Thursday, July 16, 2020



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...
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...
1994 College World Seriesvideo

Remembering OU’s 1994 College World Series champions

The year 1994 can be remembered for a lot of things: The O.J. Simpson white Bronco chase, the Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan fiasco, Kurt Cobain’s...
Tom Brady Super Bowl

Here we are again: Tom Brady in his ninth Super Bowl

Yes, Tom Brady has now been to nine Super Bowls, and it's impressive to say the least. Also, I'm sure 95 percent of the...
Alex Saucedo

OKC’s Saucedo trains intensely ahead of Friday’s fight

(Editor's note: The start time and broadcast details of the fight cited at the end of this article have been updated as of 10:54...
The Sports Animalvideo

Narrative cage match on The Sports Animal confounds meaning

(Editor's note: The following condensed excerpt from Robert Kerr's latest book, The Sociology of Sports-Talk Radio, has been edited slightly for content and style.) A...

CrossFit puts the ‘cult’ in ‘culture,’ and I love it

HOBART — I have been working out since I was 18 years old. I’ve done floor aerobics, step aerobics, spinning, yoga, distance running, triathlon...
DJ Durkinvideo

Editorial: DJ Durkin the latest zit in college football’s unethical acne

Spotlighted by a brutal ESPN report about the culture of his program, Maryland head football coach DJ Durkin is the latest example of why...
Kevin Durant Fourth of Julyvideo

Kevin Durant will always be our Fourth of July villain

Every hero needs a villain. If Russell Westbrook, the Oklahoma City Thunder and our state's pathologically self-loathing masses were a caped crusader, then baby-face-turned-heel Kevin...

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