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Did the Houston Rockets steal the OKC Thunder's umbrellas? Tales from inside the NBA bubble.

Marc St. Yves tried to think of everything the Thunder might have needed in the bubble. The team’s vice president of logistics...

 
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Oklahoma high school sports: Putnam City students, coaches say ‘let us play’ amid COVID shutdown

WARR ACRES — The chants from students and coaches carried a simple message. Let us play. Students, coaches and parents from...

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Morning roundup: Doc Rivers out as Clippers' coach

NBA Rivers out as Clippers’ coach, after seven seasons Falling short of expectations and coming up two rounds shy of playing in...

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Opinion: MLB season like no other gets playoffs like no other

The playoffs are here, and there's no better way to start than by throwing out the first ball Tuesday in Minnesota with the...

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NFL Week 3 winners, losers: Seahawks' Russell Wilson makes MVP case; Bears' Mitchell Trubisky flops

There were some big road wins, some struggles with extra points and even a starting quarterback being benched – perhaps for the...

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Auto racing: Busch family hobby goes full circle at home in Vegas

LAS VEGAS The racing bug hit the Busch family long before the NASCAR champion brothers were born. Their father attended the...

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Opinion: The 'heart and soul' of the Heat, Bam Adebayo is becoming a superstar before our eyes

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Jimmy Butler didn’t blame Bam Adebayo for the Miami Heat’s Game 5 loss to the Boston Celtics. But he...

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Oklahoma high school football: Midwest City defense, Makale Smith shine in win over Lawton

Fifth-ranked Midwest City opened District 6A-II-1 play with a 34-9 victory.

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Oklahoma high school football: Edmond Santa Fe wins Edlam battle behind big second half

The scene was one that happens every night across high school football stadiums in Oklahoma. But this was no Friday night.

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Oklahoma high school football: List of canceled, postponed Week 5 games

Game cancellations continue rising.One of the reason is because Oklahoma City Public Schools and Putnam City Public Schools...

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Tramel: Kansas State's Chris Klieman joins exclusive club vs. Oklahoma

K-State coach goes to 2-0 against the Sooners, joining Mack Brown & Les Miles in an exclusive club

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Only three Big 12 teams are unbeaten after just two games

OSU, Texas and Baylor have not lost, but everyone else in the Big 12 has

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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Miami, as a fifth seed, is the fourth-lowest seed to make the NBA Finals

Only the 1995 Rockets have won an NBA title as lower than a fourth seed

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 5 rankings

Class 6A-I (Previous rank in parenthesis) 1. Owasso (1) — 4-0 2. Jenks (2) — 2-1 3. Broken Arrow (3) — 2-1 4. Tulsa Union (4) —...

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OU football: Turnover problem grows for Alex Grinch and Sooners' defense

NORMAN — Alex Grinch made it clear immediately upon his January 2019 arrival in Norman that turnovers would be a focus for OU’s...

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Oklahoma high school football: Carl Albert hosting Bixby tops The Oklahoman’s best games of Week 5

The season is nearly halfway over. Five weeks are down, and there’s six to go. Every game gets more important, especially...

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OSU football: Is something off in Chuba Hubbard's game?

STILLWATER — Offensive linemen Teven Jenkins and Josh Sills deserve some special recognition for their work in Oklahoma State’s...

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Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon: 80-year-old Terry Baransy will compete virtually in race that might be his last

The San Francisco air should be crisp when Terry Baransy leaves his house around 6 a.m. on race day. There will be no clump of...

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Tramel: Does OU's loss to Kansas State signal a crazy 2020 season?

Misery loves company, so about four hours after the third-ranked Sooners wilted like August flowers Saturday, they maybe...

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Tuning in for Monday, Sept. 28

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OU football at Iowa State: Broadcast info, betting lines, matchup breakdown

No. 18 OU at Iowa State When: 6:30 p.m. Saturday TV: ABC (Cox 8/HD 705, Dish 5, DirecTV 5, U-verse 5/HD 1005) Radio: KRXO-FM...

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Morning roundup:

OBITUARY Former OU, Saints defensive lineman Moore dies Derland Moore, who teamed with Raymond Hamilton and Lucious Selmon to...

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Sports Scoreboard for Monday, Sept. 28

FOOTBALL High School Saturday’s Results Class 6A Norman North 42, Mustang 14 Class A Mangum 53, Walters 13 Wayne 48, Wynnewood...

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OSU football at Kansas: Broadcast info, bettling lines, matchup breakdown

No. 17 OSU at Kansas When: 2:30 p.m. Saturday Where: David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas TV: ESPN (Cox...

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College football Week 4 winners and losers include Auburn, Mississippi State, Big 12

Your team is terrible. Every team is terrible. The Big 12 is terrible — on that we can all agree. Kickers are terrible....

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Opinion: With brilliant fourth quarter, LeBron James shows why he's in NBA Finals for 10th time

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — LeBron James watched last season’s playoffs from Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, a hookah lounge and his...

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Dallas Cowboys: Russell Wilson throws for 5 TDs as Seahawks topple Cowboys

SEATTLE — DK Metcalf made up for a huge first-half blunder by catching a 29-yard touchdown pass from Russell Wilson with 1:47...

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Oklahoma high school football: Norman North routs Mustang in district opener

MUSTANG — Gabe Trevillison took a simple handoff up the middle and had a clear path to the end zone. The Norman North senior...

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Carlson: OSU football grades high in QB pressure, low in ball security against West Virginia

OSU’s Big 12 opener wasn’t perfect. Too many fumbles that could’ve been costly. Too many missed tackles early. But on a day...

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OU football: Sooners pick up commit from four-star WR

Jalil Farooq is the fourth Sooners commitment in the 2021 class from the Washington, D.C. area

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Vote in The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll for Week 4

The first week of district play came with numerous big performances across the city.The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the...

