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NBA Eastern Conference 2016 All-Star Roster BreakdownThe Eastern Conference is stronger than in years past thanks to new talent like Kyle Lowry and some older talent, like some guy named LeBron James.
Hello, Win Column: Starting Pitching DepthThe Fan's Jared Sandler & Mike Bacsik discuss the Rangers starting pitching depth.
NFL Scouting Combine Invitee List - Defense/STHere are the prospects on defense and special teams who will workout in front of NFL personnel.
NFL Complete Combine Invitee List - OffenseFor Cowboys fans and other NFL Draft junkies, Christmas in February approaches.
Eaves Nets First Period Hat-Trick, Stars Hold Off 'Hawks 4-2Patrick Eaves and the Dallas Stars put together an impressive response to their ugly home loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.
Rangers Assistant GM: Shawn Tolleson To Open Season As CloserShawn Tolleson will open the 2016 season as the closer according to Rangers assistant general manager Thad Levine.

Cowboys

NFL Scouting Combine Invitee List - Defense/STHere are the prospects on defense and special teams who will workout in front of NFL personnel.
NFL Complete Combine Invitee List - OffenseFor Cowboys fans and other NFL Draft junkies, Christmas in February approaches.
The NFL's 'Danger From Your Couch'NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has done it again, and I mean that in the very best way:
Wade Phillips Earns His 1st Super Bowl TitleWade Phillips has gone 82-61 as a head coach, with only one playoff win in six tries. He has served as defensive coordinator with the Saints, Eagles, Bills, Falcons, Chargers, Texans and Broncos.
Vince Vaughn's Thoughts On The Dallas CowboysKeith Russell asks the comedy great what advice he has for the Cowboys.
Jerry Jones & Son Talk Super Bowl, QBs & T.O.CBS 11's Keith Russell caught up with the pair on the NFL Honors red carpet.

Rangers

Hello, Win Column: Starting Pitching DepthThe Fan's Jared Sandler & Mike Bacsik discuss the Rangers starting pitching depth.
Rangers Assistant GM: Shawn Tolleson To Open Season As CloserShawn Tolleson will open the 2016 season as the closer according to Rangers assistant general manager Thad Levine.
Darvish Feeling Strong & Eager To Rejoin RangersYu Darvish is feeling stronger than he did before elbow surgery, and has a renewed passion for the game after missing all of last season as the Rangers were winning the AL West.
Rangers, Moreland Agree To 1-Year Deal To Avoid ArbitrationThe Texas Rangers and INF Mitch Moreland have agreed to terms on a one-year contract for 2016 to avoid salary arbitration.
Rangers Hot Stove: Interview with Shawn TollesonTexas Rangers pitcher Shawn Tolleson says he's excited going into spring training.
Rangers Hot Stove: Interview with Ben BadlerBaseball America's Ben Badler talks about the Ranger’s rankings and the team’s farm system.

Mavericks

An Open Letter To Mark Cuban: These Aren't Our MavsMike Bacsik has written an open letter to Mark Cuban about his beloved Dallas Mavericks.
Hayward Lifts Jazz Over Mavs 121-119 In OTThe Jazz extended their season-best winning streak to seven games with a 121-119 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night.
Parsons Has 26 As Mavs Defeat Grizzlies 114-110 In OTChandler Parsons made sure they didn't squander the opportunity for the win in the extra period.
Wade's Bounce-Back, Bosh's 20 Lead Heat Over MavericksDwyane Wade bounced back with 16 of his 18 points in the second half and Chris Bosh led the Heat with 20 in a 93-90 victory against the Mavericks on Wednesday night.
Jeff Teague Scores Season-High 32, Hawks Breeze Past MavsThe Atlanta Hawks say they're a better team when Jeff Teague is on his game offensively. Teague couldn't agree more after a 112-97 win over the Dallas mavericks.
Williams Helps Mavs Win Without Nowitzki, 91-78 Over SunsDeron Williams wrapped up a busy January for Dallas by filling the offensive void while Dirk Nowitzki took a night off to rest.

Stars

Klingberg Gives Stars 4-3 Win Over Wild In OTJohn Klingberg scored in overtime and Lehtonen made 37 saves to win for the first time in more than a month, giving the Stars a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Wild.

FC Dallas

Hope Solo Reiterates Concerns Over Zika At The OlympicsU.S. women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo asserted that if the Olympics were held today, she would not go out of concern about the Zika virus.

