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    June 9, 2011

    Searching for the Soul of Austin

    The neo city on the hills is a far cry from its cheap pot, cold beer and low-rent former ways.

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    April 27, 2011

    And with the 9th Overall Pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, the Cowboys Select ...

    ​As much as we'd all like to hear it, NFL commish Roger Goodell isn't going to finish that sentence with "Patrick Peterson. Cornerback. LSU."That's because Peterson will likely be taken in the top seven picks of Thursday night's NFL Draft, and Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones said yes ... More >>

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    February 14, 2011

    Can Michael Young and Your Texas Rangers Reconcile This Mess?

    ​When one party wants out, relationships are difficult to salvage. For now, Michael Young wants a divorce and the Texas Rangers are desperately seeking a lawyer to foster the proceedings. But what if it can't happen before next weekend and Young reports to Surprise, Arizona for spring trainin ... More >>

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    October 14, 2010

    Better Football? Dallas Cowboys vs. Dallas Desire

    ​Woe are the Dallas Cowboys. I still don't think their season is kaput, but it doesn't look good: *At 1-3, they're firmly in the NFC East cellar. *Sunday they play at the Minnesota Vikings, an equally desperate 1-3 team. *You'd think the Cowboys would have the motivation factor, what with B ... 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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    April 23, 2010

    Dez Bryant is a Dallas Cowboy: My Top 10 Observations

    ​10. As I wrote yesterday afternoon, the Cowboys talked to the Miami Dolphins about trading up. And Texas safety Earl Thomas was indeed one of their three targets in Thursday's NFL Draft. The others: Idaho offensive lineman Mike Iupati and Oklahoma State receiver Dez Bryant. No matter which o ... More >>

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    March 12, 2010

    Whitt's End: 3.12.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *I said upon hearing the Josh Howard-for-Caron Butler trade during the NBA All-Star break that the Dallas Mavericks were not only re-shaping their roster but re-booting their playoff prospects. I h ... More >>

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    January 14, 2010
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    January 7, 2010
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    November 26, 2009

    Wowboys 24, 'Fraiders 7: My Top 10 Observations

    Welcome back. We missed you.​10. A win? Meh. Stats schmatts. Turkey? Whatever. Not to name drop or pound my chest or launch a pre-emptive-strike excuse for whatever distracted drivel may follow, but the highlight of a certain dorky sportswriter/radio host's Thanksgiving  ... More >>

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    August 13, 2009

    Cowboys-Raiders: Friggin' Finally, It's Football Season!

    ​I know it's only August. It's only pre-season. But it is, after all, football. Tonight at 9 on Channel 11 and 105.3 The Fan we officially begin washing 44-6 out of our mouths. What will you be watching tonight? As for me ... 

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    July 27, 2009

    Cowboys' Camp Questions?

    Home Sweet Dome.​A year ago at this time I was pegging the Dallas Cowboys for the "Super Bowl." Last time we saw them however - 44-6 losers in Philly on Dec. 28 - it was "or bust." Coming off 2008's 9-7 disaster, the Cowboys have shedded from their roster the leading receiver (Ter ... More >>

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    June 26, 2009
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    June 5, 2009

    Whitt's End: 6.5.09

    Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Might Michael Irvin's days at ESPN Radio be numbered? This isn't sourced "breaking news", but more so a simple putting two-and-two together and arriving at a common sense conclusion. And, no, it has ... More >>

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    June 3, 2009

    Is Jerry Jones Broke? Naw, Can't Be. Can It?

    Betcha he isn't writing that fan a check, that's all I'm saying.If Tom Hicks can be a cash-strapped customer at the pawn shop, can it also happen to Jerry Jones? I know, sounds ridiculous. And the notion is likely just that - ridiculous. But the economic crunch is certainly in play with him, ... More >>

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    June 2, 2009

    What's In My Closet? Horrible Ideas Edition

    Was just over on Unfair Park reading Schutze's take on the latest missle fired into the hull of the Trinity River Toll Road Waste Of Time Project. From the city that gave us the CueCat, plastic dividers on HOV lanes and P.C. Cobb Stadium downgraded into an InfoMart, this might be our dumbe ... More >>

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    May 27, 2009

    Good Riddance, Greg Ellis

    Good guy and good player ultimately not good enough.In the end, soon-to-be former Dallas Cowboy Greg Ellis is so much Michael Finley and Michael Young: A great leader and good player buried in a shitty era. Except that - with his annual bitching about this or that - Ellis may have tarnished h ... More >>

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    May 21, 2009

    The Cowboys Pick Up the Pieces After the Valley Ranch Collapse

    The accident at the Cowboys' practice facility leaves structures collapsed, questions unanswered and a life forever changed

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    May 15, 2009

    Fourth and Long: A Premiere With Purpose

    Jerry McClureIrvin to Rich Behm's family: $40,000For the first time in a long time, the Dallas Cowboys are actually acting like a unified team. In the wake of the Valley Ranch practice facility collapse on May 2, last night's premiere of Spike TV's new reality series Fourth and Long at Sting matured ... More >>

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    April 28, 2009

    After the Draft: Projecting the Cowboys' 53-Man Roster

    Ugh.There's a minicamp at Valley Ranch this weekend, only three months before training camp in San Antonio and a mere 139 days until the Dallas Cowboys kick off their 2009 NFL season against the Buccaneers in Tampa. No better time to look into my crystal football and predict the team's o ... More >>

