All posts tagged "Oklahoma Sooners Football"

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    Oklahoma Baseball Losers of 7 of 8; Are Sooners Down for the Count?

    Source: Stormin in Norman The bats finally came back to life for Oklahoma baseball on Friday in...

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    4-Star DE Ron Tatum To Announce Commitment Wednesday Afternoon – Will Texas Longhorns or Oklahoma Sooners Come Out on Top?

    Author: Taylor Estes / Source: Scout.com Putnam City (Okla.) four-star DE Ron Tatum set to announced his verbal commitment,...

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    OU Draft History

    Source: OU Athletics No program has been more consistent in supplying NFL talent than Oklahoma. Follow this...

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    Scout 300 ILB Ayodele Adeoye has Secured 23 Offers

    Author: Greg Powers / Source: Scout.com Scout 300 inside linebacker Ayodele Adeoye is quickly becoming one of the hottest...

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    Several Sooner Softball Streaks Snapped in Loss to Baylor

    Source: Stormin in Norman As the popular saying goes, all good things must come to an end....

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    2019 WR Theo Wease decommits from OU

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com And then there were none. Oklahoma has lost its only commitment for the...

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    Sooners to play USC at the Staples Center in Dec

    Author: John McKelvey / Source: Norman Transcript Oklahoma will head to the bright lights of Los Angeles as part...

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    OU softball: Sooners split with Baylor

    Author: From staff reports / Source: Tulsa World No. 8/8 Oklahoma (41-8, 11-1 Big 12) split a doubleheader with...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Replacing Cameron Rising

    Author: Graham Dudley / Source: Crimson And Cream Machine Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports As many Sooners fans were...

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    OU Takes Series From Baylor on Slam, Shutout

    Author: Karl Anderson / Source: OU Athletics Inning-by-Inning Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E...

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    Walker Lifts Sooners Past Jayhawks

    Source: OU Athletics Line Score Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Replacing Rising

    Author: Graham Dudley / Source: Crimson And Cream Machine Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports As many Sooners fans were...

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    Timeline: OU’s 2018 QB search

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com Bob Przybylo/Scout An in-depth account of OU’s 2018 quarterback search and how Cameron...

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    Sooner R3ign: OU Wins Third Straight Title

    Source: OU Athletics Team Scores OU OSU Ill. SU Minn. Neb. FX 70.95 69.65 70.90 70.20 69.75...

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    Oklahoma State men’s tennis struggles in Bedlam match, Sooners sweep Cowboys

    Author: Staff Reports / Source: ocolly.com Matt McClain/O’Colly File Photo The Cowboy tennis team fell to OU 4-0 on...

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    Sooners Rally Past Baylor in 10 on Aviu’s Double

    Author: Karl Anderson / Source: OU Athletics Inning-by-Inning Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Sooners Make Top 7 for IMG WR Joshua Moore

    Author: Graham Dudley / Source: Crimson And Cream Machine Joshua Moore Joshua Moore is apparently enjoying his recruiting process....

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    Let It R3ign

    Source: OU Athletics NOTES AND NUMBERS FOR NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP THE MEET The No. 1-ranked, Oklahoma men’s gymnastics...

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    Oklahoma Baseball: Sooners Host Kansas Seeking to Snap 5-Game Skid

    Source: Stormin in Norman It has been almost two weeks since Oklahoma baseball tasted victory. The Sooners...

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    Sooner Intel: Introducing 2020 OL Andrew Raym

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com Bob Przybylo/Scout Intel returns introducing OU fans to 2020 offensive lineman Andrew Raym....

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    OU football journal: Motley ends spring with a bang

    Author: Ryan Aber / Source: NewsOK.com Oklahoma sophomore cornerback Parnell Motley makes a play in the Sooners’ spring game...

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    Oklahoma Sooners 2017 College Football Preview, Schedule, Prediction, Depth Chart

    Author: Randy Chambers / Source: sportschatplace.com USA TODAY Sports Offense: The Sooners enter another season with one of the...

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    Sooners Begin Postseason at Big 12 Championship

    Author: Annie Barraza / Source: OU Athletics NORMAN –The No. 20 University of Oklahoma women’s golf team returns to...

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    Sooners to Close Out Regular Season

    Author: Ann Marcelli / Source: OU Athletics NORMAN – Oklahoma women’s tennis travels to Iowa State and West Virginia...

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    Fogle’s Final Spring Football Thoughts

    Can we throw the hay in the barn at this point for the OU football team? I...

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    John E. Hoover: Tulsa, Oklahoma City schools face hard sports decisions in midst of economic education crisis

    Franchise columnist and co-host John E. Hoover is now also a Featured Columnist for VYPE High School...

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    2019 OKPreps names to watch: J.D. Kolb, Cole Mashburn, Will Phillips, Richard Stromberg

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com Bob Przybylo/Scout Part II examines more 2019 OKPreps names for OU fans to...

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    OU softball: Sooners win by run rule over North Texas

    Author: Brooke Pryor / Source: NewsOK.com NORMAN — With runners on the corners in the bottom of the sixth...

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    Oklahoma Football: Five Big 12 Players Who Will Strike Fear in Sooners in 2017

    Source: Stormin in Norman Winning conference championships in college football is not as easy as it might...

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    OU unfiltered: Neville Gallimore

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com Bob Przybylo/Scout Sooners Illustrated goes Unfiltered with Neville Gallimore. Just a redshirt sophomore,...

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    Sooners need a win to begin important week on the diamond

    Author: Clay Horning / Source: Norman Transcript Kyle Phillips / The Transcript OU’s Steele Walker connects with the ball...

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    Przybylo: OU’s ball is in Trae Young’s hands

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com Trae Young (Brian Spurlock, USA Today Sports) OU and its fans got what...

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    OU’s Reign Continues: Sooners Repeat at NCAAs

    Source: OU Athletics Team Scores Vault Bars Beam Floor OU 49.4875 49.5875 49.7000 49.6125 LSU 49.3000 49.3875...

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    Tonight: Sooners Vie for NCAA Title

    Source: OU Athletics NOTES AND NUMBERS FOR MEET 15 SUPER SIX BOUND For the fifth straight season...

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    Sooners Begin NCAA Title Quest

    Author: NewsOn6.com / Source: newson6.com NOTES AND NUMBERS FOR MEET 14 THE BIG STAGE When the No. 1 Oklahoma...

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    Sooner Intel: Jordon Austin clears the air with OU

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com Bob Przybylo/Scout Intel returns with an update on OU commit Jordon Austin. Home...

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    Sooners Undone by First-Inning Walks

    Source: OU Athletics Line Score Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H...

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    Oklahoma softball: Sooners have embraced their second chance, will look to keep winning streak alive against Kansas

    Author: Abby Bitterman / Source: OUDaily.com No. 10 Oklahoma (35-7, 6-0 Big 12) is headed to Lawrence to take...

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    Sooners to Close Regular Season in Edmond

    Author: Andie Beene / Source: OU Athletics NORMAN — The No. 13 Oklahoma men’s golf team will close out...

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    Baker Mayfield: Bob Stoops not to blame for Oklahoma players’ off-field issues

    Author: Gabrielle McMillen / Source: Sporting News Baker Mayfield (Getty Images) Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has taken responsibility for...

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    OU striving for return to ‘Oklahoma Standard’

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com USA Today Sports OU excelling on the field, but falling short off it....

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    Oklahoma Sooners Spring Practice: Three Things We Learned

    Author: Rich Cirminiello / Source: Campus Insiders With Oklahoma’s spring practice in the books, here’s what we know and...

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    OU Football and Basketball Hoping for Grad Transfer Help

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com   Oklahoma has fared well in the graduate transfer department. Wide receiver has...

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    Oklahoma football: Bill Bedenbaugh’s offensive line has the Sooners excited for next season

    Author: George Stoia / Source: OUDaily.com After an impressive spring game, the Oklahoma offensive line may be the most...

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    By the Numbers: Season Review

    Author: Tyler Pigg / Source: OU Athletics With the close of the 2016-17 season, Oklahoma women’s basketball ranked in...

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    Oklahoma Baseball: Notable Numbers From Sooners’ Stumble at Texas

    Source: Stormin in Norman Oklahoma baseball has been defying the experts all season, but the Sooners hit...

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    By the Numbers: Sooners Primed for NCAAs

    Source: OU Athletics It’s officially NCAA Championships week! In advance of this weekend’s competition, here’s a glance...

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    Przybylo: OU’s next wave of RBs ready to roll

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com USA Today Sports It’s a new era at running back for OU, and...

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    Kyler Murray: Weekend Warrior

    For most college athletes, a weekend consists of one football game or a series in baseball or...

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    Linebacker Kapri Doucet transferring from OU

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com Bob Przybylo/Scout Linebacker Kapri Doucet announced he is transferring from OU. Linebacker Kapri...

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    Oklahoma football: Marcelias Sutton transitions from junior college to OU with ease in his first appearance as a Sooner

    Author: Abby Bitterman / Source: OUDaily.com Oklahoma’s spring game crowd was the largest crowd Lackawanna College transfer Marcelias Sutton...

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    AIR COMFORT SOLUTIONS: Murray gives Sooners much-needed depth at quarterback

    Author: Berry Tramel / Source: NewsOK.com OU quarterback Kyler Murray throws a pass during Saturday’s Red-White Game at Gaylord...

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    Sooners Shine at Big 12 Double Dual

    Source: OU Athletics OKLAHOMA CITY – The OU women’s rowing team shined in front of a home...

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    Oklahoma football: Sooners to play annual spring game

    Author: Staff Reports / Source: OUDaily.com GAMEDAY CENTRAL Sophomore quarterback Kyler Murray searches the field during last year’s spring...

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    Jenni Carlson: Why replacing Perine, Mixon and Westbrook won’t be easy for Sooners — but who will make it easier

    Author: Jenni Carlson / Source: NewsOK.com Oklahoma running back Rodney Anderson, middle, is one of several players expected to...

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    OU baseball: Sooners fall to Texas

    Source: NewsOK.com Four unearned runs in the first three innings propelled Texas to a 5-3 Big 12...

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    Oklahoma football: Three things to watch for in the Sooners’ 2017 Spring Game

    Author: George Stoia / Source: OUDaily.com After finishing last season 11-2 and winning their 10th Big 12 championship, the...

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    Worst Case Scenario

    We all know that OU has the Heisman finalist returning in Baker Mayfield, but there are backups...

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    Sooner Intel: OU spring game edition

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com Intel returns with a look at the top OU spring game recruiting storylines…...

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    OU unfiltered: Jeffery Mead

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com Bob Przybylo/Scout Sooners Illustrated goes Unfiltered with OU wide receiver Jeffery Mead. Can...

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    Sooners Are Rocky Top Bound Once Again

    Oklahoma Football will battle the Volunteers in another home-and-home series in 2020 and 2024. The teams played...

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    Oklahoma football: Sooners agree to new series with Tennessee

    Author: Spenser Davis / Source: OUDaily.com Oklahoma and Tennessee have agreed to a home-and-home series that will be played...

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    Horned Frogs Down Sooners Indoors

    Author: Mikey McCareins / Source: OU Athletics NORMAN – The Oklahoma men’s tennis team fell to TCU 4-0 on...

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    Nine-Run Second Helps Sooners Finish off ISU

    Author: Karl Anderson / Source: OU Athletics Inning-by-Inning Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E...

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    Sooners score 20 runs game two of doubleheader

    Author: From Staff Reports / Source: NewsOK.com Oklahoma 7, Iowa State 1 (Game 1) Pitcher Paige Parker earned her...

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    No. 33 Sooners Downed by No. 36 TCU, 4-1

    Author: Ann Marcelli / Source: OU Athletics FORT WORTH, Texas – The No. 36 Oklahoma women’s tennis team fell...

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    Sooner Intel: OU offers week in review

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com Marcus Hicks (© Greg Powers) Intel returns examining the key offers made by...

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    Sooner Intel: Keyshawn Embery still open to OU

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com Bob Przybylo/Scout Intel returns with an update on 2018 point guard Keyshawn Embery....

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    Sooner Intel: Jordan Kelley was OU from the start

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com Jordan Kelley (© Greg Powers) Intel returns with an update on OU commit...

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    OU football: Coaches getting creative as Sooners look to reaffirm commitment to defense

    Source: OU Sports Extra Coach Kerry Cooks runs drills with a player during a fall football practice...

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    Sooners Head to Texas For Pair of Matches

    Author: Ann Marcelli / Source: OU Athletics NORMAN – The Oklahoma women’s tennis team returns to action this weekend...

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    Oklahoma football: Sooners return experienced offensive line for spring camp

    Author: Kelli Stacy / Source: OUDaily.com The Sooners’ are looking forward to an improved front this season after returning...

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    Christian Daimler transferring from OU

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com Bob Przybylo/Scout Offensive lineman Christian Daimler announced he is transferring from OU. Oklahoma...

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    Tatum Veitenheimer goes with Sooners

    Author: Andy Newberry / Source: Wichita Falls Buy Photo WINDTHORST – If Tatum Veitenheimer could have been cloned there...

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    WarDaddy alert: Jordan Kelley commits to OU

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com Bob Przybylo/Scout OU earns its second commitment of the weekend and second commitment...

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    First Spring Practice Signals Fresh Start

    Source: OU Athletics NORMAN — The Oklahoma football team held its first spring practice Tuesday afternoon at...

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    Sooners add 4-star running back to 2018 class

    Author: Brooke Pryor / Source: NewsOK.com Fresh off signing a top-10 class last month, the Oklahoma coaches are back...

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    247Sports Take: Pledger to the Sooners

    Author: Steve Wiltfong / Source: 247Sports X WATCH & READ Friday Five: Best Heisman Trophy Bets x player version...

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    Four-Run Third Pushes Sooners Past Bulldogs

    Author: Karl Anderson / Source: OU Athletics Inning-by-Inning Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E...

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    OU football journal: Sooners DE Campbell’s career over due to concussions

    Source: NewsOK.com NORMAN — Gabriel Campbell never made it on the field for Oklahoma after signing in...

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    Oklahoma Football: Phil Steele Ranks Sooners 5th in Spring 2017 Top 10

    Source: Stormin in Norman It’s springtime, and football is back in the air at college campuses around...

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    Sooner Intel: OU rolling out red carpet for T.J. Pledger

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com Intel returns with an update on T.J. Pledger, OU’s top running back target...

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    Sooner Intel: Chance Cover a name to watch for OU

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com Bob Przybylo/Scout When talking 2019 inside linebackers, Chance Cover is a name to...

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    Oklahoma football: Sooners look to fill void at middle linebacker

    Author: George Stoia / Source: OUDaily.com Despite losing leading tackler Jordan Evans, Oklahoma has a variety of options to...

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    OU spring practice: Catching up with the Sooners after spring break

    Source: OU Sports Extra Oklahoma wide receiver Jeffery Mead catches a pass during his team’s practice on...

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    OU 17-for-2017: Backup QB for Sooners?

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com Bob Przybylo/Scout The OU 17-for-2017 countdown continues with a look at the backup...

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    Oklahoma Baseball: Sooners’ Climb in Polls Slowed by Bedlam

    Source: Stormin in Norman Oklahoma baseball has spent over a month defying the experts, and with Big...

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    OU football: Finally healthy, Brooks finishes Oklahoma career on own accord

    Author: James Poling / Source: NewsOK.com Former OU running back Daniel Brooks catches a pass during drills at Pro...

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    OU Football: Oklahoma Sooners QB Mayfield faces uncertainty after arrest

    Source: Times Record By Cliff Brunt, The Associated Press NORMAN, Okla. — Baker Mayfield is trying his...

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    OU coach Bob Stoops supports Big 12 conference championship game

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com Bob Przybylo/Scout It’s a guaranteed rematch, but OU coach Bob Stoops is in...

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    OU 17-for-2017: Is this the best offensive line for Bob Stoops?

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com Bob Przybylo/Scout The OU 17-for-2017 continues with a look at offensive line and...

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    OU 17-for-2017: OG starters between Cody Ford, Dru Samia, Ben Powers?

    OU 17-for-2017: OG starters between Cody Ford, Dru Samia, Ben Powers?. Bob Przybylo/Scout The OU 17-for-2017 countdown continues with a look at the interior offensive line. Expectations are high. Questions abound. Yep, it’s time for Oklahoma spring football. The Sooners, coming off an 11-2 season where they won the Big 12 championship and the Sugar Bowl, will...

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    Oklahoma women’s gymnastics: Sooners end regular season undefeated against Bears, head to Big 12 Championship

    Oklahoma women's gymnastics: Sooners end regular season undefeated against Bears, head to Big 12 Championship. The team dominated in event awards with at least one Sooner in each top spot and senior Chayse Capps taking the all-around title with a 39.625. As the away team, the Sooners opened on bars with senior Chayse Capps’s...

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    Sooners Run-Rule UIC to Wrap Up 10-0 Homestand

    UIC - Mack-Miller 3 0 1 0 0 0 OU - Mendes 4 2 3 0 1 0 Game Notes Oklahoma is now 8-1 all-time against UIC, including 3-0 in Norman ... OU has won six straight in the series ... Oklahoma has won 25 straight home games dating to last season,...

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    Oklahoma men’s tennis: Sooners drop their first home game of the season in a 4-3 upset by Cornell

    Oklahoma men’s tennis: Sooners drop their first home game of the season in a 4-3 upset by Cornell. "Give credit to Cornell today," coach Nick Crowell said. "They came into our place and took it to us on a lot of different courts. The Sooners took the doubles point with junior walk-on Mason...

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    OU Posts NCAA’s Best Score, Beats Buckeyes

    Team Scores Oklahoma Ohio State Allan Bower (OU) 15.050 Oklahoma’s team mark was the highest by any team in the NCAA this season. The Sooners were electric all night, posting NCAA team highs on two events and taking home four event titles. Sophomore and 2017 American Cup champion Yul Moldauer won floor with an NCAA-high 15.550,...

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    Sooners Close Regular Season at Cal

    Oklahoma California 2017 Record 14-0-0 11-3-0 2017 Ranking No. Dating back to the 2016 season, the Sooners have picked up 52 straight wins, including 39 consecutive victories on the road. OU is the nation’s only team this season to own 10.0 routines on all four events, marking the second time in school history that...

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    Sooner Intel: OU off to good start with Arjei Henderson

    If you wanted to take an early guess at who might commit to Oklahoma for the 2019 class, there’s no doubt Allen (Texas) High wide receiver Theo Wease was going to be in that mix. OU seemed to have a lot of interest in Wease, and Wease appeared to be about as all-in...

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    OU 17-for-2017: Will Steven Parker, Jordan Thomas be foundation of secondary?

    USA TODAY Sports OU 17-for-2017 continues asking about the leadership skills of Steven Parker and Jordan Thomas in the secondary. Expectations are high. Questions abound. Yep, it’s time for Oklahoma spring football. The Sooners, coming off an 11-2 season where they won the Big 12 championship and the Sugar Bowl, will no doubt be expected to...

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    Sooner Intel: Sooners in the hunt for Alston Orji

    Sooner Intel: Sooners in the hunt for Alston Orji. Oklahoma spent a lot of time last year trying to lock down a quality 2017 linebacker group, but the Sooners knew there was a big one for 2018 they were eyeing, too. If things didn’t pan out 100 percent for 2017, OU could turn its...

