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Cowboys WR Terrance Williams injures head, to be evaluated for …

Cowboys WR Terrance Williams injures head, to be evaluated for a concussion

dallasnews.com Updated Aug 2, 2013
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams (83) is tended to by Dallas Cowboys head athletic trainer Jim Maurer after Williams was slow to get up after a play during the afternoon practice at Dallas Cowboys training camp in Oxnard, California on Aug…
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  • Cowboys coach Jason Garrett expects C Travis Frederick to play …

    Cowboys coach Jason Garrett expects C Travis Frederick to play in all five preseason games

    dallasnews.com Aug 2, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. — Unlike some of the other Cowboys starters, Travis Frederick is expected to be on the field Sunday against Miami. The rookie center, who was selected in the first round last April, needs to gain experience in competitive situations at th…
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  • As Cowboys deal with loss of Nate Livings, Mackenzy Bernadeau m…

    As Cowboys deal with loss of Nate Livings, Mackenzy Bernadeau makes training camp debut

    OXNARD, Calif. — An interior offensive line decimated by injuries will have to move forward without Nate Livings for the rest of training camp, sources said. On Friday, the sixth-year left guard underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee for the s…
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  • Cowboys Injury Report: Terrance Williams, Mackenzy Bernadeau, J…

    Cowboys Injury Report: Terrance Williams, Mackenzy Bernadeau, James Hanna all have status change

    dallasnews.com Aug 2, 2013
    (Position; Player; Injury; Status; Last Full Practice) Status Unchanged OT; Demetress Bell; Conditioning test; Failed; N/A* WR; Danny Coale; Knee; Limited, did individual drills; July 21 OL; Ryan Cook; Back; Day-to-day; July 26 G; Ray Dominguez; Shoulde…
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  • Observations from Day 11 of Cowboys’ training camp

    Observations from Day 11 of Cowboys’ training camp

    dallasnews.com Aug 2, 2013
    COWBOYS OBSERVATION DECK — Here’s what stood out from Day 11 of Cowboys’ training camp practice Friday in Oxnard, Calif.: · Mackenzy Bernadeau participated in his first training camp practice and alternated at first-team right guard with David Arkin. He…
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  • Bar that served Josh Brent faces scrutiny

    Bar that served Josh Brent faces scrutiny

    As “retired” Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent awaits trial on charges of intoxication manslaughter, a bar that served Brent alcohol the night that culminated in the death of teammate Jerry Brown faces scrutiny from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commi…
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  • Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo on whether he’ll play Sunday in p…

    Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo on whether he’ll play Sunday in preseason opener: ‘I don’t think so’

    dallasnews.com ESPN.com Aug 2, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. – Cowboys coach Jason Garrett still won’t publicly confirm that Tony Romo will spend the Cowboys’ preseason opener on the sideline. But the quarterback and other key starters have been told they will sit out the Pro Football Hall of Fame …
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  • Sports of The Times: No Mincing of Words for a Coaching Titan

    Sports of The Times: No Mincing of Words for a Coaching Titan

    nytimes.com Aug 2, 2013
    Bill Parcells, who will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, had a no-nonsense approach when it came to motivating players.
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  • Dez Bryant: LeBron James would be a beast in the NFL

    Dez Bryant: LeBron James would be a beast in the NFL

    If Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is ever ready to really spend on a free agent, Dez Bryant has an idea: Sign LeBron James. Bryant told ESPNDallas.com that James has such great athletic talent that he could sign right now and be more than ready to play tight…
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  • Rangers snatch up infielder Rosales off waivers

    Rangers snatch up infielder Rosales off waivers

    CNNSI.com Aug 2, 2013
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Texas Rangers have claimed infielder Adam Rosales off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.
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  • Parcells: Fear of success doomed Carter

    Parcells: Fear of success doomed Carter

    ESPN.com Aug 2, 2013
    Bill Parcells knows exactly why Quincy Carter failed with the Cowboys. And it has nothing to do with drugs. Or mental illness. The 2001 second-roound pick -- the 53rd player taken -- had a substantial fear of success. That's why he figured out a way to …
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  • Larry Allen, Bill Parcells discuss relationship

