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Mike Piellucci

Mike Piellucci

Sports Editor, D Magazine

Mike Piellucci is D Magazine's sports editor. He is a former staffer at The Athletic and VICE, and his freelance work has been featured in The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Los Angeles Magazine and The Ringer. A Dallas native, he is a graduate of Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas and the University of Southern California. He’s a big fan of Star Wars and Johnny Cash.

Stories by Mike Piellucci

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Football

The Cowboys Sent a Bunch of Coaches Packing. It Won’t Fix Much.

A half dozen assistant coaches are out after Sunday’s playoff debacle. When does the real change start?
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Basketball

What I’m Watching: More Fun with the Suns

Plus: two tall tests for the Stars in the Metropolitan division
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Dallas Cowboys Checklist

The Cowboys Bowed Out the Way They Always Do

The particulars change. The outcome remains the same.
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Dallas Cowboys Checklist

The Cowboys Took the First Step Toward the Next Step in Tampa Bay

At last, Dallas did what it was supposed to in a playoff game: beat up a much worse team. And it couldn't have felt any better.
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Football

What I’m Watching: Dallas Cowboys Playoff Football

Plus: Luka versus Trae, and TCU tries to take down Kansas in Allen Fieldhouse

Stories by Mike Piellucci

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Sports

The Last Days of Sting

The 63-year-old professional wrestling legend could have retired to his ranch in Waxahachie years ago. Instead, he’s fighting time for a chance to go out on his own terms.
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Football

What I’m Watching: Will TCU Become the King of College Football?

Plus: a Mavericks road trip to the West Coast and what the Stars may face without Roope Hintz.
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Dallas Cowboys Checklist

The Cowboys Underwhelmed One More Time in Their Regular-Season Finale

The result doesn't matter. How they got there might once the playoffs get underway.
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Football

What I’m Watching: A Cowboys NFC East Title?

Plus: Luka versus Zion, and the other impressive TCU men's team faces a big road test.
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Football

The Cowboys Keep Winning, Even if the Warning Signs Keep Mounting

Once again, Dallas played down to its opponent. What will that mean with the playoffs approaching?