaks Out]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:48:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/terrell-mcclain-10-20-14.jpg
Terrell McClain had a mini-coming out party in the second half of Sunday's win over the Giants.]]>
<![CDATA[Mavs' Starting Five Gets Rave Reviews in Debut]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:18:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457402746.jpg
Dallas' starting five made its debut a glorious one against LeBron James.

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<![CDATA[Welcome to the Party, Gavin Escobar ]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:15:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457508310.jpg
The Cowboys put up big yards and points against the Giants, thanks to their second tight end.

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<![CDATA[Three Phases: Cowboys-Giants]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:09:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4575143321.jpg
The Cowboys train rolled on in their first divisional game on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Tim Bogar Won Games, But Lost Job]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:53:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/455071898.jpg
The leading candidate lost as Tim Bogar wasn't named Rangers' skipper after all.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys 31, Giants 21: Whitt Watch Top 10]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:03:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4575133801.jpg
The Cowboys are 6-1. I never expected to type that this season. And, admit it, you never thought you'd read it.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Hold Off Giants, 31-21]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:03:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457516222.jpg
It wasn't easy by any means, but the Dallas Cowboys beat the New York Giants on Sunday to push their record to 6-1,

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<![CDATA[Best of NFL: Week 7]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:38:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457509990.jpg
Don't miss the most dramatic images from the seventh week of the 2014 NFL season.

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<![CDATA[Ex-Cowboy Works Hand-in-Hand With Son at Florida State]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:50:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Watkins_Mario_Edwards_WEB_1200x675_344926275941.jpg
Former Cowboys cornerback Mario Edwards got his post-NFL dream job two years ago as the director of player development at Florida State -- his alma matter.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys, Giants Tied at Half, 14-14]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:04:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rolando-mcclain-giants.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants are knotted up going into the second half.]]>