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OU women's gymnastics: After Audrey Lynn's injury, No. 2 Sooners bounce back to beat No. 3 Utah

NORMAN — OU’s women’s gymnastics team didn’t have much time to process a major loss that happened just before the No. 2 Sooners...

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Tramel: Baker Mayfield hasn't had a cocoon like Patrick Mahomes enjoys, but give it time

Baker Mayfield is the old man of quarterbacks in the American Football Conference playoffs. He’s also the least accomplished....

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Tramel: COVID is showing us that fans in the stands matter from the NBA to the NFL to college hoops

The Phog Allen Fieldhouse clock reached 4:00 in the second half last Saturday afternoon, Kansas led OU by two points, and...

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'That dude who knows Baker Mayfield': Former OU football walk-on Joe Palange reveling in friend's & Browns' success

Joe Palange’s life changed April 26, 2018. That’s when two of Palange’s worlds — growing up in the Cleveland area as a...

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Tramel: Tennessee's firing of Jeremy Pruitt reminds us that job security is shaky

Good jobs don't mean just prime opportunity; job security should matter, too

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OU football: Tennessee transfer OL Wanya Morris commits to Sooners

Wanya Morris was supposed to play against OU in 2020. Now, it looks like he'll be playing for the Sooners in 2021.

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What Baker Mayfield has in common with Michael Jordan, Peyton Manning and Bo Jackson

Baker Mayfield is not the first athlete to have success as a pitchman in a series of commercials for the same product. Here are...

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Carlson: Browns' NFL Playoff success isn't Baker Mayfield's only win. Here's how his commercials took off.

Matt Dillon marvels at Baker Mayfield’s output and efficiency. Time can be short. Direction can be minimal. Pressure can be...

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OU football: Where Creed Humphrey, Ronnie Perkins and other Sooners could land in NFL Draft

NORMAN — With a flurry of announcements over the last couple of weeks, the players leaving OU for the NFL Draft have mostly...

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OU women's gymnastics: Sooners to host Utah in top-three showdown

For the first time in coach K.J. Kindler’s 15-year tenure as OU women's gymnastics coach, the Sooners will welcome Utah for a...

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Morning roundup: Former Broken Arrow ace to join Phillies bullpen

MLB Former Broken Arrow ace will join Phillies bullpen The Philadelphia Phillies and reliever Archie Bradley have reportedly...

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Tramel: With Tom Brady, Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers, this is the golden age of aged quarterbacks

Older quarterbacks once were a playoff rarity, but that's no longer the case

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Bedlam men's basketball: Oklahoma State vs. OU game postponed due to positive COVID-19 test

The first Bedlam men’s basketball matchup is postponed due to COVID-19.

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Name/image/likeness issues about to hit NCAA sports

College athletic departments could nee help navigating NIL

Can Steven Adams open up the Thunder's offense?

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Thunder general manager Sam Presti made the suggestion and the hairs stood up on the back of fans’ necks. As of now, the Thunder isn’t going to get shooting out of its centers. As of now. "But maybe we can push Steven into a development...

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OU basketball: Three takeaways from Sooners' 82-46 win over TCU

NORMAN — De’Vion Harmon was wide open under the basket.Late in Saturday night’s eventual 82-46 win over TCU at Lloyd...

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Tramel: OU basketball playing different, and well, without Sooners star Brady Manek

Big 12 basketball is a fine-line league. For most teams most seasons, the difference between winning and losing is thin. So...

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Carlson: Meet the Norman retiree as excited as Alabama, Ohio State about making CFP title game

David Gore couldn’t say yes fast enough when he was asked to be the clock operator for last month's Big 12 Championship Game....

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Former OU coach Stan Abel remembers Danny Hodge: Arm wrestling, crushing apples and a knife fight

When Danny Hodge snapped his fingers, it sounded like a firecracker popping. That, according to former University of Oklahoma...

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Morning roundup: Ex-Sooner Trey Sermon's injury is not serious, his mother says

COLLEGES Ex-Sooner Sermon's injury is not serious, his mother says MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The injury that knocked Trey Sermon...

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OU football among top contenders in early look at Top 25 for 2021 college football season

The book has closed on the memorable 2020 season that saw highs and lows along with plenty of uncertainty. Which brings us to...

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Tramel: Is Alabama's gulf shrinking on the rest of college football?

Alabama walloped Ohio State 52-24 Monday night, and college football parity seemed deader than ever. The Crimson Tide was so...

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Tramel: Nick Saban is right about expanded College Football Playoff

The more playoff games, the less interest players will have in bowl games

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Tramel: Will OU football coach Lincoln Riley be enticed for Philadelphia Eagles' job?

Doug Pederson barely had been tossed from the Eagles’ nest Monday before speculation centered on Lincoln Riley as a possible...

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How OU center Kur Kuath's game is expanding for Sooners: 'You’re going to have to respect guarding me'

NORMAN — Kur Kuath hesitated for the slightest of moments, then let it fly. On Saturday inside Allen Fieldhouse, OU’s 6-foot-10...

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OU vs TCU men's basketball: How to watch, lineups, preview

Oklahoma vs TCU When: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center in Norman TV: ESPN+/Big 12 Now (online streaming only) Radio:...

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Tramel: Why Ohio State's Kevin Wilson remembers OU football's prolific 2008 offense fondly

Wilson's offensive history runs from the I formation to the modern spread

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Tramel: OU & Oklahoma State basketball trips to Kansas encouraging

Sooners, Cowboys settle into middle of the Big 12 basketball pack

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OU football: Former Sooners coach Bob Stoops to be inducted into College Football Hall of Fame

Stoops will becoe the fourth Sooners coach inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame

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OU football: Sooners LB Nik Bonitto says he is returning for 2021 season

Just two days after Oklahoma’s best defensive player Ronnie Perkins announced he would be heading to the NFL, a key...

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OU women's gymnastics: Anastasia Webb, Carly Woodard add to repertoire but result is same as Sooners win

NORMAN — As she walked down the Lloyd Noble Center tunnel to be introduced before Sunday’s OU women’s gymnastics season opener,...

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Tramel: Steve Sarkisian and Texas shows that college football shops for coaches in Tuscaloosa

Americans shop Amazon. Athletic directors shop Alabama. Tuscaloosa has become the first stop on the college football coaching...

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OU women's gymnastics: After disappointment in 2020, Sooners return as title contenders once again

NORMAN — Nearly 10 months ago, OU’s women’s gymnastics team was No. 1 and poised to make a run at a second consecutive national...

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OU football: The five most important Sooners of the 2020 season

NORMAN — It was a wild season for OU football. From the 0-2 start to Big 12 play to the four-overtime thriller in the Red River...

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Tramel: Trey Sermon has gone from OU football understudy to Ohio State superstar

Trey Sermon trotted onto the field at Ohio Stadium in the first quarter, and many Sooner fans were startled. Wait. What’s he...

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OU basketball: Without Brady Manek, Sooners turn to defense but come up short at Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. — There was no din roaring through Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon when OU took on No. 6 Kansas. No fans...

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OU football in the CFP, Iowa State back in New Year's Six bowl — our early predictions for the Big 12 in 2021

It's never too early to look ahead to next season in college football. With the Big 12 riding high off a rare 5-0 run in the...

