Texas Stadium memories outlast blasts

Explosions stir up strong emotions along with debris at storied former home of Cowboys

Updated: April 11, 2010, 2:48 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- They sent the old girl to stadium heaven a little after 7 on Sunday morning.

They sent some kid named Casey, who won a contest or something, to push the button to finish the demolition process of Texas Stadium.

It was a nice gesture, but the people who helped build the old girl for $35 million back in 1967, the Murchison family, should have closed the show.

Sunday morning, Texas Stadium was demolished. The last game played there was by a crew that drilled ...

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