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Can the Saints' Brandin Cooks 'shock the world?'

The Saints are now back home, wrapping up the last week of training camp in New Orleans, enduring the heat by downing salt tablets and hydration drinks. While players are happy to be back in their own beds, this next week will be hardly a vacation. There is still much work to be done, and many decisions to be made, before roster cuts and the regular season. A lot of question marks...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys fall to 49ers but suffer no major injuries

The San Francisco 49ers beat the Dallas Cowboys 23-6 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, but one thing that the Cowboys weren't able to lose was the health of their major players. Quarterback Tony Romo announced on social media hours before the game he was going to play in the second preseason game in a venue that the Dallas staff had concerns about the field. For Romo...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys VP Stephen Jones 'big believer' in Darrion Weems

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- With starting left tackle Tyron Smith out as the Cowboys take on the 49ers in Levi's Stadium, fourth-year backup Darrion Weems will get the start. Weems' first duty is protect quarterback Tony Romo's blindside, who has declared he will play against San Francisco. Cowboys Executive Vice President Stephen Jones told CBS 11 [KTVT] that he has full confidence in...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Beltre on ejection: 'We're always wrong, the players'

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Manning, reserves lead Broncos over Texans

HOUSTON (AP) -- Peyton Manning couldn't score in more than a quarter of work in his preseason debut before Denver's reserves rallied late to help the Broncos to a 14-10 win over the Houston Texans on Saturday night. Manning led the team on four drives that all ended with punts before he was replaced by Brock Osweiler with 11 minutes left in the second quarter. The 39-year-old Manning...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints' Cooks dominates early, Patriots rally for win

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Saints receiver Brandon Cooks looks ready to fulfill the promise he showed as a rookie last season before smashing his hand on a helmet. Cooks caught all four passes thrown his way for 117 yards, including a 45-yard touchdown from Drew Brees, and the New Orleans Saints raced to a 21-0 lead before the New England Patriots rallied for a 26-24 preseason victory Saturday...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis does the 'Nae Nae' on 'Late Late Show'

Anthony Davis celebrated his new $145 million contract and NBA 2K16 cover with a guest appearance on the Late Late Show with James Corden Tuesday. Davis appeared relaxed and comfortable, discussing everything from why he turned down an offer to appear on Dancing With The Stars to his younger years when he was embarrassed by his trademark unibrow. "I never groom the brow, I do nothing...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Back-to-back-to-back homers, Holland propel Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas -- On Wednesday it looked like the Texas Rangers had the old band back together for their series finale against Seattle. There was Derek Holland pitching into the seventh inning in his first start since April 10. And then there were the offensive contributions of three of the stars of the Rangers playoff teams of the past sparking a huge inning as the Rangers bombed...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys banner flies over Eagles practice

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A banner supporting the Dallas Cowboys flew over Eagles practice during the national anthem on military appreciation day Sunday. The banner read: "WE STILL DEM BOYZ! (hash)SACKSCOMIN!" The Dallas Morning News reported Greg Hardy paid $300 to help fund the project. Hardy is suspended for the first four games of the season for a domestic violence incident. The...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

5-time Super Bowl winner Haley in Hall of Fame

CANTON, Ohio (AP) -- Charles Haley has a Hall of Fame bust to go with all those Super Bowl rings. The defensive end joined many of his former teammates when he was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night, more than 15 years after the last of his 100 sacks. Haley won a record five titles while playing for the San Francisco 49ers and Dallas Cowboys. The outspoken...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

The 25 best college football traditions

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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs sign free-agent forward Jeremy Evans

DALLAS (AP) -- The Dallas Mavericks signed free-agent forward Jeremy Evans on Friday. The 2012 slam dunk champion at All-Star weekend averaged 3.7 points and 2.7 rebounds in five seasons with the Utah Jazz. He played in 219 games, making seven starts. The 6-foot-9 Evans was a late second-round pick by Utah in 2010. He's the career blocks leader at Western Kentucky with 224. Evans...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys re-sign Keith Smith to shore up linebackers in camp

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) -- The Cowboys have brought back linebacker Keith Smith and moved center Shane McDermott off the non-football injury list. Smith was released by Dallas in May after playing 10 games as an undrafted rookie free agent last season. He re-signed Friday, a day after Keith Rivers retired instead of reporting for training camp and Rolando McClain was placed on the physically...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers get Hamels from Phillies for 2015 -- and beyond

