Those words come from Clark Hunt, who, on the soccer club's website, pays homage to the 35-year-old Dallas Burn first-round draft pick who would become as synonymous as soccer in Dallas as Kyle Rote Jr. and Kenny Cooper, junior and senior. Bobby Rhine played for the Burn, then FC Dallas, from '99 ti ... More >>
Maybe you noticed Elizabeth's post about the Observer-sponsored eating contest at Jersey Mike's last night. As many of you noted in the comments, that topless photo of Jack Nicholson was pretty hard to miss. As promised, a few of us here at City of Ate -- this highfalutin' James Beard Award&nb ... More >>
Last month your Texas Rangers finally made it to baseball's World Series. Hasn't been quite as long of a wait, but FC Dallas is at last in soccer's MLS Cup. With a 3-0 victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy Sunday night, FC Dallas won Major League Soccer's Western Conference and earned a spot in Sunda ... More >>
Early playoff exits have Big D disappointed, devastated and downright dysfunctional
Another season, another first-round flame-out. Thanks to FC Dallas’ come-from-ahead loss to the Houston Dynamo Friday night, our teams’ playoff pratfalls continue to continue. Let’s see, the Cowboys, Mavericks, Stars, Desperados and now FC Dallas all failed to get out of the first round of the ... More >>
With the Cotton Bowl's inevitable departure, Dallas dies a little more
FC Dallas' Mario Torres carries the hopes of Latino soccer fans. But is he the future--or just a cynical marketing ploy?
Plus: Move Over, Kids
Extreme sports for Christians
Plus: Busted; Inside Track
Frisco wants to lure Andy and Opie with a Starbucks. Why is that an evil plan?
Cowboys and Texans kick off
It's the Burn, baby, Burn
As with the Shawn Bradley contract, Mark Cuban got screwed in this deal
Never mind the World Cup, it's all about the mohawk
Trinity Works says it helps poor people find housing and jobs. But an Observer investigation reveals questionable policies that do little except ensure its clients never leave.
Gringo Lingo gripes
Can you find any art at the State Fair of Texas?
Not even God provided for the unpaid employees of a Christianity-based marketing firm
When major-league Dallas soccer wanted to come to Hickory Creek, the folks there just weren't buying
Tatu has been a Dallas Sidekick for 15 years -- in case you hadn't noticed
May 28 - June 3, 1998
Dallas attorney Darrell Jordan wants to cover the Cotton Bowl--anyone got $150 million to spare?