All posts tagged "Oklahoma Sooners Football"

  • Oklahoma Sooners
    WATCH: OU Coaches and Players Speak Following Practice

    Following practice on Thursday, August 17th, coaches Mike Stoops and Calvin Thibodeaux spoke to the media. Defensive...

  • Oklahoma Sooners
    Lincoln Riley Talks OU Training Camp With The MMM

    Lincoln Riley joined Sam and Colby to talk position battles, getting ready for the season and the...

  • Andrew Gilman
    More Voices and More Opinions are Much Better

    I don’t necessarily agree with Colin Kaepernick, but I know I don’t want him to “Stick to...

  • Local College Sports
    Locker Room Unfiltered 8/17 — Sam Mayes, Rufus Alexander, and Kelly Gregg

    Sam Mayes, Rufus Alexander, and Kelly Gregg talk on Locker Room Unfiltered

  • Oklahoma Sooners
    The Flagship: OU Football Podcast ft. Dylan Buckingham

    Aaron Davis is joined by Dylan Buckingham of KFOR in Oklahoma City and The Dylan and Todd show...

  • OU Football
    “Running Back U” still trying to figure out who is next in line

    Oklahoma’s Running Back Battle Continues When a player walks down the newly made wall of current Sooners...

  • Columns
    John E. Hoover: Sooners’ remarkable new facility shows there isn’t much that’s idle at Oklahoma

    NORMAN — Hanging on a wall at an unseen junction of sparkling newness and ancient glory is...

  • Oklahoma Sooners
    WATCH: Sooners Speak Following Practice 8/14

    Head Coach Lincoln Riley, offensive tackle Orlando Brown, receiver Jeff Mead and quarterback Baker Mayfield spoke to...

  • Andrew Gilman
    A different style of leadership

     You don’t have to be an Oklahoma football fan to love Baker Mayfield’s story. It’s about persistence...

  • Oklahoma Sooners
    The Flagship: OU Football Podcast ft. Eddie Radosevich

    Aaron Davis and his guest Eddie Radosevich of Sooner Scoop join forces for episode one of The...

  • Oklahoma Sooners
    VIDEO: OU Players & Coaches Speak Following Practice

      The Sooners are entering their second week of Fall Camp. Catch some interviews with coaches Bill...

  • OU Football
    BREAKING: Nick Basquine Seriously Injured (Achilles); Out For 2017 Season

    Update 2:10 PM  Lincoln Riley confirmed that Nick Basquine has suffered an achilles injury and will be out...

  • OU Football
    Freshman Quarterback Chris Robison Dismissed From Oklahoma

    Lincoln Riley announced that freshman quarterback Chris Robison was dismissed from the team for violation of team...

  • OU Football
    Oklahoma and Tulane get Pay-Per-View experience

    NORMAN — FOX Sports Oklahoma has announced that Oklahoma’s game vs. Tulane on Saturday, Sept. 16, will be...

  • OU Football
    The Dawn Of A New Era

    Oklahoma Begins 2017 Season With First Practice Lincoln Riley entered the newly renovated Gaylord-Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium...

  • Andrew Gilman
    Pulse, problems and prognostication

    Seems like there a lot of questions, and not too many answers this summer as far as...

  • Local College Sports
    Reviewing The Riley And Gundy Car Washes At The Worldwide Leader

    This past week, Sooners head coach Lincoln Riley and Cowboys head coach Mike Gundy took their respective tours...

  • Columns
    John E. Hoover: Surprise, Texas’ Tom Herman feels no responsibility to Big 12’s well being

    FRISCO, Texas — Tom Herman said the words on Tuesday that no other Big 12 Conference football...

  • Oklahoma Sooners
    Baker Mayfield Joins Hoover and Ramsey From Big 12 Media Days

    Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield joins John Hoover and Jerry Ramsey from Big 12 Media Days

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    A mullet, a social media star, and an heir apparent take the stage at 2017 Big 12 Media Days

    Who will win Big 12 Media Days? As a coach, first impressions are everything. A coaches ability...

  • Columns
    John E. Hoover: Recent figures show continued revenue growth at OU, more spikes at OSU

    Maybe you saw the recent figures announced by USA Today showing how college athletic departments got and...

  • NCAA Football
    Big 12 Football Is Right Around The Corner

    Although college football might be 46 days away, it’s time for the beloved media days to give...

