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Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs Kansas City Chiefs

Jeff Prince
The Dallas Cowboys haven’t done much to earn my annual optimism during the past decade, although I still project them to win the Super Bowl most every year. This past summer, during a surprising stretch of serious doubt, I be...


USA World Cup qualification

The USA Soccer Ladder (September 2013)

Kristian Lin
USA clinched its spot in the 2014 World Cup with its victory over Mexico last night and other results going their way. That means its time once again to reassess which players are looking good to be on the plane to Brazil next ...



Jair Benitez

FC Dallas’ Benitez Scores from Halfway

Kristian Lin
While the Dallas Cowboys were busy killing off the Night & Day curse, another local sports team had an incredible moment over the weekend. In the waning moments of FC Dallas’ come-from-behind victory over the Vancouve...


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Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs Giants 2013

Jeff Prince
Regular readers of “Off Asides” know that statistics, deep analysis, or even wins and losses don’t figure prominently in this column. “Off Asides” are just that – random, slightly askew thoughts that slide easily in...



FW-Cats

Fort Worth Cats Play for Championship

Kristian Lin
The scheduling dropped too late to make it into our Calendar section this week, but our own Fort Worth Cats will compete for the championship of United League Baseball starting tonight, as LaGrave Field hosts Game 1 of the best...


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Nelson Cruz Accepts 50-game Suspension

Eric Griffey
The other shoe finally dropped in the Biogenesis scandal that has hung over the head of Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz. Moments ago, Bob Nightengale of USA Today tweeted that Cruz has accepted his immediate suspension of 50 gam...



Lone Star Brahmas

The Brahmas Are Dead, Long Live the Brahmas

Kristian Lin
Attention minor-league hockey fans: The Brahmas will be back at NYTEX Sports Centre this fall, but they won’t be the same team. The Central Hockey League announced last month that the Fort Worth Brahmas would cease to exi...


Grant Wahl's photo of the playing surface at Cowboys Stadium.

Cowboys Stadium Field Under Fire

Kristian Lin
I was intending to post some additional thoughts that I couldn’t get into my post about the Gold Cup games, but serious questions are being raised about the quality of the field (or what soccer fans call “the pitch&...



Jozy Altidore

The USA Soccer Ladder (June 2013)

Kristian Lin
Remember 2012, when USA’s men’s soccer team lost its opening match in the final round of World Cup qualifying and reports were circulating that coach Jürgen Klinsmann had lost his players? That seems like so long ago now. ...


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Allah Loves High School Football, Too

JIMMY FOWLER
While the cheerleaders of Kountze High School in southeast Texas may believe God is on their side, it seems Kountze ISD isn’t: District officials announced this week they would appeal a state court judgment that said signs wi...