First of all, let's dispense with a very basic fact: everyone loves fried chicken. With the possible exception of vegetarians -- who, let's be honest, are just lying to themselves -- and some remote, yet-to-be-discovered hen worshipers in the highlands of Papua New Guinea, the fact that an individua ... More >>
Step 1: Be terrible. Step 2: Count the money. Repeat both steps as necessary.
The Cowboys' 27-7 pasting at the hands of the Seahawks was about as brutal as the final score indicates. From the opening kickoff (literally!), Seattle simply played with a level of physicality that the Cowboys could not match. Every Dallas ball carrier was getting plowed, while Seahawks running b ... More >>
10. %$#@&*!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!9. I was there on April 6, 1997 when the Mavs set an NBA record with two points in the third quarter of a loss to the Lakers in The Forum. Those two points? Derek Harper free throws. But this 23-point monumental Mavs meltdown was even more embarrassing. 8. We ... More >>
Floyd Landis says he doped. Greg LeMond says he doped. The entire country of France says he doped. But did Lance Armstrong ever dope? I want to believe. I need to believe. I'm desperate for just one of our sports heroes - Roger Staubach and Nolan Ryan notwithstanding - to be unique. Special. ... More >>
Happy Birthday, America. Like tonight's July 5th fireworks show in Dallas, it's better late than never. Right? Our country turned the ripe old age of 234 on Sunday. Between burgers and beers and bikinis, I tried to spend some time remembering how friggin' fortunate we are to ha ... More >>
Leonard JonesPinkston grad and Prairie View A&M golf great Leonard Jones has been making the rounds in recent weeks, promoting a Samuel L. Jackson-narrated Golf Channel doc called Uneven Fairways, about those who broke the sport's color barrier long before Tiger Woods was born. One month ago, ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *You heard it here first back in October as a sorta be-on-the-lookout rumor. Now it's more solid, as in, Michael Irvin's days on 103.3 FM ESPN are numbered. Radio industry sources keep telling me h ... More >>
Right is wrong and left is ... right? Seems to be. It's not exactly a bass-ackward revolution, but left-handers are doing okay for themselves in sports these days. Or are they? The idea struck me last week when I saw highlights of college quarterbacks Josh Heupel and Matt Leinart winning BCS Nation ... More >>
Half a hundred power brokers who sculpt our local sports landscape
SMU's AD is crazy enough and savvy enough to produce happiness on the Hilltop
Or, half a hundred folks with way better seats than you
Who wants to be a millionaire? I do.
Can the Rangers' oldest rookie leave his diva days behind and deliver?
Cowboys' foot remains Achilles' heel
Dallas hoops legend comes home to spread good in the 'hood
Where would we be without these powerful peeps? In the fetal position, craving sports.
The Greatest Game cheats history, and just about everything else
David Williams won $3.5 million finishing second in poker's grandest tourney, but dammit, that's just not good enough
Speed for a Cure
A pro-business black Democrat who appeals to white voters, Ron Kirk is the sport utility vehicle of Senate candidates. But will voters buy him?
The visual iconography of John Pomara makes giant steps out of the digital world's minuscule bits and bytes
For Keith Foster, doctoring golf courses is all about staying out of the way
Leap-frogging through history with the Toadies
The fight over renovating Tenison West isn't just about trees
Reconsidering the image of the do-it-yourself poster child
Out among the fiberglass elephants, Putt-Putt pro Jeffery Smith searches for his zone
Frank Mitchell thought he was a made man in the all-powerful 'family' that controls professional golf. Then the PGA Tour shoved him out into the cold.