Berry Tramel, The Oklahoman

Berry Tramel

The Oklahoman

Oklahoma City, OK, United States

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  • The Oklahoman
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  • USA TODAY
  • Hookem.com
  • Enquirer
  • NewsOK

Recent articles by Berry:

Tramel's ScissorTales: What if Kevin Durant doesn't know what he wants?

Kevin Durant’s discontent, which eventually surfaced after eight Thunder seasons and three Warrior seasons, has done the same in Brooklyn. → Read More

Tramel's ScissorTales: OU & OSU will miss Big 12 football director Ed Stewart

Lincoln Riley clearly saw Ed Stewart as an ally, and Mike Gundy raves about the Big 12 football director → Read More

Tramel's ScissorTales: Nearly half of Big 12 football teams have new coordinators in 2022

Nearly half of Big 12 football's coordinators this season will be new on the job. → Read More

Tramel's ScissorTales: A 16-team College Football Playoff would be worth the mismatches

A 16-team College Football Playoff would create plenty of mismatches, but also some memorable showdowns that might be worth it. → Read More

Tramel: Will Dillon Gabriel be more than a one-year quarterback for the Sooners?

Since the start of the 2017 season, OU football has had 6 starting quarterbacks. Some day, the carousel will stop where the Sooners don't want it to. → Read More

Tramel's ScissorTales: Why OU-Texas is a bigger get for SEC than USC-UCLA for the Big Ten

SEC commissioner Greg Sankey says his league trumped the Big Ten in conference realignment, and he was right → Read More

Tramel's ScissorTales: Will former Oklahoma State QB Shane Illingworth land Nevada job?

Former Oklahoma State backup quarterback Shane Illingworth, a late enrollee at Nevada, is battling for the starting job. → Read More

Tramel's ScissorTales: Kirby Smart wants Georgia-Florida moved; OU-Texas has a better idea

Georgia coach wants Florida-Georgia moved out of Jacksonville, but OU-Texas in Dallas shows the solution. → Read More

Tramel: Why Bob Stoops talked OU men's basketball team into visiting Normandy

Bob Stoops endorses a trip to Normandy for the OU basketball team. → Read More

Tramel's ScissorTales: How Alston vs. NCAA ruling affects college football players in potential union talks

The courts have given college football players unfettered freedom; collective bargaining could return it to the universities. → Read More

Tramel's ScissorTales: A 16-team College Football Playoff might be just what Big 12 needs

Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith says a 16-team College Football Playoff is gaining traction, and that would help the Big 12. → Read More

Tramel's ScissorTales: Arizona Cardinals resort to shaming Kyler Murray into homework

Arizona Cardinals requiring Kyler Murray to spend four hours of 'independent study' on video of upcoming opponent. → Read More

Tramel's ScissorTales: Which Big 12 football team has best nonconference schedule in 2022?

Two things save Big 12 football’s nonconference schedule in 2022. West Virginia and Alabama. Otherwise, it’s a humdrum nonconference slate for the Big 12. → Read More

Tramel's ScissorTales: Why a Big 12 festival should kick off 2023 college football season

A four-pack of conference games should kick off the Big 12's newlook 2023 season. → Read More

Tramel's ScissorTales: Brent Venables found experience for OU football in transfer portal

Brent Venables' class of transfers brought a bunch of starting experience, even if the OU football recruiting class is light on full-blown stars. → Read More

Tramel's ScissorTales: How a Big 12/NBC college football TV deal could work

Big 12 might be just what NBC needs for a new Notre Dame television contract. → Read More

Tramel: Why a merger between Big 12, Pac-12 conferences was never in the cards

The Big 12 seemed in peril a year ago. The Pac-12 seems in peril now. Commiserating probably is a good idea, but shared misery doesn’t equate to common goals. → Read More

Tramel's ScissorTales: Jazz, Spurs mimic Sam Presti's tanking plan for the Thunder

Utah and San Antonio consistently have won for decades, but the Jazz and Spurs have embraced the Thunder's rebuilding methods. → Read More

Tramel's ScissorTales: Thorpe's Olympic records finally restored to 1912 status

110 years after winning the Olympic decathlon, Jim Thorpe once again is the undisputed champion of the Stockholm Games → Read More

Tramel's ScissorTales: Departing Bob Bowlsby proud of Big 12 legacy

After taking over as the Big 12 Commissioner in 2012, Bob Bowlsby exits Big 12 media day for the final time. → Read More