Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Greg Hardy spoke at length for the first time since signing with the Cowboys but he deflected any talk related to he reasons why he was suspended by the NFL. "In the last two seasons, it's been a blur," Hardy said. Now that I'm back, I don't reminisce. I don't look back. I need to get to progress."

Sounds of the game: Week 5 (1:33)
Turpin, Ridley shine in Week 5 (3:39)

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Over the last 20 years there have been six double-digit underdogs in the Red River Showdown. Four times those underdogs have covered. And twice, they have won outright, including two years ago when Texas defeated Oklahoma 36-20 as a 13-point underdog. The 1-4 Longhorns are 17-point underdogs heading into Saturday against the Sooners.

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Parsons is best of the bunch

Dallas' Chandler Parsons is the highest-rated Maverick in our fantasy rankings at No. 29. While that may seem too high for Mavericks fans, they will be happy to learn that he is ahead of a certain Clipper. Top 200 fantasy rankings

Rangers set top of their rotation

Yovani Gallardo will start for Texas in its ALDS opener Thursday against Toronto, while lefty Cole Hamels will pitch for the AL West champs in the second game. ALDS coverage

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Texas trouncing boosts Boykin

Five touchdowns and 332 passing yards against the Longhorns made a statement. After a slow start, Trevone Boykin is making his mark. Where do our experts have him in this week's Heisman Watch? Find out here

Baylor tops Aschoff's rankings (1:06)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Among the Mavs who will miss at least the first two preseason games: Dirk Nowitzki (rest), Chandler Parsons (knee), Wesley Matthews (Achilles) and Deron Williams (calf).


EFT: 'Hawks controversially take MNF

Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss Monday night's controversial win for the Seattle Seahawks, Joe Philbin's firing, Charlie Strong's hot seat, CC Sabathia's entrance to rehab and more.

New coaches pepper top of NFL Power Rankings (1:43)
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