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  1. Dirk talks about Cowboys Stadium

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- A record crowd of 108,713 at Cowboys Stadium watched the East beat the West, 141-139, in the NBA All-Star game on Sunday night. It was a wild night. Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki was pleased with how the fans turned out to...

    Blog | February 14, 2010
  2. Jason Garrett on Jason Kidd: I'm a true fan

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- With recently retired NBA star Jason Kidd being named the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets, Cowboys coach Jason Garrett was asked if an NFL player could leave the field and become a head coach quickly as Kidd did. "It would be a ch...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  3. Michael Jordan tells Dez Bryant of the Dallas Cowboys to behave

    Calvin Watkins

    NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan had some simple advice for Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant this offseason: Behave.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2013
  4. Jason Garrett admits to mistakes in game management in Dallas Cow...

    Calvin Watkins

    Saying he left more meat on the bone, Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said he made a mistake at the end of his team's 31-29 Sunday afternoon loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2012
  5. Dirk Nowitzki among Texas HOF nominees

    Calvin Watkins

    Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki is one of 20 nominees for 2011 class of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Other notables on the list include the Spurs' Tim Duncan, the recently retired Shaquille O'Neal, Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith, Texas football...

    Blog | June 09, 2011
  6. LaMarcus Aldridge brings strong effort

    Calvin Watkins

    Dallas native LaMarcus Aldridge wasn't greeted too kindly by the hometown folk at the AAC. Aldridge, who attended Seagoville High School and then the University of Texas, was booed throughout. There were a few fans, mainly family members, wearing ...

    Blog | April 17, 2011
  7. Chris Bosh enjoys coming home

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Utah's Deron Williams, who graduated from The Colony High School, said he needed 30 tickets for Sunday's All-Star Game. We're not sure how many Chris Bosh was able to get, but the Lincoln High School graduate was a busy man thi...

    Blog | February 15, 2010
  8. Dwyane Wade has luck in Dallas

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade was named the All-Star Game's MVP after scoring 28 points on 12-of-16 shooting. He also had 11 assists. Of course, Wade had some luck in the Dallas-Fort Worth area when the Heat beat the Mavericks i...

    Blog | February 14, 2010
  9. 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
  10. Cuban wants to bring ASG back

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Caught up with Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, briefly, during the third quarter, and he said he would like to bring the NBA All-Star Game back to Cowboys Stadium. "We brought it up for discussion," Cuban said to ESPN Dallas. "We h...

    Blog | February 14, 2010
  11. It's quiet here during and after first quarter

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas --It's very quiet here at Cowboys Stadium. Too quiet. Maybe this place is too big for a game such as this. Or maybe the fans just don't know what to do. By the way, just saw Terrell Owens wearing sunglasses. Indoors. A...

    Blog | February 14, 2010
  12. Organ music at Cowboys Stadium

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- In the early moments here at Cowboys Stadium, we have organ music playing as the players do their thing. Feels like a hockey game with the organ music. Best dunk so far came from Dwyane Wade, who shook past Steve Nash and bo...

    Blog | February 14, 2010
  13. The longest pregame show in sports is over

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- OK, the pregame show, that had Usher sing a few songs, the national anthems of the United States and Canada play, fans walking all over the place, celebrities, Gabrielle Union, Common, Chris Tucker, P. Diddy and more, is over. ...

    Blog | February 14, 2010
  14. Welcome to the NBA All-Star Game

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- We're at the NBA All-Star Game at Cowboys Stadium. The venue looks great. The giant video board is a blocked punt above the elevated floor, and the place is filling up. There are celebrities in the place, including Chris Tuc...

    Blog | February 14, 2010
  15. Team Texas wins shooting stars competition

    Calvin Watkins

    Ok, now the winner of the shooting stars competition. Dirk Nowitzki made 2-of-4 four shots and a halfcourt bucket to move Team Texas past Team Los Angeles to win the finals of the shooting stars competition. Kenny Smith, Becky Hammon and Nowitz...

    Blog | February 13, 2010
  16. Saturday's version of All-Star weekend starts

    Calvin Watkins

    We're here at the American Airlines Center watching this shooting stars competition that involves Dirk Nowitzki, Chris Webber, Pau Gasol, Kenny Smith and Steve Smith. There are a few other people doing the competition. Los Angeles and Texas will b...

    Blog | February 13, 2010