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chrisabo

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Oklahoma is 1-6 in Jan. 1 or later bowls since 2004. Only win was over UConn & 3 losses were by...

Oklahoma is 1-6 in Jan. 1 or later bowls since 2004. Only win was over UConn & 3 losses were by 20 points or more.— Jon Solomon (@jonsol) January 5, 2013

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So, where do we end up?

I am sure this will be covered in more depth later tonight, but wondering with the media now saying that Northern Illinois will end up in the Orange Bowl, where does that leave us? Are we headed...

Is Bob Stoops safe at Oklahoma?

Rivals Sports interviews Yahoo Sports' Pat Forde - the answer to the title of the video is pretty expected. He also discusses Landry's possible senior year - he expects he will be back as he has "lots to improve on".

Injuries for Insight Bowl

Injuries continue to pile up - Reynolds, Williams, and Ripkowski

DeMarco Murray takes it to the house

Looks like DeMarco has his speed back - good to see him having some success in the NFL - hope that it continues. I sure miss #7.

OU - Texas Tunnel Walk - Courtesy of SoonerSports

OU - Texas Tunnel Walk - Courtesy of SoonerSports

Blake Griffin Top 10 Dunks

To get you ready for his winning performance in the dunking contest at the NBA All-Star game

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Mike Balogun update

Growing up in Oklahoma and having a big brother that was a Dallas Cowboys fan sorta left me without any real allegiance in the NFL.  I ended up being a fan of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (I was born...

Sooners No. 7 in AP Pre-Season Poll

AP poll released today - Alabama #1, Ohio State, #2, Texas #5

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Pre-season football rankings - the road to #8

USA Today released the Top 25 Coaches Poll today.  There was some good news - the Sooners, ranked 8th, are the highest ranked team in the poll that did not end last season ranked in the top 25. ...

Sooners received invite to SEC

Prez Boren says that Sooners were "well positioned" regardless of what happened in the conference realignment dance.

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Sooners stick to script in Norman regional - 2nd game ends 7-6 in 10 innings

The baseball team seemed to like their 7-6 extra inning victory over Oral Roberts on Friday so much that they decided to do the exact same thing today against North Carolina.  After leading the...

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Huskies bounce Sooners from softball tourney

After the Sooners took the first game in the series 6-0, the Huskies rebounded on Friday to take the next two games in the series to punch their ticket to the WCWS.  The Huskies won the second...

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Men's tennis upsets Texas - moves on to natl tourney quarterfinals

It looks like the first-season men's tennis coach, John Roddick, is taking the OU men's tennis program to the next level.  After pulling an upset of Texas Tech in the second round of the NCAA...

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Final AP Poll and Kirk H. already putting Sooners in top 5 pre-season

Unfortunately, for the first time since 1999, we fall into the "Others Receiving Votes" category in the final AP poll.  We finished 1 point (typical) outside of the top 25, right behind West...

McCarty officially announces retirement

"TORONTO — Darren McCarty, a veteran of 15 NHL seasons who won four Stanley Cups with the Detroit Red Wings, officially announced his retirement today. The 37-year-old spent 13 seasons with the Red Wings. He appeared in 758 games overall, recording 127 goals, 288 points and 1,477 penalty minutes. He scored the Cup-winning goal in the 1997 finals against Philadelphia to end Detroit’s 42-year title drought. He also helped the Red Wings hoist the Cup in 1998, 2002 and ’08."

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WBB - Sooners pummel San Diego State, face #5 Notre Dame for PJ tourney title

The Sooner WBB team is doing their part to bring a little bit of holiday cheer to Sooner fans by winning their first two games at the Paradise Jam Tournament in St. Thomas (USVI).  As an aside -...

'88 Bedlam highlights

Waiting for Bedlam and hoping that we pull something out of this season....

Murray's hit at 2:50 is why I love watching him run

Murray's hit at 2:50 is why I love watching him run

Another QB goes down - Baylor's Griffin out for season

Unfortunate for the Bears as their visit to Norman just got a whole lot tougher, although they have a senior QB - Blake Szymanski, described in the Baylor media guide as "a veteran with 13 career starts who ranks in the top 10 of eight career passing categories and owns five single- game school records."

ESPN explains Bradford visit to Dr. Andrews/UAB for clearance to play against Miami

Lots of sources reporting this - ESPN says it is for clearance to play against Miami related to his insurance policy, not because of a setback in his recovery. Let's hope this is not a replay of the Gresham situation.

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CBS says UVa planning to go after Capel

Virginia fires Leitao; Sooners' Capel the target? Even with the lackluster play of the MBB lately, it looks like the rumors about Capel moving to other pastures will continue to pop up.  UVa...

Yahoo! Sports article on Jeff Capel

Stupid headline (Capel more than capable) but decent read.

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Another amazing set of stats from Courtney Paris' career

Strangely enough I was wondering last week if they even kept stats at the NCAA or elsehwere about double-doubles.  I assumed someone did, but had not had a chance to track it down yet. Then, in...

Courtney Paris named National Player of the Month

Man - read this summary of the month that Courtney Paris had in December. Not to mention she has kept her streak of double-doubles alive and it now stands at 105. 105! "Oklahoma's Courtney Paris was named the National Player of the Month of December by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA), which made the announcement Thursday. It is the fifth career WBCA Player of the Month for Paris. Paris averaged 17.2 points, 12.2 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.2 steals and 1.8 blocks in five games in December, while playing just 25.2 minutes a game. She shot 77.3 percent from the field, connecting on 33-of-44 field goal attempts. Her rebounds and field goal percentage led the Big 12 in December. She extended her NCAA record for consecutive double-double's to 104 in December and it now stands at 105 after one January game. She had 18 points and 13 rebounds at then-No. 9/7 California as the Sooner's came back from a 26-point deficit to win the game, setting an NCAA record for largest comeback in a regulation game."

Travis Lewis named Freshman All-American

The Football Writer's Association of America announced their freshman All-American team today and Travis Lewis made the list. Other Big 12 winners: DE - Brandon Harold, Kansas State S - Earl Thomas, Texas KR - Leonard Johnson, Iowa State

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Sports Illustrated Archive of 2000 NC Game

I am getting awfully antsy with the game looming now and while looking around at various blogs, I stumbled across the Sports Illustrated archive.  They provide free access to lots (maybe all) of...

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AP is confirming OU-BYU to open new Cowboys Stadium

(Bumped From The FanPosts) I had heard the rumors and now it looks like they have come true - the Sooners will face the BUY Cougars in the first college football game to be played at the new...

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Take the Bowl Season Surprise Poll

Big East bowl teams and records (3-1) MAGICJACK ST.PETERSBURG BOWL USF 41, Memphis 14 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL West Virginia 31, North Carolina 30 PAPAJOHNS.COM BOWL Rutgers 29, North Carolina...

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