Texas Rangers

Game On

Oct 19, 2016 By Brian D. Sweany

Being a sports fan is like falling in love. Sure, it’s a form of madness, but it’s one you can’t explain.

The Free Texican Air Force

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

Already running gunboats on the Rio Grande, the Texas Department of Public Safety has now purchased a manned spy plane to police the border.

Have Yu Voted?

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

Yu Darvish is poised to be the Texas Rangers' eighth all-star when baseball's "Final Vote" promotion ends today at 3 p.m. 

Across The Line

Jan 21, 2013 By Michael Hall

Was the quaint East Texas town of Mineola home to a horrific child sex ring? Were the three people sent to prison last year for running it guilty? Was justice served? Depends on which district attorney you ask.

Born to Run

Jan 20, 2013 By Skip Hollandsworth

In the campaign for governor, the Republican nominee is out to prove to voters—and himself—that he’s his own George Bush.

Not a Debate

Sep 15, 2009 By Paul Burka

The Hutchison campaign is doing a better job of having a daily presence—it couldn’t have done a worse job—but it is still too reminiscent of a high school debate approach. By that I mean the campaign is trying to attack here and probe for a weakness there without developing the…

One race, one ranger

Sep 14, 2009 By Paul Burka

Is nothing sacred? Playing politics with the Texas Rangers ought to be off limits. And if the governor is going to play politics with them, shouldn’t the governor have to say how many Rangers he is deploying? Is it two, or twenty? The El Paso Times published a…

Greg Ott, Free

Jun 30, 2004 By Gary Cartwright

Greg Ott, the philosophy graduate student who was convicted of killing a Texas Ranger in 1978, has finally been released and is getting on with his life.

The Whole Shootin’ Match

Feb 1, 2001 By Gary Cartwright

The most famous bank-robbing lovers of all time weren't nearly as glamorous as Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty. Although the fragile, pretty Bonnie Parker had her good points, Clyde Barrow was a scrawny, two-timing psychopath. They were straight out of a country and western ballad. And when they died in a hail of bullets 66 years ago, their legend was born.

Cat & Mouse With Tom & Jerry

Aug 31, 1999 By Skip Hollandsworth

How much do Tom Hicks and Jerry Jones pay themselves for the privilege of owning the Dallas Stars, the Texas Rangers, and the Dallas Cowboys? That and more in a revealing joint interview.

Diamond In The Rough

May 31, 1998 By Michael Geffner

To say he’s the strong, silent type is something of an understatement. Unlike most baseball stars, Texas Ranger Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez is all action and no talk—and that makes him one of the game’s real gems.

The Last Posse

Mar 1, 1998 By Gary Cartwright

After thieves stole his daughter’s horse, deputy U.S. marshal Parnell McNamara didn’t make a federal case out of it. Instead, he rounded up a group of old-style lawmen and lit out after them.