All posts tagged "Oklahoma Sooners"

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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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    John E. Hoover: As new spring dawns, Stoops’ loyalty to Oklahoma puts him on an elite list

    NORMAN — Maybe we’ve begun to just take it for granted, the Oklahoma Sooners opening spring practice...

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    Sooners Place Third at Southern Intercollegiate

    11 Oklahoma men’s golf team claimed third place at the Southern Intercollegiate in Athens, Ga. The Sooners finished with a 36-hole 568 (-8), posting a 280 (-8) in the first round and a 288 (E) in the second. Florida State finished second, one stroke ahead of OU. 25 Arkansas took fourth at 571 (-5), and...

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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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    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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    Oklahoma softball: Sooners top Illinois-Chicago 16-1 in second home tournament

    The Sooner offense started the first inning hot, scoring four runs off of three hits. The first score was an RBI single for Nicole Pendley. OU continued its dominance throughout the rest of the game posting 12 additional scores. The Flames struggled to get anything going offensively, scoring only once, and couldn’t hold the Sooners...

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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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    No. 4 Buckeyes Come to Norman Saturday

    Moldauer won the all-around competition with a two-day score of 171.750 to become the first Sooner to win the event since two-time Olympian Jake Dalton did so in 2011. The Sooners took their No. With both teams competing without their top gymnasts, Oklahoma’s team score was its second best so far this season while...

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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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    Sooners Set for NCAA Indoor Championships

    Sooners Set for NCAA Indoor Championships. NORMAN— The best in the sport will meet in College Station, Texas, this Friday and Saturday to determine the NCAA Indoor track and field champions. This will be Simms’ first appearance at the NCAA Indoor. Of the four OU athletes competing, Pipi is the only track participant. The eight fastest...

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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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    John E. Hoover: Joe Mixon pro day came with great anticipation, finished with a flourish

    NORMAN — An electricity rose when Joe Mixon stepped to the starting line. A total of 56...

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    Oklahoma Sooners pro day numbers

    Oklahoma’s official numbers from the Sooners’ pro day on Wednesday in Norman:   PLAYER BROAD JUMP VERTICAL...

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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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    Oklahoma baseball: Sooners sweep series against Central Conn. State

    Oklahoma baseball: Sooners sweep series against Central Conn. State. The Sooners responded with three runs in the inning, including a two-run inside-the-park home run from Steele Walker, and didn't allow another run in the game. “I’ve said so many times, we get along so well, everybody wants everyone to do well,” Walker said. “That energy...

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    Sooners Open Big 12 Championship against TCU

    Sooners Open Big 12 Championship against TCU. Oklahoma (11-19, 5-13 Big 12) opens its week in Kansas City against TCU (17-14, 6-12 Big 12) for the first round of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship. OU last faced the same team in back-to-back games when it met Texas A&M in the opening...

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    Lopez’s big game lifts Sooners to fifth straight win

    Lopez's big game lifts Sooners to fifth straight win. There was clearly anxiety in Oklahoma softball coach Patty Gasso's voice as she talked about Sunday's 2-1 victory over Western Kentucky at Marita Hynes Field. 9 Sooners (15-4) are winning, but they're also frustrated. After claiming a national championship last season, they know their potential is...

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    Oklahoma softball: Sooners hang on to beat Evansville 5-4

    Assistant coach JT Gasso said the Purple Aces are the kind of competitive team Oklahoma tries to bring to its home tournaments. “This early in the season I think records really aren’t kind of indicative of how good a team is, at least for them,” Gasso said. “Just watching them they have a really...

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    Oklahoma women’s basketball: Sooners trail West Virginia at the half, 48-24

    Oklahoma women's basketball: Sooners trail West Virginia at the half, 48-24. 19 Oklahoma (22-8, 13-5 Big 12) is trying to win its fifth Big 12 Championship this weekend, but currently trail West Virginia (20-10, 8-10 Big 12) 48-24 at halftime in the first round of the tournament. After finishing the regular season with a...

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    OU men’s basketball: Sooners top TCU in regular season finale

    NORMAN—Kameron McGusty tied a career high with 22 points, leading Oklahoma to a 73-68 win over TCU in the teams’ regular-season finale at Lloyd Noble Center. The Sooners had struggled to finish off games all season but found a way against the Horned Frogs, making several big defensive stops late to avoid the...

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    Sooners push diamond streak to 11 games with sweep of CCSU

    Sooners push diamond streak to 11 games with sweep of CCSU. Saturday, the 18th-ranked Sooners prevailed 13-2 and 6-1. They can add to their largesse when the two teams return to L. Dale Mitchell Park at 1 p.m. today. Starting pitcher Austin Hansen may have played the biggest role in the Sooners securing the sweep,...

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    Sooners Run Win-Streak to 11; Take Two vs. CCSU

    Sooners Run Win-Streak to 11; Take Two vs. CCSU. 13 12 1 Game One: Pitching OU - Walker 5 2 3 4 0 1 OU - Mendenhall 3 2 2 1 0 1 CCSU - Lockery 3 0 2 1 0 0 Game Two: Line Score Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7...

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    VIDEO: TCU @ OU Postgame Press Conference

    OU Head Coach Lon Kruger, Kameron McGusty, Khadeem Lattin, and Kristian Doolittle speak to the media following...

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    Sooners VS. TCU: Postgame Press Conference: Raw Audio

    OU Postgame Audio Lon Kruger Kameron McGusty Khadeem Latti Kristian DoolittleTCU Postgame Audio Jamie DixonTCU Postgame Audio...

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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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    Oklahoma softball: Sooners hope to improve from lackluster start as they begin their home schedule

    Oklahoma softball: Sooners hope to improve from lackluster start as they begin their home schedule. After being named the country's unanimous No. ith the home opener this weekend, instead of letting the rankings and record foretell the rest of the season, they’re regrouping and determining the identity of the team. “Those are starting to become...

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    Sooners in Tulsa for Big 12 Championship

    Sooners in Tulsa for Big 12 Championship. Oklahoma Probable Lineup (with Big 12 seed) Weight Wrestler Class Record 125 No. 4 Christian Moody RFr. 9 Jacob Rubio RSo. 3 Mike Longo Jr. 16-7 149 No. 18 Oklahoma wrestling teams is set to begin its postseason run this weekend at the Big 12 Championships, held Saturday and Sunday,...

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    No. 1 vs. No. 2, Sooners Travel to Stanford

    2 Season High 433.200 423.600 3-Score Avg. Fellow national team member Allan Bower will get his chance to wear red, white and blue two weeks later when he represents the U.S. at the World Cup in Stuttgart, Germany, on March 19. In that span they have racked up 60 victories, the most consecutive wins...

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    Oklahoma softball: Sooners top Wichita State 7-3

    Oklahoma softball: Sooners top Wichita State 7-3. 9 Oklahoma (10-4) beat Wichita State 7-3 in a mid-week game on the road. Junior left-handed pitcher Paige Parker threw a complete game for the Sooners, striking out 11, walking one and giving up three hits. She improved her recored to 4-3 on the season. Oklahoma added another run...

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    Women’s college basketball: A combined six Sooners and Cowgirls earn All-Big 12 honors

    Women's college basketball: A combined six Sooners and Cowgirls earn All-Big 12 honors. Oklahoma State junior forward Kaylee Jensen headlined the group as the only player with first-team honors. Pierre-Louis ranked eighth among league players in scoring (14.1) and rebounding (7.7). Two more Sooners, senior guard Maddie Manning and junior guard Gabbi Ortiz, were given...

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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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    Six-Run Fifth Launches Sooners to 10-5 Win

    OU - O'Brien 4 2 3 4 0 1 OU - Walbergh 4 1 2 3 0 1 LR - Owens 4 3 3 1 0 1 NORMAN – The University of Oklahoma baseball team registered a 10-5 win over Little Rock at L. Dale Mitchell Park on Tuesday afternoon. Oklahoma grabbed a...

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    Oklahoma Basketball: Next up for Sooners Is Soon-to-Be-No. 1 Kansas

    1 Kansas. Kansas is the only team in the Big 12 against whom Oklahoma has a losing record all-time. The Sooners are 66-145 against the Jayhawks and have not won in Lawrence since 1993, and that was by three points. The Jayhawks are led by senior point guard Frank Mason, who leads the Big 12...

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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 have meltdown at Kansas

    Oklahoma hasn't won in Lawrence since 1993. It all came apart in about a five-minute span as Frank Mason III ignited what would be a 31-9 run to close the game. We didn't handle the ball tough enough during that time.” At the 7:07 mark, clinging to a four-point lead, the Sooners were forced...

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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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    John E. Hoover: Suspending Baker Mayfield is a no-brainer for Bob Stoops, for several reasons

    The dilemma facing Bob Stoops on what to do about Baker Mayfield is no dilemma at all....

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    Oklahoma women’s gymnastics: Sooners defeat Texas Women’s University

    Oklahoma women's gymnastics: Sooners defeat Texas Women's University. Two Sooners walked away with perfect 10s as the No. 1 team won over Texas Woman’s University 198.175 to 192.975 in Denton, Texas Feb. 26. OU saw a change in lineup with freshman Maggie Nichols on rest — this gave junior Samantha Craus her college debut, scoring...

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    Oklahoma at No. 3 Kansas: Sooners preparing for hostile environment on KU’s Senior Day

    3 Kansas: Sooners preparing for hostile environment on KU's Senior Day. The Jayhawks have beaten 74 of their past 77 opponents at Allen Fieldhouse and won 33 consecutive home finales dating back to the 1983-84 season. Oklahoma, fresh off an 81-51 victory over Kansas State, will try to spoil Senior Day in Monday’s game...

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    Sooners Push Win Streak to Four Matches

    The Sooners prevailed, 6-4, to claim a 1-0 lead after doubles. In singles play, Byrne continued her dominance on court five with a 6-2, 6-4, defeat of Tapak. Byrne ultimately came out on top, taking the set for her seventh singles victory on the season. Stripp notched her fifth straight win in an emotional three-set...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: Sooners Rout Wildcats 81-51 for Kruger’s 600th

    Lon Kruger picked up the 600th victory in his storied coaching career on Saturday as OU routed the mediocre Kansas State Wildcasts 81-51 in Norman. At the first half’s 8-minute mark, though, Isaiah Maurice hit a few straight buckets for K-State and Jamuni McNeace got hot for the Sooners for a quick scoring...

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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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    Oklahoma women’s basketball: Sooners defeat TCU 73-64 in final road game

    Oklahoma women's basketball: Sooners defeat TCU 73-64 in final road game. 16 Oklahoma defeated TCU 73-64 on Saturday night in Forth Worth, Texas. The Sooners (22-7, 13-4 Big 12) and the Horned Frogs (12-16, 4-13 Big 12) stayed close throughout the beginning of the game, with OU leading 19-18 at the end of the...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: Sooners Rout Wildcats 81-53 for Kruger’s 600th

    Lon Kruger picked up the 600th victory in his storied coaching career on Saturday as OU routed the mediocre Kansas State Wildcasts 81-53 in Norman. At the first half’s 8-minute mark, though, Isaiah Maurice hit a few straight buckets for K-State and Jamuni McNeace got hot for the Sooners for a quick scoring...

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    Back-And-Forth Game Fails to Go Sooners’ Way

    ND - Marino 3 1 1 1 0 1 OU - Aviu 4 0 3 2 0 0 Game Notes Oklahoma is now 5-5 all-time against Notre Dame ... all four of OU's losses this year have been by one run to teams either ranked or receiving votes ... OU has had...

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    AUDIO: Lon Kruger gets win 600

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    Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield arrested overnight in Fayetteville

    University of Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield was arrested late Friday night in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and faces multiple...

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    Oklahoma women’s gymnastics: Sooners top Georgia in uneven performance on senior night

    1 Sooners came out on top 197.675 to 196.925 over No. 7 Georgia on senior night despite struggles on the beam and floor. “Probably a very emotional week leading up to senior night — I mean, a third of our team are seniors,” coach KJ Kindler said. 3 Alabama where she scored a 9.225. “(I was)...

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    Oklahoma baseball: Sooners win fourth straight, defeat Villanova 9-2

    Oklahoma baseball: Sooners win fourth straight, defeat Villanova 9-2. The Sooners continued their hot hitting Friday, defeating Villanova 9-2 in their first game of the 19 Ways Invitational. Oklahoma moves to 5-1 on the season while the Wildcats drop to 0-4. The Sooners scored one run in in each of the second, third and fourth...

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    Must-win and trap games of 2017: Oklahoma Sooners

    Must-win and trap games of 2017: Oklahoma Sooners. Up next: the Oklahoma Sooners. Must-win game: Oct. 28 vs Texas Tech Sandwiched between three monster games against Texas, at Kansas State and at Oklahoma State is the Oct. 28 bout against Texas Tech. And though Oklahoma won't have to face Mahomes next season, Tech will still...

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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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    OU Gymnastics: Sooners To Honor Senior Class

    OU Gymnastics: Sooners To Honor Senior Class. This year's seniors are Chayse Capps, Reagan Hemry, Charity Jones, Kara Lovan, Nicole Turner and McKenzie Wofford. I've always looked up to her in the gym, and inside and outside the gym, she's always been there for me and all of my teammates." It didn’t matter how her...

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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 Ready for Big 12 Indoor Championship

    Those five meets and the results that occurred have laid the foundation leading up to this weekend. “I feel really good about our preparation, experience and health,” says head coach Jim VanHootegem. No one is ever fully healthy, but we have to feel good that we are a relatively healthy team going into this...

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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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    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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    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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    Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: Sooners Fall Short Against Baylor, 60-54

    OU brought the game within two points after trailing by as much as 15 points in the second half. Here is what you may have missed: Baylor started right from where they left off, grabbing six rebounds compared to Oklahoma getting just 2 in the first 5: 12 of play. Oklahoma went into the...

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    Oklahoma men’s basketball: Sooners trail Baylor 36-26 at halftime

    Oklahoma men's basketball: Sooners trail Baylor 36-26 at halftime. Oklahoma (9-17, 3-11 Big 12) struggled through the first half against No. 9 Baylor (22-5, 9-5 Big 12) and trail 36-26. Baylor finished the half with a 19-12 rebounding edge, including seven offensive rebounds that led to 7 second chance points. Through the first 10 minutes of...

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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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    Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: Sooners Swept in Bedlam, Lose 96-92

    Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: Sooners Swept in Bedlam, Lose 96-92. The loss moves OU to 3-11 in Big 12 despite a huge night from unexpected star Rashard Odomes and a 55% shooting performance. Longtime Cowboy Phil Forte was an early problem for the Sooners, draining his team’s first 3-ball to put OSU up 10-5 a...

