Sportatorium

Richie Whitt

Whitt’s End: 4.12.13

How do you deteriorate into an 8-8 franchise that annually struggles to maintain a deep, competitive roster? By drafting like the Dallas Cowboys did in a four-year span from ’06-’09.

04/12/2013

Texas Rangers v Houston Astros

‘Terrible Tuesday’ For DFW Sports

The day the Dallas Stars, Dallas Mavericks and Texas Rangers each absorbed excruciating losses will forever be remembered in Dallas-Fort Worth sports as Terrible Tuesday.

105.3 The Fan–04/03/2013

Tampa Bay Buccaneers v Dallas Cowboys

Protecting Tony Romo

You may have to squint to see it, but the Cowboys’ quarterback isn’t near as bad as you think

04/02/2013

Richie's view from the stage at the Dallas St. Patrick's Day concert featuring Snoop Dogg (Mobile photo by Richie Whitt, 105.3 The Fan)

Snoop Patrick’s Day Weekend: My Top 10 CBS Contemplations

If not for all the green and some of the sun-kissed skin, the confirmation that it was indeed the St. Patrick’s Day/Greenville Ave. Parade Saturday arrived when I was riding on the 105.3 The Fan float

03/18/2013

Richie Whitt

Whitt’s End: 3.15.13

So, in another step toward player safety, the NFL’s Competition Committee is pondering a rule that would make it illegal for running backs outside the tackle box to lower their heads and deliver a forceable blow.

03/15/2013

RAGE In Arizona (36)

Whitt’s End: 3.8.13

After a week in Surprise with the Rangers, I’m convinced that ownership simply values Jon Daniels and his people more than Nolan Ryan and his people moving forward with the franchise.

03/08/2013

(Photo by Brandon Wade/Getty Images)

With Daniels In Control, Ryan Dissolves From Big Tex To Big Ex

Owner Bob Simpson, who teams with Ray Davis as the two major voices of controlling interest, says it would be a tragedy if Ryan departs the franchise. But here’s the genesis of the drama that could land Daniels in power and Ryan in retirement.

03/07/2013

Duck Dynasty meets Zac Brown (Photo: E.Stallcup, Texas Motor Speeddway)

Jimmie, Junior And (Almost) Danica At The Daytona 500: My Top 10 CBS Contemplations

Rubbed elbows – literally – with Zac Brown and James Franco and Willie from Duck Dynasty. It was a cool, star-studded event and then … Ray Lewis showed up and pooped all over the party.

02/25/2013

Budweiser Duel 2

Whitt’s End: 2.22.13

Sometimes in life rules trump desires. As in, you’d really like to talk about a certain subject but, alas, the career-threatening consequences prohibit you from uttering even one syllable.

02/22/2013

55th Daytona 500 - Qualifying

From Danica To Dominance: The Top 10 Female Athletes Who Make Me Want to Watch

I’ll be honest, it takes a “special” female to make me watch women’s sports. Men generally run faster and jump higher and, I dunno, I’m just not jazzed by watching the jayvee.

02/20/2013

NBA All-Star Game 2013

NBA All-Star Weekend: West 143, East 138, Mavs 0. My Top 10 CBS Contemplations

No offense, Major League Baseball. Your players certainly have precise, refined skills. But in last night’s 1st half we were treated to more athleticism than baseball will give us over the next seven months.

02/18/2013

Dallas Cowboys v Seattle Seahawks

Whitt’s End: 2.15.13

You can keep blaming Tony Romo and crying that the Cowboys will never win with him as quarterback, and I’ll just keep getting people like Troy Aikman and Warren Moon and Brian Billick and Babe Laufenberg to speak the contrary.

02/15/2013

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