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    SportsDay Insider: No hurry on Dak, Kidd's task with Mavs and who's next at Texas Tech?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 37:54

    SportsDay Insiders Kevin Sherrington and David Moore discuss the probability of Dak Prescott playing Sunday against the Vikings as well as the wisdom of taking it slow [1:30]. Kevin says there's no need to rush him back just to try to beat Minnesota, and David breaks down the rest of the Cowboys' schedule, pointing out that the new over/under on wins. The guys analyze the Mavs' horrific start in a loss to the Hawks [16:30].

    10/26/21: Texas' new redistricting maps are now law...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 5:08


    Texas' new redistricting maps are now law; Texas ordering 1.3 million vaccines for kids 5 to 11 before FDA, CDC approval; The big onion recall; Kennedy kin and JFK assassination buffs irked as Biden prolongs 58 years of secrecy,


    10/25/21: 25-year-old arrested in car accident…and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 4:18

    25-year-old arrested in car accident; 19-year-old found fatally shot in wooded area of South Dallas; Pedestrian wounded by gunfire from car in South Dallas; Texas CBD, vape shops take legal action after delta-8 THC deemed illegal by state; 2026 World Cup would mean big things for Dallas

    10/22/21: Dallas officials are worried new census population numbers are incomplete...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 4:42

    Dallas officials are worried new census population numbers are incomplete; Abbott's pick for Texas Secretary of State worked on Trump's election challenge; Texas response to Biden admin push to block abortion law; Dallas man who threatened ‘traitors' after Capitol riot to be sentenced;

    10/21/21: Nearly $700,000 stolen from Dallas County jail inmate accounts...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 3:57

    Nearly $700,000 stolen from Dallas County jail inmate accounts; New video shows Dallas paramedic kick homeless man at least nine times before police arrive; Governor Abbott shrugs off pitch for 4th special legislative session; Teen injured in Arlington school shooting released from hospital

    10/20/21: Texas lawmakers approve more than $3B for college projects...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 4:29

    Texas lawmakers approve more than $3B for college projects; Man faces charges in southeast Oak Cliff apartment explosion; American Airlines, Southwest Airlines won't fire employees who apply for vaccine exemptions; Parents, teachers show support for Southlake educators caught up in recent controversies

    SportsDay Insider: Giving Dak two weeks off, Kidd's impact on KP and does Jimbo like gumbo?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 39:46

    SportsDay Insiders Kevin Sherrington, David Moore and Evan Grant discuss the wisdom in letting Dak Prescott rest his injured calf for a couple weeks instead of rushing him back. Kevin gives two reasons why Jason Kidd is now the Mavs' coach, and how that affects the team's dynamics going forward.

    10/19/21: Supreme Court speeds review of Texas abortion law...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 4:14

    Supreme Court speeds review of Texas abortion law; New law, named for Dallas exoneree Richard Miles, would have minimized evidence loss; Texas one of several likely locations for Toyota's next battery plant; Goldee's in Fort Worth voted Texas' No. 1 barbecue joint

    10/18/21: Dak Prescott suffers right calf strain vs. Patriots: ‘I'll be fine. I promise you that'… and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 3:59

    Dak Prescott suffers right calf strain vs. Patriots: ‘I'll be fine. I promise you that'; Dallas needs to update failing fire stations' alert system, company says; Caught in the crosshairs: AT&T political donations, deal with OAN draw it into culture wars; 23-year-old man fatally struck after stopping on I-35 to help crash victims, officials say

    10/15/21: Test pilot faces federal charges of deceiving FAA during Boeing 737 Max certification… and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 3:26

    Test pilot faces federal charges of deceiving FAA during Boeing 737 Max certification; FDA panel recommends half-dose of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine as booster for many Americans; Ex-U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox front-runner to investigate missing Dallas police files; Arlington teacher ‘punched and kicked' by student

    The Deep Side of Dallas: Exploring the Dallas Trail System

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 40:41

    Dallas is not a city with a reputation for embracing its natural self. But the city is actually becoming a national leader in building trails. The completion of its Loop trail in 2024 will give Dallas 50 connected miles of trails around the city, with spokes stretching into other reaches. The Loop's executive director, Philip Hiatt Haigh, sat down to talk about where we've been and where we are going. Find more ‘Dallas Morning News' audio and a special membership offer for listeners at dallasnews.com/listen.

