The remaking of SMU basketball with the game's most persistent coach.
For more than two decades now, SMU's men's basketball program has languished in mediocrity. It saw moderate regular-season success during the Mike Dement era of the late '90s and early '00s but made the postseason only once, and that was a berth in the lowly NIT. Its last trip to the NCAA tournament ... More >>
Larry Brown has agreed to coach SMU's Mustangs, ESPN reports. The 71-year-old coach was inducted into the basketball Hall of Fame in 2002 and has coached in college, the NBA and the Olympics, winning a bronze medal in the 2004 games. He's coached pretty much every NBA team, and even though his last ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Last night I got a foot massage. By a guy. And thoroughly enjoyed it. Now, now. Settle down. It's not what you think. Friend of mine tells me of a place where at 11 p.m. you can get an hour-l ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Former Carter High School star Michael Crabtree may not be a bad guy, but he's following some horrible advice. Friend of a friend of Crabtree tells me that he and the 49ers remain $10 million ... More >>
Worst seat in the house. Not too terrible.Spent most of yesterday out at Jonestown Coliseum, better known as Cowboys Stadium. Second time I've been there since the doors have opened for business, and I realize it'll probably take a year of visits to discover/enjoy every nook and crann ... More >>
On a day when Wade Phillips looked like George Costanza stuffed in his Gortex coat and on a day when Tony Romo looked like Brad Johnson draped in his four turnovers, the Dallas Cowboys still looked like a playoff team. Until the final 12 minutes, that is. On a brutally Pittsburghish day, the ... More >>
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