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  • Rio Bravo on TCM 10:30PM E.S.T. tonight

    05/06/2009 3:29:55 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 17 replies · 1,012+ views
    It has been said that director Howard Hawks made Rio Bravo (1959) as a reaction to two popular westerns which angered him - High Noon (1952) and 3:10 to Yuma (1957). His comment on the former was, "I didn't think a good sheriff was going to go running around town like a chicken with his head off asking for help, and finally his Quaker wife had to save him." Hawks also considered 3:10 to Yuma, which had outlaw Glenn Ford playing psychological games with lawman Van Heflin, "a lot of nonsense." So Rio Bravo was the director's take on heroism...
  • When we were cowboys ... (GOOD READ!)

    01/05/2007 8:36:06 PM PST · by DNME · 3 replies · 508+ views
    www.warchick.com ^ | January 1, 2007 | Resa Laru Kirkland
    WHEN WE WERE COWBOYS... We Were Invincible Golda Meir once said (paraphrase) "... the fighting will stop when they love their children more than they hate us." I've said multiple times that the #1 killers of Palestinian children--or any child whose parents follow Islam--are Palestinian adults. The left's mantra of "Won't someone puhlease think of the children?" rings hollow and impotent given their appalling inaction on behalf of the children who truly need it--children of Islam. Their suffering is inexcusably ignored by these self-styled paragons of the defenseless. These little ones are on their own, left to their own devices,...
  • 2 hurt in fall from roof area at Cowboys Stadium

    12/03/2009 8:16:33 AM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 7 replies · 533+ views
    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP)—Two workers were injured, one seriously, when they slipped and fell from a roof area of Cowboys Stadium while doing maintenance Thursday morning, authorities said. The two were working on the top hatch of the retractable-roof venue around 7:20 a.m. when they slipped, Assistant Fire Chief Don Crowson said. They were not using “fall protection,” he said. The workers fell from an upper roof to a lower section, police spokeswoman Tiara Ellis Richard said. Live TV coverage showed fire department crews on the roof of the nearly $1.2 billion stadium, where the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys began playing this...
  • Tony Romo Wanted for Robberies

    11/19/2009 3:06:01 PM PST · by slumber1 · 11 replies · 616+ views
    KDFW TV ^ | 11-19-09 | Lynn Kawano
    DALLAS - Dallas police are looking for Tony Romo – not the football player, but a man they believe has robbed multiple area businesses. Police suspect 21-year-old Anthony Elias Romo is one of two men responsible for at least 10 robberies since August 15, including one at the Azteca Meat Market on Forest Lane and one at the Big C Grocery on Irving Boulevard.
  • Dallas Cowboys: Plenty Of Credit To Go Around

    11/11/2009 11:32:37 AM PST · by UsnDadof8 · 25 replies · 1,127+ views
    nfldraftdog website ^ | 11/10/09 | Russell Easley
    Dallas Cowboys NFL Team Column By Russell Easley 2009 NFL Draft Coverage 10 November 2009 Plenty of Credit To Go Around For those of you who haven’t heard, the Cowboys defeated the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday night to take sole possession of first place in the hotly contested NFC East. The game featured plenty of penalties and challenged plays, but what it really showed was the progress this team has made since the beginning of the season. So who gets the credit for the continued improvement of this team? Well, there’s plenty to go around. Credit QB Tony Romo for his...
  • Saudi prince's Cowboys-colored jet could land him in hot water

    09/18/2009 9:49:48 AM PDT · by Judges Gone Wild · 25 replies · 2,146+ views
    Fort Worth Star-Telegram ^ | 9/17/2009 | Maria Recio
    WASHINGTON -- When the Dallas Cowboys play their first home game Sunday night and unveil their new stadium to a national television audience, the best seats in the house will be in the ultra-exclusive Owners Club. The suites in that area sold for $500,000 a year, feature an upscale bar, personal guards and private elevator that whisks suite holders from underground parking directly to their section on the Hall of Fame level. One of the big-money suite holders is a prince who finds himself mired in controversy over his private jet, which is painted in the colors of his beloved...
  • #1 Dallas Cowboys