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OSU football: Best and worst of Cowboys' win over West Virginia

The Cowboys had some highs and lows throughout the 27-13 win on Saturday

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OKC Memorial Marathon: Frequently asked questions for 2020 virtual race

Virtual OKC Memorial Marathon When: Oct. 4-18 What: Marathon, half marathon, marathon relay, 5K, kids marathon, 26.2-mile bike...

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Moore played 13 seasons with the New Orleans Saints

Moore was a mainstay on OU's great 1972 defense

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OSU football: How Tyren Irby's fumble return TD worried Jim Knowles

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State defensive coordinator Jim Knowles doesn’t want to say what he was thinking as Tyren Irby neared the...

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Tuning in for Sunday, Sept. 27

SUNDAY NFL Noon;;Houston at Pittsburgh;;CBS (Cox 10) Noon;;Washington at Cleveland;;FOX/1400AM/99.3FM 3:25 p.m.;;Dallas at...

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Oklahoma high school football: Norman North routs Mustang in district opener

Ninth-ranked Norman North made a statement in its District 6A-I-2 opener, defeating No. 6 Mustang 42-14 at Bronco Stadium.

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OSU football: Defensive performance carries the day for Cowboys again

STILLWATER — West Virginia receiver Sam James came across the middle of the field — where the Mountaineers had found their most...

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OU football: Offensive line struggling to find groove for Sooners

Offensive line struggling to find groove for Sooners OU’s offensive line was supposed to be one of its strengths this season....

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Morning roundup: QBs, offenses take spotlight as Cowboys visit Seahawks

NFL QBs, offenses take spotlight as Cowboys visit Seahawks Russell Wilson has made a career of coming through late in games, to...

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Oklahoma high school football: COVID wreaking havoc on schedules

The coronavirus pandemic is starting to show its teeth in Oklahoma high school football. District play began this week for most...

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OSU football: A look at the Cowboys' 27-13 win over West Virginia by the numbers

Oklahoma State beat West Virginia 27-13 on Saturday, moving to 2-0 on the season. Here are some key numbers from the game: 6:...

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Tramel: Same old Sooner defense leads to 38-35 loss to K-State

NORMAN — NFL veteran Gerald McCoy, a massive reminder of better defensive days, gave a first-half interview with SoonerVision...

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NASCAR champion Kyle Busch returns home mired in 29-race losing streak

LAS VEGAS — Kyle Busch is in a terrible slump, winless this Cup season and his 15-year streak of at least one victory a year in...

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Carlson: Why OSU football went with a throwback offense on the day it wore throwback jerseys for Thurman Thomas

STILLWATER — OSU rolled out some throwback jerseys in honor of Thurman Thomas going into its Ring of Honor. Then, the Cowboys...

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College football notebook: Mississippi State stuns No. 6 LSU in Baton Rouge

Costello's 623 yards lead Miss. St. past No. 6 LSU, 44-34 BATON ROUGE, La. — K.J. Costello passed for an SEC record 623 yards...

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Big 12 notebook: Texas makes miracle comeback to beat Red Raiders in OT

Miracle comeback sends Texas past Red Raiders in OT For those who wanted drama in Lubbock, they got drama in Lubbock....

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Energy FC vs. Austin Bold FC: How to watch, time

Energy FC vs. Austin Bold FC When: 5 p.m. Stadium Where: Taft Stadium Streaming: ESPN+ (requires subscription) Records: Energy...

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OU football: Spencer Rattler, Sooners' offense shook in second-half meltdown vs. Kansas State

NORMAN — Spencer Rattler trudged off Owen Field slowly, his eyes mostly straight ahead. OU’s redshirt freshman quarterback...

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Sports Scoreboard for Sunday, Sept. 27

BASEBALL High School Saturday’s Results Districts CLASS A At Wister Wister 10, Crowder 0 CLASS B At New Lima New Lima 9,...

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Young, Pirates force five turnovers in close victory

Cedric Young scanned the field. The senior linebacker dropped back into coverage as Edmond North continued to run its spread...

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Tramel: OU football report card produces F's for ball & lead protection

Kansas State stunned Oklahoma 38-35 in a wild college football game at Owen Field on Saturday in which OU led 35-14 late in the...

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More Oklahoma hunters turning to bows as archery season opens

Archery deer season opens Thursday and there could be another record number of bow hunters in the woods. Through mid-September,...

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How Thurman Thomas became an Oklahoma State football legend: 'This blankety-blank is recruiting him as a corner'

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State assistant coaches Pat Jones and George Walstad stood on Texas’ sideline trying to make sense of...

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OU football: A look at the Sooners' 38-35 loss to Kansas State by the numbers

.333: Spencer Rattler’s fourth-quarter completion percentage (4 of 12). .897: Spencer Rattler’s completion percentage through...

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Big 12 Standings for Sunday, Sept. 27

Conference All Games W L PF PA W L PF PA Oklahoma St. 1 0 27 13 2 0 43 20 Texas 1 0 63 56 1 0 122 59 Iowa St. 1 0 37 34 1 1 51...

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Bombers shine in district opener

MIDWEST CITY — DeAngelo Irvin Jr. faked a handoff out of the shotgun formation and slung a deep ball to Makale Smith. Smith, a...

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Anadarko happy to ‘steal one on the road’

PERKINS — Lucas Camp just kept running. Anadarko’s sophomore running back received the ball from his quarterback and darted up...

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OSU football: Cornerback Rodarius Williams has career day in win

Williams had a career high for pass breakups

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OSU football: LD Brown honors Thurman Thomas during big day against West Virginia

STILLWATER — LD Brown knew the day belonged to Thurman Thomas, so he had to pay his respects.So, Oklahoma State’s running back...

