Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Don't understand why some folks around here can't stand Mark Cuban. And that includes you, Ross Perot Jr. In Thursday night's NBA Draft the Dallas Mavericks owner wrote a check for $3 million to m ... More >>
No doubt the man who once held the Cup now calls the shots.So I'm gone a week and two major coaching deals? Ron Washington: In. Dave Tippett: Out. How can that be? I'll get to Wash later this week, but I'm still trying to figure out new Stars' GM Joe Nieuwendyk's decision to replace the likea ... More >>
Give the Dallas Stars credit for being spunky and resilient and stubbornly fun to watch. But the season's over, right? To me it ended Saturday in San Jose. Not just with the 5-2 loss to the Sharks, but more so with another major injury. This one to Brad Richards, who broke his left hand while hurryi ... More >>
1999 seems a millennium ago doesn't it?When we last left the Dallas Stars they were a mediocre, irrelevant team besieged by injuries, struggling to stay around .500 and in the Western Conference playoff hunt while blaming Sean Avery. This morning - after last night's 3-1 loss to the ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *At the risk of ruffling more Ticket feathers, the station treated one of its first-time, long-timers like shit rudely during its recent gaggle of 15th anniversary celebrations. The way I remember it, Mark ... More >>
The DASA awards make for the most, um, interesting pairings. Right, Scott? If you have $200 – or perhaps $5,000 – burning a hole in your jorts, make plans to be at the Fairmont Hotel tonight for the 43rd annual Dallas All-Sports Association Awards Banquet. It’s the one chance a year for Jo ... More >>
Half a hundred power brokers who sculpt our local sports landscape
The Top 5 things I command, okay request, you to do over the Memorial Day Weekend. Yes, there will be a pop quiz Tuesday morning. 1. Fly this. 2. Drink this. 3. Eat these. 4. Try to tell this guy from this guy. No wonder the Cowboys landed Super Bowl XLV and the "commish" reinstating ... More >>
Red Wings' fans throw octopi on the ice when their team scores. How very SpongeBobby of them. And stupid. The Dallas Stars’ bandwagon – so desolate three months ago that team president Jeff Cogen was bending over backward to win back fans – is suddenly more congested than the complaint li ... More >>
Yep, and just when you thought we'd never again witness hockey in May.
Dallas Stars I spent Tuesday out at Dallas Stars practice, which, I know, surprises some of you in that, whaddya know, they’re still playing hockey these days. In preparation for tonight’s Game 1 of their playoff series against the defending champion Anaheim Ducks, I came away with a couple th ... More >>
The hockey team is fueled by the good ol' days
Doug Armstrong's still the Stars' GM, far as the team's Web site is concerned. So, Tom Hicks finally figured out what the rest of hockeydom's known for ages: The Dallas Stars need a change. So he's fired general manager Doug Armstrong, which is a start. But folks who know hockey -- which is to say, ... More >>
We've decided to skip hockey season in 2007-'08 and just watch our special-edition bootleg DVD of Youngblood with Rob Lowe. The Dallas Stars will hold their annual “Ice Breaker” on Saturday. And, lemme guess, they’ll stage their annual “Heatbreaker” come April? 'Twas five months ago the St ... More >>
Or, half a hundred folks with way better seats than you
Never fear, we won't let the Academy Awards ignore sports
...And your cynicism toward the Stars' gutsy goalie
Where would we be without these powerful peeps? In the fetal position, craving sports.
Kenny Rogers and his favorite cameraman reach a settlement--and common ground
After giving fans the cold shoulder, can hockey win us back?
Dallas Stars coach Dave Tippett
Harleys take over Ennis
That lovable jackass from Philly returns. Oh, joy.