Taylor Hooton had just turned 17 when, in the summer of 2003, he hanged himself. It was a shock to everyone: his family, his friends, his teammates on the Plano West baseball team, where he expected to be a starting pitcher the next season. There was at least circumstantial evidence that the suicid ... More >>
Sorry, Cubes, but that goofy German just leapfrogged you.
Don and Taylor Hootonâ€‹Well, just because I keep Major League Baseball's press-release page up-and-at-'em at all times, and I just noticed this: MLB commish Bud Selig was just presented the first-ever Taylor's Award -- so named for Plano West Senior High School baseball star Taylor Hooton, whose su ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *At the risk of ruffling more Ticket feathers, the station treated one of its first-time, long-timers like shit rudely during its recent gaggle of 15th anniversary celebrations. The way I remember it, ... More >>
In light of this weekend's (shocking?) revelation that Alex Rodriguez tested positive for steroids during his 2003 MVP season with your Texas Rangers, I hereby invite a public stoning. And, yes thanks, I'll be happy to chunk the first rocks: *A-Fraud is one of the most disingenuous athl ... More >>
Half a hundred power brokers who sculpt our local sports landscape
Baseball's new k*ng swats one close to home
Or, half a hundred folks with way better seats than you
Where would we be without these powerful peeps? In the fetal position, craving sports.
A year after Taylor Hooton’s suicide, Plano West Senior High is still in denial about steroid abuse