    09/02/2009 4:53:08 PM PDT · by Dysart · 50 replies · 928+ views
    Forbes ^ | 9-2-09
    Team Value1$1.7 bil Dallas Cowboys are owned by Jerral Jones (Net Worth: $1.3 billion), who bought them in 1989 for $150 mil. Player-costs-to-win ratio8 82 Coach Wade Phillips Metro area population: 6,300,000 Revenue per fan: $27 Sport: Portion of franchise's value attributable to revenue shared among all teams. Market: Portion of franchise's value attributable to its city and market size. Stadium: Portion of franchise's value attributable to its stadium. Brand Management: Portion of franchise's value attributable to the management of its brand. The skinny The Cowboys new stadium will be a gold mine this season. The team has sold most...
  • Cowboys Win Battle of First Teamers; Niners Win Game

    08/30/2009 6:19:16 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 7 replies · 589+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 08/30/2009 | Richard O. Ortiz
    The Cowboys and Tony Romo came out gunning in the first quarter. Mixing up running and passing plays, they made their way down field almost at will. The 49er defense had no answers for the dominating play of the offensive line. That was the key for Romo and company throughout the entire first half. On a few pass plays Romo dropped back and took some long looks before he decided where to execute. On one play Austin was so wide open for so long it looked like the defense did'nt even know he was there untill he made a sliding...
  • Top 10 Dallas Cowboys of all time

    08/07/2009 8:19:23 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 71 replies · 1,490+ views
    NFL Network ^ | 08/07/2009
    1. Tom Landry 2. Roger Staubach 3. Michael Irvin 4. Bob Lilly 5. Emmitt Smith 6. Troy Aikman 7. Tony Dorsett 8. Randy White 9. Don Meredith 10. Drew Pearson
  • Dallas Cowboys Player In Hot Water Over "Black Olympics" YouTube Video (Video)

    07/15/2009 8:39:51 AM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 37 replies · 1,512+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 7/15/09 | talkradio03
    Player makes video of "Black Olympics" eating watermelon and fried chicken then posts it on youtube...from cbs11
  • nfldraftdog: Five Things To Watch For

    07/11/2009 9:03:09 PM PDT · by UsnDadof8 · 2 replies · 388+ views
    nfldraftdog ^ | 7/9/09 | Russell Easley
    Dallas Cowboys NFL Team Column By Russell Easley 2009 NFL Draft Coverage 9 July 2009 Five Things (Not Named Tony Romo) To Watch For Does anyone else hate this time of year? It seems like an eternity since the draft and yet we still have more than two weeks before training camp begins. So to help break the monotony, here for your discussion pleasure, I present to you five things to watch for through training camp and preseason. 1. Special Teams. In the old days, little Cowboy fans everywhere went to the bathroom during special teams play, because they were...
  • nfldraftdog: Cowboys Roster Series - Defense

    06/23/2009 9:13:55 PM PDT · by UsnDadof8 · 1 replies · 299+ views
    nfldraftdog ^ | 6/23/09 | Russell Easley
    Dallas Cowboys NFL Team Column By Russell Easley 2009 NFL Draft Coverage 23 June 2009 Cowboys Roster Series: The Defense Somehow it seemed appropriate, for the roster series, to do a piece on the defense as a whole, instead of individual units. I say this because many analysts (by which I mean ex-players – most actual journalists try to learn about new players before they see them on tv) are misreading the changes that have been made this offseason. All they can see is that we have lost players, including three starters. A superficial analysis will tell you that’s bad....
  • Three Cowboys sign record deal for their heavy metal band

