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  1. Pops pulls fast one, sits Manu, Duncan

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich indicated after this morning's shootaround that the Spurs would play to win tonight. Tim Duncan and Manu Ginoboli apparently aren't part of that plan. Those two Spurs' stars aren't dressed out. They're...

    Blog | April 14, 2010
  2. Dalembert, Wright come up big for Mavs

    Tim MacMahon

    LOS ANGELES -- Why not think big after this kind of performance from the Dallas Mavericks' centers? "If we play like this every night, we'll win the rest of the games and make it to the Finals," Brandan Wright said with a wry smile, well aware tha...

    Blog | April 05, 2014
  3. Mavs beat East bullies, head to break

    Tim MacMahon

    This looked like a loss for the Dallas Mavericks the day the NBA schedule was released. It ended up being the Mavs' most inspirational win -- albeit the least aesthetically pleasing -- of the season so far. It's tough to play on the home floor ...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  4. Dalembert plans to play vs. Raptors

    Tim MacMahon

    Mavericks center Samuel Dalembert participated in the team's Wednesday morning shootaround and plans to play against the Toronto Raptors. Dalembert suffered a strained left shoulder during Monday's win over the Cleveland Cavaliers and did not retu...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  5. Romo, Bryant add to highlight reel

    Tim MacMahon

    LANDOVER, Md. -- It's become a bit of an afterthought given the drama of the drive to win the game, but Tony Romo's touchdown pass to Dez Bryant on Sunday was one of the most spectacular plays the Dallas Cowboys have made all season. It started wi...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  6. Dallas Cowboys to be conservative with DeMarcus Ware

    Tim MacMahon

    Jerry Jones said the Dallas Cowboys will take a "conservative" approach to the decision on whether defensive end DeMarcus Ware plays Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2013
  7. Dirk expected to play vs. Suns; Brand probable

    Tim MacMahon

    Dirk Nowitzki is expected to play Wednesday night against the Suns despite a left foot/ankle injury that sidelined him for the fourth quarter of Sunday's win in Portland. Coach Rick Carlisle told reporters that Nowitzki, who worked on the side dur...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  8. Dirk Nowitzki (foot) sits out fourth quarter

    Tim MacMahon

    Dirk Nowitzki did not play in the fourth quarter of the Mavericks' win over Portland due to a foot injury. "At this point, it's not considered serious," coach Rick Carlisle told reporters. "But you don't mess around with something like that." N...

    Blog | April 07, 2013
  9. Why not give O.J. Mayo a chance before OT?

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- With a chance to win the game in the final seconds of the fourth quarter, Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle drew up a play for the 35-year-old sixth man with a sore hamstring instead of the 25-year-old who is the NBA's seventh-leading scorer. ...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  10. Rapid Reaction: Mavs 106, Spurs 99

    Tim MacMahon

    How it happened: The Dallas Mavericks, minus two starters, responded to the step up in competition by showing up to play. Going through the motions, as the Mavs did at times during get-well wins this week over the lottery-bound Wizards and Bobcats...

    Blog | March 17, 2012
  11. Banged-up Dallas Cowboys DeMarcus Ware, Jay Ratliff miss 2nd half...

    Tim MacMahon

    The Cowboys held banged-up defenders DeMarcus Ware and Jay Ratliff out of the second half against Tampa Bay.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2011
  12. Owner: Cowboys' FB, backup QB could be out for season

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The Cowboys are concerned that their fullback and backup quarterback won't be able to play again this season. Owner/general manager Jerry Jones acknowledged after Thursday's 20-19 win over the Dolphins that he was uncertain whet...

    Blog | November 24, 2011
  13. Dallas Cowboys unsure Jon Kitna, Tony Fiammetta can return

    Tim MacMahon

    The Dallas Cowboys are concerned that their fullback and backup quarterback won't be able to play again this season.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2011
  14. Rex Grossman looks good vs. Dallas secondary

    Tim MacMahon

    LANDOVER, Md. - He'll take the win, but Orlando Scandrick is not looking forward to watching the film of this game. "I didn't play my best game," Scandrick said. "Quite frankly, I think I played bad. Made a big play, but a couple penalties, a coup...

    Blog | November 20, 2011
  15. Dallas Cowboys' Rob Ryan takes shot at "all-hype" Philadelphia Ea...

    Tim MacMahon

    New defensive coordinator Rob Ryan is well aware that the Dallas Cowboys' signings won't "win the all-hype team. ... That might have gone to someone else, but we're going to beat their ass when we play them."

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2011
  16. 2011 NBA Finals: Dallas Mavericks may be without Brendan Haywood ...

    Tim MacMahon

    A strained right hip flexor limited backup center Brendan Haywood to three minutes during the Dallas Mavericks' win in Tuesday's Game 4 of the NBA Finals.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2011