Michael Irvin

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    July 13, 2011

    Michael Irvin Runs His Out Route

    ​Drew Pearson just must be doing something newsy today, right? The other receivers to wear No. 88 for the Cowboys are certainly holding up their end of the bizarre bargain. Dez Bryant stiffs a memorabilia show in Jersey and now Michael Irvin appears on the cover of Out magazine defending ... More >>

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    May 19, 2011

    There's an Important Basketball Game in the Metroplex Tonight Played by the Dallas ... Cowboys

    Everson vs. Irvin, hoops style​If the Mavs-Thunder somehow doesn't do it for you, how about some Colonial golf out in Fort Worth or even a basketball game played by football players? After delivering a eulogy for his dear friend Ron Springs at his Carrollton funeral this morning, forme ... More >>

  • News

    February 3, 2011
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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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    Your Newest Dallas Cowboy: Michael Irvin II

    Jesse Holley: Legitimate longshot or laughingstock?I guess there was some drama involved, but don't tell me you're totally surprised that the winner of Spike TV and Michael Irvin's 4th and Long is - ta-da! - a Michael Irvin clone. Jesse Holley has the size (6-foot-3), speed (4.5) and smi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2009

    Whitt's End: 7.3.09

    Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Any day now expect 103.3 FM ESPN to announce it has signed Michael Irvin and co-host Kevin Kiley to a new contract keeping them in the 11 a.m.-2 p.m. slot. Considering the show's uninspired rati ... More >>

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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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    Michael Irvin's Attorney Says of Trio's Lawsuit: "These Guys Will Be Sorry" They Filed

    Jerry McClureMichael Irvin was joined by Jerry Jones at the premiere of 4th and Long, which served as a fundraiser for Dallas Cowboys coach Rich BeimI've left messages for Mark Taylor, the attorney representing the three men suing Michael Irvin, but I did speak a moment ago with Larry Friedman, who' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    From Cotton Bowl to Courthouse, Michael Irvin is Sued Over 4th and Long Tryout Show

    As far as Jordan Bealmear, Shannon Clark and Christopher Harding are concerned, Michael Irvin intercepted their idea for a football tryout show. Which is why, late last week, the threesome filed suit against Irvin in Dallas County District Court in which they claim his 4th and Long, currently airing ... More >>

  • News

    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

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    Variety Brands Irvin's Series a Fumble

    After the jump, Michael Irvin's appearance on FOX News yesterday, where it took Sean Hannity all of one minute and 48 seconds to bring up "drugs, adultery." Irvin, of course, was on to talk up -- sort of -- his new SpikeTV series 4th and Long, wherein a dozen pro-football wanna-bes run all over the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2009

    Coach Joe Swears Michael Irvin's SpikeTV Series Won't Be "Some Slapdick Operation"

    The kind folks at SpikeTV have passed along this sneak peek at Michael Irvin's Fourth and Long, his limited-run series featuring a bunch of washed-out Dallas Cowboys wanna-bes set to debut on The Dude Network next month. The series was shot earlier this year at the Cotton Bowl and features several n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    So, You Wanna Be a Cowboy?

    If your dream is to join an organization that: *Hasn't been anywhere near the top of its industry in 13 years. *Has a CEO who runs off management by forcing them to punch a time clock. *Enjoys all the image of Cell Block C. *And regularly gets embarrassed on national television. Saturday's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Terry Glenn, Roaming While Naked ...

    ... landed himself on Richie's Sportatorium early this morning, but only because such behavior resulted in the former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver's arrest by Irving police in late January. Dr. Whitt has the full details. And in totally, absolutely-no-way-related news, Spike just sent us a media rel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    Tom Landry Would Not Be Amused

    A few Dallas Cowboys quick hits, apropos on a morning blanketed with a freezing fog. We begin, where else, with MartyB -- which is to say, tight (not bright) end Martellus Bennett, who follows his now-vanished rap video ("Romo, homo, etc.") with the apology below. is reporting that the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Look, Playmaker, We Believe You

    Deadspin, with some help from The Smoking Gun, just posted an item in which it breaks down Michael Irvin's Monday-evening almost-carjacking and finds his story, well, a bit sketchy. As in: "Irvin didn't report the incident until the following day, more than 24 hours after Monday's supposed confronta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2008

    You're Excellent Too, Jeff Pearlman

    As you're no doubt aware, Jeff Pearlman's tell-most Boys Will Be Boys: The Glory Days and Party Nights of the Dallas Cowboys Dynasty is in stores. And this morning, The New York Times features a lengthy Q&A with the author, in which he picks Michael Irvin as the most "indispensable" Cowboys of that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2008

    We're So High on Josh Howard

    There's very little to say about this lengthy clip from today's episode of The Michael Irvin Show on ESPN-FM 103.3, during which Dallas Mavericks forward Josh Howard addressed this article that appeared over the weekend. Because, really, it's no biggie. So, sure, the Mav went on the air and admitted ... More >>

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    January 10, 2008
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    December 31, 2007
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    June 1, 2007

