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Cowboys Leap Over Bears, Win 31-17The Cowboys took care of business Sunday night. They beat a team they're supposed to beat, in convincing fashion.
Golfing Legend Arnold Palmer Dies At 87Alastair Johnson, CEO of Arnold Palmer Enterprises, confirmed that Palmer died Sunday afternoon of complications from heart problems.
Rangers Can't Complete Sweep, Fall To A's 7-1The Rangers, who clinched the AL West on Friday, fell into a tie with the Boston Red Sox for home-field advantage in the playoffs. Texas (92-64) holds a slight tiebreaking advantage based on division record.
Miami Marlins Ace Jose Fernandez Dies In Boating AccidentThe charismatic Miami Marlins ace was killed in a boating accident at age 24.
No. 10 Texas A&M Gets 45-24 Win Over No. 17 ArkansasThe momentum quickly turned for 10th-ranked Texas A&M when Trevor Knight, the quarterback already with two long touchdown runs, had another big play right after a huge defensive stand by the Aggies.
Russell's 4 TDs Leads No. 16 Baylor Past Oklahoma StateRussell threw four touchdown passes, including an 89-yarder to Platt for the go-ahead score in the third quarter, and the No. 16 Bears held on to beat the Cowboys 35-24 on Saturday night in the weather-delayed Big 12 opener for both teams.

Cowboys

Cowboys Leap Over Bears, Win 31-17The Cowboys took care of business Sunday night. They beat a team they're supposed to beat, in convincing fashion.
An Assortment Of 'Machine-Gun Fish' Takes From Cowboys SidelineAn assortment of Machine-Gun Fish takes as you await the Sunday night Bears-at-Cowboys kickoff.
How The Cowboys Are Remaking Half Of The DefenseIt’s not too often when a team wins … and then spends the ensuing days remaking a full half of its defensive starting lineup. But that may be the case this week for the Dallas Cowboys.
Cowboys' Prescott Always Said He Was Ready, And Showing ItThe former Mississippi State standout keeps telling people he felt ready for the NFL from the beginning. And he keeps showing it after injuries to Tony Romo and Kellen Moore suddenly made him the starter.
Forget 'The Moon'; When Will Garrett's Cowboys Win At Home?Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett is fond of saying his team must be prepared to succeed whether playing "in a parking lot or on the moon."
Sprained Thumb Leaves Struggling Bears Without Cutler vs CowboysThe struggling Chicago Bears will have to get by without quarterback Jay Cutler for a reported 2-3 weeks.

Rangers

Rangers Can't Complete Sweep, Fall To A's 7-1The Rangers, who clinched the AL West on Friday, fell into a tie with the Boston Red Sox for home-field advantage in the playoffs. Texas (92-64) holds a slight tiebreaking advantage based on division record.
Andrus, AL West Champ Rangers Get By A's 5-0The lone veteran in the lineup a day after Texas won another AL West title, Elvis Andrus hit a pair of two-run homers in the Rangers' 5-0 victory against the Oakland Athletics on Saturday.
The West Is Ours! Texas Wins Second Straight Division TitleAfter 154 games, The Rangers have sewn up their second straight AL West title.
With Rangers Close To AL West Title, Hamels And Yu Can Tune UpCole Hamels and Yu Darvish are scheduled to start the next two games for the Texas Rangers, after some extra rest for the aces lined up to start the team's first two playoff games.
Angels Douse Rangers 5-4, Texas Still Short Of AL West TitleEven before a 5-4 loss to the Angels on Wednesday night, the Rangers knew any chance of ending their homestand with a clinching game had ended earlier in the day when second-place Houston won at Oakland.
Rangers Closer To AL West After Testy 5-4 Win Over AngelsRookie Nomar Mazara hit his 20th homer, a go-ahead, two-run shot for the Rangers (90-62) in another testy game with multiple ejections.

Mavericks

US Men's Basketball Routs Serbia 96-66 For Third Straight GoldThe U.S. Olympic men's basketball team won its third straight gold medal and did it easily, beating Serbia 96-66 on Sunday.
NBA Chooses New Orleans For 2017 All-Star GameThe NBA has decided to hold the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans. Source says announcement is expected within the day.
Mavericks Announce 2016-17 Schedule, Open At IndianaThe NBA released the schedule for the 2016-2017 season on Thursday, and the Mavericks will open the campaign in Indiana against the Pacers on Wednesday, October 26.
San Antonio Spurs Sign Former Maverick David LeeThe San Antonio Spurs have signed two-time All-Star David Lee.
Andrew Bogut Rips Olympic Village AccommodationsNot surprisingly, the Olympians are not too pleased with the living arrangements they've been given during their stay in Rio.
Mavericks Re-sign 13-Time All-Star Dirk NowitzkiThe 38-year-old star signed a two-year, $50 million contract on Wednesday — $10 million more than the deal struck before contracts could be signed.

Stars

Shippy & Luds: In The 5 Hole: Luds Live From Stars Training CampThe Fan’s Jonathon Shipman and former Dallas Star Craig Ludwig discuss everything going on with the Stars as training camp gets underway.

FC Dallas

FC Dallas Signs Veteran Forward Carlos Ruiz For Stretch RunFC Dallas has signed veteran forward Carlos Ruiz for the stretch run in the regular season and the playoffs.

