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UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

Top 25 roundup: Baylor wins 55th straight Big 12 game, routing Oklahoma

NaLyssa Smith scored 22 points to lead five Baylor players in double figures and the No. 2 Lady Bears won their 55th consecutive Big 12 game, beating Oklahoma 101-69 on …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 28, 2019

Joe Burrow throws 7 TDs, No. 1 LSU routs No. 4 Oklahoma 63-28 in College Football Playoff semifinal

Joe Burrow turned in the greatest performance yet in his Heisman Trophy season, throwing for seven touchdowns and 493 yards as No. 1 LSU romped to a breathtaking 63-28 victory …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 24, 2019

Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts enjoying final college season ahead of Peach Bowl showdown with LSU

Typically stoic Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts has almost begrudgingly had more than a little fun during his dynamic senior season.


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 8, 2019

College Football Playoff showdowns: LSU vs. Oklahoma; Ohio State vs. Clemson

LSU will play Oklahoma and Ohio State will face defending national champion Clemson in the College Football Playoff.


Oklahoma QB Jalen Hurts, Baylor QB Charlie Brewer create havoc as runners

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley never imagined having his quarterback run the ball so much.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 26, 2019

OSU coach Mike Gundy: Jalen Hurts makes Oklahoma’s spread look like the wishbone

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley is such a maestro that he can run a completely different offense than what you actually see. At least, that’s what Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy …


Oklahoma receivers show they can fill void for CeeDee Lamb

Jalen Hurts entered his biggest game as Oklahoma’s quarterback without his security blanket. Now, he’s even more secure.


Sooner Schooner won’t run for rest of season after accident

The University of Oklahoma says the “Sooner Schooner” will not run the rest of the season after it tipped over during a home game against West Virginia last Saturday. Oklahoma …


No. 5 Oklahoma’s improved defense supporting offense

It is a small sample size, but the numbers say Oklahoma’s defense has improved this season. An aggressive, ball-hawking defense led by new coordinator Alex Grinch has done its part …


Oklahoma QB Jalen Hurts cramming for only year with Sooners

Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts is cramming as he prepares for his only year with the Sooners. Before transferring from Alabama, he played in three national title games. He lost his …


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

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

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

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

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

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

Top 25 roundup: No. 1 UConn rallies past Oklahoma

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UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018

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

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.