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  • Film

    May 15, 2014
  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    Nelson Cruz Reportedly Facing 100-Game Suspension for Ties to Florida Clinic

    Back in January, our sister paper, the Miami New Times, dropped a bombshell on Major League Baseball when it reported on the dealings of a sort-of doctor named Anthony Bosch who, through his clinic, BioGenesis, was apparently supplying an All-Star roster of professional baseball players with banned, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2013

    The Six Best Concerts In Dallas This Week, February 25-28

    Tame Impala Wednesday, February 27, at Granada Theater, $22/$24 There is no edge to the earth, but if there were, Perth, Australia, would probably be in spitting distance of it. So it's unexpected for a band to overcome such geographic remoteness to find a place on the world stage. Tame Impala have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2012

    Rangers Announce Doritos Topped Nachos And Boomstick Eating Conest

    If you've having trouble selling a menu item, your best bet may be to put Doritos on it. The Texas Rangers just announced the latest snack to follow the much lauded boomstick. Totally ROSSome Nachos will boast tortilla chips covered in white queso, pico de gallo and a choice of shredded meat heaped ... More >>

  • Music

    November 24, 2011

    So, How Does Kevin Fowler Feel About Beer?

    Honky-tonker keeps Chippin' Away until he gets it right (or passes out).

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Breaking Down the Texas Rangers Offseason Plans in the Wake of Coming So Close

    Photos courtesy Texas RangersNo need to place all of the blame on Nellie. There are plenty of other folks at fault for losing the World Series.​No matter how hard you try to find a scapegoat, the story of the 2011 World Series doesn't have a chapter about its version of Bill Buckner, nor shoul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Kevin Devine Talks Nirvana, Politics and Your Texas Rangers: "You Guys Got a Good Club!"

    Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Kevin Devine is such an avid fan of the New York Mets that he named his first band Miracle of 86 in honor of that baseball club's surprising victory overthe Boston Red Sox in that year's World Series.But Devine is far more than a fan of The Great Game. He's an astute ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    Rangers-Angels Take Baseball's Center Stage. Or at Least They Should.

    ​There are only two division races in baseball. And only one with playoff implications. As we play the regular season's final month the Tigers, Phillies, Brewers and Braves each have leads of at least 7 games with only 20 remaining. In the AL East the Yankees lead the Red Sox by 2.5, bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Rangers Take Another Step Toward Peaking ... and October

    ​Seven games up with 38 games remaining. Magic number down to 32 (smallest in baseball along with the Brewers and Phillies). Three of the first four in the bag already in Anaheim, with a chance to sweep tonight. For those of us who make a living bitchin' and moanin' about this or that with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Whitt's End: 4.8.11

    ​Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *So Nuggets coach George Karl wants some of the Mavs, huh? "If we had to pick and choose, we would probably say 55 percent Dallas and 45 percent Oklahoma City," he says of his preferred ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 31, 2011
  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    Texas Rangers Set Opening Day Pitching Staff and Who the Heck is Mason Tobin?

    Don't laugh, we'll actually see this jersey on the mound for the Rangers this season​A year ago today we were dissecting the depth of a Texas Rangers' pitching staff anchored by No. 1 and 2 starters named Scott Feldman and Rich Harden. Hopefully that perspective will soften the blow of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Rockies 11, Rangers 10: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    ​10. Crowd last night was around 8,000, just a couple days after a record 12,000 for Rangers-Giants. As opposed to the Royals-A's on Tuesday, when I swear there weren't 1,000 people here. Nothing like a World Series to crowd the bandwagon. 9. I've said it before and I'll say it again: N ... More >>

  • News

    January 6, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    Thumbs Up: Adrian Beltre Makes the Texas Rangers Better

    ​The race is on today. Which big announcement/press conference will arrive first: The Dallas Cowboys hiring Jason Garrett or the Texas Rangers signing Adrian Beltre? Let's go with Beltre, as the free-agent third baseman and agent Scott Boras arrived in town last night and agreed to a fiv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    Ten Items Worth a Look-See: Mavs, Stars, Cowboys, Rangers and Fox News Pundit Says Michael Vick "Should Have Been Executed"

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    Werth It? Doing the Rangers' Math as Fat Contracts Swirl Around MLB Winter Meetings.

