Friday, September 24, 2021

Sports

big bets, sportsbook

Big bet: Restarting the conversation on sportsbook

Our esteemed governor is betting big that he'll be able to "get this done" on sports gambling in Oklahoma, but he's going to have...
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...
Julius Jones

Griffin, Westbrook, Young: Commute the sentence of Julius Jones

NBA superstars Blake Griffin, Russell Westbrook and Trae Young have each sent letters to Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt and the membership of the state's...
It did not have to be this way for the Big 12

It did not have to be this way for the Big 12 Conference

It did not have to be this way for the Big 12 conference. Last week, conference realignment hit college football again with warp speed. In...
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...
OU's move to the SEC

Podcast: Our visits to Duncan and Okmulgee; OU’s move to the SEC

There's a lot going on in the news. The delta variant is raging, Congress seems on the verge of passing a bipartisan bill (what is...
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...
Paul George trade

Paul George trade report: Danilo Gallinari, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and picks

Around 1 a.m. this morning, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the Oklahoma City Thunder will be trading superstar Paul George to the Los Angeles...
Lon Kruger, Sherri Coale

OU basketball says goodbye to Lon Kruger, Sherri Coale

So Lon Kruger is out as head coach of the OU men's basketball team. His retirement comes on the heels of OU women's basketball...
sports-related concussions

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...

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