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Oklahoma sports betting

Editorial: Legalize sports betting? Then allow college athlete endorsements

Whenever Oklahoma's governor, Legislature and 30-plus tribal nations move beyond their talking points and truly negotiate the future of gambling in this state, the...
gymnastics

OU gymnastics team visits White House amid fencing team rebuke

WASHINGTON — Planning for an event honoring the University of Oklahoma’s women’s gymnastics team, as well as other NCAA national champions, was disrupted when...
NBA yuans

NBA’s and players’ comments on China wimpy so far

Sundaze cartoonist Mike Allen and I have been texting back and forth about the absurdity of the NBA's China problem. We decided he would...
football culture

From ‘stymie’ hits to 90 minutes, football culture changing

Rep. Mickey Dollens (D-OKC) vividly remembers his early days playing football as a kid growing up in Bartlesville. Dollens started playing tackle football in seventh...
throw the ball away

High school QBs penalized if they throw the ball away

Intentional grounding. Five-yard penalty from the spot of the foul. Loss of down. Those are 14 words that no quarterback, coach or high school football...
Oklahoma high school concussion data

Lacking data, Oklahoma high school concussion picture blurry

How many Oklahoma high school athletes sustain concussions each year? Although more attention is being paid to the dangers of head injuries than ever...
concussion

The hazy, frightening world of a sports concussion

As Trent Ratterree wandered the University of Oklahoma campus in search of lunch, his belly growled but his mind felt scrambled thanks to a...

Understanding the science of sports-related concussions

Although the numbers may be conservative owing to under-diagnosis and underreporting, medical researchers generally accept that at least 1.6 to 3.8 million sport-related concussions...
MAPS 7

MAPS 7: After pickleball stadium’s success, voters pitched Joystick Arena

Over the past several weeks, Oklahoma City residents have heard numerous proposals for MAPS 4, three of which involve sports arenas in some form...
Sam Presti

Sam Presti blows up the OKC Thunder as we know it

I heard Rumble may be driving a tank around the court next season for the OKC Thunder, firing t-shirts at the crowd among other...

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