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Carlson: How Browns QB Baker Mayfield went from question mark to transformational player in Cleveland

The Browns needed just one more first down. Two short yards. That was the only thing standing between Cleveland and a playoff...

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OU men's basketball: Three takeaways from Sooners' 63-59 loss to Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Once again, OU came to the brink of winning at Allen Fieldhouse but just as they have on every visit in the...

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OU football: Sooners DE Ronnie Perkins declares for NFL Draft

OU defensive end Ronnie Perkins became one of the top defenders in college football in 2020 after returning from a suspension.

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Carlson: OU football alum and Washington punter Tress Way enters NFL Playoffs with joy and sorrow

Tress Way heard the pause after the prayer and began to sob. In the victorious and joyous locker room last Sunday night in...

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OU basketball: Why Sooners' De'Vion Harmon, Kansas' Jalen Wilson are excited to face each other for first time

NORMAN — De’Vion Harmon and Jalen Wilson can always find each other on a basketball court. Even in a pandemic. For the better...

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OU at Kansas men's basketball: How to watch, lineups, preview

Oklahoma at No. 6 Kansas When: 3:30 p.m. Saturday Where: Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas TV: CBS (Cox 10/HD 709, Dish 9,...

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Tramel: Baker Mayfield can make OU football history in the NFL playoffs

Mayfield's success in Cleveland is underrated, and now he takes the Browns to the playoffs

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Coronavirus, vaccine, revenue remain college football concerns as rocky season comes to end

At some point late Monday night just outside of Miami, confetti guns will go off and a trophy will be handed to either Alabama...

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OU football: Sooners RB Rhamondre Stevenson entering NFL Draft

A little more than a week after a monster game in the Cotton Bowl, OU running back Rhamondre Stevenson announced his next move.

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OU basketball: 3 takeaways from Sooners' 76-61 loss to Baylor

OU’s men’s basketball team’s stretch of four straight games against top-10 ranked teams is nearly over.

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Carlson: We're getting a March Madness bubble in Indianapolis. Why not do an NCAA softball one in OKC?

The NCAA announced earlier this week that it has decided to play the entire men’s basketball tournament this year in and around...

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Tramel: Baylor defense puts headlock on OU basketball in Bears' 76-61 win vs. Sooners

Baylor's ferocious defense puts the Bears at the head of the Big 12 class

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OU football: Sooners QB Spencer Rattler among early 2021 Heisman Trophy favorites

It's rare to have a complete reset of the Heisman Trophy race from one season to the next. But with none of this year's...

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Tramel: Tulsa-Mississippi State brawl shows it's time for no tolerance in college football

We won’t find much consensus on the best moment of the college football bowl season. The Liberty-Coastal Carolina,...

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OU basketball: How Sooners guard Umoja Gibson rose to new level before homecoming game at Baylor

NORMAN — After the first few made shots, Ricardo Felix gave up sitting still on his couch more than 270 miles away. He had to...

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Baker Mayfield helps lifelong fan battling cancer attend game as Browns end 18-year playoff drought

When lifelong Browns fan Tom Seipel posted on the Browns' subReddit two weeks ago, he did so with the intention of leaving a...

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OU Sooners vs. Texas Tech women’s basketball lineups, tipoff, streaming info

OU at Texas Tech When: 6 p.m. Wednesday Where: United Supermarkets Arena, Lubbock Streaming: ESPN+ Radio: KOKC 1520 AM, KREF...

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OU Sooners at Baylor Bears men's basketball: How to watch, lineups, preview

OU at No. 2 Baylor When: 8 p.m. Wednesday Where: Ferrell Center, Waco, Texas TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28/HD 721, Dish 143, DirecTV...

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OU football: Sooners QB Spencer Rattler projected to win 2021 Heisman Trophy

After a solid freshman campaign, Oklahoma quarterback Spencer Rattler is projected to win the 2021 Heisman Trophy at 7/1 odds

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It's official: 2021 NCAA men's basketball tournament to be played in Indiana

The NCAA announced Monday it has finalized plans to hold the entire NCAA men's basketball tournament in Indiana with the...

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Tramel: Why Big 12 football's bowl success was historic & much-needed

The Big 12 started the 2020 season with disaster — three Sept. 12 losses to Sun Belt Conference teams. But the Big 12 ended the...

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OU football: Sooners WR Charleston Rambo says he is entering the transfer portal

An Oklahoma playmaker is going to finish his career somewhere else. Sooners wide receiver Charleston Rambo announced on Monday...

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Tramel: Why Big 12 basketball teams are thriving on the road

A year ago, Big 12 teams were 32-58 on the road in conference play, but that has reversed early this season

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Tramel: Parity is a problem in college football's regular season, then stays a problem in the playoff

Alabama beat Notre Dame 31-14 and Ohio State beat Clemson 49-28, and we came away from college football’s New Year’s semifinals...

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OU football: Former Sooners QB Chandler Morris is transferring to TCU

Former Oklahoma quarterback Chandler Morris announced on Thursday that he would entering the transfer portal and be...

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OU football: Kennedy Brooks and Jalen Redmond returning to Sooners, but Tre Norwood declares for NFL Draft

Running back Kennedy Brooks and defensive lineman Jalen Redmond figured to be big pieces for the Sooners this season before...

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Tramel: Exhale, Big 12; Texas football hires Steve Sarkisian to replace Tom Herman

The news arrived via the ESPN crawl. “Texas fires coach Tom Herman.” Uh-oh, thought Sooners and Cowboys and everyone who hangs...

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Why Danny Hodge's legend extends beyond OU, Olympics and pro wrestling: 'That's Jim Thorpe stuff'

The hardware store employee in Westville had heard of Danny Hodge's exploits. Of how the three-time, unbeaten NCAA champion and...

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OU women’s basketball vs. West Virginia lineups, tipoff, how to watch

OU vs. West Virginia When: 2 p.m. Sunday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman Streaming: SoonerSports.tv Radio: KOKC 1520 AM, KREF...

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Carlson: Why Sooners QB Spencer Rattler looks like a future Heisman Trophy contender

Spencer Rattler popped off the endzone turf and started high stepping. He had reason for jubilation. Not just after his...

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OU basketball: Umoja Gibson, Sooners hold off No. 9 West Virginia for upset

NORMAN — OU junior Umoja Gibson is generally the smallest player on a basketball court. He almost prefers it that way.Even...

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OU wrestling: Mustang junior John Wiley commits to Sooners

Wiley is one of two Mustang wrestlers who intend to compete for the Sooners.

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Tramel: OU football report card in Cotton Bowl has high marks for Sooners' power football & clutch defense

OU’s 55-20 Cotton Bowl rout of Florida on Wednesday night was a many splendored thing, with only a few nits to pick. The Sooner...

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OU vs. West Virginia men's basketball: How to watch, lineups, preview

Oklahoma vs. No. 9 West Virginia When: 3 p.m. Saturday Where: Lloyd Noble Center in Norman TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28/HD 721, Dish 143,...

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OU football: Sooners set Cotton Bowl records & other key numbers to 55-20 win vs. Florida

OU got out to a big lead early, and even though Florida made a little run, the Sooners were too much for the Gators. OU won in...

