Chris Kaman is healthy. Roddy B may be less so. And jet lag took a few days and almost four quarters to overcome as the Mavs’ game in Germany resulted in a 89-84 preseason win over Alba Berlin. Some notes from Dirk’s Homecoming:
The NHL announced Thursday the cancellation of the remainder of the 2012 preseason schedule.
The league is wiping out all games through Sept. 30, a move it deems “necessary because of the absence of a collective bargaining agreement.”
Stephen McGee might have taken his last snaps for the Cowboys, even though his team beat the Dolphins 30-13 on Wednesday night. Miami was winless in the preseason.
The Seahawks released veteran wide receiver Terrell Owens on Sunday. Owens caught two passes for 41 yards over two preseason games before the team parted ways.
DeMarco Murray and Sam Bradford were college teammates at Oklahoma who have had some similarities in the NFL.
Cowboys star Miles Austin strained his hamstring on August 4 and has been sidelined ever since. So, when will we see him again? Good question. Probably not in the preseason.
The team returns home to the American Airlines Center in Dallas for consecutive games against the Rockets on October 15 and the Suns on October 17.
The NBA has postponed training camps indefinitely and canceled 43 preseason games because it has not reached a new labor deal with players.
One coach calls the other to decide things like how often they blitz. It’s not fixing the game, it’s trying to get the most out of their scrimmage.
The Dallas Cowboys announced Tuesday that the preseason game against the San Diego Chargers will be moved back one day.
Colby Lewis threw two shutout innings on Monday, in a 12-11 victory over the Kansas City Royals.