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Michael Mooney
Nov 23, 2022 - Sports

Trevon Diggs on why he's had so many interceptions

Trevon Diggs running with the football

Trevon Diggs is an anchor on what's become the best defense in football. Photo: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

Trevon Diggs, the Cowboys' defensive back extraordinaire, thinks there's only one position in football harder to play than cornerback: Quarterback.

  • "They're like computers," Diggs tells Axios. "Every play they've got to make the right decision and throw the ball and worry about pressure in their face and analyze the defense. And they've got to do that all within four seconds."
Michael Mooney
Nov 23, 2022 - Sports

Trevon Diggs' perfect Dallas day

Trevon Diggs in a sweatshirt, holding a football

Trevon Diggs shared some of his go-to hangouts in North Texas. Photo: Elsa/Getty Images

Cowboys cornerback Trevon Diggs is one of the biggest stars on the No. 1-ranked Dallas Cowboys defense. Since being drafted out of Alabama in 2020, he's led the team in interceptions every year.

  • In 2021, he had 11 picks, the most any player has had in a season since 1981.
Michael Mooney
Nov 17, 2022 - Sports

U.S. Soccer has strong ties to Dallas

Kellyn Acosta plays for MLS champion LAFC now, but his soccer roots are in North Texas. Photo: Omar Vega/Getty Images

Five of the 26 players on the U.S. Men's national soccer team have ties to FC Dallas.

Driving the news: The World Cup starts Sunday and the U.S., ranked 16th in the world, plays its first game Monday against 19th-ranked Wales.

Why Dallas investors are buying into major league cricket

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Local power players and business partners Ross Perot, Jr. and Anurag Jain are among several big investors buying into cricket's expansion in the U.S., which is set to takeoff next summer.

Driving the news: Local and national cricket leaders shared updates Tuesday on the status Major League Cricket and of Grand Prairie Stadium, a former baseball stadium that's being converted into an international cricket ground, training center and home for the USA Cricket National Team and other players.

Mark your calendar for these 3 Texas college basketball games

Baylor guard Adam Flagler. Photo: Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images

College hoops are back. To celebrate, we made a shortlist of the most intriguing men's basketball games in Texas this season.

The cost of watching the Dallas Mavericks play at home

Data: Bookies.com; Table: Kavya Beheraj/Axios
Data: Bookies.com; Table: Kavya Beheraj/Axios

The Mavericks' efforts to make their home games more affordable seem to be paying off.

  • The cost of attending a Mavs game is lower than the NBA's average this year.
Michael Mooney
Oct 13, 2022 - Sports

An incredibly casual fan's guide to the Dallas Stars season

A goalie stretches in front of a hockey net

The fate of the season will largely depend on this man. Photo: Matthew Pearce/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The Dallas Stars play their first game of the regular season tonight, taking on the Nashville Predators.

  • Haven't had time to catch up on the team but still want to be able to have a discussion with your season-ticket owning boss without embarrassing yourself? We've got you covered with the basics.
Tasha Tsiaperas
Oct 7, 2022 - Sports

Texas Rangers end awful season with a win

Young Yankees fans and Rangers fans stand at Globe Life Field

There were a lot of pinstripes in the stands this week. Photo: Matthew Pearce/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

A Yankee was the biggest draw at the end of the Texas Rangers' losing season.

What happened: The Rangers pulled off a win against the New York Yankees during the final game of the season Wednesday, the day after Aaron Judge hit his 62nd home run of the year, breaking the American League record.

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