“Full hearts, clear eyes, don’t rape” is a motto worth shouting.
With the Cowboys aggressively pursuing Adrian Peterson—and with Greg Hardy already in the fold—now is a good time to consider how the NFL could try to resolve its domestic violence problem.
An ode to the national sport of Texas.
The best player in franchise history is done in Houston. Let’s wish him well.
The Cowboys star wide receiver is the subject of some unverified rumors being reported by the mainstream sports press regarding a video that may or may not exist. How does a story with no corroboration end up being discussed everywhere?
The writing is on the wall for the Alamo City’s latest bid for an NFL team, and it’s not great news.
With the cyclist attempting to let his girlfriend take the blame for an alleged Aspen hit-and-run, he distances himself from the pack of fallen athletic heroes.
The troubled quarterback checked himself into rehab last week, and the pundits are punditting.
It appears that Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam may regret listening to that homeless guy.
So much for that, then.
Our schadenfreude-obsessed culture is focused on the Governor of New Jersey’s embrace of Jerry Jones and the pass interference penalty that wasn’t—but after winning their first playoff game in half a decade, the Cowboys are focused on the Packers.
The best player in football plays defense for the 8-7 Houston Texans. That’s the only reason he won’t be the 2014 NFL MVP.
The ten-win Cowboys could take the top seed in the NFC and homefield advantage in the playoffs, or they could miss the post-season all together.
Johnny Football officially becomes Johnny Cleveland on Sunday. What sort of situation is he walking into?
Texas teams—and the Big 12—aren’t going to be competing for a National Championship.
The two iconic quarterbacks who played their college ball in Texas have a few things in common—not the least of which is the way that they've been treated by their coaches.
Talk of reprising the ol' A&M-Texas rivalry in a bowl game has led to reports that the Aggies might be avoiding the Longhorns in such a scenario.
With a new QB under center, the number-one overall pick in this year's draft on the mend, and the bye week coming, now is the time to examine why the Texans have been so underwhelming this season.
The existential threat to football comes from parents who are terrified of their children suffering from CTE in their thirties and forties. In the East Texas small city of Marshall, a coach is trying to mitigate that concern.
For the past 26 years, the Pampa High Fighting Harvesters have counted on their equipment manager not only to fold their uniforms but also to keep their spirits high. Because in Pampa, there is no Friday night without Trent Loter.
How else do you react to a 59-0 thumping?
*Except the shoplifting running backs, declining national popularity, opponents preparing for Ebola, etc.
Are the 2014 Dallas Cowboys for real?
These days, no matter how much you love pro football, it's hard to like the NFL.
Yesterday, Davis told a radio station that she's a Cowboys fan, which led the Abbott campaign to call her a flip-flopper, in one of the sillier press releases of this campaign season.
*Practice squad member—which still makes Jerry Jones the most progressively-minded person in the NFL.
Spoiler: They tell us that the bookmakers think that the Cowboys are even less likely to be good than the Texans.
Say what you want about their crumbling $60 million high school stadium. The people of Allen would build it all over again.
The middling journeyman quarterback made his preseason debut over the weekend, earning a 19.2 quarterback rating in limited action.
And the Longhorns head football coach is ready to get out there and play ball.
So what does that actually mean?
The long-suffering wide receiver wants the chance to earn a championship while he can still play at a high level—and he's not sure that opportunity will come in Houston.
Or maybe Cedar Park, or Round Rock—there are still a few TBD's for the just-announced team.
That's at 47 colleges, 4 NFL teams, and 2 high schools, according to some exhaustive reporting from ESPN. What, no CFL?
ESPN thinks the time is right for a developmental league for the NFL, and any list of prospective homes for that league's teams would have to include the Alamo City.
Dustin Vaughan from West Texas A&M impressed the hell out of everybody with the viral hit YouTube video that showed off his skills.
How psyched are you right now, Texans fans?
The most intriguing quarterback prospect to come out of Texas in years has a big day ahead of him, and his local team has the very first pick.
Texas football and opera might seem like an unlikely union, but the world of opera has never been short on brash men of destiny.
The Maverick NBA owner issued some cautionary words for the people who run America's most popular sports entertainment.
The legendary Dan Jenkins has been covering sports since the forties. Things have not improved.
Michael Sam, the SEC's reigning defensive player of the year and sack leader went from promising prospect to Jackie Robinson overnight—a transition that says a few things worth saying about the places he came from.
Johnny Football, Future Role Model?
The Florida State quarterback, Heisman Trophy winner, and MVP of last night's BCS Championship Game has a standing offer from a team in Texas. But it's not what you think.
The Texans fired Gary Kubiak on Friday, after the team's two-win season put them in the driver's seat for the first overall pick in next year's draft. And owner Bob McNair has very specific ideas about what he wants from the next head coach.
The talented Cowboys receiver made two incredible touchdown catches, blew up at his teammates multiple times on the sidelines, and got called a "spoiled child" on television by Fox announcer Brian Billick in Dallas' last-second loss to the Detroit Lions. It was kind of a mixed-bag of a day for him.
Bud Adams, the 90-year-old founder of the Houston Oilers, died yesterday. Will he be remembered as the man who first brought professional football to Houston, or the man who moved it to Tennessee?
When the former Longhorns star is actively tweeting to the team that they need to give him a call—and Houston rapper Slim Thug is offering to pick him up and drive him to the facilities—it's fair to wonder whether or not Vince Young could actually help the Houston Texans.
What do a career day for Tony Romo and a career-crusher for Matt Schaub have in common? Twitter thinks they both suck.