Sports

Nonconference schedules impact the strength of competition

 

If strength of schedule factors in on who qualifies for the four spots in the college football playoff, what teams have the toughest nonconference slates this fall? The 64 teams in the five “power conferences” – Big 12, Big 10, Pac-12, SEC and ACC – play each other in mandatory conference games but there is […]

Shock must adjust after losing their best player to injury

    

It’s never easy when your leading scorer goes out with a season ending injury, and for the Tulsa Shock, they will certainly be struggling for wins without Skylar Diggins in the lineup. Tulsa’s star point-guard will miss the remainder of the 2015 WNBA season with a torn right anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). She will undergo […]

Sooners, Cowboys pop up on preseason prediction lists

 

Preseason predictions are piling up for college football teams. Athlon Sports has Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine (fourth team), OU receiver Sterling Shepherd (fourth team), running back Alex Ross (first team as a kick returner), OU linebacker Eric Striker (second team), OU cornerback Zack Sanchez (second team) and Oklahoma State defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah (third […]

OSU basketball slate has Auburn, Minnesota, Fla.

 

Games against Florida, Minnesota and Auburn, a trip to the Gildan Charleston Classic and home games against regional challengers highlight the 2015-16 Oklahoma State nonconference basketball schedule. Including the Gildan Charleston Classic field, OSU could potentially face 10 nonconference opponents that finished 2014-15 inside the RPI’s top 135, including four teams that won games in […]

Kansas, Texas players drafted by NBA teams

 

Two Big 12 players – Myles Turner and Kelly Oubre Jr. – were chosen in the 2015 NBA Draft. Turner was taken No. 11 overall by the Indiana Pacers. Oubre Jr. followed at No. 15 to the Atlanta Hawks, and was later traded to the Washington Wizards. Turner is the first Longhorn to be selected […]

Isaiah Cousins of OU invited to Pan Am tryouts

 

University of Oklahoma senior Isaiah Cousins is one of 22 players who is taking part in the 2015 U.S. Pan American Games Men’s Basketball Team training camp that will be used to select the 12 players who will represent the United States at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, Ontario, in late July. The […]

Montgomery promises wins plus excitement

 

Coach Philip Montgomery begins with Florida Atlantic in efforts to get the Tulsa football team back on the winning track. Montgomery, a quarterback coaching wizard, was offensive coordinator at Baylor for the past seven years and was instrumental in the turnaround of that program. On his resume, Montgomery was offensive coordinator of the year in […]

Roughnecks fall to Sacramento

    

Local sports fans had plenty to do this past weekend as both the Tulsa Roughnecks and the Tulsa Shock had a pair of home games. For the first time in four weeks, the Tulsa Roughnecks FC played a home match at ONEOK Field Thursday night, but unfortunately the team came up short in front of […]

OU announces kickoff times for Akron and Tennessee

 

The Oklahoma football program announced that the 2015 season opener against Akron on Sept. 5 will kick off at 6 p.m. at Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. The game against the Zips will be televised on a pay-per-view basis by FOX Sports Oklahoma. A list of participating program providers offering the OU-Akron pay-per-view telecast […]

Tulsa shifts its Toledo contest

 

The University of Tulsa – University of Toledo football game originally scheduled for Sept. 17, 2016 has been moved to Sept. 5, 2020 at H.A. Chapman Stadium. Tulsa will now host North Carolina A&T in 2016 on that same date (Sept. 17). Tulsa’s 2016 nonconference schedule includes home games against San Jose State (Sept. 3) […]