Sports

Oklahoma/Ohio State game will kick off at 6:30 p.m.

 

Oklahoma’s Sept. 9 game at Ohio State – perhaps one of the top games of the 2017 season – will start at 6:30 p.m. and be televised by ABC. The game, to be played at 104,944-seat Ohio Stadium, will feature the top two programs in the Associated Press’ all-time top 25 that was revealed last […]

Area football players on list

 

Tulsa University, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State all have players listed for the Rimington Trophy, which goes to the best center in college football. Oklahoma’s Erick Wren, Oklahoma State’s Brad Lundblade and Tulsa’s Chandler Miller were among 63 players recognized nationally. The winner will be announced on Jan. 13. Wren and Lundblade are both former walk-ons […]

American games on TV

 

CBS Sports will broadcast the 2018 American Athletic Conference semifinal and championship basketball games from the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla. The games, which will air Selection Sunday weekend, are through a sublicense agreement with ESPN. The semifinals will be played on March 10 with the championship game broadcast on March 11. “We are extremely […]

Big 12/SEC matchups

 

The Big 12 and Southeastern Conferences announced the matchups for the 2018 Big 12/SEC Challenge. Oklahoma will face Alabama in Tuscaloosa on Jan. 27. The Oklahoma State basketball team will make the 180-mile return to trip to Fayetteville, Arkansas to take on the Razorbacks in the 2018 Big 12 SEC Challenge on Jan. 27. For […]

KU’s Self on NABC board

 

University of Kansas coach Bill Self has been named president of the National Association of Basketball Coaches Board of Directors. Self, whose two-year term will span the 2017-18 and 2018-19 academic years, was officially installed as NABC president at the 2017 NABC Convention and oversaw over his first Board of Directors’ meeting earlier this year […]

NCAA basketball hosting

 

The Big 12 Conference will host NCAA Men’s Basketball preliminary round competition once again in March 2021. The Conference will host first/second round games in Dallas at the American Airlines Center. The event will mark the 14th time since the Big 12 Conference began competition in 1997 that it will serve as a host for […]

Best cities for basketball?

 

With the NBA Finals underway and the league allowing teams to sell ad space on uniforms as of 2017, estimated to generate $100 million to $150 million in yearly revenue, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2017’s Best & Worst Cities for Basketball Fans. Oklahoma City is No. 6. Tulsa ranks No. 133. […]

Pitcher/politician Jim Bunning passes

    

Former Major League Baseball pitcher turned Congressman, Jim Bunning, died on Saturday. He was 85. Bunning was born in Northern Kentucky, on October 23, 1931. He went to high school at the Jesuit-run St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati, where he excelled in basketball, football and baseball. After college, Bunning attended Cincinnati’s Xavier University on […]

Cowboys open with Missouri State

 

After winning the Big 12 baseball championship, No. 3 seeded Oklahoma State (30-25) will play No. 2 seeded Missouri State (40-17) at 2 p.m. Friday in the NCAA Regional at nearby Fayetteville, Arkansas. The four-team double elimination tournament includes No. 4 seeded Oral Roberts (42-14), champions of the Summit League, and host Arkansas (42-17), a […]

OU plays Xavier at 1 p.m. Friday

 

The University of Oklahoma baseball team (34-22) was selected as the two-seed in the NCAA Louisville Regional hosted by the No. 7 overall seed Louisville Cardinals. The Sooners open postseason play on Friday at 1 p.m. against three-seed Xavier (32-25). Louisville (47-10) plays No. 4 seeded Radford (27-30) at 5 p.m. Friday. Oklahoma earned the […]