Posts Tagged ‘Texas Rangers’
Rush

Introducing Our New Sports Columnist, Rush Olson

Rush Olson
As a child, I often visited the Meadowbrook branch of the Fort Worth Public Library (now the eSkills Library & Job Center). I frequently checked out its sports encyclopedia. I checked it out so often, in fact, the librarian...


A MEMBER OF BLACKLAND PRAIRIE RISING TIDE IS ARRESTED THIS MORNING IN DENTON (Photo courtesy of Blackland Prairie Rising Tide)

News Roundup: June 1, 2015

Jeff Prince
Marching In The Street A crowd marched in protest of police brutality on Saturday, and the Star-Telegram published Laura Buckman’s photos. The No. 8 photo shows someone holding a sign seeking justice for Daniel Brumley, who w...



Jim Covault (top) and Nate Davis collaborate on a 20th-century masterpiece in Stage West’s Red.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 8 - Allison Gregory (see: Monday blurb) has written two plays adapting Barbara Park’s Junie B. Jones books to the theater, but it won’t be one of hers that Artisan Center Theatre puts on this evening. Marcy Heisler and ...


Wash

Ron Washington’s Mixed Legacy

Eric Griffey
Why couldn’t Ron Washington have just taken an extended leave of absence? Why did he have to quit? Today Washington unexpectedly resigned as manager of the Texas Rangers. He cited “personal reasons” for leaving th...



bruno

Bruno Mars, Chili Peppers Save Super Bore

Jeff Prince
The first play from scrimmage, which resulted in a safety and a two point lead for the Seattle Seahawks, made it clear that the Denver Broncos were about to get their tails kicked. The first commercial break, something about Ja...


Russell Wilson

Texas Rangers Draft Russell Wilson

Kristian Lin
Major League Baseball’s Rule 5 draft usually goes off without any news, but this year the Rangers made waves by drafting Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. Apparently the NFL star was a second baseman in high sc...



PRINCE FIELDER (courtesy Wikipedia)

Prince Fielder More Like A Frog

Jeff Prince
The local news media is pretty hyped up about the Texas Rangers trade that brought first basemen Prince Fielder to the team. He’s a guy who hits the ball hard and stays healthy, the sentiment goes. But this FOX Sports sto...


Ryan

Nolan Ryan to Retire Oct. 31

Eric Griffey
Today on its website, the Texas Rangers announced CEO Nolan Ryan will be stepping down, effective Oct. 31. “This is the right time for me to step down from my role of overseeing the Rangers organization,” Ryan said ...



Cruz

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...


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...