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Rangers rout Rays, knot AL wild-card race

Rangers rout Rays, knot AL wild-card race

ESPN.com MLB.com CNNSI.com Updated Sep 19, 2013
Elvis Andrus drove in three runs and the Texas Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-2 Thursday night for four-game series split that left the teams tied atop the AL wild-card race.
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  • Safety first: Are Cowboys close to moving rookie J.J. Wilcox in…

    Safety first: Are Cowboys close to moving rookie J.J. Wilcox into the starting lineup?

    dallasnews.com ESPN.com Sep 19, 2013
    J.J. Wilcox got some work with the first team in Thursday’s practice. Is this a sign that the rookie safety is moving closer to a spot in the starting lineup? “Well, you’re only one snap away when you’re a backup,’’ … [visit site to read more]
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  • Cowboys TE Jason Witten passes Shannon Sharpe to rank No. 2 on …

    Cowboys TE Jason Witten passes Shannon Sharpe to rank No. 2 on NFL’s all-time list

    dallasnews.com Sep 19, 2013
    Jason Witten has been so good for so long that significant milestones seem to pass quietly. The Cowboys tight end had a modest three catches for 12 yards in the loss to Kansas City. But that was enough to make him No. 2 on the NFL’s all-time list for re…
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  • Cowboys coordinator Bill Callahan works to put together “a run …

    Cowboys coordinator Bill Callahan works to put together “a run game plan we can all be proud of”

    dallasnews.com ESPN.com Sep 19, 2013
    Bill Callahan took his turn Thursday to address the Cowboys aversion to the run in the first two games of the season. Balance is not a 50-50 proposition. The offensive coordinator made it clear the Cowboys want to take advantage of mismatches and defens…
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  • Spencer, Bryant limited at practice

    Spencer, Bryant limited at practice

    ESPN.com dallasnews.com Sep 19, 2013
    IRVING, Texas -- Defensive end Anthony Spencer and receiver Dez Bryant were listed as limited participants on the Dallas Cowboys' official injury report after Thursday's practice. They both sat out Wednesday's practice. Spencer continues to deal with so…
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  • Lance Dunbar works on keeping the ball

    Lance Dunbar works on keeping the ball

    ESPN.com Sep 19, 2013
    IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys backup running back Lance Dunbar has fumbled in the preseason and now the regular season. He picked up one carry in the Week 2 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs and gained 12 yards. Later, Dunbar caught a short pass from qua…
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  • NFL reduces safety Barry Church’s fine by $2,000 for throwing f…

    NFL reduces safety Barry Church’s fine by $2,000 for throwing football into the stands following his first career TD

    dallasnews.com Sep 19, 2013
    IRVING — Dallas Cowboys safety Barry Church can look back at his first NFL touchdown with better memories now. The NFL reduced Church’s fine by $2,000 for throwing the football into the stands following his 27-yard fumble return for a touchdown in the s…
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  • Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Here’s why DeMarco Murray could break …

    Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Here’s why DeMarco Murray could break out vs. Rams

    dallasnews.com ESPN.com Sep 19, 2013
    Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett and Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray (29) make their way off the field after losing to the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City on Sunday, September 15, 2013. The Kansas City Chiefs def…
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  • Fox analyst Daryl Johnston on Dallas Cowboys sticking to runnin…

    Fox analyst Daryl Johnston on Dallas Cowboys sticking to running game: ‘At some point, you’ve just got to go out and take your l

    dallasnews.com Sep 19, 2013
    IRVING — Daryl Johnston was a central figure in some of the most successful ground attacks the Cowboys ever had. So it’s not surprising the former Dallas fullback and current Fox analyst believes his former team needs to show a greater commitment to run…
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  • Mind over matter: Cowboys CB Morris Claiborne tells himself dis…

    Mind over matter: Cowboys CB Morris Claiborne tells himself dislocated shoulder no longer hurts

    dallasnews.com Sep 19, 2013
    Cornerback Morris Claiborne continues to tell himself his dislocated shoulder no longer bothers him. Sometimes, he even believes it. “I was trying not to think about it,’’ Claiborne said after Wednesday’s practice. “Even if it was hurting, I was trying …
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  • Double Coverage: Rams at Cowboys

    Double Coverage: Rams at Cowboys

    ESPN.com Sep 19, 2013
    The Dallas Cowboys and St. Louis Rams will meet for the second time in three seasons at AT&T Stadium. The Cowboys won convincingly, 34-7, in 2011, but this Rams team is different. ESPN Rams reporter Nick Wagoner and Cowboys reporter Todd Archer brin…
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  • Brian Waters getting feet wet for Cowboys

    Brian Waters getting feet wet for Cowboys

    ESPN.com Sep 19, 2013
    IRVING, Texas – Brian Waters hadn't played in more than a year, so when the newly signed guard made his Dallas Cowboys debut Sunday in Arrowhead Stadium against the Kansas City Chiefs, he got a quick lesson on what he'd missed. He lined up for a field g…
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  • Tony Romo likely to take painkilling shot before facing Rams

    Tony Romo likely to take painkilling shot before facing Rams

    profootballtalk.com Sep 19, 2013
    Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo injured his ribs in the season opener against the Giants, but remained in the game and started again in last week’s loss to the Chiefs. Romo took a painkilling shot to help him cope with the injury for that game and he said…
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  • The Juice: Rays retake AL Wild Card lead with 12 inning victory…

    The Juice: Rays retake AL Wild Card lead with 12 inning victory over Rangers

    yahoo.com MLB.com Sep 19, 2013
    Less than two weeks to go in season No. 6 of the Juice! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. After falling into a tie atop the wild card standings with the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night, the…
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  • Video - Preview: St. Louis Rams vs. Dallas Cowboys 02:31

    Preview: St. Louis Rams vs. Dallas Cowboys

    Sep 19
    NFL Films previews the Week 3 matchup between the St. Louis Rams and the Dallas Cowboys.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: STL-DAL 01:04

    Countdown Daily Prediction: STL-DAL

    Sep 19
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for St. Louis at Dallas.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Rams at Cowboys 00:56

    Inside Edge: Rams at Cowboys

    Sep 19
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers some stats to help you make your pick for St. Louis at Dallas.
  • Video - The Future of Coaching 05:22

    The Future of Coaching

    Sep 19
    Economist Tyler Cowen foresees a world in which NBA coaches work very closely with incredibly intelligent computers. In fact, he says, it's happening already.

Sports Columnists

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    Sep 19
    John Clayton's First and 10: Andrew Luck leads the Colts against his former Stanford coach, John Harbaugh.
  • Don Banks: NFL Week 3 picks

    Sep 19
    Well, now I've gone and peaked too soon. Viewing things realistically, a 14-2 record in Week 2 means I have nowhere to go but down. And from the looks of this week's tricky schedule, I might be nose-diving like a submarine on its maiden voyage.
  • The NFL's Unknown Impact Player

    Sep 19
    The NFL's Unknown Impact Player
  • It’s Complicated

    Sep 19
    Trent Richardson has not been the explosive playmaker the previous Cleveland regime was hoping for when it dealt four draft picks to move up one spot and take him at No. 3 in 2012. - (Rob Carr/Getty Images) This is close. The Colts didn’t win the Trent …