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Tramel: OU 11th in first College Football Playoff rankings, close enough to challenge for a bid

Ranked 11th, will the two losses prevent OU from challenging for a College Football Playoff berth?

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Can Mountaineer defense slow Sooner offense?

It's usually close but rarely low-scoring when OU visits Morgantown

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Why the Sooners will be hard-pressed to make their usual playoff push

With two losses already, the Sooners seem unlikely to challenge for a playoff berth

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Tramel: Lots of interesting Big 12 football title game options, including Bedlam II

All kinds of crazy scenarios still exist in Big 12 football

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OU football: Five takeaways from Sooners' 41-13 Bedlam win

OU started hot yet again and then things stayed tight until the fourth quarter before the Sooners pulled away to beat OSU 41-13...

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OU football: Darby Dean becomes first female to drive Sooner Schooner

NORMAN — History was made early Saturday night in Bedlam.Darby Dean, a senior, became the first female in school history to...

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OSU offense vs. OU defense likely will decide Bedlam

Sooners have the No. 1 Big 12 offense, and OSU has perhaps the Big 12's best defense

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Cowboys history dismal in Bedlam, but there's a glimmer of hope

OU is just 3-2 vs. OSU when the Cowboys are ranked higher in the AP poll

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Wisconsin has played two games; how can the Badgers be ranked?

Big Ten has a lot of ground to make up in college football

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Big 12 Championship Game set for Dec. 19, tickets on sale Friday

The Big 12 Championship Game is officially set for Dec. 19.The date of the game had been a bit up in the air, due to the...

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Tramel: OSU stays atop Big 12 football power rankings as Tulsa win keeps looking better

Can OSU win out and make the playoff committee take a hard look?

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Bedlam football: ESPN's College GameDay heading to Norman

The ESPN show hasn't been to Norman since 2012.

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OU football: Former Sooners end Paul Benien Jr. dies at 80

Benien was one of a large group of Sooners who suffered food poisoning before the 1959 season opener at Northwestern

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Kingfisher point guard Bijan Cortes' meteoric rise leads to signing with Sooners: 'I'm just really blessed'

KINGFISHER — Bijan Cortes remembers nearly every detail of the slam dunk.The Broken Arrow defender first broke from his stance,...

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Big 12 is faring better than other conferences in getting games played

A rash of canceled and postponed games reminds us that the Big 12 is doing a good job

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OU offense, West Virginia defense stand atop Big 12 efficiency ratings

Big 12 defenses still holding steady in this strange season

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Cincinnati & BYU could be viable contenders for the four-team playoff

The ACC and SEC both appear capable of placing multiple teams in the playoff

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Pac-12 playing only one crossover game

With a six-game schedule, Pac-12 hopefuls have no margin for error

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Sooner offense rides high, and OU is back to being a Big 12 title contender

West Virginia and Baylor have excellent defenses so far, but neither appears to be a title contender

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The Mid-American Conference's Tuesday and Wednesday games are fun

The MAC brings mid-week entertainment to college football

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OU-Texas rematch more likely than a Bedlam rematch

Big 12 Championship Game scenarios offer a myriad of possibilities

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Tramel: Only OSU, Kansas State & Iowa State control their own Big 12 football destinies

The Sooners might need help to reach the Big 12 Championship Game

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OU football: Five takeaways from Sooners' 62-28 win over Texas Tech

Rhamondre Stevenson, Ronnie Perkins, Tre Norwood and Spencer Rattler helped the Sooners blow past Texas Tech

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Former OU basketball coach Billy Tubbs enters hospice care

Billy Tubbs, the one-of-a-kind coach who led Oklahoma to the 1988 NCAA men's basketball final, entered hospice care this week...

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Tramel: College football predictions & OSU's dominance of Texas

OSU is 7-3 vs. Texas since the end of the 2009 season

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From rookies to the Baker Mayfield class, young quarterbacks are all over the NFL

Tua Tagovailoa joins the brigade of young NFL quarterbacks

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Tramel: OSU's defense is more impressive than OU's offense as Big 12 efficiency ratings show

The Big 12 is producing amazing defensive numbers compared to recent years

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Tramel college football rankings: Alabama, Clemson remain 1-2, but Oklahoma State coming fast

Wins are rewarded more than losses are penalized, which is not a college football staple

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Stories from an OU-TCU trip to Fort Worth

A flat tire, an old friend, new restaurants and a found jacket; lots happened on a trip to Fort Worth

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Cowboys face first major test and stay No. 1 in the Big 12

Don't count out Iowa State, which lost in Stillwater but has an easy schedule ahead

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OU football: Five takeaways from Sooners' 33-14 win over TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas — For the first time since its season opener, OU didn't have to sweat down to the wire, beating TCU 33-14 on...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners' non-conference schedule announced

NORMAN — The OU men's basketball team will open the season at home Nov. 25 against Texas-San Antonio, the first of seven...

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Big Ten & Mountain West join this crazy college football season

Oklahoma State stands between Iowa State and owning this Big 12 race

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2021 SEC/Big 12 men's basketball challenge pairings: OU to play Alabama; OSU to host Arkansas on Jan. 30

OU will host Alabama, while Arkansas will visit OSU on Jan. 30 as part of the SEC/Big 12 Challenge, the leagues announced...

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Iowa State has the Big 12's most efficient offense so far

OSU's defensive efficiency is excellent, but the competition is about to improve

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Tramel: Will college football's unbeaten status hold with Big Ten, Pac-12 joining the fray?

How will the College Football Playoff committee react to the new pack of unbeatens

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OU football: Lincoln Riley says 'process is still ongoing' with suspended Sooners

NORMAN — OU coach Lincoln Riley offered no update on the status of suspended players Trejan Bridges, Rhamondre Stevenson...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley worried about message of one-time transfer rule

NORMAN — Count OU’s Lincoln Riley among the group of coaches who aren’t exactly sold on a rule that would allow all...

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OU football: Sooners game at Texas Tech set for 7 p.m. kickoff

NORMAN — OU's Oct. 31 game at Texas Tech will kick off at 7 p.m. and be televised on Fox, the Big 12 announced Monday.It'll be...

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OU football: Sooners DC Alex Grinch says 'consistency continues to escape us'

The Sooners have been outscored 31-0 in the final eight minutes of regulation this season

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Dallas has a history of excelling after the starting quarterback goes down

From Craig Morton to Dak Prescott, the Cowboys have had good seasons even after losing the starting quarterback

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OU women's basketball: Ana Llanusa to miss upcoming season

NORMAN — OU senior guard Ana Llanusa will miss the upcoming season due to injury, Llanusa announced on Twitter."I ask the...

