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Dez Bryant sympathetic to Johnny Manziel’s plight

Dez Bryant sympathetic to Johnny Manziel’s plight

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated Aug 13, 2013
On Tuesday, Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant offered a strong take on Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, whom the NCAA is investigating in connection with autograph-signing-for-cash allegations. The overall tenor of Bryant’s remarks was clear: th…
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  • Cowboys practice report: Day 16

    Cowboys practice report: Day 16

    ESPN.com Aug 13, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. -- A feisty practice from start to finish. DeMarco Murray and Sean Lee love barking at each other. During a run play, the two got tangled up, and Lee and Murray yelled at each other. Jason Hatcher went over to play peacemaker. Later, Lee …
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  • Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and Co. hammer out two of the biggest…

    Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and Co. hammer out two of the biggest sports deals this summer

    dallasnews.com Aug 13, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. – Two of the biggest business transactions in sports this summer were orchestrated by one family. Jerry Jones, the Cowboys owner, and his son, Stephen, the club’s executive vice president, worked in concert and completed a naming rights d…
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  • Former Cowboys NT Josh Brent visited old teammates last weekend

    Former Cowboys NT Josh Brent visited old teammates last weekend

    dallasnews.com Aug 13, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. — Cowboys safety Barry Church had a surprise visitor last Saturday. Josh Brent, the former Cowboys nose tackle, dropped by the Residence Inn in Oxnard to see Church and his old teammates. “He showed up out of nowhere…It was unbelievable j…
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  • DeMarcus Ware back in old face mask

    DeMarcus Ware back in old face mask

    ESPN.com dallasnews.com Aug 13, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. -- When the Dallas Cowboys play Arizona on Saturday, defensive end DeMarcus Ware will be back in his old U-bar face mask. The NFL is awaiting more paperwork before it approves the eight-bar helmet he would like to wear. Ware wore the eigh…
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  • Cowboys Injury Report: Tackle situation improves as Demetress B…

    Cowboys Injury Report: Tackle situation improves as Demetress Bell participates in team drills for first time

    dallasnews.com Aug 13, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. — On Monday, the Cowboys had to cut short practice because of the lack of depth at the offensive tackle position. James Nelson suffered an ankle injury and left the field. Meanwhile, Demetress Bell, Jermey Parnell and Darrion Weems were h…
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  • Day 16 observations from Dallas Cowboys training camp practice:…

    Day 16 observations from Dallas Cowboys training camp practice: LB Sean Lee rips into rookie WR Terrance Williams

    dallasnews.com Aug 13, 2013
    DALLAS COWBOYS OBSERVATION DECK: Here’s what stood out from Day 16 of Dallas Cowboys’ training camp practice Tuesday in Oxnard, Calif.: • The Dallas Cowboys had one of their most-spirited practices of training camp Tuesday, with a lot of jawing, pushing…
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  • What Cowboys LB Sean Lee and Mavericks F DeJuan Blair have in c…

    What Cowboys LB Sean Lee and Mavericks F DeJuan Blair have in common

    dallasnews.com Aug 13, 2013
    Forward DeJuan Blair and other free agents the Mavericks signed this off-season will be introduced at a news conference on Thursday. Sean Lee needs no introduction. The Cowboys linebacker and Blair both grew up in Pittsburgh. In fact, the two were good …
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  • Cowboys awarded Thaddeus Gibson on waivers

    Cowboys awarded Thaddeus Gibson on waivers

    The Cowboys were awarded veteran defensive end Thaddeus Gibson on waivers from Tennessee on Tuesday, the NFL disclosed in its daily transactions. Gibson, 26, has had stints with Tennessee, Chicago, Houston, Washington, San Francisco and Pittsburgh. Gibs…
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  • Could Cowboys WR Dez Bryant still be deployed as a punt returne…

    Could Cowboys WR Dez Bryant still be deployed as a punt returner?

    dallasnews.com Aug 13, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. — Dez Bryant emerged as the Cowboys’ top wideout last season, making 92 catches for 1,382 yards and scoring 12 touchdowns. When he’s been on the field during training camp, he’s dominated the team’s best defensive backs.
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  • Dallas Cowboys DE Tyrone Crawford to be in cast, walking boot f…

    Dallas Cowboys DE Tyrone Crawford to be in cast, walking boot for next two months

    dallasnews.com Aug 13, 2013
    Less than an hour into the Dallas Cowboys’ first practice of training camp last month, defensive end Tyrone Crawford was doing an individual bag drill when he thought someone from the Oxnard, Calif. crowd threw something at his lower left leg. When the …
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  • Cowboys LB Sims temporarily sidetracked in bid to win starting …

    Cowboys LB Sims temporarily sidetracked in bid to win starting job

    dallasnews.com Aug 13, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. — Ernie Sims has been temporarily sidetracked from his mission to win the starting job at strongside linebacker. The eighth-year veteran suffered a groin injury Sunday and hasn’t practiced since. But Sims is keeping his eye on the job he …
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  • Owner Jerry Jones: California training camp won’t be impacted b…

