Jacob Bannon, lead singer of the mighty Converge, returns to Dallas tomorrow night at Dada, as the four-piece promotes their latest, All We Love We Leave Behind. We caught up with him about the first record he bought, his first tattoo, how he got into mixed martial arts and his love for Texas wrestl ... More >>
10. In retrospect, a great call by Rangers' manager Ron Washington taking Nelson Cruz out of Game 5 early with a tight hamstring. Cruz hit the biggest homer in Rangers' history in the four-run 5th tonight, shoving Texas to a commanding 5-1 lead.
9. Claw > Antlers? Very cool surprise when ... More >>
About 90 minutes after this pic, Josh Hamilton went deep to start a Rangers' romp in The Bronx10. How dominant was Cliff Lee tonight? I sat in the right-field seats of Yankee Stadium in the middle innings and I swear fans were wildly cheering foul balls managed by Nick Swisher. Any contact ... More >>
The original Claw.If only Fritz Von Erich was around to see this.
The old Dallas-based professional wrestler used to mesmerize me and paralyze opponents in the 1970s - down at The Sportatorium, no less - with his signature move, "The Iron Claw." He'd basically take his powerful right ... More >>
A nod to old Dallas wrestler Fritz Von Erich?
A psychological ploy by hitting coach Clint Hurdle?
Fallout from last year's swine flu?
After seeing two more Texas Rangers smack extra-base hits last week and then make bizarre hand gestures -- Ian Kinsler did a wide-arm double claw and Josh Ham ... More >>
Actually, it's not confounding defeats to the Memphis Grizzlies and Atlanta Hawks that has Cuban peeved, but more so tonight's American Airlines Center invasion by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
(This is, after all, a blog named after an old rasslin' barn.)
Cuban, never one to turn ... More >>
Chicks dig the long ball. We all love the fireworks. But nobody is connected to home runs like your Texas Rangers.
I know they have 20 sacrifice bunts, 78 stolen bases and a committment to try and manufacture runs this season, but in the end - same as it ever was - seems the Rangers' ... More >>
I generally agree with Jerry Seinfeld. On everything. Including the Oscars.
During a show at, of all places, UTA's Texas Hall in '02 the comedian quipped, "Worst thing about The Oscars is that they never tell you the final scores. We're Americans. We not only want to know who won, but ... More >>