    06/23/2009 4:15:53 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 4 replies · 520+ views
    AP ^ | June 23, 2009
    DALLAS (AP) -- NFL offensive linemen bang heads all the time. A trio of Dallas Cowboys linemen are now professional head-bangers, too. Leonard Davis, Marc Colombo and Cory Procter have signed a recording contract as part of a heavy metal band called Free Reign. Their debut album for Australia's Riot Entertainment will be released this fall.
  • Gil Brandt selects his All-’60s Dallas Cowboys Team

    06/14/2009 3:37:17 AM PDT · by Bender2 · 34 replies · 1,637+ views
    Ft Worth Star-Telegram ^ | 6-14-09 | RAY BUCK
    Gil Brandt selects his All-’60s Dallas Cowboys Team By RAY BUCK rbuck@star-telegram.com -SNIP- Brandt’s All-’60s Cowboys Team — that is, pre-Super Bowl appearance No. 1 — won’t surprise you because these selections include some of the most storied names in franchise history. -SNIP- But the fact that Neil Armstrong walked on the moon before the Cowboys could win the "big game" tormented Bob Lilly and his "Next Year’s Team" teammates for an entire decade. These Cowboys rosters over the first 10 years of the franchise included four future Hall of Famers: Lilly, Mel Renfro, Rayfield Wright and Bob Hayes, plus...
  • nfldraftdog: Cowboys Roster Series - Running Backs/Tight Ends

    06/12/2009 11:05:29 AM PDT · by UsnDadof8 · 8 replies · 513+ views
    nfldraftdog website ^ | 6/9/09 | Russell Easley
    Dallas Cowboys NFL Team Column By Russell Easley 09 June 2009 Roster Series Part 4 – Running Backs/Tight Ends Today we’re closing out the offensive half of our roster series by corralling two of the strongest positions on the offense – running back and tight end. At the beginning of last season the Boys thought they had a decent running game. After all, they had Marion Barber, he of the run over defenders and inspire his teammates with gritty play fame. Then they discovered they had a special little weapon in the form of Felix Jones, who in just his...
  • Cowboys Roster Series Part 2: The Wide Receivers

    05/27/2009 9:15:26 AM PDT · by UsnDadof8 · 18 replies · 647+ views
    nfldraftdog website ^ | 5/26/09 | Russell Easley
    Dallas Cowboys NFL Team Column By Russell Easley 26 May 2009 Roster Series Part 2: Wide Receivers Much has been said about the Dallas Cowboys receiving corps so far this offseason, most of it dealing with the departure of Terrell Owens, who shuffled off to Buffalo, but Owens is history and the show, as they say, must go on. There are two major question marks for the Cowboys receivers going into the 2009 season. Can Miles Austin step up and be a consistent downfield threat this season ? Can Roy Williams step up and be a consistent #1 target and...
  • Cowboys Roster Series Part 1: The Offensive Line

    05/27/2009 9:11:19 AM PDT · by UsnDadof8 · 1 replies · 328+ views
    nfldraftdog website ^ | 5/18/09 | Russell Easley
    Roster Series Part 1: Offensive Line The draft picks have been made. The rookies had their (mini) mini-camp. The OTA’s are set to begin this week. So it must be time for a roster series. As I look up and down this roster there are question marks in only two areas. One of them is the offensive line. The other is – well, you’ll just have to come back here and read about it when it comes out. Overall, they’re in decent shape if the starters stay healthy. Consider last year. For the games the Cowboys had the entire starting...
  • Cowboys Practice Arena Collapses

    05/02/2009 6:48:13 PM PDT · by sawmill trash · 8 replies · 845+ views
    AOL News ^ | 5/02/09 | DAVID JIMENEZ
    (May 2) - Cowboys special teams coach Joe DeCamillis was among 12 people injured when winds just shy of tornado strength ripped through the roof of the team's indoor practice facility during a rookie minicamp Saturday.
  • Bubble that covers Cowboys indoor field collapses

