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Nicolas Brussino to make Mavericks roster

Dallas is committed to keeping rookie Nicolas Brussino, according to Marc Stein. The Argentinian prospect will earn $543,471 after playing professionally in South America for the past four years.

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Los Cowboys pasarán su descanso en familia

El corredor novato Ezekiel Elliott asegura que encontró una NFL de mayor nivel al que le adelantaron y que la intensidad del trabajo lo obliga a dedicarle tiempo a su familia, misma meta que el QB novato Dak Prescott se fijó para el pròximo fin de semana. Leer

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The Mavs have exercised the 2017-18 option in Justin Anderson's rookie contract, a source said. It was an easy decision for a front office that considers Anderson, who will make $1.6 million next season, a potential long-term core piece. Anderson finished his rookie year strong and will have an increased role this season.

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American Athletic Conference secret scrimmages:

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Secret Scrimmages get going this weekend: Here's a few of the top ones: Cal at Saint Mary's, Baylor at Vandy, Rutgers at Monmouth, Towson at Richmond, North Texas at TCU.

Stephen A. and Max disagree on Dez not lasting in Dallas (2:03)

Baylor should root for WVU in bye week

No. 9 Baylor has the week off but should have a rooting interest in TCU-West Virginia. The best-case scenario for the Big 12's playoff hopes would be a battle of unbeaten teams on Dec. 3, when the Bears travel to West Virginia. Unbeaten watch

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Coaches hand out midseason honors

Which coaches are doing the best job? Which teams are for real? Who is the best player? We asked coaches from across the country their takes, and there are some surprising answers.

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Los Dallas Cowboys rompen filas

Después de entrenar este miércoles, los jugadores de Dallas tomarán cuatro días de descanso; regresan a la actividad el próximo lunes. Leer

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Feds launch Baylor probe over Title IX complaint

A complaint filed last month by former Baylor Title IX coordinator Patty Crawford, who resigned Oct. 3, has resulted in an investigation by the U.S. Department of Education.