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Fans have become accustomed to seeing DeMarcus Ware lead the Cowboys in sacks. He often takes the lead in restructuring his contract as well. The Pro Bowl linebacker has moved money around for the third consecutive year to help the club carve out salary…Upvote Share Tweet
Cowboys give Dan Connor pay-cut ultimatumprofootballtalk.com Feb 27, 2013Teams that need to create salary-cap space are using two devices: a “restructuring” that moves cap dollars from this year to future years with no pay cut and a “restructuring” that shrinks the cap number in 2013 by paying the player less money.Upvote Share TweetLance Berkman is set to make his spring training debut for the Texas Rangers on Thursday.Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Multiple Cowboys candidates to have contracts reworkedprofootballtalk.com Feb 27, 2013A contract extension for quarterback Tony Romo would make a lot of sense for the Cowboys. He’s in the final year of his contract, and he has a $16.8 million salary-cap number for 2013. The two sides have talked about an extension that would provide boUpvote 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
Burns stepping forward in Rangers' bullpenMLB.com Feb 27, 2013There is still a month to go before Opening Day, but this is the time of the spring when pitching-staff candidates jockey for position and time on the mound, and Cory Burns is elbowing his way to the front of the line in the Rangers' bullpen.Upvote Share Tweet
For $6,999 you and a friend can go on vacation with the Dallas Cowboys CheerleadersIf you have $6,999 sitting around your house and you’ve been dreaming about spending a few days on vacation with the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, then you’re in luck. Fan Matthew Miller of Lewisville is photographed with Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader "roUpvote Share Tweet
No splashy solutions for CowboysWe have a running Insider feature called "Offseason Playbook," and the latest one looks at the Dallas Cowboys. Gary Horton and Field Yates break down the team's offensive and defensive philosophies and biggest offseason needs, and it's a prett…Upvote Share Tweet
Dirk on Mavs' playoff hopes: 'Not looking good'Dirk Nowitzki is coming to the realization that the Dallas Mavericks' 12-year streak of making the playoffs is very much in jeopardy.Upvote Share Tweet
Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Could Star Lotulelei fall to 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 ofUpvote Share Tweet
Warriors & Pacers Brawl Spills Into The Stands; LeBron Goes Absolutely Crazydimemag.com Feb 27, 2013It wasn’t exactly reaching Malice at the Palace levels, but the brawl that spilled into the stands last night during Indiana’s 108-97 win over the Warriors will certainly result in some special spankings from the league office. And you’re never gonnUpvote Share Tweet
Bucks bump Mavs in spite of Dirk's 21-20 nightMonta Ellis scored 22 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks spoiled Dirk Nowitzki's first game in nearly 10 years with at least 20 points and 20 rebounds with a 95-90 victory against the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Mavs Better Off Without Deron Williams?Feb 27NBA Tonight breaks down the long term future of the Mavericks after not landing Deron Williams.
Dallas Hot Button: The Jerry Jones QuestionFeb 27The burning question in this week's Dallas Hot button is: Will the Dallas Cowboys win another Super Bowl with Jerry Jones as the owner?
Grizzlies Erase 25-Point Deficit To Topple MavsFeb 27Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol each post double-doubles as Grizzlies rally past Mavericks for their eighth straight win.
Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 2.0Feb 27We told you this year's draft was one of those exception-to-rule affairs, and the just-completed NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis seemed to confirm it. To wit:
Detroit Lions now $5M under cap with reworked dealsFeb 27Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola and wide receiver Nate Burleson accepted combined pay cuts of $5.55 million to help the Lions get under the salary cap.
Source: 49ers agree to trade Smith to ChiefsFeb 27The San Francisco 49ers have agreed to trade quarterback Alex Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs, league sources confirmed to ESPN.
The Sports Guy spends a week with Mike TysonFeb 27On a rooftop in Harlem, Bill Simmons discovered the only place where Mike Tyson finds peace.