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Batman’s 75th anniversary and the original Robin

By Tom Ward Original Robin looks back at 1949 movie Batman and Robin This week in honor of the 75th anniversary of Batman I thought I would take a trip back to the early days of the caped crusader and tell you about the classic movie serial based upon the exploits of Batman and Robin the boy wonder. In 1949, a movie serial hit the big screens called More...

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By Dan M On Friday, August 8th, 2014
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Cartoonist Bill Hinds and his 40 years of Tank McNamara

By Tom Ward It was 40 years ago this week that the comic strip Tank McNamara was launched by co-creators and native Texans Jeff Millar and Bill Hinds. Over the past 4 decades Millar and Hinds have displayed an More...

By Dan M On Monday, August 4th, 2014
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Tom’s leg lift golf drill to ensure balance

By Tom Ward tompward@sbcglobal.net If you’re battling with some inconsistencies in your game, like maintaining good balance in your swing, then I have a drill that might help remedy your issues. This drill may More...

By Dan M On Friday, July 25th, 2014
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How Golf altered Marvel Comics

By Tom Ward This week kicks off the 2014 Comic-Con International: in San Diego with attendance figures topping over 130,000 in recent years. Over the past decade Marvel Entertainment, a Walt Disney Company subsidiary More...

By Dan M On Saturday, July 12th, 2014
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Pickles comic strip creator: Brian Crane

By Tom Ward Senior Golf Writer tompward@sbcglobal.net I’ve been a longtime fan of the ‘Pickles’ comic strip drawn by artist and creator Brian Crane. Time has flown by as  next April the hugely popular comic More...

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By Dan M On Monday, May 19th, 2014
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Byron Nelson International Jr Golf Awards to Honor Junior Competitors

Winners include George Cunningham, Doug Ghim, Matthew Perrine, Scottie Scheffler and Austen Truslow. Five of the premier junior golfers in the world will be honored at the 2014 HP Byron Nelson Championship. The More...

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By Dan M On Monday, May 19th, 2014
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The Texas Swing hits Colonial next week

When: May 22-25 Where: Colonial Country Club, Fort Worth TV: Golf Channel (2-5 p.m. Thursday-Friday, noon-1:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday), Ch. 11 (2-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday) Defending champion: Boo Weekley Purse: $6.4 More...

By Dan M On Monday, May 19th, 2014
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A look back at my special visit with Byron Nelson

The HP Byron Nelson Championship kicks off this week. The tournaments namesake, the legendary Byron Nelson, was the first golfer to ever have a golf tournament named after him beginning a great tradition in 1968. More...

By Dan M On Sunday, April 20th, 2014
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HIS OWNSELF: a Semi-Memoir by Dan Jenkins

By Tom Ward Over the past few years I’ve enjoyed  brief encounters with the renowned sportswriter Dan Jenkins. I was first introduced to Dan by my friend, the late actor, Norman Alden. Growing up I always looked More...

By Dan M On Saturday, April 12th, 2014
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No single favorite for the 2014 Masters

A quick stroll across the manicured landscape of Augusta National afforded a glimpse of why this Masters is so hard to figure out. On the putting green in a quiet moment of practice was 20-year-old Jordan Spieth, More...