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OSU football notebook: Glenn Spencer challenges...

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There’s a call to fill the holes left by departed seniors James Castleman and Ofa Hautau at the tackle spots. And there’s a...

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Former Tuttle, Oklahoma State standout Cooper...

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The picture was among the hundreds snapped the night of Cooper Bassett's wedding. None had any more love in them. In...

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Oklahoma State Cowboys: OSU Football, Basketball & Sports News

  • Oklahoma State football: Newly established 'Cowboy Back' position group features experienced blockers, pass catchers

    By Kyle Fredrickson | Published: Sat, Aug 1, 2015

    After 12 years overseeing the offensive line at Montana State, McEndoo will coach a newly formed fullback/tight end hybrid position group for the Cowboys this fall. But OSU coach Mike Gundy wanted to add some flash to that title.

  • OSU football notebook: Glenn Spencer challenges defensive line

    BY JOHN HELSLEY | Published: Sat, Aug 1, 2015

    There’s a call to fill the holes left by departed seniors James Castleman and Ofa Hautau at the tackle spots. And there’s a louder call from defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer for everyone along the front, Ogbah and fellow end starter Jimmy Bean included, to compete.

  • Former Tuttle, Oklahoma State standout Cooper Bassett still shares special bond with 9-year-old Taylor Brandt

    BY JENNI CARLSON | Published: Sat, Aug 1, 2015

    The picture was among the hundreds snapped the night of Cooper Bassett's wedding. None had any more love in them. In the picture, you can see the former Tuttle High football standout turned Oklahoma State football standout. He is hugging a little girl. She has oodles of curly...

  • 'Voice of the Cowboys' Larry Reece says he's cancer free

    Published: Fri, Jul 31, 2015

    Good news from Cowboys Country, as OSU announcer Larry Reece announced via Twitter that he's cancer free. Reece confirmed earlier this year  doctors found a cancerous tumor in his throat. The diagnosis required seven weeks of radiation on the tumor and lymph nodes in his neck and weekly...

  • Why Oklahoma State is a sleeper in Big 12 basketball

    Published: Fri, Jul 31, 2015

    Oklahoma State isn't getting a big push as a contender for the Big 12 men's basketball title this season. But why not? CBSSports.com's Jon Rothstein lists the Cowboys as his sleeper team in the conference this season, pumping up Travis Ford in an underdog role and the Cowboys' cast of role...

  • Dez Bryant says $70 million deal 'no pressure'

    Published: Fri, Jul 31, 2015

    Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant says the $70 million contract he recently signed doesn't add pressure and that he's glad to be back with the team after skipping much of the offseason program. The former Oklahoma State receiver is now among the highest-paid receivers in football, with a...

  • Oklahoma State football rallies around the man they call 'Pitt'

    BY JENNI CARLSON | Updated: Thu, Jul 30, 2015

    STILLWATER — List the names that have been an important part of Oklahoma State football, and you probably won't include Jeff Naple. But ask around the program about those who've made significant contributions, and you will hear his name. Known to Cowboys far and wide simply as "Pitt",...

  • Oklahoma State football notebook: First-year assistant coach Marcus Arroyo updates progress of running backs

    BY KYLE FREDRICKSON | Published: Thu, Jul 30, 2015

    STILLWATER — When Marcus Arroyo was hired as running backs coach at Oklahoma State this offseason, he inherited a position group marked by more questions than answers. With the departure of senior Desmond Roland, the addition of two junior college transfers — Chris Carson and Todd Mays — and...

  • Rickie Fowler bought beer for the media after his walk-off Par 3 ace

    Erik Horne | Updated: Thu, Jul 30, 2015

    Former Oklahoma State golfer Rickie Fowler was in a generous mood on Thursday at the Quicken Loans National. Starting his round on the back nine, Fowler's last hole of the day was the Par 3 No. 9 ... which he aced. WALK OFF. Rickie Fowler just aced No. 9 to shoot an opening-round 67....

  • Oklahoma State football: Defensive line coach Joe Bob Clements discusses potential immediate impact of freshman defensive tackle Darrion Daniels

    Kyle Fredrickson | Updated: Thu, Jul 30, 2015

    STILLWATER — When news broke that sophomore defensive tackle Vili Leveni tore his Achilles during summer conditioning and would miss the 2015 season following surgery, a short list of replacements for the projected starter emerged. Sophomore Vincent Taylor and junior college transfer Motekiai...

  • Oklahoma State football: Talent, depth make WR a major asset for Cowboys

    BY JOHN HELSLEY | Updated: Thu, Jul 30, 2015

    Three starters appear to be set: Brandon Sheperd, who came on late last season as a dominant presence; David Glidden, the man of the reliable hands who led last year’s squad with 42 catches; and James Washington, whose six touchdowns a year ago ranked fourth nationally among true freshmen. Beyond...

  • Cowboys Camp: McFadden hamstring injury opens door for Joseph Randle

    Published: Thu, Jul 30, 2015

    The Dallas Cowboys opened training camp Thursday in Oxnard, Calif., by announcing that linebacker Rolando McClain and running back Darren McFadden have been placed on the physically unable to perform list. McFadden, who is expected to compete with former Oklahoma State running back Joseph...

  • Oklahoma State football: Cowboys go unranked in preseason coaches poll

    Kyle Fredrickson | Updated: Thu, Jul 30, 2015

    Oklahoma State received 89 votes in the 2015 preseason coaches poll, but failed to crack into the top 25. The Cowboys finished three spots outside the lead group, No. 28, behind Texas A&M and Mississippi State and ahead of Virginia Tech and Utah. Here's how the rest of the Big 12 shakes...

  • Fines for storming the basketball court and football field?

    BY RYAN ABER | Published: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    Last week at Big 12 Media Days, conference commissioner Bob Bowlsby said the league would not go to a system of heavy fines to try and limit storming of basketball courts and football fields from happening, even after an incident in Manhattan, Kan., last basketball season where a Kansas State...

  • Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame: Pat Smith's drive, determination led to greatness

    BY JOHN HELSLEY | Published: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    After romping unbeaten to three state championships at Del City High, Smith forced his way into the lineup at OSU and kept dominating, closing his collegiate career with a school-record 98 straight wins and four titles.



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