Here's media reaction to the Miami Heat's NBA title:
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Pro Football Hall of Famer Troy Aikman, former Cowboys quarterback-turned-Fox NFL analyst, joined The Rich Eisen Show on Monday to talk all things NFL playoffs and the Cowboys' season. Here are some of the highlights:Does he consider the Cowboys'season a success? Troy Aikman: "Yeah, you know, it's a really good question, and I know that Jason Garrett was asked in the press conference [Sunday] night if this was disappointing, if the season was disappointing and he really didn't answer it.
Whether you've come to grips with it or not, the Cowboys' off-season is underway. That's sent Dallas into fix-it mode: What can be done to ensure that this time next season the Cowboys are still playing? It starts with the offensive-invested franchise spreading the love to the other side of the ball."It's certainly our priority in the off-season to try to upgrade our defensive side of the football," executive vice president Stephen Jones said recently on "The Fan" KRLD-FM (105.3).
The Texas Rangers on Thursday finalized a one-year contract with free-agent right-hander Tyson Ross. Ross becomes the second member of San Diego’s opening day rotation last season to join the club. The Rangers previously signed free agent right-hander Andrew Cashner, who finished the season with Miami, to a one-year deal.
Here are five things to look for in the remaining three months of the Mavericks' season:The crystal ballDeal or no deal: It's a strong likelihood that the Mavericks will make a trade before the Feb. 23 deadline. Andrew Bogut could be one of the pieces dealt, although he needs to get healthy before anything can happen.
Here's our look at five things that conspired to derail the Mavericks' season and five things that provide hope (yes, there really are five things) in the remaining three months of the season:What went wrongInjuries: They can never be used as an excuse but they are a fact of life in the NBA.
The Cowboys desperately need a pass rush in 2017. It's even the missing piece to their Super Bowl, SportsDay's Rick Gosselin wrote. But ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. doesn't think Dallas will fill the need in the first round of the 2017 NFL draft. Kiper's Thursday mock draft predicts the Cowboys take a cornerback with the 28th pick of the draft.