Jerry Jones: Cowboys ‘will not play’ if they disrespect flag

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas owner Jerry Jones said the NFL can’t leave the impression that it tolerates players disrespecting the flag and that any of his Cowboys making such displays won’t play. Jones had his strongest comments so far on the anthem controversy Sunday night. They started with his response to a question about Vice President Mike Pence leaving the game in Indianapolis after about a dozen San Francisco players knelt during the anthem. “I know this, we cannot … in the NFL in any way give the implication that we tolerate disrespecting the flag,” Jones, also the team’s general manager, said after a 35-31 loss to Green Bay.… Read More

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Sounders’ unbeaten streak to 13 after 0-0 draw at Dallas

FC Dallas midfielder Michael Barrios (21) avoids being tripped by Seattle Sounders defender Nouhou Tolo (5) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, in Frisco, Texas. (Stewart F. House/The Dallas Morning News via AP) FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Stefan Frei made a diving save in the 42nd minute and the Seattle Sounders extended their club record unbeaten streak to 13 matches with a scoreless draw against FC Dallas on Saturday night. Frei stopped Kellyn Acosta’s low hard shot from just outside the top of the box, diving to his left and pushing it wide. He finished with three saves for his 10th shutout of… Read More

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Planning Your Dallas TX Trip

If you plan to visit Dallas, TX in the near future, you need to know how to plan your trip. That way, you don’t have to rush around trying to get things into order at the last minute. Here are some good tips to help you get ready to travel. If you’re going to drive, make sure you plan your route properly. If you’re going to have to stop for gas, try to map out where you’re going to have to do that at and try to find places with the best prices. If you’re going to eat along the way, try to look into what’s available near the highway… Read More

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Houston at a Breaking Point, Tx Lawmakers Promise Funding, Dallas Shelters on Hold: Your Wednesday Morning Roundup

Good morning. Here is a look at the top headlines as we start the day. ☁️ D-FW weather: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent for scattered showers. Low: 71 degrees. High: 87 degrees. Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here. Houston at a breaking point after days of nonstop rain, rescues The Houston area saw a merciful slowdown in rainfall Tuesday, but the respite came too late for a region battered by Harvey and about to hit a breaking point. About 9,000 refugees packed into the Houston convention center, nearly double the shelter’s intended capacity. Police and fire officials said they had… Read More

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Texas Tech’s New Quarterback Can Restore Your Furniture, but Can He Restore Red Raiders?

This Story is About… Tom Fox/Staff Photographer Texas Tech quarterback Nic Shimonek throws during passing drills with the team in Lubbock, Texas, Wednesday, August 2, 2017. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News) LUBBOCK — To be sure, small-town Texas kid Nic Shimonek didn’t find his field of dreams in Iowa. After starting at quarterback all four seasons at tiny Mildred High School, just southeast of Corsicana, he was forced to sit out what was supposed to be his freshman season at the University of Iowa in 2013 because the Hawkeyes already had their fill of experienced quarterbacks more familiar with their offensive system. No big deal. Happens all the time in… Read More

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Dallas Stars Become First Team to Publicly Oppose Texas Bathroom Bill

AUSTIN — The Dallas Stars have become the first professional sports franchise to publicly oppose the Texas “bathroom bill.” “The Dallas Stars stands strongly opposed to any legislation perceived as discriminatory, including proposed bathroom legislation,” President James R. Lites said Wednesday. “Dallas welcomes all, and we welcome all.” Lites also referred to the NHL draft, which is scheduled to take place in Dallas next year despite objections from LGBT rights organizations: “We are proud of our home and want every visitor to feel safe at home here, too, and that’s why we oppose this discriminatory bathroom legislation.” While Houston Texans owner Bob McNair has criticized the bill, Lites is the… Read More

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Amazon Treasure Truck Hits Dallas Streets Today, and Here’s Where It Will Be

Dallas’ Amazon Treasure Truck arrives today at 11 a.m. Lower Greenville is the first stop for the e-commerce giant’s attempt at a little guerilla marketing and salesmanship in the form of a truck that stocks just one, must-have item for each appearance. In the future, it will roll around town. But on its debut, Treasure Truck will be stationed at 5624 Sears St. from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday. That’s near Trader Joe’s and Truck Yard. Amazon wouldn’t say what’s going to be on the truck. That information will go out at 10 a.m. in a text message to people who sign up to receive truck notices. Items carried… Read More

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How Dallas Gals Are Tackling Dreaded Alzheimer’s One Powder-Puff Flag at a Time

** In two weeks, 152 young professional gals will take to the field at the Cotton Bowl for a flag-football game. More than 40 guys will coach with equal intensity from the sidelines under the Saturday night lights of the Fair Park stadium. Each will have raised at least $1,250 for the right to play in what’s likely to be sweltering 90-plus evening heat. Why? They want to be part of the 10th annual BvB (formerly Blondes vs. Brunettes) Dallas Powder-Puff Football Game that’s expected to raise $600,000 for four local Alzheimer’s causes. They play flag football for safety and insurance reasons, but there’s nothing powdery or puffy about it.… Read More

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Urruti scores, FC Dallas ties Dynamo 1-1 in Texas Derby

FC Dallas midfielder Carlos Gruezo (7) and Houston Dynamo midfielder Oscar Garcia (27) slide after the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer game on Friday, June 23, 2017, in Houston. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP) (Associated Press) HOUSTON — Maximiliano Urruti scored in the 59th minute and FC Dallas tied the Houston Dynamo 1-1 on Friday night in the Texas Derby. Scored his ninth goal of the season and 10th goal in his last 16 games. Michael Barrios got behind the defense for a through ball and passed it back to the top of the box for Urruti’s deflected shot. FC Dallas (6-3-7) has won six of… Read More

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Dallas Street Choir Join 17 Manhattan Homeless Shelter Residents to Play Carnegie Hall

AP NEW YORK — They’re homeless, but a group of men and women from Dallas has made it to Carnegie Hall. The storied New York City concert hall is the venue Wednesday evening for a performance by the Dallas Street Choir, all singers recruited from urban streets and homeless shelters that has been performing since 2015. About 20 members of the choir were to be joined by 17 residents of a Manhattan homeless shelter. The singers include Michael Brown, who lives under a bridge in Dallas when it rains and on a hilltop in sunny weather. FCC×0:00 / 4:52Share “We may be homeless, but we’re not voiceless,” he said at… Read More

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