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  1. Rapid Reaction: Mavs 101, Suns 98

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks punched their playoff ticket with a 101-98 win over the Phoenix Suns. How it happened: After big nights by Monta Ellis and Dirk Nowitzki, the Mavs held on in the final seconds to pull out the wild win. That duo co...

    Blog | April 12, 2014
  2. Mavs handling business at home

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - A pretty good way to get your tickets punched for the playoffs is to dominate on your home court. All indications are that the Dallas Mavericks are going to be awfully hard to beat at the American Airlines Center this season. It hasn't...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  3. Stan Van Gundy of Orlando Magic says Dwight Howard was punched by...

    Tim MacMahon

    Orlando Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy accused Dallas Mavericks center Brendan Haywood of punching Dwight Howard in the lower back during Friday night's game and plans to send video of the incident to the NBA office.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2012
  4. Shawn Marion 'hit the switch' in West finals

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS --The season began with sacrifice for Shawn Marion, who sucked up his pride and accepted a reserve role for the first time in his 12-year career. The Matrix played a starring role, however, as the Mavericks punched their tickets to the NBA ...

    Blog | May 26, 2011
  5. Too little, too late for Mavs in loss to Spurs

    Tim MacMahon

    SAN ANTONIO -- The Mavs can't take any comfort from putting up a fight. Not with their season one loss away from ending. After getting punched in the teeth the entire their quarter, when the Spurs erased a double-digit deficit, the Mavs balled up ...

    Blog | April 25, 2010
  6. Playoff tickets punched for Dallas, Denver

    Tim MacMahon

    It's been assumed for some time that the Dallas Mavericks and Denver Nuggets, who meet tonight at the AAC, will be playoff teams. It became offical Sunday. The Memphis Grizzlies' overtime loss to the Milwaukee Bucks clinched playoff berths for ...

    Blog | March 29, 2010
  7. Mean Green's dancing again

    Tim MacMahon

    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. -- North Texas waited more than two decades between its last appearances to the Big Dance. They're returning only three years later. The Mean Green punched its ticket with a 66-63 win over Troy in Tuesday's Sun Belt final. UNT...

    Blog | March 09, 2010
  8. Dallas Cowboys' defense surging at right time: December

    Tim MacMahon

    The Cowboys' defense is emerging in time to erase late-season demons.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2009
  9. Burnett hasn't been missed

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas -- Kevin Burnett wasn't coming back to the Dallas Cowboys to be a backup. The Cowboys punched their 2005 second-round pick's ticket out of town when they signed Keith Brooking to start next to Bradie James. Burnett called Brooking's ...

    Blog | December 11, 2009
  10. Highlight of Mavs' win didn't matter

    Tim MacMahon

    The play of the night didn't count, but it sure was pretty. Jose Juan Barea punched the ball loose from a Cavs guard near halfcourt. Rookie Rodrigue Beaubois, in a futile effort to keep the ball from going out of bounds, blindly flipped the ball tow...

    Blog | Conversation | October 17, 2009