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Several Sooner Softball Streaks Snapped in Loss to Baylor

As the popular saying goes, all good things must come to an end. For Oklahoma Sooner softball, several signs of sustained success reached the end of the road in the first game of a Sunday home twin bill against Baylor. Baylor defeated Oklahoma 4-3 to even the big three-game series at two apiece and move within a […] Several Sooner Softball Streaks Snapped in Loss to Baylor -...
Via Stormin in Normin
6 hours ago

Report: Of non-Texas schools, Oklahoma Sooners best at recruiting state

Texas has been forever known as one of the primetime high school football states in America. Not only is it one of most populated states in the U.S., but it is also rabid about its high school ball. In a new report from Rivals, the Oklahoma Sooners are the out-of-state program that has best recruited the Lone Star State. Team                    # of four, five-star recruits...
Via Heartland College Sports
6 hours ago

NCAA Men’s Gymnastics: Sooners Claim 3rd Straight National Title

Oklahoma is king and queen of the college gymnastics world. For the third consecutive year, the national championship trophy belongs to the Oklahoma Sooners as best of the best in NCAA men’s gymnastics. The Sooner men swept to their third consecutive national championship on Saturday in the 2017 championship finals competition at the U.S. Military […] NCAA Men’s Gymnastics...
Via Stormin in Normin
8 hours ago

Texas Football: Tom Herman Flips Four-Star QB From Oklahoma

Texas football coach Tom Herman has just added a new layer to the Longhorns’ rivalry with the Oklahoma Sooners. On Saturday, four-star Class of 2018 quarterback Cameron Rising took to Twitter with a lengthy statement to announce he has flipped his commitment from Oklahoma to Texas. Rising made it clear that Herman was a huge part of his decision to make the switch. “I want to...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago

Oklahoma Sooners Gymnastics: Oklahoma Wins Another National Championship in Men’s Gymnastics

OU has swept the gymnastics championships for the second year in a row. Just one week after the OU women’s gymnastics team won its second consecutive national championship, the Sooner men have earned their third straight title in West Point, N.Y. The Oklahoma men defeated Illinois, Stanford, Nebraska, Minnesota and Ohio State to earn the ultimate prize yet again. It is the 11th...

NCAA Men’s Gymnastics: Sooners Dominate First-Day Prelims

Oklahoma is hoping – planning, actually – that Saturday’s finals at the NCAA Men’s Gymnastics Championships goes the same way as the semifinal round on day one of the 2017 championship. The top-ranked and battle-tested Sooners dominated the second semifinal on Friday, posting the highest score of the six schools that advanced to the championship finals […] NCAA Men’s...
Via Stormin in Normin
1 day ago

Joe Mixon settles lawsuit with victim over punch

Joe Mixon has resolved the biggest legal issue he had entering the draft.The former Oklahoma running back reached an out of court settlement with Amelia Molitor, the woman he punched during the summer of 2014. The incident resulted in Molitor suffering broken bones in her face and led to Mixon being suspended for the 2014 season. Video (seen here) was recently released. According...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Mixon Settles Lawsuit Stemming From 2014 Incident

Former Oklahoma Sooners star Joe Mixon has settled a civil lawsuit stemming from the 2014 incident where he violently struck a young woman, Amelia Molitor.  On Friday, Mixon and Molitor issued a joint statement announcing the settlement. Any financial details were not disclosed. “I am happy we were able to bring the lawsuit to an end,” Molitor said. “Joe and I were able to...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago

Oklahoma Basketball: Junior College All American Commits to Sooners

It’s been a busy offseason for men’s Oklahoma basketball. And after a disappointing 2016-17 season, you would expect nothing less from a head coach and a program that are used to winning. The biggest news, of course, was the addition of five-star point guard and McDonald’s All-American Trae Young to the Sooners’ 2017 basketball recruiting […] Oklahoma Basketball: Junior...
Via Stormin in Normin
2 days ago

