Merritt MartinOh, you can damn well bet this is on the list.By now most of you dear readers are well aware of the Gawker-produced list of the 50 Worst States In America. Gawker placed their home base at 50, and the Lone Star State at 13. Sure sure, our placement could be worse, but instead of ... More >>
Yesterday ESPN and Texas agree to a 20-year, $300 million deal to launch a 24-hour Longhorn network in September.
Planned programming includes sports, original series, studio shows, historical programming and academic and cultural events. More precisely ESPN/UT hopes to televise at least one exc ... More >>
Like it did with you, all these recent deaths - Farrah Fawcett, Michael Jackson, Alexis Arguello, Steve McNair and Best Damn Sports Show - got me to thinking about my own mortality. Today, the day I celebrate turning halfway to 90, I thought I'd dip my toe in the deep, dark water to see what it ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End:
*Any day now expect 103.3 FM ESPN to announce it has signed Michael Irvin and co-host Kevin Kiley to a new contract keeping them in the 11 a.m.-2 p.m. slot. Considering the show's uninspired rati ... More >>
Maybe we starting celebrating singles?Notable deaths in the last week:
Ed McMahon. Farrah Fawcett. Michael Jackson. Billy Mays.
The Texas Rangers?
After getting 1-hit last night by someone named Chad Gaudin and losing two of three to a San Diego Padres outfit that hadn't won a serie ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope of merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End:
*Ventured down to the Mavs' draft last night and it was ... sad. Not the selection of Rodrigue Beaubois - though underwhleming - but more the lack of buzz. I remember when a much worse Mavs' orga ... More >>
So confirms The Los Angeles Times, and on the same day Farrah Fawcett dies, no less. While we and the rest of the known universe gather our thoughts and Jackson Five greatest-hits collections, here, from the Victory Tour, is Michael in his prime. Locals will recall well the three days during the sum ... More >>
Corpus Christi native Farrah Fawcett, who died today at the age of 62 following a lengthy and very public battle with cancer, will be remembered for many things: Charlie's Angels, her hair, that pin-up poster, The Burning Bed (she could act!), her David Letterman appearance. But locals who actually ... More >>