OU's Baker Mayfield, who is from Austin and transferred from Texas Tech, is in his first season as a starter for the Sooners. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Bryant University assistant coach Chris Burns came out publicly in a personal essay posted Wednesday on (Photo Bryant University)

Indiana Fever’s Briann January, center, attempts a layup between Minnesota Lynx’s players in Game 1 of the WNBA basketball finals Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in Minneapolis. AP Photo/Jim Mone.

Oklahoma State's Mason Rudolph during the first half of game against Texas last week. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) passes against Tulsa during their game in September. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)

Oklahoma State running back Chris Carson (32) runs 21 yards for a touchdown against UTSA during their game in September. (AP Photo/Brody Schmidt)

West Virginia defenders are expecting more of the same punishment while hoping to limit Samaje Perine's output when the 23rd-ranked Mountaineers and 15th-ranked Sooners meet Saturday in Norman, Oklahoma. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

The Michael Ancil Clarke Living Trust continues the legacy of one of the founders of the Federation of Gay Games.

United States' Missy Franklin leaves the pool following her women's 200m freestyle heat at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)

Former Missouri football star and NFL draft pick Michael Sam. (AP Photo/LG Patterson, File)

FIFA President Sepp Blatter. (Photo by Walter Bieri/Keystone via AP)

The IOC was criticized by human rights groups ahead of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi after Russia passed a law prohibiting gay "propaganda." File photo.

TCU head coach Gary Patterson signals to his defense during TCU's game against SMU, last Saturday. TCU faces Texas Tech this weekend. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Baylor head coach Art Briles, shown here, called Sooner's coach Bob Stoops to apologize when he discovered his team's passing game coordinator Jeff Lebby had violated Big 12 rules by being on the field during an OU home game. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Jay Bellar, who leads Nebraska School Activities Association's board, said it's too soon to know what Nebraska might allow. Two years ago, the board had some preliminary discussions about the topic, but tabled the issue.

Princeton offensive lineman Mason Darrow comes out via website Facebook photo.

Tennis star Novak Djokovic is gaining on Roger Federer's record of 17 Grand Slam championships. Djokovic beat number 2 ranked Federer to clinch the US Open title. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

Sooners: Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said Monday he is dealing internally with players about some postgame incidents caught on film after the 16th-ranked Sooners rallied to win in double overtime at Tennessee.

After the game, video caught Sooners linebacker and team captain Eric Striker shouting foul language directed at the SEC before leaving the field. There was also a photo of safety Hatari Byrd with his left arm raised and middle finger extended toward the crowd.

New York (AP) — For stretches of the 27th edition of Williams vs. Williams, Venus gave Serena all she could handle.

And when Serena took control down the stretch to emerge with a 6-2, 1-6, 6-3 victory in a well-played U.S. Open quarterfinal, allowing her to continue pursuing the first calendar-year Grand Slam in more than a quarter-century, a smiling Venus wrapped both arms around her little sister for a warm hug at the net and whispered, "So happy for you."

Sooners' head coach Bob Stoops shakes hands with Akron head coach Terry Bowden, right, following their football game in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)