All posts tagged "University of Oklahoma"

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    John E. Hoover: A Heisman friendship with Sooner legend Steve Owens would serve Baker Mayfield well

    NEW YORK — Oklahoma football legend Steve Owens celebrates his 70th birthday on Saturday, and Baker Mayfield...

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    John E. Hoover: OU’s Rodney Anderson accused of rape; lawyer says he’s ‘unequivocally’ innocent

    Oklahoma running back Rodney Anderson has been accused of rape. In an emergency protective order filed Monday...

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    John E. Hoover: Playoffs? Heisman? Heaven can wait for Sooners … at least until Saturday

    NORMAN — Everyone wants to crown Oklahoma into the College Football Playoff, just like they want to...

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    John E. Hoover: Ride along with OHP Lt. Brian Orr on his police escort with the Sooners

    NORMAN — Whether he’s on the friendly confines of Owen Field, a neutral madhouse like the Cotton...

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    John E. Hoover: OU president David Boren makes it official, will retire next June

    David Boren made it official on Wednesday afternoon. The University of Oklahoma president for the last 23...

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    John E. Hoover: Lincoln Riley’s contract is huge, full of bonuses … and worth every penny

    Lincoln Riley’s contract details were released on Tuesday, and the University of Oklahoma is all-in on paying...

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    John E. Hoover: Conflicting reports have OU’s David Boren retiring, not retiring

    Multiple Twitter reports Tuesday night indicated that University of Oklahoma president David Boren will announce his retirement...

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    John E. Hoover: Kevin Wilson, now with Ohio State, grew as a coach during his time at Oklahoma

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson was asked this week how he thinks he...

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    John E. Hoover: Even on the Ohio State campus, Uwe von Schamann is beloved

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — “Ting! Ting! Ting! Ting!” A man stands from his chair, wobbling a little as...

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    John E. Hoover: A look inside Lincoln Riley’s big day, from his massive bodyguard to his tiny baby

    NORMAN — Oklahoma’s new coach tried to deflect any hubbub about the start of the Lincoln Riley...

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    Skip Johnson named skipper for OU baseball

    SoonerSports OU stays in the family, promoting Skip Johnson as Sooners next baseball coach. The university announced Skip...

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    John E. Hoover: Lincoln Riley is an extension of Bob Stoops, and might just be the ideal man for the job

    NORMAN — Lincoln Riley’s understated demeanor belies his intense competitive streak. His humble upbringing in Muleshoe, Texas,...

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    John E. Hoover: What really led Bob Stoops to retire? It’s actually a fairly long list

    NORMAN — We may always wonder why. Why today? Why Wednesday? Why June 7, 2017? Why did...

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    VIDEO: Bob Stoops retires, Lincoln Riley introduced as new head coach

    Bob Stoops announces his retirement Lincoln Riley introduced as 22nd Oklahoma head coach

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    David Boren transcript from Bob Stoops’ retirement press conference

    Oklahoma president David Boren’s statement today during the Bob Stoops retirement press conference: “Well indeed it has...

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    OU softball: Sooners rally past Oregon for WCWS championship series bid

    OU softball: Sooners rally past Oregon for WCWS championship series bid. After Oregon put up two runs in...

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    Sooners Swept in Shortened Series

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

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    O’Brien Leads Sooners on All-Academic Team

    Source: OU Athletics IRVING, Texas – University of Oklahoma baseball senior first baseman Austin O’Brien (Owasso, Okla.)...

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    Sooners Unveil L. Dale Mitchell Park, OU Softball Complex Upgrades

    Author: Ballpark Digest Editors / Source: Ballpark Digest The University of Oklahoma launched a fundraising effort to upgrade L....

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    Riley’s Contract Extended Through 2019

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

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    31 Sooners Named to Academic All-Big 12 Team

    Source: OU Athletics NORMAN— They have taken care of business in competition since the season began in...

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    Sooners Fight for Extra-Inning Win at No. 25 WVU

    Source: OU Athletics Line Score Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R...

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    Westbrook, Perine, Evans Picked on Day Three

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

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    Sooners Storm Back in Saturday Split

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

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    Sooners Sign JUCO All-American Ty Lazenby

    Author: Ben Coldagelli / Source: OU Athletics NORMAN — Lon Kruger added another piece to the University of Oklahoma...

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    Sooners pull off another double double

    Source: Red Dirt Report The Oklahoma Sooners men’s gymnastic team won a third straight national championship Saturday...

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    OU softball: Sooners split with Baylor

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

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    Walker Lifts Sooners Past Jayhawks

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

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    Sooner R3ign: OU Wins Third Straight Title

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

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    Sooners to Host John Jacobs Invitational

    Source: OU Athletics NORMAN — After competing on the road for the first five weekends of the...

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    Sooners Use Afternoon Rally to Win Bedlam Cup

    Source: OU Athletics NORMAN – The No 21 University of Oklahoma women’s golf team topped No. 19...

