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OU football: Jay Boulware leaves for Texas, but Sooners can fill coaching void several ways

NORMAN — Sooners coach Lincoln Riley is looking for a new assistant coach after Jay Boulware’s departure to Texas. Boulware,...

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OU men's basketball: Brady Manek joins Sooners' 1,000-point club in 83-63 win against TCU

Oklahoma beat TCU 83-63 in a dominating performance Saturday afternoon.

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'There's just a very good vibe between them right now': Q&A with Sooners coach Sherri Coale

NORMAN — Sherri Coale has a chance to reach a special milestone Sunday. Heading into OU’s home game against TCU, Coale has 499...

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TCU at Oklahoma women's basketball lineups, tipoff, TV info

TCU at Oklahoma When: 3 p.m. Sunday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: FSOK (Cox 37) Radio: KOKC 1520 AM, KREF 99.3 FM/1400...

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Early leaders for 2020 Heisman Trophy race include Trevor Lawrence, Justin Fields

Clemson's Trevor Lawrence and Ohio State's Justin Fields were in the same high school class coming out of the same state,...

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'I might not be here': How Austin Reaves' older brother made the Sooners guard the player he is today

NORMAN — Austin Reaves wasn’t very interested in basketball when he was in seventh grade. He was playing on the freshman team...

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Oklahoma scene: Top-ranked Sooners down Alabama as Maggie Nichols shines

The top-ranked Oklahoma women's gymnastics team posted the highest score in the nation this season in defeating No. 9 Alabama...

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OU vs. TCU men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

TCU at Oklahoma When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman Streaming: ESPN+ Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7 Three things to...

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Report: Sooners' Jay Boulware a candidate for Texas special teams coach

NORMAN — Longtime OU assistant Jay Boulware could be headed across the Red River.Boulware has emerged as the leading candidate...

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'I couldn't see myself going to another school': Q&A with Sooners' gymnast Carly Woodard

NORMAN — Carly Woodard had Division I offers coming out of the Fuzion Gymnastics program in the Kansas City area. Missouri,...

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OU football: Sooners' Levi Draper is reportedly entering transfer portal

OU linebacker Levi Draper will enter the NCAA transfer portal, according to a report.

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Top Daug: Why OU mascot's return prompted some detective work

Top Daug's return prompted questions about the OU mascot's retirement in the mid-2000s. Some dauggie detective work ensued

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OU basketball: Why Top Daug's return feels like getting back 'a piece of ourselves' for one Oklahoma City woman

Editor's note: This column has been updated to reflect that Top Daug was retired after the 2004-05 basketball season. Prior to...

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OU women's basketball: Taylor Robertson scores 31, Sooners beat No. 17 West Virginia 73-49

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Taylor Robertson made eight 3-pointers and scored a career-high 31 points to help Oklahoma beat No....

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 men's basketball: Top Daug's return, playing Kansas lead to Sooners' biggest home crowd of season so far

Top Daug made its return on Tuesday night in front of the Sooners’ biggest home crowd this season.

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OU men's basketball: Bad shooting performance hurts Sooners against Kansas

Oklahoma gave its worst shooting performance of the season Tuesday night.

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OU men's basketball: De'Vion Harmon returns to Sooners' starting five

De’Vion Harmon returned to the Sooners’ starting lineup Tuesday night against Kansas.

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Berry Tramel: Petrino's odyssey continues at Missouri State

Bears also come to Stillwater to open 2021 season

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OU football: Sooners pick up commit from 2022 linebacker

Kobie McKinzie is OU's first commitment of the 2022 class

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West Virginia vs. Oklahoma women’s basketball lineups, tipoff, TV info

Oklahoma at West Virginia When: 6 p.m., Wednesday Where: WVU Coliseum; Morgantown, W.Va. TV: Nexstar Radio: KOKC-AM 1520,...

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Oklahoma basketball: Kansas ruins Top Daug reunion

NORMAN – Top Daug emerged from the smoke about 6:25 before tipoff Tuesday night. The Lloyd Noble Center didn’t exactly erupt,...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners' fall to Kansas as Brady Manek struggles

NORMAN — Brady Manek ran back on defense looking down and shaking his head. The junior forward had just missed a layup late in...

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Berry Tramel: LSU roughed up Clemson's defense, too, in the national title game

LSU shows that the Clemson-Alabama axis could be cracked

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OU finishes No. 7 in AP Top 25

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LSU finished No. 1 in the AP Top 25 for the third time in school history, with Clemson No. 2 and Ohio State...

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OU vs. Kansas men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

Kansas at OU When: 8 p.m., Tuesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: ESPN (Cox 29) Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7 Three things to...

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How Top Daug came to life — and the life he might bring to Lloyd Noble Center

Top Daug was a Billy Tubbs invention. When Tubbs arrived in Norman in 1980, OU wrestling was a big deal. Large crowds. NCAA...

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OU men's basketball: Not your average 'Daug'

D-o-g — spells dog. D-a-w-g — the slang way to spell it, and how the University of Georgia does it. D-o-g-g — only if you’re...

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OU men's basketball: Top Daug's return chance for nostalgia, memories, new fans to meet mascot

NORMAN — When Brad Johnson heard about Top Daug’s return, it brought back a lot of memories. Memories of going to Oklahoma...

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Title games matching unbeatens don't always produce great finishes

Blowouts are as common as classics when unbeatens play for the title

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Sooners' K Gabe Brkic named Freshman All-American

Brkic made all 17 of his field-goal attempts in 2019 to earn FWAA Freshman All-America honors

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Oklahoma scene: Cowboys down Bears in wrestling dual

Cowboys down Bears in wrestling dual Oklahoma State's wrestling team (5-1, 2-0 Big 12) notched six bonus point wins against...

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OU football: Clemson, not the SEC, should be the Sooners' model

Georgia in the Rose Bowl. Alabama in the Orange Bowl. Louisiana State in the Peach Bowl. All Sooner defeats in the College...

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OU football: Sooners' secondary was undersized in 2019, but reinforcements are coming

NORMAN — Woodi Washington was in the right position. But there was little he could do. Not long after being inserted into the...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners fall to Iowa State in first conference loss

After struggling at the start, Iowa State dominated the game, winning 81-68 and picking up its first conference victory this...

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OU basketball: Buddy Hield and friends highlight all-decade team

Buddy Hield, 2012-16: The 2016 national player of the year, when he averaged 25.0 points a game and shot 45.7 percent from...

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OU women's basketball: Second half surge lifts Sooners

NORMAN - The Oklahoma women’s basketball team rode a big second-half to win its second-straight Big 12 game with an 81-72 win...

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OU football: Kenny Stills or Ryan Broyles on all-decade team?

