Jerry Jones

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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 20, 2009
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    July 17, 2009

    The New York Times Goes to Jerryworld

    Patrick MichelsJerry Jones, showing off his new big-screen TV at Cowboys Stadium back in MayA condensed version of Richard Sandomir's visit to Cowboys Stadium, which appears in this morning's edition:Jerry Jones, tour guide, was showing off. Lost in the excitement of the show and tell, Jones trample ... More >>

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    July 16, 2009
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    July 8, 2009

    The First Time Paul McCartney Played Dallas

    Pete's got the details concerning Paul McCartney's just-announced August 19 performance at Jerry Jones's EnormoDome in Arlington, I think it is? But, really, if you know anything about me, you had to know this was coming: the Beatles' interview with WFAA's Bert Shipp during the band's September '64 ... More >>

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    July 3, 2009

    Who Knew Jerry Jones Went to the Theater? We Figured He Watches All His Movies on the Big Screen at Cowboys Stadium.

    Karen MertenMy second photo op of the week -- thankfully with someone who hasn't shown anyone cell phone pics of his privates. At least, not that we know of.Because I'm a big fan of director Michael Mann and the wife likes her some Johnny Depp, we headed out last night to catch Public Enemies at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    Jerry Jones Will Figure Out How to Wring Every Last Dollar Out of Cowboys Stadium

    Patrick MichelsTomorrow, Jerry Jones will display just how he plans to use his video screen to air the biggest advertisements you can't fast-forward through.I saw this just-moved press release concerning an 11 a.m. press conference at Cowboys Stadium tomorrow, featuring Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jo ... More >>

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    June 11, 2009
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    May 29, 2009

    Behold, Jonestown Coliseum!

    Patrick Michels The Cowboys unveiled their humongous new home in Arlington this week, with owner Jerry Jones delivering a keynote address about how the $1.15 billion stadium is a sign for struggling Americans that times will get better.Not sure how much of that stadium cost was invested in py ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    Jerry Jones is Not Impressed By Your 72-Inch Flat Screen TV

    Patrick MichelsJones proudly unveils his center-hung screen, the first ever in football.Before switching on the enormous new video board hanging above the Cowboys Stadium field, Jerry Jones made it clear -- as only Jerry can -- just what the new board would mean for fans sitting in the stands: "You' ... More >>

  • News

    April 30, 2009
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    March 26, 2009

    Look (and Cringe at) Who's Talking

    First, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says quarterback Tony Romo is untouchable. "I wouldn't trade Tony for anybody." Now head coach Wade Phillips - who never addressed his team after last season and has been publicly silent since 2008 - says he hasn't talked just because, um, he hasn't want ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2009

    Delay of Game ... Dallas Cowboys

    Shockingly, this one isn't on No. 76. In fact, it's a good thing. At least I think it is. You tell me. The Cowboys last week mailed letters to all 2009 season-ticket holders, informing them that their dues for tickets and parking is surprisingly being delayed. Originally due April 1, custo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2009

    Jerry Jones Analyzes His Old Players on His New Station

    For his first long-form, post-Terrell Owens interview, Cowboys owner/GM Jerry Jones chose ... 105.3 The Fan. In appearing on the newbie station with Ben and Skin yesterday afternoon, Jones is hinting loud and clear that his team has all but shaken hands with The Fan as the team's new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2009

    ESPN, U2 Want a Piece of Jonestown

    The National Football League will release the '09-'10 schedule next month -- at which point, just maybe, Jerry Jones's Enormodome will officially announce that it's making its national prime-time bow on Monday Night Football, enh. Sports Business Journal reports that ESPN execs toured Jonestown a fe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2009

    Peter King on Terrell Owens's Release: Toldya. Also, Irvin Moves Into the Cotton Bowl!

    The Sports Illustrated scribe was among the first to predict that Jerry Jones would cut Terrell Owens, even as Jones hemmed and hawed in recent days about what he was going to do with the wide receiver. Why come? A gut feeling, he writes this morning, as Dallas Cowboys fans await official confirmati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    Deciphering Jerry Jones

    After almost two months of squirming in relative silence and anonymity, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones poked his head out, saw his shadow, freaked out and decided to give votes of confidence to has-beens George Strait and Terrell Owens and then, just for fun, strip from his head coach th ... More >>

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    February 17, 2009

    Introducing ... Tom Landry Stadium!

    Well, that's my idea anyway. And it's a damn good one. Think about it. In this crappy economic climate even Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is having trouble luring a 9-figure naming-rights partner out to Arlington. So I say - just for the stadium's first year, mind you - Jerry should christen it a ... More >>

  • News

    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 12, 2009

    Pacman Jones: Yay or Nay?

    If you missed Pacman Jones on CBS' NFL pre-game Saturday afternoon, here are the highlights lowlights: *His hair was in a sorta mohawk, stolen from Wesley Snipes' Blade, and he was wearing a cheesy, white sports jacket, a la Don Johnson in Miami frigging' Vice. *He used "man" as some of pu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008

    Behind ESPN/ABC Sports Boss, Jerry Jones is Most Powerful Man in Sports.

    The morning after his Dallas Cowboys find themselves two wins from clinching a wild-card spot, owner and general manager Jerry Jones is still pretty high -- which is to say, he sits at No. 2 on Sports Business Journal's list of sports' 50 Most Influential figures. Jones is behind only George Bodenhe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2008

    If Only Jerry Jones' Wrapping Paper Could Throw a Football

    At the rate this Super Bowl or Bust season's going for Your Dallas Cowboys, Jerry Jones has but four opportunities left to bring folks up to the owner's suite in Texas Stadium before the joint gets bye-byed. It is, alas, a most wonderful treat for the special someones tapped to join Jerry and Gene ( ... More >>

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    October 31, 2008

    Suddenly, Jerry Jones is the Most Popular Guy in Sports.

