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  1. Week ahead: Chris Paul, Jeremy Lin

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- What a week this stands to be for the suddenly streaking (again) Dallas Mavericks. Four games are on tap over the next seven days and it starts and ends against two of the most headline-drawing point guards in the game. Chris Paul, almos...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  2. Brandan Wright brings Lob City to Dallas

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- When 6-foot-10 Dallas Mavericks skywalker Brandan Wright is in the game, it's almost expected now that an alley-oop is going to happen. It happened Wednesday night in spectacular fashion. Coming off a Minnesota turnover in the first h...

    Blog | January 26, 2012
  3. Mitch Moreland hopes for shot to catch fire

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Will Mitch Moreland be in the Game 1 starting lineup? Well, that could depend on if a righty or lefty is on the mound. Then again, it might not. "Maybe, maybe not," Rangers manager Ron Washington said. The Rangers have so mu...

    Blog | September 30, 2011
  4. Both teams seek foul control on stars

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- No one expects 56 fouls to be called or 79 free throws to be attempted or for tonight's Game 2 of the Western Conference finals to last nearly as long as a football game. "The free throws were a huge factor in the game, obviously," Mavs...

    Blog | May 19, 2011
  5. This time Mavs make the plays that count

    Jeff Caplan

    PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Mavericks' 17-point lead with 1:25 to go in the third quarter was down to 86-85 with 5:28 left in the game. What would transpire in those final minutes of Thursday's Game 6 would either send the Mavs on to the second round or se...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  6. Terry says he knew the score, but did he?

    Jeff Caplan

    HOUSTON -- With the Dallas Mavericks trailing the Houston Rockets by one point and 1.5 seconds left in the game, Jason Terry stepped up to the free throw line needing to hit two to win it. "With Jet on the line with one second to go," Dirk Nowitzk...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  7. Jet calls out Jarrett Jack on winning FTs

    Jeff Caplan

    NEW ORLEANS -- Jason Terry took exception to a foul called on Jason Kidd with 8.4 seconds left in the game that awarded Jarrett Jack three free throws. Jack made all three attempts and the Hornets got a stop at the other end to pull out the improbabl...

    Blog | March 09, 2011
  8. Engaged Haywood, Barea lead big 2nd

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- On J.J. Barea bobblehead night, the little man had to wait until the second quarter to get in the game so Roddy Beaubois could make his season debut off the bench. Barea patiently waited and then took off as if to show his buddy Beaubois...

    Blog | February 16, 2011
  9. Thunder makes push, but Mavs hang tight

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Mavericks withstood a strong third-quarter push by the Thunder, falling behind for the first time in the game and then by as many as eight. But Dallas managed to hang tight, 73-70, to make a run of their own in the fourth quarter. Th...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  10. Pitchers taking control in Game 1

    Jeff Caplan

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Things are shaping up to be settled late in this one and likely with the bullpens in the game. Tim Lincecum gave up a run in the first and second, and Cliff Lee got dinged in the third, giving up two runs in a 32-pitch inning. But...

    Blog | October 27, 2010
  11. Cliff Lee keeps Yanks at bay entering 9th

    Jeff Caplan

    NEW YORK -- Cliff Lee completed his second consecutive 1-2-3 inning in the eighth with two more strikeouts to give him 13 in the game. He still has allowed just two hits as the Rangers lead 2-0 heading into the top of the ninth. Josh Hamilton prov...

    Blog | October 18, 2010
  12. Ian Kinsler blast puts Rangers up 4 in 9th

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Ian Kinsler might have put Game 5 out of reach with a ninth-inning home run to left field to give the Texas Rangers a 5-1 lead. Kinsler, who hit the homer off Tampa Bay Rays closer Rafael Soriano, has three RBIs in the game. N...

    Blog | October 12, 2010
  13. Molina, Treanor get job done at plate

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- After Bengie Molina homered and had three hits in the Game 1 victory, it was Matt Treanor's turn in Game 2. Hard act to follow? Sure. But, Treanor, less glamorously than Molina, made his presence felt by taking two for the tea...

    Blog | October 07, 2010
  14. Francoeur, Rangers strike first, 2-0

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Texas Rangers right fielder Jeff Francoeur, the last acquisition made by the club, drove a David Price pitch to deep center for a double to drive in the game's first run in the top of the second. Francoeur drove in Ian Kins...

    Blog | October 06, 2010
  15. Bad snap could seal deal for TCU

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- A poorly executed shotgun snap slipped through the hands of Oregon State quarterback Ryan Katz's hands, leading to a safety and a 30-21 lead for TCU with 4:14 left in the game. Oregon State had just forced a second consecutive ...

    Blog | September 04, 2010
  16. Will Carlisle free Roddy B in Game 3?

    Jeff Caplan

    SAN ANTONIO -- Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said he came close to subbing in rookie guard Roddy Beaubois in Game 2. After Friday morning's shootaround, Carlisle wouldn't specify at which point in the game he mulled the move, but he said th...

    Blog | April 23, 2010