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  1. Fitzsimmons & Durrett at TMS Media Day

    Richard Durrett

    It's that time of year with the Texas 500 closing in -- just six weeks or so away -- for media day at Texas Motor Speedway. Ian Fitzsimmons and Richard Durrett will be there with the ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM radio crew. Lots of good guests will join ...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  2. Denny Hamlin learns from 2010

    Richard Durrett

    FORT WORTH -- NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin won't dwell on the negatives of barely missing a championship in a memorable Chase duel with Jimmie Johnson in 2010. "I think we have to look at the positives," Hamlin said Wednesday at TMS Media Day. "We r...

    Blog | March 02, 2011
  3. Danica Patrick talks crashes, NASCAR

    Richard Durrett

    FORT WORTH -- TMS president Eddie Gossage interviewed Danica Patrick on stage at Media Day on Wednesday and she shared a few notes: * Patrick thinks fans may see a crash at the beginning of the second Twin 275 with a blind draw. "I think they'll p...

    Blog | March 02, 2011
  4. TMS Media Day: Danica Patrick and more

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Motor Speedway will host its annual media day today in preparation for the Samsung Mobile 500 under the lights on Saturday, April 9. The festivities begin at 12:30 p.m. Dallas time and you can watch it here. Ben & Skin will be on live on...

    Blog | March 02, 2011
  5. Griffin not in Dallas, but progressing

    Richard Durrett

    IRVING, Texas -- One of the most important players in the Big 12 conference this season was not at The Westin Hotel on Monday for media day. Robert Griffin III didn't make the trip with coach Art Briles because Briles said he wanted other players to ...

    Blog | July 26, 2010
  6. What we learned this weekend

    Richard Durrett

    Before the weekend got too far away from us (and while I've got a few quick moments from Big 12 Media Day near Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport), I wanted to share some of my thoughts about the weekend. So here goes: * I saw a Rangers team ...

    Blog | July 26, 2010
  7. Extra Bases: GM frustrated, not giving up

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It seems that Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels is briefing the media on injury news an average of twice a week these days. And it's not something he particularly enjoys. "When was the last time my update was good?" Dan...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  8. Daniels' approach: Options open, but little revealed

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Every year a few days prior to the Winter Meetings, the media makes its annual pilgrimage to Rangers Ballpark in Arlington to watch general manager Jon Daniels sit in front of a microphone and talk for about 20 minutes without say...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  9. Leadership will be a group effort

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- It's days like today, when the club meets as a whole for the first time, that not having Michael Young around is very noticeable. He was the one the media would turn to in order to gauge how the Rangers were feeling and to see w...

    Blog | February 16, 2013
  10. Surprise Six: Yu Darvish prepares for 2013

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The media tent set up just outside the Texas Rangers' clubhouse in Surprise was used for the first time Wednesday as Yu Darvish spoke to a small group of media (way smaller than last year). Most days here at spring training we'...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  11. Yu Darvish arrives with little fanfare

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Last year, the arrival of Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish was a major international story. Media were camped out for days -- many of them from Japan -- and when he walked in, it was a scene of clicking cameras and media jockeying for p...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  12. Meeting leftovers: Skipper reflects on 2012

    Richard Durrett

    Editor's note: A few leftover things from the winter meetings will be on the blog the next few days as we clean out the notebook. Rangers manager Ron Washington held his annual winter meetings chat with the media Tuesday and was asked to reflect o...

    Blog | December 08, 2012
  13. Ryan Dempster adjusts, succeeds with humor

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- There's a reason that a gaggle of media enjoy cornering Ryan Dempster a day or two before he starts. And it's not just because he's found the same groove in Texas that he was in Chicago this season, making him a reliable member of...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  14. Pregame buzz: Yu Darvish rewind

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- A day later, Yu Darvish's start was still a main topic in the pregame media chat with the manager. Some of Ron Washington's thoughts: * He was pleased with how Yu Darvish handled himself after the rough start. "It's not how you...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  15. W2W4: Yu Darvish facts and figures

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It's Yu Darvish Day in Rangersland, so our What to Watch For (W2W4) is some facts and figures for you heading into his start tonight (courtesy of Rich Rice, Rangers media relations guru): * Darvish will be the third pitcher in ...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  16. Daily (Yu) Darvish: Bunting and PFP

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Yu Darvish didn't throw off a mound Friday or conduct a news conference, meaning it wasn't quite as crazy a day as Thursday was for him and the media. But everyone did get a chance to see him with a bat in his hand. Darvish was ...

    Blog | February 24, 2012