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  • OU tickets available for three home games, including Bedlam

    Ryan Aber | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Two visiting teams—including Oklahoma State—returned tickets for Oklahoma home games this season and those tickets are now available. Tickets are now available for purchase for the Oct. 18 game against Kansas State and the Dec. 6 game against the Cowboys. Tickets also remain for the game against Kansas on Nov. 22. Bedlam tickets cost $105 […]

  • Sooners will break out new alternate uniforms Saturday at West Virginia

    Ryan Aber | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    NORMAN—Oklahoma will debut its new “Bring The Wood” alternate uniforms Saturday when the Sooners play at West Virginia. OU coach Bob Stoops said Wednesday that the Sooners would wear the wood grain crimson helmets, cream jerseys with “Oklahoma” on the chest, crimson pants and black shoes. “We just thought we might as well use them since […]

  • Don't expect West Virginia's Kevin White to reprise Tavon Austin role

    Ryan Aber | Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Oklahoma defensive coordinator Mike Stoops might still have nightmares of Tavon Austin. The West Virginia wide receiver moved to running back two years ago when the Sooners played in Morgantown and scorched OU, running for 344 yards and a pair of touchdowns. With the Mountaineers having another dynamic playmaker at wide receiver in Kevin White, […]

  • State Fair

    Sarah Phipps | Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Last Sunday, I took a Lomo Sprocket Rocket to the Oklahoma State Fair. The Sprocket Rocket is a toy camera that exposes a whole strip of 35mm film. -Sarah Phipps

  • Walk-On Wednesday: Oklahoma junior kicker Eric Hosek

    Ryan Aber | Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    NORMAN—Continuing our weekly “Walk-on Wednesday” blog series, this week we feature Oklahoma redshirt junior kicker Eric Hosek. Hosek came to the Sooners from Sherman, Texas. Here’s a look at the first two parts of the series: Senior DB Brandon Young Senior LB Caleb Gastelum, who has since been given a scholarship. How are things going for you? […]

  • Former Arizona coach Mike Stoops happy for quarterback Daxx Garman; 'I just hope he doesn't get too good'

    Jason Kersey | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    NORMAN — When he was Arizona’s head coach, Mike Stoops recruited quarterback Daxx Garman to Tucson. Stoops was fired in the middle of Garman’s true freshman season, and the quarterback transferred to Oklahoma State the following year. Garman, who was ruled ineligible his senior year of high school after moving from Jones to Southlake, Texas, […]

  • Medal of Honor recipient, family members go to Capitol

    Chris Casteel | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Medal of Honor recipient Bennie G. Adkins and the siblings of Medal of Honor of recipient Donald P. Sloat attended a White House ceremony on Monday and a Pentagon ceremony on Tuesday. On Wednesday, they were on Capitol Hill, meeting congressional leaders. President Barack Obama awarded the medals on Monday. Adkins and Sloat hailed from […]

  • Oklahoma State football: Quarterback Daxx Garman yet to commit a turnover through two games

    Kyle Fredrickson | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Considering the five-year gap in his playing career, it would be understandable if Oklahoma State quarterback Daxx Garman struggled early on with decision making. There’s a huge difference between making smart reads in practice as compared to live action.

  • Casady's Josh Wariboko-Alali selected to Under Armour All-America Game

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Casady offensive lineman Josh Wariboko-Alali has been selected to play in the 2015 Under Armour All-America Game in January. Wariboko-Alali is ranked No. 1 on The Oklahoman’s Super 30 and currently holds 24 Division I scholarship offers. He was once verbally committed to Oklahoma, which remains among his final eight choices including California, Louisville, Ohio […]

  • U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill hammers Bob Stoops in op-ed for bringing in troubled receiver Dorial Green-Beckham

    Jason Kersey | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    NORMAN — United States Sen. Claire McCaskill is apparently no fan of Bob Stoops. McCaskill, a Missouri Democrat, wrote a column for USA Today in which she takes aim at Stoops for adding troubled wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham to the OU roster last summer. She wrote that she was “stunned” when Stoops was atop a […]

