Alexandra Trusova has enjoyed success but also suffered injuries. courtesy Wikimedia Common

Quads give skaters wins, injuries

Figure skating expert Hannah Robbins discusses the benefits and risks of quadruple jumps in figure skating as three teenage Russian stars attempt to compete with multiple injuries in the Grand Prix. As the senior figure skating season is ramping up, it is quickly becoming apparent who is going to be on top for the season: […]

The Golden Hurricane celebrates after scoring. photo by James Taylor

Tulsa triumphs over UCF Knights

Football journalist Hannah Robbins discusses the late mistakes by UCF that allowed TU to beat the conference leader 34-31. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane came into their matchup against UCF with no conference wins and a 2-7 record. UCF, the two-time American Athletic Conference champions, had a 7-2 record and four conference wins. The betting markets […]

It’s official: Simone Biles is the first GOAT

Gymnastics journalist Hannah Robbins discusses Simone Biles’s impact on artistic gymnastics and her record-breaking achievements. In professional sports, there are few individuals that people debate calling the greatest of all time (GOAT). Most of these athletes don’t deserve the title for one reason or another, but Simone Biles is not among them. She is the […]

The Clippers to rule NBA as new favorites … is that good?

Professional basketball journalist A. C. Boyle discusses the sport’s new order in which power is concentrated in Los Angeles and whether the Clippers will be become a dynasty. As I write this now, the NBA defending champion Golden State Warriors’ 2019-20 season has started 1-5. The Los Angeles darlings of the offseason, the Lakers and […]

Alexis Gaulden dribbles around a defender. photo by James Taylor

Women’s basketball goes down fighting

Basketball journalist Brayden McCoy covers Tulsa’s 76-73 loss to Southwestern Oklahoma State University last Wednesday. Wednesday night saw the women’s basketball team in action for the first time this year in an exhibition match against Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Even with Kendrian Elliott racking up a double-double with 27 points and 12 rebounds, TU still […]

NFL officiating flawed

NFL expert Lindsey Prather argues that refs are failing and are immune to certain rule changes. The NFL has had a significant officiating problem for some time now. Immediately following an absolutely egregious no-call during the Saints vs. Rams semifinal game last season, the NFL implemented a new rule: reviewable penalties. If officials miss a […]

Men’s basketball rocks Rockhurst 76-56

TU sports journalist Zach Short covers TU’s victory on Halloween night and what the game indicates about the team’s future. After an alarming first half, the Golden Hurricane took the game by storm to rout the Rockhurst Hawks in a 76-56 victory at Thursday’s exhibition game. Tulsa was off to a rocky start, missing all […]

Houston Astros have a lot to answer for

Sports journalist Hannah Robbins weighs in on the controversy surrounding the Houston Astros and their mishandling of the Osuna assault affair. Unfortunately for the team, the Astros didn’t win big at the World Series. However, even before their eventual loss to the Nationals, they were not doing well. The Astros were plagued with controversy during […]