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    June 10, 2014

    Watch Rangers Prospect Joey Gallo Hit a Walk-Off Home Run in His First Game in Frisco

    Your browser does not support iframes. Texas Rangers' outfielder Engel Beltre fractured his tibia. Catcher Geovany Soto tore his meniscus. First baseman Prince Fielder required neck surgery. And those are just a few examples of the Rangers' injuries woes. With starting first baseman Mitch Moreland ... More >>

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    April 4, 2014

    In Left Field For the Frisco Roughriders, A Tornado

    Among the things you'd probably rather not see at a baseball game, coming in somewhere below a barrage of apocalyptic hell fire but slightly above an opposing team's walk-off home run, is a tornado looming over the left-field fence. It's a vision concern that might inspire panic in some. Ah, but th ... More >>

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    August 22, 2013

    Rangers Pitcher Tanner Scheppers Hit an Astros Catcher in the Face with a 96 mph Fastball Last Night

    Earlier this week, the Houston Astros called up Max Stassi from the Double-A Corpus Christi Hooks. On Tuesday, he made his Major League Debut against the Rangers, going a solid 2-3. On Wednesday, he faced Rangers reliever Tanner Scheppers. Things did not go very well. On the SportsCenter replay, fa ... More >>

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    July 4, 2013

    Not So Minor League

    Cheap beer, affordable tickets, swanky surroundings — what’s not to like about minor and independent league baseball parks?

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    May 18, 2011

    Hamilton and Cruz in Frisco Tonight? Might Be a Good Time To Take in a RoughRiders Game.

    ​John Blake just sent word: Josh Hamilton will return to the world of the baseball living tonight in Frisco, when he begins a rehab stint with the RoughRiders as Steve Buechele's second-place squad takes on the Midland Rockhounds. Hamilton, benched with a non-displaced hairline fracture of his rig ... More >>

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    April 29, 2009

    Don't Look Now, But There's a Metroplex Pro Sports Team 4 Wins From a Trophy

    The Dallas Mavericks are into the second round. The Texas Rangers are back to .500. And, out in North Richland Hills, a minor-league hockey team tonight begins its quest for the Metroplex's first pro sports championship this millennium. Maybe this Swine Flu is a good thing after all? Coupl ... More >>

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    April 16, 2009

    Travelin' Ballers

    The RoughRiders take on Arkansas' best

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    January 6, 2009

    The Top 10 Announcers in Dallas Sports History

    In retrospect, Ole Miss and Texas Tech are merely above-average college football teams. Their little clash in Dallas last week, however, was called by two of this area's icons of announcing. Though he's looked better, it was good to see Pat Summerall working the game on TV. And on radio - with his ... More >>

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    November 5, 2008

    Because It's Never Too Early For a Mock Draft

    Florida's Tim Tebow might be available next year's NFL Draft. The girl? Way out of our league. With the Cowboys teetering on the blink of an unfathomable implosion and missing the playoffs, it’s never too early to think about 2009. And it’s always nice to keep up with blasts from the past. ... More >>

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    August 21, 2008

    Family Feud

    Nolan Ryan re-enacts the Civil War in Frisco

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    July 18, 2008

    Your Weekend Planner: Vacation Edition Redux

    Now where I'd put my barrel? Yeah, I know, feels like I just got back from vacation. But you know what they say in the corporate media world, "use ‘em or lose ‘em". They do say that, right? While I’m gone you might wanna check out our Dallas Observer Music Awards show next Tuesday ... More >>

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    July 10, 2008

    Movin' On Up

    Frisco bleeds talent in Arlington's direction

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    June 13, 2008

    Your Weekend Planner: Father’s Day Edition

    Enjoy. FRIDAY: Check your calendars, triskadecaphobians. Don’t walk under ladders. Don’t screw with masked dudes named Jason. And, whatever you do, don’t work around cranes. SATURDAY: Still six weeks until the Cowboys depart for Oxnard, Calif., but that isn’t stopping Terrell Owens ... More >>

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    June 12, 2008

    Cheap Seats

    The RoughRiders knock it out of the park

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    May 20, 2008

    Lose to Beckham = Lose Your Gig

    Avery Johnson, you've got company. On the heels of an embarrassing 5-1 loss to David Beckham and the Los Angeles Galaxy before a record crowd at Pizza Hut Park last Sunday, FC Dallas general manager Michael Hitchcock has just fired head coach Steve Morrow. Morrow will be replaced by fourth- ... More >>

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    May 19, 2008

    Entrepreneurialism 101: From Couch to the NFL

    Who knew there was a fast track from the Frisco RoughRiders to the Green Bay Packers? At 21 I had ambition. I had goals. I wanted to win the sports trivia contest at UTA’s Dry Gulch every Thursday night. I wanted to find the sonofabitch who stole two radar detectors out of my Fiero. And I ... More >>

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    May 16, 2008

    Your Weekend Forecast: T.O., Greggo and Lame-O

    Where's Greggo? Would you believe sitting beside Mike Doocy come Sunday night? If you think Terrell Owens was just sooo believable and charming in his sit-com acting debut. If you can’t wait to see Greg Williams again. If you want proof why I became a writer instead of a TV talking head. A ... More >>

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    April 3, 2008

    Play Ball

    Another summer kicks off in Frisco

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    November 29, 2006

    Nick and Kirby Gots Balls

    Nick Lachey's gonna own a minor-league baseball team with Dallas' Kirby Schlegel. Pinch me. Since Tony Romo and Jessica Simpson aren't dating after all--no surprise there, since, like, isn't she supposed to be with John Mayer?--guess we'll have to settle for Kirby Schlegel and Nick Lachey. I know. ... More >>

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    July 14, 2006

    Power Trip

    Frisco RoughRiders Don't believe Richie when he says Mike Rhyner's more powerful than Buck Showalter? Well, hell, just ask Rhyner. He'll tell ya the same thing. It's a list of the most powerful people in Dallas sports. Say it with me: Pow. Er. Ful. Not the most popular. Nor the most talented. Yet n ... More >>

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    June 29, 2006
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    May 9, 2006

    Small Ball, Big Balls

    The woman's voice on the other end of the line is strong and perky: "You've reached the national headquarters of the Continental Baseball League," she says, as though you've just dialed a proud, tradition-rich enterprise. But at the moment, the Continental Baseball League doesn't exist apart from it ... More >>

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    May 3, 2006

    Like Father, Like Son

    If pedigree is any indication, the Frisco RoughRiders baseball franchise is headed in the right direction. The Texas Rangers Double-A affiliate has promoted Scott Sonju to the prestigious role of president/general manager. If that name rings a wind chime in your vast noggin, it should. Scott's da ... More >>

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    April 6, 2006

    Ridin' Rough?

    They're sittin' pretty in Frisco

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