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    Oklahoma softball: Sooners defeat Tulsa 1-0 in a 10-inning thriller

    9 Oklahoma (15-4) beat Tulsa 1-0 in 10 innings, led by a strong performance from junior left-handed pitcher Paige Parker. Parker threw all 10 innings, a career-high. Efficiency was key for Parker, as she never saw more than four batters in an inning. “I would have gone 20 innings,” Parker said. I just wanted to win...

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    Oklahoma women’s gymnastics: Sooners preparing to face California in final regular season meet

    Oklahoma women's gymnastics: Sooners preparing to face California in final regular season meet. 19 California on March 12 in their last regular-season meet before the Big 12 Championship. “And if Michigan had stuck one more dismount or vault, they would have won the meet.” The tight match pushed the Sooners but freshman Maggie Nichols...

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    OU men’s basketball: Sooners fall, but help is on the way

    OU men's basketball: Sooners fall, but help is on the way. Soon enough, so were the Sooners. A spoonful of Trae Young makes the medicine go down. “I feel like we can be scary good next year,” said James, a sophomore who was a quality sixth man a year ago on the Final Four run...

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    OU men’s basketball: Sooners’ season ends with loss in opening round of Big 12 Tournament

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Closing games has been an issue all season for Oklahoma. A disastrous final four minutes before the break doomed Oklahoma and ended its lost season with a 82-63 loss at the Sprint Center. Just a season after doing to the Final Four, the Sooners finished 11-20. Coming off a timeout, the Horned Frogs...

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    Guerin Emig: Sooners can’t let losing season compromise their winning culture

    Guerin Emig: Sooners can't let losing season compromise their winning culture. The Sooners weren’t going to change the course of their season in Kansas City, though. Should OU fans be worried that all of the work that went into the previous five years, work that raised the profile and changed the culture of this...

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    TCU MBB: Frogs vs. Sooners Gamethread

    Final 1 2 Total Oklahoma Sooners 31 32 63 TCU Horned Frogs 44 38 82 The Big 12 Tournament opens tonight with the #8 seed Horned Frogs taking on the #9 seed Sooners. For more on tonight's matchup, you can check out the preview here. 1 - Shutting Down McGusty Kameron McGusty has been...

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    Bob Stoops worked out at Oklahoma’s pro day. Let me explain.

    Bob Stoops worked out at Oklahoma's pro day. Let me explain.. Oh, you thought Pro Day was only for players? If you thought that about Oklahoma, you would be very wrong. Bob Stoops getting a workout in while his former players get after it pic.twitter.com/8OqgHZwssb — Joey Helmer (@joeyhelmer247) March 8, 2017 The issue of...

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    Sooners Show Their Pro Potential

    After not being invited to the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine, Evans used Wednesday to prove he belongs among the best linebackers in this year’s draft class. He turned in a three-cone drill time of 7.03 seconds that would have been in the top 10 among linebackers at the combine, and then impressed yet...

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    Oklahoma football: Sooners RB Joe Mixon impresses on pro day

    Oklahoma football: Sooners RB Joe Mixon impresses on pro day. March 8 (UPI) -- NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma Sooners football held its much anticipated pro day on Wednesday, giving polarizing running back prospect Joe Mixon an opportunity to audition for the NFL teams in attendance. In comparison, Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott ran...

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    Oklahoma football: Dede Westbrook runs 4.34 40 at Sooners’ Pro Day

    Oklahoma football: Dede Westbrook runs 4.34 40 at Sooners' Pro Day. Update (10:07 a.m.): Dede Westbrook officially ran a 4.34 40-yard dash, according to OU Athletics. Once again, Dede Westbrook showed off just how fast he really is with 4.40 40-yard time at Oklahoma's Pro Day Wednesday morning. WR Dede Westbrook runs a 4.40 unofficial...

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    Follow OU’s 2017 Pro Day Live

    Follow OU's 2017 Pro Day Live. Tweets by OU_Football NORMAN — A total of 12 Sooners from the 2016 season and four other players with OU ties are participating in Oklahoma's annual Pro Day, Wednesday, March 8 at the Everest Indoor Training Center. For the first time ever, the event is being webcast live...

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    OU commit in focus: Patrick Fields

    Sooners Illustrated looks at what Patrick Fields' commitment means to OU. Some commitments are big because of their play on the field. With Oklahoma and Tulsa (Okla.) Union safety Patrick Fields, this is one that resonates on the field and on the recruiting trail. Fields, a high three-star prospect, announced for the Sooners on Sunday...

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    OU 17-for-2017: Will the defensive line have an alpha dog this season?

    OU 17-for-2017: Will the defensive line have an alpha dog this season?. Yep, it’s time for Oklahoma spring football. The Sooners, coming off an 11-2 season where they won the Big 12 championship and the Sugar Bowl, will no doubt be expected to be in the national championship and playoff hunt once again. We’ll take...

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    2017 NFL Combine Recap for former Sooners

    2017 NFL Combine Recap for former Sooners. Image via NFL video of combine While I’m sure that many of you have diligently followed the NFL combine over the past several days, it’s easy to miss an event or two. OU’s pro day will be another chance for former Sooners to impress NFL scouts. Samaje Perine...

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    Oklahoma men’s tennis: Rookie coach, Sooners play second match against No. 1 Ohio State

    The first time the Sooners and the Buckeyes met was at the National Indoor Championships Feb. 17 when the team got crushed against Ohio State 4-0. However, when junior Mikael Torpegaard clinched the match against Sooner senior Andrew Harris, Oklahoma was leading the remaining three singles matches. Crowell said the team has to win...

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    OU football: Offensive storylines entering OU’s spring practice

    OU football: Offensive storylines entering OU's spring practice. As the only other scholarship quarterback on the roster, Austin Kendall was the automatic backup, and the true freshman got some work in during garbage time of blowout games. This time around, the Sooners have a robust rotation behind Mayfield. The former Texas A&M quarterback is spending...

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    Oklahoma men’s basketball: Sooners ‘weren’t going to slip up’ against TCU

    There was no doubt the Sooners were going to beat TCU on Senior Day. When the final buzzer sounded on a 73-68 Oklahoma win, the Sooners walked off the court knowing they had just played their 14th game of the season decided by two possessions or less and this time, they had won. “We’ve...

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    Oklahoma women’s basketball: Sooners fall to West Virginia in Big 12 Championship

    Oklahoma women's basketball: Sooners fall to West Virginia in Big 12 Championship. West Virginia knocked No. The Sooners (22-9, 13-6 Big 12) fell to the Mountaineers 82-58 inside Chesapeake Energy Arena in the first round. The Sooners had six turnovers in the first quarter and shot just 3-13, 23 percent, from the field. Oklahoma continued to...

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    Oklahoma women’s basketball: Turnovers plague Sooners in Big 12 Tournament loss

    Oklahoma women's basketball: Turnovers plague Sooners in Big 12 Tournament loss. Manning turned the ball over and West Virginia hit a three pointer. The next thing you know, OU had allowed WVU to score 10 unanswered points and ended the first quarter down 16. Manning said she thought that the Sooners were going to be...

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    Sooners Narrowly Edge No. 2 Stanford

    Team Scores Oklahoma Stanford Allan Bower (OU) 86.950 PALO ALTO, Calif. – The University of Oklahoma men’s gymnastics team took its No. 2 Stanford by less than three tenths in collegiate gymnastics’ most highly anticipated regular season meet of the year Saturday night. Both teams competed at a high level, as Oklahoma’s team total was...

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    Notepad: Sooner men half-good all season

    The Oklahoma men beat TCU 73-68 Saturday inside Lloyd Noble Center to finish its regular season 11-19 and 5-13 in the Big 12 Conference. And, when Dante Buford hit a driving layup to close the first half, putting OU up 33-31, it seemed possible the Horned Frogs had the Sooners right where they...

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    Sooners Hosting Northwestern State In Home Opener

    Sooners Hosting Northwestern State In Home Opener. NORMAN, Oklahoma - After playing the first 14 games away from home, No. 9/9 Oklahoma welcomes Northwestern State, Evansville and Western Kentucky to Norman for the Courtyard Marriott Tournament in Oklahoma’s home opener. Promotions National championship posters will be given away during the first OU game of the...

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    Sooners Look to Extend Streak

    NORMAN – The Oklahoma women’s tennis team will look to extend is four-match winning streak Saturday when it takes on Wichita State at noon at the Headington Family Tennis Center. Saturday’s match is slated to be the Sooners’ first outdoor match of the season. Oklahoma The Sooners (7-2) come into the contest ranked for...

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    OU women’s basketball: Sooners leaning on ‘fighter’ mentality entering Big 12 Tournament

    OU women’s basketball: Sooners leaning on ‘fighter’ mentality entering Big 12 Tournament. Oklahoma's Peyton Little (10) sets up for a shot giving the Sooners a three-point lead with two seconds remaining during the second half as the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) defeat the Texas Longhorns 74-73 in NCAA, women's college basketball at...

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    OU 17-for-2017: Is this Jeffery Mead’s breakout year?

    OU 17-for-2017: Is this Jeffery Mead's breakout year?. Yep, it’s time for Oklahoma spring football. The page officially turns to 2017, and although things look rosy for OU, there are still plenty of unanswered questions going forward. We’ll take a look at one pressing question each day leading up to OU starting spring practice March...

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    OU 17-for-2017: Caleb Kelly’s potential?

    Bob Przybylo/Scout OU's 17-for-2017 asks is there a ceiling for linebacker Caleb Kelly? The Sooners, coming off an 11-2 season where they won the Big 12 championship and the Sugar Bowl, will no doubt be expected to be in the national championship and playoff hunt once again. The page officially turns to 2017, and...

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    OU NFL combine preview

    USA TODAY Sports It's NFL combine time for this former OU trio. It’s time for the NFL Combine, and though not as represented as some years, Oklahoma is bringing three players to Indianapolis this time around. http://www.scout.com/player/162596-samaje-perine?s=127 Running back Samaje Perine The story: Can you be a school’s all-time leading rusher and yet somehow...

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    Sooners At The NFL Combine

    Sooners At The NFL Combine. INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana - Three Sooners will participate in the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine Friday, March 3-Monday, March 6, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind. Follow complete coverage as Samaje Perine, Dede Westbrook and Charles Walker audition for the next level, including exclusive live coverage on NFL Network and...

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    Przybylo: OU’s senior day is going to be strange without Jordan Woodard

    OU senior day is Saturday, but it's going to be a strange feeling with Jordan Woodard unable to play his final game at Lloyd Noble Center. It feels wrong to say Oklahoma point guard Jordan Woodard deserved better, deserved a fitting end to his senior season and his career with the Sooners. The Sooners...

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    OU spring football questions: 17-for-2017

    OU spring football questions: 17-for-2017. USA TODAY Sports One day closer to start of OU spring football, and it's time to start asking the questions to follow coming up for Sooners. Expectations are high. Yep, it’s time for Oklahoma spring football. The Sooners, coming off an 11-2 season where they won the Big 12 championship and...

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    First look: OU in 2017

    First look: OU in 2017. Returning starters on defense (8) DE Neville Gallimore (RS Soph. His season was ended in Week 2 in 2015 and before the season in 2016. Either way, Lincoln Riley is ready to make this spot matter again. – Suspended for the first half of 2016 season, Lampkin showed what he could...

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    Five to watch: 2019 OKPreps

    Five to watch: 2019 OKPreps. Sooners Illustrated spent the bulk of last week getting you acquainted with the names to know in Oklahoma high school for the 2018 class. But why stop there? But Daxton’s first offer came from the other Bedlam school in the Sooners. His recruitment is about to take off, and he’ll go...

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    Sooners Visit Shockers in Midweek Matchup

    Facing Wichita State Oklahoma has a 46-7 (.868) all-time advantage over Wichita State, including a 12-4 (.750) mark in Wichita. Opponent Win Streak Last Loss Wichita State 33 3/21/90 North Texas 28 Iowa State 27 4/22/06 Creighton 16 3/8/91 Oklahoma State 13 4/27/11 Texas Tech 13 4/6/12 The schools have met each year since...

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    OU women’s basketball: Baylor throttles Sooners on Senior Night

    NORMAN — As junior Vionise Pierre-Louis lay under the basket in the second quarter of No. 2-ranked Baylor’s eventual 103-64 win against No. 19 Oklahoma, her hands covering a face twisted with anguish, coach Sherri Coale stormed out on the court with the kind of fire in her eyes that only comes out when...

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    Sooners can’t hold big lead against top-ranked Kansas

    Sooners can't hold big lead against top-ranked Kansas. Kansas’ Josh Jackson (left) battles for a rebound with Oklahoma’s Khadeem Lattin during the Jayhawks’ win Monday in Lawrence, Kan. Orlin Wagner/ Associated Press LAWRENCE, Kan. — Oklahoma continued its strong fight in road games — leading top-ranked Kansas by a dozen points at one...

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    Oklahoma women’s basketball: Sooners fall to Baylor on senior night, 103-64

    2 Baylor (28-2, 17-1 Big 12) defeated No. 19 Oklahoma (22-8, 13-5 Big 12) 103-64 on Monday night on senior night in Norman. The first quarter was rough for Oklahoma. By the end of the first Baylor was up 18-4 and OU had shot just 13 percent. Back-to-back threes from senior Derica Wyatt and redshirt senior...

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    Oklahoma women’s basketball: Sooners trail No. 2 Baylor 44-22 at the half

    2 Baylor 44-22 at the half. Coming off a win over TCU, No. 19 Oklahoma (22-7, 13-4 Big 12) is looking to finish out the regular season on a high note, but currently trails No. 2 Baylor (27-2, 16-1 Big 12) at half, 44-22. The Lady Bears started the game on a 7-0 run and led...

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    College football: Track the Cowboys and Sooners through NFL Combine testing

    College football: Track the Cowboys and Sooners through NFL Combine testing. Six in-state college football players will face the biggest job interview of their lives this week. The 2017 NFL Combine runs Tuesday through Monday in Indianapolis. Tuesday: Registration, hospital pre-exam & X-rays, overflow testing, orientation and interviews. Friday: On-field workout (timing, stations, skill drills). Thursday: Registration,...

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    Oklahoma softball: Sooners sweep Houston Classic with 2-1 win against Houston

    Oklahoma softball: Sooners sweep Houston Classic with 2-1 win against Houston. Oklahoma (6-2) won its final game in the Houston Classic 2-1 against the Houston Cougars. Houston got its first run in the third inning, but the Sooners matched with one in the fourth and held strong through the rest of the game. The OU...

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    Baker Mayfield Deserving of All the Way-Too-Early Heisman Hype

    We’re speaking, of course, of starting quarterback Baker Mayfield, who will be back in 2017 for his third season as the Sooner starting QB. He ranked second on the country in yards per completion (15.6) and fourth in both pass completions of at least 40 yards (22) and average points responsible for in...

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    Oklahoma women’s basketball: Sooners lead TCU 32-31 at the half

    Oklahoma women's basketball: Sooners lead TCU 32-31 at the half. After a poor shooting performance in the first half, No. 16 Oklahoma (21-7, 12-4 Big 12) leads TCU (12-15, 4-12 Big 12) at halftime 32-31. Coming off an upset loss to Kansas State, the Sooners were looking to get back on track with a win...

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    Sooners QB Mayfield arrested in Arkansas

    Sooners QB Mayfield arrested in Arkansas. According to the Washington County Sheriff's office official website, Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield was booked at 8:21 a.m. Saturday morning on charges of public intoxication, disorderly conduct, fleeing and resisting arrest. Mayfield was one of two Sooners who were finalists for the Heisman Trophy this past season. It's...

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    Sooners Conclude Double Weekend at TWU

    1 Oklahoma women’s gymnastics team will conclude its double weekend when it faces TWU at 2 p.m. CT on Sunday in Denton, Texas. Capps shared the beam title with freshman Maggie Nichols, while Wofford placed first on bars. She also scored a 9.875 on floor. This week marked the first time this season that rankings...

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    Oklahoma Sooners QB Baker Mayfield arrested

    Oklahoma Sooners QB Baker Mayfield arrested. Quarterback Baker Mayfield of the Oklahoma Sooners was arrested early Saturday morning in Fayetteville, Ark., and charged with public intoxication, disorderly conduct, fleeing and resisting arrest. Mayfield, a 2016 Heisman Trophy finalist, was arrested at 2:56 a.m. and was released from the Washington County (Arkansas) Jail at 11:23...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Baker Mayfield Arrested in Arkansas

    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Baker Mayfield Arrested in Arkansas. Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield was arrested in Arkansas early Saturday morning on charges of public intoxication, disorderly conduct, fleeing and resisting arrest. I imagine he was able to slip away from their grasp more than once before being cuffed. As we all know, he’s quite elusive! Who’s going...

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    Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield charged with intoxication, fleeing

    Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield charged with intoxication, fleeing. Oklahoma Sooners quarterback and Heisman finalist Baker Mayfield was arrested in Fayetteville, Ark. early Saturday morning on four charges. Mayfield was charged with public intoxication, fleeing, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest. He was released from Washington County Jail at 11:23 a.m. CT. Per a police report obtained by NFL.com,...

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    Quick, we need your opinion on Baker Mayfield

    Baker Mayfield got arrested early Saturday morning and it’s not that big of a deal. Or Baker...

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    Oklahoma men’s tennis: Sooners show resilience in 7-0 win against Tulsa

    5 Oklahoma took down Tulsa 7-0, but four singles matches went into a third set and resiliency was the name of the game. Just keep on playing your game. Bertsch led the entire tiebreaker, and he would win 7-5 to take the first set 7-6 (7-5). “Unbelievable effort being 5-2 down,” Crowell said. “You have to...

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    UCLA’s Hot Bats Ready to Scorch the Sooners

    The Bruins came from behind to defeat #11 Georgia 10-5 in the early game, and then pounded North Carolina State 8-3 in the late game. The Bruins took an early lead in game 1 against the Bulldogs. The Bulldogs halved UCLA's lead in the top of the second, but the Bruins went back to...

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    Sooner Intel: OU news and nuggets

    The Sooner Intel, created by Bob Przybylo in 2011, is an inside look into Oklahoma football and basketball recruiting and is solely for Sooners Illustrated subscribers. Recruiting has changed and now so, too, have the Sooners. Instead of fighting this change or being reluctant to go with the times, the Sooners are right in...

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    Sooners Set for Pair of Weekend Matches

    NORMAN – Oklahoma women’s tennis team is slated for two matches this weekend, beginning with South Alabama Saturday at noon CT and a before hosting Illinois Sunday at 11 a.m. CT. Homestand Continues The Sooners (5-2) come into the matchups after a three-match campaign last weekend, where they fell to Tulsa, 4-1,...

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    Sooner Intel: OU making its move for Patrick Fields

    Sooner Intel: OU making its move for Patrick Fields. Call it arrogance of recruiting writers that cover the Sooners. The feeling is when OU makes an underclassman offer to an in-state prospect, you might as well just chalk up that recruit to the Sooners. The guarantee is that defensive backs coach Kerry Cooks is doing...

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    OU’s recruiting foundation? Always OKPreps

    Bob Przybylo/Scout When OU has done well in recruiting, there are usually quality OKPreps name peppered throughout that class. Maybe it’s because a lot of fans are familiar with the prospects or maybe they feel homegrown talent seem to want it more, it’s usually a good thing when OU dominates the state. OU has...

