Subject:

Chris Berman

  • News

    August 8, 2013

    Being a Road Jerk is a Man Thing

    It's not a Mexican thing.

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Do You Remember Where You Were Thirty Years Ago Today? Gil Brandt Sure As Hell Does.

    ​There's a book on the subject: The Catch: One Play, Two Dynasties, and the Game That Changed the NFL. I refuse to read it. Or even link to it. Five years ago, Chris Berman recalled the moment for ESPN. Won't watch that either. Al Michaels narrated this piece about how it was one of the Top Sports ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Going, Going ... Yawn. How to Fix Baseball's Broken All-Star Gala.

    ​Not appearing tonight at baseball's All-Star Game: Derek Jeter, Jose Reyes, Felix Hernandez, Justin Verlander, C.C. Sabathia, David Price and Albert Pujols.Injuries can't be helped, but the mid-summer classic needs to be fixed. From last night's boring home run derby to tonight's exhibition, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    Why We Love Sports in America: 2011

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    2010 World Series GAME 1 - Giants 11, Rangers 7: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    10. Bigger Giants' ass-kicking: New York 41, Cowboys 35 or San Francisco 11, Rangers 7? The football Giants ran off 31 unanswered Monday night in Arlington. The baseball Giants erased an early two-run hole with eight consecutive runs in the middle innings. Either way, ouch. Dare I say toni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    Sun Shines on Sundance Square as ESPN Moves to Fort Worth for Super Bowl Week

    ​For the last couple of days the Unfair Park in-box has been filling up with missives subject-headed "Mayor Mike Moncrief and Ed Bass to Make Announcement." That announcement came this a.m.: ESPN will not only set up its production HQ in Sundance Square, but ESPN the Magazine will also plant its N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2010

    Why We Love Sports in America

    ​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 >>

  • News

    April 15, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    At Texas Stadium Today, A Few Former Dallas Cowboys Paid Their Last Respects

    Patrick MichelsNate Newton remembered his time at Texas Stadium: "I lived in an unreal world for 13 years."​A couple weeks ago, you may recall, we brought you a look inside what's left of Texas Stadium, which, to our eyes, looked just about ready to come down.Not about to let the stadium go quietl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Steve Dennis is Pissed at - Get This - Sports Announcers

    Hot inside there, Steve?To close out a month in which ESPN blowhard Chris Berman somehow received his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, guess who's mad at sports announcers? Would you believe ... a sports announcer? I love me some Steve Dennis. I mean, other than the times he puts on hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2009

    The Top 10 People I'd Like To See Disappear From My Sports TV

    True story: Back in 2004 I was preparing to go to the Summer Olympics in Greece as a reporter for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. In preparation for what was potentially a hostile, dangerous, terroristy, post-9/11 environment, all Knight-Ridder newspaper chain employees headed overseas were requi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 19, 2009

    Batters' Uppers

    DTC goes out on a juice run

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    Emmitt Smith the Broadcaster: Rest In Peas

    Look, nobody's perfect. Just last weekend on 105.3 The Fan my radio sidekick Mike Ogulnick referred to a huge crowd as a "thong of fans" and I invented a new word: "Necessarillarily"? But as of today we'll no longer be treated to the malaprops and misspeaks of Emmitt Smith, whose contract isn't bein ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2008

    The Top 10 Most Athletic Presidents in U.S. History

    A taller, more liberal Avery Johnson? Obama vs. McCain? Let’s see, McCain is a Phoenix Suns fan who played junior varsity football in high school and boxed in the Navy. Eh. Obama is a White Sox fan who threw out the first pitch in Chicago before Game 2 of the ’05 ALCS. He led Occiden ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2008

    Welcome to the National Armball League

    If I were God of Sports, these guys would render kickers extinct. God for a day? Me? Thanks, don’t mind if I do. Richie Almighty. I like the sound of that. Okay, first, bye-bye cancer. Hurricanes = gone. No more wasted money on explorations to the Moon. Resources once pegged for NASA a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2008

    God Bless America. And Sports.

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2007
  • Blogs

    November 15, 2006

    Are You Ready For Some (More) Football?

    If so, you'll be delighted to know something called the Intense Football League is coming to Dallas. Well, actually, like everything else, it's coming to Frisco. I don't know a lot about this little venture, but I'm guessing it's a semi-pro, indoor and X-tremely watered-down version of the old XFL ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 13, 2003

    Cam Bam

    Do chefs watch cooking shows?

Loading...