Tony Romo

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Famous QB Has Epic Game, and He Didn't Even Suit Up

Tony Romo gaining renown for his smart calls of NFL games

(Newser) - Tom Brady had a great game on Sunday, as did Rams QB Jared Goff. But in the view of ESPN's Mike Greenberg, "no one in the sport had a better day ... than Tony Romo," he tweeted . "Just exceptional." Tony Romo? Yes, the quarterback who retired... More »

Tony Romo's PGA Tour Debut Went Very, Very Poorly

Former NFL quarterback finished dead last in 132-man field

(Newser) - Tony Romo nailed his broadcasting debut last year. The former Dallas Cowboys quarterback probably wishes his PGA Tour debut went as smoothly. The AP reports Romo finished last Friday in the 132-man field in the Corales Puntacana Resort and Club Championship, bogeying the first six holes in a 10-over 82.... More »

Report: Tony Romo Leaving NFL for New Gig

Networks eying QB as an analyst

(Newser) - Sidelined for all but five games over the past two NFL seasons, Tony Romo is opting for retirement, reports ESPN . Insiders say the Dallas Cowboys quarterback is expected to retire from football Tuesday with plans to pursue a broadcasting career. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport confirmed the news, per NFL.... More »

10 Most Unpopular Athletes

Manti Te'o joins Lance Armstrong at top of list

(Newser) - The new Nielsen/E-Poll survey of the most disliked athletes in America has the not-so-surprising name of Lance Armstrong at the top of the list, reports Forbes . More surprising is that Notre Dame star and soon-to-be-NFL'er Manti Te'o tied Armstrong with a measly 15% approval rating. Even if he... More »

8 Weirdest Celeb Prenups

Jessica Biel supposedly wants $500K if Justin Timberlake cheats

(Newser) - Rumor has it Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake are engaged—and Biel is not messing around when it comes to the prenup. If JT cheats, she wants to be guaranteed at least half a million dollars, sources told Radar this week. The Frisky notes that clause is pretty tame, especially... More »

Aniston: Sorry, I'm Neither Engaged Nor Pregnant

But guess who is having a baby?

(Newser) - There are many upsides to being famous, but one notable downside is that, at least in Jennifer Aniston’s case, you’re forced to give periodic interviews informing the world that, no, you’re neither engaged nor pregnant ... you’ve just gained a little weight. “Rumor No. 1: I... More »

Jessica Simpson, NFL Beau Engaged

She's finally, finally, finally off the market again

(Newser) - If Nick Lachey can't put you off marriage, nothing will: Jessica Simpson, who divorced the ex-boy band star in 2005, is headed down the aisle again, this time with a former NFLer. No, not that one. Eric Johnson, former 49er and Simpson's beau of six months, popped the question Thursday—... More »

When a Winning TD Isn't

Cowboys' last-play score negated by penalty

(Newser) - One of the biggest talkers out of Week One in the NFL is the Dallas Cowboys' heartbreak last night against Washington. Tony Romo threw an apparent game-winning TD pass to Roy Williams on the final play—only to see it called back on a holding penalty. More game details at... More »

Jessica Simpson Talks John Mayer

Says she learned 'nothing' from him, Tony Romo, or Nick Lachey

(Newser) - Jessica Simpson learned “nothing” from John Mayer—or her other high-profile exes, she tells Allure. But she would like to clear one thing up about the rocker who recently called her "sexual napalm": "He didn't make me go brunette. John doesn't get credit for making me brunette.... More »

Jets Stun SD; Vikings Advance

New York stuns Chargers; Minnesota KOs Cowboys

(Newser) - New York is halfway toward the Super Bowl parade promised by coach Rex Ryan after rookies Mark Sanchez and Shonn Greene led the Jets to a stunning 17-14 upset of the San Diego Chargers in an AFC playoff game tonight in San Diego. In the NFC, Brett Favre threw four... More »

Cowboys, Jets Advance

Tony Romo, Mark Sanchez make it look easy in wild-card games

(Newser) - Dallas won a laugher over Philadelphia, and the Jets took down Cincinnati on the road to advance in the playoffs. Tony Romo (2 TDs, 244 yards) and the Cowboys put up 27 points in the second quarter and cruised to a 34-14 win. Dallas Morning News coverage here . On the... More »

Cowboys Spoil Saints' Perfect Season

Romo leads Dallas to upset in New Orleans

(Newser) - New Orleans' quest for a perfect season ended at 13 games tonight. Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys upset the home team Saints, 24-17. New Orleans nearly staged a miracle comeback after trailing 24-3 early in the 4th quarter, but their final possession ended with a Drew Brees sack and... More »

7 Crazy Celebrity Prenups

Khloe's $500K a year is nothing compared to some

(Newser) - If you thought Khloe Kardashian's prenup—a $5,000 monthly shopping budget and $1,000 monthly beauty budget, among other provisions—is over-the-top, clearly you aren't well-versed in the world of celebrity prenups. The Frisky runs down seven of the most legendary—check them out in the slideshow above. More »

Fox Apologizes for Jessica Simpson Weight Jokes

Calls cartoon a 'poor attempt at humor'

(Newser) - Fox sucked it up and apologized for an NFL Sunday skit in which cartoon versions of the Dallas Cowboys made fun of Jessica Simpson’s weight. “Upon reflection, our poor attempt at humor was insensitive,” Fox said in a statement to US Weekly. It also pointed out that... More »

Jessica: After Split, 'I'd Still Love Tony'

She discusses comeback with huge fashion line, reality show, too

(Newser) - Jessica Simpson waxed prescient in an interview with Glamour just days before the demise of her relationship with Tony Romo: “I don’t know what the future holds, but I hope that my life, as it is now, doesn’t change,” she says. “If this article comes... More »

Jon's Not Engaged ... or Maybe Secretly Engaged

Plus, Jessica Simpson is sad

(Newser) - Reports of Jon Gosselin’s engagement to galpal Hailey Glassman “are absolutely 100% false,” a Gosselin friend tells Us. But wait! “They’re engaged but nobody is allowed to say. They’ve been warned to keep it secret,” a source—this one friends with the jeweler... More »

Romo Moves Quickly Post-Jess

Plus, more celebrity babies—and mug shots

(Newser) - In the wake of her split with Tony Romo, Jessica Simpson was too upset to hold her Barbie-themed birthday party—but “Tony was hanging out until 2am, getting his flirt on,” a source tells the New York Daily News. Spotted at a Hollywood club surrounded by pals and... More »

Boyle's Dream May Move to Dance Floor

Plus, Beyonce launches fashion line, and more

(Newser) - What’s next for Britain’s Got Talent runner-up Susan Boyle? Maybe some remixing. “A dance mix of ‘I Dreamed A Dream’ would go down a storm in the clubs,” a member of a UK dance group tells the Mirror. Elsewhere:
  • Beyoncé’s alter ego, Sasha
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Stern Sidekick Hijacks New HBO Show

Comedian attacks host, other celebrities

(Newser) - Comedian Artie Lange appeared on the premiere of HBO's Joe Buck Live last night, and it sounds as if the host wishes he hadn't. Buck told USA Today he couldn't wait for Lange to finish his obscene, homophobic routine. "I thought that spending time on a treadmill felt long,... More »

Jessica Fishes for a Ring

Also: Madonna's rude posse and Miley the designer

(Newser) - Jessica Simpson blew the bank on her birthday present for boyfriend Tony Romo, forking over $100,000 to buy the Dallas Cowboys QB a speedboat for his 28th, Cover Awards reports. But the oh-so-generous singer is hoping he'll repay the favor—with an engagement ring. In other celeb news: More »

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