Ryan Chapman

Ryan Chapman

Ryan is deputy editor at AllSooners and covers a number of sports in and around Norman and Oklahoma City. Working both as a journalist and a sports talk radio host, Ryan has covered the Oklahoma Sooners, the Oklahoma City Thunder, the United States Men’s National Soccer Team, the Oklahoma City Energy and more. Since 2019, Ryan has simultaneously pursued a career as both a writer and a sports talk radio host, working for the Flagship for Oklahoma sports, 107.7 The Franchise, as well as AllSooners.com. Ryan serves as a contributor to The Franchise’s website, TheFranchiseOK.com, which was recognized as having the “Best Website” in 2022 by the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters. Ryan holds an associate’s degree in Journalism from Oklahoma City Community College in Oklahoma City, OK. 

Jun 6, 2024; Oklahoma City, OK, USA;  Oklahoma Sooners second baseman Tiare Jennings (23) throws to first for an out in the second inning against the Texas Longhorns during game two of the Women's College World Series softball championship finals at Devon Park. Mandatory Credit: Brett Rojo-USA TODAY Sports
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Gasso's Core 5: Tiare Jennings' Calm Kept Oklahoma Steady in 2024

The OU co-captain balanced out the Sooners' locker room as the program hunted history this season.

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Oklahoma outfielder Jayda Coleman (24) poses for a photo with the trophy after winning Game 2 of the NCAA softball Women's College World Series Championship Series game between the Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and Texas Longhorns at Devon Park in Oklahoma City, Thursday, June 6, 2024. Oklahoma won 8-4.
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Gasso's Core 5: Jayda Coleman's Impact Will Resonate for the Next Generation of Oklahoma Softball

The OU star won a lot throughout her career, but the lessons Patty Gasso took from coaching Jayda Coleman and her classmates will last for years.

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Jun 5, 2024; Oklahoma City, OK, USA;  Oklahoma Sooners catcher Kinzie Hansen (9) claps as she rounds the bases after hitting a two run home run in the third inning against the Texas Longhorns during game one of the Women's College World Series softball championship finals at Devon Park. Mandatory Credit: Brett Rojo-USA TODAY Sports
Softball

Gasso's Core 5: Kinzie Hansen Led Oklahoma by Example With 'Tenacity'

The OU co-captain never backed down from a challenge throughout her playing career with the Sooners.

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Oklahoma outfielder Rylie Boone (0) celebrates a single next to Texas' Katie Stewart (20) in the fourth inning of Game 2 of the NCAA softball Women's College World Series Championship Series game between the Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and Texas Longhorns at Devon Park in Oklahoma City, Thursday, June, 6, 2024.
Softball

Gasso's Core 5: Rylie Boone Energized Oklahoma's Fourth Consecutive National Title

Patty Gasso deemed the talented outfielder one of her "Chaos Coordinators" to help fuel the 2024 Sooners.

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Oklahoma Defensive Back Arrested on Wednesday

A member of Oklahoma's secondary was arrested by the OU Police Department on Wednesday.

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Oklahoma pitcher Nicole May (19) pitches in the first inning during a Women’s College World Series semifinal game between Oklahoma (OU) and Florida at Devon Park in Oklahoma City, on Monday, June 3, 2024.
Softball

Gasso's Core 5: Nicole May Stayed and Left 'Special' Legacy at Oklahoma

The right-hander ascended as a leader of OU's pitching staff on and off the field over the last four years in Norman.

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Oklahoma's Ella Parker (5) celebrates a home run in the sixth inning during the Norman Regional NCAA tournament game between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Oregon Ducks at Love's Field in Norman, Okla. Saturday, May, 18, 2024.
Softball

OU Softball: Where Oklahoma's Roster Stands Headed Into 2025

The Sooners are poised to return eight players from the 2024 National Championship team, who will join eight talented freshmen as OU enters the SEC.

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Oklahoma's Avery Hodge (82) celebrates a double play with pitcher Karlie Keeney (8) in the first inning of Game 2 of the NCAA softball Women's College World Series Championship Series game between the Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and Texas Longhorns at Devon Park in Oklahoma City, Thursday, June, 6, 2024.
Softball

Report: Oklahoma Softball Trio Enters Transfer Portal

The Sooners reportedly lost three members to the transfer portal on Monday.

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OU coach Patty Gasso speaks during a celebration of Oklahoma Sooners fourth consecutive softball national championship at Love's Field in Norman, Okla., Saturday, June 8, 2024.
Softball

OU Softball: Oklahoma Celebrates National Title, Complete With Goats, at Love's Field

The Sooners capped off their fourth straight national title with a celebration with thousands of OU fans at Love's Field on Saturday.

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Oklahoma outfielder Rylie Boone (0) holds up the championship trophy following Game 2 of the NCAA softball Women's College World Series Championship Series game between the Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and Texas Longhorns at Devon Park in Oklahoma City, Thursday, June, 6, 2024.
Softball

OU Softball: Oklahoma's 'Invincible' Core 5 Close Their Careers as Softball Icons

Patty Gasso's senior class won a national title every single year of their careers, a feat that will never be surpassed.

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Oklahoma celebrates a 2-run home run by Oklahoma outfielder Kasidi Pickering (7) in the second inning during Game 2 of the NCAA softball Women's College World Series Championship Series game between the Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and Texas Longhorns at Devon Park in Oklahoma City, Thursday, June, 6, 2024.
Softball

OU Softball: Oklahoma Makes History, Captures Fourth Consecutive National Title

Cydney Sanders' three-RBI double in the fourth inning proved decisive as Oklahoma beat Texas for the program's eighth national championship.

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Oklahoma's Tiare Jennings celebrates her home run in Game 1 of the WCWS Championship Series.
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Softball Live Blog: Oklahoma One Win Away From Fourth Straight National Title

The Sooners rolled Texas in Game 1 of the WCWS Championship Series, pulling within reach of the program's eighth national championship.

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