<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News]]>Copyright 2017http://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-usTue, 25 Apr 2017 07:45:33 -0500Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:45:33 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[DeSoto Eagles Football Coach Faces Uncertain Future]]> Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:33:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/todd+peterman+desoto.jpg
Just months after leading the school to its first state football title, DeSoto High School coach Todd Peterman could soon be out of a job.

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<![CDATA[Pat Doney Adds His 2017 NFL Mock Draft]]> Tue, 25 Apr 2017 05:19:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/527418.jpg
NBC 5 Sports mocks the 2017 NFL Draft.

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<![CDATA[First-Round Possibilities For The Cowboys In The NFL Draft ]]> Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:49:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/073016+Cowboys+helmet+Oxnard.jpg
NBC 5 sports director Newy Scruggs and Pat Doney discuss which direction on defensive the Cowboys could go with their first round pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. 

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<![CDATA[Dallas Cowboys Official Pre-Draft Visit Tracker]]> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:53:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2016-nfl-draft-generic.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys appear to be leaning toward a defensive draft based on their lineup of official visits.

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<![CDATA[What To Look For In A NFL Defensive End]]> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:29:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/charles-haley.jpg
This is what a smart fan needs to be looking at in a defensive end for the Cowboys during the draft.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Prepare for 2017 NFL Draft]]> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:10:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/JERRY_JONES_ON_ROLANDO_MCCLAIN_1200x675_727403075994.jpg
Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys front office are preparing for the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday. For more video, visit <a href="http://www.dallascowboys.com" target="new">...]]>
<![CDATA[Ware to Retire a Member of America's Team]]> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:17:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/demarcus-ware-rebound.jpg
DeMarcus Ware announces Monday morning he will sign a contract and retire as a Dallas Cowboy.

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<![CDATA[Aaron Hernandez Suicide Letters Released to Family]]> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:28:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/aaronhernandezfeuerherdIB.jpg
Three suicide notes that former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez allegedly left in his cell before killing himself last week were handed over to his family Monday, the Worcester County District...

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<![CDATA[Scouting the NFL Draft: Washington CB Kevin King]]> Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:47:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/KevinKing.jpg
Washington cornerback Kevin King is the latest in the in-demand line of long press corners made famous by the Seattle Seahawks.

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<![CDATA[Texas Wesleyan Football Reboots After 75 Years]]> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:44:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/twu-rams-football-helmet.JPG
When Texas Wesleyan University took the field for their spring football game Sunday, marking the team's first action since 1941.

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<![CDATA[Dak Prescott Participates in Kicking Camp]]> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:40:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dak-camp.jpg
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott participates in the One On One Kicking camp in Frisco.

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<![CDATA[Scouting the NFL Draft: Youngstown St. EDGE Derek Rivers]]> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:09:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-648305838+%281%29.jpg
Youngstown State edge rusher Derek Rivers.

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<![CDATA[Positive Signs from Yu Darvish in Rangers' Win on Sunday]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:55:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Darvish+beats+Royals.jpg
After a slow start early on in the game, Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish returned to form in the win over the Kansas City Royals.

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<![CDATA[Darvish, Rangers Finish 4-Game Sweep, Beat Royals 5-2]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:38:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/170*120/TX+Rangers+vs+KC+Royals+04-23-2017+.jpg
Yu Darvish pitched eight innings in his longest outing since elbow surgery two years ago and the Texas Rangers scored the tying and go-ahead runs without a hit, completing a four-game sweep with a 5-2 win...

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<![CDATA[Latest Knee Injury Puts Hamilton's Career In Doubt ]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:32:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/105670290.jpg
Josh Hamilton overcame plenty of setbacks during his career. Now due to injuries, his career appears to be over.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys' Shaquelle Evans Suspended for Drug Violations]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:48:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-491501169.jpg
Shaquelle Evans of the Dallas Cowboys has been suspended for the first four games of the 2017 season for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse, the team said Friday.

