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    May 8, 2012

    Yes Go's Jason Whitbeck: "Somebody Please Open Up Club Clearview Again."

    Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we get to know the people behind the scenes in Dallas/Fort Worth music. Jason Whitbeck's come a long way since his earliest days in Deep Ellum, as a street rep slinging free Camel cigarettes. He's become quite a successful video director, shooting for notable ... More >>

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    September 21, 2011

    Without Dez Bryant and Miles Austin, Cowboys' Receiving Corps is ... Yuck.

    ​The question isn't if Cowboys' quarterback Tony Romo is going to play against the Washington Redskins Monday night. (He will.) It's who the heck is he gonna throw to? (Who knows?) With Miles Austin out (hamstring) and Dez Bryant iffy (thigh), the Cowboys are in danger of being lef ... More >>

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    September 16, 2011

    Whitt's End: 9.16.11

    ​Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Every once in a while I take Michael Young for granted. I think of him as a step-slow, reaction-reduced fielder. Then I go to Rangers Ballpark, watch him rip a bases-loaded double down ... More >>

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    September 8, 2011

    Tony Romo's Make or Break Year

    In the fickle world of NFL fandom, the Cowboys' QB has one more year to prove himself.

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    August 9, 2011

    2011 Dallas Cowboys Training Camp Day 14: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    ​10. Total attendance at camp will soar over 90,000 after this afternoon's final open-to-the-public practice. The Cowboys have issued 279 media credentials for camp and on Monday Dallas mayor Mike Rawlings attended practice. The Cowboys' contract with the City of San Antonio is up after ... More >>

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    August 8, 2011

    2011 Dallas Cowboys Training Camp Day 13: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    ​10. It wasn't exactly football, but it was close. Sunday's Blue-White scrimmage featured a couple of decent hits and some tackling to the ground. For the most part it was 75-percent speed, a juicy appetizer for Thursday's Cowboys-Broncos pre-season opener  9. By my very unscientific and ... More >>

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    July 21, 2011

    The Seventh Annual 50 Most Powerful People in Metroplex Sports

    Sorry, Cubes, but that goofy German just leapfrogged you.

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    July 21, 2011

    The 50 Most Powerful Peeps in DFW Sports: Take 7

    ​Power is subjective. But when you see it -- when you sense it's immense influence -- you just know it. Each summer, as I construct my list of the 50 Most Powerful People in Metroplex Sports, the criteria gets a triple-digit tweaking. This year I deemed the allure of power  ... More >>

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    June 30, 2011

    Why We Love Sports in America: 2011

    ​Since I'm out on vacation next week let me get to this Fourth of July tradition a little early: Happy Birthday, America. Our country turns the ripe old age of 235 on Monday. Between burgers and beers and bikinis, I'll make time this weekend remembering how friggin' fortunate we are to have a ... More >>

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    June 7, 2011

    2011 NBA FINALS GAME 4 -- Mavericks 86, Heat 83: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    ​10. Could tell something wasn't right with Dirk Nowitzki early in the second quarter. He didn't look good on the bench. Peaked even. Towel over head. Two warm-up jackets draped over him. Gulping liquid out of two water bottles. Not involved in coach Rick Carlisle's huddle. Then at half ... More >>

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    May 4, 2011

    Cowboys Organize a Workout, and Guess Who Ain't There?

    ​Usually about this time of the year, the Cowboys will bring in their new draft class and rookie free agents for a minicamp at Valley Ranch. Workouts for veterans at Valley Ranch would have started back in mid-March.Instead -- in a spring stagnated by the NFL lockout -- the Cowboys yester ... More >>

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    April 18, 2011

    Welcome Back to Earth, Texas Rangers. Welcome Back, Colby Lewis?

    So Alexi Ogando is human. The Rangers' bullpen is shaky. Julio Borbon's center-to-home throws look like Mat McBriar's punts. And Nos. 1-2 hitters are cooler than a New York night. Admit it, right now Texas' 10-5 feels more like 5-10. After Ogando gave up three homers last night, A ... More >>

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    April 6, 2011

    Martellus Bennett Ruins Texas A&M's One Shining Moment

    Danielle Adams: Charlotte Barkley?​And you thought I was actually going to blab about women's basketball? Okay, here goes: Texas A&M beat Notre Dame for the National Championship last night. Love coach Gary Blair, who cut his coaching teeth at South Oak Cliff High School. But, let's be ... More >>

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    February 24, 2011

    Dallas Cowboys' Draft Needs: How About a Safe(ty) Pick

    ​Enough of this asinine stuff about "best player available." What if, somehow, at No. 9 in April's NFL Draft that player happens to be a tight end? A weakside linebacker? A punter? Or, God and Tim Cowlishaw forbid, a quarterback? Under that premise, the Cowboys - 6-10 and desperate for help ... More >>

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    January 26, 2011

    In Case You're Thinking About Going to the NFL Experience at the Convention Center ...

