With all the criticism Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones gets, you'd think that he'd avoid all outlets for fans and critics to sound off him, especially sports talk radio.
But no, the opposite is true.
Jones said he listens to more sports talk radio than anyone, because he takes an odd joy in hearing people rip him.
“I think I love the pain,” Jones said Monday on “CBS This Morning." “Certainly, criticism hurts, but it, boy – fuels your ambition. It makes me think, ‘I wanna show them.’”
That's a little odd, but Jones kept going down the sadistic road with "CBS This Morning," with quotes coming from the Star Telegram's Cowboys blog. He recalled a visit to the doctor's office after a tough Cowboys loss.
“I was doing a lot of blood work, and they said, ‘We want to be sure and get this nurse in that really knows how to be gentle and get it done quickly on the first time,’ “ Jones said. “And I said, ‘This morning, I need one that needs to try 10 times. I want some pain.’”
Jones' critics will happily point out that he hasn't had to look very far to find pain, considering his franchise has just one playoff win since the end of the 1996 season.
Whatever barbs you have for Jones and how he has run the Cowboys, just make sure he can hear you. He enjoys that kind of thing.
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