Posts Tagged ‘Dallas Cowboys’

Money, Power, Respect: The Jerry Jones-Jimmy Johnson Divorce 20 Years Later

Twenty years ago tomorrow, Jerry Jones and Jimmy Johnson parted ways following two consecutive Super Bowl victories. And the Cowboys have been fighting bad luck, ego and karma ever since. During the days when she would make an effort to watch football, my grandma always had one complaint. “Now...
March 28th, 2014 | Columns, Football, J. Tinsley, Sports | Read More

Podcast: The Annual Frenzy That Is The First Day Of NFL Free Agency

On this recent edition of The UC Show, Tinsley and Kenny led off by bidding farewell to DeMarcus Ware, who was released by the Dallas Cowboys after nine years with the team. Despite both being life-long fans of D-Ware, they soon acknowledged that the move was best for all parties. Surely, there are...
March 12th, 2014 | Soul On Ice, The UC Show | Read More

The 10 Mitchell & Ness Items We All Need In Our Lives

Sports and style are synonymous to one another. The image of the team is what bands, bonds and extends the team to the fans, and it crosses over from generation to generation. The good folks at Mitchell & Ness having been making sure that the timeless crossover of the greats of the past are represented...
January 7th, 2014 | Kicks & Gear, Lists, The Fam | Read More

Starting Lineups: Rodgers Returns, Romo Relinquishes Regular Role

The two biggest games on the final 2013 NFL regular-season weekend center around injured starting quarterbacks. The biggest news to break yesterday was the return of Aaron Rodgers under center for the Green Bay Packers, as they take on the Chicago Bears to decide the winner of the NFC North. How Rodgers...
December 27th, 2013 | Football, The Rev | Read More

A Cowboys Fan And An Eagles Fan Say 5 ‘Nice Things’ About The Opposition Heading Into Sunday Night

Last year, as the Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles were stumbling over themselves in committing football follies left and right, Cowboys fan Justin Tinsley and Eagles fan Reverend Paul Revere squared off in an email chain of the ages on our teams’ incompetence. This year, things are vastly...
December 27th, 2013 | Football, The Fam | Read More

Starting Lineups: DeMarco Murray Deserves Better

Let’s just get this out of the way right now. I’m a DeMarco Murray homer. Ever since my manager Brent told me to go on YouTube to check out this kid who might be attending in Oklahoma, who in his words, “runs fast as greased balls and cuts like a weed-wacker” (I’m from...
December 23rd, 2013 | Ed The Sports Fan, Football | Read More

Chip Kelly, Jason Garrett And The ‘VP Of Common Sense’

Let me get this out of the way right from the start: There is not a head football coach at any level from high school on up — and most likely pee-wee football, if I’m being honest — alive who knows less about football than me or any other everyday football fan out there. Every single high...
December 17th, 2013 | Football, The Rev | Read More

20 Years Later: We Remember Leon Lett’s Thanksgiving Giveaway Versus Miami

Thanksgiving is a time when friends and family come together, take part in the sacrificing of a wild bird and have fellowship around the glowing shrine that is a big screen television to watch football all day long. 20 years ago, while trying to recover from a food coma as a wayward 10 year old who...
November 27th, 2013 | Ed The Sports Fan, Football | Read More

Starting Lineups: From Peyton Manning To Andrew Luck, Colts Fans Have Nothing To Complain About

As you may have heard, Peyton Manning makes his much anticipated return to Indianapolis this weekend, as the Denver Broncos take on the Indianapolis Colts in Lucas Oil Stadium — aka the House That Peyton Built. You may have also heard Colts owner Jim Irsay complain that the Colts “only”...
October 18th, 2013 | Football, The Rev | Read More

Two Dallas Cowboys Fans And Their Shared Hatred For The Philadelphia Eagles

(Ed’s Note: This is a two-part piece featuring the words of Kenny Masenda and Justin Tinsley, Cows fans unite, or something.) This Sunday, there will be a matchup between two teams in the NFC East with the winner claiming sole possession of first place in the division. However, let’s not get...
October 18th, 2013 | J. Tinsley, Soul On Ice | Read More

