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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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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 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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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 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...

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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...

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OU football: Nik Bonitto's versatilty figures to be a big asset for Sooners in Bedlam

NORMAN — Roger Harriott knew he had a big-time athlete on his roster not long after being around Nik Bonitto. The question for...

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OU women's basketball coach Sherri Coale says 'environment that is inclusive for all' is the goal

NORMAN — This offseason was a learning experience for OU women’s basketball coach Sherri Coale. She watched — and listened — as...

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As MVP campaign heats up, Cardinals' Kyler Murray says he misses baseball: 'I wish I could do both'

As his MVP chances rise with each passing week and every dynamic performance, no one is questioning Kyler Murray's decision to...

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OU football: Former Sooners tight end Grant Calcaterra transfers to Auburn

Former OU tight end Calcaterra transfers to Auburn Auburn is serious about its commitment to getting tight ends more involved...

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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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OU football: Chuba Hubbard, Cowboys present a unique challenge for stingy Sooners' run defense

NORMAN — OU hasn’t had a ton of success slowing down Chuba Hubbard the last two seasons. Hubbard has topped the 100-yard mark...

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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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OU football journal: Lincoln Riley against CFP delay, Austin Stogner's status remains uncertain

NORMAN — Monday, the spate of postponements and cancellations across college football continued when the Texas A&M-Ole Miss...

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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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OU football: Turnovers finally coming for Sooners' defense — and they're going to need more

NORMAN — After OU’s loss to Kansas State, Sooners defensive coordinator Alex Grinch struggled to explain his group’s stunning...

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Bedlam football: No. 14 OSU at No. 18 OU kickoff time, betting lines, matchup breakdown

No. 14 Oklahoma State at No. 18 Oklahoma When: 6:30 p.m. Saturday Where: Gaylord Family — Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Norman TV:...

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Tramel: Don't expect a 62-52 score for OU and OSU as Bedlam football 2020 arrives

OSU quarterback Mason Rudolph passed for 448 yards in Bedlam on Nov. 4, 2017. He was 150 yards shy of being the game’s leading...

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Sooners have one of the most iconic looks in college football: 'It’s hard to get too far away from them'

NORMAN — There are iconic looks in all sports. The pinstripes of the New York Yankees. The Dallas Cowboys’ star. The Showtime...

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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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Masters 2020: Former Sooners golfer Abraham Ancer stays patient to pull into tie for lead

Abraham Ancer was already fired up about playing in his first Masters Tournament this week. When he watched his friend and...

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Tramel: Why not give college football some wiggle room and push back the conference title games?

The Masters is being staged amid the splendor of fall foliage. The NBA season started on Oct. 22 and ended on Oct. 11, 355 days...

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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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OU football: Sooners one of nation's best at drawing opponents into penalties

NORMAN — By the time OU’s Sept. 26 loss to Kansas State was finished, the three-play sequence in the second quarter was largely...

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OU men's basketball: Player tests positive for COVID-19

An OU men’s basketball player recently tested positive for COVID-19, spurring a change in the Sooners’ practice structure, a...

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Big 12 football roundtable: Who plays in the title game? Wins player of the year? Is the biggest surprise?

Back when the Big 12 remade its football schedule, this November bye week was built in for more than half of the league's teams...

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National Signing Day: Picklo twins of Mustang sign with Bedlam rivals

MUSTANG — Tate Picklo wasn’t always a die-hard OU fan. In fact, the Mustang star wrestler was a staunch supporter of Oklahoma...

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Basketball recruiting: Breaking down the Big 12's early signing period classes

The Big 12 remains one of the premier conferences in college basketball. Baylor. Kansas. Texas Tech. West Virginia. Texas. All...

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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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Tramel: Athletes, including in Oklahoma, long have called for social justice

Fifty years ago last summer, OU teammates Dan Ruster and Albert Qualls decided to get an apartment together. Ruster was a white...