Offense QB: Baker Mayfield, 2015-17: Three times finished in the top four of Heisman Trophy voting. TB: Samaje Perine, 2014-16:...

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OU football: Looking at Sooners' depth at defensive back for 2020

NORMAN — Tre Norwood was expected to play a big role for the Oklahoma secondary in 2019. But after his season-ending injury in...

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What will the '20s hold for the Thunder, Sooners and Cowboys?

When the 2010s arrived, the Thunder was 41-73 in its Oklahoma City history and Jeff Green was considered a better prospect than...

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OU women's gymnastics: Top-ranked Sooners cruise against Sun Devils

The No. 1 Oklahoma women's gymnastics team cruised to a 197.675-194.600 road win over No. 14 Arizona State on Saturday behind a...

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OU football: Looking at Sooners' depth at linebacker for 2020

NORMAN — OU will have a big hole to fill at middle linebacker in 2020 after Kenneth Murray decided to leave for the NFL Draft....

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OU at Iowa State men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

OKLAHOMA AT IOWA STATE When: 7 p.m. Saturday Where: Hilton Coliseum, Ames, Iowa TV: ESPN2 Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7 Three things to...

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Iowa State at Oklahoma women’s basketball lineups, tipoff, TV info

OKLAHOMA VS. IOWA STATE •When: 1 p.m. Saturday •Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman •TV: Fox Sports Oklahoma •Radio: KOKC 1520...

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OU men's basketball: Early season experience starting to show for Sooners

NORMAN — Back in November, the OU men's basketball team started the season with a slew of new names on the roster and a No. 8...

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OU women's gymnastics: K.J. Kindler says Sooners 'jumped that hurdle' in opener

NORMAN — The top-ranked OU women’s gymnastics team hits the road for the second consecutive weekend as the Sooners visit No....

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Sooners' Creed Humphrey announces return for junior season

OU center Creed Humphrey announced Friday that he would return for his redshirt junior season

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OU men's basketball: Kristian Doolittle's first win in Austin part of strong senior season

AUSTIN, Texas — Kristian Doolittle got to check something off his to-do list Wednesday night. Win at Texas. Oklahoma’s only...

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Big 12 softball: Sooners top preseason coaches' poll, Cowgirls No. 3

Oklahoma was voted the unanimous favorite in the Big 12 preseason coaches' poll.

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Sooners' DC Alex Grinch potentially a candidate for Washington State head coaching job

Grinch's name percolated as a potential candidate to replace Mike Leach at Washington State shortly after Leach moved on to...

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Retired big winners could be a fallback position

Some big-time winners aren't coaching in the NFL; could they return?

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Harmon helps lift OU past Texas

Harmon is playing better and has to play more for the Sooners to thrive

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Bedlam women's basketball: Sooners rally from 13 down in final 3 minutes to beat Cowgirls

STILLWATER — Over and over, the word just kept coming out of Oklahoma coach Sherri Coale’s mouth. “How many times am I gonna...

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OU football: Sooners' special teams in good shape for 2020

NORMAN — Oklahoma has its kicker for 2020 and the next few years in Gabe Brkic, but the biggest question for the Sooners on...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners beat Texas with complete game, multiple contributors

Three Sooners finished in double digits in Oklahoma’s 72-62 win over Texas.

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UCLA WR Theo Howard announces transfer to Oklahoma

The expected graduate transfer announced his intention to transfer to the Sooners on Twitter and Instagram

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Former Sooner Trae Young cancels $1 million in medical debt for Atlanta families

Trae Young helped some Atlanta families get a fresh start in the new year.

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Berry Tramel: Hirings of Rhule & Kingsbury show the NFL appreciates Big 12 innovation

14 months ago, Baylor and Texas Tech played a football game, matching head coaches who now lead NFL teams

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XFL: Landry Jones suffers knee injury at Renegades' training camp

Landry Jones suffered a left knee injury during the Dallas Renegades' training camp.

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OU football: Looking at Sooners wide receivers, tight ends for 2020

The Oklahoman’s series of position-by-position outlooks continues with a peek at the wide receivers and tight ends for 2020:...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners look for answers to slow starts

NORMAN — After the Sooners’ 66-61 win over Kansas State on Saturday, Kristian Doolittle was asked what he wanted the first few...

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Top Daug's return meant to light a fire in Sooner basketball interest

Top Daug is a symbol of the golden days, when Billy Ball reigned

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OU at Texas men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

Oklahoma at Texas When: 8 p.m., Wednesday Where: Frank Erwin Center; Austin, Texas TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28) Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7...

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

Oklahoma at Oklahoma State When: 7 p.m., Wednesday Where: Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater TV: Fox Sports Network (Cox 37/HD...

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XFL hopes new rules not seen as gimmicks

From more kickoff returns to overtime shootouts, XFL rules are innovative

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A bronze age for college football: Behind the culture that honors sports figures with statues

To be cast in bronze is the ultimate indicator of a sports icon. Athletes, coaches, broadcasters and athletic directors are...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners bring back Top Daug mascot

The Sooners' dog mascot will be back in action at the next men's basketball home game — Jan. 14 against Kansas.

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College Football Playoff: Why Sooner fans should hope LSU beats Clemson

OU's 47-game winning streak hasn't been approached, but Clemson could change that

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OU softball: 3 Sooners named to Softball America all-decade first team

The Sooners have been one of the dominant programs in softball over the past decade, and it shows on Softball America's...

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Jonathan Gray, Sheldon Neuse named to D1Baseball.com Big 12 All-Decade team

Former OU pitcher Jonathan Gray and shortstop Sheldon Neuse were each named to the Big 12 All-Decade team by D1Baseball.com

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Sooners' Jalen Hurts accepts invite to Senior Bowl

The former OU quarterback has accepted an invitation to play in the Senior Bowl on Jan. 25 in Mobile, Alabama.

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Morning roundup: Thomas wins PGA Tournament of Champions

Justin Thomas birdied the third playoff hole Sunday to win the PGA Tour's Sentry Tournament of Champions on the rejuvenated...

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OU football: Examining Sooners' offensive line for 2020

NORMAN — The Sooners’ offensive line was working against significant turnover at the start of the 2019 season, but as the group...

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Berry Tramel: Can the Big 12’s football fortunes be reversed after a disastrous bowl season?

Big 12 football came to a merciful season’s end New Year’s Night. Georgia beat Baylor 26-14 in the Sugar Bowl, and the Big 12...

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2019 in review: Looking back at 12 of Oklahoma's biggest sports stories

A look back at 12 of 2019's biggest sports stories from the state in the pages of The Oklahoman:

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OU football: Looking at Sooners' depth at defensive line for 2020

OU will have plenty of turnover on the defensive line in 2020, with Neville Gallimore, Marquise Overton and Kenneth Mann gone...

