<![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 Fri, 25 Apr 2014 03:40:25 -0500 Fri, 25 Apr 2014 03:40:25 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Mavs Stun Spurs, Shock the Rest of Us Too]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:06:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/486335659.jpg
Encouraged by a late lead in Game 1, the Mavs laid a historical whipping on the Spurs in Game 2.

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<![CDATA[Foul On LeBron Costs McRoberts $20,000]]> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 02:27:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP85875453585853660.jpg
The NBA wasted little time coming down on Charlotte Bobcats player Josh McRoberts after his forearm shot to the throat of LeBron James of the Miami Heat.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Fortifying QB Without Manziel]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:39:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/178358133.jpg
While there remains buzz about Johnny Manziel, the Cowboys are quietly acquiring real quarterbacks to back up Tony Romo.

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<![CDATA[NU Football Players Voting on Union]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:36:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/football93725.jpg
Football players at Northwestern University will vote "yes" or "no" for unionization on Friday. If the team votes to unionize, it will become the nation's first college athletes'

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<![CDATA[Walker Compares Donald Trump to Jerry Jones]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:16:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jerry-jones-stephen-aikman.jpg
Herschel Walker sees a lot of Jerry Jones in Donald Trump, who is reportedly looking to buy the Buffalo Bills.]]>
<![CDATA[Playoff Expansion to be Discussed at Owners Meetings]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:00:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP370586931921.jpg
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says playoff expansion will be discussed at next month's owners meetings in Atlanta.

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<![CDATA[At 52, Herschel Walker Says He Can Still Play in NFL]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:32:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/herschel-walker-2014.jpg
At 52-years-old, Herschel Walker says he could still play running back in the NFL.]]>
<![CDATA[Cuban on Schedule Release Conflict: "I Don't Care"]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:15:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/967059051.jpg
Whether or not the NFL was taking a jab at Mark Cuban with the timing of the 2014 schedule announcement, the Mavs' owner doesn't care.

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<![CDATA[No Thanksgiving Day Break for Dallas in 2014]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:59:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/robert-griffin-cowboys-wk12.jpg
Over a stretch in November, the Dallas Cowboys will play three games in three cities in 11 days.

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<![CDATA[Perez Turns In Another Gem]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:14:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/486294279.jpg
It's becoming old hat for Martin Perez — take the ball, and never give it back.

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<![CDATA[Rangers Reset Rotation For Weekend]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:11:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/harrison-lewis.jpg
In order to protect their recently recovered starters, the Rangers have shuffled up the rotation a bit for the weekend set in Seattle.]]>
<![CDATA[Feliz Shut Down With General Fatigue]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:19:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/181384874.jpg
Neftali Feliz appeared to be on the right track to returning to big leagues, but now he's a question mark once again.

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<![CDATA[Martinez Could Join Bullpen]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:45:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/486176307.jpg
Nick Martinez has made two starts for the Rangers, when in actuality he's not ready to be a big-league starter. But he could serve a purpose in the bullpen.

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<![CDATA[A Look Around The West]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:42:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/486295117.jpg
Somehow, some way, your Rangers are in first place. At least for the day, that is.

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<![CDATA[On Deck: Mariners]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:09:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rangers-at-mariners-2014.jpg
The red-hot Rangers are catching one of the worst teams in baseball over the past two weeks.

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<![CDATA[Announcer Relishes Role as Voice of Kentucky Derby]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:39:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/edt-AP639473485249.jpg
Veteran announcer Larry Collmus has called the Kentucky Derby for NBC Sports for the past three years, but this year will be the first time that his voice will heard by the thousands at the track.

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<![CDATA[Golden Oldies Bring Senior Swagger]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:16:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/golden+oldies1.jpg
The Golden Oldies, the Miami Heat's senior hip hop ensemble, are just as passionate about their booty shaking as they are about their playoff basketball. The senior citizen dance group has been performing...

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<![CDATA[Devin Harris Needs Bigger Role in Game 2]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:37:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/485763845.jpg
If the Mavs are to beat the Spurs tonight, Devin Harris has to lead the way.

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<![CDATA[Rangers Fooling Us With Smoke, Mirrors and Wins]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:44:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/486182655.jpg
While we're busy feeling sorry for the Rangers because of all their injuries, they've won the most games in the American League.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys 2014 Schedule Announced]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:48:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/157366013.jpg
This is the moment you've been waiting for, Cowboys fans. The NFL announced the 2014 schedule for America's Team Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Report: If Manziel Slips, Dallas Could Grab Him]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:16:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/158988487.jpg
According to an ESPN report, the Dallas Cowboys' interest in Johnny Manziel is genuine.

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<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: Eli Wants to "Reinvent" Himself]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:02:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP879350895355.jpg
The Giants' Eli Manning is looking to bounce back from a miserable 2013.

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<![CDATA[Lance Dunbar Says He's "100 Percent"]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:35:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/lance-dunbar-promoted.jpg
Lance Dunbar says he's at full health, going into the first week of the Cowboys' offseason conditioning program.]]>
<![CDATA[NFL Will Release 2014 Schedule Wednesday Night]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:23:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/186709154.jpg
The NFL will release the 2014 regular season schedule on Wednesday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Will Cowboys Pick Up 5th Year Option on Claiborne?]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:11:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mo-claiborne-hurt-shoulder.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys may be faced with a tough decision regarding Mo Claiborne next year.]]>
<![CDATA[Who's On, Who's Not?: April 23]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:44:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/486177473.jpg
Someone's hot again...

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<![CDATA[Rangers Take the Cake on Ridiculous]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:19:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/486176301.jpg
The Rangers keep topping themselves with inexplicable victories.

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<![CDATA[TCU WR Arrested on Drug Charge]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:49:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/brandon-carter-inset.jpg
TCU WR Brandon Carter was arrested Tuesday for possession of less than two ounces of marijuana.]]>
<![CDATA[Perez Facing Off Against A's Youngster]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:15:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/perez-sonny-gray.jpg
Promising young Rangers starter Martin Perez is taking a long scoreless streak into a start against a fellow promising youngster.]]>
<![CDATA[Martinez Hangs In There For Rangers]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:47:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/486176307.jpg
The Rangers started a college shortstop on the mound Tuesday night, and picked up a win against the best team in the American League.

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<![CDATA[Wilson Makes Up For Botched Play]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:45:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/486182663.jpg
Josh Wilson wasn't even playing at third base when Tuesday night's game began but ended up atoning for a bad play at the hot corner.

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<![CDATA[Choo MRI Reveals Rare Good News]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:02:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/shin-soo-choo-april-1-phillies.jpg
Shin-Soo Choo has a sprained ankle, but that's good news.

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<![CDATA[Orton's Absence Prompts Red Flags at Valley Ranch]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:46:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2013-cowboys-eagles--%28147%29.jpg
Worried about Tony Romo's back, the Cowboys are suddenly more concerned his backup's a no-show.

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<![CDATA[Rangers Have Kouzmanoff Dilemma On Horizon]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:22:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/486008885.jpg
The Rangers have discovered a valuable bench bat that has become the team's best hitter over the past two weeks. But what will they do with Kevin Kouzmanoff when Adrian Beltre returns?

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