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Jackie Robinson

  • Film

    April 11, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    Comedian Daniel Tosh Persuades Me That Barry Bonds and Other Roiders Are HOF'ers

    Courtesy danieltosh.comDaniel Tosh​As a big fan of Tosh.0 -- a 30-minute show on Comedy Central featuring YouTube clips and jokes from comedian Daniel Tosh -- I set my TiVo for Sunday's premiere of Tosh's stand-up special Happy Thoughts. Finally got around to watching it last night. It sucked. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2011

    On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, I Have A ... List. Of the Best Black Athletes in the History of Ever

    ​While a lot of you are off work today, take time to remember and refresh the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. The rest of us? Let's commemorate MLK Day with an impossible task: Selecting the world's all-time greatest black athletes. First step, choosing the criteria. Sheer athleticism? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    Ten Sports Items From Yesterday That, In My Humble Opinion, Are Worth a Look-See

    What's Favre's legacy? You tell me.​10. Christmas came early for Mavs fans, as Dallas ended the Heat's 12-game winning streak with an entertaining 98-96 victory last night in Miami. My wrap-up is forthcoming, but until then, Wilonsky over at Unfair Park showed us the team's official Christmas gift ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    An All-Star Game Tradition: The Rangers Make 'Fake-Baseball' News

    ​The Texas Rangers are frequently at their very best when real baseball is not being played. Last night's All-Star Game in Anaheim isn't "real baseball.'' In a sport where nothing much ever changes (I swear some of the Lords of Baseball would just as soon not have bothered getting the flannel u ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 13, 2010
  • Calendar

    May 6, 2010
  • Calendar

    January 28, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    The Top 10 Greatest Black Athletes in the History of Ever

    Mission Accomplished Impossible. In honor of February's Black History Month, I set out to pinpoint a pristine list of the world's all-time greatest black athletes. But using what criteria? Sheer athleticism? Popularity? Accomplishment? Social activism? Transcendence? All of the above? ... More >>

  • Film

    September 25, 2008

    Miracle at Santa Anna

    No matter the runtime and budget, Spike Lee's World War II drama is an epic bore

  • News

    August 21, 2008

    Pitch Perfect

    The Grand Prairie AirHogs are willing to do whatever it takes to make you a fan. And that includes win.

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2007

    Batter Worlds

    From human hands, to leather gloves. On the heels of the highly successful and semi-controversial exhibition delving into the human body, the Dallas Museum of Nature & Science this week debuts its kindler, gentler endeavor -- baseball. In conjunction with the State Fair of Texas, the DMNS will host ... More >>

  • News

    August 23, 2007

    Ambassador Class

    Marques Haynes should be wealthy and celebrated. He was always content just to be the best.

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2007

    How to Get Into the Baseball Hall of Fame

    Yesterday: Body Worlds. Tomorrow: Batter up. On the heels of the highly successful exhibition delving into the human body, the Dallas Museum of Nature & Science’s next endeavor will be a historic examination of baseball. In conjunction with the State Fair of Texas, starting Sept. 28 and running ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 19, 2007

    Here's the Pitch

    The Ballpark hosts some timely history

  • Culture

    March 15, 2007

    Perfect Game

    With Fences, DTC steps up to take a big swing at a major work by August Wilson

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2006

    Fit to be Tied

    Scott Murray apparently has one gig these days: hosting the DASA Awards Banquet. Will he, like, hit you with the highlights? Ties suck, unless you're Troy Dungan, Anna Kournikova's brother or a guy lucky enough to have tickets to next week's Dallas All Sports Association Awards Banquet. The 41st ann ... More >>

  • News

    July 7, 2005
  • News

    June 16, 2005

    Balls Out

    How to throw a no-hitter on acid, and other lessons from the career of baseball legend Dock Ellis

  • News

    April 3, 2003

    White Heat

    As a white player on a black baseball team, C.C. Risenhoover saw both sides of the racial divide

  • News

    July 18, 2002

    Bearing Witness

    Dallas civil servant Dale Long was there the day a bomb changed the civil rights landscape forever

  • Film

    September 20, 2001

    Listening In

    Three girls sing their Song, and you can't forget the words

  • Music

    November 16, 2000

    He Got Rhythm

    Ken Burns wants you to know why Jazz is America's music

  • Film

    April 13, 2000

    The Moses of baseball

    Hank Greenberg documentary hits a home run

  • Culture

    July 8, 1999

    The Goal Line

    If Blackie Sherrod's just another writer, then Wilt Chamberlain was just another center

  • Film

    April 22, 1999

    The Moses of baseball

    Hank Greenberg documentary hits a home run

  • Music

    August 27, 1998

    Now's the time

    Wynton Marsalis sideman Wessell Anderson is Leaning House's best hope to make some noise

  • Music

    August 20, 1998

    Chairman of the bored

    HBO's Rat Pack don't mean a thing, because it ain't got no swing

  • News

    June 25, 1998

    The good fight

    Thirty years ago, Curtis Cokes was the world-champion welterweight. Now, he trains young boxers and just wants to be recognized in his hometown.

  • News

    May 21, 1998

    A bush league of their own

    Long before the Texas Rangers, major-league baseball was played in Dallas by a minor-league team called the Dallas Eagles

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