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Super PAC Men: How political consultants took a Fort Worth oilman on a wild ride

The head of a Texas oil dynasty joined the parade of wealthy political donors, aiming to flip the Senate to Republicans. By the time consultants were done with him, the war chest was drained and fraud allegations were flying

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Bon Appétit: New French restaurant dishes out the finest in Fort Worth

Barely open six months, Le Cep, a contemporary French restaurant proffering fine dining, is stirring up Fort Worth’s culinary scene.

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Bridge collapse on I-35 north of Austin

SALADO, Texas (AP) — Emergency crews are responding to a reported bridge collapse along an interstate in Central Texas.

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Latin-inspired restaurant set to open in downtown Fort Worth

Downtown Fort Worth’s dining scene is about to get spicier with the opening of a new restaurant featuring Latin-inspired coastal cuisine.

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Amazon begins Prime Now program in Dallas area

If you just have to have it now, as in one hour, you can, at least in the Dallas area, as Amazon.com Inc. announced Thursday it will offer Prime Now.

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Sally Jenkins

Sally Jenkins: College sports is a mess but it can be fixed

The joy of March Madness is at odds with the distress we feel when we see the hypocrisy of college sports. Here's a plan to resolve the conflict.

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Sally Jenkins: To fix college sports, start with the chancellors

There is a common theme to the scandal stories plaguing college athletics: the enabling, if not outright collusion, by some of the supposedly highest-minded people on campus, those pipe-tamping, mortarboard-wearing guardians of integrity called chancellors and presidents.

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Jenkins: The fault, dear Tiger, is not in your swing, but in your cerebellum

Tiger Woods is not taking a break from the PGA Tour to fix a hitch in his golf swing. He's taking a break to fix the hitch in his head.

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Sally Jenkins: Will NFL tackle its problems or go down in flames?

PHOENIX – A commissioner who acts like he wants his profile on a stamp and a rulebook that must be read by cryptographers to be understood are just a couple of the NFL's problems on display this season.

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Jenkins: Brady and Patriots give game worthy of Super Bowl name

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Somehow the soulless big budget spectacle that was the Super Bowl, this anthemy, explosiony tricked-up show with its outrageous price gouging, the $9 "souvenir" sodas, and $15 "souvenir" popcorn, was finally worth it, and not because New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady made a little commemorative

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Jenkins: Is Deflategate a scandal or a lot of hot air?

PHOENIX – It's the scandal touched off by a pffffffffft. A whisper of escaping air that begs the question – what is the real substance of Deflategate, anyway?

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Jenkins: Bryant's jaw-dropping catch overruled by obscure parsing of rule

Usually, an NFL game is a pretty straightforward story, told with force and simplicity and ending in some kind of truth in the shape of a final score. But Dez Bryant, Peyton Manning and Bill Belichick didn't deliver

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Jenkins: Yes, RGIII was better but he still has a long way to go

Maybe Robert Griffin III finally has figured out how much coaching he needs to play in the NFL. Maybe he's realized how much interdependence with others it takes to look like a star in this league.

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Jenkins: Who can fix college sports problems? Not the guys who caused ‘em!

It's an adage that you can't help people who won't help themselves, and NCAA administrators fall into the category of staggering drunks who won't let go of the bottle.

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Jenkins: The NCAA has outlived its usefulness; let’s bury it

The need to dissolve the NCAA and put its Indianapolis headquarters into foreclosure has been fully demonstrated in the past weeks.

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