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The Cowboys’ offensive line will have a tough task protecting quarterback Tony Romo from Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins on Sunday. And that task will get even tougher if they’re down a starting guard. But with starting guard Nate Livings out ofUpvote Share Tweet
IRVING - If there is such a thing as a sack slump, DeMarcus Ware is in the midst of one. The Cowboys outside linebacker didn’t tackle a quarterback for a loss in the last two games against the Redskins and Eagles. He was credited with half a sack in eUpvote Share TweetIRVING — The Cowboys understand that they’re preparing for possibly the best defensive line that they’ve faced this season. Tony Romo and Jason Witten both made that point after Thursday’s practice. Behind a struggling offensive line, Romo has beeUpvote Share TweetTexas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said he leaves baseball's winter meetings without getting any major deals "across the finish line" but did get a clearer picture of how he hopes to assemble his 2013 team.Upvote Share Tweet
Cowboys official practice/injury report: RB DeMarco Murray returns Thursday but is limited; four players miss practiceIRVING - Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray returned to practice Thursday but only participated on a limited basis, according to the team’s official injury/practice report released this afternoon. Murray didn’t practice Wednesday and said the teamUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Dec 6, 2012NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Reliever Koji Uehara has reached an agreement with the Boston Red Sox, pending a physical.Upvote Share Tweet
Create-a-Caption: Eric Bledsoe controls the vertical and horizontalyahoo.com Updated Dec 6, 2012The Los Angeles Clippers had a little bit of fun at the expense of the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night, with some loose Dallas passing and some tight L.A. defense - 18 Clipper steals, 22 Maverick turnovers, 26 Clipper points - led to the likes ofUpvote Share TweetWhile the Rangers did not make any major announcements at the Winter Meetings, they were certainly stirring up the rumors and at least appearing to be on the brink of doing something big.Upvote Share TweetThe Dallas Cowboys play the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. One of the Bengals' starting cornerbacks is former Cowboy Terence Newman, whose disappointing play down the stretch last year led the Cowboys not only to cut him loose but to spend a great deal o…Upvote Share TweetAdam “Pacman” Jones says there’s no bad blood between him and the Cowboys, but there’s no love, either. Cowboys' Adam 'Pacman' Jones stretching before an NFL preseason football game against the Minnesota Vikings in Irving, Texas on Aug. 28, 2008.Upvote Share Tweet
Like Garrett, Cincinnati’s Marvin Lewis works for owner who makes personnel decisionsIRVING - Marvin Lewis has a unique understanding of what Jason Garrett deals with everyday. Together they are the only two coaches in the NFL working for owners who carry the additional role of general manager. In Dallas, Jerry Jones signs the checks anUpvote Share Tweet
Cowboys practice report: RB DeMarco Murray returns, but Cowboys don’t have NT Jay Ratliff, LG Nate LivingsIRVING - Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray was back on the practice field Thursday morning at Valley Ranch after not practicing Wednesday. Murray said Wednesday that he didn’t practice as a precaution to help manage his sprained left foot. Murray plUpvote Share Tweet
Breaking Down the ‘Boys: The forgotten passing play in DallasJonathan 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 ofUpvote Share Tweet
This Lady Behind The Clippers Bench Was The Only One Unimpressed By Last Night's Performancedeadspin.com Updated Dec 6, 2012Last night's 112-90 Clippers win over the Mavericks was a performance the AP called "dominating" and one that featured a series of spectacular dunks and lobs-one of which we've already featured this morning. More »Upvote Share Tweet
Texas grabs 'pen candidate Wood in Rule 5 DraftMLB.com Updated Dec 6, 2012The Rangers selected right-handed reliever Coty Wood from the Rockies' organization in the Rule 5 Draft on Thursday morning at the Winter Meetings.Upvote Share Tweet
Mike Zimmer: Dez Bryant reminds me of Michael Irvinprofootballtalk.com Updated Dec 6, 2012Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has been on quite a roll lately. He has 29 catches for 475 yards and six touchdowns in his last four games, three of which have been Cowboys wins that have kept them in striking distance of the Giants in the NFC East. It…Upvote Share TweetBlake Griffin had 19 points and 13 rebounds, and Chris Paul added 14 points and 13 assists, propelling the Los Angeles Clippers to their fourth straight victory, 112-90 over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Dec 6, 2012Josh Hamilton and Zack Greinke remained in play as several free agents struck deals Wednesday. Until the Rangers make a move, the anticipation continues to build, writes Joe Lemire.Upvote Share Tweet
Mavs' Nowitzki starts running, still weeks awayDallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki resumed basketball activity Wednesday but remains weeks away from making his season debut.Upvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Cowboys Keeping Playoff Hopes AliveDec 6Episode 232: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the Cowboys chances to make the playoffs. John Clayton breaks down the impact of Brian Urlacher's injury on the Bears defense. The NFL32 discuss the return of Ben Roethlisberger.
Who will hold the NFC East crown?Dec 6The Washington Redskins, Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants are in a tight race to win the NFC East. Which team will cross the finish line first? The "Thursday Night Kickoff" crew gives their answers.
Hamilton Staying Or Going?Dec 6ESPN's Buster Olney, Tim Kurkjian, and Richard Durrett on if Josh Hamilton will remain in Texas.
Preview: Dallas Cowboys vs. Cincinnati BengalsDec 6NFL Films previews the Week 14 matchup between the Dallas Cowboys and the Cincinnati Bengals.
NBA -- What scouts are sayingDec 6Marc Stein checks in with advance scouts to get their takes on the most pressing NBA topics.
Biggest NFL games of Week 14 -- John Clayton's First & 10Dec 6No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.