Prescott, Cowboys beat Eagles in 1st home game since injury
Dak Prescott threw for three touchdowns in his first home game since he suffered an ankle injury on the same field almost a year ago, Trevon Diggs returned an interception 59 yards for a score and the Dallas Cowboys dominated the Philadelphia Eagles 41-21.
NFL cancels Hall of Fame game, delays inductions until 2021
The NFL has canceled the Hall of Fame game that traditionally opens the preseason and is delaying the 2020 induction ceremonies for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Aug. 6 exhibition game in Canton, Ohio, between the Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers is the first on-field event the league has canceled during the pandemic. It will be played on Aug. 5, 2021, with the same teams. We also must consider the most appropriate way to fulfill the first tenet of our mission: To honor the heroes of the game. The Hall of Fame, which opened in 1963, has never had two enshrinements in one weekend.
Jimmy Johnson, two-time Super Bowl-winner, surprised on air with news of Hall of Fame induction
Former Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins coach and two-time Super Bowl-winner Jimmy Johnson on Sunday became the newest member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Johnson was surprised with the announcement during a live broadcast, similar to the way the news was broken to former Steelers coach Bill Cowher on Saturday. Legendary @dallascowboys coach @JimmyJohnson finds out live on TV he is the newest member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame! Aikman and Johnson won back-to-back Super Bowls together in the 1992 and 1993 NFL seasons. Johnson joins Cowher as a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame's 2020 Centennial Slate, a special group of 15 inductees to honor the NFL's 100th season.cbsnews.com
Stranger buys shopping items for World War II veteran
PHILADELPHIA -- In a line at a store in the Mayfair neighborhood of Philadelphia, Maria Morrone says her whole perspective on life changed. "I felt like it was such a beautiful moment," she said.Morrone was behind two men who struck up a conversation. Wayne quickly learned that Johnson is a World War II veteran. "Talking from a different background, different races, different religions, and you were talking so nicely to each other," said Geralyn Johnson who is Jimmy's daughter. "I'd like to talk to him again because he's interesting," he said.What Wayne bought Johnson was worth about $9, but Johnson says the conversation was worth a lot more than that.abc13.com
"Michael Jordan of NASCAR": Obama honors champ at White House
"Michael Jordan of NASCAR": Obama honors champ at White House NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmy Johnson visited President Obama at the White House Wednesday. Johnson has won six titles in the past eight years. Gayle King reports.cbsnews.com