Tag Archives: NFL

What I didn’t blog (enough) about in 2014

I didn’t have time to write about everything in 2014. So I decided to barnstorm through some of topics that mattered to me on some level or just kept nagging at the back of my mind. Continue reading

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The Press Box, Part II

The very first football game I ever covered as a media member was, technically, in high school. For two years I stood on the sidelines of Springdale Bulldog 7A-West games back in Arkansas. I was armed not with a pen … Continue reading

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Watching the Cowboys with my people

Thanks to the wonder of the Internet, I was with people who were in as a precarious state as I was. We high-fived, we fist bumped and we paced. All in the name of the Dallas Cowboys and the fear of 2-2 and Monday morning. Continue reading

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40 years later: A look at ‘The Indy 500: An American Institution Under Fire’ by Ron Dorson

“Under Fire,” written at the time by a 29-year-old Dorson, is quite simply, a perfect time machine. It takes you back to a time when the Indianapolis 500 was truly considered a one of the marquee sporting events of the year, before the NFL was the NFL, before NASCAR stormed onto the national stage in 1979 and when the Indianapolis Motor Speedway put a butt in every seat for Pole Day. Continue reading

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My very late take on Pearlman’s “Boys Will Be Boys”

Of the Dallas Cowboys of the 1990’s I remember little. What I do remember wasn’t great, good or even a good effort.

I missed out on the “Good Ole days” of Aikman, Smith, Irvin and Johnston. But I don’t know if should even call them the “good” days after reading Jeff Pearlman’s book “Boys Will Be Boys: The Glory Days and Party Nights of the Dallas Cowboys Dynasty.” Continue reading

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After controversy filled season, perspective needed with Sherman

It was likely the most divisive moment in the NFL’s season and it didn’t even happen on the field. Continue reading

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The Week that was for a Dallas Cowboys Fan

A bit of advice kids: never drive and listen to your favorite sports team on the radio. More importantly, never listen to your favorite team play through the lens of their bitter rival’s radio broadcast. This is only recommended as … Continue reading

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