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Grizzlies rally from 25 down to beat Mavericks

Grizzlies rally from 25 down to beat Mavericks

ESPN.com Updated Feb 27, 2013
Zach Randolph scored 22 points and Marc Gasol added 21 as the Memphis Grizzlies matched their largest comeback in franchise history, rallying to beat the Dallas Mavericks 90-84 on Wednesday night.
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  • Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware among first to restructure contract as…

    Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware among first to restructure contract as club works to carve out cap room

    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…
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  • Cowboys give Dan Connor pay-cut ultimatum

    Cowboys give Dan Connor pay-cut ultimatum

    profootballtalk.com Feb 27, 2013
    Teams 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.
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  • Rangers' Berkman to make debut on Thursday

    Rangers' Berkman to make debut on Thursday

    ESPN.com Feb 27, 2013
    Lance Berkman is set to make his spring training debut for the Texas Rangers on Thursday.
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  • Report: Multiple Cowboys candidates to have contracts reworked

    Report: Multiple Cowboys candidates to have contracts reworked

    profootballtalk.com Feb 27, 2013
    A 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 bo
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  • Breaking Down the ‘Boys: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 1.0 and a surprisi…

    Breaking Down the ‘Boys: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 1.0 and a surprising pick for Dallas

    dallasnews.com Feb 27, 2013
    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 of 
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  • Burns stepping forward in Rangers' bullpen

    Burns stepping forward in Rangers' bullpen

    MLB.com Feb 27, 2013
    There 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.
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  • For $6,999 you and a friend can go on vacation with the Dallas …

    For $6,999 you and a friend can go on vacation with the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders

    dallasnews.com Feb 27, 2013
    If 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 "ro
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  • No splashy solutions for Cowboys

    No splashy solutions for Cowboys

    ESPN.com Feb 27, 2013
    We 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…
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  • Dirk on Mavs' playoff hopes: 'Not looking good'

    Dirk on Mavs' playoff hopes: 'Not looking good'

    ESPN.com Feb 27, 2013
    Dirk Nowitzki is coming to the realization that the Dallas Mavericks' 12-year streak of making the playoffs is very much in jeopardy.
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  • Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Could Star Lotulelei fall to the Cowbo…

    Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Could Star Lotulelei fall to the Cowboys?

    dallasnews.com Feb 27, 2013
    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 of 
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  • Warriors & Pacers Brawl Spills Into The Stands; LeBron Goes…

    Warriors & Pacers Brawl Spills Into The Stands; LeBron Goes Absolutely Crazy

    dimemag.com Feb 27, 2013
    It 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 gonn
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  • Bucks bump Mavs in spite of Dirk's 21-20 night

    Bucks bump Mavs in spite of Dirk's 21-20 night

    ESPN.com Feb 27, 2013
    Monta 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.
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  • Video - Mavs Better Off Without Deron Williams? 01:33

    Mavs Better Off Without Deron Williams?

    Feb 27
    NBA Tonight breaks down the long term future of the Mavericks after not landing Deron Williams.
  • Video - Dallas Hot Button: The Jerry Jones Question 02:14

    Dallas Hot Button: The Jerry Jones Question

    Feb 27
    The burning question in this week's Dallas Hot button is: Will the Dallas Cowboys win another Super Bowl with Jerry Jones as the owner?
  • Video - Grizzlies Erase 25-Point Deficit To Topple Mavs 01:04

    Grizzlies Erase 25-Point Deficit To Topple Mavs

    Feb 27
    Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol each post double-doubles as Grizzlies rally past Mavericks for their eighth straight win.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

    Feb 27
    We 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 deals

    Feb 27
    Detroit 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 Chiefs

    Feb 27
    The 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 Tyson

    Feb 27
    On a rooftop in Harlem, Bill Simmons discovered the only place where Mike Tyson finds peace.