Three Sooners named to All-Region First Team; Six total honored
May 16, 2013
The honors keep rolling in for Oklahoma softball.
On Thursday, six Sooners were named to the 2013 National Fastptich Coaches Association Division I All-Central Region Team.
Six honorees tie a program record established in 2005, then matched in 2007.
This season, three Sooners made the First Team and three... Read More
Big 12, SEC announce Men's Basketball Challenge for upcoming season
May 14, 2013
The Big 12 and SEC announced Tuesday that the conferences will square-off in a men’s basketball challenge next season.
The Big 12/SEC Challenge will include five teams that are ranked in the top 25 preseason poll on ESPN.com: No. 1 Kentucky, No. 5 Kansas, No. 7 Florida, No. 11 Oklahoma State and No. 19... Read More
Oklahoma softball sweeps conference awards
May 14, 2013
Oklahoma is now home to the 2013 Big 12 Champions, Big 12 Coach of the Year, Big 12 Pitcher of the Year and Big 12 Player of the Year.
After winning the Big 12 title on Saturday, the conference announced Tuesday that Patty Gasso, Keilani Ricketts and Shelby Pendley were honored as the coach, pitcher and player of... Read More
Oklahoma sophomore quarterback Kendal Thompson arrested in Norman
May 10, 2013
NORMAN — Oklahoma’s battle to replace four-year starting quarterback Landry Jones remained unsettled after spring football practices.
Sophomore Kendal Thompson’s chances of winning the job might have taken a hit after his early morning arrest Friday a complaint of public intoxication and interference with... Read More
Oklahoma football: Bob Stoops right & wrong about the SEC
May 09, 2013
Bob Stoops has taken on the Godzilla of sport. No. Not the Miami Heat. SEC football. Stoops had the audacity to say that the SEC’s current status as the kingpin of college football is the result of “propaganda.” Silly thing to say, because you can’t win that one. To the victor goes the spoils, and the SEC... Read More
What the OKC Memorial Marathon finish line meant
April 30, 2013
The finish line means something to everybody. That’s what I wrote Monday for The Oklahoman’s main event. The act of crossing the finish line meant something to every one of the 25,000 runners at this year’s Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon. ¶ It always does, but this year it meant more. ¶ For some, the... Read More
Landry Jones talks about being drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers
April 29, 2013
Former OU quarterback Landry Jones was drafted in the fourth round by the Steelers on Saturday. And soon after, he did a conference call with Pittsburgh reporters to discuss a variety of topics. Here’s the transcript: Did you expect this at all? I have no clue. I was sitting there watching it and talking ... Read More
Oklahoma football: Trashing Bob Stoops' offense
April 29, 2013
Trent Dilfer has joined the chorus trashing the Oklahoma offense, in defense of Landry Jones. You can read the ESPN analyst’s tirade here. The Sooner offense has its issues. But Dilfer is all wet in his criticism. He calls the OU offense “a joke” and “spitball,” which are strong and funny terms but don’t... Read More