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Here is the latest Big 12 Conference sports news from The Associated Press

By The Associated Press | Posted - Aug. 10, 2017 at 6:18 a.m.



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UNDATED (AP) — The favored Oklahoma Sooners would have to win a rematch game to claim their third straight Big 12 title. After a six-year hiatus, the Big 12 championship game is back this season. The top two teams in the standings will play again in the title game the first weekend in December. The league hopes renewing the title game will bolster its chances of getting a team in the College Football Playoff.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Women's wrestling could someday be an NCAA-sanctioned sport. A group called Wrestle Like A Girl and its partners say they have submitted a bid seeking emerging sport status from the NCAA. It's a combined effort from USA Wrestling, the U.S. Olympic Committee and other organizations to make women's wrestling a collegiate sport as quickly as possible. The bid will be reviewed next month.

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