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    Sooner Intel: Jordan Kelley made OU take notice

    Looking at skill guys like Adrian Wilson, C.J. Moore and Patrick Fields, no shortage of talent for the Redskins at receiver and in the secondary. Watch defensive tackle Jordan Kelley play, and it’s pretty easy to make sure you don’t forget about the linemen. And now he’s got an OU offer following a trip to...

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    How can Texas football beat the Sooners?

    How can Texas football beat the Sooners?. This week we're running a series on the teams capable of dethroning two-time defending Big 12 champ Oklahoma next season. We continue the series with the Texas Longhorns: How the Longhorns can beat OU: For starters, hire one of the two head coaches who beat Oklahoma in...

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    Oklahoma softball: Sooners prepare for the Mary Nutter Classic

    Oklahoma softball: Sooners prepare for the Mary Nutter Classic. Oklahoma will play Louisville at 2:30 p.m. and Tennessee at 5:00 p.m. on Feb. 23, North Carolina State at 5:00 p.m. and UCLA at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 24, and Notre Dame at 12:00 p.m. on Feb. 25. “We create a game plan and we...

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    Sooners hire Chip Viney’s replacement

    Sooners hire Chip Viney’s replacement. x This video is not available. Please try again in a few minutes. x This video is geo-restricted. The content you are trying to view is not available in your country due to rights restrictions. We are experiencing technical difficulties, please try again in a few minutes. Ads keep our content free for...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Sooners Make Cut For Clemson Grad Transfer Pagano

    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Sooners Make Cut For Clemson Grad Transfer Pagano. But the redshirt senior and native Hawaiian announced Friday that he would be leaving Death Valley for his final season of college ball. The Sooners have made the cut along with Cal, Oregon, Notre Dame, Nebraska, Texas and Arkansas. Bartow can bridge that gap...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Comparing an OU Commit to an OU Legacy

    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Comparing an OU Commit to an OU Legacy. Now, Kendal’s little brother Casey is coming up through the Southmoore system. But the chances of him staying here for college are slim, mostly because of one guy: Cameron Rising. And it’s not like Mayfield is taking off constantly, either. Rising has been committed since...

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    College basetball: Sooners earn midweek sweep of Grambling

    College basetball: Sooners earn midweek sweep of Grambling. Oklahoma third baseman Jack Flansburg, fielding a ground ball last season,k went 2-for-2 with an RBI and two runs Wednesday in the Sooners' 10-2 victory over Grambling State. TYLER DRABEK/for The Tulsa World, file NORMAN -- The Oklahoma baseball team defeated Grambling State 10-2 at L....

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    Two Sooners Pick Up Awards After OU Records Third-Best Score In School History

    Two Sooners Pick Up Awards After OU Records Third-Best Score In School History. 1 Oklahoma women's gymnastics team to its third-best score in program history, freshman Maggie Nichols and junior Stefani Catour have received weekly accolades from the Big 12. Nichols has been named the Big 12 Gymnast of the Week, while Catour is...

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    K-State women’s basketball team upsets No. 16 Sooners

    16 Sooners. 16 Oklahoma Sooners Tuesday night in Bramlage Coliseum, beating the Sooners 79-71. “I told (the team) before the game I think this will be one of the most fun games we’ve played all year,” Kansas State head coach Jeff Mittie said. It was the second time this season Middlebrook had a strong game...

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    Bill Haisten: Bob Stoops seems certain that Rodney Anderson can be an impact presence in the Sooner backfield

    Bill Haisten: Bob Stoops seems certain that Rodney Anderson can be an impact presence in the Sooner backfield. During a recent interview on the Tulsa Sports Animal, Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops was asked about the status of the Sooner backfield. As Samaje Perine and Joe Mixon prepare for the NFL Draft, leaving OU...

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    OU men’s basketball: Baylor hangs on to beat Sooners in Waco

    OU men's basketball: Baylor hangs on to beat Sooners in Waco. 9-ranked Baylor. Oklahoma was down by double figures just eight minutes in and down by 15 just a couple minutes later. But the Sooners (9-18, 3-12 Big 12), as they've done all season, kept fighting back. Baylor had 10 blocks total. “It was very difficult,” Sooner...

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    Sooners Win Midweek Contest Over Grambling

    OU - Flansburg 2 2 1 2 0 1 OU - O'Brien 2 2 2 0 0 0 GSU - Barnett 4 1 1 1 0 1 NORMAN – The University of Oklahoma baseball team picked up an 11-2 win over Grambling State at L. Dale Mitchell Park on Tuesday afternoon. Junior right-hander...

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    Sooners Ranked No. 5 After Big Weekend

    Sooners Ranked No. Against the Wildcats, the Sooners won the doubles point to jump out to a 1-0 lead, but Northwestern bounced back to push the dual to the last match remaining. �” ITA Tennis (@ITA_Tennis) February 18, 2017 Sunday against Gators the Sooners played without their top singles player Andrew Harris and then...

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    Sooners Pick Up Two More Big 12 Awards

    Sooners Pick Up Two More Big 12 Awards. - Little Canada, Minn. - Bested her own all-around program record with a huge 39.925 - Scored a 10.0 on beam, her second perfect score on the event and fourth overall - Has earned eight Big 12 awards, the most ever in a single season...

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    Sooners in a good place, need to keep it going

    Of course, they want to keep climbing. Still, the place they wanted to get, they’ve arrived. For OU to keep those spots, it likely means winning at least two of its remaining three regular season games and at least one game at the Big 12 tournament, which begins March 3 in Oklahoma City. Kansas State...

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    OU football journal: Clemson defensive line graduate transfer lists Sooners as finalists

    OU football journal: Clemson defensive line graduate transfer lists Sooners as finalists. Clemson defensive tackle Scott Pagano graduated from the university with a degree in sociology in December and is looking at finishing his playing career away from Death Valley. In a statement after Pagano's transfer announcement, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said Pagano was...

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    Sooners Take on Bears Tuesday in Waco

    Oklahoma (9-17, 3-11 Big 12) heads to Waco for its second-to-last road game of the 2016-17 season. 9/9 Baylor (22-5, 9-5 Big 12) will face the Sooners coming off of back-to-back losses against Texas Tech and Kansas. Offensively, Odomes averaged 1.9 points per game in 2015-16 and is scoring 10.6 points a night in...

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    Oklahoma took advantage of the Texas recruiting powers faltering in 2016

    The Sooners did it on the recruiting trail as well, landing their best-ranked signing class (eighth nationally) since 2008. Bob Stoops & Co. certainly stuck the landing. In fact, Stoops isn’t just the longest-tenured coach in the Big 12 (Bill Snyder’s on his second stint at Kansas State). None of the state’s top-10 players went...

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    Przybylo: Sooners hit home run at junior day

    Two commits, four offers and a boatload of prospects in town. Yep, OU did it right for junior day. This time around, OU was headed to Houston and hoping for an #HTownTakeover. OU was able to get every single top prospect in the area to make the trip to Norman that was expected to attend. If...

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    Sooners Roll in Sunday Doubleheader

    Sooners Roll in Sunday Doubleheader. Freshmen Serena Nash and Ann Selim clinched the doubles point for OU with a 6-4 win from the No. On court four, Nash snapped Sharapova’s six-match winning streak with a 6-3, 6-2 straight-set victory that put the Sooners ahead 3-0. The Sooners clinched the doubles point quickly when Miyazaki and...

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    Theo Wease to Oklahoma: Sooners Land 4-Star WR Prospect

    Theo Wease to Oklahoma: Sooners Land 4-Star WR Prospect. Scout.com 4-star wide receiver Theo Wease took to Twitter on Sunday to announce his commitment to Oklahoma: Listed at 6'2" and 189 pounds, he's among the highest-profile early commits of the 2019 class. Scout.com currently lists him as a 4-star recruit, though there are no...

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    Oklahoma baseball: Sooners clinch series over No. 17 Long Beach State

    Oklahoma baseball: Sooners clinch series over No. 17 Long Beach State (1-2) with a 4-2 victory on Sunday afternoon. Irvin kept batters off-balance all day long by throwing his curve ball for strikes, something he attributed to new OU pitching coach Skip Johnson. “I love the fact that we didn’t feel our way into the...

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    Oklahoma softball: Sooners down Houston 7-5 in extra innings

    Oklahoma softball: Sooners down Houston 7-5 in extra innings. 4 Oklahoma Sooners (4-2) continued its winning weekend as the team beat Houston (7-5) in extra innings. It wasn’t until the top of the fifth OU got a run from an RBI from Macey Hatfield. The Sooners managed another two RBI by Nicole Pendley and Shay...

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    Sooners Fall to Tulsa, 4-1

    Sooners Fall to Tulsa, 4-1. NORMAN -- The Oklahoma women’s tennis team dropped its first match of the weekend to Tulsa, 4-1, Saturday at the Headington Family Tennis Center. 1 doubles, Julie Byrne and Malene Stripp continued their dominance with a 6-2 victory over Tulsa’s Ksenia Laskutova and Martina Okalova, but the Golden Hurricane...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: Bedlam Preview and Game Thread (Pt. 2)

    The Cowboys are 106th in the country in the same category. OSU is the better scoring team in this one, sitting at 9th in the country in points per game and 3rd in the country for first half points per game. OU is sitting at 159th in points per game and 166th in first...

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    OU Baseball: Sooners Host Dirtbags To Open 2017 Season

    OU Baseball: Sooners Host Dirtbags To Open 2017 Season. (1-0, 2.12) vs. TBA Oklahoma is coming off a 30-27-1 campaign with an 11-13 record and fifth-place finish in the Big 12 a season ago. O’Brien enters his final season in Norman with 104 career hits and 10 home runs. In 2016, he hit .267 with...

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    11-Run First Inning Leads Sooners Past UIW

    Oklahoma finished the game with 14 hits, including three each for junior Nicole Pendley and sophomores Sydney Romero and Kylie Lundberg. Romero tied a career high with her three hits and posted the first career multi-double game of her career with two. Nicole Mendes then made her Oklahoma pitching debut, tossing the final 1.2...

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    Big commits at OU, Texas could signal challenge to Kansas’ Big 12 dominance

    Big commits at OU, Texas could signal challenge to Kansas’ Big 12 dominance. Kruger, 64, has been at Oklahoma since 2011. Young selected OU over Kansas and Oklahoma State. Next season, both teams will be led by highly recruited freshmen point guards. Much as Young selecting Oklahoma over KU, Coleman choosing to play for UT instead...

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    Sooners Set for Trio of Home Matches

    The Sooners are set to host Tulsa at noon on Saturday, followed by a doubleheader Sunday featuring SMU at 11 a.m. and UMKC at 3:30 p.m. CT. Oklahoma Oklahoma (3-1) comes into the weekend’s matchups following back-to-back home wins against North Texas and Wisconsin. 1 doubles spot with freshman Julie Byrne. The duo’s 3-1...

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    5 Newcomers for the Oklahoma Sooners to Watch in 2017

    5 Newcomers for the Oklahoma Sooners to Watch in 2017. Openings at receiver and linebacker create opportunities for fresh faces to make a mark at OU this fall The Oklahoma Sooners will enter the 2017 season as one of the top-ranked teams in the country thanks in large measure to the return of...

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    OU men’s basketball: Young’s commitment speeds up Sooners’ return to relevance

    OU men's basketball: Young's commitment speeds up Sooners' return to relevance. In a transition year coming off a Final Four season and with a young team, the Sooners pulled off perhaps their biggest victory since last spring's NCAA Tournament on Thursday, when Norman North five-star point guard Trae Young committed to the Sooners. OU...

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    Oklahoma softball: Sooners look to improve in Houston tournament

    Oklahoma softball: Sooners look to improve in Houston tournament. The Sooners are heading to Houston for the Rawlings Classic as they look to improve their record after an even start to their season in Mexico. They play a doubleheader against Houston on Feb. 18 with start times at 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. All...

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    Not quite so young, Sooners set on diamond success

    The Sooners begin the season at 4 p.m. Friday at home. “I like where our team is right now,” Hughes said. “We all know where we want to be at the end of the year, and that’s playing for a national championship,” said senior first baseman Austin O’Brien, a four-year Sooner. “But something we’ve been...

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    Oklahoma men’s basketball: Norman North’s Trae Young commits to the Sooners over Kansas, Oklahoma State

    Oklahoma men's basketball: Norman North's Trae Young commits to the Sooners over Kansas, Oklahoma State. Five-star point guard and Norman North High School phenom Trae Young will play college ball in an Oklahoma uniform next season. After months of waiting, Young announced his decision Thursday afternoon at a ceremony inside his high school, picking...

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    Oklahoma football preview: Sooners 2017 schedule, roster and three things to watch

    Oklahoma football preview: Sooners 2017 schedule, roster and three things to watch. Bob Stoops enters his 19th season with another team that could make a run at the College Football Playoff. The Sooners are ranked No. When is Oklahoma's spring game? 2017 Oklahoma roster Oklahoma's roster will be updated in the spring and summer here. Oklahoma has...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: OU defeats Texas, 70-66

    At the first media timeout, UT lead OU 15-9, but both teams were shooting over 60 percent from the field. He scored two points, grabbed three rebounds and blocked two shots in just four minutes of play. Oklahoma gained its’ first lead of the game with 1:20 to go off of a C.J. However, Texas...

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    Not quite so young, Sooners believe their time has come on diamond

    Not quite so young, Sooners believe their time has come on diamond. The Sooners begin the season at 4 p.m. Friday at home. “I like where our team is right now,” Hughes said. “We all know where we want to be at the end of the year and that’s playing for a national championship,” said...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Tracking the Sooner State’s Best of 2018

    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Tracking the Sooner State’s Best of 2018. But the guys here are already hot on the trail for the class of 2018, and after Graham brought you up to speed on the nation’s top targets OU has its eyes on, here’s a rundown of the state’s best and where...

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    Oklahoma football: Offensive line may be the Sooners’ top asset

    “We have a great group coming back and a great group coming in. You may get some playing time. But I want every guy that we have on the offensive line to work like you are a starter. In the past few seasons, Oklahoma has been forced to play young players. “Being able to have the...

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    OU men’s basketball: Sooners snap seven-game skid with home win over Texas

    NORMAN—Several times in Tuesday night's game against Texas, injured Oklahoma point guard Jordan Woodard came over to his young teammates with a message. Most times, the message was the same. Freshman Jordan Shepherd, one of Woodard's replacements, hit a pair of critical 3-pointers late and Jamuni McNeace turned in a career game as the...

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    Jamuni McNeace, OU bench spark Sooners to 70-66 victory against Texas

    Jamuni McNeace, OU bench spark Sooners to 70-66 victory against Texas. OU received a total team effort to snap its seven-game losing streak in a 70-66 win vs. Texas. NORMAN, Okla. – Without Jordan Woodard, you knew it was going to have to be a total team effort from Oklahoma on Tuesday night and...

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    Oklahoma basketball: Sooners hold on for 70-66 win over Texas, snap seven-game losing streak.

    Oklahoma basketball: Sooners hold on for 70-66 win over Texas, snap seven-game losing streak.. Oklahoma's Rashard Odomes, center, celebrates with Jamuni McNeace, left, Kameron McGusty, Kristian Doolittle, Matt Freeman, and Darrion Strong-Moore, right after Oklahoma's win in an NCAA basketball game between the Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and the Texas Longhorns (UT) at Lloyd...

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    OU begins spring practice March 21

    OU begins spring practice March 21. Bob Przybylo/Scout OU returns to the field March 21 for spring practice. It’s a little bit later than last couple of years, but that’s OK. Oklahoma will begin its spring football practice March 21, released by the Big 12 on Tuesday afternoon and confirmed by an OU spokesman. It...

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    OU Faces Texas Tuesday at LNC

    Oklahoma (8-16, 2-10 Big 12) opens its week with Texas (10-15, 4-8 Big 12) on Tuesday before heading to Stillwater for the second round of Bedlam on Saturday. Along with McGusty’s 21 points, the two became the first pair of OU freshmen to both score 20 points in the same game since 1976. In...

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    OU defensive changes pay off down signing day stretch run

    Bob Przybylo/Scout OU's move to a four-man front paid off huge for Sooners down signing day stretch run. It’s time to head back to the four-man front. Maybe not all the time, but OU returning that 4-3 alignment absolutely helped in landing those final defensive line pieces of the 2017 class. OU flipped Lott from...

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    College Football Notebook: NFL Combine invites three Sooners, two Cowboys

    College Football Notebook: NFL Combine invites three Sooners, two Cowboys. Although running back Joe Mixon isn't among those invited to the 2017 NFL combine, the Sooners will be represented by three other former players: RB Samaje Perine, WR Dede Westbrook and DT Charles Walker. All three prospects received grades between 5.5 and 5.7 from...

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    Oklahoma Women’s Basketball: Sooners Reach 20 Wins for 15th Time in Big 12

    Oklahoma Women’s Basketball: Sooners Reach 20 Wins for 15th Time in Big 12. The Sooner women polished off Texas Tech in Lubbock on Saturday for the 13th consecutive time and the 24th time in the last 25 meetings between the two schools. This one didn’t come easily, however. For the second straight game, the Lady...

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    Oklahoma football: Three Sooners invited to NFL Combine

    Oklahoma football: Three Sooners invited to NFL Combine. IAN MAULE/Tulsa World Former Sooners Samaje Perine, Dede Westbrook and Charles Walker are headed to the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. The combine, held Feb. 28-March 6, will be the premier event for players to boost their draft stock before the April 27-29 NFL Draft. 11...

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    Samaje Perine, Dede Westbrook, Charles Walker to represent OU at NFL Combine

    Samaje Perine, Dede Westbrook, Charles Walker to represent OU at NFL Combine. USA TODAY Sports Three former Sooners will be in Indianapolis for the NFL Combine next month. Three former Oklahoma football players will represent the Sooners at next month’s NFL Combine as the official list was released Monday morning. Running back Samaje Perine, wide...

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    Oklahoma surges to Red River Rivalry win as Texas’s defensive woes persist

    Oklahoma surges to Red River Rivalry win as Texas’s defensive woes persist. The Sooners avenged last season’s loss to the Longhorns and have now won five of the last seven meetings in the storied rivalry. You have to believe that the defense, under a coach known for defense in Bob Stoops, will continue to...

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    Oklahoma women’s basketball: Sooners pick up road win against Texas Tech

    19 Oklahoma (20-6,11-3 Big 12) defeated Texas Tech 64-56 on Saturday night for its fourth straight win. The Sooners were again without redshirt senior Maddie Manning, who suffered an MCL sprain against Oklahoma State Feb. 4. At the end of the first quarter senior Gioya Carter was leading the Sooners in scoring with five...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: OU Drops Seventh Straight, 80-64

    The storyline has become familiar: OU hung tough for large stretches of the game, but let things slip away away in the 80-64 loss. But State’s experience made the difference in this one, as the team was able to respond well to Sooners scoring runs and finished the game with a crucial +10...

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    Oklahoma women’s basketball: Sooners thriving after career night from Vionise Pierre-Louis

    Oklahoma women's basketball: Sooners thriving after career night from Vionise Pierre-Louis. Record: 19-6 overall, 10-3 Big 12 Up next: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Texas Tech, FSP Player to Watch Vionise Pierre-Louis Pierre-Louis had the best performance of her career earlier this week in a 90-87 double-overtime win against West Virginia. The center scored 33...