  • Oklahoma Sooners
    New position battle at safety could be one of fall camp’s best

    Sunderland’s Arrest Leaves Oklahoma To Find New Free Safety Lincoln Riley and Mike Stoops are fortunate to...

  • Oklahoma Sooners
    Lincoln Riley lands quarterback of the future in Spencer Rattler

    Spencer Rattler’s Commitment Confirms Riley’s Prowess In Recruiting Oklahoma hasn’t gone out of their region to find...

  • Local College Sports
    PODCAST: Oklahoma Associate Head Coach Ruffin McNeill Joins Sam, Colby, and Cara On the mMm Ranch

    New OU associate head coach and defensive tackles coach Ruffin McNeill joined the mMm Ranch. You can...

  • OU Football
    Sooners’ Will Sunderland suspended indefinitely; Charged with burglary

    Lincoln Riley announced on late Monday evening that safety Will Sunderland was suspended indefinitely from the Oklahoma...

  • Local College Sports
    Safety Will Sunderland Suspended by Oklahoma Indefinitely After Arrest Warrant

    Safety Will Sunderland Suspended by Oklahoma Indefinitely After Arrest Warrant. The Oklahoma Sooners will be without a member...

  • Local College Sports
    Guerin Emig: With Bob Stoops gone, can Mike Gundy become Football Face of the Big 12?

    Guerin Emig: With Bob Stoops gone, can Mike Gundy become Football Face of the Big 12?. Bill Snyder,...

  • Oklahoma Sooners
    Lincoln Riley keeping the Oklahoma kids home

    We are only in day twelve of the Lincoln Riley Era, and Riley came out swinging in the...

  • Local College Sports
    OU Football: Sooners QB Mayfield won’t miss games after arrest

    OU Football: Sooners QB Mayfield won’t miss games after arrest. He will be eligible to play in the...

  • OU Football
    Baker Mayfield Given 35 Community Service Hours/Alcohol Education

    Following an arrest for Public Intoxication among other things in February, Baker Mayfield was given 35 hours...

  • Oklahoma Sooners
    Sam Mayes: Oklahoma Football Is Better Today Than It Was One Week Ago

    The Oklahoma Sooners are in better shape today than they were exactly one week ago — the...

  • Columns
    Anthony Fogle Says Goodbye To Stoops

    I have said this before, and I don’t feel like I am reinventing the wheel, but no...

  • Local College Sports
    OU football: How Bob Stoops set the tone of his tenure with his first team meeting

    Team meeting, 2:30 p.m., Red Room. Bob Stoops and his staff were holding their first formal team meeting,...

  • Local College Sports
    Could Bob Stoops return to college coaching somewhere else?

    Could Bob Stoops return to college coaching somewhere else?. Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops surprised the college football...

  • Columns
    Bob Stoops Retired from OU, But Is He Done Coaching?

    Sports can be the cruelest of all our passions. For every high, we experience as fans, the...

  • Local College Sports
    OU football: Lincoln Riley’s mentors — Bob Stoops, Mike Leach and Ruffin McNeill — agree: Riley’s ready to take OU’s reins

    OU football: Lincoln Riley's mentors -- Bob Stoops, Mike Leach and Ruffin McNeill -- agree: Riley's ready...

  • Uncategorized
    Bob Stoops talks to Franchise Morning Show about sudden retirement

    Bob Stoops, newly retired head coach of Oklahoma Football, joined The Franchise Morning Show to discuss his...

  • Inside Sports
    Lincoln Riley, 33, takes over as Oklahoma’s football coach

    Lincoln Riley, 33, takes over as Oklahoma’s football coach. NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Just three years ago, Lincoln Riley...

  • Local College Sports
    Bob Stoops retiring at OU; Lincoln Riley taking over

    Stoops abruptly announced Wednesday that he is retiring after leading Oklahoma to 10 conference championships and a...

  • Columns
    John E. Hoover: Sooners saddened, shocked by Bob Stoops’ unexpected retirement

    NORMAN — Oklahoma linebacker Ogbonnia Okoronkwo was so disappointed on Wednesday to learn that Bob Stoops was...

  • Andrew Gilman
    This is what having a party at a funeral feels like

    There were cookies and brownies and a synthetic podium setup within the club level inside Oklahoma’s Memorial...

  • Local College Sports
    Report: Bob Stoops Retiring After 18 Years as Oklahoma Football Head Coach

    According to The Oklahoman, Bob Stoops will be stepping down as head coach after 18 years at the...

