<![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, 26 Nov 2014 17:31:17 -0600 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:31:17 -0600 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Mavs Stand Tall in NBA's Toughest Division]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:31:55 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/458830286.jpg
Even an 8-3 start gets overshadowed in the best division in all of professional sports.

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<![CDATA[One-on-One With Dirk Nowitzki]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:09:10 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dirk-Closeup-111714.jpg
Dirk Nowitzki talks about his 16 years with the Dallas Mavericks, his NBA legacy and fatherhood with NBC 5's Pat Doney.
More at NBA.com and DallasMavericks.com.

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<![CDATA[Mavs' Summer Trade With Knicks Looks Like a Winner ]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:08:53 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tyson-chandler-2014.jpg
While the veteran center's return has boosted the Mavs, the Knicks are off to a stumbling start.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Looking for Elusive Ninth Win]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:43:37 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459497102.jpg
After three years of 8-8 finishes, the Cowboys can clinch their first winning season under Jason Garrett with a victory over the Eagles on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Thanksgiving Throwbacks: Where'd They Go?]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:38:11 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dez-bryant-punt-returns.jpg
After more than a decade of wearing throwback uniforms on Thanksgiving Day, the Cowboys took the field last year in their standard blue jerseys.

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<![CDATA[3 Reasons the Cowboys Will Beat the Eagles]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:10:50 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457968746.jpg
A careless quarterback, an overworked running back and a quarterback's security blanket should give Cowboys fans hope on Thanksgiving.

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<![CDATA[Jerry: Thanksgiving Day Deserves This Kind of Game]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:45:32 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/182520198.jpg
Thursday's matchup between the Cowboys and the Eagles is the biggest Thanksgiving Day game Jerry Jones can remember.

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<![CDATA[LeSean McCoy Not Surprised by Murray's Success]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:47:17 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459743325.jpg
Eagles running back LeSean McCoy was a fan of DeMarco Murray's game long before this season.

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<![CDATA[Romo Brushes Off Back Concerns]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:48:57 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/458696574.jpg
Going into the Thanksgiving Day game against the Eagles, Tony Romo isn't thinking about his back.

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<![CDATA[Rangers' Pitch to Korean Lefty Fouled Off]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:10:52 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4562517661.jpg
The Rangers went looking overseas for pitching help, but their bid has been rejected.

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<![CDATA[The Top 10 All-Time Cowboys' Thanksgiving Games]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:02:00 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys+Eagles+Image.jpg
On Thanksgiving the Cowboys have won more than they've lost and provided memories for a lifetime.]]>
<![CDATA[Potential Target: Michael Saunders]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:21:57 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/456286120.jpg
The Rangers' top winter priority is upgrading its starting pitching but they're also going to be looking for a bat.

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<![CDATA[Rangers Prospect Involved in Fatal Wreck]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:12:42 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DMN+Ronald+Guzman.jpg
Rangers prospect Ronald Guzman struck and killed a motorcyclist in his native Dominican Republic.]]>
<![CDATA[Darvish MRI Gives Clean Bill]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:15:25 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Darvish.jpg
Yu Darvish had an MRI on his elbow, and all is good, meaning he'll begin his throwing program on schedule.

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<![CDATA[Romo Named Most Criticized QB of All Time]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:51:04 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459496716.jpg
Tony Romo is having possibly his best season ever, and he's still criticized. This might explain it.

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<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: RG3 Out, Colt In]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:52:17 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/20141123+Redskins+49ers.jpg
In a somewhat shocking move, the Redskins have benched Robert Griffin III, basically meaning the end of his tenure in D.C.

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<![CDATA[Power Rankings: NFC East]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:54:37 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/224*120/usa-chip-kelly-mark-sanchez.jpg
The next three weeks will go a long way in deciding the NFC East title, and it begins on Thursday when Dallas and Philly square off.

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<![CDATA[AT&T Stadium Cooking Up a Storm for Thanksgiving Game]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:05:39 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/thanksgiving_dinner.jpg
It's tough enough to prepare a Thanksgiving feast for your family. Imagine trying to cook for 100,000 people on Turkey Day. That's the reality for the culinary team at AT&T Stadium, which is busy preparing...

