Tag: Texas

Lawn Pool, Tornadoes, Golf and Ugly Sports Jackets

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FT WORTH, TX – It’s that time of the year that bring a few things to Texas: Thunderstorms, Flash Flooding, Hail, Tornadoes and… Golf. Yep, it’s time for both the Colonial in Fort Worth and the Byron Nelson over by Dallas. Every year these two stops on the PGA Tour go back-to-back, allowing the area […]

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I Got a Girl Crush: Dr Diz re Women’s vs Men’s Sports, not Mets vs Yanks

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FORT WORTH, TX – The Yankees held off the Mets in a slop-fest. Now that we got that out of the way… We were watching my bud’s daughter – who plays for the defending state champion Aledo Bearcats – play softball last week. Was almost unfair and unkind…the Bearcats returned nine starters from last years […]

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Touchdowns for Jesus? Doc Diz re College Football Playoffs

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FORT WORTH, TX – Down at Poag Mahones in the Fort…drinkin’ Rahr beer and discussing, with my fellow denizens of the night, the upcoming College Football Playoffs. We have 11-1 Alabamie at #1 Oregon, # 2, TCU at 11-1 as # 3 and Florida State at 12-0 coming in # 4.  Ohio State and Baylor, both […]

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DIO HAD ROCKED FOR A LONG LONG TIME

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by West Coast Craig HEAVEN AND HELL – It’s true, Ronnie James (Padavona) Dio did rock for a long, long time, since the sixties in fact, before succumbing to stomach cancer yesterday. Now a nation of metal heads is left to wonder, where will we get our videos that involve swords and demons and strange […]

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THAT'S JUST PERFECT

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by West Coast Craig Mount Davis –– Dallas Braden became the latest in a long line of guys-you-wouldn’t-figure to throw a perfect game, and did. It’s a list with names like Don Larson, Len Barker, Tom Browning, and oh baby Kenny Rogers (though the list of guys you would figure to, and did, is well […]

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CELEBRATING MEXICAN… STUFF

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by Dr. Diz FORT WORTH, TEJAS – Cinco de Mayo was last night, and numerous celebrants were out in force to mark the victory of Mexican troops versus French forces at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. That war started when the Mexicans borrowed a ton of money from a bunch of Europeans and didn’t […]

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YOU ASKED FOR IT: THE MANNY GOES TO THE KENTUCKY DERBY

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by West Coast Craig TITLE CARD: THURSDAY, APRIL 22rd, 2010. CINCINATTI, OHIO. INT. GREAT AMERICAN BALLPARK. NIGHT. Manny pulls up lame running through first base, his calf sprained badly (yes, this is where and when he got hurt). He’s sent to the locker room early. Andrea Torre comes down to see how he’s doing…and notices […]

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AND, THEY'RE OFF…

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by Dr. Diz Hall of Famer Secretariat GRAND PRAIRIE, TX – Joe Larry called me up the other day. Said he was readin’ in the paper that it’s National Secretariat Day today, April 21st… Well yee-haw, with the annual Triple Crown series looming, we figured it was time to head to Lone Star Park to […]

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DOIN' IT FOR THE KIDS

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by West Coast Craig There’s a hundred and sixty two games of regular season, And the World Series comes along just to end it, So the players have to keep on coming up with a reason, To pick a walk-up song and then defend it… …Like Nick Johnson who last week raised a few eyebrows—and […]

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REVENGE OF THE JOCKS

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(WCC got saddled with some work this weekend – you know, the paying kind – and desperately called upon me as a Pinch-Hitter) by Mrs. West Coast Craig SILVER LAKE, CA – I was never what one might call a sports-y person by any stretch of the imagination. I was the stereotypical uncoordinated girl with […]

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