Sam MertenIn a few minutes I'll be hopping on a conference call with Chuck Greenberg and Nolan Ryan, who, moments ago, received the unanimous okee-doke from Major League Baseball's owners to take control of Your Texas Rangers as long last. But till then, here's an excerpt from MLB's freshly shipp ... More >>
Sam MertenThere's a reason why I went to see Houston Mayor Bill White during his stop in Plano last month. It wasn't because he was one of many folks vying for Kay Bailey Hutchison's job in the Senate, although I suppose that would have warranted the trip. Nope. I've long viewed White as the ... More >>
Sam MertenHouston Mayor Bill White, who won't run for governor, even though he has a hard time saying the words himself.At the conclusion of his poorly attended campaign stop in Plano on Saturday, Houston Mayor Bill White addressed the rumors that he'll take his $6 million in campaign contributions ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope of merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Ventured down to the Mavs' draft last night and it was ... sad. Not the selection of Rodrigue Beaubois - though underwhleming - but more the lack of buzz. I remember when a much worse Mavs' orga ... More >>
Speaking of former owners of the Texas Rangers ...Don't know if you've seen it, as it's only been viewed 267 times in the past month, but Tom Schieffer's campaign has posted to Vimeo a howdy-do in which he surrounds himself with pictures of and books about former presidents in order to appear so ver ... More >>
Tom Schieffer -- you remember him, right? Former president of Your Texas Rangers. Co-owner of the team too, with some dudes named Rusty Rose and George W. Bush. Oversaw construction of the Ballpark in Arlington. Served three terms in the Texas House of Representatives. Brother of CBS' Bob. Right, th ... More >>
Raphael Palmeiro is hurt. Johnny Oates is grumpy. Pudge Rodriguez is acting like a spoiled brat. Lee Stevens just wants to play baseball. Welcome to Texas Rangers spring training.
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