Local Athletes and Teams Show Support After Dallas Shootings

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DALLAS - In times of tragedy sports can play a huge role in helping a community heal. And while most of Dallas` pro athletes are in the middle of their offseasons, plenty are still trying to make an impact through social media.

Current and former Cowboys were very active on Twitter, from Tony Romo to Troy Aikman, who both showed support for the police department.

Newcomer Ezekiel Elliott simply tweeted “The violence has gotta stop”.

At Friday`s practice, the Stars took the time to raise their sticks in remembrance of those lost during Thursday night`s shootings.

Dallas native Jordan Spieth expressed his sadness about the incident using the hashtag #DallasStrong.

The Rangers also gave their condolences.

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has not only been on social media but has also backed up his Twitter fingers with action.

Last month in the wake of the Orlando shootings Cuban donated a million dollars to Dallas PD to help in the response to the various attacks that have occurred in Oak Lawn.

Dirk Nowitzki shared that he was still in shock with the hashtag #StopTheViolence”.

That's a status we can all get behind.

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