Thursday, May 23, 2013
Paris was waived Thursday as the Shock reduced their roster to the 11 players required before the start of the regular season. Tulsa opens the season Saturday at Atlanta.
Former Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford is organizing donation efforts in St. Louis for Oklahoma tornado victims.
Sam Bradford Raising Disaster Relief Money
Former Sooners Stunned by Tornado Damage
Oklahoma Defensive Back Kass Everett Organizing Relief Efforts in Philadelphia
Video: Bob Stoops on Oklahoma Tornado Tragedy
The Sooners (37-19) scored one run in each the first and third innings and didn't have a hit after the fourth, but none of that mattered with Gray on the mound.
After the game was delayed 3 ½ hours due to rain, Gray (9-2) started out shaky, throwing six straight balls to being his outing. But Gray recovered from a leadoff walk to punch out two in the first and finished in cruise control, starting the final inning with back-to-back punch outs to match his career high.
Dillon Newman (3-4) was efficient on the mound for Baylor (27-26), but was rocked early for six hits in the first four innings while the Bears stranded six baserunners.
Oklahoma faces Texas Tech Saturday at 9 a.m. in Game 2 of pool play after the tournament was postponed one day and reformatted after a devastating tornado hit nearby.(Find More at SoonerSports.com)
Offensive tackle Johnson and his fellow ex-Sooner, defensive end David King, were stunned and horrified to see the devastation in Moore; both recalled frequently going to see movies at the ravaged theater that has been so prominent in news coverage of the disaster.
"It's really hard for me to look at the pictures," Bradford said on Wednesday, announcing the #STL4OKC fundraising drive, seeking goods and financial support for Oklahoma disaster victims. A donation site has been set up for Thursday night across from Gate 1 of Busch Stadium for attendees of the exhibition soccer game between Manchester City and Chelsea.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
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Everett, an OU senior defensive back, was back home in Philadelphia through the devastating tornadoes that ripped through Oklahoma earlier this week.
Meier, a three-star prospect according to Rivals, also holds scholarship offers from Duke, Oregon State, Rice, Rutgers, SMU, Washington State and Wisconsin.