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Rangers GM: No Hamilton progress at meetings

Rangers GM: No Hamilton progress at meetings

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Dec 4, 2012
Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said he has not communicated with Josh Hamilton agent, Mike Moye, at the winter meetings.
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  • Moore: Think the Cowboys are irrelevant when it comes to the Wi…

    Moore: Think the Cowboys are irrelevant when it comes to the Wild Card? Guess again

    dallasnews.com Dec 4, 2012
    Those who argue the Cowboys are irrelevant when it comes to the Wild Card race are wrong. This team could determine the final AFC participant with games against Cincinnati and Pittsburgh the next two weeks. As for the Wild Card race in the NFC, well, it…
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  • Bengals’ Geno Atkins a major force the Cowboys will have to wor…

    Bengals’ Geno Atkins a major force the Cowboys will have to worry about

    dallasnews.com Dec 4, 2012
    The draft premium each April is on edge pass rushers. Most NFL defenses are built to pressure quarterbacks with speed. But the Cincinnati Bengals are the rare defense whose pressure starts inside out. The Bengals lead the NFL with 39 sacks, and the foca…
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  • Report: Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo commits $1 million to Mir…

    Report: Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo commits $1 million to Miracle of the Million program

    dallasnews.com Dec 4, 2012
    KCBI-FM (90.9 in Dallas) reports this afternoon that Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has committed $1 million over three years to the Miracle of the Million program. The donation was announced during a breakfast with Dr. Tony Evans, pastor of Oak Cliff Bi…
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  • Closer Soria signs two-year deal with Rangers

    Closer Soria signs two-year deal with Rangers

    ESPN.com Dec 4, 2012
    The Rangers have officially added reliever Joakim Soria, signing the free agent to a two-year deal with a club option for 2015.
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  • Kaman: Sterling's spending the key for Clippers

    Kaman: Sterling's spending the key for Clippers

    ESPN.com Dec 4, 2012
    Dallas Mavericks center Chris Kaman, who spent the first eight years of his NBA career with the Los Angeles Clippers, believes his former team can go from "the worst possible franchise in the NBA and all of sports history" to one of the best.
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  • Rangers to host Mexico City Red Devils for exhibition

    Rangers to host Mexico City Red Devils for exhibition

    MLB.com ESPN.com Dec 4, 2012
    For the second straight year, the Rangers will play an exhibition game against the Mexico City Red Devils. The game will be played at the Ballpark in Arlington at 7:05 p.m. CT on March 28.
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  • Eddy Curry Has A Clothing Company Called ZooHigh, Because "…

    Eddy Curry Has A Clothing Company Called ZooHigh, Because "Animals Are Almost Just As Dope As Humans"

    deadspin.com Dec 4, 2012
    Big man Eddy Curry has a lot of free time on his hands after playing only two games for the Dallas Mavericks this season before being released. Being a free agent has led Curry to devote more attention to Zoo High, his clothing company. Zoo High has bee…
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  • Tom Coughlin: We have to win all four remaining games

    Tom Coughlin: We have to win all four remaining games

    profootballtalk.com Dec 4, 2012
    The Giants suffered a tough loss to the Redskins on Monday night. It left them one game up on the Cowboys and the Redskins in the race for the NFC East division and guaranteed that they won’t win more than three games in the division this season. They s
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  • Cowboys lose practice squad FB Jamize Olawale to the Oakland Ra…

    Cowboys lose practice squad FB Jamize Olawale to the Oakland Raiders

    dallasnews.com Dec 4, 2012
    The Oakland Raiders announced Tuesday that they have signed running back/fullback Jamize Olawale from the Cowboys practice squad to their 53-man roster. Olawale went through training camp with the Cowboys after he signed with Dallas in May as an undraft…
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  • Jerry Jones: Cowboys should be playing better defensively

    Jerry Jones: Cowboys should be playing better defensively

    dallasnews.com Dec 4, 2012
    Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan has said several times that the abundance of injuries on defense are not an excuse for poor play. It’s probably in his best interest to continue saying that because his boss doesn’t seem to think injuries should
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  • Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was pulling for a Redskins win over G…

    Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was pulling for a Redskins win over Giants; TE Jason Witten says Cowboys need to win out

    dallasnews.com Dec 4, 2012
    ARLINGTON - Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday on KRLD-FM that he actually resorted to rooting for the rival Redskins on Monday night against the NFC East-leading Giants. The Redskins won, helping the Cowboys move to within a game of first place in
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  • What's the Playoff Machine say now?

