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Cowboys' Beasley on Witten's rumored retirement: 'I had no idea this was coming'

Cowboys' Beasley on Witten's rumored retirement: 'I had no idea this was coming'

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April 28 (UPI) --Cole Beasley says he doesn't know what it's like to be a locker room without Dez Bryant and Jason Witten.But he's about to find out.The six-year NFL veteran joined the Dallas Cowboys in 2012 as an undrafted free agent out of Southern Methodist. Though he was not at the 2012 NFL Draft in New York City, he was in attendance for the big event this week at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.In Arlington, he took on teammate Dak Prescott in a nacho-making-and-building contest at the Tostitos Cantina.Prescott will be looked to as a beacon of leadership on this new-look Cowboys team. But Beasley says the third-year quarterback has always been that for the NFC East squad."I've been asked this question a lot and I'll say the same thing because it hasn't changed," Beasley told UPI...
Dallas Cowboys' Butler says he would've produced more than Dez if he had opportunity

Dallas Cowboys' Butler says he would've produced more than Dez if he had opportunity

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Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Wide receiver Brice Butler says he would have produced more than Dez Bryant if the Dallas Cowboys gave him the opportunity last season.Butler spoke on FS1 Thursday, answering questions about Bryant and his future with the Cowboys."100 percent," Butler answered, when asked if he would have been more productive than Bryant if he had the opportunities.The San Diego State product was a seventh round pick by the Oakland Raiders in the 2013 NFL Draft. He piled up 383 yards and two scores on 30 catches in two seasons with the Raiders, before joining the Cowboys in 2015. Butler had 12 catches for 258 yards in seven games during his first season in Dallas.He had 16 grabs for 219 yards and three scores in 16 games in 2016. This season, Butler had 15 catches for a career-best 317 yar...
Past of 'cocaine cowboys' pilot may come back to haunt him

Past of 'cocaine cowboys' pilot may come back to haunt him

World
The colorful past of a pilot who has long bragged about flying loads of drugs for Colombian cartels during Miami's "cocaine cowboys" era in the 1980s may come back to haunt him in an auto fraud case. A federal judge agreed Friday to let prosecutors use as evidence much of Mickey Munday's open bragging about his past in media interviews, social media posts and in the 2006 documentary "Cocaine Cowboys." But U.S. District Judge Robert Scola ruled that most direct drug references can't be introduced. "I'm trying to minimize the term 'cocaine cowboy' being used," Scola said at a hearing. "It's very prejudicial." What Scola will allow in the auto fraud trial, which starts Tuesday, are references Munday frequently made about his prowess as a pilot, driver and boat captain. Prosecutors say it's r...