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Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014 at 12:24 PM
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By Associated Press/NBC 5
      

Ex-Cowboy Hurd Sentenced to 15 Years

Sam Hurd was sentenced to 15 years in prison in federal courtroom Wednesday. Read »

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 9:13 PM
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By Frank Heinz
      

Josh Brent Free Under New Restrictions

Dallas Cowboys lineman Josh Brent is out of jail again, but under new conditions that include wearing a drug-detection patch at all times and not driving at all. Read »

Thursday, Jun 6, 2013 at 7:06 PM
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By Randy McIlwain
      

Josh Brent Tests Positive for Marijuana

In court documents filed Thursday morning, the Dallas County District Attorney's office is asking for a hearing to revoke Brent's bond, which could possibly land him in jail as he awaits trial for... Read »

Friday, Mar 29, 2013 at 2:24 PM

Hurd's Trial to Start April 15

Hurd's Trial to Start April 15

A pretrial conference for Sam Hurd, a former NFL wide receiver who played for the Cowboys and Bears, was held Friday morning in his drug-distribution case. Read »

Thursday, Mar 21, 2013 at 9:04 PM
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By Associated Press

New Drug Indictment Filed on Former Cowboys WR Hurd

New Drug Indictment Filed on Former Cowboys WR Hurd

A federal grand jury in Dallas has re-indicted former Cowboys wide receiver Sam Hurd. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012 at 4:14 PM
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By Nomaan Merchant

Hurd Pleads Not Guilty to New Drug Charges

Hurd Pleads Not Guilty to New Drug Charges

The former Dallas Cowboy was arrested last December, accused of trying to have a cousin arrange a deal to buy 5 kilograms of cocaine and 200 pounds of marijuana. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012 at 1:16 PM
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By Nomaan Merchant

Hurd's Cousin to Plead Guilty on Drug Charge

Hurd's Cousin to Plead Guilty on Drug Charge

A cousin of Sam Hurd has agreed to plead guilty in a federal drug conspiracy case involving the former NFL receiver. Read »

Monday, Jul 2, 2012 at 3:18 PM
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By Scott Gordon

Sam Hurd Faces New Drug Charges

Sam Hurd Faces New Drug Charges

Federal prosecutors have added the cousin of former Dallas Cowboy Sam Hurd to his drug conspiracy case, accusing the relative of plotting to buy large amounts of drugs with Hurd -- and then trying to purchase... Read »

Thursday, Feb 2, 2012 at 11:09 AM
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By Nomaan Merchant

Hurd Drug Trial Going to Court April 2

Hurd Drug Trial Going to Court April 2

A federal judge in Dallas has scheduled former NFL wide receiver Sam Hurd's trial on drug distribution charges for April 2. Read »

Thursday, Jan 19, 2012 at 10:11 AM
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By Scott Crisp

Hurd's Atty Looking Forward to Court

Hurd's Atty Looking Forward to Court

An attorney representing Sam Hurd said this week that he will defend against the charges brought against his client "vigorously." Read »

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ADAM BOEDEKER Adam Boedeker is a sports writer with the Denton Record-Chronicle and responsible for prompting the No. 8 Bob Knight soundbite as ranked by ESPN.
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