Dirty Projectors, Wye Oak The Kessler Theater Friday, August 3 Dirty Projectors, and David Longstreth particularly, are incredibly adept musicians that wear their musical smarts on their sleeves. But idiosyncratic arrangements and vocals that, while not jarring are hardy mellifluous, can make sitti ... More >>
Sorry, Cubes, but that goofy German just leapfrogged you.
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 >>
10. The House of Blues put on a pretty nifty show, but $30 for valet parking? I was as gouged as I was cold. 9. After gorging on sausage, blackened catfish, brisket, fajitas, beans-n-rice and then repeating the process, I will not be eating today. 8. I've never even met Baltimore radio guy N ... More >>
While a lot of you are off work today, take time to remember and refresh the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. The rest of us? Let's commemorate MLK Day with an impossible task: Selecting the world's all-time greatest black athletes. First step, choosing the criteria. Sheer athleticism? ... More >>
For the last month we've all been - gladly, of course - buried up to here in the Texas Rangers. Don't look now, but the other sports in our city didn't shut down. Let's play some catch up, shall we? FC DALLAS - In the Major League Soccer's Western Conference semifinals, they have a 2-1 aggregate le ... More >>
Happy Birthday, America. Like tonight's July 5th fireworks show in Dallas, it's better late than never. Right? Our country turned the ripe old age of 234 on Sunday. Between burgers and beers and bikinis, I tried to spend some time remembering how friggin' fortunate we are to ha ... More >>
Remember this the next time you criticize Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo for playing too much golf. He could be singing. But is Romo the worst of the bunch? Dirk Nowitzki's pretty bad. Jerry Jones is in leather. It's all entertainingly horrible. This Who's Who of Metroplex star power karaoke ... More >>
Was chatting up Michael Johnson the other day about the relative impact of the looming Super Bowl XLV in comparison to what he's seen happen to Olympic cities. Economic impact, enduring legacies, improved infastructures and whatnot. Johnson, a five-time gold medalist and Dallas' most de ... 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 >>
My career has its perks. I've sipped Mai Tais on Waikiki Beach with Troy Aikman. Shaken hands with Wayne Gretzky moments after his final NHL game. Seen - first hand - Roger Federer win at Wimbledon, Michael Johnson triumph in Atlanta and Michael Jordan sink his last shot as a Chicago Bull. And ... More >>
Mission Accomplished Impossible. In honor of February's Black History Month, I set out to pinpoint a pristine list of the world's all-time greatest black athletes. But using what criteria? Sheer athleticism? Popularity? Accomplishment? Social activism? Transcendence? All of the above? ... More >>
Half a hundred power brokers who sculpt our local sports landscape
Or, half a hundred folks with way better seats than you
Jay Lombardo designs sports' spiffiest uniforms
Where would we be without these powerful peeps? In the fetal position, craving sports.
The unlikely, utterly unique stage version of Pink Floyd's TheWall
Tom Wopat puts on the razzle-dazzle
We told you so
A new CD resurrects the echoes of the long-gone Big "D" Jamboree, where Elvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and some forgotten heroes made Saturday nights swing
When it came time to hire an architect at city Hall, bureaucrats Robert Troy and Jan Adams made one unforgivable mistake. They were honest.
Olympic gold medalist Jerry Heidenreich has become what he swore he never would -- one hell of a swimming coach
1998 was not a very good year, but it's still worth the bother
The slow healing of Buddy Miles