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  • Second SEC-Big12 Challenge to be held in December

    May 7, 2014 4:41 PM

    BRISTOL, Ct. - National runner-up Kentucky will face Texas and Florida will play Kansas in the 2nd annual SEC-Big 12 Challenge. All 10 Big 12 teams and 10 of the 14 Southeastern Conference teams will play in the event from Dec. 3-6, it was announced Wednesday. Auburn and Texas Tech,... more »
  • LSU softball falls at Oklahoma 3-2

    March 23, 2014 6:45 PM

    NORMAN, OK - The LSU softball team fell 3-2 at Oklahoma Sunday, finishing off a two-game weekend sweep by the Sooners. Oklahoma built a 3-0 lead early, but a solo home run by Constance Quinn cut the lead to 3-1 in the 4th, and a bases loaded HBP brought... more »
  • Heisman winning RBs Salaam, Williams up for Hall

    March 6, 2014 2:34 PM

    DALLAS - Heisman Trophy winning running backs Rashaan Salaam of Colorado and Ricky Williams of Texas are among the stars making their first appearance on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot this year. Some of the other notable first-timers are Iowa State running back Troy Davis, a two-time Heisman... more »
  • Southern falls to #12 Baylor, 81-56

    December 22, 2013 10:54 PM

    WACO, Tx - Isaiah Austin had 14 points and 10 rebounds as No. 12 Baylor won its 10th straight home game, beating Southern University 81-56 on Sunday. Austin had his first double-double of the season while leading five players in double-figure scoring for the Bears (10-1). Brady Heslip had 13... more »
  • Ole Miss falls to Kansas St. in Big12-SEC Challenge

    December 5, 2013 10:57 PM

    MANHATTAN, KS. - Marcus Foster and Thomas Gipson scored 15 points each to lead Kansas State, and Marshall Henderson's go-ahead 3-point try with 2 seconds left missed everything, allowing the Wildcats to hang on for a 61-58 victory over Mississippi Thursday night. Wesley Iwundu added 10 points, including a free... more »
  • Former Mizzou football players latest to sue NCAA

    December 5, 2013 2:41 PM

    ST. LOUIS - Two former Missouri football players are suing the NCAA in federal court over head injuries they suffered decades ago, joining a cascade of recent lawsuits against college sports' governing body related to traumatic brain injuries. Tony Van Zant and Sharron Washington filed the suit Tuesday. Both played... more »
  • Wyman gives Kansas 13-10 win over La Tech

    September 21, 2013 3:47 PM

    LAWRENCE, KS. - Walk-on kicker Matt Wyman hit a 52-yard field goal with no time left, sending Kansas to a 13-10 victory over Louisiana Tech on Saturday and ending a 22-game losing streak against teams from the Football Bowl Subdivision. Jake Heaps threw for 279 yards and a touchdown for... more »
  • Early tests set tone for SEC, nation

    August 28, 2013 6:56 PM

    ATLANTA - Georgia comes into the season with high expectations. The fifth-ranked Bulldogs will find out pretty quickly if their outlook is justified. No one has a tougher start than Georgia, which will travel to Clemson on Saturday night to face the eighth-ranked Tigers, then return home the following week... more »
  • Liberty Bowl announces six-year deal with Big 12

    August 23, 2013 3:23 PM

    MEMPHIS, Tn. - The Liberty Bowl has reached a six-year deal with the Big 12 that will take effect in the 2014 season. Under the agreement announced Friday, the Liberty Bowl will match a Big 12 team against a representative from the Southeastern Conference. In a release announcing the deal,... more »
  • Miles ignores criticism from outside the program

    August 8, 2013 6:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Les Miles has been on the receiving end of criticism from several media outlets the past couple days after reinstating sophomore running back Jeremy Hill following a suspension for punching a man in the head. However, no criticism made headlines like the one from a fellow... more »
  • Big 12 Media Days: Ash the answer for UT, no starting QB yet for OU

    July 23, 2013 7:03 PM

    DALLAS - Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops was quick to point out Tuesday that there still is no final decision on who will be the Sooners' starting quarterback this season. It has been quite a while since that has been a question for Stoops. Landry Jones is gone after starting 50... more »
  • Tigers first on the scoreboard

    June 7, 2013 8:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE -The Tigers have broken through for the first run of the ball game with a Tyler Moore RBI double to bring Jacoby Jones. LSU had been held scoreless through the first seven innings by Jonathan Gray, the third overall pick in MLB's 2013 Draft. Jones stroked a... more »
  • SEC, Big 12 get 12-year deal from ESPN for Sugar

    November 14, 2012 4:52 PM

    NEW YORK - The Big 12 and Southeastern Conference have agreed to a 12-year deal with ESPN for the rights to the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. A person familiar with the contract said it was worth about $80 million per year. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because... more »
  • SEC-Big 12 meet, no update on Champions Bowl site

    October 11, 2012 10:31 AM

    UNDATED - The Southeastern Conference and Big 12 held a meeting to work out the details of their joint bowl game, including a host city. SEC spokesman Charles Bloom confirmed that representatives of the two leagues, including SEC Commissioner Mike Slive and Big 12 chief Bob Bowlsby, met Wednesday... more »
  • Big 12, SEC have deal for football champs to play

    May 18, 2012 11:39 AM

    The Big 12 and the Southeastern conferences have announced a deal that will pit their football regular-season champions against each other in a bowl game for five years beginning in 2014. The agreement between two of the most successful BCS conferences was announced Friday. If one or both of the... more »
  • SEC invites Texas A&M to join

    September 7, 2011 12:09 PM

    The Southeastern Conference says it has accepted Texas A&M's application to the league, but the move is being held up because a Big 12 school has threatened legal action if the Aggies leave. The SEC says in a statement released Wednesday that it had already received "unanimous written assurance"... more »
  • OU president says Sooners, A&M got invite from SEC

    June 23, 2010 1:10 PM

    The president of the University of Oklahoma says his school and Texas A&M both received invitations to join the Southeastern Conference during the last round of conference realignment. Oklahoma ended up remaining in the Big 12. University president David Boren said Wednesday that the Sooners had offers from... more »
  • Arizona State top seed in NCAA baseball tourney

    May 31, 2010 1:12 PM

    Arizona State was selected Monday as the top seed for the 64-team NCAA Division I college baseball tournament. The Sun Devils (47-8) won the Pac-10 title under interim coach Tim Esmay, who replaced Pat Murphy after he abruptly resigned in November after 15 years. They will host one... more »
  • New bowl game announced

    September 30, 2009 9:51 AM

    A Big East team will face a team from the Big 12 Conference at Yankee Stadium in New York City in a new college football bowl game after the 2010 season. The conferences and the New York Yankees announced Wednesday they have agreed to a four-year deal to play... more »

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