Wrigley Field

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2013

    Dallas City Council Approves Ursuline's Soccer Field, Which Neighbors Say Will Kill People

    The debate over Ursuline's soccer field jumped the shark a dozen years ago when an outcry from the school's Preston Hollow neighbors convinced the City Council to reject the school's request to install lights. The defeat sent Ursuline back to the drawing board. Last May, it unveiled a new, more mode ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    Mark Cuban, Owner ... Texas Rangers?

    ​Say it is so. And, I'll be damned, it is. Taking three of four at Fenway for the first time in 15 years is impressive and acquiring Cliff Lee is intriguing, but the Texas Rangers luring Mark Cuban as a potential new owner is down right life-changing. (All I had to do was go on vacation and a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    Sorry Rangers Fans, You Don't Deserve the Playoffs

    ​I raised the white flag a while back. Apparently you guys finally gave up, um, last night. With the Texas Rangers in the middle of a pennant race for only the fourth time in their 37-year history and Cy Young candidate Scott Feldman pitching against a very beatable opponent, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2009

    At Least One Dallas Family Is Happy It Chose to Summer Vacation in Chicago

    Flickr user: Pete ProdoehlOn Monday afternoon, a Chicago man named Dennis Sneyer found a bag filled with a camera and thousands of digitally stored photos lying in the middle of a busy intersection. After a little sleuthing -- which is to say, going through some pics and finding amongst the popular ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2009

    Question Of The Week: Which Is More Important--Service, Atmosphere Or Food?

    Both Leslie Brenner and I hammered the kitchen at Nick & Sam's Grill. But there's no denying the restaurant's popularity. Some people rank Mi Cocina amongst the city's top ten restaurants while others--myself included--consider it mediocre at best. Again, it turns out, those who favor the local ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    How 'Bout Them Knockers: Philly Connection

    Philly Connection6334 Gaston Ave., Dallas214-828-9070Promised delivery time: "Around 8"Actual delivery time: 8:10Flawless execution of the scheduled delivery: 20Would not deliver beer, so I had to leave the house after all ("I'm sorry, they don't let me do that."): 0Genu-wine Philly-made Tastykakes: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2008

    My Photographic Farewell to Texas Stadium

    I never claimed to be a great writer. Even a worse photographer.Nonetheless, armed with an iPhone and a life's worth of memories, I'd be honored if you'd allow me to take you on a tour of Texas Stadium's final night. Follow me. Right this way. Here it is. The house that Tex Schramm built and Tom Lan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2008

    Actual Cubbies Love Cubes

    Over the weekend, Jan Hubbard found plenty of Chicago Cubs praying Mark Cuban will become the team's next owner -- unless I misunderstood first baseman Derrek Lee's pronouncement, "I hope he gets the team." John Cusack was a little more skeptical: "I think what he has to do is convince Chicago that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2008

    The Chicago Cubes

    Chicago Sun-Times sports columnist Rick Telander exchanged a few e-mails yesterday with Mark Cuban, one of three finalists still in the running to acquire, for more than $1 billion, both the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field. Cuban wouldn't tell Telander how much he thinks the Cubbies are worth -- the ... More >>

  • News

    July 24, 2008

    America's Tease

    With their best team since the '90s dynasty, the Cowboys can stop merely flirting with a championship

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2008

    Cuban and the Cubs: One Step Closer

    At the bottom of this bad-news story concerning cutbacks, on staff and actual news, at Tribune Company-owned newspapers, among them The Los Angeles Times and The Chicago Tribune , it also mentions the Trib's impending sale of the Chicago Cubs. It notes that the books will be sent to prospective owne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2008

    So Are They Or Aren’t They?

    Don't worry, even if Tony dumps Jessica I'll still find some excuse to run her pics. Tony Romo and Jessica Simpson are officially broken up. Tony Romo and Jessica Simpson are officially still together. But really, as long as he limits his jumping on stage with Metal Skool and curtails d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 18, 2007

    Of Cubes and Cubs

    Mark Cuban went to Wrigley Field last night, sat in the right-field bleachers and spent part of the game text-messagng Chicago Sun-Times columnist Jay Mariotti. The writer insists Cubs fans want Cuban to buy their team, and from the tone of his love letter to Cuban -- not to mention their back-and-f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2007

    How Many Times Does a Guy Have to Say "No," Anyway?

    At this moment, 836 people want Mark Cuban to own the Chicago Cubs; it's science, you can look it up. Now you can add to that list Alan Schwarz of The New York Times, who this morning goes where Radar Online's has gone before: to the Cuban's buying the Chicago Cubs well. See, yesterday the Tribune C ... More >>

  • News

    March 29, 2007

    Play It Again, Sammy

    Can the Rangers' oldest rookie leave his diva days behind and deliver?

  • Music

    January 4, 2007

    On the Download

    Some of the best music of 2006 wasn't exactly officially released (wink, wink)

  • News

    December 11, 2003

    Last Call

    The career of Dallas sportswriter Jim Dent was skyrocketing, then booze and bad behavior caused a hard landing

  • News

    January 21, 1999

    Perfect game

    When Reid Ryan wanted Round Rock voters to build a stadium for his minor-league baseball team, he turned to the one pitchman no good Texan could refuse -- his dad, Nolan

  • News

    May 21, 1998

    A bush league of their own

    Long before the Texas Rangers, major-league baseball was played in Dallas by a minor-league team called the Dallas Eagles

  • Culture

    December 8, 1994

    A Metroplex mega-autoplex?

    Buckle your seat belts, Dallas: NASCAR is coming