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Sooner Surge: Oklahoma up to No. 2 behind Alabama in AP poll

Oklahoma moved up to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll behind Alabama after the Sooners scored the most impressive victory of week two. Three of the top six teams from last week defeated other ranked teams on Saturday, creating an... Full story

 

College football picks: Big games on campus highlight week 2

The college football season opened with marquee matchups in NFL stadiums, giving a bowl-game feel to regular-season games. In week two, it's back to campus, where traditional venues make the games feel even bigger and crowds are anything but...

 
 By Ralph D. Russo    Sports    June 25, 2017

Style vs safety: Do too many football helmets pose a risk?

Oregon football players used three helmets last season — green, black and white — that were mixed and matched with myriad uniform combinations. The Ducks were pioneers in football fashion and other schools have followed, using helmets to make a...

 

Big 12 to withhold 25 percent of revenue share from Baylor

The Big 12 Conference said Wednesday it will withhold millions of dollars in revenue from Baylor until an outside review determines the university and athletic department are complying with Title IX guidelines and other regulations in the wake of a...

 

Switzer pulls fake play with media about meeting with Trump

Former Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer figured when he told reporters he was going to be the Secretary of Offense for Donald Trump he assumed they knew he was joking about meeting the president-elect. "I think they need to learn the cabinet positions,"...

 

Heisman Trophy: Sooner teammates are rare pair of finalists

NEW YORK (AP) — Together, Baker Mayfield and Dede Westbrook were practically unstoppable for Oklahoma. Mayfield is one of the most productive quarterbacks in college football and something of a magician in the pocket, escaping trouble to make...

 

Heisman finalists: Jackson, Watson, Peppers, 2 Sooners

NEW YORK (AP) — Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson is a Heisman Trophy finalist for the second consecutive season, joining Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, Michigan linebacker Jabrill Peppers and Oklahoma teammates Baker Mayfield and Dede...

 

Coaches try to keep players from tossing back touchdowns

The old saying goes, "When you score a touchdown, act like you've been there before." A few college football players took the nonchalant approach too far when entering the end zone the last couple weekends, casually dropping the ball right before...

 

Oklahoma, Ole Miss facing potential September elimination

Top-ranked teams facing enormous road tests. Potential playoff elimination games. Crucial conference contests. Intriguing nonconference matchups. The stakes are so high it's hard to believe it is only week three of the college football season. Where...

 

Officials who botched end of Oklahoma State game suspended

The eight-man officiating crew that botched the end of the Central Michigan-Oklahoma State game has been suspended for two games, the Mid-American Conference announced Sunday. And the Big 12 announced that the two-person video replay crew that worked...

 

Oklahoma State out of AP Top 25 after controversial loss

Oklahoma State dropped out of The Associated college football poll after a controversial loss, and Georgia and Clemson fell after close calls against lightly regarded opposition. Alabama is still No. 1, receiving 56 out of 61 first-place votes...

 

Rules committee official: OSU error shouldn't prompt changes

The officiating error that gave Central Michigan a chance to beat Oklahoma State is unlikely to lead to changes in the way officials enforce penalties at the end of games. Rogers Redding, the former national coordinator of officials who sits on the... Full story

 

5 Things For Week 2 of the college football season

Week two of the college football season is quite a letdown after a loaded first weekend. Still, there are plenty of things to keep an eye on. BEST GAME Arkansas at No. 15 TCU. Not a lot from which to choose on the menu this week, but the Horned...

 

AP Source: Memphis, Temple cut from Big 12 expansion field

HOUSTON (AP) — The Big 12 has narrowed the field of candidates for possible expansion to 11 schools, with Memphis and Temple among the latest to be cut from consideration, a person with direct knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press....

 

No. 15 Houston looks Big 12-ready in 33-23 victory over OU

HOUSTON (AP) — Brandon Wilson went end line to end zone to score a touchdown with an Oklahoma missed field goal and No. 15 Houston beat the third-ranked Sooners 33-23 Saturday, looking every bit ready to compete in the Big 12. Regardless of...

 

In opening weekend, Texas coaching triangle keeps fans happy

AUSTIN, Texas (AP, posted Sept. 5, 2016) — Across the East Texas triangle that connects Austin, College Station and Houston, most everybody is happy with their favorite team's college football coach after the first weekend of the season. Tom...

 

No. 15 Houston opens against No. 3 Oklahoma with stakes high

Houston coach Tom Herman has spent all offseason downplaying the importance of the Cougars' opener against No. 3 Oklahoma. The high-profile matchup at NRG Stadium, the home of the NFL's Texans, on Saturday won't decide a conference championship nor...

 

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