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Twitter/UGA Planning on attending a few college football contests this fall? We have some ideas on where you should be spending your money – if you’re looking to put yourself in the most raucous of atmospheres. There’s no doubt that some fan bases in...Read more
Notre Dame fans like Taylor Swift are pretty powerful, but are they No. 1?([email protected]) College football fandom is unlike anything else in American sports. While NFL and NBA teams have millions of fans, many of them diehards, college football just seems to go a...Read more
A common argument within the college football world is which teams are ‘top tier’ programs? Obviously a lot of that has to do with how one categorizes a ‘tier,’ but on the Thursday episode of The Herd, Fox Sports 1′s Colin Cowherd...Read more
Twitter College football season is rapidly approaching. By now, you’ve likely read dozens of prediction articles – telling you exactly what to expect for the 2016 campaign. We’re going to give you a different take on what to expect. We’re going to...Read more
Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid, due to injury, hasn’t played a minute in the NBA just yet despite being drafted back in 2014. But he does have one important athletic achievement to his name – beating pop star Justin Bieber in an arm wrestle. Friday night,...Read more
Oklahoma fans are well-aware that quarterback Baker Mayfield doesn’t just have fantastic moves on the gridiron – he’s pretty talented with his feet when it comes to dancing too. This week, during a photo shoot for ESPN the Magazine, Mayfield apparently...Read more
The Big 12 is currently considering options for conference expansion, and while it seems like the league will call up teams from the Group of Five to the big leagues, last week Kansas State’s Bill Snyder said that he knows of two former Big 12 programs that want back...Read more
If Texas beats Notre Dame this year, Charlie Strong should expect another postgame dousing. New piece for Athlon on the best non-conference matchups in the Big 12 this season. Two OU games make the list.-Allen KenneyPermalink...Read more
Go to nearly any Big 12 Conference football stadium and just about all of them look vastly different than a decade ago. Most are larger and offer more luxury options than 10 years ago....Read more
Two years ago, the Oklahoma Sooners ended their season with a 40-6 bowl blowout loss to Clemson, and last January they lost the rematch against the Tigers in a national semifinal bout. The Sooners rate among the favorites to return to the College Football Playoff this...Read more
Make that two schools that are officially in on inviting Houston to the Big 12. Just days after Texas made it known that it prefers the Cougars when it comes to league expansion, Texas Tech has followed suit. The school’s incoming president, Lawrence Schovanec, issued...Read more
Five-star power forward recruit Jarred Vanderbilt, ranked as the 16th-best player in the country by 247 Sports, has announced the nine schools he’s considering for 2017. Vanderbilt, a 6-foot-8, 200-pound player from Bellaire, Texas, has a number of Big 12 programs on...Read more
"I believe strongly East Carolina deserves to be in the Big 12 as we can deliver the entire state of North Carolina,'' Compher said....Read more
Supporters of the University of Houston have indicated they would consider dropping their opposition to the University of Texas’ expansion in Houston in exchange for a deal that allows the Cougars to join the Big 12 Conference, the Austin American-Statesman's Brian...Read more
The Big 12’s announcement on exploring expansion candidates has sparked a flurry of activity from colleges and media outlets nationwide....Read more
The Big 12's school presidents on Tuesday moved closer to expansion, directing Commissioner Bob Bowlsby to begin evaluating schools interested in joining....Read more
Oklahoma State officials have released the exact workout that 21-year-old basketball forward Tyrek Coger completed before he died from a heart condition on Thursday. According to school representatives, Coger died after a 40-minute team workout on the football stadium...Read more
Big 12 mailbag: Expansion extravaganza edition...Read more
By and large, Big 12 coaches support the idea of expanding by two or even four additional teams, but there is some concern about making sure the right teams are selected. Big 12 football coaches met with ESPN reporters on Wednesday to voice their comments on the idea of the...Read more
Making the easy play could take Patrick Mahomes II to another level...Read more
Watch: How TCU is replacing top passer, rusher, receiver...Read more
This morning on Mike & Mike, Phil Steele gave his picks for each conference’s championship. His choices: Phil Steele names his 2016 College Football Conference Champs:ACC – FSUBig 10 – OSUSEC – ALABig 12 – OUPac 12 – WAS — Mike &...Read more
The wheels of the Big 12 Conference moved swiftly in Texas. A full-court press is underway to get Houston an invitation with the highest elected offices in the Lone Star State, and the University of Texas are at the forefront....Read more
By John Helsley, Staff Writer | Bob Bowlsby waded through the issues facing the Big 12 Conference during his Media Days address in Dallas, dancing between topics ranging from the walk-on transfer rule to the move to a league...Read more
Update: According to the Stillwater News Press, Coger collapsed from heat exhaustion at Boone Pickens Stadium just before 5:30 p.m. A call came in to dispatch at about 5:30 p.m. for a man who had collapsed on the stairs of Boone Pickens Stadium from heat exhaustion. A...Read more

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