The Mavs are NBA champions, but are they the best team in franchise history?
Photo by Brian HarkinHarlan CrowI'm killing time at this point ... and this bottle of Old Fitzgerald. And while we wait for the county to update its election totals, I'm reading tomorrow's New York Times, which is full of local-interest stories -- more than our own daily, probably. Like this nice ... More >>
10. You knew it was going to be an intense game ... even before the game. During shootaround at American Airlines Arena this afternoon neither Dwyane Wade nor LeBron James would respond to Dirk Nowitzki calling their mocking video "childish" and "ignorant." Their response: "We have no comment." B ... More >>
Photo by Sam MertenNo doubt the very same look Hicks gave Greenberg when he let him know he was terminating the land use agreementSpeaking of disputes between Texas Rangers ownership past and present ...Courthouse News has the lengthy lawsuit filed Monday in Tarrant County District Court, in whic ... More >>
North American Soccer League MemoriesJust left a message for Kyle Rote Jr. congratulating him on his pending induction into the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame, which was announced quietly last week but is making the rounds today. Suffice it to say, he was my childhood hero -- a native son (of ... More >>
I've hinted at this name a couple of times in the wake of Tom Hicks defaulting on a loan, selling Mesquite Rodeo and generally looking for a bailout. But now let's blurt it out unequivocally: David McDavid is interested in buying controlling interest of the Texas Rangers. "I have ... More >>
Ever tell you my Roy Tarpley story? In 1994-95 I'm covering the Dallas Mavericks for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. After some horrible seasons under Quinn Buckner and the like, the organization is abuzz. The Three J's - remember them? - are in place and rejoining the rebuilding is the most tal ... More >>
A decade ago, I interviewed Kevin Sullivan on his last day as the Dallas Mavericks' vice president of communications, a job he'd held for 18 years -- since the team's inception in 1980. It seemed like a good idea to do another exit interview today, because Sullivan, pictured above with President Bus ... More >>
Kevin Sullivan is probably the first guy to go from doing P.R. for a basketball team to doing it for a president. That's just a wild guess. And, yes, he knows he looks like actor Oliver Platt. On June 21, Kevin Sullivan was in a meeting about education—most likely, since at the time he was ass ... More >>
At last dispatching their 800-pound gorilla, Mavs will soon be NBA's big banana
Hated Spurs have beloved Dallas roots
Sports' smallest acts often come laced with giant implications
When the Mavericks made a deal with the USA Network, Tom Hicks' regional sports channel became less regional
Will Donna Blumer and Laura Miller ever join the mayor's team? Only if they rent shoes.
Six years after coaching a wretched Mavs team, Gar Heard finally gets back in the game
Kevin Sullivan devoted 18 years to working for the Mavs. So, was it worth it?
With Mavericks Coach Jim Cleamons and GM Don Nelson, life's a constant battle for position
The search for a new federal judge reaches the lowest common denominator
From Al Lipscomb to Paul Fielding, it was hard to find straight talk in '96
Ray Nasher wants to give the city his sculptures, but first there's a small zoning matter
For city Councilman Al Lipscomb, taking handouts from power brokers has become a way of life. Is there a problem?
Arena process stirs one woman to get involved
You don't take Rick Finlan and Don Venable seriously? That could be a mistake you live to regret.
Secret city documents expose arena-study coverup at City Hall.