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Defending Army's option: 'Do your job and you'll be fine'

NORMAN — According to former Oklahoma star safety Roy Williams, there's no magic to defending the triple option. “Do your job,...

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OU football: Linebackers coach Tim Kish draws on experience to prepare Sooners for Army

NORMAN — This week, Oklahoma linebackers coach Tim Kish got up and gave the entire Sooners team the scouting report on Army. He...

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Red Blaik's son worked for Wilkinson

Red Blaik's son was expelled from West Point, but eight years later, he was hired on to Bud Wilkinson's Sooner staff

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Estes Park to host FCA reunion

Heroes of FCA reunion has Chuck Bowman excited.

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OU football: Creed Humphrey takes starting center job

It took three games, but Oklahoma's center competition has been resolved.

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Why meat-and-potatoes non-conference games in college football may be giving way to cupcakes

OU and OSU are giving college football fans in our state a treat with a run of fabulous non-conference games. But with the...

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TCU up next for rejuvenated Longhorns

Texas handles adversity well against Southern Cal after wilting against Maryland

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Bengals try to extend early surge without Mixon

Former Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon had debris removed from his right knee over the weekend and is expected to be sidelined...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley jealous of North Texas punt return

North Texas pulled off the play of the season Saturday against Arkansas, a play that made Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley jealous,...

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Could Zeb Noland keep the Iowa State job?

Not every Big 12 quarterback derby has ended.

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OU football: Kyler Murray gaining ground in Heisman Trophy odds

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray is squarely in the conversation for college football's top individual award — one his former...

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Sooners report secondary NCAA violations

The violations ranged from a recruiting video shot on campus to an answered 'Merry Christmas' text message

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OU football: Lincoln Riley 'jealous' of deceptive North Texas punt return

North Texas pulled off the play of the season Saturday against Arkansas, a play that made Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley jealous,...

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OU football: Kyler Murray, Austin Seibert earn Big 12 honors

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray has been named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week for the second consecutive week, the...

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Oklahoma-Baylor kickoff time, TV channel announced

The kickoff time for Oklahoma's game against Baylor has been announced.

OU's win 'eerily similar' to 2017 loss to Iowa State

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Sooner offense produces at a high level as OU beats Cyclones 37-27 despite hearty performance by Iowa State backup Zeb Noland

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Sooners rank No. 1 in Big 12

Big Saturday lifts Big 12's status among other conferences

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OU redshirt tracker: Five freshmen emerging as key contributors

As Oklahoma’s competition stiffens, its use of freshmen has narrowed. Only five true freshmen have appeared in all three games.

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Hot day in Iowa leads to a day of misery

Football helped make a rough Saturday, from the heat to a long trip, bearable.

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OU picks up defensive end commit

Oklahoma picked up a commitment from junior college defensive end Jacoby Jones on Sunday night. “I'm looking forward to...

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1946 OU-Army game huge in Sooner history

The Sooners' profile was forever changed after a battle royale with mighty Army

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OU football: Austin Seibert was Sooners' ace in the hole at Iowa State

On a day when Kyler Murray turned in his best game as the Sooners’ starter and Marquise Brown had yet another monster first...

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OU football: Taking a quick look at Oklahoma vs. Army

The FBS programs who consistently run the triple option can be counted on one hand. Army, along with Navy and Georgia Tech, is...

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OU redshirt tracker: Five freshmen emerging as key contributors

As Oklahoma’s competition stiffens, its use of freshmen has narrowed. Only five true freshmen have appeared in all three games.

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OU football: Sooners stand ground in latest AP Poll

While the top-5 remained the same besides Georgia and Clemson swapping spots, there was significant shakeup behind Oklahoma...

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Find out who made the grade in OU's win at Iowa State

The Sooners got their fair share of good grades, but there remains plenty to work on after a 37-27 victory at Iowa State.

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What they're saying: OU at Iowa State

Here’s a look at what coaches, media members, and former players had to say about Oklahoma vs. Iowa State:

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OU football best and worst: Kyler Murray's sliding skills are MLB worthy

Oklahoma escaped Ames, Iowa with a win Saturday afternoon, something the Sooners couldn’t secure last season in Norman. The...

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Kyler Murray, Oklahoma hold off Iowa State 37-27

Through three games, Kyler Murray has 169 rushing yards, although none of his scrambles have produced gains of more than 15 yards.

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Brown, Murray post big numbers

OU posts interesting numbers in 37-27 victory at Iowa State

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OU football: Running backs 'keep the ball rolling' in first game without Rodney Anderson

Oklahoma’s running backs fared well enough in their first game following the season-ending injury to starting running back...

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OU football: Marquise Brown shines in spotlight his 'Hollywood' nickname suggests

Saturday in Ames, Iowa he was all about the statsheet. Not that he was chasing records, but records were broken nevertheless.

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OU football: Linebacker Caleb Kelly mentioned as possible redshirt

Oklahoma linebacker Caleb Kelly could be taking a rare route from former five-star prospect who's started 19 career games to...

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OU football: Baker Mayfield has Twitter spar with NFL scout

Matt Miller, an NFL draft analyst for Bleacher Report, questioned the validity of Oklahoma's offense in terms of evaluating...

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OU football: Marquise Brown sets Sooner record for receiving yards in a half

Marquise Brown's 189 receiving yards in the first half against Iowa State set an Oklahoma record for most receiving yards in a...

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Egg roll pizza is my new favorite thing

It doesn't sound great, but Chinese pizza proves to be a winner

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Marquise Brown, CeeDee Lamb making case as top duo

Oklahoma receivers Marquise Brown and CeeDee Lamb have shown an appreciation for history off the field and a penchant for...

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Are Sooners really better defensively?

The Sooners also started out strong defensively in 2017, then Big 12 play started and everything changed

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OU vs. Iowa State football: 3-2-1 kickoff

No. 5 Oklahoma faces Iowa State at 11 a.m. Saturday in Ames, Iowa. Here’s what to look for.

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No. 5 Oklahoma at Iowa State: Time, TV channel, predictions

Iowa State hosts fifth-ranked Oklahoma at 11 a.m. Saturday.

