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 >>
It's a no-brainer that Dallas Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith will get voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend at Super Bowl XLIV in Miami. The question is, will he enter Canton as the NFL's all-time best running back or simply the running back with the most yards? Hall of Fa ... More >>
In Texas, the old saying goes, there exist only two sports: Football. And spring football. God, after all, decreed Texas Stadium have a hole in its roof so he could look down upon his favorite team. Right? From the old wooden Fair Park Bowl through the Cotton Bowl, Texas Stadium and now the ... More >>
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 >>
Texas-OU is great and all, but what about the Cotton Bowl's other 51 Saturdays a year?
Like it or not, relocation is the right Cotton-pickin' decision.
Conception far from immaculate in teenybop retelling
The Fab...Six? Trini Lopez joined The Beatles and French singer Sylvie Vartan at the Olympia Theatre in Paris in January 1964. Last week, The Dirty Dozen's returned on DVD in a double-disc special edition--which wouldn't mean much to Unfair Park (well, it is one of my dad's favorite movies) except i ... More >>
OU-Texas soon to be one of Dallas' exes
Plus: Move Over, Kids
Stone fumbles the rock in Any Given Sunday
Brian Helgeland gamely reimagines a pulp legend in Payback
Tim Burton turns his ray gun on everything in sight when Mars Attacks!
David Lang gets ready to sit in Emmitt's shadow