Jackie Smith

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    May 26, 2011


    The Thunder's performance reminiscent of yesterday's Mavs.

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    February 3, 2011
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    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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    November 25, 2010
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    December 11, 2009

    Whitt's End: 12.11.09

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *You heard it here first back in October as a sorta be-on-the-lookout rumor. Now it's more solid, as in, Michael Irvin's days on 103.3 FM ESPN are numbered. Radio industry sources keep telling me h ... 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 >>

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    February 3, 2009

    43 Observations About Super Bowl XLIII

    Steelers 27, Cardinals 23: Best Super Bowl ever? Santonio Holmes' tip-toe TD: Best Super Bowl catch ever? The Boss: Best Super Bowl halftime show ever? Better late than never, I've got XLIII thoughts about Super Bowl 43: 43. Gotta make it snappy. My free Grand Slam at Denny's is calling. 4 ... More >>

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    January 6, 2009

    The Top 10 Announcers in Dallas Sports History

    In retrospect, Ole Miss and Texas Tech are merely above-average college football teams. Their little clash in Dallas last week, however, was called by two of this area's icons of announcing. Though he's looked better, it was good to see Pat Summerall working the game on TV. And on radio - with his ... More >>

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    December 5, 2008

    Video of the Week: The Drop Heard 'Round the World

    Vern Lundquist: " ... caught! ... Touchdown!! ... DROPPED!!!" With Cowboys-Steelers always comes Jackie Smith.We'll never forget. Are we ready to forgive? - Richie Whitt

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    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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    October 11, 2007

    Scattershooting ...

    Um, Terrell Owens, we found at least one "original 81" who ain't you, pal. Response to last week’s homage to Blackie Sherrod was, well, yummier than a plate of scratch biscuits and red-eye gravy. So, yes, in fact, I’ll make this a weekly staple. Riddle me this: Buffalo’s Terrence McGee fields ... More >>

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    August 9, 2007

    Romo Holiday

    Tony Romo makes a short, sweet journey from anonymous backup to A-list celebrity

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    February 14, 2007
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    January 11, 2007

    Choke Hold

    Tony Romo's blessing comes disguised as a blunder

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    January 8, 2007

    Let the Healing Begin

    Yeah, yeah. Tony Romo muffed the field-goal hold. Whatever. The Seahawks woulda scored again anyway. And Romo still gets to wake up next to Carrie Underwood. You? An empty can of Coors Lite. Just know that it's going to get worse before it gets better: Romo: Built in a day, destroyed in a snap. Hear ... More >>

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    August 7, 2006

    Barnes Storming

    Benny Barnes was no Dallas Cowboys spare. He played 11 years with the team--from 1972 through the 1982 season, for a total of 139 games--as a defensive back, and he was the subject of a controversial call involving a Terry Bradshaw pass to Lynn Swann in Super Bowl XIII in 1979. (Ya know, the game du ... More >>

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    August 4, 2006

    Putting the FU...Pardon, FUN in FUNimation

    Fort Worth-based FUNimation is handling Afro Samurai, which, oddly, was my nickname in Hebrew school. The 2006 Asian Film Festival of Dallas kicks off at noon today with screenings at the Magnolia Theater in the West Village; the fest runs through next Thursday and, like I said in the paper version ... More >>

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    February 2, 2006

    Play It Forward

    Sports' smallest acts often come laced with giant implications

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    September 12, 2002


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