Great. But is it the greatest? When Dirk Nowitzki accessorized his lefty layup in the final minute with private tears of joy and accomplishment last Sunday night in Miami, the Dallas Mavericks symbolically threw Don Carter's 10-gallon hat in the ring. After years of sheepishly having B ... More >>
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I was flattered when the North Texas Super Bowl XLV Host Committee approached me late in 2009 to help construct and singularly author its prodigious Century in the Making project. What started with 250 of the greatest moments in Texas football history -- high school, college and pro -- ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Haven't gotten a chance to ask him about it yet, but did I miss something or is Babe Laufenberg leaving CBS 11? Maybe he was buying CBS 11. Did I get that wrong? UPDATE: Says Laufenberg in a text ... More >>
10. Uh oh, Shaun Suisham misses a 30-yard, chip-shot field goal from right between the hashmarks. Okay, so the victory over the Philadelphia Eagles wasn't perfect. But it was dang close. 9. I respect Eagles' head coach Andy Reid, but I also question his strategy. He's taken Philly to fi ... More >>
Still about a month before the Dallas Cowboys finalize their roster for the 2009 season. Not so for their new flagship radio station, which has most of its broadcast team already set. Told you a while back that the in-game trio of Brad Sham, Babe Laufenberg and Kristi Scales would return. No ... More >>
In retrospect, Ole Miss and Texas Tech are merely above-average college football teams. Their little clash in Dallas last week, however, was called by two of this area's icons of announcing. Though he's looked better, it was good to see Pat Summerall working the game on TV. And on radio - with his ... More >>
Several Friends of Unfair Park have asked in recent days whether the NFL Network would be covering all of the post-game ceremonies at Texas Stadium following tomorrow night's tussle with the Baltimore ColtsRavens. Should be big doings, as some 100 ex-Dallas Cowboys players (10 of 'em, so they say, R ... More >>
On a day when Wade Phillips looked like George Costanza stuffed in his Gortex coat and on a day when Tony Romo looked like Brad Johnson draped in his four turnovers, the Dallas Cowboys still looked like a playoff team. Until the final 12 minutes, that is. On a brutally Pittsburghish day, the C ... More >>
Over at Deadspin, Boys Will Be Boys: The Glory Days and Party Nights of the Dallas Cowboys Dynasty author Jeff Pearlman has most graciously provided a lengthy excerpt from his book -- specifically, from the chapter about the trip to Tempe for Super Bowl XXX, which wound up Cowboys 27, Steelers 17. R ... More >>
The Cowboys are counting on NFL outlaw Pacman Jones to pop the top on their sixth Super Bowl.
OK, color me convinced. And consider the NFC East captured. Barring a complete implosion, possible only should Tony Romo get injured, the Dallas Cowboys won their first division championship since 1998 yesterday in New Jersey. After dominating the New York Giants 31-20, the Cowboys have a three-game ... More >>
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