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Lose to USC, and Texas could be headed for a tailspin

Longhorns begin a rough stretch that could turn up the heat on their second-year coach

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Strong week in Big 12 football

The Big 12's best week of September includes a variety of interesting non-conference games

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Patterson glad TCU is playing Ohio State only once

TCU would be better served playing Ohio State in a home-and-home series, but it's been reduced to a neutral-site solo game.

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Cardinals struggle in Bradford's Arizona debut

The Browns might be better if Mayfield gets the start, while Arizona might be building for the future.

OSU safety Jarrick Bernard making impact as freshman

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Being a freshman hasn’t kept Oklahoma State safety Jarrick Bernard from making an impact. In the victory against the Broncos, he delivered a blocked punt and would’ve had another had teammate Amen Ogbongbemiga not narrowly beat him into Boise...

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OU football: Kyler Murray makes a habit of avoiding big hits

NORMAN — Kyler Murray revealed a surprising slice of information Monday. “I don't think I've taken a lot of big hits in my...

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OU football: Beer sales could be coming to Sooner sporting events

The University of Oklahoma has so far resisted adding beer sales at its sporting events — at least outside of premium seating...

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Will Kempt play Saturday vs. Sooners?

Kempt burst onto the scene in epic upset of OU last October, but he might not be able to play Saturday in Ames

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OU president Jim Gallogly to participate in parachute jump before Army game

The University of Oklahoma's ROTC program has planned several events leading up to OU's game against Army next Saturday, and...

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OU President: Recommendation on beer sales at athletic events coming soon

OU President Jim Gallogly said Thursday that he'd make a recommendation to the Board of Regents about alcohol sales in sporting...

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Drew Brees says Baker Mayfield 'can be a lot better than me'

Drew Brees sees a lot of himself in Browns rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield.

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College football predictions: Why I'm taking OSU over Boise State

Big 12's big weekend takes a hit even before Saturday arrives

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OU football: Kyler Murray named Davey O'Brien National Quarterback of the Week

The awards keep coming Kyler Murray's way in a season that's only two-weeks old.

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OU football: Caleb Kelly named to Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

Oklahoma junior linebacker Caleb Kelly has been named to the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team.

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OU football: Justin Broiles, Sooner defense looking to 'change culture'

Redshirt freshman Justin Broiles said the closeness of the defensive backs is part of the reason for the defensive turnaround...

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OU football: Creed Humphrey representing home state on Sooner offensive line

Not since Gabe Ikard and Bronson Irwin were seniors in 2013 has an Oklahoman played a significant role on OU’s offensive line.

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Why the Sooner football radio crew hopes Merv Johnson adds many more games to his amazing streak

Oklahoma made changes to its football radio crew this season, but as the Sooners' powers-that-be discussed what could be done...

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Power Lunch: Chat live with columnist Berry Tramel

Plenty going on in the Oklahoma sporing world this week -- a Top 25 matchup in Stillwater w/ Boise State visiting OSU; OU...

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West Virginia latest Big 12 team to be affected

Rescheduling of games isn't likely as storms mangle the college football schedule

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OU football: Sooners embrace road as they look to keep streak intact

Though the streak is diminished by postseason and neutral site losses, the note remains intact: Oklahoma hasn’t lost a true...

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OU football: Special teams adding punt to Sooners' game

NORMAN — In the weeks after Oklahoma's loss to Georgia in the Rose Bowl, Sooners coach Lincoln Riley finally was able to take...

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List of NFL players with Oklahoma ties

Here is a list of NFL players with ties to Oklahoma.

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OU softball announces fall exhibition schedule

The fall slate begins Sept. 28-29 with the annual Fall Festival Tournament in Norman.

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Oklahoma among top-10 valuable teams in college football

OU football averaged $118 million in revenue annually from 2014-16.

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OU football: Addison Gumbs transfers to Oregon State

Former Oklahoma outside linebacker Addison Gumbs has landed at Oregon State, according to multiple reports.

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OU basketball: Lon Kruger to head Coaches vs. Cancer council

Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger has been named council chair of Coaches vs. Cancer, a collaborative program between the American...

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Berry Tramel: SEC teams dominate rankings

Rankings are in flux from week to week, but Auburn's win over Washington has the Tigers No. 1.

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OU football notebook: Rodney Anderson's future uncertain after latest injury

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley has little doubt Rodney Anderson will again play football after a season-ending knee injury he...

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Iowa State's Kyle Kempt might be ready to play vs. Sooners

Iowa State quarterback Kyle Kempt has a knee injury (MCL) and might not play against OU on Saturday. But that's much better...

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OU football: With Rodney Anderson out, Trey Sermon takes center stage

NORMAN — During preseason camp, Oklahoma running back Rodney Anderson had an inflatable mattress in the running backs room in...

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How snake-bitten is Rodney Anderson?

Jason White and Mike Gaddis suffered devastating injuries during the Oklahoma careers. Both faced difficulties and struggles,...

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Taking a quick look at Oklahoma vs. Iowa State

The Iowa State Cyclones host the Oklahoma Sooners at 11 a.m. Saturday.

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Kempt possibly could play vs. OU

If Kempt can't go for Iowa State, the Cyclones will turn to Zeb Noland

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OU football: Quarterback Austin Kendall nearing return

He didn't suit up Saturday against UCLA, but coach Lincoln Riley said Kendall's injury has improved quicker than expected.

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OU football: Rodney Anderson's future undecided after latest injury

It’s to be determined whether or not the running back still has a future in a Sooner uniform.

How Cornelius changed a game and a narrative with his feet

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On a day that Oklahoma State dismantled Boise State, there were lots of reasons for the Cowboys’ success. But no player turned the game or changed his narrative more than Taylor Cornelius. A switch seemed to flip for the Cowboy quarterback when he...

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OU football: Kyler Murray named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray was named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week for his performance against UCLA, the...

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OU notebook: Murray nabs award, freshmen defenders emerging

The season is just two weeks old, but it’s already clear which OU freshmen will become key contributors and which are likely to...

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Knee injury shelves OU's Rodney Anderson for the season

NORMAN — The play seemed innocuous at first. Just another 10-yard run by Oklahoma running back Rodney Anderson. But as the...

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Fiesta Bowl did wonders for Boise State — and not just football

From increased enrollment to academic recruitment, Boise State benefited from its 43-42 Fiesta Bowl victory over OU

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OU redshirt tracker: Freshmen defensive players emerging as key contributors

The season is just two weeks old, but it’s already clear which OU freshmen will become key contributors and which are likely to...