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OU football: First-year Sooners DL Perrion Winfrey 'can affect the football game'

Winfrey had a blocked kick and assisted on a sack against Texas

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Fall foliage awaits after 42 years of football dominating autumn

The OU-Army cancellation opened the door for a New England vacation

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Only two unbeaten teams left in the Southeastern Conference

After Saturday, only the Alabama-Georgia winner will be unbeaten in the SEC

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OU football: OL transfer Chris Murray is eligible, Sooners coach Lincoln Riley confirms

NORMAN — OU offensive lineman Chris Murray, who transferred from UCLA in the offseason, recently was declared eligible by the...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley says 'classy' move by Big 12 to acknowledge clock error

NORMAN — The Big 12 on Monday acknowledged a timing error in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s Sooners win over Texas. Saying in...

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Bama's win over Texas A&M looks better after the Aggies beat Florida

Clemson, without the stage of SEC showdowns, is No. 3 in the rankings based on what teams have done

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OU football: Sooners' Oct. 24 game at TCU set for 11 a.m.

NORMAN — For the third time in its first five games, OU will kick off at 11 a.m.The Big 12 announced Monday that the Sooners'...

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Tramel: OSU remains No. 1 in Big 12 rankings

Kansas State's victory at TCU makes it even more difficult for the Sooners to get back into the Big 12's top two

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OU football: Bests and Worsts from the Sooners' 53-45 win over Texas

Winfrey's block, Rambo's catch among highlights for Sooners in wild Red River Showdown win

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OU football: T.J. Pledger, Marcus Major deliver in Seth McGowan's absence

OU running back T.J. Pledger didn’t miss his opportunity.Freshman Seth McGowan was out with an injury. That meant Pledger was...

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OU football: Special teams step up in big way in 4OT win over Texas

OU’s lack of a big special teams play was reaching the point of frustration.“Like, why are we not able to get the upper hand on...

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OU football: Drake Stoops lives out dream with Red River Showdown decisive TD catch

Drake Stoops dreamed of moments like Saturday afternoon.A perfect pass his way with no defenders nearby. A crucial touchdown to...

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OU football: Five takeaways from Sooners' 53-45 win over Texas in Red River Showdown

Tre Brown's intercepts Sam Ehlinger in the fourth overtime to finish off a wild day in Dallas

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OU football: Spencer Rattler leaves game, Tanner Mordecai in at QB

Rattler was struggling before appearing to suffer an injury to his throwing arm

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OU football: Ronnie Perkins out vs. Texas, according to reports

Perkins had to complete steps before being reinstated from suspension and those steps were not able to be completed

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OU football: Sooners pick up commitment from 2022 five-star WR

Luther Burden is the top wide receiver in the 2022 class

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Lamb had 25 catches, 487 yards and five touchdowns against the Longhorns

Lamb's performances against Texas make him an all-timer in the storied series

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Texas' offensive coordinator, while at OSU, scored big in Bedlam but rarely won

Yurcich's offenses put up 47 and 52 points his final two seasons against OU but didn't win

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OU football: Lincoln Riley believes Sooners have potential for more physical play

OU coach Lincoln Riley has seen flashes of dominating physical play three games into the season.

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'Right now it feels crappy': OU's DaShaun White says Sooners have control of own destiny despite losses

NORMAN — It’s been 22 years since OU lost three straight games.The Sooners started Big 12 play 0-4 in 1998 en route to a 5-6...

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OU football: Alex Grinch still using videos to motivate defense during struggles

NORMAN — A year ago, OU defensive coordinator Alex Grinch showed his players a tape of the New England Patriots’ historic...

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Tramel: Sooners on verge of Big 12 title game elimination

A 6-3 Big 12 record means a longshot to make it to the conference championship

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OU football: Offensive line inconsistent, like other areas

NORMAN — OU center Creed Humphrey’s evaluation of the offensive line through three games started with one word.Inconsistent.“I...

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OU football: Charleston Rambo working to lead, get more involved

NORMAN — OU receiver Charleston Rambo doesn’t want to be selfish.But he needs the football in his hands more. He needs to get...

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OU football: Young defensive backs getting closer to ready

NORMAN — OU’s two-deep depth chart has been far from incomplete through three games.The bulk of the blame goes to COVID-19.It’s...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley sees similarities in Mike Yurcich's Texas offense

NORMAN — OU coach Lincoln Riley and Texas offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich are no strangers.They had Bedlam battles. Now,...

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Tramel: Georgia No. 1 in college football rankings

SEC teams dominate poll, with tough conference games out of the gate

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Tramel: Sooners are the best barometer of Iowa State football's upgrade

Iowa State beat OU once between 1961 and 2017; now the Cyclones have beaten the Sooners twice since

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OU football: Lincoln Riley says 'no change' in Ronnie Perkins' status, despite report

Ronnie Perkins still likely to play in Saturday's game against Texas

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OU athletics: One positive COVID-19 test among 703 tests among athletes and staffers last week

NORMAN — OU athletes went through 584 COVID-19 tests and staffers went through 219 last week with only one positive result, the...

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OU football: Bests and worsts from Sooners' 37-30 loss to Iowa State

Cyclones' celebrations, OU's tackling among the best and worst things about Saturday night's game

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Spending the night in Ames is rare but advantageous

Lunch at Hickory Park and a tour of ISU campus is the benefit of staying in Ames

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AP poll: OSU climbs to No. 10, OU falls out

For the first time since 2017, Oklahoma State is in the top 10 of The Associated Press Top 25 poll.And Oklahoma, following a...

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OU football: Pat Fields says 'chalk it up to the game' about penalties against secondary

The Sooners' secondary was called for seven penalties in the loss to Iowa State

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OU football: Five takeaways from Sooners' 37-30 loss to Iowa State

OU struggled for a second consecutive game, falling 37-30 to Iowa State on Saturday night at Jack Trice Stadium.

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OU football: Ronnie Perkins' suspension lifted, likely to return vs. Texas

AMES, Iowa — OU got some good news in the lead-up to Saturday night's game against Iowa State.It probably won't help the...

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A football trip to Iowa State means Fong's after lots of highway miles

In 2020, Chinese pizza qualifies as a sense of normalcy

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The five teams that won Big 12 games last week each plays a team that lost last week

A 10-way tie at 1-1 isn't likely in the Big 12, but remember, this is 2020

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Washington, Chicago among unlikely teams atop NFL divisions

Cowboys should dominate the NFC East, which has turned into an abysmal division

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OU football: 'No. Heck no,' Lincoln Riley says of backing away from turnover emphasis

NORMAN — OU coach Lincoln Riley said the evaluation of the changes that need to be made on defense continues, but don’t figure...