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OU football: Drake Stoops ready for his Bedlam chance after looking up to Sooner 'superheroes'

NORMAN — More than anyone on the OU roster, Drake Stoops grew up immersed in Bedlam. For years, he watched as his dad, Bob...

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Opinion: College Football Playoff should mitigate COVID-19 risk by creating bubble

The College Football Playoff has held firm that no matter what develops over the next six weeks or so, its semifinals will take...

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OU football at No. 14 in 2021 team recruiting rankings following Bowman commitment

With the commitment of four-star athlete Billy Bowman, Oklahoma is widening the gap on the rest of the Big 12 conference. After...

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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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Carlson: Alabama-Auburn? Ohio State-Michigan? Army-Navy? Great rivalries all, but college football's most relevant is Bedlam

It’s not Bedlam week. It’s Bedlam hype week. The Big 12 gifted us with a double-bye week before the in-state brouhaha....

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OU football: Lincoln Riley says Austin Stogner is 'fine' after injury in Sooners' win vs. Kansas

While OU quarterback Spencer Rattler returned Saturday after taking a shot to his hip on a second-quarter touchdown in a 62-9...

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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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OU football journal: Spencer Rattler injury 'nothing serious,' strange double turnover, secondary improving

NORMAN — OU quarterback Spencer Rattler looked uncomfortable after returning from a hip pointer he suffered on a second-quarter...

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OU football: Rhamondre Stevenson leaves no doubt who is Sooners' RB1

NORMAN — Rhamondre Stevenson didn’t have to lift his shirt to make another statement Saturday. In OU’s 62-9 drubbing of Kansas,...

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Tramel: Ronnie Perkins and Nik Bonitto lead defense that ignites 62-9 Sooner rout of Jayhawks

NORMAN — Ronnie Perkins came flying at Kansas quarterback Jalon Daniels, and Daniels did the only sane thing. He flung the ball...

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OU football: Five takeaways from Sooners' 62-9 win vs. Kansas Jayhawks

NORMAN — Spencer Rattler could’ve dove. He could’ve sidestepped. But OU’s quarterback didn’t hesitate to initiate contact with...

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Tramel: Sooners pass the pre-Bedlam test with ease, but OU's grades aren't perfect vs. Kansas

OU routed Kansas 62-9, and though you have to grade on the curve against the Jayhawks, much of what the Sooners did Saturday...

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OU football: Sooners' 62-9 win vs. Kansas by the numbers

The Sooners won their fourth consecutive game Saturday in a 62-9 rout of Kansas. Here's a by-the-numbers look at how they did...

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OU vs. Kansas football: Kickoff time, betting odds, matchup breakdown

Oklahoma vs. Kansas, 2:30 p.m. Saturday ON THE AIR TV ESPN • Cox 29/HD 720 • Dish 140 • DirecTV 206 • U-verse 602/HD 1602...

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Tramel: Kansas football has become the most-depressed program in college football history

NORMAN — Mark Mangino no longer is angry at the University of Kansas. “Good coaches, good people, get fired every day,” Mangino...

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OU football: 3-2-1 kickoff for Sooners vs. Kansas Jayhawks

NORMAN — Here’s a look at some of the key players and major questions when No. 19 Oklahoma hosts Kansas at 2:30 p.m. Saturday,...

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Morning Roundup: Red Sox rehire Alex Cora as manager

MLB Red Sox rehire Alex Cora as manager The Boston Red Sox are bringing back Alex Cora, rehiring the manager that led them to...

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How OU quarterback Spencer Rattler is avoiding costly turnovers after early struggles: 'It ain’t high school no more'

NORMAN — Spencer Rattler was surprised to find himself standing next to Lincoln Riley on the sidelines instead of running OU’s...

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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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OU football: Rhamondre Stevenson brings 'Las Vegas flair' to Sooners' backfield

NORMAN — Rhamondre Stevenson couldn’t keep the thoughts away. Coming off a broken foot in October 2015, Stevenson returned only...

