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Pro Football Hall of Fame

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2011

    SMU, Packers and Cowboys Great Forrest Gregg Diagnosed With Parkinson's Disease

    ​An old friends passes along this story from the Associated Press: Former SMU great Forrest Gregg -- Birthright, Texas's own, and a two-time All-Southwest Conference selection in 1954 and '55 -- has disclosed that he's been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Gregg, a first-round draft pick of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    There is Good News Football Fans: Jason Witten Will Retire as a Cowboy

    ​One day Jason Witten will go into the Cowboys' Ring of Honor. And likely the Pro Football Hall of Fame.But all we needed from him Sunday night in New York was a decent stiff-arm.Without one as a touchdown-generating exclamation point, the Cowboys collapsed in a kick-to-the-crotch, 27-24 loss ... More >>

  • News

    July 28, 2011

    It's Off to Camp Chaos for the Cowboys

    With the NFL lockout finally over, the Cowboys embark on an unprecedented training camp and an unpredictable 2011 season.

  • 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

    June 23, 2011

    Charles Haley and Kenny Rogers Go Hunting For Redemption

    After rocky careers off the field, two local bad boys rehab their reps.

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    Flanked by Cowboys Legend Roger Staubach, Mike Rawlings Kicks Off Mayoral Campaign

    Photos by Sam MertenMike Rawlings and Roger Staubach​Mike Rawlings formally announced his candidacy for mayor this morning to a group of approximately 150 supporters in front of Dallas City Hall, claiming he'll utilize public-private partnerships to protect both the city's infrastructure and i ... More >>

  • News

    February 10, 2011
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    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 6, 2011
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    September 23, 2010
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    September 23, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    The Heisman Trophy: Style Over Substance

    Denard Robinson, the next Heisman winner? Yawn.​Reggie Bush gave back his Heisman Trophy. To which I respond: Big friggin' deal. I know the Heisman is one of the most hyped awards, but - let's be honest - it's also the most meaningless sports trophy this side of the Governor's Cup, Golden B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2010

    At the Video Game Hall of Fame, Where Past And Present Point, Perhaps, to the Future

    ​Ben Gold's on a plane from Iowa back to Dallas at this very moment -- a newly burnished Hall of Famer ... like Emmitt Smith, let's just say. On the other side, his final installment from his return to Ottumwa, Iowa, where not all victories are in the distant past.

  • 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 >>

  • News

    December 17, 2009
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    September 10, 2009
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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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Hey Josh Hamilton, WWJD?

    ​My problem isn't that Texas Rangers' All-Star Josh Hamilton got drunk, took off his shirt and playfully licked whipped cream - and vice-versa - off three hot females in an Arizona bar last January. My beef isn't that a born-again guy who continually tells us I Am Second decided to - acc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2009

    Almost Done Here: Five Issues To Consider Before Casting Your Vote On Proposition 1

    As he's done throughout the convention center hotel campaign, Mayor Tom Leppert's op-ed in The Dallas Morning News Thursday focused more on kicking Harlan Crow in the crotch than providing tangible reasons why voters should approve public ownership of a $500 million hotel. He wasted valuable words ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2009

    Bob Sambol's Got Quite the Stake in the City Landing the College Football Hall of Fame

    Here's an interesting little fact left off the two press releases announcing the city's efforts to lure the College Football Hall of Fame from South Bend, Indiana, to downtown Dallas: It was all Bob Sambol's idea. Seriously. But the namesake of Bob's Steak & Chop House on Lemmon Avenue figured, ... More >>

  • Film

    April 9, 2009
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    February 9, 2009

    What About Bob?

