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    December 16, 2013

    The Cowboys Collapse Against Green Bay: The Top 15 Tweets

    Dallas Cowboys fans should know better by now. Whatever cheerful confidence is inspired by an impressive quarter or two of play is destined to be crushed, swiftly and without mercy. So, the team's late-game collapse Sunday afternoon to an Aaron Rodgers-less Green Bay Packers squad was less shocking ... More >>

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    September 5, 2013

    Here Are the Best Team-Specific Bars in Dallas to Watch Football

    The NFL season officially kicks off tonight and because football is like a bowl of queso, it brings together huddled masses, we've pulled together a list of restaurants and bars around the Dallas area where fans of all shapes, sizes and colors conglomerate (or coagulate if you like the queso analogy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2013

    NFC/AFC Championships 2013: Predictions Based on The Football Albums

    This weekend, the NFC and AFC Championship rounds will pit such heavyweights as the Baltimore Ravens against the Peyton Mannings, The Green Bay Packers against the San Francisco 49ers, the Seattle Blinding Highlights against the Atlanta Falcons and a game I won't mention for obvious reasons. We're h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2011

    SMU, Packers and Cowboys Great Forrest Gregg Diagnosed With Parkinson's Disease

    ​An old friends passes along this story from the Associated Press: Former SMU great Forrest Gregg -- Birthright, Texas's own, and a two-time All-Southwest Conference selection in 1954 and '55 -- has disclosed that he's been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Gregg, a first-round draft pick of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    In Defense of... Wale's "Focused (feat. Kid Cudi)"

    I'll level with y'all: The only things I've heard from Washington D.C. rapper Wale are his Seinfeld-themed mixtapes, 2008's The Mixtape About Nothing and last year's More About Nothing. The rest of his non-sitcom library has just flown past me, I guess -- even his debut album, Attention Deficit. Th ... More >>

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    September 9, 2011

    Whitt's End: 9.9.11

    ​Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *When Jerry Jones admits his team has to "walk before we can run," that's code for "rebuilding." 8-8. *The Jets may well kill the Cowboys Sunday, but aren't we glad Dallas isn't opening up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    The Dumbest Column in the History of Tim Cowlishaw

    Cowlishaw, surely you jest?​Love me some Tim Cowlishaw of Dallas' Only Daily. Known him and respected him for years, going back to our days as competitive beat writers fighting for morsels about the Dallas Cowboys in the mid-1990s. I annually rank him among the metroplex's 50 Most Powe ... More >>

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    February 10, 2011
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    February 7, 2011

    Packers 31, Steelers 25: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    ​10. Can't believe I just watched Troy Polamalu play like Alan Ball. And James Harrison like Anthony Spencer. I know Harrison had a sack, but for the most part those playmakers were non-factors. 9. Biggest play of the game was Rashard Mendenhall's fumble at Green Bay's 36 on the first pl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    How Much Do Packers Like Highland Park?

    ​The Green Bay Packers were supposed to practice at SMU. Yeah, not so much. Instead, they wound up using the Highland Park Scots' relatively new indoor practice facility, which, from the looks of this glowing press pack, is worth every penny of the $4.5 million spent. From The Packers' Official Te ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Snow Day Video Round-Up. It's a Good Thing.

    On the other side, a Green Bay weatherlady HQ'd at Ice Station Zebra -- pardon, downtown Fort Worth -- is fed up with this "Wisconsin weather" too, and TxDOT takes us on a command center tour and slippery drive-along in Dallas. But here's a sneak peek at today's Martha Stewart Show, which takes plac ... More >>

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    February 4, 2011

    Whitt's End: 2.4.11

    ​Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *So, what's harder to predict: Weather or sports? Coulda sworn Ron Jackson, Pete Delkus and the boys said there was a 30-percent chance of 1-2 inches of snow on Friday. But I drove home l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Alert Mayor Tom Leppert That the Super Bowl Hustle, Bustle Has Begun in Downtown!

    Photos by Andrea GrimesPackers fans carved out some temporary Super Bowl graffiti on a Dallas Police car outside the City Tavern.​Crawled back out of downtown a few minutes ago just as a "Let's! Go! Packers!" chant got started on Main Street. We started with a couple beers at City Tavern -- where ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Eat, Drink and Don't Start Any Fistfights at These Fan Parties

    He's more excited about the grilled "Cheese Head" sandwich than the actual game.​Visitors here for the Super Bowl are probably feeling right at home this week because of the weather, but you'll feel even more welcomed this weekend when every bar and restaurant in North Texas will cater to Stee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    Super Bowl XLV Media Day: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    Brooklyn Decker? Meh.​10. Though the NFL did its best to pamper the thousands of journalists at Tuesday's Media Day, it was still an uncomfortable experience out at Cowboy Stadium. Waiting for hyper-thorough security checks of bags and body. The 100-yard walk from security (which was conduc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Super Bowl XLV is Here!