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    Three Pitchers Combine For Shutout of Nebraska

    OU - Knighten 2 1 1 2 2 0 NEB - Perry 3 0 2 0 0 0 Game Notes Oklahoma now trails the all-time series against Nebraska, 44-43, but leads 30-22 since Patty Gasso became OU's coach in 1995 ... OU is 5-2 against the Huskers since NU left the Big...

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    This week in Oklahoma basketball: The Sooners are weathering some tough times right now plus other storylines

    This week in Oklahoma basketball: The Sooners are weathering some tough times right now plus other storylines. Oklahoma's Rashard Odomes (1) reaches for the ball beside West Virginia's Maciej Bender (25) as Khadeem Lattin (12) watches during an NCAA college basketball game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and West Virginia at...

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    Sliding Sooners succumb under Mountaineer pressure

    Sliding Sooners succumb under Mountaineer pressure. Freshman Jordan Shepherd, who had played in seven of OU's previous 10 Big 12 contests, recorded his best outing of the season. ‒ OU, which committed 12 turnovers in an 89-87 overtime win at West Virginia Jan. 18, had 23 turnovers Wednesday. Jordan Woodard and McGusty posted five apiece...

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    OU Hoops: Sooners Look To End Skid Against Iowa State On Saturday

    OU Hoops: Sooners Look To End Skid Against Iowa State On Saturday. The grueling competition throughout Big 12 play continues for the Oklahoma basketball team when the Sooners travel to Ames for a matchup with the Cyclones on Saturday at 5 p.m. The most baffling thing in 53 yrs has been mysterious play of...

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    Sooners Beat BYU, 7-1, for First Win of 2017

    Sooners Beat BYU, 7-1, for First Win of 2017. OU - Pendley 3 1 1 2 0 1 BYU - Tarrow 2 0 1 1 0 0 Game Notes Oklahoma now leads the all-time series against BYU, 6-1, and has won five straight in the series ... the Sooners are 36-4 all-time as...

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    OU reloads at running back with SoonerSquad17

    Kennedy Brooks (© Greg Powers) OU is replacing a lot at running back, but the Sooners planned ahead for that. If there’s one position where OU stands tall, it’s running back. The Sooners reload, and it feels like they did just that with Marcelias Sutton, Trey Sermon and Kennedy Brooks. It’ll benefit them and us...

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    OU men’s basketball: Sooners offense stalls against West Virginia press

    The Sooners turned the ball over 23 times—leading to 27 Mountaineers points—and hit a season-low 16 field goals in dropping their sixth consecutive game. Just a year removed from the Final Four, Oklahoma (8-15, 2-9 Big 12) is one loss away from sealing a losing regular season. “I thought obviously West Virginia, with their...

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    National Title Defense Begins in Mexico

    4 p.m. Friday RV/RV Nebraska 11 a.m. Saturday #13/13 Washington 3:30 p.m. NORMAN - Beginning its 46th season and ranked 1st unanimously in both the NFCA and USA Softball preseason polls, reigning national champion and five-time defending Big 12 champion Oklahoma opens the 2017 season this weekend at the Puerto Vallarta College...

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    OU first, OSU second in ESPN’s post-signing day Big 12 power rankings

    OU first, OSU second in ESPN's post-signing day Big 12 power rankings. By Jake Trotter ESPN.com Immediately following signing day, Mark Schlabach updated his Way-Too-Early Top 25 for the 2017 season. In concert, we have updated our Way-Too-Early Big 12 Power Rankings for 2017 below: 1. Oklahoma Sooners (previous ranking: 1): The Sooners signed a...

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    Sooner football sets spring game for April 8

    Sooner football sets spring game for April 8. Fans won't have to wait until August to see football on Oklahoma's Owen Field. The Sooners' annual spring game will be April 8 at 1 p.m., OU announced Monday. Seating will be general admission with $5 tickets for non-season ticket holders. Season-ticket holders will receive information for reserving...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football: #SoonerSquad17 Proves Bob’s Still Got It

    Oklahoma had six five-star recruits in that class. Oklahoma was on top of the recruiting world. Only a handful of teams — maybe USC, maybe Florida — were recruiting as consistently well as the Sooners. Since 2010, it’s been more or less expected that Bob Stoops would recruit a good-but-not-great class to Norman, coach them...

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    No. 19 OU Welcomes WVU Tuesday Night

    19/22 Oklahoma (18-6, 9-3 Big 12) goes for its ninth straight home win on Tuesday night as the Sooners host West Virginia (16-7, 4-7 Big 12) inside Lloyd Noble Center at 7 p.m. CT. In Big 12 play, the Sooners rank third in scoring and field goal percentage defense, holding their opponents to...

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    Sooners hope to capitalize on pass-rushing with return to 4-3 base defense

    Sooners hope to capitalize on pass-rushing with return to 4-3 base defense. OU ranked 111th nationally in pass defense, with troubles on the defensive line and in the secondary making for a frustrating defensive season despite OU’s Big 12 title and Sugar Bowl victory. “That’s (something) we’ll concentrate on in the spring. With the amount...

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    Oklahoma football: Sooners set date for 2017 spring game

    Oklahoma football: Sooners set date for 2017 spring game. The details of Oklahoma’s 2017 spring game are official. The Sooners will return to Owen Field on April 8 (a Saturday) at 1 p.m. for the 2017 OU Spring Game presented by U.S. Fleet Tracking. Spring game tickets go on sale starting at $5 Wednesday at...

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    Sooners return to recruiting among elite

    Texas A&M's departure allowed the SEC to pick off Texas players that previously had been earmarked for the Sooners and Longhorns. And as Oklahoma's play on the field gradually dipped, so, too, did its recruiting. 8 ranked running back from Georgia. Then, during their run to the playoff, the Sooners flipped blue-chip instate linebacker Levi...

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    Oklahoma women’s basketball: Sooners look to keep home win streak alive

    Oklahoma women's basketball: Sooners look to keep home win streak alive. 18 Sooners play West Virginia at home Tuesday night, where they’ll look to keep their home win streak alive. Oklahoma has won its past eight straight home games, spanning back to the beginning of December when OU beat Texas Rio Grande Valley. “I didn’t...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Super Bowl Sooners Left Their Mark at OU

    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Super Bowl Sooners Left Their Mark at OU. One of my favorite things about the Sooners in the NFL series I wrote this season was seeing Chris Chester’s name in the Atlanta Falcons starting lineup every week. The soft-spoken, big-hearted Chester exemplifies unsung hero and could be considered the consummate teammate...

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    Oklahoma men’s tennis: Sooners search for first road win in revenge game

    “We’re going an extra day, an extra practice earlier to get used to the courts, to just get used to the environment a little bit,” coach Nick Crowell said. “I think taking care of the small details on the road is always important for a new team.” Oklahoma and Arkansas have yet to...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: OU Lose Back-and-Forth Battle in Lubbock, 77-69

    The Sooners tipped off in Lubbock just minutes after the third Big 12 team (West Virginia) went down at home on a wild Saturday. Here’s how it all played out: Both teams went back and forth through the first five minutes of the game. An and-1 from Rashard Odomes and a Kameron McGusty three...

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    OU men’s basketball: Sooners fall late at Texas Tech

    OU men's basketball: Sooners fall late at Texas Tech. The Sooners once again fell apart late Saturday night as their losing streak stretched to five consecutive games with a 77-69 loss to Texas Tech at United Supermarkets Arena. Oklahoma rallied from a 10-point deficit early to take the lead in the second half and...

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    Oklahoma Basketball: Sooners Can’t Shake Losing Skid, Fall at Texas Tech

    Ground Hog Day was earlier this week, and for the Sooners most of the 2016-17 season has been like the popular movie of the same name. Texas Tech has 12 seniors and juniors on its roster. Texas Tech broke open a close game in the first half, going on a 13-2 run to erase...

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    OU football: Sooners looking ahead to 2018, 2019 recruiting classes

    OU football: Sooners looking ahead to 2018, 2019 recruiting classes. Elite quarterback Cameron Rising, who committed in August 2016, and three-star defensive back Jordon Austin are the other two early members of the class. “So Oklahoma doesn't have to have 15 guys by the season-opener. He's another elite guy in the country, so other players...

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    Sooners Hit the Road Against Texas Tech

    First up for the Sooners is a Saturday evening contest with Texas Tech (15-7, 3-6 Big 12) in Lubbock, Texas. • In his most recent outing, McGusty scored a career-high 22 points against Oklahoma State (Jan. 30). McGusty ranks second among all Big 12 freshmen in scoring during conference play with 15.8 points. Should he...

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    Oklahoma football: Bob Stoops’ initial comments about Mayfield, Mixon, Perine and others on past signing days

    Oklahoma football: Bob Stoops' initial comments about Mayfield, Mixon, Perine and others on past signing days. Stoops called it one of the best group’s he’s had in 19 seasons as the Sooners’ head coach. … Joe Mixon and Samaje Perine (2014) “Joe Mixon and Samaje Perrine are two very physical, tough backs. Joe is 6-2,...

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    Oklahoma Football: Sooners No. 8 in ESPN Post-Recruiting Way-Too-Early Top 25

    8 in ESPN Post-Recruiting Way-Too-Early Top 25. Oklahoma was the beneficiary of a top-10 recruiting class, the first for the Sooners since 2010. 8 nationally (according to ESPN), which is far and away the best in the Big 12.” In five way-too-early projections of college football’s top 25 teams for the 2017 season, Oklahoma’s...

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    OU football: Future OU players form a tight bond

    OU football: Future OU players form a tight bond. It was a relatively calm day, at least on the recruiting front, with the core of his class, ranked No. “I feel like we're a family before we even get there, and I feel like we're already tight,” offensive guard Tyrese Robinson said. “We're brothers already. We're...

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    Big 12 Baseball: Cowboys 2nd, Sooners 6th In Preseason Poll

    Big 12 Baseball: Cowboys 2nd, Sooners 6th In Preseason Poll. Oklahoma State was picked second in the Big 12 Coaches Preseason Poll, revealed Thursday by the conference office. Oklahoma, trying to get back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2013, was picked sixth in the poll. “Texas Tech returns a good team. I...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Zacchaeus McKinney On His Way to Norman

    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Zacchaeus McKinney On His Way to Norman. Zacchaeus McKinney is a 3-star defensive tackle out of Weatherford, Texas. McKinney decided to side with Stoops and co. in the end. The 6’4”, 300 lbs. DT has the ability to eat up multiple blockers and even shed them to get after the quarterback or...

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    Oklahoma sees Mansfield signee Brooks ‘more in the Samaje’ mold

    The initial thought is that there’s no way the Oklahoma Sooners can replace running backs Joe Mixon and Samaje Perine next year. Oklahoma offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley says “probably not” in finding two players like Mixon and Perine. “But you’ve just got to replace the production” and he said you do that with a...

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    No. 1 Sooners Return Home to Host Quad Meet

    Oklahoma Denver Nebraska As a team, OU is ranked in first place on three of four events, including vault (49.450), bars (49.438 average) and floor (49.519) and sits second on beam (49.388). Of the top scores so far this season, three of OU’s rank in the top four. Freshman Maggie Nichols and senior Chayse Capps...

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    OU football: Dede Westbrook gives Sooners recruit advice in chance meeting at Dallas shopping mall

    CEDAR HILL, Texas—Tuesday afternoon, walking around Nordstrom in Northpark Mall in Dallas, Cedar Hill (Texas) wide receiver Charleston Rambo ran into one of the players he hopes to replace. Dede Westbrook gave Rambo some encouraging words during their chance encounter. He stuck with the Sooners, who he committed to in March, after a late...

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    OU football: Sooners sign top-10 class with no surprises

    CEDAR HILL, TEXAS — Charleston Rambo didn't expect to run into the player he wanted to replace when he made a run to the mall Tuesday night, the day before signing day. Rambo was part of a strong group of players the Sooners signed Wednesday, especially in the offensive skill positions, where they'll...

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    Oklahoma football: Highlights, notes and analysis on new Sooners’ punter Reeves Mundschau

    Oklahoma football: Highlights, notes and analysis on new Sooners' punter Reeves Mundschau. For the first time in two years, Oklahoma specialist Austin Seibert will presumably not have to maintain kicking and punting duties — that's what the commitment of punter Reeves Mundschau means for the Sooners. Loading 00:00 / 02:04 Reeves Mundschau kicking 2015...

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    Sooners’ Ricky DeBerry moving to inside linebacker

    Sooners' Ricky DeBerry moving to inside linebacker. NORMAN — Not only are the Sooners changing up their defensive scheme, but at least one OU player is also making a position switch as outside linebacker Ricky DeBerry is moving to middle linebacker, Bob Stoops announced Wednesday. He record five tackles, including one for a loss...

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    Sooners Add RBs To Replace Mixon & Perine

    Sooners Add RBs To Replace Mixon & Perine. Follow The Fan: Facebook | Twitter NORMAN, Okla. (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Oklahoma might have successfully filled its running back void. 247Sports lists Trey Sermon of Marietta, Ga., and Kennedy Brooks of Mansfield, Texas, as top 15 running backs in the Class of 2017 rankings. Sermon and Brooks join...

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    Sooners Cruise Past KU on Field Trip Day

    Points 52 89 56.3% 81.3% Rebounds 33 42 Assists 10 20 Turnovers 19 18 Blocks 4 13 Steals 14 10 Individual Leaders Category Fan Field Trip Day. Four Sooner starters scored in double figures, led by senior guard Maddie Manning with 19 points on 8-of-9 shooting (3-of-3 from 3-point range). Freshman center Nancy Mulkey blocked a...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: WR Cedarian Lamb Signs With OU

    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: WR Cedarian Lamb Signs With OU. Lamb possesses the body and leaping ability to be an elite jump-ball receiver at the next level. Lamb is someone who — as long as he applies himself — can play on Sundays after three or four years in Norman. I expect him to compete...

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    Sooners thrilled with first top-10 class since 2010

    Sooners thrilled with first top-10 class since 2010. The last time Rivals ranked the Sooners so high was 2008. “I feel we signed one of the best classes we’ve signed in 19 years,” Stoops said. However, more newsworthy is what OU did close to home, signing six in-state talents and nine from Texas. “We always start...

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    OU Football: Oklahoma Sooners add RBs to help replace Mixon, Perine

    OU Football: Oklahoma Sooners add RBs to help replace Mixon, Perine. NORMAN, Okla. - Oklahoma might have successfully filled its running back void. 247Sports lists Trey Sermon of Marietta, Ga., and Kennedy Brooks of Mansfield, Texas, as top 15 running backs in the Class of 2017 rankings. Sermon and Brooks join Oklahoma's highly ranked class...

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    Sooners to implement 4-man defensive front

    Sooners to implement 4-man defensive front. NORMAN — The newly signed defensive members of Oklahoma’s 2017 class like linemen Tyreece Lott, Zacchaeus McKinney and Isaiah Thomas will jump right in with a new system that Bob Stoops and Mike Stoops plan to implement in spring practice. The Sooners will be moving away from the...

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    Podcast: Bob Stoops National Signing Day Press Conference

    Bob Stoops full National Signing Day Press Conference podcast.

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    Jayhawks can’t slow Sooners, 89-52

    Oklahoma (17-6, 8-3 Big 12) not only shot above average in the second meetings between the Jayhawks (7-15, 1-10 Big 12), but connected on a season-high 59.3 percent of its attempts from the field, including a 6-of-14 (46.2) mark from the 3-point line. Her 14 points marks her 12th double-digit scoring performance of...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: 4-Star RB Kennedy Brooks Submits His LOI

    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: 4-Star RB Kennedy Brooks Submits His LOI. The four-star running back from Mansfield High School joins Marcelias Sutton and Trey Sermon in the 2017 class, and all three will try to leapfrog Abdul Adams and Rodney Anderson on the depth chart. But Brooks may be the guy to watch moving...

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    Signing day ’17: Sooners boast loaded recruiting class

    The Big 12 isn't the conference it once was. You can see the dropoff in national titles (none since 2005), top 25 rankings - and yes, recruiting. The blame can be cast in many directions, but you can't place any of it on Oklahoma. Oklahoma has signed strong classes; they're consistently in the top 20...

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    Bob Stoops lauds Oklahoma’s offensive haul on Signing Day

    Bob Stoops lauds Oklahoma’s offensive haul on Signing Day. Oklahoma in 2017 brings back one of the sport’s most accomplished quarterbacks in Baker Mayfield but must replace three other valuable offensive players in Heisman finalist Dede Westbrook and star running backs Samaje Perine and Joe Mixon. Fortunately for Sooners coach Bob Stoops, he addressed...

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    2017 OU National Signing Day: Sooners class complete; considered long-shot for five-star DT Marvin Wilson

    2017 OU National Signing Day: Sooners class complete; considered long-shot for five-star DT Marvin Wilson. NORMAN — Signing Day 2017 was quickly completed for Oklahoma on Wednesday morning. It was that bond between the players that impressed OU coach Bob Stoops, who finished his 19th recruiting class. “We’ve had many opportunities through last spring and...

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    Oklahoma football: Highlights, news and notes on new Sooners’ lineman Creed Humphrey

    Oklahoma football: Highlights, news and notes on new Sooners' lineman Creed Humphrey. Creed Humphrey, who hails from Shawnee, Oklahoma, is the Sooners' only early-enrollee on the offensive line and could prove to be a long-term contributor for o-line coach Bill Bedenbaugh. Originally committed to Texas A&M before flipping to OU, Humphrey is a three-star...

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    Oklahoma football: Tidbits, highlights and more info on Sooners’ early-enrollee Justin Broiles

    Oklahoma football: Tidbits, highlights and more info on Sooners' early-enrollee Justin Broiles. Broiles is a four-star cornerback out of John Marshall High School in Oklahoma City. He is currently ranked the ninth best player at his position, and the 107th overall player according to Rivals. In his high school career, he had 62 solo tackles,...

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    Oklahoma football: Highlights and other notes on new Sooners’ linebacker Kenneth Murray

    Oklahoma football: Highlights and other notes on new Sooners' linebacker Kenneth Murray. Kenneth Murray, a Missouri City, Texas, native, is one of four defenders to join the Sooners as an early enrollee in this class. Committed since Sept. 16, 2016, Murray is a four-star pass rusher according to Rivals but is listed as a...

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    Oklahoma football: Three things to watch for on National Signing Day

    Oklahoma football: Three things to watch for on National Signing Day. Oklahoma Could OU land five-star prospect Marvin Wilson? Building the defensive line was among the last items on OU’s 2017 recruiting agenda. Wilson — a 6-foot-4, 329-pounder from Bellaire, Texas — is set to announce his decision live on ESPN at 3:30 p.m. “You never...

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    Oklahoma football: Notes, highlights and other info on Sooners’ signee Trey Sermon

    Oklahoma football: Notes, highlights and other info on Sooners' signee Trey Sermon. Trey Sermon is a running back from Sprayberry High School in Marietta, Georgia. Sermon is 6-foot-1, 221 pounds, and was recruited by Oklahoma running back coach Jay Boulware. Loading 00:00 / 11:51 Trey Sermon's Highlights 48 Play 48 Play Up next in 10...

