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test(Articles from opponents' press and national sources along with a few other odds and ends)

(by Dave Peters) The Saints are looking to trade linebacker Curtis Lofton, according to NFL.com National Insider Ian Rapoport. Lofton hasn't missed a regular season game since entering the league in 2008. He had a team-high 144 total tackles in 2014...Read more
(by Braden Gall/Athlon Sports) Spring practice is already underway for a handful of college football teams, and the offseason workouts and scrimmages provide the first glimpse of how all 128 teams will look in 2015. After both barely missed a shot at the College Football Playoff...Read more
WWE legend Jim Ross joins Bruce Feldman on The Audible for part I of a two-part interview to discuss his beloved Oklahoma Sooners, why change is good for Bob Stoops and OU, which coaches he thinks would make the best wrestling characters, why Steve Spurrier is the...Read more w/audio
(by Ryan Gerbosi) Oklahoma’s 2012 recruiting class was considered the second-best in the Big 12 and No. 11 in the nation at the time, but how does it hold up today. The young men that signed in that class are about to enter their fourth season on campus with many about to use their...Read more
(by Brandon Chatmon) How is Samaje Perine going to get enough touches? That was the immediate question when Bob Stoops picked Lincoln Riley to run Oklahoma’s offense. Riley’s philosophy didn’t seem to be the ideal fit for an offense that looked poised to be built around the sophomore...Read more
(by Nick Underhill) It's often said that NFL players make the most growth between their first and second years in the league. So much of that first year is spent figuring things out. Figuring out where the meeting rooms are locating. Figuring out how to speak the language in the playbook...Read more
(by Michael David Smith) The NFL's reigning Offensive Player of the Year is 27 years old, in his prime, and about to hit unrestricted free agency. If any running back can make a fortune in today's NFL, it’s DeMarco Murray. But Murray may discover that no running back can make a fortune...Read more
(by Tim Twentyman) Lions general manager Martin Mayhew has always been a big fan of wide receiver Ryan Broyles. Mayhew selected Broyles in the second round of the 2012 draft in hopes that he could become a catching machine in the NFL much like he was during his college days at Oklahoma...Read more
A SPORTS star from Crawley who moved to the USA at the age of 14 has married his American sweetheart. Tom Wort was born in the town and lived in Ifield before leaving for America as a child when his dad Brian found work out there. He became a well-known name with...Read more w/pic
(by Dan Lyons) We’ve seen plenty of college football fans enjoy the unexpected winter weather by making snowmen based on their favorite teams. Now, the players from big-time programs are getting in on the fun. Oklahoma football players, including quarterback Trevor Knight spent...Read more w/pics
(by Mark Lane) The Dallas Cowboys have one franchise tag to use on March 2, and Cowboys Vice President Stephen Jones made clear Saturday that tag will be used on wide receiver Dez Bryant. Jones described talks with unrestricted free agent running back DeMarco Murray's agents as...Read more
(by Anthony Cosenza) While fans love to think they know all of the dynamics in a professional sports organization's locker room, sometimes things just aren't what they seem. Case in point could be Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham, a former first round selection slated for free agency in about...Read more
(by Ryan Gerbosi) Charlie Strong appears to be the luckiest football coach in America, at least according to one national writer. ESPN.com’s Travis Haney ranked the 24 best coaching jobs in the country, splitting the list into four tiers with the Longhorns’ gig leading the way...Read more
(by Ryan Gerbosi) Oklahoma fans often triumphantly point a sole finger skyward, declaring a simple fact -- "There’s only one Oklahoma." While every school thinks its special and has its own tradition, not many can boast the same kind of prestige as the Sooners do in the landscape...Read more
(by AP) ST. LOUIS -- Chris Weinke is looking forward to working with Sam Bradford. Weinke, the former Florida State star, is the St. Louis Rams new quarterback coach. Weinke and Bradford bonded for 3 1/2 hours over dinner during the NFL combine that was part of the...Read more
(by Kyle Meinke) INDIANAPOLIS -- Ryan Broyles has played in just 11 games the past two years. He's caught just 10 passes. And he's still somehow one of the Detroit Lions' most popular players. Fans struggled to understand last year how the former second-round pick could lead...Read more
(by Brandon Chatmon) A potential first-round pick and one of the Big 12’s top young defensive coaches have left Oklahoma since the end of the 2014 season, leaving the Sooners searching for answers at the defensive tackle position. The quarterback derby will get the headlines...Read more
(by Ryan Gerbosi) Another NFL scouting combine is in the books, and another crop of Sooners has done what it can to impress scouts and executives looking for talent in the upcoming draft. While some stood out with impressive performances, a few didn’t do themselves...Read more
(by Nick Wagoner) EARTH CITY, Mo. -- In the latest churn of the Sam Bradford rumor mill, reports surfaced Tuesday that the Buffalo Bills are considering making a trade offer for the St. Louis Rams quarterback. As is becoming increasingly common in this age of social media...Read more
(by Andrew Boardwine) Over the rest of the month, FanSided 150 will be taking an in-depth look at each of the top-25 recruiting classes. We will be giving a perspective on some of the talented prospects that signed with each team and overview each class. Today, we will be looking...Read more
(by Matt Bonesteel) Multiple sources have told Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports that the Buffalo Bills are eyeing a trade for St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford, who was the No. 1 pick of the 2010 NFL draft but has been beset by injuries throughout his career. The Bills had...Read more
(by Mike Florio) The Vikings want running back Adrian Peterson to return. Peterson, despite recently saying "of course" he wants to play for the Vikings, has serious misgivings. Those two schools of thought have not yet collided. Josina Anderson of ESPN reports that Peterson...Read more
(by Barry McBride) Jason Cole apparently got an offer he couldn't resist from Bleacher Report, and, God bless 'im, he's delivered a take of interest to those of here in Cleveland. Cole proclaims that the oft-injured Rams QB Sam Bradford is the Browns number one option this off-season, despite the Rams...Read more
(by Dan Hanzus) DeMarco Murray might not be back with the Dallas Cowboys in 2015. If he returns, expect his workload to be relaxed. "I don't think we would go into a season now with Murray thinking that he was going to have the load that he had last year," Jones said Saturday in Indianapolis...Read more
(by Luke McConnell) NORMAN -- The Oklahoma women's basketball team has been a pleasant surprise this season, rolling up a16-9 record and a 10-4 record in the Big 12, good for second place in the conference by a full three games. While no one really saw the Sooners experiencing this...Read more

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