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NY Giants aren't cheering for Washington Redskins to win, they're cheering for Dallas Cowboys to lose
nydailynews.com Updated Dec 26, 2012
The Giants messed up their season so badly the last two weeks after first controlling their own destiny in the NFC East, then controlling their own destiny in the wild-card race.Upvote Share Tweet
"I always thought of A.J. as a winner," said Rangers manager Ron Washington, during Wednesday's conference call to announce Pierzynski's one-year deal with Texas, ending Pierzynski's successful, colorful eight-year run with the White Sox. &quo…Upvote Share TweetAlthough one plays on offense and the other on defense, Jason Witten and DeMarcus Ware share plenty in common. As two of the most accomplished members of the Dallas Cowboys, they are captains. This season they’ve both dealt with physical setbacks that tUpvote Share TweetRedskins defensive back DeAngelo Hall is known for yapping at wide receivers and baiting them, but the new, improved Dez Bryant said he won’t be listening on Sunday when the Cowboys and Redskins battle for a playoff spot. “That’s his style of play.Upvote Share Tweet
Cowboys linebacker Brady Poppinga not afraid to bring ol’ fashion “pain” to RG IIICowboys linebacker Brady Poppinga has been in the league long enough to know that a good part of defensive play is intimidation, so he was clear that if the Cowboys have a chance to change the decision-making of the Washington Redskins and quarterback R…Upvote Share TweetMarcus Spears has no need to feel the frosty cold air five days before a game. “No, no, no,” the Cowboys deensive tackle said when asked about whether or not he wanted to practice in the cold Wednesday to prepare for a Sunday showdown in Washington DUpvote Share TweetIn the wake of the wreck that claimed the life of Cowboys practice squad linebacker Jerry Brown, his family said they didn’t want to see Josh Brent prosecuted. The Dallas County district attorney’s office does not share that sentiment. Brent was indicUpvote Share Tweet
Hahn understands fan reaction to A.J.'s departureMLB.com Updated Dec 26, 2012Hahn may be general manager of the White Sox, but he's also a fan in his own right. So he understands White Sox fans' disappointment over A.J. Pierzynski's eight-year run on the South Side of Chicago coming to an end when his one-year deal with the Rang…Upvote Share Tweet
Cowboys practice report: Four not practicing Wednesday, including DE Jason HatcherARLINGTON - Four Cowboys players didn’t appear to be practicing Wednesday at Cowboys Stadium. Linebacker DeMarcus Ware was in uniform but wearing a baseball cap, not a helmet. Ware has been limited because of a strained right shoulder and hyper-extendUpvote Share TweetThe fewer words I spend wasting your time between seeing this headline and watching this video, the better. Here’s is a clip of Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki playing one on one with Will Kolassa from last week, when he visited Kolassa at ChildrenâUpvote Share Tweet
In a shocking development, Dallas unprepared for iceprofootballtalk.com Updated Dec 26, 2012With cold weather in the forecast for Sunday’s win-and-in game at Washington, you’d think the Cowboys might want to prepare outdoors. But after being caught off guard by a snow and ice storm, the Cowboys were forced to prepare inside Cowboys Stadium,Upvote Share Tweet
Cowboys-Redskins: Comparing the QBsESPN.com Updated Dec 26, 2012Four days, nine hours and something like 20 minutes until kickoff of the NFC East title game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field, and there is much to break down. Pro Football Focus has this Insider look at the two quar…Upvote Share Tweet
A second Redskins rookie could make life miserable for CowboysLost in the rush to crown Robert Griffin III as the NFL Rookie of the Year has been the showing by another rookie on the Redskins - one in the same backfield, in fact. Washington didn’t need to trade three-first round picks and a second for the rightUpvote Share Tweet
No-name Cowboys on defense? They might be back next seasonDon’t be surprised to see some of the Cowboys’ no-names on defense back next season. The defense was hit hard by injuries, with five starters lost for the year. But players have come in and learned quickly. Linebacker Ernie Sims was on his tractor inUpvote Share Tweet
'Sound FX': Dallas Cowboys QB Tony RomoDec 26Dallas QB Tony Romo is mic'd up during the Cowboys' heartbreaking loss to the New Orleans Saints. Find out what kind words Romo had for wide receiver Dez Bryant during the game.
Josh Brent Formally IndictedDec 26Cowboys DT Josh Brent formally indicted on one count of intoxication manslaughter.
Will Romo or RG3 prevail?Dec 26Can Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III lead his team to a victory over Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys to clinch a playoff spot? How far can Russell Wilson lead the Seattle Seahawks in the playoffs? Kurt Warner gives his answers.
NFL Live OT: How Much Pressure Is Romo Facing?Dec 26Damien Woody and Eric Mangini discuss the pressure Tony Romo is facing heading into the Cowboys' matchup against the Redskins.