    What's the Playoff Machine say now?

    ESPN.com Dec 4, 2012
    Oh, you want to know about tiebreaker scenarios and what happens if the New York Giants lose the next two and the Washington Redskins beat Baltimore, or what the Dallas Cowboys need to do to sneak into that wild-card picture? You see that the Giants hav…
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  • Jerry Jones: Jason Garrett is not robotic around me or the team

    Jerry Jones: Jason Garrett is not robotic around me or the team

    dallasnews.com Dec 4, 2012
    Robotic is probably the word used most often to describe Jason Garrett’s demeanor when he answers questions at his daily press conferences. Garrett’s responses can be repetitive and without much detail, which at times can be interpreted as arrogance.
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  • Jerry Jones: ‘By no means have I given up on Doug Free’

    Jerry Jones: ‘By no means have I given up on Doug Free’

    dallasnews.com Dec 4, 2012
    Doug Free is certainly in the argument for most criticized Cowboys player this season. The right tackle has significantly underperformed, leading the league with 14 penalties and constantly struggling to keep pass rushers off of Tony Romo.
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  • Four-homer game nets Hamilton GIBBY Award

    Four-homer game nets Hamilton GIBBY Award

    MLB.com Dec 4, 2012
    On May 8, a warm humid night at Camden Yards, Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton put on a hitting display that was one of the greatest in baseball history.
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  • Video - TrueHoop TV: Specialists 05:49

    TrueHoop TV: Specialists

    Dec 4
    Amin Elhassan on some of the best specialists in the NBA today, including Tony Allen and Omer Asik.
  • Video - Prospects In MLB Trade Talks 01:20

    Prospects In MLB Trade Talks

    Dec 4
    Keith Law gives his scouting report on young prospects being mentioned in possible trades.
  • Video - Coast to Coast: Shortened Season? 05:21

    Coast to Coast: Shortened Season?

    Dec 4
    With teams looking for ways to rest their players, is it time to rethink the NBA's 82-game schedule? J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez debate.
  • Video - Who Wins NFC East? 01:57

    Who Wins NFC East?

    Dec 4
    Tim Hasselbeck says the Giants will win the NFC East.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Costly losses give Ravens, Bears something to worry about in ra…

    Dec 4
    Week 13 in the NFL had its requisite amount of 16 losers -- and, yes, we know the Rams and 49ers nearly tied once again -- but nobody in the league lost more ground than the Bears and Ravens, both of whom were upset at home on Sunday by six-win teams, d…
  • Peter King: Behind star trio, rookie QB class playing beyond its years; ma…

    Dec 4
    LANDOVER, Md. -- "It's all being ready to play at a younger age,'' Robert Griffin III said early this morning, putting those crazy striped socks on at his locker at FedEx Field. "I mean, look at how [South Carolina defensive end] Jadeveon Clow…
  • Clayton mailbag: Most disappointing teams of 2012

    Dec 4
    Before each season, experts try to pick the surprise teams. But these teams surprised us by being disappointing, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King: RGIII helps overcome Giants as Redskins gain ground in NFC Eas…

    Dec 4
    LANDOVER, Md. -- A few minutes after Washington's 17-16 victory over the Giants on Monday night made the NFC East a competition instead of a rout with four games to play, the raucous crowd of 80,000 at FedEx Field couldn't get enough of its hero. "…