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HNH 10/25 Chuba Hubbard is a Home-Town Hero

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Chubba Hubbard is the talk of Edmonton

Hockey’s greatest player of all-time joined in the newly launched Heisman Trophy campaign for Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard, a Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada, native.

America listened as Stillwater and Edmonton beamed with pride. Hubbard’s hometowns made their Heisman statements.

“You never in a million years think Wayne Gretzky’s going to be shouting you out saying good job,” Hubbard said. “That guy’s … he’s like … you have Michael Jordan, you have Wayne Gretzky, you have Usain Bolt, all those guys that changed their sport. To get something from a guy like that is an honor and blessing.”

Not only has Gretzky noticed. The entire city of Edmonton has been caught in Chuba Hubbard fever. A hockey town is suddenly showing a little more orange and black. Where sports bars typically show only hockey, at least one TV is dedicated to “The Hubbard Game” each Saturday. The Oklahoman

Bedlam Soccer

With just two games left in the season, the #13 Cowgirl soccer team is in great shape to win the conference. They play OU tonight in Stillwater at 7 p.m.

The Pokes’ turnover margin is historically bad

You probably knew this, but the Pistols Firing Blog broke down the numbers.

You already know that Oklahoma State turns the ball over a lot. You already know that this is a Spencer Sanders problem. You already know that Jim Knowles’ defenses don’t turn teams over. What you might now know is that when you add all of this up, OSU actually has the worst conference-only turnover margin in the last decade of Big 12 football. That’s 114 team seasons since 2009, and nobody has been worse (so far).

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