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The U.S. women's soccer team celebrates after their first goal in the 2012 Olympic final.

Even More Thoughts on the Olympics

Kristian Lin
The following thoughts were prompted by watching the U.S. women’s soccer team win gold in satisfying fashion. I’ll have more on soccer further down, but the women are ruling the U.S. Olympic effort so far. They̵...


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T.O. To Get KO’d On Sept. 16

Jeff Prince
The Seattle Seahawks decision to pay perennial train wreck Terrell Owens a million bucks to catch passes this season leaves Dallas Cowboys fans savoring Sept. 16. The Cowboys second game of the season is in Seattle on that day....



Further Thoughts on the Olympics

Kristian Lin
If you could be Jamaican only for a day, surely you’d pick today. For not only is today the 50th anniversary of the country’s independence, but Usain Bolt got the party started early by reclaiming the Olympic 100 me...


More Thoughts on the Olympics

Kristian Lin
My own first name isn’t exactly common due to its unconventional spelling, so when I see athletes who share my first name at the Olympics, they’re usually Norwegian skiers. However, Kristian Thomas is a British gymnast, and...



USA

Notes on the Summer Olympics

Kristian Lin
I don’t get geeked up for the Olympics the way I do for the big international soccer tournaments, but I always get sucked in by the action anyway once the Games start. So I’ll be posting notes from time to time duri...


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Dez Bryant A Broken Record

Jeff Prince
Hey, Dez, we wanted you to break records, not become a broken record. Character questions have long dogged Dez Bryant, but the Dallas Cowboys couldn’t resist the wide receiver’s incredible size and physical skills w...



Spain

Viva La Furia Roja!

Kristian Lin
So here are my thoughts as Euro 2012 ends with Spain victorious once more: Spain are superhuman Everyone is calling this Spain team the greatest national soccer team in history. We won’t get a definitive answer until someone ...


ROMO

Romo Gets Backhanded Compliment

Jeff Prince
  Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre says the quarterback most like him is Dallas Cowboys qb Tony Romo. Ouch. Romo idolized Favre while growing up and is probably thrilled by the compliment. But when I think ...



His life story: Coming to a theater near you?

Josh Hamilton at the Movies

Kristian Lin
Attention Texas Rangers fans: The news has just dropped this afternoon that Josh Hamilton’s life story of overcoming addiction is garnering interest from Hollywood. Casey Affleck (the brother of Ben and the director of th...


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Notes From Euro 2012

Kristian Lin
The group stages of Europe’s soccer championships are done, the brackets are set, and I’ve had the chance to see all 16 teams play at least once. Here’s what I’ve learned, and what we can look forward to in the coming d...