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    Instacap: Oklahoma State Completes Comeback to Sweep Bedlam Series

    THAT .. was Bedlam. Jawun Evans and Rashard Odomes absolutely burned the house down at Gallagher-Iba Arena, but the Oklahoma State Cowboys (18-9, 7-7 in the Big 12) pulled off an incredible 14-point comeback to stun the last place Oklahoma Sooners, winning 96-92 in Stillwater Saturday night and sweeping the season series against...

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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 State basketball: Five takeaways from the Cowboys 96-92 win over Oklahoma

    It was TCU all over again for Evans With Oklahoma State down 84-78 in the final minutes, and the team's leading scorer Jeffery Carroll sitting on the bench after fouling out, Juwan Evans took over against Oklahoma. The sophomore guard went 9-for-14 from the floor in the second half and 6-for-6 over the...

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    Bedlam basketball: Cowboys capture first season sweep of Sooners since 2004 with 96-92 win in Stillwater

    Bedlam basketball: Cowboys capture first season sweep of Sooners since 2004 with 96-92 win in Stillwater. Just to share that moment with the fans after the game and the team, that’s just what it’s all about,” said Forte, a senior playing his final regular-season game against OU. “I feel like I was just more...

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    Sooners fail to capitalize on Bedlam opportunities

    Sooners fail to capitalize on Bedlam opportunities. STILLWATER—Once again, Oklahoma had a late lead. This one saw Oklahoma lose a double-digit lead late in a 96-92 Oklahoma State win in a sold-out Gallagher-Iba Arena. Of those 11 conference losses, four have come by five or fewer points. Oklahoma has been within striking distance late in almost...

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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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    Oklahoma women’s basketball: Sooners continue to win, despite injuries

    19 Oklahoma (20-6, 11-3 Big 12) has won its last four games, but are facing a red hot team on Saturday against No. With injuries to seniors Maddie Manning and T’ona Edwards, the Sooners have been looking to other players to step up. Manning, arguably Oklahoma’s best player, was averaging 16 points a contest...

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    Oklahoma Baseball: Sooners Ride Jake Irvin’s Pitching to Season-Opening Win

    The 2017 season for Oklahoma baseball got underway on Friday, and the Sooner faithful at L. Dale Mitchell Park were treated to a brilliant pitching performance by sophomore Jake Irvin and a 6-2 season-opening win over 17th-ranked Long Beach State. Senior Jack Flansburg, the Sooner third baseman, delivered three of OU’s eight hits...

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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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    Oklahoma softball: Sooners hold on to beat Ole Miss 11-8

    The Sooners (4-2) survived a seventh inning rally from Ole Miss and won 11-8 for their second win of the day in the Rawlings Classic. First pitch was originally scheduled for 3:15 p.m., but was pushed back to 7 p.m. because of stormy weather in the Houston area. They put up four runs in...

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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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    Oklahoma softball: Hot hitting propels Sooners past Incarnate Word in 14-0 shutout

    Oklahoma softball: Hot hitting propels Sooners past Incarnate Word in 14-0 shutout. It was an exciting morning in Houston as No. 4 Oklahoma Sooners (3-2) dominated Incarnate Word 14-0 in five innings at the teams' first meeting on Friday. OU started on defense, but it was the offense that lit up at the bottom of...

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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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    OU softball: Sooners put trust in the process after early losses

    OU softball: Sooners put trust in the process after early losses. NORMAN — To stay focused following a disappointing season-opening tournament, the Oklahoma softball team borrowed the mantra of a rather notable Sooner alum. That phrase, of course, was made famous by former Philadelphia 76ers General Manager and President Sam Hinkie, who graduated from...

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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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    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...

  • Columns
    John E. Hoover: Decision day has arrived for Norman North’s Trae Young: OU, OSU or KU?

    The day is upon us. Where has basketball phenomenon Trae Young decided to go to college? Young...

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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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    McNeace’s double-double helps Sooners beat Longhorns 70-66

    Playing for the first time without standout senior guard Jordan Woodard — who suffered a career-ending knee injury in a game three days earlier — Oklahoma hung on to beat Texas 70-66 on Tuesday night. Jamuni McNeace scored 14 points and grabbed 14 rebounds — career highs in both categories — to help...

  • NCAA Basketball
    Despite Arduous Senior Season, Jordan Woodard Leaves One of OU’s All-Timers

    Jordan Woodard was never meant to be an alpha leader, like, say, Russell Westbrook. On media day,...

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    McNeace’s double-double helps Sooners beat Longhorns 70-66 (Feb 14, 2017)

    Playing for the first time without standout senior guard Jordan Woodard – who suffered a career-ending knee injury in a game three days earlier – Oklahoma hung on to beat Texas 70-66 on Tuesday night. One of those games was at Texas on Jan. 23, in which they blew a five-point lead in...

  • NCAA Basketball
    OU Texas: Post Game Press Conference: Raw Audio

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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...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners Named 2015-16 Best in College Sports

    Sooners Named 2015-16 Best in College Sports. The OU football team became the first of six Oklahoma teams to finish in the final four of their sport when it made the College Football Playoff after earning its ninth Big 12 title. But it was the wild card sports that set the Sooners above the...

  • Local College Sports
    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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    VIDEO: Kruger, Woodard address season ending injury

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    Two Sooners Honored by Big 12

    Two Sooners Honored by Big 12. Big 12 Award Winners Event Specialist of the Week AJ Jackson - Jr. - Belton, Mo. - Contributed a career-high 9.975 on floor in the Perfect 10 Challenge - Added a 9.9 on vault and has now scored at least a 9.9 on vault and floor in five...

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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 Sooners Baseball Preview: Can Pete Hughes and the Sooners get over the hump in 2017?

    Oklahoma Sooners Baseball Preview: Can Pete Hughes and the Sooners get over the hump in 2017?. Last season was par for the course for Pete Hughes in Norman. Was that mostly because of Jon Gray? Yeah. But Golloway could recruit the talent, and he got results from them in Norman. Fortunately, the Sooners have enough talent on...

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    Oklahoma Basketball: Sooners Struggles Rage on

    A season that clearly has not gone the way Sooner fans would like it, may have gotten even worse in the loss at Iowa State. Senior point guard Jordan Woodard went down on the floor with just under seven minutes to go in the game with what appeared to be an injury to...

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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...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners have stepped forward since first Bedlam dual

    “Most of the guys have been making a lot of progress during the season," Rosselli said. "But is it enough to go make a big impact at nationals? “Obviously Oklahoma State has arguably the best team right now, and that kind of speaks for itself,” said Rosselli, whose team fell 33-3 to the...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • HS Football
    PODCAST: Former Union, Sooners punter Tress Way, now an NFL star, visits Further Review

    Former Union, Sooners punter, now an NFL star, drops by Further Review with Hoover and Rew on...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners Pull Off Comeback for 10th Dual Win

    15 Drew Templeman (WYO) dec. Christian Moody (OU), 2-1 133 Gunnar Woodburn (WYO) dec. Trae Blackwell (OU), 7-6 (SV1) 141 No. 10 Yoanse Mejias (OU), 5-2 174 Matt Reed (OU) dec. Kyle Pope (WYO), 9-2 184 DaWaylon Barnes (OU) dec. Luke Paine (WYO), 8-5 197 Brad Johnson (OU) maj. dec. Lucas Lovvorn (WYO),...

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    Oklahoma softball: Sooners shut out Nebraska 6-0

    Oklahoma softball: Sooners shut out Nebraska 6-0. Oklahoma (2-1) shut out Nebraska (0-2) 6-0 in the third game of the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge in Mexico. They scored five unearned runs in the second inning, led by RBI walks from second basemen Caleigh Clifton and first basemen Shay Knighten. Oklahoma added one run in the...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Columns
    John E. Hoover: Once again, Big 12 misses the mark with Baylor ‘penalty’

    The Big 12 Conference finally penalized Baylor on Wednesday. Only, it really didn’t. The headline — “Big...

  • Local College Sports
    College softball: Oklahoma Sooners begin season in Puerta Vallarta

    College softball: Oklahoma Sooners begin season in Puerta Vallarta. Oklahoma Athletics Contact | Archive | RSS NORMAN --...

  • College
    MBB: #13 Mountaineers put Sooners down

    The Sooners (8-15, 2-9) jumped out early with a 11-3 lead in the game and it seemed...

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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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    The Story Continues for Oklahoma in 2017

    Then I saw the field and I was like, ‘I don’t want to be in this tournament.’ But you know, it’s good for our sport.” It will be the first time in Division I softball history that national finalists from the previous year will meet in their season opener the following year. That’s...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma Basketball: Losing Not Commonplace for Sooners

    Oklahoma Basketball: Losing Not Commonplace for Sooners. Unless the Sooners get things turned around fairly quickly, they are staring at their second losing season under head coach Lon Kruger and first in five seasons. OU is undeniably a football school, but the Sooners have also had a great deal of success on the hardwood,...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma Sooners Softball: 2017 Softball Season Preview

    Yet Gasso’s team enters the 2017 season in a position that it’s never seen before: preseason No. The Sooners probably won’t field much of a challenge from the rest of the Big 12. No, Oklahoma’s more direct challenge will come from its vanquished WCWS foe, the Auburn Tigers, who start the year at No. Parker...

  • Local College Sports
    Two Sooners Receive Conference Recognition

    - Austin, Texas - Scored a season-high-matching 9.925 on bars and added a season-best 9.85 on beam in OU's first-place finish against Denver, Nebraska and TWU - Currently ranked in a tie for fifth place nationally on bars Newcomer of the Week Maggie Nichols - Fr. - Little Canada, Minn. - Scored a...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma softball: Sooners enter 2017 with high expectations

    This year, it’s a different team, but the goal is the same. “The first thing we talked about is it’s because of what we did last year, it’s not because of what we’ve done at all, we haven’t done one thing this year to earn that.” The Sooners, 57-8 in the 2016 season,...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma men’s tennis: Sooners gain momentum with road win against Arkansas

    Oklahoma men’s tennis: Sooners gain momentum with road win against Arkansas. 13 Oklahoma defeated Arkansas 5-2 yesterday evening to claim its first road win of the season, and improving the Sooners streak to three-straight wins. "Today was a great road win against a well-coached and tough Arkansas team," Crowell said in a press...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma basketball: Sooners’ losing streak hits 5 games with setback at Texas Tech

    Oklahoma basketball: Sooners' losing streak hits 5 games with setback at Texas Tech. Oklahoma forward Kristian Doolittle gets inside the defense of Texas Tech forward Anthony Livingston for a shot in the first half Saturday in Lubbock, Texas. The Red Raiders (16-7, 4-6 Big 12) scored seven of the next eight points to capture...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    OU women’s basketball: Sooners escape Stillwater with Bedlam win

    Those effort plays would indeed be important, but it was the responsive plays that truly made the difference in OU's 66-60 win. Kaylee Jensen (17 points, 15 rebounds) stole the ball from Manning and sprinted down the court to convert the defensive play into an offensive spark, but she missed the layup. Instead, Jensen...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma basketball: Sooners’ losing streak hits five games after setback at Texas Tech

    Oklahoma basketball: Sooners' losing streak hits five games after setback at Texas Tech. Late-game issues for the Sooners cropped up again after the team pulled within 62-61 against the Red Raiders with 4:25 remaining. The Red Raiders (16-7, 4-6 Big 12) scored seven of the game’s next eight points to capture control. Oklahoma had lost...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma women’s basketball: Sooners sweep Bedlam

    Oklahoma defeated Oklahoma State 66-60 in the second round of Bedlam this season. The Cowgirls scored only 3-16 from the field in the first quarter. Oklahoma got in foul trouble in the second, helping the Cowgirls get back in the game. Oklahoma State junior Kaylee Jensen and sophomore Karli Wheeler kept the game tight in...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma at Texas Tech: Sooners begin fight to escape last place in the Big 12

    Oklahoma at Texas Tech: Sooners begin fight to escape last place in the Big 12. Oklahoma Coach Lon Kruger calls a play from the sidelines during the Big 12 Bedlam basketball game between the Oklahoma State Cowboys and the Oklahoma Sooners at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Okla. Monday Jan. 30, 2016. TYLER...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma Travels to Arkansas With Momentum

    NORMAN – The Oklahoma men’s tennis team is gearing up for its second road match of the season as it travels to Fayetteville, Ark., on Saturday to take on the Razorbacks in a 6 p.m. CT match. 13 in this week’s Oracle/ITA team rankings. It was a weekend in which all seven Sooners who...

  • Local College Sports
    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...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma women’s basketball: Sooners stay in the moment, put on an offensive clinic against Kansas

    Oklahoma women's basketball: Sooners stay in the moment, put on an offensive clinic against Kansas. Oklahoma, however, proved even a 10:30 a.m. tip time couldn’t slow them down during an 89-52 beat down over the Kansas Jayhawks. It was Sooner Jr. Field Trip day and the Lloyd Noble Center was packed with smaller fans...

  • Local College Sports
    No. 1 Sooners Return Home to Host Quad Meet

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

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners Cruise Past KU on Field Trip Day

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

  • Local College Sports
    Three Sooners named to player of the year watch list

    Three Sooners named to player of the year watch list. Oklahoma softball had three players, junior pitcher Paige Parker, sophomore first baseman Shay Knighten and sophomore third baseman Sydney Romero, named to the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year top 50 watch list. 1 in the preseason poll, are trying to defend their...

  • Columns
    John E. Hoover: NCAA clears Sunny Golloway of Auburn allegations

    Sunny Golloway, the successful college baseball coach at Oral Roberts University and the University of Oklahoma who...

  • Local College Sports
    Jayhawks can’t slow Sooners, 89-52

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

  • College
    National Signing Day: OU, OSU, Tulsa

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  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma Basketball: Sooners’ Decline Hits Big 12 Rock Bottom

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

  • Local College Sports
    Field Trip Day, Kansas Up Next for the Sooners

    20/20 Oklahoma (15-5, 6-2 Big 12) goes for its eighth straight home win when it hosts Kansas (7-14, 1-9 Big 12) on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. CT at Lloyd Noble Center for Sooner Jr. • During OU's five home Big 12 games, Peyton Little and Maddie Manning are both averaging over 15.0 points...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma softball: Sooners ranked unanimous preseason No. 1

    Oklahoma softball: Sooners ranked unanimous preseason No. 1. Oklahoma, fresh off a 2016 national championship, has been the named unanimous preseason number one by both the USA Today/NFCA Division I Coaches Poll and the ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25. The #Sooners are just the 4th team ever to be a unanimous No. 1 in the @NFCAorg...

