Stephen A. Smith

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    February 6, 2014

    SMU Inexplicably Taps ESPN's Stephen A. Smith to Give Black History Month Lecture

    There's an argument to be made that Stephen A. Smith, one of ESPN's more voluble talking heads, is qualified to talk about sports. Reasonable people can (and do) disagree, but Smith has spent two decades as a professional sports journalist and his continued employment by the country's biggest sports ... More >>

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    December 12, 2012

    Five Local Rappers to Watch in 2013

    As a city, we've been developing culturally and economically at a rapid pace over the last few years. Built around a scene of prominent weekly events like Beauty Bar's Big Bang Thursdays and Prophet Bar's Wednesday night open mic jam sessions, local rap artists get the chance to interact and network ... More >>

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    October 5, 2012

    Five Must-Have Dallas Mixtapes For The Rest of 2012

    Another season has come and gone, and with a 10-degree temperature drop comes the jones for new playlists. Dallas rap fans have much to look forward to. Things already kicked off toward the end of the summer with the release of the long-awaited TyCity mixtape, Good Look On the Listen. It proved wel ... More >>

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    July 16, 2010

    Whitt's End (Fish's Tales?) 7.16.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End (Fish's Tales?): *A note from Rangers Ballpark: LeBron James fell out of the upper deck while reaching for more attention. *If police have this right, the mayor of Coppell leaves notes scattered a ... More >>

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    February 12, 2010

    Ballers and Shotcallers: Zo & Magic's 8-Ball Challenge

    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 >>

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    April 22, 2009

    The Top 10 People I'd Like To See Disappear From My Sports TV

    True story: Back in 2004 I was preparing to go to the Summer Olympics in Greece as a reporter for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. In preparation for what was potentially a hostile, dangerous, terroristy, post-9/11 environment, all Knight-Ridder newspaper chain employees headed overseas were requi ... More >>

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    December 11, 2007
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    November 22, 2007

    Greg Williams 'Hammers' The Ticket

    Detoured again by drugs, Greg Williams and The Ticket face a bump in the road

  • News

    April 27, 2006

    Mocking the Draft

    Don't look now, but it's sports' biggest waste of time