<![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, 21 Jul 2017 23:59:50 -0500Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:59:50 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Cowboys Five Things To Know: The Beach Edition]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:48:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/doney+on+a+beach.jpg
NBC 5's Pat Doney hits the beach and has the Five Things To Know before the Cowboys arrive for training camp in Oxnard, California. ]]>
<![CDATA[Collins Hits the Lake Before Cowboys Training Camp]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:12:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Collins_Hits_the_Lake_Before_Cowboys_Training_Camp.jpg
Cowboys offensive tackle La'el Collins made a trip to Lake Lewisville to get some fishing in before leaving for Cowboys Training Camp in Oxnard, California.]]>
<![CDATA[Interesting Week for the Cowboys Before Training Camp Begins]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:10:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/073016+Cowboys+helmet+Oxnard.jpg
NBC 5 sports director Newy Scruggs runs down an interesting week for the Cowboys before the team packs up and leaves for training camp in Onxard, California. 

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<![CDATA[Pudge Gets Ready to Enter Hall of Fame Next Weekend]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:50:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ivan+rodriguez+hall+of+fame.jpg
The time is almost here. Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez talks about whether the nerves are kicking in as he gets closer to entering the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

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<![CDATA[Check Out the New Olympic Skating Stadiums]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:07:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/stadiumskorea.jpg
South Korea is ahead of schedule in constructing venues for the 2018 Winter Olympics and NBC got an exclusive tour of the arenas that will host skating events. Some of the biggest events of the games will...]]>
<![CDATA[Report: Rangers Gauging Interest in Yu Darvish]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:34:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Rangers+Yu+Darvish.jpg
The Rangers are reportedly checking in on the trade value for pitcher Yu Darvish, who will become a free agent at the end of the season.

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<![CDATA[Coach Fighting Cancer Commits to 'Win The Day']]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:08:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Bruce-thompson-win-the-day.jpg
A North Texas man is fighting a battle with brain cancer, and he and his community have committed to do their part to fight the dreaded disease.

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<![CDATA[What Competing in the Tour de France Can Do to Your Legs ]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:42:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/pawGettyImages-805284696.jpg
Polish cyclist Pawel Poljanski gave his Instagram followers a glimpse into the toll that riding 1,758 miles can take on one’s body.On Tuesday, after riding in the 16th stage of the Tour de France, Poljanski...

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<![CDATA[Dez Welcomes All to 'Backyard BBQ' in Lufkin]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:48:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dez-bbq-1.jpg
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant invited friends, family and fans from all over to a free barbecue in his hometown of Lufkin Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith Could Make Full Recovery: Report]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:20:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jaylon-smith-helmet.jpg
The nerves in Dallas Cowboys second-year linebacker Jaylon Smith's knee have regenerated to the point that Smith could make a full recovery from the knee injury that clouded his future in the NFL, according...

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<![CDATA[Countdown to Cowboys Camp: No. 2, Dak Prescott]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:34:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/doney_cowboys_storylines__2_dak_prescott_1200x675_991793219986.jpg
Pat Doney counts down the days to the 2017 Dallas Cowboys Training Camp with a look at the 27 different story lines that he will be watching while in Oxnard California. No. 2 is quarterback Dak Prescott,...]]>
<![CDATA[Hurst BBQ Restaurant Offers 'Zeke' Sandwich]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 06:39:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/the-zeke.gif
Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliot is making headlines for numerous reasons this off-season — this time for an enormous barbecue sandwich being sold in his name.

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<![CDATA[Continued Process, Resurgence for Mean Green FB]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 05:04:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/2017+UNT+CUSA+Media+Day.jpg
The North Texas Mean Green football program continues to build off the momentum of last season's bowl appearance while working to establish a winning culture in Denton.]]>
<![CDATA[Countdown to Cowboys Camp: No. 3, Jerry Jones]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:12:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/doney_cowboys_storylines__3_jerry_jones_1200x675_991779395582.jpg
Pat Doney counts down the days to the 2017 Dallas Cowboys Training Camp with a look at the 27 different story lines that he will be watching while in Oxnard California. No. 3 is Jerry Jones and his induction...]]>
<![CDATA[Dallas Cowboys Hosting Training Camp at The Star For Fans]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:58:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/The+Star+11+Doney.jpg
The Cowboys will host training camp practices at The Star so fans can watch players and coaches prepare.

