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Making No Sense of It All

At halftime of the Cowboys-Panthers duel, Fox's Pam Oliver reported on her obligatory off-camera visit with Dallas' Bill Parcells. She paraphrased Coach Contradiction by quoting him as saying that even though his club was down by three points, considering all the mistakes committed in the first half, "We oughta be winning.''

Ah, but tap those breaks, Mr. "You-Are-What-You-Are'': If the Cowboys have learned anything this year, it should be that while there is a special column for "wins'' and another special column for "losses,'' there is no column for "oughtas.'' Should Dallas have won, 24-20, as the scoreboard reads, because of Terry Glenn's end-zone tippy-toeing with 24 seconds left in Carolina? Or...

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