Everson vs. Irvin, hoops styleIf the Mavs-Thunder somehow doesn't do it for you, how about some Colonial golf out in Fort Worth or even a basketball game played by football players? After delivering a eulogy for his dear friend Ron Springs at his Carrollton funeral this morning, forme ... More >>
Five months before their first dribble up in Frisco, the Texas Legends have already sold 13,000 tickets. Not bad for an NBA Development League franchise that doesn't yet have any players and just a month ago unveiled a logo. "We have had an absolute blast and the response from our fans has b ... More >>
Mattie StaffordAlonzo Mourning lines up a shot. For a whole slideshow from this event, click here.Zo & Magic's 8-Ball ChallengeCentennial Building in Fair ParkThe red carpet walks kicked off at 7.30 p.m., with Mourning's appearance leading the way. Early attendees were held in a "reception ar ... More >>
I officially grew old yesterday afternoon. Once you've seen the rise and fall of a sports stadium, you've officially, um, been around the block. I remember a kinder, gentler era in Dallas when as a little punk I'd peer out the family Fury along I-35 and gaze in wonderment at The Sportatorium, ... More >>
Good riddance to a bad arena that provided only mediocre moments
Better late than never, let's hear it for U-T-Yay!
Byron Nelson's departure doesn't leave his tournament empty
We always forget Greg Ostertag went to Duncanville. Then, we always forget Greg Ostertag. Teardrop. In December, Cedar Hill and Southlake Carroll swept the high school football championships in the state's two largest classes. Last week Fort Worth Dunbar and Rockwall nabbed the girls' two biggest cl ... More >>
T.O. Souryal, head doc for the Mavs, has a heart--and a defibrillator, if your heart needs one. Till I read this this morning, I had no idea some 5,000 to 7,000 kids in the U.S. die each year from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) each year. That sucks. But Dr. T.O. Souryal, a radio talk-show host and the ... More >>
Dallas hoops legend comes home to spread good in the 'hood
Turns out the best player on the NBA's best team is a normal guy
Forget chicken wings. The modern sports bar serves sautéed artichoke hearts--God help us all.
April 8-14, 1999
For one sports star, home is where the bowling alley is