Whitt's End: 4.12.13How 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.
'Terrible Tuesday' For DFW SportsThe 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.
Protecting Tony RomoYou may have to squint to see it, but the Cowboys’ quarterback isn’t near as bad as you think
Snoop Patrick’s Day Weekend: My Top 10 CBS ContemplationsIf 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
Whitt's End: 3.15.13So, 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.
Whitt's End: 3.8.13After 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.
With Daniels In Control, Ryan Dissolves From Big Tex To Big ExOwner 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.
Jimmie, Junior And (Almost) Danica At The Daytona 500: My Top 10 CBS ContemplationsRubbed 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.
Whitt's End: 2.22.13Sometimes 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.
From Danica To Dominance: The Top 10 Female Athletes Who Make Me Want to WatchI’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.
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.
Whitt's End: 2.15.13You 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.
So God Made A... DraftAnd on the 8th day after another disappointing .500 season, God looked down through the hole in the roof of his favorite team’s stadium and said “I need a makeover.” So God made a draft.
Super Bowl 47 – Ravens 34, 49ers 31. My Top 10 CBS ContemplationsI’m calling B.S. on CBS’ Phil Simms. And, for that matter, the 49ers. With two weeks to prepare for the Super Bowl, San Francisco lined up in an illegal formation on the game’s first play.
Whitt's End: 1.25.13Manti Te’No. As in, nope, still don’t believe his version of the fake girlfriend supposed hoax. When Katie Couric asked him why he never went to visit “Lennay Kekua” when she was on her death bed, he said “I guess it didn’t occur to me.” What the what?!