I saw a piece Friday in Variety that said the long-promised, never-delivered Charley Pride biopic is back on again -- only, without Terrence Howard or Hustle & Flow and Black Snake Moan writer-director Craig Brewer, who announced their intention to make a movie about Pride way back in the fal ... More >>
And just like that, the man who saved Nolan Ryan's job with the Texas Rangers has been replaced.
By Nolan Ryan.
I heard rumblings about this a couple weeks ago. Even hinted in a Whitt's End and on 105.3 The Fan that there were - seemingly out of nowhere - cracks in the foundation of the re ... More >>
The National Football League and FOX just made it official: The star of Burlesque will perform the National Anthem as part of Super Bowl XLV pregame festivities at Cowboys Stadium on Super Bowl Sunday. Says Christina Aguilera in the press release that just popped up in the in-box: "I have been pe ... More >>
Right there, on the front page of Charley Pride's website, is the old, old news that "Charley Pride Film Expected to Shoot in 2009/10." But it's almost 2011, and that piece dates back to October 4, 2006, when Craig Brewer -- maker of Hustle & Flow and Black Snake Moan -- announced his vague p ... More >>
To the victors ... the celebration.10. Not sure what manager Ron Washington was doing going to closer Neftali Feliz in the 8th inning of a game the Rangers trailed 3-1. If the Rangers had forced extra innings it would've been an interesting mix-'n-match bullpen. Unfortunately, Texas' bats ... More >>
10. 'Twas an occurrence about as rare as Halley's Comet this afternoon out here at Rangers Ballpark. In the Rangers' 39-year history they've played 3,092 home games in Arlington. Game 3 was only the fifth playoff contest. Texas is 0-5 all-time in home playoff games.
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CharleyPride.comFrom the recording sessions of the still-unreleased album Willie, Jimmy and CharleyLast we saw Charley Pride he was the high point of my friend Elvis Mitchell's made-for-HBO documentary The Black List, Vol. 2. But this morning in a brief concert preview, the Edmonton Journal provides ... More >>
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*If I were I am a betting man, and I am plunking down $1 that 105.3 The Fan and the Dallas Cowboys officially announce their flagship radio station partnership next week. Trust me when I say the ... More >>