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  1. Romo to attend Correspondents' Dinner

    Calvin Watkins

    Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is scheduled to attend the 100th White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday according to the Washington Post and the political blog In the Know. Romo is an expected guest of Fox News Channel and is listed to atten...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  2. Peterson backs run game in Texas schools

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- High school football in Texas has evolved from "run first, pass later," to "pass first, and don't ever run." Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, considered one of the top players at his position, is from Palestine, Tex...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  3. Adrian Peterson still looking to break Emmitt's record

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- On a conference call with reporters, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said he still wants to break Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith's all-time rushing record. Smith rushed for 18,355 yards in a career and Peterson is third...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  4. DeMarco Murray expecting to have 'great year'

    Calvin Watkins

    OXNARD, Calif. -- If you can describe what this offseason has been like for Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray, one word comes to mind: change. Murray has a new running backs coach, no fullback, a rule change outlawing leading with the helmet and...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  5. Helping DeMarco Murray avoid contact

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- In the Dallas Cowboys quest to keep starting running back DeMarco Murray healthy helping him avoid tackles is key. It's almost impossible because most, if not all runners, will get touched on a run at some point during the game. B...

    Blog | May 11, 2013
  6. Dallas Cowboys' DeMarco Murray steps into spotlight after record-...

    Calvin Watkins

    Spotlight awaits Cowboys' record-setting RB DeMarco Murray in Philadelphia.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2011
  7. Suh a big challenge for the Cowboys

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING --Shotgun snaps aside, the Cowboys have a major challenge Sunday afternoon in taking on the Detroit Lions. The Lions front four is probably the best unit the Cowboys have faced this season. It's led by defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and aid...

    Blog | September 29, 2011
  8. Cowboys' running game looks good

    Calvin Watkins

    MINNEAPOLIS -- While the Cowboys run defense gave up 81 yards to the Vikings' Adrian Peterson on Saturday night, Dallas' run offense performed well. As a unit, the Cowboys rushed for 117 yards on 29 carries, but Felix Jones had a strong effort in ...

    Blog | August 28, 2011
  9. Dallas Cowboys are still working things out on defense

    Calvin Watkins

    With the clock ticking, the Cowboys are still working things out on defense.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2011
  10. Second quarter: Cowboys 17, Vikings 10

    Calvin Watkins

    MINNEAPOLIS -- At the break in the Metrodome and the Cowboys lead, 17-10 at halftime. Highlights and lowlights: Run defense has problems: Yes it is Adrian Peterson, who is considered one of the top running backs in the NFL, but the Cowboys fron...

    Blog | August 27, 2011
  11. Snow hits Dallas-Fort Worth area

    Calvin Watkins

    Overnight snow hit the Dallas/Fort Worth area causing schools and businesses to close on Friday. It's been a rough week for the area hosting it's first Super Bowl. Freezing rain hit the area on Monday night causing school and business closures....

    Blog | February 04, 2011
  12. DeMarcus Ware: 'Every game after this is elimination.'

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING -- The Cowboys are 1-3 and we've documented how bad this has gotten for the group that plays at Cowboys Stadium. With a road game coming on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, one more loss could mean doom. It should be noted the Vikings ...

    Blog | October 13, 2010
  13. LeBron James takes care of the kids

    Calvin Watkins

    On Friday afternoon, Cleveland guard LeBron James as part of the LeBron James Family Foundation dedicated a playground to the Oak Cliff Boys & Girls Club in Dallas. This is the third playground that James has dedicated. In 2008, James placed a...

    Blog | February 12, 2010
  14. Adrian Peterson is a Cowboys fan

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING -- It shouldn't come as a surprise that Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is a Cowboys fan. Peterson grew up in Palestine, Texas and played college football at the University of Oklahoma. Sunday, Peterson gets to face the Cowboys in the ...

    Blog | January 15, 2010
  15. Views on practice time, stopping Peterson

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING -- The bulk of the Cowboys roster has never been this far in the postseason. There are only two position players with double-digit time in the league Flozell Adams and Keith Brooking with 12 years of NFL experience. It's uncharted territ...

    Blog | January 11, 2010
  16. Dallas Cowboys face an opponent with qualities similar to Philade...

    Calvin Watkins

    In Minnesota, the Cowboys will face a Vikings team that offers familiar looks.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2010