Durant out vs. Timberwolves, listed as day-to-day

Kevin Durant will not play tonight against Minnesota, after Durant injured his toe Sunday at Cleveland. Durant is listed as day-to-day. He appeared to injure himself late in the game, but stayed in. Durant warmed up before Monday's game but the team announced he was out about an hour before the game. The Thunder are 14-7 with Durant in the lineup. MORE FROM FOX SPORTS SOUTHWEST: ...
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Despite Pro Bowl status, Dallas offensive line faces tough choice at right tackle

The future of the Cowboys' offensive front looked bright for anyone who tuned in to the tail end of the Pro Bowl on Sunday night. As Matt Ryan drove Team Irvin for the game-winning points in the fourth quarter, he did so behind a Pro Bowl line that featured three Cowboys – Tyron Smith, Travis Frederick and Zack Martin. Factor in the blocking prowess of Jason Witten, and the...
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Rangers Gallo excited about first big-league camp

ARLINGTON, Texas –€“ While there are Texas Rangers fans who want to see Joey Gallo playing in Arlington sooner than later, Gallo is a little more realistic. Gallo, 21, who was the club's minor-league player of the year after his 42-homer season in 2014, will be in big-league camp for the first time next month when the Rangers begin spring training. Getting that invite was a big...
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Texans' Watt finding more ways to display offensive skills in Pro Bowl

Since lining up and catching touchdowns on offense has nearly become routine for J.J. Watt after the 2014 season, the Houston Texans defense star had to find a way to broaden his horizons even more. So now, he's moved on to kicking field goals. During practice in Arizona in the days leading up to the Pro Bowl, where Watt is serving as one of the team captains on 'Team Carter,' he...
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Healthy Fielder ready to go for Rangers

Prince Fielder did his best Friday to ease any fears the Texas Rangers faithful has about his surgically repaired neck. "I'll play a pickup game right now," Fielder said at the team's Dr Pepper awards dinner. "I'm ready to go." Fielder had surgery last May, ending his first season with the club and snapping his consecutive-games played streak at 547 games. Fielder, acquired from...
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Texans GM Smith: Clowney 'diligent' in rehab from knee surgery

Six weeks have passed since Jadeveon Clowney's rookie season ended early due to microfracture knee surgery, and at this time the Houston Texans linebacker's timetable to return in time for the 2015 season is still in question. According to Texans general manager Rick Smith, Clowney is still in the early stages of his rehab and is unable to put any weight on his surgically repaired...
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Klingberg, Lindback lead Stars over Senators

In a game where Jamie Benn, Jason Spezza or Tyler Seguin failed to register a single point, the Dallas Stars still managed to score five goals and end their four-game losing streak with a 5-4 victory against the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night at American Airlines Center. Rookie defenseman John Klingberg led the way with two goals and backup goaltender Anders Lindback stopped 34...
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Mavericks owner Cuban reflects on late Tarpley

Roy Tarpley, in so many ways a symbol of the 1980s Dallas Mavericks' promise and disappointment, died Friday at age  50. "I loved watching Roy Tarpley play," Mavs owner Mark Cuban told FOX Sports Southwest. "He was one of the reasons I watched and went to Mavs games." Tarpley passed away at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner did not list...
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Wisconsin gov disses Chris Christie-Jerry Jones hug in stinging tweet

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is a diehard Packers fan, but don't expect to see him on TV hugging team president Mark Murphy at Lambeau Field if they beat the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.  As Chris Christie continues to be the "mojo" for the Cowboys, Walker couldn't help but take a shot at the New Jersey governor, who's being called out for being at Jerry Jones' side in the owner's box...
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Jerry Jones: Gov. Christie is part of Cowboys' mojo

It's certainly common for sports fans to have good luck charms -- whether it be a T-shirt or a pair of socks. It's a little more unusual for the good luck charm to be a person. It's got to be unprecedented for the good luck charm to be a governor, but that appears to be the case for Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys.  For the third time this season, the Cowboys' owner and general...
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Overturned penalty not the only big call Cowboys used to beat Lions

ARLINGTON, Texas –€“ The official play-by-play sheet describes it simply as "M. Stafford pass incomplete deep left to B. Pettigrew (A. Hitchens)." Everyone who witnessed it knows it was much more. Cowboys linebacker Anthony Hitchens was flagged for defensive pass interference against Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew. The call came on third and one as the Lions, leading 20-17...
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Will Baylor improve its schedule after snub?

