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Richie Whitt

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    November 6, 2013

    Richie Whitt, Sports Writer and Talker, Has a New Pizza-and-Beer Delivery Service

    Remember Richie Whitt? He was the sports columnist for the Observer for six years before he was lost to layoffs in 2011 and went into radio full-time. His loyal commenters, a real haggard bunch, laid siege on City of Ate after he left, peppering the blog with unsavory comments and a few good recipes ... More >>

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    June 18, 2013

    Richie Whitt is Writing an Epic Tell-All Blog on How Greggo Got Them Fired From The Fan

    Richie Whitt and Greg "Greggo" Williams have now had two months to reflect on CBS's unceremonious cancellation of The Rage, their drive-time sports talk show on 105.3 The Fan, and they've come to starkly different conclusions. Greggo chalked it all up to ratings, which he says had dropped. Whitt, ... More >>

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    April 6, 2011

    Please Feed the New Guy: Wherein You Tell Me What to Eat in Order to Feel Like a Texan

    The author reacts to the Chick-fil-A sauce selection.​Here's the deal: I'm new in town. I was brought in to slowly turn Richie Whitt into a love-advice columnist. It's going well so far, I think; he hasn't kneed me in the groin since late Tuesday.I've learned over the years that the best way to ge ... More >>

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    February 1, 2011

    Picture Show: Super Bowl XLV Media Day Charges on in the Cold

    All photos by Richie Whitt​It's damn, damn cold out there, but Super Bowl XLV Media Day continued on this morning as promised. Richie will be along later with more observations from Media Day, but in the meantime he's forwarded a few photos to give y'all a glimpse of the happenings. Make the jum ... More >>

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    July 30, 2010

    Whitt's End: 7.30.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Bengie Molina. Cliff Lee. Jorge Cantu. Considering transactions like these this month, the Texas Rangers should be in bankruptcy every year. *If you remember the NFL back when it was a violen ... More >>

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    May 1, 2010

    Sportatorium: Happy Birthday To ... Us!

    ​I'm like you, I didn't know if this thing would make it two weeks. But, whatdya know, all the sudden it's been two years. Seems like just yesterday we launched this lil' corner of the blogosphere. After 730 days, 1,370 items and more than 20,500 comments we've survived to our second bir ... More >>

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    January 22, 2010

    Whitt's End: 1.22.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Been meaning to get to this, but The Ticket is so dominant in Metroplex sports talk radio that at this point it's like digging up Barbaro for another kick to the ribs. In December 1310 AM The Tick ... More >>

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    January 15, 2010

    And The Winner Is...

    ​What can you say about a week where one commenter uses the word "yum," another lets "yucky" slip into a post and someone else writes "to die for"? Oh, and to top it off, djs added the phrase "I like beets" to a story.Weeks like this make us want to drink distilled beet juice.OK--so it wasn't suc ... More >>

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    October 1, 2009

    You Betcha: Week 4

    ​See that? Over there. To your right? That's not the money you could be saving with GEICO. It's the money you lost last year betting with Richie Whitt. But, alas, in the spirit of persistence, stubborness and doubling down, we're back at it again in 2009. I owe it to you and myself (and ... More >>

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    September 10, 2009

    You Betcha: Week 1

    ​See that? Over there. To your right? That's not the money you could be saving with GEICO. It's the money you lost last year betting with Richie Whitt. But, alas, in the spirit of persistence, stubborness and doubling down, we're back at it again in 2009. I owe it to you and myself (and ... More >>

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    September 2, 2009

    BREAKING NEWS: 105.3 The Fan Secures a Familiar Voice

    ​This just in: Richie Whitt has landed a permanent gig as Newy Scruggs' sidekick on 105.3 The Fan weekdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Never fear, he will enthusiastically, dutifully continue his full-time work at the Dallas Observer, blogging daily at this here Sportatorium and writing a weekly ... More >>

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    April 9, 2009
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    April 3, 2009

    And The Winner Is...

    Among the NFL's labia-friendly rules changes for 2009 are that defenders knocked to the ground can't tackle quarterbacks and kicking teams can't bunch together more than five players for an on-sides kick attempt. A discussion on new pads to protect players' ovaries was tabled.Richie Whitt in the Obs ... More >>

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    January 9, 2009

    Whitt's End 1.9.09

    Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *First things first. If you plan to see this movie, or even think it looks remotely entertaining, please, leave these premises immediately. *Nothing official yet (UPDATE: Now it's official), but I hear E ... More >>

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    January 9, 2009

    Video of the Week: The 2008 NFL Season in 4:32

    To quote Brad Sham: "What a pitiful display by the Dallas Cowboys." And, to think, we thought they'd still be playing come 2009. - Richie Whitt  

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    January 6, 2009

    Gawd, I'm Glad the Holidays are Over. Wait ... What?

