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 […]

Highway to Atlanta is wide open

By David Mullen After going 2-0 in my Jan. 5 NFL Wild Card game predictions, I woke up on Jan. 6 feeling very good about a clean sweep. But then the Baltimore Ravens offense stumbled, bumbled and, most importantly, fumbled a home game against the Los Angeles Chargers. Later, Chicago Bears kicker Cody Parkey made […]

Second season begins with local flavor

By David Mullen The NFL begins its second season as the playoffs kick off on Saturday, Jan. 5. We have local representation in the Dallas Cowboys; the defending World Champion Philadelphia Eagles squeaked in; teams that experienced immediate upswings like the Chicago Bears and the Indianapolis Colts made it; and there is a return to […]

Gifted athletes headed to the big time

Gifted athletes headed to the big time

By Brooke Tinch It’s no surprise that White Rock Rowing, a premiere rowing destination located in East Dallas on White Rock Lake, is training and grooming athletes that are getting attention. With world-class coaches and an elite training schedule, young athletes are prepared for success. Two high school seniors have caught the attention of top […]

‘All I want for Christmas … is who?’

By David Mullen The Christmas tree is trimmed and lit. Baseball players are trying to get trim and not get lit in the offseason. There will be no steak dinners at Al Biernat’s or Bob’s Steak and Chop House for the Texas Rangers or the rest of Major League Baseball players getting ready for next […]

Perseverance proves dreams can come true

Perseverance proves dreams can come true

By Lisa Miller A dream, six years in the making, has finally come to fruition for Dallas United Crew (DUC). The 501(c)3 non-profit rowing and dragon boating organization recently celebrated its boathouse dedication at White Rock Lake. City dignitaries and community leaders were in attendance to help with the ribbon cutting and to acknowledge the […]

Legends Juniors tour honors Adams

Legends Juniors tour honors Adams

Connor Adams (pictured), a sophomore at Dallas Christian, was presented with the James A. Ragan Sportsmanship Award by the Legends Junior Golf Tour in a ceremony at the Jackie Burke Cup in Galveston. “He was nominated by his peers because of his great attitude and respect he shows for his competitors and other around him,” […]

Cowboys great proves that ‘Frazier Cares’

Cowboys great proves that ‘Frazier Cares’

ROBERT T. HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL By Josh Ault Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks for everything we have, but for some families, just having a turkey on the table is tough. Dallas Cowboy safety Kavon Frazier stopped by Hill Middle School on Nov. 16. Photo courtesy of Robert T. Hill Middle School Shelly Thibodaux, […]

Beltre ends as the greatest Ranger

By David Mullen In the 46 year history of the Texas Rangers, there are still no flags over Texas, despite playing right next to Six Flags Over Texas. Oh, they were close. They finally made it to the World Series in 2010 but were quickly dispensed by the San Francisco Giants, 4-1. The following year, […]

Carving up the ‘Turkeys of the Year’

By David Mullen In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday, even with one and one half months remaining in the sports year, it is not too early to point out those people and entities that have earned our annual “Turkeys of the Year Award.” Nike. The case study for sports marketing for decades, Nike brought in […]