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    February 5, 2009

    Jerry Jones' Promises of Change Have Been Mostly Empty So Far

    Doesn't seem that the Dallas Cowboys have learned their lesson or changed one smidge

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    January 29, 2009

    While We're Cleaning House: Greg Ellis, Pack Your Bags

    Among the Dallas Cowboys' many problems, let's address this one this afternoon: Terrell Owens and Greg Ellis are captains. Let that sink in a second while I remind you that any team that annoints me-first guys as locker-room leaders is fatally flawed. We all know T.O.'s agenda. Now, Ellis is at i ... More >>

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    October 24, 2008

    You Betcha: Week 9

    What’s the only thing less reliable than my picks? Wade Phillips’ 3-4 defense. For a couple years now some smartass has been referring to Dallas’ unit as “Dumbsday.” Last week in coughing up 34 points to the Rams it was abysmal. And this week, despite Phillips taking over the defensive ... More >>

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    September 15, 2008

    Cowboys 41, Eagles 37

    Paced by first-round rookies Felix Jones and Mike Jenkins, the Cowboys somehow survived. Just when it looked like the Eagles would take this to the wire, the Cowboys’ defense came up with four consecutive stellar plays and Dallas hangs on for an exhilarating win that takes it to 2-0. After ... More >>

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    May 29, 2008
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    May 29, 2008

    Separated at Birth?

    Cowboys' pass-rusher Greg Ellis and Pulp Fiction's Jules Winnfield. Yay or nay? -- Richie Whitt

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    May 12, 2008

    Is Roy Williams Suddenly One Biscuit Away From Being A Liability?

    Still a good guy. Still a good player? Story goes something like this: Roy Williams sucks. The end. No, wait, actually there’s more. A lot more. The Cowboys’ safety sucks in coverage, blames the media for picking on him, tells teammate Greg Ellis last year in training camp that he’s n ... More >>

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    May 1, 2008
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    December 13, 2007
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    November 30, 2007
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    October 18, 2007

    The Dallas Cowboys' Dumbsday Defense

    Despite Dallas' 5-1 start, the Phillips 3-4 has been stupefying

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    October 15, 2007
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    October 4, 2007

    Scattershooting … While Wondering Whatever Happened to Blackie Sherrod

    Blackie Sherrod, you have not been forgotten. Never. Never! I grew up waiting, waiting, waiting for the afternoon Dallas Times Herald to hit our driveway so I could spread it out on the living room floor and devour it as an appetizer before supper. At the time, columnist Blackie Sherrod’s Scatters ... More >>

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    September 19, 2007

    The Cowboys' Money in the Tank

    Damn that Super Bowl scent is intoxicating. A 2-0 start, a void in the defensive line and, voila, the Dallas Cowboys are taking a chance on a guy known to stockpile more munitions than David Koresh. Dallas’ signing of gun-toting, run-stuffing Tank Johnson is, of course, vintage Jerry Jones. This ... More >>

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    September 13, 2007

    Romo Arigato

    Thanks to their dynamic quarterback, Cowboys will enjoy many happy endings

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    September 10, 2007

    Dynamic Debut

    Apparently, there is no GQ curse, as Tony Romo tossed for 345 yards and four TDs. But what the hell is Roy WIlliams' excuse? See. See what happens when you have a head coach who plays to win instead of plays not to lose. This is what happens: Tony Romo produces five touchdowns, the Cowboys gash the ... More >>

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    September 7, 2007

    You Betcha

    Remember, kids, gambling on the Pokes with real money is illegal, so don't get caught. Nothing better than watching the Cowboys win, right? Unless, that is, you watch the Cowboys win while getting a naked rubdown from this chick and having them cover the spread as the sixth winner in your $100 parla ... More >>

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    September 6, 2007

    Ellis Island

    Cowboys veteran tries to escape the tired, poor, hungry, huddled masses

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    August 28, 2007

    Are You Ready For Some More Football (Reading)?

    You’re tired of meaningless, pre-season games. Tired of hollow, irrelevant complaining and waffling from Greg Ellis. What you, the Cowboys fan, need is a time-warp to September 9. Until then, a couple of options. If you want to meet 'n' greet the 2007 team all spiffied up in their formals, get yo ... More >>

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    August 23, 2007

    Alternate Route

    Don't look now, but T.O. actually seems OK

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    December 29, 2006
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    December 4, 2006
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    November 23, 2006

    America's Extreme

    Cowboys tiptoeing line between super and stupor

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    August 25, 2005

    Parcells Guys

    Can has-beens from a coach's glory years change the cowboys from mediocrites to monsters?

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    January 13, 2005

    With a Whimper

    Light at the end of the tunnel? It's probably an oncoming train.

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    October 21, 2004

    Sad Sacks

    The Pokes' defensive linemen need to lose the funk and get the QB

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    August 26, 2004

    Old News

    The second verse sounds the same as the first for Parcells' Cowboys

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    March 25, 2004

    Showing a Pulse

    Getting Drew, Keyshawn and Marcellus reveals the Cowboys have life after all

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    November 20, 2003

    Where's the Love?

    Have you hugged your defensive lineman today?

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    September 18, 2003

    Mo Funny

    Plus: Sack of Kittens; A Gay Scam Robs Now

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