Jeff Brucculeri

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Jeff Brucculeri is a freelance writer and broadcaster. You can contact him at jeffb@tulsabeacon.com, or follow him on Twitter @JeffBSports.

For the second week in a row, TU falls late in the game

    

For the second week in a row, a field goal at the end of the game decided the fate of the Tulsa Golden Hurricane. This time it came down to a 53-yard field goal with no time left on the clock, as New Mexico defeated Tulsa, 16-13, Saturday at H.A. Chapman Stadium. “The biggest part […]

Brewer excels as Tulsa races past Louisiana in slugfest

    

Not much defense was to be found, but if you’re a fan of offense, then Saturday’s football game between the University of Tulsa and University of Louisiana was everything you’d expect. The two teams combined for over 1,200 yards of total offense, while Tulsa ran away with a 66-42 home victory at H.A. Chapman Stadium. […]

Almost 90, baseball great Tommy Lasorda still going strong

    

Tommy Lasorda will turn 90 on September 22, but he hasn’t let his age or health problems slow him down. Last week, Lasorda was in town to watch the Tulsa Drillers for three days, and I had the opportunity to sit with him and chat with him in the Drillers press box prior to a […]

Geivett’s book is a blueprint on how to work in baseball

    

Former Major League Baseball executive Bill Geivett is passing along his wealth of knowledge on the sport, in the form of a new book, Do You Want to Work in Baseball? This book is a guide that will direct a person through the process of acquiring a job in professional baseball. Geivett began his baseball […]

Jeff Francis was maybe the best pitcher in Driller history

    

Jeff Francis is one of the greatest pitchers in Tulsa Drillers history. In fact, he’s the only Drillers pitcher in the team’s 41-year existence who was named Minor League Baseball’s Player of the Year (2004). Following an 11-year career in Major League Baseball, Tulsa still holds a special place in the career highlights for Francis. […]

Once again, the Professional Bull Riders show was fun

    

It was a bucking good time at the BOK Center last weekend as the Built Ford Tough Series Professional Bull Riders rode into town for their annual visit. Many Oklahoma bull riders competed in the Express Employment Professionals Classic, and when the two days of competition were over, Hulbert native Ryan Dirteater finished second place, […]

With two good years under his belt, Montgomery settles in

    

Philip Montgomery is beginning his third season as head coach of The University of Tulsa football team, and over the past two years, he and his family have acclimated well to the school and the community. “The kids have been going to school here, my son has graduated from school now, my daughter and my […]

Go visit BB&T Ballpark in Downtown Charlotte, N.C.

    

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – I recently performed the National Anthem prior to a Charlotte Knights baseball game and this was the second year in a row I had the honor to do so. I always enjoy visiting BB&T Ballpark in Downtown Charlotte, but in a lot of ways it reminds me of home – the Tulsa […]

NASCAR fans will enjoy Curb Museum for Motorsports

    

KANNAPOLIS, NC – Mike Curb is an amazing man. He’s a musician, recording artist, record label owner, owner and sponsor of several race cars, politician, and philanthropist. Recently, I toured the Curb Museum for Music and Motorsports in Kannapolis, North Carolina. The museum is appropriately located on Dale Earnhardt Boulevard; Curb was friends with Earnhardt […]

Prammanasudh chosen for TU HofF

    

Former University of Tulsa golfer Stacy Prammanasudh, will join an illustrious class of inductees into the TU Athletic Hall of Fame this fall. Other inductees will be Ed Dubie (football, baseball, track  and basketball, 1928-31), David Smoot (men’s track and field, 1960-63), Wes Hamilton (football, 1971-75), Lauren Lindsay (softball, 2007-10), and the 1982 TU football […]