Jeff Cogen

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    April 7, 2011

    You Didn't Forget About That Glorypark Lawsuit, Did You? These Guys Haven't.

    ​One day, perhaps later than sooner, there will be a resolution over how much, if anything, Tom Hicks or the present owners of the Texas Rangers owe over that failed Glorypark development that was to have been built next to the Ballpark in Arlington. But for now, that case remains in limbo -- some ... More >>

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    January 20, 2011
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    August 13, 2010

    Whitt's End: 8.13.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Best news for your Texas Rangers is that they're not only successful, but extremely popular. Thursday night's Cliff Lee-pitched loss to the New York Yankees was not only a sellout, but also the hi ... More >>

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    August 10, 2010

    Stars Prez Jeff Cogen Talks, Very Briefly, About Why He's Leaving For the Nashville Predators

    Jeff Cogen​When word came down that Jeff Cogen, till today the president of Your Dallas Stars since 2007 and before that president and chief operation officer of Your Texas Rangers, was decamping for the Nashville Predators, where he'll be chief executive officer, I called his cell hoping that may ... More >>

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    July 29, 2010

    Channel 21, Now Truly "The Preeminent Sports Carrier" in Town, Adds Dallas Stars to Roster

    ​After the jump you'll find the announcement that just landed in the Unfair Park in-box, but short story shorter: KTXA will broadcast 15 Dallas Stars regular-season games each season for the next four beginning, well, this season. Most, incidentally, will be Saturday-night games -- and all will b ... More >>

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    February 4, 2010

    The Hockey News Reports Tom Hicks Has Hired Investment Advisor to Sell Dallas Stars

    ​Tom Hicks has twice denied reports that he's selling the Dallas Stars -- in May of last year, when he first acknowledged that he was considering putting the Texas Rangers on the market, then again in October, when a report surfaced in the Globe and Main that lenders wanted him to offload the hock ... More >>

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    February 4, 2010

    Tom Hicks Confirms: Yes, He's Considering Selling the Dallas Stars After All

    ​It took a while, but Lisa LeMaster just sent a statement addressing The Hockey News's report that Tom Hicks, fresh off closing a deal to sell the Texas Rangers, is also looking for someone to either invest in the team or take the Dallas Stars off his hands altogether. In short: The report was rig ... More >>

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    May 8, 2008

    Stars-Wings Drop Puck in 10 Hours. All Aboard!

    Red Wings' fans throw octopi on the ice when their team scores. How very SpongeBobby of them. And stupid. The Dallas Stars’ bandwagon – so desolate three months ago that team president Jeff Cogen was bending over backward to win back fans – is suddenly more congested than the complaint li ... More >>

  • News

    February 21, 2008

    The Dallas Stars Are Ready to Win Us Back

    The hockey team is fueled by the good ol' days

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    February 6, 2008

    The Ryan Express is Back in Arlington

    After hemming and hawing last week about the chance to become the president of Your Texas Rangers, Nolan Ryan has accepted the gig, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram moments ago. Last week, the Hall of Famer met with Rangers officials to discuss the possibility of his replacing Jeff Cogen, w ... More >>

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    November 14, 2007

    Lites Out!

    Jim Lites now gets to build soccer stadiums in England. Better than running the Stars, sounds like. The Dallas Stars Web site has the news: Jim Lites, who's been both president of the hockey club and the head of Hicks Sports Marketing Group, is moving over to HSMG. Which means that the Stars, which ... More >>

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    July 12, 2007

    New Sign, Same Stadium

    Texas Rangers director of communications Gregg Elkin, an all-around fine American, today e-mailed Unfair Park a pic of the new sign installed this week over the Home Plate entrance at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. Says Rangers president Jeff Cogen, "This signage replacement at the home plate en ... More >>

  • News

    June 28, 2007

    Rangers Redux

    Desperate for an assist from Dallas, the Rangers implement yet another rebuilding plan

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    March 19, 2007

    Adios, Ameriquest Field

    A few moments ago, a Friend of Unfair Park called our attention to Richard Durrett's posting on The Dallas Morning News' Texas Rangers blog, specifically the item about how Ameriquest Field is now the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. But, see, what got our Friend really interested was the way in the i ... More >>

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    January 10, 2007

    Rangers to Host Town Hall Meeting Tonight. Just Don't Ask About Mark Mulder. Whatever You Do.

    Word is Mark Mulder has re-signed with his former team and not, yup, Your Texas Rangers. Our pal Jamey Newberg, of The Newberg Report, sends word of an odd happening tonight: a Texas Rangers Town Hall Meeting. It's taking place at the Academy Sports & Outdoors location on Forest Lane and North Centr ... More >>