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<![CDATA[Rangers Release Hamilton after Another Knee Injury]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:03:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-492324212.jpg
After another injury setback during rehab, the Rangers have released outfielder Josh Hamilton

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<![CDATA[ 8 Most Famous Winners of the Kentucky Derby]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:34:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Scretariat.jpg
For just two minutes of the year, a one and one-quarter mile track becomes the center of high-stakes American horse racing in Louisville, Kentucky.

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<![CDATA[Father and Son Set Atlantic Crossing Record]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:00:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DIT_INT_ATLANTIC_CROSS_RECORD_042117-149280286850000001.jpg
Nico and Vittorio Malingri arrived in the Guadeloupe port town of Pointe-a-Pitre on April 20. The journey took 11 days, one hour and nine minutes after leaving Dakar, Senegal, in their sailboat, setting...]]>
<![CDATA[Olympic Medalist Will Claye Embarks on Music Career]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:13:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/IMG_66532.JPG
Will Claye has earned three medals as a track and field athlete for Team USA. His most recent success came at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio when he brought home a silver medal in the triple jump.
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<![CDATA[The Top Horses Contending to Race the 2017 Kentucky Derby]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:15:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-648033112_master.jpg
As the official start of the Triple Crown nears, here's a look at the top 10 highest ranked horses.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Interested in Pass Rusher from Tyler: Report]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:10:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TyusBowser.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys are reportedly considering Houston pass rusher and North Texas-native Tyus Bowser with the 28th overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.

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<![CDATA[Rangers Walk Off 1-0 Over Royals in 13th]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 04:19:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-670931794.jpg
Delino DeShields had an RBI single with one out in the 13th inning to score Joey Gallo from second base and the Texas Rangers beat the Kansas City Royals 1-0 on Thursday night.

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<![CDATA[Lone Star Park Opens for 20th Season]]> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 22:53:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/LONE_STAR_PARK_SOUND_FOR_WEB_1200x675_926041155649.jpg
Lone Star Park has opened for the 20th season. Official John Jamison tells fans what they can expect for the upcoming season.]]>
<![CDATA[Dallas Cowboys' 2017 Regular Season Schedule Released]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:35:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-630556720.jpg
The NFL has released the Dallas Cowboys' 2017 regular season schedule, which includes four prime time games on NBC 5.

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<![CDATA[ME to Release Hernandez's Brain After Lawyer's Accusation]]> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 22:58:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/baez1.jpg
Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez's lawyer is accusing the state medical examiner's office of "illegally" holding the player's brain despite the family's wishes to donate it for CTE research.Hernandez, 27,...]]>
<![CDATA[Allen Fifth Grader Ready for National Stage]]> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:26:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/free-throw.jpg
Allen fifth grader Caroline Caldwell is set to take part in the free throw shooting championship at the Elks Hoop Shoot National Finals April 22 in Chicago.

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<![CDATA[North Texas Native Following in Father's NFL Footsteps]]> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:26:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jamal-george-adams.jpg
LSU safety and North Texas native Jamal Adams looks to follow in his father's footsteps as an SEC star being picked in the first round of the NFL Draft.

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<![CDATA[Jamal Adams Ready for Big Stage in the NFL]]> Wed, 19 Apr 2017 21:36:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-614915986.jpg
Hebron High School alumnus Jamal Adams is expected to be a high pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.

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<![CDATA[Derek Jeter, Jeb Bush Team Up to Bid for Miami Marlins: Report]]> Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:26:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Derek+Jeter-523131404.jpg
He's a New York icon, but Derek Jeter has apparently set his sights on a baseball future in Florida.The Yankees great and former presidential candidate Jeb Bush have teamed up to bid for the Miami Marlins, the...

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<![CDATA[Gronk Crashes Spicer's White House Press Briefing]]> Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:02:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000005668542_1200x675_924518979806.jpg
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski takes time out from the team's visit to the White House to interrupt White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's press briefing.]]>