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    Oklahoma football: Highlights and other information on 2017 Sooners’ early-enrollee Levi Draper

    Oklahoma football: Highlights and other information on 2017 Sooners' early-enrollee Levi Draper. Inside linebacker Levi Draper from Collinsville, OK, will be a part of the Sooners' 2017 classes and has already begun classes at OU as an early-enrollee. Loading 00:00 / 06:20 Senior Season highlights 48 Play 48 Play Up next in 10 seconds. Season...

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    Sooners will begin national title defense unanimously atop poll

    Sooners will begin national title defense unanimously atop poll. Given the NFCA Preseason Coaches Poll released Tuesday, the Sooners will be favored to win a fourth. Receiving all 32 votes, OU will begin the season atop the rankings, in front of No. 2 Auburn, the same program it topped in last season’s WCWS championship series,...

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    OSU is in position for NCAA Tournament

    Lunardi had OSU as an 11 seed, playing a First Four game in Dayton, Ohio. The other Big 12 teams in Lunardi's field, and their seed, are No. 11 OSU. A team with a high-standing RPI almost always makes the tournament. A team with a low-standing RPI almost never makes the tournament. The Cowboys might not get...

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    Oklahoma Basketball: Sooners’ Decline Hits Big 12 Rock Bottom

    For the first time in seven consecutive games – and the first time since 2004 in Norman – Oklahoma State has won a Bedlam basketball battle over archrival Oklahoma, defeating the Sooners 68-66 on Monday night. Just when it appeared that Oklahoma had secured the victory with a rebound by Kamerom McGusty of...

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    Oklahoma football: Sooners headed for first top 10 recruiting class since 2010

    Oklahoma football: Sooners headed for first top 10 recruiting class since 2010. Oklahoma is expected to have its first top 10 finish in Rivals’ final recruiting rankings in seven years. In 2010, the Sooners finished No. 14 in team rankings) Highest-rated player: RB Brandon Williams Williams, a five-star recruit, played in 2011 and rushed for...

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    OU No. 1 in NFCA Preseason Poll for First Time

    Team Year Oklahoma 2017 Arizona State 2012 Washington 2010 Arizona 1998 Previously, OU’s best preseason ranking was No. 1 in the preseason poll. Oklahoma received all 32 first-place votes to join Arizona State in 2012, Washington in 2010 and Arizona in 1998 as the only teams to earn the distinction. Oklahoma is one of four...

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    OSU has put itself in position for the NCAA Tournament

    Lunardi had OSU as an 11 seed, playing a First Four game in Dayton, Ohio. The other Big 12 teams in Lunardi’s field, and their seed, are No. 11 OSU. A team with a high-standing RPI almost always makes the tournament. A team with a low-standing RPI almost never makes the tournament. But among those five games...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Baker Mayfield Owns OSU Commit on Twitter

    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Baker Mayfield Owns OSU Commit on Twitter. Fua Leilua, a junior college defensive tackle who is committed to Oklahoma State, decided it was a good idea to share his confidence in his new program on Twitter. Baker, of course, saw Fua’s tweet and decided to chime in on the subject. You can’t...

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    Oklahoma State at Oklahoma: Cowboys win Bedlam on Forte’s late 3

    Oklahoma State at Oklahoma: Cowboys win Bedlam on Forte's late 3. Phil Forte’s 3-pointer with 9.9 seconds left provided the winning margin in Oklahoma State’s 68-66 victory over the Sooners. OSU took Monday’s game by scoring the final six points. Oklahoma (9-12, 3-6) enjoyed a 66-63 lead with 1:08 remaining. The Bixby High School graduate was...

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    Oklahoma shattered one of its Big 12 football trophies while moving it

    Oklahoma shattered one of its Big 12 football trophies while moving it. The following photo simply proves that the Oklahoma Sooners have won too many Big 12 Conference football championships. Good News: We have 9 others.#BoomerSooner pic.twitter.com/TeXnur0RTn — Lincoln Riley (@LincolnRiley) January 28, 2017 Here is a closer look at what the trophy looks...

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    Oklahoma men’s tennis: Sooners advance to the championship match after defeating Michigan

    Oklahoma men’s tennis: Sooners advance to the championship match after defeating Michigan. 16 Oklahoma advanced to the championship match after defeating No. Senior Andrew Harris and junior Spencer Papa dominated Seniors Kevin Wong and Jathan Malik 6-1, who are the nation’s sixth-doubles, and sophomore A.J. Chamdani and freshman Adrian Oetzbach beat senior Tyler Gardiner and...

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    No. 20 Sooners Fall at No. 2 Baylor

    .667 .800 Rebounds 55 44 Assists 27 9 Turnovers 13 17 Blocks 8 2 Steals 9 6 Individual Leaders Category The Sooners were the first team to lead Baylor (21-1, 10-0 Big 12) after the opening frame since the Lady Bears faced Connecticut earlier this season. The Lady Bears finished with a .500 field...

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    Bedlam: Previewing Monday Night’s Matchup Between OU & OSU

    Bedlam: Previewing Monday Night's Matchup Between OU & OSU. Related: OSU Dominates Arkansas As Cowboys Remember The 10 Here are a few things to know about the Big 12 matchup: Cowboys playing well After dropping six consecutive games to open conference play, Brad Underwood’s squad has completely flipped the script as of late...

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    As Sooners have struggled, Cowboys have found their game

    As Sooners have struggled, Cowboys have found their game. Tonight, it’s the first of the regular season's two Bedlam contests, when the Cowboys visit Lloyd Noble Center. “I thought Florida did great … They’re a really good team. After playing at least 34 minutes in three straight games, he played 27 and scored eight points...

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    OU women’s basketball: No. 2-ranked Baylor crushes No. 20 Sooners

    OU women's basketball: No. 2-ranked Baylor crushes No. 20 Sooners. WACO, TEXAS — Alexis Jones had 24 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists and No. 2-ranked Baylor beat No. 20 Oklahoma 92-58 on Sunday in Big 12 women's basketball. Jones joined former center Brittney Griner as the only Bears player to record a triple-double. Oklahoma (16-6, 7-3) got 15...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Could the Sooners Still Land Tyler Taylor?

    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Could the Sooners Still Land Tyler Taylor?. Quick Tyler Taylor update: Oklahoma LB coach Tim Kish will visit Tyler Taylor today because he's "in the area." Could Sooners re-emerge? Prospects don’t typically let coaches come into their home this close to National Signing Day if there isn’t a bit of interest. If...

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    Bedlam basketball: Can the Sooners improve their winning streak to eight games over the Cowboys?

    Bedlam basketball: Can the Sooners improve their winning streak to eight games over the Cowboys?. Oklahoma's Rashard Odomes (1) dunks the ball as the Florida Gators defeat the University of Oklahoma Sooner (OU) men 84-52 in NCAA, college basketball at The Lloyd Noble Center on Jan. 28, 2017 in Norman, Okla. Photo by...

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    Sooners Host Bedlam Showdown on Monday

    For the 232nd time, Oklahoma (8-12, 2-6 Big 12) and Oklahoma State (13-8, 2-6 Big 12) will meet on the hardwood for Bedlam basketball. • Freshman guard Kameron McGusty has scored at least nine points in every Big 12 game and has registerd double figures in the past eight outings. His January resume includes...

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    Ticket Punched! Sooners Sweep Illini 4-0

    NORMAN – The 16th-ranked University of Oklahoma men’s tennis team punched its ticket to the 2017 ITA National Indoor Championships with an emphatic 4-0 sweep of No. In front of another lively crowd, the Sooners quickly won the doubles point and then took the first three singles finished to take a 4-0 win...

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    Oklahoma needed defensive linemen and grabbed two this weekend in Troy James and Tyreece Lott.

    Oklahoma needed defensive linemen and grabbed two this weekend in Troy James and Tyreece Lott.. x This video is not available. Please try again in a few minutes. x This video is geo-restricted. We are experiencing technical difficulties, please try again in a few minutes. Ads keep our content free for all to enjoy so please turn...

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    Sooners take care of business, Longhorns hope to finish strong with signing day approaching

    Sooners take care of business, Longhorns hope to finish strong with signing day approaching. Oklahoma will have the conference's best class. And the drain of top Texas talent away from the Big 12 continues, with the top seven committed state recruits in the 247Sports composite headed outside of the conference. Oklahoma is seventh in the...

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    Baylor Lady Bears vs. Oklahoma Sooners – Preview and Game Thread

    2 ranked Baylor Lady Bears take on the No. 20 ranked Oklahoma Sooners in top 25 NCAA women’s basketball. Today's game features two of the nation's best shot-blocking teams, yet the shot blocking desparity between the two is as great as Baylor’s NCAA leading scoring margin of 39.9 points per game. That victory interrupted a...

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    Ryan Jones to Oklahoma: Sooners Land 4-Star WR Prospect

    Ryan Jones to Oklahoma: Sooners Land 4-Star WR Prospect. Scout.com Wide receiver prospect Ryan Jones committed to Oklahoma on Saturday, announcing the decision on Twitter: The Charlotte, North Carolina, native is a 4-star recruit and is the No. 1-ranked receiver in his home state, according to Scout. In terms of national rankings, he's the 50th-ranked...

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    OU men’s basketball: Sooners woes continue in blowout loss to Florida

    25 Florida, even Kruger had problems finding much to praise with his team's performance. “Not much from our perspective,” Kruger said. I thought Florida did great. “When you're not making shots, that affects everything else,” Kruger said. “You're making shots, you're going to be a little more active defensively. The Sooners had just four assists and have...

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    Oops! Oklahoma broke one of its many Big 12 championship trophies

    Oops! Oklahoma broke one of its many Big 12 championship trophies. After the win, the Sooners were awarded the Big 12 title trophy, which features a glass bowl with each conference team’s logo etched in it. It’s been a few months since the Sooners won and took home this hardware, and unfortunately we learned that...

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    Sooners can’t keep up with Gators in loss

    Sooners can’t keep up with Gators in loss. NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Florida coach Mike White has the utmost respect for Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger. 25 Florida beat Oklahoma 84-52 in the Big 12-SEC Challenge. “To come to Oklahoma and beat a Lon Kruger team by one point would have felt great.” Hayes’ previous career...

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    Big 12 trophy falls, breaks during move for Sooners

    Big 12 trophy falls, breaks during move for Sooners. One of Oklahoma's Big 12 championship trophies did not make it to the other side of the street. With their south end zone football facility still under construction, the Sooners have been shuttling their championship hardware back and forth from their temporary facility to the...

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    Sooners down one Big 12 Championship trophy

    Sooners down one Big 12 Championship trophy. There's one fewer Big 12 championship trophy in Norman. Saturday afternoon, offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley tweeted the groundbreaking news that one of Oklahoma's 10 glass Big 12 championship trophies had shattered after falling off a hand truck. Bad News: The Big 12 Championship Trophy was broken today. Good News:...

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    Sooner Wallop Wolverines at ITA Kick-Off

    NORMAN – The 16th-ranked Oklahoma men’s tennis team picked up an impressive ranked win on Saturday in its first match of the 2017 ITA Kick-Off Weekend inside the Gregg Wadley Indoor Tennis Pavilion at the Headington Family Tennis Center on Saturday. He was down match points but played very aggressive in those points...

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    OU Hoops: Sooners Struggle Offensively In Blowout Loss To No. 25 Florida

    25 Florida. Norman - Jordan Woodard failed to score a point as Oklahoma dropped its third consecutive game on Saturday with an 84-52 loss to No. 25 Florida inside the Lloyd Noble Center. OU struggled offensively throughout most of the game and shot only 28.1 percent from the field with only four assists as the...

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    Oklahoma recruiting notebook: Sooners get pair of 2017 commits

    Oklahoma recruiting notebook: Sooners get pair of 2017 commits. Sooners get three-star defensive end OU got two additions to its 2017 recruiting class Saturday in three-star defensive end Troy James and four-star reciever Ryan Jones. James, from Madison Prep Academy in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, flipped from his previous commitment to Arkansas. The 6-4, 228-pound defensive...

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    No. 20 OU Travels to No. 2 Baylor on Sunday

    2/2 Baylor (20-1, 9-0 Big 12) as the Sooners travel to Waco, Texas, Sunday to face the Lady Bears. The Sooners are 1-2 against ranked opponents so far this season. 20/20 Oklahoma won its seventh straight home game with a 78-63 victory over Iowa State Wednesday. The Sooners hit 10 3-pointers against Iowa State, their...

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    Oklahoma recruiting notebook: Sooners get commit from three-star DE Troy James

    Oklahoma recruiting notebook: Sooners get commit from three-star DE Troy James. Sooners get three-star defensive end OU got its second commitment in two days Saturday morning when three-star defensive end Troy James announced his plans to become a Sooner. James, from Madison Prep Academy in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, flipped from his previous commitment to...

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    Troy James commits to Sooners

    Troy James commits to Sooners. Third time is the charm, at least Baton Rouge (La.) James, a three-star prospect, announced he has committed to Oklahoma on Saturday, fresh off decommitting from Arkansas. http://www.scout.com/player/206618-troy-james?s=73 Locked with his Arkansas commitment since November, the Sooners and defensive line coach Calvin Thibodeaux never went away. James began this cycle a...

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    After recent losses, topping Gators would sure suit Sooners

    After recent losses, topping Gators would sure suit Sooners. It doesn’t get any easier for coach Lon Kruger’s Sooner men. Four games ago they finally got on the Big 12 board, taking care of Texas Tech at Lloyd Noble Center. Next, they stunned then-No. Instead, Iowa State came to Norman and prevailed in double overtime and,...

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    Sooners Down Iowa State, 30-12, in Ames

    OU vs. Iowa State Final Results 125 Christian Moody (OU) dec. Kyle Larson (ISU), 5-3 133 No. 12 Earl Hall (ISU) dec. Trae Blackwell (OU), 4-0 141 Mike Longo (OU) tech. 13 Clark Glass (OU dec. Colston DiBlasi (ISU), 5-4 165 No. 10 Lelund Weatherspoon (ISU) fall Matt Reed (OU), 4:48 184 Carson Powell (ISU)...

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    This week in Oklahoma basketball: Sooners try to rebound from two disappointing losses and other storylines

    This week in Oklahoma basketball: Sooners try to rebound from two disappointing losses and other storylines. Two close losses spoiled the momentum and now the team is desperate for a victory entering Saturday’s SEC/Big 12 Challenge game against Florida. “It might almost be better to have a young team because they bounce back with...

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    Oklahoma Set to Host ITA Kickoff Weekend

    19 Michigan, to Norman. The winners of each match will play in the championship match on Sunday, while the losers will also play a third-place match on Sunday. Oklahoma Led by first-year head coach Nick Crowell, the Sooners come into the weekend 2-1 on the season, with wins over Abilene Christian and Omaha and...

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    Phillips flips to LSU, but Sooners still good

    Phillips flips to LSU, but Sooners still good. NORMAN — For weeks, there were signs that perhaps Jacob Phillips wasn't an ironclad Oklahoma commit. LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda reached out to Phillips and Tigers recruiter Austin Thomas took a trip to see him, while Bob Stoops countered with a five-coach in-home visit. 29 player...

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    Oklahoma football: A look at defensive backs

    Oklahoma football: A look at defensive backs. Last season First, the bad news. Safeties Ahmad Thomas (63 tackles) and Steven Parker (62) led the defensive backs in tackles. Parker had a pair of interceptions, while Thomas finished with one sack this season. Jordan Thomas ended with 49 tackles and had two interceptions. Will Sunderland (one interception) and...

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    Oklahoma football: Sooners get commit from Ardmore DT Tyreece Lott

    One day after OU’s top commit in the 2017 class flipped to LSU, the Sooners got a flip of their own. Three-star defensive tackle Tyreece Lott, who committed to TCU last month, announced via Twitter he is committed to OU as of Friday morning. pic.twitter.com/1ByVKj1I3s — Tyreece Lott (@TyreeceLott) January 27, 2017 Lott, from...

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    Oklahoma women’s basketball: Sooners defeat Iowa State 78-63

    Oklahoma women's basketball: Sooners defeat Iowa State 78-63. Oklahoma (16-5, 7-2 Big 12) defeated Iowa State 78-63 on Wednesday night in Norman. Manning led the Sooners with 21 points while Little followed with 16, Pierre-Louis with 15 and Ortiz with 14. The Sooners started out the game 0-5 from the three point line, but ended...

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    Part of reason for Sooners’ resurgence on recruiting trail? Targeting Texans

    Texans are back as a presence in the Oklahoma recruiting class, a year after the Sooners managed just four recruits out of the Lone Star State. OU has nine signees or verbal commitments from Texas players in the current class. The Sooners have commitments or early enrollees from 10 different states. Even with the loss...

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    Oklahoma Sooners College Football News’ Top Program of All Time

    Oklahoma Sooners College Football News’ Top Program of All Time. The AP ranked Ohio State ahead of the Sooners as the greatest team in the modern era of college football, or since the AP rankings were introduced. College Football News has done Oklahoma one better than the AP’s No. 2 ranking of the Sooners in...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Is OU on the Verge of Signing Its Best WR Class Ever?

    As National Signing Day looms, the Sooners are hoping to add to a potent wide receiver class that features a pair of four-star prospects out of Texas — Cedarian (CeeDee) Lamb and Charleston Rambo — still holding strong to their commitments, along with the highly touted JUCO standout Marquise Brown already on...

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    Oklahoma recruiting report card: Biletnikoff winner highlights Sooners’ 2015 class

    Oklahoma recruiting report card: Biletnikoff winner highlights Sooners' 2015 class. Although Oklahoma's 2015 recruiting class has been in Norman for just two seasons, there has been no shortage of player production. Westbrook hauled in 80 catches for 1,524 yards -- an average of 19.1 yards per reception -- and a staggering 17 touchdowns. Biggest surprise...

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    Oklahoma football: Sooners’ top commit Jacob Phillips flips to LSU

    Oklahoma football: Sooners' top commit Jacob Phillips flips to LSU. With national signing day in less than a week, the Sooners lost one of their top commits Thursday afternoon, as five-star inside linebacker Jacob Phillips has de-committed from Oklahoma. Phillips, who hails from Nashville, Tennessee, committed to Oklahoma back in October. Today, the linebacker announced...

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    Men’s Oklahoma Basketball Is Down This Season, But Against Serious Competition

    Men’s Oklahoma Basketball Is Down This Season, But Against Serious Competition. It has not been a good season for men’s Oklahoma basketball record wise, but the level of the competition the Sooners have gone up against has been as good as any team in the country. The Sooners are 8-11 overall and 2-6 in...

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    Sooners Set for Contest at Iowa State

    2017 Record 3-0-0 3-1-0 2017 Ranking No. 1 Oklahoma women’s gymnastics team competes in its second straight Big 12 road meet this weekend, facing Iowa State at 6:30 p.m. CT on Friday in Ames, Iowa. OU has posted the highest road average in the nation in each of the last three seasons. Freshman Maggie Nichols...

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    Oklahoma recruiting report card: 2015 class yields Sooners’ first Biletnikoff

    Oklahoma recruiting report card: 2015 class yields Sooners' first Biletnikoff. Although Oklahoma's 2015 recruiting class has been in Norman for just two seasons, there has been no shortage of player production. Westbrook hauled in 80 catches for 1,524 yards -- an average of 19.1 yards per reception -- and a staggering 17 touchdowns. Biggest surprise...

