Jason Kersey

Baker Mayfield's shoulder won't affect the...

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OU UPDATE -- With reports circulating about Baker Mayfield's health, Berry Tramel and Jason Kersey talk about why the...

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Ryan Aber

OU football: Sooners making a strong in-state...

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NORMAN — Logan Roberson might not have been speechless but he was awfully close last month when the Harrah offensive lineman...

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Jenni Carlson

Cheers to selling beer at college football games

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A couple weeks ago, Texas decided to open the tap to serving alcohol at football games. Among schools that play big-time...

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Oklahoma Sooners: OU Football, Basketball & Sports News

  • Cheers to selling beer at college football games

    BY JENNI CARLSON | Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    A couple weeks ago, Texas decided to open the tap to serving alcohol at football games. Among schools that play big-time college football, it becomes the 33rd to sell alcohol throughout its stadium. Even though that's only about a fourth of all Division I schools, the...

  • Big 12 stability solution: Expand to 14 teams, start a network

    Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    Following on OU president David Boren saying that he's in favor of the Big 12 Conference expanding , foxsports.com's Clay Travis wants to take that idea a step further. Instead of expansion to 12 teams, how about 14? And add a network as well. The only way the Big 12 expands is with a...

  • List of major college football programs selling alcohol in their stadiums continues to grow

    BY JENNI CARLSON | Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

      ON TAP Major-college football schools that are expected to sell alcohol throughout their stadiums during the 2015 season:  On-Campus Stadiums Akron Bowling Green Cincinnati Colorado State Houston Kent State Louisiana-Lafayette Louisiana-Monroe Louisville...

  • Hype and Hope: Baker Mayfield is the latest quarterback to make headlines before ever taking a Sooner snap

    BY JENNI CARLSON Columnist The Oklahoman | Published: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    First came the lengthy public and often contentious transfer spat with Texas Tech. Then came the revelations that he has smooth dance moves and a Bedlam girlfriend. Most recently, there was the more serious Twitter discourse on racial violence in the aftermath of the church...

  • Top Five: Most ballyhooed quarterbacks in OU history

    BY JENNI CARLSON Columnist | Published: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    With Oklahoma quarterback hopeful Baker Mayfield making all sorts of headlines this summer, it got us thinking about the Sooner signal callers who've been most ballyhooed before ever taking a snap in a game.  Oklahoman columnist Jenni Carlson takes a stab at the quarterbacks who...

  • OU softball signee Sydney Romero to face sister, Sierra, at World Cup of Softball

    Published: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    The Romero sisters - Sydney and Sierra - have the rare opportunity to play against each other on a national state Wednesday night in the World Cup of Softball. Sydney, an incoming freshman at OU, will represent the U.S. junior women's national team, while Sierra, a rising senior at Michigan,...

  • OU football: Lincoln Riley quickly piling up quarterback recruits

    By Ryan Aber | Published: Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    The Sooners secured a commitment from Mesquite (Texas) Horn quarterback Chris Robison, a four-star prospect, on Friday night.

  • Emergency fill-in at Alamo Bowl put Lincoln Riley on Stoops' radar

    By BERRY TRAMEL | Published: Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    The 2009 Alamo Bowl wasn’t the most conducive environment for success. Not if you were in Texas Tech red. Remember the old George Costanza line, “the sea was rough that day, my friend”? Well, on Jan. 2, 2010, the stadium was rough. Tech had suspended coach Mike Leach, and the Alamodome...

  • OU football: Sooners get 2017 QB commit

    By Ryan Aber | Published: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    Oklahoma still hasn't announced its quarterback for the upcoming season. But the Sooners now have their quarterback for the 2017 class. Chris Robison, who attended an OU satellite camp in Texas recently, committed to the Sooners on Friday. He announced his decision on Twitter. The...

  • Bob Barry Jr. stories will help a hurting state

    By BERRY TRAMEL | Published: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    It’s been a rough week. We lost Bob Barry Jr., someone we all knew and seemed like always was part of our lives. The memorial service Friday at Crossings Community Church was historic. The biggest funeral most of us could remember. More dignitaries than empty seats. The Barry family designed...

  • Ten most important 2015 Sooners: No. 1, junior quarterback Baker Mayfield

    Ryan Aber | Updated: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    NORMAN—After a massively disappointing 2014 season, Oklahoma faces several questions entering the 2015 campaign. This is the last of a 10-part blog series from Jason Kersey and me, breaking down the players whose performances will be most critical to the Sooners’ success in 2015. The...

  • College football early betting lines: OU favored at Oklahoma State

    Published: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    Golden Nugget is the first Las Vegas sportsbook to open its betting on individual college football games. Here are the opening betting lines on some of OU's and Oklahoma State's games this season, along with some other notable national matchups: Oklahoma Sept. 12, Oklahoma at Tennessee -3...

  • Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby expects deregulation of conference title games to be approved

    Published: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    Is the Big 12 championship game in football on its way back? It could be as early at 2016. A formal proposal for the deregulation of conference championship games, which would allow the return of the Big 12 Championship game in football, was advanced to the NCAA Council this week and is...

  • Tramel: After 49 years, Channel 4 will never be the same

    By BERRY TRAMEL | Updated: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    In 1966, the Braves were in Milwaukee, the Marines were in Vietnam and the Beatles were in mop-tops. In 1966, Jim Mackenzie coached the Sooners. Phil Cutchin coached the Cowboys. Eddie Sutton coached Southern Idaho Junior College. In 1966, Channel 4 hired Bob Barry. And for 49 years, a Bob...

  • OU, OSU land six players on Athlon All-America teams

    Published: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    Athlonsports.com released its 2015 All-America teams on Thursday and several Sooners and one Cowboy are on the list. OU has two offensive players and two defensive players on Athlon's All-America squads. Linebacker Eric Striker and defensive back Zack Sanchez lead the way as second-team...



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