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‘Put on for my city’: How Big Homie Joe paved his way in Little Oklahoma City

Pursuing a career in anything entertainment-related in Oklahoma City, OK is almost guaranteed to be a bumpy road to travel down. Before 2006, OKC was desolate with only a minor-league baseball team and an inconsistent hockey presence, to say the least. Also, before May 3, 2006, you couldn’t get a legal tattoo in the state, […]

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Perception Isn’t Reality: A Letter on Why We Scream Black Lives Matter

Hello? Is anyone there? Are you listening? There’s so much that needs to be said…but I want to make sure we’re heard. I figure it’s about time I use this platform I’ve been given for this specific reason. Years ago Dr. King said, “I’m tired of marching for something that should have been mine at […]

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Optimism should be the vibe after Thunder media day

Monday, Sept. 30 marked the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 12th media day, and there wasn’t the same draw as previous seasons. There were no ESPN booths set up in the arena, most media members seemed more excited to see each other rather than OKC’s new additions, and there was a stale feeling in the Chesapeake Energy […]

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State of Opportunity

OKC…you there? As a lifelong Lakers fan, I get it. In the blink of an eye…LITERALLY EVERYTHING changes. Your star player(s) are gone, the hope of your franchise has disappeared and your once contending team looks like a JV squad. From the outside looking in, it looks like a lost cause. Might be hard to […]

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The First Purge: A Letter to The Black and Brown Family

Dear Black & Brown Family, I recently watched The First Purge (2018), and I was conflicted and convicted about a lot. Conflicted about why I haven’t made positive strides in my community yet and convicted on what I need to do to make it happen. Honestly, I had avoided watching this movie since it came out. […]

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Oklahoma high school basketball runs through Santa Fe

High school basketball is a delicacy in the state of Oklahoma. We’ve seen dozens of stars move through the state and move on to do great things professionally, but there has been an influx of talent from one school over the last 15 years. I’ll stray away from offending old-head Oklahoma basketball connoisseurs from past […]

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Should Sam Presti bring Joe Harris to OKC?

The reigning All-Star weekend three-point champion and Brooklyn Nets sniper Joe Harris is rumored to be being shopped around by the Nets. On Tuesday night it was tweeted by Ross of Legion of Hoops that the Nets are potentially shopping Harris to get off his $7.6 million dollar contract this upcoming season. Harris becomes an […]

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