<![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, 30 Jul 2014 00:43:18 -0500 Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:43:18 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Rangers Rally Falls Short to Yankees 12-11]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:18:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/215*120/rangers072914.jpg
Brett Gardner had four hits to go with a tremendous sliding catch and the New York Yankees held on for a 12-11 victory at Texas on Tuesday night.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Jones Responds to Raiders-to-San Antonio Report]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:54:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jerry-jones-camp-2014-day0-03.jpg
Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones has always considered the city of San Antonio, Texas, part of the Dallas Cowboys fan base.

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<![CDATA[Tarleton State Dedicates Season to Team 'Momma']]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:15:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Momma+Cheryl.jpg
The Tarleton State Texans are mourning the loss of the team's director of operations for the past 14 years.

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<![CDATA[Rios Will Likely Go, But Here's Why He Might Not]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:30:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/487891357.jpg
Alex Rios is a highly rumored name on the trade market leading up to Thursday's deadline, but there are a few reasons he might stay put.

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<![CDATA[Jason Garrett's Message to Cowboys: "FIGHT"]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:52:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/romo-fight-tshirt.jpg
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett recently explained his decision to outfit his team in t-shirts that simply read, "FIGHT."]]>
<![CDATA[Mavs' Re-Shaped Roster Looks Improved, on Paper]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:02:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/469080943.jpg
The Mavs pushed the Spurs to a Game 7, then totally changed their team.

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<![CDATA[Martinez Looking to Build on Last Outing]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:28:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/451579310.jpg
Nick Martinez had one of his better outings after returning from the DL last week, and now he'll look for the same, and then some.

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<![CDATA[Gallo, Teammate Earn Weekly Honors]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:08:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/452116162.jpg
Two Frisco RoughRiders earned weekly honors from the Texas League.

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<![CDATA[Cotts' Recent Run Helping Value]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:31:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/neal-cotts-pitcher-rangers.jpg
Neal Cotts is likely to be dealt prior to Thursday's trade deadline, and his recent run is doing nothing but helping his value.

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<![CDATA[Arencibia's Hits Have Been Counting]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:12:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/484477201.jpg
J.P. Arencibia still isn't doing much at the plate, but when he does something it usually is productive.

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<![CDATA[Henry Melton Impressed by Zack Martin]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:50:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/zack-martin-minicamp.jpg
Veteran defensive end Henry Melton says he's been impressed by rookie right guard Zack Martin in camp.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Get First Glimpse of Rolando McClain]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:50:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/072614+Cowboys+McClain.jpg
Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain made his practice debut on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Garrett: Everything Going According to Plan with Romo]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:51:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/romo-training-camp-2014-02.jpg
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett says the plan all along was to be cautious in bringing Tony Romo back.

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<![CDATA[Dez Bryant to Work Out of the Slot More in 2014]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:51:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/182520858-1200.jpg
According to head coach Jason Garrett, the Cowboys want to use Dez Bryant in the slot more often in 2014.

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<![CDATA[Scandrick: "We Can't Go Anywhere but Up From Here"]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:52:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/orlando-scandrick12.5.11.jpg
Orlando Scandrick believes the Cowboys defense will bounce back in 2014.]]>
<![CDATA[Ross Pitching Well in Round Rock]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:36:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/488507749.jpg
Robbie Ross had a rough year before being sent to the minors, but he could soon be back and he's pitched well enough to warrant it.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys to the Super Bowl Not Impossible]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:54:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Jason-Garrett-02-cowboys-camp-072814.jpg
The last NFL team to have three straight 8-8 seasons went to the Super Bowl, so ...

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<![CDATA[Darvish's Sprays Perfume on Stinky Season]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:42:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/452871882.jpg
The Rangers' ace came through again, helping the Rangers and their fans temporarily forget their pitiful plight.

