Dallas is a finalist for GOP national convention – Fort Worth Star Telegram

Fort Worth Star TelegramWASHINGTON — Dallas is a finalist competing with seven other cities to host the Republican presidential nomination convention in 2016 — a huge event expected to draw…

Crandall police officer, woman found dead in Dallas – WFAA

WFAADALLAS — Dallas police are investigating the deaths of a man and a woman who were found in a residence near police headquarters on Wednesday afternoon. The man was identified…

Jerry Jones: No guarantee DeMarcus Ware will be with the Dallas Cowboys next … – Dallas Morning News (blog)

Dallas Morning News (blog)Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne (24) celebrates after Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Ware (94) recovered a fumble from Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) during the…

NFL Scouting Combine Day 3 recap: Michael Sam’s day and Khalil Mack’s … – SB Nation

SB NationINDIANAPOLIS – Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium was Michael Sam Day. The media that crowded around Sam was a larger group than the one…

GameDay: Miami Heat at Dallas Mavericks – Fort Worth Star Telegram

Fort Worth Star TelegramAbout the Mavs: Dallas entered the All-Star break off an improbable 81-73 win in Indiana, the sixth victory in their past seven games. … The Mavs next…

NFL ready for Mother Nature on Super Sunday – First Coast News

First Coast NewsIn this Dec. 15, 2013, file photo, a mound of snow is shown outside of MetLife Stadium before an NFL football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the…

The five best Brady-Manning matchups – Boston.com

Boston.comSunday’s AFC Championship matchup – yes, game-day has finally arrived — between Peyton Manning’s Broncos and the Tom Brady-helmed Patriots has all the makings of one we’ll be marking down…

AFC championship game: Broncos vs. Patriots preview – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesAlthough this is only the third postseason meeting between New England and Denver, it’s the 15th time during the regular season or postseason that Tom Brady and Peyton…

Louisville players blast Charlie Strong after he dumps them for Texas – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCharlie Strong’s former players at Louisville apparently took a glimpse at their old coach’s press conference on Monday, where he was introduced as the new coach at the University…

Warriors entertain Miami, beat the Heat – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleMiami –. The Warriors give a lot of credit to last season’s 6-1 East Coast swing as the propelling force behind their improbable playoff run. There’s no telling…

Mack Brown era ends at Texas with blowout loss – Washington Post

Washington PostSAN ANTONIO — Mack Brown slung his arm around his wife and headed toward a section of Texas fans who stuck around to the end of another disappointment. He…

Redskins vs. Cowboys: Another letdown for Washington’s defense in a 2013 full … – Washington Post

Washington PostThe Washington Redskins certainly had their opportunity to put a major dent in the Dallas Cowboys’ playoff chances and give linebacker London Fletcher a victory in what was probably…

Will Redskins’ Mike Shanahan follow London Fletcher out door? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLANDOVER, Md. — As much as Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher tried, there was no taming his emotions in his farewell home game after seven seasons with the franchise.…

Why did Jason Garrett shove someone after Cowboys win? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAfter the Dallas Cowboys season was saved by a combination of Tony Romo heroics and the Washington Redskins being whatever the opposite of heroic is, Fox cameras cut to…

National Basketball Association Game Capsules – Kansas City Star

Kansas City StarPhiladelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Evan Turner’s runner as time expired hit every part of the rim before falling through as the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a seven-game losing streak…

Apollo Theatre: Ceiling collapses during show in London – BBC News

BBC NewsSeventy-six people have been injured, seven seriously, after part of a ceiling in London’s Apollo Theatre collapsed during a show, police say. The venue in Shaftesbury Avenue was packed…

Dez Bryant explains his early exit from Cowboys-Packers game – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comDez Bryant was under fire after the wide receiver decided to make an early exit from Sunday’s Cowboys-Packers game. The Packers, who trailed 26-3 at the half, stormed back to…

Tony Romo and the Cowboys have a meltdown for the ages and it’s all on his … – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIt’s not a narrative, it’s a fact: When the situation is biggest, Tony Romo makes the wrong play more often than he makes the right one. After a furious…

With Mack not coming back, to whom does Texas turn? – NBCSports.com

NBCSports.comAfter months — hell, a couple of seasons — worth of speculation, Mack Brown’s tenure at Texas finally and somewhat mercifully came to an end, with the longtime Texas head…

Nick Saban: ‘I never considered going to Texas’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFor months, rumors swirled that the Alabama coach would be a target for the Longhorns, should Mack Brown vacate the position he’s held for 16 years. Friday evening, Saban…

Jacoby Ellsbury to be introduced by Yankees – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeSince his breakout run as a rookie in 2007 that was pivotal a World Series championship, Jacoby Ellsbury has been one of the key players for the Red Sox…

Heisman a ‘very close race’ for second behind Jameis Winston – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIn a rare Heisman Trophy occurrence, the question isn’t who will win the trophy this weekend – but rather by how wide a margin. Saturday night’s Heisman ceremony is…

BCS’ final act brings great debate, drama – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe satellite on Bus No. 1 did not work properly for much of the trip, so the Ohio State Buckeyes followed the Iron Bowl’s progress on their iPads and…

Mizzou Mania: Tigers in SEC title game – STLtoday.com

STLtoday.comCOLUMBIA, Mo. • As a sold-out crowd poured onto Faurot Field, Missouri players celebrated with fans, with coaches and with each other while Ray Charles crooned on the stadium speakers.…

Dallas Stars Daily Links: Steven Stamkos Gives Hope For Injured Stephane … – Defending Big D

Defending Big DAfter suffering a horrific broken leg against the Chicago Blackhawks, Stephane Robidas can look to Tampa Bay’s Steven Stamkos for inspiration on a speedy recovery. Tweet Share on…

Blackhawks-Coyotes Preview – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe Chicago Blackhawks own the best record in the NHL, and an extended road trip hasn’t slowed them down at all. A meeting with one of the best home teams…