<![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-usSat, 27 Aug 2016 09:11:33 -0500Sat, 27 Aug 2016 09:11:33 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Must-See Sports: Pitch Breaks Camera, Odor 'Confrontation']]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 07:56:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/broken-camera.jpg
A compilation of the most interesting sports-related videos for the week of Aug. 21 through 27.

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<![CDATA[Crews at The Star Prepare for Frisco's Quadruple Header]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 22:33:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/The+Star+in+Frisco.jpg
Crews at The Star in Frisco prepare for Saturday's Frisco ISD quadruple header.

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<![CDATA[Dwyane Wade Cousin Fatally Shot]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 22:48:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Aldridge0825.JPG
A woman was shot to death while pushing a child in a stroller on Chicago's South Side, police said Friday, and family identified the victim as a cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade. The 32-year-old woman, whom family

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<![CDATA[An Unique Visit to Duncanville for IndyCar's Pagenaud ]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:33:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Doney_Indycar_Interview_1200x675_752171587581.jpg
IndyCar Series points leader Simon Pagenaud checks out the high school football scene for the first time.]]>
<![CDATA[Doctors to Evaluate Head Injuries During Frisco ISD Games]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:49:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/helmet+safety.jpg
Neuropsychologists will stand on the sidelines of all Frisco Independent School District's home football games this season.

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<![CDATA[8 TWU Athletes Hospitalized for Exercise-Induced Injury]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:45:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/twu-statement-rhabdo_1200x675_752051267761.jpg
Following an annual fitness test, eight volleyball players from Texas Woman's University were hospitalized last weekend for an rare, but serious, exercise-induced medical condition.]]>
<![CDATA[Newy Visits Pot Store Visited by Ezekiel Elliott]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:47:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/herban-legends-interview-visit-ns_1200x675_751972931857.jpg
NBC 5's Newy Scruggs, in Seattle to cover the Cowboys game against the Seahawks, visits the Herban Legends pot store visited the day before by running back Ezekiel Elliott.]]>
<![CDATA[Rangers Pitcher on Restricted List Following DWI Arrest]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:34:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jeffress-mug.jpg
Texas Rangers pitcher Jeremy Jeffress was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated Friday morning, according to Dallas County Jail booking records.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys RB Elliott Visits Marijuana Shop in Seattle: TMZ]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:03:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/zeke-elliott-herban-legends.jpg
While in Seattle for a preseason game against the Seahawks, Cowboys rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott stopped into a recreational marijuana shop, according to TMZ.

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<![CDATA[Trinity Christian Football Faces New Challenges]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:01:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Trinity-Christian-Academy.jpg
“Friday Night Lights” has a new meaning for students at Trinity Christian Academy. The football team has moved from 6-man to 11-man, opening them up to a brand new division.

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<![CDATA[Fort Worth Athletes Begin Inaugural Season]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:13:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Young_Mens_leadership_Academy.jpg
For football athletes at Fort Worth's Young Men's Leadership Academy, challenges in the classroom are the training round for the fight on the field.]]>
<![CDATA[Frisco ISD Football Tickets Resold Online for a Premium]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:20:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ford+center+at+the+star1.jpg
Tickets to Saturday's quadruple header of Frisco ISD football teams at The Star are sold out, but you can sit grab a seat if you're willing to pay the price.

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<![CDATA[Tiny Fort Worth Football Team Ready for 5A Debut]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:15:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/young+mens+leadership+academy+football.jpg
Although they will be playing in Division 5A, only 27 players will take the field Friday night when the Wildcats from Fort Worth's Young Men's Leadership Academy play the team's first varsity football game.

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<![CDATA[Elliott Impresses During NFL Debut in Seattle]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:33:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-595693146.jpg
Elliott rushed for 48 yards on seven carries during this NFL debut.

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<![CDATA[Kenny Hill Named TCU's Starting Quarterback]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 21:24:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/kenny+hill+tcu+qb.jpg
Gary Patterson announced that Texas A&M transfer Kenny Hill will start TCU's opening game.

