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  1. Jerry Jones' commitment for a title is strong

    Calvin Watkins

    Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones was in Las Vegas last week talking about why AT&T Stadium is a good place to host the Academy of Country Music Awards. The $1.2 billion palace has hosted boxing matches, basketball games, fo...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  2. Kiffin: Cowboys facing basketball players

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin says his defense will face a couple of basketball players in Monday night's game against the Chicago Bears. The Bears' starting receivers are Brandon Marshall, 6-4 and 230 pounds, ...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  3. Cowboys weekend mailbag: Sign Ronde Barber?

    Calvin Watkins

    We're down to two for the national championship in college basketball and while we think about who wins between Michigan and Louisville, let's review our weekend mailbag. Enjoy. Q: To: Mr. Cool Cat Watkins, with Doug Free being worth $7 million...

    Blog | April 07, 2013
  4. Weekend mailbag: Trade for Nick Foles?

    Calvin Watkins

    The college basketball regular season is coming to a close, but our Cowboys weekend mailbag is just heating up. Enjoy. Q: I guess it's safe to assume Sean Lee is penciled in at middle linebacker and Bruce Carter at outside linebacker. My questi...

    Blog | March 10, 2013
  5. Deion Sanders needs to leave Dez alone

    Calvin Watkins

    We haven't heard much from Dez Bryant the last few weeks other than a few words about how he's going to come back in great shape from ankle surgery. He's playing basketball here and there and was at the Heroes charity baseball game Saturday in Fri...

    Blog | July 12, 2011
  6. Jason Kidd: It's a dream come true

    Calvin Watkins

    MIAMI -- When the final buzzer was about to sound, Jason Kidd wanted the one thing point guards love to have: the basketball. Standing near the scorers table, Kidd got the ball for the final dribbles of the 2010-11 season. The Dallas Mavericks kno...

    Blog | June 13, 2011
  7. Playoff run could help Chandler stay with Mavs

    Calvin Watkins

    Jason Kidd, the oldest player participating in these NBA Finals at age 38, was talking about the business of basketball late Thursday night. Kidd, who has played with several teams and is on his second stint with the Mavericks, understands that seaso...

    Blog | June 10, 2011
  8. Praise gets heaped upon Jason Kidd

    Calvin Watkins

    DALLAS -- There is so much love for Mavericks point guard Jason Kidd. After the Mavericks' 112-103 Game 5 victory over the Miami Heat on Thursday night, Kidd was holding court near his stall in the locker room just talking basketball. New Jerse...

    Blog | June 10, 2011
  9. Jason Kidd would consider retirement if lockout wipes out 2011-12...

    Calvin Watkins

    Jason Kidd would consider retirement if a lockout wipes out the 2011-12 NBA season.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2011
  10. Carlisle: Spurs 'best team in basketball'

    Calvin Watkins

    If you look at the NBA standings today, the San Antonio Spurs have the best record in the league at 54-13, but the respect factor doesn't seem to be there for one of the league's oldest teams. Some would consider the Los Angeles Lakers (48-20) the...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  11. Serena, Maria coming to Cowboys Stadium

    Calvin Watkins

    Cowboys Stadium is doing some big things. It's held basketball games, boxing matches, soccer games and of course football games in the $1.2 billion facility. Add tennis to the list of events. Cowboys Stadium will host the inaugural Cowboys T...

    Blog | May 27, 2010
  12. Cowboys Stadium to host inaugural Cowboys Tennis Slam

    Calvin Watkins

    Cowboys Stadium to holst inaugural Cowboys Tennis Slam.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2010
  13. Weekly mailbag: Dallas Cowboys are playoff team and don't need to...

    Calvin Watkins

    Cowboys mailbag: Don't worry about Romo's commitment or a playoff berth.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2010
  14. Charity event with NFL players goes well

    Calvin Watkins

    AUSTIN -- The third annual NFL Celebrity Weekend charity event benefiting Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas and 5th quarter Charities of Austin, Texas, was held the last two days. Things finished up with a charity basketball game at ...

    Blog | April 03, 2010
  15. Can the Super Bowl get over this mark?

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The NBA All-Star Game set a Guinness World Record basketball attendance record of 108,713. The previous largest crowd at Cowboys Stadium was 105,121 on Sept. 20, when the Cowboys lost to the Giants, 33-31, in the first NFL regu...

    Blog | February 14, 2010