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NFL Owner Jerry Jones’ Latest Scandal Is a Doozy

Even by NFL standards, Jerry Jones’ latest scandal seems purpose-made for the tabloids.

Last week, the president and general manager of the Dallas Cowboys was sued by a 25-year-old woman who claims Jones is her biological father — and that he paid her mother $375,000 to keep quiet about it.

Jones’ rap of abrasive and lascivious moments is long. He fired his Super Bowl-winning head coach Jimmy Johnson because he wouldn’t let Jones control the team’s football decisions; disregarded the league’s revenue-sharing agreement while striking his own sponsorship deals; tried to get NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell fired because of a player suspension over domestic violence; has shown up in racy photographs with strippers; threatened to bench any player who kneeled during the national anthem in protest of police brutality; and kept an executive on the payroll for six years after he was caught allegedly filming cheerleaders changing in their locker room — and after he took “upskirt photos” of Jones’ own daughter in 2015.