The OU women's basketball team will get plenty of national exposure with at least nine games on national cable networks, according to the Big 12 Conference TV schedule released Thursday. Should the Sooners' advance to the Preseason WNIT final, that matchup will be televised on the CBS Sports Network.
OU will announce its Sooner Sports TV broadcast schedule at a later date.
Oklahoma is represented in two of the Big 12's three nonconference games on Fox Sports 1 with its noon Dec. 1 game hosting Creighton and 3 p.m. Dec. 8 game against Duke. The Sooners' game at Baylor has been moved from Feb. 25 to Monday, Feb. 24, and will air at 6 p.m. on FS1. The Sooners are also on FS1 at 6 p.m. Jan. 21 at Iowa State and hosting West Virginia at 6 p.m. Feb. 13.
OU also has two homes games on Fox Sports Network — OSU at 2 p.m. Feb. 1 and Texas at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 19.
In ESPN2 telecasts, the Sooners host Baylor at 6 p.m. Feb. 3 and play at OSU at noon Feb. 16 on the Play4Kay weekend, an initiative to raise breast cancer awareness and funds for research.
Oklahoma State will make three appearances on Fox networks besides its Bedlam game: vs. West Virginia at 6 p.m. Jan. 4 on FS1; vs. Baylor at 3 p.m. on Jan. 26 on FSN; and at Texas Tech at 2 p.m. Feb. 23 on FSN.
*KSBI-52 sportscaster Abigail Ogle has been hired by KOCO-5 as a sports reporter/anchor. An Edmond Memorial and OU graduate, Ogle is the daughter of KFOR-4 news anchor Kevin Ogle.
*After 25 years in sports, former KOCO-5 sports director Bob Irzyk is moving into news as a weekend news anchor/reporter at WINK-TV in Fort Myers, Fla. He starts Sept. 30.
*On “Outside the Lines” at 7 a.m. Sunday on ESPN2, John Barr details wrestling's battle for Olympic survival as one of three sports (squash, baseball/softball) with a chance for reinstatement. The IOC will decide the fate of Olympic wrestling Sunday in Buenos Aries, Argentina.
*Clear Channel Communications has moved its Deer Creek football broadcasts from KGHM-AM 1340 to KTOK-AM 1000 because of programming conflicts, game analyst Scott Swyden said.
*ESPN's “College GameDay,” 8-11 a.m. Saturday, will be in Ann Arbor, Mich., to preview the Notre Dame-Michigan game, which will air at 7 p.m. on ESPN.
*Fox Sports 1 airs two Big 12 games on Saturday: Oklahoma State at Texas-San Antonio at 11 a.m. (Justin Kutcher, James Bates and reporter Brady Poppinga) and Louisiana-Lafayette at K-State (Adam Alexander and Chris Simms) at 5:30 p.m.
*On Saturday, 107.7 The Franchise had a technical gaff, abruptly switching from OU's season opener against Louisiana-Monroe to NBC Sports. The error was corrected by the board op after a few minutes.
*Colin Cowher discusses college football and the NFL in “Colin's New Football Show,” which debuts at 8 a.m. Sunday on ESPN2.