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Notre Dame upsets Oklahoma, UCLA bounces back on Day 3 of Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic

CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif. — Saturday’s action at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic in Cathedral City, Calif. continued the most-anticipated tournament of the college softball season. The event, which boasts 14 top-25 teams and six Women’s College World Series participants from 2016, features the very best that Division I softball has to offer, including reigning national...
Via Excelle Sports
4 hours ago

Kansas State suffers 81-51 loss to Oklahoma as tailspin continues

NORMAN, Okla. -- As usual, Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger deflected credit for a major accomplishment. Khadeem Lattin had 17 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks to help the Sooners roll past Kansas State 81-51 for Kruger's 600th career win. Kruger became the 33rd coach to win at least 600 Division I games. Instead of soaking in the attention, he focused on his team finally earning a...
Via Associated Press
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Basketball: Sooners Get Tough, Take Down Kansas State 81-51

Wins have been hard to come by this season for Lon Kruger’s Oklahoma basketball squad, but the Sooners got a big one, taking down their coach’s alma mater, Kansas State, and doing it in convincing fashion. Oklahoma led by 13 at the break while not shooting all that well, but the Sooners turned it up in […] Oklahoma Basketball: Sooners Get Tough, Take Down Kansas State 81-51...
Via Stormin in Normin
7 hours ago

Kruger gets 600th win as Sooners beat K-State

Oklahoma roll past Kansas State 81-51 and give coach Lon Kruger his 600th career win. Kruger became the 33rd coach to win at least 600 Division I games. Rashard Odomes scored 16 points and Jordan Shepherd added 12 for the Sooners (10-18, 4-12 Big 12), who had lost nine of 10 since their upset win at West Virginia on Jan. 18. Kansas State's point total and 25-percent shooting were...
Via Associated Press
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kruger gets 600th win as Oklahoma tops Kansas State 81-51

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Khadeem Lattin had 17 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks to help Oklahoma roll past Kansas State 81-51 and give coach Lon Kruger his 600th career win. Kruger became the 33rd coach to win at least 600 Division I games. Rashard Odomes scored 16 points and Jordan Shepherd added 12 for the Sooners (10-18, 4-12 Big 12), who had lost nine of 10 since their upset...
Via Associated Press
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Sooners QB Baker Mayfield arrested on a series of charges

Oklahoma Sooners QB Baker Mayfield was arrested early Saturday in Arkansas on charges of public intoxication, disorderly conduct, fleeing and resisting arrest, according to the Washington County sheriff's office. He will have a hearing Monday. According to the preliminary police report, obtained by The Associated Press, Mayfield initially told an officer he was trying to break up...
Via FOX Sports
10 hours ago

NFL teams object to Scouting Combine exclusion rule

Neither Joe Mixon nor Chad Kelly were invited to this year’s NFL Scouting Combine thanks to a rule that could be changing in the near future.The exclusion rule keeps players who have been involved in certain types of crimes from attending the combine. However, this rule isn’t sitting well with at least some of the teams heading into this year’s combine.“The Competition Committee...
Via Sportsnaut
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Heisman Finalist Baker Mayfield Arrested For Public Intoxication, Resisting Arrest

Baker Mayfield was a finalist for the 2016 Heisman Trophy, but now he’s in trouble with the law. The Oklahoma quarterback was arrested Saturday morning by Fayetteville, Ark., police for public intoxication, disorderly conduct, fleeing and resisting arrest, according to The Oklahoman. The incident happened at 2:56 a.m., and Mayfield was released from jail after posting bail at 11...
Via NESN.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Baker Mayfield’s Arrest Not as Simple as ‘Boys Will Be Boys’

Baker Mayfield is a big deal in the heart of Oklahoma football country, but early Saturday morning the All-Big 12 quarterback and two-time Heisman finalist became a major disappointment. It’s just a few weeks before the start of spring practice, and already there is big Oklahoma football news to report. Unfortunately the news is not good. […] Baker Mayfield’s Arrest Not as...
Via Stormin in Normin
14 hours ago

Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield arrested for public intoxication and disorderly conduct

On the field, the Oklahoma Sooners had a spectacular season. Off the field, the Sooners have been struggling in recent months. After video was released showing running back Joe Mixon striking a female student, Oklahoma already had their hands full with cleaning up their public image. Now, after receiving news about their star quarterback, Baker Mayfield, they will have to work...
Via EndZoneScore
16 hours ago

Baker Mayfield arrested for public intoxication, fleeing police, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield and 2017 Heisman Trophy favorite was arrested on charges of public intoxication, fleeing police, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. The Sooners quarterback was jailed because of these charges, per the Washington County Sheriff department in Arkansas. Mayfield was a Heisman finalist the past two years. Last year he passed for 3,965 yards...
Via Sportsnaut
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield arrested for public intoxication

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield was arrested on Saturday morning on multiple charges.Mayfield was arrested in Fayetteville, Ark. and charged with public intoxication, disorderly conduct, fleeing and resisting arrest.He is due to appear in court for a hearing on Monday morning. He has another appearance set for April for the public intoxication charge, according to his booking...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield arrested

Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield was arrested in Fayetteville, Arkansas early Saturday morning. My colleague, James Ward, at CBS Sports Radio, received a phone call at work from a gentleman who said he was sitting in jail next to Baker Mayfield. Mayfield was arrested for public intoxication, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and fleeing. After placing a call to the...
Via Heartland College Sports
17 hours ago

Lon Kruger Has Not Had Great Success Going Against His Alma Mater

Lon Kruger and the Oklahoma men’s basketball team have not had much success going up against Kansas State, OU’s next opponent and the place where its head coach began his collegiate career. Over the next four days, the Sooners will get a double dose of the Sunflower State schools. On Saturday, Oklahoma will host Kansas […] Lon Kruger Has Not Had Great Success Going Against...
Via Stormin in Normin
1 day ago

Oklahoma Sooners Baseball: 19 Ways Invitational Preview and Thread

The Sooners take on Villanova, Northern Illinois and Boston College this weekend. The Sooners are off to a very nice start in 2017, having swept a two-game midweek series against Grambling State after taking two of three against the formidable Long Beach State Dirtbags. This week it’s time for the 19 Ways Invitational, a reference to Pete Hughes’s charitable organization that...

Oklahoma Basketball: What Has Happened With Christian James?

At the end of last season, then-freshman Christian James was playing at a high level in only his first season in the Oklahoma basketball program. Because of that, coach Lon Kruger was counting on the young guard playing a prime role in the Sooners offense this season. Earlier this season – you remember, when the […] Oklahoma Basketball: What Has Happened With Christian James...
Via Stormin in Normin
2 days ago

Sooners Can Give Lon Kruger His 600th Win Against His Alma Mater

Oklahoma hosts Kansas State on Saturday in the Sooners penultimate home game of the season. A win not only would even out OU’s season record at home at seven up and seven down, but also would earn Lon Kruger his milestone 600th career victory as a head coach. Even more poetic is the notion that […] Sooners Can Give Lon Kruger His 600th Win Against His Alma Mater - Stormin in...
Via Stormin in Normin
3 days ago

No. 9 Baylor holds on 60-54 over Oklahoma to stay in 2nd

WACO, Texas (AP) Johnathan Motley had 21 points with 16 rebounds and No. 9 Baylor ended a two-game slide with a 60-54 victory over Oklahoma on Tuesday night to remain in a tie for second place in the Big 12. Baylor almost blew all of a 15-point lead in the second half, and held on even after not making a field goal in the last 6 minutes Oklahoma used a 21-8 run to get within...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Mixon likely to go undrafted in April?

Because of an off-field incident that was similar to the one that ended Ray Rice’s NFL career, former Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon is a complete wild card heading into the draft. Many believe a team could select Mixon early based on pure talent, but at least one draft analyst is predicting he won’t be drafted at all.Tony Pauline of DraftAnalyst.com believes Mixon will go undrafted...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Father of FAU QB De'Andre Johnson says his son's mission is to continue to speak out

The issue of violence against women is something that goes far beyond sports but it's one that has become front and center of the sports universe.The case of former Oklahoma star Joe Mixon, which escalated over the past year, is a prime example. De'Andre Johnson's name is probably familiar to many college football fans. Johnson was once a touted blue-chip freshman quarterback at...
Via FOX Sports
5 days ago

Underwood, Oklahoma State bounce back from rough start

First-year Oklahoma State coach Brad Underwood has righted the ship, and his Cowboys have positioned themselves for an NCAA Tournament bid. Oklahoma State lost its first six conference games but has rallied to win six of its past seven to get on the national radar. The Cowboys score 85.8 points per game, 10th nationally, but their greatest leap has been on defense. The Cowboys...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL scout: Tyreek Hill is a much worse person than Joe Mixon

Despite being involved in an incident similar to the one that ended Ray Rice’s playing career, former Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon is likely going to be drafted by an NFL team in April. I mean, there are worse people playing in the NFL right now anyway, right?That’s the logic one scout used when speaking with Albert Breer of The MMQB. The scout, who is assigned to the Sooners...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Woman punched by Joe Mixon said assault was over Mixon’s sexual advances

Though former Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon’s infamous assault took place more than two years ago, details continue to emerge over his punching of a woman.A 2014 interview with Amelia Molitor, the victim of Mixon’s punch, reveals some of the details about why Mixon delivered the punch that resulted in a suspension and plenty of ridicule from the rest of the nation. The Tulsa...
Via The Comeback
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Norman police release video of their interview with victim in Joe Mixon case

Norman police on Thursday released a video of their interview with Amelia Molitor in the days after she was punched by Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon in a local restaurant in July 2014.In the 52-minute video, Molitor claims that Mixon and his friends were harassing her and her friends prior to the incident at Pickleman's Gourmet Cafe in Norman. When she walked away from them...
Via FOX Sports
16 days ago

Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon not invited to the NFL Combine

There’s very little doubt that Joe Mixon is an elite-level talent. In fact, on the field, it’s possible he’s the most-talented running back in the 2017 NFL Draft.Despite this, Mixon was not invited to take part in the annual NFL Scouting Combine that starts later this month in Indianapolis. It shouldn’t be a huge surprise that Mixon wasn’t invited to show off his talents...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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