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  • OSU football: Desmond Roland becoming Mr. TD

    John Helsley | Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Since taking over as the primary running back midway through last year, Desmond Roland has 14 rushing touchdowns. That’s 14 TDs in 10 games, including three this season. And he missed the Missouri State game with an injury. Of those 14 rushing TDs, 13 have come from inside the 10. Clearly, Roland has a nose […]

  • OSU Football: Spencer And Cracking The Egg...

    John Helsley | Published: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    Glenn Spencer studies his young defenders, conjuring up an image of a baby bird, or OK, maybe something more fierce – a reptile? – working to break through. “Every week, it’s like some of them are just pecking out of their egg,” said the Cowboys defensive coordinator. “Every shell, every day “ It’s like, ‘Wow, […]

  • OSU Football: City Making Traffic Changes

    John Helsley | Published: Wed, Sep 3, 2014

    Attending OSU’s home opener against Missouri State? Or any of the Cowboys’ home games? Your departure could go much smoother. At least that’s the hope of the City of Stillwater, which is implementing a new traffic management plan for OSU home football games. The plan hopes to reduce travel times for traffic leaving Stillwater after […]

  • OSU-FSU: Five Things To Watch

    John Helsley | Updated: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    Welcome, finally, to the 2014 football season. As August comes to a close, Oklahoma State’s schedule features an intriguing menu, with No. 1 Florida State more than an appetizer. More than a main course. Maybe much more. This made-for-TV event has been hotly discussed and debated for more than a year, initially drawing the ire […]

  • OSU basketball: Joe Burton officially eligible to play for Cowboys

    John Helsley | Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    Joe Burton is a Cowboy. Officially. Finally. Burton, who signed with Oklahoma State back in November, has cleared the final academic hurdles of a rigorous summer and will be eligible to play for the Cowboys this season.  Burton first told GoPokes.com of his intentions to drive to Stillwater Wednesday night. A source close to the […]

  • OSU Football: Seminoles Reload At RB

    John Helsley | Published: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    FSU lost leading rusher Devonta Freeman, who started every game and ran for a team-high 1,016 yards and 14 touchdowns. Yet along the way a year ago, the Seminoles discovered their tailback of the future in Karlos Williams, a converted defensive back who ran for 730 yards and 11 TDs while averaging 8.0 yards per […]

  • OSU Football: Veatch's Future Always Loomed 'Large'

    John Helsley | Published: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    As a prep standout at Broken Arrow, Zac Veatch was known for his versatility. He played both ways, was an All-State tight end and considered one of the nation’s top 28 tight end prospects by Rivals.com. Yet it was always understood that Veatch would grow into an offensive lineman. “That was kind of the idea,” […]

  • OSU Football Hires Nutritionist

    John Helsley | Published: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    Mike Gundy has always believed in taking care of his players, even employing chefs at the training table. Now the Cowboys have a nutritionist, too. OSU has announced the hiring of a full-time nutritionist, Charles Hewitt, a former Texas A&M football walk-on. Hewitt spent last year completing a dietetic internship and finishing his certification at […]

  • Going to OSU-Florida State? Here's your map and parking information

    John Helsley | Updated: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    Got tickets for Saturday’s Cowboys Classic at AT&T Stadium? Better have your parking pass, too. Officials in charge of parking are urging fans to purchase tickets in advance, saving $5 on the price and likely saving much hassle, while guaranteeing a spot in the stadium parking lot. You can buy parking passes here. Getting into […]

  • Cowboys Praise FSU, Embrace Matchup

    John Helsley | Published: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    Mike Gundy called Florida State “as good a team as we’ve ever played.” During Gundy’s tenure, the list of opponents has included some hefty foes, including 2005 national champion Texas. FSU, of course, won the BCS title a year ago and is ranked No. 1 as the strong favorite to repeat, with 15 starters returning, […]

  • OSU Hoops: Cowboys To Host Maryland

    John Helsley | Published: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    Oklahoma State’s basketball schedule nears completion, buoyed by the recent addition of an appealing nonconference matchup: Maryland. The Oklahoman has learned that the Cowboys and Terrapins have agreed to a home-and-home series that brings Maryland to Gallagher-Iba Arena this season, with a Dec. 21 date and a 1 p.m. tip. OSU will play in College […]

  • OSU Hoops: Goodwill, Good News And More From Travis Ford

    John Helsley | Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    Travis Ford covered ground in a golf cart Tuesday. Not at Karsten Creek, but zipping around the Oklahoma State campus, delivering students to classes, providing cold water and just hoping to make connections to current and potential fans. “I thought it’d be something fun to do with the students, get out and mix and mingle […]

  • OSU basketball: No commits yet, but Cowboys in good with 2015 big Elijah Thomas

    john helsley | Published: Wed, Aug 6, 2014

    OSU’s commitment list for the class of 2015 sits empty. Zero. Still, there’s much to keep an eye on with the Cowboys in play on some of the nation’s top prospects, including Texas big man Elijah Thomas, who recently put the Pokes in his final six. Thomas is a 6-foot-9, 250-pound center out of Lancaster, […]

  • OSU Hoops: Big News Monday

    John Helsley | Updated: Mon, Jun 16, 2014

    Anthony Hickey’s transfer to Oklahoma State cleared its final hurdle Monday, with the NCAA granting Hickey’s waiver to become immediately eligible for the Cowboys for his final season. Hickey, a three-year starter at LSU, becomes the favorite to start at the point for OSU next season, filling a void created by the loss of Marcus […]

  • OSU basketball: Travis Ford is grinding in recruiting

    john helsley | Published: Wed, Jun 11, 2014

    Travis Ford is working. That’s always been the take on Ford among analysts and other coaches – grinding recruiter – and he’s had to be this offseason, with departures and defections reshaping Oklahoma State’s roster. Ford, and his staff, however, haven’t taken the hits without a response. And in the span of 24 hours, they’re […]

  • OSU Football: Devon Thomas Impact

    jhelsley | Updated: Fri, May 30, 2014

    In case you missed it, Cowboys freshman running back Devon Thomas was arrested. And it looks bad. Felony complaints of armed robbery and shooting with intent to kill. Here’s a link to the details. Thomas enrolled at OSU in January and went through spring drills, doing some good things before a minor knee injury sidelined […]

  • Oklahoma State basketball: Cowboys play South Carolina in SEC/Big 12 Challenge

    John Helsley | Updated: Wed, May 7, 2014

    For Oklahoma State’s basketball team, the SEC/Big 12 Challenge will have a familiar look, with South Carolina again the matchup.

  • Oklahoma State basketball: Cowboys sign 7-footer Anthony Allen

    John Helsley | Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    Oklahoma State’s pursuit of transfers paid off with a major return Thursday, with 7-foot-1 junior college center Anthony Allen committing to the Cowboys. And OSU may not be done yet.

  • OSU Football: QB Competition Still On?

    John Helsley | Published: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    The Big 12 held a spring football coaches teleconference Tuesday.

  • Oklahoma State football: O-line receives new message

    John Helsley | Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    Joe Wickline was the only voice Oklahoma State’s offensive linemen had heard for 10 years.