How a Texas Ranger’s personal mythology came to be accepted as popular history.
As monuments to slaveholders, Confederate soldiers, and Texas Rangers disappear across the state, we’re being forced to reconsider what should be honored, what should be commemorated, and what it’s time to let go of.
The new Arlington baseball stadium has an approach that's, well, out of left field.
The removal of the statue is part of a larger reappraisal of the role of the Rangers in Texas history.
‘Cult of Glory' upends decades of mythmaking.
The live music industry was one of the first to come to a halt during the coronavirus crisis—but a plan could bring it back safer and sooner than anyone might have guessed.
It’s part of a bigger plan to make the North Texas city a destination.
'Porvenir, Texas' explores the search for justice after 15 Mexican-Americans were killed at the hands of the Texas Rangers.
The team is abandoning 25-year-old Globe Life Park for a shiny new stadium next door.
In the early twentieth century, long-simmering tensions in South Texas erupted into a grim and brutal race war.
In her groundbreaking new book, Monica Muñoz Martinez uncovers the legacy of a brutal past.
A California transplant wonders if the Texas Rangers exist only on the small screen.
Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack, oh, and a two-foot hot dog stuffed in a tamale while you're at it.
Being a sports fan is like falling in love. Sure, it’s a form of madness, but it’s one you can’t explain.
A massive stadium bond raises the idea that Dallas could claim the Rangers as their own.
...with a $100 million taxpayer commitment.
Are the legendary lawmen necessary? Yes, but their inability to grapple with the modern world threatens to make them irrelevant.
The embattled agricultural commissioner is being investigated by the Texas Rangers, which may have given casual observers déjà vu.
Hungry? You might not be after you learn about the Wicked Pig.
Making the guns that won the West.
Welcome to Dallas (er, Arlington), professional women’s basketball!
Between the ”Come and Take It” flag and banning the Dallas skyline, the most appealing thing at the ballpark these days is the cotton candy-flavored hot dog. Ew.
The AL West leaders are having a storybook season—so why isn’t anybody going to the stadium to watch it play out?
Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw today proved he can be every bit as political on ethics issues as any Travis County district attorney.
Finally, a reason to visit the park this season.
Spring is in the air, and baseball is on the diamond once again—though the final preseason games between the Rangers and the Astros took place in the musty confines of the Alamodome.
The Florida State quarterback, Heisman Trophy winner, and MVP of last night's BCS Championship Game has a standing offer from a team in Texas. But it's not what you think.
Houston has some of highest funeral costs, Tesla Motors wants to sell electric cars directly to customers, J.C. Penney's embattled CEO was fired, and more.
A new survey suggests that Dallas-Fort Worth is 62 percent Texas Rangers fans while only 61 percent call themselves Dallas Cowboys fans.
Guess what's number one (hint: look at the picture).
Already running gunboats on the Rio Grande, the Texas Department of Public Safety has now purchased a manned spy plane to police the border.
Why members of the Huntsville city council sicced the Texas Rangers on a group of lightly-followed Twitter parody accounts.
On the eve of early voting, the iconic Texas Rangers endorsed the Lite Guv in the U.S. Senate primary.
Yu Darvish is poised to be the Texas Rangers' eighth all-star when baseball's "Final Vote" promotion ends today at 3 p.m.
The play-by-play man's surreal reference to a base runner "at fifth" and a "botched robbery" got national attention. He is sitting out two games for medical evaluation.
That terminology is team president Nolan Ryan's own description of the Ballpark at Arlington's new one-pound, two-foot long, $26 chili-cheese dog.
Walker, Texas Admiral, anyone? DPS will launch six gunboats on the Rio Grande to fight drug trafficking.
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.
In the campaign for governor, the Republican nominee is out to prove to voters—and himself—that he’s his own George Bush.
After the Texas Rangers' outfielder publicly relapsed, fans and columnists alike had opinions about Josh Hamilton the Player. But what about Josh Hamilton the Recovering Addict?
The Texas Rangers shelled out $51.7 million for the exclusive opportunity to sign the 25-year-old pitcher. Today, they either enter into the baseball convenant, or the Rangers get their money back.
Whether you’re talking to teens about politics or on a date with a baseball fanatic, we’ll give you something to talk about.
Sports blog's audio leak of Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington’s clubhouse speech reveals that—news flash—managers like to curse.
Should the Astros join the Rangers in the American League West?
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…
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…
The miserable lives of Texas Rangers fans.
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.
What happened to former Texas Ranger Joaquin Jackson.
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.