Cotton Bowl Athletic Association

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2013

    The Cotton Bowl Classic's Million-Dollar CEO, and the Enduring Myth of Nonprofit Sports

    On the bulletproof compound of the formidable College Sports Cartel, no one enjoys life quite like the football bowl executive, that shadowy Good Ol' Boy who plans one football game a year in exchange for a mid-six-figure salary and fringe benefits fit for a Florida congressman. And in recent years, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2008

    Mayor Tom's Going to the Super Bowl! (Just Not the Game, Apparently.)

    Editor's note: At 5:23 p.m., Chris Heinbaugh shot us the following e-mail: "The Mayor is returning Sunday and will not be attending the Super Bowl game." But he's still in Arizona for the festivities. Carry on. In late December, Mayor Tom Leppert created friction between himself and the Dallas city ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2007

    Two Big Holidays Tomorrow. Well ...

    Tomorrow marks a major holiday -- at least according to the folks at the AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic. Some four years back, the Cotton Bowl folks decided to commemorate the first Saturday in November as National College Football Day, so designated because on November 6, 1869, Rutgers defeated Princeton ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2006

    The Cotton Bowl Parade Returns. Not Exactly.

    AT&T officials want you to know this WFAA-Channel 8 story from Friday is right. And very wrong. I got an e-mail this a.m. from Natasha Seeley at AT&T announcing a press conference tomorrow morning at the Dallas Museum of Art, during which Mayor Laura and the Kilgore College Rangerettes will provide ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 1, 2004

    Here, There

    Souvenirs are art at the Amon Carter Museum

  • Culture

    March 4, 1999

    Pickin' Cotton

    While Dallas fools around with the Olympics, the Cotton Bowl crumbles

  • News

    February 19, 1998

    Not as dome as you think

    Dallas attorney Darrell Jordan wants to cover the Cotton Bowl--anyone got $150 million to spare?

  • News

    November 3, 1994

    Whose city is it, anyway?

    Arena documents, discussions remain hidden from the public