    Photos by Sam MertenDamn. If Jayson Werth commands a seven-year, $126 million deal, how much is this guy worth?​Prior to the beginning of baseball's winter meetings yesterday at Walt Disney World Resort, a flurry of activity resulted in big-name players dealt and fat contracts inked. Predictab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Hicks Is Getting Ready to Take His $1.6 Billion Challenge of Liverpool FC Sale Back to Court

    Hicks in October, when he told all of the U.K. that the sale of Liverpool was an "epic swindle."​Moment after a Dallas court date that cleared the way for the sale of Liverpool FC to New England Sports Ventures, attorneys representing Tom Hicks called it an "extraordinary swindle" and vowed to "ap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    You Like the Texas Rangers More than Las Vegas

    ​Witnessed lots of folks outside Rangers Ballpark last night who believe in their baseball team. The Rangers Rally was a warm hug on a chilly night and the theory goes like this: The present belongs to the San Francisco Giants, but the future belongs to the Texas Rangers. You buyin' it? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Tom Hicks Loses Round One In UK Legal Battle

    Dallas Cowboy by Kit Nelson​There, on the High Court of Justice Chancery Division's to-do list tomorrow, is one of two U.K. cases in which locals will keep a close eye: Royal Bank of Scotland PLC v Hicks & Others. As in: Tom Hicks, from whom the Royal Bank of Scotland wants the money owed over ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    Whitt's End: 9.17.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Of all the teams that lost in Week 1 of the NFL season, betcha there's only one that spent the last couple days explaining and defending their organizational flow chart: Your Dallas Cowboys. *On ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    One of the Best Days in Texas Rangers' History

    ​When you've won only one playoff game in 39 years of baseball, there have been plenty of dark days. But Friday night at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington was one of those sparkling nights. On the first official game day of the new Chuck Greenberg ownership era, he lowered prices on beer and park ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Greenberg and Ryan's First Order of Business: Slash Prices at Ballpark! Yes, Even Beer!

    ​Sam's out at the Ballpark in Arlington at this very moment, where Chuck Greenberg's holding his first press conference as The Owner of Your Texas Rangers. (Nolan Ryan was called out of town at the last second.) As they mentioned yesterday, the newsome twosome called today's meet-and-greet to intr ... More >>

  • News

    July 29, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Fat Lady May Be Warming Up, But Rangers Haven't Won The West ... Yet

    ​I'll say it, Texas Rangers' fever is at an all-time high. Sunday night's 6-4 win improved Tommy Hunter to 8-0, allowed the Rangers to win three of four from the Anaheim Angels and pushed their lead to seven games with 63 remaining. More than 160,000 fans went to Arlington Thursday-Sunday. Wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    American Baseball, the European Way

    ​Even if European soccer owner Tom Hicks convinced Major League Baseball to inject the same screwy tables that govern soccer into America's pasttime your Texas Rangers wouldn't be a playoff team. But, alas, they wouldn't be relegated, either. If baseball were run according to European soccer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2009

    Neftali Feliz: Deal or No Deal?

