OU Starting Linebacker Frank Shannon Sacked by Oklahoma Supreme Court

Source:  Jason Kersey/NewsOk After more than two months of fighting in court, the University of Oklahoma will be allowed to enforce its one-year suspension of junior linebacker Frank Shannon following an Oklahoma State Supreme Court ruling Monday. The state’s highest court ruled that Cleveland County District Judge Tracy Schumacher did not have the jurisdiction to rule on the Shannon case, …

Should “Stand Your Ground” Self-Defense Law Apply to Suspended Oklahoma Football Star Joe Mixon

Source: Berry Tramel/NewOk The opinions never seem to stop coming in the Joe Mixon case. The latest former Oklahoma state legislator Mike Fair. Mixon, of course, is the OU tailback who was charged with a misdemeanor count of an act resulting in gross injury after an altercation with an OU coed. Most people know the general details. Fair emailed me this week …

Was Oklahoma Football Star Running Back Joe Mixon a Victim of a Hate Crime, Gender Bias?

Source: Berry Tramel/The Oklahoman Was Joe Mixon the victim of a hate crime? How’s that for a twist in the saga of Mixon, the OU tailback who was charged with one misdemeanor count of an act resulting in gross injury, after allegedly punching fellow OU student Amelia Molitor. Molitor was not charged, though she allegedly slapped Mixon first. For the …

NCAA Rejects Superstar Dorial Green-Beckham’s Bid to Play for OU

Source: Eric Bailey/Tulsa World NORMAN — Dorial Green-Beckham’s waiver request to play football for Oklahoma in 2014 has been denied by the NCAA, the school announced Friday night. Green-Beckham’s battle for immediate eligibility was centered around the “run-off” waiver, which is based on the talented wide receiver losing his spot at Missouri last April based on circumstances beyond his control. …