DALLAS Teams

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Nichols: Mavericks need to take responsibility (2:08)

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Baylor has hired former Texas defensive lineman Frank Okam as its DL coach. Okam previously was at Rice.

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Did Cuban cross a line with tanking comments? (1:09)

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Article 35A of the NBA Constitution and By-Laws gives the Commissioner broad power to enforce discipline in either a fine or suspension. Any person who gives, makes, issues, authorizes or endorses any statement having, or designed to have, an effect prejudicial or detrimental to the best interests of basketball or of the Association or of a Member of its Team, shall be liable for a fine up to $1M. Mark Cuban will now have 10 days to pay his $600K fine to the NBA for his statements regarding tanking.

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Cuban: 'Horrible mistake' to keep ex-employee

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban told ESPN that he regrets keeping former employee Earl K. Sneed on staff after two separate domestic violence incidents. "I made the decision ... in hindsight, I would probably do it differently," Cuban said.

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Baylor's Omot reunites with his father (0:35)

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cowboys have added Ken Amato as a defensive staff assistant, which moves the team closer to finalizing Jason Garrett's staff. Amato worked with the Cowboys' special teams last year through minority coaching fellowship program. He spent nine seasons (2003-11) with the Tennessee Titans as a long snapper. He replaces Turner West, who took a job at Austin Peay.

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Is it time to focus more on Cuban? (2:01)
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Was Dak exposed without Zeke? (1:59)
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Mavericks investigating allegations of inappropriate conduct (1:50)
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Stephen A.: Openly tanking a bad look for NBA owners (1:45)

Stefano Fusaro ESPN 

Mark Cuban has declined ESPN's request for an interview on the sexual harassment scandal in the Mavericks organization. "We are sticking with the statement exclusively."

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Report: Ex-Mavs CEO accused of misconduct

The Mavericks notified the NBA about misconduct allegations against former team president Terdema Ussery and said they have hired outside counsel to conduct an independent investigation into the claims.

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West Virginia shuts down Baylor (0:57)
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Kontae continues to dominate at the rim (0:15)
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Cuban's tanking comments an issue for NBA? (2:18)
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Should Cuban be transparent about Mavs tanking? (2:17)