Local sports coverage is slipping in Oklahoma. As a former member of the Tulsa media, it saddens me to make that statement. Covering local sports was my passion and my livelihood. Back then I sensed it, and even more so now, I see the profession slowly dying. There is no longer an investment being made…
Here’s how this works: You (the team) create a successful product, and then I show up.
Fans like me might be energized by basketball if we had something to be energized about. Sadly, as good as the football was, the state’s hoops teams leave a lot to be desired.
Houses will be divided, trash will be talked, and twelve months of bragging rights will be on the line.
Maybe the most bizarre part of it all is the fact that a computer gets to decide how an eventual champion will be determined.