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  • Jury selection continues in ex-NFL player's case

    DALLAS (AP) — A jury has been seated for the trial of former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent, who's accused of killing a practice squad player in a drunken-driving wreck.


  • Jury selection begins in ex-Dallas Cowboy's trial

    DALLAS (AP) — Jury selection has begun in the intoxication manslaughter trial of former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent, charged in the 2012 car wreck that killed a teammate.


  • Dead Cowboys player's family sues nightclub

    The family of a Dallas Cowboys practice squad player killed in a drunken-driving crash is suing the nightclub that served him and the car's driver.


  • State: Bar that served Cowboys may have violations

    The Dallas nightclub where former Cowboys player Josh Brent last stopped before being involved in a fatal crash that killed a teammate may have over-served patrons that night, state liquor authorities said Friday.


  • Cowboys DT Brent retires, charged in fatal crash

    Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent retired from football at the age of 25 on Thursday, saying "doing the right things in life" is more important as he prepares to defend himself against a manslaughter charge in the drunken-driving crash that killed a teammate.


  • FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2012 file photo, Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent, center, and his attorney George Miller, obscured at right, leave court in Dallas. Brent says he is retiring from football as he faces trial for a fatal crash that killed a teammate. Brent's agent, Peter Schaffer, said Thursday, July 18, 2013, that the 25-year-old Brent was "taking care of his priorities." (AP Photo/David Woo, Pool, File)

    Josh Brent retires; Cowboys player faces manslaughter charge in teammate's death

    Brent said he had "given a lot of thought" to his decision. His football career has been on hold since the Dec. 8 crash that killed Jerry Brown, a practice squad player, college teammate and close friend.


  • Cowboys DT Brent retires, still charged in crash

    Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent retired from football Thursday, saying "doing the right things in life" is more important as he prepares to defend himself against a manslaughter charge in a drunken-driving crash that killed a teammate.


  • Judge orders more monitoring for Cowboys DT

    Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent will remain free while he awaits trial for intoxication manslaughter, as a judge on Friday denied a request by prosecutors to revoke his bond due to problems with alcohol monitoring.


  • Police: Cowboys' Brent had 0.189 BAC after crash

    Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent was driving with a suspended license and had a blood-alcohol content more than twice the legal limit at the time of the car crash that killed teammate and friend Jerry Brown, according to documents released by police Thursday.


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