The Morning Fade – 5.26.11

Written by Kyle Porter

Great read on OSU’s softball coach, Rich Wieligman, who replaced Cecil Fielder during his pro career. (ESPN)

In case you were wondering, Wielgman makes $102,766 a year. (Tulsa World)

Chatmon with a great breakdown of OSU’s 2008 class of football recruits. (NewsOK)

I want to know how the Pac-12 negotiated the rights to its first-tier games to its own network, left ESPN and Fox with the leftovers, and STILL ended up with $3 billion. (CBS Sports)

Good writeup on OSU’s big 1st-round W over the Baylor Bears, including this classic quote from Frank Anderson: “We were fortunate to hit some balls enough away from them that we were able to score.” (NewsOK)

Also, OU lost to a not-that-great K-State team. (NewsOK)

Scotty Verplank on the leader board early at the Byron Nelson. (PGA Tour)

Lance Ringler of Golf Week with some incredibly astute observations on OSU’s golf team. (Golf Week)

Somebody get Tonkawa Casino on the phone. (Dr. Saturday)

  • Chance

    How weird is it that Holgorsen’s boss, the one who probably has a say in any discipline, is the one H is supposed to replace next year? I just wonder if it’s an awkward situation.

    • Kyle Porter

      Yeah that was one of the things I found to be really strange…he doesn’t FEEL like a head coach yet.