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Business

Here’s How Much Texas Could Stand to Gain if it Legalizes Online Sports Betting

The movement has the support of the Texas Rangers, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Cowboys, and Dallas Stars, which are all part of the Sports Betting Alliance.
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Basketball

What I’m Watching: Can the Mavs Snap Their Skid?

Plus: A World Cup do-or-die, and the Cowboys take on the NFL rushing champ
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Soccer

If The United States Ever Wins a Men’s World Cup, They’ll Have FC Dallas to Thank

Youth academies are the future of American soccer. Dallas' Major League Soccer team remains at the forefront of the boom.
By Mark Dent
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Food & Drink

Can You Visit a Dallas-Area Restaurant for Every FIFA World Cup Country?

27 of the 32 countries in the 2022 tournament are well-represented in the North Texas food scene. The other five pose a challenge.
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Soccer

Weston McKennie Gets World Cup Mural in Bishop Arts

The midfielder came up through the FC Dallas Academy.

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Sports

We Finally Have More Details on Cricket’s Plan to Take Over North Texas

Grand Prairie Stadium will host Major League Cricket's inaugural match on July 13th.
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Media

No Sports, All the Time: Who Killed 103.3 ESPN Radio?

Dallas' third sports station died in March. How did the biggest sports broadcasting company in America lose a foothold in one of the country's flagship sports cities?
By Alex Kelly
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Sports

Remembering the 1984 Dallas Grand Prix, Formula 1’s Disastrous Trip to North Texas

Nearly three decades before the international racing organization made its way to Austin, it tried its hand in Dallas. Chaos ensued.
By Jon Arnold