• Big 12 baseball notebook: Key series highlight Big 12 weekend

    BY JOHN HELSLEY | Published: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    Five conference teams stand within a game of the lead, and all are involved in potential swing series the next three days.

  • Former OU guard Whitney Hand-Jones signed to WNBA roster

    Published: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    Former OU guard Whitney Hand-Jones has been signed by the WNBA's San Antonio Stars to their training camp roster. Hand-Jones, a Fort Worth native, was originally drafted by the Stars with the 32nd overall pick in the 2013 WNBA Draft. Stars training camp begins April 27.

  • Oklahoma football: No spring game autograph session

    Published: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    Oklahoma's spring game will not have an autograph session for fans this Saturday. Senior associate athletics director Kenny Mossman posted on Twitter Thursday that growing crowds have made it difficult to manage the annual autograph session. Following the game (2 p.m. start), OU students are encouraged to join the team on the field for a free one-hour concert, but no autographs will be permitted. Other fans will be encouraged to remain in their seats for the concert. In Twitter conversation with fans, Mossman didn't rule out bringing the autograph session back in the future, saying "we love it when fans can interact with our teams. So if we can find a way to do it safely, comfortably, we're all for it."

  • Father Time might find it tough catching Adrian Peterson

    By Jenni Carlson, Staff Writer | Published: Wed, Apr 9, 2014

    Peterson has suffered a litany of injuries as a college and NFL running back. But an incredible work ethic keeps the former Sooner churning out yards for the Vikings.

  • Minnesota Vikings RB and former Oklahoma football star Adrian Peterson says college players deserve to be paid

    By Jenni Carlson, Staff Writer | Updated: Wed, Apr 9, 2014

    Former Oklahoma superstar and current Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson did a media conference call Wednesday afternoon that touched on lots of subjects. One of them was the debate raging over whether college football players should be paid.

  • Oklahoma football: Sooners' defense has a new attitude

    Published: Tue, Apr 8, 2014

    Mike Stoops has helped reestablish the Sooners as a defensive football team.

  • Oklahoma football: Sterling Shepard, Durron Neal to miss spring game

    BY RYAN ABER AND JASON KERSEY | Updated: Tue, Apr 8, 2014

    Oklahoma’s offensive line was already plenty thin entering spring practice. Other positions are now in the same boat for Saturday’s spring game. Sooners coach Bob Stoops announced Tuesday that 11 players, including wide receivers Sterling Shepard and Durron Neal, would miss the game with various injuries. Shepard is out with a pulled hamstring, while Neal injured both his knee and his ankle. Other players sidelined include Rashod Favors (knee), Quincy Russell (ankle), Blake Bell (knee) and Nila Kasitati (infection). Julian Wilson, Adam Shead, Tyrus Thompson and Tyler Evans have not participated in spring practice. “They’ll all be OK in three or four weeks, by the time we get back,” Stoops

  • Oklahoma football: Former Alabama lineman Chad Lindsay visiting OU this weekend

    staff reports | Published: Tue, Apr 8, 2014

    Bob Stoops could be landing a national championship offensive lineman. Former Alabama offensive guard Chad Lindsay is scheduled to visit Louisville and Oklahoma this week, as reported by CBSSports.com's Jeremy Fowler. Fowler said that Lindsay visited Michigan last week. Former Alabama offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier is the current OC in Ann Arbor. Lindsay (6-foot-2, 302 pounds), who is originally from The Woodlands, Texas, started four games last season for Alabama. He's already graduated, so he'd be available to play immediately. Lindsay came off the bench in 10 games in Alabama's 2012-13 national championship season.

  • Oklahoma basketball: The Sooners' One Shining Moment

    staff reports | Published: Tue, Apr 8, 2014

    Tyler Neal doing ball push ups. Cameron Clark doing pull ups. It's the Sooners' "One Shining Moment." Oklahoma was bounced in the first round by North Dakota State a few weeks ago, but the Sooners of 2014 will live on forever in the this year's video montage of "One Shining Moment." The OU players make their appearance around the 34-second mark.

