<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News, Analysis, and Scores for the Giants, Jets. Patriots, Huskies, Knicks and More]]> Copyright 2015 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 Sat, 31 Jan 2015 15:25:06 -0600 Sat, 31 Jan 2015 15:25:06 -0600 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[AAA Super Bowl Mocktails]]> Sat, 31 Jan 2015 09:50:06 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/aaa-mocktails.jpg
Doug Shupe with AAA shares some non-alcoholic drinks drivers can enjoy on Super Bowl Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Ernie Banks Remembered]]> Sat, 31 Jan 2015 12:31:45 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Ernie-Banks-Chicago-Cubs.jpg
Fans got the chance to say goodbye to Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks during a memorial service and procession Saturday morning. On Friday, those fans paid their respects to Banks during a visitation at...

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<![CDATA[Why the Patriots — or the Seahawks — Will Win]]> Sat, 31 Jan 2015 11:54:14 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/byllnbradee.jpg
Belichick or Carroll? Brady or Wilson? Blount or Lynch? Take your pick

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<![CDATA[Tazon Latino IX Kicks Off in Phoenix]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:57:16 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_tazonlatino0130001_1500x845.jpg
NFL legends and Hispanic celebrities team up for fun and competition.]]>
<![CDATA[Cotts Signs With Brewers]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:20:18 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/482984649.jpg
It wasn't likely that Neal Cotts would be back in Texas in 2015, and now it's official.

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<![CDATA[Place Your Bets: Super Bowl XLIX]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:51:45 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461910414.jpg
Get your bets in, y'all.

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<![CDATA[Potential Target: Malcolm Smith]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:39:49 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4571279941.jpg
The Cowboys could be looking for a linebacker this offseason, and here's a good one.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Positional Grades: Defensive Line]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:39:13 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461343188.jpg
With the Cowboys' season over, let's take a look back on a position-by-position basis.

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<![CDATA[Murray on Replacement: I'd Like to See How ]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:38:43 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461345674.jpg
DeMarco Murray isn't so sure about that whole "any back could run in Dallas" idea.

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<![CDATA[Aikman: Charles Haley "Absolutely" Belongs in Hall of Fame]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:38:13 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/charles-haley2.9.12.jpg
Troy Aikman believes Charles Haley deserves to be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and thinks this might finally be his year.]]>
<![CDATA[Blandino: Dez No-Catch Still Not a Catch]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:37:46 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461347692.jpg
Dean Blandino is still insisting Dez Bryant didn't make that catch in Green Bay, in case you were still wondering.

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<![CDATA[DeMarco Murray Not Thinking About Contract Yet]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:37:06 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/462196554.jpg
Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray believes it's a bit too early to begin worrying about his contract.

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<![CDATA[Aikman Gushes Over Seahawks QB]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:36:38 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/115270955.jpg
Troy Aikman wasn't known for putting up big numbers, but he won a lot of games, and he can appreciate the Seahawks' young quarterback for the same reason.

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<![CDATA[Tony Romo: Cowboys Have to Start Over]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:36:06 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461347814.jpg
After a promising run last season, Tony Romo and the Cowboys will start over from square one again in 2015.

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<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: Foles Not Listening to Trade Rumors]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:35:26 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459743073.jpg
Eagles quarterback Nick Foles says he fully expects to be back in Philadelphia in 2015.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Draft Profile: FS Gerod Holliman]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:34:41 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459721120.jpg
Louisville free safety Gerod Holliman has elite upside against the pass, but must improve defending the run.

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<![CDATA[Aikman Believes Jimmy Johnson Belongs in Canton]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:34:30 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jimmy-johnson-troy-aikman.jpg
Troy Aikman believes Jimmy Johnson did enough over his relatively short NFL career to warrant induction to the Pro Football hall of Fame.]]>
<![CDATA[Super Bowl: Who's Got Tickets?]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:26:51 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/sbxliv-tickets.jpg
With ticket prices hovering around $8,000 per seat, who can afford to attend the game?

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<![CDATA[Who to Pull for in Super Bowl XLIX]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:33:50 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Super-Bowl-Coaches.jpg
Both teams are much easier to hate than to like, but since we're going to watch we might as well trick ourselves into a rooting interest..

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<![CDATA[Richard Sherman's Dad Loves Life as LA Garbage Man]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 06:55:00 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/204*120/1-29-15-Richard+Sherman+Kevin+Sherman.JPG
Many of the players in Sunday's Super Bowl grew up in Southern California, players such as Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks whose family sacrificed a lot along the way.

