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Alamo Bowl

No. 2 Oklahoma stakes playoff spot, 41-17 over No. 10 TCU

Baker Mayfield and No. 2 Oklahoma never fretted the potential consequences of having to play in the revived Big 12 championship game.

The Sooners just went out and proved how deserving they are of that playoff berth coming their way by dominating TCU again, 41-17 on Saturday in the second top-10 matchup in four weeks between the Big 12's top two teams.

"I'm really proud of our group for not listening to the entire narrative across the country that we shouldn't be playing this championship game and all that mess," coach Lincoln Riley said. "We knew there was going to be a championship game and that was just going to be part of our journey if we wanted to get to...