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  • Jason Witten ends retirement, set to play again for Dallas Cowboys

    02/28/2019 12:27:07 PM PST · by Red Badger · 38 replies
    FOX News ^ | By Lucia I. Suarez Sang
    Jason Witten will be on "Monday Night Football" again this season -- but not as an announcer. Retirement didn’t even last a year for the Dallas Cowboys star, who is returning to the gridiron a season after hanging up his cleats. The 2019 season will mark his 16th season with the Texas team. The NFL team announced the news on Thursday afternoon. He initially hung up his cleats in May to pursue a career in the broadcast booth of ESPN's “Monday Night Football.”
  • Dallas Cowboy QB Tony Romo Is Finally Going To The Super Bowl (As A Network Analyst)

    02/02/2019 9:15:37 PM PST · by CaliforniaCraftBeer · 11 replies
    The Ringer ^ | January 31, 2019 | Bryan Curtis
    ...[He's] given Jim Nantz, who’s been at the network since 1985, a new energy, a new vigor. “I’ve heard a lot of people say that,” Nantz told me this week. “It’s probably true. … I definitely feel like I’m trying to match up with Tony’s enthusiasm.” “I gotta be honest,” said Tracy Wolfson, the crew’s sideline reporter. “I felt reinvigorated going down the stretch of the season.” Romo’s not just an announcer. He’s an energy drink. It’s not just Romo’s thirst for football that has changed the CBS crew. As Wolfson notes, Romo’s hiring allowed a rare reset for a...
  • 7-Year-Old Cowboys Fan Writes Scathing Letter to Jerry Jones: "WE SUCK"

    11/09/2018 6:36:49 AM PST · by C19fan · 16 replies
    Vice ^ | November 8, 2018 | Liam Daniel Pierce
    When you're a professional in the sports business, you've got to develop some thick skin. Competition is the name of the game, and you learn to rise above the haters. But there's something about being dunked on by a kid that you just can't recover from. Jerry Jones—the protest-busting geriatric oil baron who owns the Dallas Cowboys—is taking L after L, with his team posting a brutal 3-5 record so far this season, telegraphing plays, and even Cowboys legend Troy Aikman is calling for a "complete overhaul." And then he watched as the discarded Dez Bryant signed with a legitimate...
  • Cowboys have lowest Week One local rating in nine years (NFL)

    09/15/2018 5:40:24 AM PDT · by PapaBear3625 · 82 replies
    NBC Sports ^ | 9/13/2018 | Mike Florio
    America’s Team may still be America’s Team, but America’s Team isn’t drawing the same kind of eyeballs in their home market. Via Barry Horn, formerly of the Dallas Morning News, the Cowboys generated a Week One rating of 28.2 in the Dallas-Fort Worth area for their road game at Carolina. That’s the lowest number since the Cowboys produced a 25.2 in 2009.
  • Former Cowboys RB Joseph Randle arrested, charged with rape

    09/07/2018 10:37:35 AM PDT · by Snickering Hound · 41 replies
    Sporting News ^ | 9-7-2018 | Marc Lancaster
    Joseph Randle was arrested early Friday morning in Wichita, Kansas, and charged with rape, the latest run-in with authorities for the former Cowboys running back. Online records show Randle, 26, was booked into the Sedgwick County Jail at 3:43 a.m. and charged with rape and a probation violation. There was no bond listed for either charge. The Wichita Eagle noted Randle was sentenced to five years' probation in June after being found guilty of aggravated burglary, aggravated battery, criminal threat and marijuana possession. That conviction stemmed from a 2016 incident in which Randle intentionally backed into three people with his...
  • Kaepernick’s lawyer hints at Trump-Jones conspiracy, says court order is muzzling him

    07/31/2018 7:52:13 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 26 replies
    NBC Sports ^ | July 30, 2018, 11:12 AM EDT | Michael David Smith
    Mark Geragos, the lawyer who is representing Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid in a collusion lawsuit against the NFL, has been hinting all summer that there’s damaging information about the NFL that will come out of the case. But Geragos says the court is stopping him from letting the public know all the facts, which he suggested involve a conspiracy regarding President Trump and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. “The president tweeted about how lame the national anthem policy was,” Geragos said on his Reasonable Doubt podcast. “Then Jerry Jones came out and said they’re going to stand during the anthem....
  • NFL orders Jerry Jones to stop talking anthem, Fox 4’s Mike Doocy cancels interview