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Cotton Bowl notebook: OU football team fires back at Florida LB after Sooners' rout: 'They aren't Big 12'

ARLINGTON, Texas — Isaiah Thomas made his mark this season in knowing when to strike. He usually has done it on the field,...

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OU football: How interceptions set the tone of Cotton Bowl — and beyond — for Sooners

ARLINGTON, Texas — Isaiah Thomas extended his left arm in the air and extended his index finger. Less than three minutes into...

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OU Sooners: Spencer Rattler's growth and the 21 things to look forward to in 2021

NORMAN — There’s plenty to look forward to in 2021 at OU, not only in football but in all sports. From the Sooners’ quarterback...

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How Alabama's Mac Jones grew into Heisman finalist with help of Oklahoma QB coach Joe Dickinson: 'I knew he had staying power'

Sitting inside a Tuscaloosa, Alabama, lunch spot 10 months ago, Joe Dickinson broke everything down for his latest protege Mac...

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Tramel: Physical Sooners are just on another level in Cotton Bowl win over Florida Gators

ARLINGTON, Texas — Non-scholarship Todd Hudson took the handoff from down-the-depth-chart quarterback Tanner Schafer and did...

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OU football: Sooners backup QB Chandler Morris announces he will transfer

Another Oklahoma quarterback is electing to head elsewhere. Just a couple of weeks after backup quarterback Tanner...

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OU football: Sooners center Creed Humphrey declares for 2021 NFL Draft

The veteran leader of Oklahoma’s 2020 team (and literal anchor) Creed Humphrey has officially declared for the 2021 NFL...

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OU football: Five takeaways from the Sooners' 55-20 Cotton Bowl win over Florida

ARLINGTON, Texas — OU’s offense broke out in a big way and the Sooners’ defense made it a nightmare day for Kyle Trask in a...

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OU football: Watch Sooners celebrate Cotton Bowl rout with Malcolm Kelly's famous freestyle rap

No. 6-ranked OU was in a celebratory mood after its 55-20 demolition of No. 7 Florida in Wednesday’s Cotton Bowl.So, the...

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OU football: Austin Stogner returns for Cotton Bowl after surgery for infected quad injury

OU tight end Austin Stogner was expected to miss his fifth straight game to end the season, but instead made a surprise return.

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OU football: With Kyle Pitts, other Gators out, ‘huge opportunity’ awaits Florida’s young receivers vs. Sooners in Cotton Bowl

With Monday’s news on Jacob Copeland, Trevon Grimes and Kadarius Toney, the rest of Florida’s receiving corps will have to step...

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OU football: Why Sooners' Ronnie Perkins, Rhamondre Stevenson could see big benefit from Cotton Bowl

ARLINGTON, Texas — In early December, even with OU’s Big 12 Championship Game berth already in hand, Sooners defensive end...

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Tramel: Florida and OU football opt-outs are an indictment of the bowl system

ARLINGTON, Texas — Actress Wynn Everett and The Richards Group public-relations firm brought us the Southeastern Conference...

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OU football: Who has the edge betweeen Sooners WR Marvin Mims & Florida Gators CB Kaiir Elam in Cotton Bowl

ARLINGTON, Texas — Here are four of the key matchups that figure to go a long way toward deciding the Cotton Bowl between...

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OU football: Who will Florida QB Kyle Trask throw to vs. Sooners in Cotton Bowl after opt-outs?

ARLINGTON, Texas — Here’s a look at some keys to keep an eye on when No. 6 OU plays No. 7 Florida in the Cotton Bowl on...

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OU football: Ryan Dougherty replaces Shane Beamer on Sooners' coaching staff for Cotton Bowl

Dougherty to take over Beamer's spot for Cotton Bowl ARLINGTON, Texas — With Shane Beamer’s focus on special teams during his...

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OU football: Sooners vs. Florida Gators in Cotton Bowl odds, how to watch, predictions

No. 6 Oklahoma vs. No. 7 Florida, 7 p.m. Wednesday Cotton Bowl at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas ON THE AIR TV ESPN • Cox...

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Carlson: Why Florida coach Dan Mullen enters Cotton Bowl against OU atop the rankings — for wackiness

Dan Mullen wore a Darth Vader costume for his postgame press conference on Halloween. That might’ve been amusing under normal...

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OU football: Why Nik Bonitto is savoring Sooners' Cotton Bowl matchup against Florida

NORMAN — Perhaps no one on OU’s roster was as fired up as rush linebacker Nik Bonitto when the bowl matchups were announced....

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OU vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff women's basketball: How to watch, lineups, tipoff, matchups

Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Oklahoma When: 7 p.m. Tuesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: Fox Sports Plus (Cox 68) Radio: KOKC...

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OU football: Sooners' LB Nik Bonitto makes AP All-America second team, Creed Humphrey on third team

Sooners' center Creed Humphrey and Iowa State tight end Charlie Kolar, a Norman native, earned third-team honors

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OU football: Toby Rowland to miss Cotton Bowl, Chris Plank will call Sooners' game vs. Florida

OU radio broadcaster Toby Rowland will miss the Cotton Bowl after testing positive for COVID-19 on Christmas Day.

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OU football: How Spencer Jones made a leap of faith in leaving Liberty to live out his Sooner dream

NORMAN — Spencer Jones could barely get to his car before the tears starting flowing. “I can’t remember the last time I...

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Baker Mayfield, Steph Curry among athletes getting creative with charitable efforts

Were this a normal year, the kids at Baker Mayfield’s holiday gift giveaway would be swarming the Cleveland Browns quarterback,...

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OU basketball: Five takeaways from the early part of Sooners' season

NORMAN — OU’s season got off to an inauspicious start. COVID-19 left the Sooners unable to play their first two scheduled...

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OU football: How lessons Spencer Rattler learned from bench continue to help him and Sooners

NORMAN — Spencer Rattler didn’t expect things to be easy in his first season as OU’s starting quarterback. But Rattler also...

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Tramel: Florida's victory over OU in the 2008 national title game lifted SEC into beast mode

Sam Bradford hurried his 2008 Sooners into alignment, the I formation, if you can believe it. Center Jon Cooper snapped the...

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Danny Hodge, three-time NCAA wrestling champion at OU and 1956 Olympic medalist, dies at age 88

Danny Hodge, who was a three-time NCAA wrestling champion at OU and won a silver medal in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, died...

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OU football: What's Sooners defensive lineman Perrion Winfrey's key for development? Turning disruption into production.

NORMAN — Take a look at the stat book from the Big 12 Championship Game and it’d be impossible to know OU defensive lineman...

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What pandemic? Dallas-Fort Worth is booming with college football bowl games

The college football bowl game industry has been hit hard this year with 19 canceled or relocated games, including all four...

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Tramel: Jerry Jones' palace has become Sooners' home away from home

Brigham Young linebacker Coleby Clawson barrelled into the OU backfield on a blitz, and soon enough Sam Bradford’s shoulder was...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley says 2020 Sooners a lot like 2016 team. Is he right?

OU started 1-2 and looked like their season could snowball in a negative direction. This season? No, it was 2016, Lincoln...

