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  • Oklahoma RB Keith Ford out vs West Virginia

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops has raved all season about his team's three-headed monster at running back. His prized depth took its first on-the-field hit Saturday night. Stoops said Keith Ford will miss at least a week after breaking a leg bone in a win over Tennessee. Stoops...

  • OU football: Alabama WR Amari Cooper says former Sooner Aaron Colvin is best defensive back he's faced

    Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Former OU defensive back Aaron Colvin received some lofty praise from Alabama's best receiver Monday. Junior wideout Amari Cooper said Colvin was the best defensive back he's faced in his time at Alabama. Cooper, who leads the nation in receptions (33) and is third in receiving yards (454), is...

  • Adrian Peterson reinstated by Minnesota Vikings, will play Sunday vs. New Orleans

    By JON KRAWCZYNSKI, AP Sports Writer | Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings are reinstating Adrian Peterson this week after he was charged with child abuse and say he will play on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf made the announcement Monday, one day Peterson was benched during a...

  • TCU, West Virginia and Iowa St show Big 12's depth

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    TCU, West Virginia and Iowa State weren't expected to do much in the Big 12 this season. Last weekend's performances might change that perception. The Horned Frogs, Mountaineers and Cyclones each beat a power conference team on Saturday — and West Virginia and Iowa State did it on the road....

  • OU football: Brian Bosworth ESPN '30 for 30' documentary scheduled for Oct. 28

    mel bracht | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    In “Brian and The Boz,” the dual identities of former OU linebacker Brian Bosworth are examined as he looks back on his life and passes on the lessons he’s learned to his son

  • OU football: Brian Bosworth ESPN '30 for 30' documentary coming soon

    Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    The Boz is getting the 30 for 30 treatment. Former OU linebacker Brian Bosworth is the focus of the latest in ESPN's award-winning documentary series. His documentary, "Brian and the Boz," will air Oct. 28. The documentary was directed by Thaddeus D. Matula, who also directed "Pony Excess," a...

  • Iowa State's Dunning, Harris likely out for year

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State offensive lineman Jacob Dunning and wide receiver P.J. Harris are likely out for the season. Cyclones coach Paul Rhoads says Dunning ruptured his patella tendon and Harris broke his leg during Saturday's 20-17 win at Iowa. Dunning is a backup at left tackle....

  • VIDEO: Blake Griffin recites 'Slam Dunk Poetry' in new commercials

    Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Blake Griffin has made a nice side career out of humorous commercials, from Kia to GameFly. Now, the former OU star is doing poetry on stage in commercials for Vizio, dropping spoken word verses on tearaway pants, mouthguards and bobbleheads.      

  • OU football: RB Keith Ford will not play against West Virginia

    staff reports | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    OU running back Keith Ford will not be available for the Sooners against West Virginia. Bob Stoops said on Monday's Big 12 conference call that Ford picked up a leg fracture in a non-weight bearing bone against Tennessee. Ford limped off the field in the third quarter of the Sooners' 34-10 win...

  • OU football: Sooners in Rose Bowl, title game in Sporting News' Week 4 bowl projections

    Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Anyone up for an OU-Alabama rematch? In its Week 4 college football bowl predictions, Sporting News has the Sooners facing the Crimson Tide in the Rose Bowl semifinal, with OU winning that game and advancing to the College Football Championship Game against Oregon. SN has Oklahoma State...

  • Power Lunch: Chat with Berry Tramel

    staff reports | Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Join Berry Tramel on the Power Lunch chat at 11 a.m. with your Big 12 football questions, from the Sooners to the Cowboys and more.

  • Live Coverage: Bob Stoops' Press Conference

    staff reports | Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    The Sooners are 3-0 headed into their first Big 12 test against West Virginia. Hear what Bob Stoops has to say on his weekly press conference at noon.

  • Oklahoma State moves into AP poll at No. 25; Sooners stay at No. 4

    FROM STAFF, AND WIRE REPORTS | Published: Sun, Sep 14, 2014

    The Oklahoma State football team entered the Associated Press poll at No. 25 after beating Texas-San Antonio 43-13 on Saturday.

  • Adrian Peterson's charge proves a reputation can change quickly

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

    The world’s best tailback missed his Vikings’ game against New England on Sunday, after he was indicted on a charge of causing injury to a child age 14 or younger. Peterson is charged with injuring his 4-year-old son with a switch. Most of America is in no mood to hear such defense.

  • Oklahoma State football notebook: Off-week could allow for players coming off “major injury” chance for return

    By Kyle Fredrickson, Staff Writer | Published: Sun, Sep 14, 2014

    Defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer said he’s hoping two or three players who didn’t see action against UTSA will be healthy and ready to play when Texas Tech visits Stillwater on Sept. 25.


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