Saturday, January 22, 2022

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Boomers and Sooners

Better to be Okies than Boomers and Sooners

The term “Okie” is the presumed pejorative with which Oklahomans have been coping in one way or another since 1939 when John Steinbeck publicized...
OU will have a new football coach soon

Our precious: OU will have a new football coach soon

You may have heard: The University of Oklahoma football team needs a new head coach. Breaking news, I know, but it's been a big...
It did not have to be this way for the Big 12

It did not have to be this way for the Big 12 Conference

It did not have to be this way for the Big 12 conference. Last week, conference realignment hit college football again with warp speed. In...
Joe Mixon apology

Joe Mixon apology: ‘I let a lot of people down’

University of Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon has issued an apology for the 2014 altercation that sent a fellow OU student to the hospital...
OU Exchange

New OU Exchange platform connects athletes, businesses for NIL deals

Lost in the shuffle of Lincoln Riley's abrupt departure and the University of Oklahoma's search for a new head football coach was a Dec....
Oklahoma high school concussion data

Lacking data, Oklahoma high school concussion picture blurry

How many Oklahoma high school athletes sustain concussions each year? Although more attention is being paid to the dangers of head injuries than ever...
throw the ball away

High school QBs penalized if they throw the ball away

Intentional grounding. Five-yard penalty from the spot of the foul. Loss of down. Those are 14 words that no quarterback, coach or high school football...
Baker Mayfield

Watch OU’s Baker Mayfield prance around gracefully

The dancing skills of OU quarterback Baker Mayfield have been well documented. But a new video from SoonerSports.tv’s imaginative multimedia crew shows how he —...
UFC CTE

CTE, the UFC and the dark side of combat sports

In her 48-second fight against Amanda Nunes last month, Ronda Rousey took an astonishing 23 strikes to the head. After her second loss in a...
sports-related concussions

Understanding the science of sports-related concussions

Although the numbers may be conservative owing to under-diagnosis and underreporting, medical researchers generally accept that at least 1.6 to 3.8 million sport-related concussions...

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