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Elliott joins Dallas elite

As a running back drafted by the Cowboys in the top 20, Ezekiel Elliott has found himself in great company to say the least. Both Emmitt Smith and Tony Dorsett went in the Top 20 for the 'Boys too.

Cowboys' interest in Ezekiel Elliott goes back to 2015 championship (2:12)

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Maybe only someone named Pope can say this. Cowboys tight ends coach Mike Pope was asked how much help Jason Witten could be to new-to-football-tight end Rico Gathers. "Witten's the 13th disciple," Pope said. "He helps everybody."

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Dallas' 2016 draft class

The Cowboys drafted nine players last weekend. There are high expectations for Ezekiel Elliott, selected fourth overall. Also, Dallas took a risk drafting Jaylon Smith 34th overall with the uncertainty around his knee injury.

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Would the Angels trade Mike Trout?

With the loss of Garrett Richards to Tommy John surgery, it might be time for Los Angeles to consider trading star outfielder Mike Trout, David Schoenfield writes. Among teams with enough prospects to pull off a deal are the Dodgers, Cubs, Red Sox, Rangers and Rockies. Think the unthinkable

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8hCraig Custance

The Stars' goaltender plans this summer

The Stars have a vital decision to make in goal this summer. Craig Custance examines the key factors in play, and answers mailbag questions.

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Baylor boasts easy nonconference slate

The Bears are beefing up future nonconference schedules, but this year's is again pretty thin: Northwestern State, SMU and Rice. 10 easiest nonconference skeds (Insider)

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cowboys have made five roster moves: OT Reshod Fortenberry (knee) and DE Ken Boatright (neck) were released with a failed physical designation. DT Chris Whaley, CB Buddy Jackson and RB Ben Malena have been released. The roster is at 90 players.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Earlier this year, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported on the University of Cincinnati's diligent campaign to join the Big 12, in the event the league voted to expand. ESPN.com has gained access to a series of documents showing that lobbying has continued. On Feb. 3, Cincinnati president Santa Ono sent a letter to Texas Tech interim president John Opperman highlighting a conversation the two had about Cincinnati's Big 12 candidacy. Enclosed with the letter was a brochure touting Cincinnati with the title "Onward."

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11hMax Olson

Imaginary 2016 Big 12 draft: Recap

With the imaginary Big 12 draft complete, our three reporters/imaginary GMs assess their teams and talk a little trash.

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13hTodd Archer

In Dak Prescott, Cowboys see 'it' factor

The Cowboys did plenty of research on Dak Prescott and drafted him as much for the way he carries himself as anything else.

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Biggest remaining holes for all 32 teams

The Colts still need depth behind RB Frank Gore, and the Bucs could use a receiver opposite Mike Evans. Football Outsiders analyzes the biggest post-draft needs for every team.

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