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OSU football: Five takeaways from Cowboys' 27-13 win over West Virginia

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State isn’t blowing opponents away with its offense through two games.But the Cowboys’ defense has...

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OU football: Five takeaways from Sooners' 38-35 loss over Kansas State

NORMAN — OU opened Big 12 play with a stunning 38-35 loss to Kansas State on Saturday at Gaylord Family — Oklahoma Memorial...

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Oklahoma high school football: Carl Albert to host Bixby on Friday

Two of Oklahoma's best football teams over the past decade will face off Friday. Both Carl Albert and Bixby had district...

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OSU football: Cowboys induct Thurman Thomas into Ring of Honor

STILLWATER — Thurman Thomas had one way to celebrate his name and number being unveiled atop Boone Pickens Stadium.The Cabbage...

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Oklahoma high school football: Jason Sexton earns first win as Shawnee coach

Looking for the first win of the season, Shawnee bonded together to knock off Durant 33-12 on Friday night. The win was...

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Oklahoma high school football: Cedric Young, Putnam City defense force 5 turnovers in win

Young’s two interceptions sparked Putnam City’s 14-7 win over Edmond North at Putnam City Stadium on Friday Night.

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Oklahoma high school football: The dream play that led to Choctaw's first win over Tulsa Washington in school history

Choctaw found the endzone a few plays later to secure a 26-22 road win over Booker T. Washington on the road. It was the first...

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Oklahoma high school football: Big fourth quarter propels Chandler past Crossings Christian

Chandler football coach Jack Gray couldn't figure out why his team struggled early.The Lions' defense was stout, but the...

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OU football: Stoops — Drake, that is — finds the end zone for Sooners

Drake Stoops scored his first career touchdown Saturday against Kansas State

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Oklahoma high school football: Highlights, numbers and things we learned from Week 4

Bixby’s Williams sets career passing touchdown markBixby senior quarterback Mason Williams continues to set records. On Friday,...

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Oklahoma high school football: Anadarko runs past Perkins-Tryon

PERKINS – Lucas Camp just kept running.Anadarko's sophomore running back received the ball from his quarterback and darted up...

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Oklahoma high school football: Oklahoma Christian Academy overcomes slow start, tops Hinton

Oklahoma Christian Academy had an old-school matchup Friday against Hinton.

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Tuning in for Saturday, Sept. 26

sept 26 tuning in SATURDAY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL 7 p.m.;;Norman North at Mustang;;1400AM/99.3FM COLLEGE FOOTBALL 11 a.m.;;Kansas...

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Carlson: Why Thurman Thomas deserves the first spot in OSU football's Ring of Honor

STILLWATER — Thurman Thomas isn’t the most famous OSU football player. He might not be the best Cowboy either. Or he might be....

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Millwood, Oklahoma City Public Schools hitting pause on athletics starting Monday due to COVID-19 concerns

Oklahoma City Public Schools is hitting pause on sports. The district announced Friday that because Oklahoma County's COVID...

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West Virginia at OSU football: Kickoff time, betting odds, matchup breakdown

No. 15 Oklahoma State vs. West Virginia, 2:30 p.m. Saturday ON THE AIR ABC • KOCO-5 • Cox 8/HD 705 • Dish 5 • DirecTV 5 •...

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College football notebook: Mountain West, Mid-American Conferences to begin fall season in 2020

Mountain West announces eight-game football season The Mountain West will play an eight-game football season beginning the...

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Big 12 conference openers include 1st games for Baylor, TCU

Some things to watch Saturday in the Big 12, when conference play starts in the league's 25th season. It will be the season...

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Sports Scoreboard for Saturday, Sept. 26

FOOTBALL High School Thursday’s Games Class 5A Tulsa East Central 57, Tulsa Rogers 24 Class 4A Blanchard 46, John Marshall 33...

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Morning Roundup: Lakers on the brink of returning to NBA Finals

HIGH SCHOOLS Millwood follows OKCPS in hitting pause on athletics Beginning Monday, Millwood Public Schools will suspend all...

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French Open: Rafael Nadal seeks to match Roger Federer for Grand Slam titles

PARIS — For all of the many qualities contributing to Rafael Nadal’s unprecedented superiority at the French Open — the...

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OU football: Tulsa players making big impact for Sooners' defense

NORMAN — Alex Grinch would just as soon not have to travel across the country looking for players who fit into his “Speed D.”...

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Tramel: Do not fear the tailback shortage of Oklahoma football

NORMAN — The NCAA suspended Rhamondre Stevenson, apparently over a marijuana test. Trey Sermon transferred to Ohio State,...

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Kansas State at OU football: Kickoff time, betting odds, matchup breakdown

No. 3 Oklahoma vs. Kansas State, 11 a.m. Saturday ON THE AIR TV FOX • KOKH-25 • Cox 12/HD 712 • Dish 25 • DirecTV 25 • U-verse...

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OU football: 3-2-1 kickoff for No. 3 Sooners vs. Kansas State

Here’s a look at some keys to keep an eye on when No. 3 Oklahoma hosts Kansas State to open Big 12 play Saturday morning. 3...

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OSU football: 3-2-1 kickoff for No. 15 Cowboys vs. West Virginia

Here’s a look at some keys to keep an eye on when No. 15 Oklahoma State hosts West Virginia to open Big 12 play Saturday...

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Opinion: Expanding College Football Playoff fair thing to do in this unprecedented season

For a sport that has forever said “we can’t” or “it’s too complicated” whenever big ideas are brought to the table, college...

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Five questions that need answering ahead of Week 4 in college football

There's much to discuss leading into Week 4 of the college football season. First and foremost is the start of the Southeastern...

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OSU football: LD Brown is the Cowboys' happy helper at running back

STILLWATER — LD Brown’s first carry of the season looked to be going nowhere. He had plenty of Oklahoma State blockers in front...

