Stephen Hawkins

Big 12 has 3 games left, will leave 1 bowl spot unfilled

The winner of the Big 12 Conference’s de facto championship game will get a sweet prize indeed.

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Bottom of the pack Big 12 teams enjoying wins far from title chase

While Oklahoma and Oklahoma State are set for a de facto Big 12 title game, the two teams that have routinely been... Read more

No Heisman hype for Big 12 even with Dede, D’Onta excelling

There is no Heisman hype for the Big 12 Conference this season, even with some impressive performances.

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Big 12 still has to determine champion and fill bowl spots

The Big 12 is unlikely to return to the College Football Playoff this season and the conference championship game won’t resume until... Read more

No top-10 team for Big 12 with No. 12 Oklahoma atop league

While there is nothing unusual about Oklahoma leading the Big 12 and being the conference’s highest-ranked team, there is a big difference... Read more

Staying at 10, Big 12 now has to decide divisions - or not

Now that the Big 12 has decided to stay at 10 schools, it’s time for the conference to figure out whether to... Read more

KU's David Beaty says Jayhawks motivated by last week's close call against TCU

WACO, Texas — No. 11 Baylor and Kansas were on opposite ends of near upsets in their last games.

Those outcomes were indicative... Read more

Big 12 an afterthought with a precarious playoff position

The Big 12 can hope for an undefeated showdown in Morgantown on the same weekend the other Power Five conferences play their... Read more

Big 12 coaches preparing for some high-profile opening games

Kansas State’s Bill Snyder let a slight chuckle when asked if playing a season opener at No. 8 Stanford was the sign... Read more

Big 12 spring football wrapping up, not talk about expansion

Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops quickly said he didn’t have a stance on the Big 12’s discussions about the possibility of league expansion... Read more

Before 1st NCAA upsets of 2016, some past underdog winners

Watch out, West Virginia. Be careful, California. Beware, Baylor.

Same to Maryland, Utah and Indiana — and the rest of the teams with... Read more

TCU barely favored to repeat as Big 12 baseball champs

After consecutive College World Series appearances, TCU is the preseason pick to win the Big 12 Conference again. Barely.

When the nine Big... Read more

Big 12 best basketball league again, brutal half-season left

The Big 12 has the nation’s No. 1 team in Oklahoma, and half of the league’s teams are ranked in the top... Read more

Big 12 football could have looked much different this season

For the first time in five seasons as a 10-team league with a round-robin schedule, the Big 12 has no games on... Read more

No title on line, but bowl implications left for Big 12 football

While the Big 12 title has already been claimed by No. 3 Oklahoma, there are still bowl implications in the two league... Read more

Midterm in Big 12: Baylor, TCU, Oklahoma State head of class

Second-ranked Baylor and fourth-ranked TCU have reached the midpoint in the Big 12 Conference with perfect grades in the form of undefeated... Read more

Not much defending in Big 12 with so many top offenses

Most people credit Paul “Bear” Bryant for coining the phrase: “Defense wins championships.” What usually gets overlooked is the rest of what... Read more

Bob Stoops addressing Oklahoma's reactions after win on Rocky Top

Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said Monday he is dealing internally with players about some postgame incidents caught on film after the 16th-ranked... Read more

Big 12 has few chances for signature non-conference wins

FORT WORTH, Texas — Oklahoma goes to Rocky Top this weekend and Texas Tech follows next week with a trip to the... Read more

Big 12 notebook: TCU, Baylor know how conference can avoid...

TCU coach Gary Patterson and Baylor’s Art Briles know a way for their teams and the Big 12 Conference to avoid being... Read more

Some Big 12 issues to ponder while waiting for season

DALLAS — TCU has gone from Big 12 newcomer to preseason favorite after only three seasons, eight-time champion Oklahoma has an unprecedented... Read more

Private party: Big 12 privates TCU, Baylor show how good they are

Grant Teaff found out after taking over as Baylor coach in the early 1970s that there was a movement in the old... Read more

Lots of quarterback changes in Big 12 this fall

The Big 12 is facing an identity crisis at quarterback, with a lot of different players preparing to take snaps this fall.

Seven... Read more

Rangers outslug Royals, 12-11

SURPRISE, Ariz. — Texas Rangers postseason ace Colby Lewis is already getting better in spring training.

Lewis threw two shutout innings in... Read more

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