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  1. What happened to Miles Austin?

    Calvin Watkins

    The big news in the Dallas Cowboys universe on Tuesday was the release of defensive end and franchise sack leader DeMarcus Ware. The sidebar, as we used to call it back in the newspaper world, was Miles Austin. Austin was released too, labeled ...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  2. Orlando Scandrick responds to Victor Cruz

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- It seems the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys can't stop talking about each other. Giants receiver Victor Cruz was held to two catches for 27 yards by cornerback Orlando Scandrick on Sunday, and he wasn't happy about it. "He ...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  3. Jerry Jones says Garrett didn't call plays

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- Outside of any subtle changes the Cowboys' defense made against the New York Giants, using a dime package, keeping Orlando Scandrick on Victor Cruz the entire game, the offense made a change too. Jason Garrett called the plays int...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  4. Scandrick gets ready for Victor Cruz

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas - One of the biggest matchups in Sunday's game at MetLife Stadium will be between Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick and New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz. In the teams' first meeting, in Week 1, Cruz caught five pas...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  5. Ware calms down and leads the defense

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- All hell was about to break loose on the Dallas Cowboys' sideline. Eli Manning connected on a 70-yard touchdown bomb to Victor Cruz and AT&T Stadium went silent. The Giants were down 13-10 with 1:50 to play in the first hal...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  6. Joey Butler says the promotion is humbling

    Calvin Watkins

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Joey Butler stood at his stall in the visitors clubhouse surprised to see a gaggle of reporters surrounding him. Welcome to the big leagues, kid. Well, Butler is no kid -- at 27, he's been in Triple-A for three seasons and go...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  7. Teammates quick to support Nelson Cruz

    Calvin Watkins

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The day started quietly with Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington hitting ground balls to good friend and Los Angeles Angels first-base coach Alfredo Griffin with fewer than 100 people in the stadium. It continued when slugger N...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  8. Ron Washington was once in Cruz's shoes

    Calvin Watkins

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- In the spring of 2010, Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington apologized to his team for failing a drug test for cocaine during the 2009 season. Washington asked for forgiveness and promised it would never happen again. The Ran...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  9. Ron Washington will speak to team about Nelson Cruz

    Calvin Watkins

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Rangers manager Ron Washington said he'll speak with the team about slugger Nelson Cruz's suspension prior to opening their three-game series with the Angels on Monday. Cruz was suspended for the rest of the regular season, 50 g...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  10. Does Victor Cruz's contract impact Dez Bryant?

    Calvin Watkins

    When you look at some of the younger wide receivers in the NFL, finances are a major part of the discussion. Which brings us to what the New York Giants' Victor Cruz is looking for from his team and what Dez Bryant could potentially demand from th...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  11. Can Dez Bryant make the Pro Bowl roster?

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is just 120 yards away from his first 1,000-yard receiving season. He's produced four games with over 100 receiving yards, including 290 yards over the last two weeks. Has Bryant done enough to ge...

    Blog | November 29, 2012
  12. W2W4: Cowboys vs. Giants

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The rematch. This time, the Cowboys and Giants meet not at the end of the season but in October at Cowboys Stadium. In the first meeting, the Cowboys earned a 24-17 victory at MetLife Stadium. It was sort of revenge for the Giants...

    Blog | October 28, 2012
  13. Halftime adjustments: Cowboys 7, Giants 3

    Calvin Watkins

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- After one half, the Cowboys lead 7-3. We give you thoughts and first-half adjustments: * The Cowboys were slow in getting their playmakers the ball in the first half. Kevin Ogletree led the passing attack with five rec...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  14. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 4, Athletics 3

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers extended their winning streak to four games with a four-run rally in the eighth inning for a 4-3 victory Friday night. The Rangers trailed 2-0 until the eighth when they exploded with a three-run triple by Craig ...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  15. Rangers revisit Memorial Day play at the plate

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Matt Harrison said he was just standing there waiting. He wasn't sure if Seattle's Brendan Ryan was coming around third to try to score. He thought Ryan was going to get held at third. But Monday night's Memorial Day play fr...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  16. The homer and the block for Mike Napoli

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Mike Napoli was busy for the Texas Rangers on Monday night. He smashed a three-run home run to right field, breaking a 1-1 tie, and his block of home plate in the eighth inning kept the Rangers with a little more cushion agains...

    Blog | May 28, 2012