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Oklahoma high school football: Friday night takeaways

Here are some highlights and observations from The Oklahoman's high school sports reporters about the games they covered Friday...

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Oklahoma high school football: List of canceled, postponed Week 4 games

District play is here, which means the game now count.That isn't good when it comes to game cancellations, though. The...

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Navy's comeback vs. Tulane bolsters BYU's rout of Navy

Hold on for a wild ride as the pandemic creates crazy times for college football rankings

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Here's a list of 15 great candidates for the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame

Who should go into the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame? Here's a list to get you started

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OSU football: The Six Shooter pregame thoughts on the Cowboys vs. West Virginia

Cowboy in the Crosshairs? How to play the spread? A wild prediction? The Six Shooter has it all

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How a 'show horse girl' and a gray gelding raced to a rare Oklahoma earnings mark

Not much was expected of the horse or trainer. Welder, a 7-year-old Oklahoma bred gelding, didn't come from the kind of...

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Tramel: Cut Mike Gundy some slack for Oklahoma State quarterback decision

By the time Shane Illingworth threw his second pass as an Oklahoma State Cowboy, a step-up-start-to-scramble dump-off to tight...

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‘If you can’t be there, be here': Oklahoma high school football streaming broadcasts on the rise in age of COVID-19

Kirk Norman and the Carl Albert broadcast crew entered Gary Rose Stadium with their equipment in hand. One laptop, a camera,...

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OU football: After 'better than expected' opener, student section biggest change for Sooners' second home game

NORMAN — Lincoln Riley has a message for Sooners fans. “We want you here,” Riley says in a video that will be played Saturday...

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For former OKC Thunder coach Billy Donovan, job with Chicago Bulls 'came out of left field'

CHICAGO — The Chicago Bulls weren't on Billy Donovan's radar when he and the Oklahoma City Thunder parted ways after five...

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OSU football: Kolby Harvell-Peel shows creative side through music, with fifth album released on Thursday

STILLWATER — Sometimes, the family just wished Kolby Harvell-Peel would be quiet. When he was young, Kolby was naturally drawn...

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Morning Roundup: Patriots owner Kraft cleared of massage parlor sex charge

NFL Patriots owner Kraft cleared of massage parlor sex charge Florida prosecutors dropped a misdemeanor charge against New...

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Pac-12 announces it will begin college football season on Nov. 6

The Pac-12 will join the Big Ten in attempting to play football this fall, the league announced Thursday, reversing a decision...

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How 20-year-old Heat rookie Tyler Herro sank Celtics in Game 4 of Eastern Conference finals

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Twenty years old, rookie in the NBA playing in his first postseason and close to an NBA Finals...

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Sports Scoreboard for Friday, Sept. 25

LOCAL FOOTBALL High School Thursday’s Games Class 5A Tulsa East Central at Tulsa Rogers Class 4A Blanchard at John Marshall...

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Tuning in for Friday, Sept. 25

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Oklahoma high school football: Blanchard's Lincoln Smith, Jacob Maston star in upset win at John Marshall

It seemed like a replay.Blanchard senior linebacker Jacob Maston stepped in front of John Marshall quarterback Kane Donovan's...

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Oklahoma high school softball: Terin Ritz leads Deer Creek to another district win

With her production, Deer Creek topped Putnam City 13-1 on Thursday night for another district win. The Antlers improved to...

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The Oklahoman's Athletes of the Week for Sept. 17-23

Boys cross country Josh Cherry, Edmond Memorial: He earned a second-place finish in the Class 6A-5A division at the OK Runner...

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Oklahoma girls basketball recruiting: Norman's Myka Perry commits to Florida

Norman’s Myka Perry announced her commitment to the Gators with a tweet on Thursday, where she thanked her family, coaches and...

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Big 12 leaves some wiggle room in its schedule for makeup games

ACC has played eight of its 11 scheduled conference games so far

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Best quarterbacking leads to victories in the NFL

Of the top eight NFL quarterbacks in QBR, seven are unbeaten

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OU football: Spencer Rattler's arm is off the charts, but his running ability might be needed soon also

NORMAN — Spencer Rattler wowed with his arm in his collegiate starting debut. His pinpoint accuracy on his 24-yard pass to...

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Carlson: Why OSU quarterback Shane Illingworth's family didn't expect him to suit up vs. Tulsa, let alone save the day

STILLWATER — Tiffany McDonald wanted to be inside Boone Pickens Stadium last weekend for her son’s first college football game....

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 4 picks

Each week, The Oklahoman's Cameron Jourdan predicts the score of every high school game in the state. Here are the picks for...

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Tuning in for Thursday, Sept. 23

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Virus disrupts Tulsa's game at Arkansas State

The Tulsa Golden Hurricane will have its second postponement in three weeks as COVID-19 issues wiped out three more major...

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Start of SEC kickoff brings boost to college football season

Fewer conferences. Fewer teams. Fewer games. No #Pac12AfterDark. (Or #Pac12BeforeDark, for that matter.) Canceled games....

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Sports Scoreboard for Thursday, Sept. 24

LOCAL FOOTBALL High School Thursday’s Games Class 5A Tulsa East Central at Tulsa Rogers Class 4A Blanchard at John Marshall...

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Oklahoma high school volleyball: Growth of beach volleyball leaving footprints across city

There were so many athletes wanting to play beach volleyball this summer, Lee Chartier had to start turning people away....

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Morning Roundup: Source: Chargers' team doctor punctured Taylor's lung

NFL Source: Chargers' doctor punctured Taylor's lung Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Tyrod Taylor missed last Sunday's game...

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College football notebook: Houston loses another game date at North Texas cancels

Houston loses another game date as North Texas cancels The Houston Cougars can’t seem to get on the field this year. Saturday’s...

