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  1. A Mavs-free Olympics surely suits Mark Cuban

    Jeff Caplan

    The Opening Ceremonies for the Olympic Games in London are under way, and the men's basketball tournament begins Sunday with an intriguing matchup between Team USA and France. From Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban's standpoint, he can watch the e...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  2. Red-hot Dallas Baptist baseball joins WAC

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Baptist's run to the NCAA Tournament including stopping powers Oklahoma and TCU to win the Fort Worth Regional has earned the baseball team membership in the Western Athletic Conference starting with the 2012-13 academic year. The WAC annou...

    Blog | September 19, 2011
  3. Why is Dirk Nowitzki struggling overseas?

    Jeff Caplan

    After a dominant postseason performance in which Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks won the NBA championship, why is Nowitzki having a difficult time at the FIBA European championships? So far in the Olympic-qualifying tournaments, nine of FIB...

    Blog | September 07, 2011
  4. J.J. Barea paces P.R.; Dirk faces Pau, Rudy

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea led the way with six assists, five rebounds and four steals to go with 11 points as Puerto Rico defeated Canada on Tuesday in the FIBA Americas tournament in Argentina. Puerto Rico is now 4-1 and into the semifinals ...

    Blog | September 06, 2011
  5. Video showcases Dirk Nowitzki, world champ

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki is busy getting his young German national team prepared to battle for a berth in the 2012 Olympic Games at the FIBA EuroBasket tournament in Lithuania that starts Aug. 30. Before suiting up in his Deuts...

    Blog | August 23, 2011
  6. Dirk Nowitzki to play for German national team if healthy

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki made his most definitive statement to date, saying that it looks as though he will play for the German national team in next month's Olympic qualifying tournament in Lithuania.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2011
  7. Tsk: Gary Patterson will miss parade

    Jeff Caplan

    LOS ANGELES -- Since he was kid in rural Kansas, barely able to grip a football, Gary Patterson remembers New Year's Day as the best TV day of the year, starting in the morning with the Tournament of Roses Parade and later with the Granddaddy of Them...

    Blog | December 30, 2010
  8. J.J. Barea has own Miami sound machine

    Jeff Caplan

    MIAMI -- What a trip for J.J. Barea. First he meets with Louisville coach Rick Pitino at the Dallas Mavericks' team hotel to discuss Pitino's strong interest in coaching the Puerto Rican national team next summer in the pre-Olympic tournament in Arge...

    Blog | December 20, 2010
  9. New seats, USC to greet TCU hoops

    Jeff Caplan

    TCU is in the process of replacing the old, purple wooden chairs in the lower bowl of Daniel-Meyer Coliseum with new cushioned purple seats for the coming season. The administration hopes the new seats will help to fill a typically half-empty arena, ...

    Blog | September 14, 2010
  10. Big man Samhan headed to Lithuania

    Jeff Caplan

    LAS VEGAS -- Jovial center Omar Samhan will be taking his developing game and keen sense of humor overseas. Samhan, who made a name for himself with a tremendous NCAA tournament with little-known Saint Mary's, and a light-hearted, self-promotional...

    Blog | July 17, 2010
  11. Saint Mary's jovial big man on his way

    Jeff Caplan

    Omar Samhan, who parlayed his dominant opening two rounds of the NCAA Tournament and his magnetic personality into a national media blitz, will play for the Dallas Mavericks Summer League team in Las Vegas. The 7-footer led Saint Mary's to the Swe...

    Blog | June 25, 2010
  12. Saint Mary's center is happy-go-lucky load

    Jeff Caplan

    No one enjoyed the NCAA tournament as much as Omar Samhan. The large, 6-foot-11 center ate up the media attention as his underdog Saint Mary's team advanced to the Sweet 16. In the first two rounds of the tournament, Samhan averaged 30.5 points an...

    Blog | June 21, 2010
  13. The real Big 12 winner: basketball

    Jeff Caplan

    Kansas coach Bill Self was right. Kansas did land in a BCS conference, maybe just not the one he envisioned when the Big 12 was considered dead. The Big 12 is alive and by shrinking to 10 teams without Nebraska and Colorado, Big 12 helps hoops act...

    Blog | June 15, 2010
  14. Phil Mickelson's presence will be felt at Colonial despite early ...

    Jeff Caplan

    Mickelson's bond with Colonial strong despite early exit from tournament.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2010
  15. Ben Crane has hole-in-one at Colonial

    Jeff Caplan

    Ben Crane fired a hole-in-one on the par-3 13th Friday morning, becoming the 23rd player to record an ace in the 63 years of official tournament play at Colonial.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2010
  16. Once No. 1, Texas forgotten in final poll

    Jeff Caplan

    The Texas Longhorns made history they'll prefer to forget Tuesday with the release of the final ESPN/USA Today coaches poll. Texas (24-10) became the only team in the history of the poll to have spent more than one week at No. 1 and not finish in ...

    Blog | April 06, 2010