Eterno dilema por Dirk Nowitzki (2:13)

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Cowboys defensive end David Irving has lost his appeal. He will miss the first four games of the season for violating the league's policy regarding performance-enhancing drugs.

Prescott: Chemistry key to Cowboys' success (1:38)
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Beltre picks good time for No. 450

Adrian Beltre's 450th career home run broke a 1-1 tie in the top of the ninth to lead the Rangers to a win Tuesday. Beltre is now in sole possession of 39th all time on the HR list and joins Miguel Cabrera and Albert Pujols as active players to reach 450.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Mavericks announced that they traded SG DeAndre Liggins to Houston for cash considerations.

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13hAndrew Knoll

Central Division free-agency preview

The Blackhawks made big changes following their premature exit from the playoffs. Are they done dealing? And will the Western Conference champion Predators' future include captain Mike Fisher?

Beltre is an under-appreciated talent (0:41)

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cowboys have their entire draft class in the fold with third-round pick Jourdan Lewis agreeing to a four-year deal on Tuesday. The Cowboys had eight of their nine draft picks signed before the rookie minicamp in May. Lewis, a cornerback, had a productive offseason program and figures to play in the sub packages to start the season.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

"It's another piece of the legend that is Adrián Beltré" -Rangers manager Jeff Banister on Beltré hitting a 2-out game winning HR in the 9th inning in Cleveland. It was Beltré's 450th career home run, taking sole possession of 39th place in MLB's all-time list, breaking a tie with Vladimir Guerrero and Jeff Bagwell. Beltré now has 2,969 career hits.

Beltre crushes go-ahead HR in ninth (0:27)
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Free-agent rankings: Noel cracks top 20

Nerlens Noel is a restricted free agent following a season in which he appeared in only 51 games, 22 after heading to Dallas at February's trade deadline, and received limited playing time throughout the season.

Nowitzki shows off shoes on NBA Awards red carpet (0:22)
Zeke not the No. 1 RB yet (1:09)