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  1. Running back face-off showing importance

    David Ubben

    One of the items on this week's "What to Watch" was to keep an eye on the showdown between two of the most productive running backs in the league, Kansas State's Daniel Thomas and Colorado's Rodney Stewart. So far, it's been a big indicator of wha...

    Blog | November 20, 2010
  2. Sunflower Showdown looms large for KU

    David Ubben

    We've got a runaway winner in Kansas' biggest game of the 2013 season. I couldn't agree more. The Jayhawks lost their final 11 games of 2012 and need a win -- any win -- badly, but 38 percent of you say Kansas' biggest game of 2013 is the season fina...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  3. Lone Star Showdown forced to return?

    David Ubben

    Last season was the first in almost a century that rivals Texas and Texas A&M didn't meet on the football field. If you said Thanksgiving night didn't quite seem the same without it, I'd be inclined to agree. So too, would state representative...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  4. 'College GameDay' is heading to Oklahoma

    David Ubben

    Norman, Okla., will get all kinds of zing in its zang zang next week. "College GameDay" is coming to the Sooners' city. Oklahoma will host Notre Dame for a top-10 showdown, and the ESPN pregame show will be in town for the first time since before...

    Blog | October 20, 2012
  5. Heisman hinges on Klein/Geno showdown

    David Ubben

    West Virginia's loss to Texas Tech on Saturday ended any talk of Saturday's meeting with Kansas State being the national game of the week, but it also opened up what had previously been a painfully boring Heisman race. WVU's Geno Smith is still th...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  6. Video: Baylor-West Virginia preview

    David Ubben

    West Virginia begins its first Big 12 campaign by hosting Baylor in a Top 25 showdown....

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  7. Hope for the Lone Star Showdown?

    David Ubben

    There's plenty of fault to go around for the end of the Lone Star Showdown. That's a debate for another day. For now, though, the guard at Texas A&M is changing, and the battle lines have been drawn, so to speak. New Aggies athletic directo...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  8. The Big 12's biggest impact game

    David Ubben

    What's the game on the Big 12 schedule that will have the most impact in 2012? Easy. Get ready for an epic showdown when Oklahoma makes its maiden voyage to Morgantown on November 17. The Sooners and Mountaineers are the favorites to finish the...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  9. Lunch links: About that Big 12 schedule ...

    David Ubben

    Oh, Paul McCartney. Yup. Sam Mellinger of the Kansas City Star introduces you to a new central figure in the Sunflower Showdown rivalry: a kindergarten girl. Jenni Carlson of The Oklahoman pitches an idea I'm all about: A Big 12-Big East footba...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  10. Missouri wins, Kansas must decide future

    David Ubben

    If nothing else, Missouri is not Nebraska and it is not Texas A&M. The Tigers won their final Big 12 game over Kansas, 24-10, even after a frustrating start full of turnovers and a 10-point deficit. The final Border Showdown for the foreseeabl...

    Blog | November 26, 2011
  11. 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
  12. Did you know: Lone Star Showdown edition

    David Ubben

    Texas and Texas A&M are jumping the gun as usual and kicking off on Thursday night. We'll get a head start, too, and add a few fun facts courtesy of ESPN Stats & Information and various sports information departments around the Big 12. Th...

    Blog | November 23, 2011
  13. Lunch links: Rivalry week heats up

    David Ubben

    Last night, on the BCS Countdown show, the SEC stole everyone's collective lunch box. Want to go to Thursday's Lone Star Showdown? I hope you're prepared to pony up. Which side needs it more, though? Cedric Golden of the Austin American-Statesm...

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  14. Aggies set up final showdown with Horns

    David Ubben

    Texas A&M envisioned the 2011 season going far differently. Did anybody have Iowa State, picked to finish ninth in the Big 12, qualifying for a bowl game before the Aggies? Fifteen hours or so after the Cyclones became bowl eligible, Texas ...

    Blog | November 19, 2011
  15. Is the Little Apple ripe for an upset?

    David Ubben

    For the third time this season, Kansas State will enter a game as the higher-ranked team and an underdog. The No. 8 Wildcats enter Saturday's showdown with No. 9 Oklahoma as two-touchdown underdogs, but they'll have what's sure to be a big crowd b...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  16. Wildcats lead, may keep pouring it on

    David Ubben

    Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein scored his third rushing touchdown of the game, and the Wildcats lead the Sunflower Showdown in Lawrence, 28-14, late in the first half. He's got 62 yards on eight carries. K-State coach Bill Snyder (the be...

    Blog | October 22, 2011