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Careful, sports fans, you could be the next Seattle

With the Sonics packing up for Oklahoma, Kevin Jackson offers a cautionary tale to those who think their team is staying put. Story

Updated: July 3, 2008, 11:22 PM ET
By Kevin Jackson | Page 2

As an innocent first-grader in 1976, I returned home from school one day to get the devastating news that my dad's job was being transferred. My family was headed from the Pacific Northwest to the great unknown of some place called Tulsa, Okla.

As it turned out, Oklahoma would be only a blip on my childhood radar. We ended up spending just two years there before returning to the Seattle area, where I'd live for the rest of my school years.

During that brief stint in the Sooner State, ...

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