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OU football: Spencer Rattler's struggles 'natural evolution of a quarterback'

Spencer Rattler's struggles in Saturday's 38-35 loss to Kansas State aren't unexpected for a redshirt freshman, Sooners coach...

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Tramel: Mississippi State ranks No. 1 in college football

Mississippi State's victory at LSU propels Bulldogs to No. 1 in the rankings based on what you've done

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Only three Big 12 teams are unbeaten after just two games

OSU, Texas and Baylor have not lost, but everyone else in the Big 12 has

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OU football: Sooners pick up commit from four-star WR

Jalil Farooq is the fourth Sooners commitment in the 2021 class from the Washington, D.C. area

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Moore played 13 seasons with the New Orleans Saints

Moore was a mainstay on OU's great 1972 defense

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OU football: Five takeaways from Sooners' 38-35 loss over Kansas State

NORMAN — OU opened Big 12 play with a stunning 38-35 loss to Kansas State on Saturday at Gaylord Family — Oklahoma Memorial...

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OU football: Stoops — Drake, that is — finds the end zone for Sooners

Drake Stoops scored his first career touchdown Saturday against Kansas State

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Navy's comeback vs. Tulane bolsters BYU's rout of Navy

Hold on for a wild ride as the pandemic creates crazy times for college football rankings

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Here's a list of 15 great candidates for the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame

Who should go into the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame? Here's a list to get you started

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Big 12 leaves some wiggle room in its schedule for makeup games

ACC has played eight of its 11 scheduled conference games so far

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Best quarterbacking leads to victories in the NFL

Of the top eight NFL quarterbacks in QBR, seven are unbeaten

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OU football: Ronnie Perkins remaining engaged through suspension, Alex Grinch says

NORMAN — Ronnie Perkins won't be on the field for OU on Saturday against Kansas State.Perkins, along with wide receiver Trejan...

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OU football: Chanse Sylvie named to Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

NORMAN — OU senior cornerback Chanse Sylvie was named to the 2020 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, the groups announced...

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OU women's basketball: Sooners offer three Putnam West freshmen

Taliya Parker and Shamar Bert announced their offers with a Twitter post on Monday night. Caya Smith’s offer was confirmed by...

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OU basketball: Sooners land commitment from four-star guard CJ Noland

NORMAN — Four-star shooting guard CJ Noland is going to be a Sooner.The Waxahachie, Texas, senior announced Tuesday evening his...

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Tramel: Hold your nose and rank OSU No. 1 in the Big 12

Cowboys or Longhorns? Who's No. 1 in the Big 12?

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OU football: Lincoln Riley says he's 'very happy' with running back group

NORMAN — It’s no secret that Sooners coach Lincoln Riley wasn’t happy with the way his team ran the ball against Missouri State...

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OU football: Sooners Oct. 3 game against Iowa State game time remains up in the air

The Sooners' first road game of the season will be at 11 a.m. or 6:30 p.m.

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OU athletics: Sooners' COVID-19 testing numbers improving

As of Monday, 20 active cases remain among OU athletes

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Bennie Owen's daughter was a Sooner to the very end

Dorothy Ann Bryan had quite the life and quite the legacy, as Bennie Owen's youngest daughter

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OU men's basketball: Brady Manek named Oklahoma AAU's Jim Thorpe Player of the Year

NORMAN — OU men's basketball forward Brady Manek was named the Jim Thorpe Oklahoma Athlete of the Year on Friday by the...

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OU football: Sooners changing student section guidelines after 'disappointing' behavior in opener

School warns student sections could be reduced or eliminated if students don't comply with new changes

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OU football: Tre Norwood happy to be back healthy again for Sooners

NORMAN — There were few OU players more excited to start the season than Tre Norwood."Just being out there and being able to...

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Tramel: NFL predictions & can Adrian Peterson catch Emmitt Smith?

Peterson & Gore taking aim at all-time NFL rushing record

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Tramel: College football predictions; can OSU avoid the upset bug?

Can Oklahoma State get the Big 12 football back on track?

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OU football: Jeremiah Hall says Sooners used to 'higher standard' so COVID-19 protocols are easy to follow

NORMAN — Several OU players this week said that seeing their fellow students not wearing masks or not following the protocols...

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Tramel: How OU football great Bob Kalsu saved Dan Ruster from Vietnam

Former Sooner Dan Ruster was profoundly affected by Bob Kalsu's death, and they didn't even know each other

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OU football: Lincoln Riley says contact tracing holds 'excruciating' for Sooners

OU football coach Lincoln Riley said Tuesday that a "high majority" of players held out for contact tracing never wound up...

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Tramel: College football rankings should have Louisiana-Lafayette No. 1

College football rankings are going to be dicier than ever in this pandemic season

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Sooner running game was lacking vs. Missouri State

OU quarterbacks were interesting, but offensive line appeared to need work vs. Missouri State

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Tramel: Big 12 football power rankings after a miserable Saturday

The Big 12 goes 0-3 against the Sun Belt and damages the playoff hopes of OU, OSU and Texas

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OU football: The return of the Schooner and pay-per-view problems among bests and worsts

NORMAN — OU blew out Missouri State 48-0 on Saturday night in a season-opener unlike any in the Sooners' long history.

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College football: Sooners up to No. 3, Cowboys rise to No. 11 in AP poll

There's usually not a lot of movement in the Associated Press poll after a weekend where just one ranked team lost.But this...

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OU football: Running game needs work, Lincoln Riley says

NORMAN — Of the 608 total yards for OU’s offense in Saturday’s 48-0 win over Missouri State, just 124 came on the...

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OU football: Five takeaways from Sooners' 48-0 win over Missouri State

OU posts its first shutout since 2015 and first home shutout since 2013

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OU football: 'Sooners For Humanity' initiative announced

NORMAN — Before Saturday’s season opener against Missouri State, the OU athletics department announced the “Sooners For...

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OU football: Merv Johnson announces retirement from Sooners' radio booth

Longtime OU football assistant coach and radio analyst Merv Johnson announced his retirement Friday after 41 years with the...

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Bears haven't made I-AA playoffs since 1990

Missouri State's football success over the years has been meager

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OU football: Creed Humphrey, Pat Fields named captains

Humphrey was a captain last season for the Sooners, while Fields will be in the role for the first time

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Blowouts were the norm in Week 1; expect no less in Week 2

Sooners vs. a Division I-AA opponent always means a blowout

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'We got lives outside of our jerseys': OU football players looking for fair treatment on, off field

NORMAN — The Big 12 Conference released its new public-service announcement, “You See Us Differently,” on Wednesday to confront...

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OU football: Depth chart released, questions and answers

NORMAN — OU released its first depth chart Wednesday prior to Saturday’s season opener against Missouri State at 6 p.m. at...