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OU football: Sooners safety Pat Fields advocates for NCAA rule change; Lincoln Riley gives update on Caleb Kelly's recovery

Sooners safety Pat Fields advocates for NCAA rule change OU safety Pat Fields agrees with Sooners coach Lincoln Riley that...

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Tramel: Where have all the star quarterbacks gone in Big 12 football?

Who’s the best quarterback in the Big 12? Some years, that’s an easy question, because there’s an epic player in our midst....

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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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OU football: Ronnie Perkins made an immediate and strong impact on Sooners' defense

NORMAN — Ronnie Perkins bounced around nervously in the end zone at Jones AT&T Stadium last Saturday night. The OU...

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Browns GM Andrew Berry avoids talk about Baker Mayfield’s future, but he's pleased with QB

Andrew Berry isn't ready to publicly commit to Baker Mayfield as the Browns' quarterback of the future. Avoiding any promises...

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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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Carlson: Why college football 'can't run every scenario' when COVID and coaches collide

Les Miles wasn’t a fan of missing a game after testing positive for the coronavirus. Miserable, he called it. But he felt way...

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OU football journal: Sooners cut down on penalties, Saturday's broadcast moved, LaRon Stokes questionable

NORMAN — In the season’s first four games, OU averaged 9.5 penalties for more than 87 yards. In the past two games, the...

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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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OU football: Sooners H-back Brayden Willis' political activities go far beyond casting a ballot

NORMAN — Throughout his young life, Brayden Willis wanted to make a difference when he saw things he felt were wrong. “Even...

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Tramel: Billy Tubbs' competitive fire built OU basketball

NORMAN — David Little laughed a little and cried a little this week. He knew Billy Tubbs had entered hospice care. Knew his...

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OU football: Four-star recruit Billy Bowman Jr. finds 'the best fit' in committing to Sooners

Four-star recruit Bowman Jr. commits to Sooners When Billy Bowman Jr. was in kindergarten, OU barely made his top 10. Luckily...

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

No. 19 OU vs. Kansas When: 2:30 p.m. Saturday Where: Gaylord Family — Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Norman TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28/HD...

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Carlson: OU football gets high marks from Spencer Rattler, defensive front against Texas Tech

OU's 62-28 domination of Texas Tech on Saturday had plenty to like. Way more treats than tricks. Lots fewer scares than some...

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Billy Tubbs, who led OU men's basketball to 1988 NCAA final, dies at 85

Forty years ago last spring, Billy Tubbs arrived in Norman, and OU basketball never was the same. Fast and fun. High-scoring...

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OU football: Sooners' win at Texas Tech by the numbers

The Sooners trailed 7-0 early Saturday night in Lubbock before steamrolling Texas Tech 62-28 for their third consecutive win....

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Carlson: What OU football did at Texas Tech should concern every other team in the Big 12

Spencer Rattler delivered a succinct message to his Sooner teammates Friday night. “It’s time for us to go out and embarrass...

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OU football: How a returning Rhamondre Stevenson could be a transformative figure for Sooners' offense

LUBBOCK, Texas — Rhamondre Stevenson lifted his shirt to reveal a message. “I’m back,” Stevenson’s undershirt read. Stevenson’s...

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OU football: Tre Norwood's interceptions, Spencer Rattler's poise and defensive line depth punctuate blowout win

Norwood takes advantage of opportunity with two interceptions LUBBOCK, Texas — The ball just seemed to find Tre Norwood’s hands...

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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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OU football commit Ethan Downs disrupting, dominating for Weatherford

It took Weatherford’s Ethan Downs just one quarter on Friday to show those watching why he’ll be suiting up for Oklahoma next...

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Carlson: How OU football provides respite from pancreatic cancer for member of Sooner radio crew

Wednesday and Thursday are Greg Blackwood’s worst days. He gets chemo on Tuesdays at the Stephenson Cancer Center, and the next...

