As JFK theories linger, assassination buffs dig for gold in new files 

Part of ongoing coverage of the release of long-classified federal documents on the assassination of John F. Kennedy in Dallas, published in The Dallas Morning News. I was part of a team that produced reports during each document release as part of the JFK Records Act of 1992. This story was originally published Nov. 22, […]

How the ‘America’s Team’ Dallas Cowboys transformed the city’s image after JFK assassination 

Originally published Nov. 18, 2017 in The Dallas Morning News. Reported as part of my master’s thesis research at Southern Methodist University. Fridays in the early 1960s were usually light workout days for the Dallas Cowboys. The team was running through a few routine drills on the morning of Nov. 22, 1963 at its facility […]

Eyes on the fries: Winner rules the Whataburger in friendly Texas high school football feud 

Originally published Nov. 8, 2017 in The Dallas Morning News. FRISCO — In the front row of Frisco ISD’s Memorial Stadium, Frisco Lone Star High School senior Dalton Light hoisted a white flag with a bright orange W. Clad in navy blue and silver from head-to-toe, the fans clung to signs painted with orange-and-white numbered A-frame […]