Dawes' Tay StraithairnWhat can we say about the practically-impossible-to-dislike Dawes that we haven't said here on DC9 or in the paper version before? No, the band's not exactly new to us around the metroplex. Hell, they were just here last month, playing the Fort Worth Music Festival.Ah, well, ... More >>
The Mavs can play better than they did in Game 1 of the NBA's Western Conference Finals.
For the first time in the playoffs they allowed 100 points, 112 to be exact. The Thunder grabbed 11 offensive rebounds and, according to Mavs' coach Rick Carlisle, corralled 13 of the game's 20 loose bal ... More >>
The fans gave him a break, and even President Obama applauded Vick's return to the NFL. Tucker Carlson of Fox News? Not so much.10. Mark Teixeira says teammate Andy Pettitte's "probably leaning toward retirement," which is good news for the Texas Rangers and everyone else aiming to win the AL pen ... More >>
Photos by Sam MertenCliff Lee tosses in the outfield on July 11 following his first start with the Rangers.Ever since New York Baseball Digest's Frank Russo posted his "Five Reasons Why the Yankees Will Sign Cliff Lee" on Monday, it has made the rounds, and several of my fellow Texas Rangers ... More >>
The Texas Rangers lead the ALCS over the New York Yankees, 2-1.
In Monday night's Game 3 they waltzed into fabled Yankee Stadium and laid an 8-0 whupping on the Bronx Bombers.
The Rangers have dominated the series, out-scoring New York 20-8 with five of the Yankees' runs coming in that epic ... More >>
Look at it this way, if Cliff Lee beats the Yankees here tonight in Game 3 of the ALCS they'll have to beat the Texas Rangers in three consecutive games or else face him again in Game 7 at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on Saturday.
Of course to take a 2-1 series lead the ... More >>
Gleefully, I was wrong about Rays in 5. In accordance, take this synopsis with a pinch of salt, a hint of lime, a chug of a six pack, then wake up Friday night and watch for yourselves.
ALCS rosters won't be set until Friday at 10 a.m. so there could be some tweaks to the Rangers- Yankees b ... More >>
Same as we shouldn't get too low with the Dallas Cowboys, let's not get too high with the Texas Rangers.
Because, well ... oh eff it. You know what, let's do get high. I know the Rangers didn't face C.C. Sabathia or Andy Pettite, but sweeping the New York Yankees in September is about as goo ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End:
*So Jerry Jones wanted Dan Reeves to pledge working X amount of hours per week. Maybe it's part of the owner's new get-tough policy, but isn't that ridiculous? I seem to remember a head coach around h ... More >>