Mike Sherman is sports editor of The Oklahoman, where he has a combined 18 years of service during two stints as a writer and an editor.
He covered high school sports for The Oklahoman from 1984-93. He also worked as a news writer for the Daily Local News of West Chester, Pa. (1993-94), sports editor for the Observer-Dispatch of Utica, N.Y. (1994-97) and an assistant city editor for The Tennessean of Nashville, Tenn. (1997-2002).
Mike is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma, Hammond High School in Columbia, Md., and a proud native of Savage, Md.
Mike Sherman,john helsley | Updated: 1 hr ago
Two seasons ago it was Tyler Patmon, a Kansas defensive back. Last year it was Josh Furman from Michigan. This year Oklahoma State has two transfers from BCS schools, including a starting cornerback from the Big Ten, ready to contribute. The Oklahoman's OSU beat writer John Helsley talks with sports editor Mike Sherman about how OSU became a transfer haven, and what recent transfers Michael Hunter and Chad Whitener could do for the Cowboy defense in 2015.
FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 1 hr ago
For the sixth time in his 17 seasons at Oklahoma, Bob Stoops enters preseason practices without having named a starting quarterback. But has the outcome been already decided? The Oklahoman's Jason Kersey looks at the reasons why Baker Mayfield looks like the starter. <iframe width="620" height="350" src="https://www.youtube.
Mike Sherman | Updated: Fri, Jul 31, 2015
Mustang businessman, baseball historian and collector Mark House never forgets, and thank goodness for that. It was House who three years ago did the heavy lifting to make sure Oklahomans met their own Jackie Robinson and ensured the Rev. William "Bill" Greason had his moment in the spotlight. On July 31, 1952, Greason took the mound for the Oklahoma City Indians minor league baseball team, and in so doing broke Oklahoma's pro sports color barrier. In 2012, House worked tirelessly behind the scenes to bring Greason back to OKC, commemorating the 60th anniversary of that event with a special night at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. Today marks the 63rd anniversary of Greason's appearance.
Mike Sherman | Updated: Mon, Jul 20, 2015
[brightcove]4364297937001[/brightcove] DALLAS -- In an exclusive interview with The Oklahoman's Berry Tramel, Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said the conference's new rule limiting contact during the season isn't an attempt to "sissify" football and may indeed be a competitive advantage. "We need to make it a safer game. That doesn’t mean we need to sissify it," Bowlsby said Monday following his press conference at Big 12 football media days at the Omni Dallas Hotel. "We all like the contact, but we need to make sure it’s a safer game in the short term and in the long term." Bowlsby announced Monday that the Big 12 recently passed a measure limiting teams to two sessions of full-contact per
Mike Sherman | Updated: Tue, Jun 16, 2015
The Oklahoman's Darnell Mayberry is in the process of profiling 14 players the Oklahoma City Thunder could possibly pick with the No. 14 overall selection in the NBA Draft on Thursday, June 25. The series continues through this weekend. You can read the latest here: Now comes a list of 34 players he, you and the Thunder can cross off the list. Thirty-four players who had declared as early entry candidates for the Draft have withdrawn.
Mike Sherman | Updated: Mon, Jun 15, 2015
The Women's Oklahoma Golf Association Stroke Play Mid-Am Championship has been rescheduled due to unplayable golf course conditions. The championship has been rescheduled for August 10-11 at the Golf Club of Oklahoma, 20400 East 141st, Broken Arrow, OK 74014. Players will receive a full refund. Entries will open for the new date on June 22.
Mike Sherman | Updated: Tue, Jun 9, 2015
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staff reports | Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015
The Thunder season has come to an end. We're locked in for exit interviews and sports editor Mike Sherman is answering your questions on the Power Lunch chat at 11 a.m. Get your questions in here.
staff reports | Updated: Thu, Apr 2, 2015
THUNDER THURSDAY -- The home loss to the Mavericks ended the Thunder’s hopes of moving up in the Western Conference playoff race. But is it too soon to assume OKC will be the eight-seed and face Golden State? The Oklahoman's Thunder coverage team discusses.
staff reports | Updated: Fri, Mar 20, 2015
Thunder general manager Sam Presti gives an update on Kevin Durant's injury status at an 11:30 a.m. press conference. Follow The Oklahoman's live coverage with Darnell Mayberry, Anthony Slater and more.
Mike Sherman | Published: Wed, Feb 4, 2015
GETTING TO KNOW DAHU GREEN -- There's much more to the Westmoore High School receiver who signed Wednesday with Oklahoma than SportsCenter highlights and recruiting flips.