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Larry Allen

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    Whitt's End: 8.19.11

    ​Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End:Talked to the family of Shannon Stone for next week's Observer column. Wait until you hear their other sad story involving a souvenir ball from a Rangers' game. Sorry, you have to wait.Not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    No Surprise: Drew Pearson Into the Cowboys' Ring of Honor Today

    ​Jerry Jones has scheduled a 2 p.m. press conference here at Cowboys Stadium. As I've said all along, Drew Pearson is in. Question is, will he have company? Larry Allen, you still in town? Pretty sure he is. Four chairs up on the stage for the presser.

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Oh, I Get It. Drew Pearson Will Have Company Going Into the Ring of Honor.

    ​We know one of these days in the next two weeks Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is going to call a press conference at which he'll announce his intent to induct former receiver Drew Pearson into the team's Ring of Honor. Good. Not a more deserving candidate. But ... not so fast? Or, perhaps, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    Whitt's End: 7.29.11

    ​Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *I know one practice doesn't make a career and, as Bill Parcells says, let's hold off on shipping that bust to Canton, but Cowboys' first-round draft pick Tyron Smith looks like a beast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    Dez Bryant Stands Up New Jersey Memorablia Show

    ​It was already a bad week for Dez Bryant, after former mentor Deion Sanders reiterated that he is severing ties with the firebrand Cowboys' receiver. Now Bryant is on the verge of more legal trouble after standing up a New Jersey memorabilia show. According to organizers of the Collectors ... More >>

  • News

    May 5, 2011

    With Tyron Smith, Jerry Jones Finally Resisted the Glitz

    If there's less post-draft buzz than usual, it's because the Cowboys for once went substance over style.

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • News

    January 13, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    Top 10 Best Draft Picks of the Jerry Jones Era

    Surprised to see Bryant on the list? You shouldn't be.​Is it time for Jerry Jones to step aside as general manager of the Dallas Cowboys, or do the three Super Bowl wins under his tenure validate his decision to remain in that role? The debate will continue until Jones either hands over the keys t ... More >>

  • News

    August 12, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Cowboys 16, Bengals 7: My Top 10 Observations

    ​10. Man, what a letdown. You spend all weekend talking about and listening to and watching highlights of Emmitt Smith and Super Bowls and football immortals. Then they kick off the Hall of Fame game and you get Cowboys 16, Bengals 7. It's like going to the theater and being titillated b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    Whitt's End: 8.6.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Since you guys salivate over local radio news, here's a zesty taste: Starting August 16 the new program director at 105.3 The Fan will be Bruce Gilbert. Yep, the same Bruce Gilbert who helped buil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    The Top 10 Most Underrated Players in the History of Dallas-Fort Worth

    ​Michael Young is crushing the ball. That's nothing new. He's also playing flawlessly in the field. Again, nothing new. And last night he sparked a Texas Rangers' 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles with first his bat, then his hustle. Want something else not so new? We underappreciate him ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Hall of Fame. Or Bust?

    Who's next?​Hard to remember way back when we bitched and moaned about a "Cowboys bias" in the Pro Football Hall of Fame isn't it? Saturday night in Canton receiver Bob Hayes became the 11th Cowboy inducted into Canton, continuing a trend that has seen four Dallas stars earn immortality ove ... More >>

  • News

    April 30, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    The Dallas Cowboys' Draft Grade: %$#&*!-Minus

    This is newest Cowboy Jason Williams. I assume. But who really knows?Let me kick off this week with a detailed breakdown of the players the Dallas Cowboys selected on the first day of last weekend's NFL Draft:                 For the reaches, afterthoug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    43 Observations About Super Bowl XLIII

    To the victor go the spoils. Right, Hines?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 sn ... 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?

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2007
  • News

    August 17, 2006

    Canton Cowboy

    Despite a run-of-the-mill reputation, Drew Bledsoe owns a Hall of Fame résumé

  • News

    August 10, 2006

    Ready to Blow

    With Terrell Owens, which comes first--the Super Bowl ring or the explosion?

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2006
  • News

    April 6, 2006

    Fast Track

    Former Cowboy's big dreams diverted to small schools

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2006
  • Blogs

    March 23, 2006
  • News

    January 5, 2006

    Oldies but goodies?

    They play like it's 1950, so why shouldn't the Cowboys air on an oldies station?

  • News

    March 18, 2004

    Rained Out

    No refunds, Rangers fans, even though the dark clouds of the A-Rod trade threaten the entire season

  • Calendar

    December 18, 2003

    Make a Run for It

    Bikers give kids some toy joy

  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003

    Best Sports Columnist

    Gerry Fraley, The Dallas Morning News

  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003

    Best Puffy Ankle

    Larry "Puff Daddy" Allen

  • News

    August 21, 2003

    Search Party

    Bill Parcells is looking for a few good men. Good luck.

  • News

    October 3, 2002

    The Rookie

    Pete Hunter grew up in Atlantic City casinos, so he knows he's a long shot to make it in the NFL. Then why does he seem like a sure bet?

  • Best of Dallas

    September 26, 2002
  • Culture

    January 25, 2001

    Don't Call It a Comeback

    Pat Summerall has been here for years, rockin' his peers...and so forth

  • Culture

    November 16, 2000

    Sliding Downhill

    Forget Cincy--our experts say the Boys will get a lot worse before they get better

  • Culture

    September 7, 2000

    Small Soldiers

    Yeah, they're fast, but the Cowboys' linebackers are too short and light for the NFL

  • Culture

    November 26, 1998

    A fan's sour notes

    Were yesterday's heroes better than today's?

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