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Dallas Cowboys

How the Cowboys can nail the 2024 NFL Draft

Michael Rios, Staff Writer April 10, 2024

The Dallas Cowboys have been the most confusing team this offseason mainly because they haven’t made any big moves compared to the rest of the NFL. The team let a handful of players walk while only re-signing...

San Antonio’s ill-fated mission of professional football

San Antonio’s ill-fated mission of professional football

Nicholas Kingman, Assistant Opinion Editor March 22, 2024

With the help of NFL Films, the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Oilers became woven not just into Texan culture but into the greater American zeitgeist. While the Cowboys and Oilers were enjoying their hay...

Former Roadrunners shine in front of NFL scouts

Former Roadrunners shine in front of NFL scouts

Rylan Renteria, Distribution Manager March 19, 2024

The 2023 season was the last for some long-time UTSA contributors. While their playing days at the Alamodome are over, some will be taking their talents to the next level. UTSA’s 2024 Pro Day had...

The tremulous history of spring football

The tremulous history of spring football

Nicholas Kingman, Assistant Opinion Editor March 6, 2024

Football is America’s national sport and it is unlike any other sport in the U.S. Every Saturday and Sunday in the fall, you are guaranteed multiple games on national television. From high school to...

Should coaches and managers be fired before the season has concluded?

Should coaches and managers be fired before the season has concluded?

Michael Rios, Staff Writer March 6, 2024

There have been many instances where head coaches and managers of sports teams have been fired before their season has ended. This past NFL season we saw Josh McDaniels, head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders,...

How do refs get selected to work the Super Bowl?

How do refs get selected to work the Super Bowl?

Michael Rios, Contributor February 20, 2024

You might not realize it, but referees play a much bigger role in the Super Bowl than you think. They are responsible for calling penalties that could kill a play on offense and defense. Referees also...

Mahomes has overtaken Brady as the G.O.A.T.

Mahomes has overtaken Brady as the G.O.A.T.

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor February 20, 2024

When Tom Brady won his seventh Super Bowl while playing for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers by beating Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs three seasons ago, there was no doubt who the greatest football player to...

Make way for NFL’s international pathway

Make way for NFL’s international pathway

Haley Aguayo, Assistant Sports Editor February 20, 2024

When people think of the Super Bowl, they think of two different aspects of it.  Firstly, there is the game. Two teams who had overcome adversity and hate throughout their season and the road to success...

Super Bowl LVIII: A dynasty cemented

Super Bowl LVIII: A dynasty cemented

Aramis Santiago, Staff Writer February 20, 2024

As the anticipation for Super Bowl LVIII reached its peak, the football world braced itself for an epic rematch that would echo through the ages.  On one side stood the San Francisco 49ers, led by...

NFL (Taylor’s Version)

NFL (Taylor’s Version)

Misty Olawunmi, Staff Writer February 6, 2024

To say 2023 was a big year for Taylor Swift is an understatement.  From her record-breaking Eras Tour to being named Time’s Person of the Year, the buzz around her is alive more than ever. Her budding...

Which team will win Super Bowl LVIII?

Which team will win Super Bowl LVIII?

Michael Rios, Contributor January 30, 2024

With the 2023-24 NFL season coming to an end, it is time to start asking ourselves which team has the best chance of winning Super Bowl LVIII.  After the conclusion of Conference Championship Weekend,...

Dallas Cowboys

The ‘boys of purgatory

Nicholas Kingman, Staff Writer January 23, 2024

January has been a rough month for the Dallas Cowboys organization over the past 29 seasons. The ‘Boys have not won a divisional round game since 1995, which was also their last appearance in the NFC...

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