Youth could prevail in NFC

Youth could prevail in NFC

By David Mullen This could be the year the Dallas Cowboys really make a difference in building the future of the franchise. They are young, talented and look like a different team than last year. And despite competing in the same division as the defending World Champion Philadelphia Eagles, they could surprise. At least they […]

AFC looks awfully familiar

AFC looks awfully familiar

By David Mullen Heads up! It’s time for NFL football. Actually, it is heads down. The confusing new tackling rule regarding using your head is proving be a headache. Players remain perplexed as to what is a legal tackle and what is not. Referees, calling penalties in droves during preseason, seem confounded as well. One […]

College football numbers down

College football numbers down

By David Mullen Has college football lost its relevance on the major sports scene? Amidst on-campus scandals, off-field arrests, universities and the NCAA cashing in on unpaid players, a decline in youth football, dominance by the same handful of teams in the same region, teams not playing at a .500 winning percentage yet still making […]

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 […]