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Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Bartee Haile: San Marcos’ Tex Hughson knew when to walk away

The Boston Red Sox pitcher was headed toward the Hall of Fame until his arm gave out. Rather than play for the National League’s New York Giants, he retired to San Marcos for the next chapter in his life.

Friday, November 19th, 2010

The Weekend: Pinocchio, lights, dance and big wheels keep on turnin'

We get the first big Christmas tree lighting of the season this weekend, as well as visit from Pinocchio, Cowboy Kringle, Shakespeare, Greazy Wheels, and many more. It's all leading up to Thanksgiving.

Friday, October 1st, 2010

The Weekend: Fire Fest, Market Days, and art

Put away that stick, because there's so much to do this weekend that you can't shake it, anyway. Saturday might be one of the most crowded days this year, between all the markets, theater, music and festivals.

Friday, December 11th, 2009

The Weekend: Music benefits the soul and charities

Music, a live nativity scene and an unusual Christmas play are some of the treats waiting for you this weekend.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Points: NFL at least seems as even as ever

The NFL is exhibiting a new kind of parity this year. When so many commanding teams lose command, it's hard to tell who's in charge.

Monday, February 4th, 2008

Giants win as perfection’s foil

As the NFL dresses up its Super Bowl for red carpets and caviar, the New York Giants reminded us Sunday that football is won by brutal means.

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

How the Giants can win

Though much has to go right for the New York Giants if they are to beat the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl, upsets have been known to happen.

Monday, January 21st, 2008

Coming soon: a real Super Bowl

Remember the old days, when Super Bowl hype over-matched the actual game? This year's Super Bowl might take us back.

Monday, January 14th, 2008

Wrong again about the Cowboys

Some of us thought the Dallas Cowboys might still be hiding a championship football team beneath their glitz and glam. We were wrong.

Saturday, January 12th, 2008

Tony Romo is just doing his job

When Tony Romo ran off to Mexico with Jessica Simpson for vacation recently, many nags thought he wasn't doing his job. Here's what they don't understand: that is his job.

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