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2005 Stories by John Gonzalez

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  • What, Them Worry?

    published March 31, 2005

    Generally, I'm a slow learner. I was about 10 before I figured out that the stove was hot and I shouldn't put my hands on it (which is the main... More >>

  • Told You So

    published March 24, 2005

    A few months ago I was walking through the American Airlines Center on a Sunday afternoon--during a Desperados game, of all things--when I ran... More >>

  • Hart Attack

    published March 17, 2005

    SURPRISE, Arizona--The morning Arizona sun beams down and lets its presence be felt. It needs no help on that score--it's powerful enough to warm... More >>

  • Rock of Ages

    published March 3, 2005

    Shockingly, Mark Cuban has been quiet this year. No running out onto the court. No staged battles with refs. No comments about the league office.... More >>

  • Making the Point

    published February 17, 2005

    This is Jason Terry--everything you need to know about his personality encapsulated in one brief moment. Practice has just ended, and he walks off... More >>

  • Good Grief

    published February 10, 2005

    The poetry in sports is rooted in its symmetry, or so I'm told. For every star there's a role player. For every champion, a chump. There is a... More >>

  • Quiet Time

    published February 3, 2005

    The season has been over for a while, and we still don't know any more about the Dallas Cowboys than we did before their season-ending loss to the... More >>

  • The Understudy

    published January 27, 2005

    Del Harris wasn't up for talking about Avery Johnson, not at first. In general, the Mavericks' assistant coach is a kind man, amenable to just... More >>

  • With a Whimper

    published January 13, 2005

    It was fitting. The Cowboys' inauspicious season ended exactly the way it should have--with a loss to the dreadful New York Giants, a team that... More >>

  • Just Forget It

    published January 6, 2005

    This time of year is so depressing here at the Dallas Observer sports desk, mainly because I keep waiting for the bosses to sell the desk... More >>

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