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 […]

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 […]

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