KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- One of the first things Cowboys owner Jerry Jones did when he awoke Wednesday was to take a good look at the little wooden trophy topped by an odd street sign sitting among the many awards and memorabilia in his Dallas-area home.
It's called the "Preston Road Trophy," dreamed up by his longtime friend and the late Chiefs owner Lamar Hunt, and named after the street on which they once lived just 300 yards apart.
Ever since 1998, the trophy has been presented to the winning side on the rare occasions that Dallas plays Kansas City - as is the case this Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. Jones has had the trophy since 2005, but the Hunt family had it the seven years prior to that.
And ol Lamar made sure to tweak Jones with it, too.
"I was visiting with him and I said, You know, it's been so long since I've seen it. I wonder if I could come by and get it and kind of show it to some folks that I'm going to have over at my house," Jones told The Associated Press. "And he ...