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Oklahoma State's Gundy among 6 in Oklahoma Sports HOF class

Jan. 20, 2021 9:23 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy will be one of six inductees into the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2021. The Hall of Fame made the announcement Wednesday. Gundy, who took over at Oklahoma State in 2005, has a record of 137-67-0, and his Cowboys have made 15...

Ohio State players sit on the bench after their loss to Alabama in an NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Alabama won 52-24. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Fields, prolific Ohio State attack stifled by Tide defense

Jan. 12, 2021 1:07 AM EST

Justin Fields and the prolific Ohio State offense, fresh from piling up 639 yards in a semifinal win over Clemson, couldn’t find the same groove against Alabama on Monday night. Fields, who passed for 385 yards and six touchdowns against Clemson, had some outstanding moments against Alabama but not enough...

FILE - USC quarterback Carson Palmer, right, smiles at the Heisman Trophy after being named the 2002 Heisman Trophy winner at The Yale Club in New York, in this Dec. 14, 2002, file photo. Heisman Trophy winner Carson Palmer and former Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops are among the 13 former players and coaches who make up the latest College Football Hall of Fame class.  The National Football Foundation announced the newly elected hall of famers Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. This class will be inducted in December. (AP Photo/Suzanne Plunkett, File)

Carson Palmer, Bob Stoops lead college Hall of Fame class

Jan. 11, 2021 2:50 PM EST

Heisman Trophy winner Carson Palmer and former Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops are among the 13 former players and coaches who make up the latest College Football Hall of Fame class. The National Football Foundation announced the newly elected hall of famers Monday. This class will be inducted in December. Joining...

Oklahoma wide receiver Charleston Rambo (14) catches a touchdown pass next to Florida defensive back Jaydon Hill (23) during the Cotton Bowl NCAA college football game in Arlington, Texas, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020. (Ian Maule/Tulsa World via AP)

Oklahoma deals with roster changes after Cotton Bowl win

Jan. 5, 2021 4:03 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma has had a flurry of roster activity in the days following its blowout win over Florida in the Cotton Bowl. Receiver Charleston Rambo announced plans to enter the transfer portal Monday on Twitter. He was a preseason All-Big 12 receiver this season, but quarterback Spencer...

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley stands surrounded by the team as he holds up the trophy following Oklahoma's 55-20 win over Florida in the Cotton Bowl NCAA college football game in Arlington, Texas, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Gators rattled: No. 8 Oklahoma routs Florida in Cotton Bowl

Dec. 31, 2020 1:39 AM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Lincoln Riley will remember this Oklahoma season for a long time. It took a lot to get to the end of it — with two significant trophies. The No. 8 Sooners navigated through the season played under the cloud of a pandemic, and their first 0-2 start in Big 12 play since 1998,...

Clemson players celebrate following their 34-10 victory over Notre Dame at the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

The Latest: Pepperdine men's basketball on pause

Dec. 30, 2020 7:09 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Pepperdine’s men’s basketball team is halting activities because of a positive COVID-19 test on Wednesday. As a result, the Waves will postpone West Coast Conference games against BYU at home on Thursday and at...

FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2020, file photo, Florida head coach Dan Mullen yells to a referee about a call during an NCAA college football game against South Carolina in Gainesville, Fla. Oklahoma and Florida will play in the Cotton Bowl on Wednesday, Dec. 30 in Arlington, Texas. (Brad McClenny/The Gainesville Sun via AP, File)

Florida-Oklahoma in Cotton Bowl dozen years after title game

Dec. 29, 2020 3:37 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dan Mullen has been part of two national championships with Florida, the last for the Gators coming in a win over Oklahoma in his final game as their offensive coordinator before leaving for his first head coaching job. That BCS National Championship game 12 seasons ago was the only...

FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2020, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Spencer Rattler (7) tosses the ball during an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma State in Norman, Okla. Rattler, a redshirt freshman, was an All Big 12 first-team pick and shared newcomer of the year honors with West Virginia senior linebacker Tony Fields II, a transfer from Arizona. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Cotton Bowl: Oklahoma's 6th straight NY6 game, Florida's 3rd

Dec. 29, 2020 12:20 PM EST

Cotton Bowl: No. 8 Oklahoma (8-2, No. 6 CFP) vs. No. 10 Florida (8-3, No. 7 CFP), at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas, Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Oklahoma by 2 1/2. Series record: Florida leads 1-0. WHAT'S AT STAKE Big 12 champion Oklahoma takes a seven-game winning streak into its sixth consecutive...

FILE - Iowa State quarterback Brock Purdy (15) is sacked by Oklahoma linebacker Nik Bonitto (11) during the second half of the Big 12 Conference championship NCAA college football game in Arlington, Texas, in this Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, file photo. Bonitto is well aware that the Sooners defense, for all the drastic improvements made over two seasons with its “Speed D” scheme, needs to prove itself outside the Big 12. 
After winning a sixth conference title in a row, the No. 8 Sooners (8-2) will again end the season in a New Year's Six bowl game against a high-powered SEC offense. This time they face national passing leader No. 10 Florida. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter, File)

Facing Florida in bowl, Oklahoma defense sees an opportunity

Dec. 28, 2020 4:10 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma linebacker Nik Bonitto is well aware that the Sooners defense, even with all the drastic improvements playing its “Speed D” scheme for two seasons, has to prove itself outside the Big 12. After winning their sixth conference title in a row, the No. 8 Sooners...

FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2020, file photo, Iowa State linebacker Mike Rose (23) defends during an NCAA football game against TCU in Fort Worth, Texas. Rose was selected as the Big 12 defensive player of the year.  (AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File)

AP All-Big 12: Iowa State players and coach win top awards

Dec. 24, 2020 12:10 PM EST

Iowa State running back Breece Hall and linebacker Mike Rose are The Associated Press Big 12 offensive and defensive players of the year after the Cyclones' best conference season ever also earned Matt Campbell coach of the year honors. The Big 12 runner-up Cyclones will play in a New Year's Six bowl for the...