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The Sons of Anarchy are coming to Bourbon Street. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Saints plan to hire Rob Ryan to be the team’s next defensive coordinator. Ryan, who notoriously boasted he’d have a new job in “like five minutes” after beingShare Tweet
comments ()New Orleans Times-Picayune Saints beat writer Larry Holder tweets that New Orleans will interview two former Cowboys staff members — Rob Ryan and Todd Grantham — for its defensive coordinator position. Holder reports that the Saints willShare Tweet
Three of Forbes’ 10 most disliked athletes in America have Texas ties, and one’s a CowboyForbes magazine has released its 2013 list of the most disliked athletes in America, and the Lone Star State figures promimently. In the top spot (or is it the bottom spot?) is disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong. Former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o,Share Tweet
Rangers going into spring expecting Cruz in RFCNNSI.com Feb 5, 2013The Texas Rangers will go to spring training with the expectation that Nelson Cruz will be their right fielder.Share Tweet
Cowboys promote Wes Phillips to tight ends coachprofootballtalk.com Feb 5, 2013Having a member of the family as the current or former head coach of the Cowboys appears to be a prerequisite for coaching the team’s tight ends. The team announced Tuesday that Wes Phillips has been promoted to the tight ends coaching job after spendinShare Tweet
Mavs' Kaman on NBA concussion test: StupidESPN.com Feb 5, 2013Dallas Mavericks center Chris Kaman, who hasn't been cleared to practice and won't until he passes the NBA-mandated test for players who sustain concussions, had some choice words Tuesday for the league's protocol.Share TweetSeemingly never short on bold opinions, Deion Sanders delivered one over the weekend. During a Super Bowl pregame show on the NFL Network the Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Dallas Cowboys cornerback made the claim that concussions aren’t as signiShare TweetTexas Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar, baseball's No. 1-ranked prospect, according to ESPN.com's Keith Law, has informed the club that he will not participate in the World Baseball Classic.Share Tweet
Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Is Florida DT Sharrif Floyd a possibility for the Cowboys?Jonathan 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 ofShare TweetForty-nine years ago today, Clint Murchison Jr. proved how much faith he had in a Dallas Cowboys head coach despite a poor overall record. The Cowboys owner gave Tom Landry, who had posted a 9-38-3 record during the previous four seasons, a 10-year cont…Share Tweet
Retired NFL Players Are Depressed And Don't Even Know It: Studydeadspin.com Feb 5, 2013The most striking aspects of the new head-trauma study of former NFL players published in JAMA Neurology are not the formal findings per se. In many ways, those merely quantify and validate suspicions that even casual fans likely hold. The rub is that 4…Share Tweet
Cowboys OC Bill Callahan said in mid-October: ‘I got nothing but immense respect for coach and his ability to call plays’All indications point to Cowboys offensive coordinator Bill Callahan taking over the team’s offensive play-calling duties next season. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett, who has called the Cowboys’ offensive plays since 2007, has a lot of respect for CallahShare TweetCNNSI.com Feb 5, 2013Brandon Webb, who won the NL Cy Young Award in 2006 and was one of the top pitchers in baseball before being beset by arm injuries, is retiring.Share Tweet
Peter King: More on two Super Bowl XLVII controversies; mailFeb 5It's the first day of the rest of our lives. Thirty-one weeks and two days until opening night at M&T Bank Stadium and the world champion Ravens host the opener of the 2013 season. Time to breathe a little bit. And by the way, if you haven't seen vi…
Coast to Coast - Who can beat the Miami Heat in East?Feb 5Our experts discuss what teams in the Eastern Conference could challenge the Heat in the playoffs?
Running Diary: The New Fast & Furious 6 Extended TrailerFeb 5February 5 is now a holiday. In less than an hour this morning, we learned Gus Johnson is calling the 2018 World Cup, Keith Law's annual list of the t...