    ​The Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers won't arrive until next week. But, make no mistake, Super Bowl XLV kicks off today. Precisely at 5 p.m., with the opening of the NFL Experience at the Dallas Convention Center. Drew Pearson will be on hand. So will Mayor Tom Leppert. And, if all ... More >>

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    January 24, 2011

    Packers 21, Bears 14: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    ​10. Awesome. In this microwaved society of information, I learned Bears' third-string quarterback Caleb Hanie -- thanks, Twitter -- was a former Forney Jackrabbit before Fox TV viewers. 9. Personally, I don't find Pam Oliver attractive. But when it's like 15 degrees outside and she's wearing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Steelers vs. Packers: Which Championship Game Stings Worse?

    The Cowboys have a history with both Super Bowl teams, the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers. Even after all these years some of the memories sting. But which one more than the other? Is it Jerry Kramer's block in The Ice Bowl? (Grab a hanky and go to the 8:45 mark.)

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    January 18, 2011

    Okay Cowboys Fans, Who Are We Rooting Against This Weekend?

    Please. No. Can't take it.​Some of us -- guilty -- figured that this weekend your Dallas Cowboys would be hosting the NFC Championship Game, just one step from staying in town and becoming the first team in NFL history to play in a Super Bowl in its own stadium. Those plans, to say the leas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    Accountability, Shame and Wealth: A Review of My 2010 NFL Predictions

    ​You can say I botched my 2010 NFL prognostications. But you can't say I ran and hid from my errors. There's hope for me surviving this thing, as I have Big Ten Buffoonery dough coming in, tonight's Megamillions jackpot is up to $330 million and I actually sneaked by with a profit b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2010

    Whitt's Merten's End: 12.31.10

    One of Sports Pickle's best photos of 2010​It's been a fun two weeks, sports fans. Richie's back on Monday, but before I give him back his blog, here are some week-end thoughts before I go. *Sunday's Cowboys-Eagles game looks like it might be the first NFL start for Stephen McGee as Jon Kitna ... More >>

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    November 11, 2010
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    October 7, 2010

    2010 NFL Quarterback Rankings: Week 4

    ​Like the BCS, style points count. So do geeky, black-and-white stats such as touchdowns and quarterback ratings. Wins and losses? Definitely. Leadership? Uh-huh. When it comes to my weekly NFL Quarterback Rankings -- if I had one of those little encircled R's to signify a trademark ... More >>

  • News

    September 9, 2010
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    December 30, 2009

    Dallas Cowboys in the Pro Bowl: The Joy of Six

    ​Punter Mat McBriar (he's forced a league-high 23 fair catches) seems a thorny omission and a case can be made for quarterback Tony Romo (five less touchdowns than Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers, but 18 less sacks), but the Dallas Cowboys should be pleased to have landed six players on the NFC Pro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2009

    Rush to Judgment: Do your Dallas Cowboys Pass Too Much?

    ​Wade Phillips wants more balance. Jason Witten wants to get back to the "brand." Felix Jones and Tahsard Choice want more touches. You, the Dallas Cowboys fan, just want to win. I think Tony Romo is an elite quarterback and in the NFL you control the clock on the ground and you put poin ... More >>

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    November 16, 2009

    Packers 17, Plowboys 7: My Top 10 Observations.

    Scott What's stranger: That the Cowboys lost in Green Bay or that Carly Patterson is still signing autographs?​10. I said on Sunday's pre-game show on 105.3 The Fan that the only way the Dallas Cowboys could lose to the Green Bay Packers was to commit 3-plus turnovers. The Cowboys committe ... More >>

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    November 13, 2009

    Whitt's End: 11.13.09

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *OK, so let it be known that my buddy and Ticket founding father Mike Rhyner has been/is calling for a Cowboys' appearance in this year's Super Bowl. This, after 14-plus years as president of the a ... More >>

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    November 12, 2009

    Thursday's Unverified Fact About Green Bay

    ​The 'Boys travel to the land of Hamm's Beer on Sunday afternoon. To help us understand more about the only city in the NFL without tourists...Packers receiver Donald Driver went missing for several days after a snipe hunt. He survived in the woods by eating what he thought were cheese curds.**Sou ... More >>

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    November 10, 2009

    Tuesday's Unverified Fact About Green Bay

    ​The 'Boys travel to southern Canada on Sunday afternoon. To help us understand more about the town that Favre built, then abandoned...A doctor in Green Bay came up with the 'don't eat the yellow snow' warning following the famous Ice Bowl game, when many of Vince Lombardi's players became serious ... More >>