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'We’ve got to just keep building': Sooners' defense improved in Alex Grinch's first year but still has work to do

ATLANTA — In the hushed locker room at Mercedes-Benz Stadium after OU was shellacked by LSU, Tre Brown was steadfast. Despite...

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OU women's basketball: Te'a Cooper's career-high 32 lead No. 6 Baylor past Sooners

NORMAN — Te'a Cooper had a career-high 32 points, and No. 6 Baylor scored 29 straight points to spark a 77-56 win over Oklahoma...

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Oklahoma legislator files bill to pay college athletes

An Oklahoma legislator wants college athletes to be able to clinch endorsement deals and profit off their name, image and...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners beat Kansas State in first conference game of season

Oklahoma beat Kansas State 66-61 in its first conference game of the season.

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OU football: Sooner alum Cody Ford has gone from draft disappointment to playoff prominence with Bills

Leah Ford called to check on her son one day this fall, but he didn't answer. Soon after, he sent a text. "Hey, I'll call you...

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'Here, it’s like family to me': Ragan Smith the latest elite gymnast to join Sooners

Ragan Smith grew up dreaming of Olympic glory. The gold medal hanging around her neck. The national anthem playing. The...

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

OU vs. No. 6 Baylor When: 4 p.m. Saturday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37) Radio: KOKC 1520 AM, KREF...

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'It’s a great time of year': Lon Kruger excited to see how Sooners handle start of Big 12 play

NORMAN — Oklahoma starts a new schedule on Saturday — the Big 12 schedule — and it is a schedule that will be new to many of...

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OU vs. Kansas State men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

OU vs. Kansas State When: Noon Saturday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman, Oklahoma Streaming: ESPN+ Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7 Three...

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OU football: Looking at Sooners' quarterback room for 2020

NORMAN — No position at Oklahoma has had the kind of success under Lincoln Riley that quarterbacks have. The Sooners’ starting...

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Big 12 women's basketball: Five questions facing OU and OSU as conference play opens

The Big 12 is set to open conference play in women’s basketball this weekend, with the first Bedlam matchup of the season set...

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OU football: Chandler Morris announces commitment to Sooners

NORMAN — When Lincoln Riley answered questions about OU’s quarterback future Sunday morning in Atlanta before heading back to...

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OU football: Baker Mayfield isn't getting the structure in Cleveland that he got with Sooners

I feel sorry for Baker Mayfield. Mayfield does not make an easy sympathetic figure. Hard to play the underdog card when you’re...

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OU football: Sooners linebacker Kenneth Murray entering NFL Draft

Murray is the second OU underclassman to declare for the draft, joining wide receiver CeeDee Lamb

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OU football: Chandler Morris to announce commitment decisions at Under Armor All-American game

NORMAN — The Sooners' search for a quarterback to add to the 2020 recruiting class may be coming to an end soon. Chandler...

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OU football: Top 2021 quarterback recruit Brock Vandagriff decommits from Sooners

Brock Vandagriff, the top quarterback prospect in the 2021 class, decommitted from OU on Wednesday.

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Top 10 most-read Oklahoman.com articles in 2019

Can you believe 2019 is over and done with? While taking a look at The Oklahoman's most-read articles of the year, it's clear...

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OU football: Sooners' running back room in good shape for 2020

NORMAN — While there are concerns at plenty of positions next football season, it’s hard to be too worried about OU’s running...

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OU football: Sooners didn't have a rebuilding year, but this was very much a gap year

Inside an emptied hotel ballroom Sunday morning, Lincoln Riley sat at a round table reflecting on his team's just-completed...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners beat UTRGV on high-scoring night from Brady Manek

Oklahoma beat University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley 91-72 Monday night, tying its highest scoring game this season.

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Modern technology means watching ballgames at the airport

From the NFL to the Thunder, lots to see on electronic devices while awaiting a flight

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OU football: New quarterback battle just beginning in Norman

ATLANTA — Spencer Rattler was a little surprised when Lincoln Riley called his name Saturday night. Late in Oklahoma’s 63-28...

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OU men's basketball: 3 things to watch in Sooners' game against UTRGV

NORMAN — Oklahoma will play Texas-Rio Grande Valley on Monday night before starting Big 12 men's basketball play. The Sooners...

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OU vs. Texas-Rio Grande Valley men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

Texas-Rio Grande Valley at OU When: 6 p.m., Monday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, NormanTV: Fox Sports Oklahoma Radio: KRXO-FM...

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OU football: Sooner fatigue could set in on college football

ATLANTA – The script goes beyond familiar. Everyone has the story memorized. The Sooners lose a game in October, rally to win...

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OU football: CeeDee Lamb declares for 2020 NFL Draft

The junior wide receiver announced on Twitter on Sunday he would forego his last season of eligibility at Oklahoma and declare...

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Lincoln Riley: 'This is where I want to coach'

As the 2019 season ends and Sooners start declaring for the 2020 NFL Draft, Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley has reaffirmed his...

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OU football: When suspended Sooners will be back 'still up in air'

The Sooners don't know when they will get the three suspended players back.

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Quarterbacks, defense and looking ahead: Takeaways from Lincoln Riley on Sunday morning

Riley isn't worried the Sooners' lack of College Football Playoff success could hurt OU in the future

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OU fans showed up for the Peach Bowl

The video board in Atlanta can't compare to the video board in Arlington

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OU football: Sooners seem a long way from solving their playoff problem

ATLANTA — The Peach Bowl scoreboard had yet to short-circuit from so many LSU points. The Sooners trailed by only seven. I...

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College Football Playoff: Under weight of family tragedy, LSU coach crafts big win vs. OU

ATLANTA — Steve Ensminger wiped tears from his eyes after first walking onto the football field at Mercedes-Benz Stadium for...

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OU football: Sooner report card shows little to brag about after LSU's Peach Bowl rout

OU’s 63-28 Peach Bowl loss to Louisiana State was as one-sided as the score indicates. Hard to find much in the report card to...

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OU football: Sooners' blowout loss by the numbers

4: First-half touchdown catches by LSU receiver Justin Jefferson, who ended with that tally. It tied the record for the most...

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'It hurts me in my heart': Jalen Hurts' dream of winning national title at OU falls painfully short

ATLANTA — In the blink of an eye, LSU linebacker K’Lavon Chaisson was in the backfield. Another blink, and Chaisson had his...

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Former OU great Adrian Peterson won't concede the end of anything other than an NFL season

The jerseys that hang in Adrian Peterson's locker could be in Canton, Ohio. They belong to Tom Brady and Eli Manning and...

