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  • Dallas RB DeMarco Murray has new-found faith in former Bedlam rival Joseph Randle

    Published: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    DeMarco Murray had doubts when he would come out of games last year. The Dallas Cowboys lead running back wasn’t sure if his replacements could successfully carry the load. The former Oklahoma standout no longer has those concerns. What he’s seen throughout the offseason and training camp from backs like Lance Dunbar and former Oklahoma State star Joseph Randle has Murray feeling more comfortable about taking a breather in 2014. “[Dunbar] and Randle are going to have an important role this year and those are guys that not only do I trust, but the coaches trust,” Murray said Wednesday. 

  • Former OSU quarterback Wes Lunt named starter at Illinois

    Published: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    Turns out Wes Lunt is a Division I starting quarterback. The former Oklahoma State quarterback was named the starter at Illinois on Wednesday. Lunt transferred from Oklahoma State prior to the 2013-14 season, while battling with Cowboys QBs Clint Chelf and J.W. Walsh. Lunt was named the Illini's starting quarterback by a guy also tied to Oklahoma State football -- former Cowboys defensive coordinator Tim Beckman.

  • Why The Cleveland Browns Benched Johnny Manziel

    Published: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    The Cleveland Browns will start Brian Hoyer over Johnny Manziel in Week 1 against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the team announced on Wednesday. Business Insider reports head coach Mike Pettine praised Hoyer in a statement, but added this telling explanation, "We've maintained all along that if it was close, I would prefer to go with the more experienced player." That's not exactly a ringing endorsement. Neither player has been good in the preseason. Hoyer's stat line (8-for-20, 108 passing yards, 0 TDs, 0 INTs) is just as rough as Manziel's (14-for-27, 128 passing yards, 1 TD, 0 INTs).

  • Mike Ditka blames Washington Redskins name-change talk on 'political correct idiots in America'

    Published: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    Does Hall of Famer and current ESPN analyst Mike Ditka think the Washington Redskins should change their name? asks The Buzzer on Fox. No. No he doesn't. How do we know this? Because he said the following in a recent interview

  • Russell Westbrook poses for photo with Russell Westbrook

    Matt Carney | Published: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    I sincerely hope that Russell Westbrook runs his own official Russell Westbrook Facebook page because that would mean that yesterday Russell Westbrook posted a photo of Russell Westbrook posing with a picture of Russell Westbrook while holding a picture of Russell Westbrook to the official Russell Westbrook Facebook page. Russell Westbrook.

  • These NCAA football jerseys will just say THE TEAM on the back

    Published: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    If you've ever talked to a sports cliche machine, they've probably told you something about how "The name on the front of the jersey is more important than the name on the back," because, you know, the front of the jersey has the team name on it and the back tends to have a player name. USF football is going to try to eliminate that problem.

  • Influential NFL voices unlikely to say 'Redskins'

    Published: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    Two notable NFL analysts and former Super Bowl champions say they're planning to a stand against the Washington Redskins' nickname by refusing to say it on the air, according to Yahoo Sports. The controversy surrounding the nickname has taken on all forms, and for CBS lead analyst Phil Simms and NBC studio analyst Tony Dungy, their protest will be to avoid saying it. Simms and CBS will broadcast the Giants-Redskins game on Sept. 25. "My very first thought is it will be Washington the whole game," Simms told the Associated Press' Barry Wilner.

  • Redskins secondary puts hands up in pregame introductions, referencing protests in Ferguson, Mo.

    Published: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    The starting lineup bounded onto the field for Monday’s preseason game against the Browns, each starter individually announced. The secondary was last, and it came out as one unit, starters and backups alike. They walked with arms folded up, palms open.

  • WATCH: Kobe Bryant Was At A Loss For Words After Seeing Nike's Futuristic LED Court

    Published: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    Kobe Bryant has seen and done just about everything during the course of his magnificent basketball career, so when the Black Mamba is impressed by something, that's a good clue for the rest of us to take notice. During a recent trip to China, Bryant helped Nike debut a new LED court which resembles a video game with its technology and design. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar admits that he didn't even know that what he experienced was possible, The Post Game reports.

  • Johnny Football flips the bird at an opposing bench

    Matt Carney | Published: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    Midway through the third quarter in the Monday night preseason NFL matchup between the Browns and the Redskins, Johnny Manziel … well, you really don’t need me to explain it much more than this. Watch it below in Vine form, via gifdsports.

  • Dallas Cowboys: QB Brandon Weeden still a work in progress

    Published: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    Brandon Weeden had a little bit of a rough night on Saturday in the Dallas Cowboys preseason game vs. the Baltimore Ravens.  The former Oklahoma State standout quarterback went 10-for-19, throwing for 129 yards an an interception. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said he also struggled a little with his decision making at the line. But Garrett said Weeden is a work in progress and that he'll get "better and better."

