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CNNSI.com Updated Dec 28, 2012
Former major league pitcher Ugueth Urbina has returned to baseball after serving 7 1/2 years in prison for the attempted murder of five workers on his family's ranch.Upvote Share Tweet
Randall Cobb, Justin Smith headline Week 17”²s injury reportsIn the premier matchup of the weekend, Sunday night's Dallas Cowboys-Washington Redskins game that will decide the NFC East, the Redskins listed right tackle Tyler Polumbus (head) and safety DeJon Gomes (knee) as "questionable". Polumbus was c…Upvote Share TweetIRVING — Cowboys linebacker DeMarcus Ware will wear a brace on his injured right shoulder and have his plays limited Sunday night in a do-or-die game at Washington. The brace will help prevent Ware’s shoulder from popping out when he extends his arm fUpvote Share Tweet
Is Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray the X factor in this game?DeMarco Murray will likely play a crucial role if the Cowboys manage to beat Washington in the final game of the regular season. That’s much different than the role he had in last season’s finale against the New York Giants. The running back missed thUpvote Share Tweet
Cowboys rookie safety Matt Johnson will return to practice next week if Dallas reaches playoffsIRVING - Cowboys rookie safety Matt Johnson, who is on the reserve/injured returnable list, was eligible to practice Friday for the first time but said he only worked on the side. Johnson, who hasn’t played this season because he’s battled hamstringUpvote Share Tweet
Cowboys LB Ernie Sims to undergo a contact test to make sure he’s ready to play Sunday at WashingtonIRVING - Cowboys inside linebacker Ernie Sims said he will go through a contact test, likely on Saturday, as the final test that will determine if he can play Sunday night at Washington. Sims suffered a concussion in the Cowboys’ Dec. 16 game againstUpvote Share Tweet
Cowboys-Redskins: Get excitedESPN.com Dec 28, 2012An open letter to the fans of the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Redskins: Get excited. You may not need my permission, or my urging. You may already be there -- as excited as you've been about a professional football game in a very long time. And if…Upvote Share TweetJonathan 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
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones: ‘I don’t know that’ coach Jason Garrett has changed the culture at Valley RanchCowboys owner Jerry Jones was asked Friday morning on KRLD-FM 105.3 if coach Jason Garrett has changed the culture at Valley Ranch in a positive way. “I don’t know that. It’s positive,” Jones said. “The kinds of things that Jason is about at ValUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Dec 28, 2012The Redskins offense is designed to mitigate a good pass rush. And with DeMarcus Ware dinged up, the Cowboys' playoff hopes could come down to Tony Romo, writes Peter King.Upvote Share Tweet
PFT Live: Cowboys talk with Charean Williams, PFT Planet calls and tweetsprofootballtalk.com Dec 28, 2012The NFC East race will come down to Sunday night and Friday’s PFT Live will devote a big chunk of time to discussing the clash between the Cowboys and the Redskins. Charean Williams of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram will join Mike Florio to discuss the CoUpvote Share Tweet
Doc Rivers pays Clippers championship-level compliment after 29-point blowout of CelticsIf you were watching Thursday night's NBA action on TNT, the late-running opener between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Dallas Mavericks - pushed to overtime thanks to this absurd, one-of-a-kind buzzer-beating 3-pointer by Darren Collison - meant thatUpvote Share Tweet
Week 17 Picks: Redskins, Bears should earn playoff berthsDallas Cowboys at Washington Redskins In his first game against the Cowboys, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin completed 19-of-27 pass attempts for 304 yards and four touchdowns in a 38-31 win on Thanksgiving. Griffin is not 100 percent, but neither a…Upvote Share Tweet
Breakfast links: 2 days to Skins-CowboysESPN.com Dec 28, 2012Washington Redskins With the Redskins on the verge of their first division title since 1999, Dan Daly writes that there's still a lot we don't know about this team. Dan thinks the most important thing for them Sunday night in the division title game aga…Upvote Share Tweet
George: Don’t look now, but Cowboys-Redskins rivalry is burning againIRVING - Having spent seven seasons as a quarterback with Dallas in the 1990s, Cowboys coach Jason Garrett is well-versed on the team’s rivalry with the Washington Redskins. As for Garrett’s players, well, he put that in perspective earlier this weeUpvote Share Tweet
NFL Kickoff OT: Week 17 PredictionsDec 28NFL Kickoff OT breaks down the key matchups for the final week of the regular season.
'Playbook': Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington RedskinsDec 28Will the Dallas Cowboys or Washington Redskins win the NFC East? Our experts explain why defense will prove to be a huge factor in who wins the division.
More pressure on Dallas Cowboys or Washington Redskins?Dec 28Can the Dallas Cowboys steal a postseason berth with a win against the Washington Redskins? DallasCowboys.com analyst Bryan Broaddus joins "Around the League" with the latest on injured linebacker DeMarcus Ware and much more.
What Should Jones Do If Cowboys Miss Playoffs?Dec 28"First Take" debates what Jerry Jones needs to do with the Cowboys if they lose on Sunday and miss the playoffs.
Peter King: Cowboys on familiar ground with win-or-go-home Week 17Dec 28In the offseason, Dallas coach Jason Garrett visited the Yankees' spring-training home in Tampa, and sought out Derek Jeter. Garrett was raised in Yankee country, so he has great respect for the Yankee shortstop, and he wanted to ask him about leadershi…
NFL - John Clayton's five most cherished NFL recordsDec 28Football records might not resonate like those in baseball, but there are five NFL records that stand above the rest, John Clayton writes.
The Sports Guy powers through a damaged laptop to make his Week 17 picksDec 28The Sports Guy's computer is on the fritz, but that didn't stop him from making his Week 17 picks.