Phil Forte has been at Oklahoma State since the fall of 2012 and he’s accomplished many things while closing in on several records as his time as a college athlete winds down.
the best offense is college football belongs to the Sooners. What they did over the final five weeks of the regular season proved it.
Oklahoma making more than it missed from the field in Wednesday 92-66 victory over Oral Roberts wasn
t a surprise. It was the fourth time in eight games the Sooners have done that. What OU did at the free-throw line was the revelation. It went 15 for 16. The 93.8 conversion percentage was by far and away a season.
NORMAN — Oklahoma wide receiver Dede Westbrook, offensive lineman Orlando Brown and coach Bob Stoops each took home individual awards and the seven OU players were selected on the coaches All-Big 12 on Wednesday.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Thunder are 22 games into their season, which means one thing: It’s too late to write quarter-season awards. At 14-8, the Thunder sit in a race with the Houston Rockets, Utah Jazz, Memphis Grizzlies and more for the Western Conference's No. 4 playoff seed. The Rockets visit Friday. Before they do, it's a good time to unveil The Slightly Late Quarter-Season Awards.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James believes Russell Westbrook is capable of averaging a triple-double this season.
Allow me to preface the rest of this column by saying that I understand that Bedlam was not the end of the world. Mike Gundy will probably go down as one of the all-time greatest football coaches at Oklahoma State University, and I don’t want him gone. Similarly, Mason Rudolph will finish his career with the Cowboys as a top-five quarterback in OSU history.
Before becoming the assistant basketball coach at Enid High School, Mario Woodson played professionally in Europe for nearly a decade. He also played in the Continental Basketball League back when it was the NBA D-League of its time.
NORMAN, Okla. – The state Supreme Court has ruled a video of star Oklahoma University football player Joe Mixon punching a female student in the face more than two years ago can be viewed by the public.
Tuesday's LOCKED ON THUNDER recaps the Thunder's 102-99 victory over the Hawks with more talk about Russell Westbrook, analysis of Domantas Sabonis' rookie season, and more.
The Atlanta Hawks scored 15 points during the third quarter of Monday’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Russell Westbrook scored 16.
Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield and wide receiver spent a lot of time together on the practice field. This week, they
ll spend a lot of it together on the road. Both were named Heisman Trophy finalists Monday night.
NORMAN — Winning Big 12 titles is nothing new to Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops, who claimed his 10th conference title as the Sooner head coach in Saturday’s 38-20 win over rival Oklahoma State.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Buddy Hield scored 16 points Sunday during the New Orleans Pelicans' 101-92 loss a at the Oklahoma City Thunder. It was the first time he played in Oklahoma since the rookie was starring at OU just last year.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Steven Adams exited Sunday’s 101-92 Oklahoma City Thunder win over the New Orleans Pelicans with a left ankle sprain, according to the team. He did not return.
Just last week, ESPN, by way of a 10-expert panel, declared Oklahoma wide receiver DeDe Westbrook the nation’s best college football player.
Baker Mayfield knows how to build drama. After leading Oklahoma to a 38-20 victory over Oklahoma State, he gave rapid-fire responses to questions about the second straight Big 12 Conference title, Fu Manchu mustache and undershirt he wore predicting a victory on Saturday. But the junior quarterback gave a long pause before answering if he would return to OU next season. Then, he looked up from the podium and gave his answer.
m coming back here for another year,
I want the opportunity for a three-peat and the ultimate goal for why I came here is to win a national title.
OKLAHOMA CITY — It was the day before Thanksgiving, and the Oklahoma City Thunder were losing reasons to be thankful. They had already dropped six of eight games and were now down to the Sacramento Kings early on a night they’d fall by 15.
The city of Chickasha got a special gift on Thursday afternoon from the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Thunder Cares Foundation, with help from Homeland, Enable Midstream Partners and Coca-Cola, dedicated a basketball court to the city at Washita Valley Park.
Saturday afternoon is important for a lot of things, state pride being chief among them, but also a Big 12 title and possibly one team’s shot at the college football playoff, though Oklahoma State is virtually out of it, no matter what.
Oklahoma State football fans have only two more games to enjoy their top two Cowboy Backs, who are basically brothers in their orange and black uniforms.
Where today ranks on the list of highly anticipated Bedlam game is up for debatable. The Big 12 Conference title that goes to winner makes it seem like the biggest one at Owen Field since 1984. There were All-Americans and future NFL stars all over the field in that game. The 2016 version replicates the talent level. Here are the Sooners that need big games to secure another conference title.
s biggest quirk is the bowl the system. There isn
t another sport that allows 40 teams to end the postseason with a victory. Bowl victories seem to wash away disappointing regular seasons. A loss soils all that was good from early September through early December.
NORMAN — It’s rare for teammates to be Heisman Trophy candidates this late in the season. By the beginning of November, one tends to trump the other.
A basketball in Oklahoma City forgot an important life lesson for most of Wednesday night: It is supposed to do exactly what Russell Westbrook tells it to.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Scott Brooks made his return to Oklahoma City when his Washington Wizards fell to the Thunder 126-115 on Wednesday.
There wasn’t much to smile about after Wednesday’s home win over Rogers State, but seven Oklahoma State players did score in double figures.
s secondary will face its toughest tests of the season against Oklahoma State on Saturday. The Cowboys have an All-American caliber wide receiver, James Washington, and what is viewed as the deepest receiver corps in the Big 12 Conference. The Sooners haven
t passed many passing challenges this season. Giving up 700 passing to Texas Tech is hard to forget. But defensive coordinator Mike Stoops has seen a difference in November.
s hopes of a second straight trip to the College Football Playoff were slim when Tuesday began. By early Tuesday evening, they were officially dead.
When you ask Oklahoma offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley about the last two months, he almost describes it the way a basketball coach describes that point in a game where everything clicks.
ve been on a pretty good run,
Tuesday's LOCKED ON THUNDER welcomes LOCKED ON KNICKS host Jared Dubin to recap the Thunder's 112-103 victory Monday night and to discuss Russell Westbrook's performance, Andre Roberson's defense, and the best New York City neighborhoods.
One of the records former Stillwater High and Oklahoma State football player Rod Warner is a part of was tied recently. The other remains intact.
Oklahoma State had 11 players drafted last summer during a 43-20 season that saw the Cowboys come within one win of reaching the championship round of the College World Series.
For a song that began life as a tune sung by an 18th century British gentlemen's club, the "Star-Spangled Banner" has created more than its share of controversy lately.
STILLWATER – Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy said Monday during his weekly press conference at Boone Pickens Stadium that sophomore defensive end Cole Walterscheid will be available to play Saturday in Norman one week after being arrested and charged with public intoxication.