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    OU striving for return to ‘Oklahoma Standard’

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

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    OU Football and Basketball Hoping for Grad Transfer Help

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

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    Sooners Celebrate with Awards Banquet

    Source: OU Athletics NORMAN – The Oklahoma women’s basketball team honored its own at its annual postseason...

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    Sooners Fall; Rubber-Match Sunday at 11 A.M.

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

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    No. 15 Sooners Upset No. 2 Texas Tech

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

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    Tatum Veitenheimer goes with Sooners

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

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    Sooners Shut Out to Even Series at Baylor

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

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

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

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    Sooners Complete Homestand With 17-2 Record

    Sooners Complete Homestand With 17-2 Record. 13 University of Oklahoma baseball team completed its season-opening homestand with a 17-2 record following a 4-1 win over Buffalo at L. Dale Mitchell Park on Sunday evening. The Sooners’ scoreless-inning streak against the Bulls ended at 25 in the top of the seventh and sophomore center fielder...

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    OU commit in focus: Patrick Fields

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

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    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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    Sooners Narrowly Edge No. 2 Stanford

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

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    Sooners earn win on senior day, rematch vs. TCU in Big 12 tournament

    Sooners earn win on senior day, rematch vs. TCU in Big 12 tournament. USA TODAY Sports OU earned a win on senior night, 73-68, vs. TCU. The Sooners, 11-19 overall and 5-13 in conference play, will rematch the Frogs at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening in the No. OU was up 61-59 heading into the final...

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    Sooners Dominate Saturday Doubleheader

    10 15 0 Game One: Pitching In game one against Northern Illinois, Oklahoma tallied a season-high 16 hits and scored double digit runs for the third time in four games. Senior center fielder Ben Hollas (Longview, Texas) led off with a double to right-center and junior second baseman Kyle Mendenhall (Carlsbad, Calif.) laid down...

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    Baseball Hosts 19 Ways Invitational

    (0-1, 27.00) >>>Last Start vs. Grambling (2/21): ND, 2.0 IP, 0 H, 3 K First Career Start Sunday vs. BC, 12 pm RHP-Dylan Grove, So. The University of Oklahoma baseball team hosts Villanova, Northern Illinois and Boston College for its 19 Ways Invitational beginning Friday at L. Dale Mitchell Park. The Sooners face Villanova...

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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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    Gallegos Added to OU Baseball Staff

    Gallegos Added to OU Baseball Staff. The Gallegos File Hometown El Paso, Texas College Northwestern State '08 Coaching Experience 2017 Oklahoma, Assistant Coach 2015-16 Navarro College, Assistant Coach 2013-15 Baltimore Orioles, Associate Scout 2009-14 D-Bat Playing Experience 2007-08 Northwestern State 2005-06 Navarro College NORMAN, Okla. – University of Oklahoma head baseball coach Pete...

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    Sooners Win Midweek Contest Over Grambling

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

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    Baseball Home for Two in the Midweek

    Weekend Pitching Match-Ups First Pitch Oklahoma Grambling State Tuesday, 3 p.m. RHP-Austin Hansen, So. >>>Last Start First Career Start Wednesday, 3 p.m. RHP-Ryan Madden, So. The Sooners and Tigers then face off for a second midweek game on Wednesday at the same time. Oklahoma came away with two wins over No. Senior catcher Renae Martinez started...

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    Seniors Step Up in Series Clincher

    OU - Walker 4 1 2 0 0 0 LBSU - Rasmussen 4 0 1 2 0 0 OU - Martinez 4 1 1 1 0 0 NORMAN – The University of Oklahoma baseball team claimed its season-opening series with a 4-2 win over No. The Sooners improved to 2-1, while the Dirtbags...

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    Irvin Pitches OU Past Long Beach in Opener

    Irvin Pitches OU Past Long Beach in Opener. 6 8 0 Pitching It gets the runs going and gets some momentum in your dugout.” Irvin, who finished last season as the Sooners’ Friday night pitcher, started the day by striking out the side in the top of the first inning. In the bottom of the...

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    Sooners honor Olney’s Michael Pace for Black History Month

    The University of Oklahoma baseball team played its first game in 1898. I ran track and played basketball, played football, but only played baseball in the summer. I had letters in school from track, football and basketball, but I wanted to play baseball so I walked on at Texas Tech.” In the fall of...

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    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...

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    Sooner Baseball Ready for 2017

    Catcher Domenic DeRenzo (Pittsburgh, Pa.) set an OU freshman record with a .592 slugging percentage, right-handed pitcher Jake Irvin (Bloomington, Minn.) won a team-high six games and outfielder Steele Walker (Prosper, Texas) was an All-Big 12 Honorable Mention pick. Pitchers For the third time in four seasons, the Oklahoma pitching staff returns less...

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    Oklahoma football: Dede Westbrook was arrested twice on domestic violence charges before coming to OU

    Oklahoma football: Dede Westbrook was arrested twice on domestic violence charges before coming to OU. Oklahoma wide receiver Dede Westbrook was arrested twice on domestic violence complaints before coming to OU, according to a story published Sunday by the Tulsa World. Before his improbable rise from nowhere — before he won the Biletnikoff Award,...

