Cowboys rookies seek roles behind star RB Ezekiel Elliott

Sports 05/11/19, 16:26

Tony Pollard returned kicks and caught passes while growing up admiring Reggie Bush, making it easy to believe the former Memphis running back would be a change-of-pace option behind two-time NFL rushing champion Ezekiel Elliott for the Dallas Cowboys.The rookie fourth-round pick is also 6-foot, 210 pounds, with plans to ...

Kang 10-under 61 for the Nelson lead, matches course record

Sports 05/10/19, 14:49

Sung Kang matched the Trinity Forest course record with a 10-under 61 on an unseasonably cool day Friday in the second round at the Byron Nelson. Kang was 16 under after his round that included six birdies in a row. The 31-year-old South Korean, who lives in North Texas, led by ...

McCarthy shoots 63 for 1st-round lead at Byron Nelson

Sports 05/09/19, 19:16

Denny McCarthy shot a career-low 8-under 63 for the first-round lead Thursday at the Byron Nelson, where the local spotlight is on Trinity Forest members Jordan Spieth and Tony Romo.McCarthy had 10 birdies over a 12-hole stretch after a double bogey in his morning round. The former Virginia player was ...

Texas bartender charged with overserving man prior to attack

U.S. 05/07/19, 14:16

A suburban Dallas bartender is accused of continuing to serve drinks to a drunken man who later went to his estranged wife's home and killed her and seven other people while they were watching a Dallas Cowboys game on TV two years ago.Lindsey Glass, 27, was arrested last week and ...

Cowboys draft Memphis RB Pollard as possible Elliott backup

Football 04/27/19, 12:38

The Dallas Cowboys have drafted running back Tony Pollard of Memphis as a potential backup for two-time NFL rushing champion Ezekiel Elliott.The Cowboys took Pollard with the 128th overall pick in the fourth round Saturday. Dallas considered the spot behind Elliott an offseason priority after not bringing back seldom-used Rod ...

Cowboys add to D-line with UCF’s Trysten Hill in 2nd round

Sports 04/26/19, 20:26

The Dallas Cowboys have added to the interior of their defensive line with their first pick in the draft, taking Trysten Hill of Central Florida 58th overall in the second round Friday night.Dallas didn't have a first-round pick because of a trade last season for receiver Amari Cooper. The Cowboys ...

Lacking 1st-round pick, Cowboys could play it safe in 2nd

Football 04/25/19, 21:22

The Dallas Cowboys have gambled in the second round a couple of times in recent NFL drafts, taking Randy Gregory knowing off-field issues could affect the defensive end's availability and getting Jaylon Smith when it was almost certain the injured linebacker would not play as a rookie.Without a first-round pick ...

Cowboys’ focus on defensive line could persist through draft

Football 04/18/19, 14:18

The Dallas Cowboys made DeMarcus Lawrence the highest-paid player in franchise history and gave him a pass-rushing partner on the other side in a trade for Robert Quinn.Even after the two biggest offseason moves for owner/general manager Jerry Jones and company, defensive line remains a high priority in the draft.The ...

Forrest Gregg, lineman for mighty Packers teams, dies at 85

Sports 04/12/19, 09:36

The Pro Football Hall of Fame says Green Bay Packers great Forrest Gregg has died at 85.The Hall did not disclose details in its statement Friday.Gregg starred at tackle and guard for the mighty Packers teams of the 1960s. Green Bay coach Vince Lombardi called him the "best player I ...

Cowboys’ Lawrence signs $105 million deal; Prescott next?

Football 04/09/19, 17:00

DeMarcus Lawrence may not be the highest-paid Dallas Cowboys player in history for long. It doesn't mean the club's best defensive end can't enjoy the distinction while it lasts.The 26-year-old Lawrence signed a $105 million, five-year contract Tuesday. He then was asked repeatedly to try to reflect on what it ...

sources: Cowboys, Lawrence agree on $105 million contract

Football 04/05/19, 18:38

Two people with direct knowledge of the deal say the Dallas Cowboys have agreed on a $105 million, five-year contract with defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence.The agreement will include $65 million in guaranteed money, the people told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because the deal hasn't been announced.Lawrence ...

Cowboys agree to terms on 1-year contract with WR Cobb

Sports 03/19/19, 19:02

The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with free-agent receiver Randall Cobb.Cobb spent the first eight years of his NFL career with the Green Bay Packers, though he was limited to nine games last season because of a hamstring injury and a concussion.Along with the addition ...

sources: Cowboys putting franchise tag on Lawrence again

Sports 03/04/19, 18:47

The Dallas Cowboys are placing the franchise tag on DeMarcus Lawrence for the second straight year. Their star defensive end doesn't appear to be in any rush to sign the lucrative one-year contract this time.Two people with knowledge of the decision said Monday the Cowboys had decided on another tag ...

Jason Witten rejoining Cowboys after year as broadcaster

Sports 02/28/19, 13:50

Jason Witten is coming out of retirement and rejoining the Dallas Cowboys after one season as a television analyst.The 36-year-old Witten says the "fire inside of me to compete and play this game is just burning too strong." The Cowboys announced Thursday that the 11-time Pro Bowl tight end has ...

Alvarez makes 1st title defense in rematch with Kovalev

Sports 02/01/19, 19:34

Eleider Alvarez has a message for Sergey Kovalev if the Russian thinks a simple mistake cost him his WBO light heavyweight championship belt last summer.The rematch is Saturday night at team headquarters of the Dallas Cowboys north of Dallas."I believe that's an excuse he is making," Alvarez said through a ...

Former NFL QB and assistant coach Wade Wilson dies at age 60

Football 02/01/19, 17:25

The Dallas Cowboys say former NFL quarterback and longtime assistant coach Wade Wilson has died.The Cowboys said Wilson passed away Friday at his home in Coppell, Texas. The team didn't specify a cause of death for Wilson, who died on his 60th birthday.Wilson played for five NFL teams from 1981-98. ...

Linehan out as Cowboys offensive coordinator after 5 seasons

Football 01/18/19, 15:03

Scott Linehan is out as offensive coordinator of the Dallas Cowboys only days after coach Jason Garrett sent mixed messages about the future for the oft-criticized assistant.Garrett, in a statement released by the team Friday, described the move as a mutual decision after he and Linehan had some open and ...

Chargers, Cowboys coaching staffs to lead Pro Bowl teams

Football 01/15/19, 15:57

The coaching staffs of the Los Angeles Chargers and Dallas Cowboys have been selected to lead the Pro Bowl teams.Anthony Lynn and his Chargers' staff will coach the AFC team while Jason Garrett and his Cowboys' staff coach the NFC team.The Chargers finished 12-4 in the regular season and lost ...

Garrett waffles on Linehan’s return as Cowboys ponder staff

Sports 01/14/19, 20:22

Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett had two different answers Monday for whether oft-criticized offensive coordinator Scott Linehan would return next season.The first was on his morning radio show, when Garrett responded, "I do," when asked if he thought Linehan would be back for a sixth season with the Cowboys. The ...

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