WikimediaDallas Cowboys' offensive lineman Flozell Adams has been fined four times for $75,000 this season for the transgressions of tripping, fighting and - last Sunday in New York - cheap-shotting the back of Justin Tuck. The Giants' lineman called Adams a "coward" and a "dirtb ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Ho hum, another month of Arbitron PPM ratings and another month of dominance by 1310 AM The Ticket. In the November ratings for the precious Men 25-54 demographic, The Ticket is No. 2 in the Metro ... More >>
I have great parents. As a kid, they provided for me and poured the foundation for me to grow into a decent - I said decent - human being through principles, rules and accepted boundaries. My parents raised me. But Bjorn Borg molded me. I'd be home by my 10 p.m. curfew because of my parents. ... More >>
Dennis GilbertDennis Gilbert's emergence as the "surprise favorite" to shag Your Texas Rangers, as Sports Illustrated puts it this morning, is no surprise to the Friends of Unfair Park who took a break from Thanksgiving break and stopped by Friday. Former New York Times baseball writer Murray Cha ... More >>
Not, that is, if online fan voting is any indicator of things to come. In NFL.com's online voting that ends Dec. 21, only one Dallas Cowboy leads his position - linebacker DeMarcus Ware. Jay Ratliff, Tony Romo, Miles Austin and Jason Witten? Not among the top two of their respective spots. O ... More >>
There's at least one person reading Unfair Park this morning: the Friend who sends along this piece by longtime New York Times baseball columnist Murray Chass, who wrote on Wednesday that now way in hell should Tom Hicks be able to sell Your Texas Rangers to Tom Hicks. Writes Chass, Hicks is the ... More >>
Welcome back. We missed you.10. A win? Meh. Stats schmatts. Turkey? Whatever. Not to name drop or pound my chest or launch a pre-emptive-strike excuse for whatever distracted drivel may follow, but the highlight of a certain dorky sportswriter/radio host's Thanksgiving ... More >>
Scott What's stranger: That the Cowboys lost in Green Bay or that Carly Patterson is still signing autographs?10. I said on Sunday's pre-game show on 105.3 The Fan that the only way the Dallas Cowboys could lose to the Green Bay Packers was to commit 3-plus turnovers. The Cowboys committe ... More >>
Maybe the sweet new baby blues are lucky?After attending last Tuesday's sluggish opener at American Airlines Center, I didn't exactly think the Dallas Mavericks were a hideous outfit that would miss the playoffs. But I certainly didn't see them beating the Los Angeles Lakers. Maybe: 1) The ... More >>
Watching a win? Or ogling some skin?My column in this week's dead tree version of The Sportatorium (better known as the Dallas Observer) delves into chicks in sports. Specifically, the Dallas Desire of the Lingerie Football League. Generally, why do we watch? Is it because Maria Sharapova ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Once upon a time Walter Cronkite was the "most trusted man in America." His death got me wondering who wears that crown today? The answer hurts: Oprah. *Sure smells like the Dallas Mavericks - who lo ... More >>
Watching the Lakers party in Orlando last night - I was wrong about L.A. in 4, but just barely -was a reminder how cruel sports can be. While former Mavericks D.J. Mbenga and Josh Powell hugged and kissed the NBA's Larry O'Brien championship trophy, current Maverick Dirk Nowitzki is l ... More >>
At least we can all agree on No. 1. Right?From time to time I've been known to construct a Top 10 list. But this one, I've got to tear apart. You're telling me there's a list of the Top 10 All-Time greatest Dallas Cowboys and Jerry Jones isn't on it? Altogether now: Bull. Shit. If NF ... More >>
Danny Bollinger Was this block/fall Jason Kidd's last stand as a Maverick? The body was still warm. The emotions, still raw. But when it comes to the Dallas Mavericks, Charles Barkley doesn't give a damn. "They got problems," the rotund, ridiculous TNT analyst said last night in the min ... More >>
Mission Accomplished Impossible. In honor of February's Black History Month, I set out to pinpoint a pristine list of the world's all-time greatest black athletes. But using what criteria? Sheer athleticism? Popularity? Accomplishment? Social activism? Transcendence? All of the above? ... More >>
With their best team since the '90s dynasty, the Cowboys can stop merely flirting with a championship
No joke, the Mavericks should pass on a major trade and allow this nucleus one more shot
Despite Dallas' 5-1 start, the Phillips 3-4 has been stupefying
Never fear, we won't let the Academy Awards ignore sports
From mechanics to modesty to manners, give us Dirk over D-Wade
Once the darlings of Dallas, the Stars and their sport are mired in obscurity
Tony Romo's blessing comes disguised as a blunder
Caution: Knee jerks hopping off Mavs' bandwagon
The Cowboys' quarterback swap signals the beginning of the end
Dallas hoops legend comes home to spread good in the 'hood
Baseball's best-kept secret plays in your backyard
Don't look now, but it's sports' biggest waste of time
When watching sports, is God a passive observer or a meddler?
Is this the year the Texas Rangers finally...? Nah.
The Academy--y-a-w-n--Awards desperately need a shot of sports
Light at the end of the tunnel? It's probably an oncoming train.
We'll trade ya!
MasterCard Colonial Golf Tournament
Were yesterday's heroes better than today's?