  • Local College Sports
    OU No. 1 in NFCA Preseason Poll for First Time

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

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: Sooners Fall Short, 68-66

    His five points by the 11:30 mark helped OU build a 17-12 lead. With 7:51 to go in the half, Lattin had three blocks, helping push OU out to a 24-17 lead. Despite knocking down 50 percent of their shots, OU held only a one-point lead over OSU at halftime, 36-35. McGusty paved the way...

  • Local College Sports
    Bedlam basketball: Critical mistakes late doom Sooners

    NORMAN — In 68 seconds, things came crumbling down for Oklahoma. In the final 1:08 of Monday's 68-66 Bedlam loss to Oklahoma State at Lloyd Noble Center, the Sooners had every chance to seal a win, snap a losing streak and keep their Bedlam dominance alive. But in the final moments, three critical things...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma State at Oklahoma: Cowboys win Bedlam on Forte’s late 3

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

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners can’t shake second-half blues

    In all, the Sooners have given up 41 points in halftime edges. Of course, none of those games include others OU might have nailed down, like a double-overtime loss to Iowa State and a five-point edge inside the final 20 seconds at Texas. “We’ve got to have a little more grit,” Sooner coach Lon...

  • College
    Bedlam: Post Game Press Conference: Raw Audo

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  • Local College Sports
    Sooners Drop Home Bedlam Clash

    Sooners Drop Home Bedlam Clash. Stat Comparison Category Points 68 66 .720 .652 Rebounds 44 31 Assists 9 7 Turnovers 12 12 Blocks 4 8 Steals 7 7 NORMAN (AP) — Juwan Evans scored 24 points, got a key steal late and Oklahoma State rallied in the final minute to beat Oklahoma 68-66 on Monday...

  • Local College Sports
    Cowboys End Sooners’ Reign, Win Bedlam In Norman

    Cowboys End Sooners’ Reign, Win Bedlam In Norman. A back and forth Bedlam battle in Lloyd Noble Center came down to the final few seconds, and with a final score of 68-66, Oklahoma State won Bedlam, ending the Sooners’ seven-game win streak in the series Oklahoma led 66-65 with 24 seconds on the...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma men’s basketball: Three reasons the Sooners lost to Florida

    25 Florida Gators (16-5, 6-2 SEC) and fell 84-52 for its third straight loss. In the second half, the Sooners were better, but only if the performance was being compared to the awful first half. A 32 percent shooting second half out the Sooners at 28 percent for the game and produced their second-lowest...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma shattered one of its Big 12 football trophies while moving it

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

  • Recruiting
    How One Oklahoma Recruit Can Help With Austin Seibert’s Struggles

    Austin Seibert wasn’t himself last season. In his first season in Norman, Seibert was fairly reliable, knocking...

  • Local College Sports
    No. 20 Sooners Fall at No. 2 Baylor

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

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

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

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma women’s basketball: Sooners give up 15-0 run, trail No. 2 Baylor at the half

    2 Baylor at the half. Facing one of the best teams in the country, No. 20 Oklahoma (16-5, 7-2 Big 12) is currently trailing No. 2 Baylor (20-1, 9-0 Big 12) at halftime, 45-32. Baylor then started the second quarter on a 15-0 run, giving them a 45-32 lead at the half. As a team, Oklahoma struggled...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners Host Bedlam Showdown on Monday

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

  • NCAA Basketball
    MBB: #25 Gators Chomp Sooners

    The #25 Florida Gators (16-5, 5-2 away) swamped the Sooners in this year’s Big 12-SEC Challenge to...

  • Local College Sports
    Baylor Lady Bears vs. Oklahoma Sooners – Preview and Game Thread

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

  • Local College Sports
    Gators bite Sooners in Big 12-SEC Challenge

    Gators bite Sooners in Big 12-SEC Challenge. NORMAN — Florida coach Mike White has the utmost respect for Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger. 25 Florida beat Oklahoma 84-52 in the Big 12-SEC Challenge. “To come to Oklahoma and beat a Lon Kruger team by one point would have felt great.” Hayes’ previous career high was 14...

  • Local College Sports
    OU men’s basketball: Sooners woes continue in blowout loss to Florida

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

  • Local College Sports
    Oops! Oklahoma broke one of its many Big 12 championship trophies

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

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners can’t keep up with Gators in loss

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

  • Local College Sports
    Big 12 trophy falls, breaks during move for Sooners

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

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners down one Big 12 Championship trophy

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

  • Local College Sports
    Chomped: Sooners crushed by Gators in Big 12/SEC challenge loss

    Chomped: Sooners crushed by Gators in Big 12/SEC challenge loss. OU had its worst shooting performance of the season, going 18 of 65 from the field, 27.7 percent. All-around it was a dreadful offensive outing and coach Lon Kruger can't have it become a trend as OU returns to Big 12 play Monday, hosting...

  • Local College Sports
    OU Hoops: Sooners Struggle Offensively In Blowout Loss To No. 25 Florida

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

  • College
    OU Florida: Post Game Press Conference: Raw Audio

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  • Local College Sports
    Florida crushes Sooners in SEC/Big 12 Challenge game

    Florida crushes Sooners in SEC/Big 12 Challenge game. NORMAN – Oklahoma couldn’t keep pace with No. 25 Florida on Saturday afternoon, as the Gators captured an 84-52 victory over the Sooners in an SEC/Big 12 Challenge game. It was the Sooners’ third consecutive loss and most lopsided defeat this season. Oklahoma (8-12) was paced Rashard Odomes’...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma men’s basketball: Sooners trail Florida 43-28 at halftime

    Oklahoma men's basketball: Sooners trail Florida 43-28 at halftime. The first half of the Big 12/SEC Challenge against No. 25 Florida was a struggle offensively as the Sooners trail the Gators 43-28 at the break. Oklahoma shot just 24 percent in the first half (hitting only eight of its 33 looks) and failed to connect...

  • Local College Sports
    No. 20 OU Travels to No. 2 Baylor on Sunday

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

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

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

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    Sooners Down Iowa State, 30-12, in Ames

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

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

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

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    PODCAST: Sooners coach Lon Kruger joins Further Review

    Oklahoma basketball coach Lon Kruger joined Further Review with Hoover and Rew this week to talk about...

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    Sooners Set for Contest at Iowa State

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

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

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

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    Oklahoma Basketball: Sooners Gashed by Horns in Hoops at Texas

    In a game featuring the two youngest teams in the Big 12, the Texas youngsters played just a little better than the Oklahoma basketball newcomers as the Longhorns outlasted the Sooners 84-83 to take round one in this season’s basketball edition of the Red River Showdown. Two huge three-point shots by Texas with...

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    Notepad: Sooners get good things from several sources

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

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

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

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    Balanced Sooners Beat Iowa State 78-63

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

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

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

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    Oklahoma football: Marquise Overton to wrestle for Sooners next year

    Oklahoma football: Marquise Overton to wrestle for Sooners next year. Oklahoma sophomore defensive tackle Marquise Overton announced via Twitter that he will wrestle for the Sooners next year. Overton said that he will continue to play football, but has decided to wrestle as well. . @OU_Wrestling getting a huge addition with this announcement from Que Overton...

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    Oklahoma football: A look at the Sooners’ linebackers

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

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    No. 20 Sooners Clash with Iowa State Wednesday

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

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    Texas pulls out win over Sooners

    AUSTIN, TEXAS — The present might be rough for Oklahoma basketball. “Nothing else I can say at this point is going to help with the loss as far as their feelings. We'll bounce back and get better.” Doolittle's 29 points were the most for an OU freshman since Tommy Mason-Griffin scored 30 against Oklahoma...

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    Sooners fall to Longhorns at the buzzer

    “Once I shot it, I knew it felt good,” said Jones, who scored 16 points and went 3 for 3 from 3-point range. Just two days earlier, OU let a six-point lead evaporate in the final two minutes of the first overtime of Saturday’s 92-87 double-overtime loss to Iowa State. Monday, OU lead by...

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    Oklahoma football: A look at the Sooners’ defensive line

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

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    Can the Sooners bounce back from a disappointing loss?

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

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    Big Road Score Keeps Sooners at No. 1

    Big Road Score Keeps Sooners at No. Oklahoma Team Rankings Ranking Score Overall 1 197.900 Vault 2 49.475 Bars 1 49.433 Beam 1 49.433 Floor 1 49.558 Individual Rankings Gymnast Event Rank Score Chayse Capps As a team, OU is ranked in first place on bars (49.433 average), beam (49.433) and floor (49.558) and...

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    Sooner women come back, capture Bedlam

    Sooner women come back, capture Bedlam. Once again, the Sooners struggled to do anything offensively in the first half. “We came out so strong in the second half,” Coale said. Manning was at the point of attack of the trapping press Coale ordered most of the second-half, too. “That defensive grittiness … Even if they made...

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

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

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    Sooners try to bounce back at Texas after exhausting two-game stretch

    Sooners try to bounce back at Texas after exhausting two-game stretch. We'd play three games a day. It won't be too bad.” It’s not uncommon for AAU teams to play three games in a day during those summer tournaments. The Sooners had a six-point lead with a little less than 2 minutes to play. It was...

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    Bedlam women’s basketball: Manning responds, helps Sooners rally past Cowgirls

    NORMAN — Though the Oklahoma women's basketball team was trailing rival Oklahoma State and struggling mightily in every phase of the game, coach Sherri Coale kept Maddie Manning, her Swiss-army knife, on the sideline for the final five minutes of the first half. Coale chased Manning's benching with a strong halftime message, and...

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    Oklahoma women’s basketball: Sooners trail 31-22 at halftime in Bedlam

    Oklahoma women's basketball: Sooners trail 31-22 at halftime in Bedlam. After falling to Texas last week, the Sooners looked to bounce back against in-state rival Oklahoma State, but currently trail at halftime 31-22. 20 Oklahoma (14-5, 5-2 Big 12) is trying to get back to its winning ways today, but are facing a tough...

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    Oklahoma women’s gymnastics: Sooners continue season winning streak against West Virginia

    1 Sooners took to the road for first time this season and pulled out a win over Big 12 opponent West Virginia 197.925-195.550, according to a report by SoonerSports. Freshman Maggie Nichols scored a perfect 10 on vault with her Yurchenko 1 ½ and held the highest score on each event. She also set...

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

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

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    Bonus Points Push Sooners to Big Win Over WVU

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

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    MBB: Sooners blow lead to Cyclones, lose in 2OT

    Coming off a big win in Morgantown to #7 West Virginia the Sooners looked to bottle the...

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    OU Downs Huskers in Big Red Road Battle

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

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    OU Iowa State: Post Game Press Conference: Raw Audio

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    Bedlam Returns to Norman on Sunday

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

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

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

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    Sooners growing more confident in Big 12 slate

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

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    OU Set For Showdown at No. 2 Wake Forest

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

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    Sooner To Take on Nebraska Saturday

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

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    Sooners Travel to WVU for First Road Meet

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

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    Sooners’ momentum continues to grow

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

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    Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: Oklahoma vs. West Virginia Preview and Game Thread

    Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: Oklahoma vs. West Virginia Preview and Game Thread. West Virginia looks to threaten the decade-long reign KU has held over the conference, as OU hopes for its biggest win of the season. The game that really put West Virginia in the spotlight defensively was their 89-68 dominant route of the then-No. West...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    Oklahoma at West Virginia: Sooners look to stay calm against West Virginia’s stressful attack

    Oklahoma at West Virginia: Sooners look to stay calm against West Virginia's stressful attack. Oklahoma guard Jordan Woodard has spent time preparing teammates for the baseline-to-baseline pressure they will face Wednesday night at West Virginia. “It’s going to be a fast, uptempo-style game,” Woodard said this week. I’ve just been saying you’ve got to be...

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

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

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

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

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    Longhorns look to extend winning streak as they host Sooners

    12 Longhorns look to extend their winning streak to 11 on Tuesday as they host No. 20 Oklahoma. As big as the bench was against West Virginia, which included a 10-point performance by sophomore guard Lashann Higgs, the Texas starters have carried the Longhorns to their success. Holmes, who has started 14 games for the...

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    Sooners want to beat Texas for where it might take them

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

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    OU Rises Back to No. 1 Ranking

    Oklahoma Team Rankings Ranking Score Overall 1 197.888 Vault 3 49.438 Bars 1 49.525 Beam 1 49.413 Floor 1 49.513 Individual Rankings Gymnast Event Rank Score Chayse Capps The Sooners hold an impressive average team score of 197.888 through the first two meets of the season. As a team, OU us ranked in the...

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

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

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    Top-25 Showdown Awaits OU Tuesday at Texas

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

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    Oklahoma football: A look at the Sooners’ quarterback position

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

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    Oklahoma football: Sooners do Mannequin Challenge after win over Baylor

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

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    Sooners Have a Successful Start to Season

    Sooners Have a Successful Start to Season. “We needed to see people step up in this meet and compete and we saw that today. Dexter Neboh was in a field with a lot of really good jumpers and he saw what veteran guys at this level jump like. In addition to the winning mile relay,...

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    OU basketball journal: Kruger shakes up Sooners starting lineup again

    NORMAN — Going into Saturday's home game against Texas Tech, Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger anticipated making another change in his starting lineup, moving Jordan Woodard back in as a starter at point guard. Doolittle had started the last six games. The lineup was the seventh different one used by Oklahoma this season, after three...

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

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

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    OU Texas Tech : Post Game Press Conference: Raw Audio

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    Sooners Take Second Place at Virginia Duals

    Sooners Take Second Place at Virginia Duals. 19 Arizona State 11 Christian Moody matched up with ASU’s Joshua Krammer in the 125-pound bout, and the two were knotted at 0-0 at the end of the opening frame, but Moody went to work over the next two periods, tallying six takedowns and a reversal...

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

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

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    OU Hosts UCLA in Top-10 Battle

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

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    Sooners Host Red Raiders on Saturday Night

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

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    No. 22 OU Welcomes Texas Tech to LNC Saturday

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

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    Season report card: Oklahoma Sooners

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

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    Oklahoma men’s basketball: Sooners remain winless in Big 12 after 81-70 loss against Kansas

    Oklahoma men's basketball: Sooners remain winless in Big 12 after 81-70 loss against Kansas. Oklahoma (6-9, 0-4 in Big 12) failed to contain Kansas' (15-1, 4-0 in Big 12) second-half onslaught in 81-70 loss at home. This game is the seventh consecutive loss for the Sooners. The Sooners led the second-ranked Jayhawks 36-27 at halftime. Oklahoma's...

