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Super Bowl VI

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2013

    Two Decades Later, a Cowboy Gets His Stolen Super Bowl Ring Back

    If wide receiver Lance Alworth isn't in the pantheon of Dallas Cowboys legends, it's because he spent the nine of his 11 Hall of Fame seasons with the San Diego Chargers. But it was with Dallas that he made the two most important catches of his career -- one to convert a third-and-long, the other fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2011

    Baseball Goes Bonkers: The Top 5 Championship Celebrations in Sports

    ​Watched South Carolina win their second consecutive College World Series last night. Their celebration -- gloves and hats flying in a giant infield dog pile -- got me to thinking: Does baseball over-celebrate? Or, perhaps, do they do it just right? Think about the Mavs' reaction after a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    The Champion of Championships: Where Does the Mavs' Title Rank?

    ​Great. But is it the greatest? When Dirk Nowitzki accessorized his lefty layup in the final minute with private tears of joy and accomplishment last Sunday night in Miami, the Dallas Mavericks symbolically threw Don Carter's 10-gallon hat in the ring. After years of sheepishly having B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Dear Miami, We Hate You. And Your Sports. Love, Dallas

    Miami has Colin Farrel's lame mustache. We have shirtless Matthew Mcconaughey. ​Recently our brotherly blog down here in Miami concocted a list of reasons why Miami is a better city than Dallas. Same ol', lame-o stuff. Calling us fat and redneck and boasting that "nobody's ever killed a sitting pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Super Bowl XLV Also Gave Us ... The Greatest Moment in Texas Football History?

    ​I was flattered when the North Texas Super Bowl XLV Host Committee approached me late in 2009 to help construct and singularly author its prodigious Century in the Making project. What started with 250 of the greatest moments in Texas football history -- high school, college and pro -- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    This Is How Tom Landry Won Super Bowl VI

    Heritage Auction Galleries​In between phone calls and Unfair Park posts today I was goofing around on Heritage Auction Galleries' website, where I espied this item set to go up for bids on Sunday: the Dallas Cowboys's itinerary for Super Bowl VI, which was played at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    Don't Be Surprised If You See a Lot of Folks Who Look Like Tom Landry Next Month

    ​This morning Sports Illustrated launched a site allowing folks to vote on the Most Decisive Super Bowl Moments, which coincides with a list that appears in the issue hitting stands today. One moment -- a "game-changing play, player's leadership or coach's decision" -- from each Super Bowl is pull ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    The Top 10 Greatest Undrafted Players in the History of Your Dallas Cowboys

    ​Former SMU player-turned-Cowboys' stud Bryan McCann got me to thinking. Has an undrafted guy ever made such an immediate impact in Dallas? An interception return of 101 yards one week, followed by a 97-yard punt return the following week is impressive. But he'd better keep it up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    Dallas Cowboys Legends and Winspear Save Glory Days Taping From Disaster

    Photos by Sam Merten​An eclectic mix of folks packed the Bill and Margot Winspear Opera House last night as a jaw-dropping group of former Dallas Cowboys players reminisced during the taping of Glory Days, a television pilot scheduled to debut January 30 on KTVT-Channel 11 prior to finding a n ... More >>

  • News

    December 17, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    Do Two Rights Make a Wrong? (Cornerback, That Is)

    Wonder if Orlando will be as cool as Craig? ​Back in 1971 a genius named Tom Landry decided it was a swell idea to alternate quarterbacks Roger Staubach and Craig Morton - on every friggin' play. But after his Dallas Cowboys bumbled along at 4-3, the coach decided on Staubach full-time ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2008

    That ’70s Show

    Squint real hard and see the similarities. At long last, the ’70s are back. Women are again wearing Halston. Television viewers are glued to CBS’ hit Swingtown. Two movies founded on the old decade’s staples of Star Wars and ABBA – The Clone Wars and Mamma Mia – were among last week ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2007

    Ex-Cowboys Great Will Have Nothing to Do With the NFL

    Herb Adderley's in the Hall of Fame. He's a Super Bowl champ several times over. And he wants nothing to do with the NFL, ever. Back in February, we mentioned how Herb Adderley -- Pro Football Hall of Famer as a Green Bay Packer and former cornerback for Tom Landry's Dallas Cowboys from 1970 to '72 ... More >>

  • News

    January 8, 1998

    The Comeback of Harvey Martin

    Eighteen months ago, the former Cowboys hero was drinking and drugging his way to disaster. Now he's clean, sober, and planning to stay that way.

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