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Can Cowboys survive mounting injuries

Dallas was already trying to scrape together points without Dez Bryant and Tony Romo before losing Lance Dunbar and Brice Butler to injury. The injured Cowboys are one of Robert Mays' Week 4 losers. Grantland: NFL winners and losers


Cowboys' Dunbar tears ACL, out for season

RB Lance Dunbar will have surgery to repair a torn left ACL suffered while returning the second-half kickoff in Sunday's loss to the Saints. He had 21 catches for 215 yards as well as 5 carries for 67 yards this season, and was a key member of the return teams.

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Behold the new Elvis Jabberdog Brownie

The Rangers are playoff bound and have some aggressive food items for the postseason. This is a two-foot long brownie rolled in Rice Krispies crust, dipped in funnel cake batter and fried and costs $26, it is presumably named after SS Elvis Andrus and not Presley, although the singer might have approved.

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Deron Williams falling in rankings

The Mavs’ new point guard has seen his numbers decline over the past few seasons. Can playing in his hometown rejuvenate his career? See where he landed in today’s rankings, which list Nos. 111-120. #NBArank: Day 9

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Choo named AL Player of the Month

Rangers OF Shin-Soo Choo takes home the honor for September after leading the American League with a .404 batting average and .515 on-base percentage during the month.

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Beltre named AL Player of the Week

Adrian Beltre earned the honor after helping the Rangers win the AL West with his performance at the plate. The third baseman led the league with 13 RBIs last week.

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My hypothetical awards selections

The Cy Young races hold a lot of intrigue, where Cubs ace Jake Arrieta could trump the Dodgers' duo of Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

What kind of season is Baylor WR Corey Coleman having? Off 24 receptions, he has 11 TDs, which leads the country by a full 3 TDs. The Bears have enjoyed some talented WRs under coach Art Briles. Coleman has a chance to rank at the very top.

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Notable names back from suspension

With four weeks in the books, a number of prominent players and a GM will rejoin their teams this week following suspensions.

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Unranked Texas has fared well in rivalry

Since 1989, Texas is 5-2 in the Red River Rivalry while unranked and going up against a ranked Oklahoma team.

Did Rangers rise in Power Rankings?

Was Texas' convincing AL West-clinching win over Los Angeles on Sunday enough to move the team up in our final rankings? Find out here

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Cowboys don't have final MRI results but expect Lance Dunbar to have surgery possibly this week to repair a torn ACL, ending his season.

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FPI confident in Trojans, Tide and Rebels

It's not surprising that Baylor and TCU are top-five teams in the Football Power Index, but our forward-looking metric still thinks very highly of USC, Alabama and Ole Miss.

Cowboys' schedule doesn't let up

Fresh off an overtime defeat in New Orleans, Dallas will play 3-0 New England in Week 5. After a Week 6 bye, the Cowboys have a pair of NFC East matchups sandwiching a battle with the Seahawks.

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Vote: Capital One Impact Performance

Who will win this week's Capital One Cup Impact Performance of the Week? That’s up to you! Cast your vote for Florida’s Will Grier, TCU’s KaVontae Turpin, Alabama’s Derrick Henry or Arizona State’s Mike Bercovici. Vote

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Cole Hamels knows playoff dominance

Hamels won MVP honors in the NLCS and World Series back in 2008 when he was with the Phillies. Now with the Rangers, Hamels is one of a few pitchers capable of putting together a Madison Bumgarner-like run this postseason. Photo gallery