Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders

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    July 12, 2013

    Meshack's and Double S Texas BBQ: I'll Tell You What, There's a Reason to Go to Garland

    When wife Richard and I learned we were moving to Dallas, we decided to watch some TV shows to bring us up to speed with the place. A European ideal of Texas is one of deserts, cowboys and mild racism. American TV is, of course, all-pervasive wherever you are in the world, and we figured that Dallas ... More >>

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    April 17, 2013

    Untapped Fort Worth, Taco Festival and Taste of the NFL Among Top Events This Week

    Wednesday, April 17 Heads up, hopheads. The founders of Founders Brewing Co., Dave Engbers and Michael Stevens, will be at The Common Table around 5:30ish. There will be $15 flights of Founders that include Centennial IPA, Red's Rye PA, Dirty Bastard and KBS. From their FB page, "38 flights availab ... More >>

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    April 9, 2013

    Taste of the NFL Tailgating Party is Sunday, April 21, to Benefit the North Texas Food Bank

    The ninth annual Taste of the NFL: The Ultimate Cowboys Tailgate Party is this Sunday, April 21, at the Glass Cactus at the Gaylord Texan. You'll need to get on your fancy-pants for this event, since you'll be mingling with some football players, Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders and some of Dallas' best ... More >>

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    November 1, 2012
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    May 21, 2012

    Ode to Taste of the NFL (with Photos)

    While she didn't get the chance to lick any football players at last night's Taste of the NFL at the new Omni Hotel, foodbitch was pleasantly surprised by all the energy inside. And that energy inspired her to get poetic. Because what's Monday without whimsy? Here we go.

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    November 23, 2011

    Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader Ally Traylor on Pre-Game Meals and Favorite Dallas Restaurants

    Occasionally we identify interesting local folks who are as obsessed with food and restaurants as we are, and share some of their thoughts on Dallas' dining scene and food in general. This is one of those occasions. What food reminds you of your childhood? Soft pretzels! I'm originally from St. L ... More >>

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    October 31, 2011

    Mayor Mike Rawlings Gets Rowdy as City Hall's Halloween Party Also Gets Occupied

    Photos by Anna MerlanNo, I can't imagine we'll ever see this photo at right ever again. Not at all. No, never.​My most terrifying night at Dallas City Hall involved a six-hour Redistricting Commission meeting, during which I was forced to eat 1,000-year-old, partially fossilized peanut butter ... More >>

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    May 18, 2011

    At Least the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Aren't Locked Out

    ​The Rangers lost a game because Matt Harrison walked two guys and then coughed up a home to the White Sox No. 9 hitter. We've dissected Dirk. And the Stars ... who knows cares? At least there is news with our Cowboys. Sorta. While the NFL lockout storms toward its June 3 court ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Hurry Now For a Sneak Peek at the City's New "Happy Trails" Safety Website and Videos

    ​The city's having a press conference Thursday morning during which Mayor Dwaine Caraway, Park and Rec officials and others will unveil the city's new "Happy Trails" campaign designed to make the 104 miles of the city's Dallas Trail Network jes' a little bit safer. You recall this campaign: We sne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    The Ultimate Tailgate Party: It May be the Closest Thing to Pro Football This Year

    ​Remember the last scene of Casablanca in which Rick and Renault come together in the end for the good of humanity then walk off into the fog contemplating "... the beginning of a beautiful friendship." Well, that's basically what's happening between the NFL owners and players this weekend at ... More >>

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    February 17, 2011
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    January 28, 2011

    Super Bowl Haters: Here are Five Shows (Plus Appetizer Ideas) for You

    Animal PlanetThe winner of the Puppy Bowl gets the Ruff Lombardi Trophy. Ah, We're Sorry.​February 6, you could get together with a bunch of friends to eat wings and yell at the Super Bowl on Fox. Or, you could not. If you're anti-Super Bowl, here's a list of five other shows you could watch, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    State Department Thinks Ex-Mustang, Cowboys Cheerleader Sarah Shahi Is Worth a Profile

    ​I was watching Ocean's Thirteen on USA last night -- couldn't sleep, thought that would do it, didn't, don't judge -- and was inundated with promos for a new series called Fairly Legal, about a mediator at an IKEA store who likes to strip down to her underwear, though I could have that wrong. I t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    LeBron James to the Mavs. Exciting, Right?

