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Applewhite Ready to Make his Mark on Texas’ Offense

Don’t expect the Longhorns’ offensive play-calling to be much different Saturday than it was before Bryan Harsin left to become the head coach at Arkansas State.

Nowitzki Will Come Off Bench While Knee Improves

Playing in just 20 minutes during his season debut Sunday in San Antonio, Nowitzki accepted a bench role while scoring eight points on 3-of-4 shooting to go along with six rebounds.

Witten, Ware Cowboys Only Pro Bowl Players

Linebacker DeMarcus Ware and tight end Jason Witten were the two Cowboys named to the Pro Bowl. Ware made his seventh all-star team and Witten his eighth.

Houston Texans Send 8 to Pro Bowl

A team-record eight Texans, including six on offense, were voted to the Pro Bowl. Read more at Chron.com  

Dez Bryant to See Another Hand Specialist

Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is scheduled to be examined by another hand specialist today, coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday at his media briefing in Irving.

Trinity Trio to Play in All-Star Games

Volleyball player Lowery Houston and football players John Bowers and Keelan Pryor have all been selected to play in all-star games on Saturday.

Texans Could Clinch Division This Week

Despite Monday’s 42-14 loss to the Patriots, the Texans could still wrap up a first-round bye this week but they can’t clinch the No. 1 seed yet.

Saints players get bounty suspensions lifted

Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue announced Tuesday that he will vacate the player suspensions in the Saints bounty investigation.

Playoffs bringing high-scoring games

You like defense? Texas high school football teams don't. http://www.star-telegram.com/2012/12/09/4472375/playoff-games-bringing-h....  

Texas Rangers GM, manager praise Michael Young

A longtime veteran is leaving the Rangers. Michael Young is headed to Philadelphia.