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Cowboys Injury Report: Crawford goes down on first day

Cowboys Injury Report: Crawford goes down on first day

dallasnews.com profootballtalk.com Updated Jul 21, 2013
OXNARD, Calif. – In southern California on Sunday, the sky was unusually gray, creating a fitting backdrop during an opening day of training camp filled with disappointment for the Cowboys. In the afternoon practice, second-year defensive lineman Tyrone…
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  • Cowboys DE DeMarcus Ware: ‘I feel 100 percent’

    Cowboys DE DeMarcus Ware: ‘I feel 100 percent’

    dallasnews.com Jul 21, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. — DeMarcus Ware wore a big smile and he seemed almost giddy. “I’m looking forward to practice,” he said at the Cowboys’ morning walkthrough Sunday. It was a strange declaration for a ninth-year veteran player to make. But Ware had his rea…
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  • Romo back for first time since cyst removal

    Romo back for first time since cyst removal

    ESPN.com dallasnews.com Jul 21, 2013
    Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo was able to practice for the first time on Sunday since undergoing a surgical procedure to remove a cyst in his back in April.
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  • It’s a wrap: Observations from Day 1 of Dallas Cowboys training…

    It’s a wrap: Observations from Day 1 of Dallas Cowboys training camp practices in Oxnard:

    dallasnews.com Jul 21, 2013
    DALLAS COWBOYS OBSERVATION DECK: Here’s what stood out from Day 1 of Dallas Cowboys’ training camp practices Sunday in Oxnard, Calif.: It was rare weather in Ventura County on Sunday for the first day of Cowboys’ training camp practice: overcast skies a…
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  • Tillman, O's finish sweep of sliding Rangers

    Tillman, O's finish sweep of sliding Rangers

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jul 21, 2013
    Chris Tillman pitched eight effective innings in his return from the All-Star game and the surging Baltimore Orioles beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 on Sunday night to sweep a three-game series between 2012 playoff teams.
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  • Strained left quad to sideline A-Rod further

    Strained left quad to sideline A-Rod further

    MLB.com Jul 21, 2013
    Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez was diagnosed with a Grade 1 strain of his left quadriceps after he underwent an MRI and examination at New York-Presbyterian Hospital on Sunday and will not join the team for its upcoming series against the Rangers …
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  • Garrett making Cowboys practice in new pads

    Garrett making Cowboys practice in new pads

    profootballtalk.com Jul 21, 2013
    Much to the dismay and denial of many players, the NFL’s making them wear thigh and knee pads this year, and won’t let them play if they don’t. So it makes sense to Cowboys coach Jason Garrett that they wear them during practice as well. Garrett told pl…
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  • Dolphins offense uses extra time to get an edge

    Dolphins offense uses extra time to get an edge

    profootballtalk.com Jul 21, 2013
    Before 2011, NFL teams didn’t necessarily want the extra week of practice that goes with playing in the Hall of Fame game. Now, with reduced offseason workouts and limited hitting in training camp, teams see the benefit of extra time. This year, the Dol…
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  • Dallas Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray: ‘This year is going to be a g…

    Dallas Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray: ‘This year is going to be a great year for me’

    dallasnews.com Jul 21, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. – Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said on Friday that the Dallas Cowboys haven’t seen the best out of DeMarco Murray. On Sunday, Murray agreed with the NFL’s reigning MVP. “I think he’s right on,” Murray said after the Cowb…
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  • Stephen Jones: Cowboys ‘not concerned’ about Ratliff’s health a…

    Stephen Jones: Cowboys ‘not concerned’ about Ratliff’s health after hamstring injury

    Though Cowboys defensive tackle Jay Ratliff sustained a hamstring injury at the outset of training camp, club director of player personnel Stephen Jones indicated Ratliff’s health is not a major worry, the club’s website reported Sunday. “He finished th…
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  • Cowboys officials not concerned about players who failed condit…

