Sports

Extra OU season tickets?

 

Due to a change in Big 12 Conference policy pertaining to the number of tickets allocated for visiting teams, the University of Oklahoma announced earlier this month that it will be putting 1,000 new season football tickets on sale. The Big 12 reduced the number of seats issued to visiting teams from 4,000 to 3,000, […]

OSU basketball reunion

 

Oklahoma State basketball coach Mike Boynton and the Cowboys will host an Alumni Reunion on August 4 in Gallagher-Iba Arena. The event will begin with a team practice on the afternoon of August 4, followed by a dinner and social in the GIA O-Club. The group will head to the golf course for 18 holes […]

Coaching staff of the year

 

Winners of back-to-back national championships, the Oklahoma softball coaches have repeated as the NFCA Division I National Coaching Staff of the Year, the National Fastpitch Association announced. Head coach Patty Gasso, associate head coach Melyssa Lombardi, assistant coach J.T. Gasso and volunteer assistant coach Andrea Gasso took home the honor for the second straight year […]

Home games for state fans

 

College football fans who like home games will have three choices on November 25 as Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Tulsa all play at home two days after Thanksgiving. Actually, on September 2, OU will be at home and OSU will be at home playing Tulsa. On the other hand, none of those three football teams […]

Thunder signs Paul George; Griffin gets a new contract

 

After losing NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant last season, the Oklahoma City Thunder have taken steps to contend for a league title by obtaining Indiana small forward Paul George from the Indiana Pacers. Oklahoma City struck a deal that sent Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis to the Pacers for George. George had been coveted by […]

Buddy Hield on All-Rookie team

 

  Former Oklahoma star Buddy Hield of the Sacramento Kings has been named to the first team of the NBA All-Rookie team for 2016-17. Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon and Philadelphia 76ers forward Dario Saric have been unanimously selected to the 2016-17 NBA All-Rookie First Team, voted on by a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. […]

Tough road games await OU, OSU, TU

 

Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Tulsa will face some of their toughest games on the road this football season. On top of the list will be the Sooners’ trip to Columbus, Ohio, on September 9 to face Ohio State in a battle of what should be two Top 10 or even Top 5 teams. Additionally, it […]

OSU will play Tulsa and ORU

 

In their nonconference schedule, the  Oklahoma State Cowboys under new head basketball coach Mike Boynton will face four postseason squads, five RPI top-105 teams and three 20-win teams from a year ago. According to KenPom, the Cowboys faced the nation’s toughest schedule in 2016-17, and the 2017-18 schedule includes matchups against Florida State (December 16, […]

TU tops in the AAC for Learfield

 

The University of Tulsa finished the year as the top-rated American Athletic Conference school in the final 2016-17 Division I Learfield Directors’ Cup Standings. Tulsa completed the 2016-17 athletic year ranked 68th nationally, while the next best conference performance was Houston in 84th place. Tulsa has the smallest enrollment of all American Athletic Conference schools […]

OU to face Arkansas Nov. 23rd

 

PK80, an early-season men’s basketball tournament created to honor Nike co-founder Phil Knight, released its two eight-team brackets on Wednesday. Oklahoma will compete in the “Victory” bracket and open tournament play against Arkansas on November 23 (Thanksgiving Day) at Moda Center in Portland, Ore. The event celebrates the 80th birthday of Knight and his contributions […]