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Thunder vs. Bulls: Five takeaways from OKC's win vs. Chicago

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Luguentz Dort powered a 22-point Thunder comeback Friday night against the Bulls.

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NBA notebook: James Harden sees title chance, says he'll sacrifice shots for it with Nets

Harden sees title chance, says he'll sacrifice shots for it with Nets James Harden used his final interview in Houston to say...

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Morning roundup: Former Broken Arrow ace to join Phillies bullpen

MLB Former Broken Arrow ace will join Phillies bullpen The Philadelphia Phillies and reliever Archie Bradley have reportedly...

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Why Detroit Tigers' Michael Fulmer is happy to pack on the pounds this offseason

When Michael Fulmer's frustrating 2020 season concluded, the Detroit Tigers right-hander took a break. He returned to his home...

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How to watch Oklahoma State women's basketball at West Virginia: Live stream, tipoff time, lineups

OSU at West Virginia When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: WVU Coliseum in Morgantown, W.Va. TV: ESPN+ (streaming only) Radio: KGFY...

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Big 12 Standings for Saturday, Jan. 16

Big 12 Men’s Standings Team Conf. Pct. Overall Pct. Baylor 4-0 1.000 11-0 1.000 Texas 4-1 .800 10-2 .833 Texas Tech 4-2 .667...

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Carlson: NFL Playoffs give Browns, Bills fans something to celebrate, even ones in Oklahoma

Carlos Cabrera is calm and collected by nature. Doesn’t get riled. Rarely seems worried. All of that comes in handy as an...

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Now that college football is over, here's what you missed in college basketball

The men’s college basketball season drew its share of negative headlines as the NCAA’s other high-revenue sport — football —...

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Sports Scoreboard for Saturday, Jan. 16

BASKETBALL College Thursday’s Games Men UCO 89, CENTRAL MISSOURI 70 Central Mo. 27 43 — 70 Central Okla. 42 47 — 89 UCM—Gilbert...

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Tramel: With Tom Brady, Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers, this is the golden age of aged quarterbacks

Older quarterbacks once were a playoff rarity, but that's no longer the case

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How Oklahoma State's Cade Cunningham became a rare point guard: 'I visualize myself playing in college and the NBA as a point guard'

ARLINGTON, Texas — Three summers ago, there was no playbook. Only a single play. Cade Cunningham and the pick and roll. If...

Can Steven Adams open up the Thunder's offense?

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Thunder general manager Sam Presti made the suggestion and the hairs stood up on the back of fans’ necks. As of now, the Thunder isn’t going to get shooting out of its centers. As of now. "But maybe we can push Steven into a development...

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Bedlam men's basketball: Oklahoma State vs. OU game postponed due to positive COVID-19 test

The first Bedlam men’s basketball matchup is postponed due to COVID-19.

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Name/image/likeness issues about to hit NCAA sports

College athletic departments could nee help navigating NIL

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Tramel: COVID is showing us that fans in the stands matter from the NBA to the NFL to college hoops

The Phog Allen Fieldhouse clock reached 4:00 in the second half last Saturday afternoon, Kansas led OU by two points, and...

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Oklahoma high school girls basketball: How Randi Harding arrived just in time to lift up Mustang

MUSTANG — Randi Harding flashed in front of the Southmoore guard and stopped her in her tracks. Leading Mustang’s full-court...

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OKC sports on TV for Friday, Jan. 15

jan 15 tuning in FRIDAY NBA 6:45 p.m.;;Dallas at Milwaukee;;ESPN (Cox 29) 7 p.m.;;Chicago at Oklahoma City;;FSOK/98.1FM 9:05...

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Morning roundup: 1952 Mickey Mantle baseball card sells for record $5.2 million

MLB 1952 Mickey Mantle baseball card sells for record $5.2 million Mickey Mantle or Mike Trout? It's an ongoing comparison...

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Thunder rookie Aleksej Pokusevski's defense has been better than his offense, just as no one expected

Kyle Kuzma caught a pass at the top of the arc with only Aleksej Pokusevski standing between Kuzma and the rim. The fourth-year...

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How to watch Thunder vs. Bulls: Live stream, TV channel, game time, lineups

Thunder vs. Bulls When: 7 p.m. Friday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena TV: Fox Sports Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV 675,...

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The Oklahoman's 108th All-State football first-team selections for 2020 season

The Oklahoman's high school sports staff has revealed its first-team selections of the 108th All-State football team. The...

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Portland Thorns FC selects Norman North alum Yazmeen Ryan sixth overall in NWSL Draft

It didn't take long for Yazmeen Ryan to reach her dream destination.

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How does the Thunder's 2020-21 'City Edition' uniform stack up in OKC's alternate jersey rankings?

The Thunder has worn 14 alternate jerseys since coming to Oklahoma City, and we have ranked them from best to worst.

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Tramel: LeBron James shows Thunder that size matters in Lakers' rout

Anthony Davis and LeBron James have the skills of smaller players but are in science-fiction bodies

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Thunder vs. Lakers: Five takeaways from OKC's loss to Los Angeles

The Thunder dropped its second game of the back-to-back, this time to the defending champs.

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OU basketball: Three takeaways from Sooners' 82-46 win over TCU

NORMAN — De’Vion Harmon was wide open under the basket.Late in Saturday night’s eventual 82-46 win over TCU at Lloyd...

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Tramel: OU basketball playing different, and well, without Sooners star Brady Manek

Big 12 basketball is a fine-line league. For most teams most seasons, the difference between winning and losing is thin. So...

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OKC sports on TV for Thursday, Jan. 14

jan 14 tuning in THURSDAY NBA 6:30 p.m.;;Houston at San Antonio;;TNT (Cox 31) 9 p.m.;;Golden State at Denver;;TNT (Cox 31)...

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Oklahoma State basketball: 'The Process' reaches next step — maturity — in Cowboys' upset of Kansas Jayhawks

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton has spoken about “The Process” for three-plus seasons. It was going to be hard....

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Lack of marquee games to make NCAA tourney selection harder

Geno Auriemma is used to having marquee nonconference matchups to test his UConn Huskies during the regular season. That hasn’t...

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Carlson: Meet the Norman retiree as excited as Alabama, Ohio State about making CFP title game

David Gore couldn’t say yes fast enough when he was asked to be the clock operator for last month's Big 12 Championship Game....

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Tramel: OKC Thunder's surprising start built on defense, but there's one thing missing

The Thunder doesn't force a bunch of turnovers, and that cost it against San Antonio, but OKC's defense has been solid

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Oklahoma high school softball: OSSAA approves fastpitch softball districts for 2021 and 2022

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association approved the 2021 and 2022 fastpitch softball district breakdown on...

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Oklahoma high school wrestling season extended, will include two-week breaks between major events

The Oklahoma high school wrestling season will end a little later this year.

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Tramel: Every team comes out good in James Harden trade — except Brooklyn Nets

Rockets' draft picks, headed to OKC, should be about where the Thunder needs them to be

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'I'm a grown man': OKC Thunder guard George Hill responds to NBA's tightened COVID-19 protocols

Thunder guard George Hill pushed back against the NBA's tightened COVID-19 protocols that were announced Tuesday.

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OKC Thunder vs. Los Angeles Lakers: How to watch, lineups, tip-off time

Thunder vs. Lakers When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena TV: Fox Sports Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV...

