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Sooners lose, QB Bradford pays up
ST. LOUIS — It's humility week for rookie Sam Bradford.
Not only is he taking the St. Louis Rams' last-minute loss at Tampa Bay hard, his beloved Oklahoma Sooners got knocked off.
5 of nation’s top 18 offenses in Big 12
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Offense remains the name of the game in the Big 12.
Last weekend, nine teams amassed more than 400 yards total offense and nine put up 27 points or more, with five scoring in the 40s or 50s.
Many happy returns against No. 20 O-State
STILLWATER (AP) — Mike Gundy received a text message Monday morning offering to provide help with kickoff coverage that’s proving to be problematic for No. 20 Oklahoma State.
He had to turn it down.
Despite the plea from Orie Lemon, Gundy isn’t about to let his starting middle linebacker be part of the solution. It’s not that Gundy couldn’t use his most prolific tackler to bolster the only unit in the Bowl Subdivision that’s allowed three runbacks for touchdowns this season.
OU coach defends late punt in loss
NORMAN — With the BCS standings in the back of his mind, Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said Tuesday he decided an against-the-odds comeback at Missouri over the weekend wasn’t worth risking a more lopsided loss.
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USAO teams go into OT, men win, women lose
OKLAHOMA CITY — USAO’s soccer teams were engaged in close matches Tuesday against Mid-American Christian University. Both went to overtime with the 13th-ranked men becoming victors in a 1-0 decision while the women lost, 3-2.
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