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    Across The Court – Oklahoma Sooners: A Q&A with Crimson & Cream Machine

    With all the pieces that Oklahoma lost off of last year’s Final Four team, what were the realistic expectations for this year amongst the fanbase? Is there anyone on the roster that has you excited for the next couple seasons? RCT: I don’t think it is anyway fair given how well he did last...

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    Oklahoma men’s basketball: Sooners trail Kansas State 43-27 at half

    Oklahoma men's basketball: Sooners trail Kansas State 43-27 at half. On a snowy day in Manhattan, Kansas, the Sooners have been ice cold throughout the first half against Kansas State and trail 43-27 at the break. Oklahoma, still without its star point guard Jordan Woodard, struggled from the get-go against the Wildcats and fell...

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

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

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    Sooners Seek First Win Inside Bramlage Coliseum Since 2012

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

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    Sooners and Wildcats Square Off Saturday

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

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    Kansas State Wildcats Scare Sooners, earn respect

    Caption Settings Dialog Beginning of dialog window. TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaque Font Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400% Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadow Font FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall Caps DefaultsDone The Kansas State Wildcat women’s basketball team lost a tough battle on Wednesday night in Norman. They led the 24th ranked Sooners late in the fourth quarter before allowing a three-point shot that...

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    Oklahoma women’s basketball: Sooners win in overtime thriller

    After a late three-pointer in regulation from Gabbi Ortiz, the Sooners beat Kansas State in an overtime thriller, 85-80. After leading for the entire game, including a 10-point lead going into the fourth quarter, the Sooners found themselves down three with only 28 seconds remaining. Junior guard Gabbi Ortiz then made the play of...

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    Source: Joe Mixon tells Sooners he’s going pro

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

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

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

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football: A Tribute to Samaje Perine

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

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    Sooners Open 2017 with Top-Three Tilt vs. Bama

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

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    OU women’s basketball: Ortiz’s big shots spur Sooners to OT victory

    Wednesday night, the junior guard hit a pair of them, but none was bigger than her triple with 20 seconds remaining to pull the Sooners even with Kansas State and force overtime. I knew I wanted the shot." 25 Kansas State at Lloyd Noble Center. “It certainly is a...

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    Sooners, Cowboys should dominate Big 12 football again in 2017

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma and Oklahoma State football teams finished the Big 12 Conference in first and second place respectively in 2016, and after impressive bowl performances, the Sooners and Cowboys have sent notice to the rest of the conference that they will be back atop the league again in 2017. Running back...

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    OU women’s baskebtall: Ortiz’s big shots spur Sooners to OT victory

    Wednesday night, the junior guard hit a pair of them, but none was bigger than her triple with 20 seconds remaining to pull the Sooners even with Kansas State and force overtime. I knew I wanted the shot." 25 Kansas State at Lloyd Noble Center. “It certainly is a...

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    No. 20 Sooners Topple No. 25 K-State in OT

    20 Sooners Topple No. 25 K-State in OT. Points 80 85 Points Middlebrook - 15 Manning - 20 Rebounds Willock - 9 Manning - 11 Assists Wesemann - 4 Three Players - 4 Steals Three Players - 2 Mulkey - 2 Blocks Martin - 2 Pierre-Louis - 4 NORMAN – The No. 25/RV Kansas State on...

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    Sooners’ big stars key Sugar victory

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

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    Oklahoma Football: Sooners Sugar Bowl Win by the Numbers

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

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

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

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    OU men’s basketball: Shepherd’s rise reason for optimism for Sooners

    Oklahoma's Jordan Shepherd, right, shoots during a game this season against Memphis at Lloyd Noble Center in Norman. Oklahoma's Jordan Shepherd, right, shoots during a game this season against Memphis at Lloyd Noble Center in Norman. He quickly noticed a difference between the schools he had been considering and OU. Shepherd moved into the starting...

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    Sooners roll over Auburn to claim Sugar Bowl

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

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    University of Oklahoma Sooners beat Auburn Tigers in Sugar Bowl

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

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    Perine to Enter 2017 NFL Draft

    After setting the record for most rushing yards by any Sooner in history, Samaje Perine let the...

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    VIDEO: Sugar Bowl Postgame Reaction

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    John E. Hoover: OU president David Boren finally speaks about Joe Mixon video

    NEW ORLEANS — Bob Stoops spoke. Joe Mixon spoke. But University of Oklahoma president David Boren has...

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    John E. Hoover: Sooners took offense to all the SEC talk, then walked the Sugar Bowl walk

    NEW ORLEANS — As the confetti rained down, the Oklahoma Sooners bounced and roiled, chanting, waving, a...

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

    NEW ORLEANS — It’s a fair question to ask, an impossible question to answer, but a fun...

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    Bob Stoops, Gus Malzahn: Sugar Bowl Press Conference: Raw Audio

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    John E. Hoover: Another ‘we beat ‘Bama’ reminder? Hey, this time it really matters

    NEW ORLEANS — As the college football season spun out of control for Oklahoma in 2014, Bob...

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    John E. Hoover: Baker Mayfield and his big dreams ‘will be tested’ by Auburn defense

    NEW ORLEANS — Baker Mayfield recalls his experience getting to know Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson during...

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    Line leading the way for Sooners

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    Sugar Bowl: Sooners playing with a chip on their shoulder

    Oklahoma Sooners offensive lineman Bobby Evans (71) and Joe Mixon (25) celebrate a touchdown by wide receiver Geno Lewis (5) during NCAA football action between OU and OSU in Norman on December 3, 2016. The Sooners continue to stand as one as they prepare for Monday night’s Sugar Bowl game against Auburn. “The one...

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    John E. Hoover: Pioneer LaVell Edwards liked Barry Switzer, but never saw his sewage pond

    LaVell Edwards was a college football pioneer, a legendary offensive mind and a gentleman of the game...

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    Sooners Open Big 12 Play Friday vs. Baylor

    Sooners Open Big 12 Play Friday vs. Baylor. • Head coach Lon Kruger has used five different starting lineups throughout the first 11 games of the 2016-17 season. In Oklahoma’s past two games, Kruger has started freshman Jordan Shepherd at point guard. Shepherd entered his first start (Dec. 17 vs. Memphis) averaging just 2.7 points...

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    Sooners’ O-Line seeks validation against Auburn

    Brown, a second team All-American, hasn’t allowed a sack all season. One was the five guys in front of him. That offensive line, however, was the significant development of the 2016 season. With even a below-average performance against Auburn on Monday at the Sugar Bowl, Mayfield will have the most efficient season an OU quarterback...

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    OU Football: Sooners hope for strong performance against Auburn

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

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    Kansas opens Big 12 play with Sooners

    Kansas opens Big 12 play with Sooners. The Jayhawks own a 6-5 record, including a 5-3 mark at home, heading into the start of their 2017 league slate. The Jayhawks are averaging 67.7 points per game and have a +1.6 scoring margin. The Sooners own a 9-3 mark in 2016-17, including a 2-1 record on...

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    A look at Bob Stoops’ history versus SEC teams

    x This video is not available. This video may have expired or is otherwise not available. x This video is geo-restricted. *** The date: Dec. 31, 1999 The location: Independence Bowl; Shreveport, La. The score: Oklahoma 37, Alabama 27 The game: The Sooners had no luck running the ball, as they finished with -23 yards on...

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    Mixon’s press conference ends stormy week for the Sooners

    Many have asked how much this week will affect a team that closed the regular season with a nine-game winning streak. That was never a topic in either Bob Stoops’ press conference on Wednesday or Mixon’s on Friday. The die-hard fan wants to know how the last week will affect the team. Knew he would...

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    John E. Hoover: Remorseful, emotional Joe Mixon apologizes to Amelia Molitor, now wants to do more

    After 872 days, Joe Mixon on Friday finally broke his silence. During a 27-minute press conference at...

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    Sooners set record in Las Vegas tournament

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

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    Oklahoma Basketball: Young Sooners Have Fallen on Hard Times

    When was the last time you had Oklahoma and Texas at the very bottom of the Big 12 standings heading into the new year and the most competitive part of the four-to-five month college basketball season? “Our guys know that we’ve got a ways to go,” said Kruger in his postgame comments at...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    Who knows how the Sooners will play

    There are so many intangibles for every bowl game. Aside from the playoff games, and perhaps a...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: Unfinished Business

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

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

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

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    John E. Hoover: After its worst PR week in decades, did OU football dip to 1989 standards?

    It’s been more than a quarter century since Oklahoma football has suffered like this from its own...

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    John E. Hoover: Joe Mixon video released, OU issues statement

    The Joe Mixon video is out. And it was Joe Mixon who released it. According to The...

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    Sooners Host Memphis Saturday on CBS

    Sooners Host Memphis Saturday on CBS. The 11:30 a.m. CT contest is the second-straight season the Sooners and Tigers have faced off. The Sooners opened the 2015-16 season with an 80-78 win over the Tigers at FedEx Forum, marking Oklahoma’s first ever visit over Memphis. • Coming off of a career-high-tying 28 points against Wichita...

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    VIDEO: Baker Mayfield at Practice

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Is Okudah in Play?

    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Is Okudah in Play?. When Ohio State’s Playoff run ends—probably on January 9, if you ask me—linebackers coach and co-defensive coordinator Luke Fickell will leave the program to run the Cincinnati Bearcats. Fickell has been coaching at tOSU for 14 years, and there was concern in Buckeye nation that he might...

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    OU football: Sooners develop strong connection to Pennsylvania junior college

    OU football: Sooners develop strong connection to Pennsylvania junior college. Oklahoma linebacker Emmanuel Beal, left, stops Texas quarterback Shane Buechele on Oct. 8 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. All three have played roles this year. For the 2016 class, the Sooners signed three Lackawanna products: Offensive tackle Ashton Julious was a midyear enrollee, and...

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    Sooner Sports TV Sweetens Sugar Bowl Coverage

    Sooner Sports TV Sweetens Sugar Bowl Coverage. For the fifth-straight year, Sooner Sports TV powered by FOX Sports has the exclusive coverage of your Sooners throughout the bowl-season. The coverage begins with a look at the Auburn Tigers in Sooner Film Room on Dec. 14th and culminates with the official pregame show of Oklahoma...

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    John E. Hoover: After Dede Westbrook report, Joe Castiglione explains OU’s process of background checks

    NORMAN — The University of Oklahoma was at the leading edge of college athletics when it instituted...

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    Sooners Announce 2017 Spring Schedule

    NORMAN – The Oklahoma men’s tennis team and first-year head coach Nick Crowell announced their 2017 spring season schedule Wednesday. The slate features nine regular season home matches and for the first time since 2013, Oklahoma will host the Big 12 Championship. Last year, Oklahoma took down Alabama 5-2 in Tuscaloosa. Following the ITA National...

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    Sooners Ranked No. 1 In Preseason Coaches Poll

    Defending NCAA Champion OU (2,519 points) sits 107 points ahead of No. 2 LSU (2,412 points) in the standings. 3 Alabama (2,336 points), No. 5 Florida (2,291 points) round out the top five spots of the poll. This season’s poll marks the seventh straight year that the Sooners have been ranked in the top five nationally...

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    Oklahoma Sooners 2017 football schedule

    Oklahoma Sooners 2017 football schedule. The Oklahoma Sooners have won the Big 12 the last two seasons. The Oklahoma Sooners have won the Big 12 in back-to-back seasons in 2015 and 2016. However, for as good as Oklahoma has been the last two years, the Sooners don’t have a national championship to show for it. Here...

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    Four key Big 12 matchups for the 2017 football season

    On Tuesday, Big 12 Conference officials released the 2017 college football schedule. The biggest change from the...

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    John E. Hoover: OU’s Westbrook investigation was lacking, but Stoops is talking about it

    NORMAN — Bob Stoops was quite a bit more forthcoming Tuesday than most expected. It was widely anticipated that Stoops would clam up during his pre-Sugar Bowl press conference whenever he got his first question about Sunday’s report in the Tulsa World regarding wide receiver Dede Westbrook’s two domestic violence arrests in...

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    Oklahoma football: Sooners’ 2017 schedule released

    Oklahoma football: Sooners' 2017 schedule released. The Big 12 released the entire conference schedule for the 2017 season on Tuesday, which one big change from the 2016 slate. In an effort to avoid a late-season Bedlam rematch in the Big 12 Championship game, the Sooners' and Cowboys' annual matchup will now be played on...

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    VIDEO: Bob Stoops Sugar Bowl Press Conference

    The Sugar Bowl Press Conference minus the Dede Westbrook questions.

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    VIDEO: Bob Stoops on Dede Westbrook

    Following recently discovered events in Dede Westbrook’s history before coming to OU, Bob Stoops fields questions from...

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    John E. Hoover: Sooners remember Jimbo Elrod’s talent, relentlessness, infectious enthusiasm

    TULSA — Barry Switzer remembers how Oklahoma’s famed 1972 freshman class and other Sooners always wanted to...

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    Oklahoma Sooners 2016 Team Awards

    Oklahoma Sooners 2016 Team Awards. Once he got healthy after a rough September, Big 12 defenses couldn’t cover him. Over the course of two straight drives in the second half, he carried the ball 17 times as the Sooners salted away the win. Defining Moment: End of First Half vs. Oklahoma State As the first...

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    Sooners Ranked No. 1 to Start 2017 Season

    2017 Preseason Coaches Poll Rank Team Points 1 Oklahoma (47 first-place votes) 2,519 2 Defending NCAA Champion OU (2,519 points) sits 107 points ahead of No. 2 LSU (2,412 points) in the standings. 3 Alabama (2,336 points), No. 5 Florida (2,291 points) round out the top five spots of the poll. OU has now opened 12 consecutive...

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    OU football: Turning a corner? Oklahoma’s defense finished on a high note

    NORMAN — After Oklahoma finished off a 38-20 Bedlam win over Oklahoma State on Dec. 3, Sooners defensive coordinator Mike Stoops shared embrace after embrace with his players. “He's a players' coach, and he knows exactly what he's doing so we always have his back.” Stoops has...

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    OU women’s basketball: Manning leads Sooners over Tulsa

    OU women's basketball: Manning leads Sooners over Tulsa. Oklahoma's Maddie Manning came off the bench Sunday and scored 24 points in the Sooners' win over Tulsa at Lloyd Noble Center in Norman. NORMAN — Maddie Manning came off the bench to score a career-high 24 points with eight...

