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Big 12 takes center stage as Oklahoma visits unbeaten Baylor

Nov. 15, 2019 3:06 AM EST

Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts has plenty at stake this week as he nears the end of his eventful college career. He reached the College Football Playoff championship game each of his three seasons at Alabama, whether he was starting or backing up Tua Tagovailoa. His hopes of getting back to the playoff with his...

No. 22 Texas takes slim Big 12 title hopes to Iowa State

Nov. 15, 2019 3:06 AM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — No. 22 Texas still has a path to the Big 12 title game. But the Longhorns also head into Saturday’s game at Iowa State (5-4, 3-3 Big 12) knowing that they will have to start playing much better. The Longhorns (6-3, 4-2) have split their last four games, with wins over Kansas and...

Big 12 title preview on Brazos: No. 10 OU at No. 12 Baylor

Nov. 15, 2019 3:05 AM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — No. 12 Baylor has been quite defensive and kept things close to stay undefeated. No. 10 Oklahoma just keeps winning November games, even when needing a big escape. The Bears (9-0, 6-0 Big 12, No. 13 CFP) and Sooners (8-1, 5-1, No. 10 CFP) now play Saturday in a potential Big 12...

Oklahoma State vs Kansas pits Gundy against mentor Miles

Nov. 15, 2019 3:01 AM EST

Mike Gundy remembers occasionally clashing with Les Miles when they coached together at Oklahoma State. They will clash in a different way Saturday, with Gundy as Oklahoma State’s head coach and Miles as the first-year coach at Kansas. It will be the first time they coach against each other. From 2001 to...

Parity doesn’t bode well for Big 12 playoff push

Nov. 14, 2019 8:12 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby watched parts of unbeaten Baylor slipping by TCU in triple overtime before he drove to Norman, Oklahoma, where the Sooners survived a scare from Iowa State. Competition in the Big 12 this season is fierce, unpredictable and fun. Parity makes for good...

Oklahoma governor digs in on gambling showdown with tribes

Nov. 14, 2019 6:11 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s new Republican governor doubled down Thursday on his position that the state’s gambling compacts with Indian tribes expire at the end of the year, setting up a potential legal showdown with some of the state’s most powerful entities. Gov. Kevin Stitt...

Oklahoma St. RB Hubbard looks to pad rushing lead vs. Kansas

Nov. 14, 2019 5:00 PM EST

Kansas (3-6, 1-5 Big 12) at No. 25 Oklahoma State (6-3, 3-3, No. 22 CFP), Saturday at 12 p.m. EST (ABC). Line: Oklahoma State by 17. Series record: Oklahoma State leads 38-29-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE Oklahoma State’s Chuba Hubbard, the nation’s leading rusher, could push his way deeper into the Heisman...

Feds charge at least 10 men in Nigerian online romance scam

Nov. 14, 2019 4:51 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — At least 10 men in several states have been charged in a Nigerian romance money laundering scheme that swindled victims out of more than $1.5 million. U.S. Attorney Trent Shores said during a news conference in Tulsa on Wednesday that many of the victims were seniors, the Tulsa World...

Kansas pieces together 3-man class amid NCAA allegations

Nov. 14, 2019 4:12 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self knew it was important to fill the majority of his upcoming recruiting class during the early signing period, given the uncertainty that surrounds the Jayhawks when it comes to potential NCAA violations. The school was hit with a series of allegations earlier...

Big 12’s top 2 meet with No. 10 Oklahoma at No. 12 Baylor

Nov. 14, 2019 3:39 PM EST

No. 10 Oklahoma (8-1, 5-1 Big 12, No. 10 CFP) at No. 12 Baylor (9-0, 6-0, No. 13), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EST (ABC). Line: Oklahoma by 10 1/2. Series record: Oklahoma leads 25-3. WHAT'S AT STAKE A potential Big 12 championship game preview. The four-time defending conference champion Sooners pretty much have to...