Sunday, September 27, 2020


college football

College football fun dampened by COVID-19 risks

I fully admit: I'm probably one of those people. This college football season, the University of Oklahoma, as well as most other universities around...
Boomers and Sooners

Better to be Okies than Boomers and Sooners

The term “Okie” is the presumed pejorative with which Oklahomans have been coping in one way or another since 1939 when John Steinbeck publicized...
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 Sooners

Bars, parties and football during a global pandemic

When the Oklahoma Sooners kick off their season Saturday night against Missouri State, the stadium will feel empty, but nearby Campus Corner will not. The...
Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant to sign with Warriors, leave OKC

(Update: ESPN is reporting that Kevin Durant's contract will be for two years and $54.3 million.) NBA superstar Kevin Durant is leaving Oklahoma City, according...

John Blake’s OU tenure helped me value little victories

Tears were shed. Cheers were yelled. Hugs were given. Grass was even yanked from the field as mementos of the occasion. The John Blake era...

CTE, the UFC and the dark side of combat sports

In her 48-second fight against Amanda Nunes last month, Ronda Rousey took an astonishing 23 strikes to the head. After her second loss in a...
Mike Gundy

Mike Gundy has shirt problems

If there's one thing Mike Gundy should understand with his career as the head coach of the Oklahoma State football program, it's T-shirts. His...
Little Sahara State Park

Little Sahara State Park: Take a minication in NW OK

Located in northwest Oklahoma – an hour and a-half from any major interstate – the biggest event in Waynoka is the annual Rattlesnake Roundup, a festival that...
Joe Mixon apology

Joe Mixon apology: ‘I let a lot of people down’

University of Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon has issued an apology for the 2014 altercation that sent a fellow OU student to the hospital...

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