    05/02/2009 3:00:31 PM PDT · by txroadkill · 27 replies · 2,803+ views
    WFAA-Dallas/Ft. Worth ^ | May 2,2009 | Staff
    IRVING — Four Dallas Cowboys staff members were injured Saturday when the roof of the team's indoor practice facility collapsed. Cowboys spokesman Rich Dalrymple said all players and coaches were accounted for, and he didn't know the extent of the injuries to the four staff members, who were hospitalized. "They were right in the middle of practice and they were in the middle of the field, which was not good," said WFAA-TV photojournalist Arnold Payne who was on the sidelines of the indoor practice field. "The wind just started shaking the sides of this big huge plastic practice tent."
  • Dallas Cowboys Training Facility Collapses During Storm (Breaking-Vanity)

    05/02/2009 2:30:09 PM PDT · by devane617 · 64 replies · 3,217+ views
    me | 05/02/2009 | mw
    Cowboys training bubble with team inside collapese during storm. Several injuries...Breaking now...
  • Luxury Strikes Out (Three Expensive Sports Arenas Are Opening, and the Timing Couldn't Be Worse)

    03/05/2009 9:01:20 PM PST · by Vision Thing · 27 replies · 827+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | MARCH 6, 2009 | BEN CASSELMAN
    When the New York Yankees throw open the doors to their new home on April 3, fans will walk into a $1.5 billion stadium filled with all the hallmarks of 21st-century sports extravagance: a steak house, a glass-enclosed sports bar and high-definition video screens in every direction. Luxury suite-holders can access a separate deal-room for conducting business. In the sleek, exclusive "Legends Club," the high-definition screens are so ubiquitous they're even set into the lavatory mirrors. For spectators in the premium section's teak-armed seats, waiters will bring brick-oven pizza to anyone able to shell out $2,500 a ticket to watch...
  • Eagles embarrass 'Boys en route to the playoffs

    12/28/2008 7:45:07 PM PST · by OL Hickory · 51 replies · 1,450+ views
    sporting news ^ | today | Matthew Lutovsky
    You know all that stuff about Tony Romo not being a big-game quarterback? Well, maybe there's some merit to that after all.
  • Remember When? : TV Cowboys & Theme Songs: Johnny Yuma Paladin

    10/18/2008 2:19:49 PM PDT · by Goonch · 110 replies · 1,457+ views
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    Johnny Yuma - Johnny Cash Johnny Yuma Johnny Yuma - Johnny Cash Ballad of Paladin
  • Great Job at the Stadium

    08/28/2008 8:07:06 PM PDT · by txroadkill · 39 replies · 664+ views
    FreeRepublic ^ | 8/28/08 | Self
    Great Job at the StadiumPersonally I though the performance at the Football stadium was great.
  • Film Foundation, Sony Partner to Release Classic Films on DVD [Scott/Boetticher films finally on DVD

    08/25/2008 3:05:55 PM PDT · by NewJerseyJoe · 2 replies · 130+ views
    Home Media Magazine ^ | 8/25/2008 | Thomas K. Arnold
    Martin Scorsese’s The Film Foundation has partnered with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment to bring a variety of classic films to DVD. Films will be released under the “Collector’s Choice” banner and include restored and remastered transfers of previously unreleased titles from the Sony catalog. Hollywood talent will contribute commentaries and introductions in films that have inspired their own work. The first release will be The Films of Budd Boetticher, a boxed set of five Westerns that will arrive in stores Nov. 4. The set includes The Tall T, Decision at Sundown, Buchanan Rides Alone, Ride Lonesome and Comanche Station, all...
  • Ex-"Pacman" Jones companion found dead in Bronx

