Sunday, May 22, 2022 May 22, 2022
61° F Dallas, TX

StrongSide

Smart takes and winning stories about Dallas sports

Latest

Image
Hockey

The Stars’ First-Round Exit Showed Us That Offense Doesn’t Take Care of Itself

All season long, the Stars lived life on the defensive edge. It cost them when it mattered most.
Image
Basketball

Reflecting On 14 Games in 14 Days—And One Historic Night

Let's pause to take stock of the cosmic weirdness of the same series playing out over two different sports.
Image
Hockey

What We Saw, What It Felt Like: Stars-Flames, Game 7

A legendary playoff performance in net couldn't save the Stars from a playoff exit. If only it weren't so foreseeable.
Image
Hockey

What We Saw, What It Felt Like: Stars-Flames, Game 6

A change in strategy means one more road game for all the marbles.

Latest

Image
Hockey

What We Saw, What It Felt Like: Stars-Flames, Game 4

Jake Oettinger's heroic performance made a moment. His supporting cast just couldn't preserve it—or Dallas' series lead.
Image
Hockey

What We Saw, What It Felt Like: Stars-Flames, Game 3

The Stars are thriving amidst the series' chaos and Joe Pavelski's order.
Image
Hockey

What We Saw, What It Felt Like: Stars-Flames, Game 1

The conditions were ripe for an upset. The execution wasn't.
Image
Hockey

Can the Stars Extinguish the Flames? Probably Not, But Here’s How it Could Happen

Dallas drew the worst-possible matchup. That doesn't mean there's no hope at all.