<![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 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:47:23 -0500 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:47:23 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Giants Edged by KC, Down 2-1 in WS]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:12:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/457810112.jpg
Sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting. That same winning formula of fundamental baseball put the Kansas City Royals on top in the World Series. The San Francisco Giants were edged by...

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<![CDATA[Big Game Friday Night - 5 p.m. - October 24, 2014]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:34:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-0000123.jpg
NBC 5's Pat Doney reports from AT&T Stadium in Arlington where there's a high school football double header Friday night. Arlington Martin takes on Fort Worth Paschal and Arlington High takes on Arlington Bowie...

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<![CDATA[Jerry Was "Concerned" About Romo After Opener]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:26:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/454952346.jpg
Jerry Jones admits he was concerned about Tony Romo after his performance against the 49ers in the season opener.

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<![CDATA[Big Game Friday Night - 4 p.m. - October 24, 2014]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:11:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/BGFN+4p+102414.jpg
NBC 5's Pat Doney reports from AT&T Stadium in Arlington where there's a high school football double header Friday night. Arlington Martin takes on Fort Worth Paschal and Arlington High takes on Arlington Bowie...]]>
<![CDATA[Okoye: "Mixed Emotions" in Return to Practice]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:15:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/amobi-okoye-master-splinter.jpg
Cowboys defensive tackle Amobi Okoye says his long awaited return to practice on Thursday brought up mixed emotions.]]>
<![CDATA[Place Your Bets: Week 8]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:05:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457509430.jpg
Get your bets in, y'all.

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<![CDATA[Colt McCoy Being Flooded with Ticket Requests]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:28:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/colt-mccoy-cowboys.jpg
Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy will have a good deal of support on Monday, when he returns to Texas to face the Dallas Cowboys.]]>
<![CDATA[Romo To Face 'Skins for First Time Since Injury]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:15:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/158824164.jpg
Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is set to face the Redskins for the first time since Week 16 of last year, when he suffered a herniated disk in his back.

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<![CDATA[Carter's Return Marks Healthy LB Corps]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:01:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/456305854.jpg
Bruce Carter is set to return after a groin injury sidelined him for weeks, bringing the Cowboys' linebacker corps to full strength.

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<![CDATA[Hatcher Not Surprised by Cowboys' Defensive Turnaround]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:55:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Jason-Hatcher-Defense-Fault.jpg
Redskins DT Jason Hatcher said he knew the Cowboys' defense would be better with Rod Marinelli running the show.]]>
<![CDATA[Beltre Named Gold Glove Finalist]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:44:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/175*120/tlmd_148134907.jpg
Adrian Beltre was named a finalist for the American League Gold Glove at third base.

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<![CDATA[Pleasant Surprises: Young Outfielders]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:19:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rua-smolinski.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[Magadan Will Return as Hitting Coach]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:00:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2014-rangers-dave-magadan.jpg
Looks like the Rangers won't be looking for another hitting coach, after all.

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<![CDATA[Lewis: Rangers Offered Contract]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:35:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rangers090914.jpg
Colby Lewis told his hometown newspaper that the Rangers have made him a contract offer for the 2015 season.

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<![CDATA[Potential Target: Russell Martin]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:13:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/Tigers+Pirates+Baseball.jpg
The Rangers' top winter priority is upgrading its starting pitching. Getting another catcher is close behind.

<![CDATA[On Deck: World Series, Games 3-5]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:14:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2014-ws-royals-giants.jpg
The World Series returns to San Francisco for the third time in five seasons with the Giants and Royals tied at 1-1.

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<![CDATA[Pleasant Surprises: Roman Mendez]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:13:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rangers072514.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["Hawg Heaven Bacon Nachos" Coming to TMS]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:52:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nachos-tms.jpg
Texas Motor Speedway and its official concessionaire, Levy Restaurants, will tempt fans' taste buds starting Halloween weekend with a new creation - Hawg Heaven Bacon Nachos.

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<![CDATA[Royals Flex Muscle With Bullpen]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:48:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/KansasCityBaseball.jpg
The Royals were in a dogfight on Wednesday night until they put away Game 2 in the sixth inning.

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<![CDATA[Ventura Shows Brilliance in Big Atmosphere]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:34:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/tlmd_yordano_ventura_royals.jpg
The Royals have one of the game's most exciting young starters, and he pitched well in a big-time atmosphere to help even up the World Series.

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<![CDATA[Potential Target: Jake Peavy]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:18:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/456603358_8.jpg
The Rangers' top winter priority, other than hiring a manager, is upgrading its starting pitching. This addition would definitely do it.

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<![CDATA[Bruce Carter, Brandon Carr Feeling Good]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:49:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/455882040.jpg
Bruce Carter and Brandon Carr returned to practice on Thursday and are set to play in Monday night's matchup with the Redskins.

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<![CDATA[Give Dez Credit Despite Lack of Stats]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:43:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457517702.jpg
Dez Bryant hasn't been the Cowboys' top offensive option this year, and so far, he's been just fine with that.

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<![CDATA[Crawford: Jason Hatcher Like a Big Brother]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:38:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tyrone-crawford-2014.jpg
Jason Hatcher was a major influence on Tyrone Crawford in the two years they spent together in Dallas.]]>
<![CDATA[Top 10 All-Time Cowboys-Redskins Games]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:08:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2013-cowboys-redskins--%28150.jpg
Colt McCoy's presence diminishes the rivalry, but it's always fun when the Cowboys play the Redskins.

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<![CDATA[Fantasy Land: Studs and Duds, Week 8]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:07:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457517418.jpg
It's fantasy time, folks.

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<![CDATA[Rod Marinelli Calls for More Sacks]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:58:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rod-marinelli-week-one.jpg
Rod Marinelli met with his defense on Wednesday to discuss their struggles with getting to the quarterback.]]>
<![CDATA[Garrett: Crowded D-Line Led to Sam's Release]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:45:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GERRY_MCCARTHY__1409761483_39578161-620x503.jpg
An increasingly crowded stable of defensive linemen led to Michael Sam's release from the practice squad this week, according to Jason Garrett.

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<![CDATA[Murray Thanks O-Line with New Computers]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:28:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457133882.jpg
DeMarco Murray thanked his offensive line for their hard work on Wednesday with iMac computers.

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<![CDATA[War of the Words: Battle Heats Up Between SF, KC Librarians]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:07:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Juan+Marichal+and+Dan+by+Jim+Hart.jpg
The war of words is heating up between two public libraries 1,500 miles apart, as dueling librarians do their part to boost their hometown baseball team's quest to win the World Series

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<![CDATA[Jerry Has "No Issue" with Redskins' Nickname]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:16:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jerry-jones-camp-2014-day0-01.jpg
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said this week that he doesn't have any problem with the Redskins' nickname.

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<![CDATA[Garrett: James Hanna "Under-appreciated"]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:08:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/454598417_1.jpg
James Hanna has had a very quiet season so far, but that doesn't mean he hasn't made a big impact on the offense, according to Jason Garrett.

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