Jason Kersey

Oklahoma football notebook: Cody Thomas was...

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Cody Thomas was limited throughout most of preseason training camp with a back injury, but is fully healthy today. The...

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Ryan Aber

Oklahoma football: How Londell Taylor went from...

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Londell Taylor doesn’t hold back on the sense of entitlement he felt just a few years ago. After being a multi-sport star at...

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Jenni Carlson

Power Lunch: Chat with Jenni Carlson

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Cowboys vs. Sports Illustrated. Sooners vs. the off week. Thunder vs. injuries. Join columnist Jenni Carlson at 11 a.m. with...

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Oklahoma Sooners: OU Football, Basketball & Sports News

  • Oklahoma football: How Londell Taylor went from being on his last straw to 'a consummate team guy'

    BY RYAN ABER, Staff Writer | Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Londell Taylor doesn’t hold back on the sense of entitlement he felt just a few years ago. After being a multi-sport star at Vian High, he played in the Detroit Tigers organization before eventually coming to OU as a walk-on.

  • Oklahoma football: Joe Mixon's trial set for Jan. 12; Hearing on video to be held Oct. 31

    BY RYAN ABER, Staff Writer | Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Oklahoma freshman running back Joe Mixon’s misdemeanor trial has been scheduled for Jan. 12 in Cleveland County District Court. Looming earlier, however, is a hearing to decide whether the surveillance footage from the incident that led to the charge of acts resulting in gross injury would be...

  • Big 12 football: How do you explain K-State's dominance of Texas?

    BY BERRY TRAMEL | Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Kansas State leads the Big 12 football race. The team with the next-best position is TCU, which is 2-1 and has yet to play any of the four teams that figure to bring up the rear. After that, Baylor and West Virginia are the prime contenders. Parity reigns mightily in a conference which has...

  • Big 12 football: OSU and West Virginia, both at 5-2, headed in different directions

    BY BERRY TRAMEL | Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    OSU and West Virginia opened the 2014 in similar fashion. Excellent performances on neutral fields against heavily-favored national powers. In Arlington, the Cowboys took Florida State to the wire before losing 37-31. In Atlanta, West Virginia played Alabama tough before losing 33-23. West...

  • Big 12 football: OSU's Daxx Garman had better step it up if he hopes to contend in 2015

    BY BERRY TRAMEL | Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Daxx Garman had a solid Big 12 debut. Really, more than solid. He threw four touchdown passes against Texas Tech, completing 17 of 31 for 370 yards, and Garman’s two interceptions seemed unimportant. But Garman’s production has regressed in every subsequent Big 12 game. Yards: Iowa State 271,...

  • Big 12 football: OSU vs. West Virginia tops this week's slate of games

    BY BERRY TRAMEL | Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Here is our rankings of this week’s Big 12 games: 1. West Virginia at OSU, 2:30 p.m., ESPN: If WVU’s Kevin White gets at least 100 yards receiving Saturday, he’ll join Justin Blackmon (OSU 2010) as the only Division I-A receivers in the last decade to start a season with eight straight...

  • Pride of Oklahoma: OU sufficiently embarrassed to do something

    Berry Tramel | Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    The great Pride of Oklahoma flap at OU is over, after 14 months of furor. Band director Justin Stolarik resigned under pressure Thursday. If you heard a bunch of brass sounds flowing through Cleveland County, it likely was band members celebrating in the streets. The tipping point, of course, was...

  • Oklahoma football notebook: Cody Thomas was ready for action when Trevor Knight went down

    BY JASON KERSEY AND RYAN ABER | Published: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    Cody Thomas was limited throughout most of preseason training camp with a back injury, but is fully healthy today. The Colleyville (Texas) native said he was ready for his moment, and that was apparent as he calmly led the Sooners down the field on a touchdown drive.

  • Report: Mack Brown offered $4 million per year to coach SMU

    Published: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    The Dallas Morning News suggests that SMU is "floating $4 million annually" as an offer to former Texas coach Mack Brown. Sources say SMU officials "have already had preliminary discussions" with Brown over an eight-year deal. From DMN's Bill Nichols: "Brown, 63, fits the Larry Brown model...

  • OU basketball: SG Christian James commits to Sooners

    Ryan Aber | Published: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    Oklahoma’s men’s basketball picked up a commitment from shooting guard Christian James. James (6-foot-4) picked the Sooners over Houston and Oregon. James visited Norman last weekend. The Bellaire, Texas, product is ranked No. 138 on the latest Rivals150 ranking of the nation’s top recruits...

  • College football picks: West Virginia can win the Big 12

    Berry Tramel | Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    West Virginia can win the Big 12 football championship. And I don’t mean that in the sense of, the Mountaineers have a mathematical chance of winning the Big 12 title. I mean, watch out for West Virginia. They very well could, like a thief in the night, finish first in the Big 12. WVU is  […]

  • How DeMarco Murray's big year could actually cost him

    Published: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    DeMarco Murray is off to a historically great start in a contract year. The problem: Every yard he gains could be costing him the big payday he’s trying to earn. Andrew Brandt of Sports Illustrated's Monday Morning Quarterback blog, says Murray's expiring contract brings up the question of his...

  • Power Lunch: Chat with Jenni Carlson

    staff reports | Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    Cowboys vs. Sports Illustrated. Sooners vs. the off week. Thunder vs. injuries. Join columnist Jenni Carlson at 11 a.m. with your OU, Oklahoma State and Thunder questions on the Power Lunch chat.

  • Oklahoma football: Defensive coordinator Mike Stoops frustrated by un-penalized downfield blocking

    By Jason Kersey | Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    As Oklahoma’s defense spends its bye week working to correct the mistakes made lately, defensive coordinator Mike Stoops is also upset about one issue that he believes officials should watch more carefully — illegal downfield blocking on passing plays.

  • OU football: DeMarco Murray purchased iMacs for the Dallas Cowboys offensive line

    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray is on a record-setting pace for rushing yards in an NFL season, and the former OU star has one of the league's best offensive lines in front of him. In the Instagram video above, ESPNDallas.com's Calvin Watkins showed that Murray purchased iMac...



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