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    Sooners’ Dede Westbrook wins Biletnikoff Award

    Sooners' Dede Westbrook wins Biletnikoff Award. gallery: Adding another? Oklahoma's five Heisman Trophy winners ATLANTA (AP) -- Oklahoma's Dede Westbrook has won the Biletnikoff Award as the top receiver in college football. Westbrook, a senior, picked up the trophy Thursday night at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta. He beat out Austin Carr of...

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    OU basketball: Sooners fall in a nail-biter to Wichita State

    OU basketball: Sooners fall in a nail-biter to Wichita State. Oklahoma's Jordan Woodard (10), Matt Freeman (5), Dante Buford (21) and Kristian Doolittle (11) watch as Wichita State is given the trophy after the All-College Basketball Classic game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and the Wichita State Shockers at Chesapeake Energy...

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    Sooners Finish Third & Fourth in the Heisman

    Sooners Finish Third & Fourth in the Heisman. Baker Mayfield (QB, Oklahoma) 361 (26) 4. Mayfield leads the nation in pass efficiency rating (197.8; the NCAA single-season record is 191.8; next highest Power 5 figure this year is 176.5), completion percentage (71.2) and yards per pass attempt (11.1; only one other player is above...

  • John Hoover
    John E. Hoover: Heisman Trophy glory, explained on one voter’s ballot

    The Heisman Trophy ballot is never easy. Some years, it’s easier than others to vote for three...

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    Oklahoma men’s basketball: Sooners lead Wichita State 39-37 at halftime

    Oklahoma men's basketball: Sooners lead Wichita State 39-37 at halftime. At halftime in Oklahoma City, the Sooners find themselves in a tight one as they lead the Wichita State Shockers 39-37 at the break. Oklahoma started slow again, missing 10 of their first 13 shots from the field and its first six three-pointers. Regardless of...

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    No. 19/20 OU Hosts Intrastate Foe Tulsa Sunday

    Sunday's game is the first time OU has hosted Tulsa in Norman since Dec. 21, 2009. OU has won 76 straight games when finishing with a .500 field goal percentage.\ • The Sooners dominated the paint in Thursday's victory, scoring 52 points in the paint against UTRGV. OU ranks 18th in blocked shots per...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: Oklahoma vs Wichita State Preview and Game Thread

    Both teams coming into this matchup with two losses already on their record, this becomes a must-win for both teams before they enter conference play. Wichita State comes cruising into this game winning three straight, while Oklahoma is coming off an impressive showing against ORU. Oklahoma has a loss to an unranked Northern Iowa...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Four-Star Utah Commit Jaylon Johnson Visits OU

    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Four-Star Utah Commit Jaylon Johnson Visits OU. Obviously the Sooners have had success in California, and Fresno, before. Notably they nabbed five-star linebacker Caleb Kelly out of Clovis West High School last year, and the true freshman has turned into one of OU’s best defenders. Johnson, out of Central High, surely noticed. Loading...

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    Sooners Head to OKC to Face Wichita State

    The Sooners will face Wichita State (8-2) in the first meeting between the two schools in over 40 years. • Oklahoma owns a 13-5 record when playing at Chesapeake Energy Arena and is 4-0 in the Lon Kruger era. Under Kruger, the Sooners have won two All-College Classic games at ‘The Peake’ (2012 vs....

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    OU insider: Two Heisman finalists shows how dominant the Sooners are with the ball

    The Heisman Trophy is supposed to go to college football best player. But the best offense is college football belongs to the Sooners. OU averaged 51.1 points a game. Oklahoma State snapped the ball just 62 times last Saturday. The Sooners played solid defense in the second half. In a 60-minute game, OU possessed the ball for...

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    Oklahoma football: Dede Westbrook wins Biletnikoff Award

    Oklahoma football: Dede Westbrook wins Biletnikoff Award. Oklahoma receiver Dede Westbrook won the Biletnikoff Award for best receiver in the country, becoming the first player in program history to do so. Westbrook, a senior from Cameron, Texas, had 74 catches for 1465 yards and 16 touchdowns this year and also returned a punt for...

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    A vote spilt will cost Mayfield and Westbrook

    For the first time since 2005, two Heisman Trophy finalists have been selected from one team. In...

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    Sooners have breakthrough at the free-throw line

    Sooners have breakthrough at the free-throw line. NORMAN, Okla. — Oklahoma making more than it missed from the field in Wednesday 92-66 victory over Oral Roberts wasn’t a surprise. What OU did at the free-throw line was the revelation. The Sooners entered the game shooting just 66.5 percent from the free-throw line. “I mean we always...

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    Big 12 football: Coaches name a combined 23 Sooners and Cowboys to All-Big 12 teams

    Big 12 football: Coaches name a combined 23 Sooners and Cowboys to All-Big 12 teams. OU won 38-20. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman If it wasn't already decided that Oklahoma and Oklahoma State fielded the most talented teams in the Big 12 this season, a coaches vote all but confirmed it on Wednesday. OU...

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    Podcast: Lon Kruger joins Further Review

    Lon Kruger talks OU hoops with John Hoover and Lauren Rew.

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    Sooners turn a wealth of steals into easy win over Oral Roberts

    Sooners turn a wealth of steals into easy win over Oral Roberts. “We came up with a lot of steals and turned them into transition,” OU guard Christian James said. Technically, OU only scored eight points off the break, but Oral Roberts had a hard time doing anything to stop the Sooners from running. The...

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    Oklahoma football: The Sooners’ rich history with the Heisman Trophy

    Only Notre Dame (seven), Ohio State (seven) and USC (six) have more Heisman winners than Oklahoma. Jason White (2003) The Tuttle High School graduate overcame two ACL injuries to guide Oklahoma to a BCS title berth after passing for 3,744 yards and 40 touchdowns in his junior season. Quarterback U. While White wasn’t able to...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: Oklahoma vs ORU Preview and Game Thread

    OU needs to get a win in both of these games to avoid dropping three games before conference play starts. Oklahoma lead a good Wisconsin team at half, and were only down 64-60 with 10:16 to play in the game. Oklahoma should not run into any scoring problems against this Golden Eagle team, considering...

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    No. 19/20 Sooners Look to Bounce Back Thursday

    Lloyd Noble Center's north and east ticket windows will open at 5:30 p.m. CT on Thursday. • Oklahoma ranks second in the Big 12 with a .720 free throw percentage this season. In its last two contests, OU has made just 7.0 free throws a game. Pierre-Louis has been a consistent cog in OU's offense...

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    Defense vs offense as Auburn Tigers take on Oklahoma Sooners in Sugar Bowl

    Defense vs offense as Auburn Tigers take on Oklahoma Sooners in Sugar Bowl. "Very impressed," Malzahn said. "You're talking about a big-time offense to go with a very good defense. "It's going to be a huge challenge," Malzahn said. The Sooners have the third-highest scoring team in the country (44.7 average) and also...

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    Two OU Sooners make the Heisman finalist list

    Two OU Sooners make the Heisman finalist list. You need to have the Adobe Flash Player to view this content. Please click here to continue. The 2016 Heisman Trophy finalists include two Oklahoma Sooners. Quarterback Baker Mayfield and wide receiver Dede Westbrook are in the top five. Also on the list are University of Louisville quarterback Lamar...

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    Strong second half propels Sooners past Cowboys to win Bedlam, Big 12 title

    Strong second half propels Sooners past Cowboys to win Bedlam, Big 12 title. Sports Correspondent Oklahoma‘s offense turned on the heat in its 38-20 Bedlam win against Oklahoma State Saturday at Owen Field to win the Sooners their 10th Big 12 title. However, there was a time when the Cowboys (9-3) appeared in control...

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    2016 ESPN.com All-Big 12 team: Sooners’ Heisman finalists lead way

    The speedy Heisman finalist's production in nine Big 12 games was truly ridiculous: 1,311 receiving yards, 17 total TDs, 23 yards per catch and 50 yards per TD play. WR James Washington, Oklahoma State: This was another impressive season for the dangerous downfield threat, with more than 1,200 receiving yards, nine scores and...

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    VIDEO: Westbrook, Mayfield Heisman Finalists

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    Heisman Trophy: Jackson, Watson, Peppers and two Sooners named finalists

    Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson runs with the ball during a game against Kentucky on Nov. 26. (Andy Lyons / Getty Images) Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson is a Heisman Trophy finalist for the second consecutive season, joining Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, Michigan linebacker Jabrill Peppers and Oklahoma teammates Baker Mayfield and Dede Westbrook. Just like...

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    Glass Named Big 12 Co-Wrestler of the Week

    Glass Named Big 12 Co-Wrestler of the Week. The Brandon, Fla., native tallied a 3-1 decision over No. 4 Chandler Rogers in the Sooners’ dual with Oklahoma State on Friday night inside McCasland Field House. The 165-pound bout was knotted at 1-1 at the end of regulation, but Glass registered a takedown in sudden victory...

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    VIDEO: Bedlam Postgame

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    Though not playoff bound, Sooners deliver season worth celebrating

    Though not playoff bound, Sooners deliver season worth celebrating. Later, the Sooners celebrated the program’s 10th Big 12 championship in a new locker room still under construction. “I wanted the seniors to have a piece of it, a taste of it, what they’ve left behind,” coach Bob Stoops said. But Oklahoma’s playoff fate ultimately was...

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    Sooners Fall at Home to Oral Roberts

    Points 74 67 .765 .778 Rebounds 45 38 Assists 11 8 Turnovers 18 19 Blocks 2 5 Steals 8 13 Individual Leaders Category OU (5-2) jumped out to a 42-31 halftime lead by shooting 50 percent from the floor in the first two quarters. T'ona Edwards gave a spark to the Sooners offensively, scoring eight...

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    Sooners use halftime momentum swing to run over Oklahoma State

    Sooners use halftime momentum swing to run over Oklahoma State. Kyle Phillips / The Transcrip OU's Samaje Perine runs with the ball during the Sooners' game agianst OSU, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. 9 Oklahoma tied the game with a five-play 76-yard touchdown drive, Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy had a...

  • Andrew Gilman
    Did you see that Perine run?

    With time running out and a hole open wide in front of him, Samaje Perine didn’t score...

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    College wrestling: Cowboys overwhelm Sooners in Bedlam Battle

    Oklahoma State Athletics Preston Weigel started off the night with a 4-0 decision. The win bumped the Cowboys' advantage in the series to 138-27-10 and marked the Cowboys' third 30-point victory in the first three duals of the season. The Cowboys (3-0) recorded four bonus point victories in the win, including technical falls from...

  • John Hoover
    OU, OSU, Tulsa land great bowl trips; plus the entire 2016-17 bowl schedule

    Oklahoma’s going back to New Orleans. Oklahoma State’s going back to San Antonio. And Tulsa is going...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football: College Football Playoff & Bowl Selection Thread – Start Time, TV Schedule & Live Stream Info

    Oklahoma Sooners Football: College Football Playoff & Bowl Selection Thread - Start Time, TV Schedule & Live Stream Info. The Oklahoma Sooners are destined for a spot in the Sugar Bowl, and it’s looking like the Sooners will face the Auburn Tigers. Although there isn’t going to be much drama on Oklahoma’s end today,...

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    John E. Hoover: OU’s defense improved, especially late vs. OSU, but it ultimately got the Sooners left out of CFB playoff

    So, it’s another Crimson and Cream party on Bourbon Street. A national championship? No. A College Football...

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    Sooners Drop Big 12 Match to Top-Ranked Cowboys

    OU vs. OSU Final Results 125 No. 3 Anthony Collica (OSU) dec. No. 14 Davion Jeffries (OU), 10-5 157 Jonce Blaylock (OSU) dec. No. 5 Preston Weigel (OSU) dec. No. 13 Clark Glass got the Sooners only win of the night with a 3-1 sudden victory decision over No. Rogers escaped in the third to take the...

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    When it rains, it pours: Cowboys get Drenched by OU on Scoreboard

       As the rain came down in Norman on Saturday, the Big 12 title came down to...

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    Oklahoma wins Bedlam to grab another Big 12 title: Three things to know

    Oklahoma State vs. Oklahoma Recap 0:25 Loading Oklahoma is the champion of the Big 12 -- again. 10 Oklahoma State 38-20 to win the Bedlam rivalry, which was a de facto Big 12 Championship Game. While the Big 12 is all but officially out of the playoff, this does settle at least one spot...

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    Sooners top Oklahoma State to win Big 12 title

    Sooners top Oklahoma State to win Big 12 title. Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield completed four of five passes in the third quarter for 42 yards and a touchdown, Samaje Perine ran for 110 of his 239 yards in the third, while Joe Mixon rushed for a 79-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter to...

  • Columns
    John E. Hoover: Mayfield plays his ‘best,’ makes good on title promise, vows to return

    NORMAN — Eleven weeks have passed since Baker Mayfield stood in Oklahoma’s makeshift interview room and swore...

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    Oklahoma State vs. Oklahoma LIVE score and stats (12/03/16), College football, Big 12

    Oklahoma State vs. Oklahoma LIVE score and stats (12/03/16), College football, Big 12. 2nd Qtr 1:28 Mason Rudolph 6 yd run (Ben Grogan kick) 4th Qtr 9:35 Joe Mixon 79 yd run (Austin Seibert kick) Saturday, the Oklahoma State Cowboys led by Mike Gundy travel to Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma to...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Big 12 Champions Gear & Apparel 2016

    Oklahoma Sooners Big 12 Champions Gear & Apparel 2016. And thanks to online sports apparel retailers Fanatics and FansEdge, you can get the newest Sooners Big 12 title gear for yourself. Whether you’re in the market for a jersey, hoodie, shirt, hat or collectible, you’ll be certain to find what you’re looking for. Here are...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: After Strong Start, Sooners Fall 90-70 in Wisconsin

    After hanging tough with a solid Wisconsin squad for 25 minutes on Saturday, OU saw its advantage quickly evaporate and dropped its first true road game by 20 points, 90-70, to the Badgers in Madison. OU’s first-half performance had everyone surprised, as the Sooners never trailed in the opening 20 and saw lights-out...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: Oklahoma vs Wisconsin Preview and Game Thread

    17 ranked team in the country. The Sooners were the team to beat in this matchup last season, being ranked no. 7 in the country and the Badgers not being ranked. This was also Bo Ryan's last season with Wisconsin, after coaching for this program from 2001 to 2015. Wisconsin also puts up 6.5 more 3-pointers...