Photo Credit: Pat Doney, NBC 5]]>
<![CDATA[Oklahoma State Has Their Sights Set on the Big 12 Title ]]> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 22:26:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/OSU+Gundy.jpg
With returning starters at key positions and behind the longest continuous tenured head coach in the Big 12, Oklahoma State is set to make a run at the conference championship.]]>
<![CDATA[Bat Boy Hit In Face By Foul Ball]]> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:30:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_batboy0718_1920x1080.jpg
By the time you hear the crack of a bat, it can be too late to avoid the baseball. One Fort Myers Miracle Bat Boy learned that painful lesson Saturday."They have helmets on and everything they can do, but...

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<![CDATA[Herman Expects to Restore Winning Attitude at Texas]]> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 17:01:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/Texas+Herman.jpg
Tom Herman returns to Austin and is looking forward to restoring a winning atmosphere at Texas.]]>
<![CDATA[Baylor's New Coach Knows He Can't Avoid Title IX Questions]]> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:22:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-496053710.jpg
With pending lawsuits still hovering over the university, Baylor’s new head football coach, Matt Rhule, is not shying away from the tough topics, he says he’s addressing them head on.

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<![CDATA[NCAA Changes Rules, Wants Faster Games, Safer Tackling]]> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 12:35:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP728777786767_4.jpg
Big 12 Coordinator of Officials Walt Anderson spoke at length, during his Media Days press conference, about two of football’s most pressing issues – game-length and player safety – and how college football...

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<![CDATA[FW Little League Team Brings Home State Runner-Up Title]]> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 17:33:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Sabine+Jarvis+Little+League1.jpg
The Sabine-Jarvis 10-U District baseball team brings home the State Runner-Up championship after losing to the Northern LL from Midland Tuesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott to Appeal Speeding Conviction]]> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 07:33:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-6317645841.jpg
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will appeal a misdemeanor conviction for speeding, according to a report.

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<![CDATA[Cricket Stadium, Team Could Come to NTX]]> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 07:22:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cricket-complex-dallas.jpg
A sports ventures firm will work with real estate giant JLL to plan and build eight cricket stadiums across the country, including Dallas.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys WR's Dog Returned After Being Stolen, Ransomed]]> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 10:19:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/blitz-home-lucky.jpg
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead's dog has been returned safely Tuesday after reportedly being stolen and held for ransom.

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<![CDATA[Mavs' Dennis Smith Jr. Living Up to the Hype]]> Mon, 17 Jul 2017 23:00:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-6325314021.jpg
Dallas Mavericks guard Dennis Smith Jr. is showing that he is worth the 9th overall pick and NBC 5's Newy Scruggs tells why Smith is about to get paid.

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<![CDATA[Former Stars Give Ezekiel Elliott Hall of Fame-Worthy Advice]]> Mon, 17 Jul 2017 21:47:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-610468130.jpg
Pro Football Hall of Famers "Mean" Joe Greene, Tony Dorsett and Charles Haley know what it's like to be a star in the NFL, and they have some words of wisdom for Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel...

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<![CDATA[TCU's Patterson on Frogs Experience, Kenny Hill]]> Mon, 17 Jul 2017 18:06:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/doney_patterson_interview_tcu_1200x675_1002008643691.jpg
NBC 5's Pat Doney spoke with TCU head football coach Gary Patterson at Big 12 Media Days in Frisco.]]>
<![CDATA[Spotlight Now Shines on Lincoln Riley at Oklahoma]]> Mon, 17 Jul 2017 16:55:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/Oklahom+Riley.jpg
Lincoln Riley takes over as head coach at Oklahoma after the sudden retirement of Bob Stoops with the Sooners picked to three-peat as Big 12 champions.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys WR Lucky Whitehead Says His Dog Was Stolen]]> Mon, 17 Jul 2017 16:28:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/doney_lucky_whitehead_dog_interview_1200x675_1001958467868.jpg
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead tells NBC 5 Sports' Pat Doney that someone stole his dog, Blitz, and is demanding ransom.]]>