Sep 082014
 
Jones era Dallas Cowboys: minor victories, major losses

When Tom Landry patrolled the sideline in his dapper suit and fedora, the notion of a moral victory was as foreign to the Dallas Cowboys as the idea of winning a Super Bowl was to, say, the New Orleans Saints or Seattle Seahawks. From the mid-1960’s through the mid-1980’s, the Cowboys were held to the […]

Jan 212014
 
The Richard Sherman rant: Intelligent, lucid...classless?

Let’s take a break from the woeful Cowboys and turn our attention to the hottest topic in sports: the Richard Sherman rant. Seattle Seahawks’ cornerback Richard Sherman made perhaps the play of the year in the NFL when he ended the 49ers’ furious comeback bid by tipping a Kaepernick pass to a teammate. Interception in […]

Jan 222013
 
Dallas Cowboys Super Bowls past and passed

While Jerry fiddles and (Jim) Rome burns, the Dallas Cowboys have quietly passed the torch to other teams. Like an Olympic runner carrying the torch (if the runner was falling down drunk and weaving in and out of traffic), Jerry has passed the Super Bowl supremacy torch to some of the Cowboys’ most hated rivals. […]

Jan 162013
 
Will the Harbaugh brothers meet in the Super Bowl?

The Harbaugh brothers, Jim and John, are each, for the second consecutive year, one step from the Super Bowl. That is pretty, pretty good. No? It raises the question (though it does not beg it, because begging the question is a philosophical term that has nothing to do with raising a question): Are the Harbaugh […]