Should student-athletes be paid? One from TU weighs in.

The NCAA’s failures will not change if student-athletes are paid salaries. Paying student-athletes is akin to legalizing steroid use. To air out the corruption only instigates deeper scandal and exploitation. Much has come into the light recently. The NCAA basketball scandal has invigorated the conscience in every armchair sports-philosopher this side of the asteroid belt. […]

Jaleel Wheeler, Corey Henderson and Junior Etou were honored during Senior Night at Sunday’s game against Temple. Photo by Dalton Stewart

Bearcats survive Hurricane, break streak

The Tulsa men’s basketball team had its winning streak halted at six games by Cincinnati, but clinched the fourth seed with a win at ECU. Riding their second-longest winning streak of the Frank Haith era, TU stormed into Cincinnati prepared for its toughest game of the season. A win would mean clinching the fourth seed […]

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The 2018 Olympics in review

The 2018 Winter Olympics have come and gone: here are some of the most notable outcomes. Figure Skating: What didn’t happen in figure skating this Olympics? American Nathan Chen was the first to land five quads cleanly during an Olympic Games and the first to attempt six (his failed quad flip landed with enough rotations, […]

The Bleacher Creature

NFL drops, erm, catches the ball You know what I’ve heard from every Cowboys fan I know over the past three years? “Man, if the NFL would just admit they were wrong about the overturned Dez Bryant catch against the Packers, I wouldn’t even be mad about it anymore.” And of course by every Cowboys […]

The Bleacher Creature

Tankapalooza 2018 It’s everyone’s favorite part of the NBA season: tanking time! It starts every year when the calendar hits February, then ramps up over the final two months. Who doesn’t love to see star players sit with fake injuries, or rosters made up entirely of names that you’re convinced are taken from NBA2K MyPlayer […]

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Men’s winning streak reaches six games

With strong efforts from stars and role players alike, the Golden Hurricane continued its late-season surge with wins against USF and UCF. Coming off his worst performance of the conference schedule, Martins Igbanu wasn’t about to be discouraged going into last Sunday’s game against South Florida. “Coach said before the game… to trust in yourself […]

Men’s basketball escapes at the buzzer

Sterling Taplin had the best night of his career and led TU to another win and a season sweep of the UConn Huskies. The last time the men’s basketball team played the UConn Huskies, they barely survived a double-overtime thriller at home on the back of Corey Henderson, who hit clutch shot after clutch shot […]

The Bleacher Creature

“Shut up and dribble!” How about no, you pea-brained ignoramus. In case you’re out of the loop, the cretin in question is Laura Ingraham, a meaner-spirited and less accomplished Megyn Kelly clone who currently hosts a Fox News talk show called “The Ignorant Angle.” I’m sorry, that was supposed to be “The Ingraham Angle,” but […]

Corey Henderson had trouble finding daylight against Tulane. Photos by Dalton Stewart

Golden Hurricane survives OT thriller

After taking down cellar-dwelling USF on the road, the men’s basketball team came back from a double-digit deficit to topple Tulane and maintain their top-four conference seed. Emboldened by a big win over SMU, the Golden Hurricane rolled into Tampa, Florida, looking forward to a much easier matchup against lowly USF. Though they didn’t play […]