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    November 9, 2009

    Monday's Unverified Fact About Green Bay

    ​The 'Boys travel to the frozen tundra on Sunday afternoon. To help us understand the land of unhappy cows a little better...Although Wisconsin is known for its cheeses, the Packers were actually named for the state's booming chocolate candy industry.**Source: A guy we know assures of of this beca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    NFL Quarterback Rankings: Week 1

    ​Like the BCS, style points count. So do geeky, black-and-white stats such as touchdowns and quarterback rating. Wins and losses? Definitely. Leadership? Uh-huh. When it comes to my weekly NFL Quarterback Rankings - if I had one of those little encircled R's to signify a trademarked ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    Brand X: Your Dallas Cowboys Are Set to "Swing It Around" With a Theme Song

    Amazingly, we still have stashed on the server Polyphonic Spree's "H-O-O-P-S Yes!," the '07 "anthem" penned for FC Dallas -- what do you mean you don't remember? Then perhaps you recall a time when Your Dallas Mavericks were "Rowdy, Loud and Proud," courtesy PPT; and who can forget Pantera's catchy ... More >>

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    October 1, 2008

    Troy over Tony: The Day a Dynasty was Born

    What if the Cowboys would have taken this guy over Troy Aikman. Cringe at the thought, I tell ya. Cringe. So there I was, a snotty-nosed lil’ 24-year-old. Couple years out of college, cutting my journalistic teeth at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. On this particular Sunday – Dec. 18, 1988 ... More >>

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    September 23, 2008

    NFL Quarterback Rankings: Week 4

    Down. But certainly not out. It’s tough to demote a quarterback with five touchdowns, the NFL’s most 20 -yard passes and a 3-0 record. But it’s also tough to ignore Tony Romo’s Red Zone gaffes. Against Cleveland Romo threw an interception in the end zone. Against Philadelphia he trie ... More >>

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    September 19, 2008

    You Betcha: Week 4

    I know, right? I’m a roll. The Cowboys are 0-2; I’m 0-2 on the Cowboys. Silly me, I didn’t factor in Tony Romo’s mental meltdown that gave the Eagles 14 points in 14 seconds last Monday night. At the risk of going oh and three, I feel a Cowboys’ letdown this week. Lots of things go ... More >>

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    September 16, 2008
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    August 8, 2008
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    July 24, 2008

    America's Tease

    With their best team since the '90s dynasty, the Cowboys can stop merely flirting with a championship

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    May 19, 2008

    Entrepreneurialism 101: From Couch to the NFL

    Who knew there was a fast track from the Frisco RoughRiders to the Green Bay Packers? At 21 I had ambition. I had goals. I wanted to win the sports trivia contest at UTA’s Dry Gulch every Thursday night. I wanted to find the sonofabitch who stole two radar detectors out of my Fiero. And I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2007

    Texas Stadium's a "Mess." No, Really?

    Tony Walter, a columnist for the Green Bay Press-Gazette, discovered during last Thursday's Cowboys-Packers game that Texas Stadium is a dump -- gee, ya think, Tony? Turns out, he had to wait in a long line -- "of at least 2,000 people (no exaggeration)" -- to get a cab after the game, which is what ... More >>

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    November 30, 2007
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    November 29, 2007

    Cowboys 34, Packers 24

    We all know how Tony Romo’s tried to downplay his adoration of Brett Favre. And how watching tonight’s clash between the Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers will be difficult today and expensive tomorrow. And how, considering NFL Network is available in only one-third of the country, the nation ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 29, 2007

    Golden Boys

    Favre and Romo do battle

  • News

    November 29, 2007

    Corporate Cowboys

    America's Team wants your dirty, sexy money. Lots of it.

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2007

    Tony Hearts, Um, Brett?

    C'mon, you know Tony Romo has a picture of Brett Favre hanging somewhere in his locker. Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is unofficially dating everyone. But, turns out, he was never really in love with Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre. Or was he? “I was more of a basketball fan,” R ... More >>

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    November 27, 2007
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    February 16, 2007

    Former Cowboy Great Claims Union Sacking Old Pros' Licensing Fees

    Herb Adderley, a former Cowboys great, is suing the players' union for licensing fees. Herb Adderley's in the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a Green Bay Packer; appropriate, as he was the Packers' first-round draft pick in 1961. But he ended his career as a Dallas Cowboy, playing cornerback for Tom La ... More >>

  • News

    January 18, 1996

    Evil's triumph at Texas Stadium

    Blesses are the Cheeseheads - even if they didn't make it to the Super Bowl

  • Culture

    November 16, 1995

    The magic spell

    Camera-lusting Jones dominates NFL meeting

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