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<![CDATA[High School Football Kicks Off in North Texas]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:04:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Footballs-GettyImages-137251340.jpg
All eight of Frisco's high school teams are set to play each other at the Dallas Cowboys' new Ford Center on Saturday. NBC 5's Pat Doney previews all of the big games in North Texas this weekend.

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<![CDATA[TMS Hosts Firestone 600 IndyCar Race This Weekend]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:22:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/PD-TMSgossage-082516_1200x675_751275075740.jpg
The Firestone 600 IndyCar Series race was interrupted by storms at Texas Motor Speedway earlier this summer, and is due to be completed this weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[Rangers Hope OF Carlos Gomez Can Spark Offense]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:19:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/carlos+gomez+rangers.jpg
Newly signed Texas Rangers outfielder Carlos Gomez will get a chance to contribute after getting called up from Triple-A Round Rock.

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<![CDATA[Not a Misprint, Yu Darvish Hits a Home Run]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:12:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/173*120/Darvish+Mariners.jpg
The Rangers ace hit a home run in Cincinnati and made franchise history in the process.

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<![CDATA[New Name for White Sox Field]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:47:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/us+cellular+field+GettyImages-520000826.jpg
Chicago White Sox fans will have a new corporate name attached to their home stadium next season, as the team has sold naming rights for their ballpark to Guaranteed Rate, the team announced Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Resting Scandrick Because of Sore Groin]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:54:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457968300.jpg
Orlando Scandrick has battled back after tearing his ACL and MCL, but it's another small setback that is keeping him out of action.

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<![CDATA[What to Look For During Cowboys 3rd Preseason Game]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:21:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-5893964261.jpg
The Cowboys face the Seahawks on Thursday during the "dress rehearsal game."

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<![CDATA[LA Dubs 8/24 'Kobe Bryant Day']]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:53:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Kobe-Bryant-Day-8-24-LA.jpg
Wednesday, Aug. 24, which can be abbreviated as "8/24," will be "Kobe Bryant Day" in Los Angeles when Councilman Jose Huizar, Council President Herb Wesson and Councilman Curren Price introduce a resolution...

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<![CDATA[Mavericks Release 2016 Preseason Schedule]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:24:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-5230078361.jpg
It's almost time to hoop it up with the Dallas Mavericks. Here is a look at the 2016 preseason schedule.

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<![CDATA[Olympian Madison Kocian Arrives Home in North Texas]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:35:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/madison-kocian-dfw.jpg
Olympic gold medalist and North Texan Madison Kocian is arriving home from Rio Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Back From Rio, Swimmer Jimmy Feigen Apologizes]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:58:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/feigen-lochte-conger-bentz.jpg
U.S. Olympic swimmer Jimmy Feigen on Tuesday made his first public comments about the incident in Rio de Janeiro last week that involved Feigen, Ryan Lochte and two of their teammates.In a written statement...

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<![CDATA[Why Holland's Start Tuesday Night was Important]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:43:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-594429096.jpg
It will be a big final two months of the regular season for Rangers pitcher Derek Holland, who made his return from the disabled list Tuesday night in Cincinnati.

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<![CDATA[Dominate Your Fantasy League with RotoWorld]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:22:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/233*120/fantasyfootball.jpg
Fantasy football is a passion and now I'm sharing my weekly conversations with Josh Norris of RotoWorld and Comcast Sports Net's new show Real Fantasy.

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<![CDATA[New Dallas Maverick Barnes Is At A Tipping Point]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:12:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-593251362.jpg
Armed with a NBA championship ring and an Olympic gold medal, new Dallas Maverick Harrison Barnes will try to take his game next level.

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<![CDATA['Final Five' Set to Tour US]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 17:20:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_16236682575231.jpg
The 'Final Five' are taking New York City by storm before they start a nationwide tour. The gold medal-winning U.S. women's gymnastics team visited the Empire State Building Tuesday morning as they begin...

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<![CDATA[Rangers Put Hamilton on Unconditional Release Waivers]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:38:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Josh+Hamilton+crutches.jpg
Josh Hamilton's most recent run with the Texas Rangers may be over. The team activated the one-time slugger from the 60-day disabled list Tuesday and placed him on unconditional release waivers.

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