    Photos by Sam MertenI just saved you $25. You're welcome.​I'm not exactly sure what I expected when I chose to join other media folks this afternoon at the Dallas Convention Center for a tour of the NFL Experience, but let's just say I felt cheated even though I hadn't spent a dime. Promoted a ... More >>

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    December 20, 2010

    Cowboys Beat Skins 33-30, But Near Loss Lowers Jason Garrett's Stock

    ​(With Richie Whitt on vacation for the next two weeks, Dallas Observer staff writer Sam Merten has graciously agreed to pitch in. Commenters, on your mark...) Long before the Cowboys' playoff chances were officially toast, this season felt doomed from the beginning. The devastating 13-7 loss to ... More >>

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    December 8, 2010

    Rangers Considering Trading Michael Young, Because No One - Almost - is Untouchable

    ​The Texas Rangers aren't pro-actively shopping Michael Young. They're simply listening when other teams call to talk about him. We can't have a problem with this, can we? As I noted occasionally in the playoffs, Young's limited mobility at third was on the verge of making him a defensive lia ... More >>

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    September 26, 2010

    Cowboys 27, Texans 13: My Top 10 Observations

    ​10. Oh ye of little faith. If you listened to me or read me last week I toldja this was coming. Negate some penalties, some missed field goals and some turnovers - tweak things - and the Cowboys would be fine. Way I remember it, I called for more Dez Bryant (check), more blitzing (check) and ... More >>

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    September 19, 2010

    Bears 27, Cowboys 20: My Top 10 Observations

    ​10. If I told you that Team A had edges over Team B in yards (410-308), plays (71-49) and time of possession (33:40-26:20) while holding its opponent to 1 of 11 on third downs and producing a special teams touchdown, you'd probably say that Team A had a 90-percent chance of wi ... More >>

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    September 2, 2010
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    August 5, 2010

    Cowboys Training Camp 8.4.10: My Top 10 Observations

    ​10. Linebacker Anthony Spencer missed practice after getting his foot stepped on in Wednesday's warm-ups, but it's a day-to-day thing. No biggie. Second-year player Victor Butler took his place and didn't look out of place at all. 9. Rough day for the offense. Tony Romo was harassed int ... More >>

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    July 27, 2010

    Camp Cowboy: Early Observations From Afar

    ​I'll be down in San Antonio for Dallas Cowboys' training camp next week. For now, I'm making calls. Talking to spies. Trying to get the skinny by chewing the fat. Some thoughts: New offensive tackle Alex Barron is better than expected. And Doug Free has struggled with his quickness at l ... More >>

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    February 11, 2010
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    January 14, 2010
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    January 3, 2010

    Wowboys 24, Beagles 0: My Top 10 Observations

    ​10. Uh oh, Shaun Suisham misses a 30-yard, chip-shot field goal from right between the hashmarks. Okay, so the victory over the Philadelphia Eagles wasn't perfect. But it was dang close. 9. I respect Eagles' head coach Andy Reid, but I also question his strategy. He's taken Philly to fi ... More >>

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    November 18, 2009

    Rush to Judgment: Do your Dallas Cowboys Pass Too Much?

    ​Wade Phillips wants more balance. Jason Witten wants to get back to the "brand." Felix Jones and Tahsard Choice want more touches. You, the Dallas Cowboys fan, just want to win. I think Tony Romo is an elite quarterback and in the NFL you control the clock on the ground and you put poin ... More >>

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    November 12, 2009
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    November 3, 2009

    Roy or Romo: Who's At Fault Here?

    ​Roy Williams is the Dallas Cowboys' third-highest paid player. And their fourth-leading receiver. So I ask you, what the hell is going on here? It may sound like nitpicking on a team that's won three in a row heading into Sunday night's showdown against the Eagles, but to win in Philly ... More >>

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    October 12, 2009

    JumboJerry: You Too?

    ​Don't really get U2 so I'm not live on the scene in Arlington, but one of my faithful Sportatorium readers sends word (and the above photo) from Cowboys Stadium that U2's monstrosity of a stage wouldn't exactly fit under JumboJerry so it had to be, um, moved to one of the end zones ... More >>

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    October 4, 2009

    Broncos 17, Cowgirls 10. My Top 10 Observations.

    ​10. Fox's Pam Oliver stinks. While she was busy reading some shallow, pre-orchestrated featurette, we went three series before learning that Gerald Sensabaugh was out with a bum thumb. And though Marion Barber played just one snap in the second half, we never received an update. 9. Not ... More >>

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    September 4, 2009

    Whitt's End: 9.4.09

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *93.3 FM - the station formerly known as The Zone, The Bone, Quality Rock and who knows what all else - has for the last day or so been "stunting." That is, playing nonsense in advance of flip ... More >>

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    August 24, 2009

    My Top 10 Observations From Cowboys 30, Titans 10, Stadium 7.

    ... to this.   From this ...    ​                There are kinks to be worked out, yes. But in Friday's victory over the Tennessee Titans the Dallas Cowboys showed that their team and their stadium just might be great - if not ... More >>

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    August 3, 2009

    Hungry, Cowboys Fans? Here's Your Menu.

