In sports, as in life, it's best to avoid unforced errors. Don't fumble the snap. Don't foul the three-point shooter. Don't walk in the winning run. And for the love of God don't, 15 years after the fact, piss on the graves of a dozen college kids who died in an unbearably tragic accident. Had Greg ... More >>
Jealous and impotent until the bitter end, the Aggies try to flee for the SEC.
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 >>
My favorite part of the informative, entertaining "Pony Excess" ESPN documentary over the weekend was being reminded of the classic scene that unfolded at Texas A&M's Kyle Field on October 31, 1981. Led by Eric Dickerson and Craig James, the 5th-ranked Mustangs trounced a mediocre Aggies ... More >>
Saw Duke's Kyle Singler on ESPN making a shot at Duke's Cameron Indoor Stadium. Off the floor. Off the backboard. From the rafters. Having seen and remembered this video of LeBron "making" LeShot, I know what trick 'em-dick 'em photography can do. So, no, I ain't buying it.
Happy Birthday, America. Like tonight's July 5th fireworks show in Dallas, it's better late than never. Right? Our country turned the ripe old age of 234 on Sunday. Between burgers and beers and bikinis, I tried to spend some time remembering how friggin' fortunate we are to ha ... More >>
Happy Birthday! Our country turns the ripe old age of 232 tomorrow. Between burgers and beers and bikinis, let us not forget how fortunate we are to have a variety of sports and the freedom to choose which ones we love and loathe. In honor of the Fourth of July I started jotting down reasons ... More >>
Even a good Longhorns fan has to acknowledge that Kyle Field's one of the greatest college football venues ever. The Cotton Bowl, not so much. For a year now, Mayor Laura's been banging the same drum: If, which is to say when, the annual Texas-Oklahoma game finally leaves Dallas and moves back to Au ... More >>