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Tramel: Oklahoma State takes down Kansas basketball on Isaac Likekele's 3-point shot

Cowboys led by 16, lost the lead, then rallies to beat KU

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Oklahoma high school football: Robert Borgstadt steps down as Sapulpa's football coach, Spiro hires Brett Davis

SAPULPA – Robert Borgstadt announced Tuesday he was stepping down as Sapulpa's head football coach. He spent the past five...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Tulsa Holland Hall's Owen Ostroski commits to Tulsa

TULSA – One of the top defensive players won't be leaving Oklahoma to play college football.Tulsa Holland Hall senior defensive...

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Former OU coach Stan Abel remembers Danny Hodge: Arm wrestling, crushing apples and a knife fight

When Danny Hodge snapped his fingers, it sounded like a firecracker popping. That, according to former University of Oklahoma...

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Carlson: Alabama a lovable college football champion? Two Crimson Tide players make it so

A weird thing happened in the moments before the national championship game Monday night. I realized I was pulling for...

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OKC sports on TV for Wednesday, Jan. 12

jan 13 tuning in WEDNESDAY NHL 4:15 p.m.;;Pittsburgh at Philadelphia;;NBCSN (Cox 251) 7 p.m.;;Chicago at Tampa Bay;;NBCSN (Cox...

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Morning roundup: Ex-Sooner Trey Sermon's injury is not serious, his mother says

COLLEGES Ex-Sooner Sermon's injury is not serious, his mother says MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The injury that knocked Trey Sermon...

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NBA players, coaches & staff to quarantine outside of games & practices for at least next two weeks

With four games called off this week already and more teams dealing with virus-related issues, the NBA and the National...

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OU football among top contenders in early look at Top 25 for 2021 college football season

The book has closed on the memorable 2020 season that saw highs and lows along with plenty of uncertainty. Which brings us to...

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The NHL is set for a strange season. Here's why it will be among the most unusual in history.

The NHL has had two seasons shortened and another canceled because of labor disputes. Last season was paused in March because...

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Tramel: Is Alabama's gulf shrinking on the rest of college football?

Alabama walloped Ohio State 52-24 Monday night, and college football parity seemed deader than ever. The Crimson Tide was so...

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NBA notebook: Irving won't return this week, NBA to review videos

Irving won't return this week, NBA to review videos While the Brooklyn Nets have kept the reason for Kyrie Irving’s absence...

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Oklahoma State women's basketball at Iowa State: How to watch, lineups, preview

OSU at Iowa State When: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Where: Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa TV: ESPN+ (streaming only) Radio: KGFY 105.5...

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Oklahoma State basketball: 3 takeaways from Cowboys' 75-70 upset of No. 6 Kansas

STILLWATER — Call Oklahoma State the Cardiac Cowboys.The young Cowboys built another big lead, let it get away but this time...

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OKC Thunder: Five takeaways from loss to San Antonio Spurs

The Spurs maintained a slim lead throughout the fourth quarter to hold off the Thunder 112-102 Tuesday night at Chesapeake...

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Oklahoma State basketball: Cowboys' rematch with West Virginia postponed due to COVID-19

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State’s chance at redemption is on hold.The Cowboys’ rematch with West Virginia set for next week has...

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Achievers: Choctaw resident chosen for national virtual band performance

Alexa Smith, of Choctaw, is one of seven Emporia State University students who was chosen to be part of a virtual band...

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Tramel: Nick Saban is right about expanded College Football Playoff

The more playoff games, the less interest players will have in bowl games

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Oklahoma high school swimming: 5 observations from start of the season

Here are five observations from the opening months of action.

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The Oklahoman's high school athletes of the week for Jan. 4-10

Here are The Oklahoman's Athletes of the Week for Jan. 4-10: Boys basketball Reid Lovelace, Jr., Crossings Christian: Lovelace...

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OKC sports on TV for Tuesday, Jan. 12

jan 12 tuning in TUESDAY NBA 7 p.m.;;San Antonio at Oklahoma City;;FSOK/98.1FM 7 p.m.;;L.A. Lakers at Houston;;NBATV (Cox 256)...

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Tramel: Will OU football coach Lincoln Riley be enticed for Philadelphia Eagles' job?

Doug Pederson barely had been tossed from the Eagles’ nest Monday before speculation centered on Lincoln Riley as a possible...

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Opinion: NBA season was always going to be mayhem during pandemic. It's too early to think about pausing.

The NBA and its players signed up for managed mayhem. The 2020-21 season was never going to be perfect. Players with COVID-19,...

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How OU center Kur Kuath's game is expanding for Sooners: 'You’re going to have to respect guarding me'

NORMAN — Kur Kuath hesitated for the slightest of moments, then let it fly. On Saturday inside Allen Fieldhouse, OU’s 6-foot-10...

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Morning roundup: Doug Pederson out as Eagles coach

NFL Doug Pederson out as Eagles coach The Philadelphia Eagles have fired coach Doug Pederson, less than three years after he...

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NBA notebook: In blow to Wizards, Westbrook out a week with injured leg

Wizards' Westbrook out a week with injured leg Washington Wizards point guard Russell Westbrook is expected to sit out a week...

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Carlson: OKC Thunder hasn't answered every question, but here are two things we do know

Kevin Durant waited on the perimeter for the little lob pass, but as it came his way, Kenrich Williams jumped, stretching high,...

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Oklahoma State basketball: Rondel Walker becoming more than just hounding defender

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton was patiently waiting in the Putnam West High School lobby at least five times...

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OU vs TCU men's basketball: How to watch, lineups, preview

Oklahoma vs TCU When: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center in Norman TV: ESPN+/Big 12 Now (online streaming only) Radio:...

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OKC Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs: Lineups, tip-off time, how to watch

Thunder vs. Spurs When: 7 p.m. Tuesday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena TV: Fox Sports Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV 675,...

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Tramel: Why Ohio State's Kevin Wilson remembers OU football's prolific 2008 offense fondly

Wilson's offensive history runs from the I formation to the modern spread

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Oklahoma State football: Kolby Harvell-Peel declares for NFL Draft

Harvell-Peel was a second-team All-Big 12 selection as a junior

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Tramel: OU & Oklahoma State basketball trips to Kansas encouraging

Sooners, Cowboys settle into middle of the Big 12 basketball pack

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Oklahoma State vs. Kansas men's basketball: How to watch, lineups, preview

OSU vs. No. 6 Kansas When: 7 p.m. Tuesday Where: Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater TV: ESPN+/Big 12 Now (online streaming...

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OU football: Former Sooners coach Bob Stoops to be inducted into College Football Hall of Fame

Stoops will becoe the fourth Sooners coach inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame

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OU football: Sooners LB Nik Bonitto says he is returning for 2021 season

Just two days after Oklahoma’s best defensive player Ronnie Perkins announced he would be heading to the NFL, a key...

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NBA notebook: LaMelo Ball becomes youngest NBA player with triple-double

LaMelo Ball becomes youngest NBA player to record triple-double LaMelo Ball isn't wasting any time making an impact in the...

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OU women's gymnastics: Anastasia Webb, Carly Woodard add to repertoire but result is same as Sooners win

NORMAN — As she walked down the Lloyd Noble Center tunnel to be introduced before Sunday’s OU women’s gymnastics season opener,...

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Day family handled season’s ups and downs the best it could

Nina and Ryan Day have a nickname for it now. The Dungeon. It’s actually a nice little place, more like a hotel suite than the...

