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JOSE CANSECO

Fort Worth Cats Lie Down With Jose Canseco, Everyone Gets Fleas

Jeff Prince
Jose Canseco was supposed to be the carnival sideshow whose wackiness might overshadow the ominous stank coming from the Fort Worth Cats recently. Money woes, grumbling vendors, and employees walking off the job don’t exa...


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You Can Design the Mavericks’ Uniforms

Kristian Lin
The always-enterprising Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban just announced on his blog that he’s throwing an open contest to design the team’s uniforms for the 2015-16 season. Already people are posting their ideas. T...



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Jerry Jones: Village Idiot

ANTHONY MARIANI
This much we know: Cowboys general manager Jerry Jones cares so much what people think of him that he will shoot himself in the foot –– to the potential detriment of his organization –– just to prove a point. And that p...


Washington Wizards

Coming Out is Still Brave. Ask Jason Collins.

JIMMY FOWLER
People can be forgiven if they’re a little jaded about celebrities who come out of the closet. That’s because declaring to the world that you are gay or lesbian has largely been the prerogative of actors, musicians, and oth...



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Troy Aikman Wasn’t Best Cowboys Pick, Mike Sherrard Wasn’t Worst

Jeff Prince
Remember Mike Sherrard? Probably not. The Dallas Cowboys picked the wide receiver in the first round (No. 18) in 1986, and he started out pretty well until he broke his leg. He eventually went on to play with several other team...


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NRA, NASCAR, Fox: The Redneck Gods Are Smiling

JIMMY FOWLER
File this one under “Good Luck, Pal”: A U.S. senator from Connecticut has asked the Fox Network’s famously right-wing chief exec Rupert Murdoch to cancel his channel’s broadcast of tomorrow night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup ...



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More Hairballs At LaGrave Field

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Cats owner John Bryant has insisted the team is doing fine and the 2013 season is good to go. But things are amiss. Director of Baseball Operations Steve Maddock posted a succinct message on the team’s Facebook pag...


EDDIE GAEDEL AT BAT (Associated Press photo from Wikipedia public site)

Mark Cuban Envisions Brittney Griner As Maverickess

Jeff Prince
The Dallas Morning News report that Mark Cuban is considering drafting Baylor women’s basketball standout Brittney Griner reinforces the notion that the Dallas Mavericks owner is a marketing genius. Griner has about as mu...



Michael Bradley

The USA Soccer Ladder

Kristian Lin
Having watched both the recent USA World Cup qualifiers — the 1-0 victory over Costa Rica in Denver’s driving snow, and the tense goalless thriller in Mexico City — I thought I’d assess where all of USA’s soccer playe...


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Mark Cuban Finally Out-Classes Somebody But It’s Only Trump

Jeff Prince
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and real estate developer Donald Trump aren’t known for their stoic and sensible demeanor. Cuban’s the guy you don’t want to sit beside at a basketball game, and Trump is the ...