Yeah, well…

Stoops at 100 (Scott Wright, Daily Oklahoman)

Barry Switzer needed to see just one game to know Bob Stoops was the right man to lead Oklahoma’s then-waning football program.

Entering Stoops’ 100th game as the Sooners’ head coach Saturday at Texas A&M, Switzer’s view hasn’t changed.

“I knew we had the right people in there after I saw that first game,” Switzer said. “Of course, I saw all the football previously.”

Since Barry Switzer (then the coach

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Houlihan’s: Bennigans, but with poor service and higher prices

A new restaurant, Houlihan’s, opened in the Galleria area near where I work a few weeks ago.

I gave it a try at lunch yesterday. I probably won’t be returning.

The place seems like an upscale Bennigans. Relatively quiet, attractive decor, tables spaced okay.

The menu prices were a bit high for the average Houston lunch spot, but I was hoping the food would justify the prices.

I settled on an “appetizer” that I guessed would be a meal

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Big 12 Wrap: Week 9

It’s time for my pithy review of this week’s Big 12 action. In Week 9, it’s still the Big One and Little Eleven, even though Texas Tech made it interesting. Here are the games:

Texas 35, Texas Tech 31
For the second week in a row, Texas has to win one late. How about that defense pitching a shutout in the second half? Not bad.

Oklahoma 26, Missouri 10
The underdog Sooners grab a tough road

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