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Bullets: Is OSU really not going to be ranked in football?

A Chris Carson-algebra story, what OSU has to do to win the Big 12 and oh good, no Big 12 title game.

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Baseball future

OSU has to win out and have TCU lose twice. Josh Holliday says he’s not worried. “The teams I’ve been a part of that have reached their destinations never got caught up in looking ahead. You just have to discipline yourself to play each day.” (NewsOK)

A finals week update from Aaron Schnautz. (PFB)

Great article on Michael Freeman. Rob Walton says he’s never had a harder worker. Hat tip to reader Gary Hogsett on the find. (D1 Baseball)

Hoops misc.

How two Oklahoma State people changed Berry Tramel’s mind on Billy Donovan’s Orlando Magic decision. (NewsOK)

Photos from the 2015 Posse auction. (okstate)

Here are all the Spurs, drunk in Los Angeles. They’re even reserved and nice when they’re partying… (CBS)

Top plays of the Thunder season. (Daily Thunder)

Steph

Why Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas want to be the anti-Splash Brothers. (CBS)

Steph, from the hallway. (Big Lead)

Football things

Chris Carson is coming to Stillwater because he couldn’t pass algebra? Or am I reading that wrong? (Scout)

Phil Steele doesn’t think the AP voters will rank OSU in the top 25. I find that difficult to believe. (Tulsa World)

Wait, is this a rational thought from our Big 12 overlords on a conference title game?!

Bob Bowlsby: “I’m not sensing that’s where we’re headed. One year doesn’t make a trend. Let’s see how this goes forward.”

It is! (Yahoo)

Jordan Burton as one of the breakout players of the spring. (ESPN)

The more new uniforms I see, the more I appreciate Oklahoma State’s. (Yahoo)

Brandon Sheperd on how he got to Stillwater. “Either my pops or Dez Bryant because both of them are studs.”

Drafts

Regardless, the message via the selection of two receivers is that the Jaguars are no longer holding a spot for Blackmon. (NBC)

Wow. My friends at CBS have Emmanuel Ogbah in the top 10 next year in the NFL Draft. (CBS)

The ESPN guys had a fake Big 12 draft and Mason Rudolph went in the fourth round. (ESPN)

Other sports

Midseason golf awards. Fowler is my biggest disappointment so far (read the whole thing). (CBS)

More stuff I’m reading

Finding our self-worth in the approval and accolades from others is always a foolish pursuit. (Becoming Minimalist)

There’s an Uber for everything. Reminds me of a Netflix for everything which reminds me of this tweet. (WSJ)

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