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OU football: Alex Grinch wants players to create own energy with less fans in stadium

NORMAN — Too many times last season, Oklahoma defensive coordinator Alex Grinch felt like players waited for a big play to...

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OU football: Brendan Radley-Hiles learns from Peach Bowl ejection

NORMAN — Oklahoma nickelback Brendan Radley-Hiles’ 2019 season ended in the worst way possible.With an ejection for...

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Riley: Sooners to stop releasing virus data for competitive reasons

From the time OU football players reported back to Norman on July 1 until late August, the Sooners' COVID-19 testing data was...

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Coaches must keep teams safe but also need to win

Southern Miss shows us that coaches have to win, even in the pandemic season of 2020

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Riley: 'No change' in status for suspended players

Ronnie Perkins, Rhamondre Stevenson and Trejan Bridges expected to miss the first few games of the season

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Big 12 football teams could enter national anthem controversy

Will Big 12 teams be on the field for "The Star-Spangled Banner"?

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Big 12 sets football game cancellation thresholds

The minimum number of total players required is 53

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OU football: Sooners announce game-day policies, seating information

NORMAN — OU announced game-day procedures for 2020, with the stadium capacity reduced to approximately 25 percent of its normal...

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OU football: Spencer Rattler has 'Baker Mayfield' energy, Brayden Willis says

NORMAN — Spencer Rattler’s physical strengths were known commodities going into this season, OU H-back Brayden Willis said...

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OU football: Sooners register to vote, 'Everybody wanted to do it'

NORMAN — Just after last Friday’s march as a show of unity against racial injustice, OU’s football team registered to vote, at...

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OU football: Fan cutouts available for Sooners football games

'That's gonna be funny,' Sooners receiver Obi Obialo says

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OU football: Spencer Rattler named Sooners' starting quarterback, Lincoln Riley says

Spencer Rattler beat out Tanner Mordecai for the starting job

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40 years ago, Sooners went hard after Thompson with a massive contract offer

John Thompson already was a Washington, D.C., icon in 1980, but OU made him an offer that was hard to refuse

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OU women's basketball: Sooners coach Sherri Coale apologizes after former players' claims of racial insensitivity

NORMAN — After a weekend of her former players relaying their feelings on racial insensitivity during their time playing at OU,...

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Former Sooners accuse Coale of racial insensitivity

Gioya Carter and T'Ona Edwards tweeted that Coale was unsympathetic to issues affecting Black players

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OU football: Lincoln Riley says Sooners made 'this march today of solidarity' to protest racial injustice

Friday morning, OU's players emerged from the locker room and walked to the practice field.

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OU football: Sooners staying engaged when in quarantine

NORMAN — Sooners offensive line coach Bill Bedenbaugh was careful not to say why several of his players had missed practice...

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OU football: Former Sooner Parnell Motley thriving in Bucs camp

Former Sooners cornerback Parnell Motley has been raising eyebrows in camp for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, despite entering the...

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OU football: Sooners' CB depth much better, Roy Manning says

After playing just three players at the position a year ago, the Sooners will have more players ready to contribute, Manning says

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Odds released on Big 12 title hopes and victories

Sooners a heavy favorite to win the Big 12, but OSU's odds are the same as Texas'

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OU football: Tailgating prohibited on OU's campus in 2020, homecoming canceled

OU clarifies its mask policy for football games in 2020

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OU football: Position group virtually wiped out by COVID tests before recent scrimmage

Riley declined to identify the position group but said the Sooners had just one player at the position available in a recent...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley biography released Tuesday

Brandon Sneed's 'Sooner: The Making of a Football Coach' was released Tuesday

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OU football: Lincoln Riley declines to confirm Kennedy Brooks' decision to opt out for 2020

NORMAN — OU coach Lincoln Riley didn't confirm Tuesday the recent report that running back Kennedy Brooks had decided to opt...

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College football: OSU's Chuba Hubbard, OU's Creed Humphrey named to AP preseason All-American first team

Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard and Oklahoma center Creed Humphrey were both named to The Associated Press preseason...

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OU football: Six players tested positive for COVID-19 in past week

OU had six football players test positive for COVID-19 last week, a week after nine OU football players tested positive upon...

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OU basketball: Sooners add reclassified guard Josh O'Garro to 2020 class

NORMAN — OU added 6-5 guard Josh O'Garro to its roster Monday after O'Garro began classes at the school.The four-star prospect,...

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College football 2020: Sooners No. 5 in preseason AP poll, Cowboys No. 15

OU is No. 5 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll, and OSU came in at No. 15 in the initial poll released...

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OU football: Charleston Rambo ready to make leap, but Sooners 'not asking' him to be CeeDee Lamb

After a productive sophomore season a year ago, Charleston Rambo is ready to step into a role as the Sooners’ top receiving...

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Ranking the Big 12's non-conference games

Baylor, Kansas State and Iowa State added potentially dangerous opponents

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OU football: Three Sooners on Senior Bowl watch list

Cornerback Tre Brown, running back Rhamondre Stevenson and defensive lineman LaRon Stokes are on the Reese’s Senior Bowl Top...

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OU football: David Ugwoegbu taking to Sooners' inside LB position

A year ago, David Ugwoegbu became a rotational player at rush linebacker as a freshman.

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OU football: Spencer Rattler up to second in Heisman odds

NORMAN — OU quarterback Spencer Rattler has yet to play meaningful snaps in college football. He hasn’t even been named the...

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College basketball: NCAA aiming to make decision about start of season in September

A decision on the direction of the college basketball season is coming in September.NCAA senior vice president of basketball...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley announces batch of injuries

NORMAN — The early part of preseason camp hasn't exactly been kind to OU football, even before the six-day break necessitated...

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Report: OU running back Kennedy Brooks to opt out of 2020 season

NORMAN — Saturday, OU coach Lincoln Riley said none of his players had expressed a desire to opt out of the 2020 season due to...

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OU football: Grant Calcaterra returning to football, entering transfer portal

Almost a year ago, Grant Calcaterra walked away from football after the latest in a series of concussions he suffered at...

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OU football: Nine players test positive for COVID-19 as team returns

NORMAN — A week ago, OU coach Lincoln Riley was in a tough position.There was plenty of uncertainty swirling about the...

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Power 5 Conferences have the autonomy they desired

The Power 5 has no centralized leader, because they wanted no centralized leader

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OU football: Jalen Redmond arrested for suspicion of DUI

NORMAN — OU redshirt sophomore defensive lineman Jalen Redmond was arrested early Wednesday morning in Norman for suspicion of...

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OU football: Sooners planning for 25 percent stadium capacity in 2020

NORMAN — OU is planning on having fans in the stands when its football season kicks off Sept. 12 against Missouri State.There...

