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Cowboys news: Game recaps, Taco's standout performance, and whose stock is rising? Keep the opponent from scoring? Check, the Cowboys producing their first home shutout in the preseason since 1977 - which happened to be a Super Bowl winning season. Limit the yards allowed? Check, check as the Cowboys gave up just 135 yards, including 50 passing yards by the Texans.

'Childhood sweethearts' die in car crash minutes after getting married A pair of "childhood sweethearts" were killed in a car crash moments after they were married. Harley Morgan, 19, and Rhiannon Boudreaux, 20, were still in their wedding dress and tuxedo when they collided with a pickup truck, metres from the courthouse where they had tied the knot, said police in Orange, a small city to the east of Houston, Texas.

Community Holds Vigil for Waxahachie 6-Year-Old Found Dead After Amber Alert More than 100 people came together in downtown Waxahachie Saturday night to remember a 6-year-old boy found dead hours after authorities issued an Amber Alert.

10 thoughts on the Cowboys 34-0 preseason win over the Texans Here are 10 thoughts on the Cowboys win over the Texans. Dak Prescott's completion streak may have ended after he wasn't able to connect on his first pass of the game to Michael Gallup, but he kept looking for his young receiver. On the very next play, the pass again went incomplete to Gallup as it went right off his hands.

Five super winners and five normal winners from Cowboys dress rehearsal against the Houston Texans What's more is Thomas also played extremely well on defense. The Cowboys have such a strong linebacker group that Thomas is a role player for them. Talk about a luxury. It's not like he did anything super special, but Tony Pollard played very well again and thus is worthy of being considered a super winner.

Houston Texans Final: Arlington 34 - Texans…Never Mind Whether it was the Texans getting a total of 101 yards of offense, giving up 34 points on defense, one tackle for a loss and virtually no pressure on the quarterback, or special teams which allowed a blocked punt in the first quarter leading to a quick 14-0 lead for that team up north, it was a bad day on the field.

Dallas police discourage 'scooter takeover' planned for Saturday night DALLAS - The popularity of scooters has sparked an event Saturday night in Dallas that could bring together hundreds of people. Those who live downtown are afraid a proposed "scooter takeover" will get out of hand. The Facebook group said people are meeting at a location Saturday at 10 p.m.

Cowboys absolutely dominate Texans 34-0 - but remember, it’s just preseason One team looked about ready for the regular season - the other, not so much.

Cowboys vs. Texans 2019 preseason game day live thread IV The Cowboys face the Texans in the third week of the 2019 preseason.

State Trooper Dies 5 Months After Being Shot in Line of Duty A Texas state trooper died Saturday, nearly five months after he was shot in the line of duty, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Sanchez, 49, was shot April 6 in Edinburg after a driver involved in a crash fled the scene and Sanchez gave chase, Texas DPS said.

2019 Houston Texans Game Day Live: Texans vs. Cowboys This is your third quarter thread for the Texans' third preseason game of 2019 against the Cowboys. NOTE: Please do not post any images, videos, GIFs, or non-text comments in any of BRB's live game threads. They tend to slow the thread down and can take a long time to load.

Two men arrested for vandalizing North Texas cemetery ATHENS, Texas - Two young men were arrested in Henderson County after authorities said they vandalized a cemetery. Chandler McKinney, 22, who is the son of the Henderson County judge, and 19-year-old Tristian Castillo are both charged with criminal mischief in the case.

STATEWIDE: DPS Trooper dies following line of duty shooting in April AUSTIN - Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Moises Sanchez died Saturday, nearly five months after suffering from head injuries sustained from being shot in the line of duty in April. "Today is an extremely difficult day for Texas, as we have lost one of our finest, Trooper Moises Sanchez," said DPS Director Steven McCraw.

Watch: Alfred Morris scores wearing Dallas Cowboys number 23 for the first time The first half of their preseason game went in all the right directions for the Dallas Cowboys, although something didn't quite go in the right direction for Alfred Morris. Late in the half when the Cowboys were trying to score Morris found himself trying a run up the middle.

Watch: C.J. Goodwin comes up with the interception against the Houston Texans There was a lot of pressure being generated up front by players like Taco Charlton and Kerry Hyder, but the secondary got in on the action, too. We've seen him stand our on special teams, but C.J. Goodwin added an interception to his 2019 preseason resume on Saturday night.

This Hypersonic Airliner Would Take You From Los Angeles to Tokyo in Under Two Hours Some researchers are working on a new generation of supersonic airliners, capable of speeds between Mach 1 and Mach 5. Others are dreaming bigger, NBC News reports. Last year, Boeing unveiled a design for a plane capable of reaching Mach 5, the low end of a realm known as hypersonic speed.

1 Dead, 2 Children Hurt in Arlington Crash One person is dead and two children are injured after a single-vehicle crash in Arlington Saturday morning, police say. The crash happened around 7:21 a.m. Saturday in the 1500 block of East Sublett Road, Arlington police said. Police said an SUV driving westbound on Sublett left the road and struck a tree.

Texas man accused of fatally shooting boss after being fired HOUSTON - Authorities allege a 22-year-old suburban Houston man fatally shot his boss after being fired. Jatraveous Williams remained jailed on Saturday after being charged with murder in the death of 56-year-old Leonard John Ruffer.

Watch: Michael Gallup made an INCREDIBLE play that didn't count against the Houston Texans The second-year receiver looks good.

Questions remain after Waxahachie 6-year-old, suspect at center of Amber Alert found dead WAXAHACHIE, Texas - Many questions remain unanswered following the death of a 6-year-old boy and his mother, who were found in a Waxahachie parking garage. Authorities issued an Amber Alert Friday afternoon for Phillip Oliver Weidemann, who goes by Ollie, and his mother, Candace Harbin.

Watch: Joe Thomas blocks a punt and recovers it in the endzone for a score The Cowboys linebacker managed to make himself known on a punt as he blocked it, dribbled it a bit, and recovered it in the endzone for the score. Check it out. Joe Thomas, along with C.J. Goodwin, has been someone who people have noticed excelling on special teams, although Thomas certainly has other skills.

Cowboys, NFL Revise, Tighten Bag Policy at AT&T Stadium, Ford Center The Cowboys first home preseason game comes with new rules, specifically regarding bags brought into the stadium. The NFL revised its limits on what size and types of bags fans can bring inside with them on game days.

Watch: Dak Prescott finds Michael Gallup for a touchdown in AT&T Stadium! Shortly after the Cowboys got the ball back they marched downfield and what do you know, Dak Prescott found Michael Gallup for a touchdown! Football that sees your defense give your offense the ball only to watch the latter go down and score is a wonderful thing.

Lamar Miller Injured; Carted Off Field The worst moments in pre-season football are the injuries, and the Texans first quarter has been a nightmare. First, Lamar Miller was carted off the field. When being checked by the doctor on the field, the doctor did the drawer test, which tests the strength of the ACL.

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