Orange Pride Member: "Never One-On-One With Recruits"

Sports Illustrated's tortured exposé into the Oklahoma State football program took another hit Friday. A former member of the Orange Pride hostesses—a group accused of using sex (or of being used themselves) to entice recruits into the drug-infested and academically-helpful den of iniquity that is apparently Stillwater, … » 9/14/13 1:13pm 9/14/13 1:13pm

OK State Registrar: Sports Illustrated Still Hasn't Called Us [Update]

Over the last day, one of Sports Illustrated's main sources for the second part of its five-part investigation into Oklahoma State has been under attack. Fath' Carter claimed that he graduated from the university with a degree in education, and, more significantly, that he and former Cowboys running back Tatum Bell… » 9/13/13 4:50pm 9/13/13 4:50pm

SI: OK State Hostesses "Providing Sex" To Football Recruits

Sports Illustrated has been investigating the Oklahoma State football program and has uncovered the exact kind of activities one would expect from an investigation into a major college football program. SI has not yet published its full accounting but The Oklahoman has several details, including coaches paying players … » 9/07/13 4:24pm 9/07/13 4:24pm

OK State QB Clint Chelf's Brother Not Happy With Mike Gundy

The plan going into today's game against Mississippi State was for Clint Chelf to start at quarterback and share significant time with J.W. Walsh. When the dust settled after OK State's 21-3 win, Chelf finished 3-6 for 11 yards while Walsh was 18-27 for 125 yards with a rushing TD. » 8/31/13 7:33pm 8/31/13 7:33pm

Arizona's Three Losses Are The Worst Three Losses In College Football

Candidate for most crud-awful season in football this year: the Arizona Wildcats. Started 3-0, including handsome win over Oklahoma State team to get expectations buzzing. The Associated Press ranked the Cats for the first time since 2010. Next came a 56-0 paste job of South Carolina State. Oats were being felt. » 10/06/12 8:49pm 10/06/12 8:49pm

Deadspin's Sign of the Apocalypse

It was with no small degree of concern that Deadspin noted the lack of a Sign of the Apocalypse in this week's Sports Illustrated. Until August, the magazine had been chronicling the demise of Western civilization via sports news of the weird at least as far back as 1993, when it noted that "David Carradine, years older … » 9/08/12 2:45pm 9/08/12 2:45pm

The Savannah State Athletic Director Sure Does Hate His Football Team

Or least that's the way it looks in the short-term. Partly as an investment in the future, Savannah State has offered itself up as a cupcake to far better teams this season, and has proven itself thus far a rich, artisanal cupcake, with delicate pink frosting and cinnamon accents. The program's first loss of the… » 9/08/12 9:15am 9/08/12 9:15am

Oklahoma State Fans Storm Field Following Big 12 Championship Win, Two …

It was an exuberant display, and you can hear the announcer really trying (and absolutely failing) to cement the moment for us: "Happy, happy, happy day!" Unfortunately, officials are reporting that 13 revelers were injured as students stormed the field and tore down the goal posts. According to Michael Authement, who… » 12/04/11 12:00pm 12/04/11 12:00pm

Oklahoma State's Head Women's Basketball Coach And Assistant Die In…

Well, this is very sad: Oklahoma State's women's basketball coach Kurt Budke and assistant Miranda Serna died in a plane crash in Perry County, Ark., on Thursday night. There were no survivors in the crash, which also killed the pilot of the plane and another individual not directly affiliated with the university. The… » 11/18/11 11:45am 11/18/11 11:45am

College Football Preview: In-State Rivalries Take Center Stage


Texas beat Texas A&M 49-9 yesterday. They're now 11-1. But unless you were in Texas you had no idea this game was happening. Even I didn't think to check this score until late Thursday night. That's because I spent Thanksgiving with family. Included in part of my day was a trip to Ford Field to watch the Titans destroy … » 11/28/08 12:00pm 11/28/08 12:00pm

College Football Preview: John Parker Wilson's Cell Phone Belongs to…

Alabama's John Parker Wilson is the latest SEC player attempting to overcome the LSU fans snagging his cell phone number and listing it everywhere on the internets. Confounding Cajuns. You'll recall that earlier this season Knowshon Moreno and A.J. Green were the victims » 11/07/08 1:00pm 11/07/08 1:00pm. They joined Tim Tebow from last year. Imagine…

College Pitcher Sues NCAA, Scott Boras Somehow Involved

Oklahoma State star pitcher Andrew Oliver was barred by school officials from pitching in a tournament game in May. They claim that he violated NCAA rules involving meetings with professional teams. Oliver is now suing » 10/05/08 3:30pm 10/05/08 3:30pm the NCAA. Apparently Oliver might have a mound to stand on. In August, a judge granted a temporary…