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OKC Thunder: Five takeaways from win at Brooklyn Nets

Kevin Durant wore a new uniform, facing a team of strangers wearing his old uniform. Durant played against the Thunder in his...

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Nature & You: Can you find a hawk's nest on your walk?

Nature detectives, heed my call. I encourage you to take full advantage of this season of winter weather. You need not be...

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Opinion: NFL playoff win over Washington best example of why Tampa Bay wanted Tom Brady

LANDOVER, Md. And that is why the Tampa Bay Buccaneers went out and got Tom Brady. Not just so the most decorated quarterback...

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Tramel: Steve Sarkisian and Texas shows that college football shops for coaches in Tuscaloosa

Americans shop Amazon. Athletic directors shop Alabama. Tuscaloosa has become the first stop on the college football coaching...

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Tuning In for Jan. 11-13

MONDAY COLLEGE FOOTBALL 7 p.m.;;Ohio St. vs. Alabama;;ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 5 p.m.;;UConn at DePaul;;FS1...

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Oklahoma State wrestling: Cowboys sweep season-opening doubleheader

STILLWATER — Boo Lewallen wasn’t in the mood to stand around on Sunday. Oklahoma State’s 149-pound senior came out on the...

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NFL wild-card winners and losers from playoff openers

The NFL’s inaugural “Super Wild Card Weekend” unfolded with a fairly dramatic tripleheader kicking off the 2020 season’s...

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Morning roundup: Oklahoma State's Amen Ogbongbemiga declares for NFL Draft

COLLLEGES Oklahoma State’s Ogbongbemiga declares for NFL Draft Oklahoma State linebacker Amen Ogbongbemiga has decided to pass...

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Oklahoma high school boys basketball: Joell Wilson's big night helps Edmond North survive Putnam West's late run

Wilson helped Edmond North survive Putnam West’s late-game surge to win the Putnam City Invitational championship 85-82 on...

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OU women's gymnastics: After disappointment in 2020, Sooners return as title contenders once again

NORMAN — Nearly 10 months ago, OU’s women’s gymnastics team was No. 1 and poised to make a run at a second consecutive national...

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Oklahoma State football: Amen Ogbongbemiga leaving for NFL

Ogbongbemiga made his intentions know on Twitter on Saturday night

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Oklahoma high school boys basketball: Norman North overcomes slow start to top Choctaw, win McGuinness Classic

Jaylon White stole the Choctaw pass while sprinting full speed at his basket.The senior guard at Norman North didn’t see the...

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Oklahoma State football: The five most important Cowboys of the 2020 season

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State’s 2020 football season was one of adversity and perseverance. The season didn’t reach the goals the...

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OU football: The five most important Sooners of the 2020 season

NORMAN — It was a wild season for OU football. From the 0-2 start to Big 12 play to the four-overtime thriller in the Red River...

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Tramel: Trey Sermon has gone from OU football understudy to Ohio State superstar

Trey Sermon trotted onto the field at Ohio Stadium in the first quarter, and many Sooner fans were startled. Wait. What’s he...

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OKC sports on TV for Sunday, Jan. 10

jan 10 tuning in SUNDAY NFL 12:05 p.m.;;Baltimore at Tennessee;;ESPN/ABC 3:40 p.m.;;Chicago at New Orleans;;CBS (Cox 10) 7:15...

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OU basketball: Without Brady Manek, Sooners turn to defense but come up short at Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. — There was no din roaring through Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon when OU took on No. 6 Kansas. No fans...

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Oklahoma State basketball: Three takeaways from Cowboys' 70-54 win at Kansas State

Oklahoma State needed a bounce-back win and fast. The Cowboys got that Saturday evening with a 70-54 win at Kansas State,...

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Oklahoma State wrestling: Cowboys finally taking mat after 10-month offseason

STILLWATER — The longest offseason ever is finally coming to an end for the Oklahoma State wrestling team. With the 2019-20...

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OKC Thunder: Hamidou Diallo's homecoming game in New York shows progress of third-year guard

Hamidou Diallo had already put on a show at Madison Square Garden, but Shai Gilgeous-Alexander called for an encore. Instead...

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OU football in the CFP, Iowa State back in New Year's Six bowl — our early predictions for the Big 12 in 2021

It's never too early to look ahead to next season in college football. With the Big 12 riding high off a rare 5-0 run in the...

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Oklahoma outdoors: Wildlife Department ends its popular lake records program

David Hughes, owner of Lucky Lure Tackle in Oklahoma City, will continue to weigh fish and keep lake records for Oklahoma...

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OKC Thunder at Brooklyn Nets: Lineups, tip-off time, how to watch

Thunder at Nets When: 5 p.m. Sunday Where: Barclays Center in New York TV: Fox Sports Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV 675,...

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Carlson: How Browns QB Baker Mayfield went from question mark to transformational player in Cleveland

The Browns needed just one more first down. Two short yards. That was the only thing standing between Cleveland and a playoff...

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Opinion: Nick Saban's retirement seems far away as he keeps Alabama at top of college football

“I think I’ve written farewells to Nick Saban for ESPN every single national championship game,” said ESPN and SEC Network...

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Oklahoma high school boys basketball: Mount St. Mary cruises past Blanchard in Noble tournament championship game

NOBLE — The Mount St. Mary boys basketball team has several players who can make a big impact on any given night.

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Oklahoma high school girls basketball: Nelson, Pitts lifts Tulsa Union over Bixby in PCI championship

Tulsa Union topped Bixby 47-45 in the Putnam City Invitational championship game on Saturday.

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Oklahoma high school girls basketball: Carly Craig scores 23 points, Blanchard beats Bridge Creek for second straight Noble tournament title

Craig commanded Blanchard’s offense and finished with 23 points, leading the Class 4A Lions to a 64-48 victory Saturday night.

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Oklahoma high school basketball: Roundup of Friday's tournament action

There was plenty of semifinal basketball tournament action Friday across the Oklahoma City metro.Here's a roundup of those...

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OU men's basketball: Three takeaways from Sooners' 63-59 loss to Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Once again, OU came to the brink of winning at Allen Fieldhouse but just as they have on every visit in the...

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OU football: Sooners DE Ronnie Perkins declares for NFL Draft

OU defensive end Ronnie Perkins became one of the top defenders in college football in 2020 after returning from a suspension.

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Would the Thunder trade SGA for the Knicks' Barrett? No

Thunder has provided Gilgeous-Alexander a solid environment in which to thrive

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OKC sports on TV for Saturday, Jan. 9

jan 9 tuning in SATURDAY NFL 12:05 p.m.;;Indianapolis at Buffalo;;CBS (Cox 10) 3:40 p.m.;;L.A. Rams at Seattle;;FOX (Cox 12)...

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TCU at Oklahoma State women's basketball: How to watch, lineups, preview

TCU at Oklahoma State When: 2 p.m. Saturday Where: Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater TV: ESPN+ (streaming) Radio: KGFY 105.5 FM...

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TCU's Trevon Moehrig breaks Big 12 drought in winning Jim Thorpe Award

There was a time when the Big 12 Conference dominated the Jim Thorpe Award ceremony. From 2001-06, five Big 12 players won the...

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Carlson: OU football alum and Washington punter Tress Way enters NFL Playoffs with joy and sorrow

Tress Way heard the pause after the prayer and began to sob. In the victorious and joyous locker room last Sunday night in...

