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John McEnroe

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2013

    Andy Roddick is Suing a Tennis Charity for Stiffing Him on His $100,000 Appearance Fee

    If Andy Roddick didn't walk away from tennis as the biggest asshole in the professional game, he was definitely in top two or three. His wasn't the lovable brashness of, say, a John McEnroe either, but a whiny, self-indulgence reminiscent of a spoiled toddler. Justly or not, a lawsuit filed in Dall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2012

    Now's Your Chance to Get Guitars Seized In Tony Rand's $100 Million Oil Fraud Scheme

    Tony Rand and his two boys, Greg and Bill, owe the government money, and a lot of it. Last year, they admitted that their humble family business, Aspen Exploration, was more of a Ponzi scheme that leveraged the company's supposed oil and gas holdings to raise $100 million from investors. Rather than ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2011

    A Labor Day First: Top 10 U.S. Open Observer-ations ... From a Guy Who Just Wants a Chance To Work

    ​Carrollton's Kelly Dearmore emailed me with a simple request: I wanna write for Sportatorium. Being that he's a free-lance writer that has covered concerts for the Observer, he hates the New York Yankees and he loves him some tennis in general and one of my fave sporting events -- the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    With Local Boy Mitchell Krueger, There's Hope For American Tennis

    ​Couple years ago I alerted you to a tennis phenom in our midst. At the time, Keller 14-year-old Mitchell Krueger was just trying to find his way onto the cover of Sports Illustrated for Kids. Over the weekend, he came this close to winning the French Open. Not the French Open. That c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Whitt's End: 10.22.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End:*Roger Staubach to Tony Hill to beat the Redskins in '79. Alvin Harper running free against the 49ers to clinch the NFC Championship Game in '92. Dirk Nowitzki's long 3-pointer to secure Game 2 of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2009

    R.I.P, Reunion Arena: My Eulogy (Extended Remix Version).

    I officially grew old yesterday afternoon. Once you've seen the rise and fall of a sports stadium, you've officially, um, been around the block. I remember a kinder, gentler era in Dallas when as a little punk I'd peer out the family Fury along I-35 and gaze in wonderment at The Sportatorium, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    Whitt's End: 9.11.09

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *As for August's PPM radio ratings - surprise! - 1310 AM The Ticket continues to dominate. Among men 25-54, The Ticket remains No. 1 in the market leading every hour from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Tennis, Anyone?!

    In '04 Federer-Roddick gave me this ball. In '09, they gave me a classic.Sunday's instant classic Wimbledon final was one of those magical moments that only sports can provide. As Roger Federer and Andy Roddick battled past four hours and into the longest fifth set in Grand Slam history, you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2008

    The Top 10 Sports Zingers I Can Think of Off the Top of My Head

    Not saying Sean Avery isn't an asshole. Or a horrible teammate. Or, for that matter, a room-wrecker the Dallas Stars should consider dumping.I'm just saying he shouldn't have been suspended - or worse, pending this afternoon's meeting with NHL poobah Gary Bettman in New York - merely for his "sloppy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2008
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    July 2, 2008
  • News

    June 26, 2008

    R.I.P. Reunion

    Good riddance to a bad arena that provided only mediocre moments

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2008
  • Film

    June 5, 2008

    Review: You Don't Mess With the Zohan

    Adam Sandler returns as a Mossad baddie turned stylist, and the bubbies will love him

  • Calendar

    October 11, 2007

    Game, Set, Match

    McEnroe and Co. take Frisco

  • Film

    April 10, 2003

    Fight Club

    Sandler and Nicholson yell at each other, and it's unpleasant

  • News

    August 22, 2002

    QB&A

    Plus: Breakin' the Law, New Entries in the Dallas Dictionary, El Norte TV

  • Film

    June 27, 2002

    Bad Deeds

    Someone oughta pop a Capra in Adam Sandler's behind

  • Culture

    February 21, 2002

    Flunk You

    If Fox expels Undeclared, blame everyone but Judd Apatow

  • Culture

    October 7, 1999

    The long goodbye

    It's not yet game, set, match for Jimmy Connors, even at 47

  • News

    October 8, 1998
  • Culture

    October 1, 1998

    Bringing up baby

    John McEnroe has grown older, but he has never grown up

  • News

    May 22, 1997

    Stick it in your ear

    Frank Mitchell thought he was a made man in the all-powerful 'family' that controls professional golf. Then the PGA Tour shoved him out into the cold.

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