  • Florida State receiver ineligible because of grades

    Published: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    Florida State wide receiver Isaiah Jones has been declared academically ineligible. Coach Jimbo Fisher said Saturday that Jones still will attend FSU and practice with the Seminoles. The 6-foot-4 sophomore caught two passes for 31 yards in five games in 2013, but he had five receptions for 81 yards to lead the Gold squad in the Seminoles' spring game in April. He was part of a large group of receivers competing for starting jobs after FSU lost senior Kenny Shaw and Kelvin Benjamin entered the NFL draft early.  Florida State opens the season Aug. 30 in Arlington, Texas, against Oklahoma State.

  • Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart to throw out first pitch at Red Sox game

    Published: Sat, Aug 16, 2014

    Former Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart will perform in Boston Saturday night, but not on the basketball court.  According to the Boston Celtic's Twitter account, he is throwing out the first pitch at the Boston Red Sox's game against the Houston Astros. 

  • Mo'Ne Davis throws shutout at Little League World Series

    Published: Fri, Aug 15, 2014

    Mo'Ne Davis became the first female in Little League World Series history to throw a shutout, as the 13-year-old struck out eight and allowed only two hits in Taney, Pa.'s 4-0 win over Nashville in the first round. Davis didn't walk a batter for Taney and only needed 70 pitches in six innings. Taney will face the winner of Texas-Rhode Island on Sunday at 7 p.m. (ESPN2).

  • Watch something bad happen to James Harden

    Matt Carney | Published: Fri, Aug 15, 2014

    Okay, it’s not that bad. Now that James Harden’s leading a conference rival and not coming off the Thunder’s bench though, we’ve gotta take what we can get. And what we got today was The Beard and a handful of his USA Basketball teammates taking their turn at the ice bucket challenge that’s gotten so […]

  • Former Sooners WR Jalen Saunders involved in single-car accident

    Published: Fri, Aug 15, 2014

    Former OU receiver Jalen Saunders was involved in a single-car accident Friday morning on the way to the New York Jets training facility in New Jersey. Newyorkjets.com reports that Saunders was taken to a hospital and is being monitored there as a precaution. He won't travel with the team to Saturday's preseason game in Cincinnati. Saunders was drafted in the fourth round (104th overall) by the Jets in the 2014 NFL Draft. He had one reception for 1 yard and returned two punts for 11 yards in the Jets' first preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts.

  • OSU football commit Jaylon Lane to play in Semper Fidelis All-American Game

    Published: Fri, Aug 15, 2014

    Oklahoma State football commitment Jaylor Lane announced Friday that he has commited to play in the Semper Fidelis All-American Game. Lane, a four-star defensive back out of Nacogdoches, Texas, committed to the Cowboys in May . He has offers from numerous schools, including Florida State, LSU, Florida, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Georgia, Ohio State and Texas A&M. He is one of 10 commitments for OSU in the 2015 recruiting class. Three Oklahoma prep players were selected to the game  from the Class of 2014 -- Douglass defensive end Deondre Clark, Jenks safety Steven Parker and Tulsa Union tight end Carson Meier.

  • OU featured in Nike 'Week Zero' college football-themed shoe collection

    Published: Fri, Aug 15, 2014

    Nike unveiled some sweet new college football themed versions of the new Nike Lunar collection, dubbed the Nike Lunar TR1 "Week Zero" in honor of eight top Nike programs. OU is included in the mix of the personalized trainers, along with Texas, Michigan State, Oregon, Florida State, Alabama, Georgia and Ohio State. The shoes are set to release Aug. 27.

  • Bob Stoops rides the Sooner Schooner into OU practice

    Published: Fri, Aug 15, 2014

    The Sooners coach rode onto the field in the Sooner Schooner following practice, cowboys hat and all, delivering ice cream to the players.

  • OU football: Pay-per-view details on season opener against Louisiana Tech

    Published: Fri, Aug 15, 2014

    FOX Sports Oklahoma has announced details on the pay-per-view broadcast of OU's season opening game against Louisiana Tech on Aug. 30. From SoonerSports.com: "The game is being televised on a pay-per-view basis because it wasn't selected for over-the-air broadcast or cable television coverage." Viewers outside the state of Oklahoma can view the game via live stream on SoonerSports.tv for $54.99, or the game can be paired with an annual subscription for $109.99. Cable TV subscribers must have digital cable to order the game. A list of program providers and PPV channels is listed here .