Will Nowitzki return to Mavs? (3:06)
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2hCraig Custance

W2W4: Dallas Stars at St. Louis Blues, Game 3

The Blues have generated offense without much help from Vladimir Tarasenko. Will their most dynamic player break out -- and break the series tie?

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2hTodd Archer

Cowboys to alter rookie camp work

The Dallas Cowboys will have their rookies on the field for minicamp, but they are using a different approach than they have in the past.

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Baylor coach Art Briles said he expects QB Seth Russell to be completely cleared for contact around the first of June. Russell suffered a season-ending neck injury in October last season.

Can TCU get a tourney win?

The Horned Frogs hired Jamie Dixon to return to his alma mater and lead them to a place they haven't been since 1987: past the NCAA tournament's first round. The team's only been to the Big Dance once since then. Teams with tourney struggles (Insider)

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Elliott is ready to perform

Ezekiel Elliot was a no-brainer selection for Mel Kiper Jr. as a rookie who will make an instant impact. Zeke is a special player in a perfect situation to produce. Impact rookies (Insider)

Inside the NHL: Can the Stars win using two goalies? (4:27)

Horned Frogs hitting on the trail

TCU is certainly headed in the right direction on the recruiting trail with three ESPN 300 commits. Shawn Robinson is the crown jewel of a class, but five-star in-state talents are big fish that the Horned Frogs hope to land. Programs which will make noise in 2017 (Insider)

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5hCraig Custance

How the Stars' D is changing perceptions

The Dallas defense might be better than anyone is giving it credit for right now, especially down the stretch, Craig Custance writes.

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DeShields seeing playing time diminish

Struggling in the field and on the basepaths in recent games, Delino DeShields is starting to lose the good favor he built up with his hot start last season. SportsDay

Inside the NHL: Playoff pontifications (10:30)
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7hJean-Jacques Taylor

Cowboys' pass rush remains suspect after draft

The Cowboys are excited after landing running back Ezekiel Elliott in the first round, but he won't help a pass rush that looks lousy on paper.

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Monday's longest home runs

Khris Davis' second homer off Mariners starter Nathan Karns led the way on Monday, while a pair of Cardinals also made some noise in St. Louis.

Barnwell: Elliott to Cowboys doesn't make sense (3:00)