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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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.
10. Oregon usually wins with its spee ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Chris Hall: The man with the (free agent) planYou 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>