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College football: Big 12 announces COVID-19 protocols

In announcing the decision to move forward with a plan to play football and other sports in the fall, the Big 12 also released...

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OU football: Sooners opener set for Sept. 12, OU-Texas date unchanged

NORMAN — There might not be a state fair going on right outside the doors, and the stands are unlikely to be anywhere close to...

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Reports: Big 12 to move forward with fall football

NORMAN — On the same day two of the five Power 5 conferences pulled the plug on college football this fall, the Big 12 decided...

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NFL apparently ready to play Saturday games

Could NFL play Saturday quadrupleheaders if college season is scrapped?

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OU football: Sooners pause training camp with season start date uncertain

One Sooners football player tested positive for COVID-19 during two rounds of testing this week

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College football 2020: Sooners come in No. 6 in preseason coaches' poll, Cowboys No. 16

The Sooners and Cowboys are two of four Big 12 teams in the initial coaches' poll

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OU football: Sooners' game at Army officially canceled for 2020 season

The Sooners will have to wait a little longer to make the trip to Michie Stadium in West Point, N.Y.

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Rescheduling college football games never are easy

Rescheduling OU-Army & OU-Tennessee games will be like a Rubik's Cube

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Report: Sooners' LB Caleb Kelly suffers knee injury

SoonerScoop.com reported that both Kelly and QB Tanner Mordecai had suffered injuries recently

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Sooners could need a game for Sept. 12; UNT or Houston are available, for now

Big 12 presidents' decision could ignite a wave of rescheduling

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OU football: Three-star CB Damond Harmon commits to Sooners

OU's run of recruiting success among defensive backs continued Saturday when Damond Harmon, a three-star cornerback from...

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OU football: Former Sooners star Rickey Dixon dies after lengthy battle with ALS

Rickey Dixon, the former hard-hitting OU defensive back with a penchant for picking off opposing quarterbacks, died Saturday...

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OU football: SEC goes to conference-only schedule, Sooners game vs. Tennessee off

NORMAN — OU's football schedule took its first hit Thursday.The SEC voted to move to a conference-only schedule for 2020,...

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Big 12 cancels virtual football media day

The conference initially postponed the event from July 20-21 to Aug.3

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OU football: No positives in latest round of COVID-19 testing

NORMAN — For the fourth consecutive week, no OU football player tested positive for COVID-19.Overall, 186 student-athletes and...

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OU football: Sooners aiding Missouri State testing

For now, OU is doing what it can to keep its schedule intact, especially the Aug. 29 opener against Missouri State.OU athletic...

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Report: OU football game vs. Tennessee could be in peril

Sports Illustrated reported Wednesday that the SEC was moving toward a conference-only schedule

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OU football: Sooners AD Joe Castiglione says no decision imminent on fans in the stands for 2020

Castiglione says school has studied models allowing from 'more than 50 percent' capacity to no fans

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Big 12 football: Virtual media day set for Monday

The Big 12’s annual football media days have undergone significant changes this year, but fans will still have an opportunity...

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OU football: Sooners' opener vs. Missouri State moved up to Aug. 29

OU's season opener against Missouri State has officially been moved up to Aug. 29, Sooners athletic director Joe Castiglione...

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Oklahomans had a personal attachment to fallen Sooner

50 years ago this week, Kalsu was killed in Vietnam, but many Oklahomans remember him

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OU football: John Blake, former Sooners coach and player, dies at age 59

John Blake, the former OU nose guard who later served as head football coach from 1996-98, died Thursday morning at age 59,...

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Tramel: The Oklahoman digital campaign is vital to the city and the state

Don't want to live in a world without newspapers? Buy a digital subscription to The Oklahoman

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OU baseball: Enid's Blake Priest commits to Sooners

Enid pitcher Blake Priest committed to the Sooners on Wednesday.

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OU football: Creed Humphrey, Adrian Ealy on Outland Trophy watch list

NORMAN — OU offensive linemen Creed Humphrey and Adrian Ealy were named to the Outland Trophy watch list on Tuesday.The Outland...

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OU football: Sooners get commitment from 2022 WR Jordan Hudson

NORMAN — July has been a big recruiting month for OU football.The Sooners have added three commits from the 2021 class.Tuesday,...

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OU men’s golf: Norman North’s Jake Hopper commits to Sooners

The Norman North golfer announced Monday night on Twitter he has committed to OU.

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Butkus Award watch list includes OU's DaShaun White, OSU's Amen Ogbongbemiga and Malcolm Rodriguez

Oklahoma State is one of six schools in the country with multiple players on the Butkus Award watch list.

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OU women's basketball player only positive among latest round of Sooners' COVID testing

NORMAN — One women's basketball player was the only positive among the latest round of COVID-19 testing in the OU athletic...

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Big 12 football virtual media days postponed until Aug. 3

The event was originally scheduled for July 20-21

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Future of Big 12 football season? Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says 'it's too early' to decide

Future of Big 12 football season? Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says 'it's too early' to decide

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OU baseball: Sooners gain commitment from Owasso grad David Sandlin

OU baseball coach Skip Johnson landed a commitment from pitcher David Sandlin, who announced the news Tuesday on Twitter.

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Castiglione seeks open date after each of OU's first two games

Sooners ask for waiver to play Missouri State in Zero Week

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With no State Fair of Texas, could OU-Texas become a night game?

Sooners and Longhorns always play in the daytime, but that could change in 2020

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Polio didn't stop Clancy's love of sports

From All-State football to the Journalism Hall of Fame, Clancy loved sports

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Some fans agree on Redskins name change; some don't

Readers split on change of Washington Redskins name

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Opinion: OU-Texas football without the State Fair would be weird. I've seen it — sort of

Opinion: OU-Texas football without the State Fair would be weird. I've seen it -- sort of

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John Marshall High School had a powerhouse wrestling program in the 1960s

Editor of Amateur Wrestling News got his start at John Marshall

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State Fair of Texas canceled, but Joe Castiglione hopes Red River Showdown can go on at Cotton Bowl

For the first time since World War II, the State Fair of Texas has been canceled, the fair's board announced Tuesday morning.

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Gurney says Mark Emmert's time is passed as NCAA president

Former OU athletics chief of academic is harsh in his assessment of Emmert

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OU football: Caleb Williams, top QB in 2021 class, commits to Sooners

Lincoln Riley has developed a reputation as the best in college football at developing quarterbacks.

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Four-star CB commits to Sooners, kicking off big recruiting day

What could turn into a massive recruiting day for OU started off with a bang Saturday afternoon when four-star cornerback...

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Terry Maxon remembers fondly the Sooners & the Rangers

The Game of the Century & Nolan Ryan's sixth no-hitter is not a bad list of games

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College basketball: Five-star prospect Daimion Collins has OU, OSU in top 10

Oklahoma State and Oklahoma are contenders for a five-star basketball prospect from Texas.Six-foot-8, 190-pound center Daimion...

