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.

Houston quarterback Ward shines in TU’s AAC setback

    

Houston quarterback Greg Ward was stellar in the Cougars 38-24 win over the Tulsa Golden Hurricane, Saturday at H.A. Chapman Stadium in front of a crowd of 17,146. It was the first American Athletic Conference game of the season for both teams. Ward completed 22-of-38 passes for 273 yards, but threw no touchdown passes However, […]

Yogi Berra (1925-2015) was famous for his ‘yogisms’’

    

He was born Lawrence Peter Berra in 1925, but we all knew him and loved him as “Yogi” Berra, the great baseball player and manager who died last week at age 90. The St. Louis native grew up on “The Hill,” a section of the city populated predominantly by Italian-Americans. His parents were Italian immigrants. […]

Tulsa and OU offenses put on a show

    

I wasn’t at Memorial Stadium in Norman on Saturday, but like thousands of others I was watching the Oklahoma – Tulsa game on television, and what a game it was. The high scoring, offensive battle was won by the Sooners, 52-38. After OU drove to the one-yard line on their opening drive, Tulsa held the […]

Montgomery starts 2-0 with UNM win

    

To say the Tulsa Golden Hurricane is off to a great start in the Phillip Montgomery era might be a slight understatement. After all, the team has won its first two games of the season under the new head coach – one at home and one on the road. Tulsa won its first game with […]

TU gives Montgomery his 1st victory in opener vs. FAU

    

It took a while for both teams to get going, but once they did, the offense didn’t stop, as The University of Tulsa defeated Florida Atlantic, 47-44 in overtime Saturday in front of 24,001 fans at H.A. Chapman Stadium. Tulsa earned new head coach Phillip Montgomery a win in his first game at the helm […]

Try Twitter and you will get hooked

    

Twitter has been around since 2006, and for years I resisted using a Twitter account – now I’m hooked. In the beginning of Twitter’s existence, it seemed people were using it to let everyone know where they were at that very minute, what they were eating or what they were doing and basically I really […]

Professional Bull Rider tells his stories

    

Each year when the Professional Bull Riders Built Ford Tough Series comes to Tulsa, I am there, and this year was the 11th time the PBR made a stop in Tulsa. Well, this time around I finally had the opportunity to interview PBR entertainer extraordinaire, Flint Rasmussen. Although he wears clown face makeup, don’t confuse […]

Bill Polian, others inducted in HOF

    

Enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame doesn’t hold the same mystique and aura to me, as being inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. However, I understand the magnitude of the honor and this week salute those that were inducted on Saturday. I suppose the Pro Football Hall of Fame doesn’t excite […]

Tulsa Oilers affiliate with Winnipeg

    

One week after hiring a new head coach, the Tulsa Oilers announced an affiliation agreement with the Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League. This is the first time since the 2010-11 season that the Oilers will have a direct affiliation with an NHL team. That season, the Oilers were affiliated with the Colorado Avalanche […]