See also: Phil York, legendary Dallas producer, dead at age 70
Phil York and I crossed paths in summer 2009. I was researching the liner notes for the Heavy Light release of The Relatives' Don't Let Me Fall, a stunning revelation of Dallas gospel-funk from the early '70s, which York engineered at ... More >>
Danielle Adams: Charlotte Barkley?And you thought I was actually going to blab about women's basketball? Okay, here goes:
Texas A&M beat Notre Dame for the National Championship last night.
Love coach Gary Blair, who cut his coaching teeth at South Oak Cliff High School. But, let's be ... More >>
When Dennis Rodman graduated South Oak Cliff High School he was 5-foot-8 and he'd never really played organized basketball. Years later he wore a wedding dress to marry himself. And he was once suspended for kicking a photographer in the crotch.
Throw in two Defensive Player of the Ye ... More >>
Sergio KindleTCU-Boise State -- so far, quite the sloppy, defensive time-kill till Thursday night's Big Game. Speaking of which, here's a warm-up from tomorrow's New York Times: a profile of University of Texas linebacker Sergio Kindle, who grew up in South Oak Cliff and shoulda gone to SOC but i ... More >>
I'm only half-kidding when I ask this: Was it worth it for South Oak Cliff High School to change the grades of three players - including McDonald's All-American Darrell Arthur - and win back-to-back state basketball championships in 2005-06, only to have the titles later forfeited?
At the time ... More >>