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'Respect the hell outta you': Inside Dak Prescott, Hayden Hurst’s intimate exchange after Cowboys-Falcons game

Hayden Hurst jogged across the field of AT&T Stadium to find Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott in the postgame chaos on...

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NFL: Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers dies at age 77

Chicago Bears legendary running back Gale Sayers has died at 77, the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced Wednesday morning....

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OSU football: Shane Illingworth wouldn’t have been available had Tulsa game not be delayed

Shane Illingworth's heroics almost didn't happen because of COVID-19.

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Morrison's Wes Swinford wore Sayers' number at Kansas for three games, then it was retired

Swinford got Sayers' number because who thought a freshman walkon would ever get to wear the jersey?

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Oklahoma high school cross country: Relentless drive makes Westmoore’s David Boulanger an elite runner

On Saturday, he placed first in the Class 6A-5A division at the OK Runner Classic in Norman, finishing the 5-kilometer run in...

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Oklahoma high school football: Former Heritage Hall star Jack Ross named to Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

Former Heritage Hall star and University of Chicago defensive lineman Jack Ross was named to the 2020 Allstate AFCA Good Works...

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Oklahoma high school softball: Mustang will use 2020 COAC championship win as a 'springboard'

The tournament win will likely give Mustang (18-8) a confidence boost heading into a tough final stretch of the regular season....

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OU football: Ronnie Perkins remaining engaged through suspension, Alex Grinch says

NORMAN — Ronnie Perkins won't be on the field for OU on Saturday against Kansas State.Perkins, along with wide receiver Trejan...

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Alex Saucedo to fight Arnold Barboza Jr. on Top Rank's Lomachenko-Lopez undercard

The last time Alex Saucedo fought in the MGM Grand Las Vegas bubble, he sported his mission statement in the form of a No. 140...

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OSU football: Chuba Hubbard named to Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard was named to the 2020 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team on Wednesday.Hubbard...

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Why did Donovan choose Chicago over Oklahoma City?

Was money a motivating factor in Donovan taking the Bulls job?

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OU football: Chanse Sylvie named to Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

NORMAN — OU senior cornerback Chanse Sylvie was named to the 2020 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, the groups announced...

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Former Thunder coach Billy Donovan named new Chicago Bulls coach

Former Thunder coach Billy Donovan has been hired as the new head coach of the Chicago Bulls, the Bulls announced Tuesday.

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Oklahoma high school volleyball: How Norman North's consistency started win streak

NORMAN – It was a strange start to the season for Norman North's volleyball team. The Timberwolves didn't scrimmage...

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OSU football: Cowboy offensive line must stop the music before West Virginia arrives

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State needs the music to stop. With the Cowboy offensive linemen dizzied by last week’s round of musical...

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Tramel: As Dallas Cowboys just showed us, onside kicks aren't dead yet

Bobby Proctor sidled up to Uwe von Schamann with barely a minute left in the 1977 Oklahoma-Ohio State game. Proctor, Barry...

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Tuning in for Wednesday, Sept. 23

sept 23 tuning in WEDNESDAY MLB 3 p.m.;;L.A. Angels at San Diego;;MLBN (Cox 264) 5 p.m.;;Texas at Arizona;;FSOK/1560AM 6...

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OSU bull rider Rowdy Swanson mourned by family and rodeo world: 'He had all the heart and all the try'

When people remember Rowdy Swanson, most are going to remember his infectious smile. Jarrel Swanson said his son was born with...

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Sports Scoreboard for Wednesday, Sept. 23

LOCAL FOOTBALL High School Thursday’s Games Class 5A Tulsa East Central at Tulsa Rogers Class 4A Blanchard at John Marshall...

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Riley again slams 'archaic' NCAA rule that led to suspension of three Sooners

NORMAN — Lincoln Riley took a deep breath as he searched for the right words. That still wasn't enough time. "It's a good...

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College football notebook: Aranda optimistic Baylor will play Big 12 opener vs Kansas

Aranda optimistic Baylor will play Big 12 opener vs. Kansas Baylor coach Dave Aranda expressed optimism Monday that his team...

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Morning roundup: Hamlin, Michael Jordan partner on NASCAR team for Wallace

AUTO RACING Hamlin, Jordan partner on NASCAR team for Wallace Denny Hamlin has joined Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan to...

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NBA commissioner Adam Silver predicts next season will start in January, says goal is to play standard season

Amid uncertainty about the coronavirus pandemic, as well as the availability of a safe and proven vaccine, NBA commissioner...

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OU women's basketball: Sooners offer three Putnam West freshmen

Taliya Parker and Shamar Bert announced their offers with a Twitter post on Monday night. Caya Smith’s offer was confirmed by...

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OU basketball: Sooners land commitment from four-star guard CJ Noland

NORMAN — Four-star shooting guard CJ Noland is going to be a Sooner.The Waxahachie, Texas, senior announced Tuesday evening his...

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Oklahoma high school basketball recruiting: Heritage Hall guard Trey Alexander announces top 7 schools

Trey Alexander, one of the nation's top basketball prospects in the 2021 recruiting class, is closer to making his decision.

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OSU football: Thurman Thomas hopes Ring of Honor induction bridges gap with Mike Gundy, alumni

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State legend Thurman Thomas is honored to be the inaugural inductee into the Cowboys’ Ring of Honor.It...

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Oklahoma high school football: Half-brothers Drae Wood, John Gordon form dynamic wide receiver duo for Bethel

Drae Wood and John Gordon have made the Bethel football team difficult to stop this season.

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Oklahoma State rises to 61st in 2021 team recruiting rankings

With players shifting up and down the rankings, Oklahoma State has moved to No. 63 in the Rivals 2021 team rankings. The...

