Michael Phelps

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    January 28, 2013

    Micheal Phelps In Dallas for Golf and (Perhaps) a Few Drinks

    Here's a picture of Michael Phelps at Concrete Cowboy in Uptown last night. Based on some serious investigative journalism, we learned the highly aquatic 18-time Olympic gold medal winner-winner-chicken-dinner spent yesterday at the Hank Haney golf facility in Dallas, where he took part in The Han ... More >>

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    January 4, 2012

    Up East Dallas Without a Paddle

    Very mixed feelings about the city council briefing coming up this morning on proposed East Dallas storm-water projects. On the one hand, my paranoia is confirmed, which is always satisfying. On the other hand, there's not much I can do about it. Yes, just as I thought, my house in East Dallas -- t ... More >>

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    September 14, 2011

    Entourage: Fitting Finale or Farewell Flop?

    ​I dunno, last Sunday night's finale to HBO's Entourage was a little too tidy for me. Vince finally got the girl. Eric was back with Sloan. Ari was reconciling with Mrs. Ari. Drama's show was a go and even Turtle was a trim, fit millionaire. What the what?!  I guess I prefer my bre ... More >>

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    December 17, 2009
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    December 10, 2009
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    September 11, 2009

    Whitt's End: 9.11.09

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *As for August's PPM radio ratings - surprise! - 1310 AM The Ticket continues to dominate. Among men 25-54, The Ticket remains No. 1 in the market leading every hour from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. ... More >>

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    September 9, 2009

    The Top 10 Things I Don't Get About These Kids Today

    ​Went to my son's 7th grade football scrimmage yesterday afternoon and - it's official - I'm effin' old. Uncool. Dweeby. Dorky. And totally outta touch. These two boys - I dunno, maybe 13 or 14ish - were talking underneath the bleachers. At least I think it was talking. To my ancient ears it ... More >>

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    March 19, 2009
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    February 19, 2009

    Is Dallas Boxer Luis Yanez a Future World Champion or Just a Suburban Myth?

    He was an Olympic disappointment, but with his first pro fight on Friday, Yanez is out to prove he's the real deal.

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    February 9, 2009


      In light of this weekend's (shocking?) revelation that Alex Rodriguez tested positive for steroids during his 2003 MVP season with your Texas Rangers, I hereby invite a public stoning. And, yes thanks, I'll be happy to chunk the first rocks: *A-Fraud is one of the most disingenuous athl ... More >>

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    February 3, 2009

    Michael Phelps = Jeff Spicoli

    Toldja Michael Phelps wasn't perfect. Well, didn't I? Actually, I warned that he was overrated. But still. In other news, Richie Whitt = Jeff Spicoli as well. 

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    October 27, 2008
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    October 23, 2008

    Keys to the Jail

    There's only one thing tougher than running for Dallas County sheriff—getting people to care

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    September 17, 2008

    Our Cups Runneth Dry

    We can dream, no? Don’t much like our chances in either of this weekend’s international sporting cups – Davis or Ryder. Come to think of it, this dude has a better chance of being named Time's Man of the Year. In tennis we'll be playing against the world's No. 1 player; In golf we' ... More >>

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    September 15, 2008

    So, What Did I Miss?

    So, just at kickoff, the Internet in our Texas Stadium press box broke. Or something. Let's catch up: *Cowboys' fans started an "Eagles Suck!" chant before kickoff. Proud of you guys. Really. *Terence Newman did start after all. But so did Pacman. Roy Williams, notsamuch. Hmm. *Kicke ... More >>

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    August 21, 2008

    What a Drag

    Not long ago a rising All-Star, Josh Howard is suddenly regressing professionally and personally

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    August 14, 2008

    Fine, I’ll Say It. Michael Phelps is Overrated

    Over-hyped. Clap. Clap. Clapclapclap. Over-hyped. Clap. Clap. Clapclapclap. I know, I know. But hear me out. Michael Phelps, the U.S. Olympic golden boy, isn’t overrated athletically. He’s amazing, of course. In Beijing he’s 5-for-5. As in gold medals and world records. We’re all imp ... More >>

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    July 3, 2008

    God Bless America. And Sports.

    Happy Birthday! Our country turns the ripe old age of 232 tomorrow. Between burgers and beers and bikinis, let us not forget how fortunate we are to have a variety of sports and the freedom to choose which ones we love and loathe. In honor of the Fourth of July I started jotting down reasons ... More >>

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    September 30, 2004

    Paint by Numbers

    Inside the life of Southlake's child prodigy artist, 15-year-old Olivia Gennett