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OU football: Kyler Murray named offensive player of the week

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray was named Walter Camp Offensive Player of the Week for his performance Saturday in OU's 49-21...

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OU football: Sooners climb another spot in AP Poll

Oklahoma continued its gradual climb in the AP Poll this week.

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The Collected Wisdom of OU football sideline reporter Chris Plank

Chris Plank knew he wanted to be a radio broadcaster from a young age. Growing up in the St. Louis suburb of Wood River,...

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Lamb's big plays cushion Anderson's void

Playmakers Lamb, Murray and Brown produce vs. UCLA

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OU football: Rodney Anderson's injury overshadows runaway win

On an otherwise jovial day for Oklahoma fans came a cloud over the game that had nothing to do with the overcast weather.

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Murray matches Baker Mayfield and Trevor Knight

Murray's multiple touchdown passes and runs makes for an historic day at Owen Field.

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Best and worst from Oklahoma's win against UCLA

Oklahoma rolled in another rout Saturday, this time at the expense of UCLA. The Sooners beat the Bruins 49-21.

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What they're saying: OU vs. UCLA

Here’s a look at what coaches, media members, former players and others had to say about Oklahoma vs. UCLA:

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Sooners hope culture is changing on defense

The Sooners showed their improvement Saturday with 12 tackles for loss — their most since tying that mark against West Virginia...

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Find out who made the grade in OU's dominant win over UCLA

Berry Tramel hands out mostly high marks for the Sooners in a 49-21 rout of UCLA

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OU football: New emphasis on special teams gives Sooners surge

OU’s special teams have evolved from an afterthought in recent years to must-see TV through two games in 2018.

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OU football: Running back Rodney Anderson exits with injury against UCLA

Oklahoma running back Rodney Anderson was injured on the final play of the first quarter Saturday against UCLA. He was taken to...

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OU football: CeeDee Lamb makes incredible one-handed 'non-catch'

CeeDee Lamb was inches away from hauling in one of the best catches you'll ever see.

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OU football: Oakland A's concerned for Kyler Murray's safety in hilarious tweet

The Oakland A's are understandably concerned about the safety of their first round draft pick: Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray.

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UCLA football has more been mystique than substance

The Bruins are without a Pac-12 title or a major bowl in 20 years; when will that change?

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Drake Stoops emerging from father's shadow

Deep and drawn-out chants of Stooops reverberated throughout Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium last weekend, just 15...

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Cyclones could be facing rough start without a victory in Iowa City

Cancellation of Iowa State-South Dakota State game puts the Cyclones in rough waters as they play at arch-rival Iowa

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UCLA TE Caleb Wilson returns to family roots in Oklahoma

The pregame theatrics were different when Chris Wilson took the field at Oklahoma, but the energy remains the same. Electricity...

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No. 6 Oklahoma vs. UCLA football: Time, TV channel, predictions

Oklahoma kicks off against UCLA at noon Saturday in Norman.

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Three Big 12 teams play fellow Power 5 Conference foes this week

OU-UCLA rank No. 3 on Big 12 list; OSU-South Alabama ranks sixth

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How an old photo of The Boz prompted a couple of OU fans to take a trip down memory lane

Lots of college football fans will likely reminisce when they see the Sooners and the Bruins back on the same field Saturday....

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How Sooners have capitalized on California recruiting pipeline

Some Sooners were predestined to be Pac-12 players, yet nine California kids will be on the home sidelines when UCLA visits...

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High school football: A look at former OU, OSU players coaching in OKC area

Careers have been made from playing at Oklahoma and Oklahoma State. Several former players are giving back to the Oklahoma City...

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Former OU, OSU players dot Oklahoma high school football landscape

Rufus Alexander, Northeast The first thing Rufus Alexander had to learn when joining the Northeast coaching staff was how to...

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20 best Californians in OU football history

Sooners are recruiting California more and more in recent years.

Clinton moving in right direction, earns program win No. 800

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When John Higbee took over as Clinton head coach last year after the proud Red Tornadoes missed the playoffs for the first time in 28 years, he said one of his first goals was to find a senior group of players that he could count on.

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Curtis Bolton kept moving forward thanks to his father

It was life lessons from his father that kept rolling over in Curtis Bolton’s head in the aftermath of last season's injury.

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OU-UCLA: 3-2-1 KICKOFF

Oklahoma hosts UCLA in a Week 2 matchup at noon Saturday. Here's what to look for:

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Big 12 tries to recover from woeful Week 1

SEC dominated Week 1 of college football; who will dominate Week 2?

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OU to play South Dakota, Missouri State

OU has played a Division I-AA opponent only six times, including just four in the last 20 years, but that changes starting in...

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Injuries to Jalen Redmond and Addison Gumbs — and Gumbs' transfer — have left the Sooners thin at a key spot

Injuries to Jalen Redmond and Addison Gumbs — and Gumbs' transfer — have left the Sooners thin at a key spot

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Shane Beamer more than 'just special teams guy'

Shane Beamer has quite a few titles: assistant head coach for offense, tight ends and H-backs coach and as his name might...

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Kelly earned his chops at New Hampshire

Kelly spent 14 years at his alma mater before becoming a nationally-known offensive savant

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Prep parade: Gunnar Gundy, Jacob Switzer talk battle of Bedlam namesakes

Stillwater's Gunnar Gundy and Norman North's Jacob Switzer will both quarterback their teams against the other Thursday night....

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UCLA quarterback situation uncertain for Oklahoma game

Don’t expect Bruins coach Chip Kelly to disclose any information about his quarterback’s status.

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Sophomore Addison Gumbs is transferring from the Sooners after suffering a season-ending injury Friday

Sophomore Addison Gumbs is transferring from the Sooners after suffering a season-ending injury Friday

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OU basketball: Sooners' Big 12 slate begins at Kansas

The Oklahoma men's basketball schedule was finalized Wednesday morning. The Sooners will open Big 12 play at Kansas on Jan. 2.

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Drew Brees still going great, at age 39

Is this the year New England finally falters? If so, a surprising Super Bowl could await

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After big game, Lee Morris delivers big news

NORMAN — There was no chance of disturbing others when Oklahoma walk-on receiver Lee Morris FaceTimed his mom, Liz Morris, on...

