DALLAS Teams

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Cowboys inactives - Tony Romo, Darius Jackson, Tyron Smith, Mark Nzeocha, Charles Tapper, Kavon Frazier, Orlando Scandrick.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

For only the second time in his career Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith will miss a game because of injury. His back tightened up in Friday's practice and it will keep him from playing tonight against Chicago. The Cowboys were optimistic Smith would. Instead Chaz Green will replace Smith and make the first start of his career.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cowboys will be without Orlando Scandrick. The cornerback did not practice because of two hamstring strains. He worked out before the game. The Cowboys hope the time off allows Scandrick to get healthy quickly. Rookie Anthony Brown will take over in the Cowboys sub defenses.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

50 Cent shows up for the big games. He's here for Cowboys-Bears tonight rocking the black hat with the Cowboys' star.

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Horned Frogs round out top 25

TCU is slotted at No. 25 after defeating SMU 33-3 last week. The Horned Frogs will have a tough test against a Oklahoma team desperate for a win. Power Rankings: Week 4

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Ryon Healy extends A's lead with HR (0:32)

Jeremy Crabtree RecruitingNation 

Thoughts from SEC assistant after Les Miles' firing: "It'll be open season with LSU's recruits," the coach said. "Their class was so good. It'll be tough to pry some of their in-state guys away, but this will help others go after their out-of-state guys . This could have just changed Dylan Moses' recruitment big time." Moses, a five-star athlete from Bradenton (Florida) IMG Academy, is originally from Louisiana and is considering LSU, Alabama, Miami, Texas and UCLA.

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Bears trending up in Power Rankings

Baylor remains one of only two unbeaten Big 12 teams after its win over Oklahoma State on Saturday. The Bears moved up seven spots to No. 13 in ESPN's rankings this week. Power Rankings: Week 4

Lineup: Rangers (92-63) vs. Athletics (66-88)

  • 1. Carlos Gomez, LF (R)
  • 2. Ian Desmond, CF (R)
  • 3. Carlos Beltran, DH (S)
  • 4. Adrian Beltre, 3B (R)
  • 5. Rougned Odor, 2B (L)
  • 6. Jonathan Lucroy, C (R)
  • 7. Mitch Moreland, 1B (L)
  • 8. Jared Hoying, RF (L)
  • 9. Hanser Alberto, SS (R)
  • SP: Colby Lewis, RHP
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Will Cowboys bring "A" game to AT&T?

Dallas has lost eight straight games at home and hasn't won a home game without Tony Romo since Dec. 19, 2010. Todd Archer and Jeff Dickerson both predict a Bears loss. According to ESPN's FPI, Dallas has a 68 percent chance to win Sunday night. Week 3 predictions (Insider)

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Arkansas and Texas A&M are long gone from AT&T Stadium following their game Saturday night but the grounds crew is hard at work in the wee hours changing the field for the NFL game Sunday night in this very stadium as the Dallas Cowboys host the Chicago Bears.

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Russell leads Baylor over Oklahoma State after delay (0:42)
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Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Jim Grobe says he did not intend to go for it on fourth and 1 from the Baylor 24 late in the third quarter. "I was yelling, 'Punt the ball. Punt the ball,'" the coach said. The battery pack in his headset was off, so no one heard him -- and Baylor failed to get the first down on a direct snap to Terence Williams. That said, Grobe had confidence in his defense to make the fourth quarter stops that it did.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Baylor is 4-0 after a 35-24 win over Oklahoma State -- and the Bears won their league opener without big contributions from Shock Linwood or KD Cannon.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Orion Stewart's interception of Mason Rudolph on fourth and 15 all but secures victory for Baylor. The Bears are headed into October at 4-0 with two byes, Iowa State and Kansas on the schedule before visiting Texas in Week 9.