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Texas hits the road seeking another Top-25 win at WVU

A look at the upcoming week around the Big 12 Conference: Game of the weekend Fourth-ranked Texas aced its first road test of...

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OU basketball: Why Sooners' De'Vion Harmon, Kansas' Jalen Wilson are excited to face each other for first time

NORMAN — De’Vion Harmon and Jalen Wilson can always find each other on a basketball court. Even in a pandemic. For the better...

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Opinion: Dodger blue to the end, Tommy Lasorda was like no other manager we've ever seen

We can say with some certainty that Tommy Lasorda was not that guy. Simply, there was nobody like him before – and a...

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In the NBA this season, teams will see same refs more often

There are nine people who have been on the court to start four different games at Staples Center so far this season. Only...

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Oklahoma State forward Kalib Boone is struggling on the court — mentally and physically: 'I'm just worried about the wrong things'

STILLWATER — Kalib Boone really believes he is his own worst enemy. “At times, yeah, I feel like it’s really me stopping me...

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OU at Kansas men's basketball: How to watch, lineups, preview

Oklahoma at No. 6 Kansas When: 3:30 p.m. Saturday Where: Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas TV: CBS (Cox 10/HD 709, Dish 9,...

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Oklahoma State at Kansas State men's basketball: How to watch, lineups, preview

Oklahoma State at Kansas State When: 5 p.m. Saturday Where: Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kansas TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28/HD 721,...

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OKC Thunder: Five takeaways from win at New York Knicks

The Thunder moved to 4-4 on Friday night at Madison Square Garden with a 101-89 win against the Knicks.

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Former Knicks interim coach Mike Miller returns to New York as OKC Thunder assistant

Thunder assistant Mike Miller is making his return to Madison Square Garden on Friday night after guiding the Knicks for 44...

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Tramel: Baker Mayfield can make OU football history in the NFL playoffs

Mayfield's success in Cleveland is underrated, and now he takes the Browns to the playoffs

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Oklahoma high school football: Broken Arrow announces Josh Blankenship as next coach, plus other coaching news

Broken Arrow officially announced Josh Blankenship as its next football coach Friday afternoon. Blankenship, the son of...

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OKC Blue to participate in G League bubble

The Oklahoma City Blue will be one of 18 teams to participate in the upcoming G League season, which will start next month at...

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Tramel: Baseball deaths in 2020 remind us of the chimes of time

Phil Niekro died Dec. 26. The great knuckleballer from the Braves and assorted other diamonds over 24 baseball summers. That...

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OKC sports on TV for Friday, Jan. 8

jan 8 tuning in FRIDAY NBA 6:30 p.m.;;Oklahoma City at New York;;FSOK/98.1FM 6:45 p.m.;;Charlotte at New Orleans;;ESPN (Cox...

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OKC Thunder at New York Knicks: Lineups, tip-off time, how to watch

Thunder at Knicks When: 6:30 p.m. Friday Where: Madison Square Garden, New York TV: Fox Sports Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV...

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‘Horrible start’ dooms Sooners in road rout

OU’s men’s basketball team’s stretch of four straight games against top-10 ranked teams is nearly over. And another roadblock...

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Coronavirus, vaccine, revenue remain college football concerns as rocky season comes to end

At some point late Monday night just outside of Miami, confetti guns will go off and a trophy will be handed to either Alabama...

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OKC Thunder's Darius Bazley being tested defensively vs. Jimmy Butler, Zion Williamson: 'He wants those challenges'

The Thunder had just been thumped by 28 points at the Heat, but coach Mark Daigneault wanted to point out an in-game subtlety...

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Oklahoma high school boys basketball: Why Jeremiah Johnson is next in line of talented Putnam North guards

Quickly after grabbing the rebound, Jeremiah Johnson turned toward the other basket and began sprinting. It only took him four...

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Reed leaving Yukon after 4 seasons

YUKON — The Yukon football team will have a new head coach this fall. Jeremy Reed will step down as Yukon's head football coach...

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Oklahoma high school wrestling: Broken Arrow beats Mustang in battle between premier Class 6A programs

The third-ranked Tigers defeated No. 2 Mustang 37-26 in a battle between the top two finishers in the state last season.

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College football awards 2020: Tulsa's Zaven Collins wins Bednarik Trophy; TCU's Trevon Moehrig takes Thorpe Award

Winners of the 2020 college football awards, presented Thursday: Walter Camp National Player of the Year DeVonta Smith,...

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OU football: Sooners RB Rhamondre Stevenson entering NFL Draft

A little more than a week after a monster game in the Cotton Bowl, OU running back Rhamondre Stevenson announced his next move.

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Oklahoma high school basketball: Roundup of Thursday's tournament action

Multiple basketball tournaments got underway Thursday across the Oklahoma City metro.Here's a roundup of those games:BOYSPUTNAM...

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OU basketball: 3 takeaways from Sooners' 76-61 loss to Baylor

OU’s men’s basketball team’s stretch of four straight games against top-10 ranked teams is nearly over.

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Oklahoma high school girls basketball: 5 things to watch for at this weekend’s tournaments

With two big high school basketball tournaments this weekend, there is much to look forward to as teams go at it for the first...

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Tramel: Pelicans' Steven Adams gets a triple-double. OKC Thunder gets a win. Hard to beat that.

Adams helped Russell Westbrook get many a triple double and now has one of his own

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Carlson: We're getting a March Madness bubble in Indianapolis. Why not do an NCAA softball one in OKC?

The NCAA announced earlier this week that it has decided to play the entire men’s basketball tournament this year in and around...

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Tramel: Baylor defense puts headlock on OU basketball in Bears' 76-61 win vs. Sooners

Baylor's ferocious defense puts the Bears at the head of the Big 12 class

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Oklahoma high school football: Yukon's Jeremy Reed leaving after 4 seasons

YUKON – The Yukon football team will have a new head coach this fall.Jeremy Reed will step down as Yukon's head football coach...

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Meet The Oklahoman's 2020 Little All-City softball roster

First team P: Katelyn Hicks, Sr., Washington C: Danyn Lang, Sr., Dale UT: Alexx Waitman, Sr., Crossings Christian IF:...

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Big All-City softball: Meet The Oklahoman's 2020 first-team selections

Editor's note: This year's OKC Metro High School Sports Awards will feature only an overall All-City team for each sport in...

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Little All-City softball: Meet The Oklahoman's 2020 first-team selections

Editor's note: This year's OKC Metro High School Sports Awards will feature only an overall All-City team for each sport in...

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Meet The Oklahoman's 2020 Big All-City softball roster

First team P: Terin Ritz, Sr., Deer Creek C: Abbey Rogers, Sr., Carl Albert IF: Brinly Maples, Jr., Southmoore IF: Analise...

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OKC sports on TV for Thursday, Jan. 7

jan 7 tuning in THURSDAY COLLEGE FOOTBALL 6 p.m.;;Home Depot Awards;;ESPN (Cox 29) NBA 6:30 p.m.;;Philadelphia at Brooklyn;;TNT...

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Morning roundup: Trevor Lawrence leaving Clemson for the NFL

COLLEGES Lawrence leaving Clemson for the NFL Clemson star quarterback Trevor Lawrence made it official. He announced Wednesday...

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Five flaws that doomed 2020 Cowboys — and how Jerry Jones and Mike McCarthy can fix them

Entering the 2020 NFL season, Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones believed his roster boasted the most talent of any...

