As you may know, a certain football game will take place at the Cotton Bowl on Saturday. Kickoff is at 11 am, which seems like an absurd and reckless bit of scheduling considering how many Longhorns and Sooners fans are going to treat this as an excuse to start drinking at dawn. In other “sports scheduling I don’t understand” news, Texas and Toronto play some postseason baseball in about five minutes. The Rangers return home to the “strip-mall wormhole” on Sunday, and play at a reasonable time. What I suspect will be a bloodbath at Jerry World — with Tom Brady and Bill Belichick hacking away at a depleted Weeden-era Cowboys squad — is scheduled for 3:30 pm Sunday.
For you nerds who don’t want anything to do with this sports business — if you have time in between your regularly scheduled swirlies — there’s a lot of music, theater, and art to look forward to this weekend.Read More