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Cowboys, LB Smith agree on extension amid Elliott holdout

Aug. 20, 2019 11:07 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — When the Dallas Cowboys announced a contract extension for Jaylon Smith, it was first a celebration of the linebacker's journey from a career-threatening knee injury in college to one of the NFL's richest contracts at his position. Of course, it didn't take long for the focus to turn...

Joan Jett, Underwood to perform 'Sunday Night Football' open

Aug. 20, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

Fred Gaudelli knew NBC would have to come up with something grand for this season's "Sunday Night Football" opener since the NFL is celebrating its 100th anniversary. It didn't take long for the show's executive producer to arrive at something: Carrie Underwood came up with the perfect idea. This season, the show...

Cowboys edge Rams 14-10 in preseason game in Hawaii

Aug. 18, 2019 2:35 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Dak Prescott appears ready for the regular season, with or without Ezekiel Elliott. The Dallas quarterback completed all five of his pass attempts in his only series, and the Cowboys came away with a 14-10 victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday night. Prescott dropped back to pass...

10 Things to Know for Today

Aug. 14, 2019 5:44 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. FALLOUT FOR PLACIDO DOMINGO AFTER MISCONDUCT ACCUSATIONS Two music companies cancel appearances by the opera legend and the Los Angeles Opera says it will launch a probe after the AP revealed years of sexual...

Kitna returns to NFL with Cowboys, seeks growth in Prescott

Aug. 14, 2019 3:01 AM EDT

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Jon Kitna unfolded a piece of paper detailing that day's practice plan because he thought it was a good way to illustrate why the former Dallas quarterback was back in the NFL with the Cowboys after coaching high school football for seven years. Dak Prescott's new position coach never...

49ers beat Cowboys 17-9 in exhibition opener

Aug. 11, 2019 1:28 AM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Dak Prescott got the Dallas Cowboys off to a good start in a brief cameo in the exhibition opener. San Francisco's rookie receivers took over after that to lead the 49ers to the victory. Prescott completed all four of his pass attempts, caught one and led Dallas to a field goal...

49ers coach Shanahan would be fine with no preseason games

Aug. 9, 2019 11:25 AM EDT

San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan doesn't see a whole lot of value in a four-game preseason. So with several players, including first-round draft pick Nick Bosa and running back Jerick McKinnon nursing injuries, and others such as quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo coming back from one, the 49ers aren't expected to play...

Cowboys rookie RB Pollard rises quickly with Elliott missing

Aug. 8, 2019 9:18 PM EDT

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Tony Pollard tried not to make too much out of what it meant for the rookie Dallas running back with Ezekiel Elliott away from training camp while seeking a new contract from the Cowboys. Drafted in the fourth round with the idea of possibly being a more potent backup to the two-time...

Prescott, Cooper shrug off money talk in camp with Cowboys

Aug. 5, 2019 4:09 PM EDT

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott pretends he can't hear questions about a new contract, while receiver Amari Cooper steadfastly says he simply doesn't think about his negotiations. Both reported to training camp on time as they prepare for the final year of their deals, unlike...

Cowboys' Jerry Jones seems worry-free over Elliott holdout

Aug. 2, 2019 3:17 AM EDT

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott's contract holdout doesn't have Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones worried about a resolution or a timeline. At least that's the message Jones is offering about trying to get a deal done with his missing two-time NFL rushing champion. "When have I ever not done one?"...