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  1. Rookie Zack Martin impresses Melton

    Tim MacMahon

    OXNARD, Calif. -- First-round pick Zack Martin had a welcome-to-the-NFL moment on the first full-speed practice rep of his NFL career. Defensive tackle Henry Melton exploded past the rookie right guard in the one-on-one pass-rush drill. In the bli...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  2. Mavs recall Mekel from D-League

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The Mavericks recalled Gal Mekel from the D-League after the rookie point guard spent three games playing for the Texas Legends on a rehab stint. Mekel averaged 9.3 points, 6.3 assists, 3.0 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game for the Legend...

    Blog | March 09, 2014
  3. Mavs recall Larkin from D-League

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Mavericks first-round pick Shane Larkin's D-League stint lasted only one game. The Mavs recalled the rookie point guard from the Texas Legends on Sunday. Larkin scored nine points and dished out seven assists in the Legends' loss Saturda...

    Blog | February 02, 2014
  4. Opening Tip: Rookie Larkin learns quickly

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - If Shane Larkin plays passively, the rookie point guard will ride pine. That point was proven to Larkin during the Dallas Mavericks' loss Monday to the Denver Nuggets, when he was pulled after two minutes and didn't get back in the game u...

    Blog | November 28, 2013
  5. J.J. Wilcox would have made mom proud

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas - As J.J. Wilcox emerged from the tunnel after hearing his name announced as a Dallas Cowboys starter for the first time, the rookie safety paused briefly and pointed upward. He had to let his mother, Marshell, who passed away on ...

    Blog | September 22, 2013
  6. Is DeMarco Murray another Julius Jones?

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas -- The flashes of brilliance from the rookie running back created buzz about whether he could follow the Hall of Fame footsteps of Cowboys legends Tony Dorsett and Emmitt Smith. A few years later, Julius Jones left Dallas as JAG, to ...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  7. Rookie Frederick teaching vet Waters

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas -- Right now, the rookie center serves as a mentor of sorts for the graybeard guard. Of course, first-round pick Travis Frederick isn't a typical rookie. He arrived at Valley Ranch with an engineering degree from Wisconsin and a foot...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  8. Does Vince Carter deserve Sixth Man of Year consideration?

    Tim MacMahon

    Vince Carter has earned eight All-Star appearances, the Rookie of the Year award and an Olympic gold medal during a career that has made a strong case for the Hall of Fame. Carter's boss would like to nominate him for another honor. "If we had ...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  9. Don't count Matt Johnson out in SS competition

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas -- In declaring strong safety the best minicamp battle, I didn't mention fourth-round pick Matt Johnson. That's because Johnson hasn't been at Valley Ranch since the rookie minicamp, as NFL rules prevent him from practicing with the ...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  10. Matchup: Yu Darvish vs. Kyle Drabek

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas - Yu Darvish faces Kyle Drabek in a matchup of a couple of talented young righties. Darvish (6-2, 3.05): The rookie is coming off his worst start for the Rangers, having allowed five runs on four hits and six walks in four innings...

    Blog | May 27, 2012
  11. Rodrigue Beaubois is still 'Rook'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - More than two years into his NBA career, Rodrigue Beaubois still answers to "Rook." Roddy B. still gets the rookie treatment from the Mavs' veterans, especially when Dominique Jones is on assignment with the D-League's Texas Legends, leav...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  12. Dallas Cowboys' DeMarco should get bulk of work in split with Fel...

    Tim MacMahon

    Jason Garrett won't tip his hand, but DeMarco Murray should get bulk of work.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2011
  13. Romo: Rookie OL deals with double-edged sword

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The rookie offensive linemen have been with the Cowboys long enough for the franchise quarterback to learn their names. "I've got most of them down," Tony Romo joked. Of course, the young offensive linemen have a lot more to ...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  14. Mavs need Roddy B. to get right soon

    Tim MacMahon

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- It was a little more than a year ago that Rodrigue Beaubois' teammates chanted his name when he boarded the Mavericks' bus at Oracle Arena. "Roddy! Roddy! Roddy!" the Dallas vets hollered with delight after the rookie scored a r...

    Blog | April 03, 2011
  15. Dez Bryant showed 'T.O.-type emotion'

    Tim MacMahon

    The man who first made No. 88 famous around these parts didn't like what he saw from Dez Bryant on Thanksgiving. It didn't necessarily bother Drew Pearson that the rookie receiver didn't have a catch for the first time this season during the 30-27...

    Blog | November 26, 2010
  16. Dallas Cowboys' Roy Williams: Don't blame me for Dez Bryant's din...

    Tim MacMahon

    Roy Williams wants everyone to know there is no animosity between him and Dez Bryant after the rookie had to pay for a big team dinner.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2010