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FAST TIMES ON A COVID BYE

MLB Opening Day 2.0 ushers in abbreviated, mutated version of America’s pastime Gone will be the lazy, hazy days of summer we all once knew as the Major League Baseball season. Since 1869, professional baseball provided a marathon of games progressing slowly but surely from Spring Training to the Fall Classic. But thanks to the… Keep Reading

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IN SEARCH OF THE NEW NORMAL

Unfortunately, while the pandemic has ushered in a period of fear and isolation, it has also denied a nation fixated on sports its opportunity for escapism from the stress and troubles of the world. Keep Reading

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PANDEMIC PONDERINGS

We all have things we look forward to each and every year. But due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, our lives have taken an unprecedented and unpredictable turn. In other words, everything has been put on hold, until further notice. Keep Reading

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Dallas Cowboy Super Bowl memories? Ancient history

As we conclude the 100th anniversary of the National Football League, it’s stunning to realize that almost a quarter of a century has passed since the Dallas Cowboys have been to the Super Bowl, the NFL’s biggest and brightest stage. Almost inconceivable for a franchise once proudly known as “America’s Team.” Call them that now,… Keep Reading

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Handing down the hunting heritage to our children

Nothing was moving, not a thing, except the rustling of fluttering leaves across the cold, hard ground, driven by the gusting and biting wind. The sun had just set along a cloudy, yet crimson horizon, and darkness slowly began to descend upon us as the hope of the hunt began to dis­solve. But then, in… Keep Reading

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Speechless in Jerry’s World after another finishing fiasco

Speechless. Paralyzed by a prolonged experience of dumbfounded disbelief, the aftermath of what became yet another Dallas Cowboy loss almost too painful to watch left this long-suffering diehard fan frozen in an unblinking, if not unfocused, stare at the conclusion of the Sunday Night Football broadcast wondering what just happened. The magnitude of the multiple… Keep Reading

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Astros stand on the brink of modern MLB dynasty

Dynasty? Did I hear someone say dynasty? As hard as it might be for life-long Houston Astros fans to comprehend and embrace, the Astros rank as closest thing to a dynasty existing in this era of Major League Baseball. And winning the World Series for the second time in three years would make talk like… Keep Reading

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Red River Rivalry features classic national showdown

Whether you want to call it the Red River Rivalry, the Red River Classic, the Red River Shootout or what is now being called the Red River Showdown, a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. After all, it’s Texas-Oklahoma week at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas. Yes, it’s time for… Keep Reading

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