R.I.P, Dallas Sports History
Stubborn answer: Progress.
Grim reality: Sadness.
I remember a kinder, gentler era in Dallas when as a little punk I'd peer out the family Fury along I-35 and gaze in wonder at The Sportatorium, P.C. Cobb Stadium and a futuristic construction site dedicated to a dazzling new structure to be called Reunion Arena.
And now: This.
American Airlines Center is loud and glitzy and I'm sure the Infomart serves some purpose or other.
(Cue the twinkling piano).
But now when I drive down 35 and see our past sports joints as holes in the ground, I'll have a little hole in my heart.