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Daily Bullets (July 10): Gundy Carries the Budget, Marcus Smart on Leaving a Job after Nine Years

Thanks for stopping by – here’s your daily dose of Oklahoma State sports news.



Thanks for stopping by – here’s your daily dose of Oklahoma State sports news.

OSU Bullets

Bill Haisten had a thoughtful article talking about the pressure on OSU Football to carry the budget (TulsaWorld)
– My take: invest as much as possible into men’s basketball then let those two programs fund everything else

Marcus Smart talked about the human elements of leaving a team after nine years (MassLive)

• Berry Tramel has the last (scheduled) Bedlam as the third-most important game for Big 12 teams this fall (NewsOK)

The longest uninterrupted in-state rivalry in America takes a final bow. The emotions will run deep in Stillwater


• Jackson Holliday (Josh Holliday’s nephew) has started his ascent up the minor leagues (Twitter)

• ICYMI – Kenny Gajewski responded to the Kelly Maxwell-entering-the-portal news. Just please don’t go to OU, Kelly.

Non-OSU Bullets

• Couple of cool human stories that will help restore your faith in humanity:
– This is the best, a 14-year-old boy in St. Louis walked to his eighth-grade graduation and was offered a full-ride scholarship to the university that hosted the graduation (how he misunderstood the offer was heart-breaking and priceless)
– Mentoring program in Chicago takes current/former gang members into the auto industry

• Two terrific faith-based passages:
– A Psalm 1 happy and humble man
Killing lust

Could stop watching this Tweet of a hog running out onto a ski slope and taking out snowboarders:

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