NASCAR

NASCAR Hall Of Fame Damaged In Charlotte ProtestsThe NASCAR Hall of Fame in downtown Charlotte is among the places damaged during violent protests over the police shooting of a black man this week.
Truex Rallies To Win NASCAR Chase OpenerMartin Truex Jr. surged to the front on a late restart and pulled away to give Furniture Row Racing a NASCAR Sprint Cup playoff-opening victory on Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway.
NASCAR's Regan Smith Skips Race For Daughter's BirthNASCAR driver Regan Smith has welcomed his second child after skipping this weekend's race in order to be with his wife as she went into labor. He said on Twitter that Eliza Grace Smith was born Sunday afternoon.
Family Of Former NASCAR Driver Robby Gordon Found Dead In California HomeAuthorities tell the Orange County Register that officers responding to a call in Orange Park Acres found the bodies of 68-year-old Robert Gordon and 57-year-old Sharon Gordon - parents of former NASCAR driver Robby Gordon.
Truex Gets First Southern 500 Win At DarlingtonMartin Truex Jr. capped a standout summer season with his first Southern 500 victory at Darlington Raceway on Sunday night. He had started things with a dominant win at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Memorial Day weekend.
Earnhardt To Miss Rest Of NASCAR Season With ConcussionEarnhardt to miss rest of NASCAR season with concussion.

Golf

Golfing Legend Arnold Palmer Dies At 87Alastair Johnson, CEO of Arnold Palmer Enterprises, confirmed that Palmer died Sunday afternoon of complications from heart problems.
On The Rise: Can Tiger Woods Come Back?Golf legend Tiger Woods will return to the PGA Tour this fall among the young hopefuls. Will his game measure up to the new generation?
Report: Tiger Woods Hopes To Return To Golf SoonIn a release posted on his website, Woods said Wednesday that he hopes to play in the Safeway Open, Oct. 13-16, at Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, California.
McIlroy's Latest Win Answers Big QuestionsRory McIlroy has built a record that would seem to make him immune from too much skepticism about his game. In the 30 years of the world ranking, only three players have spent more time at No. 1 than him.
Mickelson On Mission To Win Tournament Or Vardon TrophyPhil Mickelson rarely feels this much urgency when the majors are over. Lefty is No. 10 in the FedEx Cup going into the second playoff event, making him virtually a lock to be in the Tour Championship.
Spieth Still Trying To Find Secret To Poa AnnuaJordan Spieth is still working on his relationship with poa annua. "I'm Bermuda, and then I'm bent," he said of the grasses on which he putts his best. "And then there's probably six other kinds. And then I'm poa."

College

No. 10 Texas A&M Gets 45-24 Win Over No. 17 ArkansasThe momentum quickly turned for 10th-ranked Texas A&M when Trevor Knight, the quarterback already with two long touchdown runs, had another big play right after a huge defensive stand by the Aggies.
Russell's 4 TDs Leads No. 16 Baylor Past Oklahoma StateRussell threw four touchdown passes, including an 89-yarder to Platt for the go-ahead score in the third quarter, and the No. 16 Bears held on to beat the Cowboys 35-24 on Saturday night in the weather-delayed Big 12 opener for both teams.
North Texas Sneaks By Rice 42-35 In 2OTWilly Ivery plunged in from 4-yards out, Rice's Darik Dillard was stuffed on 4th-and-1 on the ensuing drive, and North Texas escaped Rice with a 42-35 win in 2OT on Saturday night.
No. 6 Houston Routs Texas State 64-3D'Eriq King caught a touchdown pass, threw for a TD and returned a kickoff for another score and No. 6 Houston cruised to a 64-3 victory over Texas State on Saturday night to remain undefeated.
TCU Gets Win Over SMU 33-3 Behind Two Hill TDsJohn Diarse was on his hands and knees in the end zone, trying to catch his breath after the TCU receiver took a hard hit that led to a targeting ejection for SMU safety Darrion Millines.
Texas Offensive Lineman Kent Perkins Arrested On DWI ChargeTexas offensive lineman Kent Perkins has been arrested in Austin on a driving while intoxicated charge.

HS

Fossil Ridge QB Gives Homecoming Crown To Friend With Cerebral PalsyMax Akin is the quarterback for Fossil Ridge High School. The senior had just helped his team build a 26-6 halftime lead during its homecoming game against Saginaw last Friday night.
Top 5 HS Football Games in DFW Week #1 (Texas vs. The World Pre-District)
Ticket Scalpers Demanding Premium For Frisco ISD Kickoff At The StarThis weekend's opening games have been sold out for more than a month, but now with only a few days left before kickoff, some are scrambling to get their hands on tickets, and they won't be cheap.
2016 Preseason Landry Award Watch List Top 5
Frisco ISD Prepares To Share Ford Center With Dallas CowboysImagine you're a high school athlete and you’re preparing to run out and play on the same turf as the Dallas Cowboys! That's a reality for students in Frisco this fall.
TXA 21 High School Football Game Of The Week Broadcast ScheduleTXA 21 announced the 2016 High School Football Game of the Week schedule, with matchups featuring many of the most highly-ranked teams and recruits in Texas.

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