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October 11, 2019

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: OCT 06 Red River Showdown - Texas v Oklahoma
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Quite arguably the most meaningful weekend of the Texas Longhorns’ season is upon us.

The Red River Showdown (or Shootout, or Rivalry, or whatever you want to call it) is always the hottest ticket on Texas’ schedule, with bragging rights and a Golden Hat at stake. But this time around, not only would a Texas win solidify the Longhorns as the team to beat in the Big 12 and get the Horns one significant step closer to a return trip to the Big 12 title game, but what happens on Saturday may very well legitimize or completely end the any playoff aspirations the Horns have.

That said, the Burnt Orange Nation staff got together to discuss just how significant this rivalry is, factors that should decide the game, and if the Sooners do, in fact, suck. (READ MORE) by

Sam Ehlinger
Photo: Associated Press

Sports are unique and exhilarating and enthralling. It’s why I’m writing. It’s why you’re reading.

Sports must be incredible because they are also infuriating, repeatedly testing your patience and sanity.

The final 30 seconds of an NBA game can last 30 minutes. A four-hour baseball game might showcase 10 minutes of action. The Stanley Cup playoffs are a crapshoot. The NFL has made defense impossible. Soccer never promises scoring. Boxing relies on untrustworthy judges. Replay reviews are never going away. (READ MORE) by Howie Kussoy | NY Post

Photo: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

The highest ranked OU-Texas matchup since 2011 matchup is upon us.

No. 5 Oklahoma (5-0, 2-0) faces off against No. 11 Texas (4-1, 2-0) with the winner controlling all their destiny to a Big 12 Championship game appearance and College Football Playoff bid. (READ MORE) by Kegan Reneau | Sooners Wire

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