sports

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...



basketball

Why Some Locals Root For Miami Heat

Jeff Prince
The NBA Finals that the Dallas Mavericks failed to reach because owner Mark Cuban blew up the team (I digress) is approaching Game 5 tonight. The Miami Heat leads the Oklahoma City Thunder 3-1 in the best of seven series. NBA f...


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Euro 2012 Preview

Kristian Lin
If you’re craving an international soccer fix this summer after the Women’s World Cup last year and the men’s World Cup the year before, you should settle in front of your TV for the next month for the European Championsh...