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Matthew Postins is an award-winning sportswriter who has covered high school, college and professional sports. He writes about Dallas-Fort Worth sports for CultureMap. 

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It's Now Or Never for Mavs

Things may be worse for Mavericks than hitting 'rock bottom' against Cavaliers

By Matthew Postins

Here’s a phrase you don’t want to associate with the Dallas Mavericks as they enter the stretch run of their season: “rock bottom.” That’s the word forward ...


Cowboys Move On

Letting Murray take big money in Philly is right — if painful — call for Cowboys

By Matthew Postins

Okay, so if we’re done burning DeMarco Murray jerseys in effigy, can we discuss this whole contract thing rationally? No? Well, I tried. Murray is a Philadelphia Eagle now ...


Darvish Downer

Yu Darvish's likely surgery has repercussions beyond this Rangers season

By Matthew Postins

Remember that wave of optimism you felt when the Texas Rangers reported for spring training a couple of weeks ago? Yeah, we’re done with that now. Texas Rangers general ...


Keeping Dez in Dallas

Dallas Cowboys get what they want in applying franchise tag to Dez Bryant

By Matthew Postins

The Dallas Cowboys applied the franchise tag to wide receiver Dez Bryant Monday afternoon, as expected. What wasn’t expected was Bryant’s reaction. Or, more to the point, lack ...


A Bumpy Stretch

'Difficult' Rajon Rondo emerges in Dallas, but how serious is it for Mavs?

By Matthew Postins

Rajon Rondo has plenty of good qualities on the court. But one quality that has followed him during parts of his career is the “difficult” label. Ask Boston Celtics owner ...


Rough Start for Rangers

Profar situation spells bad luck for Rangers who want to shake off injury-filled season

By Matthew Postins

Wasn’t the Texas Rangers’ injury-riddled 2014 supposed to end when the calendar turned over to 2015? I guess no one told Jurickson Profar. Late last week the Rangers told ...


Tough Call for Cowboys

Bryant or Murray? That answer will define Dallas Cowboys' success for years

By Matthew Postins

Do you have $20 million to $25 million or so lying around the house? Because that’s what it will probably take for the Dallas Cowboys to re-sign both wide ...


Tough Stretch Ahead

Dallas Mavericks look like a playoff team — with one serious problem

By Matthew Postins

The Dallas Mavericks have a problem, and it has nothing to do with injuries to three starters. As they embark on the final two months of this season, they’re ...


TCU Signs for Success

TCU refuses to stray from recruiting formula despite unprecedented success

By Matthew Postins

When TCU accepted the invitation to join the Big 12 before the 2012 season, the hope was that access to a big-time conference would give the Horned Frogs big-time opportunities ...


No Disrespect to Garrett

No one is more vital to Dallas Cowboys' future than Rod Marinelli

By Matthew Postins

Owner and general manager Jerry Jones had a productive first week of the offseason as the Dallas Cowboys agreed to terms with its three highest-ranking coaches — head coach Jason Garrett ...


Cowboys Incompletion

Officials didn't rob Dez Bryant of near game-winning catch. The NFL rulebook did.

By Matthew Postins

The ground cannot cause a fumble. But it can cause an incompletion. If you needed a reminder, the NFL provided you one late in the playoff game between the Dallas ...


Winning at Lambeau

If Cowboys do what they do best then cold won't matter in Green Bay

By Matthew Postins

So you may have heard it’s going to be cold in Green Bay this Sunday for the Packers-Cowboys game. In fact, we received a taste of that cold in ...


Up With the Greats

Dirk Nowitzki quietly climbs record books during his most efficient season ever

By Matthew Postins

While the Dallas Mavericks have spent the past couple of months sorting through new players and integrating Rajon Rondo into their team dynamic, Dirk Nowitzki has quietly climbed the NBA ...


A Super Sack

If DeMarcus Lawrence's big play points to future greatness, it was worth the wait

By Matthew Postins

When the Dallas Cowboys drafted DeMarcus Lawrence in the second round of last May’s NFL draft, they felt like they were getting a first-round caliber player. But Lawrence hadn ...


NFL Playoff Preview

Cowboys-Lions playoff matchup has far more compelling storylines than silly grudge

By Matthew Postins

Grudges are meant to be avenged. They’re also meant to be remembered. So is it really a grudge if you have to be reminded it’s a grudge? Perhaps ...


Cowboys Coups

Record breakers Murray and Bryant prime the pump for Cowboys' playoff run

By Matthew Postins

Running back DeMarco Murray and wide receiver Dez Bryant celebrated the Dallas Cowboys’ monster December by breaking a pair of records that indicate just how primed this team is for ...


Garrett's Process Wins

Jason Garrett deserves Coach of the Year as Dallas Cowboys clinch NFC East

By Matthew Postins

The Dallas Cowboys are the 2014 NFC East champions. Jason Garrett should be the 2014 NFL Coach of the Year too. You may disagree with that, but consider where the ...


Dallas Mavericks Coup

Rajon Rondo trade could satisfy Mark Cuban's objective for Dallas Mavericks

By Matthew Postins

The Dallas Mavericks needed an elite point guard to compete in the Western Conference. Rajon Rondo was gathering dust on a horrible Boston Celtics team that needed ammunition to rebuild ...


Cowboys Game-Changer

J.J. Wilcox's big plays bode well for Dallas Cowboys' present and future

By Matthew Postins

The Dallas Cowboys have spent the past few years building a pipeline of talented young players on the offensive side of the football, most notably on the offensive line. But ...


A Purple Fall

TCU's tumble out of College Football Playoff reflects game's new world

By Matthew Postins

If the TCU Horned Frogs were Charlie Brown, the College Football Playoff committee became their Lucy on Sunday morning. The committee pulled their College Football Playoff berth right out from ...


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