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Stein expects Nowitzki to stay with Mavs (1:55)
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Ezekiel Elliott: 'I try to take my opponent's will away'

Coming off of a Pro Bowl rookie season and crop top fame (infamy?), Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott closed out the offseason by posing for the ninth annual Body Issue. Here, he talks staying in shape, hurdling opponents -- and midriff-baring style.

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Ezekiel Elliott flexes and hurdles in the 2017 Body Issue (2:16)
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Rangers hold off Yankees for victory (0:38)
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Hicks twists and turns to make the catch (0:27)
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Drew Robinson smacks first career homer off Pineda (0:25)
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Sanchez mashes three-run homer to center (0:29)
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Pineda misses location on two pitches turned homers (0:56)
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22hMarc Stein

Sources: Mavs to decline Dirk option, eye deal

Dirk Nowitzki has been informed by the Mavericks that his $25 million team option for next season will be declined with the intention of the team signing him to a new contract, according to league sources.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

League sources say that a new two-year deal for Nowitzki is among the options being strongly considered. Full story goes online momentarily

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

League sources say Dallas has informed Dirk Nowitzki that it will decline his $25 million option for next season to sign him to a new deal.

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Judge homers but Yankees fall to Rangers (0:41)
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Beltre hits a double from his knee (0:20)
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Judge crushes solo shot for 26th HR of season (0:23)
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Gomez pads Rangers' lead with 2-run HR (0:29)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Source: The Mavs do not intend to exercise team option on DeAndre Liggins, who was claimed on waivers during the last week of the season.