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  • 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.
  • Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says anthem protests are damaging the NFL

    10/22/2017 8:25:17 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 163 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Oct 22, 2017
    Dallas owner says he has heard from concerned sponsors The Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who this month said he would bench any of his players who “disrespect the flag” during the national anthem, says that the protest movement is damaging the NFL. This season dozens of NFL players have knelt during the anthem to highlight racial injustice in the United States. The movement has split the nation, with many perceiving it as disrespectful to military veterans. The NFL’s television ratings are also down, although it is not clear whether this is directly linked to the protests, as TV...
  • Jerry Jones the lone critical voice of player protests at owner's meetings

    10/22/2017 2:22:59 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 54 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | October 22, 2017 | Jason La Canfora
    Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has gone to great lengths in recent weeks to ensure his voice was heard publicly about his displeasure over any NFL player not standing for the national anthem, and while he slipped out of last week's owner's meetings in New York without speaking to the media, league sources said he was quite vocal during Wednesday's session. Jones was the only owner to rail against the handful of players who are still regularly kneeling, standing or staying in the locker room during the playing of the anthem, the sources said, pronouncing his disagreement with how the NFL...
  • VIDEO: Jerry Jones accosted by protestors in hotel lobby

    10/17/2017 1:28:50 PM PDT · by RedMonqey · 74 replies
    247sports.com ^ | 3 hours ago | Patrik Walker
    Jerry Jones is now center stage, but not for a reason he'd like to be. The Hall of Famer owner took ownership of nearly every major headline in the 24-hour news feed when he took a powerful stance regarding how the Dallas Cowboys will handle the National Anthem. Through the team's Week 5 game against the Green Bay Packers, no Cowboys' player had offered any type of demonstration during the signing of the Anthem -- remaining one of the few teams with that designation. Jones' comments were unexpected, considering the aforementioned combined with the discussions that took place after comments...
  • Cowboys TV ratings in Dallas-Fort Worth are slipping

    10/16/2017 2:00:59 PM PDT · by RedMonqey · 54 replies
    Sportsday. Dallas News.com ^ | Barry Horn , Staff Writer
    Any television show or any sporting event would take a rating of 30.0 in the Dallas-Fort Worth market and laugh all the way to the bank. It's a terrific number. It means that an average of 30 percent of all homes with televisions in the area were tuned in at any moment. That translates to approximately 794,550 homes. Relatively speaking, however, those are low numbers for a Green Bay Packers-Dallas Cowboys matchup. But that's what Sunday's down-to-the-wire Packers 35, Cowboys 31 at AT&T Stadium scored locally for Fox on KDFW (Channel 4).
  • Cowboys TV ratings in Dallas-Fort Worth are tanking

    10/14/2017 12:15:53 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 56 replies
    Sports Day ^ | Oct 14, 2017 | Barry Horn
    Any television show or any sporting event would take a rating of 30.0 in the Dallas-Fort Worth market and laugh all the way to the bank. It's a terrific number. It means that an average of 30 percent of all homes with televisions in the area were tuned in at any moment. That translates to approximately 794,550 homes. Relatively speaking, however, those are low numbers for a Green Bay Packers-Dallas Cowboys matchup. But that's what Sunday's down-to-the-wire Packers 35, Cowboys 31 at AT&T Stadium scored locally for Fox on KDFW (Channel 4). Consider this: Last season's Cowboys at Packers game,...
  • Cowboys coaches, players meet over Jerry Jones' anthem comments

    10/11/2017 12:03:00 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 60 replies
    ESPN ^ | October 11, 2017 | Todd Archer
    In a meeting with coaches, Dallas Cowboys players were told to bring their concerns about comments made by Jerry Jones regarding his stance on the national anthem to the owner and general manager, according to a source. NFL Network was the first to report the meeting. Since Sunday, Jones has been outspoken regarding his stance that players must "not disrespect the flag" and that they must stand for the anthem or they will be benched. Speaking on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas on Tuesday, Jones said the players could express themselves prior to the national anthem in a similar manner...
  • You know NFL executives want a Patriots-Cowboys Super Bowl LII (52)

    10/10/2017 7:45:37 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 55 replies
    GuavaCheesePuff | October 10, 2017 | GuavaCheesePuff
    The NFL is in crisis...they will need two teams who can generate ratings and TV power. The Dallas Cowboys look like they will make the 2017 playoffs again and the Patriots are defending Super Bowl champions, so they will make it as well. NFL executives probably want a Patriots/Cowboys Super Bowl to get ratings back, or else they are done. The Chiefs can't generate the eyes that the Cowboys or Patriots would. Just my two cents.
  • Jemele Hill Wants Fans To Boycott NFL Advertisers

    10/09/2017 10:12:09 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 50 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/9/2017 | David Hookstead
    ESPN pundit Jemele Hill wants fans to boycott the sponsors of the Dallas Cowboys following remarks from owner Jerry Jones. Jones said Sunday that he will bench players who refuse to stand for the national anthem, and apparently that didn’t sit too well with Hill. “Change happens when advertisers are impacted. If you feel strongly about JJ’s statement, boycott his advertisers,” she tweeted in part late Sunday night after his comments. Not sure how happy ESPN management will be with an employee telling NFL fans to boycott NFL related sponsors, given the fact that ESPN needs the NFL to stay...
  • Cowboys Owner Makes an Anthem Stand: ‘If We Are Disrespecting the Flag, Then We Won’t Play. Period’

    10/08/2017 7:54:08 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 171 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8 Oct 2017 | Dylan Gwinn
    Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones has had it with anthem protests. Just how tired of it is he? Tired enough that Jones has now publicly said that if his team doesn’t respect the flag, they’re not going to play. Jones was asked by Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News, about two Cowboys players who raised their fists at the end of the anthem. Jones said he did not see the raised fists. But then, Jones made a definitive statement about how he wants to see his team to handle the anthem from now on. According to Pro Football Talk, Jones...
  • Jerry Jones says he will bench players who disrespect the flag

    10/08/2017 6:28:39 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 218 replies
    www.star-telegram.com ^ | OCTOBER 08, 2017 7:51 PM | Drew Davison
    ARLINGTON Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said any players in his organization who disrespect the flag during the national anthem will not play in games. Jones is the first owner in the NFL to go on record about disciplining players who disrespect the flag during the national anthem. He didn’t specify kneeling or raising fists in the arm or other gestures made by players around the league. Jones made his strongest statements regarding the national anthem protests throughout the NFL after Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers. “If there is anything disrespecting the flag, then we will not play....