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Woman Sues Jerry Jones, Says He's Her Father

Cowboys owner already paid a settlement to the woman's mother

(Newser) - A 25-year-old woman who grew up in North Texas is suing Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, alleging he's her biological father, per the AP . Alexandra Davis says in a lawsuit filed last week in Dallas County that she was conceived from a relationship Jones had with her mother, Cynthia...

Cowboys QB Under Fire for Post-Game Ref Comments

Dak Prescott gave fans 'credit' for tossing trash at referees

(Newser) - Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott might be taking more criticism for his comments following a loss on Sunday than for the game itself. Short version: Dallas fans thought the refs blew a call on the final play that cost them a chance to win. When informed that some people tossed...

Things Got Ugly After Dallas' Wild Playoff Loss

Fans throw trash at referees, and QB Dak Prescott praises them for it

(Newser) - One of the NFL wild-card games over the weekend ended in particularly ugly fashion: Dallas fans peppered the referees with trash as they left the field, and Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott praised the move: "A credit to them," he said, reports the Dallas Morning News . The comment came...

Watching Football With Mannings a Hit for ESPN

Super Bowl champ brothers drew almost 2M viewers

(Newser) - Some football fans need complete silence to enjoy the game. But for the people who think spending Sunday on the couch with friends and family hollering at the TV is perfect, the Manning brothers on ESPN2 was a delight. Peyton and Eli Manning, both two-time Super Bowl champions, watched the...

Cowboys QB Gets Surgery After Gruesome Injury

Dak Prescott fractured his ankle during Dallas' game against the Giants

(Newser) - It was an emotional night for the Dallas Cowboys and their fans as star quarterback Dak Prescott suffered a devastating injury in the NFL team's game Sunday against the New York Giants. Prescott "got tangled up with a Giants tackler," per Sports Illustrated , and their legs twisted...

Cowboys, Texans Players Test Positive for COVID-19

Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliot is 'feeling good,' agent says

(Newser) - Several Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans players have tested positive for COVID-19, sources tell NFL Network , thought the teams have declined to provide the exact number. The sources say none of the players has been in the team's facilities and the proper health protocols were followed. Rocky Arceneaux, agent...

Brother of Cowboys QB Dies at 31
Brother of
Cowboys QB
Dies at 31

Brother of Cowboys QB Dies at 31

Jace Prescott played college ball for Northwestern State

(Newser) - Jace Prescott, a former offensive lineman at Northwestern State and older brother of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, died Thursday. The Cowboys announced the death, CBS Sports reports, but did not give the cause. "He was a great kid who dominated games," Jace Prescott's high school football...

Beleaguered Cowboys Pick a New Coach

Green Bay veteran Mike McCarthy will replace Jason Garrett

(Newser) - The Dallas Cowboys didn't take long to settle on Mike McCarthy as their coach after waiting a week to announce they were moving on from Jason Garrett, per the AP . McCarthy, who won a Super Bowl at the home of the Cowboys nine years ago as Green Bay's...

The Home Team Was Winning. Then, a Streak of Black

Black cat haunts New York Giants at home

(Newser) - It might've been a sign of good luck had the Carolina Panthers been on the field. Instead, the New York Giants suffered a "cat-astrophe" Monday after a black cat interrupted the first half of an NFL game against the Dallas Cowboys, reports People . The cat sprinted onto the...

Dallas Station: Sorry We Delayed Tornado Warning for Football

'We know that seconds matter'

(Newser) - A Dallas TV station has apologized for taking six minutes to decide that a tornado warning was worth interrupting coverage of the Cowboys game over. NBC affiliate KXAS issued a statement admitting that although its meteorologists were tracking thunderstorms Sunday night, they delayed breaking into programming when a tornado warning...

Ellen Sat Next to Dubya at a Football Game. Then, Backlash

After criticism, DeGeneres explained it's OK to be friends with people who have different beliefs

(Newser) - Celebrity, politics, and sports merged into one headline Monday after a flap over an NFL game that Ellen DeGeneres went to this weekend. The 61-year-old talk show host and her wife, Portia de Rossi, went to the Dallas Cowboys-Green Bay Packers game on Sunday as the guest of Charlotte Jones,...

NFL's Marshawn Lynch Wears 'Everybody vs. Trump' T-Shirt

Fewer players took a knee before Sunday's games

(Newser) - "Very important that NFL players STAND tomorrow, and always, for the playing of our National Anthem," President Trump tweeted Saturday. He did not get his wish, though fewer players decided to take a knee during the national anthem before Sunday's games, Reuters reports. Many players, however, knelt...

Cowboys, Owner Take a Knee Before Anthem

It was a statement on 'unity and equality,' Jones says

(Newser) - Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones joined players, coaches, and team execs in an impressive display of unity before Monday night's game against the Arizona Cardinals. They took a knee before the national anthem, drawing boos from some members of the crowd in Arizona, before standing locked arm in arm...

NFL Player Suspended 6 Games Over Domestic Assault Claims

Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott has 3 days to appeal the decision

(Newser) - Ezekiel Elliott won't be playing in the first six games of the upcoming NFL season, due to domestic violence accusations from his ex-girlfriend. Tiffany Thompson says that the Dallas Cowboys running back physically attacked her multiple times in July of last year. Though the city attorney's office...

NFL Player Wrongly ID'd as Shoplifter, Cut From Team

Lucky Whitehead says he was 'blindsided,' then cut from Dallas Cowboys

(Newser) - "Lucky" Whitehead's first name hasn't proved prescient lately, though he doesn't bear any fault in the most recent matter. Whitehead (whose real first name is Rodney, per NBC News ), who used to be a wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys, was cut from the team...

Cowboys Player Says Puppy Is Being Held for Ransom

Dognappers want $10K for Blitz

(Newser) - Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead is asking for help locating his pitbull Blitz after burglars took the dog and demanded a $10,000 ransom. Whitehead tells NBC 5 in Dallas that he was in Florida last week when Blitz was taken from his Texas home, along with some shoes and...

Report: Tony Romo Leaving NFL for New Gig

Networks eying QB as an analyst

(Newser) - Sidelined for all but five games over the past two NFL seasons, Tony Romo is opting for retirement, reports ESPN . Insiders say the Dallas Cowboys quarterback is expected to retire from football Tuesday with plans to pursue a broadcasting career. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport confirmed the news, per NFL....

NFL Nixes Dallas Cowboys' Decal Honoring Slain Cops

'Arm in Arm' helmet decals cannot be worn during preseason, regular season

(Newser) - Last month, the Dallas Cowboys unveiled a helmet decal meant to show solidarity with the Dallas Police Department after five officers were murdered. But on Wednesday, the NFL rejected the team's request to wear the decals during the preseason, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports. The Cowboys had already been...

4 Killed in Crash Involving Dallas Cowboys Staff Bus

No players on board, team says

(Newser) - A bus carrying Dallas Cowboys staffers but no players collided with a van Sunday on an Arizona highway, killing four people in the van, authorities say. The bus occupants emerged uninjured from the crash, an Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman says. "All on the bus came through OK...

3 of 5 Most Valuable Sports Teams Aren't American

But the Cowboys are No. 1

(Newser) - Forbes is out with its annual list of the most valuable sports franchises on the planet, and Americans might be surprised to see that three of the top five are soccer teams outside the US. Still, coming in at No. 1 were the Dallas Cowboys, while 27 of the...

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