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OU football: 3-2-1 kickoff for Sooners at Texas Tech

Here’s a look at some of the key players and questions ahead of OU’s meeting with Texas Tech at 7 p.m. Saturday at Jones...

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OU vs. Texas Tech football: Kickoff time, betting odds, matchup breakdown

Oklahoma at Texas Tech, 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: Theo Wease making a name for himself in Sooners' crowded receiving corps

Doing some reflecting after OU’s 37-30 loss at Iowa State on Oct. 3, Sooners redshirt freshman quarterback Spencer Rattler came...

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Carlson: How Sooner defensive lineman Isaiah Thomas became OU football's most improved player and 'MVP of the defense'

Isaiah Thomas knew he could transfer to another school. A better situation was out there, that seemed certain. But he stayed,...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley on election day without practice, frustration with NCAA and Theo Howard primed for a breakout

Lincoln Riley on election day without practice Count Sooners coach Lincoln Riley as one of those who isn’t completely on board...

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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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OU football: As views on marijuana shift, Lincoln Riley says punishment 'not right' for suspended Sooners

NORMAN — It’s hard for James Allen to remember a time when he wasn’t around marijuana. “Cannabis was always floating around at...

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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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OU football: Jamar Cain's perfectionism, relationship-building helping shape Sooners' defensive line

NORMAN — Sonny Puletasi was never going to be good enough for the coach. “Good isn’t good enough for him,” Puletasi said of...

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College basketball: OSU's Cade Cunningham, OU's Austin Reaves named to the All-Big 12 First Team

COLLEGES Cunningham named Big 12 Preseason Freshman of the Year Cade Cunningham of Oklahoma State was chosen on Wednesday as...

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Former Sooner star Jake Hager loving life fighting in Bellator, talking OU football with Jim Ross at AEW

Jake Hager has been an All-American wrestler at OU. He's been the All-American American in WWE. But his role as a mixed-martial...

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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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OU football: Perrion Winfrey's JUCO coach knew he was 'an unbelievable talent' — and now he knows he's grateful, too

The photo popped up on Scott Strohmeier’s phone less than an hour after OU’s four-overtime win against Texas. Perrion Winfrey,...

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Win against West Virginia has Red Raiders upbeat heading into Oklahoma week

Texas Tech football players ran around the Jones AT&T Stadium turf all giddy Saturday night after their 34-27 victory...

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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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Carlson: Why Texas football continues to lag behind OU, OSU even in Tom Herman's fourth season

Tom Herman sat and thought about the question. How many difference makers did Texas have? Nothing wrong with giving an answer...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley on TCU's late timeouts, injury and suspension updates

NORMAN — OU led by 16 points in the final minute Saturday when, after Spencer Rattler took a knee for the second consecutive...

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Big 12 basketball schedule takeaways: Cade Cunningham & Oklahoma State take spotlight

The Big 12 basketball schedule was released Monday on both the men’s and women’s sides. Here are five takeaways from OU’s and...

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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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OU football: The good, the bad and the ugly of the first half of the Sooners' season

FORT WORTH, Texas — OU reached the midpoint of the regular season after Saturday’s 33-14 win at TCU. The Sooners’ first five...

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College football winners and losers from Week 8 include Rutgers, Alabama and Indiana

Ohio State helped usher the Big Ten into the regular season with a 52-17 victory against Nebraska, which hung around for much...

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OU football at Texas Tech: Broadcast info, betting lines, matchup breakdown

No. 24 Oklahoma at Texas Tech When: 7 p.m. Saturday TV: Fox (KOKH-25, Cox 12/HD 712, Dish 25, DirecTV 25, U-verse 25/HD 1025)...

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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: Some gaudy numbers for Spencer Rattler in Sooners' win at TCU

OU’s 33-14 rout of TCU on Saturday included some interesting numbers: 16: OU points on four possessions that penetrated the...

