Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Derek Holland looked unusually sharp from the first pitch last night. Seattle's woeful offensively. I had a feeling, so I Tweetcalled for a no-hitter in the bottom of the 1st. Holland took ... 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 >>
Jason Witten? Check. Miles Austin? Check. Patrick Crayton? Yeah, okay, check. Roy Williams? Hmm. Dez Bryant? Interesting. Entering next month's NFL Draft the Dallas Cowboys have needs. At safety. At kicker. At offensive tackle. And, yes, at receiver. But are the concerns there enough to take ... More >>
Ball hog.Let's see, last week we had 60 mph winds, golf ball-sized hail, 80-degree days and 20-degree wind chills. Now, extrapolating the absurdity, the Texas Rangers are displaying genuine optimism. In this turvy topsy world, could these signs be the beginning of the end? Or merely ... More >>
Tonight's the next chapter in one of sports' best rivalries. That's right, I said best.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 a ... More >>
If you knew the tenants of this joint are a combined 7-14-3 and that the building got majorly snubbed this afternoon, you might be headed for a gold star. And stuff. Simple. Anyone getting the matches perfecto wins a year’s free subscription to the Dallas Observer (redeemable each Thursday a ... More >>
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With a little help from his Democratic pals, George W. Bush has become the GOP front-runner for president. But it's a cold world beyond Texas' borders, and it may take more than charm and luck to carry a good ol' boy to the White House.