    Owner Jerry Jones: California training camp won’t be impacted by deal with Frisco

    dallasnews.com Aug 13, 2013
    The Cowboys will hold part of training camp in Frisco for years to come, but it will not replace the time the team spends in California, San Antonio or elsewhere. The 25-year agreement with Frisco and the city’s independent school district requires the …
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  • Cowboys coach Jason Garrett on team’s eventual move to new Fris…

    Cowboys coach Jason Garrett on team’s eventual move to new Frisco headquarters: ‘I think it is exciting’

    dallasnews.com ESPN.com Aug 13, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. — It’s not certain if Jason Garrett will still be the Cowboys coach when the team moves into its new Frisco headquarters. “I think it is exciting,” he said. Garrett and company currently work out of the same Valley Ranch … [visit site to …
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  • Tyrann Mathieu likely to start on Saturday

    Tyrann Mathieu likely to start on Saturday

    profootballtalk.com Aug 13, 2013
    Cardinals rookie Tyrann Mathieu’s first game in almost two years was a big success and it looks like he’ll be getting a chance to get on the field even earlier against the Cowboys this weekend. Darren Urban of the Cardinals website reports that free saf…
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  • How nice will Cowboys' facility be?

    How nice will Cowboys' facility be?

    ESPN.com Aug 13, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. – When the Cowboys and Arlington came to an agreement on a new stadium, the original plan had each side chipping in $325 million. Arlington’s contribution was capped at $325 million; the Cowboys' contribution wasn't capped, and Jerry Jone…
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  • Ex-NFL player Travis Johnson: Quarterback Tony Romo a loser and…

    Ex-NFL player Travis Johnson: Quarterback Tony Romo a loser and is killing the Dallas Cowboys

    dallasnews.com yahoo.com Aug 13, 2013
    Former NFL defensive end Travis Johnson says Tony Romo is a thief who is killing the Dallas Cowboys franchise. Johnson, who played six seasons with the Houston Texans and San Diego Chargers between 2005-2010, also says that his former teammate, Matt Sch…
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  • Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Why Tyron Smith could be a Pro Bowl le…

    Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Why Tyron Smith could be a Pro Bowl left tackle in 2013

    dallasnews.com Aug 13, 2013
    Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Ware (94) attempts to pass by Dallas Cowboys tackle Tyron Smith (77) on a play during the morning walk through at Dallas Cowboys training camp in Oxnard, California on August 12, 2013. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morn…
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  • Cowboys camp, Day 16 _ of rookie receivers, combative cornerbac…

    Cowboys camp, Day 16 _ of rookie receivers, combative cornerbacks and a defensive tackle who stands tall

    dallasnews.com Aug 13, 2013
    The day begins with Jerry and Stephen Jones in Frisco to discuss the details of the club moving its practice facility. Back in Oxnard, Jason Garrett prepares to put his players through one of its final practices before camp breaks. Here are some things …
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  • 325-pound weight falls on chest of Cowboys OL

    325-pound weight falls on chest of Cowboys OL

    CNNSI.com Aug 13, 2013
    OXNARD, Calif. (AP) -- Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman Darrion Weems has been sidelined after dropping 325 pounds on his chest while lifting weights.
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  • Video - Cowboys To Win Super Bowl? 03:32

    Cowboys To Win Super Bowl?

    Aug 13
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless believe Jerry Jones' "prediction" that the Cowboys will win the Super Bowl has been overblown.
  • Video - Former Dallas Cowboys coach Barry Switzer saves, purchases puppy 08:11

    Former Dallas Cowboys coach Barry Switzer saves, purchases puppy

    Aug 13
    Former Dallas Cowboys coach Barry Switzer rescued a puppy that had been tied up inside a hot car and promptly bought the dog from its owner. Plus, does he believe the Cowboys will win another Super Bowl for his former boss Jerry Jones?
  • Video - Former Dallas Cowboys coach Barry Switzer saves, purchases puppy 08:11

    Former Dallas Cowboys coach Barry Switzer saves, purchases puppy

    Aug 13
    Former Dallas Cowboys coach Barry Switzer rescued a puppy that had been tied up inside a hot car and promptly bought the dog from its owner. Plus, does he believe the Cowboys will win another Super Bowl for his former boss Jerry Jones?

Sports Columnists

  • Chadiha: Time for Schaub to take it up a notch

    Aug 13
    Matt Schaub has been very good for the Texans, but they need him to take his game to another level, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
  • Addressing the Kosar Controversy

    Aug 13
    GREEN BAY — Before I field your questions about football and The MMQB, a few words about a controversy that came up over the weekend that fired up Twitter and put Bernie Kosar in the headlines again. Last Thursday, as an analyst for the Browns’ TV crew …