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  1. Rested Alexi Ogando on top of his game

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- With 33 games to go, Alexi Ogando has pitched 115 2/3 fewer innings than in all of 2011 -- that's not a misprint -- and Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington isn't the least bit disappointed. Ogando was an All-Star a season ago ...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  2. Frisco P Barrett Loux tabbed Texas League's best

    Jeff Caplan

    Frisco RoughRiders right-hander Barrett Loux was named the Texas League's Pitcher of the Year. Loux was one of four RoughRiders on the TL postseason All-Star team, joined by outfielder Engel Beltre, third baseman Mike Olt and shortstop Jurickson Prof...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  3. No homecomings for Dallas' homegrown?

    Jeff Caplan

    Deron Williams was the obvious headliner among Dallas-area products who could potentially come home and play for the Dallas Mavericks next season. Williams, the three-time All-Star who starred at The Colony High School, chose to remain with the Br...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  4. Ron Washington sticks with Mike Napoli

    Jeff Caplan

    Headed to his first All-Star game mired in an awful hitting slump, Rangers catcher Mike Napoli was due up in the bottom of the 13th inning Sunday with the score tied, no outs and runners on first and second. Napoli was 0-for-4 with a couple of str...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  5. C.J. Wilson scratched from All-Star Game

    Jeff Caplan

    If the National League wins Tuesday's All-Star Game and again prevents the Texas Rangers from having home-field advantage in the World Series, Rangers fans won't be able to blame C.J. Wilson. The former Texas and current Los Angeles Angels lefty h...

    Blog | July 08, 2012
  6. Dallas Mavericks' plan hits roadblock with Deron Williams staying...

    Jeff Caplan

    Mavs missed out on their "big fish" and face more uncertainty in Dirk's twilight.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2012
  7. Mavs have made pitch, Nets now up

    Jeff Caplan's Marc Stein is reporting that the Dallas Mavericks' sitdown with top free agent target Deron Williams is over and that the Brooklyn Nets are now engaging the three-time All-Star. There is no indication when Williams will ultimately make ...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  8. Delonte West awaits Deron Williams dominoes

    Jeff Caplan

    D-Day is finally here. Deron Williams will sit down with representatives from the Dallas Mavericks and then the Brooklyn Nets today to hear both franchises' plans to build a contender around the three-time All-Star. In the next 48 hours -- maybe l...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  9. Dirk Nowitzki, Mavs pin hopes on Deron Williams

    Jeff Caplan

    FRISCO, Texas -- Deron Williams is on the clock. The Brooklyn Nets and Dallas Mavericks will meet Monday in New York with the three-time All-Star point guard who played his high school basketball 26 miles away from the American Airlines Center. ...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  10. Dirk Nowitzki will get Deron Williams news at Wimbledon

    Jeff Caplan

    FRISCO, Texas -- Dirk Nowitzki said he has texted with Deron Williams and all he can do now is wait for the All-Star point guard to make up his mind whether he wants to continue his career with the Dallas Mavericks or the Brooklyn Nets. Both teams...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  11. Dirk Nowitzki says Deron Williams becoming a Dallas Maverick is 5...

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki said he's just like the rest of us when it comes to Deron Williams' impeding free-agent decision. He has no idea which way the All-Star point guard is leaning.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2012
  12. Is Matt Harrison an All-Star?

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers manager Ron Washington will again skipper the American League All-Star team next month. That means he could have the final say-so on who does makes the team as a reserve. Washington has until this weekend to turn in his...

    Blog | June 25, 2012
  13. Are Dirk Nowitzki, Deron Williams overpaid?

    Jeff Caplan

    Southern Utah University economics professor David Berri ranks Dallas Mavericks superstar Dirk Nowitzki and Brooklyn Nets All-Star point guard Deron Williams among his list of the 10 most overpaid NBA players. Berri is the co-author of the 2006 bo...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  14. Goal: Get star, right pieces around Dirk Nowitzki

    Jeff Caplan

    For years now talk has revolved around bringing in a second superstar to pair with Dirk Nowitzki. That hasn't changed, obviously, with the Dallas Mavericks having carved out salary cap space to make a run at Deron Williams, a perennial All-Star point...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  15. Deron Williams, wife tour Prokhorov's Russia

    Jeff Caplan

    From now until the start of NBA free agency on July 1, there will be enough tea leaves to read regarding Deron Williams' future to build a tea-leaf bridge stretching from Dallas to Brooklyn to Moscow. Moscow? That's where the perennial All-Star...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  16. Jason Kidd thinks Nets about to make 'splash'

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Deron Williams is in a powerful position. The perennial All-Star point guard holds the futures of two franchises in the palm of his hands as he is set to become a free agent on July 1. Could Williams' destination also be the final stop f...

    Blog | May 06, 2012