More Sports / Football Sep 4, 2019

Cowboys, Ezekiel Elliott reach agreement on new contract

The Dallas Cowboys and Ezekiel Elliott have agreed on a $90 million, six-year contract extension that will make him the NFL's highest-paid running back and end a holdout that lasted the entire preseason, a person with knowledge of the agreement said Wednesday. The breakthrough was ...

Falcons defense smothers Cowboys

More Sports / Football Nov 13, 2017

Falcons defense smothers Cowboys

Adrian Clayborn must've thought he was the one replacing Ezekiel Elliott in the Dallas Cowboys' backfield. Clayborn spent most of Sunday running around back there, making life miserable for Dak Prescott with one of the greatest pass-rushing performances in NFL history. A solid player but hardly ...

More Sports / Football Sep 2, 2017

Players' union sues over Elliott ban

The NFL players' union sued the league on behalf of Ezekiel Elliott late Thursday night, seeking to vacate the upcoming ruling of an arbitrator on the appeal of the Dallas Cowboys running back's six-game suspension in a domestic violence case. The lawsuit, filed in federal ...

Cowboys' Elliott gets six-game ban

More Sports / Football Aug 12, 2017

Cowboys' Elliott gets six-game ban

The NFL suspended star Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott for six games Friday, concluding after a yearlong investigation that the league's leading rusher injured his former girlfriend in three separate incidents last summer. According to the letter Elliott received informing him of the suspension, ...

Cowboys win 11th straight

More Sports / Football Dec 2, 2016

Cowboys win 11th straight

Dez Bryant sashayed through the Dallas locker room with an unmistakable swagger and had nothing but good things to say about his adversary this time around. It was a stark change from a week ago, when he sparred with Washington cornerback Josh Norman on Thanksgiving. ...

Cowboys beat Redskins to extend winning streak to 10

More Sports / Football Nov 25, 2016

Cowboys beat Redskins to extend winning streak to 10

Rookies Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott keep winning for the Dallas Cowboys, even with Kirk Cousins setting records for the Washington Redskins. Prescott accounted for two touchdowns, Elliott ran for a pair of scores and the Cowboys extended their franchise regular-season record with a 10th ...

Cowboys keep rolling with victory against Ravens

More Sports / Football Nov 21, 2016

Cowboys keep rolling with victory against Ravens

New backup, same result for rookie quarterback Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys. Prescott threw three touchdown passes, two to Dez Bryant, in the first game with Tony Romo as his backup, and the Cowboys set a franchise regular-season record with their ninth straight win, ...

Ohio State romps past Notre Dame

More Sports / Football Jan 2, 2016

Ohio State romps past Notre Dame

Ezekiel Elliott bulldozed his way into the end zone in the first half, showing off his strength as Ohio State's drive capper. He flashed his speed in the second, becoming the show stopper as he raced up the middle for a long run. Those skills should ...