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Dominating performance against OU shocking even for LSU's elite offense

ATLANTA — The final score of LSU's 63-28 win in the Peach Bowl against Oklahoma came as a surprise to wide receiver Ja'Marr...

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OU football: Brendan Radley-Hiles ejected, freshman Woodi Washington in for Sooners in Peach Bowl

Brendan Radley-Hiles has been ejected from the Peach Bowl for targeting.

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OU football: Spencer Rattler gets playing time at end of Peach Bowl

As the Sooners’ season came to an end in the Peach Bowl, the Spencer Rattler era at Oklahoma began.

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OU football: Caleb Kelly will be back for Sooners next season

Caleb Kelly will be back for the Sooners next season.

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Five observations from Oklahoma's Peach Bowl loss to LSU

LSU dominated Oklahoma from start to finish to advance to the College Football Playoff Championship Game with a 63-28 Peach...

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OU football: Jalen Hurts meets young fan ahead of Peach Bowl thanks to Dominique Wilkins

Before Jalen Hurts took the field to warmup for the Peach Bowl on Saturday, he took the time to meet with a young fan.

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Peach Bowl highlight: seeing Bill Snyder and David Bassity

A visit to the College Football Hall of Fame for the Paul Finebaum Show paid extra benefits

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College Football Playoff: OU's Lincoln Riley & LSU's Ed Orgeron share a commonality

ATLANTA — Ed Orgeron and Lincoln Riley are from neighboring states but different worlds. Orgeron is from Lafourche Parish,...

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'He’s making history': How Jalen Hurts can leap past Baker Mayfield & Kyler Murray in OU football lore

ATLANTA — Jalen Hurts commands respect in this part of the country. Our part of the country, too, but maybe even more down...

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'The one that got away': Turmoil at LSU helped OU land former Tigers fan CeeDee Lamb

ATLANTA — Ask CeeDee Lamb where he’s from and he’ll give the easy answer. Houston. The hometown listed on the roster. “It’s...

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College Football Playoff: LSU's Ed Orgeron talks OU's Jalen Hurts & CeeDee Lamb

LSU coach Ed Orgeron conducted a Peach Bowl press conference Friday on the eve of the game. Here are some of his more...

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OU vs. LSU football: 3 players to watch, 2 big questions, 1 bold prediction

Here’s what to look for when No. 4-ranked Oklahoma plays No. 1 LSU in the College Football Playoff semifinal Peach Bowl: Three...

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OU football: Four key matchups for Sooners, LSU in Peach Bowl

ATLANTA — Here are four matchups that figure to go a long way toward deciding the College Football Playoff game between...

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OU vs. LSU football: How to watch, odds, predictions for Peach Bowl

No. 4-ranked Oklahoma plays No. 1 LSU at 3 p.m. CT Saturday in Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta in the College Football Playoff...

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College Football Playoff: Six Sooners and Tigers to watch in the Peach Bowl

Of course Jalen Hurts and Joe Burrow made the list.

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College Football Playoff: Sooners avoid trash talk before Peach Bowl

Before Thursday's Peach Bowl Media Day, Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley coached his players on how to answer questions about LSU

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College Football Playoff: Sooners top LSU in Battle for Bowl Week

The Sooners won two out of the three events against LSU this week. OU won the “Football Feud”, a Family Feud-style game show,...

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College Football Playoff: LSU coach Ed Orgeron thinks Clyde Edwards-Helaire will play

LSU coach Ed Orgeron said Friday running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire had not practiced yet this week

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College Football Playoff: Lincoln Riley says Peach Bowl not about Big 12 vs. SEC

Riley said the Peach Bowl was in part about conference pride, but quickly drew the distinction that it wasn’t about Big 12 vs. SEC

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Peach Bowl Media Day held at the College Football Hall of Fame

OIympic Park still sits in downtown Atlanta

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OU football: Defensive lineman Jalen Redmond expected to play expanded role vs. Tigers

ATLANTA — A year ago, Oklahoma defensive lineman Jalen Redmond felt detached from the team, although he was with teammates in...

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OU football: Culture change for Sooners' defense is similar to that of LSU offense

ATLANTA – Ed Orgeron gives the Oklahoma defense the highest compliment possible. He compares the Sooner defensive...

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Edwards-Helaire could be a long shot to play

ATLANTA — Clyde Edwards-Helaire was a no-show at both the Peach Bowl media day and the team’s practice on Thursday, more signs...

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OU football: LSU assistant coach Mickey Joseph wanted to be a Sooner

LSU receivers coach Mickey Joseph was a high school option quarterback in Marrero, Louisiana, who signed with Nebraska after...

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OU football: Tre Brown's 55-yard dash saved the Sooner season

ATLANTA – Baylor receiver Tyquan Thornton just sort of stood there when the ball was snapped. Put his hands up a little, like...

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Suspensions didn't derail 1977 Arkansas in Orange Bowl against OU

Can the Sooners recover from suspension of three players?

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Delarrin Turner-Yell: Injury 'frustrating' but trying to help Sooners any way he can

Oklahoma safety Delarrin Turner-Yell has been trying to stay positive after suffering a broken collarbone in practice last week

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Jadon Haselwood: 'Very excited' to be back in Georgia

Jadon Haselwood's return to his home state — he went to high school in nearby Ellenwood, Georgia — has been special.

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'I'm ready': Sooners' Jeremiah Hall says he can play tailback if needed

Redshirt sophomore fullback Jeremiah Hall said Thursday that he was prepared to spend some time at tailback if needed

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LSU's Ja’Marr Chase on OU’s Parnell Motley: ‘I want him to put his hands on me’

Ja'Marr Chase on Parnell Motley: 'Nothing stands out about him too much'

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LSU linebacker on Sooners: 'We're going to dominate them'

'O-line's not great, back's not great," Queen said, in part, of Oklahoma's offense

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Another trip to Atlanta, this time not for the Olympics

Atlanta is a major metropolis, but there won't be much time for anything except football

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OU football: If the Sooners feel disrespected, there's a quick fix in the Peach Bowl

ATLANTA — Double-digit underdogs. Playing with the Heisman Trophy runner-up but against the Heisman Trophy winner. Burdened by...

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OU football journal: Sooners battle-tested going into Peach Bowl

ATLANTA — Oklahoma is the only team in the College Football Playoff with a loss. The Sooners also played six games decided by...

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Former OU colleagues Brent Venables, Kevin Wilson will square off as Fiesta Bowl foes

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Kevin Wilson will never forget those practices. They were often more intense than the games. From 2002 to...

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Former OU star Kyler Murray learns the ways of NFL, from AirPods to airing it out

TEMPE, Ariz. — Quarterback Kyler Murray spent his rookie season with the Arizona Cardinals dealing with issues big and small:...

