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  • ...and Thank You for Tony Romo

    published December 27, 2007

    So maybe you didn't get a Wii, an iPhone or a weekend at the Playboy Mansion. But you know what? You didn't need them. Because you... More >>

  • Sambuca is Dallas' epicenter for Mediterranean jazz and—who knew?—Geritol jump-shooters

    published December 20, 2007

    Led Zeppelin resumed playing. Big effin' deal. Dick Forsythe never stopped. Fit and feisty at 73, the legendary Dallas... More >>

  • 'Boys Fill Up the Pro Bowl

    published December 13, 2007

    The official announcement won’t come on NFL Network until around 3 p.m., but I just got my grubby lil’ hands on this year’s More >>

  • Smitten With Witten

    published December 13, 2007

    Warning: This column is about a professional football player who needs neither DNA test nor bullet-proof vest. It involves no drugs, dancers... More >>

  • White Rock Run Gets Colossal

    published December 6, 2007

    The White Rock Marathon is all grown up. And all sold out. For the first time in the race's 37-year history, organizers of Dallas'... More >>

  • Corporate Cowboys

    published November 29, 2007

    Got four primo season tickets on the 35-yard line to see the Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers? Lucky bastard. It's an epic... More >>

  • Greg Williams 'Hammers' The Ticket

    published November 22, 2007

    The Hardline has never been sane. After this, it may never be the same. On Friday, October 12, the most popular sports... More >>

  • Action Sports Take Over Dallas

    published November 15, 2007

    Dear Norm Sonju, Please don't read this column. Trust me, you don't wanna know. As a founding father and general... More >>

  • Tony Romo Has 67 Million Reasons to Be Alive

    published November 8, 2007

    So, you want a piece of Tony Romo's fortune? If you're a Hollywood starlet, get in line. If you're the least bit Web-savvy, get to... More >>

  • Like Zombies, SMU football Plays on Without a Pulse

    published November 1, 2007

    For his role, Dale Hansen got death threats, extortion ploys and a dead bird. "It was a black crow delivered right to our office,"... More >>

  • Chaos Amid Dallas Parochial League

    published October 25, 2007

    The devil arrives pushing a baby stroller. Dressed in fashionable shorts, snappy sandals and a black linen shirt, he shakes hands with... More >>

  • The Dallas Cowboys' Dumbsday Defense

    published October 18, 2007

    Dear Reporters, Because of the magnitude of yards and high volume of points surrendered by our defense this season, we will... More >>

  • Mavericks Meander into the Season

    published October 11, 2007

    With minimal upgrades and a fragile psyche, this season could stroll off in any ol' direction A. June 19, 2008—Inspired by a... More >>

  • Rangers: The Texas Treadmills

    published October 4, 2007

    Dawdling in the dugout before his team's final night home game of the 2007 season, Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington is asked to give... More >>

  • Pete Sampras Returns to Royalty

    published September 27, 2007

    Elvis played a sold-out Cotton Bowl in 1956. Pavarotti serenaded Reunion Arena in 1995, and at the 2004 Byron Nelson Classic, Tiger Woods... More >>

  • Romo Arigato

    published September 13, 2007

    Considering his expansive portfolio, Jerry Jones seems a bright businessman. That's why Tony Romo should receive a new... More >>

  • Ellis Island

    published September 6, 2007

    Remember back when Greg Ellis was a good guy? Before the position change grousing and the contract complaints and the trade demands and... More >>

  • Alternate Route

    published August 23, 2007

    This column is being delivered in a whisper. Don't want to wake the devil, you know. The one named T.O., which sits opposite the... More >>

  • 'Roid Rage

    published August 16, 2007

    My 10-year-old son: Isn't that Barry Bonds? Me: Yep. My 10-year-old son: Didn't he take drugs? Isn't he a... More >>

  • Romo Holiday

    published August 9, 2007

    SAN ANTONIO—Yesterday a backup quarterback. Tonight the lead singer. Don Meredith serenaded a nation with "Turn Out the Lights," Troy... More >>

  • Captain Casual

    published August 2, 2007

    SAN ANTONIO—He was done signing autographs. Finished glad-handing fans. Complete with his first day of training camp as head coach of the... More >>

  • The Fab Fifty

    published July 19, 2007

    When Jerry Jones acts, we all react. He flies to Lubbock, and next thing you know the Texas Tech-Oklahoma State game isn't relocating to... More >>

  • Boy Blunder

    published July 12, 2007

    The Texas Rangers stink and, fittingly, general manager Jon Daniels feels like raw fish. "I put our name on the list," Daniels says as I... More >>

  • White Elephants

    published July 5, 2007

    Faster. Quicker. Meaner. Stronger. Whiter? Exposed, humiliated and dismissed by the athletically superior Golden State Warriors two... More >>

  • Rangers Redux

    published June 28, 2007

    Two words you rarely associate with a billionaire who owns three professional sports teams and a $35 million home: Plastic. Cutlery. Tom... More >>

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