Sooners News Daily 7.8.14

FOOTBALL

I think most of this on DGB is your typical sportswriter bluster, but where I’d agree is that from a football standpoint going FCS probably made the most sense. (CBS Sports)

No disrespect to Bruce Feldman, whose work I’ve always enjoyed, but any list of the Top ‘Freaks’ in CFB that does not include Charles Tapper is an incomplete list. (Fox Sports)

OU/Texas at No. 3 on this list of the top rivalries in CFB. (NFL)

NCAA suggests limiting contact in practices. (ESPN)

Incredibly disturbing story on former Sooner Larry Birdine. (Transcript)

This isn’t new, but if you’re still familiarizing yourself with the new CFB playoff this does a pretty good job of laying things out. (ESPN)

BASKETBALL

Houston transfer TaShawn Thomas finds the perfect fit in Norman. (NewsOK)

OTHER

The perfect embodiment of a frivolous lawsuit. (Yahoo)

‘Elephant ‘cries’ while being rescued – this story made my day. (The Independent)

Real-life Winnie the Pooh.

If these kids only knew.

Damn.

Never jumped on the initial bandwagon, can’t see that changing after this. But for those who did, here ya go.