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<![CDATA[Johnson Suffers (Another) Hamstring Injury]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:49:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/matt-johnson.jpg
Oft-injured Cowboys safety Matt Johnson suffered yet another hamstring injury on Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[Anthony Spencer Aiming for Season Opener]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:22:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/158439069.jpg
Cowboys defensive end Anthony Spencer is hoping to return from knee surgery in time for the team's regular season opener against the 49ers on September 7.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Get Glimpse of the New Mo Claiborne]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:23:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mo-claiborne-cant-relax.jpg
Third-year cornerback Mo Claiborne brought a different approach to training camp this year.]]>
<![CDATA[Outsider's View: Minnesota's Target Field]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:16:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/164*120/choo1.jpg
Sure, it's hot in the summer, but Rangers fans have a pretty nice ballpark going for them. We checked out another AL yard over the weekend and are reporting our findings.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys in No Rush to Extend DeMarco Murray]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:15:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/demarco-murray-tc-2014.jpg
The Cowboys aren't planning on giving running back DeMarco Murray an extension before the end of the 2014 season, executive vice president Stephen Jones said.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys See Dip in Training Camp Attendance]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:02:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys-training-camp-banner-2014.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys may be seeing the ill effects of three consecutive 8-8 seasons and a four-year playoff drought.

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<![CDATA[Feliz Gets Save, Personal Milestone]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:45:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/neftali-feliz3.15.12.jpg
It'd been a long time since Neftali Feliz recorded a big-league save, and on Friday he took a step toward becoming the Rangers' closer again.]]>
<![CDATA[Smolinski Hits the DL Because Why Not?]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:20:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/451878896.jpg
Jake Smolinski is on the disabled list now, because, well, of course he is.

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<![CDATA[Tepesch Says He's Ready to Go]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:57:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/203*120/452046722.jpg
Nick Tepesch said he'll be ready to make his next start after leaving Saturday's game with knee soreness.

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<![CDATA[Holland Set for Rehab Start]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:31:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/derek-holland-pitch.jpg
Derek Holland will cross a major bridge on the road to his return on Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[On Deck: Yankees]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:21:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/yankees-at-rangers.jpg
The Derek Jeter party is coming to town.

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<![CDATA[Mavs Grab Backup Guard in Jameer Nelson]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:03:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/nelson-640.jpg
The Mavs boosted their confidence in point-guard play behind Devin Harris by signing the 10-year veteran of the Orlando Magic.

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<![CDATA[Romo Heaps Praise on No. 88s, Past and Present ]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:32:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/romo-whitten-jj-wilcox.jpg
In a sitdown interview on NFL Network, the quarterback sheds light on how close he's become to Dez Bryant.

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<![CDATA[Between Feliz's Saves, Rangers Have Fallen]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:29:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2011-ws-game-5-26.jpg
Feliz was back as the closer Friday night, but his team was only a rumor of the one he almost pitched to a title in 2011.

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<![CDATA[Over 25,000 Compete in SF Marathon]]> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:05:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/181*120/marathon_preps_sf2.jpg
Thousands of people from all over the country winded their way through the streets of San Francisco bright and early Sunday to compete in the city's annual marathon. A Berkeley woman won the San...]]>
<![CDATA[Newy Goes One On One With Jerry Jones]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:02:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/072714+Scruggs+Jones.jpg
NBC 5 Sports Director Newy Scruggs goes one on one with Dallas Cowboys owner and GM Jerry Jones in Oxnard, California.]]>
<![CDATA[Six Observations from Cowboys Camp]]> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:23:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/lance-dunbar-promoted.jpg
A lot's happened in a short amount of time at Dallas Cowboys training camp. Here's a quick list of things I think you'll want to know that I've seen.]]>
<![CDATA[Oakland Over Powers Rangers]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 23:20:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/178*120/451879066_8.jpg
Rangers LHP Derek Holland (knee) will make his first rehab start on Wednesday for Double-A Frisco if a Monday bullpen session goes well.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys' McClain Back to Football After Court Date]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:19:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/072614+Cowboys+McClain.jpg
McClain was on the practice field Saturday, a day after he was convicted and sentenced to 18 days in jail. He's free while the case is appealed to state court.

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<![CDATA[Reinsdorf Hospitalized in New York]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 03:49:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Reinsdorf+Smart.jpg
Chicago Bulls and White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf was hospitalized Friday night after an "episode of light-headedness," the Chicago White Sox said in a statement. Reinsdorf's "episode" required...

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<![CDATA[NBC 5 Sports at Cowboys Camp - July 25]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:24:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/BSB-CowboysWebcast-072514_1200x675_312592963937.jpg
NBC 5 Sports' Newy Scruggs and Pat Doney report on the latest news from Cowboys camp in Oxnard, California.]]>