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  • The Young and the Peerless

    published July 20, 2006

    No steroids? No ego? No national ad campaigns? No paparazzi pics wearing only eye black and a jock strap in the back seat with a Bachman Lake... More >>

  • The Fab Fifty

    published July 13, 2006

    After sitting on a runway for an hour in Atlanta and finally arriving at DFW Airport three hours late on a July 5 flight, Terrell Owens pulled... More >>

  • Nil Appeal

    published July 6, 2006

    It's 8:37 a.m., do you know where your drunks are? Nope, not sleeping one off down at Lew Sterrett's joint. They're right here, at The... More >>

  • Helping the Healing

    published June 29, 2006

    Saddened by recent spills but stimulated by his new grills, Dallas Mavericks guard Marquis Daniels steps into the batter's box. Awkward and unsure... More >>

  • On Your Mark

    published June 22, 2006

    I hate Mark Cuban. But just for a second or two. Then I come back to my senses and realize he's the best damn thing that ever happened to the... More >>

  • Assist, Nellie

    published June 15, 2006

    At Nellie's Sports Bar just south of downtown Dallas, there are tons of photos adorning the walls. Former Dallas Mavericks coach Don Nelson with... More >>

  • Chumps to Champs

    published June 8, 2006

    Screw David Hasselhoff. Where's Zelda Rubinstein? Rather than the former Baywatch crooner turned Mavericks coattailer, Dallas should... More >>

  • Proud Papa

    published June 1, 2006

    Do it for Don. And I don't mean Nelson. Since he practically invented smallball and had an appreciation of Steve Nash way before the... More >>

  • Bye-Bye Baboon

    published May 25, 2006

    After his team upset the 49ers in San Francisco in the 1992 NFC Championship, exuberant Dallas Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson climbed atop a chair in... More >>

  • Fore Play

    published May 18, 2006

    You can get Cialis at the front door. Unlimited alcohol inside. There are girls with low-cut tops, high-rise skirts and flexible morals. Guys... More >>

  • Us vs. Us

    published May 11, 2006

    LeBron James was fathered by an ex-con. Alison Eastwood's hotness somehow evolved from Dirty Harry. Luke Skywalker's lineage is directly... More >>

  • Silent Stupidity

    published May 4, 2006

    So this old couple buys a house. Not just any couple, mind you. They're not directly related, but you treat them like family. Check on them... More >>

  • Mocking the Draft

    published April 27, 2006

    Lowndes Shingler. John M. Longmeyer. Lou Cioci. Stop me when you've heard of one...Bill Van Burkleo. Sonny Utz. Drawing a blank? Of course you... More >>

  • American Idols

    published April 20, 2006

    It's a hot, wind-warped day at the Dallas Cup Youth Soccer Tournament in Frisco, and a team of 13-year-old boys has just administered a 6-0... More >>

  • Heaven Help Us

    published April 13, 2006

    Like he does before every start, Rangers pitcher R.A. Dickey attended chapel last Thursday asking for God's guidance on the mound. Presumably... More >>

  • Fast Track

    published April 6, 2006

    He ain't the biggest waste of talent in NFL history. But he is the fastest. At this point in his afterlife, Alexander Wright was supposed... More >>

  • The Curse of Sucking

    published March 30, 2006

    Hell hath frozen over. The Red Sox and White Sox won a World Series. The Seahawks played in a Super Bowl. The Clippers will make the NBA... More >>

  • Eyes Wide Shut

    published March 23, 2006

    You wouldn't hire Charles Barkley to be the Mavericks' team psychologist. Put Robin Ventura in charge of the Rangers' alumni association. Or name... More >>

  • America's Ticket

    published March 16, 2006

    Appearing now on the Dallas Cowboys' new flagship radio station: A lunchtime host who fought the former head coach and constantly fillets the... More >>

  • Oscar Overhaul

    published March 9, 2006

    The tuxedos were suave. The carpet was royally red. Joan Rivers' fashion fangs were bloodthirsty. And the cleavage deliciously breached its... More >>

  • Curveball

    published March 2, 2006

    Finally, it was over. After seven months of pain and six hours of mediation, they reached an agreement. Documents signed. Sighs exhaled.... More >>

  • Dork Nowitzki

    published February 23, 2006

    Welcome to American Airlines Center, home to bells, whistles and enough sensory stimuli to obliterate the line between Mavericks game and Mardi... More >>

  • Doogie Howser, G.M.

    published February 16, 2006

    Truth: Old Texas Rangers General Manager John Hart once appeared in TV ads wearing sunglasses. Myth: On the cover of this... More >>

  • Eight Is Enough

    published February 9, 2006

    Spit happens. Sometimes saliva mixes with chewing tobacco and is expectorated into the bottom of a Coke can. Sometimes the pungent concoction... More >>

  • Play It Forward

    published February 2, 2006

    What if Jose Cortez made the field goal? You know the one, the 29-yard chip shot that would've given the Cowboys a 10-point lead over the... More >>

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