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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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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 ...


Ellis A Keeper

Spurs cast dark shadow over series but Monta Ellis emerges as silver lining

By Matthew Postins

Since winning the 2011 NBA title, the Dallas Mavericks’ all-consuming drive has been to find young superstars to pair with Dirk Nowitzki in an effort to take pressure off the ...


Vinsanity Returns

Vince Carter finds redemption in stunning game-winning shot over Spurs

By Matthew Postins

Vince Carter has reinvented his basketball reputation in Dallas. The father of “Vinsanity” had always been considered a great dunker and a pure scorer before he arrived in Dallas and ...


Is Big Game Colby Back?

Pitcher Colby Lewis looks at home on Texas Rangers mound

By Matthew Postins

How do the Texas Rangers celebrate a guy’s first win in 22 months? Even Ron Washington wasn’t sure what the appropriate reaction was to Colby Lewis’ win over ...


Playoff Battle Continues

Mavericks show grit but can't let up now against Spurs

By Matthew Postins

It’s not often you see an NBA head coach surrender during a playoff game. But with the minutes ticking down in the Dallas Mavericks’ 113-92 win over the San ...


Who's The Kooz?

Kevin Kouzmanoff makes name for himself in absence of Rangers heavy hitter Adrian Beltre

By Matthew Postins

Who on earth is Kevin Kouzmanoff? He’s the guy making the absence of Adrian Beltre more than just tolerable. Before he made the Texas Rangers’ opening day roster, Kouzmanoff ...


A Missed Opportunity

If Mavericks can't fix impotent offense, it'll be a short series against Spurs

By Matthew Postins

Predictably, the San Antonio Spurs beat the Dallas Mavericks in game 1 of their Western Conference quarterfinal series on Sunday. How it happened, well, that was much less predictable. Who ...


A Validating Start

Amid Rangers' shaky start, pitcher Martin Perez stays rock solid

By Matthew Postins

Twenty-six starts, 11 victories and one Rangers Rookie of the Year award. That was enough to get the Texas Rangers to commit a four-year, $12.5 million contract to pitcher ...


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