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Matthew Postins

Matthew Postins is an award-winning sportswriter who has covered high school, college and professional sports. He writes about Dallas-Fort Worth sports for CultureMap. 

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No More Train Wreck

Are these Dallas Cowboys really ready to break the cycle of mediocrity?

By Matthew Postins

If I had to look in the mirror before the start of this Dallas Cowboys season and say, “The Cowboys will be 3-1 after four games,” I couldn’t have ...


Running Away

DeMarco Murray's price tag goes up with every yard he gains for Dallas

By Matthew Postins

As good as DeMarco Murray's numbers look so far this season, there's a bitter sweetness to the stat sheet. That’s because with every yard Murray gains, the ...


Rising From Retirement

Rolando McClain makes Jerry Jones look like a football genius — for once

By Matthew Postins

Sixteen months ago, Rolando McClain retired from the NFL. Six months ago McClain returned, bombed out in a workout with the Baltimore Ravens and retired again. Two months ago, the ...


A Rusty Start

Cowboys pay the price for ultra-cautious approach to Tony Romo's recovery

By Matthew Postins

First of all, Tony Romo’s back is fine. How could it not be after the pounding he took on Sunday against San Francisco, particularly late in the game? It ...


Everyone Wins

Signing Michael Sam goes beyond Jerry Jones attention-grabbing and makes real sense for Cowboys

By Matthew Postins

There will be cynicism surrounding the signing of Michael Sam by the Dallas Cowboys to their practice squad, just as there was cynicism when the St. Louis Rams drafted him ...


Championship Preparations

Officials get head start on readying AT&T Stadium for first College Football Playoff championship

By Matthew Postins

Less than five months away from the first College Football Playoff championship game, executive director Bill Hancock says preparations for the game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington are moving ...


Cowboys Behaving Badly

Wild week at Dallas Cowboys training camp makes it hard for Jason Garrett to preach discipline

By Matthew Postins

Injuries in pro sports are acceptable, even at the rate the Dallas Cowboys defense is absorbing them. But the self-inflicted wounds of the past few days are much harder to ...


Big 12 Kickoff

Big 12 football: Baylor wants respect, TCU takes a leap and Tech dares to dream

By Matthew Postins

As a new season — and a new era — of college football dawns, all of the Big 12 programs in Texas are looking to make their mark on the ever-changing landscape ...


One True Champion

Big 12 commissioner says scheduling strategy gives conference playoff edge

By Matthew Postins

This season, the Big 12 is branding itself under the banner “One True Champion.” But will that make a difference come playoff time? Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby believes so ...


Dirk's New Running Buddy

Mavs' acquisition of Chandler Parsons puts salve on Vince Carter wound

By Matthew Postins

The Houston Rockets blinked Sunday night when they chose not to match the Dallas Mavericks’ offer sheet to forward Chandler Parsons. It was a surprising turn of events, but the ...


Don't Blame Jerry Jones

Dallas Cowboys give up nothing to take a chance on Rolando McClain

By Matthew Postins

At first glance, the trade the Dallas Cowboys made for Rolando McClain looks like a good one. On July 1, the Cowboys swapped late picks in 2015 with the Baltimore ...


The Bright Spot

Adrian Beltre is a damn good reason to hit the ballpark this lost summer

By Matthew Postins

As the summer heats up, your motivation to visit Globe Life Ballpark might be winding down. After all, the Texas Rangers have one of the worst records in the American ...


TC Back in Big D

Re-acquiring Tyson Chandler gives Mavs defensive stability and chance at monster free agency

By Matthew Postins

The Dallas Mavericks faced many decisions after winning the NBA championship after the 2011 season, the most controversial of which was choosing not to re-sign center Tyson Chandler. One could ...


Saying Goodbye

Hundreds turn out to honor Dallas sportswriter Richard Durrett

By Matthew Postins

Those that spoke during Richard Durrett’s memorial service on Monday said that the late sportswriter likely would have hated the attention his death created the past eight days. His ...


Bleeding Purple

3 Texas teams reach College World Series, but only TCU is out for redemption

By Matthew Postins

In the long, distinguished history of the College World Series, the state of Texas has never sent three schools to the Final 8 in Omaha. That changes this weekend when ...


Powerful Prodigy

Texas Rangers must resist temptation to call up minor league breakout star Joey Gallo

By Matthew Postins

The injury-riddled Texas Rangers are set to embark on a road trip that could determine how much longer they remain relevant in the American League West. Nine games in 12 ...


Don't Cross Nolan Ryan

Is the 'curse of Nolan' ruining the Rangers' season?

By Matthew Postins

I am not normally superstitious. I don’t believe in ghosts. I’m not worried about black cats crossing my path. But this whole “curse of Nolan” thing is making ...


The Good Life

Retiring Michael Young reminds Texas Rangers just how good they had it

By Matthew Postins

Michael Young doesn’t know what the future holds. He may go into coaching. He may go into personnel evaluation. He may go into broadcasting. But one thing’s clear ...


Dirk's Dallas Promise

Dirk Nowitzki offers 'hometown discount' for chance to stay in Dallas

By Matthew Postins

Three years. That’s the amount of time Dirk Nowitzki believes he has left in the NBA. He admitted that during the early part of the 2013-14 season. He said ...


DeJaun's Revenge

Spurned by San Antonio, Dallas Maverick DeJuan Blair is out for revenge

By Matthew Postins

When you lose your job in professional sports, much like DeJuan Blair did last summer, you’ll play just about anywhere to keep your dream alive. It just so happened ...


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