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Ryan Sharp is a lifelong Oklahoman but was born in Texas, something he doesn't share too often with his OU- and OSU-loyal friends.
Ryan spent a good chunk of his early childhood in southeast Oklahoma, before moving to Shawnee, where he graduated from Bethel High School. He is a 2005 graduate of Oklahoma State University, where he was a member of the OSU marching and spirit bands.
Ryan joined The Oklahoman as a part-time copy editor in the fall of 2004 after interning at The Indianapolis Star. After a short stint as a copy editor and designer, Ryan was named an assistant sports editor for colleges, outdoors and golf in 2006.
Ryan lives in Bethel Acres with his wife, Wendy, and their son, Matthew.
By John Helsley and Ryan Sharp | Published: Mon, Oct 6, 2014
OSU struggled with Iowa State for the better part of a half Saturday, before turning it on for an eventual 37-20 win. Several ranked teams – including five of the top eight in the AP ranking – didn’t fare as well, suffering upsets that shook the college football landscape.
BY RYAN SHARP, Assistant Sports Editor, email@example.com | Published: Mon, Oct 6, 2014
Turns out the court case between Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy and a disgruntled contractor isn’t quite over.
On Monday, an appellate court ruled the portion of Brent Loveland’s case regarding wages he lost after clearing his schedule to work for Gundy should go back before a Payne County court.
Loveland filed a lawsuit in August 2011, alleging he was fired from working on Gundy's Stillwater home because he arrived on his first day wearing a shirt believed to be associated with the University of Oklahoma baseball team.
Loveland accused Gundy of telling him, “How dare you come into my house and offend my wife?” when he arrived at Gundy's home for the job. When Loveland asked what Gundy meant, the coach replied,