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Opinions, gripes, and ramblings concerning the sports world which we love so much. Generally focused on all Texas sports teams.

Only in Baseball

When you think of a 49 year old man, certain things come to mind: Mid-life crises’, awkwardly flashy sports cars, expandable waste bands, hybrid bicycles, leisurely rounds of golf. Probably the last thing anyone would associate with a 49 year … Continue reading

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Is Anthony Davis the real deal?

First off, let me congratulate all the Kentucky Wildcat fans out there. I think they heard ya’ll cheering all the way in New Orleans from Third Base 6th St. during the Final Four. There is no denying the fact that … Continue reading

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I am a Texas Rangers fan and damn proud of it.

I have to say, only recently have I been able to shake the tragic ending to last season. Never in my life have I been so pained by a sports loss (that I wasn’t directly involved in). To be one … Continue reading

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50 years after Wilt scores 100, where has the big man gone in the NBA?

It is hard to dispute that these days, the NBA is a point guard driven league. Without a great point guard there is little chance of your team being great. The influx of hyper-athletic and exciting point guards over the … Continue reading

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Move over football, it’s college hoops time

Everyone knows that in Texas, football is king. With college football over and the NFL winding down, we can take a deep breath and get focused on college hoops. February is make-it or break-it time for most college teams. Everyone … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays – What did you wish for?

By now, the dust has settled from Santa’s visit and you have likely rung in the New Year with gusto. As those with resolutions head back to the gym and promise to eat healthier, let’s take a look back at … Continue reading

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Who is T.J. Yates?

In an NFL year rife with injuries to star quarterbacks, the Houston Texans are no strangers to the woes of losing your starting gunslinger for the season. Matt Schaub went out during the Texans pounding of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers … Continue reading

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What does the NBA Lockout mean for the sport?

I was a sophomore in high school when the NBA locked out in 1998. A fresh-faced teenager, and a huge basketball fan. I was angry. I grew up watching the likes of superstars such as Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Magic … Continue reading

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It’s Hockey Time?

While the Texas Rangers failed to bring home another World Series title and the Dallas Cowboys were destroyed by the Philadelphia Eagles last week, another team in North Texas is quietly becoming one to watch. The Dallas Stars have put … Continue reading

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Meet our new Marketing Intern, Rachel!

Meet Rachel Cook, Third Base’s new Marketing Intern! We think she is fabulous and wanted to introduce her to all our fans! Third Base: Where is your hometown? Rachel: Honolulu Third Base: COOL!! Third Base: What’s your favorite memory or … Continue reading

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