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The City of Arlington announced this afternoon its plan to build a new Texas Rangers ball park. The new venue would have a retractable roof and air conditioning and cost about a billion dollars.

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The Dallas Stars season ended last night in the second round of the Stanley Cup hockey playoffs.  Dallas lost to St. Louis by a score of 6 to 1.

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Caylin Moore says he shouldn't be in Fort Worth. Considering where he grew up, his future seemed to be predetermined.

“Prison, dead, on the street selling drugs,” he says.

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In a convincing start to their second playoff series in three years, the Dallas Stars shut out the Minnesota Wild 4-0 Thursday night in Dallas.  

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Nothing signals baseball’s Opening Day quite like hot dogs, a bag of peanuts, and playing hooky from school or work. That’s the case Monday afternoon at Globe Life Park in Arlington, where the Texas Rangers are playing the Seattle Mariners to start the new season.

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Jamie Dixon is leaving Pittsburgh to become head coach at TCU, where he played in the 1980s. Scott Barnes, Pittsburgh's athletic director, said Monday that Dixon was taking the job and had already met with Panthers players to tell them.

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March Madness will dominate televisions. But not everyone's a fan of the organization that puts on the event.

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The nationwide debate over daily fantasy sports has focused on Texas for the last few days. Last Friday, one of the two major fantasy websites FanDuel agreed to pull out of Texas. The other site, DraftKings sued in Dallas County to have fantasy sports betting declared legal.

Betting On The Ballgame: Fantasy Sports And Gambling

Feb 9, 2016
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Last month, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton released an opinion stating that daily fantasy sports betting is illegal in the state and drew the ire of many local enthusiasts. 

Not familiar with daily fantasy sports? Here’s what you need to know. 

Why We Shouldn't Give Up On Football

Dec 7, 2015
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Today on “Think,” journalist Gregg Easterbrook told Krys Boyd that football is a celebration of America’s power.

“It’s expensive, it’s loud, it’s overdone. It’s not a coincidence that our national sport is an athletic expression of trying to figure out what our national power is,” he said.

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