  • Wednesday Video Spotlight: Miranda Lambert gets emotional singing "Over You" to pediatric cancer patient

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Country music superstar and Tishomingo resident Miranda Lambert became overwhelmed with emotion and needed the crowd’s help to finish her touching hit “Over You” over the weekend at a Corpus Christie, Texas, show. During the show Saturday at the American Bank Center, Lambert began serenading a front-row concert-goer by the name of Brooke Hester, a […]

  • Garth Brooks taking comeback tour to Kentucky

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Oklahoma country music megastar Garth Brooks is continuing to add dates to his comeback tour: The longtime Owasso resident announced today that he is set to return to Kentucky after 16 years. “The Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood” will be playing Lexington, Ky., starting Halloween night. The concerts will be at 6:30 p.m. […]

  • Video: NPR, SiriusXM Outlaw Country to provide live coverage of TONIGHT's Americana Music Association’s Honors & Awards; Parker Millsap is nominated & performing

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    NPR Music and Folk Alley return to Nashville, Tenn., to webcast the 13th annual Americana Music Association’s Honors & Awards show tonight. Starting at 7 tonight, fans can watch the entire event, including performances by some of the genre’s biggest names, in a live video stream at NPR.org/music, WKSU’s FolkAlley.com and on participating public radio […]

  • What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 17, 2014: See "Art of the Brick: Permission to Play" before it closes Sept. 28 at Science Museum Oklahoma

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Today’s featured event: See the LEGO art exhibition “Art of the Brick: Permission to Play” before it closes Sept. 28 at Science Museum Oklahoma, 2100 NE 52. The exhibit marks the Oklahoma debut of the work of New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya, who is credited with bringing LEGO bricks into the fine art world. Along […]

  • Oklahoma State football: Has J.W. Walsh or Daxx Garman been more productive this season?

    Berry Tramel | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Someone asked me a good question this week. Has the OSU offense been better with J.W. Walsh at quarterback or Daxx Garman at quarterback? It’s a relatively easy process to find out, because the evidence is so flimsy. Walsh quarterbacked five quarters this season, Garman seven. Not all quarters are created equally, of course. Walsh […]

  • Oklahoma football: Does OU have the firepower it had in 2012?

    Berry Tramel | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

      The last time OU played in Morgantown, the Sooners won a wild one, 50-49. Actually, wild doesn’t begin to describe it. Most remembered are the amazing numbers posted by West Virginia. Quarterback Geno Smith completed 20 of 35 passes for 320 yards, flanker Steadman Bailey had 13 catches for 205 yards and flanker-turned-tailback Tavon […]

  • West Virginia travelblog: The Emerald City of Pittsburgh

    Berry Tramel | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

      We approached the Fort Pitt Tunnel, and I could hardly contain my glee. Trish the Dish and I flew into Pittsburgh on Tuesday; going down to Morgantown on Wednesday for some interviews with Dana Holgorsen and Oliver Luck, then headed to the Amish Country for a couple of days before coming back to Pittsburgh […]

  • Dodgers fan? The Oklahoman is looking for the biggest fan in OKC

    Erik Horne | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    If you haven’t heard, the Oklahoma City RedHawks are set to become the Triple-A affiliate for the Los Angeles Dodgers, one of the most storied franchises in Major League Baseball history. With the Dodgers’ name comes a rich tradition, a stable of championships, and a massive fan base that dates back to the team’s origins […]

  • Brad Dalke bound for Scotland to compete in Junior Ryder Cup

    Scott Wright | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    Hobart golfer Brad Dalke leaves this week for Scotland, where he’ll become the state’s first boys golfer to compete in the Junior Ryder Cup international match play competition. Dalke, the son of Hobart football coach Bill Dalke, is one of 12 junior golfers  — six boys and six girls — selected to represent the United […]

  • Oklahoma State football: QB J.W. Walsh's seat atop Boone Pickens Stadium was strategic move

    Kyle Fredrickson | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    J.W. Walsh sat high above the field Saturday night on the roof of Boone Pickens Stadium for a bird's-eye view of OSU’s win against UTSA. For those with acrophobia — a fear of heights — it might seem like a dangerous spot.