Peter King

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    August 4, 2011

    Hook, Line and Stinker: The Cowboys' Catch and Release of Nnamdi Asomugha

    After an epic swing and miss at the NFL's No. 1 free agent, the Cowboys are off and crawling at training camp.

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    July 22, 2011

    Jerry Jones on Salary Cap, CBA Negotiations: "It Doesn't Always Be The Way You Want It To Be"

    And here you thought the NFL lockout was over. Not hardly: As Peter King puts it this morning, yesterday's Sure Thing turned into Sour Grapes rather quickly, with the players refusing to sign off on the owners' done deal. Jerry Jones, in the piece, had no comment about the new-but-not-signed ... More >>

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    February 10, 2011
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    February 4, 2011

    Now It's "A Debacle"?

    ​While I was writing the DART item below, about 29 Friends of Unfair Park forwarded along the freshest of hot-off-the-press tweets from Sports Illustrated's Peter King:I'm telling you: I-30 between Dallas Fort Worth is a plow-less, snow-windswept moonscape. This is officially a debacle.At this v ... More >>

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    February 4, 2011

    Sports Guy Bill Simmons on Why DFW Shouldn't (And Should) Host the Super Bowl

    Simmons takes this pic and writes: "Ladies and gentlemen, Super Bowl 45! I have to admit, it's kind of fun. I will always remember being here."​We know how Sports Illustratred's Peter King feels about the situation -- as opposed to, say, The Situation. Below, a Friend of Unfair Park directs us to ... More >>

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    February 2, 2011

    Unexpected Influences: Datahowler Doesn't Always Listen To Music -- But When He Does, He Prefers Obscure African or Latin Records.

    Welcome to a Unexpected Influences, where we talk to musicians about the music no one expects them to like.Datahowler​Datahowler, mad processor of decades of international culture, has a lot on his mind. Born Ross Edman (and formerly using the moniker Objectiv One), he has managed to push himself ... More >>

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    November 8, 2010

    Packers 45, Cowboys 7: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    ​10. As of now, Wade Phillips has his regularly scheduled press conference today at 4 p.m. from Valley Ranch. But stay tuned. 9. Nose tackle Jay Ratliff vomited near the bench in the fourth quarter. Fans beat him to it hours earlier. 8. Seven points. Four turnovers. A 38-point defeat that fel ... More >>

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    June 9, 2010

    Super Bowl XLV: New York Jets Over Dallas Cowboys

    Super Bowl XLV preview?​Good news: Your Dallas Cowboys will play in Super Bowl XLV right here in our back yard, Feb. 6, 2011 in Arlington. Bad news: They'll lose to the New York Jets and - giggle - quarterback Mark Sanchez. So sayeth The Sporting News in its 2010 Pro Football Yearbook, whic ... More >>

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    November 16, 2009

    Peter King: Tony Romo is Good; The Cowboys are Better

    ​Talked with a guy I really respect this morning. Peter King has been watching and writing about NFL football for years and years. First met him out at Valley Ranch in the early 1990s and have read his stuff at Sports Illustrated ever since and now watch him on NBC's Sunday Night Football. In ... More >>

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    March 23, 2009

    Peter King: AT&T's No Longer Interested in New Cowboys Stadium Naming Rights

    A bestest Friend of Unfair Park directs our attention to Peter King's Monday Morning QB column filed from the annual NFL meetings in Dana Point, California. A the bottom we discover that the Sports Business Journal may have had it wrong earlier this month -- as in, AT&T isn't buying the naming r ... More >>

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    October 30, 2008

    The King and I

    Debbie Downer body language. Broken pinkie. Disappointing results. The SI Jinx at work? I'd like to call out Sports Illustrated's Peter King for turning tail on your Dallas Cowboys. Way I remember it, once upon a time King picked the Cowboys to make it to this season's Super Bowl. (Of course ... More >>

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    October 29, 2008

    Peter King Doesn't Think Much of Your Dallas Cowboys in New SI

    This photo comes from the Web site I will fight you. In this week's Sports Illustrated Peter King dissects the Dallas Cowboys' woes, and far as he's concerned, last week's win over Tampa Bay was just postponing the "inevitable disappointment" that comes with realizing your Super Bow ... More >>

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    October 21, 2008
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    August 27, 2008

    Oh, no. It’s Romo!

    Did the Cowboys just lose the Super Bowl? Did Tony Romo just lose his mojo? Did I just answer a question with a question? Just got my Sports Illustrated and guess who’s on the cover, defiantly laughing at the mag’s notorious jinx? That’s right, Tony Friggin’ Romo. Of course, it ... More >>

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    August 21, 2008

    Hard Knocks: Week 3

    I give it a B- so far. The five best moments from last night’s Hard Knocks: Week 3. Or did I miss something? 5. Jerry Jones and Sports Illustrated’s Peter King talking – I think – while munching popcorn. Free Sportatorium T-shirt to anyone who provides me an accurate transcript of th ... 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 >>

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    September 27, 2006

    Parcells Wonders, You a Player or a Pansy? (Update: Or a Suicide?)

    That Bill Parcells--what a friggin' sweetheart. In the issue of Sports Illustrated subscribers will get today or tomorrow, Cowboys running back Julius Jones is the subject of the short "First Person" column, by Peter King. It's mostly silly, pointless stuff--what Jones watches on TV, his hardest col ... More >>

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    September 14, 2006

    Duane's Debacle

    Cowboys' quarterback quandary is Parcells' latest, greatest blunder

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    August 10, 2006

    Ready to Blow

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

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    April 3, 2006

    King for a Day

    Maybe one day The Dallas Morning News will do a story on Bill Parcells' feelings about the Terrell Owens signing. Till then, we'll just have to take Peter King's word for it. By the way, that is good enough for me. --Robert Wilonsky

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    August 21, 2003

    Search Party

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

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    April 24, 2003

    Top Pick

    When NFL teams draft a player, bet that Rick Gosselin knows why

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    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?