Sunday, October 24, 2021

Sports

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...
Baker Mayfield crotch grab

ESPN obsessed with the Baker Mayfield crotch grab

I'm not sure if I've ever seen a television network make the news quite like what ESPN has done this past week regarding the...
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...
Elbert

I, conqueror: Mt. Elbert as metaphor

We’re a nation of conquerors. It’s built into our DNA. “Vini, Vidi, Vici” (“I came; I saw; I conquered”) was first uttered by a...
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...
OU baseball

Fake plastic trees: OU baseball field goes synthetic

“The score is still Q to 12!” That was the tally between comic characters Calvin and Hobbes during a game of their indecipherable “Calvinball” years...
Mammal Madness

March Mammal Madness: The cure for b-ball boredom

Because I'm not really into watching sports, it's easy for me to feel left out each year when March Madness rolls around. Everyone starts filling...
UFC CTE

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...
Durantenstein

Durantenstein: KD has become the monster

After some of the vitriol I've heard this week, I half expected the above scene at the OKC airport. As a long-time sports fan, I appreciate a...
girls' wrestling

Tuttle High School student looks to make history in girls wrestling

A 16-year-old sophomore from Tuttle High School is seeking to become the first Oklahoma girls' wrestling champion in the 147-pound weight class. Rayleigh Fisher, along...

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