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<![CDATA[Belichick, Carroll Coach Super Bowl From Different Angles]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:42:58 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Super-Bowl-Coaches.jpg
Put Bill Belichick behind a microphone and he's C-SPAN — minus the information. Pete Carroll is more like a Lifetime movie. Or, as defensive lineman Michael Bennett puts it, "He has that Benjamin Button...

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<![CDATA[5 Unexpected Stars Could Be Super Bowl MVP]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:15:57 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/171*120/Gostyformvp.jpg
Sometimes, the biggest offensive stars in the game are overshadowed by bit players, backups and defenders.

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<![CDATA[Super Bowl Commercial by "No More"]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:01:42 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/footballs.jpg
No celebrities or NFL players facing the camera, saying "No more." This ad simply depicts a 911 call of a woman pretending to order a pizza while calling police with her attacker still in the house.

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<![CDATA[Timelapse: Grass Field Slides into Super Bowl Stadium]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:23:30 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/univofphx-grass-superbowl_1200x675_391108675509.jpg
Watch as this timelapse video shows workers sliding the grass field into place prior to Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.]]>
<![CDATA[Radio Row and Super Bowl Turf]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:14:32 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Newy+Radio+Row+012915.jpg
NBC 5 Sports Director Newy Scruggs talks about radio row as Super Bowl XLIX draws closer and shows the field set up in Phoenix.

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<![CDATA[Super Bowl-Bound? What Not to Pack When You Fly ]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:25:42 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP401070192235_TSAwaiting.jpg
If you’re one of the lucky fans who’s flying into Phoenix, Arizona for this Sunday’s Super Bowl XLIX, you’ll want to take a look at what you can and cannot bring through the airport’s security checkpoint. Here’s

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<![CDATA[Super Bowl XLIX Bingo]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:04:30 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/bingo-th.gif
Super Bowl Sunday is one of the most competitive days of the year. We've created a Bingo Board for those of you who aren't huge sports fans, but want to embrace the game day spirit of rivalry.
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<![CDATA[Rangers What-Ifs: Derek Holland]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:41:41 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/rangers090214.jpg
The Rangers won't be a favorite to win the AL West, or likely to even get a Wild Card spot, but what if...

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<![CDATA[Sanders Says He Could Run Behind Dallas' Line]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:40:59 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/barry-sanders-722.jpg
At 46, Barry Sanders believes he might be able to go for 60-75 yards a game behind the Dallas Cowboys young offensive line.

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<![CDATA[Big Passing Mistakes Can Be Super Costly]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:21:53 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/petecarooly.jpg
ESPN.com's Gregg Easterbrook pointed out this week that no team has won when it's thrown an interception for a touchdown

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<![CDATA[Ross Trade Cause for Concern for Detwiler]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:42:10 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nationals-Cardinals-P1.jpg
Robbie Ross' trade to Boston for right-handed starter Anthony Ranaudo sent a pretty big message to recently acquired Ross Detwiler.

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<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: Checking in on RG3]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:45:37 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/20131201+Redskins.jpg
After yet another injury-hampered season, Robert Griffin III just wants to get healthy and go from there.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Super Bowl Set-Up Time-Lapse]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:50:45 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000005950803_1200x675_390886979585.jpg
Check out this awesome time-lapse video of the construction of Super Bowl Central, produced by the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee.]]>
<![CDATA[Rangers' Farm Ranks 11th in MLB]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:42:41 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jon-daniels-wash-resigns_1200x675_325780547532.jpg
The Rangers' farm system isn't quite the juggernaut it used to be, but it's making a nice recovery after a bit of a rough patch.]]>
<![CDATA[Looking Away From Murray: Ryan Williams]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:43:23 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4537124122.jpg
It might not make great sense for the Cowboys to bring back DeMarco Murray after his fantastic year, so where else could they look?

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<![CDATA[Garrett: Takeaways "Huge" For Cowboys Defense]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:45:10 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461028884.jpg
According to Jason Garrett, the Cowboys defense's ability to force turnovers makes them a better unit than some other stats would suggest.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Positional Grades: Offensive Line]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:44:41 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/458702416.jpg
With the Cowboys' season over, let's take a look back on a position-by-position basis.

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<![CDATA[DeMarcus Ware Impressed By Tyron Smith's Development]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:43:52 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tyron-smith-vs-broncos.jpg
DeMarcus Ware is glad he no longer has to go against Tyron Smith in practice every day.]]>