<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News]]>Copyright 2017http://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, 26 May 2017 12:23:18 -0500Fri, 26 May 2017 12:23:18 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[FWPD Ofc. Matt Pearce Honored at Dean and Deluca Invit.]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 04:17:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/matt+pearce+dean+and+deluca.jpg
More than two years after Fort Worth police officer Matt Pearce was shot five times in the line of duty, he received a special honor on the 17th fairway at the Dean and Deluca Invitational.

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<![CDATA[Seattle Player's Emotional Reunion With Arlington Paramedics]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 16:06:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-495280358.jpg
Former Seattle Seahawks player Ricardo Lockette was moved to tears as he reunites with Arlington Fire Department paramedics who saved his life on Nov. 1, 2015.

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<![CDATA[Donald Sterling Is OK With NBA Ban, But His Wife Disagrees]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 12:16:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_16324046866131-Donald-Sterling.jpg
The wife of disgraced former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is looking for a way to lift his lifetime ban from the NBA and clear his name, NBC News reported.Sterling was banned for life from...

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<![CDATA[Race Car Costs: The High Price of Fielding a Racing Team]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 10:54:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/indy500.jpg
Gentlemen, start your engines — of your money-munching machines.While waiting for the flag to drop at the Indianapolis 500 this Memorial Day weekend, are you fantasizing about becoming a race car driver?...

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<![CDATA[Seahawks CB Sherman Considered Cowboys Amid Trade Rumors]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 09:38:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-615045710.jpg
Seattle Seahawks defensive back Richard Sherman reportedly thought about life as a Dallas Cowboy as trade rumors swirled during the offseason.

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<![CDATA[Amid Grief, Manchester Gets to Cheer Soccer Triumph]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 07:09:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/687806566-Manchester-United-Against-Terrorism.jpg
Sports may be trivial compared to the loss of 22 lives outside a concert Monday, but a triumph on the field for one of Manchester's most beloved sports teams gave the mourning city an emotional release, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium Design Revealed]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 18:23:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DIT_SPO_JAPAN_OLYMPIC_STADIUM_DESIGN_052417_1-149566413622400001.jpg
The latest design for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium has been revealed. Architect Kengo Kuma emphasized harmony with nature in the centerpiece of the 2020 Summer Games.]]>
<![CDATA[NBA All-Star Game Will Head to Charlotte in 2019]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 13:39:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DIT_SPO_NC_ALLSTAR_GAME_NBA2_052417-149564954829900001.jpg
The NBA announced the 2019 All-Star Game will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina. The 2017 All-Star Game was relocated from Charlotte to New Orleans, Louisiana, because of North Carolina's controversial...]]>
<![CDATA[Second Bowl Game Adds to the Frisco Sports Scene]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 22:37:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mercedes_frisco_sports_scene_1200x675_951932483570.jpg
The Frisco Bowl will debut on December 20 at Toyota Stadium and NBC 5's Mercedes Owens explains how it adds to an already booming sports scene in Frisco. ]]>
<![CDATA[Scruggs: Players Responsible for What Goes in Their Body]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 21:07:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys+David+Irving.jpg
Cowboys defensive end David Irving faces a 4-game suspension for violating the NFL's PED policy concerning an over the counter product. NBC 5 sports director Newy Scruggs explains how the players are responsible...

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<![CDATA[Speeding To Read Program at Texas Motor Speedway]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 20:44:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/OReilly500-15.JPG
More than 5,000 kids were rewarded for their reading efforts Tuesday at Texas Motor Speedway as part of its Speeding To Read program.

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<![CDATA[Tony Kanaan Talks Racing at Texas Motor Speedway]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 20:41:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TONY_KANAAN_ON_RACING_AT_TMS_FOR_WEB_1200x675_951765571506.jpg
Racing will return to Texas Motor Speedway for the Rattlesnake 400 and Rainguard Water Sealers 600 June 9th and 10th. Tony Kanaan shared his thoughts on racing in Texas.]]>
<![CDATA[John Hunter Nemechek on Racing at TMS]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 20:39:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/John_Hunter_Nemechek_TMS_For_Web_1200x675_951763011515.jpg
Racing will return to Texas Motor Speedway for the Rattlesnake 400 and Rainguard Water Sealers 600, June 9-10. John Hunter Nemechek shared his thoughts on racing in Texas.]]>
<![CDATA[Speeding To Read Program at Texas Motor Speedway]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 20:37:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/SPEED_TO_READ_AT_TMS_FOR_WEB_1200x675_951737411712.jpg
More than 5,000 kids were rewarded for their reading efforts Tuesday at Texas Motor Speedway as part of its Speeding To Read program.]]>
<![CDATA[Tarrant Co. Commissioners Court Honors TCU Basketball]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 18:58:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tcu+bball+resolution.jpg
The TCU Horned Frogs men's basketball team continues to get recognition for a banner season.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys DE Facing Suspension After Failed PED Test]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 16:37:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-623043246.jpg
Another Dallas Cowboys player is facing a four-game suspension for violating the league's drug policy, according to a report in The Dallas Morning News.

