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  1. Pacers 111, Mavs 100: Dreadful D by Dallas

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks had a scoring drought of more than five minutes in the fourth quarter, killing their comeback hopes after a poor defensive performance against the Indiana Pacers. The Pacers, who entered the night ranked 28th in the ...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  2. Cowboys give fans playoff tickets, not hope

    Tim MacMahon

    OXNARD, Calif. -- Jerry Jones, who ranks among the NFL's best marketing men and worst general managers, has seemed determined to dial down expectations for the Dallas Cowboys during this training camp. As if the longest playoff drought of Jerry's ...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  3. Jerry has 'ultimate accountability'

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Make that 17 seasons of .500 football for the most entertaining mediocre franchise in professional sports. For those counting, it's three consecutive 8-8 finishes for the Dallas Cowboys. The postseason drought stands at four ye...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  4. Dez scores, but film session won't be fun

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Dez Bryant's touchdown drought ended with the kind of catch we've become accustomed to seeing him make. It was a back-shoulder fade against former Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins, who really had no chance being in single covera...

    Blog | November 29, 2013
  5. Title Mavs tracker: Jason Kidd's drought continues

    Tim MacMahon

    The Mavericks aren't in the playoffs for the first time since 2000, so we have to find something to fill the time this spring. Might as well keep up with the players from the Mavs' title team who are scattered throughout the postseason. We'll have da...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  6. 3-pointer: Vince Carter 'spectacular again'

    Tim MacMahon

    As soon as Vince Carter ended a Dallas scoring drought of almost four minutes by drilling a 3-pointer, he turned to the Mavericks bench and twirled his right index finger. The message: Keep the ball coming to him. The Mavs did just that. And Ca...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  7. Morris Claiborne ends Dallas DBs' pick drought

    Tim MacMahon

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The drought is over. A Dallas defensive back finally got an interception. It was a big one, too. Rookie cornerback Morris Claiborne's first career pick killed a 12-play, 74-yard Carolina drive early in the second quarter. "Wh...

    Blog | October 21, 2012
  8. Is Nelson Cruz's hot streak just starting?

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas - Nelson Cruz's homer drought ended Sunday night. It might have been the start of a binge. Cruz's grand slam in Sunday's win over the Angels snapped a 23-game homerless streak, the third-longest going-deep drought of his career. I...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  9. Michael Young isn't sweating slump

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It will take much more than a hitless drought of 15 at-bats for any doubt to creep into Michael Young's mind. So he didn't feel a sense of relief after singling to get the Rangers going in the bottom of the 11th. He simply fulf...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  10. Wizards end drought with game-winner

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The Mavs' fringe players held the Wizards scoreless for almost five minutes in the fourth quarter. The drought ended when Washington guard Lester Hudson drained a 3-pointer over Dee Brown with 2.5 seconds remaining. Wizards 97, Mavs 9...

    Blog | October 05, 2010
  11. Mean Green's in early groove

    Tim MacMahon

    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. -- North Texas opened its first two Sun Belt tourney games with lengthy field goal droughts. Not in the final. The Mean Green scored on its first four possessions. It would have been five, but power forward George Odufuwa was ...

    Blog | March 09, 2010
  12. Jerry Jones says expect changes on Dallas Cowboys' roster to help...

    Tim MacMahon

    Jerry Jones says he won't hesitate to make changes to the Cowboys roster.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2010
  13. Jerry: Emmitt's induction should inspire Cowboys

    Tim MacMahon

    Jerry Jones believed his brand new $1.2 billion football palace would inspire the Cowboys last season. Sounded a bit strange coming out of Jerry's mouth, but hey, the Cowboys did break a dozen-year playoff win drought. Just in case the architectur...

    Blog | February 24, 2010
  14. Jet's drought is over

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Jason Terry won't go through another bucketless game. Terry knocked down his first look of the game, an open 12-footer set up by Caron Butler on the fast break. That's only noteworthy because Terry went 0-of-10 from the floor in Satur...

    Blog | February 22, 2010
  15. Magic drought ends

    Tim MacMahon

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Mavs' run reached 19-0 before Orlando's Jameer Nelson hit a jumper. Those kind of runs just don't happen often on the road against legitimate contenders. But it guarantees nothing for the Mavs, who called a timeout after th...

    Blog | February 19, 2010
  16. Dirk's drought ends

    Tim MacMahon

    OAKLAND -- Dirk Nowitzki finally got a field goal. His first bucket came with 7:10 remaining in the third quarter. He made a nice spin move against Ronny Turiaf to get a layup. Dirk didn't have to wait long for his second bucket, a baseline jum...

    Blog | February 08, 2010