The Most Memorable "Fights" in Dallas-Fort Worth Sports History

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When the Lakers' Empire imploded on Mother's Day in Dallas, it did it in surreal style -- under a barrage of 20 Mavericks' 3-pointers, and punctuated by cheap-shot thuggery from Lamar Odom and Andrew Bynum.

Was thinking about Bynum's chicken-shit elbow to an exposed J.J. Barea. Other than the time Jason Terry infamously -- and inexcusably -- punched the Spurs' Michael Finley in the family jewels during a 2006 playoff scrum, Bynum's signature shot will be a defining moment of Mavericks' basketball intensity.

Let me say this is as clearly as possible: Bynum is forever a punk.

UPDATE: To his credit, the punk just apologized.

Frustration be damned, you don't assault a vulnerable player -- especially one half your size. The intent was to harm, and if Barea would have been injured so would Dallas' championship hopes. The dude should be suspended and fined next season, and he should be forced to give a public apology ending with him explaining why he ripped his jersey off as he left the AAC court.

As for other memorable confrontations ...

I don't rememeber a singular hockey hit that stands out, so let's go with last season's Bruins-Stars game in Boston where the gloves were dropped three times in the first four seconds.

As for the Cowboys, George Teague blasting Terrell Owens off the Texas Stadium star will always be a favorite hit.

But, of course, nothing -- until the Mavs meet L.A. next season? -- will top Big Tex's headlock on Robin Ventura.

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Chickenpants
Chickenpants

And today's Dallas History Trivia Score!

How about the time that idiot started some shit with James Helwig in the Jack In The Bix parking lot in the Clif in 70 or 71? Didn't make it out of the first round!

p.s. not the James Hellwig shitbird

MoronDog
MoronDog

How about the fight Richie undertakes everyday against common sense and dignity? He has really pummelled the hell out of both lately.

P 23543
P 23543

You mean like 1920s reporter guy pistol whipping Phil Jackson with his same old tired routine?

MoronDog
MoronDog

Tom has been in combat, you moron.

Greggo is back on drugs
Greggo is back on drugs

Did you hear Richie and Greggo attacking listeners and readers yesterday. They said they don't know what we want and we are all idiots. No wonder they have such great ratings.

MoronDog
MoronDog

No, I tried to listen to that show a few times during Hardline commercial breaks and couldnt believe how horrid it actually was. That being said, it was better than being torn apart by wild llamas.

Robert
Robert

Pavel Bure put Dallas Stars goon Shane Churla to sleep with a well placed elbow. Don't underestimate the elbow, brother.

Gordon Keith got "Nestored" two years ago in the greatest moment in Dallas radio history. Newy Scruggs challenged Dan McDowell to a fight when they were face to face which McDowell chickened out of.

corby's backpack fullaweed
corby's backpack fullaweed

I'll take Brenden Morrow vs. Tim Gleason FTW! It was Steve Ott's first game against Carolina since Ott learned of Gleason (a former best friend of Ott) sleeping with Ott's wife. Morrow took the scrap so Ott wouldn't have to. That's some bold teammate/captain shit right there. Salty as hell.

Town of the Cow
Town of the Cow

Pick any 10 cent beer night between the Dallas Black Hawks and the Fort Worth Red Wings and there was at least one fight in the stands.

kill shot bubba
kill shot bubba

What about Lenny Randle and Frank Lucchesi? Dear RW, you need list education, they kinda suck.

Kergie Out.

Josh's broken records
Josh's broken records

Meh, this passes for journalism? Have y'all looked at Junior Miller's blog post about Dirk's newfound dominance? Hell of a read.

P1Steven
P1Steven

In the 1999 season Darian Hatcher put a wicked hit on Jeremy Roenick, and broke his jaw. Roenick in the last game had put an equally dirty hit on Modano. Hatcher complained about the hit, and Roenkick said he needed to stop complaining and do something about it. Hatcher was suspeneded for 7 games, but the message was made.

cynical old bastard
cynical old bastard

"I don't rememeber a singular hockey hit that stands out"

Let's see. There was the time in 1999 that Jeremy Roenick took a cheap shot at, and injured, Mike Modano. The next time the Stars played Phoenix at Reunion Arena Stars captain Derian Hatcher planted Roenick against the boards. Roenick was taken to Baylor hospital for surgery to repair his shattered jaw.

Here is the video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...

ScottsMerkin
ScottsMerkin

I see great minds think alike, I was sitting 5 rows up from the boards where hatcher nailed him, I remember seeing blood splatter up the glass and teeth bouncing too

cynical old bastard
cynical old bastard

I had season tickets back then. Upstairs, exact center ice, five rows up. You could see the blood from up there.

P1Steven
P1Steven

I was typing about the same hit. It was a statment for sure. Hatcher is one of my all time favorites.

ScottsMerkin
ScottsMerkin

There are 2 hockey hits that lives in Stars lore, aaron downey 1 punch left handed hook drop of the Carolina Hurricanes Jesse Boulerice and my favorite, Darrien Hatcher crushing Jeremy Roenick into the boards and break his jaw while sending his teeth flying http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...

Sturm's Bloody Rectum
Sturm's Bloody Rectum

NHL, easy, McSorley's chicken shit hit to the side of Brashear's head with his stick. Brashear's no angel by any means, and future MMA bit.

Scruffygeist
Scruffygeist

Didn't Jeff Gordon and someone else get into a slap-flight at TMS last year?

Or how about the guy at the ballpark who fought the railing and lost?

ScottsMerkin
ScottsMerkin

dont forget the parachuter who fought the light stanchion and the temple and lost. And yes Gordon fought Burton at TMS, well kind of slapped each other

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