    ​Dallas Mavericks fans certainly salivate over LeBron James. Dirk Nowitzki wouldn't mind having him as a running buddy. Mark Cuban's already been fined for flirting with LeBron. And mayor Tom Leppert likely would appreciate the $2 billion economic impact that the most coveted free agent ... More >>

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    April 15, 2010

    Learn How to Love Your Own Belly With a Taste of Pork Belly Steamed Buns

    Photos by Sarah Johnson ​BBQ Pork Belly Steamed Buns Demonstrated by Chef TJ Lengnick of Shinsei Finally, the cold weather has gone back into hibernation. Skies are bluer, people are sipping cocktails and downing beers on restaurant patios. We thought this season would never come -- you know, wi ... More >>

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    December 23, 2009

    The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Wish You a Very, Very Merry Christmas

    U.S. Army/Bob McElroy​Members of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders were in Korea last night -- the United States Army Garrison Humphreys, to be precise -- bringing some ho-ho-ho to more than 300 troops, civilians and their kinfolk stationed there. Check out the Official Slide Show for some US-oh! Hi ... More >>

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    August 21, 2009

    Cowboys Stadium: Um, Where's the Star?

    ​I'll have a full review of this joint's football debut Monday, but for now I've seen $35 parking at Wal-Mart (good googly moogly), new Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders' uniforms (so long, white short shorts) and nary a blue star at midfield. Weird.

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    May 27, 2009

    Are You Smart Enough to Be a Cowboys' Cheerleader?

    Patrick Michels If you're a loyal Sportatorium reader, chances are you aren't hot enough to be a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader. (But who knows, send me a photo and I'll be the judge.) But I bet some of you aren't even smart enough. Surprise, it's not as easy as it looks. (Check out more photos f ... More >>

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    March 10, 2009

    Big Finish for Last Year's Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Squad

    More photos here in our slideshow.For most fans, there isn't much of the last Cowboys season that'll be remembered too fondly -- but for the team's cheerleaders, who gathered up for one last time for a year-end performance last week, 2008 drew a tearful adios. The crew of dancers, some of whom are u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2009

    In Order to Get Her Life "Back to Normal," Bachelor Not-Winner Goes to Ellen

    ABC-TVMelissa Rycroft, I thinkI enjoy television as much as the next 5-year-old, but somehow I've managed to miss every single second of The Bachelor -- Ellen too, except when DISD rising star Dalton Sherman got his free computer back in September. Alas, the two titans of TV dip chocolate into peanu ... More >>

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    February 19, 2009

    Richard The First

    Goss-Michael showcases a beloved Brit

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    February 18, 2009

    Because, Apparently, Selling Used Stuff to Cowboys Fans Is Easier than Throwing it Away

    Patrick MichelsWorkers already took care of the Texas Stadium 50-year-line in January. But maybe you can still get Quincy Carter's old locker?Guess Jerry Jones didn't sell off every last scrap of Texas Stadium during his everything-must-go auction, as today the Dallas Cowboys send word that this wee ... More >>

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    December 1, 2008

    Weekend Roundup: Disney on Grass, Cully Woods, Dir en Grey, and More

    OK, so the time of year specifically celebrating ritual turkey slaughter has come and gone and we're all the groggier for it.However, it's Monday now, and the time has come to shake off that holiday feeling and wade back into the everyday weekday life. And what better way to do that than with video ... More >>

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    November 24, 2008

    Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Unveil Calendar/Skin

        I wasn't at Saturday's party unveiling this year's Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders' Swimsuit Calendar at the Gaylord Texan. But, for some reason, the mayor of Nayarit, Mexico was.  And now, thanks to our friendly lil' slideshow, you can be there too. -- Richie W ... More >>

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    November 17, 2008

    Starr Spangler, Great Success

    Nick and Starr Spangler, giddy-up. Late last week I received an e-mail from former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader Starr Spangler -- you know, the Amazing Race-r? At least, the missive looks legit, which would make this the first e-mail I've ever received from a Cowboys Cheerleader not on a legal firm ... More >>

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    October 7, 2008

    Be Good For Goodness Sakes -- Rich Too -- As Neimans Debuts Christmas Book

    On a day when the Dow Jones has dropped another 300-plus points, Neiman Marcus went ahead and debuted its 2008 Christmas Book -- that that! Or maybe you have some loose coin to spend on the most wonderful wish list, which includes "each and every 45 RPM vinyl record that was listed on the Billboard ... More >>

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    September 15, 2008

    What So Proudly She Hails

    About a month ago, CBS introduced Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader Starr Spangler and her on-Broadway brother Nick as two of the contestants on The Amazing Race, the 13th season of which debuts September 28. By way of further introduction, the twosome made the official howdy-do video below, in which the H ... More >>

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    August 19, 2008

    Oh, Say Can You See Another Local on Reality TV? As In, Starr Spangler.

