Going to a hockey game is fun for a lot of reasons: The breakneck pace of the game, the physical game play, the fights, the goals and the music. Let's face it: Hockey has always had a bit of a leg up on the other North American sports for music. While the hegemonic NFL uses a lot of Top 40 and class ... More >>
It's as if Dallas collectively decided to self-fulfill the prophecy of the full honey moon on the 13th causing a crazy night. As the whiskey flowed in the packed bars of Elm St., the bands of the festival smiled and played to crowds of freshly inked fans, the majority of whom seemed to be sporting f ... More >>
In the little towns outside of Dallas, publisher and aspiring politician Joey Dauben is on a crusade to expose abuses of power, civic mischief and -- most of all -- himself.
Just talked to a National Hockey League source who confirmed what the News reported last week: that former Texas Rangers' CEO Chuck Greenberg is seriously interested in buying your Dallas Stars. The Stars have been for sale since Tom Hicks' sports empire went kaput, and for a long time it ... More >>
We've seen the Rangers in the World Series and the Mavs win the NBA Finals, and on Tuesday I was reminded just how great a Stanley Cup run can be when former Stars' goalie Ed Belfour and current GM Joe Nieuwendyk were elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame. They'll officially be in ... More >>
Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Jason Terry's voice is still hoarse from all the partying and cigars, but yet we're already peeking at 2012. Problem: The Mavs aren't a team built for the future, but rather the here-'n-now ... More >>
The Mavs can play better than they did in Game 1 of the NBA's Western Conference Finals. For the first time in the playoffs they allowed 100 points, 112 to be exact. The Thunder grabbed 11 offensive rebounds and, according to Mavs' coach Rick Carlisle, corralled 13 of the game's 20 loose bal ... More >>
Tyron Smith: The next Dallas Cowboy?The Cowboys need help at safety. Their 2010 pass defense was the worst in the 50-year history of the storied franchise and two culprits were Gerald Sensabaugh and Alan Ball. Problem: The Cowboys won't take a safety with the 9th pick in tonight's NFL Draf ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsThe first truck of its kind, THOR is meant to be the Swiss Army knife of emergency preparedness vehicles. It'll roll out to an undisclosed location to coordinate police efforts during the Super Bowl. Fifteen years ago, the Pittsburgh Penguins had Jean-Claude Van Damme to k ... More >>
To the victors ... the celebration.10. Not sure what manager Ron Washington was doing going to closer Neftali Feliz in the 8th inning of a game the Rangers trailed 3-1. If the Rangers had forced extra innings it would've been an interesting mix-'n-match bullpen. Unfortunately, Texas' bats ... More >>
It may take a while to get a response from DISH Network; a spokesperson tells Unfair Park most of its higher-ups are at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas. Till we get a response, then, this is Fox Sports Southwest's side of the story.This year, the network upped the number of Dallas Stars ... More >>
Dear LeBron James, Just ask, and I'm sure Dancing With The Stars will have you on their ridiculously cheesy show next season. I'm sure millions of potato-chip snackin' housewives would be fixated on your every silly, pre-fabricated step. But as a basketball fan, I demand you immediately ce ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *If you're breathlessly waiting to hear Mickey Spagnola's take on the Cowboys cutting Terrell Owens, you'll have to go here. Because, alas, The Ticket's beloved "Ranch Report" is no more. Remember,&nb ... More >>
Life has a way of dragging us off the charted path and into rather randomly obtuse trajectories. Sometimes you just feel like you're everywhere, all the time. Like you've got the whole world in the palm of your hand.It often comes down to an intangible law of attraction: Many of us have that one ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *I got $1 for the first person who can show me - like Tony Romo did last week - any time that Terrell Owens has ever uttered the phrase: "This one's on me." Owens has every right to be jealous of Romo and ... More >>
Back in October, we mentioned that local car man David McDavid was suing Turner Broadcasting Systems for $450 million, claiming that way back in 2003, TBS screwed him over plenty big. Because, see, McDavid thought he'd all but closed a deal with TBS to buy the Atlanta Hawks and Thrashers, as well as ... More >>
"Sloppy seconds"? That's all he said? You're shitting me, right?I could've sworn Sean Avery played professional hockey, not pre-school hopscotch.Avery, signed by the Dallas Stars to be a well-dressed, sharp-tongued agitator, was suspended indefinitely by the NHL last night for daring to utter a phra ... More >>
The enforcer brings his unique blend of ferocity and fashion to the Dallas Stars
George Gillett, left, and Tom Hicks in happier times -- like, a year ago George Gillett, of course, is co-owner of Liverpool FC with Tom Hicks -- they're partners, 50-50, all things being equal. And Gillett, also the owner of the Montreal Canadiens, would like to put an end to that: He had plans to ... More >>
Doug Armstrong's still the Stars' GM, far as the team's Web site is concerned. So, Tom Hicks finally figured out what the rest of hockeydom's known for ages: The Dallas Stars need a change. So he's fired general manager Doug Armstrong, which is a start. But folks who know hockey -- which is to say, ... More >>
Once the darlings of Dallas, the Stars and their sport are mired in obscurity
Maybe this girl should name her next cat Mike Modano
Where would we be without these powerful peeps? In the fetal position, craving sports.
What does VIP mean in Dallas bars?
After giving fans the cold shoulder, can hockey win us back?
Before we talk football--go, fight, win!--one last look at the boring sports
Pete Hunter grew up in Atlantic City casinos, so he knows he's a long shot to make it in the NFL. Then why does he seem like a sure bet?
Buzz hacks through the past in search of the cool cats and fools of the year that was
1999, the year Bill Rojas brought panic and paranoia to DISD. But was there any other good news? Buzz takes a look back.
Hate is such a strong, strong word
Clutch Cargo doesn't have to suck in front of its friends anymore
A German hockey team claims that Stars goalie Roman Turek is its property
Is this season a bust if Dallas doesn't win the Stanley Cup (or just beat Detroit)?
Stars coach Ken Hitchcock takes one for the team
Mike Modano has finally become the hockey player he always wanted to be