Category: Ben and Skin

Lance Berkman was Considering Retirement Before Texas Called Him, Hopes Rangers Fans Forgive Him for Prior Comments

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Lance Berkman signed a one-year deal worth $10 million this past week to become the newest member of the Texas Rangers. Looking to fill the voids of Mike Napoli and Josh Hamilton, the Rangers want to have Berkman play in the DH role to keep him healthy. Berkman is grateful for ...

Despite Inconsistent Playing Time And Early Season Struggles, Elton Brand Speaks Highly Of Rick Carlisle

Friday, November 16th, 2012

For Elton Brand it wasn't easy being an amnesty casualty out of Philadelphia, but he found a home in Dallas this offseason where he believed he could make it work. So far the power forward is struggling to maintain consistency. The Mavs sit at 5-4 heading into Thursday night's action. ...

Ron Washington Vows That The Texas Rangers Will Be Back Again In 2013

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

A week ago the Texas Rangers were ousted from the AL West Division lead on the last day of the season and then were promptly sent out of the playoffs two days later by the Baltimore Orioles. Texas was in first place for all but three days of the season ...

Ron Washington on Josh Hamilton: “What happened to Josh is part of recovery. That’s what relapse is. It’s a part of recovery.”

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Josh Hamilton made an unfortunate appearance in the news last week for what is being described as an alcohol relapse.  The Texas Rangers outfielder reportedly had three or four drinks during a dinner, and then more later during the evening. Hamilton is a recovering drug addict and problematic drinker, and ...

Jason Kidd says cryotherapy was a ‘secret weapon’ for the Dallas Mavericks last season, claims Dirk Nowitzki is far from done

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

In an interview transcribed here at SRI last week, Charles Barkley gave his take on Dirk Nowitzki being too old at this point of his career to be as dominant as we've seen him before. Jason Kidd has a different opinion on the matter as the Dallas Mavericks look to ...

Phil Costa on the Washington Redskins calling out the snap count: “It is on me. You gotta take the blame for it.”

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Cowboys center Phil Costa was front-and-center on Monday Night after having a rough night to say the least. Costa had four bad snap exchanges from the shotgun to Tony Romo in Dallas' 18-16 win over the Redskins. It's quite a bizarre story to see a professional lineman botch so many ...

Mike Modano Will Appropriately Retire as Member of the Organization that Drafted Him No. 1 Overall in 1988

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Mike Modano has signed a one-day contract that will allow him to retire as a member of the Dallas Stars organization. Modano will be handing in his retirement papers at the age 41, playing all but one of his 21 NHL seasons with the Stars dating back to 1988 when ...