He’s pushing ninety and still saddling up at the Four Sixes Ranch. Just don’t call him the last cowboy.
The rancher and self-proclaimed rodeo legend has an ego the size of Texas, and he uses it for the good of the “cowboy cause.”
Starring North Texas's Jonathan Majors and featuring folk hero Bass Reeves, the film promises to let Black cowboys have fun for once.
He wanted to become a serious literary novelist, like Faulkner or Hemingway. Fortunately for millions of Hank the Cowdog fans, he failed.
An internet movement has democratized country ephemera through the eyes of black cowboys and cowgirls.
The upcoming Hall of Fame inductee thinks he still has something to offer on the field.
The Longhorn great is one of the best safeties the NFL has ever seen—and he’s never played for the team he loves most.
The receiver is still unsigned after being released by the team in April, and the Cowboys front office is pretending it doesn’t know why.
The wide receiver immediately becomes the biggest name on the free agent market.
We all knew it. Now we're vindicated.
2017 has been a disappointing year, but it’s not over for the ’Boys yet.
'First Cowboys' tells the story of how the Cowboys helped rebrand Dallas.
Historic rivalries in the NFC East may carry tradition, but no team has the Boys’ number like the Green Bay Packers.
Who’d have thought that he would be this good at this already?
Being a good football fan means being able to find optimism no matter the circumstance.
The great trail drives head for the last roundup.
When torrential storms brought raging flood waters to their ranch in Eastland, the Barrett family took to the muddy waters to rescue their prized horses.
So much for that, then.
Larry McMurtry, Bill Wittliff, and Jeff Guinn turn to familiar turf—the Old West—to challenge old-school readers.
The legendary Dan Jenkins has been covering sports since the forties. Things have not improved.
What do a career day for Tony Romo and a career-crusher for Matt Schaub have in common? Twitter thinks they both suck.
Eight things to know about It’s Always Football Season, the new Texas Monthly sports blog.
How I’m learning to love the Cowboys. And the Mavericks. And the Rangers. And the Stars. And . . .
Hey Jerry, want to win another Super Bowl? Sell the team to its own fans a la Green Bay Packers, says Dallas Cowboys author Joe Nick Patoski.
Give me a W! Give me a T! Give me an F! The Dallas Cowboys become the first National Football League team to have its very own in-stadium Victoria's Secret PINK boutique.
A new Papa John's commercial reveals that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is every bit as good at rapping as he is at being an NFL general manager.
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.
Could a weekend of golf with Tiger Woods set the Cowboys QB on the path to a Super Bowl?
Kansas stakes a claim to the "World's Original Indoor Rodeo" title, a crown Fort Worth has worn since 1918.
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.
Ty Murray is the last pure American cowboy, a throwback to the mythic West. And if you visit him on his Stephenville ranch, you’d better be ready to ride.
Die-hard fans of America’s Team are debating that very question as we speak—and also wondering if the kid from Wisconsin with the buxom distraction can take them to the Super Bowl any faster than, say, Gary Hogeboom did.
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.
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,
Once upon a time, before the pundits and the politicians hijacked it for their nefarious ends, “cowboy” wasn’t a dirty word. The lifestyle and worldview it suggested was seen as completely in line with the very finest Texas values: hard work, independence, honesty, decency, valor. For the sake of today’s
What the double-breasted buffoons in today’s broadcast booths can learn from a legend of the game.
It’s the best thing Jerry Jones could do for the Cowboys.
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).
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.
Richard Young knows it takes a lot of practice—and a little natural ability—to be a proficient cowboy action-shooter.
After fifty years of traveling the Southwest, ranch photographer Frank Reeves left behind a vast body of work and unforgettable portraits of the cowboy’s way of life.
All over Texas, small ranchers are giving up and moving to the city. But the Stoner family of Uvalde is as determined as ever to hold on to its land—and its way of life.
The latest culinary crazy, Cowboy Cuisine has put a new spin on traditional Texas cooking.
Not since Remington and Russell has a cowboy artist sold so many works—for so much—as Fredericksburg’s G. Harvey.
Five favorites from the wide-open spaces, in words and pictures.
“When the cowboys on the 06 ranch talked about losing a way of life, they often pointed to their neighbor, Clayton Williams, as an example of what they meant. He was a millionaire and an oilman, and he represented everything they hated.”
The Denton millionaire hated drugs and liked cops. He also liked Muscles Foster, a footloose cowboy who was one of Texas’ biggest drug runners.
At the Fort Worth stockyards, cattlemen buy and sell amid the last vestiges of the Old West.
In today‘s tame, tame West, the cowboy seldom rides a horse and never carries a gun, but the cattle business is bigger than ever.
Reflections on the disappearance of the independent Texan.