Posted October 30, 2012 on AP on Fox
PLAYERS: Jeff Capel
TEAMS: Oklahoma Sooners
After a long journey brought on by his dream to play in the NBA, Amath M'Baye (ah-MOTT' EM'-bye) finally feels right where he belongs at Oklahoma. M'Baye left his native France because he thought playing in the U.S. would give him a better chance of getting to the NBA. It led him to a prep school in California, then a stint at Wyoming before he transferred to play for the Sooners. Oklahoma believes M'Baye can be one of the missing pieces in getting the program back to the NCAA tournament after a down stretch that included NCAA sanctions and Jeff Capel being fired. In his second season, Lon Kruger says returning to the NCAA tournament is a legitimate goal. The Sooners open the season at home Nov. 11 against Louisiana-Monroe.

Bob Stoops says critics of Sooner QB Landry Jones "aren't very intelligent about football."

Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops had a few words to say about the critics of Sooner starting quarterback Landry Jones following the team's 30-13 loss to Notre Dame. None of which, needless to say, were very complementary. “People aren't very intelligent about football,” Stoops said. “I'm not criticizing them; it's not what they do. ... People...

Williams, Johnson miss practice for No. 14 Sooners

Leading rusher Damien Williams and starting left tackle Lane Johnson missed practice Monday No. 14 Oklahoma with ankle injuries, but coach Bob Stoops is holding out hope they'll be able to play Saturday at Iowa State. Williams and Johnson were both injured in the Sooners' 30-13 loss to Notre Dame on Saturday. Stoops said Monday at his weekly news conference that he hopes...

Big 12 teleconference: Bob Stoops transcribed

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No. 14 Sooners failing to finish in close games

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By JEFF LATZKE AP College Football Writer Bob Stoops has been eager to point out that the only two losses his Oklahoma team has suffered this season came in close games against opponents currently ranked in the top 5. The bottom line for the 14th-ranked Sooners (5-2), though, is that they still came up short on their home field...

Sooners have bullied Cyclones

Big brothers always like to pick on their little brothers to show them who's boss around the house. That’s the way it seems with Oklahoma and Iowa State. The Sooners have roughed up the Cyclones 69 times in 76 meetings. Little brother occasionally gets in a lick (five wins for ISU) to keep big brother in check. A couple of times they came to a draw (1936 and 1981), and...

Wednesday with Stoops: 10-31

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Can VCU deliver on its A10 preseason hype?

On July 1, 2012, the Atlantic 10 and Virginia Commonwealth officially tied the knot as the Rams became a full-fledged member. Exciting times for the Richmond school and its men’s basketball program, in particular, which takes its talents to the top seven league. Since 2002 when Jeff Capel took over, the Rams have been on a roll.  Capel was 79 up and just 41 down in his four seasons...
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