  • Cowboy fans who snubbed Orange Blitz missed a good show

    By Jenni Carlson, Staff Writer | Updated: Mon, Apr 7, 2014

    The Cowboys offered plenty of action with the new format — but only 2,500 was there to see it.

  • Oklahoma football: Ranking the top 5 tight ends in the Bob Stoops era

    BY JASON KERSEY | Published: Sun, Apr 6, 2014

    Although the position group hasn’t been as productive in the passing game the past couple seasons, Oklahoma has a history of strong tight end play, including the 15-year Bob Stoops era.

  • Oklahoma football: A closer look at OU's depth at tight end

    BY RYAN ABER | Published: Sun, Apr 6, 2014

    Here’s a look at the current tight ends on Oklahoma’s roster who are most likely to contribute.

  • Oklahoma football: OU defense increasing focus on defending tight ends

    By Ryan Aber | Published: Sun, Apr 6, 2014

    While tight ends are certainly a concern for Oklahoma’s offense, they’re also drawing plenty of attention from the defensive side.

  • Oklahoma football: Is the tight end position making a comeback at OU?

    By Jason Kersey | Published: Sun, Apr 6, 2014

    OU fans will get their first glance at the 2014 Sooners in next Saturday’s spring game, and while Blake Bell’s knee injury might dampen some of the excitement, lots of eyes will still be on the tight ends.

  • OU football: Sooners' special teams trending up

    By Jason Kersey | Published: Sun, Apr 6, 2014

    Special teams coordinator Jay Boulware had the Sooners improving during first season.

  • OU football notebook: Offensive, defensive lines more physical

    By Jason Kersey and Ryan Aber | Published: Sun, Apr 6, 2014

    Sooners defensive coordinator Mike Stoops credits assistants Bill Bedenbaugh and Jerry Montgomery.

  • Oklahoman Super 5: Preston sophomore and OU commitment Chelsea Dungee is already a basketball veteran

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Sun, Apr 6, 2014

    GIRLS BASKETBALL — Chelsea Dungee is certainly a seasoned veteran at just 16 years old, having won the Nike Nationals championship in AAU and the gold medal with the Team USA U-16 team last summer.

  • College baseball roundup: Sooners sweep doubleheader; Texas Tech snaps OSU's winning streak

    Published: Sat, Apr 5, 2014

    The Oklahoma baseball team swept Cal State Bakersfield in Saturday’s doubleheader, winning 17-4 and 4-3. After falling behind 4-0 in the opener, OU scored 17 unanswered runs, including a 10-run seventh inning that included triples from Hunter Haley and Sheldon Neuse and home runs from Neuse and Austin O’Brien. Neuse added another home run in the eighth inning to finish the first game 3-for-6 with eight RBI. He also pitched the top of the ninth inning, giving up no runs and striking out one. OU senior Kindle Ladd (2-1) pitched 4 1/3 innings of scoreless relief to earn the win. In Game 2, OU freshman Jake Elliott was perfect through four innings before giving up runs in the sixth and seventh. Junior Robert

  • Oklahoma football notebook: Students invited to Thursday scrimmage

    BY JASON KERSEY AND RYAN ABER | Published: Sat, Apr 5, 2014

    The first 500 students who arrive will receive a free hot dog and drink, and while supplies last, the remaining hot dogs and drinks will be available for 50 cents.

  • Oklahoma football: Spring practices vital for potential impact running backs Keith Ford, Alex Ross

    BY RYAN ABER, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Apr 5, 2014

    With Brennan Clay, Damien Williams and Roy Finch gone from last year’s team, the pair each have a chance to have a big impact at running back this season. And with five-star recruit Joe Mixon still a couple of months away from arriving on campus, spring practices have been particularly important for Ford and Ross.