Jori Epstein, USA TODAY

Jori Epstein

USA TODAY

Dallas, TX, United States

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  • The Shreveport Times
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  • Enquirer
  • North Jersey News
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  • Caller.com
  • News-Leader
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  • El Paso Times
  • 11Alive Atlanta
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Recent articles by Jori:

Angels get emotional win in return to field following death of teammate Tyler Skaggs

Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels reflected on deceased teammate Tyler Skaggs following an emotional win over the Texas Rangers. → Read More

How a pitching coach, an audible and a 'body on the line' explain connection between Cowboys' Dak Prescott, Amari Cooper

Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper both are likely candidates to receive extensions soon, but there's more that connects the two Cowboys stars. → Read More

Why Amari Cooper thinks trade to Dallas Cowboys can make him a top-five wide receiver

Dallas wide receiver vows to prove he's among NFL's best. → Read More

Is Amari Cooper a top-five WR? Why he thinks trade to Dallas Cowboys makes a difference

Entering his first full season with the Dallas Cowboys, Amari Cooper is out to prove that he's a top-five receiver in the NFL. → Read More

Why former Pro Bowl DE Robert Quinn chose Cowboys over Saints as trade destination

Defensive end looks to bolster team's pass rush. → Read More

Cowboys' Jason Witten steps back into leadership role

Tight end joined leadership council on trip to Duke and train with special forces. → Read More

Dak Prescott explains brief shoving match with Cowboys' Jeff Heath

Dak Prescott briefly had a heated moment with Cowboys safety Jeff Heath, but it wasn't anything the two couldn't quickly move past. → Read More

Michael Irvin says Dak Prescott contract extension 'shouldn't even be a discussion'

Hall of Fame wide receiver Michael Irvin said extending Dak Prescott's contract shouldn't be a discussion. → Read More

Michael Irvin: ‘I’ve never heard a receiver say’ what Cowboys’ Amari Cooper told me

Hall of Famer Michael Irvin was taken aback by a surprising comment he recently heard from Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper. → Read More

Cowboys' Amari Cooper solves Rubik's Cube, defenses

Dallas wide receiver is more than a football player. → Read More

New York Giants draft choice Corey Ballentine shot and injured, college teammate killed

Washburn DB Corey Ballentine, picked 180th in the NFL draft, is expected to make a full recovery. He was scheduled to hold a press conference Sunday. → Read More

The Amari Cooper draft: What Cowboys, Jerry Jones plan to do without a first-round pick

The Cowboys don't have a first-rounder in the upcoming NFL draft because they used it to acquire WR Amari Cooper. What are the team's draft plans? → Read More

‘It’s not really a sad story’: Texas LB Gary Johnson pushed past 'life full of setbacks' to verge of NFL

From spending time in group homes to his move to a poultry farm in Alabama, Texas LB Gary Johnson persevered as he sought a career in the NFL. → Read More

With new contract in hand, Cowboys DE DeMarcus Lawrence says he wasn't willing to follow Le'Veon Bell by sitting out

DeMarcus Lawrence and the Cowboys don't have to worry about a potential standoff anymore, as the two sides agreed to a five-year, $105 million contract. → Read More

A lesson from Nick Foles helped inspire Texas' Breckyn Hager not to quit on his NFL dreams

Disillusioned with his NFL prospects, Breckyn Hager was ready to pursue a career in film. Then Nick Foles changed his outlook. → Read More

DeMarcus Lawrence, Dallas Cowboys agree to five-year, $105 million contract

The Cowboys locked down their Pro Bowl pass rusher with a five-year deal for DeMarcus Lawrence that will net him $21 million per season. → Read More

Dallas Cowboys expected to acquire DE Robert Quinn in trade with Miami Dolphins, per report

Robert Quinn could provide a significant boost to a Cowboys defensive line that is facing uncertainty after Randy Gregory's latest suspension. → Read More

Randall Cobb agrees to one-year contract with Cowboys

By bringing on Randall Cobb, the Cowboys appear to have found a replacement at wide receiver for the departed Cole Beasley. → Read More

QB Ryan Fitzpatrick agrees to a deal with the Miami Dolphins

Two days after trading QB Ryan Tannehill, the Dolphins agreed to terms with ex-Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. → Read More

Ex-Cowboys DT David Irving: Jason Garrett told me to 'quit, smoke all the weed I want'

After announcing he's quitting the NFL following an unceremonious end to his stint with the Cowboys, David Irving is embarking on a new path. → Read More