Sports

Mixon heads the list of local draftees

 

Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon, who was not invited to the NFL Combine, was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the second round of last week’s draft. Four players from OU and two from OSU were drafted while at least eight other players – including Tulsa quarterback Dane Evans – signed contracts as undrafted free […]

‘We Are Baseball’ is coming to Tulsa

    

If you’ve ever wanted to visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, but just haven’t made the trek to upstate New York, here’s your opportunity, as the We Are Baseball Hall of Fame Tour makes a stop in Tulsa this week. The innovative collaboration of baseball and technology, will be set […]

OU, OSU and TU players will be taken in the NFL draft

 

Despite his baggage, Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon may be the first area player taken in the NFL draft on April 28. Mixon was the No. 1 running back recruit in the nation when he arrived in Norman three years ago. But in July 2014, he had a confrontation with a female student. She shoved […]

Kentucky wide receiver Badet has transfered to Oklahoma

 

Kentucky graduate transfer Jeff Badet has signed a financial aid agreement with Oklahoma. A wide receiver, Badet will be immediately eligible for the Sooners and has one year of eligibility remaining. The 6-0, 180-pound Badet, who is scheduled to earn a bachelor’s degree from Kentucky next month, started all 13 games for the Wildcats in […]

2019 NCAA back in Tulsa

 

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship First and Second Rounds will return to Tulsa in 2019 with The University of Tulsa serving as the host school. In March, Tulsa hosted first and second round games of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship in Downtown Tulsa. The 2019 tournament games in Tulsa are scheduled for March 22 and […]

Drake, Ill. State join SL

 

The Summit League has added Drake University and Illinois State University as affiliate members for men’s tennis beginning with the 2017-18 academic year. Drake and Illinois State will be immediately eligible for regular season and postseason championships along with all individual awards in their initial 2018 Summit League campaign. Summit League men’s tennis membership will […]

Cooper joins OSU staff

 

STILLWATER – John Cooper, a veteran of over 100 wins as a Division I head coach, has joined Mike Boynton’s staff as an assistant coach for the Oklahoma State basketball team. A Kansas City, Missouri native, Cooper spent the previous five seasons as the head coach at Miami (Ohio), where his defense-first approach saw the […]

Baseball fans mourn both Joe Preseren and Roy Sievers

    

Two gentlemen of baseball died recently – Joe Preseren, former general manager of the Tulsa Drillers, and Roy Sievers, former Major League All-Star. Preseren died April 12 at the age of 58, after suffering a cerebral aneurysm on March 10. Preseren is survived by his four children, and had been a widower the past 14 […]

QB Rudolph’s play spurs Heisman talk

 

Based on the returning offense alone, Oklahoma State should challenge for a Big 12 championship this year and perhaps national honors. That assessment was confirmed Saturday as the Orange team, led by quarterback Mason Rudolph, beat the Black team 24-0 in the annual spring game in Stillwater. Rudolph, who has made some preseason Heisman Trophy […]

‘Disgraced’ documentary examines Coach Dave Bliss

    

It seems the verdict is still out on how corrupt or how changed a man is former NCAA basketball coach Dave Bliss. In the documentary, Disgraced, airing this month on Showtime, Bliss first denies any wrong doing relating to the investigation of the death of one of his former players, and yet admits he had […]