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<![CDATA[Spieth Looks to Regain Form at Dean & DeLuca Invitational]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 12:01:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Spieth+Byron+Nelson.jpg
Jordan Spieth returns to The Colonial as the defending champion, and just like last year, hoping to regain his form.

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<![CDATA[Aaron Rodgers Helps Students Get Out of Final Exam]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 14:08:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/arod_test.jpg
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers helped a group of students in Janesville, Iowa, get out of their sports literature final.]]>
<![CDATA[Tony Romo to Make Broadcasting Debut This Weekend]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 23:01:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-684303616.jpg
Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will make his broadcasting debut at a golf tournament in North Texas this weekend.

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<![CDATA[Excitement About Spieth Surrounds Dean & DeLuca Invitational]]> Mon, 22 May 2017 19:44:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/MERCEDES_MICHAEL_TOTHE_INTERVIEW_FOR_WEB_1200x675_950735939725.jpg
Jordan Spieth returns to the Dean & Deluca Invitational at Colonial as the defending champ. He missed the cut at the AT&T Byron Nelson but NBC 5’s Mercedes Owens found out from tournament director...]]>
<![CDATA[Billy Martin Jr. Following in his Father’s Footsteps]]> Mon, 22 May 2017 19:41:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/MERCEDES_OWENS_BILLY_MARTIN_JR_1_ON_1_FOR_WEB_1200x675_950732867520.jpg
Billy Martin Jr. talks about managing the Texas Airhogs and what you can expect from this team in 2017.  ]]>
<![CDATA[Why Kaepernick is not a Good Fit For Cowboys]]> Mon, 22 May 2017 19:39:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/ssstaleyy.jpg
Colin Kaepernick is still without a job. Could the Dallas Cowboys be in his future? NBC 5’s sports director Newy Scruggs shares his thoughts. 

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<![CDATA[Witten Holds Annual Youth Football Camp at Justin Northwest]]> Mon, 22 May 2017 09:41:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/new_rc_witten_camp_1200x675_949983811590.jpg
Cowboys tight end Jason Witten held his annual youth football camp at Justin Northwest and explained why this one meant the most.]]>
<![CDATA[Emotional Win at Byron Nelson for Billy Horschel]]> Sun, 21 May 2017 23:11:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/byron+nelson+horschel.jpg
Billy Horschel discusses what it means to win the final Byron Nelson being held at the TPC Four Seasons Las Colinas in Irving. The tournament moves to Dallas next year. 

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<![CDATA[Horschel Wins Byron Nelson on First Playoff Hole]]> Sun, 21 May 2017 23:18:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/horschel+wins+byron+nelson.jpg
In the final round TPC Four Season Las Colinas in Irving, Billy Horschel defeats Jason Day in the first playoff hole to win the Byron Nelson.

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<![CDATA[Witten Impressed with 'Swag' of Cowboys Young Players]]> Sun, 21 May 2017 15:43:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/witten_younger_players_1200x675_949734979797.jpg
Cowboys tight end Jason Witten talks about the passion involved in playing the game of football and the "swag" of the younger players on the team. ]]>
<![CDATA[Witten isn't Ready to Hang Up the Cleats Yet]]> Sun, 21 May 2017 15:35:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/witten_on_playing_days_left_1200x675_949737027624.jpg
 With the recent retirements of former Cowboys DeMarcus Ware, Doug Free and Tony Romo, tight end Jason Witten explains how he isn't ready to hang up the cleats just yet.]]>
<![CDATA[Tigers Snap Rangers' Streak at 10, Beat Texas 9-3]]> Sat, 20 May 2017 23:31:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/RANGERS+052017.jpg
The way Justin Verlander saw it, Texas may have been due for a loss. With three straight homers in the first inning, Verlander's Detroit Tigers set about ending the Rangers' 10-game winning streak.

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<![CDATA[Day Makes His Move During Third Round of the Byron Nelson]]> Sat, 20 May 2017 20:55:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Jason+Day+Byron+Nelson.jpg
Jason Day came up big on Moving Day as he climbs up the leaderboard in Saturday's third round of the AT&T Byron Nelson.

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<![CDATA[Rangers Starting Pitching Leads the Way]]> Sat, 20 May 2017 18:03:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-664231152.jpg
The collective ERA of Rangers' starters ranks number one in MLB this season.

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<![CDATA[Home Opener for Dallas Wings in Arlington on Saturday ]]> Fri, 19 May 2017 21:06:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/wings+friday+pic.jpg
Dallas Wings head coach Fred Williams and guard Skylar Diggins-Smith talk about the excitement surrounding the home opener against the Minnesota Lynx on Saturday at College Park Center in Arlington. ]]>
<![CDATA[Spieth Misses the Cut at Byron Nelson After Quadruple-Bogey ]]> Fri, 19 May 2017 20:52:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/spieth_misses_cut_byron_nelson_1200x675_948729411724.jpg
Dallas native Jordan Spieth won't be playing this weekend at the Byron Nelson in Irving after missing the cut. Spieth also talks about the problems on the 16th hole where he ended up with a quadruple-bogey.]]>