    10/14/21: City leaders praise Dallas police chief's crime plan...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 5:21


    City leaders praise Dallas police chief's crime plan; Justice Department launches investigation into Texas juvenile lockups; Developers plan bullet train rail station south of downtown Dallas; Mark Cuban stiffens COVID-19 stance; Mary Kay Inc. threatens legal fight over book


    SportsDay Insider: Cowboys winning, Rangers spending and what does beating Alabama do for Texas A&M?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 39:17

    SportsDay Insiders Kevin Sherrington, David Moore and Evan Grant break down the rest of the Cowboys schedule and try to find the traps [4:58]. Kevin says the new floor is 12 wins. Evan and Kevin narrow the field competing with the Rangers for one of the four big-time free agent shortstops [18:33]. David says the Rangers must strike fast. Evan wonders how much the Aggies' stunning upset of Alabama means without winning the SEC West [31:23].

    10/13/21: Adidas CEO Knocks World Cup Plan

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 3:58

    In today's Leadoff, adidas CEO speaks out against a biennial World Cup, Beijing Olympics sponsors face a $110 billion predicament, CrossFit launches a health program, and EcoSki is offering luxury ski wear rentals.

    10/12/21: No Texas business can force employees to take COVID-19 vaccine...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 5:00

    No Texas business can force employees to take COVID-19 vaccine; Southwest Airlines, union insist pilots didn't walk out to protest vaccine mandates; Texas Seven escapee should get a new trial, judge says; ERCOT selection committee appoints two new members to board of directors; Halloween costume sales expected to pop this year

    10/11/21: Fort Worth Mayor tests positive for COVID-19...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 3:52

    Fort Worth Mayor tests positive for COVID-19; How could the mass migration of Haitians to the U.S. border have been a surprise?; Texas GOP candidate, hospitalized with COVID-19; Southwest Airlines had to cancel more than 1,000 flights Sunday

    10/8/21: Arlington school shooting suspect is now free on bond...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 4:39

    Arlington school shooting suspect is now free on bond; Two more Dallas firefighters disciplined after investigation; Dallas sheriff spent $14.4 million in overtime; Federal judge blocks Texas' new abortion restrictions and both sides claim victory

    10/7/21: Suspect in custody after shooting at Timberview High School in Arlington...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 4:47

    Suspect in custody after shooting at Timberview High School in Arlington; A Dallas paramedic kicked a homeless man in the face; Unvaccinated pregnant people are increasingly being hospitalized for COVID-19; Texas' ban on school mask mandates heads to federal court

    10/6/21: Dallas officer made $48,000 in pyramid scheme

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 4:40

    Dallas officer made $48,000 in pyramid scheme; Texas House committee approves redistricting plan that would give Democrats a Collin County seat; New Texas abortion law was just one of 106 new restrictions passed in 19 states in 2021; Only 2% of Baylor Scott & White employees unvaccinated after mandate deadline

    SportsDay Insider: Dak's rise, the Rangers' fall and the Mavs hopes pinned on Porzingis

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 41:20

    Kevin Sherrington, David Moore and Evan Grant analyze the improvements made by Dak Prescott and how the Cowboys' offense gives them a chance to win every game. Evan and Kevin debate exactly what the Rangers currently have to build around. David says the Mavs did the right thing, sticking with Porzingis, but this is the year to get it right. Kevin is glad Texas-OU will have corny dogs again. Apologies ahead of time for Evan's dad jokes.