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<![CDATA[Rangers Stuck Out in Cold During Baseball's Hot Stove]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:24:47 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jon-daniels-wash-resigns_1200x675_325780547532.jpg
Once a player bidding on baseball's biggest free agents, the Rangers are now merely spectators.]]>
<![CDATA[Chirinos Wins Inaugural Durrett Award]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:16:45 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/453229176.jpg
The late Richard Durrett has a new Rangers award named after him, and Robinson Chirinos is the first recipient.

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<![CDATA[Eagles' Logan Not Impressed by Cowboys O-Line]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:42:48 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/175605471.jpg
Apparently, Eagles defensive tackle Bennie Logan isn't all that impressed by the highly praised Cowboys offensive line.

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<![CDATA[Adduci Heading to Korea]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:07:51 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/485534991.jpg
Jim Adduci had a rough year with the Rangers, and now he's off to Korea.

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<![CDATA[Terrance Williams Practicing Through Broken Finger]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:00:04 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2013-cowboys-eagles--%28290%29.jpg
Cowboys receiver Terrance Williams was back at practice on Tuesday after suffering a broken finger in the win over the Giants.

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<![CDATA[AL West Watch: Mariners Extend Seager]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:04:57 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/486295117.jpg
One of the Rangers' worst nightmares will be haunting them for years to come.

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<![CDATA[Mavs Suffer By Far Their Worst Loss of the Season]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:03:09 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dirk-nowitzki-2014.jpg
The Mavs can be breathtaking on offense. But, as last night proved once again, they can also be nauseating on defense.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys' Role Players Starting To Shine]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:30:29 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459486534.jpg
For the Cowboys to beat the Eagles and make the playoffs, they'll need leading roles from their supporting actors.

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<![CDATA[Rangers Bring Wolf Back From Korea]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:06:07 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ross-wolf-rangers-pitch2.jpg
The Rangers are bringing back Ross Wolf with hopes he can contribute in the bullpen.

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<![CDATA[Two Ex-Rangers Land on Hall of Fame Ballot]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:10:33 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/sosa19.jpg
Two players fans might marginally remember as Rangers are on the latest Hall of Fame ballot.

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<![CDATA[3 Reasons the Eagles Will Beat the Cowboys]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:04:00 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459466736.jpg
An innovative coach, a quarterback finding new success and a relentless defensive line will make Thanksgiving rough for Cowboys fans.

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<![CDATA[Rolando McClain Keeps Impressing]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:22:16 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rolando-mcclain9.15.jpg
Linebacker Rolando McClain continues to impress the Dallas Cowboys staff and front office.]]>
<![CDATA[Church Not Worried About Hamstring Issue]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:20:06 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459490384.jpg
Cowboys safety Barry Church is dealing with a minor hamstring issue, but fully expects to play against the Eagles on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Josh Brent Not Sure if He'll Play Thursday]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:21:26 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/128041650.jpg
Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent could play on Thursday, for the first time since December of 2012.

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<![CDATA[On Deck: Philadelphia Eagles]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:25:02 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys+Eagles+Image.jpg
This Turkey Day matchup is shaping up nicely with first place on the line.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Turn Their Focus to Philly]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:11:03 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459497102.jpg
Just hours after their win over the Giants, the Cowboys are back in Dallas and getting ready for an NFC East showdown with the Eagles.

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<![CDATA[Pitching Should Still Be Rangers' Top Priority]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:03:14 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tyson+ross+asg.jpg
Even if the Rangers land Hyeon-jong Yang, their top priority should still be a starting pitcher.

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<![CDATA[Romo Felt Better Against Giants]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:00:06 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459495984.jpg
Coming off the bye week, Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo said his back felt better on Sunday night.

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<![CDATA[Rangers Reportedly Win Bid for Korean Star]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:56:18 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4562517661.jpg
The Rangers have reportedly won the bidding process on Korean star Hyeon-jong Yang.

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<![CDATA[Marinelli Not Happy with the Defense]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:27:06 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459483536.jpg
Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli wasn't happy with the defensive effort in Sunday's 31-28 win over the Giants.

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<![CDATA[DeMarco Murray Says He Was "Rusty" Against Giants]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:21:34 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459486534.jpg
In Sunday night's win over the Giants, DeMarco Murray posted a 100-yard performance for the 10th time this season, but said he felt a little rusty after the bye week.

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<![CDATA[Rangers Up for MLB Network Year-End Awards]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:57:31 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/guilderrodriguez.jpg
MLB Network's annual GIBBY Awards are coming up, and there are a couple of Rangers who are nominated for awards.

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