    After a weird, wild week of name-calling, foundation-shuddering, letter debunking and a he said/she said spanning Florida to Hawaii, the bizarre tale of Bob Hayes' Twisted Sister finally has a temporary resolution, if not permanent closure. The current verdict: Bob Hayes, Jr. - and not Lucille ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    Lucille Hester: Half the Truth is a Total Lie

    As Bob Hayes' entangled family tree goes under the microscope and as the newspaper that for years has thrust Lucille Hester out front finally joins the investigation into the validity of her branch, one thing - and one thing only - has become clear: The world's fastest human is quickly tur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    BREAKING NEWS: Bob Hayes and the Hall of Fraud

    Somewhere between Milli Vanilli, Rosie Ruiz, Criss Angel and Dennis Green's "They are who we thought they were," something smells fraudy. Or, as the old Florida A&M college buddy and former business manager of newly minted Pro Football Hall of Fame member Bob Hayes says of Lucille Hester: "Sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Whitt's End: 1.30.09

    Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *The Cowboys fined Martellus Bennett one game check for an obscenity-laced and offensive rap video. Interesting to see what they'll do to Anthony Spencer, who actually broke the law and got arrested. * ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2008

    You Betcha: Week 5

    The Redskins hate the Cowboys about as much as I hate losing to The Man. Which puts us both in a real pissy mood this week. I have more bad news for Washington: The Redskins are going to lose Sunday. Furthermore, its town is a hotbed of Cowboys’ fandom. So says DirecTV, anyway. The sat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2008
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    January 3, 2008

    Dallas Flashes Back to 1997

    A Trinity River vote, the return of the Citizens Council, a corruption case at City Hall. Buzz is confused. Was this 2007 or 1997?

  • News

    August 9, 2007

    Romo Holiday

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

  • News

    April 26, 2007

    Suits Him Fine

    Jay Lombardo designs sports' spiffiest uniforms

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2007

    From the Penthouse to the 'Port

    How much do you think a Quincy Carter rookie card's worth, anyway? "Thanks for calling Mud Bugs hockey. How may I direct your call?" Uh-oh. It's nearly always ominous when your first attempt to find a former Dallas Cowboys quarterback leads you to a minor-league hockey team based in Shreveport. Yes, ... 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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2007
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    January 25, 2007

    Delinquent Bill

    Better late than never, Bill Parcells rewards Cowboys with retirement

  • Blogs

    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

    Busted

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

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2007

    Commit or Quit

    Richie thinks Norv Turner might make a good head coach for Your Cowboys. Friends of Unfair Park, discuss. David Beckham is coming. Barbaro is going. And, thanks to Bill Parcells, Your Dallas Cowboys are stuck smack-dab in the middle of nowhere. Should the 65-year-old asshole (now there's a mental i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2006

    David 2, Goliath 0

    Who's the second-best QB in the NFL. Guess. And it's not Drew Bledsoe, whoever he is. Two names I just know you didn't expect to see atop the charts: Borat and Romo. But, alas, here they sit. The reporter from Kazakhstan is still the No. 1 movie in the U.S. and A., and the quarterback from Eastern ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2006

    Mad Cowboys Disease

    We got $20 that says Drew Bledsoe plays some time before the end of the season. Or Sunday night's game. Forgive me, Bible Girl, for I am about to sin: Sonofabiiiiiiiiiiiiitch!!! The two defining press conferences at Valley Ranch this year have featured Kim Etheredge chomping her gum and Bill Parcell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2006

    Last Boo For Drew?

    Tony Romo, otherwise known as the next Cowboys quarterback capable of throwing the worst-scenario interception Roger Staubach's last pass was completed to guard Herb Scott. Danny White's fateful play forced an infamous "No, Danny! No!" from coach Tom Landry. Troy Aikman's final play ended in a huge ... More >>

  • News

    August 10, 2006

    Ready to Blow

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

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • News

    January 12, 2006

    Still Crazy

    Cowboys fanatic nearing final whistle

  • News

    December 1, 2005

    The PlayFaker

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

  • News

    July 17, 2003

    Big Tex

    Cowboys icon Schramm left his mark on his team and those who knew him

  • Culture

    October 15, 1998

    Ghost chasing

    Doak Walker's children remember a father, not a legend

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