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Greatest Sports Stories

Sports have always been found inside the pages of D Magazine. That means, yes, the Dallas Cowboys and Mavericks, but also the Von Erichs, Bill Fong, and the Dallas Diamonds. These 10 are our greatest sports stories ever.

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Sports

The Short, Wild Run of Dallas’ First Professional Women’s Basketball Team

The Dallas Diamonds took the floor 40 years ago, teaching the city a lot about sexism, racism, and the business of sports.
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Dallas History

How a Dallas Businessman Assembled the World’s First Professional Bridge Team

The Dallas Aces formed in the late 1960s with one mission: take down Italy's formidable Blue Team. Becoming famous wasn't part of the plan.
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Football

Tony Dorsett Is Losing His Mind

Unexplained fits of rage. Forgetting where he was yesterday. A Dallas Cowboys great begins to discover the price of football.
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Football

Tony Romo: The Natural

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Dallas Cowboys quarterback you can learn from the greatest high school football game he ever played.
By Peter Simek
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40 Greatest Stories

The Most Amazing Bowling Story Ever

In a bowling alley one night, Bill Fong came so close to perfection that it nearly killed him.

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40 Greatest Stories

Don Meredith: The First Dallas Cowboy

As America's Team celebrates its 50th anniversary, we look back to the era before Troy and Roger.
By Curt Sampson
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Greatest Sports Stories

Dressed to Kill

The most hated hockey player in the NHL also happens to be a really nice guy and a bit of a dandy.
By Curt Sampson
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Football

Troy Aikman Won’t Dance

The Cowboys’ quarterback will talk about his love life and his family, about his fame and Skip Bayless. But...
By Eric Celeste
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Football

How to Save the Southwest Conference

Despite years of finger-pointing, the real problems remain: rich coaches, dumb jocks, and the seductive power of TV. Here are six ways to tackle the problems.
By Eric Celeste
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40 Greatest Stories

The Fall of the House of Von Erich

In the ring, they were masters of theatrics—heroic and invincible. In life, America’s greatest wrestling dynasty has been battered by tragedy and fate.
By Skip Hollandsworth