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OU football: Marvin Mims' speed is special, but he shows off complete package of receiver skills in Sooners' win over TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas — Spencer Rattler planted his feet and let it fly. The OU quarterback might not have put quite everything he...

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Tramel: OU report card gives high marks for deep-ball offense and containing Max Duggan

OU’s 33-14 rout of Texas Christian on Saturday was a prime example of a team victory, with contributions from all sides,...

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Tramel: Nothing passive about the OU defense in 33-14 rout of TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas — On the game’s first snap, Isaiah Thomas had a bead on Max Duggan. A clear shot at the TCU quarterback. But...

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OU football notebook: T.J. Pledger's big day, Gabe Brkic's bounce-back and a strange first-quarter call

FORT WORTH, Texas — T.J. Pledger had his second consecutive big day for OU on Saturday, running for 122 yards and a touchdown...

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OU football: Seven things to know about Sooners receiver Marvin Mims

Marvin Mims is quickly emerging as one of Oklahoma’s top playmakers. The true freshman wide receiver has dazzled in his first...

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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 football: 3-2-1 kickoff for Sooners at TCU

Here’s a look at some of the key players and questions ahead of OU’s meeting with TCU at 11 a.m. Saturday at Amon G. Carter...

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Tramel: Spencer Rattler's overtime vs. Texas should boost OU quarterback's progression

FORT WORTH, Texas — When last we saw Spencer Rattler, the OU quarterback had four forgettable quarters against Texas. An...

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OU football: Austin Seibert knows exactly how Gabe Brkic feels — and how to bounce back from a devastating miss

FORT WORTH, Texas — As soon as OU’s Gabe Brkic’s kick sailed wide two weeks ago to send the Red River Showdown to a fourth...

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OU vs. TCU football: Kickoff time, betting odds, matchup breakdown

Oklahoma at TCU, 11 a.m. Saturday ON THE AIR TV ABC • KOCO-5 • Cox 8/HD 705 • Dish 5 • DirecTV 5 • U-verse 5/HD 1005 Radio •...

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Carlson: Why former OU quarterback Kyler Murray has the NFL buzzing — and comparing his stats to Russell Wilson and Lamar Jackson

Everyone knew Kyler Murray was going to be a big-time player, an all-world talent. As long as he picked the right sport....

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Why did new OU offensive lineman Chris Murray transfer from UCLA? 'He wanted to be coached by the best'

Chris Murray had a way of calming down his high school coach before big games. “He’d always tap me on the shoulder,” Bruce...

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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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OU football: Austin Stogner, like Mark Andrews before him, is a matchup nightmare for Sooner opponents

NORMAN — Austin Stogner is the latest headache-inducing player for defensive coordinators who have to figure out a way to slow...

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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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OU football: How do the Sooners fix their fourth-quarter woes? Lincoln Riley has a solution

NORMAN — OU’s offense in the first quarter of games this season has been like a Ferrari. High-powered. Smooth. Sleek. The...

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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' secondary rotation could continue to grow after bye week

NORMAN — If there’s ever time like the last seven months, OU defensive coordinator Alex Grinch is ready. “I got a lot of notes...

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OU football at TCU: Broadcast info, betting lines, matchup breakdown

Oklahoma at TCU When: 11 a.m. Saturday TV: ABC (KOCO-5, Cox 8/HD 705, Dish 5, DirecTV 5, U-verse 5/HD 1005) Line: OU by 6½...

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Blake Bell Q&A: 'Belldozer' is loving life as a tight end with Dallas Cowboys

From Oklahoma quarterback to Super Bowl champion tight end, Blake Bell has had an unconventional football journey. Now with the...

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Carlson: Playoffs? A Big 12 team in the College Football Playoff isn't impossible, but it sure seems difficult

Frank Beamer recently sent a note of empathy. The recipient: College Football Playoff executive director Bill Hancock....

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OU football: Nik Bonitto's expanded skillset has become a valuable weapon for Sooners

NORMAN — Nik Bonitto took a couple slow steps to his left, almost bouncing as he followed along with the quarterback. The OU...

