Softball should return to Olympics

About 10 minutes from downtown Oklahoma City is softball’s biggest stage. Every year, thousands flock to the area for the Women’s College World Series. Five years from now it will still draw in crowds — probably bigger crowds as coverage of it increases.

Home Runyon

Marisa Runyon was struggling until she saw the first pitch. In one swing, she gave Alabama a 5-3 lead with the game-winning grand slam to send the team to Oklahoma City.

Sooner or later

Sooner or later it was bound to happen. Alabama and Oklahoma softball were bound to meet eventually. Fate in disguise as the NCAA selection committee made it happen sooner than it has in years past.