    Larry Allen, Bill Parcells discuss relationship

    ESPN.com Aug 2, 2013
    Larry Allen and Bill Parcells found themselves at the wrong point in their careers, when Parcells took over the Dallas Cowboys in 2003. Allen, a great player, was a 10-year veteran trying to squeeze a few more years out of his body. Parcells, a great co…
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  • Ravens defense emerges from offseason younger, faster, stronger

    Ravens defense emerges from offseason younger, faster, stronger

    CNNSI.com Aug 2, 2013
    No Ray Lewis, no Ed Reed, no problem for Baltimore. Big names are gone, but the D should remain strong.
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  • Texas agency alleges private club may have overserved Cowboys’ …

    Texas agency alleges private club may have overserved Cowboys’ Josh Brent prior to accident

    yahoo.com Aug 2, 2013
    The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission has completed an investigation into the fatal automobile accident involving former Cowboy Josh Brent that resulted in the death of teammate Jerry Brown. The TABC investigated Beamers Private Club and "found s…
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  • Cowboys Day 12: how will LT Tyron Smith respond, who is the fou…

    Cowboys Day 12: how will LT Tyron Smith respond, who is the fourth best corner and you mean Dan Bailey isn’t perfect?

    dallasnews.com Aug 2, 2013
    The Cowboys have one more walk-thru and practice in Southern California. Then it’s off to Ohio Saturday morning for the Hall of Fame game. What will the quarterbacks not named Tony Romo perform? Will the team have enough healthy bodies in the interior o…
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  • Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Here’s who should be starting for the …

    Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Here’s who should be starting for the Dallas offense in 2013

    dallasnews.com Aug 2, 2013
    Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin (19) talks with Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams (83) during the afternoon practice at Dallas Cowboys training camp in Oxnard, California on July 29, 2013. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News)
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  • MLB Notebook: Darvish continues to pile up K's

    MLB Notebook: Darvish continues to pile up K's

    MLB.com Aug 2, 2013
    Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish fanned 14 with no walks in seven scoreless innings and picked up his 10th win of the year on Thursday against the D-backs.
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  • Brent Grimes excited for return to game action

    Brent Grimes excited for return to game action

    profootballtalk.com Aug 2, 2013
    It has been almost a year since Dolphins cornerback Brent Grimes has played in a game, which means he’s approaching Sunday’s preseason opener against the Cowboys a little differently than some veterans. Playing in the Hall of Fame Game means an extra ex…
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  • Video - Brent Crash Latest 03:32

    Brent Crash Latest

    Aug 2
    State authorities have evidence that the Dallas nighclub where former Cowboys player Josh Brent last stopped before being involved in a crash taht killed a teammate may have over-served patrons.
  • Video - Dolphins Vs. Cowboys Hall Of Fame Game Preview 02:46

    Dolphins Vs. Cowboys Hall Of Fame Game Preview

    Aug 2
    NFL Live looks ahead to Sunday's Hall of Fame game between the Cowboys and the Dolphins.
  • Video - Bryant: LeBron Would Be A 'Beast' In NFL 03:31

    Bryant: LeBron Would Be A 'Beast' In NFL

    Aug 2
    Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant thinks LeBron James would be a "beast" if he played in the NFL.
  • Video - Rangers Cruise Past A's 00:31

    Rangers Cruise Past A's

    Aug 2
    The Rangers beat the A's 8-3 for their fifth straight win.

Sports Columnists

  • Former No. 1 pick Greg Oden will sign with Miami Heat

    Aug 2
    Greg Oden, the former No. 1 overall pick who hasn't played in an NBA game since 2009, has signed a contract to play for the Miami Heat, the center told Grantland.com.
  • Don Banks: Ravens defense emerges from offseason younger, faster, stronger

    Aug 2
    OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The premise could be taken as sacrilege, maybe even borderline blasphemy by some. But my theory regarding the state of the Ravens' rebuilt defense was met mostly with a series of Cheshire-cat smiles at Baltimore's training camp.
  • 2013 NFL training camp -- In Trestman they trust?

    Aug 2
    Here are five things John Clayton took away from his visit to the Chicago Bears' training camp.
  • Forever in the Moment

    Aug 2
    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Bill Parcells is in his element: in the outdoors, on the patio of the lush Saratoga National Golf Club, with one of his best friends in the world, longtime NFL coach Dan Henning, sitting across from him. Henning waits for his 3:…