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OU football: Caleb Williams' decision looms large for Sooners on Saturday

OU’s 2021 recruiting class figures to have some fireworks Saturday night.

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OU football: Sooners coach Lincoln Riley hoping for national standards on testing

While Sooners coach Lincoln Riley wouldn’t pinpoint a specific plan for continued COVID-19 testing Friday, he said OU would...

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No student-athlete services will be affected by Wednesday's cuts

NORMAN — OU's athletics department announced budget cuts of approximately $13.7 million Wednesday, cost-cutting measures due to...

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OU football: Seven Sooners test positive for COVID-19, seven more had active cases before testing

Twelves coronavirus cases remain active among OU football players

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Sports fans love their memories as much as they love their sports

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As OU football players prepare to return to campus, school releases coronavirus protocols

NORMAN — With OU football players set to return to campus beginning Saturday, and facilities opening Wednesday, the school...

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OU student-athletes surpass 3.0 GPA for 17th consecutive semester

NORMAN — OU student-athletes recorded a 3.17 grade-point average in spring 2020, extending their school-record streak of GPAs...

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Report: Buddy Hield tests positive for coronavirus

Sacramento Kings guard and former OU star Buddy Hield has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to The Athletic.

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Upgraded Sooner Schooner revealed

After the Sooner Schooner toppled against West Virginia last season, OU has a more stable Schooner

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DJ Gasso, son of Patty Gasso, hired as Utah softball assistant

NORMAN — After two seasons as a graduate assistant under his mother, OU softball coach Patty Gasso, DJ Gasso has been hired as...

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Blake Griffin starts podcast to address mental, physical health

Former Sooner Blake Griffin is set to launch "The Pursuit of Healthiness," a podcast that will feature a famous lineup of...

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Baker Mayfield urges Gov. Kevin Stitt to commute Julius Jones' death sentence

Baker Mayfield urges Gov. Kevin Stitt to commute Julius Jones' death sentence

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OU football: Lincoln Riley says Sooners have had 'a player or two' exposed or tested positive for coronavirus

OU football coach Lincoln Riley said in an interview on ESPN's Golic and Wingo show that multiple of his players have either...

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Former Sooner Roy Finch charged with felony assault and battery

NORMAN — Former OU running back Roy Finch was charged Wednesday with felony domestic assault and battery "resulting in great...

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OU football: Sooners pick up commitment from Oregon defensive end

Oregon hasn't exactly been one of OU football's recruiting hotbeds.

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Opinion: Big 12 football coaching jobs rank right with Pac-12, behind on the SEC

Big 12 ranks right with Pac-12, behind on the SEC, in status of football jobs

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Trailer for 'Athlete A' documentary featuring Maggie Nichols released, film set to premiere June 24

A trailer for 'Athlete A,' a documentary centering on former OU gymnast Maggie Nichols' sexual assault allegations against...

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OU football: Bob Stoops, Josh Heupel, Roy Williams on College Football Hall of Fame ballot

NORMAN — Josh Heupel and Roy Williams, two of the players who helped make OU national champions in 2000, are back on the...

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OU planning for a 'dynamic' ticket experience

Sooners have season tickets available

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MLB Draft: OU catcher Brady Lindsly goes in fourth round to Washington Nationals

The Washington Nationals selected an OU pitcher in the first round of the MLB Draft on Wednesday. They added a Sooner catcher...

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Pete Kron, longtime OU assistant track coach, dies at 74

Oklahoma Baptist University assistant track and field coach passed away on Tuesday night at the age of 74.

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MLB Draft: OU's Dane Acker selected in fourth round by Oakland Athletics

Dane Acker "pitched a no-no earlier this year. He'll fit right in."

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MLB Draft: OU's Levi Prater selected in third round by St. Louis Cardinals

NORMAN — Oklahoma left-handed pitcher Levi Prater was drafted in the third round of the MLB Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals on...

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Joe C. says he learned much from protesters while marching with them Saturday

Castiglione says we've reached a tipping point in systemic oppression

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MLB Draft: OU pitcher Cade Cavalli selected in first round by Washington Nationals

OU junior pitcher Cade Cavalli was selected with the No. 22 overall pick Wednesday in the first round of the MLB Draft by...

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OU football: Sooners center Creed Humphrey selected to Walter Camp preseason All-American team

The 2020 college football season is months away, but the honors are starting to roll in for Creed Humphrey.

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MLB Draft: OU commit Ed Howard selected by Chicago Cubs

Oklahoma baseball commit Ed Howard was selected by the Chicago Cubs in the first round of the MLB Draft on Wednesday.Howard, a...

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OU is planning for fans, but making no predictions

Among the changes are digital ticketing and electronic concessions

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OU athletic director Joe Castiglione wants to make Nov. 3 election mandatory day off for student-athletes and staff

OU athletic director Joe Castiglione on Wednesday discussed the importance of voting and how the athletic department can...

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College baseball: NCAA grants roster relief for 2020-21

College baseball programs were granted some roster relief from the NCAA on Wednesday.According to D1Baseball.com, the NCAA...

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OU softball great Lauren Chamberlain headlines ESPN all-time team

As far as college softball first basemen go, Lauren Chamberlain is the People's Champ.

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Former UAB quarterback now a country music star

Watson Brown coached Hunt with Alabama-Birmingham

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Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young returns to court in Skinz League debut, scores 43 in loss

Atlanta Hawks and former OU guard Trae Young laced up and played in an organized basketball game for the first time since March...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley says Sooners to quarantine prior to return to campus

OU football coach Lincoln Riley on Wednesday discussed his program's plan for a return to campus amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Mid-majors considering more regionalized scheduling

Conference realignment begat some crazy geography; is it time for an adjustment?

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OU football's Connor McGinnis, rower Andrea Batchev receive Big 12's Gautt postgraduate scholarship

Former University of Oklahoma rower Andrea Batchev and football player Connor McGinnis are among the 20 student-athletes from...

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Watch: Trae Young, Atlanta Hawks guard and former OU star, speaks at Norman rally

Trae Young spoke in front of a hometown crowd Monday afternoon in peaceful protest of racial injustice and the death of George...

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OU's Lincoln Riley, OSU's Mike Gundy weigh in on George Floyd's death, protests

Two of Oklahoma's most prominent sports figures released statements Sunday morning on George Floyd's death in Minneapolis last...

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SEC schedules follow a familiar model

Only Georgia deviates much from the SEC standard scheduling

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Big 12 presidents 'committed to fostering a culture of inclusivity' in wake of racial violence

The University of Oklahoma's Joseph Harroz and Big 12 school presidents issued a joint statement Friday afternoon saying the...

