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  1. Josh Howard rooted for Mavs to win title

    Jeff Caplan

    In his own way, Josh Howard enjoyed a measure of redemption with former teammates Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Terry, the last remaining Mavs from the 2006 Finals flop. Howard, who called the controversial timeout in Game 5 of the 2006 Finals in Miami,...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  2. Lineup: Rangers don't change a thing

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Up against Game 1 winner and St. Louis Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter, Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington won't change what worked in Game 4 for tonight's pivotal Game 5 of the World Series, the final of three in a row at Rangers...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  3. Matchup: Chris Carpenter vs. C.J. Wilson

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- This could well be the final game for LHP C.J. Wilson with the Texas Rangers. He takes the mound for Game 5 of the World Series looking for his first 2011 postseason victory. He'll be opposed by St. Louis Cardinals RHP Chris Carpe...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  4. Two grounders, two different results

    Jeff Caplan

    DETROIT -- Two grounders to third base, one in the top half of the sixth inning and one in the bottom, changed the complexion of Game 5. The only explanation plausible belongs to Rangers manager Ron Washington's mantra: That's how baseball go. "Wh...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  5. Matchup: C.J. Wilson vs. Justin Verlander

    Jeff Caplan

    DETROIT -- The aces are back for pivotal Game 5. The Texas Rangers hope LHP C.J. Wilson can regain his late-season form and, well, the Detroit Tigers would like to see their top gun, RHP Justin Verlander find his shutdown stuff as well. Neither pitch...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  6. Tigers' pen down to Coke and a smile

    Jeff Caplan

    DETROIT -- Tigers manager Jim Leyland ruled workhorse relievers Joaquin Benoit and closer Jose Valverde out for today's crucial Game 5, a potential damaging blow to Detroit's hopes of staying alive. "Truthfully," Leyland said, "I want to try to ge...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  7. 2011 ALCS -- Jose Valverde, Joaquin Benoit won't pitch for Detroi...

    Jeff Caplan

    Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland announced that closer Jose Valverde and setup man Joaquin Benoit will not be available out of the bullpen Thursday in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series against the Texas Rangers.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2011
  8. J.J. Barea is biggest little man in Finals

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The shortest starting shooting guard in the league is also the Dallas Mavericks' best penetrating point guard. So why not just call him what he was in Thursday's Game 5, a highly effective combo guard. J.J. Barea played the game of his l...

    Blog | June 10, 2011
  9. 2011 NBA Finals: Dallas Mavericks guard Jason Terry talks big, ba...

    Jeff Caplan

    Brash guard Jason Terry backed up his talk with big plays to close out Game 5.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2011
  10. Tyson Chandler: I feel like we want it more

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The last three games of the NBA Finals have been decided by a total of seven points and none by more than three points. The road team has already won half of the games played. With Game 5 tonight, the last of three in Dallas before the s...

    Blog | June 09, 2011
  11. 2011 NBA Playoffs: Dallas Mavericks don't have center Brendan Hay...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavericks don't have injured center Brendan Haywood for Game 5 of the Finals.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2011
  12. NBA Finals 2011: Jason Terry believes Dallas Mavericks can take c...

    Jeff Caplan

    Jason Terry is certain the Dallas Mavericks will finally break out of their shooting funk against the Miami Heat in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2011
  13. NBA Finals 2011: Dirk Nowitzki feels great, ready for Game 5 vs. ...

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki, who battled triple-digit temperatures and a sinus infection in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, said Thursday that he's feeling great and will be ready for Game 5 for the Dallas Mavericks.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2011
  14. Lineup change expected to stick in Game 5

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- J.J. Barea and DeShawn Stevenson, the two men involved in the Dallas Mavericks' Game 4 switcheroo, certainly expect it to stick for Thursday's Game 5 against the Miami Heat. "It has to," Stevenson said. "It worked." Stevenson moved fr...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  15. 2011 NBA Finals: Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki said he'll be re...

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki is still battling a fever, but he vows to be ready for Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2011
  16. Jason Terry: 'This is a must-win for us'

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks approached the close-out Game 4 against the Los Angeles Lakers as a Game 7. They're taking the same approach into tonight's Game 5 against the Oklahoma City Thunder. A win and the Mavs advance to the NBA Finals. A loss ...

    Blog | May 25, 2011