    07/30/2018 5:43:42 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 21 replies
    Star-Telegram ^ | 7-30-18 | CLARENCE E. HILL JR.
    Four days after seemingly defying the NFL and letting the world know about his team’s zero-tolerance policy regarding standing for the national anthem, Jones is now not talking about the issue because he has been told not to by the league. Jones informed several local television stations who had booked him for interviews on their Sunday night show from training camp in Oxnard, Calif., that questions about the national anthem and his team’s policy were not permitted because the NFL had told him to stop
  • University Of Wyoming Profs: ‘Cowboy’ Slogan Promotes ‘White Heterosexual’ Masculinity

    07/11/2018 7:46:13 AM PDT · by blam · 86 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7-11-2018 | Tom Ciccotta
    Professors at the University of Wyoming say the school’s new cowboy slogan promotes “white heterosexual” masculinity. Expanding upon the University of Wyoming’s Cowboy mascot, the school recently adopted a new slogan — “The World Needs More Cowboys.” But some professors are up in arms over the choice, claiming that it promotes “white heterosexual” masculinity. Christine Porter, associate professor of kinesiology and health at the university, is leading the charge against the new slogan. “The history of cowboys, of course, is much more diverse than that racially, and presumably also for sexual orientation,” Porter said in a comment. “But the image...
  • 'Delta Hill Riders': African-American cowboy culture in the Mississippi Delta

    06/16/2018 11:45:00 AM PDT · by BBell · 69 replies
    Rory Doyle’s ongoing personal project shares the story of African-American cowboy culture in the rural Mississippi Delta, challenging the Hollywood portrayal of the American cowboy. The work highlights the black cowboys and cowgirls in the Delta as a proud group existing beyond the movie image of the American West. The project began in early 2017 when Doyle attended a rodeo celebrating black cowboy heritage in the region. Over the past year, he’s documented this band of horse riders in a place not typically known for its cowboys. A recent article from Smithsonian magazine estimated that one in four cowboys was...
  • 'We're so far away': The Cowboys are in a fight against time, mediocrity

    06/15/2018 7:10:18 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 16 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | June 14, 2018 | Charles Robinson
    FRISCO, Texas – At one point this week, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott sat back at his locker and pulled a large box to his lap, flipping the top open and pulling out a crisp Stetson cowboy hat. Without removing the plastic wrapping, he pulled the brim down over his forehead and smiled. A perfect fit. One of the few for the Cowboys in this week’s minicamp, which may have been summed up most accurately by head coach Jason Garrett when he said the team (and the offense in particular) is nowhere near a finished product. “We’re so far away,”...
  • Chinese Female Filmmaker Explores "Demonized American Heartland"

    03/14/2018 10:01:30 AM PDT · by GoldenState_Rose · 15 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | May 2017 | Nancy Tartaglione
    “I thought my last film was hard,” Zhao laughs, “but for a Chinese woman to try to wrangle a bunch of young cowboys?” Chinese filmmaker Chloé Zhao is making her second trip to the Cannes Film Festival’s Directors’ Fortnight this year, with sophomore feature The Rider. Born in Beijing, Zhao went to school in the UK and college in the U.S. before settling in Denver, basing her first two feature films on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation. Zhao’s 2015 drama, Songs My Brothers Taught Me, was developed at the Sundance Institute and premiered in Park City that year. It centers...
  • NFL to seek millions from Cowboys owner Jerry Jones as reimbursement for legal fees

    02/26/2018 5:12:22 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 20 replies
    ESPN ^ | February 26, 2018
    The NFL is demanding reimbursement in excess of $2 million from Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones for court costs related to star running back Ezekiel Elliott's suspension and Jones' threatened litigation over commissioner Roger Goodell's contract, sources tell ESPN's Dan Graziano. The owners are citing a rule that has been on the books for more than two decades, that says if an owner participates in bringing litigation against other owners, he must reimburse them for the legal fees. An earlier report by The New York Times characterized the reimbursement as a fine to be levied on Jones by Goodell. The...
  • Former Dallas Cowboy Lincoln Coleman Found Safe After Forgetting Where He Parked

    02/14/2018 11:20:27 AM PST · by Red Badger · 44 replies
    dfw.cbslocal.com ^ | February 13, 2018 at 9:52 pm | By Jeff Paul
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Missing since Friday, former Dallas Cowboys running back Lincoln Coleman was found safe on Tuesday morning, according to Dallas Police. Investigators were worried about his diminished mental capacity and his need for medical help. Coleman’s agent and friend of 15 years, Christopher Randolph, said Coleman had parked his car at a church three blocks from his house. He said Coleman could not figure out where he left his car or how to get home. Randolph said on Tuesday at about 4 a.m., Coleman returned home but was confused about what happened. “We were worried about him freezing....
  • Black Cowboy Museum Reveals Hidden Heritage in Rosenberg

