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Walter Payton

  • 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 18, 2011

    Okay Cowboys Fans, Who Are We Rooting Against This Weekend?

    Please. No. Can't take it.​Some of us -- guilty -- figured that this weekend your Dallas Cowboys would be hosting the NFC Championship Game, just one step from staying in town and becoming the first team in NFL history to play in a Super Bowl in its own stadium. Those plans, to say the leas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2011

    On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, I Have A ... List. Of the Best Black Athletes in the History of Ever

    ​While a lot of you are off work today, take time to remember and refresh the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. The rest of us? Let's commemorate MLK Day with an impossible task: Selecting the world's all-time greatest black athletes. First step, choosing the criteria. Sheer athleticism? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    Emmitt Smith: The Best? Or Simply the Most?

    ​It's a no-brainer that Dallas Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith will get voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend at Super Bowl XLIV in Miami. The question is, will he enter Canton as the NFL's all-time best running back or simply the running back with the most yards? Hall of Fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    The Top 10 Greatest Black Athletes in the History of Ever

    Mission Accomplished Impossible. In honor of February's Black History Month, I set out to pinpoint a pristine list of the world's all-time greatest black athletes. But using what criteria? Sheer athleticism? Popularity? Accomplishment? Social activism? Transcendence? All of the above? ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 20, 2005

    In Circles

    Art's birth and death

  • News

    October 17, 2002

    Smith Blarney

    What to do with Deuce-Deuce? Shut up and let him run.

  • Best of Dallas

    September 26, 2002

    Best "Why Me?" Look

    Emmitt Smith, Dallas Cowboys

  • News

    August 9, 2001

    Falling Stars

    Who let the air out of the Cowboys? Jerry, Dave, Tony, the heat--you name it. A preview of Dallas' dying days.

  • News

    April 12, 2001

    Bad Breakup

    We knew it had to end. But not like this. Not without one last fling.

  • Culture

    December 14, 2000

    A Love-Hate Thing

    If our columnist knew what it meant, he would say he's experiencing Schadenfreude

  • Best of Dallas

    September 21, 2000

    Best Dallas Cowboy

    Emmitt Smith

  • Culture

    July 27, 1995

    The Cowboy nobody knows

    David Lang gets ready to sit in Emmitt's shadow

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