Burnt orange or crimson red? The Red River Showdown kicks off in Dallas

Special to the Star-Telegram

The smell of funnel cakes and corn dogs fill the air as the infamous Red River rivalry between the Texas Longhorns and the Oklahoma Sooners kicks off today in a timeless showdown near the State Fair of Texas at the Cotton Bowl Stadium.

Whether you’re sporting the burnt orange...

Or that crimson red....

Or maybe you’re just in it for pure entertainment...

Either way, no team is going down without a fight.

If you still need somewhere to watch the game, check out our suggestions here.

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Azia Branson: 817-390-7547, @aziabranson