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Bob's Blog: Thank You Military

Updated: Monday, November 11 2013, 11:10 PM CST

Tom Landry was in a plane crash in Belgium in April of 1945 after completing a bombing run during World War II.  He survived - and while his ensuing time with the longhorns and cowboys became legendary, his job as an army pilot is what really makes him a legend.


Landry is just one example of thousands of men who served our country in the military and returned to play the role of hero in sport - when in reality - they are heroes for protecting our country.


Thank you for that.  Thank you for dedicating a portion of your life to make sure we can live free.  From Tom Landry in World War II to Ahmard Hall in Afghanistan … from George Halas in World War I to Roger Staubach in Vietnam.  Thank you, not just today, but 365 days a year.


The next time you see a military man or woman - at an airport, at a grocery store, at a gas station - stop them and thank them.  They don't just deserve that - they've earned it.


We all know that often times in sports words like war, battle and hero are misused as actual sporting terms.  Thank you for putting up with us when we make mistakes like that.  Because - as UT deep snapper and Army Special Forces Green Beret Nate Boyer can attest - we all take things for granted.

Bob's Blog: Thank You Military


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Scores & Schedules

November 21, 2014 08:06 GMT

NFL

Thursday's Game

Oakland 24, Kansas City 20

Sunday's Games

Green Bay at Minnesota, 1 p.m.

Cincinnati at Houston, 1 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Chicago, 1 p.m.

Cleveland at Atlanta, 1 p.m.

Tennessee at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.

Detroit at New England, 1 p.m.

Jacksonville at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.

N.Y. Jets at Buffalo, ppd., snow

Arizona at Seattle, 4:05 p.m.

St. Louis at San Diego, 4:05 p.m.

Washington at San Francisco, 4:25 p.m.

Miami at Denver, 4:25 p.m.

Dallas at N.Y. Giants, 8:30 p.m.

Open: Carolina, Pittsburgh

Monday's Games

N.Y. Jets vs. Buffalo at Detroit, 7 p.m.

Baltimore at New Orleans, 8:30 p.m.

NBA

Thursday's Games

L.A. Clippers 110, Miami 93

Sacramento 103, Chicago 88

Friday's Games

Phoenix at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Orlando at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Detroit at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

Milwaukee at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.

Brooklyn at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

Boston at Memphis, 8 p.m.

San Antonio at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Cleveland at Washington, 8 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

New Orleans at Denver, 9 p.m.

Utah at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

Chicago at Portland, 10:30 p.m.

NHL

Thursday's Games

Anaheim 4, Vancouver 3, SO

Florida 3, San Jose 2, SO

Minnesota 3, Philadelphia 2

Toronto 5, Tampa Bay 2

Montreal 4, St. Louis 1

Ottawa 3, Nashville 2

Detroit 4, Winnipeg 3

Dallas 3, Arizona 1

Washington 3, Colorado 2

Chicago 4, Calgary 3

Los Angeles 3, Carolina 2

Friday's Games

N.Y. Rangers at Buffalo, ppd., snow

N.Y. Islanders at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

Boston at Columbus, 7 p.m.

New Jersey at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m.

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