    06/21/2008 9:17:07 AM PDT · by misterrob · 13 replies · 337+ views
    Newsday ^ | June 21, 2008 | ROCCO PARASCANDOLA
    A principal in the infamous Las Vegas shooting involving NFL star Adam "Pacman" Jones has died under mysterious circumstances in the Bronx - and now authorities are trying to determine if she was murdered. Sadia Morrison, a 26-year-old celebrity stylist, was found dead last Friday behind 1065 University Ave., a building in High Bridge where she may have gone to visit a friend or boyfriend, police said. At first, investigators thought she had jumped to her death, police sources said, but it now appears that is not the case. An autopsy was inconclusive, and the medical examiner is conducting further...
  • Moose not meant for end of a rope

    05/30/2008 9:22:15 PM PDT · by B4Ranch · 12 replies · 129+ views
    amarillo.com/ ^ | May 3, 2008 | Baxter Black
    Most cowboys go to great lengths to keep from losing their rope. And yet that same cowboy might rope a freight train, a four-wheeler or a polar bear without a second thought. That thought, of course is, 'How do I get my rope back?' Randy and Roy were makin' a final circle on a big ranch north of the Anaconda Mountains. They were down to tracking singles. One set of tracks lead them up a little canyon. The snow was a foot deep and the footprints were well-defined punctures in the snow, not the foot draggin' bovine kind. It didn't...
  • Dale Hansen - Cowboys Should Sign Osama Bin Laden as Wide Receiver

    04/25/2008 1:37:17 PM PDT · by Arec Barrwin · 48 replies · 420+ views
    WFAA Channel 8 - Dallas ^ | April 25, 2008 | Dale Hansen
    Dale Hansen of Dallas's Channel 8 News is "unhinged" about the Pacman Jones trade and believes signing Osama Bin Laden as Wide Receiver would be the moral equivalent. Video here: http://www.wfaa.com/video/index.html?nvid=239208
  • Pacman heading to Dallas

    04/23/2008 8:30:31 PM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 28 replies · 124+ views
    Sports Network ^ | April 24 2008
    Pacman heading to Dallas Irving, TX (Sports Network) - The Dallas Cowboys and Tennessee Titans have agreed in principle on a trade for suspended cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones, though terms of the deal are unknown as of yet. According to the Titans, final details are still to be worked out prior to the draft and Jones must pass a physical before the trade will be finalized. The teams were rumored to have first discussed a trade more than a month ago. As late as Tuesday, however, the Cowboys were pessimistic on the prospect of a deal getting done. Jones was...
  • Kimberly-Clark Wins Cowboys Stadium Name Game

    03/31/2008 10:19:47 PM PDT · by B-Chan · 37 replies · 1,629+ views
    The Dallas Times Herald ^ | 2008.04.01 | Uso de Avril
    Kimberly-Clark Wins Cowboys Stadium Name Game VALLEY RANCH — After several months of secret negotiations, the NFL's Dallas Cowboys and Irving, Texas-based Kimberly-Clark Corporation have inked a sponsorship deal for the new billion-dollar Dallas Cowboys stadium, currently under construction in Arlington, Texas, The stadium will be called Kimberly-Clark Depend® Stadium when it opens in 2009. The name was announced at a press conference on Tuesday by Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and Kimberly-Clark Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Thomas Falk. "It sounds a little funny at first, I know," a wry Jones told reporters as a ripple of laughter crossed the...
  • Cowboys, Titans talking Pacman trade

    03/20/2008 5:31:13 PM PDT · by Dysart · 6 replies · 315+ views
    DMN Cowboys Blog ^ | 3-20-08 | Calvin Watkins
    A source confirmed to Calvin Watkins that the Cowboys are discussing a trade with the Tennessee Titans that would grant Pacman Jones his wish of coming to Dallas. Nothing is imminent. The Cowboys and Titans have discussed a late-round pick as the compensation.
  • Seahawks sign running back Julius Jones; Alexander wants to know what’s up

    03/11/2008 9:57:20 AM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 20 replies · 455+ views
    AP via yahoo! ^ | 11-March-2008 | GREGG BELL
    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP)—Now that the Seattle Seahawks have signed Julius Jones, Shaun Alexander wants to know what’s going on. The four-time defending NFC West champions announced Monday they had signed Jones, the deposed starting running back in Dallas, to a multiyear contract. Terms were not released, but it is reportedly a four-year deal.Jones’ arrival is further proof coach Mike Holmgren wasn’t just appeasing the fan base when he said fixing Seattle’s anemic running game was a priority for 2008. Seattle averaged just 4.0 yards per carry in 2006 and 3.8 last season.It is also the second running back Seattle has...
  • Cowboys and grass fed beef making comebacks!