    10/5/21: Texas GOP redistricting proposal protects incumbents...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 5:41

    Texas GOP redistricting proposal protects incumbent; : Parents of child who died from ‘brain-eating amoeba' sue Arlington; Southwest Airlines will require all workers to be vaccinated to continue employment; Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson says city should form advisory group to address disabled residents' issues; A high school student and teacher die from COVID-19 complications

    10/4/21: Thousands pour into downtown Dallas to rally for abortion rights...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 5:13

    Thousands pour into downtown Dallas to rally for abortion rights; The Dallas Cowboys victorious over the Panthers; DFW Airport gave $50 million in rent breaks to stores and eateries; A COVID-19 test that costs more than a Tesla?; St. Vincent brought it home to North Texas in Saturday concert

    10/1/21: Texas GOP unveils their redistricting proposal...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 4:32

    Texas GOP unveils their redistricting proposal; Notable Dallas-area personal trainer arrested on charge of invasive recording; Scores of residents remain displaced after explosion; Posty Fest canceled; Mavs to require proof of COVID-19 vaccine for games

    The Deep Side of Dallas: From segregation to condemnation — the State Fair's history with Fair Park and South Dallas

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 44:19

    The State Fair of Texas is great fun, from corny dogs to the Midway, and Dallas has been proud to be its home since the 19th century. But the fair also has a rough history with South Dallas and other surrounding neighborhoods. That includes segregation and the city's decision to condemn whole streets to make way for parking. The fair is also the reason Dallas has Fair Park, and the future of the fair and Fair Park are as entwined as the past.

    9/30/21: Dallas County approves $1.6 billion budget...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 4:13

    Dallas County approves $1.6 billion budget; An explosion at southeast Oak Cliff apartments; Parents group joins federal lawsuit against Frisco ISD; Mavericks guard Trey Burke explains why he has not yet received COVID-19 vaccination

    9/29/21: North Texas COVID-19 hospitalizations declining...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 4:16

    North Texas COVID-19 hospitalizations declining; Governor Greg Abbott defends election audit of 4 urban counties; Man accused of dismembering 3 in Fort Worth says he killed 2 more; American Airlines, Southwest pilots say vaccine mandate could lead to holiday shortages

    SportsDay Insider: Cowboys' dominance, Adolis' ROY shot and Luka's title timetable

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 39:27

    SportsDay Insiders Kevin Sherrington, David Moore and Evan Grant discuss the Cowboys' big win over the Eagles on MNF and what that bodes in the NFC East [5:50]. David notes the historical impact of their 2-1 start. Evan capsulizes the lack of answers the Rangers got this season and ranks Adolis Garcia's ROY chances [20:49]. Kevin analyzes the QB play at Oklahoma and Texas A&M and how it affects CFP chances [29:23].

    9/28/21: Dallas needs more oversight and stronger ethics rules...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 4:57

    Dallas needs more oversight and stronger ethics rules; Texas Republicans release proposal for new congressional boundaries; Rob Kaplan to retire as Dallas Fed president after controversy over financial disclosures; Kessler Theater owner to purchase Longhorn Ballroom

    Special report: For Dallas photographer Nitashia Johnson, celebrating Black communities is an act of love

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 4:22

    As the pandemic continues, KERA and The Dallas Morning News are collaborating to document its impact on North Texas' arts and culture scene. The News' Julianna Morano talks to three Dallas artists about how their work has evolved since COVID-19 hit. This is the third and final story in the series.

    9/27/21: Texas surpasses 4 million total COVID-19 cases...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 4:46

    Texas surpasses 4 million total COVID-19 cases; Richardson ISD board president resigns suddenly; Crackdown at Del Rio migrant camp shows competing powers of sympathy and get-tough policies; Cowboys tackle La'el Collins tried to bribe NFL drug test collector

    9/24/21: Bill filed to add rape and incest exemption to Texas' new abortion restrictions...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 4:15

    Bill filed to add rape and incest exemption to Texas' new abortion restrictions; Trump prods Abbott for 2020 election audit; Juneteenth, Indigenous Peoples Day, Veterans Day now Dallas city holidays; Dallas Mavericks have parted ways with Haralabos Voulgaris

    Special report: How Gabby Elvessie became Dallas' ‘poetry mom'

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 3:44

    As the pandemic continues, KERA and The Dallas Morning News are collaborating to document its impact on North Texas' arts and culture scene. The News' Julianna Morano talks to three Dallas artists about how their work has evolved since COVID-19 hit. This is the second in the series.