    Another Dallas Cowboy in the Real-Estate Biz

    First, of course, there was Roger Staubach; more recently, it was Emmitt Smith. Now Michael Irvin's in the real-estate business with a company called Tetra Michael Irvin Group, a joint venture between Irvin and The Tetra Companies, a real estate development and management company that works the East ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2007

    Playmaker Assaults Two More; Pleads Innocent, Dummy

    You gotta love Michael Irvin. No really, you just gotta. Sure, he might have he made the Pro Football Hall of Fame as one of the all-time great offensive players, but there's nothing better than the former Dallas Cowboys receiver when he's playing defense. This morning, KTCK-AM (1310, The Ticket) mo ... More >>

  • News

    March 1, 2007

    Oscar Oversight

    Never fear, we won't let the Academy Awards ignore sports

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2007

    Canton v. Bristol

    So, would you exchange your current job for, let's say, immortality? Not exactly the deal on Michael Irvin's table, but according to the New York Post, the recent Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee may be on the way out the ESPN door. According to the article -- OK, more like a blurb -- the ol' hoa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2007

    Super Sunday

    Will Michael Irvin land in the Hall of Fame or crash and burn yet again? Find out tomorrow. Looks like Tom Hicks is buyin', Josh Howard is cryin', and Michael Irvin is tryin'. Couple things here: Can Rangers fans annually complaining about their lack of competitive payroll be excited their owner is ... More >>

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    January 19, 2007

    The Play-Faker

    C'mon, can't we learn to forgive and forget? Looking at this, you'd think he's already in. But despite positive referrals from the judge who sentenced him, the gopher who worked for him and the columnist who backed him , Michael Irvin isn't a rubber stamp from getting into the Pro Football Hall of F ... More >>

  • News

    January 18, 2007


    Off-field indiscretions be damned, Michael Irvin deserves football immortality

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2006

    Michael Irvin Goes on Jimmy Kimmel and Doesn't Mention Tony Romo's Ancestry At All

    Dunno how we missed this...oh, wait, yeah, I do. I never watch Jimmy Kimmel Live. Nothing against the former host of The Man Show, except for the fact he's the former host of The Man Show. He seems like a solid dude, and Sarah Silverman probably has good taste (and probably tastes good -- no, thank ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2006

    T.O. to T.A.L.K.

    T.O.'s supposed to talk in about five minutes, which is good, since coach Bill Parcells just said at his press conference: "When I find out what the hell is going on, you will know." There was quite the scene assembled at Owens' Deep Ellum condo about an hour ago: agent Drew Rosenhaus and former Cow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2006

    Playmaker Payday

    A little Bristol, Connecticut, birdie tells me former Dallas Cowboys receiver Michael Irvin has re-signed with ESPN. The contract, which will be announced later this week, is for four years and pays the Playmaker about $1.5 million per year to continue his role on the network as NFL analyst-Terrell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2006

    The Team-wrecker

    During the Ring of Honor induction for the Triplets last fall, I asked Michael Irvin about Terrell Owens and the controversy of the moment—T.O.'s stream of negative comments about Eagles QB and multiple Pro Bowler Donovan McNabb. Irvin, of course, is buddies with T.O., who infamously agreed wi ... More >>

  • News

    December 15, 2005

    Bah Hum-Buzz

    Buzz gets his jollies keeping tabs on 2005's naughty and nice guys. OK, mostly naughty.

  • News

    December 1, 2005

    The PlayFaker

    Irvin was just holding it for a friend? Right. Now pull the other one.

  • News

    September 22, 2005

    Three Kings

    The legends you only thought you knew

  • News

    April 29, 2004

    Back to Basics

    Once again, we spotlight what's important: football and, mostly, Gonz

  • Best of Dallas

    September 26, 2002

    Best "Why Me?" Look

    Emmitt Smith, Dallas Cowboys

  • News

    September 19, 2002

    New, Improved Michael Irvin

    Plus: Defending Cheryl Smith, Ouch, Straight Outta Fiction

  • News

    September 12, 2002

    Catch 88

    Antonio Bryant has Michael Irvin's talent, brashness--and he's played one game

  • News

    September 5, 2002

    Think Mink

    Michael Irvin recounts the infamous scissors incident and some other Cowboys tales

  • News

    September 5, 2002

    Back in Bounds

    Michael Irvin, once the Cowboys' playmaker, has quit playing around and has turned himself over to his maker

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    September 21, 2000
  • Culture

    August 5, 1999

    Be like Mike

    Amidst so much business talk, Michael Irvin remembers that it's all just a game

  • News

    August 21, 1997

    Payback Time

    How two hacked-off Cowboys scored on Channel 5 and Marty Griffin

  • News

    June 19, 1997

    Big man, big mouth

    Nate Newton holds forth on race, whores, and getting along with reporters

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    January 30, 1997
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    August 15, 1996

    Daddy dearest

    As Michael Irvin tries to scrub his image, it just gets weirder and weirder

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    July 25, 1996
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    July 18, 1996

    The Dope Bowl

    Lawyers, goons, money--and some very curious sex toys. Laura Miller does the post-game analysis of the Michael Irvin trial.

  • Culture

    January 5, 1995

    Redundancy factor

    'Boys are cranky-- and that's good

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