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When Lawrence Vickers missed offseason workouts after back surgery, the Cowboys were left without a fullback. Unfortunately for Vickers, the Cowboys ended up deciding going without a fullback was manageable. The Cowboys released Vickers last week, leavi…Share Tweet
ARLINGTON – When the Cowboys hold their first training camp practice Sunday in Oxnard, Calif., quarterback Tony Romo is expected to be taking snaps, making throws and commanding the first-team offense. Romo, who did not participate in the the third phas…Share Tweet
Baker, Gentry activated from DL for series with OriolesMLB.com Jul 18, 2013The Rangers activated infielder Jeff Baker and outfielder Craig Gentry -- a pair of right-handed hitters -- from the disabled list Thursday.Share Tweet
The Cowboys announced that Josh Brent, who's awaiting trial for intoxication manslaughter because ofThe Cowboys announced that Josh Brent, who's awaiting trial for intoxication manslaughter because of a car crash that killed a teammate, has retired. [Dallas Morning News] Read more...Share TweetCNNSI.com Jul 18, 2013CINCINNATI (AP) -- Four years after the Cincinnati Bengals were featured on HBO's "Hard Knocks'' show, coach Marvin Lewis still hears about his profane tirade to his team after a poor preseason game.Share Tweet
O's planning to add Urrutia, Valencia to rosterMLB.com Jul 18, 2013The Orioles are preparing to add Cuban outfielder Henry Urrutia and infielder Danny Valencia to their roster as they begin the second half with a three-game series vs. the Rangers in Texas, moves that will give manager Buck Showalter options at designat…Share Tweet
Entering training camp, Cowboys plan to have ‘different start dates’ for certain players coming off injuriesDallas defensive end DeMarcus Ware (94) talks technique with defensive end Tyrone Crawford (98) during the Dallas Cowboys first OTA practice at Valley Ranch in Irving on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. (Louis DeLuca/The Dallas Morning News) 05222013xSPORTSShare TweetARLINGTON — Jerry Jones said Thursday that he didn’t want to field too many questions about the upcoming season because he is scheduled to kick off training camp with a press conference Saturday in Oxnard, Calif. But the Dallas Cowboys owner and general…Share TweetThe Dallas Mavericks have reached a verbal agreement with free-agent big man Samuel Dalembert to be their new starting center,.Share TweetDallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban doesn’t initially mention Dwight Howard by name in his latest explanation as to why the Mavs have gone pear-shaped, but he doesn’t have to. Howard was courted by the Mavericks and several other teams that wanted to give…Share Tweet
Dallas Cowboys salary cap outlook: Expiration of cap penalties won’t resolve cap issues in 2014yahoo.com Jul 18, 2013The "Shutdown Countdown" is going full steam ahead. In addition to previewing each team, "Shutdown Corner" will be taking a brief look at each team's salary cap situation heading into the 2013 season and beyond. We continue the serie…Share Tweet
The wildest joke of the ESPYS was about Cowboys owner Jerry Jones in 1998Hat tip to deadspin The ESPYS took place last night, and of course we have all the pics of Johnny Manziel, Brittney Griner, Vince Young … [visit site to read more]Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jul 18, 2013Jason Witten’s caught more passes than any player in Cowboys history, but he wasn’t sure he was going to get that far, thanks to Bill Parcells and a halftime snack. Witten said he was scared to death when soon-to-be-enshrined Hall of Fame coach caught h…Share TweetESPN.com Jul 18, 2013Dallas Cowboys ESPNDallas.com's Todd Archer analyzes linebacker Ernie Sims' chances of making the 53-man roster. Dallas has three roster spots available for the opening of training camp after releasing offensive tackle J.B. Shugarts and quarterback Dalt…Share Tweet
NFL Cold Hard FactsJul 18Jeff Saturday with his biggest storylines entering NFL training camp.
Josh Brent announces retirementJul 18Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent announced his retirement from the NFL on Thursday in order to focus on his personal life.
Cowboys Support Josh Brent RetirementJul 18ESPNDallas.com's Calvin Watkins discusses the retirement of Cowboys DT Josh Brent.
Josh Brent RetiresJul 18Adam Schefter has the latest on defensive tackle Josh Brent, who announced his retirement Thursday in the midst of facing an intoxication manslaughter charge.
Don Banks: Ten questions as NFL training camps prepare to openJul 18With NFL training camps beginning to open in the coming days, there are no shortage of storylines to start tracking on the field. Here are 10 intriguing questions I can't wait to get answered as the league's summer break comes to its conclusion: