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David Wells

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    Exploring Texas Rangers' Options as Wheelin' and Dealin' Begins at Hilton Anatole

    Photo by Sam MertenThe scene yesterday afternoon in the lobby of the Hilton Anatole.​Likely bracing for the departure of free-agent hurler C.J. Wilson, the Texas Rangers have already inked former Minnesota Twins closer Joe Nathan to a two-year, $14.5 million contract and announced Neftali Feli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Whitt's End: 9.23.11

    ​Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Doomsday scenario for Monday Night Football: Quarterback Jon Kitna. Running back DeMarco Murray. Receivers Kevin Ogletree, Jesse Holley and Dwayne Harris. Center Kevin Kowalski. Left guard ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    2011 Dallas Cowboys Training Camp Day 9: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    ​10. To accommodate the veterans who will practice with the team for the first time tonight and to give those fans who get off work later a chance to see their 'Boys, the team has moved its 2:30-5:30 practice this afternoon to 6:30-9:30 tonight at The Alamodome. Players like Doug Free an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    Dez Bryant Stands Up New Jersey Memorablia Show

    ​It was already a bad week for Dez Bryant, after former mentor Deion Sanders reiterated that he is severing ties with the firebrand Cowboys' receiver. Now Bryant is on the verge of more legal trouble after standing up a New Jersey memorabilia show. According to organizers of the Collectors ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Whitt's End: 6.10.11

    ​Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *In 31 years of basketball, the Dallas Mavericks have won a combined (regular season and playoffs) 1,349 games. One more in Miami either Sunday or Tuesday and they are NBA Champions. *Histor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Cowboys Organize a Workout, and Guess Who Ain't There?

    ​Usually about this time of the year, the Cowboys will bring in their new draft class and rookie free agents for a minicamp at Valley Ranch. Workouts for veterans at Valley Ranch would have started back in mid-March.Instead -- in a spring stagnated by the NFL lockout -- the Cowboys yester ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Now Seems Like As Good a Time As Any To Re-Visit Dez Bryant's Story

    ​Last September I penned a cover story in the Observer about you-know-who, better known as Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant. Looking back at it now, there are some interesting, relevant points that may shed some light on the receiver's current "dark place,' according to adviser David Wells. My ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Dez Bryant Intent on Keeping It Real: The Latest Installment(s) in a Continuing Series

    Dez Bryant's customized pendant, part of the stuff he allegedly hasn't paid for​Lying to the NCAA while at Oklahoma State. Bucking NFL tradition and not carrying Roy Williams' shoulder pads. Blaming the media. Cutting in line at The Apple Store. Being, according to Dallas police, invol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    Whitt's End: 3.25.11

    ​Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Like me, do you think the Texas Rangers are kinda getting caught with their pants on the ground with their pitching staff exposed? The time to go get a reliable closer is not next year, it' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    One Thing's For Sure: Dez Bryant Intent on Keeping It Real

    ​Whether it's Roy Williams' pads or his friends' sagging pants, Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant makes some mind-boggling interesting decisions. And whether it was his underwear exposed or whether he was banned from NorthPark mall over the weekend or whether he launched obscenities at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    GAME 5 - Rangers 5, Rays 1: My Top 10 Observations

    For all of those who suffered through losing seasons in this joint ... here's to us!​10. Antlers > Rays. Ironic that the Rangers - who for years and decades floundered playing feast-or-famine baseball founded on the home run - scored their first three runs via speed. Think about it, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    It Cost Dez Bryant HOW MUCH Not To Be Roy Williams' Bitch?

    ​When he defiantly refused to carry veteran receiver Roy Williams' shoulder pads after a training- camp practice in San Antonio, Dallas Cowboys' rookie Dez Bryant got lots of support. "Hazing is wrong!" some said. "He's a football player, not an equipment manager," others offered. "Dez i ... More >>

  • News

    September 2, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Whitt's End: 8.7.09

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Sunday is the NFL's annual Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio. More importantly, it's the induction of my first Dallas Cowboys hero - Bob Hayes. I'll be watching. For one thing, to see if Luci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    A Systematic, Somewhat Sane Ranking of the World's Most Athletic Sports

    Holding up my arm during this photo? 'Bout as athletic as Dale Earnhardt's driving.In this week's column in the dead tree version of Sportatorium I maintain that NASCAR drivers aren't athletes. Conversely, Texas Motor Speedway grand poobah Eddie Gossage counterpoints that not only are drivers ... More >>

  • News

    March 6, 2003

    The Buck Starts Here

    New Texas Rangers manager Buck Showalter makes the team much better. Problem is, he cant hit leadoff, play center field or pitch.

  • Film

    May 9, 2002

    Revolting

    The New Guy offers the same ol' thing: dopey crap for kids

  • News

    March 14, 2002

    Bail Me

    In just a few years, David Wells has eaten a big slice of Dallas' bail-bond business. His secret? It depends on whom you ask.

  • News

    January 17, 2002

    Conflicted

    A grand jury looks into the relationship between a bail bond company and a Dallas deputy

  • News

    January 7, 1999

    The Wrong Man

    The case against Nickiolas Jolly fell apart within a month of his arrest for capital murder. But keeping an innocent man in jail 14 months is no big deal in this town.

  • News

    July 16, 1998
  • News

    June 25, 1998

    The good fight

    Thirty years ago, Curtis Cokes was the world-champion welterweight. Now, he trains young boxers and just wants to be recognized in his hometown.

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