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.
Louisville 82, Michigan 76: My Top 10 CBS ContemplationsHere’s hoping next year’s title game is half as good as the one Monday night when the Final Four comes to Cowboys Stadium in 363 days.
Protecting Tony RomoYou may have to squint to see it, but the Cowboys’ quarterback isn’t near as bad as you think
Mavs’ Basketball > U.S. Soccer. But You Already Knew That. Right?So I’m watching the most important, exhilarating, satisfying game of the Mavericks’ season last night when my Twitter is suddenly bombarded with … soccer?
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.
Spring Forward Weekend: My Top 10 CBS ContemplationsReady or not, March Madness is upon us. Liberty has already made the tournament, with a record 20 losses.
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.
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.
Sorry, Haters, Troy Aikman Thinks Tony Romo Can Lead Cowboys To A Super Bowl“I think the fans get excited each year because they know that this team is capable of doing something,”’ Aikman said. “I believe most fans recognize (of Romo), ‘Hey, this guy’s really gifted.’
Whitt's End: 2.8.13Ballsy – if not real brainy – of the Mavs to commit to not shaving until they reach .500. But at 21-28, I fear Dirk Nowitzki might look more ZZ Top than NBA by April.
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.