    Emerging from behind the crates of discounted champagne and bins of 4-for-1 gift-wrapping paper, this decided to commence its annual tormenting of the male species last night at my local Tom Thumb. Kill. Me. Now. - Richie Whitt

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    January 5, 2009

    The Master Cleanser: Day 1

    Status: Green Weight: 171.1 Mood: Optimistic Committed Apprehensive So, this is it? 2009 rings in and we're left to deal with no Cowboys, medicore Mavericks and a hockey team void of Brenden Morrow, Sean Avery and post-season potential? Bor-ring. I know, let's spice things up a bit. With ... More >>

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    January 1, 2009

    Happy New Year! The Top 10 Most Memorable Moments in Cotton Bowl History

    Pass the Advil and crank up the wayback machine. Let's kick off 2009 with one last, long, loving look back at the Cotton Bowl. Oh, the refurbished stadium will still be around, but its namesake game is moving to Arlington after tomorrow's Texas Tech-Ole Miss curtain closer and, other than Texa ... More >>

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    December 31, 2008

    The Top 10 Most Memorable Dallas Sports Moments of 2008

    Before you muffle your "Happy New Year's" wishes with tired, old criticism, notice I said "Memorable" and not "Best". Got it? In lieu of Dick Clark, let me start these balls dropping. 10. Byrd Watching. 9. A National (Anthem) Embarrassment. 8. Jivin' at the Joule. 7. Morrow's First/ Avery's Slo ... More >>

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    December 24, 2008

    Don't Read This If You're Determined to be Scrooge

    One of the greatest games in the history of football was played in our back yard recently. Consider it the pigskin version of It's A Wonderful Life. Merry Christmas, sports. - Richie Whitt

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    December 19, 2008

    You Betcha: Week 17

    Back in August I started with a mythical bankroll of $10,000, courtesy of Bodog Online Gaming. First of all, because their site is easy to navigate. Second, because they're based in Costa Rica and have had minimal success tracking me down in the past. I was to analyze games of local inter ... More >>

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    December 19, 2008

    Whitt's End

     Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week - even the end of the year -  welcome to Whitt's End: *Hold your horses if you thought tonight's concert by Russ Martin and his band at Joe Avezzano's joint up in Frisco was going to A) turn into a bashfest o ... More >>

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    December 19, 2008

    Holiday Greetings

    Since I'll be on vacation the next two weeks, things will be a tad slower here in The Sportatorium until 2009. Slower, I said. Not stagnant. Between visits to/from family and frantically reaching my 2008 party quota, I'll still make time to post about Cowboys' games, major news events and ... More >>

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    December 18, 2008

    Finally, Another Funny/Clever Sports Cartoon!

    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 topica ... More >>

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    December 18, 2008

    What's In My Closet?

    In this week's episode I briefly venture out of my closet - funny, but no reason to get your gaydars all revved up - and into the cold, cruel Dallas winter. Strange things, man. Some high-priced. Some low-priced. Others priceless. You know the drill. Correctly identify the following photos in ... More >>

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    December 17, 2008

    Guess Who's on the Cover of This Week's Dallas Observer?

    Your hints: *His next NFL interception will be his first. *I had to drive 250 miles to interview him. *He's a good guy who made a really bad decision. *One of the major players in his life story has a mangled left leg, resides in Israel and refused comment for my feature. *Likewise, the Dallas Co ... More >>

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    December 16, 2008

    Wintry Mix: The Quiz

    I can almost understand the BCS, just about explain the NBA's defensive three seconds and sometimes even comprehend Tom Hicks' vision to make the Texas Rangers a winner. But I am totally and utterly clueless about what was falling on my driveway last night/this morning. Sleet? Freezing r ... More >>

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    December 12, 2008

    Whitt's End

    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 ... More >>

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    December 10, 2008

    Finally, a Clever/Cool Sports Cartoon!

    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. ... More >>

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    November 28, 2008

    Video of the Week: Fang-tastic?!

       You've probably seen Twilight. You likely watched at least some of HBO's TrueBlood. And, considering it's suddenly trendy to be all vampirey, you've at least tinkered with the idea of checking out the new Vampire Lounge over on Harry Hines.    But, have you ever seen a real v ... More >>

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