March Madness slams workplace

March Madness slams workplace

By David Mullen If you are still nursing a St. Patrick’s Day weekend hangover, your boss is not going to be pleased to hear that March Madness has begun. Call it the “Lost Week.” According to CBS, approximately 97 million people watched March Madness games last year. But how can that be? Many early round […]

Pen mightier than the wedge

By David Mullen Last week, golf lost a legend. And although he was not a professional player, there has never been a more influential person in the sport throughout the decades.   Dan Jenkins died, but will not be forgotten. He changed the way people watched golf and sports in general. He was a legend […]

Gone, and probably forgotten

Gone, and probably forgotten

By David Mullen This marks the final season of Major League Baseball at Globe Life Park, previously known as Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Ameriquest Field in Arlington and The Ballpark in Arlington. Through the decades, after opening on April 11, 1994 at a cost of $191 million, the stadium has been home to a few […]

Arizona is work for some, pleasure for most

By David Mullen Pitchers and catchers have reported to spring training camps in Arizona and Florida to get their games in shape. Most position players are also beginning team drills. Some players remained unsigned, like 2012 National League Rookie of the Year and 2015 Most Valuable Player Bryce Harper, former American League Cy Young award […]

NBA down to final stretch

By David Mullen We are at the unofficial halfway point of the NBA season with the All-Star weekend just completed. So what do we know now? We know that the Western and Eastern Conference All-Stars can score 342 points in one game. We know that the Golden State Warriors are still the best team in […]

Sharpening game with help from pros

Sharpening game with help from pros

By David Mullen Now is the time many area residents turn their attention to getting their golf game in order. A high-tech facility has just opened in Dallas where you actually learn using the newest equipment combined with one-on-one instruction from former pros. Founder and director of golf Anthony Broussard and former PGA player Jeb […]

Area active as others watched big game

Area active as others watched big game

By David Mullen While most of America suffered through a boring Super Bowl LIII and with all due respect to the dynasty that is the New England Patriots and their defense that kept the Los Angeles Rams at bay, the sports world did not come to a halt.   In fact, there were a few […]

Rams to butt heads with Patriots

By David Mullen Here we go again. The New England Patriots are back in the Super Bowl, this time in Atlanta for Super Bowl LIII on Sunday, Feb. 3. It is 41-year-old quarterback Tom Brady teaming with 66-year-old coach Bill Belichick for, at least, one more time. For the Los Angeles Rams, beneficiaries of the […]

Hall of Fame still has work to do

By David Mullen On Jan. 22, four players were voted in for enshrinement to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown N.Y. by the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA). And while there is little question that the four players are deserving of entry, it is the players that did not get in that still […]

Best vs. Best face-off this year

Best vs. Best face-off this year

By David Mullen There is little doubt — after last week’s divisional playoff games — that the four best teams will compete for the chance to play in Super Bowl LIII on Sunday, Feb. 3 in Atlanta. The number one conference seed will play the number two seed. These are the four highest scoring offenses […]