    Cowboys officials not concerned about players who failed conditioning test

    dallasnews.com Jul 21, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. — Last year, around this time, head coach Jason Garrett seemed peeved when three members of the Cowboys — receiver Andre Holmes, running back Felix Jones and safety Brodney Poole — failed the conditioning test administered to players at t…
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  • Cowboys add Alex Tanney as camp arm

    Cowboys add Alex Tanney as camp arm

    profootballtalk.com Jul 21, 2013
    Five days ago, the Cowboys held a three-man Gong Show at quarterback. On Sunday, the Cowboys declared a winner. Winning the check for $516.32 was Alex Tanney. He joins Tony Romo, Kyle Orton, and Nick Stephens on the 90-man roster. Adding a fourth quarte…
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  • Dallas Cowboys officially announce signings of three players, i…

    Dallas Cowboys officially announce signings of three players, including veteran OT Demetress Bell

    dallasnews.com Jul 21, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. — The Dallas Cowboys officially announced the signings of three players on Sunday, just before their first walk-through practice of training camp. The Cowboys signed veteran offensive tackle Demetress Bell (Northwestern State), quarterbac…
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  • Cowboys sign Bell, put him on NFI list

    Cowboys sign Bell, put him on NFI list

    profootballtalk.com Jul 21, 2013
    As expected, the Cowboys have signed tackle Demetress Bell. As not expected, the Cowboys placed Bell on the team’s active/non-football injury list. Bell, who spent 2012 with the Eagles, entered the league as a seventh-round pick of the Bills in 2008. He…
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  • Dawn of a New Day: OXNARD, Calif. — “Life,’’ Jason Garrett t……

    Dawn of a New Day: OXNARD, Calif. — “Life,’’ Jason Garrett t…

    CNNSI.com Jul 21, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. — “Life,’’ Jason Garrett told his team Saturday afternoon, pacing in front of his 90 players, “is about opportunities. The NFL! The Dallas Cowboys! Are you kidding me? Since we were this high we wanted to be here.” I find myself this morn…
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  • Orioles hammer out 17 hits to drop Rangers

    Orioles hammer out 17 hits to drop Rangers

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jul 21, 2013
    Adam Jones homered while every Baltimore starter had a hit, Miguel Gonzalez pitched another solid game on the road and the Orioles held on to beat the sliding Texas Rangers 7-4 on Saturday night.
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  • Jerry Jones says NFL is “closer than ever” to Los Angeles retur…

    Jerry Jones says NFL is “closer than ever” to Los Angeles return

    profootballtalk.com Jul 21, 2013
    As Cowboys owner Jerry Jones uses the far-from-home Oxnard training camp as a device for luring more folks to follow his team, the Cowboys could eventually have some California competition. Jones tells Arash Markazi of ESPNLosAngeles.com that the NFL is…
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  • Video - Tillman, O's Sweep Rangers 00:32

    Tillman, O's Sweep Rangers

    Jul 21
    Chris Tillman picked up his 12th victory in the Orioles' fifth straight win over the Rangers.
  • Video - Jason Garrett is happy to have Tony Romo back 03:07

    Jason Garrett is happy to have Tony Romo back

    Jul 21
    Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett talks to the media after practice Sunday to discuss new defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin and the health of quarterback Tony Romo.

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  • NFL mailbag: Teams' response could curtail incidents

    Jul 21
    Mailbag: Teams that hand out punishment, instead of waiting for the league do it, are sending a strong message that could deter more incidents, writes John Clayton.
  • NFL mailbag: Teams' response could curtail incidents

    Jul 21
    Mailbag: Teams that hand out punishment, instead of waiting for the league do it, are sending a strong message that could deter more incidents, writes John Clayton.
  • Dawn of a New Day

    Jul 21
    OXNARD, Calif. — “Life,’’ Jason Garrett told his team Saturday afternoon, pacing in front of his 90 players, “is about opportunities. The NFL! The Dallas Cowboys! Are you kidding me? Since we were this high we wanted to be here.” I find myself this morn…