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Scattershooting … With All Due Respect

Not only is Jason Witten's wife Michelle an E.R. nurse, but she also has 20/16 vision in both eyes.

Scattershooting while wondering what ever happened to legendary, old-school press like Bud Shrake, Dan Jenkins and, of course, Blackie Sherrod. Cool, they’re right here. Hold a sec while I find my fedora...

If you’re a Cowboys’ season-ticket holder, keep your eyes out for a magic silver envelope arriving around Thanksgiving. What’s inside? The pricing for seats in the new stadium. Best be sitting down when you open it, I hear the figures are astronomical...

Don’t know what’s more shocking about this post on Wally Lynn’s new football-friendly site: the fact that Jason Witten’s wife actually works? Or that she works at Parkland Hospital? Two words: Reality. Show...

So the Rangers are seriously considering bringing back pitcher Kenny Rogers? Never -- I repeat, never -- say never. For the record, Larry Rodriguez says he’d be cool covering Rogers again. Me? Notsamuch...

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The nation’s most feeble college-sports 1-2 punch lives right under our noses. SMU’s football team is 1-9 and playing with a lame duck coach. The basketball team, thanks to double-digit home losses to Southern and Alabama State -- yikes -- is off to its first 0-2 start since 1994. Pony. Down...

Something you rarely hear associated with championship teams: interim co-general managers. The Stars will get much worse before they get better...

The ballots for the NBA All-Star Teams are out. Prediction: Jason Terry, Josh Howard and Dirk Nowitzki all find their way onto the West squad come February. Somehow, Erick Dampier won’t make it...

Though the Michael Johnson Performance Center in McKinney is currently struggling to attract elite athletes, the place should get a giant publicity and credibility boost come January. Nike is flexing its corporate muscle, directing prospective NFL players to the center to prepare for the league’s February scouting combine. --Richie Whitt

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