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OU football: Jalen Hurts named Big 12 male athlete of the year

Jalen Hurts can add another honor for his one season in Oklahoma.

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Former Sooner Ron Tatum III commits to UTSA

On Thursday, the Rivals four-star prospect Ron Tatum III announced on Twitter his commitment to the University of Texas at San...

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OU women's gymnastics: Maggie Nichols named Big 12 female athlete of the year

Former Oklahoma gymnast Maggie Nichols won the Big 12 Female Athlete of The Year for the second time in her career.

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Sooners plan to resume well after many other Power 5 schools

Voluntary workouts are not the traditional organized summer workouts

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West Virginia ranks No. 1 among Big 12 nonconference schedules

Texas, as usual, plays a great schedule, too

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Momentum growing for fans this college football season

Gov. Greg Abbott has talked with Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby

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OU's Maggie Nichols, Jalen Hurts nominated for Big 12 Athlete of the Year awards

OU women's gymnast Maggie Nichols and quarterback Jalen Hurts are among the nominees for the 2019-20 Big 12 Athlete of the Year...

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OU athletics announces transition to digital ticketing

NORMAN — OU will fully transition to digital ticketing for all sports, as well as for football parking, the athletic department...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners schedule home-and-home with Florida

The Sooners will play at least three SEC opponents in 2020-21

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Pete Carroll or Bob Stoops: Which was the better hire?

ESPN ranks Saban, Swinney 1-2 in best coaching hires of the last quarter century

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OU football: Four-star OLB Clayton Smith commits to Sooners

Smith is the Sooners' second big commitment Friday, joining five-star WR Mario Williams

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OU football: Sooners pick up commitment from five-star WR Mario Williams

NORMAN — OU's 2021 recruiting class picked up some serious momentum Friday.Five-star wide receiver Mario Williams announced his...

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If Pac-12 goes conference-games only, an OSU-Michigan game makes a lot of sense

The pandemic could wreak havoc on college football scheduling

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'Zone model' could be a test case for the NBA or MLB

Frequent testing figures to be part of any resumption of play

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OU places program record 13 on Academic All-Big 12 baseball team

NORMAN — A program-record 13 OU players were named to the Academic All-Big 12 baseball team, the conference announced...

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Courtney Paris returning to Sooners as assistant coach

Paris replaces Coquese Washington on Sherri Coale's staff

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Eliminating non-conference games would help administrative decisions

Leagues discussing all kinds of ways to save college football

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OU women's basketball selected as Play4Kay national winners

NORMAN — OU's women's basketball team was selected as the Play4Kay National Division I BCS winner, the Kay Yow Cancer Fund...

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OU interim president Joseph Harroz Jr.: Working on solutions 'daily' for athletics in the fall

Planning for football season 'being worked on in a very aggressive and planful way,' Harroz says

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OSU football: Chuba Hubbard wins Cornish Trophy

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State star running back Chuba Hubbard is now officially the top Canadian player in the country.Hubbard...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners, Arkansas to play neutral-site hoops series in Tulsa

The first meeting will take place Dec. 12, with a second scheduled for Dec. 11, 2021.

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Former OU football coach Bob Stoops helps host lunch for first responders

Former OU football coach Bob Stoops, along with Constellation Brands and LaLuna Taco Taxi, hosted a Cinco de Mayo luncheon...

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OU football: Five-star QB Caleb Williams has Sooners in final three

The top dual-threat quarterback in the 2021 recruiting class has OU in his final three.

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New NCAA rule can't harm parity -- there isn't any in college football

A small collection of schools are getting a bigger chunk of the talent

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With no true wishbone, would Gundy have been a Sooner?

Gundy chose OSU over OU in large part because he wasn't a classic wishbone quarterback

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Athletes' endorsements is coming soon to the NCAA

Establishing a range of market value will be difficult for the NCAA in name/image/likeness reform

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Undrafted NFL free agents have made their mark from OU and OSU

Wahoo McDaniel had the best pro career among undrafted Sooners. Tony Banfield was a three-time first-team all-AFL cornerback.

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Curbside lunch at Ray's barbeque has its advantages

Ray was a cool-dude Sooner, and he remains a prince of a fellow

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NFL Draft: Parnell Motley, Nick Basquine, Lee Morris among undrafted Sooners

Parnell Motley's career has had plenty of ups and downs.

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NFL Draft: OU's Neville Gallimore picked by Dallas Cowboys in the third round

The first two days of the NFL Draft have had a very Sooners feel for the Dallas Cowboys.

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Seeing player and team personnel in their homes was a fun way to view the draft

The NFL Draft had become too glitzy; that was fixed by the remote telecast

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NFL Draft: Sooners LB Kenneth Murray picked No. 23 overall by the Los Angeles Chargers

When Kenneth Murray was a senior in high school, he wrote down a set of short- and long-term goals on a piece of paper.

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NFL Draft: Sooners WR CeeDee Lamb picked No. 17 overall by Dallas Cowboys

Lamb is the second Sooners standout to be taken by the Cowboys in the first round, joining Roy Williams in 2002

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NFL Draft: Sooners' history with draft helpful for recruiting

Five OU players are hoping to hear their names called during the NFL Draft in the coming days, and that can be just as big for...

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2017 Sooner offense among best in OU history

Only two starters not drafted off 2017 OU offense

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NFL Draft: Lincoln Riley getting a lot of questions about Lee Morris

On a conference call Wednesday, Lincoln Riley said Lee Morris is one of the players he gets asked about a lot.

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SoonersXtra: 2020 NFL Draft preview

Listen to the latest episode of the SoonersXtra podcast.

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48 years ago, summer football magazines were all the rage

Street and Smith's 1972 yearbook is a nice stroll down Memory Lane

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Transfer quarterbacks going first overall the new NFL Draft trend

Mayfield had the best career at his original school

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OU women's basketball: Deer Creek's Skylar Vann signs with Sooners

Vann, a 5-foot-10 guard, recently switched her commitment from Temple.

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NFL Draft: Sooners linebacker Kenneth Murray set up to participate in draft virtually

The OU linebacker is one of 58 prospects selected to participate virtually in the 2020 draft.

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OU women's gymnastics: Sooners' Maggie Nichols wins AAI Award

OU's Maggie Nichols was named the winner of the AAI Award, the top award in women's collegiate gymnastics.

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OU football All-American Zac Henderson, true freshman starter on 1974 title team, dies at age 64

Henderson's 15 career interceptions rank high on all-time OU list

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McDaniel became a wrestling star after OU

McDaniel's run to Chickasha mimicked a Shawnee-to-OKC run

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NFL Draft: Mel Kiper Jr. talks draft chances for Sooner defenders

ESPN NFL analyst Mel Kiper Jr. shared his thoughts on the defensive draft prospects coming out of OU on a conference call...

