Game Over

The decline of sportswriting in Texas can be blamed on many things—the collapsing newspaper business, for one—but the real problem is that nobody’s having fun anymore.
Game Over
GOOD SPORTS: At the Times Herald, Blackie Sherrod (center, above and below) presided over a golden age of sportswriting and tomfoolery.

The World of Perspiring Arts—to borrow from the masterful phrasemaker Blackie Sherrod—has lost its voice and maybe its soul. A mere fifty years after the golden

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