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Facility collapse: I feared the worst

Updated: April 30, 2010, 1:24 AM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

ESPNDallas.com's Tim MacMahon was inside the Cowboys' indoor practice facility when wind gusts sent it crashing down on May 2, 2009. Here is his account of that day:

IRVING, Texas -- As rain pounded the tentlike facility, the overhead lights suddenly started swaying like massive metronomes.

I muttered something to a colleague about how much damage might be done if one of those lights came crashing to the ground, then stepped back within inches of the wall, a few yards from the door ...

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