    9/23/21: Dallas City Council approves $4.35 billion city budget...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 4:13

    Dallas City Council approves $4.35 billion city budget; Texas lawmakers receive credible threat of violence tied to vote for new abortion law; DFW Airport is testing ‘fast passes' that let you jump to the front of the TSA security line; Abbott asks lawmakers to use $2B of Texas' surplus for more property tax cuts

    9/22/21: Dallas police officer turns himself in...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 4:46

    Dallas police officer turns himself in; Biden administration open investigation into Texas' mask mandate ban in schools; Watchdog calls for more transparency from Dallas police on investigations into officer misconduct; Texans support mask mandates in schools

    SportsDay Insider: Cowboys' upside, Gallo's tears and a bigger game than the one at the State Fair

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 38:57

    SportsDay Insiders Kevin Sherrington, David Moore and Evan Grant mull over the meaning of the Cowboys' win over the Chargers, and by a two-thirds vote, they decide it showed progress [5:55]. Evan asks David and Kevin who's better: Zeke Elliott or Tony Pollard? Evan describes how he made Joey Gallo cry in a New York reunion [21:06], and Kevin breaks down the Texas A&M-Arkansas game at JerryWorld [29:07].

    9/21/21: Abbott asks Biden to declare federal emergency, provide help with migrant surge near Del Rio, Texas… and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 4:11

    Abbott asks Biden to declare federal emergency, provide help with migrant surge near Del Rio, Texas; Texas doctor who says he defied state's near-total abortion ban is sued; Trial date set for former Fort Worth officer accused of murdering Atatiana Jefferson; DMN, UT-Tyler poll: 1 in 4 Texans say they likely won't get COVID vaccine; Rental home project in the works in booming West Dallas neighborhood

    9/20/21: Military plane crashes into Lake Worth residential neighborhood...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 5:26

    Military plane crashes into Lake Worth residential neighborhood; Abbott's right turn deflates GOP rivals but opens door for O'Rourke, McConaughey; 18-year-old killed, 5 others injured Sunday in Deep Ellum shooting; Texas' redistricting special session begins Monday as GOP moves to boost majority; Upward of 95% of Dallas County residents need protection against COVID-19 to reach herd immunity

    9/17/21: The investigation of Sgt. Roger Rudloff...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 4:41

    The investigation of Sgt. Roger Rudloff; Dallas police evidence loss could have been easily avoided; Thievery vexing North Texas school districts after TikTok challenge; Posty Fest reveals lineup for 2021

    Special report: Pandemic portrait - Dallas comedian on reclaiming her joy

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 4:28

    As the pandemic continues, KERA and The Dallas Morning News are collaborating to document its impact on North Texas' arts and culture scene. The News' Julianna Morano talks to three Dallas artists about how their work has evolved since COVID hit. This is the first in the series.

    LISTEN: Soaring Dallas home prices - bubble or real?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 27:36

    Rogers Healy, founder and CEO of Rogers Healy and Associates Real Estate, came to the Deep Side to talk about the cost of Dallas real estate and the factors that are driving prices north and whether they will stay there.Find more ‘Dallas Morning News' audio and a special membership offer for listeners at dallasnews.com/listen.

