And how he knows so damn much about sports.
After Tweeting his way into infamy, former pitcher and sports-talker Mike Bacsik is getting a second chance. Does he deserve one?
SpyHunter007Back in 1982, Ben Gold was the greatest Stargate player of all time, setting the world record in Richardson.Thanks to this brief heads-up on the NBC5 Web site, I just spent the last little while researching Ben Gold, the local man set to be inducted into the brand-spankin'-new Interna ... More >>
Sunday afternoon at Dallas Farmers Market, Brandon Pollard broke the bad news: I'd somehow managed to miss an old-timers kick-around at Pizza Hut Park the day before featuring the likes of Bobby Moffat, Chad Deering, Tatu and, of course, the Texas Honeybee Guild'er buzzing around Shed One. (Ticket t ... More >>
One player wore low-top running shoes and - duh - sprained his ankle. A guy in only a diaper was escorted out by security. And, in the end, the teen-aged girls reduced the middle-aged men to a hapless puddle of fart-and-fall-down. In other words, The Ticket's game against a group of Lake H ... More >>
Okay, not really. But we can dream, right? Because if Pacman Jones did get his own show with The Ticket's informative and entertaining Bob Sturm and Dan McDowell, the corrupt Cowboy returning to practice at Valley Ranch today would mysteriously fall on hard times and ... More >>
Terence Newman has a groin injury. I have a really crappy camera. I’ve received lots of suggestions on what you guys wanna know about Cowboys’ camp – How’s Felix Jones look? Can Zach Thomas still play? What’s up with Jerry’s hat? – so the best way to attack this thing is by diving ... More >>
Guess 6,500 words weren't enough. Damn. From the Dept. of Be Careful What You Ask For: Holy Crap! I’ll try to address them in order posted but, dude, no way I get to all them in one sitting: *CORBY: I left two messages on his work phone, one on his cell and sent a request through our ... More >>
How former Ticket host Greg Williams destroyed the most dynamic duo in Dallas talk radio through drugs, deceit and disaffection
Nice story about Mike Bacsik in Dallas' Only Daily today. But there's an even better one about him in The New York Times, where Lee Jenkins paints the pitcher as "baseball’s unofficial ambassador" to the record-setting home run Bacsik served up to Barry Bonds Tuesday night. See, Bacsik was everywh ... More >>
Assorted notes, quotes and anecdotes from a Thursday night at American Airlines Center that ended in a Mavs blowout win over the Miami Heat, an effortless season sweep and this sobering thought: How the hell did we lose to that team in The Finals? Playing against a marquee opponent in a nationally t ... More >>
www.bobanddan.com If you see Dan McDowell, left, and Bob Sturm coming, run the other way. Drew Bledsoe didn't; look what happened to him. Fonzie, yer next. According to popularity polls, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and totally illogical thinking, Tony Romo will today be officially named the Dallas ... More >>
Now you don't see it...Rumor patrol; Signing off; Flicked up; Study hall; Wyoming, we think