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'Coach, you have to be committed to it': How OU's Lincoln Riley helped Ed Orgeron and LSU implement the counter play

ATLANTA — When LSU coach Ed Orgeron met Oklahoma’s Lincoln Riley at the NFL Draft last spring, he didn’t want to engage in...

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OU football: CeeDee Lamb 'can’t wait to see' why LSU is called DBU

ATLANTA — CeeDee Lamb has been one of the best receivers in Oklahoma history. This season, Lamb has 58 catches for 1,208 yards...

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College football playoffs: Former OU assistants Brent Venables and Kevin Wilson ready to face off again

Friendly rivalry between former Oklahoma coaches Clemson defensive coordinator and Brent Venables and Ohio State offensive...

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Burris was a 1955 all-Big Seven halfback

Burris was part of the great Muskogee pipeline to OU

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Berry Tramel: From motorcycles to Santa Claus, these stories will revive the Christmas spirit

A Christmas story, circa 2000s: Attorney John McShane handled all of his friend’s many divorces. When McShane’s own marriage...

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OU football: Jalen Hurts and Alex Grinch are 'birds of a feather' for Sooners

ATLANTA — As much as any two figures, Jalen Hurts and Alex Grinch have defined Oklahoma’s run to the College Football Playoff....

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ESPN's Todd Blackledge: Clyde Edwards-Helaire's injury 'a critical thing for LSU' vs. OU

ATLANTA — Todd Blackledge has served as a college football analyst for 25 years, starting at ABC Sports in 1994, moving to CBS...

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'I should've taken her last name': Grinch jokes get old for OU defensive coordinator

Grinch has heard just about every joke imaginable that comes with having a last name synonymous with "How the Grinch Stole...

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College Football Playoff: Lincoln Riley doesn't air 'dirty laundry' but confirms 3 Sooners out vs. LSU

ATLANTA — When Oklahoma’s bus rolled up to the Sooners’ hotel Monday afternoon, Ronnie Perkins, Rhamondre Stevenson and Trejan...

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College Football Notebook: OU's Merv Johnson injured in car accident

Sooners radio analyst Merv Johnson will not travel to the Peach Bowl after being involved in a car accident Sunday afternoon...

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OU football: Sooners as endearing darlings of the playoffs? Believe it

On the morning the College Football Playoff field was announced, Fox College Football tweeted a short video with the four teams...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley confirms three Sooner suspensions for Peach Bowl

Sooners coach Lincoln Riley confirmed that Trejan Bridges, Ronnie Perkins and Rhamondre Stevenson would not play in the Peach Bowl

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LSU DE Rashard Lawrence: Jalen Hurts is a 'game-changer' for Sooners

Lawrence said there's plenty different about Hurts now and in 2017 when he faced Hurts at Alabama

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LSU coach Ed Orgeron: OU suspensions not a factor

LSU coach Ed Orgeron said Monday that he wasn't looking at the likely suspensions of a pair of key University of Oklahoma...

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OU men's basketball: Kristian Doolittle named Big 12 Player of Week

Sooners forward Kristian Doolittle is the Big 12 Player of the Week.

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Okies in the NFL: Andrews flashes Pro Bowl skills against Browns

Mark Andrews was selected for the Pro Bowl last week, then on Sunday the former Oklahoma tight end proved why. Andrews caught...

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The college football playoff features talented receivers

A flick of the wrist, a slight shift of the shoulder and they're off. Talented receivers are a big part of this year's College...

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Riley talks of being underdog to LSU

NORMAN — It's no secret for Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley that the Sooners are 13.5 point underdogs to LSU in the College...

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OU football: A Sooner fan's guide to what to do in Atlanta

ATLANTA — University of Oklahoma fans are used to Miami thanks to the Sooners long Orange Bowl history. They’ve become...

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OU football history well-represented at College Football Hall of Fame

ATLANTA — Within steps of the entrance to the College Football Hall of Fame is the first mention of the University of Oklahoma....

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OU women's basketball: Huskies dominate Sooners

UNCASVILLE, Conn. - Olivia Nelson-Ododa had 27 points, 15 rebounds and seven blocks and No. 2 UConn which was without coach...

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OU football: Jalen Hurts talks about time at Alabama, transferring and more with ESPN

Jalen isn't dwelling on his past College Football Playoff experiences as he and the Sooners get ready to take on LSU in the...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley talks being an underdog to LSU

It's no secret for Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley that the Sooners are 13.5 point underdogs to LSU in the College Football...

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College Football Playoff: OU fans recall the horrors of LSU fans at the Sugar Bowl

The bare-chested men standing alongside Interstate 49 were the first clue that the OU-LSU Sugar Bowl would be different for...

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

OKLAHOMA VS. NO. 2 UCONN •When: 3 p.m. Sunday •Where: Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Conn. •TV: CBS Sports Network •Radio: KOKC...

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'Gut-wrenching decision' led Burrow to LSU from Ohio State

NEW YORK — Alex Grinch knows what he’s up against in LSU quarterback Joe Burrow. In the spring of 2018, when Grinch went to...

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OU football: Sooners dominant in Big 12 over last decade

for Oklahoma football the 2010s have been a decade of dominance.

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OU football: Sooners have experience to rely on in College Football Playoff

This is the third straight season Oklahoma has made an appearance in the playoff, so most of the players on the team know what...

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OU football: Alex Grinch 'respectful' of LSU's offense

Alex Grinch has a good amount of respect for LSU's offense. The Sooners' defensive coordinator knows the caliber of offense he...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners survive UCF in narrow 53-52 win

Oklahoma beat UCF 53-52 to snap a two-game losing streak.

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'You can't stop what's destiny': Jalen Hurts returning to the site of the highs and lows of his career

NORMAN — The last time Jalen Hurts walked off the field at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, a slight smile flashed across...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners still have confidence in Jamal Bieniemy despite shots not falling

NORMAN — Jamal Bieniemy shot from behind the 3-point arc seven times Tuesday night. He missed all seven times. Bieniemy was a...

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Report: Sooners' Delarrin Turner-Yell to miss Peach Bowl after breaking collarbone

NORMAN — According to multiple reports, Oklahoma safety Delarrin Turner-Yell recently suffered a broken collarbone and will...

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OU football: CeeDee Lamb a consensus All-American

CeeDee Lamb is a consensus All-American.

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'Bookie' Radley-Hiles wins J.D. Runnels Media Cooperation Award

Radley-Hiles is the fifth player to win the award, joining Baker Mayfield among others

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OU football: With suspensions looming, Jalen Remond and Jeremiah Hall could play bigger roles in the Peach Bowl

NORMAN — Facing LSU in the Peach Bowl, both Ronnie Perkins and Rhamondre Stevenson figured to be key pieces in the Sooners’...

