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Sports Verdict: Should NASCAR Drivers Be Considered True Athletes?

In the wake of Jimmie Johnson securing his 6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, Donovan McNabb expressed his belief that NASCAR drivers are not true athletes. Is he out of line, or is this type of racing in no way a sport?

11/21/2013

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Studying The Effects Of Concussions On Young Athletes

The pressure to play hard is the norm for so many young athletes. Yet sometimes, the intensity of the game can push students too far, leading to a serious injury like a concussion.

08/30/2013

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Ghost Writer Materializes Bestsellers

A mom in Flower Mound is one of the country’s premier ghost writers for pro-athletes and celebrities.

08/01/2013

FC Dallas goalkeeper Raul Fernandez made seven saves to post his sixth shutout of the season in front of the third-largest MLS regular season crowd in FC Dallas Stadium history. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

FC Dallas Extends Longest Home Unbeaten Streak In Franchise History

FC Dallas goalkeeper Raul Fernandez made seven saves to post his sixth shutout of the season in front of the third-largest MLS regular season crowd in FC Dallas Stadium history.

07/05/2013

‘All Options Open’ As Mavs Eye Marion Trade

Rumors are everywhere insisting the Dallas Mavericks are “close to dumping’’ Shawn Marion and the No. 13 pick for cap room as part of their pursuit of Chris Paul and/or Dwight Howard.

06/23/2013

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Athletes Pursue Class Action Suit Against NCAA

Lawyers for former student athletes are seeking to turn their lawsuit against the NCAA over compensation into a class action representing thousands of collegiate competitors.

06/20/2013

Darvish or Dirk. Who is the best athlete in DFW? (Darvish: Layne Murdoch/Getty Images) (Dirk: AFP PHOTO / Robyn BECK)

Ranking The Top 10 Athletes In DFW

Who is the best Athlete in DFW today? Some of the top minds at 105.3 The Fan put together their lists.

06/03/2013

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Mavericks Nowitzki Top Earning Athlete In DFW

A knee surgery and sub-par season kept the Dallas Mavericks and Dirk Nowitzki out of the playoffs, but it didn’t keep Nowitzki from earning yet another distinction.

05/15/2013

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Special Olympics Fort Worth Area Spring Games

Today the Fort Worth Area Special Olympics Spring Games kicked off at the University of Texas at Arlington. More than 1,200 children and adults with disabilities are expected to compete.

CBSDFW.COM–04/19/2013

Concussion, Injury

Docs Say Keep Trained Eye On Possible Concussions

A major medical group is updating its guidelines for handling amateur or professional athletes suspected of having a concussion.

03/18/2013

The NCAA logo on the court of the University of Texas at Arlington Mavericks. (CBSDFW.com photo/Ryan Crowe)

NCAA President Still Pushing For Athlete Stipends

NCAA President Mark Emmert is still determined to provide college athletes with $2,000 for expenses not covered by scholarships.

12/05/2012

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Some Levels Of Stress Can Be Good For You

If you think stress is always bad for you, doctors say you’re going down the wrong road.

07/27/2012

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