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NY Giants aren't cheering for Washington Redskins to win, they'…

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.
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  • Teammates will miss Pierzynski's desire to win

    Teammates will miss Pierzynski's desire to win

    MLB.com CNNSI.com ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    "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…
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  • Ware, Witten selected to Pro Bowl but Dez Bryant not invited to…

    Ware, Witten selected to Pro Bowl but Dez Bryant not invited to Hawaii

    dallasnews.com Dec 26, 2012
    Although 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 t
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  • Dez Bryant said he’s not falling for any baiting from DeAngelo …

    Dez Bryant said he’s not falling for any baiting from DeAngelo Hall

    dallasnews.com Dec 26, 2012
    Redskins 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.
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  • Cowboys linebacker Brady Poppinga not afraid to bring ol’ fashi…

    Cowboys linebacker Brady Poppinga not afraid to bring ol’ fashion “pain” to RG III

    dallasnews.com Dec 26, 2012
    Cowboys 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…
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  • Decision to practice inside a good one, Cowboys players say

    Decision to practice inside a good one, Cowboys players say

    dallasnews.com Dec 26, 2012
    Marcus 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 D
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  • Josh Brent indicted for felony intoxication manslaughter

    Josh Brent indicted for felony intoxication manslaughter

    In 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 indic
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  • Hahn understands fan reaction to A.J.'s departure

    Hahn understands fan reaction to A.J.'s departure

    MLB.com Dec 26, 2012
    Hahn 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…
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  • Cowboys practice report: Four not practicing Wednesday, includi…

    Cowboys practice report: Four not practicing Wednesday, including DE Jason Hatcher

    dallasnews.com Dec 26, 2012
    ARLINGTON - 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-extend
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  • Dirk Nowitzki visits Children’s Medical Center to play one-on-o…

    Dirk Nowitzki visits Children’s Medical Center to play one-on-one with a talented young fan (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com dimemag.com Dec 26, 2012
    The 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 Childrenâ
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  • In a shocking development, Dallas unprepared for ice

    In a shocking development, Dallas unprepared for ice

    profootballtalk.com Dec 26, 2012
    With 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,
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  • Cowboys-Redskins: Comparing the QBs

    Cowboys-Redskins: Comparing the QBs

    ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    Four 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…
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  • A second Redskins rookie could make life miserable for Cowboys

    A second Redskins rookie could make life miserable for Cowboys

    dallasnews.com Dec 26, 2012
    Lost 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 right
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  • No-name Cowboys on defense? They might be back next season

    No-name Cowboys on defense? They might be back next season

    dallasnews.com Dec 26, 2012
    Don’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 in
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  • Video - 'Sound FX': Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo 04:12

    'Sound FX': Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo

    Dec 26
    Dallas 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.
  • Video - Josh Brent Formally Indicted 01:30

    Josh Brent Formally Indicted

    Dec 26
    Cowboys DT Josh Brent formally indicted on one count of intoxication manslaughter.
  • Video - Will Romo or RG3 prevail? 01:54

    Will Romo or RG3 prevail?

    Dec 26
    Can 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.
  • Video - NFL Live OT: How Much Pressure Is Romo Facing? 01:44

    NFL Live OT: How Much Pressure Is Romo Facing?

    Dec 26
    Damien Woody and Eric Mangini discuss the pressure Tony Romo is facing heading into the Cowboys' matchup against the Redskins.

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