WACO, Texas — Rico Gathers snared 11 rebounds and swatted four shots, but the pro scout watching Baylor's game at Oklahoma State didn't care. To him, it was meaningless that the Bears forward led the nation in rebounds, and he didn't...Show More Summary
A vaccine for Shigella developed by scientists at the University of Kansas (KU) and Oklahoma State University (OSU) will go through Phase I clinical trials at a medical center in the Baltimore, MD, area later this year. The trials are a milestone for research now centered at the new Kansas Vaccine Institute (KVI) at the University... Continue Reading
From Oklahoma City's NBC affiliate: Muslims visited the Oklahoma State Capitol Friday with government leaders, and were met with dozens of Anti-Islamic protesters. The day began like it was planned for the more than 100 Muslims. ButShow More Summary
The former quarterbacks coach and interim offensive coordinator for the Buccaneers has landed a job in college. Oklahoma State has hired Marcus Arroyo as an assistant, the school said Thursday. Before joining the Buccaneers in 2014, Arroyo was an assistant at Southern Miss, California, Wyoming, San Jose State and Prairie View A&M. Oklahoma State also…
The Oklahoma state House has approved a groundbreaking pro-life bill, HB 1721, that would ban dismemberment abortions that tear babies limb from limb. Abortion practitioners would face up to two years in prison under the legislation as well as a $10,000 fine. The House supported the “Oklahoma Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act.” House […]
Remember Markel Brown, the high-flying guard who used to showcase spectacular dunks at Oklahoma State? Don't worry, he's still doing the same things in the NBA. Playing against the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night, the Brooklyn Nets rookie had a wide-open lane to the basket on a fast break. Show More Summary
The Oklahoma State Legislature is taking aim this session at the most serious issue plaguing the state: AP U.S. history, which is too "negative" and "leftist." They've been so busy with that, though, that it looks they're not going to...Show More Summary
Complete coverage of Saturday's college basketball action. MUST WATCH No. 23 West Virginia at No. 22 Oklahoma State (2 p.m. - ESPNNews) This is the only game of the day featuring multiple Top 25 teams, a fact which feels like it should be illegal for a Saturday this late in the season. Show More Summary
Oklahoma State Rep. Dan Fisher presumably has an array of tough issues to tackle for his state from unemployment to the environment to crime. However, Fisher has decided to take on the ignoble task of banning Advanced Placement history classes in the state because he objects to the inclusion of negative aspects of American history […]
A bill proposed by Oklahoma state Sen. Anthony Sykes (R) would mandate that all couples seeking a marriage license undergo a blood test "for the discovery of syphilis and other communicable or infectious diseases." Read more...
If it sounds ridiculous, it’s because it is. Oklahoma state legislators are trying to ban Advanced Placement U.S. History, on the grounds that it is insufficiently laudatory of America. You can hear the scoffing. “This is like banning mirrors on the grounds that they don’t flatter you.” “This is like banning cameras on the grounds that you […]
Oklahoma State Rep. Dan Fisher (below) thinks he knows better than history educators and experts what kids ought to be learning in their classes. Advanced Placement U.S. History? He wants that banned because it covers topics that don't always make America look good.
Sometimes, Advanced Placement talks about the parts of history no one is okay with, but still need to know about. Fox News is reporting that Oklahoma state representative Dan Fisher (R; Yukon) has authored House Bill 1380, which is asking to ban funding for Advanced Placement history courses. Show More Summary
On Tuesday, the Oklahoma state legislature voted to remove AP History from school curriculums. Their reasoning? The classes taught too much of the “bad” parts of American history, and not enough of the good. They taught about internment camps during World War II, that “Manifest Destiny” was a generally unpleasant experience for non-white people, and […]
(Reuters) - Oklahoma state representatives voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to advance a bill that would provide immunity from lawsuits to clergy who refuse to conduct marriages for same-sex couples. The bill, approved by 88-7 in the...Show More Summary
Bob Connelly, Oklahoma State’s offensive line coach last season, has been hired as offensive line coach and run game coordinator at USC, Coach Steve Sarkisian announced.
Tennessee has brought back the electric chair ; Utah's considering reviving the firing squad. Now Oklahoma Republicans are making a push to build a $300,000 gas chamber in the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, using nitrogen gas as a backup plan to lethal injection in executions, the AP reports. The...
In a stunning turn of events at Gallagher-Iba Arena, Oklahoma State knocked off No. 8 Kansas with a huge second-half rally for a 67-62 win Saturday, significantly boosting its NCAA tournament credentials. Here was the scene in Stillwater...Show More Summary
All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s Boston University at Lafayette — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. Duke at Florida State — ESPN, 7 p.m. Oklahoma State at Baylor — ESPNU, 7 p.m. North Carolina-Asheville at Gardner-Webb — American Sports Network, 8 p.m. Show More Summary
The Cowboys stormed the court after knocking off No. 8 Kansas. Kansas entered its Saturday afternoon game against Oklahoma State with a firm grip on the Big 12. This is nothing new: the Jayhawks have won the league 10 straight seasons, and an 8-1 start in conference play had Bill Self's team in line to push the mark one year further. Show More Summary