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NFL at 100: '93 ending sent teams in different directions

Sep. 17, 2019 5:39 PM EDT

Leon Lett learned in the Super Bowl never to celebrate too soon. His blunder the following Thanksgiving night schooled the entire Dallas Cowboys in that same painful lesson. Eleven months earlier, Lett's showboating shy of the goal line after recovering a fumble allowed Don Beebe to catch him from behind and...

NFL At 100: AP Was There, Leon Lett Game

Sep. 17, 2019 5:27 PM EDT

As part of its celebration of its 100th season, the NFL is designating a Game of the Week, each chosen to highlight a classic matchup. For Week 3, it's the 1993 Thanksgiving Day matchup between the Miami Dolphins and the Dallas Cowboys. To mark each Game of the Week, the AP will be reprinting its story of a...

Dak Prescott spreading the wealth in hot start for Cowboys

Sep. 16, 2019 6:26 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys receivers and tight ends have seven touchdown catches through two games, the same number of TDs the entire offense had in the first five games last year. Dak Prescott's hot start has plenty to do with depth at positions that looked promising in the preseason, and have...

Trial of cop who killed black man in home to stay in Dallas

Sep. 16, 2019 5:39 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The murder trial of a white Dallas police officer who fatally shot her unarmed black neighbor inside his apartment will be held in the city. State District Judge Tammy Kemp on Monday rejected a motion from Amber Guyger's lawyers seeking to move her trial for the killing of Botham Jean to...

The Latest: Rams DL Donald returns after back injury

Sep. 15, 2019 5:52 PM EDT

The Latest on NFL Week 2 (all times EDT): 5:50 p.m. Aaron Donald has returned to the game for the Los Angeles Rams after briefly going to the locker room because of a back injury. The reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year came back on the field late in the second quarter against the Saints. Los Angeles leads...

Dak double: Cowboys' Prescott beats Redskins with legs, arm

Sep. 15, 2019 5:22 PM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Dak Prescott probably could have kept running — maybe all the way to the end zone. Instead, the Dallas Cowboys quarterback stiff-armed Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman to put an exclamation point on his longest run of the game. Prescott spent Sunday afternoon carving...

Pavelski, Perry switch to Stars after long stays in 1st home

Sep. 14, 2019 2:54 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Joe Pavelski joined the Dallas Stars as an expensive free agent coming off one of his best goal-scoring years, while Corey Perry quietly signed a low-cost deal for one year after playing the fewest games of his career because of a knee injury. That's where the differences end for the...

Saints at Rams in rematch of disputed NFC title game

Sep. 14, 2019 12:06 PM EDT

Throw that flag. For those who have short memories — very short — the last time the Rams and Saints met was in the NFC championship game in the Big Easy. New Orleans was victimized by a blatant officiating non-call that led to a rules change allowing pass interference to be part of the video review...

Jury pool for cop who killed black man asked about biases

Sep. 13, 2019 10:48 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Prosecutors and defense attorneys in the murder trial of a white Dallas police officer who fatally shot her unarmed black neighbor inside his own apartment worked Friday to get potential jurors to open up about biases and feelings they might have about police, in a case that has sparked...

The Latest: Jury pool dismissed, selections pending

Sep. 13, 2019 10:22 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on jury selection in the murder trial of Amber Guyger, a white former Texas police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man in his own home (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A judge has dismissed for the night 220 potential jurors for the murder trial of a white Dallas police...