Oklahoma Sooners

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    June 17, 2013

    College Athlete-Rappers: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

    Anyone who has ever watched college sports has seen more than their fair share of those NCAA commercials emphasizing the 'student-athletes who are going pro in something other than sports.' After all, they're shown during every single commercial break. So, I decided to look into some of the NCAA's ... More >>

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    October 11, 2012

    The Overserved's Nightlife Guide To Texas-OU Weekend

    This weekend begins our annual North Texas exchange program, with dozens of you heading down to weird ol' Austin for ACL, and roughly millions heading to DFW from Austin and surrounding cities for the Red River Rivalry on Saturday. Go sports! Look, the game is taken care of. You have already picke ... More >>

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    October 11, 2012
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    March 17, 2011
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    January 25, 2011

    Can't Wait to See the New Guy at American Airlines Center Tonight

    Peja Stojakovic? Sure, he'll help the Dallas Mavericks. With the way their offense has bogged lately anyone that can shoot is going to be a bonus. But he's a small, perhaps minuscule step in the right direction. He's no solution. No final piece to the puzzle that is currently scattered all over th ... More >>

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    June 9, 2010

    Nebraska: Out. Big 12: Gone?

    Bye-bye Big, um, Red?​Since 1994 we've enjoyed the Big 12 Conference. Offices based here. Alumni living here. Championship games played here. Savor it. Because, perhaps as early as Friday, it begins to crumble. With the Big 12 having slapped a Friday deadline on Nebraska to essentially comm ... More >>

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    October 19, 2009

    Over The Weekend: Har Mar Superstar at The Lounge on Elm Street

    ​Har Mar SuperstarThe Lounge on Elm StreetOctober 16, 2009Better than: watching the Sooners get beat again.From the time Har Mar Superstar strolled onto stage with his Lone Star tallboy, it was clear he was there to party. The bad part? There were only 50 or so people there to party with him.And, ... More >>

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    October 2, 2009

    And The Winner Is...

    ​A hell of a lot to wade through this week, mostly thanks to the state fair.Two things before we get to the non-winners. First, I think I found a way to rid my desk of some of the accumulated junk...uh, I mean, of the highly sought after prizes, which this week would have included a handsome coffe ... More >>

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    March 27, 2009

    Whitt's End: 3.27.09

    Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Dallas Police Chief David Kunkel can apologize all he wants for the indefensible actions of Robert Powell, but unless the officer is fired it will be a complete and utter injustice. Powell, who detai ... More >>

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    March 25, 2009

    The 10 Worst Sports Celebrations in the History of Sports

    Bad, but nowhere near the worst.Dear LeBron James, Just ask, and I'm sure Dancing With The Stars will have you on their ridiculously cheesy show next season. I'm sure millions of potato-chip snackin' housewives would be fixated on your every silly, pre-fabricated step. But as a bask ... More >>

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    February 24, 2009

    The Top 10 Best Current Rivalries in Sports

    Tonight's the next chapter in one of sports' best rivalries. That's right, I said best.To be a true sports rivalry - more than just a plethora of games between teams in close proximity (see Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals) - the meetings between opponents must: *Take place at a ... More >>

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    February 4, 2009

    On National Signing Day, DISD Recognizes its Outbound Athletes

    Patrick MichelsJames Madison High recruits watch game highlights on an overhead video screen.On this (overhyped?) National Letter of Intent Signing Day, high schoolers all over the country chose which school they'd be suiting up for next. For some, it was as simple as faxing in a signed letter (a mi ... More >>

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    December 26, 2008

    Texas Fight: After "Freakiness" in Dallas, Recruit Chose OU Over UT

    Lufkin High School's Jamarkus McFarland, a highly coveted defensive tackle, committed to the University of Oklahoma yesterday; Merry Christmas, Sooner Nation. And it's a double kick to the Longhorns' pants: The University of Texas had hoped to land the 6-foot-3, 280-pounder, but instead a post-Texas ... More >>

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    December 22, 2008

    OU Gotta Be Kidding: Oklahama to Face BYU at Jerryworld in '09?

    That's what The Oklahoman is speculating this afternoon: OU and Brigham Young will kick off the 2009 college football season at Jerryworld in Arlington. And Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops didn't do much to stifle the speculation when asked for a comment today. Said Stoops, "Has that been released? A ... More >>

  • News

    December 4, 2008

    Cowboys' Winter Wonderland

    Can Jerry's boys turn around the December jinx?

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    December 1, 2008

    Don't Mess With Texas. Oh Crap, Too Late.

       I don't love Texas. I don't hate Oklahoma. But what transpired yesterday in the Big 12 is absolute bullshit.   I know life ain't fair, but college football should be. Or at least it should use common sense trying.   Let me apologize to Texas. I posted some of the bes ... More >>

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    October 23, 2008

    Picking Cotton

    Texas-OU is great and all, but what about the Cotton Bowl's other 51 Saturdays a year?

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    October 11, 2008
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    October 9, 2008

    American Anthem

    Olympic gymnasts flip out for audiences

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    August 8, 2008
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    January 23, 2007
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    January 22, 2007
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    January 11, 2007
  • Dining

    December 14, 2006

    Ginned Up

    BlackFinn takes the "Irish" out of Irish pub

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    October 3, 2006
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    April 25, 2006
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    January 26, 2006
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    July 21, 2005

    Oklahoma Railroad

    Accused of killing a cop's son, Emily Dowdy learns the hard way that in Oklahoma City justice isn't blind. It works for the prosecution.

  • Calendar

    November 27, 2003

    Born to Run

    Lace up, Gramps

  • Dining

    October 16, 2003

    Absolute Zero

    The Mercury's out. Club Manhattan is in.

  • News

    August 7, 2003

    Famous Last Words

    Did the intern blow it? No.

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    March 20, 2003

    The Back Page

    I would tell you about the Big 12 tourney, but my stomach hurts

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    September 6, 2001



  • News

    December 28, 2000

    Media Bias

    All year, we tell you who's been naughty. Now, a list of those whose work is nice.

  • Culture

    October 12, 2000

    Oh, You Idiot

    Sixty thousand fans soak up OU-Texas flavor. One lost writer gets soaked.

  • Best of Dallas

    September 21, 2000

    Best Radio DJ

    Barry Switzer, "Football All the Way," Thursday at 6 p.m., KTCK-AM 1310

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    June 8, 2000


    Dented reputation; Please, stop calling. Please; Dot-dot-dot stuff

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    October 8, 1998

    Night & Day

    October 8 - 14, 1998

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    December 18, 1997
  • Music

    November 6, 1997

    A tale of two venues

    The difference between the Stones' two area appearances was more setting than set list