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    Oklahoma football: Sooners honor seniors before Bedlam

    Oklahoma football: Sooners honor seniors before Bedlam. Oklahoma honored its seniors in a pregame ceremony on Saturday. The Sooners began by awarding defensive tackle Jordan Wade with the Don Key Award, given for success on the field and in the classroom. The senior players lined up on the field with family members and were recognized...

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    Bedlam wrestling: Cowboys roll Sooners 33-3 as programs reach for different goals

    NORMAN — If you want to know the state of the Bedlam wrestling rivalry, the final score Saturday night in McCasland Field House is a good place to start. 1 Oklahoma State beat No. “We’re not trying to beat OU,” Smith said. Would we beat them tonight? 1.” On the other end, after a not-so-warm welcome...

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    Oklahoma State at Oklahoma prediction, pick, line, odds: Bedlam for the Big 12 title

    10 Oklahoma State vs. No. 11 Oklahoma State will play in Norman on Saturday, and this year's Bedlam game will determine the Big 12 champion. However, before Oklahoma can think about a playoff berth, the Sooners must first get past in-state rival Oklahoma State, which beat the Sooners the last time this game was...

  • John Hoover
    PODCAST: Jimmie Tramel joins Further Review to talk Russell Westbrook, Bedlam football and this year’s hottest Christmas toy

    Tulsa World pop culture writer Jimmie Tramel joined Further Review on Friday to talk Russell Westbrook, Bedlam football and this year’s hottest Christmas toy. To listen to the interview, click the “play” button below.

  • John Hoover
    PODCAST: Ex #Sooners DL Kory Klein joins Further Review to talk Bedlam, national championships, Kevin Wilson and Union football

    Former Sooners defensive lineman Kory Klein joined Further Review on Friday to talk Bedlam, winning national championships,...

  • John Hoover
    PODCAST: Barry Switzer joins Further Review to talk Bedlam, the nature of the rivalry, the Dallas Cowboys and Tom Osborne’s face

    The King himself, former OU coach Barry Switzer, joined Further Review on Friday to talk Bedlam, the...

  • John Hoover
    PODCAST: Former Sooners QB Charles Thompson joins Further Review to talk Bedlam memories, his two ultra-talented sons and his own OU legacy

    Former Sooners QB Charles Thompson joined Further Review with Hoover and Rew on Friday to talk about his Bedlam memories, his two ultra-talented sons and his own OU legacy. To listen to the interview, click the “play” button below.    

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    PODCAST: Former Sooners DE Auston English joins Further Review to talk Bedlam, Kevin Wilson and even a little Colt McCoy

    Former Sooners defensive end Auston English joined Further Review with Hoover and Rew on Friday to talk...

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    Sooners to hold special flyover before Bedlam to honor Winchester

    Sooners to hold special flyover before Bedlam to honor Winchester. NORMAN, Ok (KSWO) - The Oklahoma Sooners will honor a former football player who was killed in the shooting at Will Rogers Airport in November. According to the University of Oklahoma’s Assistant Athletic Director there will be a special commercial flyover before the game...

  • John Hoover
    Further Review Week 14 College Football Picks

    Can you beat us on Bedlam Week? It’s Week 14 and it’s your last chance to grab...

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    Oklahoma wrestling: Sooners prepare for Bedlam battle

    Oklahoma wrestling: Sooners prepare for Bedlam battle. The Sooners and Cowboys will battle it out Saturday in Bedlam, in a de facto Big 12 championship game, but the original Bedlam sport will be played on Friday night in Norman. Back in the early days of the rivalry, at Oklahoma State’s Gallagher Hall, a newspaper...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Why We Hate You – Oklahoma State Edition

    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Why We Hate You - Oklahoma State Edition. Conference play comes to an end this week for the Sooners, who face Oklahoma State for an opportunity to run the table in the Big 12. Bob Stoops is 13-4 against the Pokes. To Oklahoma State, this is the game of the year. This is...

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    Bedlam rivalry developing larger meaning

    The annual Bedlam game is the most anticipated game in the state. Gundy is only 2-9 in Bedlam games as the Cowboys' coach, but both wins have come in the past five years. The Cowboys clinched their first Big 12 championship in 2011 after defeating the Sooners for the first time in the Gundy...

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    No. 12 OU Falls at No. 17 Kentucky, 82-68

    Points 82 68 .850 .467 Rebounds 34 35 Assists 16 19 Turnovers 11 17 Blocks 2 6 Steals 2 9 Individual Leaders Category Despite four Sooners (5-1) scoring in double figures, OU could not overcome the Wildcats’ (6-1) .492 (29-of-59) shooting percentage from the floor. Vionise Pierre-Louis logged her third double-double of the season, finishing...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Bedlam Among Most Lopsided Rivalries in Sports

    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Bedlam Among Most Lopsided Rivalries in Sports. Similarly, seven national titles will trump one* any day, as will nine Big 12 titles over just one for OSU. Is this even a rivalry? But the Longhorns’ all-time lead in this series is 72-21-1, which—shockingly—is a .771 winning percentage, actually worse than OU’s all-time...

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    Sooners Set to Host Top-20 Bedlam Matchup

    Sooners Set to Host Top-20 Bedlam Matchup. Christian Moody RFr. 2-1 (0-0) 133 Trae Blackwell Jr. 1-4 (1-1) 141 Mike Longo Jr. 3-2 (1-1) 149 No. 14 Davion Jeffries So. 13 DaWaylon Barnes Jr. 3-2 (0-2) 165 No. 11 Clark Glass RSr. 16 Oklahoma wrestling team (1-1) will host No. 1 Oklahoma State (2-0) on Friday, Dec. 2 at...

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    VIDEO: Bedlam Practice w/Mayfield, Flowers, Riley

    Baker Mayfield Dimitri Flowers Lincoln Riley

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    Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Oklahoma Sooners Preview and Prediction

    Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Oklahoma Sooners Preview and Prediction. When the Sooners and Cowboys meet, great football games tend to follow. Four of the last six contests in the series have been decided by nine points or less, and two have gone to overtime. Saturday’s edition will make it five. In 11 games this season, OU...

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    Oklahoma prediction: Can Sooners use ground game to blow past Bedlam rival Oklahoma State?

    Oklahoma prediction: Can Sooners use ground game to blow past Bedlam rival Oklahoma State?. 10 Oklahoma State at No. For Oklahoma State, this game is an opportunity to secure a Sugar Bowl berth for the second year in a row. Last season, the Pokes were badly beaten by Ole Miss but would have an opportunity...

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    OU Rolls Over Kansas on Homecoming

    OU Rolls Over Kansas on Homecoming. Quarter-by-Quarter Team 1 2 3 4 First Downs 11 24 Total Yards 170 538 Pass Comp-Yards 21-121 20-271 Rushes-Yards 28-49 38-267 Penalties-Yards 6-40 6-45 3rd Down Conversions 5-18 5-12 4th Down Conversions 0-1 2-3 Fumbles Lost 0-0 1-1 Interceptions 2 0 Time of Possession 29:55 30:05 NORMAN (AP)...

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    Can Oklahoma State exploit the Oklahoma secondary?

    They all play for OU, they are All-American caliber players, and... they are all on the offensive side of the ball. On the other side of the ball, after giving up 40+ points to both Ohio State and TCU at the beginning of the season, the defense has been written off as sub...

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    College Football Playoff rankings: OSU Cowboys hold onto No. 10 spot, OU Sooners fall to No 9

    College Football Playoff rankings: OSU Cowboys hold onto No. Autoplay:Sooners drop to #9 in CFP Rankings & Bedlam Trash TalkCONNECTING...XBill Bartmann Remembered Oklahoma drops one spot to #9 in College Football Playoff Rankings, Oklahoma State stays at #10 Brett Deering Image copyright 2016 Getty Images. All rights reserved. The Oklahoma State Cowboys held onto their number...

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    Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Oklahoma Sooners Betting Odds, College Football Pick

    Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Oklahoma Sooners Betting Odds, College Football Pick. Point spread: The Sooners opened as 14-point favorites, according to sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark. (Line updates and matchup report) College football pick, via Odds Shark computer: 48.8-37.8 Sooners (College football picks on every game) Why the Oklahoma State Cowboys can cover the...

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    Week 14 in the Big 12: What to watch for

    playBrad Edwards explains why he doesn't see the Big 12 getting a team into the final top four of the College Football Playoff rankings. (0:50) The storylines to watch in the final week of the Big 12 season: Will the Bedlam winner have any playoff hope? By the time Bedlam rolls around, the Oklahoma...

  • John Hoover
    PODCAST: Marcus Dupree joins Further Review to talk about why his lone Bedlam game was historic and how the OU-OSU series has become a rivalry

    Former Oklahoma running back Marcus Dupree played in just one Bedlam game — the Sooners beat OSU...

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    CFB Playoff Poll: Sooners slip while Cowboys sit tight

    CFB Playoff Poll: Sooners slip while Cowboys sit tight. The Sooners fell one spot to No. 9 in the Playoff Poll, one spot ahead of the Cowboys who check in at No. Meanwhile, Ohio State held firm at second in the College Football Playoff rankings, putting the Buckeyes in position to become the first team...

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    Oklahoma football: Sooners prepare to face improved Oklahoma State defense

    Oklahoma football: Sooners prepare to face improved Oklahoma State defense. 10 Oklahoma State this week as the Sooners look to win a second consecutive Big 12 Championship. Their defense has progressively gotten better, and they’ve done a good job of stopping the run and establishing the line of scrimmage." Oklahoma State's defense is middle-of-the-road in...

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    Oklahoma football: Sooners prepare for Mason Rudolph in de facto Big 12 Championship game

    Oklahoma football: Sooners prepare for Mason Rudolph in de facto Big 12 Championship game. "He's an athlete, flat-out, and with the cannon that he has you just have to be ready for anything at all times." For the year, Rudolph has completed 64 percent of his passes for 3,591 yards, 25 touchdowns and...

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    Sooners fall to No. 9 in latest College Football Playoff rankings

    Sooners fall to No. 9 in latest College Football Playoff rankings. AP Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon (25) and running back Samaje Perine (32) celebrate Perine's touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against West Virginia, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson) After a bye week,...

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    Sooners rank ninth in penultimate CFB Playoff rankings

    Sooners rank ninth in penultimate CFB Playoff rankings. Where the College Football Playoff got it right: Oklahoma 1:09 Loading NORMAN, Okla. — The College Football Playoff committee released its penultimate rankings Tuesday evening, and the Sooners fell to the No. 9 spot. (Follow all things Sooners -- take five seconds to sign up for our...

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    High Stakes Bedlam … Yet Again

    High Stakes Bedlam … Yet Again. STILLWATER – The Bedlam football game is Saturday in Norman and for the second straight year, it's a winner-take-all battle for the Big 12 championship featuring two teams who both carry top-10 national rankings into the contest. Saturday's game marks the sixth time in the last nine years...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: Oklahoma vs Northern Colorado Preview and Game Thread

    Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: Oklahoma vs Northern Colorado Preview and Game Thread. Coming into the season, all eyes were on Woodard, Khadeem Lattin and Christian James to lead this team. Woodard has the skill set to be the leader, and even has the stats to take over this team (17.6 ppg, 4.8 rpg, 4.2 apg...

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    OU Football: Sooners defense ready to test Rudolph

    OU Football: Sooners defense ready to test Rudolph. Hide caption FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2012, file photo, Oklahoma running back Brennan Clay (24) scores the game-winning touchdown against Oklahoma State in overtime of an NCAA college football game in Norman, Okla. Oklahoma kept its Big 12 title hopes alive with a...

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    OU football: Defense prepared to test Rudolph’s ability to play through pressure

    OU football: Defense prepared to test Rudolph's ability to play through pressure. Ogbonnia Okoronkwo (31) and OU's defense know that Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph is skilled at playing through pressure, and they're preparing to contain him in Saturday's Bedlam game. I think he does an excellent job in all those categories.” OU's ability...

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    OSU notebook: Cole Walterscheid to play against Sooners

    Oklahoma State’s Chad Whitener (left), Devante Averette (top right) and Cole Walterscheid (bottom right) bring down Baylor’s Seth Russell during a football game at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, on Saturday, September 24, 2016. MATT BARNARD/Tulsa World Walterscheid to play against Sooners Defensive end Cole Walterscheid, who was arrested and charged with public...

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    Oklahoma football: Bedlam is a family affair for Sooners’ fullback Dimitri Flowers

    Oklahoma football: Bedlam is a family affair for Sooners' fullback Dimitri Flowers. When Oklahoma fullback Dimitri bursts through the line on Saturday, he may find himself running into his cousin, Tre, a safety for Oklahoma State. "Bragging rights all over Christmas, and all that sort of stuff," Dimitri Flowers said. "It just makes...

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    VIDEO: Bedlam Press Conference

    Bob Stoops Orlando Brown Dede Westbrook Obo

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    Dede Westbrook says he and Baker Mayfield deserve Heisman invites

    “But he’s still, while he finishes the semester, welcome to rehab.” Quick was awarded the starting CB position opposite Jordan Thomas the week before he was injured against TCU. “Most definitely Baker,” Westbrook said Monday. Why not invite both players to the Heisman ceremony in New York a little more than a week and...

  • John Hoover
    John E. Hoover: In Texas’ Herman, Stoops may have a whole new fight on his hands

    NORMAN — Bob Stoops isn’t exactly one to run from a fight. Growing up in Youngstown, Ohio,...

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    Playoff ramp for Sooners and Cowboys appears closed as Bedlam week arrives

    11 Oklahoma State (9-2, 7-1) will determine the Big 12 Conference title and a trip to the Sugar Bowl. Neither team caught a break while taking the week off. The Big Ten’s hopes of getting two teams in the playoff strengthened. 8 Penn State to that conference’s title. 9 Colorado both earned their way into the...

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    OSU football: Five reasons why the Cowboys are better suited to face the Sooners compared to last season

    OSU football: Five reasons why the Cowboys are better suited to face the Sooners compared to last season. OSU fell flat one year ago in Stillwater. The College Football Playoff-bound Sooners rolled to a 58-23 victory behind 344 total rushing yards and five scores on the ground. OSU was held to just three points in...

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    OU women’s basketball: Sooners stay perfect with win over Colorado State

    OU women's basketball: Sooners stay perfect with win over Colorado State. Oklahoma's Peyton Little, right, drives to the basket as Colorado State's Myanne Hamm defends on Sunday. NORMAN — Maddie Manning scored a season-high 16 points to help No. The Sooners (5-0) finished November undefeated for the first time...

