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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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Baseball

What I’m Watching: The Rangers Witness History?

Plus: can the Cowboys slow down Aaron Donald? And what insight will we get about the Stars' roster in their final preseason tune-up?
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Basketball

Inside Mavs Vault, the State Fair’s Treasure Trove of Dallas Mavericks Basketball

How did 42 years of history get distilled into a display at the Hall of State? Through the Historical Society, a Mavs fanatic curator, an 18-wheeler, and Taylor Swift.
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Football

What I’m Watching: Cooper Rush, Because That’s What Jerry Jones Is Doing

Plus: Can SMU stop its skid, and the Stars' young prospects get a chance to shine.

Stories by Mike Piellucci

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How to Spend a Day In Richardson

This suburb has its own symphony and Innovation Quarter. But it’s still a small town at heart.
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Football

Here’s Your SMU-TCU Pregame Reading

A Sports Illustrated deep dive into Sonny Dykes’ departure, featuring a rather pointed comment about why he left.
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Music

The Real Story of How the Stanley Cup Got Dented at a Pantera Pool Party

At long last, here’s the truth (or its drunken facsimile) of what went down at Vinnie Paul’s home after the Stars won the championship.
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Football

What I’m Watching: A Heated Iron Skillet

Plus: Martin Perez's quest to enter the free-agent market strong and a potential inflection point in the Jason Robertson negotiations.