  • Local College Sports
    OU Football: Want to learn more about Sooners QB commit Tanner Mordecai? His high school coach breaks it down

    He detailed what OU fans can look for in their quarterback. When he’s on the field, that switch...

  • Local College Sports
    OU football: Bob Stoops is still defending the Big 12, says OU has done its share

    OU football: Bob Stoops is still defending the Big 12, says OU has done its share. Bowl game-wise,...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners look to defend WCWS crown

    Oklahoma (56-9) meets Baylor (48-13) again at 6:30 tonight in the first round of the 36th Women’s...

  • Local College Sports
    OU Football: Former Sooners great Rickey Dixon on 2018 College Football Hall of Fame ballot

    OU Football: Former Sooners great Rickey Dixon on 2018 College Football Hall of Fame ballot. Dixon was a...

  • OU Football
    Bill Bedenbaugh’s masterpiece set to duplicate 2016 campaign

    2017 Oklahoma Offensive Line Preview On February 17th, 2013, the hiring of Bill Bedenbaugh became official as the...

  • College
    John E. Hoover: Bob Stoops isn’t fazed by Texas’ intrusions north or by Big 12’s failing health

    TULSA — The prevailing notion is that for the Big 12 Conference to be good again, Texas...

  • Local College Sports
    How the Big 12 can benefit from the success of current and former players

    It’s been a month since the NFL Draft and OTA’s are underway for the 14 players drafted...

  • Local College Sports
    Cardiac Comeback Pushes OU into NCAA Semifinals

    Author: Andie Beene / Source: OU Athletics NCAA Quarterfinal Results C. Dossey (BU) def. B. Hale (OU), 1-up B....

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma softball: Notable numbers from Sooners’ Super Regional sweep

    Source: Stormin in Norman Winning an NCAA Super Regional is very special. Oklahoma softball has reached that...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooner Intel: OU needs a linebacker boost on trail for 2018 class

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com 2018 LB/S DaShaun White (Gabe Brooks / SCOUT) DaShaun White is not the...

  • College
    John E. Hoover: Historic Sooners-Buckeyes game set; Stoops on CFB Rushmore; who else?

    College football news today — and who couldn’t use a little college football news in May? Oklahoma’s...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners still need to make their case on the field

    Author: Clay Horning / Source: Norman Transcript Oklahoma baseball coach Pete Hughes spent a good part of his pre-Big...

  • Local College Sports
    Is Bob Stoops planning out his exit from Oklahoma?

    Source: Stormin in Norman Ask anyone in or outside of the media who passionately follows college football...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma baseball: Sooners have much to gain, much to lose in Bedlam

    Source: Stormin in Norman The chances for Oklahoma baseball to grab a second-place regular-season finish in the...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma Sooners Recruiting Texas Longhorns QB Commit Casey Thompson

    Author: Taylor Estes / Source: Scout.com Longhorns’ 4-star QB pledge Casey Thompson has been hearing more from the Oklahoma...

  • Local College Sports
    BEDLAM: Cowboys, Sooners Head To Tulsa To Wrap Regular Season

    Author: NewsOn6.com / Source: newson6.com STILLWATER, Oklahoma – Oklahoma State concludes the regular season with the Bedlam Series against...

  • Andrew Gilman
    Big 12 schedules: Best and Worst

    The Thunder are done, the Rangers are a long way back in the American League West. That...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma Baseball: Sorting out Sooners’ improbable series win(s) over TCU

    Source: Stormin in Norman Oklahoma baseball has encountered plenty of ups and downs this season, but this...

  • Local College Sports
    Shatel: Rumblings of Sooners could shake Big Ten if realignment resumed; Huskers would likely welcome old rival OU

    Author: Tom Shatel / Source: Omaha.com Actually, ESPN/SEC analyst Paul Finebaum started it, when he said recently that Oklahoma...

  • Local College Sports
    OU baseball: Sooners take Big 12 series with victory over TCU

    Author: Ryan Aber / Source: NewsOK.com NORMAN — Clutching the Rally Baby in his right hand, Austin O’Brien knew...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners Take Second at Big 12 Championship

    Source: OU Athletics NORMAN – The Oklahoma rowing team finished the 2017 Big 12 Championship in second...

