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Cowboys Move Quickly; Hire Kiffin To Replace Ryan As DC

Cowboys Move Quickly; Hire Kiffin To Replace Ryan As DC

The Cowboys made a move from one known DC to another this week, as Friday the team announced the hiring of former Tampa Bay defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin. Kiffin replaces Rob Ryan, who was fired earlier this week in somewhat of a surprising move. T…
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  • Beltre: Rangers have enough to compete in AL West

    Beltre: Rangers have enough to compete in AL West

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Jan 11, 2013
    Adrian Beltre watched this offseason as the Texas Rangers tried to sign the top free-agent pitcher on the market and keep slugger Josh Hamilton.
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  • Fox makes switch on announcing crew, kicks former Cowboy Daryl …

    Fox makes switch on announcing crew, kicks former Cowboy Daryl Johnston’s team off of playoff coverage

    dallasnews.com Jan 11, 2013
    Fox has slipped Thom Brennaman and Brian Billick into its No. 2 NFL booth this playoff weekend. They are replacing incumbents Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston and Tony Siragusa, who have drawn playoff duty for years. Brennaman and Billick will call Sunday’s
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  • Brief media notes: Cowboys viewership down about 10 percent fro…

    Brief media notes: Cowboys viewership down about 10 percent from last season

    dallasnews.com Jan 11, 2013
    The Cowboys finished the season averaging a 29.4 rating in Dallas-Fort Worth, down about 10 percent from 2011’s 32.8 average. If you think Jerry Jones doesn’t pay close attention to ratings, think again. … The North Carolina-based National Sportscas
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  • Rangers' Soto to catch most of Darvish's start

    Rangers' Soto to catch most of Darvish's start

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jan 11, 2013
    Texas Rangers starter Yu Darvish will have a personal catcher in 2013, as manager Ron Washington indicated his plan is for Geovany Soto to catch most of Darvish's starts.
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  • Report: Rob Ryan is the Rams’ first choice to be their new defe…

    Report: Rob Ryan is the Rams’ first choice to be their new defensive coordinator

    yahoo.com dallasnews.com Jan 11, 2013
    It took a bit longer than five minutes for him to find a new job, but not too much longer in the grand scheme of things. Three days after he was fired by the Dallas Cowboys, longtime NFL defensive coordinator Rob Ryan may have been hired by the St. Loui…
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  • Jerry Jones pays respects to wife of legendary basketball coach…

    Jerry Jones pays respects to wife of legendary basketball coach Eddie Sutton

    dallasnews.com Jan 11, 2013
    Legendary Oklahoma State coach Eddie Sutton’s wife, Patsy, passed away Tuesday. At a memorial service in Tulsa on Friday, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones made the trip to pay his respects. Jones spoke to the Tulsa World about his relationship with the Suttonâ
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  • Rangers remain in contact with Lohse's agent

    Rangers remain in contact with Lohse's agent

    MLB.com Jan 11, 2013
    The Rangers continue to dance with the possibility of signing free-agent pitcher Kyle Lohse, and they have remained in contact with agent Scott Boras.
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  • Giants, Jets, Broncos: Answers to Readers' Questions

    Giants, Jets, Broncos: Answers to Readers' Questions

    nytimes.com Jan 11, 2013
    Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.
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  • Create-a-Caption: ‘What do you want me to tell you?’

    Create-a-Caption: ‘What do you want me to tell you?’

    yahoo.com Jan 11, 2013
    Rick Carlisle's tried grossing out his Dallas Mavericks, threatening them with suspensions, grossing them out again ... man, he's tried everything. Nothing seemed to be working for his slumping Dallas Mavericks ... until he suggested Vince Carter just g…
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  • Cowboys fans won’t have Redskins’ Hogettes to taunt anymore

    Cowboys fans won’t have Redskins’ Hogettes to taunt anymore

    dallasnews.com Jan 11, 2013
    WASHINGTON - The Hogettes will oink no more. The group of male fans who have cheered on the Washington Redskins for three decades while wearing dresses, floppy hats and pig snouts announced Friday that the group is retiring. The Hogettes said on their w
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  • Dallas Mavericks in touch with Greg Oden's agent, source says

    Dallas Mavericks in touch with Greg Oden's agent, source says

    ESPN.com Jan 11, 2013
    Count the Dallas Mavericks among the list of NBA teams who are keeping an eye on former No. 1 overall pick Greg Oden.
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  • Three men with Cowboys connections among 15 Pro Football Hall o…

    Three men with Cowboys connections among 15 Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists

    dallasnews.com Jan 11, 2013
    Three men with direct connections to the Cowboys are among 15 finalists under consideration for enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2013. Former offensive lineman Larry Allen, defensive end/linebacker Charles Haley and head coach Bi
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  • DeMarcus Cousins ejected for flagrant foul on Vince Carter in O…

    DeMarcus Cousins ejected for flagrant foul on Vince Carter in OT of Kings loss to Mavericks (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Jan 11, 2013
    Sacramento Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins has a bad reputation, earned largely through several less-than-ideal relationships with coaches, some suspensions for on-court activity, and a fair amount of incomplete information. Cousins thinks he gets a bad …
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  • Mavs rally to top Kings in OT, end losing streak

    Mavs rally to top Kings in OT, end losing streak

    ESPN.com Jan 11, 2013
    O.J. Mayo had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Vince Carter scored 23 points off the bench and the Dallas Mavericks rallied from 17 points down to beat the Sacramento Kings 117-112 in overtime Thursday night.
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  • Video - What does Monte Kiffin hiring mean for Dallas Cowboys? 03:03

    What does Monte Kiffin hiring mean for Dallas Cowboys?

    Jan 11
    Charley Casserly looks at the Dallas Cowboys hiring of Monte Kiffin and what it means for the Cowboys defense.
  • Video - What does Monte Kiffin hiring mean for Dallas Cowboys? 03:03

    What does Monte Kiffin hiring mean for Dallas Cowboys?

    Jan 11
    Charley Casserly looks at the Dallas Cowboys hiring of Monte Kiffin and what it means for the Cowboys defense.
  • Video - 'NFL Films Presents': Week 8- New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys 05:10

    'NFL Films Presents': Week 8- New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys

    Jan 11
    It is always special when the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants square off, but this game was especially entertaining. Join Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo as he tries to help his team erase a 23-point deficit.
  • Video - 'NFL Films Presents': Week 8- New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys 05:10

    'NFL Films Presents': Week 8- New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys

    Jan 11
    It is always special when the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants square off, but this game was especially entertaining. Join Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo as he tries to help his team erase a 23-point deficit.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA - Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant starting to show off his mean s…

    Jan 11
    Kevin Durant is starting to show the entire NBA how competitive he really is, writes J.A. Adande.
  • Don Banks: Niners-Patriots tops best potential Super Bowl matchups

    Jan 11
    The NFL's divisional round means we're down to the league's elite eight in the playoffs, and that's when the Super Bowl pairing starts to first come into view. There are still 16 potential matchups for Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans next month, and her…
  • Dallas Mavericks in touch with Greg Oden's agent, source says

    Jan 11
    Count the Dallas Mavericks among the list of NBA teams who are keeping an eye on former No. 1 overall pick Greg Oden.
  • Peter King: Ryan Longwell gets chance to rewrite history

    Jan 11
    RENTON, Wash. -- It's so strange to see Ryan Longwell here, out of retirement, into the NFL's Final Eight. This is the day he should have been doing a light jog, just to stay loose as his final pre-race prep for Sunday's Walt Disney World Marathon, whic…