A defamation lawsuit filed against anti-doping authorities and United States track and field star Tyson Gay is likely on the move after the United States Anti-Doping Agency asked that the case be moved from a state district court in Tarrant County court to federal court. Jon Drummond, a Fort Worth ... More >>
Why can't one of Dallas' oldest (and coolest) performance groups get a date with the Arts District?
Talk of Dallas serving as a potential host city for the Olympics has ramped up in recent weeks, in part because Dallas attorney Matt Wood has begun work to woo the 2024 Summer Games, and partly because Dallas, along with Tulsa, Oklahoma and Rochester, New York, was one of an elite group of 35 cities ... More >>
With only a few days left in the year, I decided to hit our reporting software and see what you guys clicked on most in 2012. The last time I did this, bikini-clad women made more than one appearance in my year-end list. This year you guys have proven yourselves nothing but a bunch of cheap-ass drun ... More >>
In March, with the U.S. playing El Salvador for a spot in the London Olympics, Brek Shea coughed up the ball late in the game, setting up a game-tying goal that cost his team a trip to London. He wasn't called back up to the national team, marking, as Greg detailed, the nadir of his young career. T ... More >>
The McDonald's sponsorship at this year's London Olympic games and their subsequent massive Olympic Park restaurant has been one of the most hotly contested issues. Well, other than that whole fencing debacle and, of course, who the hell decided the trampoline is an event but baseball isn't? Regardl ... More >>
If there was one thing you were thinking during Olympic beach volleyball action yesterday, it was, "Sports bra over a sleeved shirt and pants? Dangit." If there were two things you were thinking, they were, 1) "Sports bra over a sleeved shirt and pants? Dangit." 2) "I need a drink." We're here to he ... More >>
When the Observer emailed me with the offer to, and I quote, "continue our gross exploitation of your heritage" by somehow shoehorning together the two subjects of the Olympics and food, how could I possibly resist? I suppose this allows me to tackle that thorniest of subjects, British "cuisine". ... More >>
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See also: The problem with... Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" The United Kingdom is revving up songs on U.S. charts this summer, likely in tandem with the 2012 London Olympics. However, instead of promoting fresh British artists like Michael Kiwanuka and Emeli Sandé, they're giving America by-t ... More >>
See also: The Problem With Gym Class Heroes and Adam Levine's "Stereo Hearts" The 2012 London Olympics are a month away, but I'm not as interested as I was for Beijing 2008. If London's opening ceremony has a TARDIS float, I'll be interested. To tie in to the Olympics, Gym Class Heroes -- the hip, ... More >>
Sarah McDaniel Nastia Liukin's pal Carly Patterson crashed the welcome-home party yesterday at DFW. Intern Courtney ended up at Dallas-Fort Worth International yesterday -- just in time for Nastia Liukin's meet-and-greet with the media and a few hundred well-wishers. Her account, along with some ph ... More >>
We took this off Sam Coats' Web site, because, damn it, it just makes us giggle. Just don't let Dr. Seuss' people see this. Well, it's time, once again, for your end-of-the-week rankings of the top eight mayoral candidates. Usually when I do this I make it clear there is a very distinct chance I don ... More >>
Darrell Jordan once wanted to dome the Cotton Bowl. Doesn't seem so crazy anymore, really. Eight years ago, which is an eternity in a town where yesterday's landmarks are tomorrow's parking lots, attorney and one-time mayoral candidate Darrell Jordan had an idea. He wanted to dome the Cotton Bowl. P ... More >>
Buckner Barbecue tries to resuscitate drive-in dining
Fresh ideas from Tom Landis