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Moving to Sunday night would help the Sooners in a couple of ways

A Sunday move could guarantee OU a night kickoff and help the Sooners shoulder their Big 12 quota

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OU football: Mike Stoops has fond memories of Chip Kelly from Pac-12 days

UCLA coach Chip Kelly and Oklahoma defensive coordinator Mike Stoops faced off five times between 2007-11. Stoops as the head...

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OSU sells 4,125 beers in Missouri State game

Sooners still mulling issue of selling alcohol at sporting events

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Oklahoma State swept last season's meetings between the schools

Women's Bedlam set for Feb. 6 in Stillwater, Feb. 25 in Norman

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OU football: Sooners ranked No. 6 in AP Poll

The Sooners, ranked seventh last week, beat Florida Atlantic 63-14 last Saturday. It was OU’s largest margin of victory in a...

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Ohio State files action against Oklahoma for block 'O' trademark

Ohio State has filed an action against Oklahoma to the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. The item in question? A block "O."

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Hokies, Auburn and LSU most impressive

Great road wins are hard to come by, so Virginia Tech gets the nod atop these rankings

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OU football: Sooners put Lee Morris on scholarship

Lincoln Riley said Monday morning that it was only a "matter of time" until walk-on tight end Lee Morris was put on...

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OU football: Behind Kyler Murray's long, winding scramble against Florida Atlantic

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray was breathing heavy by the time he finished his long, winding run about midway through the...

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Cyclones play at Iowa without benefit of a season opener

With Hawkeyes and Sooners up next, Iowa State forges ahead without the benefit of playing South Dakota State

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Why Texas' tumble should inspire appreciation of the sustained success at OU and OSU

"This is Texas football" means something entirely different today than it did even a decade ago. The might Longhorns have...

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Ehlinger's late interceptions sink Texas

UT's quarterback problems persist in 34-29 loss to Maryland

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OU football: Early kickoff 'stinks' for recruiting

Early kickoffs have long drawn the ire of Oklahoma fans, and they’re even more unsavory from a recruiting logistics standpoint.

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OU football: Scholarship for Lee Morris 'matter of time'

The walk-on junior tight end had a two-play highlight reel last Saturday that some couldn’t compile over the course of a...

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OU football: Curtis Bolton named Big 12 Defensive Player of Week

Oklahoma linebacker Curtis Bolton is the season's first Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday.

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Lincoln Riley says Austin Kendall should be back "pretty shortly"

OU coach Lincoln Riley says backup quarterback Austin Kendall is going to be available “pretty shortly” but it might not be...

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OU football: Young players help Sooners to solid start on defense

NORMAN — On the first play of Saturday's eventual 63-14 Oklahoma blowout of Florida Atlantic, the young defensive back closed...

OSU football: M.K. Taylor, Patrick Cashmore rejuvenating special teams play

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Oklahoma State's new special teams coaches are putting the Cowboys in position to succeed, as seen Saturday against Boise State

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The Boz could be a problem for his teammates

No one ever questioned his playing ability, but being Bosworth's teammate wasn't always easy.

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Taking a quick look at Oklahoma vs. UCLA

OKLAHOMA VS. UCLA •When: Noon, Saturday•Where: Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium•TV: Fox (Cox 12/HD 712, Dish 25,...

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OU notebook: Tracking new redshirt rule after Week 1

OU coach Lincoln Riley played 12 true freshmen in the blowout win against Florida Atlantic. It’s a number to track week to week...

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West Virginia ranks No. 1 in the Big 12

West Virginia's victory over Tennessee slightly more impressive than OU's rout of Florida Atlantic

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OU football: Drake Stoops makes Sooner debut

Drake Stoops’ first career catch, an eight-yard first-down pickup in the first quarter Saturday, was followed by chants of...

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OU football: Redshirt report after Week 1

As Oklahoma surged to a 42-0 halftime lead Saturday, the starters sat and Sooner fans were granted a glimpse at the future.

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OU football: Florida Atlantic alumni association misses mark with mass text after blowout loss

As if Florida Atlantic's 63-14 loss Saturday at Oklahoma wasn't bad enough, the FAU alumni association made things much worse...

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Oklahoma's Lee Morris puts the heat on FAU early with blocked punt, TD reception

On a sultry day when the Sooners turned in plenty of big plays in a 63-14 win over Florida Atlantic — three of their nine...

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Why Kyler Murray looked like a cool customer despite the heat of replacing a legend

Reminders of Baker Mayfield are everywhere in Soonerville, but if there's pressure in replacing him, Kyler Murray didn't show...

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OU football: Defense hopes to silence critics after season opener

The Sooners, who ranked 67th in the country last season in total defense, held Florida Atlantic to 324 yards Saturday in their...

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First-half shutout OU's first since 2015

Sooners' yards per play continues to be high

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Best and worst from OU's win against Florida Atlantic

Oklahoma had a near-flawless performance in its 63-14 win against Florida Atlantic in the season opener. Here’s a look at the...

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What they're saying: OU vs. Florida Atlantic

Here’s a look at what coaches, media members, former players and others had to say about Oklahoma vs. Florida Atlantic:

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OU REPORT CARD: Kyler Murray gets high marks for Sooner season opener

From quality pass coverage to a fabulous run game, the Sooners performed at a high level against FAU

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OU football: Receivers Marquise Brown, CeeDee Lamb rep Biletnikoff jerseys

Marquise Brown and CeeDee Lamb sent a message with their pre and postgame attire Saturday.

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OU football: Lincoln Riley updates injury status of Austin Kendall, Addison Gumbs

Oklahoma second-team quarterback Austin Kendall went down on the far sidelines early in the fourth quarter Saturday in the...

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Lane Kiffin tweets scene from Hoosiers before OU-Florida Atlantic game

Lane Kiffin plays the underdog role well. An hour and a half before his Florida Atlantic squad kicks off against Oklahoma,...

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OU football: Sooners name season captains

Oklahoma football announced its five captains just before the season opener Saturday against Florida Atlantic.

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OU football: Kyler Murray era begins Saturday for Sooners

NORMAN — For every one of the 40 games Lincoln Riley has coached at Oklahoma, either last year as a head coach or before that...

