Everson Walls

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    January 17, 2013
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    August 9, 2011

    2011 Dallas Cowboys Training Camp Day 14: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    ​10. Total attendance at camp will soar over 90,000 after this afternoon's final open-to-the-public practice. The Cowboys have issued 279 media credentials for camp and on Monday Dallas mayor Mike Rawlings attended practice. The Cowboys' contract with the City of San Antonio is up after ... More >>

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    May 19, 2011

    There's an Important Basketball Game in the Metroplex Tonight Played by the Dallas ... Cowboys

    Everson vs. Irvin, hoops style​If the Mavs-Thunder somehow doesn't do it for you, how about some Colonial golf out in Fort Worth or even a basketball game played by football players? After delivering a eulogy for his dear friend Ron Springs at his Carrollton funeral this morning, forme ... More >>

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    May 17, 2011

    At Least Ron Springs' Family Will Be Compensated For His Tragic Death. Right?

    ​Ron Springs' fight is dead. His litigation, however, lives on. While former Cowboys teammates Roger Staubach and Everson Walls prepare to speak at Springs' funeral in Carrollton on Thursday, the ex-running back, who died of a heart attack while in a 3 1/2-year coma last week, is still ... More >>

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    May 13, 2011

    Ron Springs: From Triumph to Tragedy

    RIP, Ron Springs​Ron Springs was pronounced dead yesterday. After dying on Oct. 12, 2007. I wrote about Springs' sad plight in a March 2010 Observer cover story. But you already knew his tale. Former Cowboys' running back who became a national poster boy -- along with Everson Walls -- for ... More >>

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    May 12, 2011

    Four Years After Falling Into a Coma, Former Dallas Cowboy Ron Springs Has Died at 54

    ​On the afternoon of October 12, 2007, former Dallas Cowboys running back Ron Springs went into a Medical City of Dallas operating room for what he and his family believed would be a simple surgery -- the removal of a cyst from his left forearm. But as Richie noted in his March 2010 cover story, t ... More >>

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    February 2, 2011

    Jerry Jones: Drew Pearson Running a Ring-of-Honor Pattern, But Not Open Yet

    ​Buzzing around radio row this week have been familiar Dallas Cowboys faces such as Tashard Choice, Felix Jones, Everson Walls, Daryl Johnston, Darren Woodson, Larry Brown, Dale Hellestrae, Michael Irvin, Roger Staubach and Erik Williams. And yesterday owner Jerry Jones ma ... More >>

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    November 23, 2010

    The Top 10 Greatest Undrafted Players in the History of Your Dallas Cowboys

    ​Former SMU player-turned-Cowboys' stud Bryan McCann got me to thinking. Has an undrafted guy ever made such an immediate impact in Dallas? An interception return of 101 yards one week, followed by a 97-yard punt return the following week is impressive. But he'd better keep it up ... More >>

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    April 26, 2010

    Numbers With Friends: The All-Time Cowboys' Fantasy Roster

    ​I grew up with Drew Pearson, covered Michael Irvin and have the highest hopes for Dez Bryant. But should the Cowboys' rookie receiver from Oklahoma State be allowed to wear the sacred No. 88? The Cowboys revere uniform numbers, but they don't retire them. Should they? You don't see No. 8 or ... More >>

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    March 4, 2010
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    January 13, 2010

    Luis Yanez Pisses Off Some More Folks

    ​Last time we saw Duncanville Olympic boxer Luis Yanez he was mending fences, winning fights and building a professional career while re-building his reputation. Whoops. Turns out the snotty-nose brat who got crossways with U.S. Olympic Boxing is at it again, this time acting the fool enough ... More >>

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    December 24, 2009

    Merry Christmas Eve! From Your 1986 Dallas Cowboys!!

    Next time I start to criticize your 2009 Dallas Cowboys, remind me that these are the dorks I used to root for. Jeff Rohrer ... Danny White ... Ron Fellows ... Gordon Banks ... Bill Bates ... Everson Walls ... Steve Pelluer ... Mike Saxon ... Steve DeOssie ... Todd Fowler ... Mark Tuinei ... oh, fo ... More >>

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    August 31, 2009

    Cowboys Stadium: Reviewing Our Suite Dreams

    Somehow seven years ago I didn't forsee 5-star bars equipped with back-lit chandeliers and littered with HDTVs.​Back in 2002 when I was at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram we first started getting wind that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was toying with the idea of building a new stadium. "Ga ... More >>

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    August 25, 2009

    Dallas' Fantasy Roster

    No. 12 in your football program ... No. 12 on our fantasy roster.​When I say No. 22, who comes to mind? Do you immediately think of the Dallas Cowboys' all-time best runner? Or their all-time best rusher? Or perhaps instead the second-leading all-time scorer in the history of the Dallas Mav ... More >>

  • News

    September 18, 2008

    The Great Digit Debate

    Just which local players have earned the right to be eternally identified with their uniform numbers?

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    June 5, 2008
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    June 5, 2008

    Fourth and Long

    As lawyers battle over what caused his coma, former Cowboy Ron Springs battles for life

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    January 21, 2008

    Ron Springs' Family Gearing Up For Legal Battle, Starting Tomorrow

    Says in this media release that tomorrow, former Dallas Cowboy Everson Walls and current Washington Redskin Shawn Springs will make an appearance in the George L. Allen Sr. Courts Building New Tower Ceremonial Courtroom on Commerce Street downtown. Only, this is no autograph session: The two will be ... More >>

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    October 16, 2007

    Columbus Paper Reports That Former Cowboy Ron Springs Is In a Coma

    It was the feel-good story of the year: In late February, Everson Walls donated a kidney to his former Dallas Cowboys teammate Ron Springs. The two became, as the Associated Press reported in March, "the first former U.S. professional athletes to undergo an organ transplant." Springs said Walls did ... More >>

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    September 11, 2007

    Dallas Sports Elite Swank It Up for Awards

    Just give us the highlights, Scott. There won’t be a red carpet per se, but if you want to ooooh and ahhhh at the most swank of Dallas sports dignitaries all dressed up with somewhere to go, Tuesday is the night and The Fairmont Hotel is the place. It’s the 42nd annual Dallas All Sports Associat ... More >>

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    July 9, 2007

    Mong and Moroney to Staff: Yer Doin' a DMN Good Job

    Craig Flournoy and Tracy Everbach's highly critical Dallas Morning News review in the Columbia Journalism Review, first mentioned here Thursday, has prompted a response from the paper's Big Bosses, editor Bob Mong and publisher and chief executive officer Jim Moroney. Unfair Park was forwarded a mem ... More >>

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    December 19, 2006

    Tony, Let's Go Bowling

    Tony Romo's in the Pro Bowl, along with QBs Drew Brees and Marc Bulger. That's a sack lunch for ya. If you saw this day coming, you're clairvoyant. And you should've cashed in. Tony Romo's remarkable emergence was validated today as the quarterback was one of four Dallas Cowboys named to the NFL Pr ... More >>