Oklahoma Baseball: Sooners Host Kansas Seeking to Snap 5-Game Skid

It has been almost two weeks since Oklahoma baseball tasted victory. The Sooners host Kansas this weekend, looking to snap a five-game losing skid. Oklahoma has to be delighted to be back home after an eight-game road swing that produced just one victory, a narrow 2-1 win over Big 12 archrival Texas on April 9. […] Oklahoma Baseball: Sooners Host Kansas Seeking to Snap 5-Game Skid...
Via Stormin in Normin
2 days ago

Falcons GM on drafting red-flagged prospects: ‘We’re not looking for angels’

The Atlanta Falcons may be willing to take a risk on a prospect with potential character concerns in the NFL draft later this month.Speaking on Thursday about Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon and other red-flagged prospects, Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said, according to Knox Bardeen of CBS Atlanta. However, Dimitroff wouldn’t commit to Mixon specifically still being...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Five early favorites to win college football national championship

National Signing Day has come and gone, spring games are starting across the nation, and college football coaches, players, and fans are already looking ahead with excitement to the 2017 season. Some fans have more reason to be excited than others, though, with strong returning cores and top recruiting classes setting several squads up for potential runs at the national championship...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Allegation that Joe Mixon hit girl in high school was recanted

Yet another alleged incident involving former Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon has given NFL teams reason to be concerned leading up to the NFL Draft.In an appearance on PFT Live Wednesday morning, longtime talent evaluator Gil Brandt revealed that NFL teams have been inquiring about an incident in high school in which Mixon was accused of punching a fellow student who was a female...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon allegedly hit a girl in high school

As the 2017 NFL Draft nears, former Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon remains the most divisive player potentially set to be drafted next week.A first-round talent, Mixon could see a dramatic tumble down the draft boards after a video was released late last year showing Mixon punching a woman during an altercation back in 2014 (more on that  here).Despite a tremendous skill level...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Joe Mixon’s draft stock appears to be slipping

It seems like the NFL continues to shy away from controversial running back Joe Mixon ahead of the 2017 NFL Draft.Or it’s a smokescreen. Draft season is fun, right?Mixon is the guy with the biggest character flag of all in the class thanks to an off-field incident in which he punched a woman in the face. It being caught on video is the main reason for the uproar, and yes, the NFL...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Mixon Left Out Of Gil Brandt’s Top 150 Rankings

Joe Mixon’s NFL Draft stock is an interesting conversation, with many acknowledging the Oklahoma running back’s talents on the field while others are concerned about his off-field behavior. Based on talent alone, Mixon is one of the top players at his position and would likely be a first- or second-round pick. However, after viciously striking a woman in 2014 and having the video...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago

Baker Mayfield is a big Russell Westbrook fan

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield knows a thing or two about Russell Westbrook’s importance to the state.Mayfield admitted he’s a big fan of the Oklahoma City Thunder guard, even taking a few cues from him.“I’ve never seen anyone play the way he has. It’s been so much fun to watch,” Mayfield said of Westbrook, via ESPN’s Jake Trotter. “He’s got a rock — or a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lynch rebuilding the culture in San Francisco

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Tramaine Brock was arrested early April 7th for a domestic violence incident. The 49ers promptly released him, and this was their full statement on the matter: “The San Francisco 49ers announced on Friday that they have released cornerback Tramaine Brock.” General Manager John Lynch sent a strong message with this move, and in the process, began...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL-bound former Michigan CB Jourdan Lewis charged with domestic assault

Jourdan Lewis, among the top cornerback prospects entering the NFL Draft next month, could be bringing some legal baggage with him. The former Michigan standout has been charged with misdemeanor domestic assault, according to a report from MLive.com on Wednesday.Lewis has been accused of assaulting his girlfriend. Ann Arbor police responded to a call from Lewis’ girlfriend early...
Via The Comeback
March 15, 2017  |  Discuss
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