    Mark GrahamShould Feliz and his 100 mph-plus heater be headed to Arlington or Toronto?While Ian Kinsler's bat - the first player with both a lead-off and walk-off homer in the same game - last night gave the Texas Rangers a momentary pulse, let's talk about the future of a dominant arm down on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Rangers Win Again; Chris Davis Finally Loses

    Who will we see in Arlington next: Him or Justin Smoak?Let's play three strikes with your Texas Rangers. Your first-place Texas Rangers. Yes, I am surprised. And impressed. Steeeriiiike One - Chris Davis demoted. Davis is a good guy with a great glove, but the Rangers could afford to be patie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2009

    The Top 10 Best Current Rivalries in Sports

    To be a true sports rivalry - more than just a plethora of games between teams in close proximity (see Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals) - the meetings between opponents must: *Take place at an advanced level, with championships on the line. *Feature sustained excellence by both teams ... More >>

  • News

    February 5, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 12, 2008

    Last Night: The Walkmen At House Of Blues’ Pontiac Garage

    The Walkmen and The Little Ones House of Blues’ Pontiac Garage October 11, 2008 Better than: hanging out on Greenville Avenue with all the drunken Longhorn and Sooner fans. (By the way: Way to go Longhorns! 45-35!) Hamilton Leithauser, singer for indie rock darlings The Walkmen, definitely has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2008

    The Texas Rangers' Milton Bradley, the Hot-Head with a Hot Bat, Has Gotta Go

    When the Texas Rangers signed Milton Bradley this offseason, I was elated; Richie Whitt, not so much. At the time, I said Bradley could be an interesting trade chip, much like Eric Gagne and Kenny Lofton were last year. And now that Bradley's having an all-star caliber season -- and another all-star ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2008

    Three Dots and a Cloud Of Dust …

    Eric Dickerson's mentioned somewhere in this item, and in a nice way. Hard to top last week, when we said goodbye to two assholes (Bill Belichick and Bobby Knight) and hello to a hero (Nolan Ryan). Today, however, could be just as delicious as sports climbs atop Capitol Hill. NFL commish Roger Goode ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    December 13, 2007
  • Blogs

    October 29, 2007
  • Blogs

    October 26, 2007
  • News

    July 12, 2007

    Boy Blunder

    Is baseball's youngest general manager man enough to rebuild the Rangers?

  • News

    June 7, 2007

    Cheaters Never Win?

    Don't whisper a word to the children, but hell yeah, of course they do

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2007
  • News

    March 29, 2007

    Play It Again, Sammy

    Can the Rangers' oldest rookie leave his diva days behind and deliver?

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2007

    So Here's To You, Mr. Robinson

    Robinson Tejeda will pitch Your Texas Rangers' home opener in a few days. The Rangers' pitching staff looks decent -- which, putting it in perspective, means it's as good as any time since the late 1990s. Kevin Millwood's a workhorse ace. Vicente Padilla is a bulldog. And newcomer Brandon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2006

    Cold Stove Rangers

    So, the best the Rangers could do this off-season was acquire Frank Catalanotto? Been there, done that, right? The Ron Washington Era is off to a stumbling start. Phil Bennett is coming back to SMU. Bill Parcells has been invited back to the Dallas Cowboys. But, as for your Texas Rangers, everyone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2006

    Strong Arm? We Shall See.

    The Rangers want this man on their team next year. So do half a dozen other MLB teams. So, bye-bye, Daisuke. It woulda been swell. Some random sports notes before Richie wakes up: The Newberg Report's Mike Hindman sends word this a.m. that "the Seibu Lions will hold a board of directors meeting on ... More >>

  • Film

    April 13, 2006

    Helluva Swing

    Game 6 redeems Michael Keaton after he almost fouled out

  • News

    March 18, 2004

    Rained Out

    No refunds, Rangers fans, even though the dark clouds of the A-Rod trade threaten the entire season

  • News

    April 3, 2003

    White Heat

    As a white player on a black baseball team, C.C. Risenhoover saw both sides of the racial divide

  • News

    March 6, 2003

    The Buck Starts Here

    New Texas Rangers manager Buck Showalter makes the team much better. Problem is, he cant hit leadoff, play center field or pitch.

  • Music

    May 20, 1999

    Manifest destiny

    The Dictators are not back. They never left.

  • Music

    May 13, 1999

    Manifest destiny

    The Dictators are not back. They never left.

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