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Bob Barry: A loss for both sides of Bedlam.

In later years, the action sometimes got ahead of him and Bob Barry would have to sort out the play with the help of Merv Johnson, his broadcasting sidekick. Still, he was fun to listen to as he called the … Continue reading

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That’s the guy! That’s the guy! Gus Johnson!

Thank goodness for radio. In some circles, Gus Johnson is described as “wildly popular,” but – as with many things – his popularity is debatable. There is no question Johnson is wildly enthusiastic. The introducing video for the Oklahoma State-Missouri … Continue reading

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World Editor Connors inducted into Hall of Fame.

Head coaches and sports reporters don’t always get along: witness the infamous Gundy rant at an Oklahoman sportswriter. It wasn’t the case with longtime Tulsa World writer and editor Bill Connors. As to that point, Connors was represented by former … Continue reading

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