BY SEAN CHAFFIN One morning in 2011, just after sunrise, a swarm of federal agents rolled quietly down a neatly manicured cul-de-sac in Southlake, the city police's SWAT alongside them. They gathered outside the home of their target, a $750,000 spread with five bedrooms, five bathrooms and a swimmin ... More >>
Reporter Scott Parks had an excellent "get" Friday in The Dallas Morning News revealing that Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings has been running a secret task force to come up with ideas for the future of Fair Park. Fair Park -- the 277-acre 1930s Art Deco exposition park in the heart of old South Dallas. ... More >>
After an epic swing and miss at the NFL's No. 1 free agent, the Cowboys are off and crawling at training camp.
10. Was it just me and Fox 4's Mike Doocy, or was owner Jerry Jones choking up a bit yesterday when talking about the voyage that was lockout negotiations? "We took the boat out into a perfect storm and got the boat back home." The older he gets, the more sentimental and emotional Jerry get ... More >>
Sorry, Cubes, but that goofy German just leapfrogged you.
Photos by Sam MertenWe're guessing this was Rawlings's reaction when he received bills from his consultants.Former TracyLocke CEO Mike Rawlings easily outpaced the field of mayoral candidates by raising a whopping $1.03 million -- nearly three times the combined haul of Ron Natinksy and David ... More >>
Welcome To The Dull House
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Roy Williams can hyperbolize(?) about winning nine consecutive games all he wants, but the only drama left in the Dallas Cowboys' failed season is not if - but when - head coach Wade Phillips ... More >>
Dallas Cowboys' rookie receiver Dez Bryant may start once the NFL regular season starts. But he'll be on the sidelines when training camp begins Friday in San Antonio. Almost assuredly. Barring an 11th-hour contract agreement, Bryant will be one of many NFL rookies to miss the official start ... More >>
As we'll do Friday at noon, Tuesday on 105.3 The Fan Newy Scruggs and I visited with Dallas Cowboys' vice president Stephen Jones. We asked him about Flozell Adams and Doug Free and Jared Gaither and Brandon Marshall and the fall of Texas Stadium and NFL overtime and, oh yeah, we asked him a ... More >>
Stephen Jones, Wade Phillips, Jerry Jones and some big whig from Ford kick off Cowboys Camp '09 by pretending to drive a pickup. Cue Brent Musberger: You are looking live!!! Let's do this every day, shall we? Okay, some days I'll split it into five observations from two separate practices ... More >>
Kimberly ThorpeSeriously, we have dozens of pictures like this one from last night's prayer vigil. And by the end of the summer, we'll have run every one.This morning, a Very Special Unfair Park Correspondent -- which is to say, Herschel Wilonsky, my dad -- found himself in U.S. District Judge Barba ... More >>
Admit it, "Barbie Carpenter" made you giggle. The five best moments from last night’s Hard Knocks: Week 4. Or did I miss something? 5. Receiver Patrick Crayton arriving late for a team meeting wearing only a towel. Anyone who remembers last season’s playoff loss to the Giants wasn’t su ... More >>
Half a hundred power brokers who sculpt our local sports landscape
Tonight at 7 p.m. in Philly, the 7-0 Dallas Desperados play the 8-0 Philadelphia Soul -- you know, the team owned by Jon Bon Jovi? Moments ago, Sports Illustrated posted a lengthy Q&A with Bon Jovi about tonight's ...um ... historic contest of undefeated Arena Football League teams. Bon Jovi, of cou ... More >>
Or, half a hundred folks with way better seats than you
Shocking, but oh-so-sweet. Bill Parcells sent joyful shock waves through Cowboyville minutes ago when the head coach announced he was resigning. In a statement, released through the team, Parcells said: "I am retiring from coaching football. I want to thank Jerry Jones and Stephen Jones for their ... More >>
Where would we be without these powerful peeps? In the fetal position, craving sports.
Not an hour after Richie posted his item below about Terrell Owens' forthcoming book T.O.--the guy's second, following 2004's Catch This!: Going Deep with the NFL's Sharpest Weapon--I got an overnighted copy of the tome from Simon & Schuster, and a cursory glance reveals a few more tidbits the Phill ... More >>
Vinny makes a nice No. 2 to Quincy-- wait, reverse that
The Cowboys want to move back to Fair Park--so, there goes the neighborhood?
Pete Hunter grew up in Atlantic City casinos, so he knows he's a long shot to make it in the NFL. Then why does he seem like a sure bet?
Welcome (again) to the Arena League, where Desperados are kind, giants are invisible and rock concerts turn into football games
Who is the mysterious J.D. Cash, and has he exposed the year's biggest hoax?