What happened to my games?

By David Mullen When I was a child, my father brought me up as a sports fan. Gradually, he lost his passion. While I knew the lineup of every Major League Baseball, NFL (and AFL) and NBA team, Dad didn’t seem to care about sports anymore except for watching an occasional Oakland Raiders or Stanford […]

Cowboys finally become complete

By David Mullen “Zeke, who?” Recently, unrelenting Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones responded to a reporter’s question with another question at training camp in Oxnard, Calif. regarding the holdout of All-Pro running back Zeke Elliott. “La estrella,” Elliott could have responded from his training camp in Cabo San Lucas. Jones and Elliott finally came to […]

AFC has star power, dim hopes

By David Mullen The 2019 NFL regular season is about to begin and, when one looks at the AFC Conference, the first thing to jump out is star power. And if you are not sure how good they are, just ask them.  The New York Jets nabbed running back Le’Veon Bell, the Oakland Raiders traded […]

Past top two, who plays for crown?

By David Mullen For another year, it looks like the CFB (college football) National Championship game will once again get down to the big two: Clemson and Alabama. In the last four years, one of the two teams has won the title. Four teams compete for the crown, culminating with the title game on Monday, […]

‘You are looking live … at my checkbook.’

By David Mullen With the airwaves about to be inundated with college and professional football, the talking heads and stuffed shirts will become highly visible on the small screen. Let’s take a look at what announcers make annually. While many are known for their work in football, some like Bob Costas, Jim Nance, Joe Buck […]

Women’s sports take center stage

By David Mullen To the average fan, women’s sports are a low priority. Few could tell you that Dallas has a Woman’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) team called the Dallas Wings. They don’t play in Dallas; they actually play at the University of Texas-Arlington. Then there is the Dallas Charge, the local entry into the […]

Comic-Con for sports launches in Dallas

By David Mullen This is not the type of convention where you will find hundreds of people in Spiderman, Captain America and Wookiee costumes. This is SportsCon, billed as the “most interactive sports convention in the world” and it is coming to Dallas.   SportsCon is the ultimate fan experience that brings players from all sports […]

An all–American team for Independence Day

An all–American team for Independence Day

By David Mullen With the Fourth of July on the horizon like a fireworks display, one can’t help but think of all entertainment associated with Independence Day. There are the bombs bursting in air, barbeques featuring ballpark franks, beer and baseball. In a recent survey, a record 29.8 percent of major leaguers at the start […]

Take a visit to National League ballparks

By David Mullen With summer vacations being planned, many people like to work in a baseball game as part of their itinerary. I have been lucky enough to see a baseball game in every major league park. Tommy Donahue, manager at Milo Butterfingers at SMU Boulevard and Greenville Avenue, is the only other person that […]

Angela Ruch ‘drives like lightning’

Angela Ruch ‘drives like lightning’

By David Mullen “Lady and gentlemen, start your engines.” On Friday, June 7, top female NASCAR driver and soon to be reality star Angela Ruch will race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. Ruch currently competes with Niece Motorsports in the Gander Outdoors Truck Series, driving the No. 44 Chevrolet. On the track, she […]

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