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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

Chris Woodward Didn’t Win. That’s Not Why the Rangers Fired Him.

The fourth-year manager’s dismissal is bigger than what's happened on the field. It’s about what’s next.
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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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Baseball

Where Do I Sign for an Over-the-Top Rangers Closer Entrance?

Because they need one. A closer, too—but mostly the entrance.
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Baseball

What I’m Watching: An Early Reservation For the 2023 Rangers Rotation?

Plus: the Wings' quest to clinch a playoff berth and the most important competition in Cowboys camp continues to underwhelm.
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Football

The Jerry-Jimmy Drama Will Never End

At least not before we’re flying to work and Texas becomes a daily inferno.

Stories by Mike Piellucci

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Football

Two Truths And a Few More Cowboys Lies

On a press conference that said everything you need to know.
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Baseball

StongSide Shoutout: Josh Smith

Two games. Two positions. Two unbelievable plays. Not bad for a rookie who has played less than a fifth of a full MLB season.
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Hockey

Turns Out a Whole Lot of People Hate the Stars’ Logo

More than 3,500 hockey fans were asked to rate every NHL logo. Dallas won’t be thrilled with the results.
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Baseball

The Rangers Broke the MLB Draft

Texas and Kumar Rocker became the story of the weekend. Will it have a happy ending?
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Baseball

Of Course the Rangers Should Bring Back Joey Gallo

A report from last weekend hints a reunion truly could be possible. If the price is right, what is Texas waiting for?