    Starr Spangler, which is her real name -- swear I know, shocking that the DFW would land yet another resident on a reality show; those things are littered with locals. Still, CBS's The Amazing Race is probably the most watchable of the lot -- and it just got a little more interesting with the just-a ... More >>

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    August 12, 2008

    At SMU, Apparently, Sarah Shahi Was "Walking Blue Balls"

    The September issue of Esquire -- due on stands shortly with, I believe, that flashing "E Ink" cover -- profiles a "Woman We Love" with distinctly local ties: Euless-born, SMU-educated Sarah Shahi. And from the sound of the piece, which isn't yet online, Joel Stein's very, very much smitten with the ... More >>

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    April 10, 2008

    Hannah Montana, the Jonas Brothers and ... Dallas' Demi Lovato?

    Dallas' Demi Lovato Till, oh, 13 minutes ago I'd never heard the name Demi Lovato -- which, admittedly, is a little surprising, as the TV in our house does occasionally find itself tuned to the Disney Channel, courtesy a remote-control-savvy 4-year-old with whom we share the space. Regardless, the 1 ... More >>

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    February 13, 2008

    Trying To Make a Warehouse Story Sexy

    Sports Illustrated I was trying to decide which of these stories with which to start the morning: the one from the Wall Street Journal about how last year, developers built 18.6 million square feet of warehouse-distribution space in the DFW, which kicks the ever-loving crap outta the Riverside-San ... More >>

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    February 5, 2008

    Ex-Cowboys Cheerleader is Now a NYC Art World Power Playa

    Native Dallasite Amy Phelan, who, according to this month's W, "who looks more Legally Blonde than West Chelsea power player" The February issue of W features a profile of former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader Amy Phelan, who, last April, was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Solomon R. Guggenheim ... More >>

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    January 25, 2008

    Four Cowboys Cheerleaders, One Toilet

    You know who else wishes the Dallas Cowboys' season had last a little longer? The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, most likely. Because here's some video of the women in a bathroom, and it's not as awesome as you'd expect -- it's actually part of some Roto-Rooter promotion for a "Pimped Out Powder Room. ... More >>

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    November 5, 2007

    Finally, You Can Put a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader in Your Pocket!

    Really, you would have thought this was a no-brainer. But, no, only took 35 years before Mattel decided to release Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Barbies, expected in a Wal-Mart near you before Christmas. They'll come in three flavors, none of them lead: "Caucasian (blonde), African-American and Hispan ... More >>

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    August 2, 2007
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    June 14, 2007

    Seasoned Right

    Das Barbecu is short, spicy and sweet

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    March 1, 2007
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    February 15, 2007
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    January 3, 2007

    Get Your Groove On

    We're not sure how old you have to be to post your stats to Sports Groove's Web site, but these look like likely candidates. Granted, I'm one of the few cyberdorks who somehow exists without a MySpace page. But I do know when I smell something sporty baking in the oven. Introducing: MySportsGroove.c ... More >>

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    November 21, 2006

    Robert Altman: "Hollywood Will Want Me When I Die."

    Sad news today: Robert Altman, director of some of the greatest American movies of the past 40 years (among them M*A*S*H, Nashville, The Player, The Long Goodbye and even this year's joyful A Prairie Home Companion), died last night at a Hollywood hospital. He was 81. The cause of death hasn't been ... More >>

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    July 20, 2006

    The Tuna Talks...or Not

    When the Cowboys host their coaching clinic tomorrow, the Tuna will not be there. But the guy who coaches the arena team'll be there. Same thing, innit? In what has become a really cool gesture by your Dallas Cowboys, the team will host its annual coaching clinic Friday at Texas Stadium. The clinic ... More >>

  • Music

    July 13, 2006


    Her Cowboys spirit is willing, but her rhythm is weak

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    March 23, 2006


    I always thought Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders spent the off-season finishing their master's degrees, smashing atoms or trying to solve the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer Conjecture. Not so much. Turns out they cheer. --Robert Wilonsky

  • Calendar

    March 11, 2004

    Irish Eyes

    It's about learning heritage, not getting hammered

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    November 27, 2003

    Lip Service

    MAC gives a GLAM

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    February 27, 2003
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    April 25, 2002


    The Cowboys look far from home to fill their cheerleading squad

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    July 1, 1999

    Red, white, and slew

    Snap, crackle, pop! It's the 4th.

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    December 26, 1996
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    February 29, 1996

    Just don't call them nelly guys

    In a town that knows cheerleading, folks are flipping for a relentlessly upbeat gay squad

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