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Carlson: Drake Stoops was always 'gonna find a way on the field' for OU football. Here's why.

When Colin Roberts had his football players toe the line for 45-yard shuttles, he had a pretty good idea how the race was going...

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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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Tramel: Can the Power 5 break away in football but keep the NCAA Tournament?

On March 14, 1538, the Duke of Norfolk wrote his pal, Thomas Cornwell, and said, “A man can not have his cake and eat his...

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OU football: Why T.J. Pledger's breakthrough game big for more than just him

NORMAN — T.J. Pledger took some time to bask in the moment after turning in the game of his OU career against Texas. Walking...

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Carlson: Why OKC landing the NCAA men's basketball tournament sparked a huge celebration

Sue Hollenbeck nearly wore out the refresh button on her computer. When the clock struck noon Wednesday, she knew the NCAA was...

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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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Chesapeake Energy Arena to host NCAA men's basketball tournament in 2026

March Madness is returning to Oklahoma City. But we'll have to wait six years.

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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 men's basketball: Sooners' experience with Brady Manek, Austin Reaves crucial as practice begins in COVID-19 era

NORMAN — OU senior forward Brady Manek remembers moving into Headington Hall as a freshman like it was yesterday. Back when he...

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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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Former Sooner Trey Sermon persevered to get his chance to play football for Ohio State

During the months of limbo, Trey Sermon had more reason than most to worry. The Ohio State running back left Oklahoma as a...

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Tramel: Officiating gaffe put OU football coach Lincoln Riley in a tough spot vs. Texas

Lincoln Riley didn’t want to give Sam Ehlinger the ball again Saturday. We can all understand that. The Texas quarterback had...

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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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OU football: Third-quarter drive shows promise of Sooners' offense, wears down Longhorns

DALLAS — In the Sooners’ first three games of the season, moving the ball on the ground was difficult. The offensive line that...

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Tramel: A surreal Cotton Bowl for OU-Texas shows the pandemic's power

DALLAS — The burnt orange migration began late in the game. We’ve seen it before. In certain years on the second Saturday of...

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College football winners and losers from Week 6 include LSU, Texas A&M

Losing to Mississippi State and Missouri in a three-game span would send any coaching staff scurrying back to the drawing board...

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Opinion: Stinging loss could leave Tom Herman on borrowed time at Texas

DALLAS — The ball floated out of Sam Ehlinger’s exhausted arm and was cradled by Oklahoma’s Tre Brown in the corner of the end...

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Carlson: On a wild day for OU football, Sooner quarterback Spencer Rattler had the wackiest of them all

DALLAS — Spencer Rattler sprinted across the Cotton Bowl turf. His objective? Catching Tre Brown. Not many people can run down...

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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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Tramel: Sooners looked empty but find a way to beat Texas in four overtimes

DALLAS — The Sooners looked empty. As empty as the cattle barns, which didn’t even so much as emit an odor. As empty as the...

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Tramel: Sooners earn high grades for running game and containing Sam Ehlinger in wild win over Texas

OU’s wild, 53-45, quadruple-overtime victory over Texas included thrills and chills, great plays and bad plays, all leading to...

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OU football: Sooners' defense — and Tre Brown — come up with redemption in wild Red River win

DALLAS — After running down the field in celebration, Tre Brown had to take a moment. OU’s senior cornerback bent over, hands...

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OU-Texas football: Numbers are big in Red River Showdown, several records set

4:43: Time of game, a record for the Red River Rivalry. 4: Overtimes on Saturday, the most in OU history. The previous record...

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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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Tramel: Will this OU football team go the way of 2005 mediocrity or 2016 championship?

DALLAS — The Sooners arrive at a crossroads as they enter Fair Park on Saturday morning, and I don’t mean the avenues of...

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OU football: Four matchups that could decide Red River Showdown

Here are four of the key matchups that figure to go a long way toward deciding Saturday’s Red River Showdown: 1. Oklahoma CB...

