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Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013 at 10:34 AM
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By Frank Heinz

Sam Hurd Through the Years

Former NFL wide receiver Sam Hurd could spend life in prison on federal drug... See Full Gallery »

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 »

Thursday, Apr 11, 2013 at 6:34 AM

Hurd Expected to Plead Guilty

Hurd Expected to Plead Guilty

Hurd's attorney says he expects the former receiver will plead guilty to drug possession conspiracy Thursday afternoon. 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 »

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 11:39 PM
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By Randy McIlwain

Hurd Attorney Says Plea Bargain Not Done Deal

Hurd Attorney Says Plea Bargain Not Done Deal

Reports that Sam Hurd has reached a plea deal on federal drug charges is premature, his attorney says. Read »

Thursday, Aug 9, 2012 at 10:08 PM
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By BJ Lutz

Former Cowboy Sam Hurd Arrested

Former Cowboy Sam Hurd Arrested

Officials acting upon an arrest warrant nabbed him in San Antonio as he drove to an area YMCA. It's alleged a recent urine test came back positive for marijuana. 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 »

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