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    December 17, 2013

    Jerry Jones Re-Explains His Totally Insane Rationale for Remaining the Cowboys' GM

    Jerry Jones talked to KRLD-FM 105.3 The Fan this morning, making about as much sense as the Fake Jerry Jones who no doubt graced KTCK-FM 96.7 The Ticket's airwaves sometime yesterday. Here he is on why -- despite his team's unflagging mediocrity, total draft-day ineptitude and other traits with the ... More >>

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    June 30, 2011

    Why We Love Sports in America: 2011

    ​Since I'm out on vacation next week let me get to this Fourth of July tradition a little early: Happy Birthday, America. Our country turns the ripe old age of 235 on Monday. Between burgers and beers and bikinis, I'll make time this weekend remembering how friggin' fortunate we are to have a ... More >>

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    August 12, 2010

    Cowboys-Raiders: 5 Things to Watch For

    ​Wait a minute, didn't the Dallas Cowboys just play a game? A meaningless game? Sure enough. But just four days after Cowboys 16, Bengals 7 they're at it again tonight against the Oakland Raiders at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington. With the Cowboys massively banged up tonight's goal is to remain ... More >>

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    July 5, 2010

    Why We Love Sports in America

    ​Happy Birthday, America.   Like tonight's July 5th fireworks show in Dallas, it's better late than never. Right?   Our country turned the ripe old age of 234 on Sunday. Between burgers and beers and bikinis, I tried to spend some time remembering how friggin' fortunate we are to ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    This Just In: People That Aren't Us Hate Jerry Jones

    ​Is it because he's so powerful? So rich? So over-the-top passionate? Or is it because he's won three Super Bowls? Built an unprecedented stadium that is gobbling up sports? Or kept his team popular, relevant and "successful" despite only one playoff win in 13 years? Whatever the reason, ... More >>

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    November 25, 2009

    Wednesday's Unverified Fact About Oakland

    ​The 'Boys host the silver and black on Thanksgiving. A final "fact" about the city that keeps Detroit off the bottom of the 'best places to live' list before we turn our attention to New York...Raiders owner Al Davis stays alive by eating a bizarre diet of puppies, spotted owls and organs donated ... More >>

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    September 10, 2009
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    March 12, 2009
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    February 24, 2009

    Wade Phillips: Gag Me with a Spoon

    Wade Phillips should wear a skirt on the sideline next season. For never in the history of the Dallas Cowboys has a head coach been so castrated of authority, power and respect. This, my friends, is the result of Jerry Jones' preposterous gag order. For what it's worth, Wade probably doesn't mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    Deciphering Jerry Jones

    After almost two months of squirming in relative silence and anonymity, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones poked his head out, saw his shadow, freaked out and decided to give votes of confidence to has-beens George Strait and Terrell Owens and then, just for fun, strip from his head coach th ... More >>

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    July 3, 2008

    God Bless America. And Sports.

    Happy Birthday! Our country turns the ripe old age of 232 tomorrow. Between burgers and beers and bikinis, let us not forget how fortunate we are to have a variety of sports and the freedom to choose which ones we love and loathe. In honor of the Fourth of July I started jotting down reasons ... More >>

  • News

    November 17, 2005

    Money for Nothing

    A fund aimed at boosting South Dallas is hammered by deadbeat borrowers and city hall neglect.

  • Culture

    October 21, 1999

    The product

    Former Dallas Cowboy Pat Toomay found it harder to write about the NFL than to play in it