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Pagano visits Colts as team readies for Patriots

Pagano visits Colts as team readies for Patriots

CNNSI.com Updated Nov 16, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indianapolis Colts got an inspirational visit from ailing coach Chuck Pagano on Friday, two days before a game at New England.
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  • Cowboys RB Felix Jones: “It’s probably the best I’ve felt all y…

    Cowboys RB Felix Jones: “It’s probably the best I’ve felt all year”

    dallasnews.com Nov 16, 2012
    DeMarco Murray is listed as doubtful for the first time since he injured his foot in October. Still, he has not practiced and is not expected to play. That paves the way for Felix Jones, who is as healthy as he’s been all season, to pick up his fifth co
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  • Cowboys injuries on defense almost enough to make a grown coord…

    Cowboys injuries on defense almost enough to make a grown coordinator cry

    dallasnews.com Nov 16, 2012
    The Cowboys defensive priority entering Sunday’s game is to slow Cleveland running back Trent Richardson. They will have to do so without defensive end Kenyon Coleman, who is lost for the season with a triceps tear. “Some people don’t realize how im
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  • Mackenzy Bernadeau poised to start at center for Cowboys

    Mackenzy Bernadeau poised to start at center for Cowboys

    dallasnews.com Nov 16, 2012
    Mackenzy Bernadeau has never snapped the ball in a regular season game. That will likely change Sunday. Bernadeau is poised to start at center when the Cowboys face Cleveland.He practiced at the position all week in place of the injured Ryan Cook while …
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  • Browns' Haden game-time call vs. Cowboys

    Browns' Haden game-time call vs. Cowboys

    ESPN.com Nov 16, 2012
    Browns starting cornerback Joe Haden will be a game-time decision on Sunday against Dallas with an oblique injury.
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  • Cowboys practice report

    Cowboys practice report

    There are no real surprises on the Cowboys final practice report leading into Sunday’s game against Cleveland. Center Phil Costa and defensive end Sean Lissemore are out. While running back DeMarco Murray is listed as doubtful, he’s expected to miss h
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  • Two years later, Rob Ryan still has ill will toward the Browns

    Two years later, Rob Ryan still has ill will toward the Browns

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    Rob Ryan was fired, along with the rest of the Browns’ coaching staff, at the end of the 2010 season. He hasn’t forgotten or forgiven. As Ryan, now the defensive coordinator of the Cowboys, spoke to reporters today about Sunday’s game against the Br
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  • Tell us: What do you think the result will be in Sunday’s Cowbo…

    Tell us: What do you think the result will be in Sunday’s Cowboys-Browns game?

    dallasnews.com Nov 16, 2012
    Tell us: What do you think the result will be in Sunday’s Cowboys-Browns game?
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  • Eagles rule Vick out, Foles to start vs. Redskins

    Eagles rule Vick out, Foles to start vs. Redskins

    CNNSI.com Nov 16, 2012
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Eagles quarterback Michael Vick will miss Sunday's game vs. the Washington Redskins due to the effects of a concussion.
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  • Cowboys DC Rob Ryan says game against Cleveland, his previous e…

    Cowboys DC Rob Ryan says game against Cleveland, his previous employer, is ‘personal’

    dallasnews.com Nov 16, 2012
    IRVING - Rob Ryan left Cleveland before the Browns told him he was no longer wanted. But before he landed in Dallas, he had an idea that his days by the Cuyahoga River were numbered when head coach Eric Mangini was fired after the 2010 season. And thatâ
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  • Jerry Jones: Anthony Spencer ‘didn’t have the wow factor becaus…

    Jerry Jones: Anthony Spencer ‘didn’t have the wow factor because expectations were so high’

    dallasnews.com Nov 16, 2012
    Outside linebacker Anthony Spencer had one of his best games of the season Sunday in Philadelphia. He forced a fumble, recorded a half sack and added four tackles in the Cowboys’ 38-23 victory over the Eagles. Even the harshest of critics had to be sati
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  • Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Have Tony Romo’s audibles helped the C…

    Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Have Tony Romo’s audibles helped the Cowboys in 2012?

    dallasnews.com Nov 16, 2012
    Jonathan Bales is a special contributor to SportsDayDFW.com. He’s the founder of The DC Times and writes for DallasCowboys.com and the New York Times. He’s also the author of 
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  • Cowboys’ Ryan Cook not seen at practice, clouding situation at …

    Cowboys’ Ryan Cook not seen at practice, clouding situation at center

    dallasnews.com Nov 16, 2012
    IRVING  - Cowboys centers Ryan Cook and Phil Costa were not seen on the field at practice Friday. Cook, who wasn’t in uniform, headed into the team’s weight room wearing a brace on his right knee. He has missed practice the last two days because of
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  • Three interior lineman prospects Cowboys could target in 2013 N…

    Three interior lineman prospects Cowboys could target in 2013 NFL Draft

    dallasnews.com Nov 16, 2012
    At times this season, the Cowboys’ pass protection has been suspect and the run-blocking has been subpar. Most point to the interior of the Cowboys’ offensive line as the source of the problems. The center position has been destabilized with starter P
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  • Bryant Avoids Prosecution in Family Violence Case

    Bryant Avoids Prosecution in Family Violence Case

    cowboysgab.com Nov 16, 2012
    If Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant completes a yearlong anger management program and otherwise stays out of trouble, the Dallas County district attorney’s office will not pursue a misdemeanor family violence case involving his mother, the DA’s office said
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Cleveland Browns vs. Dallas Cowboys 05:13

    'Playbook': Cleveland Browns vs. Dallas Cowboys

    Nov 16
    Will Cleveland Browns QB Brandon Weeden continue to progress against the Dallas Cowboys? Our analysts take a look at the Browns offense and also discuss Jason Witten's role in the Cowboys offense.
  • Video - Will Dallas Cowboys make playoffs? 01:43

    Will Dallas Cowboys make playoffs?

    Nov 16
    Are the Dallas Cowboys going to be consistent enough to make the playoffs? Shaun O'Hara explains why the schedule could benefit them the rest of the way.
  • Video - The Boys 01:40

    The Boys

    Nov 16
    ESPNDallas' Calvin Watkins previews the Cowboys' Week 11 matchup with the Browns.
  • Video - Open Locker Room: Jason Witten 05:04

    Open Locker Room: Jason Witten

    Nov 16
    Are the Dallas Cowboys thinking playoffs? Jason Witten chats with Jay Glazer about the team's slow start, his ability to overcome a spleen injury and his view on Jerry Jones as a GM and owner.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Luck vs. Brady adds new wrinkle to longstanding Colts-Pats riv…

    Nov 16
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Well, if the Colts are nervous about the showdown of 6-3 AFC teams with the big, bad Patriots on national TV Sunday, they're hiding it well. In the middle of the locker room Thursday afternoon, guard Mike McGlynn and long-snapper Matt Ov…
  • Why the NHL needs to rid themselves of Gary Bettman

    Nov 16
    Before getting to the Week 11 picks, let's take a moment to honor the incompetence of the NHL commissioner.