Pete Rose

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    Why We Love Sports in America: 2011

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    Josh Hamilton Breaks His Arm: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    Uh-oh.​10. With Josh Hamilton it's always when, not if. And now you know why a lot of us were cringing and complaining when we saw him sliding on the rain-delay tarp in Baltimore last Friday night. He's one of the best players in baseball, but also one of the most injury-prone. 9. And do I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Two Texas Rangers' Sluggers That Won't Be in Baseball's Hall of Fame

      Rafael Palmeiro. Juan Gonzalez. A combined 1,003 home runs. A combined 0% chance of getting inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame. The reason? Steroids, of course. Both former Texas Rangers' sluggers are on this year's list of candidates and - sans the drug thing - could make a great case f ... More >>

  • Music

    August 12, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    What Do TCU Football Coach Gary Patterson and Ass-Less Chaps Have in Common?

    ​TCU kicks off its 2010 season September 4 against Oregon State in Cowboys Stadium. To promote the game head coaches Gary Patterson and Mike Riley held themselves a little conference call Tuesday. Sounds innocent enough. Until, that is, "Amy Cummings" from "Rawhide Nation Sports Blog" jo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    Lance Armstrong, I Still Believe You

    ​Floyd Landis says he doped. Greg LeMond says he doped. The entire country of France says he doped. But did Lance Armstrong ever dope? I want to believe. I need to believe. I'm desperate for just one of our sports heroes - Roger Staubach and Nolan Ryan notwithstanding - to be unique. Special. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2010

    Why We Love Sports in America

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Dining

    May 8, 2008
  • News

    September 13, 2007

    Oh, My Papa

    Women want their daddies; men just want to be merry

  • News

    March 29, 2007

    Play It Again, Sammy

    Can the Rangers' oldest rookie leave his diva days behind and deliver?

  • Music

    February 15, 2007

    Gear Hound

    Shake Rag's John Gasperik puts the "garage" in garage band

  • Dining

    January 15, 2004

    Puddy Good

    Oishii is a culinary adventure

  • Calendar

    September 18, 2003

    Pups on Parade

    A new meaning for "dog run"

  • Culture

    September 10, 1998

    Juan for all

    Gonzalez's RBI record doesn't mean a thing unless the Rangers win the West

  • Culture

    April 13, 1995

    The death of sports?

    Fandom isn't a hobby; it's an addiction

  • News

    January 12, 1995