Sooners stave off disaster, but must be much better to go anywhere

DALLAS — In a game in which everything was riding, Oklahoma pulled the neat trick Saturday of keepings all of its hopes and dreams alive, even as it offered no reason to believe they might ever come true.

Who’d have thunk it?

The Sooners beat the Longhorns 29-24 at the Cotton Bowl, and they did it despite taking a bunch of dumb and