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Oklahoma football: Web page offers glimpse of Sooners Sports TV venture

Venture with Fox Sports still has not been announced, but it has been promoted on Fox Sports Oklahoma.
by Mel Bracht Modified: September 7, 2012 at 6:06 pm •  Published: September 7, 2012
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Sooner Sports TV has been promoted on Fox Sports Oklahoma and a Web page has been launched, but OU athletic officials still have not have officially announced the new multimedia sports venture with Fox.

“We're working closely with Fox and should have a formal announcement soon,” said Kenny Mossman, OU senior associate athletic director, in an email Friday.

The Web page on SoonerSports.com does provide insight into the venture. It includes a schedule of OU events being carried by Fox Sports Oklahoma, Fox Sports Southwest and Fox Sports Plus, a list of cable and satellite services that carry the programming, a webcast section and a Twitter page. To reach the Web page from SoonerSports.com, click on “multimedia” and then “Sooner Sports TV.”

Upcoming webcast events include pregame football programming at 4:30 p.m. Saturday and the Bob Stoops news conference at noon Monday.

Upcoming TV events include a replay of the OU-Florida A&M game at 9 a.m. Sunday on FSOK, Stoops' coach's show at 7 p.m. Sunday on FSOK, a ORU-OU soccer match at 8 p.m. on Fox Sports Plus and Stoops' news conference at noon Monday on FSOK.

According to the webpage, membership to SoonerSports.tv will include access to live games across all Sooner sports, behind-the-scenes footage, news conferences, coaches' shows and other programming. Visitors can sign up for a three-month free promotional membership.

by Mel Bracht
Copy Editor, Sports Media
Mel Bracht is a copy editor on the presentation desk and also covers sports media. A 1978 graduate of Indiana University, Bracht has been a print journalist for 34 years. He started his career as sports editor of the Rensselaer (Ind.) Republican...
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