<![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-usFri, 30 Sep 2016 03:45:37 -0500Fri, 30 Sep 2016 03:45:37 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[If Bryant Does Miss Time, Who Gets His Targets?]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:30:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2016-09-29-15h58m10s6.png
Terrance Williams and Brice Butler are expected to see a heavy workload if Dez Bryant misses time.]]>
<![CDATA[Skydiving Team Attempts Longest Swing Record]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:52:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC-red-bull-swing.jpg
The Red Bull Skydive Team pushed themselves to a new limit this week when they attempted to set a new world record for the longest swing in the world.Swooping from below two hot air balloons, the daredevils...

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<![CDATA[Hiking Club for Women Explodes in Popularity]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:47:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC-hiking-club.jpg
The terrain of southwest Louisiana doesn't set itself apart as a hiker's paradise. Yet, a newly formed hiking club for women is exploding just one month into its existence.Read more on this story from...

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<![CDATA[Ryder Cup: Heckler Sinks Putt McIlroy Missed]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:13:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-611393266.jpg
The Ryder Cup is known for rowdy galleries. A vocal heckler walked the walk after talking the talk during the practice round on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Soccer Concussions Increasing Dramatically: Study]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:40:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC-soccer-concussions.jpg
A study conducted by the Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio found the rate of reported concussions and head injuries in soccer increased by nearly 15 times in 2014 compared to when the study began...

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<![CDATA[Ray Rice in Dallas to Discuss Domestic Abuse]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:45:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ray+rice+dallas+forum.jpg
Former NFL star Ray Rice was in Dallas Wednesday discussing a topic that ended his career and nearly ruined his life: domestic violence.

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<![CDATA[Ray Rice Speaks at Anti-Domestic Violence Forum]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:48:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ray+rice+dallas+forum.jpg
Former NFL running back Ray Rice spoke at a forum on preventing domestic violence, hosted by the Big 12 Conference in Dallas.

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<![CDATA[Emotional Scenes at Jose Fernandez Funeral Procession]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:15:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/092816+jose+fernandez+memorial+3.jpg
Family, friends, teammates and fans said goodbye to Marlins star pitcher Jose Fernandez during a public funeral procession Wednesday for the 24-year-old ace. A hearse carrying Fernandez's body out of Marlin's...

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<![CDATA[Tim Tebow Homers in First Instructional League At-Bat]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:45:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tebow-home-run-0928.jpg
Tim Tebow didn't waste time making an impact in his first professional baseball game Wednesday.USA Today reports that the former Jets backup and current Mets instructional league player hit a home run...

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<![CDATA[Consistency the Key for the Mean Green]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:58:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-610198598.jpg
North Texas gained confidence after opening up Conference USA play with a win over Rice. Now they look to gain consistency.

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<![CDATA[TCU Ready for Revenge in Matchup with Sooners]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:01:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/recut-MO-TCUIntro-6p-092716_1200x675_774430787951.jpg
The 21st-ranked TCU Horned Frogs look to move to 4-1 on the season when they take on the Oklahoma Sooners Saturday afternoon. Head coach Gary Patterson has a bone to pick heading into the game.]]>
<![CDATA[SMU Marching Band Members, Students Kneel During Anthem]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:57:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/192*120/GettyImages-609996238.jpg
An image of an SMU marching band member is igniting more conversation about race and the right to protest our national anthem.

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<![CDATA[Nastia Liukin Talks Future of USA Women's Gymnastics]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 04:18:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nastia-liukin7.jpg
Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Nastia Liukin joined NBC 5 live in studio to talk about the future of Team USA women's gymnastics after the hiring of her father, Valeri Luikin, as coach.

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<![CDATA[Pat Smith Talks Life With Emmitt, Her Past and New Book]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:44:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Pat+Smith.jpg
Pat Smith, the wife of Cowboys legend Emmitt Smith, sat down with NBC 5's Meredith Land to talk about her life with Emmitt, her emotionally abusive past and her new book.

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<![CDATA[TCU Backup Player Earns Big 12 Honor]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 04:44:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/2009-tcu-helmet.jpg
TCU's Desmond White was named the Big 12 Special Teams player of the week.

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<![CDATA[Marlins Wear No. 16 for Jose]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 04:31:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_16270851118909.jpg
No one on the Miami Marlins will ever wear Jose Fernandez’s No. 16 again, owner Jeffrey Loria announced Monday, a day after the star pitcher was killed in a boating accident.Marlins players will honor...

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<![CDATA[Former Cowboys DE Greg Hardy Arrested on Drug Charge: Police]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:27:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Greg-Hardy-mug-shot.jpg
Former Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy faces a felony drug charge after he was arrested Sunday night in Richardson, police say.

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<![CDATA[Mavs Preseason: 5 to Know]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:47:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/doney-mavs-5-to-know-092616_1200x675_773442115784.jpg
The Mavericks' preseason starts Oct. 1 -- here are five things you need to know about the 2016-17 season.]]>
<![CDATA[North Texan Returns to Coaching After Battling MS]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:38:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Coach+Harrell+092516.jpg
Within a span of just a few years, North Texan Sam Harrell went from fighting for state football titles to fighting for his life.

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