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Bowl games should be named after things that grow from the ground. (But you can stay, Cheez-It.)

While we slog again toward 40 televised bowl games, and prepare to morph into blobs and disappear into couches in front of...

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OU football: Creed Humphrey adds FWAA All-American honors

NORMAN — Creed Humphrey picked up another All-American honor.

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OU football: Story behind Bryson Washington's commitment

The Oklahoma football coach and his staff were at a an outing at Texas Rangers game when he got a call from 2020 safety target...

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OU baseball schedule highlighted by on-campus Bedlam series

The Big 12 Bedlam series will be played in Norman and Stillwater this season, while Oklahoma will face Arkansas in OKC

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Former Sooner star Josh Heupel should be judged on wins, not signing day rankings at UCF

ORLANDO, Fla. — For as many games as his teams have won, for as many touchdowns as they have scored and for as much excitement...

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OU football: Sooners coordinator Alex Grinch has gone from selling dreams to selling results

NORMAN — Alex Grinch wasn’t selling used cars for the first eight months of 2019. But he might as well have been selling a...

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National Signing Day: McGuinness stars Dominic Richardson, Brynden Walker best friends and future foes at TCU, OU

Dominic Richardson and Brynden Walker sat behind a table with McGuinness football helmets and their jerseys draped on each...

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OU football: Suspension talk dominates signing day for the Sooners

NORMAN — The question started off innocuous enough. “Lincoln, is Kennedy Brooks going to play in the Peach Bowl?" The...

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National Signing Day's big winners led by Clemson, Ohio State and Kentucky

Every head coach in the Bowl Subdivision spends national signing day crowing about how his team got better. As if it's somehow...

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National Signing Day: Sooners land rare two-sport star — unless pro baseball lures him away

NORMAN — Posing for pictures with family and friends, Cade Horton stationed himself behind a table covered with crimson and...

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National Signing Day: Sooners still the class of Big 12 football, but the rest of pack is improving

It’s the first day of the early signing period and, as usual, Texas and Oklahoma sit at the top of the Big 12 Conference in...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley explains idea behind 2020 class signing videos

National Signing Day has increasingly become a multimedia production for universities, and one team is leading the charge —...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley still unsure if Caleb Kelly will play if Sooners make national championship

According to current NCAA rules, Caleb Kelly has one game left if he wants to keep his redshirt.

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OU football Class of 2020 recruits, announcements, class rankings

Check out Oklahoma football's 2020 recruiting class.

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OU football: Lincoln Riley talks importance of Marvin Mims to Sooners' 2020 class

Oklahoma signed the most productive wide receiver in Texas high school history on National Signing Day.

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Former Iowa coach Hayden Fry dies at 90. His vast coaching tree lives on.

Hayden Fry, who died Tuesday at the age of 90 after a long battle with cancer, accomplished much over his lengthy college...

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OU football: Jalen Hurts never had signing day, was on Alabama's scout team instead

Jalen Hurts enrolled early at Alabama, arriving on campus in January of 2016. By then, Alabama had earned a spot in the...

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Sooner tailback depth will be minimal without Rhamondre Stevenson

Brooks, injured against Baylor, will play against LSU, Lincoln Riley says

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Oklahoma football: Hayden Fry's legacy goes beyond a coaching tree featuring Bob Stoops, Kirk Ferentz

HAYDEN FRY — He's the coaching godfather of Oklahoma's Bob Stoops and Iowa's Kirk Ferentz — opponents in the Dec. 30 Insight...

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Lincoln Riley: 'I cannot comment' on OU football suspension reports

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley addressed talk that several Sooners would be suspended for Dec. 28 Peach Bowl against LSU.

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Berry Tramel: LSU up to a 14-point favorite over the Sooners

Two biggest underdogs in playoff history, including the BCS, are the 2018 and 2019 Sooners

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OU at Creighton men's basketball: Foul trouble hurts Sooners in loss to Bluejays

Oklahoma was down by eight points with 13:31 left when Austin Reaves dribbled the ball up the court and stopped to shoot a...

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OU football: Perrion Winfrey hoping to make a big impression in Alex Grinch's defense

NORMAN — By the time Alex Grinch arrived at the University of Oklahoma in January, recruiting for the 2019 class was virtually...

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OU Women's Basketball: Big second quarter lifts Sooners

Taylor Robertson scored 21 points to lead five Sooners in double figures as Oklahoma downed Drake 93-84 Tuesday night at Lloyd...

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OU football: Why Lincoln Riley faces a quarterback quandary on National Signing Day

NORMAN — Oklahoma has a quarterback quandary. Seems odd to think that, much less write it. The Sooners’ last three starting...

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OU tied for the most Heisman winners -- and the most Heisman runnerups

Sooners have finished first or second 13 times in the Heisman Trophy voting

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In an eight-team playoff, Baylor would have been included this season

By season's end, the College Football Playoff committee loved Baylor

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OU football: Sooners add more All-American honors

CeeDee Lamb is a first team selection for the AP and Sporting News All-American teams.

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College Football Notebook: OSU's Hubbard and OU's Lamb named to All-America first team by Associated Press.

OU's Lamb, OSU's Hubbard named to All American first team Oklahoma wide receiver CeeDee Lamb and Oklahoma State running back...

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OU football: Andrew Raym's natural talent, work ethic made him into top prospect

NORMAN — Oklahoma might not have many players from the state signing National Letters of Intent, but the Sooners did get the...

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OU at Creighton men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

OU at Creighton When: 7:30 p.m., Tuesday Where: CHI Health Center Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska TV: FS1 (Cox 67) Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners' rebound struggles starting to hurt

NORMAN — De’Vion Harmon knows why Oklahoma lost to Wichita State on Saturday: the Sooners didn’t rebound. Rebounding has been...

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Drake at Oklahoma women’s basketball lineups, tipoff, TV info

Drake at OU When: 7 p.m., Tuesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman Streaming: Fox Sports Oklahoma Radio: KOKC 1520 AM, KREF...

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OU football: Sooners land commitment from JUCO defensive lineman Josh Ellison

Defensive lineman Joshua Ellison announced his commitment to the Sooners on Twitter on Monday.

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OU's CeeDee Lamb named to ESPN All-American team

Lamb had 58 catches for 1,208 yards and 14 touchdowns this season.

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Sooners are in an exclusive club in College Football Playoff era

New blood has infiltrated the College Football Playoff. Just like the year before. And the year before that. And the year...

