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Dirk scores 19 as Mavs hold off Lin, Rockets

Dirk scores 19 as Mavs hold off Lin, Rockets

ESPN.com Updated Jan 16, 2013
Dirk Nowitzki scored 19 points, O.J. Mayo hit two tiebreaking free throws and the Dallas Mavericks held off a Jeremy Lin-led surge to beat the Houston Rockets 105-100 on Wednesday night.
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  • Cowboys DC Monte Kiffin has on-field history with new Eagles co…

    Cowboys DC Monte Kiffin has on-field history with new Eagles coach Chip Kelly, and it’s not good

    dallasnews.com Jan 16, 2013
    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-
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  • Rangers, Harrison agree on $55 million deal

    Rangers, Harrison agree on $55 million deal

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jan 16, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Mel Kiper mock draft has Cowboys selecting North Carolina OG Jo…

    Mel Kiper mock draft has Cowboys selecting North Carolina OG Jonathan Cooper

    dallasnews.com Jan 16, 2013
    Mel 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…
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  • Funny NFL lip-reading spoof includes Cowboys coach Jason Garret…

    Funny NFL lip-reading spoof includes Cowboys coach Jason Garrett

    dallasnews.com Jan 16, 2013
    Do 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…
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  • A-Rod has surgery, out until after All-Star break

    A-Rod has surgery, out until after All-Star break

    CNNSI.com Jan 16, 2013
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez had surgery on his left hip Wednesday and is expected to be sidelined until after the All-Star break.
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  • Sean Lee: Cowboys believe new defensive scheme gives team best …

    Sean Lee: Cowboys believe new defensive scheme gives team best shot at Super Bowl

    dallasnews.com Jan 16, 2013
    Despite 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 former
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  • A Change Is Gonna Come

    A Change Is Gonna Come

    CNNSI.com Jan 16, 2013
    It'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.
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  • Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Using math to predict the Cowboys’ fir…

    Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Using math to predict the Cowboys’ first-round draft pick

    dallasnews.com Jan 16, 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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  • Rangers RHP Nathan turns down WBC invitation

    Rangers RHP Nathan turns down WBC invitation

    ESPN.com Jan 16, 2013
    Texas 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.
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  • Moving on: Cowboys lose second coordinator of the off-season as…

    Moving on: Cowboys lose second coordinator of the off-season as Joe DeCamillis joins Chicago

    Joe 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…
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  • Don Banks: Hero of last year's AFC Championship Game, Sterling …

    Don Banks: Hero of last year's AFC Championship Game, Sterling Moore will look on from afar this year

    CNNSI.com Jan 16, 2013
    Sterling 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.''
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  • Uncertainty still looms over Jason Garrett in Dallas

    Uncertainty still looms over Jason Garrett in Dallas

    profootballtalk.com Jan 16, 2013
    The 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 a
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  • The Dallas Mavericks have opened the ‘Bank of Cuban’ for trades…

    The Dallas Mavericks have opened the ‘Bank of Cuban’ for trades, and we applaud any move

    yahoo.com Jan 16, 2013
    In 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…
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  • Bears go outside the box with Trestman

    Bears go outside the box with Trestman

    profootballtalk.com Jan 16, 2013
    In 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 ar
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  • Kinsler bought himself more time at second

    Kinsler bought himself more time at second

    MLB.com Jan 16, 2013
    Ian Kinsler is not switching from second base to first base for the Texas Rangers, because he never got an ultimatum.
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  • Video - Lin One-Handed Lay In 00:14

    Lin One-Handed Lay In

    Jan 16
    Jeremy Lin drives through traffic and finishes with the lay in.
  • Video - Mavs Dunk In Transition 00:08

    Mavs Dunk In Transition

    Jan 16
    O.J. Mayo feeds Shawn Marion for the dunk
  • Video - TrueHoop TV: On Royce White 05:32

    TrueHoop TV: On Royce White

    Jan 16
    Amin Elhassan on Royce White.
  • Video - Inside the Huddle: Conference Championships 01:58

    Inside the Huddle: Conference Championships

    Jan 16
    Inside 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.

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  • Don Banks: Kelly's move from Pacific Northwest will shake up traditional E…

    Jan 16
    I 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 16
    Sterling 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.''