The football team at Prime Prep Academy, Deion Sanders' charter school, has been struggling to find opponents after a UIL committee barred it from competing against district opponents.That pretty much wiped out their schedule, save for a game against Parish Episcopal at which they endured a 50-6 she ... More >>
And why the love for UT?
Why, lookie there -- former Dallas Cowboys head coach Barry Switzer's the face of Federal Cash Advance. Makes sense: The payday lender's Oklahoma-based. But, see, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott doesn't take to kindly to the way it runs its bidness down here. Says the AG in a lawsuit filed tod ... More >>
The defending Super Bowl champion Dallas Cowboys were 2-3 under Barry Switzer and on their way to a playoff loss to the Carolina Panthers. The Dallas Mavericks were embarking on a season that started with head coach Jim Cleamons and the Three Js -- Jason Kidd, Jim Jackson and Jamal Mashburn ... More >>
Here's hoping that Saturday's Texas-OU game at the Cotton Bowl is better than last year's yawny 16-13 Longhorns' victory. The memorable 45-35 game in 2008 was a little more like it. Still, with pedestrian quarterbacks Garrett Gilbert and Landry Jones and what I think are two medioc ... More >>
Super Bowl XLV preview?Good news: Your Dallas Cowboys will play in Super Bowl XLV right here in our back yard, Feb. 6, 2011 in Arlington. Bad news: They'll lose to the New York Jets and - giggle - quarterback Mark Sanchez. So sayeth The Sporting News in its 2010 Pro Football Yearbook, whic ... More >>
In this week's Dallas Observer column in which I surmise that Wade Phillips is entering his last season - win, lose or drawl - I tell the story of riding up a training camp elevator with the Dallas Cowboys' head coach. Sounds riveting, I know. But wait, there's more! Watching Wade ... More >>
Edwin "Bud" Shrake, the Fort Worth native and former Dallas Times Herald and Dallas Morning News sportswriter, died this morning in Austin at the age of 77. He wrote a lot of essential books, including the best-selling sports tome of all time, but longtime fans will fondly recall his Willie Nelson a ... More >>
The NFL's most popular team hops in bed with a most peculiar teammate
There's everything from bull's-eyes to wild tosses at restaurant "a"
New restaurant is a prime place for pricey steaks
At Piccola Italia, the only hooch is in the rigatoni.
It's now all meatloaf
Buzz remembers the year that might have been and proves that not only the winners write the history
1998 was a great year for sports...just not in Dallas
No, the Toadies haven't broken up. They're just taking their own sweet time
In Chan Gailey, Jerry Jones has God, the shotgun, and, maybe, a little Tom Landry
The Adolphus' French Room offers courses in dining elegance
What a surprise--the owner of the Dallas Cowboys is nuts
Want to know what's going on at Valley Ranch? Ask an unnamed source.
Cowboys QB Jason Garrett doesn't deserve to be a backup all his life
When things go bad for the Cowboys, they go Barry bad
After a long history of public drunkenness and allegations of slashing two men's throats, it is time to examine the troubled practice of Dr. John Hargett
Holly Mullen meets Dunham and Miller, the radio jocks whose sports talk show leaves Dallas women panting for more
Barry and Jerry's place offers good food and a touch of their idea of class
Barry Switzer testifieson booze, black men,and red wine
Switzer's casual approach caught up with the Cowboys