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Man credited with designing Cowboys' logo dies

Man credited with designing Cowboys' logo dies

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 15, 2013
The man credited with designing the famed blue star logo of the Dallas Cowboys has died.
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  • Eagles add Ed Wang: The Eagles are stockpiling former fifth-rou…

    Eagles add Ed Wang: The Eagles are stockpiling former fifth-round dra…

    profootballtalk.com Feb 15, 2013
    The Eagles are stockpiling former fifth-round draft picks. Earlier this week, it was former Oregon quarterback Dennis Dixon, a fifth-round pick of the Steelers in 2008.  Now, the Eagles have announced the addition of offensive lineman Ed Wang, a fifth-r…
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  • New Eagles coaches speak Kelly

    New Eagles coaches speak Kelly

    We touched on this briefly Thursday in a post on the Dennis Dixon signing, but Reuben Frank has a piece up on CSNPhilly.com about significance of the five assistant coaches Chip Kelly brought with him from Oregon to the Philadelphia Eagles: “I knew I wa
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  • The Redskins Really, Really Want You To Know Their Team Name Is…

    The Redskins Really, Really Want You To Know Their Team Name Is About Pride

    deadspin.com Feb 15, 2013
    Because the Redskins are relevant again, the periodic controversy about their use of a racial slur as a team name has flared up again. This time Dan Snyder and company have gone on the offensive, with a series of stories and statements about the name, a…
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  • It's not crazy if Giants pick Nicks over Cruz

    It's not crazy if Giants pick Nicks over Cruz

    ESPN.com Feb 15, 2013
    Eli Manning knows he has it pretty good. The New York Giants quarterback won his second Super Bowl title (and MVP award) last year with the help of two star wide receivers who bring none of the diva element often associated with star wide receivers. Man…
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  • Eight in the Box: Must-keep free agents

    Eight in the Box: Must-keep free agents

    ESPN.com Feb 15, 2013
    Welcome to “Eight in the Box,” a new NFL Nation feature that will appear each Friday during the offseason. This week’s topic: Which free agent is essential for each team to keep from its 2012 roster? Dallas Cowboys: Linebacker/defensive end Anthony
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  • Will changes affect Dez Bryant?

    Will changes affect Dez Bryant?

    ESPN.com Feb 15, 2013
    All of the hubbub over who will end up calling offensive plays for the Dallas Cowboys this year has obscured the idea that whoever it is would do very well to call as many plays as possible for Dez Bryant. In his third season in the league, Bryant emerg…
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  • Marinelli thinks shift to 4-3 will make Ware more dangerous

    Marinelli thinks shift to 4-3 will make Ware more dangerous

    profootballtalk.com Feb 15, 2013
    Cowboys pass-rusher DeMarcus Ware has been an outside linebacker since he entered the NFL. But according to new Cowboys defensive line coach Rod Marinelli, the transition to defensive end in a 4-3 defense might be just what he needs. The 30-year-old War…
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  • Breakfast links: Bruce Allen doesn't get it

    Breakfast links: Bruce Allen doesn't get it

    ESPN.com Feb 15, 2013
    Washington Redskins What kind of recovery can Redskins fans expect from linebacker Brian Orakpo? And assuming recovery from a second straight season-ending pectoral injury, what kind of production can the Redskins expect from their former first-round pi…
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  • Monte Kiffin: 3-4 or 4-3 doesn’t matter

    Monte Kiffin: 3-4 or 4-3 doesn’t matter

    profootballtalk.com Feb 15, 2013
    Amid all the talk about new Dallas defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin changing the Cowboys from a 3-4 to a 4-3 front, Kiffin himself says that talk is largely overblown. “They drafted for a 3-4 defense here, but believe it or not, you actually do have s
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  • Report: Eagles have “no plans to trade” Nick Foles

    Report: Eagles have “no plans to trade” Nick Foles

    profootballtalk.com Feb 15, 2013
    The Kansas City Chiefs have already reportedly expressed an interest in acquiring Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles to reunite with head coach Andy Reid. But Foles might not be so readily available despite the Eagles electing to keep Michael Vi…
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  • Video - NFL Live OT: Should Eagles Trade A QB? 01:42

    NFL Live OT: Should Eagles Trade A QB?

    Feb 15
    Herm Edwards and Damien Woody discuss whether it's a good idea for the Eagles to have both Michael Vick and Nick Foles on the roster.

Sports Columnists

  • Jim Trotter: San Diego Chargers 2013 Offseason Preview

    Feb 15
    SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.
  • The Sports Guy dusts off a time-tested hypothesis

    Feb 15
    Rajon Rondo is testing the bedrock of the Sports Guy's theories; now it's time for an update of the original.