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TONY ROMO SANK THE EQUIVALENT OF A 90-FOOT PUTT AGAINST THE NEW YORK GIANTS LAST NIGHT. (photo by Keith Allison)

Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs. Giants

Jeff Prince
The Dallas Cowboys rolled into Snookie Town, squared off against the Super Bowl champs in a loud and angry coliseum on national TV, and did the impossible. The Cowboys beat a crew of referees who apparently thought they were of...


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Barry Switzer Finally Tries To Hold Somebody Accountable

Jeff Prince
As a coach, you know you’re just a softie with sprinkles when even your players criticize you for not being tough enough. In the mid-1990s, former Dallas Cowboys head coach Barry Switzer did little to instill discipline i...



FORMER DALLAS COWBOYS GREAT DON MEREDITH MUST BE ROLLING OVER IN HIS GRAVE -- FIRST THEY GIVE HIS OLD JERSEY NUMBER TO QUINCY CARTER, AND THEN SAM HURD. WHO NEXT, TERRELL OWENS?

Former Cowboy Sam Hurd Back In Dallas — In A Federal Pen

Jeff Prince
A couple of years ago, wide receiver Sam Hurd was on the verge of cracking into the starting lineup of the Dallas Cowboys. He played for the Cowboys from 2006 to 2010 and holds the distinction of being on the receiving end of q...


THIS IS THE DALLAS COWBOYS' NEW MASCOT:

Facebook Fact: Cowboys Are World’s Team

Jeff Prince
A Pittsburgh Steelers fan in this office (who will remain Anthonameless) can’t stand to hear the Dallas Cowboys called America’s Team. Anthonameless grew up in Pittsburgh and watched the Steelers get lucky in a coup...



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Olympics Wrap-Up

Kristian Lin
The following thoughts occurred to me while I was contemplating the hairstyles on the Gabonese men’s soccer team. The U.S. women’s volleyball team were cruising to victory in the gold medal match over Brazil when, a...


The U.S. women's soccer team celebrates after their first goal in the 2012 Olympic final.

Even More Thoughts on the Olympics

Kristian Lin
The following thoughts were prompted by watching the U.S. women’s soccer team win gold in satisfying fashion. I’ll have more on soccer further down, but the women are ruling the U.S. Olympic effort so far. They̵...



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T.O. To Get KO’d On Sept. 16

Jeff Prince
The Seattle Seahawks decision to pay perennial train wreck Terrell Owens a million bucks to catch passes this season leaves Dallas Cowboys fans savoring Sept. 16. The Cowboys second game of the season is in Seattle on that day....


Further Thoughts on the Olympics

Kristian Lin
If you could be Jamaican only for a day, surely you’d pick today. For not only is today the 50th anniversary of the country’s independence, but Usain Bolt got the party started early by reclaiming the Olympic 100 me...



More Thoughts on the Olympics

Kristian Lin
My own first name isn’t exactly common due to its unconventional spelling, so when I see athletes who share my first name at the Olympics, they’re usually Norwegian skiers. However, Kristian Thomas is a British gymnast, and...


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Notes on the Summer Olympics

Kristian Lin
I don’t get geeked up for the Olympics the way I do for the big international soccer tournaments, but I always get sucked in by the action anyway once the Games start. So I’ll be posting notes from time to time duri...