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- With Cole Hamels, the Texas Rangers have gotten another ace in hopes of getting back to the playoffs -- in 2015 and beyond. Texas obtained the Phillies left-hander in an eight-player deal completed before Friday's non-waiver trade deadline. It took a couple of days to finalize all the details of the agreement reached earlier in the week. The Rangers sent...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking 2015 NFL quarterback salaries

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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys VP talks injuries, Carr's contract as team preps for camp

The next time the Cowboys face the media, they'll be in Oxnard, Calif., for the start of their 2015 training camp. But as they prepare to depart, it sounds like all their loose ends from the offseason are taken care of. Team executive vice president Stephen Jones spoke to reporters Saturday in Frisco, Texas, as the organization celebrated the midpoint of the construction process...
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July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Meet 'Arts-and-Craftsy' Tony Romo in new commercial

Peyton Manning and Aaron Rodgers aren't the only NFL quarterbacks having fun in commercials anymore.  See Tony Romo and meet 'Arts-and-Craftsy' Tony Romo in DIRECTV's new NFL Sunday Ticket ads.  DIRECTV announced in April that the Cowboys quarterback would become the newest star of the campaign.  "Every year, I look forward to seeing what hilarious videos or ads DIRECTV is going...
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July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Big 12 Commissioner Bowlsby remains stuck in neutral

DALLAS - Bob Bowlsby put on a brave face Monday morning in a darkened hotel ballroom and said the Big 12 would stay the course with only 10 teams. But as we've seen in the past, this conference rarely builds consensus. Bowlsby basically acknowledged this might be a fluid opinion. "It is my understanding at the present time that the majority of our presidents and chancellors believe...
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July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 DQ Big Game of the Week schedule

The DQ BIG GAME OF THE WEEK, one of the most popular features of FOX Sports Southwest's Friday night high school football coverage, returns in 2015 for its 13th season. The 2015 season schedule was announced today at the Texas High School Coaches Association's annual Coaching School and Convention in Houston. Beginning with Week One on Aug. 28 and continuing through the end of the...
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July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

DQ Big Game of the Week

To watch highlights from each DQ Big Game of the Week, Click the links below: • August 28 - (3A #7) Elysian Fields Yellow Jackets @ (3A #2) Mineola Yellow Jackets Battle of pre-season 3A top 10 teams • Sept 4 - (6A) Weslaco Panthers @ (5A) Donna Redskins One of the top rivalries in Texas out of the RGV • Sept 11 - (5A #3) Ennis Lions @ (5A) Waxahachie Indians 'Battle of Hwy...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Spieth opens bid with a good round and familiar opponent

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) -- Jordan Spieth wasted no time seizing on his rare opportunity to chase a Grand Slam. He had six birdies in his opening 11 holes and kept his name on the leaderboard Thursday in the British Open. So did a familiar foe -- Dustin Johnson. Johnson and Spieth picked up where they left off a month ago at Chambers Bay, where Spieth beat him by one shot in the...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban has already forgotten who DeAndre Jordan is

Mark Cuban appears to be done talking about DeAndre Jordan. He previous said he was moving on, and the man is sticking to his word. Cuban made an appearance at the Dallas Mavericks Summer League game Saturday and stopped by the NBA TV broadcasters table. When the subject of He Who Must Not Be Named came up, Cuban took a new approach to avoid talking about it: Denying his existence...
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July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

San Antonio feels 'like home' to LaMarcus Aldridge

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- The San Antonio Spurs pitch to LaMarcus Aldridge was simple and effective. The Spurs were not going to dazzle Aldridge with glitz and glamour and San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich certainly wasn't going to sweet talk the 6-foot-11 forward, even if he was one of the biggest prizes in free agency. No, the Spurs showed Aldridge he could be comfortable in the selfless...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Manu Ginobili announces return to Spurs next season on Twitter

Good news, San Antonio Spurs fans: The gang is back together. With Tim Duncan announcing he will return for another season, it seemed only a matter of time before Manu Ginobili would announce he would return as well. Ginobili took to Twitter to let everyone know he will be joining Coach Gregg Popovich, Tim Duncan, Tony Park, Kawhi Leonard and now LaMarcus Aldridge back in San Antonio...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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