Wednesday, March 14, 2007
Friday, March 9, 2007
Little known Big XII fact: Texas Governor Rick Perry has issued an executive order to Texas A&M University requiring the famed Aggie Cadet Corp to increase minimum height standards from 137 cm (4 ft 6 in) to 148 cm (4 ft 10 in) by 2010. The cap maximum, however, will remain in place at 155 cm (5 ft 1 in) citing "not enough seating-space on gameday if we went much bigger than that".
Wednesday, March 7, 2007
Tuesday, March 6, 2007
Little known fact: (Hallett, OK) Race officials at the Hallett Motor Racing Circuit have reinstated controversial former Sooner Baseball Coach Larry Cochelll to this Sunday's Oklahama Celebrity Grand Prix after establishing the contextual-relevancy of his statement in an interview with Oklahoman columist Jenni Carlson. Spokesman Ron Green stated in a release, "It is now clear Coach's engine statement last week was not meant to be offensive.
Monday, March 5, 2007
Little known fact: List of the Top 5 Superfund Projects in the United States:
(1) Hudson River Clean-up (NY) $1.6 Billion
(2) Butte River (MT) $1 Billion
(3) Agriculture Street Landfill (LA) $750 Million
(4) Oklahoma State University Athletic Program (OK) $450 Million
(5) Ground Lead Removal Omaha River Front (NE) $350 Million
Sunday, March 4, 2007
Little known fact: Athletic Director Joe Castiglione announced today Oklahoma Sooners Women's Basketball Coach Sherri Coale was fined $5,000 by the Big XII for going commando during the February 28, 2007 game versus Baylor; vows to discipline further.
Saturday, March 3, 2007
Little known fact: Citing nearly a 100 years of tradition, Jeff Edom, a senior at The University of Oklahoma and Secretary/ Treasurer of the famed pep-group RUF/NEKS, has been forced to leave the group over allegations he has a girlfriend.
Little known fact: While piloting his Lockheed P-38 in WWII's famed Battle of Buna-Gona, former Oklahoma Sooner Football HC Gomar Thomas Jones is credited with four known kills while single-handily saving the 49th Fighter Group from a Japanese ambush. To this date, The United States Air Force offers a $4900 scholarship in his name to one lucky student enrolled in the University of Oklahoma.
Little known fact: The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is currently investigating recent allegations an operative working for Boise State Football HC Chris Petersen surreptitiously slipped a mickey into Bob Stoops's pre-game Fiesta Bowl meal. OHP spokesman Lt. Chris West stated, "Bobby didn't look right, didn't talk right, didn't coach right. It's a highly probable explanation and we are proceeding with our investigation." Details as they happen.
Friday, March 2, 2007
Little known fact: In a mostly ceremonial move, newly hired Oklahoma Athletic Director Joe Castiglione placed an extremely rare half-full decanter of Bourbon (left-over from the Howard Schnellenberger regime) up for bid on internet auction-site Ebay. A move widely credited for establishing the tone for fundraising by an AD in the Big XII conference. The winning EBay bidder, GERNManLUV4-69, to this day remains anonymous.
Little known fact: Well it seems the much ballyhooed townhall-style ad campaign featuring Bob Stoops and University of Texas HC Mack Brown is toast. The campaign was designed to provide useful, practical information to residents of the two states when confronted by the national media following a tornado or other natural disaster. A spokesperson for Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry claims "The filming of shirtless, syntactically-challenged residents in affected areas has cost both states approximately $4 billion in lost tourism revenue over the last ten years." The ads were pulled when producers failed to film Mack Brown demonstrating the concept: How to put on a shirt in waist deep water.