  • Local College Sports
    At Redskins rookie minicamp, team touts Perine, the Sooners’ ‘other’ runner

    Author: STEPHEN WHYNO Associated Press / Source: Fredericksburg.com Nick Wass / Associated Press Redskins rookie running back Samaje Perine...

  • Local College Sports
    OU baseball: Horned Frogs outlast stubborn Sooners

    Author: Ryan Aber / Source: NewsOK.com NORMAN — Oklahoma answered and answered and answered but finally couldn’t answer any...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Sooners Land 2018 CB Starrland Baldwin

    Author: Graham Dudley / Source: Crimson And Cream Machine Student Sports The Oklahoma Sooners got some good news on...

  • Local College Sports
    Riley’s Contract Extended Through 2019

    Author: Mike Houck / Source: OU Athletics NORMAN — The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents approved a three-year...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma Football: Sooners up One Spot in Sports Illustrated’s Post-Spring Top 25

    Source: Stormin in Norman Oklahoma football is making progress in the 2017 college football polls, and the...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Is OU the favorite to land 4-Star WR Jaylen Waddle?

    Author: Kartik Rajendran / Source: Crimson And Cream Machine Student Sports Although the Oklahoma Sooners didn’t make the cut...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma Sooners Football Recruiting: Visit Opens Door For Four-Star OT Penei Sewell

    Author: Graham Dudley / Source: Crimson And Cream Machine Penei Sewell Student Sports The Oklahoma Sooners just wrapped a...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma Softball: Sooners Retain Bedlam Cup Over Rival Cowboys

    Source: Stormin in Norman Before Thursday, Oklahoma State was the closest challenger to five-time defending Big 12...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma football: Former Sooners Ahmad Thomas, Jordan Wade expected to be released by Oakland

    Author: Derek Peterson / Source: OUDaily.com Two former Oklahoma teammates, safety Ahmad Thomas and defensive tackle Jordan Wade, will...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooner Softball: OU a Win Away From Sixth Straight Big 12 Crown

    Source: Stormin in Norman A three-game sweep of Texas Tech over the weekend leaves Sooner softball just...

  • Local College Sports
    OU football: Former OU receiver, Jaguars draftee Westbrook returns for Sooners Choice Awards

    Author: Ryan Aber / Source: NewsOK.com Former OU receiver Dede Westbrook was in Oklahoma City on Monday night for...

  • Local College Sports
    OU Football: Who will be the Sooners’ first 2018 NFL Draft selection?

    Author: Eric Bailey Tulsa World / Source: Tulsa World Oklahoma has had four offensive tackles taken in the NFL...

  • Local College Sports
    Homers Power Sooners to Sweep of Texas Tech

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

  • Local College Sports
    Westbrook, Perine, Evans Picked on Day Three

    Author: Mike Houck / Source: OU Athletics NORMAN — Three University of Oklahoma players were selected ono the final...

  • Local College Sports
    Former OU linebacker Jordan Evans earns his spot, taken by Bengals

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com USA TODAY Sports From Norman North to OU to the NFL, Jordan Evans...

  • Local College Sports
    Former OU wide receiver Dede Westbrook gets the call from Jacksonville Jaguars

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com Former OU wide receiver Dede Westbrook got the call from Jacksonville in the...

  • Local College Sports
    Former OU running back Samaje Perine picked by Washington Redskins

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com USA TODAY Sports Former OU running back Samaje Perine was picked by the...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners Grab Opener at Texas Tech, 4-2

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

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners Visit Texas Tech as Big 12 Winds Down

    Source: OU Athletics NORMAN – Winner of 18 of its past 19 games, No. 7/7 Oklahoma (41-8,...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners take spotlight at NFL Draft

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com OU is ready to hear its name called multiple times this weekend with...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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,...

  • Local College Sports
    OU Draft History

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

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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....

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    Walker Lifts Sooners Past Jayhawks

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

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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....

  • Local College Sports
    Let It R3ign

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

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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....

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners to Close Out Regular Season

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

  • OU Football
    Fogle’s Final Spring Football Thoughts

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

  • Columns
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    OU unfiltered: Neville Gallimore

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

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    Tonight: Sooners Vie for NCAA Title

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

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners Undone by First-Inning Walks

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

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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....

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    Kyler Murray: Weekend Warrior

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

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners Shine at Big 12 Double Dual

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

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    Worst Case Scenario

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

  • Local College Sports
    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…...

  • Local College Sports
    OU unfiltered: Jeffery Mead

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

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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

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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...