NASCAR

Welcome To Texas: Texas Motor SpeedwayEverything's bigger in Texas. It's a popular saying that holds true for a lot of things, including our sports facilities. And there are none bigger than the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.
Brian Vickers Could Replace Tony Stewart At DaytonaStewart is sidelined for the start of his final NASCAR season with a fractured vertebra. He was hurt riding an all-terrain vehicle.
Texan Terry Labonte Prepares For NASCAR Hall Of FameLabonte, even now as a three-decade long resident of North Carolina, still considers Corpus Christi his hometown and where he began his race to greatness.
Kyle Busch Wins 1st NASCAR Sprint Cup TitleBusch started the season in a hospital bed in Daytona Beach and ended it with a trip to the championship stage in Homestead.
Harvick Falls Short In NASCAR Championship DefenseKevin Harvick sat at the dais, scratched his face and cracked a small smile watching Kyle Busch celebrate the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship on TV.
Jeff Gordon Finishes 6th In His Final NASCAR RaceJeff Gordon climbed out of his race car and stepped into the waiting arms of team owner Rick Hendrick. Gordon failed to add a fairytale finish to his storied career on Sunday.

Golf

Odds Are High That Spieth Enjoys Pebble BeachJordan Spieth played his first year at Pebble Beach with Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, and the last two years with country star Jake Owen. "This week, it's so unique and it's so much fun," Spieth said.
Jordan Spieth: The Target Inside And Outside The RopesThe real challenge for Spieth this year is being a target for the other players, and the scrutiny he now faces from the press and the public.
Pro Golfer Jordan Spieth Recieves Praise From Golf Legend Jack NicklausSpieth is also being noticed by some of the biggest names in golf. Legendary golfer Jack 'Golden Bear' Nicklaus went on with Lou Holtz on SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio and gave Spieth some praise for his "simple" ability.
Spieth's Top Goal In 2016: Winning The Ryder Cup With US TeamForget the majors, forget an Olympic gold medal: Jordan Spieth's big goal in 2016 is winning the Ryder Cup with the United States.
Spieth Uses Tiger Comparisons To Stay GroundedTo compare Jordan Spieth with Tiger Woods is not a mistake because Spieth does it all the time. That's what keeps him grounded. And don't be shy about throwing Phil Mickelson into that conversation.
Spieth Sends Big Statement With 8-Shot WinJordan Spieth went on Twitter in the final hour of 2015 to say, "Would rather this year not end." Maybe it never did. He delivered a statement Sunday by crushing a winners-only field at Kapalua for an eight-shot victory.

College

Alabama Holds Off Slumping Texas A&M 63-62Texas A&M's slump continues, but the Aggies didn't go down without a fight. Anthony Collins missed a pair of free throws with 2.3 seconds left in a 63-62 loss to Alabama on Wednesday night.
Freeman, Prince Lead No. 21 Baylor Past K-State, 82-72Freeman scored 21 points on 6-of-7 shooting, Prince added 18 on 6-of-8 from the floor, and the No. 21 Bears made all but one of their 30 foul shots in beating cold-shooting Kansas State, 82-72.
No. 4 Baylor Lady Bears Beat TCU 81-75 For 11th Big 12 WinCoach Kim Mulkey felt fortunate leaving TCU with another victory. That 25-point lead the No. 4 Lady Bears took into the fourth quarter was shrinking in a hurry.
Texas Tech Upsets No. 14 Iowa State 85-82 In OTDeonte Burton scored a season-high 20 points and Abdel added 19 points to lead Iowa State (17-7, 6-5). Fans stormed the court after the victory.
No. 16 SMU Falls To Tulsa 82-77 For 3rd Loss In 5 GamesMarkus Kennedy sees a losing record in five games since SMU lost its chance for an undefeated season in a year that lacks the incentive of postseason play.
UT-Arlington Rolls Past Texas State 65-53Jalen Jones scored 17 points and Texas-Arlington cruised to a 65-53 win over Texas State Tuesday night.

HS

Broncos LB Von Miller Named Super Bowl 50 MVPFootball fans in Denver are celebrating after the Broncos toppled the Panthers to win Super Bowl 50 on Sunday night. But some folks in North Texas are celebrating too, as they honor a hometown hero.
UIL Releases New Football, Basketball DistrictsTexas high schools have new football and basketball districts under new boundaries released Monday by the University Interscholastic League.
Argyle H.S. On Quest For 4-A State Title In HoustonIt's championship weekend for high school football across the state and some of those competing for titles are from North Texas. NRG Stadium in Houston is the site of the first game involving one of four local teams.
Texas High School QB Sam Ehlinger Named AP Player Of YearEhlinger was the winner in a vote among eight sports writers and editors on a ballot that included the 10 offensive and defensive players of the year in the five classifications of the Texas AP's all-state teams.
Referees Struggle With Respect Amid Growing HostilityBy all accounts from those involved, finding and retaining referees is becoming more and more difficult. In fact, recognizing the potential shortage, many desperate state high school associations have taken lead roles in recruiting new talent to an aging workforce facing startlingly hostile conditions.
Sooners Sign 4 Basketball RecruitsOklahoma announced on Thursday that it had signed high schoolers Kristian Doolittle, Matthew Freeman and Kameron McGusty and junior college product Darrion Strong.

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