Ida fallout: Tulane game vs. No. 2 Sooners moved to Oklahoma
August 29, 2021
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — No. 2 Oklahoma and Tulane announced Monday that their season opener this weekend has been moved from New Orleans to Norman, Oklahoma, in the fallout from Hurricane Ida.
The Sooners said conditions in New Orleans were not favorable to host a game this weekend. Tulane will be the designated home team and will retain all net proceeds from ticket sales. Kickoff was still set for 11 a.m. Central on Saturday and the game will be broadcast on ABC.
"In this extraordinarily difficult moment for the people of Louisiana, we want to do our small part by assisting Tulane with the...