NHL Northeast

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2012

    Plano Has Become a Hockey Prospect Factory, Which Canadians Find Very Puzzling

    It's been over a decade since the Dallas Stars won the Stanley Cup and proved, six years after moving from Minnesota, that there was room for professional ice hockey even in football-obsessed, not-at-all-icy Texas. The team's popularity has flagged significantly in recent years, but a generation of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    Dropkick Murphys - House of Blues - 2/27/12

    Dropkick Murphys House of Blues Monday, February 27 A Dropkick Murphys show isn't one to hold surprises, nor is it one to attend when you're just looking for a decent night of music. Don't get me wrong, the beloved Celtic punk band's performance last night at House of Blues was spot-on in just abou ... More >>

  • News

    July 14, 2011

    Small-Town Muckraker Joey Dauben Will Run the World Some Day. Just Ask Him.

    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.

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Our Next American Sports Idol is ...

    ​Beats me. Monday I watched both Williams sisters lose at Wimbledon, a week after Andy Roddick bowed out. It leaves as the only American quarterfinalist gentlemen's 10th seed Mardy Fish, a 29-year-old doubles specialist who will hardly threatening Rafael Nadal's throne. We heard a b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Whitt's End: 6.17.11

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    The Champion of Championships: Where Does the Mavs' Title Rank?

    ​Great. But is it the greatest? When Dirk Nowitzki accessorized his lefty layup in the final minute with private tears of joy and accomplishment last Sunday night in Miami, the Dallas Mavericks symbolically threw Don Carter's 10-gallon hat in the ring. After years of sheepishly having B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    The Greatest Individual Playoff Performance in the History of Dallas-Fort Worth Sports. Is Dirk's Dominant?

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Whitt's End: 2.4.11

    ​Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *So, what's harder to predict: Weather or sports? Coulda sworn Ron Jackson, Pete Delkus and the boys said there was a 30-percent chance of 1-2 inches of snow on Friday. But I drove home l ... More >>

  • News

    November 25, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 1, 2010

    Q&A: Ken Casey of Dropkick Murphys Talks Touring, Menudo, Politics and, Of Course, Red Sox

    The might, mighty Dropkicks.​Dropkick Murphys has been doing its jig-infused version of punk rock for nearly 15 years now. And, in that time, the band has seen its fan base expand greatly as its sound grew more and more Irish-inspired. Known for its beer-soaked live performances, the band is about ... More >>

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    October 22, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

    10 Questions: Dan Tullio

    He serves as director of Canadian Club's brand heritage, which is as worthy a cause as any.And who better to promote the brand? He's been with the whisky distillery for a quarter of a century, played a prominent role in their advertising campaigns and still travels the world spreading news about Can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2008

    Sean Avery Got Suspended? For What?!

    "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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2008

    Apparently, George Gillett Did Not Choose His Partner, Tom Hicks, Wisely

    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 >>