And so it begins continues. Actually, it's been going on for years now. The slow, excruciatingly painful death of the newspaper, that is. I meet 20-somethings, even 30-somethings every week who listen to the radio, who read blogs, who Tweet and Facebook and Skype and ... who shrug a ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Hope last night doesn't come back to haunt the Texas Rangers down the road. Despite leading 4-0 with undefeated pitcher Tommy Hunter on the mound in Arlington, the Rangers imploded late and lost t ... More >>
With Newy Scruggs on vacation this week, I'll have some new voices alongside me from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on 105.3 The Fan. Monday: NBC 5's Matt Barrie. Tuesday/Wednesday: You didn't think I'd give it away that easy didja? Some clues? Sure. This voice has been on the TV/radio in this market before ... More >>
Mike FisherDirk got duped. He went for an elaborate head fake and embarrassingly got caught in the air with nowhere to land. It could have been worse. Hpefully now that he's talking about his ordeal with ex-fiancee Cristal Taylor in Germany it won't be front-page news in Dallas. "I had some b ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Of the Texas Rangers' hot start - they are 20-14 compared to 14-20 last year - the most amazing feat is pitcher Matt Harrison's back-to-back complete games. If you're looking for Nolan Ryan's st ... More >>
Danny Bollinger Circle the wagons. Hide the women and children (and mothers). Commence live blogging.Since we're too skeered to be in Denver's volatile Pepsi Center tonight, noted Mavs expert Mike Fisher and I decided it'd be a good idea to watch the game "together". Just the four ... More >>
Arizona Cardinals' geezer quarterback Kurt Warner won a playoff game last Saturday. He'll start for the NFC in the Pro Bowl. But he also wears gloves. On both hands. Even when he plays indoors. Oh yeah, he's also a religious nut who draws a really crappy God/Jesus/Homeless Guy. ( ... More >>
I grew up reading Tank McNamara. In accordance, I grew up believing sports cartoon strips were ridiculously unfunny. Lo and behold, today we get another early Christmas present. My ol' buddy Mike Fisher over at DallasBasketball.com just crafted this beauty. It's local. It's clever. It's topical ... More >>
I grew up reading Tank McNamara. In accordance, I grew up believing sports cartoon strips were ridiculously unfunny. Lo and behold, today we get an early Christmas present. My ol' buddy Mike Fisher over at DallasBasketball.com just crafted this beauty. It's local. It's clever. It's topical. And ... More >>
Say it ain't so. It's so, ain't it? Picked up my Dallas Morning News this morning – Went into the driveway and physically picked it up. I’m a dinosaur, ridicule away. – pulled out SportsDay and had a bright idea. For Halloween I will dress as a newspaper. Nothing scarier. When I st ... More >>
Welcome aboard, Mike Fisher! I think. Considering his recent plight on a cruise ship dodging Ike in the Gulf of Mexico, you’d think Fisher would stay put for awhile. But, alas, here he is. At least temporarily, one of the area’s best sportswriters is also one of the area’s best swinger ... More >>
Brian Harkin Jim Trulock, co-owner of Duncanville's Cherry Pit, has been arrested on TABC violations, as has his girlfriend and co-owner Julie Norris. This week's paper version of Unfair Park, with the cover story about The Cherry Pit, is barely on the streets, and already this update: Duncanville ... More >>
Jeff Pearlman's book about the '90s Cowboys may be better, but mine is, um, older? Don’t know if you’ve heard, but there’s a little tussle between a couple decent football teams at Texas Stadium in, oh, about nine hours. If you’re more intellectual ponderer than face-painter, I’ve got ... More >>
Careful Romo, next thing you know Jessica might leave you for a syndicated star. Back to sports after this short break for your weekly breaking radio news: Richard “Big Dick” Hunter, host of the always innovative and usually intoxicating Wild Ass Circus on Live 105.3, is going big tim ... More >>
Bob and Dan vs. Ben and Skin. Delicious. Another radio industry source tells me just now that Live 105.3 is indeed shifting its midday focus toward sports and former Ticket hosts. But instead of Greg Williams and Mike Fisher, Ben & Skin have landed the gig. Commencing 8.25.08. -- Richie ... More >>
Coming to a station near you soon: The Ticket's new head-to-head competition? As his old bunkmates revel in ratings success, Greg Williams is angling to become one of The Ticket’s head-to-head rivals. Though he’s been flirting with a weeknight gig at ESPN Radio for months, Live 105.3 is ... More >>
Too much to ask for this guy? Guess so. According to Mike Fisher – as Mavs-connected as anyone in this town -- over at DallasBasketball.com, the Mavs have narrowed their coaching search to Mike D’Antoni, Rick Carlisle and Jeff Van Gundy. Two reactions: 1. Dang that was fast. 2. ... More >>
All I really wanted out of yesterday's Obama rally coverage was this. And I found it. Thanks, Supafly2380. You too, No. 22. --Robert Wilonsky Update: Mike Fisher has the behind-the-scenes with Emmitt talking about precisely how he came to introduce Obama on Wednesday.
Could the coach on the right wind up with the coach on the left--which is to say, left out? We shall see. In the month since our Dallas Mavericks broke our hearts with a dramatic come-from-ahead loss in the NBA Finals, owner Mark Cuban has been dissed by Dirk Nowitzki and now is apparently turning a ... More >>
Finally catching up with the late, great Nate
Exactly why is Parcells Dallas' dictator?
Please, DMN, would you ask Tom Hicks some tough questions? Pretty please?