March 24, 2011 |
Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant was caught with his pants down, and has been banned from an upscale Dallas shopping mall. A police statement says officers working off-duty Saturday as security at NorthPark Center encountered Bryant and three companions wearing drooping pants. According to the statement, when the officers asked the four to pull up their trousers because their underwear was showing, Bryant launched into a profanity-laced tirade that prompted the officers to escort the four from the mall.
December 16, 2014 |
The Eagles-Cowboys rivalry heated up Sunday night even before the kickoff. Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins and Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant were involved in a confrontation during warm-ups. They had three rounds of an apparent heated discussion during a 1-minute, 53-second video captured by Comcast SportsNet. Other players and coaches got between the high-profile players twice. During the first encounter, Jenkins walked away after about 20 seconds. Then he turned around as Bryant walked toward him. At that point, Eagles assistant defensive backs coach Todd Lyght and Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams stood between them.
July 26, 2012 |
THE ATTORNEY for Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant asked prosecutors Tuesday not to pursue charges against his client, who was arrested after allegedly attacking his mother during an argument. "Did a family disagreement occur? Yes," attorney Royce West said. "Did Dez Bryant commit family violence against his mother? No. " Police arrested Bryant on July 16, 2 days after his mother, Angela Bryant, called 911 to complain her son was assaulting her. Authorities said they found her with a swollen wrist and thumb and bruising on her upper arms.
November 12, 2012
2 Cowboys tight end Jason Witten and quarterback Tony Romo failed to connect on just two pass attempts. On 10 tries, the combo completed eight passes for 47 yards. 6 The Eagles got six first downs thanks to Cowboys penalties. 29 Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant averaged 29 yards per catch on three catches for 87 yards. 3:56 The Cowboys had the ball for just 3 minutes, 56 seconds in the fourth quarter. Still, the Eagles managed just six points.
July 26, 2010
WHEN VANCE WORLEY took the mound for the Phillies in the top of the ninth inning against the Rockies on Saturday, he wasn't just relieving Jose Contreras. According to reader Dennis Orlandini, of Irvington, N.J. and Spring Hill, Fla., the righthander became the 1,000th player to play for the Phillies since the post-war 1946 season. The first player, according to Orlandini, was Johnny Wyrostek, who appeared with the Phils in April of '46. Orlandini wrote that among the documentation he used to support his findings was retrosheet.
February 26, 2013 |
IT WAS A RECORD that stood for 11 years. That's how long Nick Nolte's mug shot had been atop the worst-of-all-time list. But alas, the wild-haired photo of the scowling actor - taken after his arrest for DUI in 2002 - has been topped. By Raiders starting defensive lineman Desmond Bryant. On Sunday morning, a shirtless Bryant was arrested after showing up uninvited at a neighbor's house in Miami and causing a commotion. According to the police report, he was drunk, which isn't hard to believe judging by the post-arrest photo that accompanies this column.
July 25, 2013 |
BRUCE FELDMAN tapped out a troubling tweet yesterday. "Spoke w longtime NFL personnel man who said in wake of Aaron Hernandez teams may use police experts to check prospects tattoos," wrote the CBS Sports columnist/commentator. Hernandez is the former Patriots tight end who is charged with murder. He has tattoos everywhere, including his arms, hands, chest, stomach and back. Authorities evaluated the tats to see if any were gang-related and came away empty. Yet, if Feldman's tweet is to be believed, the league is still considering hiring someone to snoop out gang-ink on its players.
October 8, 2009 |
Florida State University president T.K. Wetherell says coach Bobby Bowden's job is safe for now. Wetherell said the football coaching situation will be re-evaluated at the end of the season. He reiterated that offensive coordinator Jimbo Fisher will be the next head coach when Bowden leaves. "FSU does not make coaching changes in the middle of the season," Wetherell said in a news release. "What message would it send to anyone - friend or foe - to do that at this time?" Bowden repeatedly has indicated he plans to coach through the 2010 season.
September 26, 2011
Redskins at Cowboys 8:35 p.m., ESPN Line: Cowboys by 51/2 Skinny: Despite a cracked rib that led to a punctured lung last Sunday, QB Tony Romo seems to have healed enough to start for the Cowboys. Washington (2-0) and Dallas (1-1) are vying for early supremacy in the NFC East. The Cowboys' chances are more tenuous, especially because they are so banged up. Even if Romo plays, he will be without receiver Miles Austin (hamstring) and could be without receiver Dez Bryant (thigh)
September 29, 2010 |
IRVING, Texas - How much is it worth to you to not carry a pair of shoulder pads? Well, for Dallas Cowboys rookie receiver Dez Bryant, it was just under $55,000. Remember the overblown incident in training camp when Bryant refused to carry the pads of veteran receiver Roy Williams in a traditional hazing ritual that is an annual rite of passage on most NFL teams? Williams promised that Bryant would pay one way or another, and specifically pointed to a time when the rookie took the veterans out to dinner.