Fiesta Bowl

  • News

    December 15, 2011

    College Football's Fleecing of American Universities

    How insiders use the bowl system to loot the colleges that support it.

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Whitt's End: 4.15.11

    ​Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *If the Mavericks lose in the first round to the Trail Blazers, Rick Carlisle should be fired. The window propped open by 33-year-old Dirk Nowitzki is closing, and 50-something wins without a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    Bad News for Fiesta Good News For Cotton?

    ​Following yesterday's release of that damning, mammoth report about all flavor of fiscal shenanigans at the Fiesta Bowl, the question immediately became: Well, what about the Cotton Bowl taking its place in the BCS rotation? But Dennis Dodd at CBS Sports explained, initially, Not so fast:If there ... More >>

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    December 9, 2010
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    May 17, 2010

    Carlos Quintanilla's Found a New Delicious Target For Protest: Plano-Based Frito-Lay

    Now might be a good time to go back and read Megan Feldman's '06 profile of Carlos Quintanilla​Oooh, just got a press release about an "informational protest" scheduled from 4-6 afternoon at a 7-Eleven close to my house -- the one at Marsh and Forest Lanes, to be precise, as it's apparently "the l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2010

    BCS Playoffs: Quarterfinals/Semifinals

    ​See, that's the problem with the current bowl system. Even though they're 12-0 and good enough to beat any team in the nation, a TCU team playing for nothing but a bag of Tostitos shows up unmotivated and loses, 17-10, in the Fiesta Bowl. If last night's game was a BCS quarterfinal, mind you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    I Rang in 2010 Positively Positive. You?

    Ready for a happy weird year? Well, c'mon!​My New Year's resolution? To be more positive. More optimistic. More don't-look-now-but-holy-hell-my-glass-is-half-full. Bear with me, this is gonna be tougher than going without a crumb of food for 10 days. Ready? Here goes. I'm open to the idea o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    Great Sergios Throughout History: Mendes, Leone and, Now, UT's Kindle

    Sergio Kindle​TCU-Boise State -- so far, quite the sloppy, defensive time-kill till Thursday night's Big Game. Speaking of which, here's a warm-up from tomorrow's New York Times: a profile of University of Texas linebacker Sergio Kindle, who grew up in South Oak Cliff and shoulda gone to SOC but i ... More >>

  • News

    November 19, 2009
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    April 17, 2009

    Whitt's End: 4.17.09

    Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *If I were I am a betting man, and I am plunking down $1 that 105.3 The Fan and the Dallas Cowboys officially announce their flagship radio station partnership next week. Trust me when I say the deal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    The Eyes of Texas Are Upon ... Her

    Sure University of Texas quarterback Colt McCoy had to settle for the Heisman Trophy runner-up. Sure his Longhorns - despite last night's thrilling Fiesta Bowl victory - are getting screwed out of a possible National Championship. And sure, as one of my alcohol-soaked relatives put it over the holid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2009

    Texas v. Ohio State: The Siesta Bowl

    Was watching the Cotton Bowl with some buddies on lower Greenville when Ole Miss sacked Texas Tech quarterback Graham Harrell for a game-clinching safety. While most of the joint emitted a primal scream, spiked their red-n-black hats, or ordered another mind-numbing shot, one dude sat and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Whitt's End

     Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week - even the end of the year -  welcome to Whitt's End: *Hold your horses if you thought tonight's concert by Russ Martin and his band at Joe Avezzano's joint up in Frisco was going to A) turn into a bashfest of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    Texas Tech v. Ole Miss. One Last Cotton Pickin' Time

    So, you jazzed about the old Cotton Bowl's final matchup? The Only Team To Beat Florida vs. The Only Team To Beat Texas. Maybe it's just me, but I'm intrigued by Mississippi vs. Texas Tech.

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2007

    Commit or Quit

    Richie thinks Norv Turner might make a good head coach for Your Cowboys. Friends of Unfair Park, discuss. David Beckham is coming. Barbaro is going. And, thanks to Bill Parcells, Your Dallas Cowboys are stuck smack-dab in the middle of nowhere. Should the 65-year-old asshole (now there's a mental i ... More >>

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    January 2, 2007

    Seattle Swan Song

    It's time like these we sure as hell do miss the crap outta Barry Freakin' Switzer, damn it. Be sure to tune in to NBC Saturday night at 7. It might be your last chance to watch Terrell Owens drop passes. It will likely be your last chance to watch Bill Parcells grimace. And it will definitely be yo ... More >>