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OU's Spencer Rattler, Isaiah Thomas and OSU's Tylan Wallace headline AP All-Big 12 team

OU might not've been happy with the coaches' All-Big 12 released last week, but the Sooners received a bit more consideration...

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Carlson: Why OU, OSU football break for Christmas is good for players' mental health

Nik Bonitto had decided to stay in Norman for Christmas. Even after he found out OU coach Lincoln Riley was giving players a...

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How missed opportunities stifled OU basketball's upset bid of Texas Tech: 'We were digging back all night long'

NORMAN — OU forward Jalen Hill felt like each miss and rebound was a gift from God. The Sooners were supposed to be out of the...

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OU football: Sooners center Creed Humphrey says shot at national title could lure him back for another year

NORMAN — Creed Humphrey could’ve left last year, might’ve been a first-round draft pick. But the OU center decided to come...

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OU football: Jeremiah Hall wins Media Cooperation Award

Hall joins a group of winners that includes Baker Mayfield, Eric Striker and Zack Sanchez

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OU football: Sooners CB Tre Brown to enter NFL Draft, skip Cotton Bowl

OU cornerback Tre Brown, who made three critical plays to help the Sooners win the Big 12 Championship Game on Saturday, has...

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OU basketball: 3 takeaways from Sooners' 69-67 loss to No. 15 Texas Tech

NORMAN — OU senior Austin Reaves had a clean look on the putback.Leaping over a group of rebounders, the point guard grabbed...

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OU football: Florida LB says Cotton Bowl about proving Sooners 'not on their level'

Florida linebacker James Houston IV’s answer after being asked about playing OU in AT&T Stadium started out innocently...

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OU football: Sooners' offense has slowed down in last two games, but still plenty effective

NORMAN — Dan Mullen chuckled at the assumption. “Looks like Lincoln (Riley)’s still putting up an awful lot of points there,”...

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OU basketball: Duo of Austin Reaves, De'Vion Harmon key against No. 15 Texas Tech

NORMAN — Texas Tech’s defense has been strong in its first eight games. Only three opponents have scored more than 20 points in...

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OU vs. Texas Tech men's basketball: Tip time, starting lineups, three things to know

Oklahoma vs. No. 15 Texas Tech When: 6 p.m. Tuesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28/HD 721, Dish 143,...

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OU football: Sooners RB Kennedy Brooks returning for 2021 season, per report

Oklahoma is just a week and a half away from returning to Arlington to do battle with Florida in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl,...

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OU football: Florida's offense, Sooners' defense making their marks heading into Cotton Bowl

NORMAN — The difference was evident Saturday. As good as OU’s offense has been this season, the Sooners’ defense carried them...

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OU football: Five things to know about Florida Gators, Sooners' Cotton Bowl opponent

Oklahoma will face Florida in the Cotton Bowl at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Here are...

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Tramel: No College Football Playoff, but OU-Florida in Cotton Bowl a good consolation prize for Sooners

In the Lincoln Riley era, any season in which the Sooners don’t make the College Football Playoff is a bummer. OU has made the...

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OU football: Sooners backup QB Tanner Mordecai enters transfer portal

Backup QB Mordecai enters transfer portal OU backup quarterback Tanner Mordecai announced Sunday that he was entering the...

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OU football: Sooners headed to Cotton Bowl to play Florida

The Sooners and Gators have played just once before — in the 2009 BCS title game

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Tramel: College Football Playoff committee confirms truth that losing matters more than winning

The other playoff teams had 11-game schedules; that's a big difference from Ohio State's six

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Tramel: Winning Big 12 football title makes 2020 a year to remember for Lincoln Riley's Sooners

Lincoln Riley sat in the bowels of JerryWorld just off the OU locker room and thought back to another locker room, 788 miles to...

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Cardinals vs. Eagles a matchup of former Sooner QBs Kyler Murray, Jalen Hurts

Quarterbacks Kyler Murray and Jalen Hurts didn't share much time together at Oklahoma, but they shared a jersey number, a...

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OU football: Sooners' defense turns snub into motivation in Big 12 Championship Game win

ARLINGTON, Texas — After yet another Big 12 title, yet another Big 12 Championship Game win, yet another big day from Tre...

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Carlson: Go ahead and call Sooners cornerback Tre Brown 'Mr. Big 12 Championship Game'

ARLINGTON, Texas — Tre Brown watched the ball floating high above the JerryWorld turf and realized the time had come for him to...

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OU football: How Sooners held Iowa State's Breece Hall to season-low rushing total in Big 12 title game

OU defense holds Hall to season low ARLINGTON, Texas — The nation’s leading rusher couldn’t turn the momentum for his team on...

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OU women's basketball vs. South Dakota lineups, tipoff, TV info

OU vs. South Dakota When: 2 p.m. Sunday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: Fox Sports Oklahoma (Cox 37) Radio: KOKC 1520 AM,...

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OU football: Marvin Mims sets Sooner record & more key numbers in Big 12 championship win vs. Iowa State

Here’s a look at some important numbers from the Big 12 title game: 2: OU quarterbacks with a rushing touchdown on Saturday....

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Tramel: OU football has Killer B's — Nik Bonitto, Tre Brown, Gabe Brkic — in Big 12 championship report card

OU’s 27-21 victory over Iowa State on Saturday in the Big 12 Championship Game was a thriller, and the grades reflect a game...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley's Sooners take Big 12 recruiting crown for 2021 cycle

Oklahoma turned continued on-field success into its first Big 12 recruiting crown since the 2017 cycle by signing the only...

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OU basketball: 3 takeaways from Sooners' win over Houston Baptist

NORMAN — OU’s men’s basketball team isn’t going to remember Saturday’s game very fondly.The Sooners slogged their way through...

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OU football: Five takeaways from Sooners' 27-21 win vs. Iowa State for Big 12 title

OU kept its streak of conference championships alive with a wild 27-21 win over Iowa State in the Big 12 Championship Game at...

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Carlson: Why OU-Iowa State is unlikely matchup in Big 12 football title game

ARLINGTON, Texas — Hop into the way-back machine for a moment, and let’s go back to a time when OU was an independent in...

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OU football: Will the Sooners be able to slow down Iowa State's Breece Hall in Big 12 Championship Game?

Here’s a look at some keys to keep an eye on when No. 10 OU plays No. 6 Iowa State in the Big 12 Championship Game on...

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Tramel: Can Matt Campbell become Iowa State's Bill Snyder? Cyclones AD Jamie Pollard hopes so.

Matt Campbell is not the first good football coach in Iowa State history. Campbell might be the best, but he’s not the first....

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Big 12 Championship Game: OU football vs. Iowa State odds, predictions, how to watch

No. 10 Oklahoma vs. No. 6 Iowa State, 11 a.m. Saturday Big 12 championship at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas ON THE AIR TV...

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OU football: Sooners WR Trejan Bridges expected to be available for Big 12 Championship Game

ARLINGTON, Texas — OU wide receiver Trejan Bridges, who hasn’t played since last year’s Big 12 Championship Game, is expected...

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OU vs. Houston Baptist men's basketball: Tip time, starting lineups, three things to know

Oklahoma vs. Houston Baptist When: 4 p.m. Saturday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: Fox Sports Southwest (Cox 37/HD 722,...