    03/07/2008 3:13:29 PM PST · by stillafreemind · 83 replies · 1,241+ views
    associated content ^ | Mar. 7th, 2008 | Bobby Tall Horse
    Ever seen a cattle feedlot up close? Most are mud/manure filled lots with your next hamburger walking in them. The cattle are fed a mixture of things to 'fill them up'. Most have 7-way vaccinations, antibiotics,wormers and hormone treatments. Have I turned you off yet? Don't despair, grass fed beef raised on pastures and hay are making a comeback. As are the cowboys needed to raise them.
  • Cowboys, Flozell Adams reach contract agreement

    02/28/2008 4:51:33 PM PST · by Dysart · 2 replies · 177+ views
    FWST ^ | 2-29-08 | CLARENCE E. HILL, JR.
    IRVING -- The Cowboys reached agreement on a six-year contract with left tackle Flozell Adams on Thursday afternoon.The four-time Pro Bowler would have become a free agent at 11 tonight.Check back for details on the Adams agreement.The Cowboys also have offered tenders to three of their four restricted free agents, including the highest offer possible to coveted running back Marion Barber.Barber received a one-year contract offer of $2.56 million. Although he is still free to sign an offer sheet with another team, the Cowboys have seven days to match any offer. If they let him go, they would receive a...
  • Tony Romo punts Jessica Simpson

    01/24/2008 8:29:37 PM PST · by RDTF · 35 replies · 151+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | Jan 24, 2008 | BEN WIDDICOMBE and DAVE GOLDINER
    At least they'll always have Mexico. Dallas Cowboys star Tony Romo has reportedly dumped Jessica Simpson, who was widely blamed for costing him a shot at the Super Bowl. "Tony is now starting to blame her himself," a pal told OK! magazine. "Before dating Jessica, he was Texas' golden boy. Now he's become a joke." A few days after the Giants bounced the Cowboys from the playoffs, Romo called the "Dukes of Hazzard" star to tell her their romance was over. "He said he thought it was better if they went back to being friends," a pal of hers said....
  • the "downfall" of the cowboys...

    01/23/2008 2:18:05 PM PST · by Nachum · 23 replies · 1,034+ views
    YouTube ^ | January 18, 2008 | spudsharkslive
    Well Cowboy fans... Someone feels your pain.
  • Codes of the West or Cowboy Codes

    01/17/2008 6:58:07 AM PST · by FlatLandBeer · 83 replies · 1,873+ views
    Before the late sixties young people in the US had role models on TV that helped provide values. What today we would call CORE VALUES. Check out this link and read these various "cowboy codes" from the likes of Hop Along Cassidy, the Lone Ranger, Roy Rogers and others. To bad these guys aren't on today. http://www.elvaquero.com/The_Cowboy_Code.htm
  • Roy Rogers' America (Duncan Hunter - 1998)

    06/05/2007 10:05:20 AM PDT · by pissant · 47 replies · 885+ views
    House.gov ^ | July 10, 1998 | Duncan and Bob Hunter
    Roy Rogers' recent death, untimely to millions of Americans who loved him, was, in a tragic sense, symbolic of the death of an era of wholesome television entertainment. Actually, the era of good TV has long since passed. But the black and white clips of Roy Rogers' Hollywood in this week's memorial reviews, provide a jolting look at how far we have slipped. Roy Rogers was wholesome. His episodes never offended decency. Any child could watch Roy Rogers without a nervous parent monitoring the show to quickly "click off" the bad parts as is so necessary with TV today. Roy...
  • Redskins Complete Emotional Renaissance by Making Playoffs With 27-6 Win Over Cowboys

