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Tight end Brannon Green #82 and fullback Aaron Ripkowski #48 of the Oklahoma Sooners warmup before a game  (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

No. 4 Oklahoma Rides A FB Named ‘Rip’

Senior Aaron Ripkowski, who’s officially listed as a fullback but also has worked as a tight end and a blocking back. A former walk-on, ‘Rip’ isn’t often in the limelight

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Brandon Carr #39 of the Dallas Cowboys (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Cowboys CB Carr Focused On Texans After Mom’s Death

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr has shut off just about anything that isn’t football or family.

9 hours ago

SE Louisiana v TCU

Horned Frogs Are Still Quite Defensive

The Horned Frogs are dominating on defense like they have so often under Gary Patterson, who was their demanding defensive coordinator before becoming head coach nearly 14 years ago.

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Linebacker Bruce Carter of the Dallas Cowboys during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 4, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Carter Out For Cowboys With Quad Strain

Dallas linebacker Bruce Carter is out this weekend against Houston, and could miss next week’s game at Seattle, because of a strained quadriceps.

20 hours ago

A doctor examines a patient's brain. (credit: Mauricio Lima/AFP/Getty Images)

Brain Injury Group Says NFL Concussion Award Scheme ‘Flawed’

The Brain Injury Association of America says it believes the proposed awards favor retired players with memory and neuromuscular problems.

09/30/2014

Husain Abdullah of the Kansas City Chiefs scores a touchdown after an interception against the New England Patriots at Arrowhead Stadium on September 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

NFL Says Prayer Shouldn’t Have Been Penalty

The NFL said Tuesday that Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized Monday night for dropping to his knees in prayer in the end zone after an interception.

09/30/2014

Oklahoma v Baylor

Baylor Getting Norwood Back For Texas

Baylor coach Art Briles said Monday that Levi Norwood has been cleared after missing the last three games because of a wrist injury in the season opener.

09/30/2014

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 02:  A cheerleader for the Oklahoma State Cowboys  runs on the field with a giant flag in support of his school against the Stanford Cardinal during the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl on January 2, 2012 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Oklahoma State Overcoming Injuries

Despite injuries to several key starters this season, No. 21 Oklahoma State has managed to simply plug in the next player on the depth chart and move on.

09/30/2014

Oklahoma Head Coach Bob Stoops (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

No. 4 Oklahoma Faces TCU Coming Off Bye

On Monday, Stoops allowed that TCU ‘probably’ was the best team the Sooners have played so far this season.

09/29/2014

(Photo by J.Burkett, CBSDFW.COM)

Strong Accepts Texas As Underdog Against Baylor

In his first season in the Big 12, new Texas coach Charlie Strong seems to have accepted his role as underdog this week against No. 7 Baylor.

09/29/2014

Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys scrambles against the New Orleans Saints in the second half at AT&T Stadium on September 28, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Next Question For 3-1 Cowboys Is Keeping It Going

The Cowboys just have to keep it going after a head-turning 38-17 victory over New Orleans that set up an in-state battle between a pair of surprising 3-1 teams with the Houston Texans visiting Sunday.

09/29/2014

(Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Strong Tells Goodell Colleges Can Do Better

Longhorns coach Charlie Strong told NFL commissioner Roger Goodell that college football programs need to do a better job of molding players into responsible adults.

09/29/2014

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