Game of buckets, a playoff preview

Game of Thrones spoilers ahead As I write this article all I can think about is the “Game of Thrones” season premiere. I have so many questions I want answers to, but I have to write this article about the NBA playoffs so I guess I can combine the two. I’m going to compare each […]

Opening day in Tulsa

The Tulsa Drillers recently began the new minor league baseball season, playing the San Antonio Missions on Thursday. In the first game since the Drillers changed to the Dodgers’ Double-A affiliate, the new team beat the Missions 10–4. After a strong first inning by starter Chris Anderson, Brandon Dixon sparked the offense with a two-run […]

Bleacher Creature

Koch rallies millionaires Wichita’s favorite sons, Charles and David Koch, aren’t afraid to shell out their billions. If you’re particularly observant, you’ll notice a classroom in Helmerich Hall bearing the Koch name. Most likely, after they die, ACAC, or ACSU, or the Union, will be named after them. Poor Allen will dwindle into the forgotten […]

Baseball is back. Why should you watch it?

I know that for a lot of people baseball is a sport that exists, but because it lacks “action” like football, basketball or hockey along with the fact that it goes from April to October, they don’t want to watch it. Frankly I think that baseball is worth watching, but maybe for different reasons than […]

NBA MVP race heats up in final weeks

With the NBA regular season coming to a close, it is still unclear who the most valuable player really is. Some say it’s Stephen Curry, who is leading the Golden State Warriors to the top seed in a very tough Western Conference. Curry, one of the most entertaining and effective players this century, uses pure […]

Hurricane Recap

Golf The men’s golf team took first place in the UALR/First Tee Invitational on the strength of Matt Mabrey, who was the individual champion of the tournament. The Golden Hurricane beat out the Memphis Tigers by one point in their first place finish out of a pool of 16 teams. Joined Mabrey in the top-five […]

After 30 years, Tulsa’s soccer team returns

The Roughnecks have been on a hiatus of about thirty years, but are now bringing professional soccer back to Tulsa … Thirty years have gone by since the Roughnecks last played a game in Tulsa. The team is back with a surprising amount of fan support. Another big component of their comeback was their ownership […]

The Bleacher Creature

A game of inches In a DEA-style crackdown of cliches, the newest edition of the AP Stylebook has banned the use of “dingers,” “jacks,” and “bombs” in reference to home runs. Eliminating cliches from sports writing would be like eliminating apple pie from America. Simply put, the Associated Press woke up on the wrong side […]