(Frisco, TX) — For the third year in-a-row, the Dallas Cowboys are the world’s most valuable sports franchise according to Forbes. The team value is estimated at 4.8-billion-dollars. Dallas is the only NFL team ranked in the top five.
Cowboys Open Training Camp Next Week
(Frisco, TX) — Training camp kicks off for the Dallas Cowboys next week in Oxnard, California. All players are due to report by Wednesday, with the first practice a week from today. Jason Garrett enters his ninth season as head coach for the new-look Cowboys, who must replace Jason Witten and Dez Bryant. The preseason kicks off on August 9th at the San Francisco 49ers.
All-Star Break Ends, Cardinals Visit Cubs
(Chicago, IL) — The MLB All-Star break comes to an end tonight as the St. Louis Cardinals visit the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. It’s the only game on the schedule, but all 30 clubs will be back on the diamond tomorrow. The Cubs lead the Brewers by two-and-a-half games and the Cardinals by seven-and-a-half for first place in the NL Central.
Rangers Return To Action Tomorrow
(Arlington, TX) — The Rangers return to action tomorrow as they host the Cleveland Indians. At 41-and-56, Texas sits in fifth place in the AL West and is 22 games out of first place. The Rangers are at home for the next seven games, with the Oakland A’s also set to visit.
Astros Win ESPY For Best Team
(Houston, TX) — The Houston Astros are still bringing home the hardware for their World Series season. The Astros took home the ESPY Award for Best Team yesterday in Los Angeles. Houston piled up 101 regular season wins and beat the Yankees, Red Sox and Dodgers in the postseason en route to a championship last year.
Spurs Deal Kawhi To Raptors For DeRozan
(Undated) — Kawhi Leonard is finally leaving San Antonio. The Spurs traded Leonard and Danny Green to Toronto on Wednesday for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl , and a first-round draft pick. Leonard has one year left on his contract, but forced a deal after making it known he wanted out of San Antonio.
Report: Rockets Considering Carmelo Anthony
(Houston, TX) — The Rockets are in the running to acquire Thunder forward Carmelo Anthony. Multiple reports state Houston’s front office met with Carmelo in Las Vegas last week with Oklahoma City’s approval. The 10-time All-Star and the Thunder have already agreed to part ways, but his nearly 28-million-dollar salary has made it tough to get a deal done officially.
Mavericks Hire Female Assistant Coach
(Dallas, TX) — The Dallas Mavericks are adding a woman to their coaching staff. The Mavs have hired Jenny Boucek as an assistant coach. She spent last season as an assistant for Sacramento and has also coached in the WNBA. Boucek played college basketball at Virginia, just like head coach Rick Carlisle.