The news seemed unimaginable, much as it might have 78 years ago when Yankees fans learned Lou Gehrig was diagnosed with the disease that would later bear his name. It came on a Sunday night via a more modern form of communication, a Twitter feed. Dwight Clark didn't need the full 140 characters to stun football fans everywhere. "I wanted to share some unfortunate news: I have ALS," Clark tweeted .
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- DeMarcus Ware won't be returning to either the Dallas Cowboys or the Denver Broncos as expected. The 12-year NFL veteran is instead retiring from the NFL. Ware announced his decision Monday on Twitter. Next to a split image of the Cowboys and Broncos, Ware wrote, "After a lot of thought and prayer, I've decided to accept the unknown and retire from my NFL career.
The Latest on NFL free agency (all times Eastern): ___ 10 p.m. A person with knowledge of the deals says the Dallas Cowboys are adding two more defensive players in free agency in cornerback Nolan Carroll and defensive end Damontre Moore. Carroll, who comes over from NFC East rival Philadelphia, is getting a $10 million, three-year contract, the person told The Associated Press on Friday on condition of anonymity because the deals haven't been announced.
DALLAS (AP) -- Tony Romo remained with the Cowboys as the first day of free agency wrapped up Thursday, although the quarterback essentially said goodbye to Dallas fans in a video posted on Twitter.
NBA-SCHEDULE Heat rally to beat Hornets UNDATED (AP) -- The San Antonio Spurs now own a nine-game winning streak that has them atop the NBA's Southwest Division by seven games over Houston. Manu Ginobili (MAN'-oo jih-NOH'-blee) scored 19 points and David Lee had a double-double as the Spurs knocked off Sacramento, 114-104.
DALLAS (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that the Cowboys will release quarterback Tony Romo when the NFL year opens today. He will leave the Cowboys as the franchise leader with over 34,000 passing yards, 248 touchdowns and a 78-49 record as the starter, but just 2-4 in the postseason.
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DALLAS (AP) -- The Dallas Cowboys will release quarterback Tony Romo when the NFL year opens tomorrow, according to a person with knowledge of the decision. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team hasn't announced a decision.
DALLAS (AP) -- Tony Romo's star-crossed career as the starting quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys will soon be over. A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that the Cowboys will release Romo when the NFL year opens on Thursday. The person spoke to the AP on Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the team hasn't announced a decision on Romo, who will get a chance to pursue a starting job elsewhere.
NBA-SCHEDULE Heat rally to beat Hornets UNDATED (AP) -- The San Antonio Spurs now own a nine-game winning streak that has them atop the NBA's Southwest Division by seven games over Houston. Manu Ginobili (MAN'-oo zhih-NOH'-blee) scored 19 points and David Lee had a double-double as the Spurs knocked off Sacramento, 114-104.
A look at each NFC team's free agency situation (salary cap space is estimated): DALLAS COWBOYS (12-4) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: CB Brandon Carr, S Barry Church, CB Morris Claiborne, G Ron Leary, QB Kellen Moore, RB Darren McFadden, RB Lance Dunbar, WR Terrance Williams, S J.J.
The best signings in free agency are usually unheralded players. Quarterbacks and skill position players get the most money. High-profile defensive guys get plenty of attention. Special teams players fly under the radar but can make the most impact. The Philadelphia Eagles signed safety Chris Maragos and linebacker Bryan Braman in 2014 to bolster their special teams. They did just that.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Latest from the NFL's annual scouting combine in Indianapolis (all times local): ___ 5:40 p.m. Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday that team officials have spoken about quarterback Tony Romo's role next season. He didn't drop any hints about whether Romo would actually be fulfilling that role this fall.
DALLAS (AP) -- Jimmy Johnson moved from one interview to another, smiling plenty and comfortably addressing questions about his relationship with Jerry Jones in a rare offseason appearance to celebrate the 1992 Dallas Cowboys, who won both their first Super Bowl.
WBT News - Lin McDowell A choke hold being applied to a Carolina Panthers fan at the Panthers/Cowboys game on Thanksgiving Day has gone viral.The reasons for the assault are unclear, although stadium security said that Panthers fan John Smalls from Carrboro was being unruly. But the video shows that the attempt to restrain him…
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Senior staff writer for the Charlotte Business Journal, Erik Spanberg, joins the show to talk about Forbes and ranking the values of the NFL franchises. The Cowboys are the richest and the Panthers ranked 19th. He also talks about the Obama administration choosing Envision Charlotte as the model for the Envision America energy efficiently program. The…