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    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Remembering the Great Prentice Gautt

    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Remembering the Great Prentice Gautt. Along with his accomplishments on the field during Bud Wilkinson’s mid-20th century domination of the sport, the pioneering running back’s impact on the university and college football culture holds much more meaning than the 1,301 yards on 235 carries, six touchdowns and an Orange Bowl...

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    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...

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    Sooners should be fine out wide

    Westbrook, a four-star juco transfer wide receiver, signed with Oklahoma two signing days ago listed at 6-feet, 175 pounds. Brown, a four-star juco transfer wide receiver, signed with Oklahoma listed at 5-11, 170. “His quickness and speed is very similar to Dede's,” OU coach Bob Stoops said at during his National Signing Day press...

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    Stoops Announces 27-Member Signing Class

    NORMAN — University of Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops announced his program’s 2017 recruiting class Wednesday, a 27-member group that ranked among the top five nationally by Rivals and Scout as of Wednesday morning and one that Stoops says has the potential to be among his best ever. — Oklahoma Football (@OU_Football)...

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

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

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    Oklahoma Set to Host ITA Kickoff Weekend

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

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    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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    GFOMS Garners High Marks in Experience Ranking

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

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    OU Signs Four to National Letters of Intent

    “Each one of these athletes have been playing for championships so they have the pedigree of what it takes to win championships, which is very important for our classes to come in and get acclimated quickly as freshmen. When they have that experience, usually they can step right in and feel comfortable.” PERSONAL:...

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    2017 Track and Field: Throws Preview

    With one true freshman, four coming off a redshirt year, two seniors, one redshirt senior, one redshirt junior and one junior, the challenge will be getting them repetitions and competition on the collegiate level as well as getting used to a different coaching and training style. These athletes have done well adjusting to...

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    Oklahoma State football: Cowboys will try to avoid a let down against Colorado

    Oklahoma State football: Cowboys will try to avoid a let down against Colorado. Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy looks toward the field against Oklahoma during the Bedlam football game at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Okla., on Saturday, December 3, 2016. MATT BARNARD/Tulsa World When Oklahoma State steps foot on the Alamodome turf for...

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    Baseball to Honor Neal at 2017 Diamond Dinner

    Baseball to Honor Neal at 2017 Diamond Dinner. The banquet will be held off campus at the Marriott Conference Center at NCED (postal training center) in Norman. The event kicks off at 7 p.m. Tickets, which cost $50 per person, must be purchased in advance by contacting Ryan Gaines or Dillon Stanley in the...

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    Video of OU football star punching woman in face at Norman restaurant made public

    Video of OU football star punching woman in face at Norman restaurant made public. NORMAN, Okla. – Video of an OU football star punching a woman in the face at a Norman restaurant has finally been made public. He was also suspended from the football team for one season. The Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters sued...

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

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

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    OU notebook: Ogbonnia Okoronkwo latest Sooner to announce return for another year

    OU notebook: Ogbonnia Okoronkwo latest Sooner to announce return for another year. Okoronkwo leads OU with nine sacks this year, including six in the team’s first six games. Okoronkwo said he submitted for a draft grade out of curiosity but always intended to stay and earn his degree. And I get a whole other year...

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    OU at Tulsa to Be Broadcast By ABC, ESPN2

    OU at Tulsa to Be Broadcast By ABC, ESPN2. NORMAN, Okla. - The football game between the University of Oklahoma and Tulsa on Sept. 6 will be broadcast by ABC in Oklahoma markets. Other parts of the nation will be able to view the game on ESPN2. Please check your local listings. Saturday’s contest is slated...

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    Sooners’ Senior Pins Thank You

    Sooners' Senior Pins Thank You. The win clinched the Sooners 10th Big 12 title under Bob Stoops. From a young age I was always told to "leave things better than you found them" and that has been the primary goal I've had in mind while doing what I've came here to do at OU. Many...

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    Blake Jarwin Is Glad OSU Answered His Letter

    Blake Jarwin Is Glad OSU Answered His Letter. Pat Kinnison Growing up in Tuttle, Oklahoma, Blake Jarwin was an OU Sooner fan and looked up to former Sooner quarterback Jason White. But Saturday the Oklahoma State senior will be trying to walk off OU's Memorial Stadium field with a second consecutive victory. Growing up a...

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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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    Oklahoma Drops Four-Setter at K-State

    Oklahoma Drops Four-Setter at K-State. .264 .333 Digs 40 52 Blocks 8.0 9.0 Individual Leaders Category Oklahoma K-State Kills Spann - 16 Zumach - 17 Assists Alford - 45 Brand - 51 Digs Gardiner - 11 Kober - 15 Blocks Hazelwood - 5 Reininger - 5 NORMAN, Okla. – The University of Oklahoma...

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    John E. Hoover: While Houston gains very public momentum, Boren keeps his cool on Big 12 expansion

    As Big 12 expansion talk heats up, so do Texas politics. On Thursday morning, Texas governor Greg...

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