Adrian Peterson

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    September 22, 2014

    The North Texas School Districts That Still Allow Corporal Punishment, Mapped

    Since allegations surfaced that NFL star Adrian Peterson abused multiple children at his Texas home, debate has swirled between pro- and anti-spanking parents. For the majority of North Texas schools, though, there's no question: Spare the rod, spoil the child is official district disciplinary polic ... More >>

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    September 19, 2014

    Dallas Radio Yakker Wants Adrian Peterson to Play for the Cowboys

    It's been a banner week for the DFW sports media brain trust. First, the Star-Telegram's Mac Engel told us why we were stupid for thinking Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was a child abuser just because he gone a little too far. Now we have Shan Shariff, a radio host on 105.3 The Fan, who actu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2014

    The DeSoto School District Paddled Students 227 Times Last Year, but Won't Say How or Why

    The internet has gone wild over the past few days with news that Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings is facing child abuse charges after disciplining his 4-year-old son with a switch, and was separately accused of leaving a scar on another 4-year-old son's face. A native of Palestine, Texas, Pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    Star-Telegram's Mac Engel Says Adrian Peterson Just Got a Little Carried Away

    Some situations are not nuanced. That didn't keep Mac Engel from making excuses for Adrian Peterson in this morning's Star-Telegram. Peterson, he says, may have abused his two sons when he allegedly beat them to the point of bleeding and scarring, but he is not a child abuser -- which is kind of lik ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2014

    Among Very Few Other Things, Cowboys Actually Good at Not Getting Arrested

    Since 2000, Dallas Cowboys players have been arrested only 14 times, well below league average, according to a report compiled by The New York Times' The Upshot blog from USA Today data. NFL players have had 713 reported legal run-ins since USA Today started the database in January 2000. (It's ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    Entourage: Fitting Finale or Farewell Flop?

    ​I dunno, last Sunday night's finale to HBO's Entourage was a little too tidy for me. Vince finally got the girl. Eric was back with Sloan. Ari was reconciling with Mrs. Ari. Drama's show was a go and even Turtle was a trim, fit millionaire. What the what?!  I guess I prefer my bre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    What Exactly Do the Cowboys Have in Running Back Felix Jones?

    ​Is Felix Jones the man? Or just the man until DeMarco Murray becomes the man? Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said this week on his weekly radio show that he considers the fourth-year running back one of the keys to Dallas' season. "I expect Felix to have a really good season," Jones said. "A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    March Madness, NFL Style: DeMarcus Ware a Madden Cover Boy?

    ​While in the midst of a lockout, the NFL owners and players these days can't even agree on what they disagree on. What to do for a football junkie? I know, let's have a March Madness-style tournament, the winner of which gets as his prize: The cover of the Madden 2012 video game. Wait, what? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Jerry Jones Puts On a Show During NFL Labor Negotiations, and Gets Panned

    ​You've waited for this moment all your life. Practiced. Rehearsed. Trained. Sacrificed. Compromised. Even went to college class, some of the time. But now, on the eve of a major company extending you a lucrative dream job, veteran workers at the company are suddenly urging you not to ac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Vikings 24, Cowboys 21: My Top 10 Observations

    ​10. Bad as this looks - and 1-4 is bad - the season isn't over. I know history says they have a 95 percent chance of missing the playoffs, but no one in the NFC is worth a damn. A 10-win season and, yes, a division championship is still possible. And much as he might deserve it, he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    Whitt's End: 8.6.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Since you guys salivate over local radio news, here's a zesty taste: Starting August 16 the new program director at 105.3 The Fan will be Bruce Gilbert. Yep, the same Bruce Gilbert who helped buil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2008

    Dallas Cowboys Are No. 1! At Least in Something.

    Haven't seen this much. In the stands or in the end zone. According to a missive I received recently from the NFL’s shopping center, the Cowboys will kill the Redskins on Sunday. In merchandise sales, that is. From April 1 to Oct. 15 of this year, the Cowboys were – yes, again – the NF ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2008

    World’s Fastest Human Doubles As Hall of Fame’s Slowest Inductee

    The man. It’s over. The Cowboys’ preseason, that is, signaled by last night’s ho-hum victory over the Vikings. And the drama, climaxed when Pacman Jones was officially reinstated yesterday while eating a chicken sandwich and no doubt quenching his insatiable hunger for orange short sho ... More >>

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    May 29, 2008
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    November 29, 2007

    Mom Jeans

    See celebrity moms strut their stuff

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    October 22, 2007

    We're Spending This Weekend Finishing Our Dallas Cowboys Halloween Costume

    Weird game yesterday: Dallas rolls into its bye week at 6-1 after yesterday’s 10-point victory over the Vikings that felt more than 30. Didn’t it? Tony Romo was 28 of 32 in the first half, yet somehow Dallas trailed by seven. The second half featured the Cowboys' first return of a blocked fiel ... More >>

  • News

    October 18, 2007

    The Dallas Cowboys' Dumbsday Defense

    Despite Dallas' 5-1 start, the Phillips 3-4 has been stupefying

  • News

    November 17, 2005

    Pot-bellied Cowboy

    Finally catching up with the late, great Nate