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CultureMap Dallas: Amid Rangers’ shaky start, pitcher Martin Perez stays rock solid

CultureMap Dallas: Amid Rangers’ shaky start, pitcher Martin Perez stays rock solid

Martin Perez

Texas Rangers pitcher Martin Perez.

Twenty-six starts, 11 victories and one Rangers Rookie of the Year award. That was enough to get the Texas Rangers to commit a four-year, $12.5 million contract to pitcher Martin Perez this offseason, a deal that also includes three additional years at the club’s option starting in 2018.

That’s a risk no matter how talented the player is. Perez just turned 23…

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Dallas Cowboys Seven Round Mock Draft

Dallas Cowboys Seven Round Mock Draft

Dallas Cowboys Seven Round Mock Draft.

Last week I used the fanspeak.com online mock draft tool in order to simulate three different first-round scenarios for the Dallas Cowboys. This week we’re back to the tool to simulate a seven-round Cowboys draft, complete with the compensatory picks the Cowboys were awarded last month.

The rules were the following: I drafted as the Cowboys, the computer…

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The Case For … Demarcus Lawrence

The Case For … Demarcus Lawrence

The Case For … Demarcus Lawrence.

Every few days leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft RattleandHumSports.com will profile a player that the Dallas Cowboys could select in the draft.

Demarcus Lawrence, DE, Boise State

Measurables: 6-foot-3, 251 pounds

Rankings: CBSSports.com ranks Lawrence as the No. 56 overall prospect and the No. 6 draft prospect at defensive end.

Draft grade: CBSSports.com gives…

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Postins Postscripts – Dallas Ft Worth Sports Musings – 4-13-14

Postins Postscripts – Dallas Ft Worth Sports Musings – 4-13-14

Postins Postscripts – Dallas Ft Worth Sports Musings – 4-13-14.

And, here come the judge.The Cowboys have filed a grievance against Jay Ratliff, according to ESPNDallas.com. The Cowboys wants some money back from Ratliff’s signing bonus, base salary from 2013 and the luxury suite Ratliff had access to. These sorts of suits don’t usually result in the team getting any money, but owner and general…

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Dallas Cowboys First Round Mock Draft Tracker 4-12-14

Dallas Cowboys First Round Mock Draft Tracker 4-12-14

Dallas Cowboys First Round Mock Draft Tracker 4-12-14.

We’re now less than a month from the 2014 NFL Draft and everyone is trying to refine its mock drafts. We now have free agency gains and losses to help us put a finer line on which player the Dallas Cowboys might draft in the first round in May.

So it’s time for the next mock draft tracker, brought to you by Rattle and Hum Sports. We have…

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NFL Mock Draft – Updated Dallas Cowboys First Round Scenarios

NFL Mock Draft – Updated Dallas Cowboys First Round Scenarios

NFL Mock Draft – Updated Dallas Cowboys First Round Scenarios.

We’re back on the mock draft track here at Rattleandhumsports.com, and for my latest mock draft I took a different approach.

Fanspeak.com has an interesting tool that allows you to do a mock draft that takes some of the bias out of it. You select a team, select how many rounds you want your draft to last and then the computer takes…

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NCAA Division I Men’s Hockey Playoffs: Union claims the championship

Here’s our final update of Division I NCAA Men’s Hockey Tournament. Thanks to John Fineran for his help compiling this, as always.

NCAA Division I Men’s Hockey Playoffs: Union claims the championship

Here’s our final update of Division I NCAA Men’s Hockey Tournament. Thanks to John Fineran for his help compiling this, as always.

NCAA Division I Men’s Hockey Playoffs: Frozen Four Final Preview

Here’s our update of Division I NCAA Men’s Hockey Tournament as the championship game is set for Saturday night.

NCAA Division I Men’s Hockey Playoffs: Frozen Four Final Preview

Here’s our update of Division I NCAA Men’s Hockey Tournament as the championship game is set for Saturday night.

The Case For … Jimmie Ward

The Case For … Jimmie Ward

The Case For … Jimmie Ward.

Every few days leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft RattleandHumSports.com will profile a player that the Dallas Cowboys could select in the draft.

Jimmie Ward, SS, Northern Illinois

Measurables: 5-foot-11, 193 pounds

Rankings: CBSSports.com ranks Ward as the No. 42 overall prospect and the No. 1 draft prospect at strong safety.

Draft grade:CBSSports.com gives Ward a…

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R&H Sports Talk: Dallas Cowboys Pre Draft Update 04/08 by Rattle and Hum Sports | Football Podcasts

R&H Sports Talk: Dallas Cowboys Pre Draft Update 04/08 by Rattle and Hum Sports | Football Podcasts

R&H Sports Talk: Dallas Cowboys Pre Draft Update 04/08 by Rattle and Hum Sports | Football Podcasts.

Rattleandhumsports.com host Bryan Houston is joined by Dallas Cowboys and NFL writer Matthew Postins to look at the team one month before the NFL Draft.

Has free agency re-shaped the Cowboys strategy and are there anymore free agents on the way?

What is the situation at quarterback with Tony Romo…

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