<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News]]> Copyright 2016 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 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 02:30:26 -0600 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 02:30:26 -0600 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Top Runners Head to Olympics After LA Marathon Trials]]> Sun, 14 Feb 2016 01:20:52 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/AP_132831819209.jpg
The nation's best runners hit the pavement in Los Angeles on Saturday at the U.S. Olympic Team Marathon Trials for a chance to bid a spot in the 2016 Summer Games. Nearly 400 runners braved warm temperatures...

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<![CDATA[Inside High School Sports: Segment 3]]> Sun, 14 Feb 2016 00:29:40 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/IHSS_Segment_3_1200x675_622617667643.jpg
February 13, 2016: Irving MacArthur guard Andrew Jones and head coach Toby Martin are in studio as Jones receives his MVP bobblehead.]]>
<![CDATA[Inside High School Sports: Segment 2]]> Sun, 14 Feb 2016 00:20:09 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/IHSS_Segment_2_1200x675_622618691679.jpg
February 13, 2016: This week's highlights include a marquee match-up between Natalie Chou and Plano West taking on Lauren Cox and Flower Mound.]]>
<![CDATA[TCU head baseball coach Jim Schlossnagle talks about upcoming season]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 14:56:56 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TCU_Schlossnagle_1200x675_622499907559.jpg
TCU head baseball coach Jim Schlossnagle talks to NBC 5's Newy Scruggs about preseason rankings and his pitching staff at the First Pitch Banquet.]]>
<![CDATA[Cardinals All-Star Matt Carpenter at TCU's First Pitch Banquet]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:46:02 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TCU_Matt_Carpenter_1200x675_622288451994.jpg
Two-time MLB All-Star and TCU alum Matt Carpenter of the St. Louis Cardinals talks with NBC 5's Newy Scruggs at TCU's First Pitch Banquet.]]>
<![CDATA[Cy Young winner Jake Arrieta at TCU's First Pitch Banquet]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:46:55 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TCU_Jake_Arrieta_1200x675_622286915535.jpg
former TCU pitcher and 2015 N.L. Cy Young winner Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs talks to NBC 5's Newy Scruggs during TCU's First Pitch Banquet.]]>
<![CDATA[Collin Co. Soccer Star to Play in Olympic Qualifying]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:37:45 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Alina+Garciamendez-Rowold.jpg
Fairview resident Alina Garciamendez-Rowold will play for the Mexican National Soccer Team in Frisco on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[International Gymnasts Compete in Frisco]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 19:38:09 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/WOGA.jpg
Many of the world's top female gymnasts will compete this weekend in the WOGA Classic in Frisco.

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<![CDATA[Fans Travel to Texas to Watch U.S. Soccer Team]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:42:53 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/uswnt+soccer+frisco+practice.jpg
The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team draws in fans from across the country to North Texas. The team is competing for a spot in the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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<![CDATA[Patrick Eaves Plays Hero in Stars' Win Over Blackhawks]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 15:11:34 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-509648520.jpg
Stars forward Patrick Eaves came into Thursday night with just four goals on the season, but that number was seven by the time the horn sounded on the first period.

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<![CDATA[If Peterson Doesn't Break Rushing Record, Smith Doesn't Know Who Will]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:57:16 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/emmitt-smith-passes-walter-payton.jpg
If Adrian Peterson falls short of Emmitt Smith's all-time rushing record, Smith doesn't know who's going to surpass it.]]>
<![CDATA[Terrance Williams, JJ Wilcox Getting Raises in 2016]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:38:42 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/terrance-williams-DRC.jpg
Both receiver Terrance Williams and safety JJ Wilcox are due a healthy bump in pay in 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[Phillips on Ware the Veteran: "I Don't Think He's Lost Very Much"]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:26:43 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/demarcus-ware-sbchampion.jpg
Broncos defensive coordinator Wade Phillips insists DeMarcus Ware hasn't really lost a step since their Dallas days.]]>
<![CDATA[Why Jerry Jones Didn't Become a Coach]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:09:58 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jerry-jones-salvation-army-01.jpg
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says he seriously considered becoming a coach, but ultimately decided football coaches don't make enough money for his liking.

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<![CDATA[JD: Time for Holland to Pitch to His Prime]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:42:33 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-492372974.jpg
Derek Holland should be in the prime time of his career as a big-league starter.

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<![CDATA[Lewis Will be Limited in Spring]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:29:41 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/490456728.jpg
Colby Lewis is coming off his annual surgical procedure and will be limited this spring with hopes of being ready for the regular season.

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<![CDATA[Rangers Sticking With Third Base For Gallo]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:17:37 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-477513586.jpg
The Rangers haven't ruled out a position switch for Joey Gallo, but it's not his focus this spring.

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<![CDATA[Rangers' System Gets More Recognition]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:06:27 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/471371690.jpg
Baseball America loves the Rangers' farm system, as well as the Astros'. The Angels' system? Yeah, not so much.

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<![CDATA[Aikman: League Was High on Cowboys' Front Seven]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:18:59 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/aikman-on-hardy.jpg
The Cowboys' defense wasn't really the problem with the team in 2015, and Troy Aikman said opposing coaches and front office folks confirmed that idea.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Vegas Favorites to win East]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:05:57 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/498321574.jpg
As the eighth-best favorites to win Super Bowl 51, it should come as no surprise that the Cowboys are the Vegas favorites to win the NFC East.

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<![CDATA[Bringin' 'Em Back: Jeremy Mincey]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 11:43:30 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461343188.jpg
Jeremy Mincey had a down year after a really good 2014 season, but that was the general theme for most Cowboys players. Now, the Boys need to focus on bringing him back for 2016 and beyond.