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OU football falls to No. 15 in 2021 team recruiting rankings

A jump from Wisconsin has sent Oklahoma back down to No. 15 in Rivals latest 2021 team rankings, but with Big 12 play set to...

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Oklahoma high school football: The play that sealed Mustang's overtime win

But Haddox, and Mustang safety Karston Keene, broke up the pass in the endzone. Haddox, who had just made an error that led to...

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Does having played a game give a team an advantage?

Baylor and TCU make their season debuts Saturday against teams that already have played

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Oklahoma high school football: Bridge Creek gets back to basics against Lexington

BLANCHARD – Bridge Creek football coach Scott O'Hara knew he needed to change things up.During the Bobcats' 27-12 win against...

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Oklahoma high school football: Piedmont's Caden Hendren holds just one Division-I offer. Expect that to change.

PIEDMONT — Caden Hendren’s ability to provide a spark has been crucial for the Piedmont football team this season. The senior...

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Carlson: How a sports trailblazer became a casualty in OU coronavirus cutbacks

NORMAN — Debbie Copp remembers her dad always having a copy of the serenity prayer in his billfold. He was a recovering...

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Tuning in for Tuesday, Sept. 22

sept 22 tuning in TUESDAY MLB 2 p.m.;;Philadelphia at Washington;;MLBN (Cox 264) 4:30 p.m.;;Philadelphia at Washington;;MLBN...

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Tramel: Laker cult hero Alex Caruso has come a long ways since OKC Blue days

Alex Caruso threw down a fast-break dunk over Jerami Grant on Sunday night in the Western Conference finals, and the Laker...

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NFL Week 2 winners, losers: Aaron Rodgers and Packers offense rolling, Falcons have historic collapse — again

Week 2 of the NFL season is nearly wrapped up and 10 teams left Sunday with a perfect 2-0 record. Meanwhile, 11 teams are on...

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Morning roundup: Giants' Barkley out for season; Panthers' McCaffrey out at least a month

NFL Giants' Barkley out for season; Panthers' McCaffrey out at least a month New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley will...

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OU football: Contact tracing leads coaches — and players — through a rollercoaster

NORMAN — OU wasn’t the only team that went down to the wire on whether it would play its season opener. Kansas State coach...

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Opinion: Lakers' Anthony Davis channels Kobe Bryant for biggest moment of his career

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Anthony Davis ran toward the Los Angeles Lakers bench and yelled "Kobe!" A second earlier, Davis —...

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How Thomas star Aden Kelley, an OSU commit, provided comfort to Cashion coach Cale Cochran

CASHION — Thomas star lineman Aden Kelley walked into Cashion High School’s football stadium Friday, saw the tribute to Jacie...

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Oklahoma high school football: Seth Wisby leading the way for Putnam City

Wisby has led Class 6A-I Putnam City to two straight wins, running for six touchdowns during that span. Last week, he had 18...

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Oklahoma high school football: Kane Ainesworth led Tecumseh back from first half deficit

With Ainesworth at the helm in the second half, Tecumseh catapulted to a 41-19 win over Elgin on Friday night.

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OSU football: Josh Sills set to face former team on Saturday

Sills spent four years at West Virginia before coming to OSU as a graduate transfer

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Baylor's Dave Aranda could debut against old boss Miles

Miles' lost his OSU debut and now hopes to pin a loss on Aranda for his Baylor debut

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OSU football: Four Cowboys honored by Big 12

OSU defeated Tulsa 16-7 on Saturday

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Tramel: Hold your nose and rank OSU No. 1 in the Big 12

Cowboys or Longhorns? Who's No. 1 in the Big 12?

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OU football: Lincoln Riley says he's 'very happy' with running back group

NORMAN — It’s no secret that Sooners coach Lincoln Riley wasn’t happy with the way his team ran the ball against Missouri State...

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OU football: Sooners Oct. 3 game against Iowa State game time remains up in the air

The Sooners' first road game of the season will be at 11 a.m. or 6:30 p.m.

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OSU football: Kansas kickoff time set for Oct. 3

It will be the second straight midday kickoff for the Cowboys

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OU athletics: Sooners' COVID-19 testing numbers improving

As of Monday, 20 active cases remain among OU athletes

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OSU football: Stillwater's Gabe Brown commits to Cowboys

Brown is a junior linebacker at Stillwater High School

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OKC Thunder: Kevin Hervey signs to play in Russia

The Thunder has another two-way contract slot to fill before next season.

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OU football: Sooners can't afford another slip-up against Kansas State

NORMAN — Late last October, OU looked like it was rolling toward yet another College Football Playoff berth when it ran up...

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Oklahoma high school football: Deer Creek rallies from early deficit, tops Edmond North in overtime

EDMOND – Even as its offense struggled, the Deer Creek football team's defense kept it in the game. During Deer Creek's...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s top 10 games of Week 4

District play is here. Most teams across the state begin district play this week, meaning the games have a bit more importance....

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OKC Thunder: Assessing player contracts, future draft picks entering NBA offseason

Assessing player contracts, future draft picks entering offseason Player movement this offseason will be frozen until the...

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OSU football film review: How Shane Illingworth turned the offense around

STILLWATER — Shane Illingworth caught the shotgun snap at his chest, calmly turned to his right and lobbed a perfect touch pass...

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Tuning in for Monday, Sept. 21

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Nature & You: Do jungle orchids live in the wilds of central Oklahoma?

Each and every day, you are going to get barraged by a bunch of ridiculous falsehoods. People will attempt to hornswoggle you...

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West Virginia at OSU football: Broadcast info, betting lines, matchup breakdown

West Virginia at No. 15 Oklahoma State When: 2:30 p.m. Saturday Where: Boone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater TV: ESPN (Cox 29/HD...

