Skip Bayless opens up about his time covering the Cowboys, Aikman's sexuality, racist comments, etc

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  1. RyGuy45

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    Pretty good (long) read.....Skips gets interviewed about his media career and then gets in depth about the books he wrote covering the Dallas Cowboys.

    Some of this has come out before, but it was interesting to read again. I bolded/underlined the key parts for the dudes who dont wanna read...


     
  2. airwing03

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    good stuff but i hate skip bayless on first and ten.
     
  3. jmause3

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    Wow good read. I have heard that Switzer was a big supporter of African-American players, which he learned from his father. I think it was on NFL Films if irecall correct.

    But thanks for the post
     
  4. stoneyjax

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    good read... very interesting. I wonder how Irvin and Emmitt's relationship is with Aikman today?!?
     
  5. marath0n

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    Daaang racist AND gay? That's a hell of a combination.
     
  6. RyGuy45

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    Skip the journalist was always pretty good...dude knows the angles. Skip the TV personality is a different story.

    Im anxious to see what book he does next.
     
  7. evansst

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    :smh:at Troy Aikman...
     
  8. downtown43

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    what proof do they even have that he was gay? all they say is "i heard he was gay"... no evidence or story to back that up?
     
  9. hampisaboss

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    Great piece by Skip
     
  10. finnns2003

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    [​IMG]

    Wow... just ridiculous, some of the stuff you read years later (Alomar, etc.)
     
  11. highrep87

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    They need to stop hating on the must accurate qb of our time [​IMG]
     
  12. gunna get it

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    tru but we dont really need confirmation to know Ricky Williams is a lil light in the britches, do we? [​IMG]
    Not wanting to turn this into a Beauty Salon thread, I'll leave it at this, there are TONS of "stories" out there about a lotof players, either way, their lifestyle doesnt affect me or you
     
  13. N41D

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    [​IMG] Yeah, there have been plenty of stories running around Dallas in the past about Troy and his lifestyle...

    I ain't ever seen or heard that Switzer quote though... [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  14. nyrapisback

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    I remember watching games when Aikman would get drilled by the opposing team and him getting up saying "Why cant you #%+% ing block" [​IMG] .
     
  15. wildkycat

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    wasn't Aikman "dating" a country music singer at one time??? Lori something??
     
  16. N41D

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    Yeah, Lorrie Morgan...
     
  17. realtalkaz

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    great read by skip didn't know reporters shop stories around like that... seems like a pretty interesting line of work ....for all that we hear there is somuch more that goes on behind the scenes
     
  18. nyrapisback

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    He also made a country album while a Cowboy
     
  19. kingjay718

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    TA is married to some broad names Sharon now. I can see TA being in Brokeback Mountain 2...
     
  20. kingjay718

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    TA is married to some broad names Sharon now. I can see TA being in Brokeback Mountain 2...
     
  21. jasongilmore

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    Troy probably had a bad experience with an african-american gay teammate early in his career. [​IMG]
     
  22. krispacinla

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    Troy Aikman aint gay. Smh@ reporters........
     
  23. coolnificent

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    and neither is Jeff Garcia [​IMG]