<![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-usWed, 26 Oct 2016 01:08:48 -0500Wed, 26 Oct 2016 01:08:48 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Teen Predicts World Series Matchup]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:43:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Still1025_00000.jpg
Connor Garcia Whitehill made a bold prediction last Spring, before the baseball season even started. He didn’t just put it in writing – he put it on Youtube.The 14-year-old said the Chicago Cubs would make it...
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Mean Green FB Closer to Earning Bowl Eligibility]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:13:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mean+green.jpg
North Texas is just a couple of wins away from becoming bowl eligible under first-year head coach Seth Littrell and his coaching staff.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[FC Dallas Begins Road to MLS Cup]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:28:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DW-FCDallas-102516_1200x675_793591363552.jpg
FC Dallas can make history in the Major League Soccer playoffs, which kick off this week.]]>
<![CDATA[Cubs Win Yearbook Prediction]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:00:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/michael+lee.png
There have been a lot of signs pointing to 2016 being the Cubs’ year, but this may be the wildest yet. Back in 1993, one Chicago Cubs fan predicted in his high school yearbook that the team would win the...

Photo Credit: Marcos Meza
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Runs Across US in Under 43 Days]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:47:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/petes+feet.jpg
A runner who once tipped the scale at 200 pounds in college finished his record-breaking run across the United States, crossing the finish line at City Hall on Monday night.Financial analyst by day and...

Photo Credit: Via Pete's Feet Across America]]>
<![CDATA[ Joe Theismann On Tony Romo: "I Fear For His Safety." ]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:57:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/usa-tony-romo-cowboys-back-injury_1.jpg
Super Bowl winning QB Joe Theismann says, "I don’t think Tony Romo should ever play football again."

Photo Credit: The Associated Press]]>
<![CDATA[Jerry Jones, 2016 NFL Executive of the Year?]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:25:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/zeke-jersey1.jpg
Six games into the season there is an argument to be made for Dallas Cowboys owner/GM Jerry Jones being the front-runner for NFL Executive of the Year.

Photo Credit: Noah Bullard, NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Your Cowboys Fan Photos]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:14:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/18b57db1302e41e1bb58332cdae0e037.jpg
Your Dallas Cowboys fan photos.

Photo Credit: Diane Abel]]>
<![CDATA[Texas Live! Construction Underway]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:09:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Texas_Live_Groundbreaking_Aerials_1200x675_792360515579.jpg
Construction for the first phase of Texas Live! starts this week at the project site located in between the Texas Rangers' Globe Life Park and the Dallas Cowboys' AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Could the Defense Cost Kingsbury at Texas Tech?]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:23:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/497192188.jpg
The lack of defense played at Texas Tech is causing questions and concerns for head coach Kliff Kingsbury and the direction of the football program.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Newy, Pat Take on Dak-Romo Debate]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:25:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dak-v-romo-scruggs-doney_1200x675_792135235587.jpg
NBC 5 Sports' Newy Scruggs and Pat Doney discuss who should quarterback the Dallas Cowboys as Tony Romo's return from injury nears.]]>
<![CDATA[Eagles, Cowboys Vie for NFC East Lead Sunday]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:06:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys-eagles-snf-scruggs-doney_1200x675_792130627820.jpg
NBC 5's Newy Scruggs and Pat Doney preview Sunday Night Football's matchup between the NFC East rivals Eagles and Cowboys in Dallas.]]>
<![CDATA[Want to Trade or Cut Tony Romo? Well, It's Not Cheap]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 03:57:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/The+Star+45+Doney.jpg
Trading Romo is a costly proposition. According to the website www.overthecap.com, Romo has a $19.6 million dollar cap charge in 2017.