    02/11/2018 1:39:54 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 31 replies
    KHOU11 ^ | February 7, 2018 | Larry Seward
    Years after the former rodeo roper turned country singer lost his voice, LarryCallies stumbled into his past. Records from plantation days revealed connections between his slave ancestors and a white east Texas minister who had kids with slaves, uncovering hidden history became his passion.Larry Callies owns history with a collection of boots, buckles, stirrups, photos and more on display at the Black Cowboy Museum in Rosenberg. “I just don’t like to lose my heritage,” he said. “I don’t like to lose things that we used to have. I brought a lot of stuff from me just picking stuff up.” Years...
  • Video of Cowboys Players Baptized at The Star Goes Viral

    12/08/2017 11:34:09 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 31 replies
    NBC DFW ^ | Dec 7, 2017 | Pat Doney
    Three Cowboys players were baptized at the team's practice facility Tuesday.On a Tuesday afternoon, the Dallas Cowboys training room pool frequently used to rehabilitate injuries instead served as the venue for lives being transformed. Three Cowboys players – safety Kavon Frazier, linebacker Anthony Hitchens, and linebacker Justin March-Lillard – were baptized at the Cowboys practice facility by the team’s chaplain, Jonathan Evans, who posted the video to his Facebook page. As of Thursday afternoon, the two-minute clip had been viewed more than two million times. “It’s good it’s blowing up,” Frazier said. “It’s getting His name out to a lot...
  • Many open seats as Cowboys-Redskins kickoff (less than half full)

    12/01/2017 2:01:21 AM PST · by Libloather · 18 replies
    Star-Telegram ^ | 11/30/17 | STEFAN STEVENSON
    ARLINGTON The luster of the Dallas Cowboys may be growing dull. The stadium that seats over 90,000 was less than half full at kickoff Thursday night at AT&T Stadium. Rally towels laid on the back of seats throughout the stadium stood out starkly.
  • Jerry Jones says he won't sue NFL over Roger Goodell's contract

    11/22/2017 3:04:05 PM PST · by Coronal · 7 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | November 22, 2017 | Ryan Wilson
    Last week, the NFL sent a letter to Cowboys owner Jerry Jones accusing hims of "conduct detrimental to the league" after Jones threatened to sue the other owners if they approved commissioner Roger Goodell's new contract. It was the latest escalation between the league and Jones, a schism that appears to have origins in Goodell's decision to suspend Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott for six games. But on Tuesday, Jones abruptly dropped the idea of a lawsuit. According to a letter from Jones to Falcons owner and chair of the compensation committee Arthur Blank obtained by the New York...
  • Jerry Jones could be forced to sell Cowboys as angry NFL owners protect Roger Goodell

    11/14/2017 6:54:52 AM PST · by righttackle44 · 108 replies
    BIZPac Review ^ | November 14, 2017 | Renee Hayes
    This might not be how it was supposed to go. After a tumultuous year of protests, sinking ratings and ticket sales for the NFL, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was prepared to act. Last week, news that Jones had threatened to sue NFL commission Roger Goodell rocked the political and sports world. Jones had been extremely critical over many of Goodell’s decisions, and was vocal over this mishandling of the players’ protests during the national anthem. Jones decided to put his money where his mouth is, and hired an attorney in an attempt to stop negotiations for Goodell’s lucrative contract...
  • OTL: Jerry Jones threatens to sue NFL if Roger Goodell's contract extension is approved

    11/08/2017 6:13:02 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 41 replies
    ESPN ^ | November 8, 2017 | Don Van Natta Jr. and Seth Wickersham
    Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has threatened to sue the National Football League if a contract extension for commissioner Roger Goodell is approved by the league's compensation committee, sources told Outside the Lines. A team owner and a team executive told Outside the Lines that Jones has hired David Boies, the famed New York lawyer who represented Vice President Al Gore in the deadlocked 2000 presidential election -- and who led the NFL's court case during a dispute over the 2011 collective bargaining agreement negotiations. More recently, Boies defended Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein against sexual assault allegations.
  • For Sutherland Springs, TX

    11/05/2017 4:04:14 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 9 replies
    You Tube ^ | 6/11/17 | Eleutheria5
    Feeling helpless hearing the news of yet another mass shooting, this time in a church in a small town in Texas. Name wasn't Islamic, so my guess is either a plain old fashioned lunatic, or a snowflake in meltdown. Which ever. This is all I can do about it, start a memorial song thread for people to contribute to. Theme is Texas, cowboys, oil wells, whatever Texas means to you, or Baptist hymns, if that's what you want. Songs are best, but poems, anecdotes, whatever moves you. I grabbed one of the best again, with the song Giant.