<![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, 28 Mar 2015 14:08:38 -0500 Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:08:38 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Coaches' Friendship Helps Team Win Championship]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:47:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/lancaster5.jpg
The Lancaster High School boys basketball team won the Division 5A state championship -- the first championship win ever for the school, thanks, in part, to a very special friendship.

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<![CDATA[Jerry: Darren McFadden Still Has First Round Skill Set]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:14:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/darren-mcfadden-cowboys.jpg
Jerry Jones believes running back Darren McFadden still has the skill set that got him drafted fourth overall back in 2008.]]>
<![CDATA[Former Cowboy Terence Newman Joins the Vikings]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:56:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/terence-newman-done.jpg
Former Cowboys cornerback Terence Newman will be reunited with former Cowboys defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer in Minnesota, after signing a one-year deal with the Vikings.

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<![CDATA[Garrett: Cowboys Don't View Hardy Signing as a Risk]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:15:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/greg-hardy-jason-garrett.jpg
Jason Garrett and the Dallas Cowboys insist they don't see the signing of Greg Hardy as a risk.]]>
<![CDATA[Chip Kelly: Eagles Didn't Sign Murray to Hurt Cowboys]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:55:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460753400.jpg
Eagles head coach Chip Kelly says the Eagles' signing of DeMarco Murray was motivated by a desire to get better, and not a desire to make the Cowboys worse.

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<![CDATA[DT Nick Hayden "An Important Signing" for Cowboys ]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:37:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nick-hayden-3.27.15.jpg
Cowboys defensive tackle Nick Hayden has proven himself an important piece for the defensive line.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Draft Profile: DL Grady Jarrett]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:13:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GradyJarrett.jpg
Clemson defensive lineman Grady Jarrett could offer Dallas first-round upside without the price tag of a first-round pick.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Receive "B" in Free Agency]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:40:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/187*120/geehardee.jpg
The Cowboys made a big splash with the Greg Hardy signing, but who knows how much he'll play. So how have the Cowboys done in free agency?

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<![CDATA[Autistic Boy Forced to Remove His Letter Jacket]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:40:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/LetterJacket.jpg
A mother is outraged after her son's school forces him to remove a varsity letter jacket because special-needs athletes aren't allowed to wear the letters.]]>
<![CDATA[Aikman Says He Wouldn't Encourage a Son to Play]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:19:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/aikman-on-murray.jpg
Football is beginning to get a negative stigma even from those who made their names playing it.

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<![CDATA[Rangers Fantasy Outlook: Second Base]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:39:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rangers082714.jpg
Rougned Odor gave the Rangers reason to be excited about the future with a productive 2014 season as MLB's youngest player. But can he be trusted by fantasy owners in his second season?

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<![CDATA[Carr Needs to Help Cowboys in Salary Cap ]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:32:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Brandon+Carr+011215.jpg
For his $50 million contract, the under-performing cornerback has produced only six interceptions in three years.

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<![CDATA[Martinez Makes Big Case For Fifth Starter]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:29:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/456001396.jpg
Nick Martinez had a few ups and lots of downs last season, while he should've been in the minors all year. Now, he appears to be the Rangers' fifth starter, especially after Thursday night's outing.

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<![CDATA[Tolleson MRI Comes Back Clean]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:14:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2014-rangers-shawn-tolleson.jpg
It's amazing, we know, but a Rangers' pitcher had an MRI and it didn't end with disastrous results.

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<![CDATA[Rangers Want Patience From Odor]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:57:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/rangers090114.jpg
The Rangers love what they have in Rougned Odor, but there are still some areas of his game they'd like to see improve.

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<![CDATA[Former UNC Coach, Dean Smith, Leaves $200 to Former Players]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:45:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/80261754.jpg
Every letter winner who played for former North Carolina basketball coach, Dean Smith, was granted with a heart-warming suprise a month after his dead: $200 dollars from his estate.]]>
<![CDATA[Top Sports Photos 2015]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:07:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/topSports-USA-DEN-467516564.jpg
Click to see dramatic sports photos from the NFL, to basketball, baseball and more.

