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Big 12 Conference

Oklahoma, Oklahoma State have much to play for

There's nothing typical about this Bedlam matchup.

Rivals Oklahoma and Oklahoma State could win the Big 12, and perhaps more, on Saturday. Fifth-ranked Oklahoma (10-1, 7-1 Big 12) has moved up to No. 3 in the College Football Playoff rankings, and a win against the Cowboys would almost surely clinch a berth.

"I think that, in a way, overshadows the rivalry a little bit right now," first-year Oklahoma offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley said. "Not to discredit it. I don't want to be the guy that's new to it that says it's not. Of course, it's a great rivalry, a lot of history, but the importance of this game for us, what's riding on it, is probably our...