Tuesday, July 7, 2020


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...

If Oklahoma Capitol insiders were WWE stars

Do you find the Oklahoma Legislature too boring to warrant your attention? Would you be more intrigued if the state's elected and appointed leaders...
Top Daug returns

All ears: OU basketball gets it right as Top Daug returns

It's finally happening: The return of the best mascot ever and all of his hype antics along with him. When Top Daug returns for...
Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant a reminder that heroes are often flawed

Kobe Bryant died in a fiery helicopter crash Sunday morning in California's Los Angeles County. Eight others died as well, including Bryant's 13-year-old daughter,...
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...
OKC Cavalry

A fan’s journey from the OKC Cavalry to OKC Thunder

The popularity of basketball in OKC mirrors this city's growth. The sport has, in a way, rewritten history on an individual level. The fabric...

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...
Serge Ibaka for Victor Oladipo and Damontas Sabonis

Thunder shocker flips Serge Ibaka for Oladipo, Sabonis

Reports indicate that the OKC Thunder are trading Serge Ibaka to the Orlando Magic for Victor Oladipo, Ersan Ilyasova and the No. 11 draft...
Alex "Cholo" Saucedo

Boxer Alex ‘Cholo’ Saucedo: ‘This is just the beginning’

As anybody who has ever run the 800-meter hurdles can tell you, the last one is hardest to clear. June 30 at the Chesapeake...

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...

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