Sterling Taplin drives through Wichita State defenders. courtesy Tulsa Hurricane

TU falters against Wichita State at home

Basketball journalist Hannah Robbins discusses Tulsa’s struggle to handle Wichita State’s offense on Wednesday night. Tulsa failed to improve on their three-game winning streak in their home game Wednesday against Wichita State. Only two members of the Golden Hurricane scored in double digits, with Martins Igbanu leading the way with 17 points and DaQuan Jeffries […]

Roberto Fermino dribbles past a defender. courtesy Irish Mirror

Champions League finishes knockout stage

European soccer experts Andrew Noland and Chris Lierly analyze the results of the most competitive soccer league on the planet. Tue 2/12: A.S. Roma 2-1 FC Porto This game proved topsy-turvy in the Italian capital, with both managers electing to take the counter strategy. The soccer looked confused tactically, which allowed Roma, despite having considerably […]

Hanyu falls on the ice, suffering another injury. courtesy The Japan Times

Why so many figure skaters compete injured

Figure skating expert Hannah Robbins argues that the long-term consequences of top skaters performing injured are not worth the short-term rewards. Yuzuru Hanyu. Shoma Uno. Evgenia Medvedeva. Three world champion figure skaters who have skated injured in the past year. Instead of taking the time to rest their bodies and heal, they continued to compete, […]

Joe Haden tackles Rob Gronkowski. courtesy Sporting News

Season review: 2018 NFL rules favor offense

Football expert Lindsey Prather discusses how last season’s new rules instigated a record-breaking offensive show in professional football. The 2018 NFL season was one for the record books; there was a resurgence of mind-numbingly potent offenses and notable breakout performances, such as MVP quarterback Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs. Unfortunately, despite all of […]

There are eight teams in the new AAF. courtesy Sporting News

Debut of Alliance of American Football

Football expert Thomas von Borstel details the history and people behind the opening weekend of the AAF. The brand spankin’ new Alliance of American Football looks to be a complement to fall football. Spring is no longer a time of desperate depression and melancholy. Over three million raving lunatics got their fix this last weekend. […]

Action shots from the Tulsa’s win against SMU.

TU breaks losing streak against SMU

Sports journalist James Taylor discusses the Tulsa women’s basketball team’s much-needed triumph over Southern Methodist University last Wednesday. Sounds of joy and elation echoed in the tunnel at the Reynolds Center as the Tulsa women’s basketball team headed back to the locker room after snapping a five-game losing streak against SMU. Tulsa relied heavily on […]

Sterling Taplin drives past a Temple defender courtesy Tulsa Hurricane

Golden Hurricane washes Temple away

Basketball journalist Hannah Robbins covers the men’s basketball team’s win against Temple where the group came together after an up-and-down few weeks. Tulsa rebounded from their loss against Wichita State to beat the Temple Owls after a strong second half. Five Tulsa players scored in double digits with Sterling Taplin recording a game-high 14 points, […]

Chris Richards, Alphonsie Davies and Christian Pulisic square up. graphic by Conner Maggio

North Americans make waves in European football

Soccer experts Chris Lierly and Andrew Noland deliver a comprehensive analysis of the North American rising stars in the beautiful game. The United States is historically disinterested in the world’s most popular sport, but recently, some major American players (and one Canadian) have made major moves to Europe’s biggest clubs. Though we are trying not […]

Tuktamysheva lands a triple axel. courtesy Orange County Register

Triple axel new ladies’ figure skating staple

Figure skating expert Hannah Robbins discusses the jump that everyone is talking about in ladies’ figure skating: the triple axel. This season is the first since the 2018 Winter Olympics, and with a four-year cycle comes new programs and skills. For the ladies, it was the triple-triple combination jump last cycle. This time, they continue […]