Jan 122011
 
Ted Williams, YouTube, and the Hot-Wiring of the American Dream

Imagine this scene… Somewhere in a  south Boston neighborhood, Little Johnny is walking through the living room with his Nintendo DS in hand when he sees Grampa sitting in Dad’s recliner, half napping, half watching some random news program. The story Grampa is paying no attention to is about the latest YouTube sensation, the homeless [...]

Jan 112011
 
Folk Hero: Should The Dallas Cowboys Have Kept Kicker Nick Folk?

Nick Folk was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the sixth round of the 2007 draft. He was supposed to solve the team’s kicking quandary for years to come. He was meant to have ample opportunity to become a game-changing hero in games that meant the most. Folk did just what he was meant to [...]

Jan 022011
 
Purple Reign: TCU Reminds Us the BCS is BS

TCU did what they had to do: they posted an undefeated season and beat Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl. Going into the Granddaddy of them all, Wisconsin was believed by many to be the hottest team in the country. They boast an NFL-sized offensive line and a three-headed monstrosity at running back. Plenty of pundits [...]

Dec 182010
 
Dallas Cowboys Miles Austin, Mike Jenkins and Anthony Spencer are Fool's Gold

This time last year, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin was putting the finishing touches on his breakout year. The man from Monmouth, mysteriously overlooked by talent scouts coming out of high school and again when he became NFL draft eligible, was setting the NFL on its ear, ripping defensive backfields to shreds, and leaving [...]

Dec 132010
 
Dallas Cowboys Celebrate the Michael Vick-tory on Sunday Night Football

I am mad as hell, and I’m not gonna take it anymore! The love fest at the conclusion of what was almost the perfect Sunday Night Football game ruined the whole night for me.The way the vanquished Dallas Cowboys embraced the victorious Philadelphia Eagles, you would think they had just completed a closed-door corporate merger [...]

Dec 032010
 
Blown Coverage: Deion Sanders on Dallas Cowboys' Dez Bryant

Deion Sanders may be the greatest cornerback to ever grace a football field. Not only did he epitomize the shutdown corner, the very term was invented to describe him. That said, Deion is also among the biggest self-promoters to ever play a team sport. He dubbed himself “Prime Time,” danced to the beat of his [...]

Nov 152010
 
Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Should Remove Interim Coach Jason Garrett

You heard it here first, folks. Jerry Jones needs to remove his interim head coach Jason Garrett and he needs to do it now. “But he had a great first week!” I know. “But he has already changed the culture around the Dallas Cowboys for the better!” Yep. “But he won his first game as [...]

Nov 092010
 

[picappgallerysingle id="10058612"]I don’t know how tight the NFL head coach fraternity really is, since the National Football League is a dog-eat-dog world and head coaches wear milk bone britches. I do know, however, that it is a small fraternity. It only ever has, at any given time, 32 members. It is also an elite fraternity, [...]

Nov 062010
 
Dallas Cowboys Igor Olshansky Provides Opportunity for Wade Phillips, Jerry Jones

[picappgallerysingle id="9581046"]One sure sign that a struggling team is beginning to implode: Players start criticizing other players and/or coaches. Defensive players blame offensive players. Offensive players blame the defense. Players blame coaches. Usually, when a player  tosses a coach under the bus, he does so to a coach to whom he answers. Defensive end Igor [...]

Oct 312010
 
Is It Time For Real Dallas Cowboys Fans To Cheer For Their Team's Failure?

I was six years old when my Uncle Daryle began drilling me on Dallas Cowboys’ names and numbers. Whenever our families would get together, usually on holidays or random summer trips to visit them in San Antonio, the Dallas Cowboys would ultimately become a topic of discussion. The tales of gridiron heroics had me dreaming [...]