DALLAS — Tempers flared, flags flew and referee Mike Defee flexed his muscles, figuratively.
DALLAS — Put your hand in the air if you thought Oklahoma would beat Texas inside the Cotton Bowl on a day Jalen Hurts wasn’t particularly good.
DALLAS — The scene was typical at midfield of the Cotton Bowl following an Oklahoma-Texas football game. The winners glistened with joy.
Wagoner High ex Kevin Peterson was one of five free agents added by the Arizona Cardoinals on Sunday, the day after NFL rosters had to be reduced to 53 players heading into this coming week's season openers.
Bill Bedenbaugh opened the preseason with a tough task, having to replace four of Oklahoma’s five starters on the offensive line from a year ago. Lincoln Riley was asked if there had been any changes in his assistant coach.
In his final media availability before the season opener at Oregon State, Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy was still noncommittal on the quarterback position for the Cowboys.
Chanse Sylvie couldn’t help but stand out in his blue vest. With the Oklahoma safety’s shoulders rolling out the top of his sleeves, he had to have been one of the most physically imposing employees working for Walmart this summer.
MOUNT VERNON, Texas (AP) — Art Briles was back at his roots Monday, coaching a high football team in Texas after a season in Italy and more than three years after the two-time Big 12 champion coach was fired by Baylor in the wake of a sexual assault scandal.
ARLINGTON, Texas — CeeDee Lamb didn’t have to absorb the criticism thrown at Oklahoma’s defense last season. But he did anyway.
A year ago, it was Rodney Anderson uttering the unthinkable, saying Oklahoma’s offense wouldn’t take one step back despite losing a Heisman Trophy winning quarterback.
ARLINGTON, Texas —Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby addressed the large group of reporters at the league’s annual football media days without much news or concerns.
Seven months ago, Oklahoma State was on the verge of ending a bowl streak that dated back to 2006 and was one loss away from the program’s first losing season since Mike Gundy’s inaugural year at the helm of his alma mater in 2005.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Imagine a world where Mike Gundy was embedded in Oklahoma football lore as one of its quarterback greats.
Russell Westbrook and James Harden are together again, and Chris Paul is leaving Houston to make that reunion happen.
Connors State pitcher Bryan Martinez was picked in the 33rd round by Houston Astros on the final day of the MLB draft, giving the local area one draftee.
Oklahoma swept its Super Regional series and Alabama squeezed past its own to set up a familiar match-up in Oklahoma City.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Oklahoma’s Garett Reband, facing a five-foot bogey putt on the final hole gave Texas’ Parker Coody a two-foot bogey putt and the Longhorns, not the Sooners, will be taking on No. 1 Oklahoma State this afternoon at the NCAA golf championships at The Blessings Golf Club.
Damian Lillard hit a 37-footer over a lunging Paul George just after midnight, Oklahoma time, and the Thunder’s offseason of discontent officially began.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Be it a strength or a weakness, called for or not, Oklahoma City Thunder coach Billy Donovan will almost always find something positive to emphasize.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The series between the Thunder and Trail Blazers — which includes at least one more game, beginning at 9:30 tonight, inside Moda Center — is playing out on different levels.
In an air raid offense that has dominated Stillwater for more than a decade, Oklahoma State’s running backs are looking to make an impact.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City center Steven Adams said the difference between winning and losing to Portland may be imperceptible to most watching.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The best hope Thunder Nation has as it ponders Game 3, an absolute must-win as the Oklahoma City-Portland series moves into Chesapeake Energy Arena for at least two more tussles, is its ability to believe in Paul George.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Carsen Edwards scored 29 points as Purdue advanced to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2000, needing overtime to beat Tennessee 99-94 Thursday night after blowing an 18-point lead.
Even though they would eventually shed the final year of Carmelo Anthony’s contract, turning it into the acquisition of Dennis Schroder, the Thunder knew the signing of Paul George to a max contract last offseason meant they’d be paying a whole lot of money in salary and the luxury tax.
Before college, Oklahoma receiver CeeDee Lamb attended a recruiting combine in the Dallas area and ran into a guy named Jalen Hurts.
Alexis Gaulden and Desiree Lewis both scored in double figures, but it wasn’t enough as Tulsa dropped a 66-54 decision to UCF in the American Athletic Conference quarterfinals on Saturday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Surrounded by reporters, a larger than usual throng there to see him for the first time or simply starved for post All-Star break access, Markieff Morris smiled.
Apparently, it was not easy. However, in the end, Lincoln Riley, perhaps at the order of one of his bosses, or in a fit of common sense over pique or some convoluted sense of program interest, did the right thing.
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A Loving Tribute to Lorri from her Family. Lorri Gayle White Tedder was born August 18, 1964 in Muskogee, Oklahoma to Lewis G. White Jr. and Margaret Sullivan White. Her family lived in Muskogee, Tulsa, and eventually made their home in Porter, Oklahoma. Lorri attended Porter Schools and gra…
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