Cowboys’ great Cliff Harris hosts annual charity golf tournament

DALLAS — There was golfing for a great cause at the Dallas Athletic Club on Monday as Cowboys Ring of Honor member Cliff Harris hosted his annual tournament, the Cliff Nelson JDRF Reunion Golf Classic, benefiting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. “My dad was a type 1 diabetic,” said Harris.  “He was a fighter pilot in World War II, was going to be a jet test pilot, one of the first, but they washed him out because of diabetes.” Based […]

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Zack Martin about to cash in with Cowboys

FRISCO — Zack Martin was a first-round draft pick who has made the Pro Bowl in each of his four seasons and has never missed a game.  As a reward,  he’s about to sign a reported six-year contract extension that will make him the highest-paid offensive guard in the NFL! “My agents and I, that’s what we were shooting for,” said Martin after the Cowboys kicked off their mandatory minicamp on Tuesday.  “It’s a huge honor.” Martin had sat out […]

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Dallas Cowboys practice coaching skills at annual “Cowboys U” High School Football Camp

The Dallas Cowboys took a break from playing the field to coach at the annual “Cowboys U” High School Football Camp in Frisco. 192 DFW student athletes were hand selected by their real coaches at 44 schools. Cowboys players hung out on the sidelines for 7 on 7 games, hoping to lead their teams to victory. “It’s a lot of fun, I think that’s the main thing. You know? Getting to spend 4 or 5 hours with these kids and […]

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Cowboys wrap up OTA practices

FRISCO — It’s easy for NFL teams to be optimistic at this time of year, but the Cowboys say they really like what they’ve seen after their three weeks of voluntary team practices known as Organized Team Activities. “The intensity is always up,” said offensive lineman La’el Collins.  “Every day the intensity is very, very high.  We’ve got 90 guys and we’ve got to get down to 53, so you can’t let a day go by.” “We’re just approaching a […]

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Why we’re not hearing much from Colin Kaepernick on the NFL anthem decision

For the last two seasons, the NFL has struggled with how to handle the handful of players who have knelt during pre-game performances of the national anthem to protest police violence and other injustices against black Americans. This week the NFL announced a controversial new policy that will require players on the field to “stand and show respect for the flag and for the Anthem.” Players who do not wish to do so must stay in the locker room. If players violate […]

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Dallas Cowboys receiver Terrance Williams disputes public intoxication arrest

FRISCO–The NFL season hasn’t even started, but one Dallas Cowboys player is already finding himself in trouble. Cowboys Wide Receiver Terrance Williams was arrested Saturday by Frisco police for public intoxication. According to police, he crashed his car into a light pole and left the scene of an accident. Williams on the other hand, issued a statement about the incident that is very different from the police report. He said “The driver in front of me slammed on his brakes […]

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Dallas Cowboys’ rookies get to work for upcoming season

FRISCO — Athletes never forget their first time… putting on a professional jersey, that is.  Friday in Frisco, the Dallas Cowboys’ crop of rookies got their first taste of an NFL practice as the team kicked off its rookie mini-camp. “It’s definitely been more than I expected,” said offensive lineman Connor Williams, a Coppell native who was taken in the second round of the NFL Draft. “It’s just been hard work.  It’s just day-in and day-out.” “Now, actually being here, […]

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Former Redskins Cheerleaders accuse team of “pimping them out”

COSTA RICA– The Washington Redskins might have taken heat after a failed season. But it’s their cheerleaders who are giving heat after five former cheerleaders are accusing the team of “pimping them out” They claim it all took place in beautiful Costa Rica as the ladies arrived for their annual calendar photo shoot but that quickly turned into the trip from hell. According to some of the cheerleaders, they were asked to pose topless or in body paint while male sponsors […]

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Injured Mansfield Marine gets new accessible home with help from Cowboys, NFL

MANSFIELD — The NFL Draft is only three days long, but its legacy lasts far longer thanks to its involvement with charitable causes in its host communities. Saturday morning, the Dallas Cowboys brought a $50,000 donation from the NFL to Homes For Troops, a non-profit organization that builds and donates accessible homes customized for the needs of severely injured post-9/11 veterans.  The presentation was part of a ground-breaking ceremony for Homes For Troops’ latest recipient, Marine Staff Sergeant and Mansfield […]

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High schoolers get taste of NFL Draft experience at AT&T Stadium

ARLINGTON — It was Friday Night Lights, NFL Draft-style as the National Football League hosted a special red carpet show for high school teams from across Dallas-Fort Worth. Players and coaches got to walk down the same red carpet that the pro prospects walked down prior to the first round of the draft on Thursday, get interviewed by NFL Network analyst Willie McGinest as well as other media, mingle with current and former NFL players, and then watch the second […]

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