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Murray bests Mayfield in showdown of OU Heisman quarterbacks

GLENDALE, Ariz. - Kenyan Drake ran for four touchdowns, Kyler Murray threw for 219 yards and a score and the Arizona Cardinals...

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Bedlam wrestling: Tight wins lift OSU to dual victory at OU

NORMAN — It took a video review in the final seconds to settle an intensely competitive match that gave Oklahoma State’s Reece...

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OU football: Alex Grinch a big part of Bishop McGuinness linebacker Brynden Walker's commitment to Sooners

NORMAN — If someone had told Brynden Walker three years ago that by December of his senior of high school he’d be signing his...

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Sooners hammer Sam Houston State

Madi Williams scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Oklahoma to a 95-71 rout of Sam Houston State on Sunday at Lloyd...

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Rating college football's 40 bowl games, from the 1-star Bahamas to 5-star playoffs

Just like the movies, we'll rank every bowl game on a five-star scale. We cover it all, from the Bahamas Bowl to the Texas Bowl...

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OU football: Meet the Sooners' commitments for the 2020 recruiting class

Signing day is almost here. Oklahoma football’s 2020 recruiting class is currently ranked No. 10 in the nation by Rivals....

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OU football: Sooners biggest need in 2020 recruiting class — quarterback

NORMAN — Signing day is Wednesday, and what Oklahoma needs from this recruiting class is clear — a quarterback. The Sooners...

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'Hungry? I’d say starving': Jalen Hurts says Sooners are focused on bigger trophies after Heisman runner-up finish

NEW YORK — There was little disappointment for OU quarterback Jalen Hurts on Saturday night after finishing second in the...

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Jalen Hurts goes with subdued look for Heisman wardrobe

Hurts goes with subdued look for wardrobe NEW YORK — Compared to the two Ohio State players who joined them as Heisman Trophy...

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OU vs. Sam Houston State women’s basketball lineups, tipoff, TV info

OU vs. Sam Houston State When: 2 p.m. Sunday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman Streaming: SoonerSports.TV Radio: KOKC 1520 AM,...

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'This is real bragging rights': Former OU quarterbacks Baker Mayfield & Kyler Murray set for first NFL duel

Valerie Hoke plans to wear OU crimson and cream to State Farm Stadium on Sunday. She won’t bring herself to wear the orange and...

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Bedlam wrestling: Examining four pivotal matchups in Bedlam dual

NORMAN — Oklahoma hosts Oklahoma State in the first of two Bedlam duals this season, set for 2 p.m. Sunday at McCasland Field...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners fall to Wichita State

Oklahoma lost to Wichita State after the Shockers rallied back in the second half.

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Sooners' Jalen Hurts finishes second in Heisman Trophy race, LSU's Joe Burrow wins

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow beat out the Sooners' Jalen Hurts for the award Saturday, winning by a decisive margin.

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'The journey is far from over': Jalen Hurts 'blessed' to be on Heisman trip but focus is on OU's playoff destination

NEW YORK — Jalen Hurts was a bit tired by the time he strolled into the Marriott Marquis on Friday afternoon. The lights from...

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OU men's basketball: Austin Reaves returns to Wichita a different player than when he left

NORMAN — Austin Reaves is very familiar with Oklahoma’s opponent for Saturday. Reaves, who spent the first two years of his...

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OU at Wichita State men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

OU at Wichita State When: 5 p.m. Saturday Where: INTRUST Bank Arena TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28) Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7 Three things to...

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Bedlam wrestling: Sooners will host Cowboys for first time in three years on Sunday

NORMAN — With a team he feels is more competitive than the last couple years, Oklahoma coach Lou Rosselli is ready to see how...

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OU football: Why Jalen Hurts losing the Heisman Trophy will put him in a fraternity of Sooner stars

Jalen Hurts won’t win the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night. Of that, there is little doubt. Two years ago, I wrote similar...

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College football notebook: Red Raiders' quarterback may transfer

Red Raiders' quarterback may transfer Texas Tech quarterback Jett Duffey, who started the final eight games for the Red Raiders...

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OU football: Multiple Sooners named to AP All-Big 12 rosters

Six Sooners made the AP All-Big 12 first team, and three were chosen as second team selections.

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OU football: New Baker Mayfield, Kyler Murray bobbleheads released

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has released new bobbleheads of Murray and Mayfield.

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OU football: Sooners not the only playoff team with a transfer quarterback

Jalen Hurts, late of Alabama, quarterbacks Oklahoma. Justin Fields, late of Georgia, quarterbacks Ohio State. Joe Burrow, late...

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'Climbing this mountain is not easy': In Jalen Hurts, OU has a real philosopher king

NORMAN — Keep the main thing the main thing. Go 1-0 this week. Take advantage of every opportunity. Listen to Jalen Hurts, and...

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OU football: CeeDee Lamb, Creed Humphrey named to Walter Camp All-American teams

CeeDee Lamb and Creed Humphrey are members of the Walter Camp All-American teams.

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OU football: Jalen Hurts loses out on Davey O'Brien, Maxwell awards to Joe Burrow

Jalen Hurts lost out on the Davey O'Brien and Maxwell awards to Joe Burrow.

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OU football: Ja'Marr Chase wins Biletnikoff over CeeDee Lamb

LSU’s Ja’Marr Chase won the 2019 Biletnkioff Award over Oklahoma's CeeDee Lamb.

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LSU's Grant Delpit wins Jim Thorpe Award

LSU's Grant Delpit won the 2019 Jim Thorpe Award. LSU and Oklahoma both have three Thorpe Award winners, which is presented by...

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OU football: Sooners have most support in College Football Playoff according to new map

Oklahoma may be No. 4 in the College Football Playoff rankings, but the Sooners are No. 1 in support across the country.

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OU football: Tyler Biadasz wins Rimington Trophy over Creed Humphrey, Matt Hennessey

Tyler Biadasz beat out Oklahoma’s Creed Humphrey and Temple’s Matt Hennessey for the award.

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'OU receivers make great plays': Why Ryan Broyles says Sooners' WR legacy is CeeDee Lamb's to uphold

NORMAN — Twice during his Oklahoma career, CeeDee Lamb arrived at a home game wearing the silver and black No. 25 jersey. The...

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OU football: Why Jalen Hurts' durability is underrated aspect of his success

There are two reasons Jalen Hurts is a Heisman Trophy finalist. His feet. Oh, that might be oversimplifying things — his...

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College Football Playoff: Five early storylines for Clemson-Ohio State

For the third time this decade, Clemson will face Ohio State in a postseason game. The Tigers and Buckeyes will meet in the...

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Could Steve Owens have been an Olympic decathlete?

