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Basketball

What I’m Watching: Dallas Wings Playoff Basketball

Plus: a huge FC Dallas match and the Cowboys' ongoing battle to curb the penalties.
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Sports

Disc Golf Is Taking Off All Over Dallas

Disc golf is easier, cheaper, and faster than traditional golf. Plus, there’s no dress code. Its recent popularity is really no surprise.
By Ginni Beam
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Soccer

FC Dallas Has Been the Summer’s Best Surprise

Two winless months set the stage for another disappointing season. Instead, the club is all the way up to third place in the Western Conference.
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Soccer

Sebastian Lletget Is the Transfer Coup We Didn’t Know FC Dallas Needed

The 29-year-old midfielder wasn't the most obvious addition, but he'll do plenty to justify his price tag.
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Business

Welcome to Dan Hunt’s $1 Billion Soccer Empire

How the professional sports exec came to lead FC Dallas—and chair region’s bid for the 2026 FIFA Men’s World Cup.

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Soccer

Tsiki Ntsabeleng, FC Dallas’ Surprising Rookie, Has Done Things His Way

The well-traveled South African keeps proving doubters wrong on his journey from the rugged townships of Johannesburg to the bright lights of Major League Soccer.
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Business

Inside Hana Khouri’s Rise From Topgolf Exec to Drive Shack CEO

The innovative leader is working her magic at the $282 million company behind Puttery—a Rory McIlroy-backed mini-golf brand. She’s also the reason designers made the debut Puttery location in The Colony “knock-the-shit-out-of-it-proof.”
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Sports

Tony, Emmitt, and the Links

A celebrity golf tournament in Tahoe provided a window into how two very different Cowboys stars are enjoying retirement.
By Mark Dent
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Sports

The Local Couple Who Bought a Pro Sports Team

Ivy and Young Byun are doctors with three kids under the age of 6. So of course they needed to get involved in a professional Ultimate Frisbee league.
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Soccer

Four Moves FC Dallas Might Make in the Transfer Window

The team is playing well under its new coach. Here's what they need to take the next step.
By Sam Hale