Cowboys

Small in the Saddle

Oct 13, 2014 By Michael Ennis

Larry McMurtry, Bill Wittliff, and Jeff Guinn turn to familiar turf—the Old West—to challenge old-school readers.

Is T.O. the Good Guy For Once?

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

The Allen Wranglers released star wide receiver Terrell Owens for no-showing at a children's hospital. But was the boot also about money? Get your popcorn ready. 

Desperately Seeking Cormac

Jan 20, 2013 By Michael Hall

Cormac McCarthy’s birth date and birthplace are just two of the facts about him that have eluded his rabid fans—until now. A dossier on the most fiercely private writer in Texas.

All the Pretty Horses

Jul 31, 2012 By Barney Nelson

Wayne Baize, one of America’s most admired cowboy artists, lives amid the soaring mountains and wide-open plains. But his eye is drawn to something else entirely.

Cowgirl Up

Jul 31, 2011 By Barney Nelson

The word probably makes you think of rhinestone-studded jeans, floppy-brimmed hats, and Nashville queens, but “cowgirl” ought to stand for the tough pioneer women who built ranches and went on cattle drives and the hardy rural women who are out there today doing their fair share of the work, usually invisibly, to maintain a majestic way of live.

Arlington’s Team

Sep 30, 2004 By Gary Cartwright

Why isn't the new Dallas Cowboys stadium going to be in, er, Dallas? Blame the collision of an irresistible force (Jerry Jones) with an immovable object (Laura Miller).

Showdown at Waggoner Ranch

Jan 1, 2004 By Gary Cartwright

It’s the nation’s biggest spread within the confines of a single fence—more than eight hundred square miles extending across six counties. So it’s fitting that the family feud over its future is big too. And mythic.

The Jones Gang

Mar 1, 1996 By Gary Cartwright

You know the real reason Texas Stadium has no roof? So Jerry Jones can get his head inside. (Or, how the Cowboys owner’s ego makes it hard to root for America’s Team.)