Rangers’ doctor gets pitchers back on the mound

By David Mullen Since March 2004, Keith Meister, M.D. has been the team doctor for the Texas Rangers. But these days, he is best known for a very specialized field of arm surgery. Specifically, he is noted for ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction, otherwise known as “Tommy John Surgery.” Los Angeles Dodgers team physician Dr. Frank […]

Free pre-Fair horse shows saddled up and raring to go

By Karissa Condoianis Just in time to kick-off the State Fair of Texas are the 2018 pre-Fair equine events. This month-long lineup offers a series of horse shows featuring teams and riders from all over the nation. Located in the Fair Park Coliseum and the Livestock Judging Pavilion, events begin Aug. 3 and will take […]

Pennant races heating up

Pennant races heating up

By David Mullen Forever, baseball has been a game of lists. Who is the greatest player of all-time? What team is the greatest ever to play the game? What is the best stadium in the major leagues? If you were to start a team today, what players would you build your team around? What pitcher […]

Trading deadline is a feast

Trading deadline is a feast

By David Mullen The non-waiver Major League Baseball trading deadline, which ended July 31 at 3 p.m. CDT, is like going to a buffet restaurant. You can fill your tray, you can take things that you will never enjoy, you could end up hungrier an hour later, and sometimes, you just order one item. This […]

Pro baseball returning to Dallas

Pro baseball returning to Dallas

By David Mullen Professional baseball is returning to Dallas, and the man behind the Southwest League of Professional Baseball thinks it will be big hit. Mark Schuster, president and CEO of Ventura Sports Group, has the vision of rapidly growing a league of six independent teams, one in Joplin, MO and five in Texas, including […]

Dragon boat athletes head to Lake Lanier

Dragon boat athletes head to Lake Lanier

Team USA selected athletes to compete in the ICF Dragon Boat World Championships, which will be held at Lake Lanier Olympic Park Sept. 12-16. Four members of Dallas United Crew’s Dragon Boat team from White Rock Lake were picked for the championships. Paddlers Rich Stewart, Kristin Walsh, Shirley Che and Angie Fealy will compete in […]

All-Star Game still worth watching

By David Mullen On Tuesday, July 17, the best baseball players in the world will hit the field at Nationals Park in the Navy Yard district of Washington, D.C. for the 89th annual All-Star Game. The game was created in 1933 to coincide with the World’s Fair in Chicago. The first game was played at […]

Game explodes with first-half fireworks

By David Mullen The All-Star Game is usually looked at as the midpoint of the Major League Baseball season. But in reality, despite a record number of early season rainouts, all teams have played more than half of their games already, well in advance of the Midsummer Night’s Classic on Tuesday, July 17 in Washington […]

Dallas sports teams building futures

By David Mullen June and July may be remembered as the two months that re-established the Dallas Mavericks as viable contenders in future years in the NBA, got the Dallas Stars enough firepower to get back into the Stanley Cup race and when the Texas Rangers began a full-fledged youth movement. These months could change […]

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