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UCLA tops Oklahoma to win 13th national title

Kinsley Washington’s RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted UCLA past Oklahoma 5-4, and the Bruins won the championship series 2-0. It is UCLA’s 13th national title …


Huskies bow out of softball series on Rachel Garcia’s walk-off HR for UCLA

Rachel Garcia hit a three-run walk-off homer in the 10th inning and threw a shutout as UCLA beat Washington 3-0 in 10 innings to reach the championship series.


Top 25 roundup: No. 1 Baylor women roll to 36th consecutive Big 12 win

Chloe Jackson scored a season-high 24 points and top-ranked Baylor rolled to its 36th consecutive Big 12 Conference victory, 87-53 over Oklahoma on Saturday night.


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 17, 2019, 12:19 a.m.

Women’s Top 25 roundup: No. 1 Baylor women roll to 36th consecutive Big 12 win

Chloe Jackson scored a season-high 24 points and top-ranked Baylor rolled to its 36th consecutive Big 12 Conference victory, 87-53 over Oklahoma on Saturday night.


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 12:05 p.m.

Kyler Murray chooses NFL over baseball and A’s

Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray says he will pursue a career in the NFL over playing baseball for the Oakland Athletics.


Oklahoma football coach Lincoln Riley’s salary jumps to $6 million

Oklahoma football coach Lincoln Riley’s salary jumped to $6 million and he had his contract extended a year, through the 2023 season. Riley and Oklahoma’s Board of Regents agreed in …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 12:28 p.m.

Former Alabama QB Jalen Hurts transferring to Oklahoma

Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts has decided to transfer to Oklahoma. Hurts made the announcement in a story in the Players’ Tribune. He will be available immediately as a graduate transfer. …


Oklahoma QB, A’s prospect Kyler Murray declares for NFL draft

Kyler Murray, the first-round Major League Baseball draft pick and Heisman Trophy-winning Oklahoma quarterback, declares for NFL draft


Oklahoma hires former WSU assistant Alex Grinch as defensive coordinator

Oklahoma has hired Ohio State co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach Alex Grinch as defensive coordinator.


Oklahoma, coach Lincoln Riley agree to contract extension

Oklahoma and Lincoln Riley have agreed to a contract extension, which should quell speculation about the second-year coach being lured away by an NFL team.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 10:12 p.m.

No. 1 Alabama beats No. 4 Oklahoma 45-34 to reach title game

Tua Tagovailoa threw for 318 yards and four touchdowns and No. 1-ranked Alabama beat No. 4 Oklahoma 45-34 in the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Orange Bowl.


Orange Bowl preview: Alabama set for Oklahoma, with a title-game berth at stake

This is the fifth year of the College Football Playoff, and the fifth Alabama appearance in the four-team tournament to decide the national champion.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 9:13 p.m.

College Football Playoff: Alabama fans embrace Jalen Hurts from field to stage

They cheered Jalen Hurts as he picked up his diploma, and applauded his every big play this season.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 9:09 p.m.

Top 25 roundup: No. 1 UConn rallies past Oklahoma

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UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 7:12 p.m.

Ranking college football’s top 10 bowl games you won’t want to miss

College football’s postseason is here and it rarely disappoints. This year should be no different with marquee matchups and storylines abound in the 39 bowl games.


Forget the NFL: Heisman winner Kyler Murray will play baseball, agent Scott Boras says

His predecessor as the Oklahoma quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner may be succeeding in the NFL, but Kyler Murray won’t follow Baker Mayfield into the NFL, according to his agent.


Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray’s 2-sport persistence pays off

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray was a first-round Major League Baseball draft pick this summer who easily could have dropped football altogether. Instead, he successfully replaced Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 9:29 p.m.

Top-25 roundup: No. 6 Oklahoma edges No. 12 West Virginia in offensive shootout

Kyler Murray threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score, No. 6 Oklahoma scored two defensive TDs and the Sooners beat No. 12 West Virginia 59-56 Friday night in …


Ruffin McNeill ready to step in as Oklahoma defensive coordinator

Ruffin McNeill is more than ready to step in as Oklahoma’s interim defensive coordinator. He’s been down this road before. He took over as interim defensive coordinator at Texas Tech …


Oklahoma fires defensive coordinator Mike Stoops

Oklahoma fired defensive coordinator Mike Stoops on Monday after the Sooners struggled to stop Texas during their first loss of the season.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 9:11 p.m.

Top 25 roundup: No. 19 Texas beats No. 7 Oklahoma 48-45 on last-minute FG

Freshman Cameron Dicker kicked a 40-yard field goal with nine seconds left to give 19th-ranked Texas a 48-45 victory over No. 7 Oklahoma on Saturday.


Mike Leach recalls time he fooled Texas with fake call sheet during 1999 Red River Shootout

The Washington State coach and former Oklahoma offensive coordinator rehashed the tale Monday during his weekly news conference, six days ahead of the 113th meeting between the rival Sooners and …


Oklahoma WR Marquise Brown more than a speedster this year

Marquise Brown showed up to Oklahoma with a gift he relied on a bit too much. Brown used his blazing speed to finish last season with 1,095 yards receiving last …


After electric year, Oklahoma’s Trae Young awaits his call in the NBA Draft

Trae Young went into college basketball feeling like he had something to prove to his doubters. A year later, here he goes again.


UPDATED: Sun., June 3, 2018, 9:32 p.m.

Huskies take out 2-time defending champ Oklahoma

Taran Alvelo shut out the two-time defending national champions and Washington eliminated Oklahoma from the Women’s College World Series with a 3-0 victory.


UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 6:24 p.m.

Washington tops 2-time defending champ Oklahoma in Women’s College World Series opener

Washington freshman Gabbie Plain threw 5


UPDATED: Tue., March 20, 2018, 8:47 a.m.

Oklahoma’s Trae Young leaving for NBA after freshman season

Oklahoma star Trae Young is leaving for the NBA after a standout freshman season that ended with him leading the nation in scoring and assists. The 6-foot-2 guard averaged 27.4 …


UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 1:10 p.m.

Rhode Island shuts down Young, Oklahoma in 83-78 win

E.C. Matthews hit the go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime and one more that sealed it to help Rhode Island hold off dynamic scorer Trae Young and beat Oklahoma 83-78 Thursday in …


Massive Oklahoma tackle historically bad at combine

Bad, bad Orlando Brown Jr.: Oklahoma’s massive tackle has a historically bad NFL combine. Brown only managed 14 reps on the 225-pound bench press. Things got even worse when he …


Top 25 capsules: Devonte Graham leads No. 8 Kansas to 104-74 rout of Oklahoma

Devonte Graham had 23 points and seven assists, Malik Newman added 20 and No. 8 Kansas beat Oklahoma 104-74 on Monday night.