The new Oklahoma Sports Scene weekly, a one-hour state-wide TV show on Cox Cable debuted in September on YurView Ch. 3 in Tulsa and YurView Ch. 93 in Oklahoma City with replays on Friday‘s (10:30 p.m.) and Saturday’s (11p.m.) to almost 300,000 subscriber homes.
Hall of Fame sportscaster Chris Lincoln teams with Grant Merrill, the producer, and host of the state-wide radio Prep Sports Postgame show from 10 p.m. to midnight on Sports Animal 97.1FM Tulsa and The Franchise 107.7 FM in Oklahoma City and 18 other radio affiliates across the state.
Oklahoma Sports Scene features in-depth interviews and features with local, regional, state and even national sports personalities. Shows are taped each Monday evening at the Cherokee Nation’s Hard Rock Casino’s popular Replay Sports Bar. The public (over 21) is invited to the Monday tapings at 5 p.m. in front of the Replay Sports Bar on the main floor of the Hard Rock Casino.
Sports Scene’s first show on Sept. 15 featured legendary OU football coach Barry Switzer as he talked football and reflected on the OU vs Nebraska “Game of the Century” on its 50th anniversary season. Joining him on this exclusive Zoom video call was Nebraska Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Rodgers as they talked about the 1971 “Game of the Century.” Also featured was Mick Wilson, the new Tulsa Public Schools Executive Director of Athletics and co-host Grant gave a special segment featuring Oklahoma high school sports as well as the Remington Report with Dale Day recaps and previews the main horse racing events.
“We’re excited about our new Oklahoma Sports Scene sports TV show,” Lincoln said. “We look forward to bringing sports fans something they can’t get anywhere else, lengthy, in-depth interviews and features.”
Grant Merrill added, “I’m looking forward to being part of Oklahoma Sport Scene with Chris and featuring our inside coverage of the Oklahoma prep sports scene.”
Sports fans can also enjoy the weekly show anytime on demand at Gameday Oklahoma.com and on You Tube and social media pages.
Oklahoma Sports Scene , co-hosted by Chris Lincoln and J.V. Haney, first debuted in August of 2017 but had to be shut down at the end of February 2020 by the COVID-19 Virus. Haney, a popular Tulsa sports coaching and broadcasting personality, has since retired.