www.presstelegram.com By KYLE GOON | kgoon@scng.com and MIRJAM SWANSON | mswanson@scng.com |   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGHQr2yy_4U   A public memorial for Lakers star Kobe Bryant and eight others killed in a helicopter crash will be held on Feb. 24 at Staples Center, a person with knowledge of the event confirmed to Southern California News...
www.soonerpolitics.org   In these days of stereotyping and pigeonholing, there was a super bowl ad that defies the worst images of urban culture. It chronicles the life of a single father raising 5 kids and their struggles with homelessness, hunger, and...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTC9G_Oyl2U   Emmit McHenry attended Booker T Washington in Tulsa, Oklahoma and as a student/athlete played for two TPS Hall Of Fame coaches while collecting 12 varsity letters in three sports: football, wrestling and tennis. The Coaches were...
www.tulsaworld.com By Barry Lewis   Ryan Humphrey, Kevin Lockett, Felix Jones and William Tisdale are among the 19 members in Booker T. Washington’s 2020 Ring of Honor class that was announced Wednesday. They will be inducted between the varsity basketball games on Feb. 7 when...
www.cnn.com By Jill Martin   As Wednesday's media session with the Kansas City Chiefs was winding down, Tyreek Hill received a phone call. It was from his mother. "I thought she was calling about my son," he said to a couple of reporters...
www.ktul.com   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YyMev6_XZ9s   Kia Motors’ Super Bowl ad features Tulsa’s Josh Jacobs, who has risen from homelessness as a child to star running back with the Oakland Raiders. The spot, which a Kia spokesman says was filmed in Tulsa, features Jacobs sharing words of...
www.essence.com By  LAWRENCE ROSS   The Greeks believed in mythical gods: beings whose supernatural powers and immortality placed them above mere mortals. And yet, these mythical Greek gods also were flawed, making their mortality and humanity relatable to those who worshiped them....
www.stormininnorman.com By Chip Rouse   If you are one to pick the Super Bowl team you will root for based on how many former Oklahoma football player are on the roster, I can help you out with your decision process.   Based on that...
www.fanbuzz.com By Brett Regan   On September 17, 1995, a star was born. Nobody really knew it at the time, but the arrival of Patrick Lavon Mahomes II in Tyler, Texas would ultimately change the NFL forever. Needless to say, Pat and Randi Mahomes raised an...
www.adage.com By E.J. Schultz   The spot, which is slated for the Super Bowl, comes as the league boosts its social justice messaging in wake of the Colin Kaepernick controversy.   The National Football League tackled the politically charged issue of police shootings of black...