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OU women's basketball: Sooners sign forward Heavenly Greer

OU women's basketball announced the signing of forward Heavenly Greer on Wednesday.

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Bob Bowlsby, other conference commissioners say no college sports until campuses reopen, per Dennis Dodd

Vice President Mike Pence had a conference call Wednesday with the College Football Playoff Management Committee, CBS Sports'...

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NFL Draft: Mel Kiper Jr. says Jalen Hurts likely to be drafted in second round

The NFL Draft is just over a week away, and Jalen Hurts’ name is getting "hot."

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Kickoff, extra point rules appealed to Stoops

XFL commissioner Oliver Luck liked the 25-second play clock

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College athletics: Coronavirus fallout will alter the look

Dropped sports, cut scholarships could be result of economic fallout

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OU men's basketball: Sooners land transfer commitment from Elijah Harkless

Cal State-Northridge guard Elijah Harkless announced his intentions to transfer to the OU with a video on Twitter on Tuesday...

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Bobby Bell has hunted with more than a century of Sooner football

Bell's hunting partners have included two of the patriarchs of Sooner football

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Murray considered a late first-round pick at linebacker

Hurts and Gallimore figure to be second-day selections in the NFL Draft

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Wilkinson corresponded with fans after every game for 17 years

Wilkinson tried to provide insight on his Sooners

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OU men's basketball: Sooners land UNT transfer Umoja Gibson

Former North Texas guard Umoja Gibson announced his intention to transfer to OU on Twitter on Monday.

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Good soldier on furlough: no writing for The Oklahoman

The first week is over; two more to go

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Chris Paul, Trae Young eliminated from H-O-R-S-E tournament

Trae Young and Chris Paul were the favorites to win the NBA Horse Challenge, but both were dealt first-round exits Sunday night.

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Trae Young, Chris Paul favorites in H-O-R-S-E tournament

Young is a 2-to-1 favorite to win the event, according to odds from BetOnline. Paul is just behind Young with 5-to-2 odds.

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OU men's basketball: Sooners guard Jamal Bieniemy to transfer

OU guard Jamal Bieniemy will transfer, sources confirmed to The Oklahoman.

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OU's Joe Castiglione: Issue of waivers for spring athletes complex, but Sooners supportive of returnees

OU athletic director Joe Castiglione said Thursday the program was "supportive" of providing the funding necessary to extend...

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NFL Draft: OU's CeeDee Lamb says DeAndre Hopkins comparisons are 'huge compliment'

ESPN NFL Draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. compared former OU receiver CeeDee Lamb to DeAndre Hopkins on SportsCenter on Wednesday.

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Just like this coronavirus outbreak, the 1918 flu pandemic had large impact on Oklahoma, college football

More than a century ago, as now, there was plenty of uncertainty over the future of college football

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Chris Paul, Trae Young to participate in H-O-R-S-E competition

Local stars Chris Paul and Trae Young will participate in a nationally televised H-O-R-S-E competition.

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OU football: Lincoln Riley spending time working out with Bennie Wylie, watching Tiger King

NORMAN — OU coach Lincoln Riley said work is relatively normal for him right now.

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OU's Lincoln Riley: Jalen Hurts to the Cowboys makes sense

NORMAN — The NFL and quarterbacks were a big theme of OU coach Lincoln Riley's appearance on ESPN's First Take on Monday...

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OU's Maggie Nichols: Winter sports athletes deserve one last chance to compete

NORMAN — Maggie Nichols and the OU women's gymnastics team were supposed to spend last weekend in the NCAA Regionals at Lloyd...

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Remember the Titans wins movie bracket challenge

There were a lot of great movies in the bracket, but, in the end, Remember the Titans is the winner.

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Riley says abbreviated preseason practices wouldn't cripple the game

Riley says physical conditioning is the first step toward getting the game going

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OU softball: Seniors officially announce return for 2021 season

Juarez, Mendes and Saile made their return official on Thursday night. The announcement came from a joint statement they all...

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Cyclones trying to make up $5 million shortfall

Iowa State acts swiftly after cancellations of Big 12 and NCAA tournaments creates a financial crisis

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OU football: Sooners have third-best odds to win a Power 5 league

Only Clemson and Ohio State are given better chances than the Sooners to win a Power 5 Conference

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March Madness bracket challenge, Final Four, championship: Vote for the best sports movie, including Rocky, Bull Durham, The Sandlot and more

The Oklahoman compiled a list of the 64 greatest sports movies and put them into this bracket — because March is still bracket...

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Trae Young, Kevin Durant to participate in NBA 2K Players Tournament

Trae Young and Kevin Durant are among the 16 players set to participate in the NBA 2k Players Tournament.

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OU football: Recruiting 'different' without campus visits

With all the changes this spring caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, college football recruiting is still going strong, but even...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley hasn't considered the possibility of not having college football season

Lincoln Riley hasn’t considered the possibility of not having a college football season this fall.

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OU football: No spring practice is 'disappointing' for early enrollees

Spring football practice is canceled right now because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and at OU there is one group that is probably...

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'Loved the three years we had him': Lincoln Riley talks about Trey Sermon transferring

OU coach Lincoln Riley spoke positively about running back Trey Sermon during a teleconference Tuesday after Sermon announced...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley thinks 15-20 practice will be enough to get Sooners ready for season

It can be hard right now for coaches to plan going forward when so much is still up in the air because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Oklahoma high schools have produced few outstanding NFL running backs

Gutowsky and Dickie Post head the list of great pro running backs from Oklahoma

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'We are celebrating with the student-athletes ': Joe Castiglione releases statement in response to NCAA decision on spring sport eligibility

OU athletics director Joe Castiglione released a statement Monday evening in response to the NCAA's decision to give...

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Choctaw DB Jordan Mukes commits to Sooners

NORMAN — OU football might be on pause for a bit but recruiting isn't.The Sooners picked up a commitment Monday from Choctaw...

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OU men's basketball: Corbin Merritt enters transfer portal, per reports

Corbin Merritt has entered the NCAA transfer portal, the Norman Transcript reported Monday.

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NCAA votes to allow spring-sports athletes extra year of eligibility

College athletes who participated in a spring sport this season will get another year of eligibility.The NCAA Division I...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Big 12 releases updated guidelines for athletic programs

Sunday, the Big 12 announced new guidelines that go into effect Monday for the conference's athletics programs.The guidelines...

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OU softball: ESPN2 to show rerun of 17 inning game as part of Women's History Month celebration

ESPN2 will be showing the first game of the 2017 Women's College World Series championship series between OU and Florida — the...