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Louisiana State Tigers (Football)

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    September 26, 2014

    The Best Concerts in Dallas This Weekend, 9/26 - 9/28

    The hottest ticket in town is gonna be Index Fest. There's no doubt about this. The lineup includes Future Islands, Local Natives, Foxygen, the Cool Kids and more. We already gave you a list of the can't-miss shows to see at Index. However, if you aren't doing the festival thing this week there are ... More >>

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    July 3, 2013

    Deion Sanders' Prime Prep Academy Has a New League, and Apparently a New Star Athlete

    Prime Prep Academy, the sports-focused charter school founded by former Cowboy Deion Sanders, never quite found a home for its sports teams in its inaugural year, getting shut out of public-school play for having too many players living outside its boundaries and for poaching players from a local ba ... More >>

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    October 14, 2012

    The Nine Best and Funniest Moments from Saturday at ACL 2012

    The return of terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad rain made Saturday a muddy but fun mess. Thankfully, the downpours didn't dampen the spirits of the crowd on day two of ACL, but it did seem to thin out the herds. Aside from remembering how to walk in inches-deep goop like we did back at the Dillo ... More >>

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    September 16, 2011

    Whitt's End: 9.16.11

    ​Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Every once in a while I take Michael Young for granted. I think of him as a step-slow, reaction-reduced fielder. Then I go to Rangers Ballpark, watch him rip a bases-loaded double down ... More >>

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    September 1, 2011

    We'll Take Baylor ( 6) and the Accompanying Kick to the Adrenal Gland

    ​Okay, let's do this. And by "this" I mean let's make some moolah. The good ol' illegal fun way, shall we?  In 2008 I lost every penny of my virtual $10,000. In 2009 I wound up losing only $150. In 2010 I netted a cool $5,000. By my math, that's a bottom line of ... oh, who's coun ... More >>

  • News

    August 18, 2011

    As It Tries to Bolt the Big 12, The Joke's On Texas A&M (Again)

    Jealous and impotent until the bitter end, the Aggies try to flee for the SEC.

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    June 30, 2011

    Are You Ready For Some (College) Football?!

    ​In 65 days there will be football at Cowboys Stadium. And it will be before a sold-out crowd. NFL lockout be damned, LSU and Oregon will play in the Cowboys Classic Sept. 3. With 80,000 tickets already sold, standing-room only seats could go on sale as early as next week. Without& ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    My Mock NFL Draft: Don't Miss It, Even if Your Wife's in Labor

    Tyron Smith: The next Dallas Cowboy?​The Cowboys need help at safety. Their 2010 pass defense was the worst in the 50-year history of the storied franchise and two culprits were Gerald Sensabaugh and Alan Ball. Problem: The Cowboys won't take a safety with the 9th pick in tonight's NFL Draf ... More >>

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    April 27, 2011

    And with the 9th Overall Pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, the Cowboys Select ...

    ​As much as we'd all like to hear it, NFL commish Roger Goodell isn't going to finish that sentence with "Patrick Peterson. Cornerback. LSU."That's because Peterson will likely be taken in the top seven picks of Thursday night's NFL Draft, and Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones said yes ... More >>

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    January 26, 2011

    Jerry Jones Says Trash Your NFL Mock Drafts

    ​What we saw in 2010 were the record number of yards and points allowed by the Dallas Cowboys' defense. We remember the eye-popping, heart-gouging 33 passing touchdowns surrendered. Apparently owner Jerry Jones saw something different. Either that, or the Cowboys have their eye on a cornerbac ... More >>

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    January 10, 2011

    Auburn over Oregon in Tonight's BCS Title Game: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    Cam can. And will.​A year ago I was correctly predicting Alabama over Texas in college football's national championship game. In tonight's Oregon-Auburn clash my heart says Ducks but my head says no way the Tigers don't prevail. Why? 10. Oregon usually wins with its spee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    No Saints Marching -- and Drinking -- In the Super Bowl. Too Bad.