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Carlson: Why OU football needs Spencer Rattler to get through his fourth-quarter growth spurt

Spencer Rattler studied the scoreboard during OU’s final timeout last Saturday night. “Third and five,” he said to no one in...

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OU football: Penalties have been a major problem for Sooners and could factor in again Saturday

DALLAS — Nik Bonitto saw a lane to the quarterback and jumped on it. The OU linebacker chased down and dove at Brock Purdy,...

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OU football: 3-2-1 kickoff for Sooners vs. Texas in Red River Showdown

Here’s a look at some keys to keep an eye on when Oklahoma faces No. 22-ranked Texas in Saturday’s annual Red River Showdown in...

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OU vs. Texas football: Red River Showdown kickoff time, betting odds, matchup breakdown

Oklahoma vs. No. 22 Texas, 11 a.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: 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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Carlson: Why the gory is every bit as likely as the glory for Sooners, Longhorns in Red River Showdown

The Red River Rivalry can cement a legacy. Joe Washington’s halfback-pass for a touchdown Adrian Peterson's galloping...

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Red River Showdown: Here are the three Sooners and three Longhorns to watch

Oklahoma 1. Quarterback Spencer Rattler: Quarterback play is a major factor in any OU-Texas game but with the Sooners’ running...

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OU football: Sooners' defense has been terrifying so far — for the Sooners, not the opposition

Be afraid, be very afraid. OU’s defense isn’t transforming into a fly, but instead seems to be transforming back into the group...

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Tramel: OU-Texas during the pandemic figures to make for a weird day at Fair Park

The grounds empty. The Midway rides barren. The breeze void of the aromas that define this certain Saturday every October....

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Red River Showdown: What fans attending game need to know about changes to OU-Texas

For 91 years, the annual Red River Showdown between OU and Texas has been featured inside Cotton Bowl Stadium during the State...

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Tramel: Can Texas coach Tom Herman end Longhorns' long-running stagnation?

Tom Herman says his Internet scrolling is restricted to Yahoo! News. Which means he’s up to date on President Trump’s COVID and...

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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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Carlson: Sooners tennis star Sasha Korashvili needs your help to survive rare disease

Sasha Korashvili glances at her cell phone and marvels. The screen is covered in message notifications. Some are texts. Others...

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OU football: In Sam Ehlinger vs. Spencer Rattler matchup, Sooners have a rare experience deficit at QB against Texas

NORMAN — Sam Ehlinger was asked this week what advice, looking back on his three previous years quarterbacking Texas against...

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#ThrowbackThursday: OU bowls over Texas in 1956

We are running a #ThrowbackThursday image each week, showcasing Oklahoma’s history. Be sure to follow us on Twitter...

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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: Red River Showdown could be just what the doctor ordered for a Sooners team needing a jolt

NORMAN — Losses tend to linger in Sooner Nation. The rarity of their occurrence — not only in the Lincoln Riley era but also...

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Tramel: OU football defensive alums bemoan Sooners' tackling deficiencies

No. 20 in burnt orange came barrelling through the hole on the Cotton Bowl carpet, and defensive back Darrol Ray thought of...

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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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OU football: Will Ronnie Perkins be more than 'moral support' for Sooners vs. Texas

NORMAN — OU’s defense is expected to get a major boost back Saturday when defensive end Ronnie Perkins is expected to make his...

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Carlson: Why 'The Day After' version of OU-Texas may be even more apocalyptic than feared

Lincoln Riley admits Saturday will be different. An OU-Texas game like no other. Driving into the fairgrounds, there will be...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley not worried about perception of Big 12 this season

Riley not worried about perception of Big 12 this season NORMAN — Sooners coach Lincoln Riley said he isn’t worried about the...

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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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College football Week 5 winners, losers: Who benefits when the Big 12 stumbles?

Already damaged by Oklahoma's loss last Saturday to Kansas State, the odds of the Big 12 sending a team into the College...

