The Sooners football team got 41-of-43 first-place votes in a preseason poll from media members who cover the league.
Dan Beebe, the Big 12 commissioner, said Tuesday at the Big 12 media days that the conference will have to prove it's "in a solid place going forward."
Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel fielded questions, many regarding sophomore quarterback James Franklin, as a part of Big 12 Media Days on Monday in Dallas.
Big 12 football programs worry how much extra exposure and potential advantage Texas will have when the Longhorn Network debuts next month.
Division titles are no longer part of the landscape for the Tigers in the Big 12 Conference that now has 10 teams and will play a round-robin schedule.
The United States beat rival Japan 6-4 Monday night to win its fifth straight World Cup of Softball championship.
The U.S. will face 2008 Olympic gold medalist Japan on Monday night in a familiar matchup of the sport's two powerhouses.
The Americans bounced back from a loss to Canada earlier in the day to secure a crucial win for their hopes of pursuing a fifth-straight World Cup title.
Missouri tight end Michael Egnew is nominated for the 2011 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team.
The United State scored three unearned runs in the bottom of the sixth to beat Australia 5-2 Friday night at the World Cup of Softball.
The Tigers' Chelsea Thomas threw two scoreless innings to earn the save, and former teammate Rhea Taylor had a two-run triple in Team USA's 7-2 victory over the Czech Republic.
The Division I women's basketball committee will study the feasibility of moving the start of the tournament back one week from its typical mid-March start.
Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds said he is aware of concerns that the 20-year, $300 million network deal struck with ESPN gives them a recruiting advantage and too much power over the rest of the league.
Chelsea Thomas, Rhea Taylor and the rest of Team USA will go up against five other national teams in a round-robin format, beginning at 7 p.m. July 21 .
The Missouri football players have been attending voluntary workouts Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer.
Tigers senior Michael Egnew, who led all tight ends in receptions in 2010, is one of 40 players on the list.
Jacquies Smith and Brad Madison were named to the watch list for the award, which is given to the nation's top down lineman.
The junior will return to his hometown of Beaumont, Texas, to play for Lamar University.
The prospect from Kenton, Ohio, made an unofficial visit to Missouri on Thursday.
Dan Hoch made the Outland Trophy's list while Zaviar Gooden and Brad Madison were recognized by the Nagurski Trophy list.