1 month ago | Sports
To the drumbeat of blue-balls fans tortured by a quarter-century of frustrating foreplay, and the backbeat of construction clangabang violently serenading the team’s annual state-of-the-union address, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones set the tone ...
5 months ago | Feature Stories
It wasn’t getting shot in the head by a sniper that made the worst day of Rick Turner’s military career. Getting shot while cradling a fellow soldier in 82nd Airborne wounded by the same sniper didn’t either. Watching him get shot again — and kill...
7 months ago | Sports
Forecast to lose 90-plus games this season, your Texas Rangers may be unwatchable. Thanks to elder statesman Elvis Andrus, they also might be unlistenable. Andrus, the affable, comedic shortstop who suddenly is the longest-tenured Ranger, will tur...
7 months ago | Feature Stories
SURPRISE, Ariz. — Elvis … has been left to the rebuilding. Once upon a time, in what feels like some sort of perverted, parallel universe, the Texas Rangers’ shortstop was a joyful kid playing for a nearly champion. Today, on a sun-splashed March ...
7 months ago | Commentary
10. The three most naively optimistic words you can utter on Greenville Avenue during St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Dallas: “Table for 12.” In 20 years of parades, I’ve been on the Observer float, the 105.3 The Fan float and even (in 2012) a co-gran...
8 months ago | Housing
What are we gonna build? “A wall!” Who’s gonna pay for it? “Mexi … er, TxDOT!” Residents in Lake Highlands are getting some long-sought peace and quiet, thanks to the construction of a giant, gaudy wall. Not the one at the heart of President Donal...