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Opinion: DeVonta Smith’s Heisman Trophy win is good for college football

For Alabama football fans, there was no need to be convinced. DeVonta Smith did that on the field, and while there may have...

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OU football: Sooners QB Spencer Rattler among early 2021 Heisman Trophy favorites

It's rare to have a complete reset of the Heisman Trophy race from one season to the next. But with none of this year's...

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Nature & You: Yes, you can go in search of bald eagles in Oklahoma

'Tis the season. … for getting a good look at a bald eagle, that is. These large birds are fish-eaters. When the lakes up north...

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Tramel: OKC Thunder is taking more 3-point shots than even Houston

Entering Wednesday's late game in New Orleans, the 2-4 Thunder has averaged 40.8 3-point shots per game. That’s third in the...

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OKC Thunder: Five takeaways from win against New Orleans Pelicans

After getting blown out by the Pelicans at home on New Year’s Eve, the Thunder kept things close Wednesday night as it eked out...

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'Appalling': OKC Thunder coach Mark Daigneault responds to riot at U.S. Capitol

The Thunder and Pelicans will play at 7 p.m. Wednesday in New Orleans. No NBA games scheduled for Wednesday have so far been...

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Oklahoma high school boys basketball: 5 things to watch for at this weekend’s tournaments

The first big high school basketball tournament weekend of January is upon us, and there’s no shortage of stellar action...

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Oklahoma high school boys basketball: Owen Cunningham shines in his new role and Deer Creek's first win

With Cunningham’s performance, Deer Creek topped Norman 56-43 at Norman Gymnasium on Tuesday night for its first win of the...

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Oklahoma high school girls basketball: Embry, Henderson dominate in Norman's 50-point win

Embry and Henderson were the two sparks for Norman as they each finished with 17 points. Their combined efforts helped lead...

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Tramel: Tulsa-Mississippi State brawl shows it's time for no tolerance in college football

We won’t find much consensus on the best moment of the college football bowl season. The Liberty-Coastal Carolina,...

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OKC sports on TV for Wednesday, Jan. 6

jan 6 tuning in WEDNESDAY 6:45 p.m.;;Boston at Miami;;ESPN (Cox 29) 7 p.m.;;Oklahoma City at New Orleans;;FSOK/98.1FM 9...

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Smith becomes 1st WR to win Heisman in 29 years

NEW YORK — On an Alabama team stacked with stars, DeVonta Smith emerged as the best player in college football. Smith became...

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OU basketball: How Sooners guard Umoja Gibson rose to new level before homecoming game at Baylor

NORMAN — After the first few made shots, Ricardo Felix gave up sitting still on his couch more than 270 miles away. He had to...

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OKC Thunder's Kenrich Williams living up to his ‘Kenny Hustle’ nickname: 'That’s why I’m in the league now'

TCU’s transfer forward from New Mexico Junior College was playing like a madman. “Diving for loose balls, taking charges and...

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Baker Mayfield helps lifelong fan battling cancer attend game as Browns end 18-year playoff drought

When lifelong Browns fan Tom Seipel posted on the Browns' subReddit two weeks ago, he did so with the intention of leaving a...

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OU Sooners vs. Texas Tech women’s basketball lineups, tipoff, streaming info

OU at Texas Tech When: 6 p.m. Wednesday Where: United Supermarkets Arena, Lubbock Streaming: ESPN+ Radio: KOKC 1520 AM, KREF...

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OKC Thunder at New Orleans Pelicans: How to watch, lineups, tip-off time

Thunder at Pelicans When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Smoothie King Center, New Orleans TV: Fox Sports Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722,...

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OU Sooners at Baylor Bears men's basketball: How to watch, lineups, preview

OU at No. 2 Baylor When: 8 p.m. Wednesday Where: Ferrell Center, Waco, Texas TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28/HD 721, Dish 143, DirecTV...

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Oklahoma State women's basketball at TCU: How to watch, lineups, preview

OSU at TCU When: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Where: Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth, Texas TV: ESPN+ (streaming) Radio: KGFY 105.5 FM...

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OU football: Sooners QB Spencer Rattler projected to win 2021 Heisman Trophy

After a solid freshman campaign, Oklahoma quarterback Spencer Rattler is projected to win the 2021 Heisman Trophy at 7/1 odds

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Tramel: OKC Thunder is taking more 3-point shots than even Houston

The Thunder shoots a bunch of 3-point shots but makes relatively few

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Tramel: Oklahoma State's turnover-fueled meltdown vs. West Virginia could cost Cowboys come Selection Sunday

OSU failed to condense the game, and soon enough, West Virginia was back with plenty of time

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OKC sports on TV for Tuesday, Jan. 5

jan 5 tuning in TUESDAY GIRLS BASKETBALL 6:30 p.m.;;Casady at Millwood;;92.1FM/1140AM BOYS BASKETBALL 7:45 p.m.;;Casady at...

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Carlson: How Oklahoma high school basketball was changed forever by the godfather of coaches, Dub Raper

Garland Parks thinks of his high school basketball coach as his inspiration and his mentor. The person who Parks has most...

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It's official: 2021 NCAA men's basketball tournament to be played in Indiana

The NCAA announced Monday it has finalized plans to hold the entire NCAA men's basketball tournament in Indiana with the...

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NFL Week 17 winners and losers: Browns built for future, Eagles' Jalen Hurts benching was shameful

After 256 games, the field is set and all 14 playoff teams are booked for the NFL playoffs. The Kansas City Chiefs and Green...

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NBA notebook: Nets' Kevin Durant expected to miss a week to quarantine after COVID-19 exposure

Nets' Kevin Durant expected to miss a week to quarantine after COVID-19 exposure Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant is expected to...

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College football: Alabama, Ohio State take different paths to national title game

Alabama breezed through the regular season and college football's semifinals, surviving a solitary scare in the Southeastern...

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Tramel: Why Big 12 football's bowl success was historic & much-needed

The Big 12 started the 2020 season with disaster — three Sept. 12 losses to Sun Belt Conference teams. But the Big 12 ended the...

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Seahawks QB Russell Wilson calls last-minute pass so East Central alum David Moore can earn $100,000 bonus

The Seattle Seahawks had the lead and the ball with less than 30 seconds left on the clock Sunday. All they had to do was take...

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College football: Alabama receiver DeVonta Smith favored to win Heisman Trophy

DeVonta Smith would be a Heisman Trophy winner unlike any other. The Alabama star receiver is considered the favorite to win...

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Morning roundup: Oklahoma State's Landon Wolf leaving as graduate transfer

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Oklahoma State's Landon Wolf leaving as graduate transfer Receiver Landon Wolf is taking advantage of his...

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Oklahoma State basketball: 3 takeaways from Cowboys' 87-84 loss to No. 14 West Virginia

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State was in complete control. So it seemed.The Cowboys blew a big second-half lead for the second time...

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OKC Thunder: Five takeaways from loss to Miami Heat

The Thunder suffered its second blowout of the season, losing to the Heat 118-90 Monday night in Miami.

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OU football: Sooners WR Charleston Rambo says he is entering the transfer portal

An Oklahoma playmaker is going to finish his career somewhere else. Sooners wide receiver Charleston Rambo announced on Monday...