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    Notepad: Sooners get good things from several sources

    The Sooners put four players in double figures, with Maddie Manning finishing with 21 points, Peyton Little with 16, Vionise Pierre-Louis with 15 and Gabbi Ortiz with 14. It marked the fourth time since conference play began that’s happened, yet Wednesday night’s 78-63 victory over Iowa State may have been a breed apart. Gioya...

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    OU women’s basketball: Little’s fourth-quarter eruption leads Sooners past Iowa State

    20-ranked Oklahoma's 78-63 win against Iowa State on Wednesday night, it appeared redshirt senior Peyton Little might go scoreless for the first time all season. OU's leading scorer was struggling from the field and had missed all five of her shot attempts through the first three quarters. “Timely 3,” she told Little, laughing. “It's about...

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    Balanced Sooners Beat Iowa State 78-63

    Balanced Sooners Beat Iowa State 78-63. Points 63 78 72.7 90.9 Rebounds 30 30 Assists 10 17 Turnovers 15 9 Blocks 0 5 Steals 4 7 Individual Leaders Category Points Johnson - 17 Manning - 21 Rebounds Johnson - 7 3 Players - 6 Assists Johnson - 3 Carter - 6 Steals 4 Players -...

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    Oklahoma women’s basketball: Sooners lead Iowa State 38-28 at the half

    Oklahoma women's basketball: Sooners lead Iowa State 38-28 at the half. Coming off a big win over rival Oklahoma State, the Sooners are looking to stick to their winning ways against Iowa State, and lead the Cyclones at the half 38-28. 20 Oklahoma (15-5, 6-2 Big 12) is 10-1 at the Lloyd Noble Center...

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    Oklahoma football: A look at the Sooners’ linebackers

    Oklahoma Sooners linebacker Ogbonnia Okoronkwo signals an incomplete pass during the Allstate Sugar Bowl between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Auburn Tigers in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Monday, January 02, 2017. Last season Jordan Evans completed a solid career at his hometown university by leading the Sooners with 96 tackles. Evans...

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    Help is on the way: Oklahoma Sooners

    Help is on the way: Oklahoma Sooners. With signing day just around the corner, we've been breaking down where Big 12 teams have the biggest positional need on their rosters -- and how those Big 12 teams are addressing that need in recruiting. We continue this series with the Oklahoma Sooners: Position of need:...

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    OU football: Murray hoping to fit into Striker mold

    OU football: Murray hoping to fit into Striker mold. "So I just try to take stuff that they do well and try to put it all together in my game so that way I can be an even better player.” After Murray committed in mid-September, he studied the way Mike Stoops used...

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    Sooners Going All Out For Five-Star Defensive Tackle

    Sooners Going All Out For Five-Star Defensive Tackle. With signing day nearing in just over a week, college coaching staffs around the nation are pulling out all the stops in order to land some of the most coveted playmakers in the country. When it comes to Houston five-star defensive tackle, Marvin Wilson, it appears...

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    No. 20 Sooners Clash with Iowa State Wednesday

    20/20 Oklahoma (15-5, 6-2 Big 12) goes for its sixth straight home win when it hosts Iowa State (11-8, 2-6 Big 12) on Wednesday at 7 p.m. CT at Lloyd Noble Center. The Sooners, who rallied in the fourth quarter for a 68-62 victory over Oklahoma State on Sunday, are 10-1 at home...

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    Oklahoma recruiting report card: 2014 class was boom or bust for Sooners

    Oklahoma recruiting report card: 2014 class was boom or bust for Sooners. With signing day looming for the class of 2017, let's take a look back at how Oklahoma fared on the recruiting trail three years ago. Mixon rushed for 2,027 yards and 17 touchdowns in two season with the Sooners, adding 894 yards...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: The State of the Defensive Line

    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: The State of the Defensive Line. ...smh Demarie Smith #4 Cancel 48 Play Lott could make an impact right away if he commits. The fact that Tyreece de-committed from TCU just two days after his visit with OU is a pretty good sign that he’ll will be playing in Norman...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: OU Loses to Texas, 84-83

    The Longhorns entered the bonus with 14:39 to play in the first half. However, OU went on a 9-0 run to knot the game up at 15 with 11:07 to play UT responded to Oklahoma’s 9-0 with a 9-0 run of their own in a little over a minute to give the Longhorns...

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    OU men’s basketball: Texas pulls out one-point victory over Sooners

    And the Longhorns did it, as Andrew Jones came off a Jarrett Allen screen of Jordan Woodard near the top of the key and bounced around there a bit as Doolittle switched onto him. “Nothing else I can say at this point is going to help with the loss as far as their...

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    Oklahoma football: Sooners pick up pledge from Arkansas cornerback

    Oklahoma football: Sooners pick up pledge from Arkansas cornerback. Oklahoma got a boost to its 2017 recruiting class when cornerback Tre Norwood announced his decision via Twitter on Monday night. — Tre Norwood (@trenorwood_3) January 24, 2017 Norwood decommitted from Louisville on Jan. 12, which was one day after the Fort Smith (Ark.) Northside star...

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    Oklahoma men’s basketball: Sooners trail Texas 41-39 at the half

    Oklahoma trails Texas 41-39 at halftime in a back-and-forth game in Austin, Texas. If one word could accurately summarize the first half between the Sooners and Longhorns, it would be streaky. Just five minutes into the game, Texas hit Oklahoma with a 7-0 run over the course of two minutes to stretch what was...

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    Oklahoma football: A look at the Sooners’ defensive line

    Oklahoma football: A look at the Sooners' defensive line. IAN MAULE/Tulsa World Photo gallery: A look at OU's 2017 recruiting class A look at the Sooners' quarterback position A look at the Sooners' running back position A look at the Sooners' wide receiver/tight end position A look at the Sooners' offensive line As...

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    Can the Sooners bounce back from a disappointing loss?

    Can the Sooners bounce back from a disappointing loss?. Disappointing seasons Coming into the season, the Sooners were picked to finish sixth in the Big 12 Conference, while the Longhorns were predicted to end up in third place. Facing an unranked OU squad will be a nice break for UT, but they are also...

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    Sooners enter final recruiting stretch with few holes to fill

    Sooners enter final recruiting stretch with few holes to fill. Oklahoma football: Sooners officially welcome early enrollees to campus Sooner early enrollees: RB Marcelias Sutton brings versatility to the backfield Sooner early enrollees: Looking closer at QB Chris Robison Photo gallery: A look at OU's 2017 recruiting class NORMAN — This time a...

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    Manning leads Sooners’ 2nd half comeback to beat Oklahoma State, 68-62

    Manning leads Sooners' 2nd half comeback to beat Oklahoma State, 68-62. The senior guard scored 11 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter and No. 20 Oklahoma rallied for a 68-62 win over Oklahoma State on Sunday in the 100th women's basketball game between the Bedlam rivals. Oklahoma was within 21-19 after Ortiz's basket...

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    Oklahoma Basketball: Overcoming Adversity Is Enemy of Good for Young Sooners

    It’s been a frustrating season so far for Oklahoma basketball fans. The OU men, however, have slipped to 8-10 overall and 2-5 in Big 12 action after failing to hold on to leads in both halves and in overtime against Iowa State on Saturday. Head coach Lon Kruger, who is just three wins away...

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    Bonus Points Push Sooners to Big Win Over WVU

    Bonus Points Push Sooners to Big Win Over WVU. OU vs. West Virginia Final Results 125 Christian Moody (OU) fall Devin Brown (WVU), 6:13 133 Cory Stainbrook (WVU) dec. Jacob Rubio (OU), 4-2 141 Mike Longo (OU) dec. Joe Wheeling (WVU), 7-2 149 No. 8 Dylan Cottrell (WVU), 8-5 174 Matt Reed (OU) tech. Brown...

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    Oklahoma recruiting notebook: Sooners’ commit Jacob Phillips visits LSU

    Oklahoma recruiting notebook: Sooners' commit Jacob Phillips visits LSU. Five-star linebacker Jacob Phillips, one of the jewels of OU’s 2017 recruiting class, was on an unofficial visit to LSU, continuing speculation he could flip his commitment to the Tigers. There have long been questions about the strength of Phillips’ commitment to OU. Cobb’s suspension could...

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    OU football: Sooners enter final recruiting stretch with few holes to fill

    NORMAN — This time a year ago, Bob Stoops' office at Gaylord Family — Oklahoma Memorial Stadium was a revolving door of recruits. With just five early enrollees, Stoops worked to fill his 2016 recruiting class with top-notch talent. It was a full-out sprint to the finish as the Sooners worked to secure the...

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    OU Downs Huskers in Big Red Road Battle

    Team Scores Oklahoma Nebraska 72.450 68.250 Total 426.60 414.400 Event Winners Event Gymnast Score Justus/Wenske (OU) 15.050 Freshmen Matt Wenske and Tanner Justus both scored 15.050 on vault and now are tied for the NCAA lead on the event. Senior Reese Rickett won rings with a 15.100 while senior Colin Van Wicklen and sophomore Levi Anderson...

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    Nichols’ Record Night Fuels Sooners

    Nichols' Record Night Fuels Sooners. Team Scores Vault Bars Beam Floor 48.950 48.800 48.600 49.200 Event Winners Event Gymnast Score Vault Maggie Nichols (OU) 10.0 Bars Maggie Nichols (OU) 9.925 Beam Maggie Nichols (OU) 9.975 Floor Maggie Nichols (OU) 9.975 Maggie Nichols (OU) 39.875 OU Team Highs Event Gymnast Score Vault Maggie Nichols 10.0 Bars...

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    Bedlam Returns to Norman on Sunday

    20/20 Oklahoma (14-5, 5-2 Big 12) faces in-state rival Oklahoma State (12-5, 2-4 Big 12) for the 100th all-time meeting on Sunday at 2 p.m. CT inside Lloyd Noble Center. • Sunday's matchup marks the 100th all-time meeting between Bedlam rivals Oklahoma and Oklahoma State. Last season, the Cowgirls, defeated OU, 71-69, to snap...

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    OU men’s basketball: Woodard lifting Sooners with strong second-half play

    OU men's basketball: Woodard lifting Sooners with strong second-half play. NORMAN — With the game tied and less than 10 seconds left in Wednesday's game at West Virginia, there was little doubt about who was going to get the basketball for Oklahoma. Even though virtually everyone at WVU Coliseum knew where the ball was...

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    Sooners growing more confident in Big 12 slate

    Sooners growing more confident in Big 12 slate. NORMAN - You could tell Wednesday's 89-87 overtime victory over No. "I don't think we've had a chance to soak it in yet, but it (the win over West Virginia) was huge for us going forward," point guard Jordan Woodard said. Woodard scored 20 points against...

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    OU Returns Home for Contest with Iowa State

    7/8 West Virginia, Oklahoma (8-9, 2-4 Big 12) plays three of its next four games inside Lloyd Noble Center. He is third in the Big 12 in scoring with 17.7 points per game. His January resume includes a career-high 20 points against Kansas State (Jan. 7) and a 17-point performance at West Virginia (Jan....

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Why Jacob Phillips Should Pick Oklahoma, Not LSU

    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Why Jacob Phillips Should Pick Oklahoma, Not LSU. That's a lot of wins. Recency Oklahoma isn’t just historically better than LSU; it’s also better lately than LSU. They’ve got two conference championships in as many years, and only five seasons with double-digit wins. Speaking of head coaches, Bob Stoops has been at...

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    Focusing on Progress

    “Those spontaneous celebrations, it’s hard to put a value on those,” OU coach Lon Kruger said. The venture to Morgantown is the longest road trip in Big 12 Conference play for OU athletics every season (1,137 miles one-way), and it can seem considerably longer after a loss. The Sooners now own a 9-4 series...

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    OU Set For Showdown at No. 2 Wake Forest

    Both the Sooners, ranked No. Oklahoma men's tennis has been a model of consistency over the past three years, earning national runner-up finishes in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Wake Forest is coming off of a 31-6 season and round-of-16 finish at the NCAA Championships in 2016. Wake comes into Saturday’s showdown with the Sooners 2-0...

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    Sooner To Take on Nebraska Saturday

    Oklahoma Nebraska Ranking No. 7 Season High 433.200 410.600 Floor Avg. The Sooners will take on No. Oklahoma‘s team total of 433.200 was more than 15 points higher than the next best score in the country over the weekend, and it scored the highest team event total on every event except high bar (second). Wenske made...

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    Sooners Travel to WVU for First Road Meet

    Oklahoma 2017 Record 2-0-0 1-1-0 2017 Ranking No. Freshman Maggie Nichols and senior Chayse Capps have competed all-around in both of OU’s meets, while senior Charity Jones (VT, BB, FX) and sophomore Brenna Dowell (VT, UB, FX) appeared on three events. The Sooners finished 2016 with a scoring average of 197.576 and a record of...

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    Sooners’ momentum continues to grow

    NORMAN — You could tell Wednesday’s 89-87 overtime victory over No. The smile was still there, though. “I don’t think we’ve had a chance to soak it in yet, but it (the win over West Virginia) was huge for us going forward,” point guard Jordan Woodard said. Woodard scored 20 points against the Mountaineers with...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Can Running Back U Reload?

    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Can Running Back U Reload?. Last month I posted about the big decision awaiting Samaje Perine and Joe Mixon. Would they take the money and run, or come back for one last shot at the title? Eric Bailey called him a “dynamic running back with big-play capability” in his Tuesday position preview...

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    Oklahoma football: A look at the Sooners’ offensive line

    Oklahoma football: A look at the Sooners' offensive line. As Oklahoma prepares for the 2017 season, let’s take time to look back at last year’s 11-2 campaign and look forward to expectations at different position groups. Last season The offensive line is always an underappreciated group. Oklahoma’s group was very appreciated by its skill players...

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    GFOMS Garners High Marks in Experience Ranking

    NORMAN — Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium was recognized this week by Scout.com's Stadium Journey website as one of the best stadium experiences in the United States and Canada for 2016. The University of Oklahoma's football stadium ranks No. 51 on the list of the 100 best athletics venues (the site reviewed a...

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    Sooners’ Cobb posts bond, released from Texas jail

    Sooners' Cobb posts bond, released from Texas jail. Oklahoma cornerback Parrish Cobb is a suspect in three armed robberies committed in a three-day span earlier this month in Waco, Bellmead and on the Baylor University campus, Waco police Sgt. He was released Wednesday morning after posting a $90,000 bond, the Waco (Texas) Tribune-Herald reported. So...

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    EDITORIAL: Even with slow start, Kruger, Sooners deserve support, trust

    The OU men’s basketball team has struggled this year with a 7-9 record, a 1-4 conference record and a seven-game losing streak they snapped last Saturday against Texas Tech. The Big 12 conference features three teams in the top 10, so the rest of the schedule isn’t going to get any easier. Losing a...

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    Oklahoma football: A look at the Sooners’ wide receiver/tight end positions

    Oklahoma football: A look at the Sooners' wide receiver/tight end positions. Westbrook set school marks for most receiving yards in a game (232 against Texas) and most touchdown receptions in a season (17). Lewis caught the second-most passes from a wide receiver with 32 receptions for 388 yards. Top returners by statistics: Mark Andrews, 37...

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    OU men’s basketball: Woodard’s closing kick helps Sooners snap losing streak

    OU men's basketball: Woodard's closing kick helps Sooners snap losing streak. NORMAN — The lead slipping away and a bit of that "Oh no, here we go again" feeling lingering over Lloyd Noble Center in the second half of Saturday's game against Texas Tech, Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger went to his bench and...

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    Three offseason questions: Oklahoma Sooners

    Three offseason questions: Oklahoma Sooners. Nobody in the Big 12 lost more talent in the backfield than Oklahoma, which will be replacing a pair of All-Big 12 rushers in Samaje Perine and Joe Mixon. Unfortunately for the Sooners, that hasn't been very often. Considering he'll be returning from another major injury, it's unclear what impact...

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    OU football: Sooners’ Cobb suspended, arrest warrant issued in connection with armed robberies

    OU football: Sooners' Cobb suspended, arrest warrant issued in connection with armed robberies. NORMAN — An arrest warrant was issued Tuesday for Oklahoma cornerback Parrish Cobb in possible connection to a string of armed robberies, the Waco (Texas) Tribune reported. “We are aware than an arrest warrant has been issued and are making arrangements...

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    OU Women: Sooners Fall To No. 12 Texas In Austin

    OU Women: Sooners Fall To No. 12 Texas In Austin. Joyner Holmes scored 20 points with 10 rebounds, and Ariel Atkins poured in 19 points before fouling out and twelfth-ranked Texas defeated No. 20 Oklahoma 86-68 in a Big 12 Conference showdown Tuesday night. A Lashann Higgs layup sparked a 10-2 run as the Longhorns (13-4,...

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    No. 20 Sooners Fall at No. 12 Texas Tuesday Night

    12 Texas Tuesday Night. Points 86 68 .619 .947 Rebounds 45 33 Assists 17 10 Turnovers 16 16 Blocks 3 5 Steals 6 7 Individual Leaders Category Points Holmes - 20 Pierre-Louis - 16 Rebounds Taylor - 11 Pierre-Louis - 7 Assists Taylor - 4 Ortiz - 4 Steals Atkins - 3 Three Players -...

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    Oklahoma football: Sooners officially welcome early enrollees to campus

    Oklahoma football: Sooners officially welcome early enrollees to campus. Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield, back for another season, set the tone for an important date on the OU recruiting calendar with a Twitter post Tuesday: “Our 2017 early signees are here,” Mayfield’s post read. “They have some straight dog in ’em. Can’t wait to push them...

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    Oklahoma football: Warrant issued for Sooners’ CB Parrish Cobb

    Oklahoma football: Warrant issued for Sooners' CB Parrish Cobb. An aggravated assault warrant was issued in Texas Tuesday for Oklahoma cornerback Parrish Cobb, according to the Waco Tribune-Herald. Cobb is potentially connected to a string of armed robberies in the Waco and Bellmead areas. Kory Martin told the Waco Tribune-Herald that he believes Cobb participated...

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    John E. Hoover: Report: OU’s Parrish Cobb arrested on aggravated robbery charge

    University of Oklahoma freshman Parrish Cobb, who started two games at cornerback last season before suffering an...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Mock 2017 Recruiting Class

    With National Signing Day looming, here’s a look at a mock 2017 recruiting class for the Oklahoma Sooners. 5 in the 2017 recruiting class rankings with guys like 4-star linebacker Levi Draper and 4-star tight end Grant Calcaterra headlining the class. With that said, here is a look at a mock Oklahoma Sooners recruiting...

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    Baker Mayfield’s call to arms to Oklahoma targets eyeing Sooners

    x This video is not available. Please try again in a few minutes. x This video is geo-restricted. We are experiencing technical difficulties, please try again in a few minutes. Ads keep our content free for all to enjoy so please turn off any ad blockers to keep watching. Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has some unfinished business...

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    Oklahoma men’s tennis: Sooners earn wins over Abilene Christian, Omaha

    Oklahoma men’s tennis: Sooners earn wins over Abilene Christian, Omaha. Oklahoma started its season with a double-header between Abilene Christian and Omaha, and the Sooners out-played both opponents by winning 7-0, and 6-1, respectively. The Sooners started slow in doubles, but senior Andrew Harris and freshman Jochen Bertsch won 6-6 (7-2) against sophomores Josh...