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OU football: Sooners' secondary much improved — but Cyclones present a major challenge in Big 12 championship

ARLINGTON, Texas — Pat Fields dropped to his knees as his hands went to his head in disbelief. The OU safety had just dropped a...

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OU football: Four matchups between Sooners vs. Cyclones that could decide Big 12 champion

ARLINGTON, Texas — Here are four of the key matchups that figure to go a long way toward deciding the Big 12 Championship Game...

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Few conference championship games are riveting

From the Big 12 to the SEC to the Big Ten, many league title games are blowouts

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OU football: Who are the three key players for Sooners, Cyclones in Big 12 championship game?

Oklahoma will try to win its sixth consecutive Big 12 football championship Saturday when the Sooners face Iowa State (11 a.m.,...

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Tramel: Lincoln Riley takes pride in OU's historic Big 12 streak, but it's in jeopardy against Iowa State

Lincoln Riley arrived in Norman in January 2015. The Sooners were coming off an 8-5 season that included 5-4 in the Big 12....

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OU football: How Theo Wease's season took off after Sooners' loss at Iowa State

NORMAN — Reviewing OU’s 37-30 loss at Iowa State on Oct. 3, Spencer Rattler made a decision. “Get the ball to Theo a little...

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Carlson: OU football said no to Charlie Kolar, and now, he wants to deny Sooners another Big 12 title

Charlie Kolar could hear the football crowd roar from his house on game days in Norman. His family lived a couple miles north...

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OU basketball: How Umoja Gibson went from feeling like 'chicken with his head cut off' to joining Sooners' scoring punch

NORMAN — Austin Reaves couldn’t have looked more comfortable. Leading the Sooners in transition, Reaves saw Brady Manek running...

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Tramel: Cyclones have Big 12's best defense & aren't far from catching OU for best offense

Cyclones providing the toughest opponent yet for OU in the Big 12 Championship Game

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Bowlsby declines to question the College Football Playoff committee, but...

Stressful times are not optimal for making playoff decisions

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Tramel: Can ex-Sooners QBs Jalen Hurts, Baker Mayfield and Kyler Murray each make the NFL playoffs?

The Murray-Hurts loser will be hard-pressed to reach the postseason

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OU football: How Iowa State climbed back from a loss to Louisiana to reach Big 12 title game

The bricks were being laid back in January. Iowa State had a talented team that limped to the 2019 finish line, and changes...

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OU football: Robert Barnes at safety for now, says Sooners DC Alex Grinch

Robert Barnes staying at safety — for now It would’ve seemed unlikely that Robert Barnes would have much impact on the Big 12...

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OU football: QB Caleb Williams fuels Sooners' 2021 recruiting class — on the field and off

NORMAN — OU made quite the splash in June 2019 when Brock Vandagriff, then the top-ranked player in the 2021 class according to...

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OU basketball: 3 takeaways from Sooners' 79-65 win over Oral Roberts

Austin Reaves was able to get whatever he wanted on the court on Wednesday night. His stellar performance led to the Sooners...

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OU football: Meet the Sooners' 2021 recruiting class

Here’s a look at the 16 players who signed with OU on Wednesday: Player, Pos., Ht., Wt., Hometown (School) Billy Bowman, ATH,...

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OU football: Choctaw's Jordan Mukes could be hidden gem after breakout season

CHOCTAW – If someone were to look at Jordan Mukes' stats through Choctaw's three playoff games, they wouldn't find much.Then...

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OU football: Sooners' 2021 recruiting class, announcements, team rankings

Check out Oklahoma football's early 2021 recruiting class.

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OU vs. Oral Roberts men's basketball: Tip time, starting lineups, three things to know

Oklahoma vs. Oral Roberts When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: FSOK+ (Cox 68/HD 715, DirecTV 676-3,...

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OU football: Iowa State's Matt Campbell calls Mount Union teammate Alex Grinch 'glue' of defense

Campbell: Grinch was ‘glue’ of Mount Union defenses Count Iowa State coach Matt Campbell among the fans of Oklahoma defensive...

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College Football Playoff ranking: Sooners rise to 10th, Cyclones check in at sixth

The top five of the final College Football Playoff committee's in-season rankings announced Tuesday look exactly like the first...

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OU football: Sooners' defensive improvement paying big dividends on recruiting trail

NORMAN — When OU defensive line coach Calvin Thibodeaux started recruiting Kelvin Gilliam Jr., he sold the four-star defensive...

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Bedlam women's basketball: Cowgirls start fast, finish off Sooners

OSU led by as many as 24 points on its way to a 66-53 victory in Norman

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Tramel: Iowa State faces scrutiny, but College Football Playoff committee loves the Cyclones

Can the OU-Iowa State winner make the playoff? It's a longshot

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Carlson: Sooners broadcaster Jessica Coody made OU basketball history, hopes to be 'voice for women'

NORMAN — Jessica Coody wasn’t thinking about making history. When she was asked to do play-by-play for the TV broadcast of a...

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How much does the College Football Playoff committee love the Big 12?

The OU-Iowa State winner will need some help to reach the four-team playoff

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OU football: Lincoln Riley says Sooners balancing National Signing Day, Big 12 title game

Riley: Sooners have been preparing for signing day, title game duo NORMAN — The advent of the early signing period for football...

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OU football: Why Iowa State quarterback Brock Purdy, Sooners' Spencer Rattler are 'elite' in different ways

NORMAN — Spencer Rattler and Brock Purdy starred in high school less than 45 miles away from each other, well removed from Big...

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Bedlam women's basketball: Tip time, broadcast info, starting lineups

OSU at OU When: 7 p.m. Tuesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center in Norman TV: FSOK (Cox 37/HD 722, Dish 416, DirecTV 676-5, U-verse...

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OU football: Why Sooners DL Isaiah Thomas makes strong case for Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year

NORMAN — Alex Grinch wasn’t making a grand plea. He wasn’t trying to lobby voters after Isaiah Thomas turned in his best...

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Tramel: Is the Spencer Rattler offense close to OU football's standard?

The Sooners take the Big 12’s best offense to Arlington this week for the Big 12 Championship Game. Nothing new there. OU has...

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Carlson: If you knew Greg Blackwood or Mike Cutter, you were so very lucky

There's no reason to believe Greg Blackwood and Mike Cutter ever met. If they had, I suspect they would've become friends....

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Big 12 Championship Game: OU football vs. Iowa State broadcast info, betting lines, matchup breakdown

Big 12 Championship Game No. 11 OU vs. No. 7 Iowa State When: 11 a.m. Saturday Where: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas TV:...

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Iowa State trumps OU, OSU and Texas, which were picked 1-2-3

Iowa State and Baylor biggest differences from Big 12 preseason poll

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Carlson: Seven things to watch on Signing Day for OU, OSU and Oklahoma high school football

Signing Day is almost here. With the college football season shifted back a few weeks on the calendar because of the pandemic,...

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Tramel: Iowa State, home of college football's most-loyal fan base, is finally being rewarded

Craig Adamson grew up in Mapleton, Iowa, on the western end of the state, and was most definitely not an Iowa State fan....

