Bob Sturm

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    August 21, 2014
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    January 23, 2014

    Mike Bacsik's Radio Rebirth

    After Tweeting his way into infamy, former pitcher and sports-talker Mike Bacsik is getting a second chance. Does he deserve one?

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    December 19, 2011

    Five Nights of Drinking at Home: It's Not Alcoholism If There's Christmas Music On

    Flickr​Don't ask me out for a drink because, 1.) I'm cheap and 2.) at the height of holiday shopping insanity, I like to leave my house less than Sigorney Weaver in Copycat. So I stay home, watch TV, read and drink. My drink of choice is usually peppermint Schnapps in hot chocolate. Yes, I kno ... More >>

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    June 16, 2011

    The Mavericks Finally Fought Back, and They Have the Title to Prove It

    Mark Cuban, Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavs shed labels and the Miami Heat on the way to their first NBA championship.

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    November 4, 2010

    Dallas' Other Teams are Playing Too. Who Knew?

    For the last month we've all been - gladly, of course - buried up to here in the Texas Rangers. Don't look now, but the other sports in our city didn't shut down. Let's play some catch up, shall we? FC DALLAS - In the Major League Soccer's Western Conference semifinals, they have a 2-1 aggregate le ... More >>

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    July 27, 2010

    The Gold Standard: Dallas Stargate, Millipede and Q-bert Champ Going Into Hall of Fame

    SpyHunter007Back in 1982, Ben Gold was the greatest Stargate player of all time, setting the world record in Richardson.​Thanks to this brief heads-up on the NBC5 Web site, I just spent the last little while researching Ben Gold, the local man set to be inducted into the brand-spankin'-new Interna ... More >>

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    April 7, 2010

    Mike Modano Talks to Unfair Park About Why Tomorrow May -- or May Not -- Be His Last Game at AAC in a Stars Uniform

    A brief history of Mike Modano's career as assembled by the Dallas Stars​The Dallas Stars' season ends Saturday night as it did last year: with a whimper, as once again Tom Hicks's hockey club fails to make the playoffs. Yet it's hard to believe tickets remain for tomorrow night's final game of th ... More >>

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    October 30, 2009

    Whitt's End: 10.30.09

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *I take absolutely no very little joy in D Magazine's Inside Corner sports blog going belly up any second now. Evan Grant is a solid baseball Xs and Os writer and I'll follow his work back to Dalla ... More >>

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    June 18, 2009

    Note to Self: Find My Old Bobby Moffat Jersey

    Sunday afternoon at Dallas Farmers Market, Brandon Pollard broke the bad news: I'd somehow managed to miss an old-timers kick-around at Pizza Hut Park the day before featuring the likes of Bobby Moffat, Chad Deering, Tatu and, of course, the Texas Honeybee Guild'er buzzing around Shed One. (Ticket t ... More >>

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    May 19, 2009

    Let Me Ask To Speak With the Sportatorium: 5.19.09

    Steal from Channel 8's old Let Me Speak To the Manger and The Ticket's old Ask the Hard Line and what do you get? A Tuesday time-waster featuring a bunch of people asking questions and one poor schmuck doing all the answering. Q: Do you like salad?    A: Only when it's tossed. Q:  ... More >>

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    March 26, 2009

    Girls 61, Boys 44

    One player wore low-top running shoes and - duh - sprained his ankle. A guy in only a diaper was escorted out by security. And, in the end, the teen-aged girls reduced the middle-aged men to a hapless puddle of fart-and-fall-down. In other words, The Ticket's game against a group of Lake H ... More >>

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    January 16, 2009

    Dallas Stars Moving to The Ticket

    Might be a pre-emptive strike in advance of losing the Dallas Cowboys. Might be a further stock-piling of assets aimed at extending its dynasty another 15 years. Either way, 1310 AM The Ticket just announced it will be the radio home of your Dallas Stars for the next five y ... More >>

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    November 24, 2008

    Pacman Jones Lands Radio Show with The Ticket's Bob and Dan

       Okay, not really. But we can dream, right?      Because if Pacman Jones did get his own show with The Ticket's informative and entertaining Bob Sturm and Dan McDowell, the corrupt Cowboy returning to practice at Valley Ranch today would mysteriously fall on hard times and ... More >>

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    September 19, 2008

    ESPN, You've Been Strurminated

    The "B" in The Ticket's BaD Radio show Deadspin's been decidedly Dallas-centric in recent days, but never more so than moments ago, when it posted a photo of KTCK-AM's Bob Sturm, who kinda says that, yeah, ESPN's ripping off his 7-year-old concept that involves power-ranking NFL franchises throughou ... More >>

  • News

    July 3, 2008

    The Hard Lie

    How former Ticket host Greg Williams destroyed the most dynamic duo in Dallas talk radio through drugs, deceit and disaffection

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    May 2, 2008

    Greggo or No, The Hard Line = Rock Solid

    Mike and Corby, remaining rigid. Just got my grubby little hands on the Arbitron radio ratings Winter ’08 book and, you know what, I can’t make heads or tails of it. The details, that is. Numbers schnumbers. But this much I can tell you: *KTCK 1310 AM The Ticket is still the Metroplex ... More >>

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    November 27, 2007
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    August 9, 2007

    The Good Sport

    Nice story about Mike Bacsik in Dallas' Only Daily today. But there's an even better one about him in The New York Times, where Lee Jenkins paints the pitcher as "baseball’s unofficial ambassador" to the record-setting home run Bacsik served up to Barry Bonds Tuesday night. See, Bacsik was everywh ... More >>

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    June 25, 2007

    Your Weekly Creepy Dirk Video

    Did you know Dirk Nowitzki turned 29 last week -- June 19, actually? And, thanks to The Ticket's Bob Sturm (and everyone else), who discovered a very "lovely dirk" homage on the YouTubes, this is how we've been celebrating ever since. --Robert Wilonsky

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    October 25, 2006

    A "BaD" Curse Gets Worse If you see Dan McDowell, left, and Bob Sturm coming, run the other way. Drew Bledsoe didn't; look what happened to him. Fonzie, yer next. According to popularity polls, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and totally illogical thinking, Tony Romo will today be officially named the Dallas ... More >>

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    August 23, 2006
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    March 16, 2006

    America's Ticket

    The NFL's most popular team hops in bed with a most peculiar teammate

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    November 25, 1999


    Now you don't see it...Rumor patrol; Signing off; Flicked up; Study hall; Wyoming, we think

  • Culture

    March 18, 1999

    Talking up The Ticket

    Or: Why The Fake Johnny Oates is better than the real thing

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    September 24, 1998