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Why are the Thunder overachieving? Billy Donovan

The Oklahoma City Thunder hold a (4-6) record through 10 games which isn’t great, but considering their strength of schedule, isn’t too bad. After last season where the Thunder underperformed, winning 49 games with Russell Westbrook and Paul George on the roster, the narrative around the organization was that Billy Donovan wasn’t the guy for […]

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The Good, the Bad, the Ugly, High-Roller’s Klub: OKC at San Antonio

The Thunder may have the most impressive (3-5) record the NBA has seen in quite some time. Six of their first eight games have come against playoff teams from last year, all of which are expected to be playoff teams this season. On Thursday, they dropped another hard-fought game to the San Antonio Spurs 121-112. […]

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4 Downs: Cowboys vs Giants

Despite a slow start the Dallas Cowboys managed to pull out a road win against the New York Giants 37-18 to improve to 5-3 on the season and remain undefeated in the division. Here are the four biggest takeaways from tonight’s game. 1. Ezekiel Elliott For the Cowboys, life is good when Zeke is good […]

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4 Downs Special: Little Slingers. The Passers of Oklahoma Small College Football

Sam Bradford. Jason White. Brandon Weeden. Josh Fields. What do they all have in common? All quarterbacks. All played for either Oklahoma or Oklahoma State. All are Oklahoman’s. All are among the best passers in their respective program’s history. What if I told you there were more past and present that would be among the […]

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Thunder aren’t rebuilding, they’re looking to retool around two

Since this offseason, the word ‘retooling’ has been used by Sam Presti to describe the current crossroads for Thunder basketball. For the first time in a decade, OKC has no headlining superstar on its roster. Instead, they have an elderly Chris Paul and Danilo Gallinari, both subject to be traded, with a bunch of young […]

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4 Downs Special: Golden Boys. The Players Behind the Most Underrated Offense in the State

Last time in The Eye of the Hurricane I mentioned that both Oklahoma and Oklahoma State are known for their explosive offenses and that Tulsa is right up there as well. I provided the offensive yardage and points in said article but I realized I failed to shed light on the players behind those numbers. So […]

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4 Downs Special: Eye of the Hurricane. What happened to Tulsa Football

When one thinks of offense in the state of Oklahoma both the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State come to mind. One name that doesn’t is Tulsa. The often forgotten third division I football program in the state they’ve had their fair share of offensive juggernauts as well. Paul Smith, David Johnson, G.J. Kinne, Cody […]

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