All posts by Addam M. Francisco

Founder & Editor-in-Chief. National Association of Black Journalists. University of Central Oklahoma.

Serena Williams says ‘countdown has begun’ to retirement.

Saying “the countdown has begun,” 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams announced Tuesday she is ready to step away from tennis so she can turn her focus to having another child and her business interests, presaging the end of a career that transcended sports. In an essay released Tuesday by Vogue magazine and a post on Instagram — the sorts of direct-to-fans communication favored these ...

Oklahoma’s Gundy out after saying ‘racially charged’ word

A day after Oklahoma assistant head football coach Cale Gundy announced his resignation, the school said Monday that Gundy uttered a racially charged word multiple times during a film session last week. Gundy, who had been with the program as an assistant since 1999, announced his resignation in a social media post late Sunday, and the ...

Oklahoma City officially signs Mike Muscala

OKC signed Mike Muscala to a one-year deal.

45 Facts on Tom Brady’s 45th Birthday

As Tom Brady enters his NFL 23rd season, his legacy is still being written. Today, he reached another milestone — but much more of a personal one.  https://twitter.com/espn/status/1554819030757916673?s=20&t=QVHdGefvvz1-wM2OXaGh3Q Let's take a look at 45 facts about Brady on his 45th birthday. 1: As the full-time starting quarterback, Brady has only one season where his team ...

Bill Russell, the one-of-a-kind GOAT

Bill Russell was unique. He was obsessed with bees and golf and was a sharp contrast to other NBA superstars.

OKC lands Professional Softball Franchise

The Oklahoma City Sparks has joined Women's Professional Fastpitch as its newest addition, marking the league's third franchise slated to debut in the summer of 2023.

Sydney McLaughlin’s next move? 

The conversation about what track sensation Sydney McLaughlin will do next involves more than the clock.