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Wimbledon

  • Calendar

    August 18, 2011
  • News

    July 7, 2011
  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    Whitt's End: 7.1.11

    ​Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Rangers return from Houston today to start a series in Arlington against the lowly Florida Marlins. Did anyone go to the airport to see the Silver Boot as Nolan Ryan triumphantly raised it? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Our Next American Sports Idol is ...

    ​Beats me. Monday I watched both Williams sisters lose at Wimbledon, a week after Andy Roddick bowed out. It leaves as the only American quarterfinalist gentlemen's 10th seed Mardy Fish, a 29-year-old doubles specialist who will hardly threatening Rafael Nadal's throne. We heard a b ... More >>

  • Music

    April 14, 2011

    Soviet

    DOOM (Self-released)

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    Download Soviet's DOOM Full-Length For Free

    Soviet​We've been high on fresh-faced local garage-punk upstart Soviet since, well, pretty much the second we first heard of them. And our appreciation of the band's aggressively slackerish approach has only increased in the weeks since, bolstered by the band's fiery, and sometimes confrontational ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    Does Josh Hamilton Have a Chance to Be Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year?

    ​Let's see, he's won a batting title, an American League MVP, multiple Ginger Ale showers, our hearts and - almost, sorta -  a World Series. Today Texas Rangers' outfielder Josh Hamilton goes for another coveted honor - Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year. Little deb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Whitt's End: 10.22.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End:*Roger Staubach to Tony Hill to beat the Redskins in '79. Alvin Harper running free against the 49ers to clinch the NFC Championship Game in '92. Dirk Nowitzki's long 3-pointer to secure Game 2 of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Love Convection: Meddlesome Moth

    First truth: I didn't go to Meddlesome Moth on a date. Second truth: I did go there with three couples and my "date"--a girlfriend. Third truth: A man did pay for my meal. So the dinner had some date-like aspects to it, right? Not really. The man who paid for my dinner is my co-worker's husband, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    Whitt's End: 6.25.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Don't understand why some folks around here can't stand Mark Cuban. And that includes you, Ross Perot Jr. In Thursday night's NBA Draft the Dallas Mavericks owner wrote a check for $3 million to m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Whitt's End: 6.4.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Thing that jumped out at me about Thursday night's Game 1 of the NBA Finals was how physical it was. The scrapping for loose balls. The intensity of picks. Just running through the lane witho ... More >>

  • News

    October 22, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Tennis, Anyone?!

    In '04 Federer-Roddick gave me this ball. In '09, they gave me a classic.Sunday's instant classic Wimbledon final was one of those magical moments that only sports can provide. As Roger Federer and Andy Roddick battled past four hours and into the longest fifth set in Grand Slam history, you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    The Top 10 Best Things About Summer

    In case today's triple-digit heat hadn't reminded you yet, summer officially began this week. Y-a-w-n. No football. No basketball. No hockey. No frost bite. No worries. With plenty of time to kill, thought I spend today pondering my favorite heat-beatin' time-killers. Otherwise known as The Top ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2009

    The Top 10 Sportiest American Holidays

    Had a buddy yesterday gloat to me that Memorial Day Sunday is "one of the greatest sporting days of the year!" To which I replied, "Huh?" I remember a time when the Indianapolis 500 was must-see TV along with the Harlem Globetrotters, heavyweight boxing matches, Oklahoma-Nebraska foot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2009

    The Top 10 Sports Superstitions That May or May Not Work

    Step on a crack, break your mother's back. Avoid black cats, the No. 13 and walking under ladders. And, above all else, wear anything other than red and find yourself dead. Hmm. Are the Texas Rangers superstitious about superstitions? Seems to me that rituals, traditions and even obsessive comp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

    What's In My Closet? Brush With Greatness Edition

    My career has its perks. I've sipped Mai Tais on Waikiki Beach with Troy Aikman. Shaken hands with Wayne Gretzky moments after his final NHL game. Seen - first hand - Roger Federer win at Wimbledon, Michael Johnson triumph in Atlanta and Michael Jordan sink his last shot as a Chicago Bull. And as I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2008

    The Top 10 Sports Zingers I Can Think of Off the Top of My Head

    Not saying Sean Avery isn't an asshole. Or a horrible teammate. Or, for that matter, a room-wrecker the Dallas Stars should consider dumping.I'm just saying he shouldn't have been suspended - or worse, pending this afternoon's meeting with NHL poobah Gary Bettman in New York - merely for his "sloppy ... More >>

  • News

    November 13, 2008

    Sean Avery, In Vogue

    The enforcer brings his unique blend of ferocity and fashion to the Dallas Stars

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2008

    The Top 10 Hottest Female Athletes in the History of Ever

    She'll be in town this weekend. Plan accordingly. Couple years ago during a rain delay at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York I was chatting in the players’ lounge when I nonchalantly reached for a piece of fruit on the lavish buffet. Simultaneously, and just as casually, Anna Kournikova ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 9, 2008

    The Last Waltz

    Watch the final debate on the big screen

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2008

    Wow-mbledon

    The greatest current one-on-one battle in all of sports. As a stupid guy once famously said in a super movie, “Sorry I had ta fight in da middle of ya black pantha pawwty,” but I can’t let another day pass without opining on the greatest tennis match I ever did see. (No worries. Anothe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2008

    Allow Myself to Introduce ... Myself

    Dart boards rejoice. Been meaning to get around to this and, with Wimbledon in a rain delay, seems like a good time. (Sports prologue: The Rangers stole another win in New York and the Mavs will sign Gerald Green. There.) Couple of you have emailed asking for some personal background. Okay, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2008

    Summer = Bummer

    Tiger Woods: 3 minor knee surgeries, 14 major championships. With news today that he needs another knee surgery and time to heal a broken leg, Tiger Woods’ U.S. Open victory just became even more miraculous. In conjunction, Dallas golf guru Hank Haney just got jiggy with the "clear" button on ... More >>

  • News

    November 29, 2007

    Corporate Cowboys

    America's Team wants your dirty, sexy money. Lots of it.

  • Calendar

    October 11, 2007

    Game, Set, Match

    McEnroe and Co. take Frisco

  • News

    September 27, 2007

    Pete Sampras Returns to Royalty

    The tennis king makes pit stop in, um, Frisco?

  • News

    November 30, 2006

    Anna Nirvana

    Falling in Love-40 with a tennis temptress

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2006

    Love-Love

    Ya know what Richie's doing tomorrow? Getting tennis lessons from this woman. He calls it "working." Whatever eases his guilty conscience... We never really need an excuse to run a pic of Anna Kournikova, but today we actually have one. The hottest player to ever pick up a tennis racquet--and yeah ... More >>

  • News

    June 15, 2006
  • Calendar

    August 11, 2005
  • News

    January 15, 2004

    Bolton No More in 04

    And other New Years resolutions were not sticking with

  • Culture

    October 7, 1999

    The long goodbye

    It's not yet game, set, match for Jimmy Connors, even at 47

  • Music

    May 6, 1999

    The variations of Tom Waits

    Or: What do Liberace, Rodney Dangerfield, and a one-armed pianist have in common?

  • Culture

    October 1, 1998

    Bringing up baby

    John McEnroe has grown older, but he has never grown up

  • Music

    September 17, 1998

    Back in black

    Or, Why you shouldn't go to the Bauhaus show dressed in white

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