Deal includes 4,000 seats added to Cotton Bowl

Updated: March 11, 2004, 1:53 AM ET
Associated Press

DALLAS -- The annual Red River Shootout between Texas and Oklahoma is staying put in Dallas for at least the next five years.

The schools had threatened to abandon the Cotton Bowl and start rotating the game between Austin and Norman, Okla., if the State Fair of Texas, the city of Dallas and other private groups didn't come up with enough money to keep the game in Dallas.

Dallas Mayor Laura Miller said Wednesday that a five-year contract has been approved. The previous contract was ...

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