• Big 12 spread offenses taking their lumps

    Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 12:00 AM

    Gary Pinkel’s Missouri offense seemed to be at the top of the class. With stars like quarterback Chase Daniel and receiver Jeremy Maclin, the Tigers appeared unstoppable. OU football notebook: Bob Stoops stands by former assistant Mark Mangino

  • Texas Longhorns' Dan Buckner backs up talk

    Friday, September 11, 2009 at 12:00 AM

    AUSTIN, Texas — Dan Buckner likes to talk. No, like really talk. Like late-shift radio DJ talk. Quick start for Miami running back Graig Cooper Colorado needs a quick fix for running game College football notebook: Colt McCoy undaunted by Sam Bradford's injury

  • Longhorns' Acho brothers don’t fit Texas prep mold

    Thursday, September 10, 2009 at 12:00 AM

    AUSTIN, Texas — In Texas, which annually produces many of the top high school players in the country, private schools are considered the shallow end of the talent pool. Big 12 notebook: Missouri not looking to live down to expectations; Mike Leach says Texas Tech 'balanced' Staff picks for Week 2 college football games (PDF)

  • Zac Robinson is chasing top gun status at OSU

    Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 12:00 AM

    STILLWATER — Quarterback Mike Gundy’s status could fall this football season. But if it does, coach Mike Gundy’s status will rise. All-time OSU quarterbacks Comparison between Mike Gundy and Zac Robinson OSU notebook: Jamal Mosley still learning tight end position Georgia wideout A.J. Green on the verge of a breakout

  • Debunking the mystery of BYU

    Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 12:00 AM

    Next weekend, fans of Oklahoma and Brigham Young will congregate outside Cowboys Stadium for tailgate parties, with one discernible difference. OU football notebook: Sooners announce captains Fast facts about BYU Famous BYU alums College football notebook: Missouri boots backup quarterback Blaine Dalton

  • Big meeting put Sooner offensive line on same page

    Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 12:00 AM

    NORMAN — On a late night in early July, they gathered. Seniors Brian Simmons and Trent Williams sent out the call: meet at Williams’ house. What they’re saying about OU’s offensive line Fans can still get in to see OU-BYU OU football notebook: Jay Norvell sees freshman receiver Jaz Reynolds playing


  • Oklahoma basketball: Lon Kruger not worried about Buddy Hield's struggles

    By Ryan Aber | Published: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    The Sooners coach said Hield will make shots and make plays.

  • Oklahoma basketball notebook: Ryan Spangler's impact limited vs. Tulsa

    By Ryan Aber | Published: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    For the second consecutive season, the impact of Oklahoma forward Spangler was limited against Tulsa.

  • High school notebook: Kansas, Wyoming snag recruits from Oklahoma

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT AND JACOB UNRUH | Published: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    Kingfisher senior Jace Sternberger is already buying into what new Kansas coach David Beaty envisions. Sternberger was one of two Oklahoma football players to announce their verbal commitments Sunday on Twitter. Putnam City defensive end Chris Pogi posted that he had committed to Wyoming.

  • Oklahoma football: Sooners' offense should be in good shape by Russell Athletic Bowl

    By Jason Kersey | Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    OU’s offense will face a stiff challenge against Clemson, which ranks No. 1 in the nation in total defense.

  • Oklahoma football notebook: Sooners announce team awards

    By Jason Kersey and Ryan Aber | Published: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops recognized the football team’s senior class and several other players during the team’s annual dinner and awards ceremony Friday. Senior tight end Blake Bell and offensive tackle Daryl Williams were named the Bob Kalsu Award winners.

  • Oklahoma State football notebook: Cowboys add two verbal commitments to 2015 class

    Published: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    Kenneth McGruder, a safety from the Houston area, and Matt Kellerman, a junior-college transfer from Kansas, both pledged to OSU over the weekend, according to 24/7 Sports.

  • Head-to-head competition is a college football lightning rod

    By Berry Tramel | Published: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    The College Football Playoff Committee squashed the great Baylor-TCU debate by elevating Ohio State into the four-team semifinals. But this won’t be the last time head-to-head competition becomes a college football lightning rod. Not by a longshot.

  • Auburn redshirt freshman Jakell Mitchell shot and killed

    Published: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    Auburn freshman football player Jakell Mitchell was shot and killed at an apartment complex near the Auburn University campus early Sunday morning, USA TODAY reports. Auburn Police responded to a call of shots fired at the at approximately 12:25 a.m. Sunday. Mitchell, 18, was a passenger in a vehicle contacted leaving the Tiger Lodge apartment complex on West Longleaf Drive and found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, according to police.

  • Oklahoma State basketball: Le'Bryan Nash scores 20 points as Cowboys beat Memphis

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    Le’Bryan Nash scored 20 points and Anthony Hickey Jr. and Phil Forte III each threw down 19 as Oklahoma State galloped away from Memphis 73-55 on Saturday night, rebounding from its first loss this season.

