The College Football Playoff is under pressure on two fronts to adjust future schedules for its semifinals and championship games, according to Sportsbusinessdaily.com sources, but the CFP is standing firm on its original dates.
On one of those fronts, top ESPN executives are lobbying CFP...
BY RYAN ABER, Staff Writer | Published: Sun, Jan 25, 2015
The Sooners still aren’t near the bubble for the NCAA Tournament, thanks to some strong victories and a strength of schedule that’s among the nation’s best. But much more stumbling, and Oklahoma could soon find its place in the postseason much less secure.
Junior guard Isaiah Cousins injured his right wrist early in Saturday’s 68-59 loss at Baylor. Though Cousins returned twice after the injury, it eventually led him to miss the final 15:40. An X-ray on the wrist was negative after the game and Cousins is listed as day to day.
BY RYAN ABER, Staff Writer | Updated: Sat, Jan 24, 2015
The No. 19 Sooners and No. 21 Baylor were tight for much of the second half but down the stretch, Oklahoma once against struggled for defensive stops and couldn’t match the Bears offensively, leading to a 69-58 loss Saturday night at the Ferrell Center.
With national signing day less than two weeks away, the very real possibility exists that for the first time in five years — and only the third time in his tenure at Oklahoma — Bob Stoops won’t have a full, nine-man coaching staff when he announces his new recruiting class.
Bobby Jack Wright joined Bob Stoops’ staff a day after Stoops was hired. Wright helped Oklahoma made a big push recruiting in Texas during his time with the Sooners. He isn’t sure what he’ll do in the future, though he has no plans to leave Norman.
“Foxcatcher,” the movie about the relationship between the Schultz brothers, OU wrestling icons who won Olympic gold medals, and John du Pont, the eccentric billionaire, has come to Oklahoma. And it’s a gut punch to anyone who knew the Schultzes or knows of their tragedy.
Oklahoma has two openings on its coaching staff after the firing of receivers coach Jay Norvell and the retirement of cornerbacks coach Bobby Jack Wright. Here’s a look at a few potential candidates for those two spots.
Former Oklahoma co-offensive coordinator Josh Heupel has officially been named Utah State's new assistant head coach, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, as announced Friday by Utah State.
Heupel spent the last nine years working on the OU football staff before being dismissed...