    12/31/2007 7:45:08 AM PST · by pgkdan · 116 replies · 258+ views
    AP ^ | 12/30/2007 | JOSEPH WHITE
    LANDOVER, Md. (Associated Press) -- From disarray to dominance, the Washington Redskins will enter the playoffs as the hottest team in the NFC. And with the hottest quarterback in the conference. And maybe the hottest running back. And with a defense coming off a game in which it allowed exactly 1 yard rushing.
  • Cows Flee After Seeing McDonald's (Roundup Was Called "Operation Hamburger Helper")

    11/13/2007 3:03:23 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 15 replies · 116+ views
    SanLuisObispo.com ^ | Tue, Nov. 13, 2007 | The Associated Press
    Cows flee after seeing McDonald's The Associated Press WEST HAVEN, Utah --McDonald's? The burger joint? Stampede! Eight cows escaped from a trailer when the rear gate opened as the driver pulled into a McDonald's. It took about two hours to round them up Monday. "Maybe they were going to ... hop in the freezer, save the middleman," Weber County sheriff's Sgt. Dave Creager said. Lt. Kevin Burns had another theory: "They didn't like their future." The roundup was called "Operation Hamburger Helper." A nearby resident even hopped on his horse. "I thought my eyes were lying," said Wayne Sanders, who...
  • How 'bout them Cowboys (and Packers)!

    11/13/2007 5:59:39 AM PST · by Dysart · 63 replies · 294+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 11-12-07 | Mike Celizic
    Mike Celizic It’s amazing how well a dull football season can turn out. For all the verbiage expended over the dearth of great football in the NFL, we’ve already had one regular season game of the century, and now we get to look forward to another.Thank the Cowboys for this one. By dominating the Giants in the second half of what had been a close game on Sunday, they’ve set up a game at the end of November that is going to every bit as much fun looking forward to as was Patriots-Colts last week.There are two teams left...
  • Broken Trail (Miniseries)

    11/02/2007 11:46:51 AM PDT · by houston1 · 8 replies · 96+ views
    IMDB ^ | 11/2/2007 | Self
    Set in 1898, Print Ritter and his estranged nephew Tom Harte become the reluctant guardians of five abused and abandoned Chinese girls. Ritter and Harte's attempts to care for the girls are complicated by their responsibility to deliver a herd of horses while avoiding a group of bitter rivals intent on kidnapping the girls for their own purposes.
  • Sources: Cowboys, Romo agree on 6-year, $67.5 million deal

    10/29/2007 3:44:17 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 17 replies · 28+ views
    sports.espn.go.com ^ | 10/29/2007 | Ed Werder and Matt Mosley
    The Dallas Cowboys have reached an agreement with quarterback Tony Romo on a six-year, $67.5 million contract extension, $30 million which is guaranteed, according to sources. Tony Romo Romo The deal is expected to be announced at an 11 a.m. ET press conference on Tuesday and was primarily negotiated on Romo's behalf by agents Ken Kramer and Tom Condon. None of the principals could be reached for comment. Romo was in the final year of his contract and could have become a free agent at the end of the season. By signing him to a new deal before Nov. 5,...
  • This Day in History

    10/26/2007 10:53:10 AM PDT · by ZULU · 12 replies · 92+ views
    History Channel ^ | October 26, 2008 | History Channel.com
    October 26, 1881 Shootout at the OK Corral On this day in 1881, the Earp brothers face off against the Clanton-McLaury gang in a legendary shootout at the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona. After silver was discovered nearby in 1877, Tombstone quickly grew into one of the richest mining towns in the Southwest. Wyatt Earp, a former Kansas police officer working as a bank security guard, and his brothers, Morgan and Virgil, the town marshal, represented "law and order" in Tombstone, though they also had reputations as being power-hungry and ruthless. The Clantons and McLaurys were cowboys who lived on...
  • Dallas Cowboys overwhelmed in battle of unbeatens

