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Josh Brent, left, former Dallas Cowboys NFL football player, listens with one of his lawyers Kevin Brooks while the punishment for his intoxication manslaughter conviction is read in court  Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Pool/LM Otero, Pool)

Ex-Cowboy Brent gets 180 days in jail, probation

DALLAS (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent avoided prison Friday and instead was sentenced to 180 days in jail and 10 years of probation for a drunken car crash that killed his friend […]

01/24/2014

Former Dallas Cowboys NFL football player Josh Brent looks on court after he was found guilty of intoxication manslaughter Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 in Dallas, for a fiery wreck that killed his teammate and close friend, Jerry Brown. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News,  Nathan Hunsinger)

Mother of ex-Cowboy’s victim stands behind him

DALLAS (AP) — As former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter and confronted with the possibility of spending up to 20 years in prison, the mother of the man he killed […]

01/22/2014

Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent, center, leaves court in Dallas on Dec. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/David Woo, Pool, File)

Ex-Cowboy convicted of intoxication manslaughter

DALLAS (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter Wednesday for a fiery wreck that killed his teammate and close friend, Jerry Brown. He faces up to 20 years in […]

01/22/2014

This Jan. 26, 1986 photo shows Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka reaching to shake hands with New England Patriots coach Raymond Berry after the Bears won Super Bowl XX in New Orleans. Ditka is being carried by William Perry, right, and Steve McMichael. (AP Photo/File)

Gov. declares ‘Mike Ditka Day,’ honors ‘Da Coach’

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — It’s Ditka Day in Illinois. Gov. Pat Quinn’s office says Monday that he’s declared it “Mike Ditka Day” in honor of the former Chicago Bears player and football coach whose jersey […]

12/09/2013

Aug. 15, 1987, photo provided by the NFL shows Los Angeles Raiders tight end Todd Christensen (46) during a preseason football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/NFL Photos)

Former Raiders TE Todd Christensen dies at 57

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — With his penchant for poetry, Todd Christensen never fit the Raiders’ renegade mold. But that didn’t keep him from becoming one of the team’s best all-time tight ends. A five-time […]

11/13/2013

Carrie Underwood performing at the 2013 CMA Music Festival in Nashville, Tenn. on June 9, 2013. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP, File)

Underwood brings new ‘Sunday Night Football’ theme

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Carrie Underwood has taken the handoff from Faith Hill to perform the musical introduction for NBC’s “Sunday Night Football,” but don’t expect the two country superstars to sing it the same […]

09/05/2013

(AP Photo)

NBC Sports, Cowboys partner on red zone view

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) – care partnering on a new 360-degree look at red zone plays for TV viewers and fans attending the game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, this season. The network will […]

07/28/2013

Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent, center, leaves court in Dallas on Dec. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/David Woo, Pool, File)

Cowboys DT Brent retires, charged in fatal crash

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent retired from football Thursday, saying “doing the right things in life” is more important as he prepares to defend himself against a manslaughter charge in […]

07/18/2013

Bret Lewis

Heading to the bunkhouse

My last broadcast, my last post on KFWB.COM. Retiring officially Friday, May 31st. And it has been quite a week. My co-workers have been beyond gracious. I’m sure I wasn’t always the easiest guy to […]

05/31/2013

Bret Lewis

The future for the purple and gold

Lakers fans still clinging to the slim hope that Phil Jackson will come back in some capacity… had better hope the Kings actually stay in Sacramento. Word is if they move to Seattle one of […]

05/15/2013

Carrie Underwood, country music singer

Underwood to sing ‘Sunday Night Football’ theme

NEW YORK (AP) — Carrie Underwood will take over the theme song for “Sunday Night Football,” with NBC sticking to the formula of a female country music star for its intro. Underwood steps in for […]

05/07/2013

Chris Kyle (Video still ABC News via YouTube)

Procession escorts ex-Navy SEAL Kyle to burial

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — After a 200-mile journey, former Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle was buried Tuesday in Austin as his family members and fellow SEALS looked on amid the sounds of drums and bagpipes.

02/12/2013

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