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Tramel: Why Big 12 basketball teams are thriving on the road

A year ago, Big 12 teams were 32-58 on the road in conference play, but that has reversed early this season

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OKC Thunder: Aleksej Pokusevski out against Miami Heat

Thunder rookie Aleksej Pokusevski will not play Monday night at the Heat after sustaining a concussion in practice Sunday.

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Oklahoma State football: Landon Wolf leaving as graduate transfer

Wolf announced his decision on Twitter on Monday

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Oklahoma high school basketball: Jenks coach, NFL referee Clay Martin hospitalized with COVID-19

Jenks boys basketball coach Clay Martin has been hospitalized with COVID-19.His family confirmed with The Oklahoman that...

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Tramel: Parity is a problem in college football's regular season, then stays a problem in the playoff

Alabama beat Notre Dame 31-14 and Ohio State beat Clemson 49-28, and we came away from college football’s New Year’s semifinals...

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NBA notebook: Tatum lifts Celtics past Griffin's Pistons for weekend split

Tatum lifts Celtics past Griffin’s Pistons for weekend split Jayson Tatum hit a fallaway as Blake Griffin stumbled with 2.9...

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College basketball notebook: Cowgirls blow out Texas Tech to stay unbeaten in Big 12 play

Cowgirls blow out Texas Tech to stay unbeaten in Big 12 play Oklahoma State earned it's first win in the new year Saturday with...

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Morning roundup: Kyler Murray's return can't push Cardinals past Rams

NFL Kyler Murray’s return can’t push Cardinals past Rams Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray downplayed a leg injury all...

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College football notebook: Former Oklahoma QB Chandler Morris to transfer to TCU

Former Oklahoma QB Chandler Morris to transfer to TCU Former Oklahoma quarterback Chandler Morris announced on Thursday that...

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NFL: Former OU star Baker Mayfield leads Browns to first playoff berth in 18 years

CLEVELAND — Squeezing the game ball in his left hand, Baker Mayfield looked at the giant scoreboard showing highlights of...

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How Texas football pulled off a quick coaching search to land Alabama's Steve Sarkisian

The University of Texas, not necessarily famous for smooth coaching transitions, executed one of the most efficient searches in...

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Oklahoma State vs. West Virginia men's basketball: How to watch, lineups, preview

Oklahoma State vs. No. 9 West Virginia When: 8 p.m. Monday Where: Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28/HD 721,...

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NFL: Former OU and Herigate Hall star Sterling Shepard lead Giants past Dallas Cowboys

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Giants won, and then they waited — hoping for a big win from a bitter rival. “We'll be...

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Carlson: Got questions about OKC Thunder TV broadcasts? Let's get answers together

I am not a tech expert. Not even close. I’m not the parent who asks the 8-year-old in the house to fix the gadgets, but that’s...

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OKC Thunder at Miami Heat: Lineups, tip-off time, how to watch

Thunder at Heat When: 6:30 p.m. Monday Where: AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami TV: Fox Sports Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV...

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OU football: Former Sooners QB Chandler Morris is transferring to TCU

Former Oklahoma quarterback Chandler Morris announced on Thursday that he would entering the transfer portal and be...

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Oklahoma high school basketball: Hall of Fame coach Dub Raper dies

Dub Raper, a Hall of Fame Oklahoma high school basketball coach who had stops including Millwood, Carl Albert and Piedmont,...

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OKC Thunder: Aleksej Pokusevski placed in concussion protocol

Thunder forward Aleksej Pokusevski sustained a concussion in practice Sunday, the team announced.

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Meet The Oklahoman's 2020 All-City fastpitch softball team

Player of the year finalist Terin Ritz, Deer Creek Position: Pitcher Class: Senior The story: Ritz was an all-around player...

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OKC sports on TV for Sunday, Jan. 3

jan 3 tuning in SUNDAY NFL Noon;;Pittsburgh at Cleveland;;CBS (Cox 10) Noon;;Dallas at N.Y. Giants;;FOX/107.7FM 3:25...

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College basketball notebook: No. 8 Texas tops No. 3 KU to tie record margin at Phog

No. 8 Texas tops No. 3 KU to tie record margin at Phog After winning once in their previous 17 tries in the Phog, eighth-ranked...

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NBA notebook: Hall of famer Paul Westphal dies at 70

Hall of famer Paul Westphal dies at 70 Paul Westphal, a Hall of Fame player who won a championship with the Boston Celtics in...

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Opinion: All of a sudden, college football title game with Alabama, Ohio State full of mystery

ARLINGTON, Texas — The previous decade of college football was defined by the Alabama-Clemson rivalry, with Ohio State often...

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Oklahoma outdoors: Deadline nears to voice concerns on proposed hunting and fishing regulation changes

Sportsmen and women have through Friday to officially voice their opinions on the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife...

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Oklahoma State basketball: Cowboys learning how to 'survive' in Big 12 with overtime win at Texas Tech

Although Cade Cunningham wasn’t on the court during the final minutes of overtime, he galvanized the Oklahoma State men’s...

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Becky Hammon's historic moment as Spurs coach captured with perfect photo

Shortly after waking up Thursday at his home in San Antonio, Logan Riely was told Vice President-elect Kamala Harris had...

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What is Texas football getting in new coach Steve Sarkisian? Some answers from his time at Alabama

Texas has officially named Steve Sarkisian its next head football coach, a job he’ll take on full-time after vying for a...

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Cowboys: Dallas, New York need a win and Washington loss for playoffs

Playing with a backup quarterback and a defense that’s finally found itself, the Dallas Cowboys are the hottest team in the NFC...

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OU football: Kennedy Brooks and Jalen Redmond returning to Sooners, but Tre Norwood declares for NFL Draft

Running back Kennedy Brooks and defensive lineman Jalen Redmond figured to be big pieces for the Sooners this season before...

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Tramel: Exhale, Big 12; Texas football hires Steve Sarkisian to replace Tom Herman

The news arrived via the ESPN crawl. “Texas fires coach Tom Herman.” Uh-oh, thought Sooners and Cowboys and everyone who hangs...

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Adams’ return to OKC with Pelicans is ‘very bizarre’

The Thunder suffered its first blowout of the season, falling to the Pelicans 113-80 on New Year’s Eve at Chesapeake Energy...

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Just like Bedlam, plenty on the line for Baker Mayfield, Mason Rudolph in Browns-Steelers finale

One win separates the Browns from completing their turnaround. All it’s going to take for them to make the playoffs for the...

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Why Danny Hodge's legend extends beyond OU, Olympics and pro wrestling: 'That's Jim Thorpe stuff'

The hardware store employee in Westville had heard of Danny Hodge's exploits. Of how the three-time, unbeaten NCAA champion and...

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Thuner-Pelicans boxscore

PELICANS 113, THUNDER 80 FG FT Reb N.ORLEANS Min M-A M-A O-T A Pf Pts Ingram 26:01 8-16 2-3 1-7 2 2 20 Williamson 17:25 4-6 4-6...

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Why OKC Thunder welcomed back hall of famer Nancy Lieberman to studio show: 'You jump at that chance'

Nancy Lieberman had a house divided this week with a pair of Thunder-Magic games on Tuesday and Saturday. Oklahoma City and...

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OSU-Texas Tech men’s boxscore

OSU 82, TEXAS TECH 77, OT Oklahoma State (7-2, 1-2) FG 3PT FT Min M-A M-A M-A Reb A Pf Pts Anderson 40 6-7 1-1 4-4 6 1 3 17...

