Joe Smith

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    The Heisman Trophy: Style Over Substance

    Denard Robinson, the next Heisman winner? Yawn.​Reggie Bush gave back his Heisman Trophy. To which I respond: Big friggin' deal. I know the Heisman is one of the most hyped awards, but - let's be honest - it's also the most meaningless sports trophy this side of the Governor's Cup, Golden B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    GOP County Chair Neerman Cites "Potential Appearance of Impropriety" As DA's Wife Works as Consultant for Judicial Candidates

    Hal SamplesJonathan Neerman says Craig and Tanya Watkins have an "ethical dilemma" on their hands.With the role of consultants in the city under the microscope because of what we've learned in the Dallas City Hall federal corruption trial, it seemed like a good time to check in on newbie Tanya Watki ... More >>

  • News

    August 13, 1998

    Toxic Justice

    Lawyer Fred Baron says he's one of the good guys, fighting a war against evil asbestos manufacturers. But some former employees claim his firm is a factory that mass-produces lawsuits by implanting memories and inventing testimony.

  • News

    October 26, 1995

    A time to listen

    Clinton's Austin speech posed a clear-eyed counterpoint to the Million Man March