The Bleacher Creature

With Brennen Gray as the Feature Creature. No More Talk Ken Griffey Jr. has some news for the stuffy oldheads who seemingly populate the majority of baseball media and front offices: let the kids play! In a new MLB-produced ad for the postseason, the legendary outfielder lists off a number of the supposedly cardinal sins […]

The Bleacher Creature

Print memery is dead Kevin Durant recently came out with his latest attempt to justify leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Warriors, which could also be a precursor to his jumping ship to the LeLakers following the 2018-19 season. Quoth the snek: “You can’t learn about life if you’re the only player on the […]

MLB playoff team logos. graphic by Conner Maggio

MLB playoff predictions: division series

Editor-in-Chief Justin Guglielmetti discusses his picks for the first round of the 2018 Major League Baseball playoffs. What’s that? It’s finally not 90 degrees outside? October is here, and you know what that means: the baseball playoffs are upon us. It’s been a bizarre year lacking in baseball’s characteristic parity, full of more juggernauts and […]

The Bleacher Creature

Justin Guglielmetti is the Bleacher Creature. I’m with Vontae Hot topic of the week: is Vontae Davis a li’l bitch? The two-time Pro Bowl cornerback shocked the sports world when he abruptly retired during halftime of the Buffalo Bills’ loss to the Los Angeles Chargers. Davis said that he was simply “done,” and he described […]

New rules in the NFL

Professional football introduces new rules to improve the game and protect players. Do you ever find yourself plopped down on the couch on Sunday, witness some strange ruling on the field, and think to yourself, “Just what the hell are the rules in the NFL anyway?” Don’t worry, so does literally everyone! In fact, if […]

The Bleacher Creature

Justin Guglielmetti is the Bleacher Creature, with Brennen Gray as the Feature Creature. Big Sexy Hey gang, we’re back. I’m sorry it’s been a hot second there, but there have been things to do, places to see, bleachers to creach. Don’t worry though, I promise that I won’t leave you again until the next time […]

While Kaepernick is most commonly known for his public stance against police brutality, the subject is absent from the ad campaign. graphic by Conner Maggio

Nike fakes social advocacy with Kaepernick campaign

The spectacle surrounding Nike’s new ad campaign distracts from its lack of political structure. Grab your torches and pitchforks and strap in, everybody; it’s time for another article on Colin Kaepernick. Over the past two years, ever since the former 49ers quarterback first took a knee during the national anthem and became one of the […]

Media Studies professor Bill Hinkle on TU termination

The university did not renew Hinkle’s contract at the end of last semester, prompting an early retirement. For more than two decades, Bill Hinkle was a fixture at the University of Tulsa, teaching popular advertising courses for the Department of Media Studies with a trademark no-nonsense attitude and a provocative, often crass sense of humor. […]

Small classes encourage individualized learning

Smaller student-to-teacher ratios offer a better qualilty of education and are one of the biggest draws for prospective TU students. As a University Ambassador, I always try to hit on certain points when I’m giving tours to prospective students. I tell them about our roomy and affordable on-campus apartments, successful Division I sports program, the […]