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OU's Marquise Brown makes strides thanks to beach work

Marquise Brown isn't blind to the glitz and glam, the art deco and savoir faire of Miami Beach.

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OU goes from short to shorter at quarterback

Baker Mayfield became a legend at 6-foot; can Kyler Murray succeed at 5-9?

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OU football: 3 players to watch, 2 big questions, 1 wild prediction for Florida Atlantic game

Oklahoma opens its season at 11 a.m. Saturday against Florida Atlantic. Here’s what to look for.

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UCLA names Wilson Speight the starting quarterback

OU opens the 2018 season against Florida Atlantic and a quarterback who transferred from a traditional power. We don’t yet know...

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Oklahoma vs. Florida Atlantic: time, TV and radio info, weather, predictions

Oklahoma kicks off its 2018 season at 11 a.m. Saturday against Florida Atlantic in Norman.

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Neutral site games highlight Big 12's Week 1

Half the Big 12 opens the season with games against Division I-AA opponents

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Watch: Oklahoma singer Madison Ryann Ward releases rain-soaked video for her soulful debut single 'Mirror'

Rising Oklahoma singer and songwriter Madison Ryann Ward released today the rain-soaked new music video for her soulful debut...

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OU basketball: Transfer guard Aaron Calixte cited on drug paraphernalia charge

Oklahoma graduate transfer point guard Aaron Calixte was arrested last Saturday in Norman on a possession of drug paraphernalia...

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2016 Houston coaching search came close to changing fates of Lincoln Riley, Lane Kiffin

Lincoln Riley and his Oklahoma Sooners will welcome Lane Kiffin’s Florida Atlantic Owls to Owen Field Saturday in a coaching...

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OU football journal: Sooners' depth chart settles safety questions, but plenty still left

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley said Monday he would wait to release a depth chart because of so many position battles...

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OU football: Bob Stoops on double duty this weekend between Iowa City and Norman

There was a fairly notable graduate assistant on Iowa's 1983 staff: Bob Stoops

How did the Cowboys grade out in a big win over Boise State?

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Oklahoma State earned some pretty impressive grades after its dismantling of Boise State on Saturday.

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OU football: Sooners release depth chart ahead of season opener

Oklahoma has released its depth chart, but not every position battle has been resolved.

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Baker Mayfield makes a perfect 'Heisman House' commercial debut

You just knew that Baker Mayfield would plant a flag at the "Heisman House."

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Sooner officials disappointed OU-Army is pay-per-view

When Fox selected OU-Florida Atlantic for broadcast, it doomed Army to pay-per-view

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OU football: Freshman LB DaShaun White will play, but how much?

Talk around OU’s football facility leaves little question that DaShaun White will play in his true freshman season, and perhaps...

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OU football: A look at the Sooners' freshmen

Here's a look at each of Oklahoma's scholarship freshmen — plus one walk-on who is expected to contribute — and what their...

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OU-Army to be broadcast on pay-per-view

he game will be produced by Fox Sports Oklahoma and pricing will vary by distributor.

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Sooners and Cowboys both should roll

Week 1 has some great matchups, but not nearly enough

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Oklahoma's Sept. 22 game against Army will kick off at 6 p.m. and be a pay-per-view only broadcast

Oklahoma's Sept. 22 game against Army will kick off at 6 p.m. and be a pay-per-view only broadcast

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Sooners lead nation in road wins

College football starts in these parts on Thursday, when OSU hosts Missouri State. Then OU hosts Florida Atlantic on Saturday....

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Why is Lincoln Riley leaving door open on Kyler Murray returning?

Scott Boras has said that Kyler Murray only has this season of college football before starting his pro baseball career. Murray...

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Kenneth Murray: No pressure facing big-time running back

With one of the best returning running backs in college football in Devin Singletary, Florida Atlantic will test the Sooners’...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley won't reveal strategy for new redshirt rule

All Division-I college football coaches were dealt a new card this season. And even though it’s the same card, one that offers...

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How to bet the NFL this season

Can any NFL rusher duplicate DeMarco Murray or Adrian Peterson and crack the 1,650-yard barrier?

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Toby Keith to lead celebrity Sooner squad

Billy Sims and Jason White among former Sooner stars scheduled to play softball against the Roger Clemens-led Longhorns

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How Lane Kiffin chose to overhaul Florida Atlantic

Lane Kiffin knew Florida Atlantic needed to upgrade its talent when he arrived a year ago. He's done it, but at what cost? His...

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OU football: Rodney Anderson is Sooners' pressure-relief valve

NORMAN — A year ago, Rodney Anderson was the question mark. This time around, he's the known commodity. With Kyler Murray,...

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OU journal: No bad blood between Gary Gibbs, Sooners

NORMAN — Former Oklahoma coach Gary Gibbs is serving as a defensive consultant for Oklahoma State this season, but Lincoln...

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Can the 23rd-ranked Longhorns break out of decade-long slump?

Herman says Texas is bigger and faster, but will that equate to victories?

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NCAA appeal is a winner for Cyclones

Iowa State quarterback had rarely played before last season, so getting another of eligiblity turned out to be doable

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OU football: Depth chart 'almost' left blank ahead of season opener

Oklahoma’s depth chart was reduced to one word in the game notes released Monday: “ALMOST…”

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OU football: Lincoln Riley 'hates that it didn't work out' in Norman for FAU quarterback Chris Robison

Chris Robison’s time at Oklahoma was just a blip. The former 4-star quarterback was dismissed by the Sooners in August 2017 and...

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Snyder, Rhule playing it coy on quarterbacks

Skylar Thompson vs. Alex Delton and Charlie Brewer vs. Jalan McClendon are unsettled as Big 12 openers near

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OU football: 'No bad blood' as Gary Gibbs to consult Oklahoma State

Former Oklahoma coach Gary Gibbs is serving as a defensive consultant for Oklahoma State this season, but Lincoln Riley seemed...

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OU football: Kyler Murray ready to go after long road back

NORMAN — It's been a little more than 1,000 days since Kyler Murray entered a game as the starting quarterback. No, REALLY...

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OU football: Scouting Florida Atlantic

UP NEXT NO. 7 OKLAHOMA VS. FLORIDA ATLANTIC •When: 11 a.m., Saturday•Where: Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium•TV: Fox...

