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Past articles by Theodore:

Mark Cuban can’t make the Mavs the LA Lakers. He thought he could, but he can’t.

Mark Cuban has done great things for the Dallas Mavericks, but NBA free agency is the one obstacle he cannot conquer and as a result the Mavs did little to improve their team this off-season. → Read More

The Texas Rangers gambled on Hunter Pence. Now they should trade the All-Star starter

The Texas Rangers gambled on adding former San Francisco Giants OF Hunter Pence, but now he is an AL All-Star and he should be traded to attract top prospects to a team that is still building. → Read More

U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe mirroring Donald Trump in potential White House skip

Megan Rapinoe did not play in the U.S. women’s team’s win over England in the World Cup. If the USA wins she should be allowed to skip a visit to the White House as she is following behaviors of President Trump. → Read More

Dallas Cowboys WR Amari Cooper talks Nick Saban, chess, NFL future in surprising Q&A

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper comes across as shy and quiet, but in the right setting he has a lot to say about chess, books, and even Alabama Crimson Tide head football coach Nick Saban. → Read More

Once again the big losers in NBA free agency are the Dallas Mavericks

Aiming to add major complementary pieces for Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis, the Dallas Mavericks have once again flopped in NBA free agency. Seth Curry, Maxi Kleber, J.J. Barea won’t move the needle. → Read More

The Dallas Mavericks’ necessary insanity of signing Kristaps Porzingis to a max deal

On the first day of NBA free agency, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban took the insane risk of giving Kristaps Porzingis a max contract even though he is coming off major injury and never played a game for him. → Read More

Luka Doncic’s task: Get star NBA free agents Dirk and Cuban could not for the Mavs

The worst time of year for the Dallas Mavericks is here: NBA free agency, a period in which they have never demonstrated the ability to land the big fish Mark Cuban covets. Will Luka Doncic help change that? → Read More

As Fort Worth legend’s hoops career nears its end, his next job is being a role model

Jeremis Smith, a former Dunbar High School and George Tech Yellow Jackets basketball player, is near the end of his professional career playing in overseas leagues. He’s hosting a free basketball camp for kids. → Read More

One night. One brilliant fight. One built a life. The other died a tragic death.

Twenty years later, Paulie Ayala can see his win over Johnny Tapia as the fight that built his life, and career, while the later would eventually die too young. → Read More

Texas Rangers GM Jon Daniels: ‘It’s not about getting fired or another job.’

With his team contending for an American League wild card spot, Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels is having the type of season he needs to show progress after two bad years in MLB. → Read More

Amari Cooper is betting on himself to be highest paid WR; how he compares to Kawhi

Dallas Cowboys Amari Cooper clarifies his comments why he doesn’t want to be the NFL’s highest paid wide receiver right now, and how he compares to Kawhi Leonard. → Read More

How Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott is the next Drew Brees

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott acts very similar to New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees in at least one area: They are both genuinely good guys. Cowboys fans should be happy about that fact. → Read More

The Texas Tech Red Raiders have crushed any need for excuses after success in 2019

Texas Tech just finished one of the best seasons in the history of its athletic department, and with all of the Red Raiders’ success football coach Matt Wells has no reason not to win big in Lubbock. → Read More

The Texas Rangers are winning, the weather ̶i̶s̶ was great, so where are you?

The Texas Rangers are the biggest surprise in MLB this season as they are squarely in the hunt for a wild card. But despite a good team in a great park, attendance is not among the top 15 in 2019. → Read More

The rate of progress for soccer, and the U.S. women’s national team, is depressing

At a mostly empty watching party at a pub in Fort Worth, Texas for the U.S. women’s national soccer team’s World Cup game, there is progress to be found, it is just maddeningly slow. → Read More

Dallas Cowboys legend: NCAA is not minor league football. But should it be?

Former Dallas Cowboys great Daryl “Moose” Johnston insists that the NCAA is not a minor league for the NFL. → Read More

The Wise family that produced three college football players, and one Dallas Cowboy

Dallas Cowboys rookie free agent Daniel Wise comes from a father who played in the NFL, and raised three boys who played in college, and now two in the NFL, including Deatrich Wise Jr., of the New England Patriots. → Read More

Don’t expect Kellen Moore to be the difference for the Dallas Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys promoted Kellen Moore to offensive coordinator after they fired Scott Linehan, but don’t expect dramatically different results from the first-year coordinator, even with Dak Prescott. → Read More

If the Cowboys want Gregory back, Jerry Jones has to get NFL to update its drug policy

The Dallas Cowboys are standing by troubled defensive end Randy Gregory, and if Jerry Jones wants the NFL’s to change its policy about weed he will have to do it himself. → Read More

Staying true to herself: UTA coach comfortable with Tourette syndrome, being gay female

It was not easy, but UTA’s softball coach Peejay Brun is at peace with living with Tourette syndrome, and being a gay woman. → Read More