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    Oklahoma football: A look at the Sooners’ running back position

    Oklahoma football: A look at the Sooners' running back position. Mixon missed the Iowa State game and Perine sat for three games with an injury but both still crossed the 1,000-yard mark. True freshman Abdul Adams rushed for 283 yards on 53 carries, which included 91-yard games against Louisiana-Monroe and Kansas. Daniel Brooks played in...

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    Sooners want to beat Texas for where it might take them

    Sooners want to beat Texas for where it might take them. Not from Texas, who they meet tonight at Frank Erwin Arena in Austin, to Oklahoma State, who they meet Sunday in Stillwater. “It is a big opportunity,” junior point guard Gabbi Ortiz said. “If you snag a road game, that’s good not only for...

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    OU Women: No. 12 Texas Hosts No. 20 Sooners On Tuesday

    20 Sooners On Tuesday. Related: Peyton Little Leads No. In fact, the host team has won seven consecutive regular season meetings leading up to this game, with UT beating OU by six points in Austin last year. Longhorns are rolling Unlike the Sooners, UT is coming off a road win over a ranked opponent as...

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    Sooners snap losing streak with win over Texas Tech

    Sooners snap losing streak with win over Texas Tech. Let’s win the next 20 minutes!” The Sooners did, snapping a seven-game winning streak with an 84-75 victory over Texas Tech. By the second half Saturday night, all the rust was gone. But the Sooners (7-9, 1-4 Big 12) didn’t need Woodard to bail them out. The...

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    OU Trio Receives Big 12 Accolades

    Big 12 Award Winners Gymnast of the Week Chayse Capps - Sr. - Plano, Texas - Recorded a 39.700 in the all-around, the second-best total of her career - Secured the beam title (9.975) and shared the top score on vault (9.925) - Has tied the conference record with the 13th Big...

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    Top-25 Showdown Awaits OU Tuesday at Texas

    20/25 Sooners (14-4, 5-1 Big 12) take on No. • Oklahoma and Texas meet for the 53rd time on Tuesday with the Longhorns leading the all-time series, 28-24. • OU has held its opponent to season lows in scoring in back-to-back games (Iowa State, 57, and Texas Tech, 45). • Tuesday's matchup with Texas marks...

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    Westmoore’s Jessi Murcer commits to Oklahoma Sooners

    Westmoore's Jessi Murcer commits to Oklahoma Sooners. OKLAHOMA CITY - Westmoore junior Jessi Murcer is staying close to home. Murcer announced on her Twitter page Sunday night that she had committed to Oklahoma. OU offered Murcer Saturday, according to Westmoore coach Andrea Guziec. Murcer wasted little time committing the same day. The 5-foot-6 guard has been a...

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    Buckeyes Hand Sooners Second Loss

    Quarter-by-Quarter Team 1 2 3 4 "They're as good as anybody we've been out there playing with, no doubt," Stoops said of the Buckeyes. On the game's opening possession, OU drove 65 yards in 12 plays to the Ohio State 10-yard line, but came up empty when sophomore placekicker Austin Seibert's 27-yard field-goal...

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    Oklahoma football: A look at the Sooners’ quarterback position

    Oklahoma football: A look at the Sooners' quarterback position. IAN MAULE/Tulsa World As Oklahoma prepares for the 2017 season, let’s take time to look back at last year’s 11-2 campaign and look ahead to expectations at different position groups. Mayfield completed a school-record 70.9 percent of his passes and ended with 40 touchdown passes. His...

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    #8 UCLA Gymnastics Visits #2 Oklahoma Sooners

    #8 UCLA Gymnastics Visits #2 Oklahoma Sooners. After winning their season opener last weekend against Arkansas, the #8 UCLA Gymnastics team heads to Norman, Oklahoma to take on the #2 Oklahoma Sooners. The Sooners are the defending national champions. Last weekend, Oklahoma began its title defense by defeating then-#3 Alabama 197.75-196.70 at home. The Sooners have...

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    Oklahoma football: Sooners do Mannequin Challenge after win over Baylor

    Oklahoma football: Sooners do Mannequin Challenge after win over Baylor. No. 11 Oklahoma's 45-24 win over Baylor to keep it in first place in the Big 12 was cause for celebration in Norman. The Sooners did indeed celebrate, doing the popular Mannequin Challenge post-game, and head coach Bob Stoops posted the video on Twitter. The Sooners...

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    OU men’s basketball journal: Odomes has career night in Sooners’ win over Texas Tech

    Over and over again in the opening minutes of Oklahoma's eventual 84-75 win over Texas Tech on Saturday, sophomore guard Rashard Odomes drove straight toward the basket. He scored the first seven OU points and by the time the first half was over had already matched his career high for a game with...

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    Oklahoma football notebook: Sooners hoping for strong recruiting finish

    Oklahoma football notebook: Sooners hoping for strong recruiting finish. Sooners in the mix for another defensive back Two 2017 defensive backs announced via Twitter they received offers from Oklahoma on Thursday, the first day of the January recruiting contact period. OU appears to be making a late run at Russ Yeast, a three-star athlete...

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    OU football: Early enrollees getting started for Sooners

    NORMAN—Justin Broiles dismissed the idea the first time it was presented to him. “I've got to do college work during the summer.” But after a night's sleep, Broiles came around to the idea. The two are part of a large group of mid-term enrollees for the Sooners this year. For many players, academics can be...

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    OU women’s basketball: Sooners top Texas Tech, 66-45, at home

    NORMAN — No. 22 Oklahoma ran away early from Texas Tech, 66-45, on Saturday. Peyton Little scored 18 points, while Vionise Pierre-Louis added 10 with 11 rebounds, to help the Sooners win their second straight game. Gabbi Ortiz scored 10 points for the Sooners (14-4, 5-1 Big 12), whose fast-paced offense led to a 14-4...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Sooners Offer Two New DBs

    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Sooners Offer Two New DBs. A month ago, it looked like Oklahoma was in prime position to flip four-star Fresno product Jaylon Johnson from Utah and add yet another star to #SoonerSquad17. But things are always in flux when it comes to recruiting, and the last two OU offers make...

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    OU Hosts UCLA in Top-10 Battle

    2-ranked Oklahoma women’s gymnastics team returns to Lloyd Noble Center this weekend to host a talented UCLA squad, ranked No. The Sooners, whose score represents the highest season-opening total in program history, secured event titles on vault, bars and floor and claimed the top individual score on those three events as well. According to...

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    Sooners Host Red Raiders on Saturday Night

    Oklahoma (6-9, 0-4 Big 12) plays its second game at Lloyd Noble Center in five days when it hosts Texas Tech (13-3, 2-2 Big 12) for a Saturday night conference showdown. The Sooners will look for continued production out freshman Kameron McGusty, who is leading the team in scoring during Big 12 play...

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    OU men’s basketball: Back to 100 percent, McGusty coming on strong for Sooners

    OU men's basketball: Back to 100 percent, McGusty coming on strong for Sooners. NORMAN — Kameron McGusty watched as each of the other three freshman in Oklahoma's most-recent signing class made their debuts in the starting lineup. Next, Jordan Shepherd moved in as a starter at point guard in mid-December. But McGusty, a first-year Sooner...

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    Sooners Have Point Guard Back To Host Texas Tech

    Sooners Have Point Guard Back To Host Texas Tech. Oklahoma's men's basketball team will try to get their first win in Big 12 play this Saturday at 7:30 when they host Texas Tech at the Lloyd Noble Center. The Sooners are 0-4 in conference play, but are showing signs of improvement, and they now...

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    No. 22 OU Welcomes Texas Tech to LNC Saturday

    22/25 Oklahoma (13-4, 4-1 Big 12) looks to win its 12th straight game over Texas Tech (11-5, 3-2 Big 12) as the Sooners host the Lady Raiders inside Lloyd Noble Center on Saturday. • Oklahoma and Texas Tech meet for the 55th time on Saturday as the Sooners host the Lady Raiders inside...

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    2017 Title Run Begins at Rocky Mountain Open

    The meet begins at 7 p.m. CT on Saturday, Jan. 14. A big storyline in 2017 will be changes made to the code of points used to score routines. The team score is going to be affected and each individual score is going to be about a half a point lower.” The Sooners have repeated...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Corey Bethley Includes Sooners in Top 3

    Corey Bethley, a defensive lineman from Katy, Texas, has revealed that he is still considering the Oklahoma Sooners. Very blessed for the opportunity every school has given me to live out my dream but it's coming to a close! Bethley is listed as a defensive tackle, but he’s someone who could play as a...

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    Season report card: Oklahoma Sooners

    Despite starting the season 1-2 following losses to Houston and Ohio State, Oklahoma roared back to become the first Big 12 team in seven years to run the table in league play. Here's a closer look at Oklahoma's season with the Sooners' season report card: Heisman finalists Dede Westbrook, No. 11, and Baker Mayfield...

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    OU football’s biggest recruiting needs for 2017

    OU football's biggest recruiting needs for 2017. Oklahoma Sooners running back Joe Mixon (25) makes a good run of the block of Samaje Perine (32) during NCAA football action between OU and Ohio Sate in Norman, OK on September 17, 2016. JOEY JOHNSON/For the Tulsa World With seniors leaving and recruits closing in on...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: OU Target Austin Faoliu Decommits From Arizona

    Three-star defensive tackle prospect Austin Faoliu, who received an offer from Oklahoma last week, has announced that he is no longer committed to Arizona. Faoliu is extremely athletic for a person of his size, which leads me to think he can exceed the expectations of a typical three-star prospect. It’s not like he’s a...

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    Oklahoma’s biggest needs for 2017

    With both declaring for the draft, the Sooners now have a massive hole in their backfield. They do have some interesting replacement options. Abdul Adams, who was a freshman this past season, turned heads in fall camp, but was sparingly used during the season despite not redshirting. With questions surrounding the in-house options, the Sooners...

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    Sooners start, finish season in Top-5 for first time since 2008

    Sooners start, finish season in Top-5 for first time since 2008. Oklahoma State finishes #11 in both NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 02: Baker Mayfield #6 of the Oklahoma Sooners warms up prior to playing the Auburn Tigers during the Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 2, 2017 in New Orleans,...

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    OU Football Finishes in Top 5 of AP, Coaches Polls

    OU Football Finishes in Top 5 of AP, Coaches Polls. NORMAN — The Oklahoma football team parlayed its nation-long 10-game winning streak into top-five final rankings in the AP and Amway Coaches Polls that were released Tuesday. 5 in the AP Top 25 Poll. OU's No. 3 finish in the Coaches poll is its highest since...

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    Top 25 polls: Bowl wins vault Sooners and Cowboys to high finishes in rankings

    Top 25 polls: Bowl wins vault Sooners and Cowboys to high finishes in rankings. Oklahoma was voted in the top five, while Oklahoma State celebrated its highest finish in five years in both the Associated Press and Amway Top 25 Coaches polls released on Tuesday. It is the highest finish in the coaches poll...

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    No. 22 OU Takes On Iowa State in Ames Wednesday

    • Oklahoma and Iowa State meet for the 61st time in series history Wednesday at 7 p.m. CT inside Hilton Coliseum. She leads the Sooners in scoring at 13.6 points per game. The Sooners rank second in the Big 12 in scoring with 82.2 point per game and boasts the league's top 3-point shooting...

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    Top 25 polls: Sooners extend NCAA record for top-five finishes in AP; Cowboys nearly crack top 10

    Top 25 polls: Sooners extend NCAA record for top-five finishes in AP; Cowboys nearly crack top 10. Oklahoma claimed top five spots in both the Associated Press and Amway Coaches Top 25 polls released on Tuesday. Coaches plotted the Sooners at No. OU (11-2) won the Sugar Bowl against Auburn, repeated as Big 12 champions...

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    Sooners No. 5 in final AP poll, OSU No. 11

    5 in final AP poll, OSU No. Clemson, of course, grabbed the top spot while Alabama finished in second place. Thanks to its monster win against Auburn in the Sugar Bowl, Oklahoma finished the season ranked No. The Sooners, who now boast the nation’s longest win streak with Alabama’s loss, were the only Big 12...

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    AP Top 25 poll: Sooners extend NCAA record for top-five finishes; Cowboys at No. 11

    AP Top 25 poll: Sooners extend NCAA record for top-five finishes; Cowboys at No. 5 in the final AP ranking. OU (11-2) won the Sugar Bowl against Auburn, repeated as Big 12 champions and - following Alabama's loss to Clemson in Monday's College Football Playoff championship game - possesses the nation’s longest current winning...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Chuck Filiaga Picks Michigan Over Oklahoma

    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Chuck Filiaga Picks Michigan Over Oklahoma. Chuck Filiaga, a four-star offensive tackle from Aledo, Texas, has committed to Michigan at the U.S. Army All-American Game. Filiaga is listed as the No. 98 overall player and No. 14 offensive tackle in the country. He also has offers from Oregon, Alabama, Auburn, Nebraska, Tennessee and...

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    Sooners see College Football Playoff, national title in their future

    Sooners see College Football Playoff, national title in their future. The permeating thought was the Sooners were ready to win a national championship in 12 months. They compromised the most talented backfield OU coach Bob Stoops has ever had and the best at OU in decades. But seeing wide receiver Jeffrey Mead play well against...

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    No. 20 OU Faces Road Test at No. 17 WVU

    • Oklahoma looks for its first road win at West Virginia in series history as the Sooners travel to Morgantown, W. Va. for a Sunday afternoon matchup with the Mountaineers. • Oklahoma also has scored 80-plus points in three straight Big 12 games for the first time since the 2007-08 season. In Big 12...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: U.S. Army All-American Game — Preview and Viewing Guide

    1 overall in Oklahoma Loading 00:00 / 06:20 Senior Season highlights 48 Play 48 Play Up next in 10 seconds. Senior Season Highlights DT/DE Austin Faoliu #99 DE DT Cancel 48 Play 48 Play Up next in 10 seconds. Junior Year Highlights Trey Sermon #4 RB WR Cancel 48 Play 48 Play Up next...

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    OU football: OU reaps sweet rewards from postseason performance

    Coach Bob Stoops helped guide his squad to a win in the Sugar Bowl. Momentum doesn't work that way, the Oklahoma football coach said the day after his team trounced Auburn 35-19 in the Sugar Bowl. I think it gives you some positive momentum, but in the end, once you're in August and into...

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    Oklahoma football: Sooners prepare for life post-Perine and Mixon

    Oklahoma Sooners running back Abdul Adams runs the ball during the football game between the Oklahoma Sooners and Iowa State Cyclones at Jack Trice Stadium on Thursday, November 03, 2016. The Sooners must now replace two 1,000-yard running backs for 2017. Perine ended with 1,060 yards. It is the second time in Stoops’ 19 seasons...

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    Sooners Seek First Win Inside Bramlage Coliseum Since 2012

    •One of the youngest teams in both the Big 12 and the nation, Oklahoma has seen its freshmen and sophomores play a large role for the Sooners this season. OU freshmen have played a total of 176 minutes (most in Big 12) and have scored 43.9 percent of OU’s points in Big 12...

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    Sooners and Wildcats Square Off Saturday

    2/4 Baylor, TCU, Kansas State, No. •One of the youngest teams in both the Big 12 and the nation, Oklahoma has seen its freshmen and sophomores play a large role for the Sooners this season. OU freshmen have played a total of 176 minutes (most in Big 12) and have scored 43.9 percent of...

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    Trust in the Process Yields Sweet Reward

    For Stoops, it was only the third time in 44 games (.932) his team had lost at home against a non-conference opponent in his 18 seasons with the Sooners. "We'll keep working to improve and do our best to have a better showing when we get back on the field here in...

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    Oklahoma football: Offensive lineman commits to Sooners via “Reservoir Dogs” theme video

    Oklahoma football: Offensive lineman commits to Sooners via "Reservoir Dogs" theme video. It was the Quentin Tarantino-style way...

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    Mixon made the right call for everyone involved

    Joe Mixon would have been good enough to win a Heisman in 2017. Good enough to be...

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    Baker Mayfield is College Football’s Most Fun Player

    Baker Mayfield is College Football's Most Fun Player. © Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports Lamar Jackson, Louisville's Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback, finished the season accounting for 51 total touchdowns. Clemson's Deshaun Watson is presently getting ready to throw thunderbolts at the Alabama defense in next week's title game. Pregame chatter centered on how the high-flying Sooners...

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    Oklahoma Football: Sooners Lead an Upswing in Big 12 Bowl Performance

    It had been two years since Oklahoma football prevailed in a postseason bowl, and more years than that since the Big 12 had a reasonable showing during bowl season. That is the best postseason record by the Big 12 in five seasons and the second best in the league’s 21-year history. The 2016 postseason...

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    On vault, bars, beam and floor, Sooners will start at the top

    Coach Patty Gasso’s program has been to 10 Women’s College World Series since 2000 and claimed three national championships. Beginning her 11th season at the program's helm, Kindler has taken OU to unprecedented heights, coaching it to NCAA Super Six status six of the last seven seasons and to national championships in 2014...

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    Source: Joe Mixon tells Sooners he’s going pro

    Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon has told the Sooners that he is going pro, according to ESPN's Jake Trotter and multiple reports. The controversial Mixon finished his college career in Oklahoma's Sugar Bowl win over Auburn, scoring two touchdowns and gaining 180 yards from scrimmage -- 91 rushing on 19 carries and 89...

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    Oklahoma Basketball on Rebound: Same Old, Same Old for Sooners

    Oklahoma Basketball on Rebound: Same Old, Same Old for Sooners. OU lost the ball game 60-57 and, as a result, the Sooners’ season record dropped to 6-7 and below .500 for the first time since Lon Kruger’s first season in 2011-12. The team that finished last season with a Final Four appearance now occupies...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Caleb Kelly and the Future of the OU Defense

    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Caleb Kelly and the Future of the OU Defense. Unfortunately, as happened with players all over the defense, their plans for guys like Will Johnson and Tay Evans just didn’t work out. But Caleb Kelly finally earned the starter’s role, and jump-started the defensive renaissance OU will need to compete for...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football: A Tribute to Samaje Perine

    Oklahoma Sooners Football: A Tribute to Samaje Perine. “I had no idea (this would happen)," Perine said of becoming the school's all-time leading rusher after the Sugar Bowl. Second straight #Bedlam game in Norman that Perine has left the game with an injury in the second half. He will surely be missed in Norman next...

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    Sooners Open 2017 with Top-Three Tilt vs. Bama

    Oklahoma Alabama 2017 Record 0-0-0 0-0-0 2017 Preseason Ranking No. OU has snagged 19 straight victories in Norman, dating back to 2014. In home openers during Kindler’s tenure, the Sooners have posted a 9-1 mark. Degouveia and Showers were both members of the USA Junior Olympic National team. The east entrances of Lloyd Noble Center will...

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    OU football: Mixon’s decision looms large for Sooners

    OU football: Mixon's decision looms large for Sooners. Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon has yet to make an announcement about whether or not he will enter this year's NFL Draft. NORMAN—More than a day after Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine declared for the NFL Draft, Oklahoma is still...

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    Sugar Bowl notebook: Bob Stoops calls injury-plagued 2016 one of his ‘more challenging years’

    Sugar Bowl notebook: Bob Stoops calls injury-plagued 2016 one of his 'more challenging years'. Oklahoma Sooners head coach Bob Stoops yells at his defense after an Auburn first down during the Allstate Sugar Bowl between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Auburn Tigers in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Monday, January 02,...