DALLAS -- Baylor coach Art Briles and AD Ian McCaw heard the criticism, but insisted believed that a Big 12 title would be enough to earn a bid into the four-team playoff.  This season, Baylor won its second consecutive Big 12 title and the selection committee blasted a gigantic hole in the Bears' theory by sticking the Big 12 champions at No. 5 in the final poll, denying them a...
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Kevin Durant leaves with ankle sprain in Thunder loss to Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Stephen Curry had 34 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat Oklahoma City 114-109 on Thursday night after Thunder star Kevin Durant left with a sprained right ankle. Durant scored a season-high 30 points on 10-for-13 shooting in a spectacular first half that ended with him stepping on Marreese...
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December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Sources: Rajon Rondo trade to Mavericks a 'done deal'

DALLAS - The Mavericks started knocking on the Rajon Rondo door 15 months ago, with a call from Dallas general manager Donnie Nelson to Celtics general manager Anny Ainge. But the two good friends never created a match then. They have now. Sources tell FOX Sports Southwest that it's a "done deal" with only one final moving piece yet to be agreed upon: The Celtics have traded All...
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones proud Cowboys are number one most valuable franchise again

Well, in making money at least. According to Business Insider, the Dallas Cowboys surged past the New York Yankees, who were both worth $2.3 billion, to $3.2 billion, taking the top spot as the most valuable franchise in American sports. "Do you think that will help us get another first down against Indianapolis?" Jerry Jones remarked on 105.3 The Fan [KRLD-FM] Tuesday. The Cowboys...
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December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Thunder's Westbrook 'Ready to Fly' in Foot Locker commercial

Russell Westbrook snarls and scoffs when he's playing, but in his most-recent commercial advertising for Foot Locker, Westbrook is just funny. In a sports commercial that pokes fun at every other sports commercial, Westbrook teases a young, wanna-be star who thinks he's ready for the NBA. Westbrook scored 32 points in 24 minutes against the Knicks on Nov. 28, but this commercial...
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December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

College football teams of the BCS era that wish there was a playoff

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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys' flaws exposed in NFC East showdown with Eagles

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Hold off on those playoff tickets until further notice. In what was billed as an NFC East showdown, only one team bothered to make an appearance. The Philadelphia Eagles manhandled the Dallas Cowboys from the opening snap. It was a 33-10 score that could've been so much worse. The Cowboys (8-4) are now effectively two games behind the Eagles (9-3), with a game...
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November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Samaje Perine breaks FBS rushing record in Sooners' rout of Kansas

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Oklahoma freshman Samaje Perine set a major college record by running for 427 yards in a driving rainstorm, scoring five touchdowns and leading the No. 23 Sooners over Kansas 44-7 Saturday. A week after Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon set the mark by rushing for 408 yards against Nebraska, Perine ran past him. Perine broke the 7-day-old record on his 34th and final...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Big 12 Mailbag: Playoff, TCU/BU, OSU QBs

Thanks for all your questions this week. Be sure to follow me on Twitter or on Facebook for a chance to make the next Mailbag.  This week, we're covering the future of the playoff, officiating, OSU's quandary, the KU coaching job and more. Let's get to your questions. David Beville asks: Should the Cowboys burn Mason Rudolph's redshirt or play a walk-on if Garman can't go? David...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans' Watt meets J.J. Watt... the horse

Now here's something you don't see everyday. Houston Texans' star J.J. Watt riding a horse - in full pads and helmet - also named J.J. Watt. Thursday, after practice, a member of the Houston Police Department's Mounted Patrol brought his four-legged partner to NRG Stadium so Watt could meet the horse named in his honor. While seeming a bit hesitant at first, Watt managed to hoist...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas A&M returns home after upset with letdown loss to Mizzou

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- There were no lucky late breaks this time for Texas A&M. A week after the everything bounced their way in a stunning road upset of then-No. 3 Auburn, the No. 24 Aggies couldn't ride the momentum as they returned home with a 34-27 loss to Missouri on Saturday.  Many of the 104,000-plus in attendance began to head for the exits after the Tigers took a...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones on Dez Bryant negotiations: 'We're loyal guys'

After Wednesday practice, Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant spoke with reporters at his locker about current (and very public) contract negotiations, and stated that he's a loyal person but, "Just don't test my loyalty." When asked to respond to the fifth-year pass-catcher's comments on 105.3 The Fan [KRLD-FM] on Friday, Cowboys owner, president and general manager Jerry Jones didn...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys activate Josh Brent after serving 10-game suspension

The Cowboys activated defensive tackle Josh Brent, who was serving a 10-game suspension for his conviction for intoxication manslaughter in the death of teammate Jerry Brown Jr. Brent missed all of last season to focus on his legal responsibilities. He recently returned to working out at the Cowboys' Valley Ranch facility, as part of his NFL punishment. It was his first football...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

College football's biggest remaining regular season games

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