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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
4 hours ago

Oklahoma Sooners Football: Comparing an OU Commit to an OU Legacy

Texas is taking a hard look at son, brother of former Sooners. The controversy surrounding former OU quarterback Charles Thompson helped end Barry Switzer’s long and storied Oklahoma career. That’s why it was so nice, in 2009, when Thompson’s son Kendal announced his intention to come play for Bob Stoops and the Sooners. It wasn’t unexpected, per se. The Southmoore star...
Via Crimson and Cream Machine
5 hours ago

Oklahoma Basketball: What We Learned From the Baylor Battle Scars

I’m not sure anyone with any sense of reality expected the Sooners the play Baylor as close as they did on Tuesday night, but credit to Oklahoma basketball for hanging in the game as long as it did. We’re talking about the 9-17 Sooners and the No. 9-ranked Baylor Bears at Baylor in a game that […] Oklahoma Basketball: What We Learned From the Baylor Battle Scars - Stormin...
Via Stormin in Normin
15 hours 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kansas State women win 20th game, beat No. 16 Oklahoma 79-71

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) Karyla Middlebrook scored 19 points, Breanna Lewis added 18 and Kansas State held off No. 16 Oklahoma's late rally for a 79-71 victory on Tuesday night. Kansas State (20-8, 10-6 Big 12) has 20 wins for the first time since the 2011-12 season, including coach Jeff Mittie's three seasons with the Wildcats. Oklahoma (21-7, 12-4 Big 12) had its five-game win streak...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No. 9 Baylor hangs on to beat Oklahoma

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 49...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Sooners Basketball: Sooners Fall Short Against Baylor, 60-54

The Sooners lost another close game against a quality opponent. Oklahoma lost another one by less than 10 points, showing how much fight this team really has. Although it is another loss, Sooner fans can be hopeful for the future. OU brought the game within two points after trailing by as much as 15 points in the second half. Here is what you may have missed: Baylor started right...

Oklahoma Baseball: Sooner Starter Jake Irvin Is Big 12 Pitcher of the Week

When a team picked to finish sixth in the conference wins two out of three over an ranked opponent on opening weekend, and its starting pitcher in the season opener gives up no runs and one hit over seven innings and is named Big 12 Pitcher of the Week, you can call it a great start […] Oklahoma Baseball: Sooner Starter Jake Irvin Is Big 12 Pitcher of the Week - Stormin in Norman...
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1 day ago

Oklahoma Basketball: Can Sooners Pull Off the Improbable at Baylor?

Ordinarily when you hear there are only two weeks remaining in the regular season, it would evoke some sad feelings. For men’s Oklahoma basketball this season, though, you can’t get this one over fast enough and on to next year. The Sooners have four more games to go – two at home and two on […] Oklahoma Basketball: Can Sooners Pull Off the Improbable at Baylor? - Stormin...
Via Stormin in Normin
1 day ago

OU Women’s Gymnastics: Sooners No. 1 Nationally in Team, Individual Rankings

It’s one thing  to be the top-ranked team in the nation, but OU women’s gymnastics has taken it one step further. The Sooner women gymnasts not only are the No. 1 team in the country, a position they have held for six consecutive weeks, but they also are atop the rankings in all four team […] OU Women’s Gymnastics: Sooners No. 1 Nationally in Team, Individual Rankings -...
Via Stormin in Normin
2 days ago

No. 9 Baylor focused on finishing strong vs. Oklahoma

WACO, Texas -- After almost two months of high-stakes Big 12 basketball, No. 9 Baylor will host Oklahoma with pride at stake, but not much more tangible reward or consequence for winning or losing. Baylor's chance to grab at least a share of the Big 12 championship all but left town when Kansas defeated the Bears, 67-65, on Saturday in Waco. With four games left in the regular...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

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
2 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
2 days ago

Oklahoma Sooners Football: BOOM! 2019 WR Theo Wease Chooses Sooners

The four-star receiver picked OU over schools like Texas and Baylor. OU’s 2019 class is off to a roaring start, as Wease joined fellow Texan Arjei Hendeson in committing to the Sooners on Sunday. The two announced their decisions on Twitter. Wease, who attends Allen High School, already has a staggering list of offers. Texas, Baylor, Texas A&M, Auburn, Oregon, Alabama, Georgia...
Via Crimson and Cream Machine
3 days ago

Oklahoma Sooners Football: BOOM! Sooners Land 2019 WR Arjei Henderson

The Texas receiver had offers from Georgia, Florida and Texas A&M. Many around the OU program thought the Sooners had a great chance to gain some commitments after this weekend’s Junior Day activities. It turns out they were right — but the commits aren’t even juniors. Arjei Henderson is a receiver from Travis High in Richmond, Texas, near Houston. He’s been racking up...
Via Crimson and Cream Machine
3 days ago

Oklahoma Sooners star Samaje Perine proposes to girlfriend with a magic trick

Oklahoma Sooners running back Samaje Perine, who will enter the 2017 NFL Draft in April, proposed to his longtime girlfriend Megan with the help of magician Daniel Fernandez. After doing a few tricks with Perine’s teammates, Fernandez invites Perine and his girlfriend Megan to perform a mind-bending activity together to prove their connection. Fernandez has Megan write what Samaje means...
Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

College basketball: UConn reaches 101 wins, Oklahoma extends winning streak

The University of Connecticut barely hung on to their winning streak on Saturday night when they squeaked by Tulane University, 63-60. Despite having their worst shooting game of the season, the Huskies won their 101st consecutive game. “It’s a shame [Tulane] had to lose the game because my guys had no business winning the game,” Geno Auriemma said after the match. “I...
Via Excelle Sports
3 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Woman Joe Mixon hit says she rejected his advances

A woman struck by Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon says she rejected his advances before he punched her and broke bones in her face. Mixon was suspended from the team for a year after the July 2014 incident at a Norman restaurant. In a video dated Aug. 14, 2014, and released by the Norman Police Department on Thursday, Amelia Molitor said four men made catcalls at her and suggested...
Via Associated Press
12 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
12 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
13 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
13 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
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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