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Football

Here’s Your SMU-TCU Pregame Reading

A Sports Illustrated deep dive into Sonny Dykes’ departure, featuring a rather pointed comment about why he left.
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Football

The Cowboys’ Scouting Department Is Saving Their Season (For Now)

Cooper Rush, Tyler Smith, and Noah Brown each defied outside expectations to power Dallas' win over Cincinnati. A little more of that, and the Cowboys season might get back on track.
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Hockey

Nils Lundkvist Could be Just What the Stars Need. He’ll Also Tell us Plenty About Their Coach.

The newly acquired defenseman could one day replace John Klingberg. How Pete DeBoer deploys him could say a lot about when.
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Football

Micah Parsons Won’t Let the Cowboys Collapse. Damn Him.

We all know how this is going to end. But Parsons' generational talent is enough to delay the inevitable ... and our pain.
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Basketball

Slovenia Didn’t Win EuroBasket. I Still Enjoyed (Almost) Every Second of It.

EuroBasket didn't end the way us Slovenians hoped it would. But my journey following Luka and the gang will stay with me forever.

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Movies

How Two Filmmaking Rookies Brought Running the Bases to the Big Screen

The faith-based baseball drama, which opened on Friday, marks the feature debut for North Texas natives Marty Roberts and Jimmy Womble.
By Todd Jorgenson
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Basketball

The Wings’ Problems Run Deeper Than Vickie Johnson

Dallas' decision not to bring back the head coach for a third season is justifiable. But the organization needs a systemic overhaul even more than a coaching change.
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Music

The Real Story of How the Stanley Cup Got Dented at a Pantera Pool Party

At long last, here’s the truth (or its drunken facsimile) of what went down at Vinnie Paul’s home after the Stars won the championship.
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Football

What I’m Watching: A Heated Iron Skillet

Plus: Martin Perez's quest to enter the free-agent market strong and a potential inflection point in the Jason Robertson negotiations.
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Football

The Cowboys Number to Know: 8 (Week 2 Versus Cincinnati)

Or: how the pass rush got Dallas back on track.