Photo Credit: Pat Doney, NBC 5]]>
<![CDATA[McFadden Willing to Play Special Teams if Necessary]]> Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:04:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/501299408.jpg
Running back Darren McFadden is currently on the Non-Football Injury list.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[North Texas Ties to the 2016 World Series]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 01:05:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/game+6+cubs+20.jpg
Some key pitchers from North Texas could play a pivotal role in this year's World Series between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Forecasting the Remainder of the Cowboys Season]]> Sun, 23 Oct 2016 15:18:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-607552614.jpg
Game-by-game analysis and predictions of the Cowboys remaining games.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Celebrity Chicago Cubs Fans Celebrate Historic Win]]> Sun, 23 Oct 2016 10:58:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-492529998.jpg
Bob Newhart, a native Chicagoan and infamous Cubs fan, may have forgotten his "W" flag at home, but that didn't stop him or his grandkids from taking a DIY approach to properly celebrating their team's historic...

Photo Credit: Getty Images
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Dodgers to Cubs on Win: #Respect]]> Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:45:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-617305340.jpg
The Los Angeles Dodgers took to Twitter following their loss to the Chicago Cubs Saturday night in Game 6 of the NLCS with a touching show of regard and congratulations."Until the next time, @Cubs.

Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[History Made! Cubs Advance to the World Series]]> Sun, 23 Oct 2016 01:05:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fb+GettyImages-617306036.png
For the first time since 1945, the Chicago Cubs are headed to the World Series as they beat the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Inside High School Sports - Segment 3]]> Sat, 22 Oct 2016 20:34:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/IHSS_Segment_the_real_3_1200x675_791645251588.jpg
Mansfield running back Kennedy Brooks and head coach James Maberry are in studio as Brooks accepts his Last Week's MVP bobblehead.]]>
<![CDATA[Inside High School Sports - Segment 4]]> Sat, 22 Oct 2016 20:34:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/IHSS_Segment_4_1200x675_791645251586.jpg
A look of this week's Plays of the Week from around the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.]]>
<![CDATA[Inside High School Sports - Segment 2]]> Sat, 22 Oct 2016 20:38:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/IHSS_Segment_2_1200x675_791643715883.jpg
More highlights from this week's games, plus the Inside Story takes us to Denton to meet the Broncos quarterback coach.]]>
<![CDATA[Inside High School Sports - Segment 1]]> Sat, 22 Oct 2016 20:42:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/IHSS_Segment_1_1200x675_791643203558.jpg
A battle of undefeated's between Sachse and Rowlett, plus October's WIngstop Scholar Athlete of the Month.]]>
<![CDATA[Tyson Gay Says Daughter's Death Should Not Be 'Senseless']]> Sat, 22 Oct 2016 01:51:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_76335556271-Tyson-Gay-daughter-memorial.jpg
In the wake of the fatal shooting of his 15-year-old daughter Trinity, Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay pledged Friday to help mentor youth in Lexington, Kentucky. Trinity Gay was caught in crossfire last Sunday...

Photo Credit: Timothy D. Easley, AP]]>
<![CDATA[Big Game Friday Night - 10 P.M.]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:46:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/big_game_friday_watkins_10pm_10-21-06_1200x675_791371843779.jpg
NBC 5's David Watkins reports from Big Game Friday Night as the Bowie Volunteers take on rivals the Lamar Vikes at Cravens Field in Arlington.]]>
<![CDATA[Decatur Honors High School Football Tradition]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 04:40:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/coy+oneal+decatur.jpg
The Decatur Eagles surprised a longtime fan Friday night with a memorial at the stadium in tribute to his decades of service.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Women Will Surf Mavericks Contest]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:32:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/FullSizeRender+%281%296.jpg
It's been called one of the most dangerous surf competitions in the world, and for the first time it will be a co-ed contest. This is a notable moment in the history of the Titans of Mavericks competition, which...

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area/Rebecca Greenway
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Big Game Friday Night - 6 P.M.]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:39:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Big_Game_Friday_Night__6_PM_1200x675_791249475592.jpg
NBC 5's David Watkins reports from Big Game Friday Night as the Bowie Volunteers take on rivals the Lamar Vikes at Cravens Field in Arlington.]]>