Team USA

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    Drunklympics: The 2012 Summer Olympics Drinking Game

    If there was one thing you were thinking during Olympic beach volleyball action yesterday, it was, "Sports bra over a sleeved shirt and pants? Dangit." If there were two things you were thinking, they were, 1) "Sports bra over a sleeved shirt and pants? Dangit." 2) "I need a drink." We're here to he ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 24, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 18, 2008

    Fight Club: Who's to Blame for Luis Yanez Getting Knocked Out of Beijing?

    Brian Harkin Luis Yanez On Saturday night in Beijing, the dreams of Olympic gold fizzled for Duncanville boxer Luis Yanez. Today there was an interesting piece on Yanez in The New York Times that suggests the tension between Yanez and his Olympic coaches is emblematic of the problems on Team USA as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2008

    Booker T. Grad Composes Music For Team USA Synchro Swim Team

    Felix "Tex" Ventouras If you're really dedicated to supporting local music, you have yet another reason to be a fan of synchronized swimming. Felix "Tex" Ventouras, a Dallas native and 2002 graduate of Booker T. Washington (Arts Magnet) High School, composed music for the Team USA synchronized sw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2008

    On the Eve of the Olympics, How Things Have Changed for Luis Yanez

    Brian Harkin Luis Yanez, back on the U.S. Olympic boxing team When I visited Luis Yanez at his Oak Cliff boxing gym in December for a story on the light flyweight’s bid for Olympic gold, he seemed not far removed from the rough streets he had grown up on. There were no handlers, no hangers-on; it ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 5, 2007

    B-Ball International

    See the world on a hardwood court

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2006

    Who Owns "America's Team"?

    How this lawsuit slipped past the offensive line is beyond me; maybe Flozell Adams and Marc Colombo let it through, like everybody else trying to sack whoever's under center for Your Dallas Cowboys. But on October 16, the Dallas Cowboys and NFL Properties filed a federal suit in the Northern Distric ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    June 8, 2006


    This World Cup game will make you shout like Andrés Cantor.

  • Film

    July 21, 2005

    Steel Wheels

    Murderball, a doc about quad rugby players, absolutely kills

  • Calendar

    July 8, 2004

    Spare Us

    Young bowlers go for the gold

  • News

    February 12, 2004

    Wheel Skills

    Plus: Painting Miss Violet; Pontius Pilot