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Legacies Worth Honoring

In a twelve month span, we lost two monumental legends. When Nipsey Hussle was murdered in March of 2019, it changed the landscape of hip-hop and awards shows. Meek Mill released his single Letter to Nipsey, the BET Awards gave a segment to his memory, and more. Hussle’s phrase, “The Marathon Continues” was heavily adopted […]

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Towering Heights: How PJ Walker became the face of the XFL

Phillip Walker, better known by his nickname PJ, has taken the football world by storm. Seemingly out of nowhere the soon to be 25 years old has risen from relative unknown to casual fans to the face of a budding league. But to me and those who know Walker better, this is no surprise. From […]

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How the XFL and College Football’s Transfer Portal Could be the Perfect Marriage

Meet Kenny Robinson. Current safety for the XFL’s St. Louis Battlehawks. Former University of West Virginia standout. Possible trailblazer. Robinson shouldn’t be in the XFL right now. He should still be at West Virginia if it wasn’t for an academic issue but none the less should be sitting out as a transfer at another school. […]

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Dear NCAA: It’s Time

With news surfacing the past few days about the possibility of a one time no penalty transfer rule and the loosening of players able to capitalize on their name, image and likeness (NIL) might a player empowerment movement be on the horizon? As an avid supporter of players rights I sure hope so. It’s only […]

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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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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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2 positives, 2 negatives about pre-season Thunder

The Thunder are three preseason games into the 2019-2020 season and after a win in Tulsa over the Mavericks, a win at home over the NBL’s New Zealand Breakers, and a humbling loss to the Mavericks in Dallas on Monday night, the Thunder’s strengths and weaknesses are becoming more clear. Other than the obvious drop-off […]

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