• Jacksonville Jaguars say former Oklahoma State star Justin Blackmon in treatment, doing well

    By MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer | Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Jaguars coach Gus Bradley told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the former Oklahoma State star and 2012 first-round NFL draft pick “is doing very well and he’s learning a lot.” Bradley said he is getting updates from Blackmon’s agent Todd France.

  • OSU football: Paddle People becoming a fixture at Cowboys football games

    BY JENNI CARLSON | Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    OSU PADDLE PEOPLE — The group started informally in the 1990s but really took off in the early 2000s. Now, the OSU Paddle People are nearly 200 strong. If you’ve ever been to a game in Stillwater or watched one on TV, you’ve surely heard their work.

  • Oklahoma State football: Freshman wide receiver Chris Lacy's academic talent transitions to the football field

    By Kyle Fredrickson, Staff Writer | Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Through four years at DeSoto High School, Lacy passed every course with at least a 95-percent average. In 2014, he graduated third in his class.

  • Oklahoma State basketball: Fran Fraschilla says getting PG Jawun Evans 'huge get' for Cowboys

    By John Helsley | Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    A five-star prospect from Kimball High in Dallas, Evans is a consensus pick as one of the nation’s premier point guards, rated as the No. 3 point by Scout.com and the No. 24 player overall. Rivals.com pegs Evans as the No. 26 prospect nationally, while ESPN lists him No. 36.

  • Oklahoma State football notebook: Defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer sees glass half full

    By John Helsley | Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Oklahoma State’s defense, while somewhat up and down, has used negative-yardage plays to offset some of its deficiencies.

  • PHOTO: Dez Bryant poses for pictures at Texas high school homecoming

    staff reports | Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Every day, Dez Bryant is becoming more and more of a fan favorite in Dallas. The former Oklahoma State receiver made a surprise appearance at a high school homecoming this weekend and even stopped to pose for pictures. According to a TMZ Sports report , Bryant was rolling up to the Gaylord Hotel in Grapefine, Texas, in a black Bentley just as Southlake Carroll's homecoming dance was letting out. "Shoutout to @DezBryant for making our Homecoming!! #ThrowuptheX," Southlake Carroll student Kevin Cramer posted on his Twitter page , along with a group photo of Bryant with the high schoolers. Cramer and Co. reportedly started throwing up Bryant's  trademark "X" touchdown celebration when they realized it was him, and the Pro Bowler obliged by posing for a few photos. "He was an awesome guy ... and extremely kind to all of us," Cramer told TMZ.

  • OSU basketball: Five-star guard Jawun Evans commits to Cowboys

    john helsley | Updated: 14 hr ago

    Oklahoma State’s 2015 basketball recruiting class received a needed jolt Wednesday, with five-star point guard Jawun Evans committing to the Cowboys. A 6-foot senior at Dallas Kimball High, Evans announced his decision via ESPN.com. He is a consensus pick as one of the nation’s premier point guards, rated as the No. 3 point by Scout.com. Some recruiting analysts consider Evans to be the top player overall in Texas. “The No. 1 asset that he brings is speed,” Scout.com analyst Brian Snow wrote in a pre-decision primer on Evans. “There might not be a faster player in the country getting baseline-to-baseline with the basketball than Evans. “Beyond just his speed, Evans is also

  • Power Lunch: Chat with Berry Tramel at H&H Shooting Sports

    staff reports | Updated: 16 hr ago

    Join Berry Tramel at 11 a.m. today for some sports talk -- OU vs. TCU. OSU vs. Iowa State. Thunder preseason. MLB playoffs -- on the Power Lunch chat, live from H&H Shooting Sports.

  • Oklahoma State football: The tight end is alive and well in Stillwater

    By John Helsley | Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    Blake Jarwin and Jeremy Seaton provide a boost as blockers for the run game and also as receivers who shouldn’t be ignored.

  • Fox Sports 1's Tim Brando is excited about calling his first OSU football game in 28 years on Saturday

    By Mel Bracht | Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    After 18 years at CBS, Brando says “he’s happier than he’s ever been” after jumping to Fox Sports

  • Oklahoma State football: Players and coaches react to 11 a.m. kickoff time against Iowa State

    By Kyle Fredrickson, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    The Cowboys have played during the late afternoon, at night and on a Thursday. This week, they’ll set their alarm clocks extra early for their first late-morning kickoff of the season.

  • Ratings watch: Texas Tech-Oklahoma State telecast tops week with 15.2 rating on ESPN

    By Mel Bracht | Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    Saints-Cowboys telecast gets 14.8 on KFOR-4

  • Oklahoma State football: Mike Gundy remains critical of offensive line play

    By Kyle Fredrickson, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    Through four games, OSU has yet to record a single-game 100-yard rushing performance from any running back. The Cowboys have attempted the fourth most rushes among conference teams in that span (168), but rank sixth in rush yards per game (171).

  • Oklahoma State football notebook: Cowboys defense adjusting as needed

    By John Helsley | Published: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    OSU’s defensive substitution – and lack thereof in some games – has been a popular storyline in the early stages of the season.

  • Big 12 football notebook: Texas receiver John Harris offers bulletin board material for Baylor

    BY RYAN SHARP, Assistant Sports Editor, rsharp@opubco.com | Published: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    “They’re still Baylor,” Harris said. “Just because they started playing better, that’s good for them. We’re still Texas.”

  • Live Coverage: Mike Gundy's Press Conference

    staff reports | Updated: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    Coming off a conference-opening win against Texas Tech, Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy steps to the podium to address the media in his weekly press conference. Watch here at 1 p.m. and follow along with Kyle Fredrickson, John Helsley and The Oklahoman sports team.

  • OSU football: Daxx Garman named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week

    staff reports | Published: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    Oklahoma State quarterback Daxx Garman was named the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week, as announced by the conference on Monday. Garman had his most prolific game as an OSU starter against Texas Tech on Sept. 25, passing for 370 yards and four touchdowns and rushing for another score in the Cowboys' 45-35 win in Stillwater. Other Big 12 weekly awards went to Texas linebacker Jordan Hicks (Defensive Player of the Week) and Kansas State wide receiver/punt returner Tyler Lockett. Hicks recorded 11 tackles, a tackle for loss and an interception in Texas' 23-0 win over Kansas -- the Longhorns' first shutout since 2005. Lockett, a Tulsa Washington alumnus, had 143 punt return yards, including a 58-yard touchdown, and 256 all-purpose yards in Kansas State's 58-28 win over UTEP.

  • Power Lunch: Chat with OSU writer Kyle Fredrickson

    staff reports | Updated: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    The Cowboys are coming off a big win. Next up is Iowa State. Talk about Oklahoma State football with Kyle Fredrickson on the Power Lunch chat at 11 a.m.

  • Oklahoma State football: Cowboys respond to physical test of facing high-tempo offense

    By Kyle Fredrickson, Staff Writer | Updated: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    OSU’s defense played a season-high 91 snaps against Texas Tech and coach Mike Gundy once again said he’s concerned about depth at linebacker and in the secondary

  • Up next for Oklahoma State football: A closer look at Iowa State

    BY JOHN HELSLEY | Published: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    The Cowboys face the 1-3 Cyclones at 11 a.m. Saturday