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Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware set for surgery Thursday

Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware set for surgery Thursday

Linebacker DeMarcus Ware has scheduled surgery on his shoulder for Thursday. Ware said before the season was over that he would likely need two separate surgeries, one on his shoulder and another for his hyperextended elbow. Thursday is for the only sho…
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  • Jones cites pair of losses for Rob Ryan ouster

    Jones cites pair of losses for Rob Ryan ouster

    Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones made his first public comments about the release of defensive coordinator Rob Ryan during a taped interview that aired Wednesday.
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  • Mark Cuban was fined for tweeting about officials, raising new …

    Mark Cuban was fined for tweeting about officials, raising new questions

    yahoo.com Jan 9, 2013
    Mark Cuban has been fined many, many times since he bought the Dallas Mavericks in 2000. In all but a very few cases (and maybe none at all, now that I think about it), he has been punished for commenting on what he perceives to be poor officiating. He'…
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  • Cowboys defensive staff in state of flux

    Cowboys defensive staff in state of flux

    dallasnews.com Jan 9, 2013
    Rob Ryan isn’t the only person in flux. So is the Cowboys defensive staff. The Cowboys are without a defensive coordinator since they called Ryan Tuesday evening to inform him they would no longer require his services. The rest of the defensive staff, m
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  • Murphy ready to be Rangers' everyday left fielder

    Murphy ready to be Rangers' everyday left fielder

    MLB.com Jan 9, 2013
    The Rangers may yet bring another outfielder into the fold, but David Murphy is ready to be the everyday left fielder if general manager Jon Daniels stands pat.
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  • Katherine Webb says her boyfriend, Alabama QB A.J. McCarron, ‘r…

    Katherine Webb says her boyfriend, Alabama QB A.J. McCarron, ‘really wants to play for the Dallas Cowboys’

    dallasnews.com Jan 9, 2013
    This Jan 7, 2013 file photo shows Katherine Webb, left, the girlfriend of Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron, and McCarron's mother, Dee Dee Bonner, second from left, watching McCarron celebrate after the BCS National Championship college football game. (A…
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  • Cowboys making D coaches interview again for jobs

    Cowboys making D coaches interview again for jobs

    profootballtalk.com Jan 9, 2013
    The Cowboys may be looking for more than just a defensive coordinator. According to Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com, the Cowboys defensive coaches will have to interview with the new coordinator to keep their jobs. The Cowboys are also open to letting …
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  • National writer: Rob Ryan coached circles around Jason Garrett …

    National writer: Rob Ryan coached circles around Jason Garrett the last two seasons

    dallasnews.com Jan 9, 2013
    NFL.com’s Gregg Rosenthal writes: Ryan’s firing points out the uncomfortable reality that Ryan has coached circles around Jason Garrett the last two seasons. The Cowboys defense hasn’t been great, but it quickly improved from the 32-ranked unit Ryan
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  • Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Morris Claiborne 2012 Review, Final Gr…

    Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Morris Claiborne 2012 Review, Final Grade

    dallasnews.com Jan 9, 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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  • Brandon Carr: You’ve got to roll with the punches

    Brandon Carr: You’ve got to roll with the punches

    profootballtalk.com Jan 9, 2013
    The Cowboys fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan on Tuesday and some members of the team’s defense took to Twitter to express their reaction to the news. Defensive end Jason Hatcher called it “a sad day” and linebacker Bruce Carter didn’t need all
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  • Would Cowboys go 4-3 for cap reasons?

    Would Cowboys go 4-3 for cap reasons?

    ESPN.com Jan 9, 2013
    First thing I want to say is this: If the Dallas Cowboys fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan because they wanted to switch from a 3-4 defense to a 4-3 defense and they don't already have Ryan's successor lined up, I think they're nuts. I don't think yo…
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  • Dugout, bullpen phones to go wireless next year

    Dugout, bullpen phones to go wireless next year

    CNNSI.com Jan 9, 2013
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Even dugouts and bullpens might not need that old landline soon.
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  • Video - Dirk Nowitzki Talks Mavericks' Basketball 04:37

    Dirk Nowitzki Talks Mavericks' Basketball

    Jan 9
    Dirk Nowitzki looks at the Mavs' season, his injury and future with the team.
  • Video - Did Rob Ryan Deserve To Be Fired? 10:12

    Did Rob Ryan Deserve To Be Fired?

    Jan 9
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss the Cowboys' firing of defensive coordinator Rob Ryan.
  • Video - No Players Elected To Hall Of Fame 06:47

    No Players Elected To Hall Of Fame

    Jan 9
    Tim Kurkjian, Buster Olney, Howard Bryant and Pedro Gomez react to the news that Baseball Hall of Fame voters didn't elect any candidates for induction into the Hall.
  • Video - Cowboys Fire Defensive Coordinator Rob Ryan 00:55

    Cowboys Fire Defensive Coordinator Rob Ryan

    Jan 9
    Adam Schefter discusses why the Cowboys fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: No shortage of storylines surrounding NFL's elite eight

    Jan 9
    The best weekend of the NFL season is just ahead, with the league's elite eight colliding in a burst of divisional-round playoff football. Here are eight of the best storylines that provide a backdrop for the action to come:
  • Sports Guy Time Machine: Baseball HOF Revisited

    Jan 9
    Here's a column I wrote about the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 2007 for ESPN The Magazine, back when I still cared who made it. Six years later, I...