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Cowboys owner Jerry Jones to Hall of Fame as NFL contributor

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones to Hall of Fame as NFL contributor

HOUSTON (AP) — Jerry Jones will now have a plaque in Canton to go with the three Super Bowl trophies he has as owner of the Dallas Cowboys, and his $1.2 billion showcase that set a new standard for NFL stadiums.
The 74-year-old Jones, the Arkansas oilman who purchased the Cowboys for $140 million in 1989 and has turned them ... (full story)


Z3 tempo training

Now I’ll have to admit that I’m not much for designer license plates, but if I were, well, I’m guessing mine would likely read: Z3 TEMPO.
Let me explain.
Heart rate training zone three is where the real cardiorespiratory work begins in endurance sports. It’s definitely one of the lesser used workout i ... (full story)


Browns release quarterback Josh McCown

Browns release quarterback Josh McCown

CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh McCown's two seasons with the Browns were loaded with injuries and losses.
There won't be any more.
McCown's contract was terminated on Tuesday by Cleveland, which also released veteran cornerback Tramon Williams in a pair of cost-cutting moves that will clear more salary-cap space as the team prepa ... (full story)


Sportswear firm in Baltimore sews up schools, pressures Nike

When Under Armour signed UCLA to a 15-year, $280 million outfitting deal last year, the company’s thinking — like that of a prospective homebuyer — centered largely on location, location, location.
The agreement was a linchpin of the Baltimore brand’s California strategy.
A half-year earlier, its 10-yea ... (full story)


Long, storied history behind the footballs of the NFL

Long, storied history behind the footballs of the NFL

Skip Horween's great-grandmother wanted nothing to do with football.
In fact, her two sons were so petrified she would find out they were messing around with the barbaric-looking game that they decided to play under assumed names. That's how it came to be that Arnold and Ralph "McMahon," both standouts on the Harvard fo ... (full story)