<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News]]>Copyright 2016http://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.comen-usTue, 31 May 2016 11:40:25 -0500Tue, 31 May 2016 11:40:25 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[North Texas Lake Hosts Global Cliff Diving Competition]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 11:11:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/192*120/tlmd_imagenes_semana_19_julio_03.jpg
The third annual Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series, a global high diving competition, will kick off their 2016 season right here in North Texas.

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<![CDATA[Gallo Picks Up Where He Left Off in AAA]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 10:35:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-5154642761.jpg
Joey Gallo got one at-bat in his near-week up with the big club, but it didn't faze him as he got right back to raking at Triple-A on Monday.

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<![CDATA[Bush's Usage Plan Will be Altered]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 10:17:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/531645444.jpg
Matt Bush has been electric since his call to the big leagues, but Jeff Banister is making one change to his plan for the 30-year-old rookie.

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<![CDATA[Holland Continues Solid Run in Ohio]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 10:23:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-535911636.jpg
Derek Holland has had a really great career in his home state of Ohio, and he had another solid start on Monday to score the Rangers a series-opening win over Cleveland.

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<![CDATA[Mavs Fans Happy To See Thunder Eliminated]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 09:39:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/CURRY_AP_963843206570.jpg
The best individual players may not have won the Western Conference Finals, but the best team did.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Have Enough Ammunition to Facilitate a Trade For Pass-Rush Help]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 09:07:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/217*120/GettyImages-498292896.jpg
VP Stephen Jones says, however, they have no plans to deal Alfred Morris. Yet.

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<![CDATA[Mazara Showing No Signs of Slowing Down]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 07:16:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-535924536.jpg
The rookie who isn't playing like a rookie walloped another homer in another Rangers' win.

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<![CDATA[Sanders Attends Warriors Game]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 06:43:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-535938760_594_screen.jpg
Dub Nation meet Bernie Sanders.The Democratic presidential hopeful wore a yellow Golden State Warriors hat prior to addressing supporters at a rally late Monday at Oakland's Frank Ogawa Plaza. Sanders has been

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<![CDATA[TCU's Schlossnagle, Baker Talk About Fort Worth Regional]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 22:25:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*229/Jim+Schlossnagle3.jpg
TCU head coach Jim Schlossnagle and freshman first baseman/pitcher Luken Baker talk about TCU hosting a regional in the NCAA baseball tournament.]]>
<![CDATA[I'm Not Giving Up On Derek Holland]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 21:35:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-520783150.jpg
Rangers lefty Derek Holland has put together three good starts and got his first win in a month Monday in Cleveland.

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<![CDATA[TCU to Host NCAA Baseball Regional]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 21:43:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/Luken+Baker1.jpg
TCU begins postseason play Friday in the Fort Worth Regional at Lupton Stadium in Fort Worth.]]>
<![CDATA[Ian McCaw Is Out As Baylor Athletic Director]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 19:13:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/baylor+flags.jpg
Baylor AD Ian McCaw has quit just days after head football coach Art Briles was told he was out in Waco.

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<![CDATA[Fan Hit By Golf Ball at FW Tournament Still Smiling at Story]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 19:03:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/golf+fan+hit.jpg
There were some serious highs and lows for one fan at the Dean & Deluca Invitational golf tournament this weekend in Fort Worth. She went from spectator, to hospital patient, to world's biggest fan.

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<![CDATA[Mayors Bet on Stanley Cup Finals]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 16:40:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/176*120/sharks-pens.jpg
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo today made a friendly wager with Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto ahead of the NHL Stanley Cup Final series between the San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins.The losing mayor will...

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<![CDATA[Perez Shines in Efficient Outing]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 16:19:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-534021174.jpg
Martin Perez has looked like a different pitcher his last two times out, and on Sunday, he did something he hadn't done all year.

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<![CDATA[Profar Fitting in Nicely Since Call-Up]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 16:16:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-5154642541.jpg
Jurickson Profar might just be auditioning for other teams, but if that's the case, his audition is going well for both himself and the Rangers.

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<![CDATA[Rua Looking Forward to Hometown Debut]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 10:38:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-525182442.jpg
Ryan Rua will likely see his big-league debut at Progressive Field in Cleveland, and it won't be a ceremonial gesture.

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<![CDATA[Holland Returns Home to Pitch in Friendly Confines]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 10:30:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-533829094.jpg
Derek Holland is coming off a couple of strong starts that followed some really bad ones. Now, he's pitching in one of his favorite parks in the league.

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<![CDATA[On Deck: Cleveland Indians]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 10:28:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rangers-at-indians.jpg
The Rangers won a home series against a really good team and now hit the road to face another one.

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<![CDATA[Mavs Further Tormented By DeAndre Jordan's Award]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 09:47:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-494874384.jpg
DeAndre Jordan, the center Dallas courted last off-season, has been voted one of the league's five best players.

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<![CDATA[With Few Pass Rushers, Cowboys Should Consider Dwight Freeney]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 09:16:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-502649498.jpg
The former Colt had 10.5 sacks in six seasons. The nine defensive ends on Dallas' roster have a combined 10.5 in their careers.

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<![CDATA[Fielder Finally Ends Career-Long Homer Drought ]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 08:58:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-535492388.jpg
His homer to help beat the Pirates Sunday was his first in 34 games and only his third of the season.

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<![CDATA[Rangers' Matt Bush Rises From Rock Bottom]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 22:37:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/052916+Matt+Bush+Rangers.jpg
Rangers' relief pitcher Matt Bush was the top pick in the MLB Draft before losing everything. NBC 5's Pat Doney explains his comeback after going to prison.]]>
<![CDATA[Spieth Wins Dean & DeLuca Invitational]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 22:38:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/170*120/Jordan+Spieth+Colonial.jpg
After an amazing final three holes at the Dean & DeLuca Invitational on Sunday, Jordan Spieth finally got the elusive PGA win in his home state.

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<![CDATA[He's Back: Darvish Dominates in Rangers Return]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 02:12:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-535048752.jpg
In his first major league start since 2014, Yu Davish was dominant in his return to the mound for the Rangers Saturday night.

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<![CDATA[Yu Darvish Impressive in Season Debut]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 01:53:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-535048746.jpg
In his first major league game since 2014, Yu Darvish showed why he's the Rangers ace. NBC 5's David Watkins has more.

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<![CDATA[Spieth in Position to Win at Colonial]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 01:55:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Doney_on_Spieth_Saturday_1200x675_694952515899.jpg
NBC 5's Pat Doney breaks down Jordan Spieth's impressive round Saturday at the Dean & DeLuca Invitational.]]>
<![CDATA[DFW's Spieth, Palmer Set for Sunday Colonial Duel]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 22:53:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jordan+spieth+byron+nelson.jpg
Dallas native Jordan Spieth and Colleyville resident Ryan Palmer will play in the final tee time during Sunday's Dean and Deluca Colonial Invitational.

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<![CDATA[Darvish Solid in Return To Rangers]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 22:47:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-453047890.jpg
The return of Rangers ace Yu Darvish was everything the team could hope for.

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<![CDATA[Spieth Leads After Third Round At Colonial]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 23:10:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/Spieth+Colonial.jpg
Jordan Spieth takes over the top spot on the leader board going into Sunday's final round at the Dean & DeLuca Invitational.

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<![CDATA[Pelicans Guard Shot Dead After Breaking Into Apartment: DPD]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 04:41:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/052816+Bryce+Dejean+Jones.jpg
Bryce Dejean-Jones, a guard for the New Orleans Pelicans, is dead after breaking into a Dallas apartment and getting shot, according to The Dallas Police Department.
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