Owens' talents go far beyond the football field

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Jack Santee played a huge role in OU football history

Former Wilkinson player Santee knew the Sooners needed to keep Switzer

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OU football: Analyzing Jalen Hurts' Heisman finalist season

NORMAN — The numbers don’t lie — Jalen Hurts earned his spot as a Heisman finalist. On paper, he has had a season similar to...

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OU football: 50 years ago, Barry's Boy, Steve Owens, won the Heisman Trophy

Jack Baer was born old and then got crusty. Baer was OU’s baseball coach when the Sooners won the 1951 College World Series and...

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SoonersXtra: Playoffs, awards and a few tangents

Ryan Aber and Abby Bitterman discuss playoffs, awards and more on this episode of the SoonersXtra podcast.

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Razorbacks hire a coach from the four corners of Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas

Pittman coached at OU, went to Pittsburg State and has returned to Arkansas

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OU football: Jalen Hurts set for NYC trip as a Heisman finalist, but Sooners QB eyes a bigger prize

NORMAN — Unlike the two players who preceded him as the Sooners’ quarterback, Jalen Hurts never talked about standing on a...

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OU football: Why Jalen Hurts is happy living his alternate reality

Jalen Hurts is living an alternate reality. Or at least a vastly different one than he envisioned three years ago. He was...

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Arlington title games different from old days in Kansas City

11 a.m. at JerryWorld is different from night games in cold Kansas City

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Sooners' Jalen Hurts named Heisman Trophy finalist

Oklahoma has had a Heisman Trophy finalist each of the last four seasons

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Bowl assignments create quite a challenge for Big 12

Big 12 teams in bowl games play four of the top 15 teams

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OU football: Creed Humphrey named finalist for Rimington Trophy

Creed Humphrey is a finalist for the Rimington Trophy, it was announced Monday.

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OU football: Little moments throughout the season lifted Sooners into CFP

GRAPEVINE, Texas — The main names that lifted the Sooners into the College Football Playoff yet again are well-known across...

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NFL Notebook: Adrian Peterson reaches career milestone

GREEN BAY, Wis. - Adrian Peterson added another career milestone on Sunday. The four-time first-team All-Pro running back...

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OU football: 5 things to know about LSU

No. 1-ranked LSU will take on No. 4 Oklahoma in the College Football Playoff semifinal Peach Bowl. Here are five things to...

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OU football: Playoff berth isn't surprising for Sooners but is impressive

NORMAN — Oklahoma is returning to the College Football Playoff. That was no sure thing. I’m not talking about what had to...

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Peach Bowl assignment shows Sooners have become playoff regulars

Robert Redford’s character is recruited to run for an unwinnable U.S. Senate race in the 1972 film “The Candidate.” Redford’s...

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College football rankings: LSU a tight fit over Ohio State

Committee mostly gets its selections correct

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OU football: Matt Rhule praises Sooners defenders for sportsmanship

Baylor coach Matt Rhule praised Oklahoma linebacker Kenneth Murray, defensive lineman Nevilee Gallimore and defensive back...

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OU football: Nick Basquine catches first touchdown of season in Big 12 Championship

Tied at 13 in the third quarter of the Big 12 Championship, Jalen Hurts found Nick Baquine in the end zone for an 18-yard...

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OU football: Ticket information for CFP semifinal Peach Bowl

Here's how to get tickets to No. 4 OU vs. No. 1 LSU in the College Football Playoff.

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Sooners will face LSU in College Football Playoff

Oklahoma is the No. 4 seed in the College Football Playoff and will take on the top-seeded Tigers in the Peach Bowl in Atlanta...

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OU football: Best, worst from Sooners' Big 12 title win

Oklahoma beat Baylor 30-23 for the Big 12 Championship on Saturday. Here’s a look at the best and worst from the game.

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OU football: Sooners open as underdog to LSU in College Football Playoff semifinals

No. 1 LSU opened as a 9.5 favorite over the Sooners in the College Football Playoff semifinal game.

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OU football: Lincoln Riley trusts his defense and wins fifth straight Big 12 title

ARLINGTON, Texas — Lincoln Riley thought about it. He debated in his mind. In those nano-seconds available for a coach’s...

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'He is Mr. Denton': Sooners guard De’Vion Harmon a 'role model' to many in North Texas community

DENTON, Texas — Deon Harmon got choked up walking into the arena on Thursday night. Not because he was watching his son,...

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OU women's basketball: Sooners drub No. 25 LSU 90-68

NORMAN — Taylor Robertson scored 21 points, Ana Llanusa added 20 and Oklahoma won for the first time in the Big 12/SEC...

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OU football: Sooners defense comes up big in overtime to win Big 12 yet again

ARLINGTON, Texas — Nik Bonitto isn’t sure who said it. But the Sooners linebacker heard it loud and clear, coming in behind him...

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OU football: Why Alex Grinch exhaled a bit after Sooners' Big 12 triumph

ARLINGTON, Texas — Alex Grinch spotted his family in the celebratory chaos on JerryWorld field and locked in on them like so...

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OU football: Big 12 Championship Game by the numbers

0: OU losses in rematches. They’ve had seven in their history and won each time. 5: Consecutive Big 12 titles for the Sooners....

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OU football: Sooners make strong closing argument to College Football Playoff selection committee

ARLINGTON, Texas — Baylor’s last pass fluttered and last gasp fell to the turf incomplete, igniting a Sooner celebration....

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OU football report card: Kenneth Murray and Sooners' defense grade out well in Big 12 title game

OU’s 30-23 victory over Baylor in the Big 12 Championship Game was a wild affair that included all kinds of great and...

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How to watch College Football Playoff Selection show

The final College Football Playoff rankings will be released Sunday, and this year's playoff and bowl matchups will be set.

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'God works in mysterious ways': OU's Jalen Hurts 'blessed' to win Big 12 championship

ARLINGTON, Texas — Jalen Hurts is a Big 12 champion. Hurts threw for 287 yards and a touchdown in the conference title match...

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OU football: CeeDee Lamb's big playmaking ability returns in Big 12 Championship

Lamb sat out Oklahoma's regular season meeting with Baylor due to a medical decision, and, in the Sooners' last two games, he...

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OU football: Rhamondre Stevenson scores in overtime to give Sooners lead, win

Stevenson was in the position to score in large part because Kennedy Brooks went down on the Sooners' last drive of regulation.

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OU 30, Baylor 23: Sooners win Big 12 Championship, improve odds of making College Football Playoff

Here are five takeaways from Oklahoma's 30-23 win over Baylor in the Big 12 Championship Game on Saturday.

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Big 12 championship final: OU 30, Baylor 23 (OT)

OU takes on Baylor in the Big 12 Championship game today at 11 a.m. Follow news from the game below.