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Kansas State at OU football: Broadcast info, betting lines, matchup breakdown

Kansas State at No. 3 Oklahoma When: 11 a.m. Saturday TV: Fox (Cox 12/HD 712, Dish 25, DirecTV 25, U-verse 25/HD 1025) Radio:...

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Dallas Cowboys stun Atlanta Falcons 40-39 with late FG after onside kick

ARLINGTON, Texas — One gamble after another failed for coach Mike McCarthy in his home debut with the Dallas Cowboys. A...

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'Dobby' for Conn Smythe? Dallas Stars' Anton Khudobin is making his case

EDMONTON, Alberta — Born when Kazakhstan was still part of the Soviet Union, Anton Khudobin just wanted to make it to the NHL...

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Opinion: Bryson DeChambeau ups distance debate with U.S. Open win

If Bryson DeChambeau was looking for validation for his obsession with distance, all he had to do was glance at his reflection...

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U.S. Open: Matthew Wolff holds his head high after final-round 75, runner-up finish

Matthew Wolff should hold his head high. He shot 10 strokes higher on Sunday than he had a day earlier in his brilliant...

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Winners and losers from Week 3 in college football are led by Central Florida, Clemson

Central Florida's 49-21 win at Georgia Tech cements the Knights' status as the team to beat in the Group of Five and maintains...

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Sports Scoreboard for Monday, Sept. 21

SOFTBALL High School Saturday’s Results City Area Classen 4, Meeker 0 Guthrie 13-15, Guymon 8-14 Hinton 15, Crossings Chr.

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Opinion: Losing Justin Verlander is massive blow to Astros' present and future as big decisions loom

The storm shutters were placed on the Houston Astros’ championship window Saturday, leaving this proud franchise wondering how...

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Morning roundup: Slovenian Tadej Pogacar wins Tour de France after trailing most of race

CYCLING Slovenian wins Tour de France after trailing most of race In a stunning performance for the ages, Tour de France rookie...

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Carlson: How Spencer Tillman's injured hamstring turned Rich Leitka into an OU football behind-the-scenes pillar

Sitting inside his nice, big house the other day, Spencer Tillman thought about the nice, big houses his daughters have been...

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OSU football: Best and worst of the Cowboys' 16-7 survival vs. Tulsa

The best Cowboy debut went to a freshman no one expected

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OSU football: Cowboys fall four spots in AP top 25

The Cowboys fell six spots in the coaches' poll

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 4 rankings

Class 6A-I (Previous rank in parenthesis) 1. Owasso (1) — 3-0 2. Jenks (2) — 2-1 3. Broken Arrow (3) — 2-1 4. Tulsa Union (4) —...

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Tuning in for Sunday, Sept. 20

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Oklahoma Departments of Wildlife Conservation and Human Services team up to foster a love for fishing

The smiles were large and the laughter was loud. Catching a fish is fun, especially when it's your first one. Last weekend at...

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Chris Paul will likely enter next season on OKC Thunder roster. Here's why.

Chris Paul is a frequent subject of hypothetical trade talks for the second straight offseason. Last July, immediately after...

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College Football Roundup: Louisiana-Lafayette avoids upset with comeback OT win

Louisiana-Lafayette avoids upset with overtime win Louisiana-Lafayette coach Billy Napier was concerned about Saturday’s game...

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U.S. Open notebook: The conditions were right for a late charge at Winged Foot

The conditions were right for a late charge at Winged Foot MAMARONECK, N.Y. – A cool wind blew across Winged Foot until the...

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OSU football: A look at the Cowboys' 16-7 win over Tulsa by the numbers

Oklahoma State’s football season got off to a mixed start. The offense struggled. The defense shined. But the Cowboys still...

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Tramel: OSU report card is high on the Cowboy defense after beating Tulsa

Oklahoma State’s 16-7 victory over Tulsa on Saturday was much closer than anticipated and included an uneven performance in a...

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OSU rodeo bull rider Rowdy Lee Swanson dies from injuries suffered in Texas event

RODEO OSU rodeo bull rider dies from injuries suffered in Texas event An Oklahoma bull rider died Thursday after being thrown...

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OSU football: Third-string freshman QB Shane Illingworth enters late and saves the day vs. Tulsa

STILLWATER — Quarterback Spencer Sanders walked gingerly on his injured right ankle, heading toward the locker room in the...

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Tramel: How else should 2020 season start for OSU football other than a defensive masterpiece?

STILLWATER — Shane Illingworth won the game in relief of Ethan Bullock. L.D. Brown looked better than Chuba Hubbard. OSU won...

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U.S. Open: Former OSU golfer Matthew Wolff takes detour to lead at Winged Foot

MAMARONECK, N.Y. — Matthew Wolff might be too young to realize he's supposed to hit fairways to have a chance to win the U.S....

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OU football: Marvin Mims' high school coach says Sooners freshman receiver 'just has another gear'

NORMAN — When the young player sat down in Frisco (Texas) Lone Star High football coach Jeff Rayburn’s office almost five years...

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Ravens TE Mark Andrews scores big on throws from MVP Lamar Jackson

Mark Andrews' sure hands and knack for finding the end zone have made him the favorite target of Ravens quarterback Lamar...

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High School Football Scoreboard for Sunday, Sept. 20

WEEK 3 RESULTS High School Thursday’s Results Class 6A Lawton MacArthur 21, Enid 7 Class 5A Tulsa East Central 36, Tulsa...

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NFL Week 2: Dallas Cowboys host Atlanta Falcons, with Mike McCarthy moving past memory lane

Mike McCarthy got the sentimental stuff out of the way before his first home game as coach of the Dallas Cowboys, in the...

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College football notebook: Big Ten releases third version of 2020 schedule

Big Ten releases football schedule The Big Ten’s third football schedule of the 2020 season is highlighted by Michigan-Ohio...

