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Stephen Jones: Giving Sean Lee a contract extension is ‘probabl…

Stephen Jones: Giving Sean Lee a contract extension is ‘probably something we’ll look at’

dallasnews.com Updated Jun 13, 2013
Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee (50) breaks up a pass intended for tight end Jason Witten (82) during the last day of mini camp at Valley Ranch in Irving, Tx on June 13, 2013. (Michael Ainsworth/The Dallas Morning News)
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  • Can Miles Austin return to Pro Bowl form in 2013? Austin: ‘I am…

    Can Miles Austin return to Pro Bowl form in 2013? Austin: ‘I am going to try to play the best I can’

    dallasnews.com Jun 13, 2013
    IRVING – Miles Austin is two years removed from his last Pro Bowl appearance. Asked by a reporter on Thursday if he believes he’s still a Pro Bowl player if he’s able to stay healthy, Austin didn’t want to discuss individual accomplishments.
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  • Cowboys Executive VP Stephen Jones on efforts to finalize long-…

    Cowboys Executive VP Stephen Jones on efforts to finalize long-term contract with Anthony Spencer: ‘If it works out, it works

    dallasnews.com Jun 13, 2013
    IRVING - The July 15 deadline to sign defensive end Anthony Spencer to a long-term contract is 31 days away. So where do the Cowboys stand in their negotiations with Spencer, who is currently playing with a one-year, $10.6 million franchise tag? “Ther
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  • Tony Romo throws to Dez Bryant, Miles Austin during final day o…

    Tony Romo throws to Dez Bryant, Miles Austin during final day of Dallas Cowboys mini camp

    dallasnews.com Jun 13, 2013
    IRVING — Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo threw during Thursday’s final day of mini camp at Valley Ranch. Now, Romo didn’t have his helmet on and he wasn’t dropping back with a pass rush pursuing, but about 10-15 tosses from the five-yard line
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  • Bill Callahan: Anything I can do to help Jason Garrett, that’s …

    Bill Callahan: Anything I can do to help Jason Garrett, that’s what I’m here for

    dallasnews.com Jun 13, 2013
    IRVING — Bill Callahan had a decision to make when it was determined in January that he’d be calling the Dallas Cowboys’ offensive plays. Should he call the game from the sidelines or do it up in the coaching booth? Callahan chose the booth. “I th
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  • Stephen Jones: Cowboys can compete for title

    Stephen Jones: Cowboys can compete for title

    profootballtalk.com Jun 13, 2013
    Cowboys vice president Stephen Jones said Thursday he was confident his team could “compete for a championship.” Well, sort of. Jones said he thought the Cowboys were good enough to belong to the club of the-many-teams-who-have-a-shot-in-any-given-yea
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  • Dallas Cowboys VP Stephen Jones: ‘We have confidence that this …

    Dallas Cowboys VP Stephen Jones: ‘We have confidence that this team will win a championship’

    dallasnews.com Jun 13, 2013
    Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones studies the draft picks leading up to their third pick of the NFL Draft in the draft room, Friday, April 26, 2013. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News)
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  • Travis Frederick says contract ‘almost done’ and will be signed…

    Travis Frederick says contract ‘almost done’ and will be signed before training camp

    dallasnews.com Jun 13, 2013
    IRVING - Travis Frederick’s agent Joe Panos watched the Dallas Cowboys’ last day of mini camp at Valley Ranch on Thursday. With Panos, who also represents left tackle Tyron Smith, in attendance, it could be a sign that Frederick is close to getting
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  • Former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Victor Butler tears ACL at Sai…

    Former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Victor Butler tears ACL at Saints OTA

    dallasnews.com Jun 13, 2013
    Former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Victor Butler tore his ACL during a New Orleans Saints OTA on June 12 and will likely end up on the injured reserve. Butler signed with the Saints on March 28. Before he left for New Orleans, Butler was the last of 12 pl…
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  • DeMarco Murray says he’s ready for the season

    DeMarco Murray says he’s ready for the season

    For the Cowboys to be the kind of offense they want to be this season, DeMarco Murray’s going to have to be effective. Which would begin with being healthy. But Murray said he feels like he’s ready to go, even though he missed much of the offseason wi
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  • Dallas Cowboys not included in NFL LGBT clothing line

