<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - ]]>Copyright 2018 https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/sports http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth https://www.nbcdfw.com en-usThu, 15 Nov 2018 23:34:40 -0600Thu, 15 Nov 2018 23:34:40 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Another North Texas Gymnast Accuses Nassar of Sexual Assault]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:51:53 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Alyssa-Baumann-Getty-111518.jpg
North Texas gymnast Alyssa Baumann revealed Thursday she is a survivor of sexual abuse by former team doctor Larry Nassar.

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<![CDATA[Nominate Wingstop Scholar Athlete]]> Fri, 28 Sep 2018 17:44:59 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/181*120/Wingstop+Scholar+Athlete+2018+640x424.PNG
Know a senior at a local high school who plays a varsity sport, carries at least a 3.0 and gives back to the community? Nominate them for a $2,500 Wingstop Scholar Athlete scholarship at NBCDFW.com.]]>
<![CDATA[Mean Green Football Goes Prime Time]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:59:00 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/UNT+fans+tailgate+111518.jpg
UNT had some special offers for fans, trying to fill the stadium for Thursday night's home game. Need a note for your boss? No problem.

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<![CDATA[Kris Richard Brings Swagger Back to Cowboys Defense]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:02:45 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Kris+Richard+111518.jpg
Cowboys defensive backs coach Kris Richard has helped turned the Dallas defense into one of the best in the league against the pass. His success has led to speculation about his future as a potential NFL...

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<![CDATA[Tell Me Something Good - Trinity Byars in World Cup]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:56:58 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/Trinity-Byars-03.jpg
Trinity Byars, a sophomore at Shelton School in Dallas, is playing in the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Uruguay. Her school is cheering her on and it was all featured during Tell Me Something Good on Thursday...

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<![CDATA[Vander Esch Named Defensive Playor of the Week]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:22:30 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/leighton-vander-esch-locker-room.jpg
After what the Cowboys are calling a 19 tackle and one interception performance against the Eagles, Cowboys linebacker Leighton Vander Esch was named the NFC's Defensive Player of the Week.

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<![CDATA[DFW Firefighters to Summit Aconcagua for Grieving Kids]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:55:46 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/200*120/COLD+CLIMB+FOR+WARM+PLACE+2.jpg
Two North Texas firefighters are on a mission to conquer one of the world's highest and most unforgiving mountains -- all to help local kids who have their own personal mountains to climb.]]>
<![CDATA[Vote for Big Game Friday Night]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:53:39 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Big-Game-Friday-Night-1200x675.jpg
Vote for the next Big Game Friday Night at www.nbcdfw.com/biggame, winners announced on Thursday of each week on NBC 5 News at 10]]>
<![CDATA[Fans Can Donate Items to Foster Children at Stars Game]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:54:17 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/buckner+international+foster+children+dallas+stars.jpg
Friday’s Dallas Stars game will aim to help provide necessary items for foster children in Dallas.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Brutal Hit That Led to Basketball Player's Suspension]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:02:06 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/208*120/image76.jpg
A Massachusetts university has suspended and barred a member of its men's basketball team from campus after a vicious elbow to the face of an opponent during a game on Tuesday night.Fitchburg State University...

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<![CDATA[Future of American Esports Could Run Through North Texas]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 06:59:39 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/5a+v-esports+growth_KXASJEQ7_2018-11-15-05-09-58.jpg
Esports are expected to become a major part of the global economy with North Texas at the American forefront.

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<![CDATA[Larry Nassar Sexually Abused Dallas Gymnast: Lawsuit]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 06:18:05 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/larry-nassar-court.jpg
Dallas gymnast Kennedy Baker on Wednesday became the latest gymnast to allege sexual abuse by Larry Nassar.

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<![CDATA[Newy: Joey Logano Has a Great Shot to Be NASCAR's Next Champ]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 04:41:25 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Joey-Logano-Getty-102918.jpg
The Big 3 of NASCAR's Championship Four will need to be aware of top seed Joey Logano. The driver of the #22 Ford talked with Newy Scruggs about his chances to win the Cup title on NBC 5 this Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Mavericks Hold Jazz to 22 in 2nd Half, Win 118-68]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 22:47:05 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Luka-Doncic-Getty-111418.jpg
Harrison Barnes scored 19 points and the Dallas Mavericks handed the Jazz their worst loss since moving to Utah, 118-68 on Wednesday night.

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<![CDATA[Newy: Busch Has Been Here Before, But Will It Help in Final?]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 22:45:03 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Kyle-Bush-Wins-at-Texas-Motor-Speedway-1.jpg
Kyle Busch is planning on winning his second NASCAR Cup championship Sunday on NBC 5. The driver of the 18 M&M's Toyota joined me on NBC Sports Radio and gave me insights into Sunday's Championship Four.

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<![CDATA[Wound Warriors Receive Royal Treatment at Mavericks Game]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 22:52:52 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Seats+for+Soldiers+111418.jpg
More than 100 Wounded Warriors received the red carpet treatment for the 14th annual Seats For Soldiers event in Dallas.

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<![CDATA[Analyzing the Cowboys' Impressive Defense]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:19:23 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Newy_JJT_on_Dallas_Defense.jpg
The Cowboys defense has shined through the first ten weeks of the season. NBC 5 Sports Director Newy Scruggs and Cowboys Insider Jean-Jacques Taylor explain why Rod Marinelli's unit has been so effective...]]>
<![CDATA[Jason Garrett Seeks Redemption in Return to Atlanta]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 21:05:00 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Newy+and+JJT+111418.jpg
Jason Garrett and Scott Linehan are searching for redemption after last season's embarrassing loss in Atlanta. NBC 5 Sports Director Newy Scruggs and Cowboys Insider Jean-Jacques Taylor break down Sunday's...

