Lists, Rankings and Guesstimations
Power is subjective. But when you see it -- when you sense it's immense influence -- you just know it. Each summer, as I construct my list of the 50 Most Powerful People in Metroplex Sports, the criteria gets a triple-digit tweaking. This year I deemed the allure of power thusly: If they called...
Two of the sweetest words to any man's ears: Free. Upgrade. Thank you, US Airways. 9. For the life of me I can't figure out why casinos offer the game of War. It's the the most balanced, fair game in Vegas. It's high-card wins, with ties merely forcing the player to double the bet for...
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 buzz for years about Donald Young as American...
Whether her name is Irina Shayk or Iwanna Shake, we've fallen for it again. Every year I hear the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue is about to hit stands and my initial reaction is to yawn. We don't have harsh winters in Dallas plus, don't know if you've heard, but you can...
On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, I Have A ... List. Of the Best Black Athletes in the History of Ever
While a lot of you are off work today, take time to remember and refresh the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. The rest of us? Let's commemorate MLK Day with an impossible task: Selecting the world's all-time greatest black athletes. First step, choosing the criteria. Sheer athleticism? Popularity? Accomplishment? Social...
Ten Items Worth a Look-See: Mavs, Stars, Cowboys, Rangers and Fox News Pundit Says Michael Vick "Should Have Been Executed"
10. Mark Teixeira says teammate Andy Pettitte's "probably leaning toward retirement," which is good news for the Texas Rangers and everyone else aiming to win the AL pennant next year. With the Yankees missing out on Cliff Lee, their rotation is shaky with CC Sabathia, A.J. Burnett, Phillip Hughes and...