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Former Cowboys safety Darren Woodson is set to be the sixth player from Dallas' Super Bowl-winning teams of the 1990s to join the franchise's ring of honor.

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Jordan Spieth's spirited bid for a Grand Slam was stopped Monday by Zach Johnson, who is no longer just a normal guy from Iowa.

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The Dallas Cowboys may be America’s Team – and they’re also the country’s most valuable sports team.

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Basketball fans are up in arms. Free agent DeAndre Jordan backed out on his verbal agreement to join the Dallas Mavericks, and instead, will rejoin the Los Angeles Clippers. 

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The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: Heavy rain drenches parts of North central Texas, especially in Abilene where more than eight inches fell. 

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We’ll catch back up with Jeffery Xiong. He’s one of the world’s newest and youngest chess grandmasters playing. And today he makes his play to be the U.S. Junior chess champion.

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Hundreds of military veterans have taken over the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas for the National Wheelchair Games this week. Some are novices just out of rehab; others are Paralympians.

And at this competition, it’s all about the wheels.

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For the second week in a row, Jordan Spieth is getting some home cooking. And a lot of love like the reception he got on the 18th hole at Colonial last week.

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Between now and the end of July, a North Texas college student will have traveled to four different continents to compete at the highest level of taekwondo. She’ll fight the Paraguay Open this weekend. Jackie Galloway hopes all her travels lead to one place: the Olympics.

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Bryce Alford made four 3-pointers in the final 3:40, his last on a rare goaltending call with 13 seconds remaining, to push 11th-seeded UCLA to a 60-59 upset of sixth-seeded SMU on Thursday in the teams' NCAA opener in Louisville, Kentucky.