Sports media: Several sportscasters with Oklahoma ties have worked on the national network level

by Mel Bracht Published: September 23, 2013
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A list of sportscasters with Oklahoma ties who have worked on the national network level:

Troy Aikman, Henryetta High School, OU quarterback — Fox.

John Anderson, Tulsa's KOTV-6, KTUL-8 — ESPN.

Dave Armstrong, former Tulsa resident — ESPN, Fox Sports.

Skip Bayless, Northwest Classen High School — ESPN.

Dean Blevins, OU quarterback, KOCO-5, KWTV-9 — ESPN, ABC, CBS.

Brian Bosworth, OU linebacker — TBS.

Larry Burnett, TU graduate — ESPN.

Skip Caray, Tulsa Oilers announcer — TBS.

Joe Carter, Millwood High School — ESPN.

P.J. Carlesimo, Thunder coach — TNT, FSN.

Bob Carpenter, Tulsa Oilers, OU basketball — ESPN, CBS, USA, NBC.

Walter Cronkite, OU football announcer — CBS News anchor.

Stacey Dales, OU basketball guard — ESPN, NFL Network.

Steve Davis, OU quarterback — ABC, CBS, FSN

Becky Dixon, KTUL-8 — ABC's “Wide World of Sports.”

Jimmy Dykes, OSU assistant basketball coach — ESPN, ABC

Ron Franklin, KJRH-2 — ESPN, ABC.

Doug Gottlieb, OSU basketball guard, WWLS — ESPN, CBS Sports Network, CBS.

Curt Gowdy, KOMA, OU football, OSU basketball; Oklahoma City Indians — ABC, NBC.


by Mel Bracht
Copy Editor, Sports Media
Mel Bracht is a copy editor on the presentation desk and also covers sports media. A 1978 graduate of Indiana University, Bracht has been a print journalist for 34 years. He started his career as sports editor of the Rensselaer (Ind.) Republican...
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