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OU-West Virginia men’s boxscore

OKLAHOMA 75, WEST VIRGINIA 71 West Virginia (8-3, 1-2) FG 3PT FT Min M-A M-A M-A Reb A Pf Pts Bridges 27 7-9 5-6 0-2 3 1 1 19...

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Oklahoma State football: Why Dillon Stoner was 'steady as a rock' in his Cowboy career

STILLWATER — After Dillon Stoner caught his final pass and scored his final touchdown as an Oklahoma State Cowboy last Tuesday...

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Sports Scoreboard for Sunday, Jan. 3

BASKETBALL College Big 12 Men’s Standings Team Conf. Pct. Overall Pct. Baylor 2-0 1.000 9-0 1.000 Texas 2-0 1.000 8-1 .889 TCU...

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OU women’s basketball vs. West Virginia lineups, tipoff, how to watch

OU vs. West Virginia When: 2 p.m. Sunday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman Streaming: SoonerSports.tv Radio: KOKC 1520 AM, KREF...

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Carlson: Why Sooners QB Spencer Rattler looks like a future Heisman Trophy contender

Spencer Rattler popped off the endzone turf and started high stepping. He had reason for jubilation. Not just after his...

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OKC Thunder: Five takeaways from win at Orlando Magic

Al Horford squared up from the top of the arc and drained a 3-pointer that gave the Thunder an eight-point lead with 50 seconds...

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OU basketball: Umoja Gibson, Sooners hold off No. 9 West Virginia for upset

NORMAN — OU junior Umoja Gibson is generally the smallest player on a basketball court. He almost prefers it that way.Even...

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Oklahoma State football: Calvin Bundage declares for the NFL Draft

Bundage led the Cowboys in sacks and quarterback hurries

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OU wrestling: Mustang junior John Wiley commits to Sooners

Wiley is one of two Mustang wrestlers who intend to compete for the Sooners.

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OKC sports on TV for Saturday, Jan. 2

jan 2 tuning in SATURDAY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL 2 p.m.;;All-Americans Show;;NBC (Cox 4) COLLEGE FOOTBALL 11 a.m.;;NC State vs....

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Fight after Armed Forces Bowl overshadows Mississippi State football's win over Tulsa

FORT WORTH, Texas — A game intended to honor the men and women of the United States military service branches ended with a bad...

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When in 2021 will pro, college and youth sports return to normal?

If 2020 was all about cardboard cutouts, consider 2021 the year of the zip tie in sports. They are nasty little things, hard...

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Tramel: OU football report card in Cotton Bowl has high marks for Sooners' power football & clutch defense

OU’s 55-20 Cotton Bowl rout of Florida on Wednesday night was a many splendored thing, with only a few nits to pick. The Sooner...

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OU vs. West Virginia men's basketball: How to watch, lineups, preview

Oklahoma vs. No. 9 West Virginia When: 3 p.m. Saturday Where: Lloyd Noble Center in Norman TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28/HD 721, Dish 143,...

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Oklahoma State Cowgirls basketball vs. Texas Tech: How to watch, lineups, preview

Texas Tech at Oklahoma State When: 6:30 p.m. Saturday Where: Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater TV: ESPN+ Radio: KGFY 105.5 FM...

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OKC Thunder: Luguentz Dort, NBA draft picks and the 21 things to look forward to in 2021

The Thunder is heading in a new direction entering the new year. With another season just now beginning, here are 21 things to...

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OU football: Sooners set Cotton Bowl records & other key numbers to 55-20 win vs. Florida

OU got out to a big lead early, and even though Florida made a little run, the Sooners were too much for the Gators. OU won in...

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Carl Albert wins Cornerstone Bank Holiday Classic

MUSTANG — A group of Carl Albert players surrounded James Locke following the All-Tournament team presentation. Carl Albert’s...

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Cotton Bowl notebook: OU football team fires back at Florida LB after Sooners' rout: 'They aren't Big 12'

ARLINGTON, Texas — Isaiah Thomas made his mark this season in knowing when to strike. He usually has done it on the field,...

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Oklahoma State at Texas Tech men's basketball: How to watch, lineups, preview

Oklahoma State at No. 13 Texas Tech When: 3 p.m. Saturday Where: United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, Texas TV: ESPN+/Big 12...

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OU football: How interceptions set the tone of Cotton Bowl — and beyond — for Sooners

ARLINGTON, Texas — Isaiah Thomas extended his left arm in the air and extended his index finger. Less than three minutes into...

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Sports Scoreboard for Saturday, Jan. 2

BASKETBALL College Big 12 Men’s Standings Team Conf. Pct. Overall Pct. Kansas 2-0 1.000 8-1 .889 Baylor 1-0 1.000 8-0 1.000...

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Carlson: Why Oklahoma State football's Tylan Wallace should be celebrated, not criticized for the way he opted out

Spencer Sanders was asked an impartial question about Tylan Wallace on Tuesday evening. Was the OSU offense aware of the plan...

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OU Sooners: Spencer Rattler's growth and the 21 things to look forward to in 2021

NORMAN — There’s plenty to look forward to in 2021 at OU, not only in football but in all sports. From the Sooners’ quarterback...

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OKC Thunder at Orlando Magic: Lineups, tip-off time, how to watch

Saturday marks the beginning of a five-game road trip for the Thunder.

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OKC sports on TV for Friday, Jan. 1

jan 1 tuning in FRIDAY COLLEGE FOOTBALL 11 a.m.;;Georgia vs. Cincinnati;;ESPN (Cox 29) Noon;;Auburn vs. Northwestern;;ABC (Cox...

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Not all superheroes are comic book characters

What with the advent of this new year, it seems appropriate to pause and reflect on the year past. I chose to use this...

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After off game against Northwestern, Justin Fields motivated against Clemson

COLUMBUS, Ohio — When Ohio State plays Clemson on Friday in the College Football Playoff, no player might have more at stake...

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How Alabama's Mac Jones grew into Heisman finalist with help of Oklahoma QB coach Joe Dickinson: 'I knew he had staying power'

Sitting inside a Tuscaloosa, Alabama, lunch spot 10 months ago, Joe Dickinson broke everything down for his latest protege Mac...

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Tramel: Physical Sooners are just on another level in Cotton Bowl win over Florida Gators

ARLINGTON, Texas — Non-scholarship Todd Hudson took the handoff from down-the-depth-chart quarterback Tanner Schafer and did...

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Opinion: What happened to Dabo Swinney? Even as Clemson wins, he loses with out-of-touch stances

The night of Dec. 31, 2015, was probably the first time most people with a casual interest in college football had seen much of...

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Oklahoma State Cowboys: Cade Cunningham highlights, football trip to Boise State and 21 things to look forward to in 2021

The new year comes with excitement across the athletic spectrum at Oklahoma State, from the football program to a potential No....

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How much has Notre Dame closed the gap? We're about to find out against Alabama

The miscalculation for those who either hope/fear Notre Dame’s second College Football Playoff appearance turns out to be a...

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Oklahoma high school sports: Carl Albert's football streak, Trey Alexander's finale and the 21 things to look forward to in 2021

With the turn of the calendar comes another opportunity for lifelong highlights, record-breaking seasons and more. Here are 21...

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OKC Thunder: Five takeaways from loss to Pelicans

The Thunder suffered its first blowout of the season, falling to the Pelicans 113-80 on New Year’s Eve at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

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OU football: Sooners backup QB Chandler Morris announces he will transfer

Another Oklahoma quarterback is electing to head elsewhere. Just a couple of weeks after backup quarterback Tanner...

