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Troy Aikman: Cowboys are close; Tony Romo can lead Dallas to a …

Troy Aikman: Cowboys are close; Tony Romo can lead Dallas to a Super Bowl

Don’t tell Troy Aikman that the Dallas Cowboys keep falling short of the postseason because they don’t have the talent or franchise quarterback. The Pro Football Hall of Famer said Tuesday that having the talent and a quarterback capable of winning a
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  • Ex-Mav West still a no-show for D-League team

    Ex-Mav West still a no-show for D-League team

    CNNSI.com Feb 12, 2013
    DALLAS (AP) -- Delonte West hasn't joined the Texas Legends more than two weeks after the NBA Development League team acquired his rights.
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  • Will the Cowboys announce their offensive play-caller Wednesday…

    Will the Cowboys announce their offensive play-caller Wednesday?

    dallasnews.com Feb 12, 2013
    On Tuesday, Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones deferred to head coach Jason Garrett when asked if a decision had been made about who would call the offensive plays next season. “At some point Jason will address that,” Jones said. A few ho
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  • Rangers seek utility infielder

    Rangers seek utility infielder

    MLB.com Feb 12, 2013
    General manager Jon Daniels said the Rangers are still looking outside the organization for a possible utility infielder who can play shortstop, but candidates may be reluctant to sign with the club because playing time is limited behind its incumbent A…
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  • Officials from Cowboys meet with MADD reps

    Officials from Cowboys meet with MADD reps

    ESPN.com dallasnews.com Feb 12, 2013
    Sparked by two alcohol related incidents, just six weeks apart, Dallas Cowboys officials met with representatives for Mothers Against Drunk Driving after the Super Bowl.
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  • Monte Kiffin: Cowboys defenders should study Seahawks’ 2012 def…

    Monte Kiffin: Cowboys defenders should study Seahawks’ 2012 defense

    dallasnews.com Feb 12, 2013
    How will the Dallas Cowboys’ new 4-3 defensive scheme look next season? Monte Kiffin says watch film of the 2012 Seattle Seahawks if you want an example. During a Monday interview on 105.3 The Fan [KRLD-FM] Cowboys defensive lineman Jason Hatcher said h
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  • Jason Garrett: New offensive assistant coaches can ‘really help…

    Jason Garrett: New offensive assistant coaches can ‘really help us break through’

    dallasnews.com Feb 12, 2013
    The Dallas Cowboys offense is on the right track according to head coach Jason Garrett. So, why did the franchise feel the need to make so many coaching changes on that side of the ball? Since the conclusion of the 2012 season the Cowboys have hired fou…
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  • Cowboys Executive VP Stephen Jones on contract talks with Antho…

    Cowboys Executive VP Stephen Jones on contract talks with Anthony Spencer: ‘We’ll be moving forward in a quick way’

    dallasnews.com ESPN.com Feb 12, 2013
    Last month, Anthony Spencer’s representative said the Dallas Cowboys free agent outside linebacker would “love to stay in Dallas.” That would be his “first choice,” agent Jordan Woy said. The Cowboys would like to hold on to him, too, according
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  • A-Rod to rehab in New York, not at spring camp

    A-Rod to rehab in New York, not at spring camp

    CNNSI.com Feb 12, 2013
    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez will not report to spring training with the Yankees' position players and will work on his rehabilitation from hip surgery in New York.
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  • Beware, Mavericks: DeShawn Stevenson wants to play his ‘last tw…

    Beware, Mavericks: DeShawn Stevenson wants to play his ‘last two, three seasons’ in Dallas

    yahoo.com Feb 12, 2013
    In the months following the end of the 2011 NBA lockout, the defending champion Dallas Mavericks were faced with an enormous luxury tax bill, a capped-out team, an enticing 2012 free agent class, and enough trading options to make a shakeup of the champ…
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  • Breakfast links: Cowboys cap woes

    Breakfast links: Cowboys cap woes

    ESPN.com Feb 12, 2013
    You already knew today was Abraham Lincoln's birthday. Heck, since this is the NFC East blog you may also have known it was Robert Griffin III's birthday. But did you know it was Charles Darwin's? Or for that matter, DeMarco Murray's? That's right. You …
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  • Smith's 26 and 13 fuel Hawks victory over Mavs

    Smith's 26 and 13 fuel Hawks victory over Mavs

    ESPN.com Feb 12, 2013
    Josh Smith had 26 points and 13 rebounds, Devin Harris made a key steal in the final minute and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Dallas Mavericks 105-101 Monday night.
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Cowboys Aim To Keep Romo 03:00

    NFL32OT: Cowboys Aim To Keep Romo

    Feb 12
    Episode 267: Kevin Connors and Chris Mortensen discuss the Cowboys aim of signing Tony Romo to a long-term deal. Packers Greg Jennings breaks down what he looks for in a quarterback. The NFL32 crew discuss Michael Vick fitting in Chip Kelly's offense
  • Video - State of the Franchise 04:05

    State of the Franchise

    Feb 12
    Willie McGinest and Heath Evans break down the state of the Dallas Cowboys, Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Video - The future of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo 01:05

    The future of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo

    Feb 12
    Ian Rapoport has the latest on the status of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo's contract.
  • Video - Dallas Hot Button: Should the Mavericks trade Shawn Marion? 01:06

    Dallas Hot Button: Should the Mavericks trade Shawn Marion?

    Feb 12
    This week's burning question for the Dallas Hot Button: Should the Dallas Mavericks trade Shawn Marion? Tim Legler weighs in on the "go for it" side of the equation.

Sports Columnists

  • Kobe Bryant says chastising fan on Twitter was 'right thing to do'

    Feb 13
    Kobe Bryant welcomes challenges, which explains why he chastised a fan on Twitter for using a homophobic slur. "It's the right thing to do," Bryant told ESPN.com. "I couldn't help myself. I saw it, I was like, 'I can't help myself. I have to respond.'"
  • Don Banks: Philadelphia Eagles 2013 Offseason Preview

    Feb 12
    SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.
  • Adande/Gutierrez: Comparing LeBron James to Michael Jordan

    Feb 12
    Our experts discuss whether LeBron James can reach or surpass Michael Jordan's level of greatness.