    10/15/2007 2:34:31 PM PDT · by Boston Blackie · 70 replies · 133+ views
    dallasnews.com ^ | October 15, 2007 | DAVID MOORE
    A Cowboys team inspired by its best start in 24 years, a franchise desperate to return to the NFL's elite, now has a better idea of what lies ahead. The outlook was as problematic as the snarled traffic around Texas Stadium after the game. But New England is the team of this decade. The Patriots' 48-27 victory was an affirmation of the present. "Well," Cowboys coach Wade Phillips said sheepishly, "they are that good."
  • Dallas 35, St. Louis 7

    09/30/2007 7:45:59 PM PDT · by txroadkill · 5 replies · 133+ views
    AP via Yahoo Sports ^ | 09/30/2007 | JAIME ARON
    IRVING, Texas (AP) -- When Tony Romo began chasing a snap that flew over his head, two thoughts raced through his mind. "Don't give up a touchdown," he said, "and don't get killed." After making things worse by knocking the ball farther away, Romo finally grabbed it 33 yards behind the line of scrimmage. Yet instead of falling on the ball or throwing it away, Romo took off running. And running. And running. By following his blockers and making a guy miss on his own, Romo recovered all the yards he'd lost, plus gained four more -- exactly what the...
  • Tank on joining Cowboys: 'I know that I'm not a risk'

    09/20/2007 1:54:09 PM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 18 replies · 128+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | September 19, 2007 | JAIME ARON
    IRVING, Texas (AP) -- There was no vow to become "Man of the Year" this time. Tank Johnson simply said Wednesday he is looking forward to resuming his career with the Dallas Cowboys. "I know that I'm not a risk," he said. "I'm a highly intelligent person and I take pride in a lot of things I do in life. Just like any other human being, I'm going to make mistakes and I've made mistakes. As far as the risk goes, I'm coming to Dallas to be a productive defensive lineman and to solidify what (team owner) Jerry Jones thinks...
  • Cowboys sign suspended Tank

    09/18/2007 1:44:34 PM PDT · by Texas Federalist · 27 replies · 110+ views
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 9/18/07 | Todd Archer
    IRVING – Tank Johnson is a Cowboy. According to his agent, Jerrold Colton, the Cowboys signed the suspended defensive tackle to a deal Tuesday – although they might have to wait until Nov. 11 at the earliest before he's in uniform. Johnson has at most six games left on an eight-game suspension for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy even though he has been unsigned.
  • America Supports You: Dallas Cowboys Welcome Wounded Troops

    08/14/2007 6:33:59 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 249+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2007 – The National Football League’s Dallas Cowboys took a break from training camp recently to express team members’ gratitude to injured servicemembers recovering at Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. More than 25 injured servicemembers recovering at Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and Bank of America representatives enjoyed a day at the Dallas Cowboy's training camp at the Alamodome in San Antonio, on Aug. 6, 2007. Bank of America is the football team's official bank and its military segment capitalized on the relationship to create the opportunity and...
  • Champions aging in agony

    07/29/2007 8:07:34 AM PDT · by wildbill · 15 replies · 1,083+ views
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 07/29/2007 | Barry Horn
    For many Cowboys on 1977 team, gridiron glory yielded years of pain Almost 30 years after limping through Super Bowl XII – his final NFL game – Mel Renfro walks with an artificial left hip. His right knee needs to be replaced. Arthritis has settled in his shoulders and ankles. Damaged vertebrae have robbed his neck of movement. Sunlight often triggers headaches. He writes everything down to make sure he doesn't forget. On occasion, depression sets in, forcing him to retreat from the world. Like his physical ailments, the failing memory and periodic despondency are the result of a lifetime...