Sport’s recent disappointments

By David Mullen To paraphrase the late NFL head coach Dennis Green, “They are who we thought they were!” This applies to the Texas Rangers, who have started to find a comfortable place in the cellar of the American League West after giving fans some early season hope. There have been pleasant surprises. Shortstop Elvis […]

DUC women bring home third regional title

DUC women bring home third regional title

By Lisa Miller Dallas United Crew (DUC) wrapped up their spring regatta season at the USRowing Central Regional Championships with three DUC boats and 23 athletes qualifying to represent Dallas and the region in the upcoming USRowing Youth National Championship next month in Sarasota, Fla. Two crews defended their regional championship titles and can claim […]

Stars season ends in frustration

By David Mullen Continuing a march through the Stanley Cup Playoffs could be the most grueling accomplishment in professional sports. After off-season training and a series of exhibition games, teams play 82 regular season games in two different countries and then must quickly get ready for what could be as many as 28 more playoff […]

Did the Cowboys get better?

By David Mullen The Dallas Cowboys might have gotten better, despite not having a first round pick in the NFL Draft held April 25 through April 27, by not picking. Their archrival New York Giants seemed to help the Cowboys by the selections that they made. Fans, always seeking immediate results, can’t really judge a […]

Passive sport? Not these ultimate discs

Passive sport? Not these ultimate discs

By David Mullen The Dallas Mavericks season has come to an end. The Dallas Stars are beginning a much anticipated run for the Stanley Cup. After a soaring start, the Texas Rangers are coming back down to earth. And local football fans are waiting for the Dallas Cowboys selections in the NFL draft and anticipating […]

No power shortage in American League

By David Mullen With a tip of the baseball cap to the Isley Brothers, American League pitchers will have to “Fight the Power” this season. The AL had 13 players hit 40 or more home runs and another 37 players hit 20 or more home runs. That’s “Fifty Shades of Great.” Oakland Athletics DH Khris […]

National League can play the game

By David Mullen It is hard to believe, if you follow the national baseball media, that the American League doesn’t win the World Series every year. The Boston Red Sox, the New York Yankees and, to a lesser extent, the Houston Astros and Cleveland Indians are praised highly and seem infallible. Now, the bitter truth. […]

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 […]

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