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Running back Malcolm Brown is expected to return to the field Saturday against Iowa State.
Former Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson questioned the team's motivation in an interview with Dan Patrick.
The Dallas Mavericks' win over the Raptors Wednesday night gave them the top record in the division and the West, tied with the San Antonio Spurs.
Free agent outfielder Josh Hamilton's name continues to be linked to the Milwaukee Brewers.
The Texas Longhorns opened as 9 1/2-point favorites to beat Iowa State on Saturday.
The 3-5 Dallas Cowboys are No. 22 in the weekly SB Nation NFL Power Rankings.
The Oklahoma Sooners are 19 1/2-point favorites to beat the Baylor Bears this weekend.
The Dallas Mavericks look to bounce back from a loss to the Utah Jazz when they open their home schedule Saturday night against the Charlotte Bobcats.
Atlanta is only a 3-point favorite over Dallas Sunday night, but most of the NFL experts around the Web are picking the Falcons.