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  • VIDEO: Johanna Quaas, 89, the world's oldest active gymnast, to be honored in Oklahoma City

    Erik Horne | Published: Thu, May 14, 2015

    What do you hope to be doing at 89 years old? Personally, I’d just like to be breathing, let alone doing parallel bars. That’s what 89-year-old Johanna Quaas can pull off. On Saturday, Quaas – who in 2012 made her way into Guinness World Record book as the world’s oldest active gymnast – will be […]

  • Fox's Bradshaw, Aikman discuss 'Deflate-Gate' punishment

    Mel Bracht | Published: Tue, May 12, 2015

    NFL on Fox analysts Troy Aikman and Terry Bradshaw joined Fox Sports 1’s “America Pregame”  on Tuesday night, discussing the penalties levied by the NFL against the New England Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady for their roles in the underinflation of footballs used in January’s AFC...

  • Eric Striker, Emmanuel Ogbah, Kentrell Brothers each first-rounders in way-too-early 2016 NFL mock draft

    Erik Horne | Published: Wed, May 6, 2015

    Who doesn’t love a good mock draft? The 2015 NFL Draft isn’t even a week old and already we have 2016 mocks making the rounds. On Rob Rang’s 2016 mock draft for The Sports XChange/CBSSports.com (which you can read in its entirety here), he has Oklahoma State DE Emmanuel Ogbah, Oklahoma LB Eric...

  • Bob Bowlsby 'doesn't sense a conference title game' coming to Big 12

    Erik Horne | Published: Tue, May 5, 2015

    So, is the Big 12 title game coming back or not? Not even Bob Bowlsby seems to know the exact direction of the league at this moment. Back in March, the Big 12 commissioner said the league’s commissioners were in favor of ending the conference’s co-champion policy in football via the...

  • Why Jameis Winston had crab legs at his NFL Draft party

    Erik Horne | Updated: Fri, May 1, 2015

    In spite of controversy from his days at Florida State involving shoplifting and accusations of sexual assault, Jameis Winston was selected No. 1 overall by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Thursday’s NFL Draft. He made it. He had a party last night to celebrate. At this party, Winston was...

  • TNT reporter Craig Sager discusses Thunder's future

    Mel Bracht | Published: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    Craig Sager, TNT’s flamboyant sideline reporter who is sidelined after a relapse with leukemia, discussed the Thunder’s future in an interesting esssay on NBA.com. Here’s the link.  

  • TNT analysts speak out against Scott Brooks' firing

    Mel Bracht | Published: Thu, Apr 23, 2015

    TNT’s NBA studio crew, including Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal and Kenny Smith, spoke out against the firing of Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks on Wednesday night during the pregame show before Game 2 of Trail Blazers/Grizzlies series. Here are excerpts of their comments:  ...

  • Texas’ Charlie Strong says he has better hold on team in 2nd season

    Erik Horne | Published: Tue, Apr 21, 2015

    The biggest difference for Charlie Strong this offseason from his first in Austin? For one, he’s not running off as many players. There’s still summer to come, a time in 2014 when Strong dismissed multiple players from Texas, but the second-year Longhorns coach says he knows more about his team...

  • TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin will return in May from wrist surgery

    Erik Horne | Published: Tue, Apr 21, 2015

    TCU coach Gary Patterson said quarterback Trevone Boykin will be back on the field at the end of May following surgery on his left wrist. Patterson said Boykin, who had surgery on his non-throwing wrist in early April, won’t miss any of TCU’s summer workouts. The senior-to-be will be one of the...

  • Baylor coach Art Briles says schedule had ‘zero effect’ on Bears missing College Football Playoff

    Erik Horne | Updated: Tue, Apr 21, 2015

    Baylor football has been criticized in recent years for its soft non-conference schedule, and the Bears paid the price for it last season when they were left out of the College Football Playoff. But coach Art Briles said Tuesday on the Big 12 Spring Football Coaches’ Teleconference that the...

  • Dave Bliss: Reaction to the disgraced ex-Baylor coach's hiring at Southwestern Christian University

    Erik Horne | Updated: Mon, Apr 6, 2015

    Dave Bliss is making a return to college basketball after 12 years. The former OU, SMU, New Mexico and Baylor coach has resurfaced at NAIA Southwestern Christian University as its new men’s basketball coach (you can read Berry Tramel’s breaking news story here and his column where he speaks to...

  • WATCH: Georgia State's Ron Hunter falls out of chair celebrating NCAA Tournament upset of Baylor

    Erik Horne | Published: Thu, Mar 19, 2015

    When Big 12 Tournament winner and No. 3-seed Iowa State lost to UAB 60-59 in its opening game of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday, I was as stunned as anyone. At least the Big 12 still had Baylor, another 3-seed, going up against 14-seed Georgia State, right? Wrong. R.J. Hunter hit a DEEP 3 for […]



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