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New Cowboys defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin will see a familiar face across the sidelines this season, but he probably wishes he didn’t have to. On Wednesday, the Eagles made a splash by hiring former Oregon head coach Chip Kelly. Known for his high-Upvote Share TweetThe Texas Rangers have agreed to terms on a new five-year, $55 million contract with All-Star pitcher Matt Harrison, who passed a physical on Wednesday.Upvote Share TweetMel Kiper released his first mock draft on Wednesday and he had the Cowboys selecting North Carolina offensive guard Jonathan Cooper. Kiper ranks Cooper, a 6-3, 295-pound 22-year-old, as the eighth overall player and the second-best guard on his big boa…Upvote Share Tweet
Funny NFL lip-reading spoof includes Cowboys coach Jason GarrettDo you need a good laugh? Of course you do. My recommendation is to take three minutes out of your day and watch this clip. The folks at Bad Lip-Reading compiled a video that speculates at what several NFL coaches, players and officials were saying when…Upvote Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez had surgery on his left hip Wednesday and is expected to be sidelined until after the All-Star break.Upvote Share Tweet
Sean Lee: Cowboys believe new defensive scheme gives team best shot at Super BowlDespite not having talked to Monte Kiffin, Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee sounded on board with the team’s new defensive coordinator hire during an interview on Tuesday night. Before discussing the transition from a 3-4 to a 4-3 scheme, Lee praised formerUpvote Share TweetIt's a division built on tradition. Until now. Chip Kelly may or may not bring his exact offense to the NFL, Don Banks writes, but the NFC East's world is still about to be altered.Upvote Share Tweet
Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Using math to predict the Cowboys’ first-round draft pickJonathan 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
Rangers RHP Nathan turns down WBC invitationESPN.com Jan 16, 2013Texas Rangers closer Joe Nathan has declined an invitation to pitch on the United States team in the World Baseball Classic in March. The veteran said he wanted a "full and normal" spring training.Upvote Share TweetJoe DeCamillis has become the second coordinator to leave the Cowboys since the end of the season. He is the first to do so by choice. DeCamillis has left the Cowboys to become the special teams coordinator and assistant head coach for the Chicago Bears…Upvote Share Tweet
Don Banks: Hero of last year's AFC Championship Game, Sterling Moore will look on from afar this yearSterling Moore doesn't know yet if he'll watch the game at home in Dallas, or meet up with a couple teammates and head for "a Buffalo Wild Wings or something like that.''Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 16, 2013The news that Cowboys tight ends coach John Garrett has applied for the head-coaching job at Delaware meshes with a weekend report from ESPN’s Chris Mortensen that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is pushing coach Jason Garrett to give up play-calling duties aUpvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 16, 2013In a season hamstrung by the first knee surgery of his career, Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki is averaging just 13.3 points on 42 percent shooting, numbers that rank amongst the worst of his career excluding a frustrating rookie season. The forw…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 16, 2013In the end, Jimmy Johnson was right. The former Cowboys and Dolphins coach said Friday that Montreal Alouettes coach Marc Trestman would become the next head coach of the Bears and, five days later, that’s precisely what Trestman is. And so the Bears arUpvote Share Tweet
Kinsler bought himself more time at secondMLB.com Jan 16, 2013Ian Kinsler is not switching from second base to first base for the Texas Rangers, because he never got an ultimatum.Upvote Share Tweet
Lin One-Handed Lay InJan 16Jeremy Lin drives through traffic and finishes with the lay in.
Mavs Dunk In TransitionJan 16O.J. Mayo feeds Shawn Marion for the dunk
TrueHoop TV: On Royce WhiteJan 16Amin Elhassan on Royce White.
Inside the Huddle: Conference ChampionshipsJan 16Inside the Huddle reveals the stats behind Matt Ryan's nickname "Matty Ice," the Cowboys moving from the 3-4 defense to the Cover Two scheme, how the Patriots may adapt to the loss of Rob Gronkowski, and why Joe Flacco has rediscovered himself.
Don Banks: Kelly's move from Pacific Northwest will shake up traditional E…Jan 16I know the Philadelphia Eagles hired Chip Kelly to build a complete program and his task is to do more than fix an offense that has lost its way. But I still think nobody had a worse day Wednesday than Jim Haslett, Perry Fewell and Monte Kiffin, the thr…
Don Banks: Hero of last year's AFC Championship Game, Sterling Moore will …Jan 16Sterling Moore doesn't know yet if he'll watch the game at home in Dallas, or meet up with a couple teammates and head for "a Buffalo Wild Wings or something like that.''