| Feb 8, 2011
| 4:33 PM
FOOTBALL LEGEND: Vince Lombardi traded a player five minutes after learning the player had hired an agent to represent him in contract negotiations with the Packers. STATUS: False. The last two weeks, I featured one legend each week involving one......
| Oct 7, 2011
| 4:36 PM
I went to a freshmen football game yesterday, and something I saw there made me stop and think. After the punter shanked his kick, a member of the receiving team was running down the field unaware the ball was quickly......
| May 11, 2010
| 4:33 PM
FOOTBALL LEGEND: The Kansas City Chiefs sold 35,000 season tickets for their first season without the ticket buyers even knowing what team they were buying tickets for. STATUS: True. The famous 1958 NFL Championship Game between the Giants and Colts......
| Jun 1, 2010
| 9:36 PM
So Mr. Cool Democrat finally emotes, according to an aide. But still trails VP Joe Biden in foul language....
| Jun 8, 2010
For the past three weeks, Dallas Cowboys receiver Patrick Crayton was a no show for the Cowboys OTA workouts. But today he was running routes, catching passes and denying reports that he asked the Cowboys to trade him.
"We never went to Jerry, first...
| Nov 8, 2010
One of the most enjoyable experiences for many sports fans is to spend time with a former player or coach and listen to war stories — particularly if the tales involve some of the lesser-publicized shenanigans that occurred off the court or...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 4:59 PM
Jerry Jones never wanted to change coaches this season. As the blowout losses mounted, and Wade Phillips' defense was mostly to blame, the owner of the Dallas Cowboys had no choice.
Jones fired Phillips on Monday and promoted offensive coordinator...
| Nov 19, 2010
Tom Landry led America's Team to five Super Bowls. Landry was all business as he paced up and down the Dallas Cowboys sidelines in his signature suit and fedora. Those are the iconic images most of us have seen.
But, he kept the personal side of his life...
| Dec 7, 2010
| 12:52 AM
Don Meredith, an accomplished Dallas Cowboys quarterback who brought humor and high jinks to the "Monday Night Football" broadcasts for 12 years, died Sunday night in Santa Fe, N.M. He was 72.
Meredith died of a brain hemorrhage, according to his third...
| Jan 23, 2011
| 6:51 PM
Two years ago, Mike Tomlin became the youngest man to coach a team to a Super Bowl championship. Sunday he joined more exclusive company when his Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the New York Jets 24-19 in the AFC championship game.
Seven-plus weeks shy of...
| Oct 2, 2011
Peter Gent, who turned his vivid memories of a five-year career as a wide receiver with the Dallas Cowboys into the blisteringly candid bestselling novel "North Dallas Forty," has died. He was 69.
Gent, a standout basketball player at Michigan State...
| May 13, 2011
| 8:09 AM
Whenever a Lafayette High team needed money for new uniforms, Mel Jones called Ron Springs. If the track squad needed travel funds for the Penn Relays, Jones called Springs.
“The check was always there the next day,” Jones said Friday...