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, Mark ... 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
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Former Mr. America, Dallas' Mike Scarella, died of GHB use four years ago. The 2007 International GHB and Chemical Drug Conference will take place in Arlington next week. But Trinka Porrata, organizer of the event and president of Project GHB, says it appears that attendance by law enforcement and e ... More >>
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