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    Third-Quarter Surge Leads OU to 5-0 Start

    Third-Quarter Surge Leads OU to 5-0 Start. Points 55 70 .727 .800 Rebounds 35 41 Assists 14 10 Turnovers 17 17 Blocks 1 7 Steals 11 7 Individual Leaders Category Points Tryggedsson - 11 Manning - 16 Rebounds Nystrom - 7 Manning - 9 Assists Nystrom - 5 Three Players - 2 Steals Two Players...

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    Oklahoma State football: Five questions as the Cowboys get ready for Bedlam

    Oklahoma State football: Five questions as the Cowboys get ready for Bedlam. Mason Rudolph’s first career win is one of the more memorable Bedlams in Oklahoma State history. The Cowboys, reeling after five consecutive losses, came from behind with a strong game from the true freshman quarterback to upset rival Oklahoma in Norman. If Oklahoma...

  • Local College Sports
    Saturday sinks Sooners’ playoff hopes

    Bye week comes at a perfect time for the Sooners 1:47 Loading NORMAN, Okla. — You could say this was a bad bye week for OU. Everything OU could have hoped for did not take place. (Follow all things Sooners -- take five seconds to sign up for our FREE Sooners newsletter now!) 3 Michigan...

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    No. 13/12 OU Takes On Colorado State Sunday

    The Sooners picked up their fourth win of the season by taking down South Dakota State, 74-60, on Wednesday at home. Little has scored in double figures in three consecutive games and led the Sooners with 17 points in OU's win against South Dakota State on Wednesday. Through its first four games, OU's opponents...

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    Campbell: Simmons changed Bedlam rivalry

    Campbell: Simmons changed Bedlam rivalry. When Simmons arrived in Stillwater after the 1994 season, OU held a 71-11-7 edge in the series and the Cowboys hadn't beaten the Sooners since a 31-24 victory over the Sooners in 1976. No OSU coach defeated the Sooners (3) more than Simmons did. He led the Cowboys to lopsided...

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    BEDLAM BUMMER: Why Sooners and Cowboys shouldn’t get used to playing late in the regular season

    BEDLAM BUMMER: Why Sooners and Cowboys shouldn't get used to playing late in the regular season. That track record will most certainly force conference schedule makers to push regular-season Bedlam back next year when the Big 12 title game returns. + Bedlam has become a de facto Big 12 title game in recent years,...

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    Sooners Finish Strong in 72-64 Win

    Sooners Finish Strong in 72-64 Win. .474 .630 Rebounds 42 40 Assists 6 6 Turnovers 22 14 Blocks 4 5 Steals 13 14 Individual Leaders Category Points Franklin - 11 Woodard - 16 Rebounds Lewis - 12 Lattin - 9 Assists Six Players - 1 McGusty- 3 Steals Two Players - 3 Two Players...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: Sooners Wake Up, Beat ACU 72-64

    ACU was able to hang tough through most of the game, surprising the sleepy Sooners by leading through halftime and staying close until the game’s final minutes. He led the Sooners with 16 points, while Rashard Odomes had 13. Still, the Sooners struggled mightily from the free throw line early, hitting only 4 of...

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    Will rest disrupt Sooners’ momentum?

    They’re the only Big 12 Conference teams taking the week off and two of six that wrap-up the regular season on Dec. 3. The Sooners are happy to have the rest. “It was the most physical game I’ve played in a long time, I think. But time off, especially late in the season, can change...

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    OU Faces Abilene Christian in Friday Matinee

    OU Faces Abilene Christian in Friday Matinee. The Sooners face the Wildcats for the first time since 1982, hosting ACU on the day after Thanksgiving at 2 p.m. Oklahoma aims to start the season 4-1 for the sixth consecutive season under Lon Kruger. OU has began the year by winning four of its first...

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    VIDEO: Bedlam Practice Report (Mayfield, Riley, Westbrook)

    Lincoln Riley Baker Mayfield DeDe Westbrook

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    Sooners Tabbed Preseason No. 1

    Sooners Tabbed Preseason No. 1 spot in the College Gymnastics Association (CGA) Preseason Coaches Poll. Stanford, the 2016 NCAA Runner-Up, sits in second place with 357 points while last season’s third-place team, Ohio State, comes in third at 338 points. Minnesota and Illinois round out the top five with 312 and 309 points, respectively. Oklahoma is...

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    Sooners climb in College Football Playoff rankings

    Sooners climb in College Football Playoff rankings. Alabama, Ohio State, Michigan and Clemson held the top four spots in the College Football Playoff rankings for the second straight week and Washington moved up a spot to fifth this week. Wisconsin is sixth in the selection committee rankings released Tuesday night. Louisville was the team that...

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    While Sooners rest, what happens to momentum?

    They’re the only Big 12 Conference teams taking the week off and two of six that wrap up the regular season on Dec. 3. Most called the 56-28 victory over West Virginia the most physical game they’ve played. “It was the most physical game I’ve played in a long time, I think. But time off,...

  • Columns
    John E. Hoover: Joe Mixon’s apology, more than two years in the making, serves two purposes

    Now we know. Joe Mixon is sorry. And with that, Oklahoma’s mercurial phenom can put this whole...

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    Sooners, Cowboys crack top 10 in CFP rankings

    Sooners, Cowboys crack top 10 in CFP rankings. 9 and Oklahoma State was ranked No. Alabama, Ohio State, Michigan and Clemson are pegged as the CFP committee's top four teams, and Washington, Wisconsin and Penn State -- all of whom are two-loss teams -- are ranked No. The pair of Oklahoma teams have the upcoming...

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    Sooners’ Mixon sorry for punching woman in ’14

    Sooners' Mixon sorry for punching woman in '14. Oklahoma Sooners running back Joe Mixon issued a statement on Tuesday, apologizing for punching a female Oklahoma student in 2014. "For the last two years, my lawyers have advised me against speaking publicly about an incident that occurred very shortly after I arrived in Norman,"...

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    Your too early Bedlam preview

    For the second year in a row, Bedlam will serve as a de facto Big 12 Championship...

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    Oklahoma football: Sooners move to No. 8 College Football Playoff rankings

    Oklahoma football: Sooners move to No. Oklahoma moved to No. 8 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings after a 56-28 win over West Virginia Saturday in Morgantown. With one game to play, the Sooners still have an outside shot at making the College Football Playoff. However, a Big 12 title is not yet a certainty...

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    No. 13/12 OU Welcomes South Dakota State to LNC

    13/12 Oklahoma (3-0) returns home to Lloyd Noble Center on Wednesday as it takes on undefeated South Dakota State (4-0) at 7 p.m. CT. OU used a fourth-quarter comeback to top BYU, 68-61, on the road Saturday. • Wednesday's meeting marks just the second matchup between Oklahoma and South Dakota State. The redshirt senior...

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    Sooners beat back the elements, West Virginia to set up Bedlam showdown for Big 12 title

    Sooners beat back the elements, West Virginia to set up Bedlam showdown for Big 12 title. It was time for the team that had run off eight straight wins since September ended to put up of shut up. By the second quarter, the Sooners were the only ones talking. It only took a little over...

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    Despite 8-game winning streak, Sooners welcome extra rest before Bedlam

    When a team is rolling, it isn’t typically looking for a break. It seems like having a bye week before the Dec. 3 meeting with No. Just with healing up and getting some guys rested and so I felt a year ago, the way we were playing, you wanted to keep playing,” he said. Last...

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    Oklahoma Football Point After: Making Sense of Sooners’ Mountain Massacre

    Oklahoma stunned the Mountaineers with 21 points in the first quarter and 13 more in the second before West Virginia was able to put any points on the scoreboard. Oklahoma’s 34-7 halftime margin was its largest in Big 12 play this season and proved to be all the Sooners needed to record their...

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    FDede Westbrook named Biletnikoff finalist; former Sooners WR Shepard says ‘He’s been balling’

    FDede Westbrook named Biletnikoff finalist; former Sooners WR Shepard says 'He's been balling'. Oklahoma receiver Dede Westbrook is a finalist for the Biletnikoff Award, given annually to the nation's top wide receiver. Westbrook caught two passes for 100 yards and a touchdown in the Sooners' 56-28 victory over West Virginia. Of his 15 touchdowns, 11...

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    Baylor volleyball edges Sooners in five

    Baylor volleyball edges Sooners in five. “Good to have great performances, now in back-to-back matches, from Camryn , both with her attack and her blocking,” said head coach Ryan McGuyre. “Our blocking and hitting paid off down the stretch.” Baylor came out swinging in the first set as they went toe to toe with...

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    John E. Hoover: Has Texas further weakened the Big 12 by botching Charlie Strong’s exit?

    NORMAN — Texas can’t help being Texas. Whether it’s stumbling over the exit of UT icons like...

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    VIDEO: Bedam Press Conference (Stoops, J. Evans, Geno Lewis)

    Bob Stoops Geno Lewis Jordan Evans

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Another High-Stakes Bedlam for the Big 12

    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Another High-Stakes Bedlam for the Big 12. OU is 3-2 in its’ last five matchups against the Cowboys, with last year’s blowout win in Stillwater propelling the Sooners into the College Football Playoff. The same stakes are in play this season, and in two weeks the winner of Bedlam will be...

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    Cowboys, Sooners humming headed into Bedlam

    Cowboys, Sooners humming headed into Bedlam. “They’re kinda playing like we are,” said Mayfield, who said he watched the Cowboys dismantle TCU on Saturday just before his Sooners did the same to West Virginia. “It’s the right time of the year to play well.” Indeed, with neither having lost since September, the Sooners and...

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    Oklahoma men’s basketball: Breaking down how the Sooners match up with Clemson

    Prior to the loss, the Sooners averaged 89 points per game and ranked seventh in field goal percentage and fifth in three-point shooting. Advantage: Oklahoma Frontcourt Redshirt senior Blossomgame withdrew from the 2015 NBA Draft to lead the Tigers in his final season. The 2015-16 All-ACC first-teamer led the team in scoring and rebounding...

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    Sooners Down NDSU In Big 12 Opener

    Dalton Duffield (OU), 23-7 (6:35) 133 Trae Blackwell (OU) fall Albert Landeros (NDSU), 2:19 141 Mike Longo (OU) maj. dec. Taylor Nein (NDSU), 13-2 149 No. 12 Davion Jeffries (OU) dec. Mitch Friedman (NDSU), 9-2 157 Clay Ream (NDSU) dec. No. 18 Andrew Fogarty (NDSU), 4-2 174 Carter Nielsen (NDSU) dec. Hayden Hansen (OU),...

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    OU football: Sooners excel in snowy conditions to whack West Virginia

    OU football: Sooners excel in snowy conditions to whack West Virginia. Oklahoma's Samaje Perine (32) runs during a college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and and the West Virginia University Mountaineers (WVU) on Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, W. Va., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. +14 photos Oklahoma's...

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    Top 25 polls: Sooners and Cowboys crack the top 10 with Bedlam on the horizon

    Top 25 polls: Sooners and Cowboys crack the top 10 with Bedlam on the horizon. Oklahoma is ranked No. 7 in both the Associated Press Top 25 Poll and the Amway Coaches Top 25 Poll, while Oklahoma State is No. OU and OSU both improved to 9-2 overall following impressive road victories. The Bedlam rivals will...

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    WHITE OUT: Sooners beat West Virginia despite Weather

    As the forecast called for snow to fall upon the field in Morgantown yesterday, the Oklahoma Sooners...

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    OSU-Oklahoma again perfectly illustrates why the Big 12’s championship game will be so dumb

    An OU win gives the Sooners the championship outright, and an OSU win gives it to the Cowboys on a head-to-head tiebreaker. It’s a really cool thing that this isn’t happening in 2017, though, or in any year afterward. Every other league that has a championship game has something the Big 12 lacks: divisions. Each...

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    No. 10 WVU routed by Sooners in Big 12 showdown

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A marquee matchup turned into a lopsided win for Oklahoma, and the Sooners now only have rival Oklahoma State in the way of back-to-back Big 12 titles. Oklahoma (9-2, 8-0 Big 12, No. “It’s as good as it gets.” West Virginia (8-2, 5-2, No. The Mountaineers entered the game with the...

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    No. 16 Sooners Win Thriller at BYU

    Points 61 68 .647 .591 Rebounds 56 41 Assists 14 13 Turnovers 15 17 Blocks 7 5 Steals 7 11 Individual Leaders Category 16 Oklahoma used a furious fourth-quarter comeback to down BYU, 68-61, on the road Saturday at the Marriott Center. Down seven entering the fourth quarter, the Sooners (3-0) outscored the Cougars (2-1)...

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    Oklahoma Basketball: Unranked Sooners Have a Top-10 Schedule, According to ESPN

    Oklahoma Basketball: Unranked Sooners Have a Top-10 Schedule, According to ESPN. Oklahoma basketball spent most of last season ranked among the nation’s top 25 men’s teams. The Sooners begin the 2016-17 season unranked. Based on the number of votes cast by the media members who vote in the Associated Press poll, Oklahoma would rank 38th...

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    Oklahoma football: Predicting the score of the Sooners’ game at West Virginia

    Oklahoma football: Predicting the score of the Sooners' game at West Virginia. 9 Oklahoma can potentially clinch its 10th Big 12 title under Bob Stoops on Saturday at No. 14 West Virginia. The Sooners and Mountaineers are slated to play the primetime ABC game in an atmosphere that is likely to be wet and cold...

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    Oklahoma football: Sooners travel to face the West Virginia Mountaineers

    Oklahoma football: Sooners travel to face the West Virginia Mountaineers. The Mountaineers have recorded 10 interceptions this season, with cornerback Rasul Douglas leading the way with six. Howard has passed for 2,562 yards and 17 touchdowns this season. Howard threw three interceptions against Texas last week but still managed to lead West Virginia to victory. Advantage:...

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    Comeback Falls Short, OU Drops Home Opener

    Ross Larson (OU) fall Kostya Golobokov (MICH), 0:36 NORMAN – Despite three wins to end the match, the No. The Sooners picked up wins at 184 pounds, 197 pounds and heavyweight, including two wins by fall by junior Andrew Dixon (184 pounds) and redshirt senior Ross Larson (285 pounds). Overall, certain people just don’t...

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    PERFECT 10th: Sooners Repeat as National Champions

    Team Scores Yul Moldauer (OU) 89.100 OU Team Highs Event Gymnast Score Yul Moldauer Sergey Resnick Kanji Oyama Allan Bower 15.250 14.850 14.700 14.700 Freshman Yul Moldauer became the eighth Sooner in OU history to win the NCAA all-around title, and the first since Jake Dalton won it in 2012. I couldn’t have done it without...

