The Texas Rangers just confirmed what everybody already knew: Eric Nadel is a bad ass.The team announced at a press conference this afternoon that the longtime radio broadcaster, the voice that has narrated, if not propelled, its climb into Major League Baseball's upper ranks, is the 2012 inductee i ... More >>
Mark Holtz and Eric NadelAt this late date there should be no need to explain why Texas Rangers broadcaster Eric Nadel is a local treasure; he's as much a part of summer 'round these parts as 85-degree lows. I just went back and listened to his final-out call from October 12 -- it still breaks me ... More >>
I appreciate what the Rangers are trying to do with the announcement of a Shannon Stone statue at the Ballpark in Arlington. By all accounts he was a great guy and a good dad and loyal firefighter who simply made a questionable decision that turned fateful on July 7.
I commend the Rangers fo ... More >>
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 >>
WikipediaLate last night, Jamey Newberg was kind enough to send this sports highlight from the Texas Rangers' first-ever post-season series triumph: Ford C. Frick finalist Eric Nadel's final-out call, an homage to the late, great Mark Holtz. It's below, courtesy Mike Disen of KRLD. Stop it, sport ... More >>
For all of those who suffered through losing seasons in this joint ... here's to us!10. Antlers > Rays. Ironic that the Rangers - who for years and decades floundered playing feast-or-famine baseball founded on the home run - scored their first three runs via speed. Think about it, the ... More >>
In retrospect, Ole Miss and Texas Tech are merely above-average college football teams. Their little clash in Dallas last week, however, was called by two of this area's icons of announcing.
Though he's looked better, it was good to see Pat Summerall working the game on TV. And on radio - with his ... More >>