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  • Almost Famous

    published June 21, 2007

    One of Dallas' quarterbacks holds purses, the other holds records. One was temporarily linked to Jessica Simpson, the other eternally linked... More >>

  • Cheaters Never Win?

    published June 7, 2007

    Your taxes. Your spouse. Your diet. Your résumé. Your handicap. Your death? Chances are you've cheated on one of them. If... More >>

  • Mayor Buzzkill

    published May 31, 2007

    You know how you know you suck? Your legacy is way worse than the guy who fired Tom Landry. I tried to help Dallas Mayor Laura Miller. No,... More >>

  • Doctoring Dirk

    published May 24, 2007

    Come in, come in. Have a seat, Dirk. Better yet, lie down on the couch. That's right, you and your NBA Most Valuable Player trophy get comfy.... More >>

  • Going for the Green

    published May 17, 2007

    Knock on 3-wood, I'm not going to finish this column. Because at this very second I'm closer to $1 million than ever before. Than I ever will... More >>

  • Stinko de Mayo

    published May 10, 2007

    I've been duped. Pickpocketed. Gutted. Turns out there isn't a Santa Claus. The CueCat didn't revolutionize the Internet. I've yet to sprout... More >>

  • Hole in None

    published May 3, 2007

    Unlike Alberto Gonzales, I do recall. It's a shameful recollection about a day I naively assumed a first marriage would last, about a... More >>

  • Suits Him Fine

    published April 26, 2007

    He's coached in the NBA Finals. Worn two Olympic gold medals. Won NFL Most Valuable Player. Been enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. And... More >>

  • Definitely Dallas

    published April 19, 2007

    In recognition of his continued charity work, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was summoned to center court before last Saturday's All-Star... More >>

  • Amazing Disgrace

    published April 12, 2007

    SHREVEPORT, Louisiana—Signs your grand plans have gone slightly askew: You toke your way out of a job as quarterback of America's Team,... More >>

  • Mood Swings

    published April 5, 2007

    Doctors took Rudy Jaramillo's cancer. They couldn't touch his charisma. On a glorious spring training afternoon in Mesa, Arizona,... More >>

  • Play It Again, Sammy

    published March 29, 2007

    SURPRISE, Arizona—Sammy Sosa is dead. Not buried 6 feet under Wrigley Field on Chicago's north side. Not ascended to hardball heaven,... More >>

  • Red Bull

    published March 22, 2007

    Last time, I bounded down the stairs into the exclusive basement of Sipango for his going-away party. "Jay-SOWN!" I crowed, an obnoxious nod... More >>

  • American Eagle

    published March 15, 2007

    Memphis hasn't lost a basketball game since Britney Spears needed a comb and Sammy Sosa needed a contract; it has the nation's longest winning... More >>

  • Prince Peruna

    published March 8, 2007

    Don't judge SMU's basketball season by what happened on the court. Rather, go by what's happening a couple hundred feet below it. "That hole... More >>

  • Oscar Oversight

    published March 1, 2007

    This shit's crazier than Martin Scorsese's eyebrows. I mean, there is a pre-game show, albeit hosted by failed Roy Firestone successor Chris... More >>

  • German Engineering

    published February 22, 2007

    Hmm, let's see. How shall I put this? Delicately? Politically correct? Or, better yet, just say it like it needs to be said: Dwyane Wade,... More >>

  • I Love Josh Howard

    published February 15, 2007

    Here's what Josh Howard got you for Valentine's: Versatile talent and a vicious temperament, which have possessed your Dallas Mavericks to... More >>

  • Son of a Bum

    published February 15, 2007

    Four minutes. That's how long it took new Dallas Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips to accomplish what his predecessor couldn't in four years.... More >>

  • Washington Monument

    published February 8, 2007

    I am not in a baseball mood. Last day of January. Super Bowl week. A dreary 32 degrees. Gray skies are spitting snowflakes around Arlington's... More >>

  • Frozen Assets

    published February 1, 2007

    The NHL's All-Star Game has come and gone. So, too, has Dallas' fascination with hockey. The mid-winter classic arrived last week... More >>

  • Delinquent Bill

    published January 25, 2007

    Bill Parcells is gone. And I know his replacement: Bill Jones. When Parcells went into hiding after the Dallas Cowboys' season-ending... More >>

  • Busted

    published January 18, 2007

    Let's see, um, Cheech Marin? Ron Jeremy? How about ol' Caligula? Gotta find somebody fitting to present Michael Irvin at the Pro Football Hall... More >>

  • Choke Hold

    published January 11, 2007

    Thank you, Tony Romo. For an imperfect end. To a perfect season. Sure, the quarterback/holder's Seattle slip cost the Dallas Cowboys a... More >>

  • Out With the Old

    published January 4, 2007

    Wanna hear the worst idea since Saddam Hussein's kinfolk got him a tie for Christmas? The city of Dallas is spending $50 million to renovate a... More >>

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