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<![CDATA[Texas Rangers Announce 5 Major League Coaches for 2019]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 18:15:50 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Don-Wakamatsu-Rangers-Getty-101618.jpg
The Texas Rangers have announced the bulk of their 2019 coaching staff for new manager Chris Woodward.

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<![CDATA[Charity Brings Smiles to Young Cancer Fighters]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 07:31:16 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tmsg-move-for-miles.jpg
The Move for Miles Foundation focuses on raising awareness about childhood cancer and supporting families through a cancer diagnosis through the power of play.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Jones Show: Beating Eagles, a Scuffle and Linehan Calling Plays]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:56:26 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Jerry_Jones_Shan_RJ_Tuesday_Nov_13.jpg
On his weekly appearance with Shan and RJ on 105.3 The Fan, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones discussed the win over the Eagles, Scott Linehan's future calling plays, Dak's development and a pregame scuffle.]]>
<![CDATA[Denton Guyer Basketball Duo Ink Letters of Intent]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:15:24 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Denton_Guyer_Signing_Day.jpg
The early signing period is underway for student-athletes across the country. NBC 5 caught up with Denton Guyer basketball stars De'Vion Harmon and Jalen Wilson, who signed their National Letters of Intent...]]>
<![CDATA[Simone Biles Gives Foster Kids a 'Ticket to Dream']]> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:48:26 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/Simone+Biles.jpg
Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles is an outspoken advocate for foster children. On Tuesday, she went to Garland to give some foster kids a "ticket to dream."

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<![CDATA[Former Texas Rangers Pitcher Derek Holland Helps Raise Money for Charity]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 13:25:19 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/223*120/derek.png
Derek Holland got his start in the major leagues with the Texas Rangers. After years with the team, he moved on but he's still making a difference in the North Texas community. He's back in town for a fundraiser

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<![CDATA[JJT: Cooper’s Impact Resonates Throughout Cowboys’ Offense]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 07:22:45 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cooperus.jpg
The Cowboys’ offense, for the most part, has been a disaster this season. That changed Sunday night in a 27-20 win against Philadelphia as the Cowboys remained in playoff contention.

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<![CDATA[Barnes Scores 23, Leads Mavericks Past Bulls]]> Mon, 12 Nov 2018 22:47:26 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Harrison-Barnes-Getty-111218.jpg
Harrison Barnes scored a season-high 23 points and the Dallas Mavericks overcame a sluggish performance by prized rookie Luka Doncic to beat the Chicago Bulls 103-98 Monday night.

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<![CDATA[Stephen Jones Show: Win Over Eagles, Linehan Calling Duty?]]> Mon, 12 Nov 2018 17:22:36 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/stephen_jones_monday_nov_12_gbag_fan.jpg
 On his weekly appearance with 105.3 The Fan's G-Bag Nation, Stephen Jones talked about the Dallas Cowboys' win over the Philadelphia Eagles, whether they considered stripping Scott Linehan of play-calling...]]>
<![CDATA[Terry Glenn's Children Keeping the Spirit of '83']]> Mon, 12 Nov 2018 18:25:53 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/terry-g.jpg
It's been nearly a year since one of the great wide receivers in Cowboys history passed away in a car crash in Irving.

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<![CDATA[JJT: 10 Thoughts on the Cowboys' Win Over Philadelphia]]> Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:39:00 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/usa_ezekiel_elliott_hurdle_cowboys.jpg
The Cowboys turned in their most complete performance of the season to beat Philadelphia and keep its faint playoff hopes in play. Here are Cowboys Insider Jean-Jacques Taylor’s 10 thoughts on the Cowboys’ 27-20...

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<![CDATA[Ezekiel Elliott Dominates in Philly]]> Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:25:07 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Pat_JJT_Dennis_on_Zeke_Big_Game.jpg
Ezekiel Elliott had one of the best performances of his career in the Cowboys' 27-20 win over the Eagles. NBC 5's Pat Doney, former Cowboys defensive back Dennis Thurman and Cowboys Insider Jean-Jacques...]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Keep Hope Alive in NFC East Race]]> Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:29:48 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Pat_JJT_Dennis_on_Cowboys_Hope_Alive.jpg
The Cowboys hopes for a division title are still alive after their 27-20 victory over the defending Super Bowl champion Eagles. NBC 5's Pat Doney, former Cowboys defensive back Dennis Thurman and Cowboys Insider...]]>
<![CDATA[Newy: Cowboys Win by Feeding Zeke]]> Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:29:20 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Newy+Scruggs+111118.jpg
The Cowboys entered Sunday night's game at Philadelphia in need of a win. NBC 5 Sports Director Newy Scruggs says keeping the ball in the hands of their best player helped them do that.

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<![CDATA[Instant Analysis: Cowboys vs. Eagles]]> Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:41:22 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dak-Prescott-Getty-111118.jpg
Here's NBC 5 Cowboys Insider Jean-Jacques Taylor's instant analysis of the Cowboys' 27-20 win over Philadelphia at Lincoln Financial Field.

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<![CDATA[Dak Prescott Shines in Philly Win]]> Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:18:17 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Pat_JJT_Dennis_on_Dak_Philly_Win.jpg
Dak Prescott threw for 270 yards and accounted for two touchdowns in Sunday night's win against the Eagles. NBC 5's Pat Doney, former Cowboys back Dennis Thurman and Cowboys Insider Jean-Jacques Taylor...]]>
<![CDATA[Rare Doubleheader at the American Airlines Center]]> Sun, 11 Nov 2018 23:54:18 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/American+Airlines+Center+111118.jpg
Plenty of hustle on display at the American Airlines Center on Saturday, and we’re not even talking about what the Stars and Mavericks did in their games. NBC 5’s Paul Jones has the story of a...

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