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Longhorns, Aggies look to continue rivalry (0:34)
2hTodd Archer

Cowboys hope to do what 2014 Panthers did

The Carolina Panthers did the improbable by making the 2014 playoffs after a 3-8-1 start. Can the Dallas Cowboys embrace that example and follow suit?

3-Point Shot: Gonzaga-Washington rivalry renewed (3:25)
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2hMax Olson

Big 12 playoff tracker: Nov. 25

The Big 12 finally got into the top four with Oklahoma, while Baylor and Oklahoma State also still have a shot at cracking the top spots.

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Cam Newton compliments Greg Hardy

Before Carolina plays Dallas on Thursday, the Panthers QB complimented his former teammate: "Greg is a great teammate, contrary to popular belief. He is a person that came in and worked hard, gave everybody everything that he had and a person that you love to watch on Sundays."

Big 12 gets respect in playoff rankings (0:50)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Mavs pride themselves on protecting the ball, committing the fourth fewest turnovers in the NBA, which makes the 36 turnovers committed during their two-game losing streak even more frustrating. "Were beating ourselves," guard Raymond Felton said. "As a team collectively, were going to figure it out just like we did before and start another win streak."

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Dirk Nowitzki on the message the Mavs received from starting this road trip with two losses: "Weve got to get better. We knew that during the six-game win streak. Weve got to keep working. Weve got to get better defensively, work together, end the possession with rebounding and then we can get our flow game working. We gave up [117] in OKC and 110 to a slow-paced team. Its just not good enough."

Sens snap Stars' five-game winning streak (1:09)
Grizzlies cruise past Mavericks (0:48)