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Retiring QB Tony Romo to wear No. 9 for Mavericks

Tony Romo will wear No. 9 one more time.

The Dallas Mavericks are planning a tribute and "very special sports experience" for the retiring Cowboys quarterback before their final home game.

Two people with knowledge of the plan told The Associated Press that Romo would be in uniform wearing his familiar number — on a Mavericks jersey — while sitting on the bench. Both people spoke on condition of anonymity because details of the tribute haven't been released.

While declining to offer details, coach Rick Carlisle said in a text message Saturday that he and owner Mark Cuban "very much look forward to honoring one of Dallas' all-time best athletes and...

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