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  1. Lunch links: Weis' emotional weekend

    David Ubben

    Dubai! ... DUBAI! Has Bob Stoops taken Oklahoma as far as he can? Matt Hayes of Sporting News talked to a lot of folks about that idea and Stoops' legacy at Oklahoma, and his recent efforts to get the Sooners over the top. Missed this over the ...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  2. Lunch links: Big 12 means big raise

    David Ubben

    How you can help the city of Boston. West Virginia AD Oliver Luck provided an update on the efforts to get WVU's Tier 3 rights deal done. Dave Hickman of the Charleston Gazette finds all the haggling over money fun to watch. Get to know the voi...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  3. Big 12 signing day superlatives

    David Ubben

    With signing day in the rearview mirror, it's time to pass out some awards for the Big 12's recruiting efforts. Biggest winner on signing day: Baylor coach Art Briles -- Briles is capitalizing on the Bears' on-field success with some huge signees ...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  4. Big 12 game picks rewind: Week 11

    David Ubben

    In this space each week, we'll rehash the previous week's game predictions. It could be ugly some weeks, others could be quite sweet on my end. Either way, we'll examine the carnage every week. This week? A solid effort and a big whiff on an upset...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  5. Path to BCS title appears clear for K-State

    David Ubben

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- Whether it was true or not, you've got to applaud the effort. Kansas State kept a straight face when it was over. A few guys eyed the scores in pregame, they admitted, but nobody knew that a win at Amon G. Carter Stadium for K...

    Blog | November 11, 2012
  6. Player of the Week: Big 12

    David Ubben

    When we pass out this award, we sometimes do it to the guy who puts up the eye-popping stats you just can't ignore. Other times, it's necessary to look the way of a player whose team quite simply wouldn't have won a tight game without his efforts ...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  7. Third-quarter spurt gives 'Cats blowout win

    David Ubben

    After the first half, did anyone expect Collin Klein to sit the entire fourth quarter? Kansas State led by just 7 at halftime, and a good effort from Kansas had the Jayhawks dreaming of an upset. A nightmarish third quarter ended that pretty quick...

    Blog | October 06, 2012
  8. Texas ready to take the SEC approach

    David Ubben

    ESPN The Magazine's college football preview is all about the SEC, including the Big 12's effort to take down the league with six consecutive national titles. LaRue Cook focused on Texas, who's looking more and more like an SEC team these days. ...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  9. Lunch links: Former Poke faces two felonies

    David Ubben

    Good Job, Good Effort: The John Blake Story. Former Oklahoma State running back Herschel Sims was charged with two felony counts of forgery. Kansas' jump to a team GPA of 3.0 was pretty remarkable. Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World explai...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  10. Weis starting from scratch with Jayhawks

    David Ubben

    Last week, a video from Kansas' 6 a.m. practice made the rounds and drew a few snarky punchlines. New Kansas coach Charlie Weis was trying to teach his team how to celebrate, and their first effort drew a memorable rant from Weis about winning seemin...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  11. Emails reveal Big 12 efforts to block Mizzou

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 looks like it's stabilized, but there's plenty we still don't know about the turbulent past few months that resulted in Missouri and Texas A&M's exits from the Big 12 into the SEC. David Briggs of the Columbia Tribune shed some ligh...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  12. Instant analysis: OK State 44, Oklahoma 10

    David Ubben

    STILLWATER, Okla. -- That's as thorough a beating as any Bob Stoops team has taken since USC back in the Orange Bowl. I believe for their efforts, the Trojans were given a ... national championship? Just some food for thought. Followed by some ...

    Blog | December 03, 2011
  13. Halftime analysis: Kansas 10, Missouri 3

    David Ubben

    It was not a good half for Mizzou, with the Jayhawks ahead 10-3 at halftime of the 120th and perhaps final Border Showdown. The Tigers' offense is out of sorts, and we've seen an inspired effort from the Kansas defense. Turning point: Bradley M...

    Blog | November 26, 2011
  14. Iowa State miscues make an upset difficult

    David Ubben

    Iowa State's upset win over Oklahoma State was a near perfect performance, especially in the second half. The effort has been there again this week for the Cyclones. But so have mistakes, and with them has come a big halftime deficit. Iowa Stat...

    Blog | November 26, 2011
  15. Big 12 helmet stickers: Week 8

    David Ubben

    Time to hand out some stickers for the best efforts of the day: Seth Doege, QB, Texas Tech: Down go the Sooners, courtesy of Doege. The Red Raiders quarterback led his team to the biggest upset in the Big 12 this year, knocking off Oklahoma 41-38 ...

    Blog | October 23, 2011
  16. Sooners' top rusher slowed by flu

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma is taking on Texas Tech with what may be a limited effort from the Big 12's No. 3 rusher, Dominique Whaley. Whaley is suffering from flu-like symptoms and though he's in uniform tonight, hyped sophomore Roy Finch got the start for the Soo...

    Blog | October 22, 2011