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Both Bedlam rivals replacing iconic quarterbacks

Fans will dwell on Baker Mayfield and Mason Rudolph being gone; will the players and coaches do the same?

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How a small Texas town lifted up Bennie Wylie on road to becoming OU strength coach

OU's first-year strength coach, Bennie Wylie, has made quite the journey to Norman.

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Schnellenberger hasn't lost his fastball in talking big

Schnellenberger still sees big things for Florida Atlantic

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Who ranks best in traditional and non-traditional college football uniforms?

OSU makes the list of best non-traditional uniforms in college football

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2018 College Football Preview: See the section from The Oklahoman

The Sooners have the Jordan Brand, the Cowboys have their eclectic ensemble, and both appeal to the Generation Z that is...

The ripple effects of Russell Westbrook's surgery

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When Russell Westbrook returns from his latest knee surgery, his absence will have had a ripple effect across the Thunder.

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Griffin Family Performance Center gives OU basketball new edge

The $7 million facility opened in June, but Saturday — officially proclaimed Blake Griffin Day by the city of Norman — OU’s...

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OU has master plans to renovate Lloyd Noble Center, Castiglione says

As plans stalled last month regarding the OU Foundation’s University North Park development that would’ve been centered around...

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OU position outlook: Special teams

Austin Seibert has been synonymous with OU special teams since 2015, and now the starting kicker and punter is in his final...

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Seibert surging toward Sooners' scoring record

An injury is about the only thing that could undo Austin Seibert’s shoelaces as he kicks toward history. He needs 90 points to...

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OU basketball: Griffin's gift to highlight alumni weekend

The Griffin Family Performance Center opened in June, but it will be formally dedicated Saturday.

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Jones likely to be Big Ben's backup -- for now

Mason Rudolph might be the quarterback of the future in Pittsburgh, but Landy Jones likely is the backup of the present

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OU will host UConn on Dec. 19 at Lloyd Noble Center

Oklahoma's women's non-conference schedule is highlighted by a Dec. 19 home matchup against UConn

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Calcaterra could be OU's next star tight end

Grant Calcaterra, still close friends with Mark Andrews, has the burden of matching the production of his former teammate while...

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OU position outlook: Tight ends/H-backs

Here's a look at Oklahoma's tight ends/H-backs: Tight end starter Grant Calcaterra (Soph., 6-4, 221) Key backups Brayden Willis...

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Three-game suspension not the worst of Meyer's punishment

Meyer's reputation takes a beating over lies about Zach Smith

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Power Lunch: Chat live with columnist Berry Tramel

We're officially one week away from the start of college football! Join Berry Tramel to talk all things college football (and...

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Though Kyler Murray will start Sept. 1 when Oklahoma plays Florida Atlantic, history shows the quarterback derby isn't fully over

Though Kyler Murray will start Sept. 1 when Oklahoma plays Florida Atlantic, history shows the quarterback derby isn't fully over

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OU football: What Lincoln Riley said about decision to name Kyler Murray starting quarterback

Oklahoma announced Kyler Murray as its starting quarterback at 12:25 p.m. on Twitter, and about five hours later Murray held...

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Not all OU quarterback derby winners keep the job

From Jason White to Rhett Bomar to Blake Bell, the beaten-out quarterback at OU has occasionally risen to lead the Sooner offense.

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Unique circumstances meant Murray had to start opener

The Sooner quarterback derby really begins on Sept. 1, when the Sooners host Florida Atlantic

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Kyler Murray named Sooners' starting quarterback for Florida Atlantic opener

Kyler Murray will be the Sooners' first starting quarterback in the post-Baker Mayfield era.

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New metric called the NET will guide Selection Sunday

After 38 years, college basketball will move away from the RPI, instead using a new formula

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Will Sooners find a pass rusher?

OU's defense still trying to return to elite status

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OU football: Walk-on Drake Stoops has chance to play, Riley says

As OU coach Lincoln Riley rattled off a list of receivers who have impressed him this preseason, a notable but not obvious name...

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With eyes on quarterback battle, center competition still undecided

Either redshirt senior Jonathan Alvarez or redshirt freshman Creed Humphrey will snap the ball to either Kyler Murray or Austin...

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Former OU running back heading to college football broadcast booth

Former Oklahoma running back DeMarco Murray is coming back to college football, but this time as a broadcast booth analyst for...

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Baker Mayfield poses shirtless with tiger in underwear deal annoucement

The former Oklahoma star and current Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback tweeted out the photo along with his endorsement of PSD.

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OU football: Walk-on Drake Stoops has chance to play, Riley says

As Lincoln Riley rattled off a list of receivers who have impressed him this preseason, a notable but not obvious name stood...

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College football conducts its business behind the veil

Until scandal breaks, we have to take the word of coaches that practices are being conducted properly in terms of treating players

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With eyes on Oklahoma quarterback battle, center competition still undecided

Either redshirt senior Jonathan Alvarez or redshirt freshman Creed Humphrey will snap the ball to either Kyler Murray or Austin...

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Ryan Aber's AP Top 25 vote

The top two spots were easy. After that, things became much more difficult. Despite how Alabama fans probably feel about me...

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Sooners No. 7 in preseason AP poll, Cowboys unranked

For the second consecutive season, Oklahoma is ranked No. 7 in the preseason Associated Press college football poll. Oklahoma...

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OU position outlook: Quarterbacks

Here's a look at Oklahoma's quarterbacks Starter Kyler Murray (RJr., 5-10, 195) OR Austin Kendall (RSo., 6-2, 219) Key backups...

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Sooners' quarterback battle rages on

NORMAN — Oklahoma's quarterback race continues. “No announcement yet,” Sooners coach Lincoln Riley told a large crowd of media...

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NFL Notebook: Adrian Peterson signs with Redskins

Former Oklahoma star Adrian Peterson has found a new team.

How OSU overcame a rough first quarter to lasso Boise State

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Over the final three quarters of their 44-21 victory over the No. 17 Broncos, Taylor Cornelius and the Cowboys shook whatever spirits might’ve been targeting them in the opening 15 minutes. OSU posted only 15 yards of offense in the first quarter...

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How high up the charts can Adrian Peterson go?

Peterson once had his eyes on the all-time NFL rushing record, but now he'll have to settle for moving up the list.