  • Oklahoma basketball notebook: Khadeem Lattin injury not believed to be serious

    BY RYAN ABER | Published: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    Khadeem Lattin had to be helped off the floor by trainers and teammates and grimaced in pain as he sat on the bench, pointing just below the kneecap on his right knee.

  • Oklahoma basketball: Why Sooners' Kaylon Williams is trying to be smarter about fouling

    BY JASON KERSEY | Published: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    Oklahoma junior forward Kaylon Williams is still working on keeping her in-game aggression under control. The Midwest City native has been able to stay in games longer this year because she’s trying to be smarter about fouling. Last year, she averaged only seven points and 4.2 rebounds per game because she was constantly in foul trouble.

  • Oklahoma football: Why Clemson's Brent Venables almost didn't leave Oklahoma

    BY RYAN ABER, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    Two seasons after leaving the comfort of Oklahoma, where he’d been since Bob Stoops took over the Sooners in 1999, Brent Venables has done just fine with the Tigers. On Dec. 29, Venables will get new and old all in one when Clemson faces Oklahoma in the Russell Athletic Bowl.

  • Big 12 football: How the 2011-2014 postseasons would've looked with a conference title game

    BY BERRY TRAMEL | Published: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    The Big 12 became a 10-team conference in 2011. If the league had staged a championship game, matching the top two finishers, how would that have affected the postseason?

  • Big 12 football: Why a conference championship game is the easiest fix for Big 12's woes

    BY BERRY TRAMEL | Published: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    The other four major conferences will waltz on New Year’s Day in national semifinals, while the Big 12 licks its wounds and contemplates remedies. The easiest fix is a championship game, which would offer an extra quality game for the Big 12’s national-title hopefuls.

  • Central Oklahoma's resurgence earns State College Coach of the Year honors for Nick Bobeck

    By Scott Munn | Updated: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    Nick Bobeck does not want his football team want to mimic anyone. He does not want Central Oklahoma to be a carbon copy of powers like Pittsburg State (Kan.) or Northwest Missouri State. The third-year Bronchos coach not only wants to beat those teams, but he wants UCO to stand on its own again as an NCAA Division II heavyweight.

  • Oklahoma state college football all-star roster

    SELECTIONS BY SCOTT MUNN | Updated: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    OFFENSE QB: Chas Stallard, Central Oklahoma, 6-0, 210, Fr. RB: Jake Gandara, Central Oklahoma, 5-10, 195, So. RB: Chris McClendon, Panhandle State, 5-10, 220, Jr. WR: Sheldon Augustine, Langston, 5-10, 175, Jr. WR: Anthony Foster, Southeastern State, 5-11, 190, Sr. WR: Christian Hood, Central Oklahoma, 5-11, 190, Sr. OL: Jose Garcia, Northwestern State, 6-4, 320, Sr. OL: Travis Hening, East Central, 6-5, 305, Jr. OL: Derrick Shelton, Southwestern State, 6-5, 275, Sr. OL: Preston Smith, Southeastern State, 6-4, 295, Sr. OL: Brandon Waggoner, Central Oklahoma, 6-1, 304, So. DEFENSE DL: Devin Benton, Southwestern State, 5-11, 270, Sr. DL: Kimes Gilbert,

  • Oklahoma state college football: Past players and coaches of the year

    COMPILED BY SCOTT MUNN | Updated: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    Offensive Player of the Year 2010: Brady Wardlaw, QB, Southern Nazarene 2011: Trey McVay, WR, Northeastern State 2012: Joshua Birmingham, RB, Central Oklahoma 2013: Marquez Clark, WR, Central Oklahoma 2014: Chas Stallard, QB, Central Oklahoma Defensive Player of the Year 2010: Armonty Bryant, DE, East Central 2011: Michael Hicks, LB, Southern Nazarene 2012: Armonty Bryant, DE, East Central 2013: Langston Jones, LB, Northeastern State 2014: Devin Benton, DT, Southwestern State Coach of the Year 2010: Tim McCarty, East Central 2011: Mike Cochran, Southern Nazarene 2012: Trevor Rubly, Bacone 2013: Dwone Sanders, Langston 2014: Nick Bobeck,

  • Oklahoma basketball: TaShawn Thomas scores 25 points to lead Sooners past Tulsa

    BY RYAN ABER, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    The senior forward scored 25 to help the No. 16 Sooners to a 87-68 win over Tulsa on Saturday in front of 6,885 at the Reynolds Center.

  • Oklahoma State football: Tyreek Hill dismissed from football and track teams following domestic abuse charge

    By Kyle Fredrickson | Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    Hill, 20, was charged with one count of domestic abuse by strangulation on Friday afternoon in Payne County Court. Friday evening, OSU coach Mike Gundy announced Hill is no longer with the team.

  • OSU football: Tyreek Hill has no place in the OSU football program

    BY JENNI CARLSON | Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    COMMENTARY — In less than a week, Oklahoma State speedster Tyreek Hill has gone from a Bedlam hero to no longer being on the football and track teams. Hill was arrested Thursday and charged Friday with a felony count of domestic assault and battery by strangulation. He allegedly punched his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach and the face.