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<![CDATA[Scouting the NFL Draft: OT Laremy Tunsil]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 11:54:23 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-503125472.jpg
Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil might have the highest upside in the 2016 NFL Draft, but he might not be a fit for the Cowboys.

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<![CDATA[Drafting Top QB Sounds Good, But Not Right Move]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 11:14:12 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-454386692.jpg
Carson Wentz blew people away at the Senior Bowl, and Jared Goff was the consensus No. 1 pick before that point. The Cowboys could draft their future franchise quarterback, but it wouldn't be the best idea.

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<![CDATA[Learning to Still Love the Cowboys on Valentine's Day]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:19:13 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dfw-generic-cowboys-stadium-16.jpg
Even 20 years of failure can't make some of us fall totally out of love with America's Team.

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<![CDATA[Stars Sticking with Kari Lehtonen Against Blackhawks]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:17:01 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/456992834.jpg
The Stars expect to stick with Kari Lehtonen in goal Thursday night against the Blackhawks in Chicago.

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<![CDATA[Brandt Would Still Like to See Cliff Harris, Drew Pearson Make the Hall]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:56:58 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/gil-brandt-draft.jpg
Gil Brandt believes the Hall of Fame has become kinder to the Cowboys in recent years, but he still thinks Cliff Harris and Drew Pearson belong in Canton.]]>
<![CDATA[Report: Jerry Looking to Bring Golovkin-Alvarez to AT&T Stadium]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:38:26 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/182520198.jpg
Jerry Jones is reportedly looking to bring the Gennady Golovkin-Canelo Alvarez fight to AT&T Stadium in September.

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<![CDATA[Romo on T.O.'s Hall of Fame Credentials: "It's a No-Brainer"]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:16:54 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/769695411.jpg
They only played three seasons together, but Tony Romo has no doubt that Terrell Owens belongs in the Hall of Fame.

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<![CDATA[Phillips "Disappointed That We Didn't Get it Done in Dallas"]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 13:54:10 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/wade-phillips-722.jpg
Having been to and won a Super Bowl with the Broncos, Wade Phillips says he's disappointed he never got there as head coach of the Dallas Cowboys.

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<![CDATA[Scouting the NFL Draft: TE Hunter Henry]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:06:06 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-497192144.jpg
Arkansas alum Hunter Henry is the top draft-eligible tight end for many, but the Jason Witten clone probably doesn't fit into the Cowboys' draft plan.

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<![CDATA[Eli Manning Explains His Viral Super Bowl Expression]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:30:42 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/eli-manniing-0210.jpg
Eli Manning says that he was thinking about what big brother Peyton's Denver Broncos would do next when TV cameras caught him with a less-than-impressed look on his face after the team scored a Super Bowl...

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Have a Healthy Salary Cap for a Change]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:08:40 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jerry-jones-camp-2015-072915-01.jpg
Long handcuffed by bad financial decisions, the Cowboys have money to play with entering free agency.

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<![CDATA[Report: Cowboys Settling in on DB Ramsey]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:58:48 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-496171772.jpg
The Cowboys have been heavily tied to Carson Wentz with their fourth overall pick, but could they already have their guy pegged?

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<![CDATA[Bringin' 'Em Back: Lance Dunbar]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:28:09 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-491358482.jpg
Lance Dunbar was starting to show just how good he could be before his season abruptly ended in Week 4. Now, it's time to bring him back.

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<![CDATA[Patriots Pass Cowboys as Most Hated Team]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:15:51 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/185*120/GettyImages-460129744.jpg
Jerry can't be happy about this...]]>
<![CDATA[Moreland Takes Rare Approach in Negotiation]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:06:15 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-489592586.jpg
The Rangers and Mitch Moreland came to an 11th-hour settlement on Wednesday to avoid an uncomfortable arbitration hearing.

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<![CDATA[Rangers Taking it Slow With Profar]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:57:11 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jurickson-profar-at-bat.jpg
Jurickson Profar is ready to play baseball again, but the Rangers aren't going to rush him into things this spring.

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<![CDATA[NBA Star Myles Turner Returns to Euless for Honor]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 05:29:00 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/myles-turner-close.jpg
Former North Texas high school basketball star Myles Turner returns to the Euless junior high school he attended to be honored by his home town Thursday.

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<![CDATA[8-Year-Old Battling Cancer Signs With TCU Swimming]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:59:33 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NathanLin3resize.jpg
An 8-year-old battling cancer signs a letter of intent with his mom's alma mater and her college coach to swim at TCU.

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<![CDATA[US Women's Soccer Kicks Off Big Year at Toyota Stadium]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:18:51 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/uswnt+soccer+ball.jpg
The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team plays in Olympic Qualifying at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, and FC Dallas is weeks away from its new season.

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<![CDATA[U.S. Soccer Olympic Qualifying vs. Costa Rica]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:28:08 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-509445936.jpg
The U.S. women's soccer team opened CONCACAF qualifying for the Rio Olympics with a 5-0 victory over Costa Rica in Frisco.

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<![CDATA[Texas Wesleyan Announces Rebirth of Football Program]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:26:02 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/twu-rams-football-helmet.JPG
The Texas Wesleyan University football team last played in 1941 before World War II ended play and the team never returned. In 2017, the Rams will once again take the field playing in the NAIA.

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<![CDATA[Kari Lehtonen Gets Big Win in First Start Since Jan. 19]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:18:48 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-496014010.jpg
Kari Lehtonen got his first start in goal in almost a month on Tuesday night, and came away with a huge win over the Wild in Minnesota.

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