27 days 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...
29 days 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 ...
1 month 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...
2 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...
2 months ago | Feature Stories
When the Texas Rangers’ Double-A minor league affiliate threw its first pitch in Frisco 16 years ago, it was from the ground floor of an impending phenomenon. In its infancy, Stonebriar Centre offered vacant spaces and ample parking. The “$5 Billi...
4 months ago | Healthcare
Performing miracles at a rented duplex in Oak Lawn this week, ladies and gentlemen how ’bout a big round of applause forrrr … God? “No, I’m not God,” says Jim Weathers. “Just his big, ugly conduit.” Um, yeah, about that glaring lack of a miracle-w...