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Texas State vs. Oklahoma women’s basketball lineups, tipoff, TV info

OU vs. Texas State When: 2 p.m. Sunday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: Fox Sports Oklahoma (Cox 37) Radio: KOKC 1520 AM,...

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OU men's basketball: Kur Kuath, Sooners control paint in 85-54 win over Florida A&M

Kur Kuath positioned himself near the basket and held up his hands, ready to convert a pass from Austin Reaves into another...

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OU's Lon Kruger & OSU's Mike Boynton looking for answers to slow down 3-point shooters: 'We gotta go out there'

Oral Roberts guard Max Abmas used a screen as he dribbled to his left before stopping at the corner of the Oklahoma State...

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Tramel: Steve Zabel invigorated 1968 OU football defense the way Ronnie Perkins has invigorated 2020 Sooners

Chuck Fairbanks called Steve Zabel into the OU coaching offices in October 1968. Zabel still remembers Fairbanks’ succinct...

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OU vs. Florida A&M men's basketball: Tip time, starting lineups, three things to know

OU vs. Florida A&M When: 4 p.m. Saturday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: Fox Sports Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, Dish...

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Sooners finish barely ahead of Iowa State, after OU-WVU canceled

We'll never know if the Sooners would have stayed above the Cyclones in Big 12 offensive efficiency

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OU football: Lincoln Riley would love to play Ohio State, but logistics make it impossible

The Sooners will face Iowa State in the Big 12 Championship Game on Dec. 19

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OU coach Lon Kruger using loss at Xavier as teachable moment: 'We have a lot of work to do'

Xavier was red hot.Perhaps, a lock-down defensive performance from OU would have made a difference. Or it was just one of those...

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OU football: Sooners' strong pass rush helping to create turnovers on the back end

NORMAN — For much of Alex Grinch’s first season and a half as OU’s defensive coordinator, the Sooners’ lack of turnovers were a...

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Tramel: College football players who quit on their team learned the behavior well

Texas lost to Iowa State on Thanksgiving Friday, and within a couple of days, two Longhorn captains resigned their commission....

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Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young announces Adidas shoe launch for autumn 2021: 'A dream come true for me'

As a boy growing up in Norman, Trae Young dreamed of having his own shoe. Wednesday, Young announced that the dream had come to...

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OU at Kansas women’s basketball lineups, tipoff, TV/streaming info

OU at Kansas When: 7 p.m. Thursday Where: Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas TV: ESPN+ Radio: KOKC 1520 AM, KREF 99.3 FM/1400...

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OU basketball: 3 takeaways from Sooners' 99-77 loss at Xavier

OU’s men’s basketball team ran into a buzzsaw.Xavier rarely misfired and the Sooners had little answer in a road matchup in the...

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Only four Big Ten teams have a winning record

There's a reason Big Ten teams have combined for only two victories over teams with winning records

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OU football: How Sooners' secondary depth went from 'alarming' to 'much improved' in Alex Grinch's second season

NORMAN — Lincoln Riley shudders at the thought. What would’ve happened if the Sooners would’ve been in a position a year ago...

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Tramel: Eagles starting Jalen Hurts gives Sooners coach Lincoln Riley some rare NFL bragging rights

A little after 1 p.m. Sunday, Baker Mayfield threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to Rashard Higgins. It was Mayfield’s fourth TD...

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OU at Xavier men's basketball: Tip time, starting lineups, three things to know

OU at Xavier When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Cintas Center, Cincinnati TV: FS1 (Cox 67/HD 728, Dish 150, DirecTV 219, U-verse...

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OSU golf: Austin Eckroat proves his mettle with T-12 finish at Mayakoba Golf Classic

Austin Eckroat was one of two amateurs in the field at the PGA Tour’s Mayakoba Golf Classic. The Oklahoma State Cowboy and...

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College Football Playoff rankings: Iowa State rises to seventh; OU stays No. 11

There again was no drama at the top of the College Football Playoff rankings release. The third of the weekly unveilings...

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Tramel: Texas' Fred Akers was a thorn in OU's flesh

Akers began a trend of Texas firing coaches who were successful against OU

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Tramel college football rankings: Indiana might lift Ohio State

It's a strange season when Indiana is a pivotal player in the College Football Playoff

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Dallas Cowboys rookie WR CeeDee Lamb flashes acrobatics from trampoline and pool to NFL end zone: 'Expect the unexpected'

FRISCO, Texas — CeeDee Lamb polished this in his childhood backyard. The one-handed grabs, the airborne catches, the ability to...

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OU football: How final pieces of Shane Beamer's plan came together with Sooners

NORMAN — Shane Beamer’s playbook began to be come together not long after he arrived at South Carolina to coach cornerbacks for...

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OU men's basketball: Austin Reaves scores 32 points to lead Sooners past TCU in Big 12 opener

Lon Kruger didn’t have much time to make sure the Oklahoma men’s basketball team was prepared to dive into conference play. He...

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Carlson: OU football is headed back to Big 12 title game — and is taking some fight with it

NORMAN — Isaiah Thomas ended up on the Owen Field turf just like the Baylor quarterback on the last play of the game. But when...

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OU football: Why Sooners coach Lincoln Riley isn't backing down from West Virginia game

Beamer reportedly headed to South Carolina OU assistant Shane Beamer wasn’t at Saturday night’s game. The Sooners’ Assistant...

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College Basketball Notebook: Sooner women drop contest to Georgia

WOMEN Bulldogs pull away from Sooners in final quarter Georgia dominated the final period to defeat Oklahoma, 93-80, in a Big...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley matches Bob Stoops and other key numbers from Sooners' win vs. Baylor

Oklahoma clinched another berth in the Big 12 title game with a 27-14 win over Baylor on Saturday night in Norman. Here's a...

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OU football: How Alex Grinch's unusual week didn't slow down Sooners' defense vs. Baylor

NORMAN — Alex Grinch’s disembodied voice boomed at practice last week. Grinch wasn’t quite The Great and Powerful Oz, running...

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Carlson: OU football vs. Baylor report card features high marks for Sooners' defense

NORMAN — The Sooners didn’t wow us Saturday night. That’s become the norm during their five-game winning streak. But after the...

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OU football at West Virginia: Broadcast info, betting lines, matchup breakdown

No. 11 Oklahoma at West Virginia When: 11 a.m. Saturday Where: Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, West Virginia TV: ABC (Cox...

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Tramel: Iowa State is No. 1 in most ways to rank Big 12 teams

Sooners, Cyclones dominate Big 12 point differential

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Carlson: How Darby Dean took Sooner Schooner reins, became first woman driver in OU history

NORMAN — Darby Dean turned to show the patch sewn high on the left sleeve of her crimson dress. Stitched in the middle is a...

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OU at Georgia women’s basketball lineups, tipoff, TV info

OU at Georgia When: 11 a.m. Sunday Where: Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Georgia TV: SEC Network (Cox 275) Radio: KOKC 1520 AM,...

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OU at TCU men's basketball: Tip time, starting lineups, three things to know

Oklahoma at TCU When: 3 p.m. Sunday Where: Schollmaier Center in Fort Worth, Texas TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28/HD 721, Dish 143, DirecTV...

