I was flattered when the North Texas Super Bowl XLV Host Committee approached me late in 2009 to help construct and singularly author its prodigious Century in the Making project. What started with 250 of the greatest moments in Texas football history -- high school, college and pro -- ... More >>
Big Boi, Girl TalkSouthern Methodist UniversityApril 15, 2010Better than: Big Boi's set getting canceled as well.Mattie StaffordBig Boi played SMU last night. Girl Talk didn't.Many unsuspecting local music fans had the same reaction upon hearing that there would be a free concert on the SMU cam ... More >>
OK. There are certain things that are undoubtedly cool about living in a big city. Like when huge shows evade the radar of just about everyone. How huge? How about Spring Concert, put on by Southern Methodist University's Program Council, featuring one of the most influential mash-up artists in ... More >>
Ironic, isn't it, that last year Texas was a great, sympathetic team that got rejected, and this year the Longhorns are a good, criticized team that's getting the royal treatment? Colt McCoy lost the Heisman Trophy last Saturday night in Arlington. Does Texas still deserve a chance to w ... More >>
Courtesy Southern Methodist UniversityThe mustangs made their bow during halftime of SMU-Navy on October 17.A couple of weeks back, during halftime of the SMU-Navy game at Ford Stadium, the university debuted two new mustangs donated by the National Wild Horse Foundation, on behalf of Madeleine a ... More >>
No. 12 in your football program ... No. 12 on our fantasy roster.When I say No. 22, who comes to mind? Do you immediately think of the Dallas Cowboys' all-time best runner? Or their all-time best rusher? Or perhaps instead the second-leading all-time scorer in the history of the Dallas Mav ... More >>
Texas-OU is great and all, but what about the Cotton Bowl's other 51 Saturdays a year?
In real football news -- pretty sure SMU qualifies -- the Mustangs today announced that come October 18, Don Meredith would be accorded the same honor given the likes of Doak Walker, Eric Dickerson, Lamar Hunt, Raymond Berry and Forrest Gregg. During the SMU-Houston game, the university at which Dan ... More >>
Just which local players have earned the right to be eternally identified with their uniform numbers?
David Stanley When you think Penn State football, it’s Joe Paterno. Texas? Gotta go with Earl Campbell. Boise State? Blue astroturf. Boston College? Doug Flutie’s Hail Mary in the Orange Bowl. SMU? Hmmm. Can I phone a friend? In a confusing-yet-intriguing promo, CBS College Sports ... More >>
SMU's AD is crazy enough and savvy enough to produce happiness on the Hilltop
Like it or not, relocation is the right Cotton-pickin' decision.
I didn't come here today to lament the transformation of my March Madness bracket into toilet paper, to publicly apologize to anyone I might have maimed with a well-intended string of beads during Saturday's St. Paddy's Parade or to rehash Monday night's 16-10 loss by the Dallas Observer co-ed softb ... More >>
Knocked off his high horse, Matt Doherty tries to whip SMU back into the race
For 15 years, the Dallas Video Fest has flickered on the fringe
Texas consumers take on the whirlpool business--and that mysterious black crud shooting out of their bathtub jets
1998 was a great year for sports...just not in Dallas
Doak Walker's children remember a father, not a legend
Long before the Texas Rangers, major-league baseball was played in Dallas by a minor-league team called the Dallas Eagles
Dallas attorney Darrell Jordan wants to cover the Cotton Bowl--anyone got $150 million to spare?
What a surprise--the owner of the Dallas Cowboys is nuts
Idaho's potato king accuses a dead Dallas oilman and his sons of a multimillion-dollar scam