    Dallas Cowboys not included in NFL LGBT clothing line

    dallasnews.com Jun 13, 2013
    The NFL Players Association is helping to kickoff LGBT pride month by launching a line of t-shirts titled “One Team Pride Shirts.” All proceeds from these shirts will be given to Athlete Ally, which fights homophobia in sports. Customers have the opti
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  • The 5 Worst NBA Draft Day Trades Of The Last 20 Years

    The 5 Worst NBA Draft Day Trades Of The Last 20 Years

    dimemag.com Jun 13, 2013
    Remember watching Tyrus Thomas during LSU’s run to the Final Four in the 2006 NCAA Tournament? The man was an animal, destroying top overall seed Duke during a Sweet 16 matchup and then hanging 21 points, grabbing 13 rebounds, and blocking three shots a
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  • Ian Thomsen: An inspired hire, Jason Kidd must prove he can be …

    Ian Thomsen: An inspired hire, Jason Kidd must prove he can be vocal leader for Nets

    CNNSI.com Jun 13, 2013
    The Nets made an inspiring move in hiring Jason Kidd as coach. They needed someone like him because the Nets happened to be the least-inspired team of talent in the NBA this season.
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  • Cowboys' defense focused on 'small things'

    Cowboys' defense focused on 'small things'

    ESPN.com dallasnews.com Jun 13, 2013
    There's a lot of change on the defensive side of the ball this year for the Dallas Cowboys. But to hear Anthony Spencer tell it, things are less complex under new coordinator Monte Kiffin than they were under his scheme-driven predecessor Rob Ryan. Per …
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  • Ian Thomsen: LeBron will have all the pressure he can handle in…

    Ian Thomsen: LeBron will have all the pressure he can handle in Game 4

    CNNSI.com Jun 13, 2013
    SAN ANTONIO -- There were times in Game 3 when LeBron James looked as if he was facing the 2011 Mavericks' defense all over again. There were times when he looked as if it was the 2007 NBA Finals, as if he had no answers for the Spurs' smothering tactic…
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  • Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne ‘putting pieces toge…

    Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne ‘putting pieces together to be one of the best in the league’

    dallasnews.com Jun 13, 2013
    Dallas Cowboys corner back Morris Claiborne (24) stretches during an Organized Team Activity at the team's training facility Tuesday, May 28, 2013, in Irving, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
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  • Video - Blue Jays Put Away Rangers 00:32

    Blue Jays Put Away Rangers

    Jun 13
    Edwin Encarnacion's double lifted the Blue Jays over the Rangers 3-1.
  • Video - Tony Romo's expanded role with Cowboys 01:52

    Tony Romo's expanded role with Cowboys

    Jun 13
    Desmond Purnell has the latest from Dallas Cowboys' minicamp where Jerry Jones and Jason Garrett are expecting more out of Tony Romo this season, and DeMarco Murray's durability questions are being answered.
  • Video - Cowboys' Murray: Back And Ready To Go 02:09

    Cowboys' Murray: Back And Ready To Go

    Jun 13
    John Clayton discusses the impact a healthy DeMarco Murray could make for the Cowboys this year.
  • Video - Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray: 'It's all about execution' 01:10

    Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray: 'It's all about execution'

    Jun 13
    Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray talks about his impression of "Coach Romo" and what the Cowboys need to do in order to have a successful season.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NBA playoffs -- San Antonio Spurs struggle with Miami Heat's smallbal…

    Jun 13
    San Antonio struggled with Miami's smallball approach in Game 4, writes J.A. Adande.
  • Seattle Seahawks, Tarvaris Jackson agree to one-year deal, according to so…

    Jun 13
    The Seattle Seahawks have reached a one-year deal with quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, a source told ESPN.com's John Clayton. Jackson passed his physical Thursday and then accepted the Seahawks' offer.
  • Sources: Rivers, Clips have mutual interest

    Jun 13
    The Clippers have not formally requested permission to interview Celtics coach Doc Rivers in the wake of widespread reports about Rivers' potential departure from Boston, but there is strong mutual interest between the parties, according to sources.