HOF voters get it wrong again

Four players gained entry, but two of the best ever once again fell short, while another deserving candidate fell off the ballot entirely. Another year, another criminal exclusion from the Hall of Fame for Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens. Last week, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America released the official election results for the class […]

The Bleacher Creature

If it ain’t broke, fix it Not sure how crazy I am about that mini headline, because the NBA All-Star Game most definitely needs to be fixed. But you know what nobody has ever said, ever? “Man, this thing would be so much better if the players were all mixed up instead of on teams […]

Trump’s tax plan puts athletic departments in tough spot

According to Tulsa’s athletic director, the impact of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” on college athletic departments is yet to be determined. It’s no wonder President Trump’s Tax Cuts and Job Act is seeing unprecedented disapproval ratings. America’s favorite sport, college football, receives a devastating blow from the legislation. Amongst a vast array of […]

In the wake of Tyler Hilinski’s tragic death

In the wake of Tyler Hilinski’s tragic death, to anyone struggling with depression or feelings of suicide: you are not alone and help is out there. Tyler Hilinski was the Washington State backup quarterback who impressed coaches during his time as a redshirt sophomore. He came off the bench during the second week of the […]

You’re damn right, Jeffries did in fact throw it down. Photo by Dalton Stewart

Tigers caught in storm, Owls escape

After yet another demoralizing loss against Temple dropped Tulsa below .500 in conference play, DaQuan Jeffries put the Golden Hurricane on his back to snap the team’s four game losing streak. Coming off a heartbreaking loss to Wichita State, the Golden Hurricane traveled to Philadelphia hoping to get their season back on track against the […]

The Bleacher Creature

Anybody want some tea? You gotta love it when one of your hometown teams has a controversy that gets picked up by the media. It makes you feel like a supremely qualified expert even though you’re probably not any closer to the situation than that armchair GM from the other side of the country who […]

The Bleacher Creature

New Year, Same Lavar Last week, the bombastic Professional Dad made waves when he declared to the national media that head coach Luke Walton had lost the respect of the Lakers’ locker room. Fake news sites like ESPN ran with this buffoon’s opinion as if it was fact and posited that it might just be […]

Sterling Taplin goes up for a tough contested layup. Photo by Dalton Stewart

TU electrifies crowd, falls short

Their 3-0 start to conference play all but forgotten, the Golden Hurricane dropped their second and third consecutive games to Houston and Wichita St. Coming off a tough road loss to Memphis that ended Tulsa’s perfect start to conference play, the Golden Hurricane traveled to Houston knowing it could reassert itself as an AAC contender […]

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MLB end-of-season award winners

In a stunning decision, baseball commissioner Rob Manfred anounced that MLB award selection would be left up to the discretion of a pair of Oklahoma college sports writers. These are their picks. MVP: Aaron Judge – Go ahead, call me a homer! Judge’s massive slump to begin the second half, in which he struck out […]

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Cardinals overpower Golden Hurricane

Sterlin Taplin’s 18 points aren’t enough as TU falls short in the season opener against Lamar. The University of Tulsa’s 107th season of men’s basketball began play on Friday at noon in front of an absolutely raucous crowd of 7,431. Hoping to start the year off on a positive note after TU’s disappointing football and […]