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Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

A federal judge granted preliminary approval to a landmark deal that would compensate thousands of former NFL players for concussion-related claims. The ruling came about two weeks after the NFL agreed to remove a $675 million cap on damages.

07/07/2014

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North Texas Teen Wins Trip To Super Bowl

The Dallas Cowboys are not headed to Super Bowl, but North Texas is sending a standout football player to the big game.

CBS 11–01/20/2014

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Inspirational Frisco Teen Among NFL Films Contest Finalists

While a lot focus is on the Dallas Cowboys there is someone else who North Texas fans should be rooting for. A teenage boy from Frisco is a finalist in an NFL competition that rewards those whose passion for the game inspires others.

CBSDFW.COM–12/11/2013

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Aledo Football Coach: No Bullying Found In 91-0 Win

A North Texas high school football coach whose undefeated team won its last game 91-0 said Wednesday a district investigation found “no grounds” to support a bullying complaint filed by a parent of the losing team.

10/23/2013

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Bullying Complaint After Lopsided Football Score

There was little chance of defeat, when Aledo’s undefeated Bearcats faced Fort Worth’s Western Hills on the football field Friday. The final score, 91 to 0, though, led one parent to file an official complaint of bullying against the entire coaching staff.

CBS 11–10/21/2013

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Texas Football Player, 12, Dies After Ant Bites

A 12-year-old boy died after apparently having a severe allergic reaction to ant bites he suffered while warming up during halftime of a Texas middle school football game.

09/17/2013

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Prayer Vigil Held For Killed Denton High School Football Player

On a day when most students are enjoying their first holiday off from school, some Denton high school students are gathering on campus with heavy hearts.

CBS 11–09/02/2013

A police dashcam picture of the crash scene on December 7, that killed Dallas Cowboys practice squad team member Jerry Brown. (credit: Irving Police Dept.)

Cowboys DT Brent Gets Warned At Dallas Hearing

Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent was in a Dallas courtroom on Friday to explain why the alcohol monitoring device that he had been wearing showed that he had been drinking.

CBSDFW.COM–05/24/2013

Dallas Cowboys at private memorial for player Jerry Brown. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Friends & Loved Ones Remember Cowboys Hopeful Jerry Brown

Friends and loved ones of a Dallas Cowboys hopeful gathered at an Oak Cliff church Tuesday afternoon to offer remembrances. Jerry Brown Junior was memorialized as someone who left the world a better place.

CBS 11–12/11/2012

Memorial bulletin for Dallas Cowboys player Jerry Brown, killed in an Irving car crash. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Cowboys’ Brent Attends Memorial For Player Killed In Crash

The Dallas Cowboys paid tribute to Jerry Brown at a private memorial on Tuesday that included Josh Brent, the player charged with intoxication manslaughter in the one-car accident that killed his teammate.

12/11/2012

High school football players celebrate. (credit: Tom Hauck /Allsport/Getty Images)

Most Throw A Flag At Idea High School Football Ban

Ban high school football in Texas? Seriously? Surely that’s nonsense. Actually, it probably is in the Lone Star State. But it is a movement that seems to be gaining some steam in other parts of the country.

10/30/2012

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North Texas Player Still Missing In Murky Lake

The addition of sonar and divers has yielded no results as the search continues for a Dallas-area high school football player who disappeared while jumping from cliffs into a murky lake.

10/16/2012