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<![CDATA[JJ Barea Meets Fans]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:28:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/JJ+Barea+032615.jpg
Mavericks Guard J.J. Barea took time out to meet fans in Fort Worth Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Wisconsin Basketball Player Accidentally Admits Crush]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:13:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2015-03-26-at-5.37.13-PM.jpg
Cattywampus. Onomatopoeia. Antidisestablishmentarianism. For Nigel Hayes, Wisconsin college basketball forward, these are the words of modern love letter.
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<![CDATA[Hardy Set To Fill Big Cowboys' Cleats At Right Defensive End]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:06:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/180322854.jpg
The trouble player will obviously help the Cowboys' weak pass rush.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Jones: Time to Start Thinking About Romo's Successor]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:48:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Romo-Inks-Deal.jpg
With Tony Romo pushing 35, Jerry Jones believes it's about time for the Cowboys to start thinking about the future at the quarterback position.

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<![CDATA[ESPN's Kiper Calls Todd Gurley "Best Fit" for Cowboys]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:49:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Gurley.jpg
ESPN draft guru Mel Kiper believes Georgia running back Todd Gurley would fit in nicely behind the Cowboys' vaunted young offensive line.

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<![CDATA[Jason Garrett Thinks Catch Rule "Still Needs Some Work"]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:51:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461346426.jpg
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett believes the catch rule still needs work, after the competition committee tweaked the language of the rule this week.

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<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: Giants Unsure If Cruz Will Be Ready for Opener]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:58:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/455446194.jpg
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is optimistic about Victor Cruz's return from a torn patellar tendon, but he's not sure if he'll be ready by Week 1.

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<![CDATA[Tolleson Has MRI, Could Be Headed for DL]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:03:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/451183580.jpg
When will it ever stop? Now, Shawn Tolleson is looking at a likely DL stint to start the season.

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<![CDATA[Moreland's Three Hits Continue Hot Stretch]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:03:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4869625811.jpg
Mitch Moreland had three hits on Wednesday night to continue a really hot stretch.

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<![CDATA[Ogando Impressing His New Club]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:04:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/484640631.jpg
Remember Alexi Ogando? Sure you do. Turns out, he's back to being good again.

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<![CDATA[Garrett Hopes Moving Sean Lee Will Help Keep Him Healthy]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:39:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/186038785.jpg
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett hopes moving Sean Lee to weakside linebacker in 2015 will help keep him on the field.

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<![CDATA[Detwiler's Outing Better Than Numbers Show]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:06:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP111287417844.jpg
Ross Detwiler is most likely the Rangers' No. 4 starter, and while the final numbers didn't look good on Wednesday night, his outing wasn't all bad.

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<![CDATA[Rangers in Top Half of MLB Franchise Worth]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:02:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/455280792.jpg
The Rangers are Major League Baseball's 11th most valued franchise, according to Forbes Magazine.

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<![CDATA[Rangers Fantasy Outlook: First Base]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:39:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/483298945.jpg
Prince Fielder had a disastrous first season in Texas last year, seeing his season cut drastically short and managing just three homers. Is he in for a big rebound and a big fantasy season in 2015?

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<![CDATA[Haley on Hardy: Cowboys Need a Bad Boy]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:54:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/charles-haley2.9.12.jpg
Charles Haley knows what it's like to be a loose cannon defensive end signed by the Cowboys to help them turn a corner defensively, and he's supporting the Cowboys' signing of Greg Hardy.]]>
<![CDATA[Bengals' Devon Still: My Daughter Kicked Cancer's Butt ]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:00:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Devon+and+Leah+New.jpg
After months of treatment, constant updates on social media and nationwide support, Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still shared the news he hoped to hear for over a year.
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<![CDATA[Goodell: Decision on Hardy Coming "In the Near Future"]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:41:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/453495740.jpg
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell expects the league to wrap up their review of Cowboys' defensive end Greg Hardy's case relatively soon, and he'll make a decision on what discipline to hand down after that.

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