The world of sport encompasses far more than the scoreboard. We challenge our writers to find the stories that aren’t always making headlines, because that’s where the heart of competition often lies.

Our Takes

Tennessee Titans Debut Controversial Houston Oilers Throwbacks

Coach Jay talks the Tennessee Titans releasing their brand new Houston Oilers throwbacks – a source of heated conversation on the internet.


Is it called The Open or The British Open?

Is it called “The Open” or “The British Open”? Pokatok settles the confusion, and gives their picks for the winner of the fourth major championship of the year.


Predicting the Group Stage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup

Coach Jay attempts to predict who he thinks will claim the top spot at the end of the 2023 Women’s World Cup.


Carlos Alcaraz Claims Crown in Thrilling Wimbledon Final

Coach Jay talks about Carlos Alcaraz winning the Men’s Singles Wimbledon Tournament in London, England this past Sunday.


Road Trip to Richmond: The First Voyage of the Pokatokmobile 1

Coach Jay talks about the maiden voyage of the Pokatokmobile – a road trip to Richmond and back for a NASCAR race at Richmond Raceway.

Our Takes

Power Ranking the Best Songs in Sports

Pokatok power ranks music used at sporting events. From college football to baseball to MMA, here are the best songs in sports.


UFC 290 Recap: “Great” Night of Fights Punctuated By Alexander Volkanovski Win

Coach Jay talks about the incredible night of fights this past Saturday in Las Vegas headlined by two title fights at UFC 290.

Our Takes

Ranking the Best FBS College Football Rivalry Trophies

Coach Jay talks about the best rivalry trophies in the wild and wonderful world of college football, including Notre Dame, USC, and more.


Men’s College World Series Preview: Omaha Set to Begin

Coach Jay talks about the Men’s College World Series kicking off this weekend in Omaha, Nebraska and predicts who he thinks will win.


Denver Nuggets Finally Claim NBA Championship

Coach Jay talks about the Denver Nuggets and Nikola Jokić claiming the NBA Championship with their win over the Miami Heat in Game 5.

Festival Updates

Pokatok Festival Set to Bring Sports World’s Fair to Houston

The countdown to the Pokatok Festival is on – the Sports World’s Fair is coming to Downtown Houston in April of 2024.


Oklahoma Softball Sets Sights on Third Straight Title

Jay Arnold talks about the Oklahoma Sooners softball team and their quest for a third straight NCAA Title at the WCWS in Oklahoma City.