Couple years ago I alerted you to a tennis phenom in our midst. At the time, Keller 14-year-old Mitchell Krueger was just trying to find his way onto the cover of Sports Illustrated for Kids. Over the weekend, he came this close to winning the French Open. Not the French Open. That c ... More >>
Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End:*Mavericks-Lakers and Rangers-Yankees in our town in the same weekend. Delicious. If you had a front-row ticket to just one, which would it be? Are there really semi-sane humans who'd choose ... More >>
Let's see, he's won a batting title, an American League MVP, multiple Ginger Ale showers, our hearts and - almost, sorta - a World Series. Today Texas Rangers' outfielder Josh Hamilton goes for another coveted honor - Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year. Little deb ... More >>
A star is born. Speaking of tennis and the Davis Cup and local athletes, I almost forgot to mention Mitchell Krueger. In fact, I did forget. Until now. Who he, you ask? With any luck, and some computer click support from you, he could be the December cover boy on Sports Illustrated for Kids.
Not to get too politicky on you today, but a couple people have breathlessly asked me, “Didja see Palin’s speech?!” In a word, notevenonesecond. But I did watch Venus vs. Serena and Rafael Nadal outlast Mardy Fish at the U.S. Open. Why? Because I’m more than a tad skeptical that ... More >>
The greatest current one-on-one battle in all of sports. As a stupid guy once famously said in a super movie, “Sorry I had ta fight in da middle of ya black pantha pawwty,” but I can’t let another day pass without opining on the greatest tennis match I ever did see. (No worries. Anothe ... More >>
Andy Roddick, T.O.'s lil' buddy New York Times sports columnist Bill Rhoden this morning details a most "unlikely friendship": Austin's tennis hotshot Andy Roddick and Dallas Cowboys receiver Terrell Owens. This week the two are hanging out at the Sony Ericsson Open in Florida, where Roddick's playi ... More >>
Pete Sampras is bringing his bag of yellow balls to Frisco this weekend. You could trek to Arlington this weekend to pay your last respects to a suck-ass baseball outfit that last night lost its 82nd game of 2007 and clinched its seventh losing season in the last eight years. Or you could choose to ... More >>