No. 1 Notre Dame beat USC, books national title game slot

LOS ANGELES (Sporting Alert) — No. 1 Notre Dame fended off the challenges of University of Southern California to finish 12-0 on the season and booked its place in the National Championship game in Miami with a 22-13 victory on Saturday night. The Fighting Irish came up big in the closing minutes of the game with some…

LA Lakers crush Dallas Mavericks, 115-89 to end skid

DALLAS, Texas (Sporting Alert) — Antawn Jamison scored 19 points and pulled down 15 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Lakers to a dominating 115-89 victory over the Dallas Mavericks here at American Airlines Center Saturday night. Jamison shot 7-of-11 from the field in his almost 30 minutes outing off the bench, as the Lakers picked up…

Media Report: Kolo Toure trick a “student into affair”

MANCHESTER (Sporting Alert) — Manchester City centre-back Kolo Toure has apparently been using his unused playing time on the pitch to pose as “a car salesman,” reports in the UK newspapers are claiming. It gets even better, as the Mirror is reporting that the married Ivory Coast defender claimed to be a salesman to trick…

Landry Jones leads Oklahoma to overtime win over Oklahoma States in Bedlam game

NORMAN, Oklahoma (Sporting Alert) — The Oklahoma Sooners battled their way to an exciting 51-48 overtime victory over Oklahoma State in the Bedlam game here in Norman on Saturday night. Oklahoma found themselves down for a major part of the game, but rallied back every time to seal the win and make up for the…

Roberto Mancini fired back at jealous Jose Mourinho

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has fired back at Jose Mourinho, claiming that the Real Madrid boss is being just jealous. Despite having a star-studded team, Mancini watched his Manchester City squad crashing out of the Champions League for the second successive season – an exit that drew criticism from Mourinho,…

Bolt targets Commonwealth Games medal to complete medal collection

BARCELONA, Spain (Sporting Alert) — Usain Bolt has revealed that he is thinking about competing in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. The Jamaican double sprint world record holder, who on Saturday was named 2012 Male World Athlete of the Year, wants to add to his collection of medals at major championships and he says…

Real Madrid beaten by Real Betis, as Ronaldo frustrated

(Sporting Alert) — Real Betis netted an early goal and then stifled Cristiano Ronaldo in a shocking 1-0 win over Real Madrid at Manuel Ruiz de Lopera. Benat Extebarria got the all important goal for Real Betis in the 17th minute, follow a poor clearance out of defence by Real Madrid. The defeat leaves Jose Mourinho’s…

Half-Time: Oklahoma and Oklahoma State locked at 24-24

NORMAN, Oklahoma (Sporting Alert) — Oklahoma and Oklahoma State are locked at 24-24 at the end of the first half in an entertaining Bedlam game here at the Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman. The Cowboys rushed out to a 14-3 lead first quarter lead, following an impressive run on the offensive side of things, before the…

First Quarter: Oklahoma State off to flying start in Norman against Oklahoma

NORMAN, Oklahoma (Sporting Alert) — Oklahoma State came to Norman fully focus on taking home a victory and the Cowboys have certainly started well – scoring two touchdowns in the rivalry game against the hosts, Oklahoma. Joseph Randle rushed for a yard gain and Quinn Sharp made the extra to give Oklahoma State a 7-0…

No. 13 Oklahoma vs No. 21 Oklahoma State: Coach expects another “rivalry game”

NORMAN, Okla. (Sporting Alert) — Anytime Oklahoma State and state rivals Oklahoma clashes, especially in college football, there are always looks of excitement. On Saturday the Oklahoma Sooners play hosts to the Cowboys here at Owen Field in Norman for the Bedlam Game and game that can be seen live on ESPN and ESPN3.com, and WatchESPN…

Real Madrid looks for sixth consecutive league win against Real Betis

(Sporting Alert) — Luka Modric was left on the bench by manager Jose Mourinho for Real Madrid’s Spanish La Liga clash against Real Betis at Manuel Ruiz de Lopera. Follow Live GameCast | Follow Live Score Updates Also on the bench for tonight’s game is midfield playmaker Kaka, while Germany star Mesut Ozil starting the…

Oklahoma State vs Oklahoma Game Notes

No. 22/21 Oklahoma State at No. 14/13 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial Stadium (82,112 cap.) TV: ESPN (Bob Wischusen, Danny Kanell and Maria Taylor) Radio: Cowboy Radio Network (Dave Hunziker, John Holcomb and Robert Allen) National Radio: ESPN Radio (Talent TBA) Internet: okstate.com Satellite Radio: Sirius Ch. 117, XM Ch. 190 The Final Road Swing The last time…