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OU football: Sooners' 37-30 loss at Iowa State by the numbers

3: Fourth-down conversions for OU in three attempts. 9: Penalties against the Sooners, for 93 yards; five of the six were pass...

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OU football vs. Texas in Red River Showdown: Broadcast info, betting lines, matchup breakdown

No. 22 Texas vs. OU When: 11 a.m. Saturday Where: Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas TV: Fox (Cox 12/HD 712, Dish 25, DirecTV 25,...

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Tramel: OU football report card shows Sooners falling way behind Big 12 peers after Iowa State loss

OU’s 37-30 loss at Iowa State on Saturday was another frustrating game in this 2020 season, and the grades reflect an uneven...

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Tramel: This OU football team isn't good enough to withstand momentum shift

AMES, Iowa — Momentum wore crimson when Kene Nwangwu caught the kickoff Saturday night. The Sooners had regained the...

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OU football: Iowa State loss shows that Alex Grinch and the Sooners' defense have a tall task awaiting them

AMES, Iowa — Pat Fields seemed stunned as he struggled to explain OU’s latest disappointment, a 37-30 loss to Iowa State on...

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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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Tramel: OU-Texas traditions do not go on, even if Red River game does

Richard Osborn made the cut. The long-time Sooner season-ticket holder was included among OU’s allotment of 12,000 tickets for...

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How former OU cornerback Parnell Motley went from undrafted free agent to intercepting Tom Brady

Parnell Motley has had plenty of interceptions throughout his football career, but two that rank high on the list came this...

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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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Trae Young is back in OKC. Here's what the NBA star and former Sooner had to say.

Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young hosted a youth basketball camp Saturday at Santa Fe Family Life Center in Oklahoma City. He spoke...

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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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Why this year's College Football Playoff will be most controversial and complicated in history

These are the numbers that will decide the College Football Playoff: 11, 10, nine and seven. Eleven games for teams in the ACC....

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OU football: How will Sooners QB Spencer Rattler handle his first road start at Iowa State? Lincoln Riley isn't worried

NORMAN — Nerves can be a tricky thing. Regardless of a person’s confidence in themselves — and others’ confidence in them —...

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Tramel: Why has OU football dominated the Big 12? Check the Sooners' record in close games

Spencer Rattler and the Sooner offense twice took the field last Saturday with a chance to tie or take the lead on Kansas...

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OU football: 3-2-1 kickoff for No. 18 Sooners at Iowa State

Here’s a look at some keys to watch when No. 18 Oklahoma travels to Iowa State on Saturday. 3 players to watch Adrian Ealy: The...

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OU football at Iowa State: Kickoff time, betting odds, matchup breakdown

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

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OU football: Why Drake Stoops has a chance to make his mark for Sooners

NORMAN — There’s no running from his last name for Drake Stoops, certainly not playing for the team that his dad coached for 18...

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Sooners among the five biggest questions for Week 5 in college football

With some surprises last week and some big games scheduled Saturday, Week 5 of the college football season should bring us...

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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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How OU, OSU are preparing for their first football road trips in COVID-19 era: 'Safety will come first'

Oklahoma State tight end Jelani Woods just hopes to have two seats to himself on the bus. “More room to sleep,” Woods said. At...

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OU football: Alex Grinch says there's 'no magic bullet' for fixing Sooners' defense

NORMAN — Alex Grinch isn’t backing down from his emphasis on creating turnovers. “You got to throw work at it,” the OU...

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Peterson: Iowa State has a lot to say about OU's quest for four College Football Playoff berths in a row

Let’s go counter to some of the national Big 12 opinion after events of last Saturday, headlined by Oklahoma’s loss against...

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Tramel: Only memories will remain of Sooner Legends Inn & Suites, which paid tribute to OU stars

NORMAN — Doug Kennon got the idea driving through the Louisiana night. He and his family were en route to New Orleans, for the...