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    OU football: Samaje Perine declares for NFL Draft

    OU football: Samaje Perine declares for NFL Draft. Less than 12 hours after breaking Oklahoma's career rushing record, Sooners running back Samaje Perine made the announcement that he was heading to the NFL. "I am so grateful for the opportunity and everyone who has been a part of it. Earlier Tuesday, Sooners coach Bob...

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    OU Hosts K-State for Top-25 Matchup Wednesday

    The Sooners scored 50-second half points in Sunday's 87-72 home victory over TCU. • Oklahoma is 36-25 all-time against Kansas State and has won 16 out of the last 18 meetings. • Redshirt senior guard Peyton Little claimed her second career Big 12 Player of the Week honor, averaging 20.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and...

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    Sooners’ big stars key Sugar victory

    BUTCH DILL Credit: AP Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) throws a pass during the first half of the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game against Auburn, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, in New Orleans. Joe Mixon emerged from his recent controversy with big plays that had teammates lifting him off his feet in celebration. 14...

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    Oklahoma Football: Sooners Sugar Bowl Win by the Numbers

    Oklahoma Football: Sooners Sugar Bowl Win by the Numbers. The Tigers came into the Sugar Bowl game ranked 5th in the nation in scoring defense. The Sooners also have outgained their opponents over the last 10 games by an average of 136 yards per game. 3 – In the third quarter of the Sugar Bowl,...

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    Sooners kept building en route to Sugar Bowl win

    That part of it was the most challenging.” The victory allowed OU to close the season at 11-2 and with a 10-game winning streak. The manner the Sooners used Monday night at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome shows the season’s evolution. OU played like a national title team against the team representing the conference that’s produced...

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    EDITORIAL: Sooners’ 10-wins in a row no small feat

    EDITORIAL: Sooners' 10-wins in a row no small feat. As Sooner fans emptied out of Owen Field following OU’s loss to Ohio State on Sept. 17, the pouring rain was an apt backdrop for the defeated look they carried. After all, the Sooners had just gotten run over by the Buckeyes, 45-24, in the...

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    Auburn football: What Bob Stoops, Sooners said about Auburn after the Sugar Bowl

    Auburn football: What Bob Stoops, Sooners said about Auburn after the Sugar Bowl. Very good football team and played a good game tonight.” Stoops on adjusting to Auburn’s defense after early possessions: “Really just execution. Same thing defensively. The execution early. Once we settled down and recognized what they were doing, we handled it really well.”...

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    Oklahoma men’s basketball: Sooners reliquinshes late lead in 60-57 loss to TCU

    Oklahoma men's basketball: Sooners reliquinshes late lead in 60-57 loss to TCU. Oklahoma (6-7) suffered its fifth straight loss in 60-57 road loss to TCU (12-2) as the Sooners are 0-2 in Big 12 Conference play. TCU ended the game on a 12-3 run to clinch the win against Oklahoma. The Horned Frogs earned their...

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    OU women’s basketball: Little key to Sooners’ success

    OU women's basketball: Little key to Sooners' success. OU guard Peyton Little, right, picked up Big 12 weekly honors for her stellar performances against Kansas and TCU. “I think we just talked about it at halftime and knew what we needed to differently in the second half,” Little said. I don't know our numbers, but...

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    Sugar Bowl Win Caps Sweet Season

    Sugar Bowl Win Caps Sweet Season. Quarter-by-Quarter Team 1 2 3 4 14 Auburn 7 6 0 6 19 7 Oklahoma 0 14 14 7 35 Team Stats Stat 17 Auburn 35-19 in the Sugar Bowl on Monday night. Auburn (8-5), which wound up in the Sugar Bowl despite dropping its last two Southeastern Conference games...

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    OU football: Perine’s departure to NFL wasn’t hard to see coming

    Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine grasps the hand of his mother after talking to his family after the Sooners' Sugar Bowl win over Auburn on Monday. Tuesday morning, Perine declared for the NFL Draft. NEW ORLEANS — Even soaking in the aftermath of Oklahoma's 35-19 win over Auburn...

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    Sooners roll over Auburn to claim Sugar Bowl

    Kyle Phillips | CNHI OklahomaOklahoma took a 35-19 win Monday against Auburn in the Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. OU out-rushed and, more importantly, out-defended the Tigers for four quarters. The Sooners wanted to use Monday night as a way to prove perception and reality are different things. When it did, OU dominated. Running...

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    Final: Baker Mayfield wins MVP honors as Oklahoma tops Auburn

    Getty Images NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 02: Baker Mayfield #6 of the Oklahoma Sooners celebrates after defeating the Auburn Tigers 35-19 during the Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 2, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images) NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Baker Mayfield passed for 296...

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    Sugar Sweet Sooners Smack Auburn 35-19

    The first quarter ended with with Auburn on top 7-0. Baker Mayfield connected on a 13 yard touchdown strike with Mark Andrews to tie the game up at seven. Baker Mayfield found Dede Westbrook for 25 yards on fourth down inside the five. Joe Mixon closed out the drive on a three yard touchdown run...

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    COLUMN: Sooners were nowhere without Mayfield’s arm

    Also, none of it happens without Baker Mayfield. Pick a play, any play. The snap sails over his head, he wins the chase the to the ball, picks it up, turns and throws, almost in one motion. Mayfield finished 19 of 28 for 296 yards and two touchdowns without a pick. OU’s first touchdown only came...

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    University of Oklahoma Sooners beat Auburn Tigers in Sugar Bowl

    University of Oklahoma Sooners beat Auburn Tigers in Sugar Bowl. With hours left to go, the University of Oklahoma Sooners got ready to take on the Auburn Tigers in the Sugar Bowl. All rights reserved. NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Baker Mayfield passed for 296 yards and two touchdowns, including one scoring pass to fellow Heisman...

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    Sooners Easily Handle Auburn In Sugar Bowl

    First Downs 22 28 Passing Yards 154 296 Rushing Yards 185 228 Penalties-Yards 6-63 10-100 3rd Down Conversions 5-15 5-10 4th Down Conversions 3-3 1-1 Punts-Avg 5-49.2 3-45.7 Turnovers: 1 0 Time of Possession 26:42 33:18 Statistical Leaders Passing C-Att Yds Long Pettway (AUB) 24 101 0 16 Mixon (OKLA) 19 91 2...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Why We Hate You: SEC Edition

    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Why We Hate You: SEC Edition. Oklahoma may not be in the playoffs this year, but they’ve still earned a spot in one of college football’s major bowl games. Every football championship the conference claims since 2000 was won by only one of four teams, though: LSU, Florida, Auburn, and Alabama. This...

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    Joe Mixon’s actions a sour note on an otherwise sweet night for Oklahoma Sooners

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    Perine to Enter 2017 NFL Draft

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    John E. Hoover: Think about how Baker Mayfield altered the path Oklahoma was on

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    Why the Sooners should defeat Auburn

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    Sugar Bowl: Sooners playing with a chip on their shoulder

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    Sooners Open Big 12 Play Friday vs. Baylor

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    Strong performance against Auburn could bring validation for o-line

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    Manning’s leadership has Sooners in good place entering conference

    Manning's leadership has Sooners in good place entering conference. It’s only five games, Oklahoma women’s basketball coach Sherri Coale was quick to point out. And that’s the story the Sooners are believing will continue to play out as they begin play tonight in what may be a tougher-than-ever Big 12 Conference. The Sooners (9-3) tip...

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    OU football journal: Steve Spurrier Jr. reportedly leaving Sooners for Western Kentucky

    OU football journal: Steve Spurrier Jr. reportedly leaving Sooners for Western Kentucky. After a season back at Oklahoma, Steve Spurrier Jr. is heading back to an on-field coaching role, according to multiple reports. Spurrier Jr., who has been the Sooners' director of high school recruiting and offensive specialist...

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    Oklahoma football: Sugar Bowl has been sweet for the Sooners

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    OU Football: Sooners hope for strong performance against Auburn

    The Oklahoma Sooners have two Heisman contenders in quarterback Baker Mayfield and receiver Dede Westbrook. That offensive line, however, was the significant development of the 2016 season. With even a below average performance against Auburn on Monday at Sugar Bowl, Mayfield will have the most efficient season an OU quarterback has ever had and...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Sooners Make the Initial Cut for 2018 Receiver Joshua Moore

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    No. 24 OU Begins Big 12 Play at Kansas Thursday

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    Sooners Arrive in New Orleans for Sugar Bowl

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    OU football journal: Starters not expected to miss Sugar Bowl for academic reasons

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    Sugar Bowl: Sooners hit The Big Easy, begin preparations for Auburn

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    Stoops gives Sooners pass to resume practicing at Superdome

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    Kansas opens Big 12 play with Sooners

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    Mayfield Follows in Knight’s Footsteps in Sugar Bowl

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Big Game Bob vs. the SEC

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    Oklahoma football: Sooners ready to get physical vs. Auburn in the Sugar Bowl

    Oklahoma football: Sooners ready to get physical vs. Auburn in the Sugar Bowl. They have a lot of capable players. A really good running back, some skill guys that can make things happen. The one game OU learned the most from was its last non-conference game: The 45-24 loss to Ohio State on Sept. 17...

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    How Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops has fared vs. SEC in bowl games. Stoops has faced off against the SEC in six different bowls (against six different teams), winning two of those contests. Stoops’ next opportunity against the SEC comes in the Jan. 2 Sugar Bowl against Auburn, a team that the Sooners haven’t faced...

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    Sooners defense making strides

    Sooners defense making strides. Defensive coordinator Mike Stoops had no answers on that night. Definitely needed it, too, with the opponents we faced down the stretch. Contrast that to the first seven games where OU was allowed 475.8 yards per game, putting Stoops’ group at No. He came in middle of the Texas game and became...

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    Kelly’s development gives Sooners defensive bulk they lacked in September

    Kelly's development gives Sooners defensive bulk they lacked in September. One of the more interesting aspects of bowl games is finding out whose conference best prepared which teams. A really good running back, some skill guys that can make things happen. The one game OU learned the most from was its last non-conference game. “I think...

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    Stoops: RB Mixon would be off Sooners had punch been in 2016

    Stoops: RB Mixon would be off Sooners had punch been in 2016. NORMAN — Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said recently that Joe Mixon would be off the team if he had punched a woman now instead of 2 1/2 years ago, when he suspended the star running back for a year in a...

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    Stormy week shouldn’t affect Sooners in New Orleans

    Stormy week shouldn't affect Sooners in New Orleans. As Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon entered the team’s meeting room for his Friday afternoon mea culpa press conference, a bus idled outside. Many have asked how much last week will affect a team that closed the regular season on a nine-game winning streak. That was never...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Who Will Step Up In the Sugar Bowl?

    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Who Will Step Up In the Sugar Bowl?. But there are a handful of OU players who are still trying to make their case for 2017, guys who will either step up or fall back as other talents move up and become the team’s playmakers. Lots of players can make a...

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    Former Sooners QB Holieway admires Alabama true freshman QB Hurts

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    Sooners set record in Las Vegas tournament

    Oklahoma's Maddie Manning (23) had 50 points, 19 rebounds and 19 steals in the Sooners' three games in the Puerto Rico Classic in Las Vegas. Redshirt senior guard Maddie Manning had standout performances and finished the Classic with 50 points, 19 rebounds and 19 steals. Manning, who recently moved from a starter to the...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Sooners Make Chuck Filiaga’s Top 3

    Four-star offensive tackle Chuck Filiaga has released his top 3, and the Sooners have made the cut. After the visits and plenty of conversation with Bill Bedenbaugh, Filiaga is clearly comfortable with the program. 14 player at his position in the 247 Composite rankings and is ranked as a top 100 overall prospect. Throughout the...

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    John E. Hoover: Whatever his motivation, Bob Stoops apparently sees the error of his ways

    Was it the passage of time that sharpened Bob Stoops’ sensibilities? Or was it the sea of...

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    Joe Mixon would have been dismissed today, Bob Stoops says

    NORMAN, Okla. -- For the first time since it became public, Oklahoma Sooners coach Bob Stoops addressed the surveillance tape showing Sooners running back Joe Mixon punching a female student in 2014, and he said that if it happened now, he would dismiss Mixon from the team. "Dismissal is really the only...

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    OU Ready for Las Vegas Finale Tonight

    The Sooners put together a furious fourth quarter comeback Tuesday night against California, but fell 82-74. 20/21 Oklahoma play its third game in as many days as it takes on Portland State to conclude the 2016 Puerto Classic on Wednesday in Las Vegas, Nev., at South Point Arena. The Sooners forced Cal to a...

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    Bob Stoops says Joe Mixon would’ve been dismissed if he’d punched a woman in 2016

    Bob Stoops says Joe Mixon would've been dismissed if he'd punched a woman in 2016. Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops held a press conference on late Wednesday afternoon to address the release of Joe Mixon’s video of the OU running back violently punching a woman in the face two years ago. Stoops said Wednesday...

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    Everything Bob Stoops said about Joe Mixon at Wednesday’s press conference

    "What we came up with discipline-wise, I feel at the time, 2 1/2 years ago was significant. And that’s positive in that that’s the way things have gone in the past 2 ½ years. "If I’m at fault of something, it's hard to give up on these young men that I go in...

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    OU football head coach Bob Stoops addresses player Joe Mixon’s tape release

    OU football head coach Bob Stoops addresses player Joe Mixon’s tape release. NORMAN, Okla. – OU football head coach Bob Stoops met the media for the first time since the release of player Joe Mixon‘s tape. Stoops said he gave Mixon the opportunity to transfer after the incident and he chose to stay in...

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    OU Sooners coach Bob Stoops to talk to media

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    OU Football: Sooners lineman Orlando Brown Jr. a chip off the old block

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    NFL Pro Bowl selections include three Sooners, Chris Harris Jr. and Tyreek Hill

    NFL Pro Bowl selections include three Sooners, Chris Harris Jr. and Tyreek Hill. Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) runs for a 68-yard touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016. Former OU and current Tampa Bay Buccaneers...

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    OU men’s basketball: Sooners still looking for stability at forward

    OU men's basketball: Sooners still looking for stability at forward. Oklahoma freshman forward Kristian Doolittle, left, has been one of three players who have started at the four this season. Sooners coach Lon Kruger is still looking for a consistent performer at the position. But this season, one of the forward spots has been a...

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    Auburn offense vs. Oklahoma defense getting overlooked ahead of Sugar Bowl

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    OU Women’s Hoops: No. 20/21 Sooners Set To Face Undefeated Cal

    California (10-0), who is ranked No. 20/22 Oklahoma continues the 2016 Puerto Classic has the Sooners face California on Tuesday in Las Vegas, Nev., at South Point Arena. Tuesday's game is the fourth all-time meeting between the Sooners and Bears with OU winning the last matchup in, 86-75, on Dec. 13, 2008, in San...

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    Perine nears Billy Sims’ Oklahoma career rushing record

    Perine nears Billy Sims’ Oklahoma career rushing record. Oklahoma offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley wants to see Perine break the record when the seventh-ranked Sooners face No. He ran for a FBS-record 427 yards against Kansas that season, a record that still stands. He has rushed for 974 yards and 11 touchdowns this year, despite missing...

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    OU Hoops: Sooners Set To Face Auburn In Birthday of Basketball

    With two consecutive losses to Wichita State and Memphis now in the rearview mirror, the Oklahoma basketball team (6-4) will be back in action on Wednesday against Auburn (8-2) in the Birthday of Basketball. The Big 12-SEC clash will tip-off at 11:30 a.m. inside of Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., exactly 125...

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    Auburn no match for Sooners

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    OU football: Sooners eager to face physical Auburn team

    OU football: Sooners eager to face physical Auburn team. Orlando Brown (78) is eager to face an Auburn team that boasts one of the most physical defensive lines in the country. “SEC — they're used to playing some physical football, so we're ready as far as mentality and we're bettering ourselves right now to...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: Unfinished Business

    This includes the four losses that the Sooners have suffered from. In two of the four losses this season, the Sooners have been leading its' opponent at the 10:00 minute-mark, while in the other two games they trailed by a combined five points. In the last ten minutes of play in their losses, OU...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Justin Broiles & Jeremiah Hall Sign Financial Aid Agreements With Oklahoma

    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Justin Broiles & Jeremiah Hall Sign Financial Aid Agreements With Oklahoma. Four-star defensive back Justin Broiles, who has been committed to Oklahoma since March, signed a financial aid agreement with the Sooners on Saturday. The Oklahoma City (John Marshall HS) product is listed as the No. 22 cornerback in the 247...

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    OU football: Ben Powers’ quick rise to prominence has fueled Sooners’ offensive line

    OU football: Ben Powers' quick rise to prominence has fueled Sooners' offensive line. Powers, a lightly recruited lineman out of high school, has quickly become one of the best blockers up front for the Sooners. “He just gets after people and he knows how to get underneath your skin. As an offensive lineman, when you...

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    Memphis Stops Sooners Home Non Conference Hoops Streak

    You need to have the Adobe Flash Player to view this content. Christian James’ three pointer gave the Sooners a 13 point lead, their biggest of the game, with seven minutes until half time. As OU tried to drum up a big second half after leading by nine at the break. With under a minute...

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    Collected Wisdom: Sooner football great Tinker Owens, 62, Norman

    Tinker Owens eventually went to OU, too, and became one of the Sooners' greatest receivers. In those wishbone days, Owens had just 62 career catches but averaged 23 yards a catch and made all-American in both 1974 and 1975. Looking back, hard to believe how many guys that we've lost from those great Sooner...

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    Sooners already eyeing the biggest prize in 2017

    Kyle Phillips/The Norman TranscriptOU linebacker Ogbonnia Okoronkwo said it was an easy choice to announce he’s returning to the Sooners for his senior season. “I’m coming back (to OU next season).” That makes four potential underclassmen who could have entered the 2017 NFL Draft choosing to return to campus. The quarterback said the offensive...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: Sooners Give Away Game in Overtime, Lose 99-94

    Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: Sooners Give Away Game in Overtime, Lose 99-94. However, OU could not extend their lead and ended the half only up by nine points. Despite starting 17-21, OU went 2-13 to end the half, but still shot 56 percent from the floor. Despite Memphis outscoring the Sooners in the paint by four...

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    Big Brother? Prove It

    Big Brother? Let me start by saying to OU fans that I know where you’re coming from. A big part of the thanks was owed to a juco-transfer named Tyreek Hill who was the fastest player in the conference, if not the country. But his latest text, which referenced a recent Bedlam remark I had...

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    Oklahoma football: OU gives statement following release of Joe Mixon surveillance video

    Statement from the University of Oklahoma on the Joe Mixon video: pic.twitter.com/T0bbh5p6xq — Spenser Davis (@Davis_Spenser) December 16, 2016 Here's the statement in full: "University officials were made aware of the content of the video prior to taking action with respect to Joe Mixon. Based on that information, the university immediately suspended and...

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    Former Sooners honor Merv Johnson

    Former Sooners honor Merv Johnson. (Oklahoman archive photo) Chuck Bowman titled his email "Class Act." No one would disagree. Bowman wrote me about Merv Johnson, who in 1979 arrived in Norman as Barry Switzer's assistant head coach. Johnson coached the OU offensive line and stayed on the football staff through 1997. Johnson is retiring from the university...