Every winter, Major League Baseball teams engage in what's called the Rule 5 Draft, where they poach minor leaguers from their fellow competitors. It's complicated, and typically doesn't make much of a splash, which why it was especially confusing to read this morning that the Texas Rangers had sele ... More >>
Yesterday ESPN and Texas agree to a 20-year, $300 million deal to launch a 24-hour Longhorn network in September. Planned programming includes sports, original series, studio shows, historical programming and academic and cultural events. More precisely ESPN/UT hopes to televise at least one exc ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsRoss Williams, right, has been running right along with Ricky Williams through his football career, trying to convince the 1998 Heisman Trophy winner that he's his real father. Ross's brother Ray Williams, his daughters Patricia and Vernice and the rest of his family have jo ... More >>
Denard Robinson, the next Heisman winner? Yawn.Reggie Bush gave back his Heisman Trophy. To which I respond: Big friggin' deal. I know the Heisman is one of the most hyped awards, but - let's be honest - it's also the most meaningless sports trophy this side of the Governor's Cup, Golden B ... More >>
Vince Young, Not at OnyxWe're not surprised that Vince Young was in a Dallas strip club (Onyx) at 3:30 a.m. Sunday morning. We're not surprised that he was slapped with a citation by police after getting involved in a scuffle. And, considering the kukoos that have played at the University of Texa ... More >>
Was reading this the other day. Then this. And this. When it struck me: For all its greats and glories, the University of Texas spits out some real goofballs. To be fair, Cedric Benson may prove to be innocent and Roger Clemens may not have taken steroids and Tom Hicks may win trophies this ... More >>
Like it or not, relocation is the right Cotton-pickin' decision.
As you can probably tell by now, I loves me some Mavs. I'm a teenager who attended their first game at Reunion Arena back in 1980, an adult who made a decent living chronicling their every move in the newspaper and a parent whose son named the family dog "Maverick." MFFL, as it were. But I'll be dam ... More >>
The Academy--y-a-w-n--Awards desperately need a shot of sports
Kenny Rogers and his favorite cameraman reach a settlement--and common ground
Plus: Hey, Dude, You Owe Us, Like, $20; Stories of Failure
Starplex Amphitheatre, August 6
1998 was a great year for sports...just not in Dallas
1998 was not a very good year, but it's still worth the bother
Were yesterday's heroes better than today's?