Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby told senators the value of its TV deal would be cut in half if Texas and Oklahoma leave the conference.
"Collegiate athletics is changing rapidly, whether any of us wants it to or not," Texas University President Jay Hartzell said.
Texas and Oklahoma would start competing in the SEC during the 2025-26 academic year.
"Providing notice to the Big 12 at this point is important in advance of the expiration of the conference's current media rights agreement," the schools said in a statement.
News broke that Oklahoma and Texas have inquired about joining the SEC on the day Texas A&M spoke at media days. This wasn't the first time in 2021 Texas stole A&M's thunder.
Graduate teaching assistants and instructors at the University of Oklahoma were taught during a recent "anti-racist" webinar to remove all problematic speech from the classroom because "In the classroom, free speech does not apply."
An amendment for the City of Norman, the site of the University of Oklahoma, extends the definition of "public setting" to include private homes when there are more than 25 people gathering.
OU Interim President Joseph Harroz said the plans to reopen for students, teachers and administration are for Sooner Nation to be back to normal by the fall semester, but with added safety precautions.
LSU opens as a 12.5-point favorite over No. 4 Oklahoma, and No. 3 Clemson opens as a two-point favorite over Ohio State, which dropped to No. 2 after Saturday's conference championships.
"This type of behavior is not welcome here and is condemned in the strongest terms by me and by our university. This behavior does not reflect the values and principles of our university, our community or our state," said the school's president, Jim Gallogly.
Following a lawsuit settlement between Léone Meyer and the University of Oklahoma, "Shepherdess Bringing in Sheep" is at the Musée d'Orsay.
The 20- to 22-foot sharks swam the Earth between 100 million and 105 million years ago.
The oilman was "very upset" by some of the research being done by state seismologists.
An investigation shows that Sigma Alpha Epsilon members learned a racist chant at a national fraternity function.
As it apologizes for a racist video, the embattled University of Oklahoma fraternity hires a controversial defense attorney.
It may leave the university open to the charge that he did not offer due process.
Officials at the University of Oklahoma have expelled two students identified in a video that features a racist chant.