    ​Still about a month before the Dallas Cowboys finalize their roster for the 2009 season. Not so for their new flagship radio station, which has most of its broadcast team already set. Told you a while back that the in-game trio of Brad Sham, Babe Laufenberg and Kristi Scales would return. No ... More >>

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    December 16, 2008

    Cowboys Have 5 Pro Bowlers Not Named Tony Romo

    The Dallas Cowboys' Pro Bowl representation dwindled from 11 players last year to 5 this afternoon. Will their win total similarly decline from 13 to 11? ... 10? ... 9?   Tight end Jason Witten, center Andre Gurode, nose tackle Jay Ratliff, linebacker DeMarcus Ware and right guard Leonard  ... More >>

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    December 12, 2008

    Video of the Week: That's My ... Sniffle ... Quarterback!

    Terrell Owens has had more passes thrown to him this season than Jason Witten. Terrell Owens was elected a team captain. But Terrell Owens, above all else, is the common denominator. Where there's locker-room smoke, there's always T.O.'s fire. If you're surprised by this week's shenanigans, you ... More >>

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    December 12, 2008

    Whitt's End

    Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *I got $1 for the first person who can show me - like Tony Romo did last week - any time that Terrell Owens has ever uttered the phrase: "This one's on me." Owens has every right to be jealous of Romo and ... More >>

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    December 7, 2008

    Stealers 20, Cowbrrrs 13

    On a day when Wade Phillips looked like George Costanza stuffed in his Gortex coat and on a day when Tony Romo looked like Brad Johnson draped in his four turnovers, the Dallas Cowboys still looked like a playoff team. Until the final 12 minutes, that is. On a brutally Pittsburghish day, the C ... More >>

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    September 29, 2008

    Redskins 26, Cowboys 24: From the Couch

    Lotta this going on yesterday. And today. Likely the rest of the week. Everee-Day is like Sunn-daay! Random, irrational thoughts from my 8 hours of Sabbath on the couch. With a lap full of pizza. And a belly full of … Diet Dr Pepper? 10 a.m. – Saturday's leftover: ’Splain this to ... More >>

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    July 29, 2008

    It’s Okay, Relax, Nothing to See – or Feel – Here

    How 'bout that? A real California Quake! Thanks for not a single one of you asking, but I’m okay. Myself and the Cowboys somehow survived the 5.4 magnitude earthquake that rumbled through southern California at 11:42 this morning. The epicenter is Chino Hills, which is east of downtown Los ... More >>

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    May 6, 2008

    Cowboys Catch-Up

    Get it? While the Mavs have been imploding and the Stars surging, your Dallas Cowboys have made some news of their own. In no particular order: *Tony Romo is not married to Jessica Simpson … Yet. *With Dallas’ first full-squad minicamp still two weeks away, is it too early for Sp ... More >>

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    January 17, 2008

    Giant Disgust with Dallas Cowboys

    Tony Romo and the Cowboys piss away a Super opportunity

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    January 7, 2008

    Um, People? That Ain't Tony Romo.

    Fine, so Tony Romo might have been watching the New York Giants-Tampa Bay Buccaneers game from Los Cabos, Mexico, where the Cowboys QB and Jessica Simpson allegedly spent the weekend. But that ain't Antonio Ramiro Romo in that People mag pic smuggled off the patio -- not unless he grew three inches, ... More >>

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    January 7, 2008

    Oh, No, T.O.

    And now, on to something that should scare Cowboys fans much more than Tony Romo in Mexico. Like, Terrell Owens in street clothes. If you were hoping coach Wade Phillips would pronounce the receiver good to go during his afternoon press conference moments ago at Valley Ranch, prepare to be sorely d ... More >>

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    December 27, 2007

    ...and Thank You for Tony Romo

    'Tis the season to thank those who helped stuff our stockings with Tony Romo

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    November 29, 2007

    Cowboys 34, Packers 24

    We all know how Tony Romo’s tried to downplay his adoration of Brett Favre. And how watching tonight’s clash between the Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers will be difficult today and expensive tomorrow. And how, considering NFL Network is available in only one-third of the country, the nation ... More >>

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    November 21, 2007

    Romo to Owens to Witten

    Far as I know, there's no ESPN the Magazine cover curse. Hell, far as I knew till a couple of minutes ago, there was no ESPN the Magazine -- gave it up a while back, after my five-year free subscription finally ran out. But in a few days, three of Your Dallas Cowboys will be staring you down from ev ... More >>

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    October 30, 2007
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    October 24, 2007

    Tony Romo's Dating Wonder Woman?

    Well, maybe not Wonder Woman, not yet. But 25-year-old Sophia Bush has been oft-mentioned as a candidate to fill the star-spangled costume for Joss Whedon's alleged 2009 big-screen redo. But, see, that's burying the lead, because only a few days after Carrie Underwood said Cowboys QB Tony Romo's hea ... More >>

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    June 9, 2006

    Game Won

    See, I toldja the Heat sucked. That and other revelations from the Mavs' Game 1 victory over Miami last night at American Airlines Center: Nothing says cool like glowing blue pom-poms. Made the American Airlines Center look more like a U2 concert instead of The NBA Finals. After forcing our jeers ... More >>

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