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    Game Primer: OU at West Virginia

    • The Sooners and Mountaineers own a combined 12-1 league record this season, with the lone defeat suffered by West Virginia at Oklahoma State (37-20 on Oct. 29). • OU is 383-71-6 (.839) all-time as a top-10 team, 108-25 (.812) under Stoops. Baker Mayfield threw for 300 yards and accounted for three TDs, Joe...

  • John Hoover
    Week 12 Further Review College Football Picks

    Time is running out. After this week, there’s only two college football weekends left to outpick the...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners Face Northern Iowa in Semifinals

    • OU is 13-4 when playing in-season tournaments games under Lon Kruger, including 4-1 in second-round games. The Sooners have won at least two games and finished in third place or better in all five in-season tournaments under Kruger. Oklahoma shot 32-of-62 (.516) from the field against Tulane on Thursday after going 37-of-63 (.587)...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma vs. West Virginia 2016 odds: Sooners eye an 8th straight win in Big 12 play

    Oklahoma vs. West Virginia 2016 odds: Sooners eye an 8th straight win in Big 12 play. The Sooners will look to knock off another conference rival with a road win this Saturday against the West Virginia Mountaineers. In the last four meetings between these two teams, Oklahoma is 4-0 SU. But since then, Oklahoma is...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners Face First Road Test at BYU Saturday

    Maddie Manning scored 13 of OU's 26 points in the first quarter against the Cougars last season. Redshirt senior Peyton Little scored 17 points on 5-of-10 shooting with three treys. Redshirt senior Maddie Manning chipped in nine points and five rebounds. She led the league in rebounding, assists, defensive rebounds and minutes played last season. •...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners Cruise to 89-70 Win Over Tulane

    Points 70 89 .529 .607 Rebounds 31 46 Assists 16 21 Turnovers 15 14 Blocks 9 1 Steals 5 7 Individual Leaders Category Points Reynolds - 19 Woodard - 22 Rebounds Two Players - 6 Doolittle - 12 Assists Morgan - 7 Woodard - 7 Steals Reyes - 2 Woodard - 4 Blocks Smith...

  • Local College Sports
    BYU ends Sooners’ best season on the pitch

    BYU ends Sooners' best season on the pitch. COLUMBIA, S.C. — A season-ending loss is never any fun, but it has to be easier when you’ve taken your program further than it’s ever gone. That’s where the Oklahoma soccer team is after a 2-1 NCAA tournament second-round loss to BYU Thursday afternoon. The 25th-ranked Sooners...

  • Local College Sports
    16 Sooners Earn All-Big 12 Football Honors

    16 Sooners Earn All-Big 12 Football Honors. NORMAN, Oklahoma - Sixteen University of Oklahoma football student-athletes were named to the 2016 Academic All-Big 12 Team, the conference announced Thursday. The Sooners were represented by 11 first-team selections and five second-team honorees. Oklahoma's 16 selections were fourth most in the league and its 11 first-team honorees...

  • College
    Despite early losses, Mayfield and Westbrook spark Heisman talks and playoff whispers

    On the first day of October, the Fort Worth sky appeared to be falling on the 2016...

  • Local College Sports
    Fifteen Earn Academic All-Big 12 Football Honors

    Fifteen Earn Academic All-Big 12 Football Honors. The Sooners were represented by 10 first-team selections and five second-team honorees. Oklahoma's 15 selections and 10 first-team honorees both tied for fourth most in the league. To qualify, student-athletes must maintain a 3.00 GPA or higher (either cumulative or over the two previous semesters) and must have...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners Face West Virginia In Big 12 Title Chase

    Sooners Face West Virginia In Big 12 Title Chase. 9 CFP) at No. 10 West Virginia (8-1, 5-1, No. 14 CFP), 8 p.m. (ABC) Line: Oklahoma by 2½. Oklahoma can wrap up the Big 12 championship with a win over the Mountaineers coupled with an Oklahoma State loss at TCU. West Virginia can take the title if...

  • Local College Sports
    No. 25 OU and No. 4 BYU Face Off in Second Round

    4 BYU Face Off in Second Round. In the 2014 matchup against Arkansas, then-sophomore Rachel Ressler scored the Sooners’ first-ever goal in NCAA Tournament play, notching a score in the fifth minute off an assist by senior Abby Hodgen. With 14 wins in 2016, the Sooners have set the school record for victories in...

  • Local College Sports
    GameDay Kickoff: Make-or-break time for Oklahoma, West Virginia

    With three weeks remaining, there's still plenty of time for teams to impress the 12 members of the College Football Playoff selection committee -- or to trip up in epic fashion, the way we saw last weekend when three of the top four teams lost. Louisville currently has only one win over a...

  • Local College Sports
    No. 16 Sooners Top Little Rock, 68-58

    Points 58 68 .500 .875 Rebounds 36 42 Assists 9 8 Turnovers 15 15 Blocks 2 5 Steals 9 3 Individual Leaders Category Points Collins - 23 Little - 17 Rebounds Collier - 8 Pierre-Louis - 12 Assists Townson - 5 Ortiz - 4 Steals Pratt - 4 Three Players - 1 Blocks Two...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma Sooners vs. West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Odds, Football Pick

    Oklahoma Sooners vs. West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Odds, Football Pick. Oklahoma is 4-0 against West Virginia since the latter joined the Big 12 five years ago, covering the last two meetings with two double-digit wins. Why the Oklahoma Sooners can cover the spread OU remained perfect in conference play and extended its winning streak...

  • Local College Sports
    OU Football Notebook: Sooners, Dimon part ways

    The weekly questions over when defensive end Matt Dimon might return to the field ended on Monday. In the end of the day, it's just not working anymore.” Dimon, who was a starter throughout the 2015 season and started the first three games this season, hasn’t played since Sept. 17 against Ohio State. A...

  • John Hoover
    John E. Hoover: Sooners’ Dede Westbrook once dodged rocks, now dodges & rocks defenders

    NORMAN — There was no way Dede Westbrook could have stayed inbounds. No way. And yet, there...

  • Local College Sports
    Cats Eye Season Sweep of Sooners Wednesday

    ·K-State and Oklahoma are the top two teams in the Big 12 in terms of assists/set. ·Kansas State is third in the Big 12 in team kills/set with 13.87, which ranks 47th nationally. ·OU is 4-6 over its last 10 matches and is 2-2 in its last four. ·The Sooners lead the Big 12 with...

  • Local College Sports
    CFP Top 25: Sooners’ focus remains aimed on West Virginia, not latest rankings

    CFP Top 25: Sooners' focus remains aimed on West Virginia, not latest rankings. The Sooners moved up to No. NORMAN — Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield met reporters wearing a College Football Playoff pullover on Tuesday night. “It’s a situation where you think about it as the same thing as last year,” Mayfield said Tuesday following...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma football: Sooners jump to No. 9 in College Football Playoff rankings

    Oklahoma football: Sooners jump to No. 9 in College Football Playoff rankings. Oklahoma moved closer to a return trip to the College Football Playoff Tuesday as the Sooners moved up to No. 9 in the College Football Playoff committee's rankings. The Sooners were ranked No. 11 last week, and they easily defeated Baylor while chaos erupted in...

  • Local College Sports
    OU Football: Oklahoma Sooners’ playoff hopes get renewed

    OU Football: Oklahoma Sooners' playoff hopes get renewed. Oklahoma has rallied from a rough start to the season, and losses by Clemson, Michigan, Washington, Texas A&M and Auburn last Saturday opened up the field for the Sooners to possibly claim one of the four spots in the College Football Playoff if they keep...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma football: Sooners to wear alternate uniforms against West Virginia

    Oklahoma football: Sooners to wear alternate uniforms against West Virginia. 10 Oklahoma will wear alternate uniforms during Saturday's game against West Virginia, head coach Bob Stoops said Monday. Stoops said he had "heard" the uniform combination would be white-white-red, presumable meaning white helmet, white top and red pants. His guess: White, white red. This is the...

  • Media
    VIDEO: West Virginia Press Conference

    Bob Stoops Orlando Brown Jordan Evans Dede Westbrook

  • John Hoover
    John E. Hoover: Chaos rules college football in November, but Sooners, Big 12 won’t benefit

    NORMAN — Chaos across the college football landscape is the only hope the Big 12 Conference champion...

  • College
    Stoops Pissed on 9 Wins He Didn’t Get

    Bob Stoops is 100-9 at home as the Sooners head coach, but with Bob, those 9 games...

  • John Hoover
    John E. Hoover: After beating Baylor, do Sooners have championship mettle?

    NORMAN — With Baylor no match for the Oklahoma Sooners this time, the Big 12 Conference championship...

  • Media
    VIDEO: Baylor Postgame – Bob, Riley

    Bob Stoops Lincoln Riley

  • College
    Defense Delivers, Sooners Squash Bears

    Heading into Saturday’s game, all signs pointed to a huge shootout between the Oklahoma Sooners and the...

  • John Hoover
    John E. Hoover: With time running out, Sooners’ Jordan Evans was spectacular

    NORMAN — Jordan Evans knew he needed to be better. Much better. After all, time is running...

  • John Hoover
    Week 11 Further Review College Football Picks

    Ladies and gentleman, it’s The Don King Show. DK showed the amateurs how it’s done once more...

  • Andrew Gilman
    Where’s the truth, what’s the story, what do you believe?: 25 predictions for Baylor-Oklahoma

    Did you believe Kevin Durant when he said he wanted to play for the Thunder, for one...

  • John Hoover
    John E. Hoover: Time to punish Baylor football, Baylor U and Bears fans — and here’s how

    NORMAN — Enough, Baylor. America has had enough of your flippant attitude. College football fans have had...

  • John Hoover
    John E. Hoover: Bob Stoops on Brenda Tracy and the continuing noise coming out of Baylor

    NORMAN — Given the context of the weekend and all the troublesome noise that continues to come...

  • College
    Sooners In Driver’s Seat For Big 12 After Win over Iowa State

      Thursday night games are always weird, but Oklahoma took care of business against the Cyclones of...

  • College
    No weather, no upset, no worries if there’s no running backs: 25 predictions on tonight’s OU-ISU game

    When it comes to fixing your defense, it takes practice. It takes discipline. Even takes some luck. And it sure doesn’t hurt to have Kansas and Iowa State back-to-back on the schedule either. Such is life these days for the Sooners, who have proven to be non-contenders against the elite of college...

  • John Hoover
    John E. Hoover: OU suspends Joe Mixon for Thursday’s game at Iowa State

    Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon has been suspended for Thursday night’s Big 12 Conference game at Iowa...

  • Media
    VIDEO: Iowa State Press Conference (Bob, Riley, Brown, J Evans, Andrews)

    Bob Stoops Lincoln Riley Orlando Brown Jordan Evans Mark Andrews

  • John Hoover
    John E. Hoover: 18 hours, 14 TDs, 2 college football games and 1 gloriously epic day

    STILLWATER/NORMAN — It was indiscernible when fear turned to elation. I don’t know exactly when panic became...

  • John Hoover
    John E. Hoover: More than a few obstacles in Sooners’ way on road to Big 12 championship

    NORMAN — The task at hand this week for the Oklahoma Sooners is to prove that last...

  • Media
    VIDEO: Kansas Postgame

    Bob Stoops Mike Stoops Lincoln Riley

  • John Hoover
    John E. Hoover: Yes, it was only KU, but Sooner defense shows badly needed improvement

    NORMAN — Yes, we know. It was Kansas. It was just the lowly Jayhawks. But pitiful as...

  • John Hoover
    PODCAST: Dr. Brad Boone of EOOC discusses the latest injuries making sports news

    Eastern Oklahoma Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center’s Dr. Brad Boone is one of America’s foremost orthopedic surgeons....

  • John Hoover
    PODCAST: The Tulsa World’s Jimmie Tramel brings to Further Review his unique perspective on sports and the world of pop culture

    Jimmie Tramel spent 25 years as a sports writer at the Tulsa World before making a career...

  • John Hoover
    PODCAST: Fox Sports’ Joe Davis reflects on OU-Tech, previews OSU-WVU and describes the impossible task of replacing Vin Scully

    Fox Sports’ Joe Davis had network play-by-play duties for Oklahoma’s record-smashing 66-59 victory at Texas Tech. He...

  • John Hoover
    Week 9 Further Review College Football Picks

    Don King maintained his lead in the Further Review College Football Picks and is now considering starting...

  • College
    Ranking the best Big 12 press conferences

    The weekly press conference is a big deal for America’s college football coaches. It’s their chance to...

  • John Hoover
    John E. Hoover: If playing defense in Big 12 is so hard, then why is West Virginia so good at it?

    NORMAN — Playing defense in the Big 12 Conference is hard. So they say. West Virginia defensive...

  • John Hoover
    John E. Hoover: Time for Mike Stoops to go? Big brother Bob says no way

    NORMAN — Sooner Nation, raise your hand if you want Mike Stoops out. Wow, that’s a lot...

  • Media
    VIDEO: Kansas Press Conference

    Bob Stoops Dede Westbrook Dimitri Flowers Steven Parker

  • College
    VIDEO: Texas Tech Postgame (Mike Stoops, Bob, Riley, Mayfield)

    Mike Stoops Baker Mayfield Bob Stoops Lincoln Riley

  • John Hoover
    John E. Hoover: Mayfield can draw motivation from nothing; how will he react tonight in Lubbock?

    Credit Baker Mayfield for saying all the right things this week. But don’t buy it. Not for...

  • College
    Will Baker’s Success Topple Kingsbury’s Job?

    Baker Mayfield’s story has been told more times this week than ever before, and for good reason....

  • Columns
    Winter is coming, thankfully?

    This fall has been been a sports downer for a bunch of local sports fans. What’s gone...

  • College
    VIDEO: Monday Practice Report (Riley, Westbrook)

    Lincoln Riley Dede Westbrook

  • Columns
    John E. Hoover: Why OU being heavily favored to beat Tech isn’t necessarily a good thing

    NORMAN — Oklahoma was installed as an 11-point favorite over Texas Tech this Saturday night in Lubbock. That...

  • College
    VIDEO: Texas Tech Press Conference (Stoops, Jordan Evans, Gallimore, Andrews)

    Bob Stoops Neville Gallimore Jordan Evans Mark Andrews

  • John Hoover
    John E. Hoover: Here’s what the Big 12 needs to do today, but probably won’t

    NORMAN — The Big 12 Conference has a rare opportunity to make a good decision today. When...