Berry Tramel
Sports Columnist

Berry Tramel, a lifelong Oklahoman, sports fan and newspaper reader, joined The Oklahoman in 1991 and has served as beat writer, assistant sports editor, sports editor and columnist.

Tramel grew up reading four daily newspapers — The Oklahoman, the Oklahoma City Times, the Norman Transcript and the Oklahoma Journal — and entered the newspaper business at the age of 17, with the Transcript in 1978. His first game assignment was the Lexington-Elmore City high school football game, and he has enjoyed the journey ever since, from high school wrestling duals and regional track meets to Orange Bowls and the NBA playoffs.

Tramel was born and raised in Norman, Okla. He and his wife, Tricia, were married in 1980 and live in Norman near their daughter, son-in-law and three granddaughters.





Berry Tramel Tue, Jun. 30 2015 05:05:23 PM CST NBA free agency: Ranking the available big men LINK
Berry Tramel Tue, Jun. 30 2015 05:05:22 PM CST Commentary: OKC Thunder should be able to keep Enes Kanter, but at a hefty price LINK
Berry Tramel Tue, Jun. 30 2015 04:53:33 PM CST Tom Osborne agrees: 13th game matters LINK
Berry Tramel Tue, Jun. 30 2015 01:13:48 PM CST Who has replaced Donald Sterling as the NBA's worst owner? LINK
Berry Tramel Tue, Jun. 30 2015 08:33:47 AM CST Thunder's worst-case scenario for LaMarcus Aldridge LINK
Berry Tramel Tue, Jun. 30 2015 08:33:46 AM CST Toronto could be attractive destination for NBA free agents LINK
Berry Tramel Mon, Jun. 29 2015 04:25:00 PM CST Time for Thunder to use retired Sonic numbers LINK
Berry Tramel Mon, Jun. 29 2015 10:55:43 AM CST Cam Payne: What kind of basketball place is Murray State? LINK
Berry Tramel Mon, Jun. 29 2015 10:55:43 AM CST NBA offseason: Does the Heat have the Southeast Division's worst talent? LINK
Berry Tramel Mon, Jun. 29 2015 10:55:42 AM CST Put Pete Rose in Cooperstown, just not in the Hall of Fame LINK
Berry Tramel Mon, Jun. 29 2015 10:10:43 AM CST Tramel: I think we're going to like new OKC Thunder coach Billy Donovan just fine LINK
Berry Tramel Sun, Jun. 28 2015 08:03:19 PM CST Commentary: I think we're going to like new OKC Thunder coach Billy Donovan just fine LINK
Berry Tramel Sat, Jun. 27 2015 06:24:48 PM CST Emergency fill-in at Alamo Bowl put Lincoln Riley on Stoops' radar LINK
Berry Tramel Fri, Jun. 26 2015 08:25:23 PM CST Bob Barry Jr. stories will help a hurting state LINK
Berry Tramel Thu, Jun. 25 2015 09:12:36 PM CST After 49 years, Channel 4 will never be the same LINK
Berry Tramel Thu, Jun. 25 2015 01:15:14 PM CST Readers lament the loss of Bob Barry Jr. LINK
Berry Tramel Thu, Jun. 25 2015 11:55:56 AM CST Tramel: 'Don't know' is acceptable in the NBA Draft LINK
Berry Tramel Thu, Jun. 25 2015 07:10:33 AM CST NBA off-season: What will Kevin Love & Jimmy Butler do? LINK
Berry Tramel Wed, Jun. 24 2015 08:51:47 PM CST Column: 'Don't know' is acceptable in the NBA Draft LINK
Berry Tramel Wed, Jun. 24 2015 05:04:07 PM CST Will Edmond Santa Fe's Josh Richardson be drafted? LINK

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