Texas RangersGives you that warm, fuzzy feeling inside, doesn't it?It's finally here. Pinch yourself. Your Texas Rangers are back in the World Series, and this time feels much different than last year's playoff run. There's a confidence flowing through my body that just wasn't there before, a ... More >>
I appreciate what the Rangers are trying to do with the announcement of a Shannon Stone statue at the Ballpark in Arlington. By all accounts he was a great guy and a good dad and loyal firefighter who simply made a questionable decision that turned fateful on July 7. I commend the Rangers fo ... More >>
Lyle Lovett sang the National Anthem. Nolan Ryan threw out the first pitch. Joe DiMaggio was on hand. Barry Bonds and Cal Ripken Jr. opposed each other. And, in the NL's 3-2 win at the brand new Ballpark in Arlington, the Marlins' Jeff Conine was the MVP for his pinch-hit homer. Someho ... More >>
Since I'm out on vacation next week let me get to this Fourth of July tradition a little early: Happy Birthday, America. Our country turns the ripe old age of 235 on Monday. Between burgers and beers and bikinis, I'll make time this weekend remembering how friggin' fortunate we are to have a ... More >>
Alexi Ogando has suddenly produced three consecutive outings of five innings or less. Fourth outfielder David Murphy just went 1 of 9 to drop his average to .233. And the Rangers have lost 12 of their last 19 -- including 3-3 on a homestand against the Astros and Mets -- in clinging to&n ... More >>
One Hit Wonders
What's Favre's legacy? You tell me.10. Christmas came early for Mavs fans, as Dallas ended the Heat's 12-game winning streak with an entertaining 98-96 victory last night in Miami. My wrap-up is forthcoming, but until then, Wilonsky over at Unfair Park showed us the team's official Christmas gift ... More >>
Happy Birthday, America. Like tonight's July 5th fireworks show in Dallas, it's better late than never. Right? Our country turned the ripe old age of 234 on Sunday. Between burgers and beers and bikinis, I tried to spend some time remembering how friggin' fortunate we are to ha ... More >>
Happy Birthday! Our country turns the ripe old age of 232 tomorrow. Between burgers and beers and bikinis, let us not forget how fortunate we are to have a variety of sports and the freedom to choose which ones we love and loathe. In honor of the Fourth of July I started jotting down reasons ... More >>
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 >>
Cue the twinkling piano, usher in Jim Nantz's hushed, reverent tones and get PETA on speed dial, because I'm about to beat a dead horse. While Sammy Sosa and Mike Singletary are coming to town, Barbaro is gone. The tributes, of course, are pouring in. During the eight months the Kentucky Derby winne ... More >>
Is this the year the Texas Rangers finally...? Nah.
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