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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...



ROMOING THE WRITER WHO ROMO'D ROMO

Romo Romo’d

Jeff Prince
  Talk about harsh. Yardbarker.com blogged a bite of Tony Romo’s butt today, beginning with the headline “Tony Romo Spreads His Suck Across A Second Sport.” This article blames “the ruinous presence...


UPDATE The Ticket’s Danny Balis Joins Calhoun

Anthony Mariani
As a P1, I’m happy to report that Danny Balis, producer for The Hardline, probably the longest-running radio sports-talk show in North Texas, on Sports Radio 1310 The Ticket, will be joining Fort Worth indie-pop rockers Calho...



You Can’t Always Get What You Want

Jimmy Fowler
Local news sites have been buzzing about the little boy who didn’t get what he wanted at last night’s Rangers v. Yankees game. Mitch Moreland tossed a foul ball in the general direction of the kid. It was retrieved instead ...


R.I.P., Giorgio Chinaglia

Kristian Lin
A piece of American soccer history passed away over the weekend when Giorgio Chinaglia died of a heart attack at age 65. The Italian soccer player grew up in Wales and started his career there, so his fellow Italians nicknamed ...



Yu Darvish Is Topps

Jeff Prince
Texas Rangers rookie pitcher Yu Darvish can’t squeak by on the $10 million per year he earns with the team. But don’t worry, he’ll be getting more money thrown his way after signing an exclusive autograph trad...


Fort Worth Golden Gloves

Jimmy Fowler
The sport of boxing isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, but there’s an undeniable fascination even for those who find it a little barbaric. “Really? A sport whose basic goal is to give a person a head concussion bad enough to ...



My New Sports Hero

Kristian Lin
I’ve never given a crap about the New York Knicks, but all of a sudden I’m in the market for their Number 17 replica jersey. That’s because their point guard Jeremy Lin has suddenly caught fire. After leading ...


Stupid Bowl

Anthony Mariani
We’ve come to a point when slamming one’s head in a car door is preferable to listening to or reading mainstream sports media pundits. You didn’t even have to pick up a daily newspaper sports section (assuming you’re 80...