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Mary Clements Smith, the mother of Dallas Cowboy legendary running back Emmitt Smith, has passed away. The sad news came via a tweet from Smith’s one-time teammate, Michael Irvin.

And, others followed.

The tweet didn’t make clear when Mrs. Smith passed away.

Smith played 15 seasons in the NFL, mostly with the Cowboys, and is the NF’s all-time leading rusher with 18,355

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Ray grew up in the Bronx, New York, so no surprise --- he's a lifelong New York Yankee fan. He's suffered through the last 40 years of bad New York hoops (he's a Knicks fan) and gets occasional giggles from the Rangers (NHL finals last year!).  In addition to his ...Read more
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