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OU football: Five takeaways from Sooners' 27-14 win over Baylor

The Sooners clinched a spot in the Big 12 Championship Game with the win

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OU football vs. Baylor football: How to watch, betting odds, predictions

No. 11 Oklahoma vs. Baylor, 7 p.m. Saturday ON THE AIR TV FOX • KOKH-25 • Cox 12/HD 712 • Dish 25 • DirecTV 25 • U-verse 25/HD...

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OU football: Will Bob Stoops be on the sidelines with a headset on once again for Sooners vs. Baylor?

Here’s a look at some keys to keep an eye on when No. 11-ranked OU hosts Baylor on Saturday: 3 players to watch Nik Bonitto:...

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Why Sooners' rout of UTSA was more important than the score: 'We gotta keep it going'

NORMAN — The Sooners were more than ready. For the past nine months, OU’s men’s basketball team wondered when it would get to...

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OU football: Why DeMarco Murray coaching Rhamondre Stevenson is 'surreal' for Sooners RB

NORMAN — Lincoln Riley’s words about Rhamondre Stevenson could’ve very easily been Bob Stoops’ talking about DeMarco Murray a...

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Carlson: OU football coach Lincoln Riley admits pandemic pigskin is tough, but here's why he believes in Sooners continuing

NORMAN — Lincoln Riley has taken to wearing a mask almost all the time. “The only time I don’t have a mask on,” he said, “is...

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Sooners recruited from the NOAA Conference, but not from Stigler

Stigler once played Jenks in the state semifinals

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OU men's basketball: Sooners add Oral Roberts to non-conference schedule

OU’s men’s basketball team has another non-conference game.

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OU football: Sooners' testing comes out good for Baylor game

Playing Baylor will mean OU will reach the required eight games of conference play to qualify for the Big 12 title game

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Tramel: The coronavirus pandemic is telling us to delay college basketball

Mike Boynton’s Cowboys were in their downtown Milwaukee hotel Monday night, awaiting their game against Marquette the next...

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OU football: Adjusted coronavirus quarantine guidelines could benefit Sooners quickly

NORMAN — The Centers for Disease Control’s newly released quarantine guidelines have been immediately implemented by OU...

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Carlson: College football bowl season has already been reduced by coronavirus. Expect more cancellations.

The email popped into my inbox during the lunch hour Thursday, and even though I couldn’t see the contents, the visible snippet...

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OU basketball: 3 takeaways from Sooners' 105-66 rout of UTSA

NORMAN — OU’s men’s basketball team was finally able to open its season.And the Sooners looked impressive.OU routed Texas-San...

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Tramel: Samaje Perine's record was in jeopardy thanks to Buffalo's Jaret Patterson

Jaret Patterson could have broken Perine's record with only 19 more yards

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In a 6-way tie for second in the Big 12, West Virginia is the winner

In this crazy season, would you put it past the Big 12 to have a six-way tie for second place?

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Opinion: 5 burning questions as college football coaching carousel speeds up

With a pair of Power Five jobs open already at South Carolina and Vanderbilt and more to come as the college football season...

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OU vs. UTSA men's basketball: Tip time, starting lineups, three things to know

Oklahoma vs. Texas-San Antonio When: 7 p.m. Thursday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: Fox Sports Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD...

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OU football: In addition to Bob Stoops, a look at some other potential substitute coaches for Sooners

NORMAN — While Bob Stoops may be the biggest addition to OU’s coaching staff this week as it hopes to get in Saturday’s home...

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College Football Playoff rankings: Iowa State jumps to No. 9 in playoff rankings, OU stays 11th

Iowa State’s 24-21 victory over Texas on Thanksgiving Friday jumped the Cyclones ahead of OU in the College Football Playoff...

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Bob Stoops keeping 'low profile' while helping Sooners' coaching staff

NORMAN — Bob Stoops doesn’t take a backseat to anyone when it comes to Sooners’ football history. That comes along with being...

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OU football rises to No. 13 in 2021 team recruiting rankings following Bowman commitment

With the commitment of four-star athlete Billy Bowman, and the decommitment of a four-star Tennesee commit, Oklahoma is...

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OU basketball: Sooners reschedule opener against UTSA to Thursday

NORMAN — Nine months have nearly passed, yet not much has changed.In March, OU’s men’s basketball team awoke in Kansas City,...

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Can West Virginia's defense hold up against ISU & OU?

Oklahoma State has become a defensive team; how will that fare against TCU?

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OU football: Lincoln Riley says Sooners 'got a shot' to face Baylor this weekend after COVID shutdown

NORMAN — Turns out, OU’s success early in the season at avoiding COVID-19 was a double-edged sword. Though the Sooners got...

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Will Ohio State or USC play enough games to warrant playoff inclusion?

With so many cancellations, games played becomes a huge criteria for College Football Playoff

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Tramel: Why Big 12 football title race could come down to margin of victory for Sooners and Co.

OSU has had some heartbreaking Bedlam losses in recent years: 48-47 in 2018, 62-52 in 2017, overtime in 2012. OSU also has had...

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OU football: South Carolina candidate Shane Beamer could be the first branch of Lincoln Riley coaching tree

NORMAN — When Shane Beamer left Georgia to become an assistant at OU nearly three years ago, he made the move with his career...

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OU football vs. Baylor: Broadcast info, betting lines, matchup breakdown

OU vs. Baylor When: 7 p.m. Saturday Where: Gaylord Family—Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Norman TV: Fox (KOKH-25, Cox 12/HD 712,...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners' scheduled game with Florida pushed to next season

NORMAN — OU's men's basketball team might open its season this week, but it won't be against Florida.The Sooners and Gators,...

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Tramel: Most Big 12 football tiebreakers favor the Sooners

OSU's road to Arlington is fairly narrow

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OU football: From early-morning film sessions to Orange Bowl after-party, 2000 was a special Sooner season

The Oklahoman the past few days has been celebrating the 20-year anniversary of OU’s 2000 national championship. And we cap off...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley says Sooners 'will be a worse program' when Brendan Radley-Hiles is gone

NORMAN — The messages flood social media beginning moments after Brendan Radley-Hiles was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct...

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Tramel: Analyzing the messages of College Football Playoff committee chairman Gary Barta

Committee chairman Gary Barta says the eye test more important than ever in this COVID-stricken season

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Carlson: How OU football's 2000 national championship changed everything in the Sooner kingdom

Roy Williams would put a towel on the seat by his locker during his early days at OU. He didn’t do it to soak up practice...

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Morning roundup: Houston upends OU in women's basketball season opener

COLLEGES Houston upends OU in women’s opener Britney Onyeje scored a team-high 23 points to lead Houston to a 97-85 win over...

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Tramel: Bob Stoops' psychology worked wonders quickly for Sooner football

NORMAN — Bob Stoops came to Norman 22 years ago to coach football, armed with a University of Iowa business degree. Too bad it...

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Tramel college football predictions: Can OSU end two-game losing streak in Texas Tech series?

North Carolina-Notre Dame will have a big impact on College Football Playoff

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At 6-2, the Sooners still could qualify for Arlington, but not at 5-2

Big 12 COVID protocols give the Sooners some grace if West Virginia game can't be played

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OU football coach Lincoln Riley knows why Sooners own third quarter: 'Really good pregame and halftime speeches'

OU has been a fast-starting team all year. After jumping out to a 21-7 lead last week in the win over Oklahoma State, the...

