Sport: Dallas Gusher

The Cowboys bring big bucks

Bought by Millionaire Oilman Clint Murchison for $600,000 in 1960, the Dallas Cowboys were sold for some $75 million last week to an eleven-member local consortium headed by Multimillionaire H.R. ("Bum") Bright, who likened the purchase to art collecting ("You can enjoy it even though you didn't paint it"), and promised not to call any plays. "It will provide some return but not a good one," said Bright, whose 17% constitutes the largest share. "You would do better in Government bonds."

Perhaps, but the price of a pending sale of the Denver Broncos is reportedly not much lower....

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