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David Boies Could Be Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones' Hail Mary

Law360, New York (November 17, 2017, 10:32 PM EST) -- Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones appears to have few legal options in his boiling feud with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, but with star litigator David Boies on his team, he has a shot at scoring points for his cause — and defending himself against possible sanctions for his outbursts, lawyers tell Law360.

The saga, which has been playing out in sports media in recent weeks to breathless attention, has seen Jones reportedly taking the lead in challenging Goodell’s pending contract extension. While his grievance is said to be over the luxuriant terms of Goodell’s proposed new deal, many outside commentators, including...

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