Ryan LaCroix

All Things Considered Host/Operations Director/Other Stuff

Ryan LaCroix joined KOSU’s staff in 2013 after teaching for four years at ACM@UCO. He has been the co-host of "The Oklahoma Rock Show" since its inception in 2010. Ryan is also a contributing editor for Oklahoma Today magazine, the co-author of two books for the Oklahoma Historical Society, and the owner of the online music hub, OklahomaRock.com. He holds a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and lives in Blanchard with his wife Tiya and son Jaxson.

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Russell Westbrook is featured in a Nike commercial for the new Air Jordan XXXI shoes.

Watch it below.

This is Sample Size, our weekly new music feature with KOSU's Ryan LaCroix and LOOKatOKC music critic Matt Carney.

Today, Matt plays new music from Frank Ocean, Joyce Manor & M.I.A.

  Follow Matt & Ryan on Twitter at @mdotcarney and @KOSUryan.

Every month, NPR Music asks public radio personalities around this country to name a new favorite song and, this month, KOSU featured Oklahoma City rapper Jabee.

This is Sample Size, our weekly new music feature with KOSU's Ryan LaCroix and LOOKatOKC music critic Matt Carney.

This is Sample Size, our weekly new music feature with KOSU's Ryan LaCroix and LOOKatOKC music critic Matt Carney.

Today, Matt plays new music from Peter Bjorn & John, Lydia Loveless, and Belle and Sebastian.

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An Oklahoma State University men’s basketball player collapsed and died Thursday in Stillwater.

21-year-old forward Tyrek Coger was pronounced dead at Stillwater Medical Center Thursday evening after a 40-minute team workout at Boone Pickens Stadium. The Oklahoma State Medical Examiner’s Office says Coger died due to an enlarged heart.

OSU head coach Brad Underwood, who was out of town at the time, said there is no worse feeling as a coach than getting the call he got yesterday.

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This is Sample Size, our weekly new music feature with KOSU's Ryan LaCroix and LOOKatOKC music critic Matt Carney.

Today, Matt plays new music from Alan Vega, John Prine & Iris DeMent, and Blake Lusk.

Last night, Parker Millsap made his national television debut on Conan.

The Purcell native released his third studio album, The Very Last Day, in March. The album has been nominated for Album of the Year by the Americana Music Honors & Awards.

This is Sample Size, our weekly new music feature with KOSU's Ryan LaCroix and LOOKatOKC music critic Matt Carney.

Today, Matt plays new music from De La Soul, Flock of Dimes, and Ryley Walker.

This is Sample Size, our weekly new music feature with KOSU's Ryan LaCroix and LOOKatOKC music critic Matt Carney.

Today, Matt plays new music from Blood Orange, Angel Olsen, and Whitney.

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