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Sooners No. 7 in preseason AP poll, Cowboys unranked

Oklahoma is No. 7 in the preseason AP poll for the second consecutive season while Oklahoma State is unranked in the preseason...

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OU football: Mike Stoops lobbies for changes to college football's new redshirt rule

College football's new redshirt rule takes effect this season, but Mike Stoops would like to see it backdated to preserve the...

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OU football: Rotation narrows as preseason camp comes to a close

NORMAN — Oklahoma went through its second scrimmage of preseason camp Saturday morning. The Sooners' practices will move to the...

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OU football: Robert Charlton looking to make the most of his second chance at football

NORMAN — Not long after he arrived at the University of Oklahoma as a track athlete, Robert Charlton got a view of the football...

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OU football: Caleb Kelly hoping move pays off with breakout season

NORMAN — Caleb Kelly was supposed to be a difference-making linebacker when Oklahoma signed the five-star recruit from Fresno,...

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OU position outlook: Linebackers

Here's a look at Oklahoma's linebackers Starters Addison Gumbs (So., 6-3, 253) Ryan Jones (RFr., 6-2, 236) Kenneth Murray (So.,...

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Sooners' QB race could be determined in Saturday scrimmage

Even if Saturday isn’t the day, don’t expect the decision to drag into a game time announcement on Sept. 1.

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OU position outlook: Defensive line

The defensive line was a work in progress last season with Amani Bledsoe missing the first part of the season due to a...

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OU football: Neville Gallimore trying to put it all together for Sooners

The redshirt junior from Ottawa, Ontario arrived in Norman before the 2015 season as a raw defensive line talent that needed...

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Allen & Ginter collection includes Lincoln Riley

Riley joins club of celebrities that get their own trading card

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Gary Gibbs observes OSU practice

Gundy and Gibbs have a shared history that goes back more than three decades

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Two Sooners' commits upgraded to five-star status by Rivals

A pair of 2019 Oklahoma football commits were upgraded to five-star recruits this week with Rivals.com's newest recruiting...

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Two Sooners commitments upgraded to five-star status by Rivals

Oklahoma QB commit Spencer Rattler and WR Trejan Bridges were upgraded to five-star status by Rivals this week, while WR Theo...

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OU position outlook: Offensive line

Here's a look at Oklahoma's offensive line Starters Bobby Evans (RJr., 6-5, 301) Ben Powers (Sr., 6-4, 313) Creed Humphrey...

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OU football: Cody Ford settling in at tackle

NORMAN — Cody Ford didn't think the move would be permanent at first. When offensive line coach Bill Bedenbaugh told him he'd...

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Why Sooner quarterback Kyler Murray has a legacy regardless of his OU career

Kyler Murray hasn't even been named the starter at Oklahoma, but he already has a legacy — in the high school football ranks in...

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SMU transfer joins Florida Atlantic QB derby

OU transfer Chris Robison and Florida State transfer De'Andre Johnson have some competition at quarterback.

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Filling football stadiums even a concern in the SEC

The 21st-century problem of filling stadiums extends to all levels and regions of sport

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OU football: Jordan Parker all-in on position switch

NORMAN — When Oklahoma's coaches approached Jordan Parker in the spring and asked what he thought about a move from cornerback...

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OU football: DaShaun White's emergence gives Sooners flexibility at linebacker

Freshman linebacker DaShaun White has turned heads early in preseason camp. “For a guy who hasn't played, man, he is very...

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Would Stoops want Ohio State job?

The Joe MIxon story would raise a lot of questions for Stoops at Ohio State, and for Ohio State about Stoops

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OU football: Lincoln Riley says domestic abusers 'won't work here'

Lincoln Riley says that if anyone on his staff commits domestic violence, “they won't work here.” The Urban Meyer scandal...

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OU football: CeeDee Lamb looking to keep up momentum entering sophomore year

NORMAN — A year ago, CeeDee Lamb was one of the hopefuls in a crowded but unproven group of wide receivers for Oklahoma. It...

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OU position outlook: Wide receivers

Here's a look at Oklahoma's receivers group Starters Marquise Brown (Jr., 5-10, 168) Mykel Jones (Jr., 5-11, 188) CeeDee Lamb...

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Why NCAA changes may make basketball's mess even messier

The NCAA vowed action after an FBI probe exposed widespread corruption in college basketball. The organization delivered on...

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Riley says Ohio State scandal made him remind his own coaches

Urban Meyer's troubles at Ohio State give other coaches a chance to reiterate what they expect from their staff

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Praise flows for Mayfield after NFL debut

Mayfield's performance needs to be tempered, but he was impressive against the Giants

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Playoff committee will recuse two from talking Sooners

Frank Beamer's son now coaches in Norman, so Beamer will be barred from talking Sooners in the College Football Playoff...

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Three Big 12 coaches best ever at their school

Mike Gundy, Bill Snyder and Gary Patterson are the greatest coaches in their respective schools' history

Thunder at 10: Why Game 6's stand as most memorable to Thunder fans

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The Oklahoman tallied 60 fan submissions for their most memorable game in Thunder history and a theme emerged around unforgettable Game 6 scenarios.

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OU football: Tre Norwood ready to take on bigger role

A year ago, Norwood seemed like a longshot to get much if any playing time his freshman year. But not only did Norwood play...

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Big 12 home schedules represent well

OU and OSU have middle-of-the-pack home schedules in the Big 12

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Rally for Meyer was an embarrassment to Ohio State

A massive crowd would have been a public relations problem for the Buckeyes, but a meager crowd, acting ridiculous, did nothing...

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Joe C. says he was well-received by Oklahomans

Castiglione, with Bob Stoops' help, got OU athletics back on track

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OU football: New clear-bag policy, metal detectors await Sooners football fans

NORMAN — Fans coming to Oklahoma home football games this year will need to allow a bit more time to get through the gates and...

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McCoy still striving to get better

The six-time Pro Bowl selection really doesn't feel there's any reason to change because attitude is a big part of his success.

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High school football: Norman's Cade Horton embraces chance to play football and baseball in college

Norman junior Cade Horton is a star in baseball and football. As football practice opened Monday, he embraced the chance to...

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OU football: Rodney Anderson searching for consistency after breakout 2017

NORMAN — Rodney Anderson kept waiting for “Old Rodney” to come out. In high school in Katy, Texas, Anderson wowed scouts during...

