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 […]

National aspirations at stake as OU travels to Ohio State


NORMAN – First-year Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley will take a young but talented team to No. 2 Ohio State Saturday for a national game with playoff implications. Ohio State could be the best team the No. 7 Sooners face all year. Last season, the Buckeyes beat OU 45-24 under Coach Bob Stoops in Norman. Riley […]

Rudolph races past Tulsa; at South Alabama on Friday


STILLWATER  – Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph hit 20 of 24 passes for 303 yards, no interceptions and three touchdowns in the season opener against Tulsa. Rudolph cemented his reputation as one of the top quarterbacks in the nation in the 59-24 win over Tulsa in Stillwater last Thursday night. “I thought coming into it […]

Golden Hurricane host high-scoring Louisiana Saturday


Look for a lot of points to be scored Saturday. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane hosts Louisiana at 3 p.m. on Saturday. TU ran into a buzzsaw in Stillwater against Oklahoma State last week but still managed to score 24 points against a very athletic Cowboy defense and even though TU started an untested quarterback. TU […]

The Lincoln Riley era begins Saturday against UTEP


The Lincoln Riley era begins Saturday for the Oklahoma football team and the former offensive coordinator should have an easy victory in the season opener. The No. 7 Sooners heavily favored at home by 44 points over the mid-major Miners of UTEP. But it would be easy to see how OU could overlook that Conference […]

Tulsa faces stiff challenge against OSU in season opener


With a rookie quarterback, Tulsa has to go on the road to face No. 10 Oklahoma State – a team with perhaps the best quarterback/wideout combination in the nation. It’s a daunting task for a team that had not decided on a starting quarterback a week before game time. TU travels to Stillwater Thursday with […]

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. […]

TU not afraid to tackle top teams


No one can say that Tulsa backs off scheduling tough football teams. On August 31, the Golden Hurricane will travel to Stillwater to take on No. 11 Oklahoma State at 6:30 p.m. (on Fox 1). The Thursday night game will be broadcast nationally and the stakes are high for TU. A win would be a […]