    9/16/21: Interest in self-managed abortion rising in Texas...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 5:07

    Interest in self-managed abortion rising in Texas; Child suffered trauma as witness to Fort Worth officer's killing of Atatiana Jefferson; Texas hospitals face soaring expenses, shrinking profit margins as delta variant spreads; How a new Dallas group plans to combat rise in hate crimes

    9/15/21: Federal judge blasts Texas leaders for foster care failures...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 4:30

    Federal judge blasts Texas leaders for foster care failures; COVID-19 hospitalizations starting to plateau; Dallas County commissioners fail to pass raises for elected officials; Amazon to offer 11,000 more workers in D-FW

    SportsDay Insider: Problems with Cowboys' feel-good losses, pricey shortstops for Rangers and QB troubles at Texas and Texas A&M

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 39:07

    SportsDay Insiders Kevin Sherrington, David Moore and Evan Grant break down the Cowboys' opening loss to Tampa Bay and whether they can afford another road loss to the Chargers if they want to be taken seriously as a Super Bowl contender [2:02]. David says it's not a "must-win," but it's close. Evan gives us four shortstops the Rangers should pursue in free agency, and Kevin says it reminds him of money-whipping Alex Rodriguez [16:22].

    9/14/21: Coronavirus hospitalizations remain high in North Texas...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 4:15

    Coronavirus hospitalizations remain high in North Texas; Court backs Planned Parenthood's efforts under the new Texas abortion law; Texas GOP website restored after being hacked; Fort Worth ISD mask mandate again put on hold

    9/13/21: Biden's new COVID vaccine mandates will help Dallas recover...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 4:45

    Biden's new COVID vaccine mandates will help Dallas recover; FBI will probe whether Dallas police data loss was intentional; Could Texas' new heartbeat law lead to lawsuits against companies providing abortion insurance?; North Texas Food Bank's $500 million game plan

    9/10/21: Justice Department sues Texas over 6-week abortion ban...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 4:02


    Justice Department sues Texas over 6-week abortion ban; Fort Worth ISD's mask mandate starts next week after court ruling; A new Texas law now allows the permitless carry of handguns; Mark Cuban buys World Trade Center drawings


    9/9/21: Dallas police release body cam footage of officer who shot at unarmed man...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 4:26

    Dallas police release body cam footage of officer who shot at unarmed man; Texas leads U.S. in rent relief disbursal at more than 50% paid out, but hurdles remain; White House scoffs at Abbott vow to eliminate rape in Texas; AI may be the next big thing in tech, and Dallas-Fort Worth is lagging far behind

    9/8/21: Governor Greg Abbott signs elections bill...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 4:23

    Governor Greg Abbott signs elections bill; Pediatric COVID-19 hospitalizations hit all-time high in Dallas-Fort Worth; Governor Greg Abbott sets 3rd special session; Only Dallas County residents can get State Fair coupon reward for getting COVID-19 vaccine

    SportsDay Insider: Rangers' kid pitching corps, Dak's return and surviving Tampa Bay

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 38:00

    SportsDay Insiders Kevin Sherrington, Evan Grant and David Moore split up this week, with Kevin and Evan discussing the surprising accumulation of young starters making a pitch for next year's rotation [1:11]. Kevin and Evan also check in on the Big 12's 9-1 start and which team had the best win [10:33]. David talks about the impact of Zack Martin's loss (COVID) for the opener against Tampa Bay as well as Dak's return after 10 months without playing a down in a game situation [15:27].

    9/3/21: Dallas County reports 2,505 new coronavirus cases...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 4:40

    Dallas County reports 2,505 new coronavirus cases; Dallas city officials plan to call for independent investigation into police evidence loss; Texas schools are surveilling students online, often without their knowledge or consent; Governor Abbott explains his stances on abortion in Texas

    The Deep Side of Dallas: Is homelessness as bad as it's ever been in Dallas?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 43:39

    Mandy Chapman Semple has been working to fight homelessness in Houston and Dallas, and her results in Houston have made that city a national leader in reducing its homeless population. But in Dallas, where the homeless population is growing and tent cities are ever more common, where do we begin to fix it? Find more ‘Dallas Morning News' audio and a special membership offer for listeners at dallasnews.com/listen.

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