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OU football: Sooners center Creed Humphrey declares for 2021 NFL Draft

The veteran leader of Oklahoma’s 2020 team (and literal anchor) Creed Humphrey has officially declared for the 2021 NFL...

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Oklahoma State football: Tylan Wallace named AFCA All-American

Wallace finished the season with 922 yards and six touchdowns

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OU football: Five takeaways from the Sooners' 55-20 Cotton Bowl win over Florida

ARLINGTON, Texas — OU’s offense broke out in a big way and the Sooners’ defense made it a nightmare day for Kyle Trask in a...

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Oklahoma high school girls basketball: Mustang tops Edmond North in double overtime to win Cornerstone Bank Holiday Classic

MUSTANG – Karley Johnson gave a pump fake before dribbling hard down the left baseline. The junior at Mustang then picked...

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Oklahoma high school boys basketball: Carl Albert knocks off Midwest City for Cornerstone Bank Holiday Classic title

MUSTANG – A group of Carl Albert players surrounded James Locke following the All-Tournament team presentation.Carl Albert’s...

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OKC sports on TV for Thursday, Dec. 31

dec 31 tuning in THURSDAY COLLEGE FOOTBALL 11 a.m.;;Tulsa vs. Mississippi State;;ESPN (Cox 29) 1 p.m.;;Ball State vs. San Jose...

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Morning roundup: Brandon Rachal's late free throws lift Tulsa past No. 5 Houston

COLLEGE BASKETBALL Rachal’s late free throws lift Tulsa past No. 5 Houston TULSA — Frank Haith has coached various teams to...

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Tramel: Spencer Sanders is superb in Cheez-It Bowl and that's good news for Oklahoma State football going forward

ORLANDO, Fla. — Spencer Sanders laid on the turf, not far from the pile of Cheez-Its that had been dumped on Mike Gundy’s head...

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Oklahoma State football: Cowboys receivers Brennan Presley, Tylan Wallace shine in Cheez-It Bowl win over Miami

OSU and Miami ended up in a back-and-forth battle in the second half after the Cowboys gave away an early three-touchdown lead....

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OKC Thunder: How Isaiah Roby went off for 19 points vs. Orlando Magic after never scoring in two years in the NBA

Isaiah Roby caught Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s pass behind the 3-point line and watched as his teammates gave him room. The...

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OKC Thunder vs. New Orleans Pelicans: Lineups, tip-off time, how to watch

Thunder vs. Pelicans When: 7 p.m. Thursday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena TV: Fox Sports Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV 675,...

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Pelicans center Steven Adams heads back to Oklahoma City to face Thunder: 'Should be fine, mate'

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander joked that he won’t be crashing the boards as much Thursday night. No shame in that. The young Thunder...

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Tramel: Oklahoma State football passes final test of pandemic season with Cheez-It Bowl win over Miami

ORLANDO, Fla. — OSU’s 37-34 victory over Miami in the Cheez-It Bowl on Tuesday night was a wild affair, with wide-swinging...

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NBA notebook: Ratings for opening week up significantly from 2019

NBA ratings for opening week up significantly from 2019 season NEW YORK — NBA viewers watched 81.5 million hours of live games...

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Opinion: Thompson, Card ready to accept quarterback torch from Ehlinger

SAN ANTONIO The torch has been passed. And so were a whole lot of footballs on some very nice passes as Casey Thompson — at...

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Oklahoma State football: Why Cowboys can't help falling in love with Brennan Presley's potential after Cheez-It Bowl breakout

ORLANDO, Fla. — In the moments following Oklahoma State’s 37-34 victory over Miami, Cowboy offensive coordinator Kasey Dunn...

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Oklahoma State football journal: Tylan Wallace surpasses 200 career receptions, sits out second half of Cheez-It Bowl victory

Wallace surpasses 200 career catches, sits out second half of Cheez-It Bowl ORLANDO, Fla. — On OSU’s first offensive snap of...

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OU football: Watch Sooners celebrate Cotton Bowl rout with Malcolm Kelly's famous freestyle rap

No. 6-ranked OU was in a celebratory mood after its 55-20 demolition of No. 7 Florida in Wednesday’s Cotton Bowl.So, the...

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OU football: Austin Stogner returns for Cotton Bowl after surgery for infected quad injury

OU tight end Austin Stogner was expected to miss his fifth straight game to end the season, but instead made a surprise return.

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Cheez-It Bowl's stadium is not opulent but has quite the story

OSU's trip to 1976 Tangerine Bowl included a swaying upper deck

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Oklahoma high school basketball: Edmond North, Mustang girls and Carl Albert, Midwest City boys advance to Cornerstone Bank Mustang Holiday Classic...

The championship matchups are set Wednesday for the third annual Cornerstone Bank Mustang Holiday Classic basketball...

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OU football: With Kyle Pitts, other Gators out, ‘huge opportunity’ awaits Florida’s young receivers vs. Sooners in Cotton Bowl

With Monday’s news on Jacob Copeland, Trevon Grimes and Kadarius Toney, the rest of Florida’s receiving corps will have to step...

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OU football: Why Sooners' Ronnie Perkins, Rhamondre Stevenson could see big benefit from Cotton Bowl

ARLINGTON, Texas — In early December, even with OU’s Big 12 Championship Game berth already in hand, Sooners defensive end...

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Tramel: Florida and OU football opt-outs are an indictment of the bowl system

ARLINGTON, Texas — Actress Wynn Everett and The Richards Group public-relations firm brought us the Southeastern Conference...

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OKC sports on TV for Wednesday, Dec. 30

dec 30 tuning in WEDNESDAY COLLEGE FOOTBALL 10 a.m.;;Cotton Bowl Special;;FSOK (Cox 37) 11 a.m.;;Wake Forest vs....

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Cheez-It Bowl notebook: Oklahoma State's Tylan Wallace sits out second half; Miami's D’Eriq King injures knee

Wallace surpassed 200 career receptions in the first quarter before sitting out the second half

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NBA notebook: Grizzlies' Ja Morant out 3-5 weeks with sprained left ankle

Grizzlies' Ja Morant out 3-5 weeks with sprained left ankle Ja Morant's ankle injury was the latest blow to the Memphis...

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Opinion: Undaunted Padres showing rest of MLB how it's done by shoving all chips to middle

The San Diego Padres are doing what every other Major League Baseball team should do when they arrive at the juncture of...

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Morning roundup: Browns to face Mason Rudolph in season finale

NFL Browns to face Mason Rudolph in season finale The Cleveland Browns will face former Oklahoma State quarterback Mason...

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Former Oklahoma State football star Russell Okung becomes first NFL player to be paid part of his salary in bitcoin

In May 2019, NFL offensive lineman Russell Okung wrote on Twitter that he wanted his salary to be paid in bitcoin, a type of...

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OU football: Who has the edge betweeen Sooners WR Marvin Mims & Florida Gators CB Kaiir Elam in Cotton Bowl

ARLINGTON, Texas — Here are four of the key matchups that figure to go a long way toward deciding the Cotton Bowl between...

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Carlson: 'Weird atmosphere' for Utah Jazz in first trip to face OKC Thunder since March 11 pandemic pause

Quin Snyder walked into the visitors’ locker room Monday night and had a flashback. Not a good one either. “I won’t call it...