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Dallas 11 hours ago

Dallas Maverick’s CEO Blesses Families for Her Birthday

At “For Oak Cliff,” a nonprofit aimed at helping the community, some members had no idea Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall would be visiting. She came because she relates to the struggles in this area. “This whole area reminds me of where I came from,” Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall said. “So I will never ever forget where I came…

  • hs football 10 hours ago

    High School Football Semifinals Weekend Features Several North Texas Teams

    UPDATE: Springtown fell to Waco La Vega, the final score was 27-14. It is high school football state semifinals weekend, with teams all over Texas hoping to earn one more win to advance to play in AT&T Stadium for a state title next week. And when a high school football team from a small town gets rolling at this

  • Carrollton 20 hours ago

    Katy Durkee is December’s Wingstop Athlete of the Month

    At R.L. Turner High School in Carrollton, senior Katy Durkee has mastered balancing a schedule that includes excelling as a two-sport athlete, student and volunteer. “It’s definitely difficult, but a lot of it I rely on my family and friends,” said Durkee. “They help me work through it. My coaches work with me because they understand that I have

  • Dallas Dec 13

    Dallas Basketball Player Makes Epic Buzzer-Beater Shot

    A basketball player for the Shelton School in Dallas made an epic half-court shot right at the buzzer before halftime. Freshman Kendall Bernbaum made the intense buzzer-beater shot. The Shelton Lady Chargers went on to beat their opponent with a score of 44-38.

  • Tokyo 2020 Dec 13

    Tokyo Being Billed as ‘Recovery Olympics’ — But Not for All

    The torch relay for the Tokyo Olympics this summer will kick off in Fukushima. The northern prefecture was devastated almost nine years ago by an earthquake, tsunami, and the subsequent meltdown of three nuclear reactors. They’ll play Olympic baseball and softball in one part of Fukushima. This allows Tokyo organizers and Japanese officials to call these games the “Recovery Olympics.”

  • Mavericks Dec 13

    Doncic’s Triple-Double Lifts Mavs Past Pistons in Mexico

    Luka Doncic scored 41 points and posted his eighth triple-double of the season, Seth Curry added a season-high 30 points off the bench and the Dallas Mavericks topped the Detroit Pistons 122-111 on Thursday night in the opener of this year’s NBA Mexico Games. Doncic finished with 12 rebounds and 11 assists for the Mavericks, who at 17-7 are off…

  • Cowboys Dec 13

    Rams Have ‘Mo’ for Rematch, But Cowboys Control Playoff Fate

    Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams have the momentum Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys crave going into a rematch of a divisional playoff game from last season. Despite their second three-game losing streak of the season, the Cowboys have something the Rams want even more but will need help getting even if the defending NFC champions keep winning:…

  • Texas Rangers Dec 13

    Newy: Rangers Swing and Miss on Anthony Rendon

    Rangers fans are not happy after their team failed to sign All-Star third baseman and World Series champion Anthony Rendon in free agency. NBC 5 Sports Director Newy Scruggs goes through Texas’ backup options after Rendon opted to join the Los Angeles Angels on a seven-year, $245 million deal.

  • baseball Dec 12

    MLB, Union Agree to Begin Opioid Testing

    Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association agreed to begin testing for opioids, cocaine, fentanyl and synthetic THC. They will also remove marijuana from the list of drugs of abuse.

  • Cowboys Dec 13

    Cowboys Nominate Travis Frederick for Walter Payton Man of the Year Award

    Travis Frederick is the Dallas Cowboys’ nominee for the league’s annual Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. Each year every NFL team puts forth a nominee recognizing their “outstanding community service activities off the field.” The Cowboys made the announcement Thursday, saying Frederick has worked to raise more than $4 million and provide 12 million meals to food insecure…

  • Major League Baseball Dec 12

    MLB, Union Agree to Testing for Opioids After Skaggs’ Death

    Major League Baseball will start testing for opioids and cocaine. But only players who do not cooperate with their treatment plans will be subject to discipline. Marijuana will be removed from the list of drugs of abuse and will be treated the same as alcohol as part of changes to the joint drug agreement between MLB and the players’ association.

  • NFL Dec 12

    10 Ex-NFL Players Charged With Defrauding Health Care Program

    Ten former NFL players were charged in a multimillion-dollar scheme to defraud the league’s health care benefit program by submitting false claims for medical equipment, including devices used on horses, the Justice Department said Thursday. The players were charged in two separate indictments filed in federal court in Kentucky, accusing them of conspiracy, wire fraud and healthcare fraud. Prosecutors

  • TCU Dec 12

    Carter Scores 25, No. 11 Texas A&M Women Beat TCU

    Chennedy Carter scored seven of her 25 points in the final 1:16, including the go-ahead basket with three seconds to go, and No. 11 Texas A&M beat TCU 80-78 on Wednesday night. Carter was 12-of-22 shooting and added five rebounds, six assists and three steals. N’Dea Jones had 11 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks for Texas A&M and Ciera…

  • Major League Baseball Dec 12

    All MLB Teams to Expand Protective Netting for 2020 Season: Commissioner

    All 30 Major League Baseball teams will expand the protective netting in stadiums starting with the 2020 season, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred told CNBC in an interview Wednesday. The protective netting will extend “substantially beyond the end of the dugout,” Manfred told CNBC at the league’s winter meetings in San Diego. The change comes after a 2-year-old girl who was…

  • NFL Dec 11

    NFL Executive Recognizes “Angst” With Interference Rules

    Amid the concern and controversy over coaches challenges and video reviews of pass interference, the NFL plans a hard look at the rules adjustment instituted this season. The change was for the 2019 season only and the 32 team owners would have to ratify it again — on a temporary or permanent basis — for it to be continued. Thus…

  • Rangers Dec 11

    White Sox get Young Slugger Mazara From Rangers for Prospect

    The Chicago White Sox acquired right fielder Nomar Mazara from the Texas Rangers for minor league outfielder Steele Walker on Tuesday night. The clubs announced the deal at baseball’s annual winter meetings. The 24-year-old Mazara has tantalizing power but produced mixed results over his first four big league seasons. The 6-foot-4 slugger batted .268 with 19 home runs, 66 RBIs…

  • yankees Dec 11

    Yankees Land Gerrit Cole on Record $324M, 9-Year Deal: Source

    Gerrit Cole and the New York Yankees have agreed to a record $324 million, nine-year deal, a person familiar with the contract told The Associated Press on Tuesday night.

  • Stars Dec 11

    Stars Win Bowness’ 1st Game as Coach, Shut Out Devils

    Ben Bishop made 26 saves, 16 in the third period, and Dallas beat the New Jersey Devils 2-0 on a Tuesday when the Stars fired head coach Jim Montgomery. It was Bishop’s first shutout this season and 32nd of his career in Rick Bowness’s first game as interim head coach. Radek Faksa and Joe Pavelski scored in the first period…

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