The University of Oklahoma has voted to suspend linebacker Frank Shannon for a year, but the school has been unable to enforce the decision.
Zack Sanchez entered last season as an unknown, one of many young players on a team looking to rebuild after a 2012 season in which the Sooners’ defense was routinely torched by opposing offenses.
Oklahoma got a lot of attention with its upset victory over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. The challenge for Oklahoma will be keeping a team that has been praised all offseason hungry.
Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops’ salary will jump to $5.25 million for the upcoming season.
Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby said on Friday, at the end of the league’s spring meetings, that the eight continuing members of the league will each get about $23 million.
Rivals Oklahoma and Oklahoma State could meet in the Sweet 16.
The Bears roared to a 21-point lead early in the second half Thursday night, and then held off a frantic rally by the Sooners for a 78-73 victory in the Big 12 tournament quarterfinals.
Naadir Tharpe had 19 points to lead five Kansas players in double figures Monday night, and the Jayhawks held off Oklahoma 83-75 to ensure a share of their 10th consecutive league crown.
Sherri Coale knows what it’s like to be down by a bunch and rally for a win. Her Oklahoma Sooners almost pulled off a miraculous comeback against Baylor before falling short.
Robert Turner scored 16 points to help the Red Raiders defeat the Sooners by a score of 68-60 on Wednesday night for the team’s third straight win.
Odyssey Sims scored 33 points and No. 7 Baylor clinched its 14th consecutive 20-win season with an 81-64 victory over No. 12 Oklahoma State.
The Big 12 has made three changes to its 2014 football schedule. Two Oklahoma game dates have been switched.