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OU football: Sooners' game at West Virginia postponed due to COVID-19

The Sooners and Mountaineers will instead play Dec. 12

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OU men's basketball: Sooners' games versus UTSA, UCF postponed due to COVID-19

Oklahoma's games versus UTSA, UCF postponed due to positive tests

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Sooners ranked 11th as committee offers grace for absences of Perkins & Stevenson

Committee at least gives OU a chance at moving into playoff contention

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How Torrance Marshall's winding road to OU football helped bring Sooners the 2000 national title

NORMAN — Things couldn’t have set up better for Torrance Marshall in December 2000. Not only was Marshall’s OU squad in the...

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Houston vs. OU women’s basketball lineups, tipoff, TV/streaming info

Houston at OU When: Noon Wednesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: Fox Sports Southwest (Cox 68) Radio: KOKC 1520 AM,...

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OU vs UTSA men's basketball: Tip time, starting lineups, three things to know

Oklahoma vs. UTSA When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: Fox Sports Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, Dish 412-35,...

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OU men's basketball: Lon Kruger says Sooners 'just hope to get to a game' in pandemic season

As the battle with COVID-19 continues, the Oklahoma men’s basketball team will return to action on Wednesday with a season...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley backs Shane Beamer's candidacy; Grant Calcaterra's return; COVID testing data

Riley backs Beamer's candidacy at South Carolina Shane Beamer, OU’s assistant head coach for offense seemed like a longshot to...

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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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Tramel: College Football Playoff committee faces impossible task in this COVID-altered season

Brigham Young University has played nine football games this season. Oregon and Southern Cal have played three each. And this...

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OU football: How Sooners coach Lincoln Riley channeled 'The Godfather' to dial up a score in Bedlam

NORMAN — At 37, Lincoln Riley wasn’t more than a decade away from being born when the now-classic movie “The Godfather” was...

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NFL Week 11 winners, losers: Is it time for the Philadelphia Eagles to turn to Jalen Hurts at QB?

Week 11 in the NFL brought a devastating injury to one of the top rookies in the league, a reserve passer who stood out and a...

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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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OU women's basketball: Taylor Robertson's profile, depth issues and Courtney Paris' coaching key in 2020-21

NORMAN — OU women’s basketball is coming off a 12-18 season that ended with an eight-game losing streak. It was the Sooners’...

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OU men's basketball: De'Vion Harmon hopes added mid-range makes him — and the Sooners — better offensively

NORMAN — De’Vion Harmon’s freshman season didn’t exactly go the way he had planned. Harmon expected to come in and have...

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College football winners and losers from Week 12: Cyclones, Sooners charging ahead to rematch for Big 12 title

Indiana intercepted Justin Fields twice, sacked Fields twice and struck on a 68-yard completion. With the score tied 7-7 in the...

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Big 12 men's basketball: A look at each team in the conference entering the season

College basketball season begins Wednesday across the country. The Big 12 is again poised to be a powerhouse conference. Here...

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OU football at West Virginia: Broadcast info, betting lines, matchup breakdown

No. 14 OU at West Virginia When: 6:30 p.m. Saturday Where: Milan Puskar Stadium, Morgantown TV: ABC (Cox 8/HD 705, Dish 5,...

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Carlson: How the Sooners became college football's hottest team — and OU's most complete team in years

NORMAN — After a last-gasp, fourth-down pass sailed over heads and out of bounds, OU linebacker DaShaun White walked to the...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley confirms Bedlam matchup was in jeopardy due to COVID-19 concerns

NORMAN — Bedlam appeared in jeopardy earlier this week. Not long before OU’s 41-13 rout of OSU, Stadium’s Brett McMurphy that...

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Carlson: OU football report card has high marks for Ronnie Perkins, offensive variations in Bedlam rout

The Sooners dominated Bedlam, and to do that, lots must go right and lots did Saturday night. The grades reflect a mostly...

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OU football: How the Sooners' defense turned near-misses into takeaways in Bedlam rout

NORMAN — When Alex Grinch gathers his OU defense every Thursday, one of the things on the agenda is a video of some of the...

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Bedlam football: Lincoln Riley sets a Sooners' record and more key numbers from OU's win vs. OSU

OU climbed back into the thick of the Big 12 title race Saturday night with a 41-13 win over OSU. Here's a look at some of the...

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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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Carlson: OU football game days are different for Sooner stalwart Merv Johnson — and he's quite all right with that

NORMAN — Merv Johnson spends his Saturdays in the fall a little differently these days. For more than four decades, he went to...

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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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Bedlam football: After OU's rout of OSU, here is where the Big 12 title picture stands

The Big 12 championship game matchup remains undetermined, but the fuzziness is starting to dissipate. OU dominated Bedlam...

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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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Live Bedlam updates: OU vs OSU football

The Oklahoma Sooners host the Oklahoma State Cowboys at 6:30 p.m. in the annual Bedlam football game.

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Carlson: Do these Bedlam football numbers — 89-18-7 — mean anything to OU or OSU players?

NORMAN — Notable numbers abound in Bedlam. 16-13: the score of OSU’s shocking come-from-behind win at OU in 2001. 55 and 261:...

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OU football: 3-2-1 kickoff for Sooners vs. Oklahoma State in Bedlam

Here’s a look at some keys to keep an eye on when No. 18-ranked OU hosts Bedlam rival No. 14-ranked OSU on Saturday. 3 players...

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Bedlam football, OSU at OU: Kickoff time, betting odds, matchup breakdown

No. 14 OSU at No. 18 OU, 6:30 p.m. Saturday ON THE AIR TV ABC • KOCO-5 • Cox 8/HD 705 • Dish 5 • DirecTV 5 • U-verse 5/HD 1005...

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Why Spencer Rattler's rivalry experience should help OU's quarterback in Bedlam: 'You have to experience it'

NORMAN — Spencer Rattler’s physical talent was never in question. It was on display last season in the few games he got into as...

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Bedlam football: ESPN's 'College GameDay' is different, but more valuable in pandemic

NORMAN — At 8 a.m. Saturday morning, Big & Rich’s “Comin’ to Your City” will fire up on ESPN, marking the beginning of a...

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Bedlam potentially big implications for Big 12 title game

Some things to watch in the Big 12 Conference on Saturday, when there are only two games after Texas at Kansas was rescheduled...

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Tramel: Why OU vs. OSU in Bedlam football has become a national brand

NORMAN — Bedlam football wasn’t always a big deal. And yes, you holdouts, it is a big deal now. But there was a time when the...

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Sooners, Hoosiers highlight five biggest Week 12 questions in college football

In most years, Week 12 in college football would be a time for teams to start making closing arguments on their seasons. But...

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How OU receiver Jadon Haselwood raced back from injury to the Sooners: 'You either respond or you pout'

NORMAN — Jadon Haselwood didn’t need to look far for inspiration coming back from a torn anterior cruciate ligament he suffered...

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Bedlam football: Examining four key matchups between Sooners, Cowboys

Here’s a look at four key matchups heading into a highly anticipated Bedlam showdown between No. 14 Oklahoma State and No. 18...