Ricky Williams

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2014

    The 2014 Dallas Cowboys at the Top of the Stretch: Getting In

    We did it you guys. The longest wait of every fall, the two weeks surrounding the Cowboys bye, are nearly over. The team sits at 7-3 having weathered, for now at least, a Tony Romo injury crisis, a defense that still isn't very good and Jerry Jones getting busted for doing some very Jerry Jones thin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2013

    The Texas Rangers Just Drafted Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson for Some Reason

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    The Top 10 Shows on the New ESPN/UT Network

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    This Christmas, All this Family Wants is for NFL Running Back Ricky Williams to Know He's Got A Home in Dallas

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    The Heisman Trophy: Style Over Substance

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    Vince Young the Latest Longhorn to Get Hooked

    Vince Young, Not at Onyx​We'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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2008

    The Sighs of Texas Are Upon Us

    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 >>

  • News

    January 10, 2008

    Cotton Bowl: Goodbye, Dallas. Hello, Palace.

    Like it or not, relocation is the right Cotton-pickin' decision.

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2006

    And You Thought Gas Prices Were Out of Control

    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 >>

  • News

    March 9, 2006

    Oscar Overhaul

    The Academy--y-a-w-n--Awards desperately need a shot of sports

  • News

    March 2, 2006


    Kenny Rogers and his favorite cameraman reach a settlement--and common ground

  • News

    October 9, 2003

    Swizzle Shtick

    Plus: Hey, Dude, You Owe Us, Like, $20; Stories of Failure

  • Music

    August 5, 1999

    No Limit Tour

    Starplex Amphitheatre, August 6

  • Culture

    December 31, 1998

    Anywhere but here

    1998 was a great year for sports...just not in Dallas

  • Music

    December 24, 1998

    Listen up

    1998 was not a very good year, but it's still worth the bother

  • Culture

    November 26, 1998

    A fan's sour notes

    Were yesterday's heroes better than today's?