NBC 5 Sports Director Newy Scruggs is a multiple Emmy Award winning sportscaster.
Scruggs has been in broadcasting since 1992. Along the way the stops have included gigs in Florence/Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Austin, Texas; Cleveland, Los Angeles and since April 2000 in Dallas-Fort Worth.
From anchoring TV sportscasts, to hosting radio talk shows, to color commentating on college football and basketball games, and writing for print media, Scruggs has put his hands on it and found success.
You can catch Newy weeknights at 6 and 10. Sundays he hosts the Emmy Award winning Out of Bounds at 10:30. During the NFL season Dallas Cowboys legend Drew Pearson breaks down all the angles of America's Team.
Scruggs is known as NewDawg.The gloss of the name came from his Omega Psi Phi Fraternity brothers at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. He was the named the 1992 National Leadership Award winner Omega. Thankful for the many opportunities and awards he received, Scruggs created the Dr. Sylvester Wooten Scholarship for fellow Chi Mu chapter members in 2007.
He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke in 1994 and serves on the board of trustees. The Newy Scruggs Sports Broadcasting Scholarship was established in 2003 for students who desire careers in the sports media.
Born in Wiesbaden, Germany, the Newdawg is an army kid.
He lives in DFW with his wife and children.
Former Dallas Lincoln All-American basketball player Carlton Dixon left his life as a local high school athletic director to start his own business.
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Former Dallas Lincoln All-American basketball player Carlton Dixon left his life as a local high school athletic director to start his own business. Reveal Suits is one of the growing brands in the fashion industry. Dixon is outfitting Hall of Famers like Dirk Nowitzki, Chris Bosh, and many others.
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Clark Hunt, owner of the Kansas City Chiefs, talks about the team heading back to the Super Bowl for the fourth time in the last five years with NBC 5’s Newy Scruggs.
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NBC News anchor Craig Melvin sits down with Dak Prescott Friday morning on TODAY. The pair talked about Dak’s mom and what he thinks about becoming a father.
NBC 5 sports director Newy Scruggs breaks down Mark Cuban’s decision to sell a majority stake of the Dallas Mavericks and explains what it means for the franchise going forward.
Owner Mark Cuban has reportedly announced plans to sell a majority stake in the team to billionaire Miriam Adelson and her family for a whopping $3.5 billion.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones announced that on December 30, two-time Super Bowl-winning coach Jimmy Johnson will be inducted into the Cowboys Ring of Honor. NBC 5’s Newy Scruggs has more about the long overdue award.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones made it official ahead of Sunday’s game against the Panthers