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Breaking down OU's running back position

Here's a look at Oklahoma's running back position group: Starter Rodney Anderson (RJr., 6-1, 220) Key backups Trey Sermon (So.,...

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OU football: Kyler Murray doesn't totally close the door on playing two more seasons

After the comments last week from Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley and baseball agent Scott Boras on Kyler Murray's 2019 plans,...

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Big 12 has the content that broadcasters covet

The broadcast landscape changes quickly, but the desire for live sports hasn't changed

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Will Michigan transfer win Bruins' QB job?

Speight doesn't seem a Chip Kelly-type college quarterback, but Kelly adjusted in the NFL

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Larry Coker's storybook journey takes him to the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame

Okemah native Larry Coker's football coaching career took him from Fairfax High School to the Miami Hurricanes

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Veteran coach's relationship with Thibodeaux helping Sooners' D-line

Oklahoma defensive ends coach Calvin Thibodeaux has developed a strong relationship with longtime SEC defensive line coach Pete...

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Agent Scott Boras says 2018 season will be Kyler Murray's last at OU

Lincoln Riley might not have closed the door on Kyler Murray’s return to Oklahoma football in 2019, but Murray’s agent appears...

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Riley leaves the door open for Murray's return in 2019

Since Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray signed with the Oakland A’s in mid-June, the assumption has been that he would play...

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Joe C. has become an Oklahoman

Castiglione goes into the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, and his state roots now run deep

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Basquine, others limited as Sooners open camp

Coming back from a pair of Achilles injuries, the first which kept him out of last season and the second which kept him out for...

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Four-star offensive tackle Stacey Wilkins chose the Sooners over Arkansas on Friday

Four-star offensive tackle Stacey Wilkins chose the Sooners over Arkansas on Friday

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Lincoln Riley on Kyler Murray: 'We'll see if it's his final year'

Sooners coach Lincoln Riley said Friday that quarterback Kyler Murray might not be in his final season of playing college football

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Gymnastics coach accused of sexual assault

Skipper Glenn Crawley, a former OU assistant gymnastics coach, is accused of improperly touching three young girls at a Fort...

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Three storylines to watch heading into preseason camp for Sooners

he Sooners are coming off a second College Football Playoff appearance in three seasons but with plenty of questions...

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Perseverance pays off for Ken Mendenhall

Brief stints with the Atlanta Falcons, Green Bay Packers, Houston Oilers and New York Giants had only strengthened his resolve...

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So many warnings from scandals around college sports, so few lessons learned

Ohio State finds itself embroiled in a scandal bad enough that jobs may be lost and decency already has been. Why weren't...

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Oklahoma ranked No. 5 in preseason coaches' top 25; Oklahoma State snags final spot

Oklahoma ranked No. 5 in preseason coaches' top 25; Oklahoma State snags final spot

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Why it's time to stop doubting what Trae Young can do

Trae Young returned to Norman and OU this week for his first youth basketball camp. It was a reminder of how far the point...

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Mixon loses weight, aims for bigger role as Bengals' back

Bengals running back and former Oklahoma star Joe Mixon changed his diet in the offseason and lost 12 pounds.

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Chip Viney's hiring just another sign of Sooners' recruiting evolution

The reaction came quickly last week after Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley announced the hiring of Chip Viney as a recruiting analyst.

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Austin Kendall keeping faith in OU quarterback competition

The reasons for Austin Kendall’s relative obscurity in relation to Kyler Murray are easy to pinpoint.

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High school notebook: Fall media day set for Aug. 15

The Oklahoman's annual Fall Sports Media Day is set for Wednesday, Aug. 15, at McGuinness.

Ailing mother, newborn daughter motivating OSU’s Larry Williams

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In his ailing mother and newborn daughter, Larry Williams has all the motivation he needs to make the most of his final college season. With OSU’s offensive line struggling, he will face his biggest challenge yet when Boise State comes to town...

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Mayfield and Browns QBs hanging out in camper

The Browns QBs are hanging out between practices in an RV equipped with a TV and other amenities being financed by Baker...

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Cardinals counting on a healthy Bradford

Former Oklahoma Sooners quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Sam Bradford went through the first practice of Arizona Cardinals...

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Longtime OU assistant Jimerson dies at 83

Longtime Oklahoma football assistant and athletic administrator Don Jimerson died Friday morning.

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Chip Viney returns to Sooners' staff as recruiting analyst

NORMAN — During his time at Oklahoma as a graduate assistant and special teams quality control coach, Courtney "Chip" Viney...

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Oklahoma and Army will kick off at 6 p.m. on Sept. 22, OU announced Friday

Kickoff time for Sooners' Sept. 22 game against Army set

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Bob Stoops considered stepping away after Russell Athletic Bowl

Loss in Orlando had Stoops considering leaving OU, but instead he hired Lincoln Riley, and the Sooners soon soared again

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Chip Viney returns to Oklahoma as recruiting analyst

After a year as an assistant coach at Nevada, Chip Viney returns to Oklahoma as a recruiting analyst

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Former OU receiver Stills would prefer NFL had no anthem policy

Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills vacationed this offseason in Africa, led several teammates on a training trip to Nebraska...

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Mayfield made 39 OU starts; will he make more in Cleveland?

The track record for quarterbacks isn't strong in Cleveland

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Sooners sweep Big 12 Athlete of the Year awards

Former Sooners' quarterback Baker Mayfield earned the Big 12 Male Athlete of the Year honor, while gymnast Maggie Nichols...

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Big 12 coaches praise freedom, fear free agency with new transfer rule

Beginning in October, student-athletes will be free to transfer without permission from their current school or coach. The rule...

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Oklahoma swept the Big 12 Athlete of the Year honors for the second time in three seasons

Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield and Maggie Nichols won Big 12 Athlete of the Year honors, giving the Sooners sweeps in two of the...

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Oklahoma senior punter/kicker Austin Seibert is one of 27 punters on the preseason watch list for the Ray Guy Award

Oklahoma senior punter/kicker Austin Seibert is one of 27 punters on the preseason watch list for the Ray Guy Award

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Duane Baccus dies at age 64

Baccus was a favorite of the FCA's Chuck Bowman