    Without these guys, the Super Bowl's fun-o-meter just dropped a few notches.​The New Orleans Saints' elimination from Super Bowl contention this weekend devastated members of the Who Dat Nation -- and deeply disappointed the DFW restaurants looking forward to serving them. Robbie Connell, man ... More >>

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    January 7, 2011

    Tonight: The Best Way to Spend Twenty Bucks

    ​Sports bars and any restaurant with a giant-ass television will be packed tonight with football fans watching the Cotton Bowl, so head on over to Nana (2201 Stemmons Freeway) for Friday Night Flights. The popular monthly wine series is back with an evening dedicated to Syrah wines. Sample wi ... More >>

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    November 10, 2010

    The Four Corners of the Dallas Cowboys' Coaching Future

    ​After talking with a couple embedded folks I trust out at Valley Ranch, this is how I see it all going down: The next permanent head coach of the Dallas Cowboys will come from one of four corners. Owner Jerry Jones is as conflicted, confused and confounded as at any time during his 22-y ... More >>

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    October 1, 2010

    Whitt's End: 10.1.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Sobering number right outta the gate: Since July 1 the Texas Rangers are 42-40. Are we fooling ourselves thinking they're an elite team that can actually win a playoff series against one of the ... More >>

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    September 2, 2010
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    August 25, 2010

    The Dallas Cowboys Scouting Department is Doing Something Right

    Chris Hall: The man with the (free agent) plan​You can rag on the Dallas Cowboys' drafts. There have been as many whiffs as hits, no? But before we condemn general manager Jerry Jones and his staff, along the way somebody's doing something right. Mainly, the team's scouting department. I kn ... More >>

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    July 19, 2010

    Lousiana Season is Over,
    But You Can Still Get a Crawfish Fix

    Crawfish lovers, don't give up yet.​A new project at Louisiana State University may eventually extend the crawfish season through the fall, but a local seafood purveyor says many consumers don't realize live mudbugs are already available through Halloween. "You can get crawfish from the Pacif ... More >>

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    December 16, 2009

    BCS Playoffs: Round 1

    ​With our alternative to the BCS offered up, nothing else to do than to let it play out. Food expert/football junkie Dave Faries, take it away ... Given its record in other matters, it's unlikely Congress can solve the BCS mess and put in place a viable playoff system. And it's very clear the ... More >>

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    January 1, 2009

    Happy New Year! The Top 10 Most Memorable Moments in Cotton Bowl History

    Pass the Advil and crank up the wayback machine. Let's kick off 2009 with one last, long, loving look back at the Cotton Bowl. Oh, the refurbished stadium will still be around, but its namesake game is moving to Arlington after tomorrow's Texas Tech-Ole Miss curtain closer and, other than Texas ... More >>

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    January 1, 2009

    Bye-Bye, Cotton

    Big D sends its bowl packing

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    September 30, 2008

    NFL Quarterback Rankings: Week 5

    His arrow is suddenly pointing down. Don’t look now, but just guess who has the best passer rating in the NFL? Not Brady nor Manning nor Romo nor … Would you believe this guy? Believe it. Six touchdowns will do that for you. As for the rest of the NFL’s quarterbacks, Green Bay’s ... More >>

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    January 8, 2008

    SMU and June Jones: They're Both Back From the Dead

    The real question is, what will June Jones do with his no doubt estimable collection of Hawaiian shirts? New SMU coach June Jones is the 15th highest-paid coach in college football. Fifteenth. Let that sink in for a second. At five years and $10 million, the Mustangs are paying for -- and actually e ... More >>

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    December 3, 2007

    Cotton Pickin’ Crazy

    I can only sum up the college football season thusly: WTF?! Capping a year that was crazier than Evel Knievel, No. 1-ranked Missouri and No. 2 West Virginia lost over the weekend to send the sport into utter chaos. After the humans and computers digested and translated a season in which four No. 1s ... More >>

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    January 23, 2007

    The Next Head Coach of the Dallas Cowboys Will Be ...

    Mystery date: Will he be a stud or a dud? Planned on posting this at sunrise, but my Parcells Party ran later than expected. And by "later than expected", I mean 3 tuna sandwiches, two bottles of bubbly and 2:37 a.m. Before moving on to coaching candidates, though, it dawned on me (granted it wa ... More >>

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