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 >>
Whether her name is Irina Shayk or Iwanna Shake, we've fallen for it again. Every year I hear the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue is about to hit stands and my initial reaction is to yawn. We don't have harsh winters in Dallas plus, don't know if you've heard, but you can find women i ... More >>
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 >>
I love sports and stuff and, oh yeah, freaky things like, say, baby heads in glass vases.No, no, no. You got me all wrong. Am I skeptical? Cynical? Inquisitive? Smart-assy? Guilty. But bitter? Hardly. I consider myself more tell-it-like-it-is realistic rather than jump-off-the-hi ... More >>
Why does a game played below the rim fly so far above the radar?I play sports because I love them. But I watch sports because I love to see done what I can't do. I watch Tiger Woods because I can't hit a 7-iron 210 yards. I watch Andy Roddick because I can't hit a serve 149 mph. I watch ... More >>
Yeah, but can she fill in for JET at two guard?Most years I chuckle at Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue. The blatant pandering. The absolutely non-sports of it all. The shrinking bikini photos that are just this close to being NSFW. But while examining this year's offering I ... More >>
One of our football coaches is headed to Super Bowl XLIII in Tampa. Surprise, he has nothing to do with your Dallas Cowboys. I blogged, oh-so briefly, about Grapevine Faith's Nov. 7 high-school game against the Gainesville State Tornadoes. Ring a bell? Rick Reilly's terriffic ESPN The ... More >>
Know Your Dallas Cowboys, apparently, has an endless supply of videos from the Dallas Cowboys Christmas '86 album. This one, featuring some old-timers, is particularly appropriate, given Texas Stadium's tepid adios on Saturday night. And, in other local football news -- actual news -- in the spirit ... More >>
It's soooo close, but yet...
David Clyde was supposed to save the Texas Rangers. Thirty years later, he just wants 27 days of his old life back.