Jason Kersey

Oklahoma women's basketball: Sherri Coale...

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NORMAN — Sherri Coale sat down for an interview with The Oklahoman after Wednesday’s Sooner Club Golf Tournament and said,...

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Ryan Aber

Fines for storming the basketball court and...

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Last week at Big 12 Media Days, conference commissioner Bob Bowlsby said the league would not go to a system of heavy fines to...

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Jenni Carlson

Ranking the home games on OU's schedule

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Most of Oklahoma's marquee games this season will take place outside of Norman. Tennessee. Texas. Baylor. Oklahoma State. But...

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Oklahoma Sooners: OU Football, Basketball & Sports News

  • You may not like some of the things Shawn Oakman says, but the big man from Baylor has a big personality

    BY JENNI CARLSON | Published: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    He didn’t make himself any more loveable this week. On Tuesday, he was asked at Big 12 Media Days what he thought about a fellow defensive terror, Oklahoma State’s Emmanuel Ogbah.

  • Former OU guard Danielle Robinson selected to WNBA All-Star Game

    Published: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    Former OU women's basketball guard Danielle Robinson has been named a Western Conference reserve for the 2015 WNBA All-Star Game. Robinson, the starting point guard for the San Antonio Silver Stars, is among 11 other players selected by league coaches to the July 25 game (ABC, 2:30 p.m.)...

  • Big 12 players want to see expansion, according to anonymous poll

    Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    In an anonymous poll of more than 20 Big 12 players, 88 percent said they want to see the league expand beyond 10 teams in the future. ESPN conducted its annual poll of players at Big 12 Media Days, and 22 percent said the league could add one school, they'd pick Texas A&M. Some more...

  • LaDainian Tomlinson agrees DeMarco Murray left yards on field

    Published: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    Another critique of former Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray’s game has emerged, and it’s from another NFL legend. First it was Joseph Randle who said Murray left "meat on the bone" last season (a season in which Murray ran for more than 1,800 yards, mind you). Then it was Emmitt...

  • The Non-Fiction Writers podcast: Bill Hancock talks College Football Playoff's inaugural season, challenges

    Jason Kersey,Ryan Aber | Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    Welcome to the home of "The Non-Fiction Writers," NewsOK.com's college football podcast from Jason Kersey and Ryan Aber. The podcast's name is a nod to legendary former OU football coach Barry Switzer, who has famously referred to reporters as "fiction writers." You can click on the...

  • OU football: Eric Striker lets his personality shine

    BY JASON KERSEY | Updated: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    DALLAS — Eric Striker taunted mascots, ribbed media members for their clothing and told jokes. He also spoke sincerely about racial issues and, of course, the problems that plagued the Sooner football team last season and how he expects it to be different in 2015. In the aftermath of the...

  • Big 12: Trevor Knight takes on media questions like a pro

    BY RYAN ABER | Published: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    DALLAS — Every other player at Big 12 Media Days will be a clear-cut starter for their team this season, barring injury. The lone exception was Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight. Knight was the Sooners’ starter last season when healthy, but a rocky season last year left him in a quarterback...

  • OU football: Knight talks about Clemson cheerleader

    BY BERRY TRAMEL | Published: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    “She’s a great girl,” Knight said. “Met her at the bowl game. We went to a concert together (a few months ago), then went out to DisneyWorld. Had a great time. She’s an awesome girl.”

  • Why did Bob Stoops ever leave his first love?

    By BERRY TRAMEL | Published: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    Stoops has asked himself the same question. Little by little, the offense that Mike Leach brought to Middle America at Stoops’ behest in 1999 and came to be known as the Air Raid, floated far from Owen Field.

  • Big 12: Joe Mixon brought up early in Bob Stoops' meeting with media

    BY RYAN ABER | Published: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    The second question asked of Stoops was on the former five-star recruit who had to sit out last season after being charged following an incident that left a female OU student with multiple broken bones in her face. Mixon was suspended for all of last season and was not allowed to practice with...

  • Mike Gundy, Charlie Strong address questions on domestic assault at Big 12 Media Days

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    One of the first questions Bob Stoops was hit with at Big 12 Media Days referred to why the Sooners haven't distanced themselves from running back Joe Mixon. Mixon punched a female student and broke several bones in her face last summer and had to sit out the entire season as a...

  • UT says Oklahoma, Georgia are effectively ‘sold out'

    Published: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    ingle-game tickets for Tennessee football have only been on sale for two weeks, but the Vols have effectively sold out their two most highly anticipated home games, KnoxNews.com reports. According to Chris Fuller, Tennessee’s associate athletic director for external operations, the Vols have...

  • Former OU tight end Jermaine Gresham visiting Arizona Cardinals

    Published: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    Still rehabbing from herniated disc surgery, former Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham is scheduled to visit the Arizona Cardinals on Tuesday, per Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. Gresham, a free agent, also visited the New Orleans Saints last month. The former OU and Ardmore High School...

  • OU's Eric Striker on SAE video response: 'I'm proud of the whole university'

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    BIG 12 MEDIA DAYS -- OU linebacker Eric Striker is one of the most outspoken members of the Sooners' football team. He sat down to talk with The Oklahoman's Jason Kersey and Ryan Aber at Big 12 Media Days on Tuesday.

  • The Non-Fiction Writers podcast: Eric Striker talks Instagram, the SAE incident and the OU defense

    Jason Kersey,Ryan Aber | Updated: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    Welcome to the home of "The Non-Fiction Writers," NewsOK.com's college football podcast from Jason Kersey and Ryan Aber. The podcast's name is a nod to legendary former OU football coach Barry Switzer, who has famously referred to reporters as "fiction writers." You can click on the...



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