    Patrick Michels If the tall guy stays healthy, this old crew just might have a shot. Jerry Jones is fast becoming the Kevin Bacon of the sports world, laying down intricate, unlikely connections to absolutely everyone who ever made a buck off some other guy throwing a ball. A few weeks back it was ... More >>

  • News

    October 16, 2008

    The Cowboys' Pacman Jones May Be Suspended, But He Needs to Be Gone for Good

    Involved in yet another incident, Pacman Jones' football privileges should be permanently revoked

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    October 14, 2008
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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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2008

    At JerryWorld, the Closest Most Of Us Will Get to Reality is "Perception"

    The Los Angeles Times this morning heaps piles of praise upon Jerry Jones' under-construction EnormoDome in Arlington, which Sam Farmer coins the "Y'all Mahal," a nickname that will never, ever stick. Still, the piece does contain two classic Jerry quotes, the first one concerning the $1.2 billion ... More >>

  • News

    September 4, 2008

    Six Pac

    The Cowboys are counting on NFL outlaw Pacman Jones to pop the top on their sixth Super Bowl.

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    August 28, 2008

    Hard Knocks: Week 4

    Admit it, "Barbie Carpenter" made you giggle. The five best moments from last night’s Hard Knocks: Week 4. Or did I miss something? 5. Receiver Patrick Crayton arriving late for a team meeting wearing only a towel. Anyone who remembers last season’s playoff loss to the Giants wasn’t su ... More >>

  • News

    July 10, 2008

    The Fab 50

    Half a hundred power brokers who sculpt our local sports landscape

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    April 28, 2008

    Jon Bon Jovi on Fellow AFL Owner Jerry Jones: "It's All Hugs and Kisses."

    Tonight at 7 p.m. in Philly, the 7-0 Dallas Desperados play the 8-0 Philadelphia Soul -- you know, the team owned by Jon Bon Jovi? Moments ago, Sports Illustrated posted a lengthy Q&A with Bon Jovi about tonight's ... historic contest of undefeated Arena Football League teams. Bon Jovi, of cou ... More >>

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    December 13, 2007
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    November 14, 2007
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    September 14, 2007
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    June 14, 2007
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    May 21, 2007

    Irsay Can You See the Super Bowl in Indy and Not Arlington?

    Tomorrow, NFL team owners will award the 2011 Super Bowl, but to whom? The Dallas Cowboys? Maybe. Jerry Jones certainly thinks his 'Boys deserve it; he ain't spending a billion on 100,000 seats in Arlington for just to be closer to the Judge Roy Scream. The Arizona Cardinals? No way. Greedy bastards ... More >>

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    March 30, 2007

    Jerry Jones Builds Giant Shell for TV Set

    Baseball commissioner Bud Selig has come under fire -- from, of all places, Congress, which clearly has nothing else to worry about -- for Major League Baseball's $700-mil deal with DirecTV, which airs the league's "Extra Innings" package that lets viewers get about 60 outta-town games every week fo ... More >>

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    February 6, 2007
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    January 10, 2007
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    October 13, 2006

    In Terrell We (Don't, No Way, Uh-Unh) Trust

    You know who people don't like very much? You'll never guess. Go ahead. Try. C'mon. Give up? Jerry Jones is more appealing than Terrell Owens. Hey, that's not me talking. It's the famed DBI or, for those of you not familiar with Dallas-based The Marketing Arm over on Bryan Street, the Davie Brown In ... More >>

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    October 4, 2006

    Silver and Gold

    You get the sense from the new Sports Illustrated that Jerry Jones wanted T.O. to B.L.O.W. when he signed him as a Cowboy. As expected, all things considered, the new issue of Sports Illustrated has a feature about the Dallas Cowboys' week that was; something to do with T.O.'s O.D. one week ago toda ... More >>

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    September 1, 2006

    We're No. 3! We're No. 3!

    Really, how can a team that employed Chan Gailey be worth more than a billion dollars? Does not seem right. Jerry Jones bought the Dallas Cowboys for $150 million in 1989; today, his team's worth $1.2 billion, despite the fact Chan Gailey, Dave Campo and Barry Switzer have been head coaches here dur ... More >>

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    August 18, 2006

    Lemon Into Lemonade

    Jerry Jones Jr. is gonna get hitched in September. So who's gonna wear the Rowdy costume during the honeymoon? Cross one of the metroplex's most desirable bachelors off your list. Unless you're Bedford-bred Lori Lemon, Jerry Jones Jr. is now officially unavailable. According to extremely reliable so ... More >>

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    August 7, 2006
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    March 21, 2006
  • Best of Dallas

    September 20, 2001

    Best Breakfast

    Nick's Cafe

  • News

    August 9, 2001

    Falling Stars

    Who let the air out of the Cowboys? Jerry, Dave, Tony, the heat--you name it. A preview of Dallas' dying days.

  • News

    March 26, 1998

    The Goatslayers

    When a herd of wild goats became a nuisance at a posh lakeside resort, their wholesale slaughter by a couple of property owners divided the community

  • Culture

    December 18, 1997

    The high cost of winning

    An insurance company has been paying ex-Cowboys workers comp, but Jerry Jones insists it's not his problem

  • Culture

    November 13, 1997


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