Frustrations, Revelations And Reflections Of A Sports Fan

It’s been a while since I have put ink to paper to pound out my thoughts on sports of any kind. In all honesty, I was starting to give up hope on sports in general as the recycling of coaches and players in a system of ineptitude continued to evolve. Reaching my apocalyptic state on the world of sports...
October 18th, 2013 | Bull City, Et cetera | Read More

Starting Lineups: Flyers-Penguins, Eagles-Cowboys And Some Thoughts On Rivalries

It’s rivalry week for Philadelphia sports fans, which means we’ve grown our nails long, stocked our booze cabinets and prayed to the sports gods that we may be rewarded with emphatic victories. I can feel a quiet rage building inside as I wait for the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia...
October 17th, 2013 | Columns, Football, Hockey, No Class Friday, Sports | Read More

Podcast: Discussing The Past And Future Struggles Of The Cowboys And Jaguars (Eff The Broncos)

On this edition of #theUCshow, the highs and lows of fandom are experienced by the three amigos. And Then There Were Three: The fellas discuss the undefeated teams in the NFL as the Saints, Chiefs and Broncos keep stomping a mudhole into all the teams that come across them on the football field. The...
October 9th, 2013 | Football, The Fam, The UC Show | Read More

Tony Romo Is The Most Empathetic Figure In Sports

TSFJ’s Steven LeBron wrote a similar piece last January. I recommend reading here.  You have an opinion of Tony Romo. He leads a team you either love or despise. He’s a good quarterback who can’t seem to break the wall we’ve built for him. When he makes mistakes, we roll our eyes or laugh...
October 7th, 2013 | Columns, Football, Sports, Trible To Your Bass | Read More

NFL Week 5 Winners And Losers: Romo Romo Romo Edition

“Cowboys QB Tony Romo throws 506 yards in loss to Broncos” is probably the most Romo of all Romo headlines. Just 48 yards away from tying the all-time NFL record for passing yards in a game and having kept pace with Peyton Manning and the record-setting Broncos for four quarters, Romo got...
October 7th, 2013 | Football, Steven LeBron | Read More

Starting Lineups: A Letter to Dallas Cowboys Fans From A Dallas Cowboys Fan

I present this letter without comment from my brother from another mother Larry Luk. You might know this gentlemen is a part-owner of We Are The Process, and we are also in the same fraternity, #USMediaBros4Life. That was way too much comment for someone who just said that he would present this letter...
September 20th, 2013 | Ed The Sports Fan, The Fam | Read More

The Shock The World Chronicles: Two Cowboys Fans Crash Arrowhead Stadium

Football season is the best time of the year to be a sports fan, and the biggest reason is because it’s the best time to shock the world. However, this version of the Shock the World Tour got off to a tricky start. The plan was to get to Kansas City at 8:30 in the morning, but I missed my flight by...
September 16th, 2013 | Bull City, Football, Soul On Ice | Read More

North Dallas Forty: The Movie You Need To Watch Before The NFL Season Starts

There are many sports fans who will remember Nick Nolte as Pete Bell, head coach of the Western Dolphins team that featured Butch McRae, Neon Boudreaux and Ricky Rowe in the 1994 classic film “Blue Chips.” Nolte played a fiery and passionate coach who only wanted to return to the glory of...
August 26th, 2013 | Ed The Sports Fan, Films and Docs, Football | Read More

Yes, An American Football Coach Potentially Coaching Tottenham Hotspur Sounds Like An Awesome Idea

There are two football teams in this world that I despise. The Dallas Cowboys and Tottenham Hotspur. Somehow, in some glorious way, the folks over at Saturday Night Live were able to dream up a skit in which a Texas football coach dressed up in coach speak, Bill Parcells-ian shorts, and a total disregard...
August 4th, 2013 | Ed The Sports Fan, Football, Soccer | Read More

The 9 Books We’re Currently Reading In The TSFJ e-Offices Right Now

During the summer months we’re fortunate enough to receive anywhere from 14 to 16 hours of daylight in many parts of this country we call America. From that early morning ride via public transit on the way to work to being posted up on the porch sipping lemonade, the daylight provides an ample...
July 30th, 2013 | The Book Club, The Fam | Read More