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Opinion: LeBron James deserved the NBA MVP over Giannis. Here's why.

Well before this entire year went haywire with the coronavirus pandemic, racial unrest and an unstable economy, Los Angeles...

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Vote in The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll for Week 3

The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll for the top games by OKC-area players in Week 3 is now live.

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OSU football: Tylan Wallace gets going in second half of win over Tulsa

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State star receiver Tylan Wallace’s last game was on Oct. 26, 2019, at Iowa State and a lasting image was...

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OSU football: How Tanner McCalister provided possibly the biggest play of win over Tulsa

STILLWATER — Tanner McCalister said a mid-air prayer.Diving in the back of the end zone, Oklahoma State’s safety desperately...

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Oklahoma high school football: John Marshall defense stepped up in redemption game

After giving up a big play in the final minutes to cost John Marshall the victory last week, the Bears defense made a crucial...

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Oklahoma high school football: Austin Mages scores 5 TDs as Perkins-Tryon dominates Chisholm

The Perkins-Tryon football team dominated Chisholm from start to finish on Friday night.

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OSU football: Five takeaways from the Cowboys' survival over Tulsa

True freshman Shane Illingworth entered as a third-stringer and saved the day

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Oklahoma high school football: Highlights, numbers and things we learned from Week 3

Tulsa Lincoln Christian rallies to top JonesStar senior wide receiver Kolbe Katsis caught two touchdowns in the third quarter...

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Oklahoma high school football: Ben Harman’s 3 TDs leads Cashion past Thomas

CASHION – Mason Manning didn’t have time to do much when the pass hit his hands.A Thomas defender immediately hit him with a...

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OSU football: Spencer Sanders' return doubtful with 'lower extremity' injury

Sanders limped off the field midway through the first quarter

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Oklahoma high school football: Nate Rouse scores 2 TDs, Crossings Christian shuts out Casady

The Crossings Christian football team has faced plenty of adversity in the past two weeks.Its Week 2 game against Oklahoma...

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Bennie Owen's daughter was a Sooner to the very end

Dorothy Ann Bryan had quite the life and quite the legacy, as Bennie Owen's youngest daughter

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OSU names new wheat variety after star-crossed Olympic sprinter

Butler won the 1980 200-meter Olympic Trials but didn't get to compete in Moscow

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Tuning in for Saturday, Sept. 19

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Carlson: How OSU reduced football season-ticket capacity this season without causing many hurt feelings

Janis Hutson Reeser went to her first OSU football game when she was 5. Among her fondest childhood memories are being in...

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Patrick Reed takes the lead as the real U.S. Open gets started

MAMARONECK, N.Y. — This was the Winged Foot everyone has heard about. This is the U.S. Open everyone expected. Patrick Reed...

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Pac-12 eyes Oct. 31 start date for football but issues remain

While significant progress has been made in a return to play, the Pac-12 still is trying to iron out some issues before...

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Morning roundup: Giannis Antetokounmpo wins NBA MVP for second straight year

NBA Antetokounmpo wins MVP for second straight year Giannis Antetokounmpo’s historic year earned him a historic awards sweep....

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Tramel: Tulsa's Philip Montgomery has a tough job guiding Golden Hurricane through pandemic, school leadership turnover

STILLWATER — Tulsa football coach Philip Montgomery has a boss as the Golden Hurricane’s 2020 season begins. Don’t laugh. That...

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College football notebook: Baylor season opener against Houston postponed by COVID-19 concerns

Baylor season opener against Houston postponed by COVID-19 concerns One of the marquee matchups, scheduled less than a week...

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Golden: Jason Garrett 2.0? Mike McCarthy needs early statement win

The ’72 Miami Dolphins may have some nervous moments if a team like Kansas City or Baltimore makes a legitimate run at 16-0,...

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Energy FC at San Antonio FC: How to watch, time

Energy FC at San Antonio FC When: 8 p.m. Saturday Where: Toyota Field in San Antonio, Texas Streaming: ESPN+ (requires...

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Sports Scoreboard for Saturday, Sept. 19

LOCAL FOOTBALL High School Friday’s Games Class 6A Bartlesville at Collinsville Bixby at Stigler Choctaw at Greenwood, Ark....

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NASCAR Cup Series: Ryan Blaney hopes to avoid playoff elimination at Bristol

With a bit of disbelief over his fast fall in the NASCAR standings, Ryan Blaney is determined to avoid elimination from the...

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Stanley Cup Final: Dallas Stars vs. Tampa Bay Lightning will be a Southern affair with a Northern exposure

EDMONTON, Alberta — The leaves are starting to change color around the NHL playoff bubble, and, at most, seven games remain...

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3-2-1 Kickoff: Counting down to OSU football vs. Tulsa

Here’s a look at some keys to keep an eye on when No. 11 Oklahoma State hosts Tulsa to open the season Saturday. 3 players to...

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OSU vs. Tulsa football: Kickoff time, betting odds, matchup breakdown

No. 11 Oklahoma State vs. Tulsa, 11 a.m. Saturday ON THE AIR ESPN • Cox 29/HD 720 • Dish 140 • DirecTV 206 • U-verse 602/HD...

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OSU football: How good can the Cowboy defense be?

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State has a defense without a face. That doesn’t mean it’s a defense without stars. It certainly doesn’t...

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Oklahoma high school football: Mount St. Mary edges Christian Heritage Academy to remain undefeated

The Class 3A Rockets didn’t necessarily have a perfect game, but they did enough to earn a 23-21 victory and remain undefeated.

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Oklahoma high school football: Friday night takeaways

Here are some highlights and observations from The Oklahoman’s high school sports reporters about the games they covered Friday...

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Oklahoma high school football: Triston Brooke leads Yukon to come-from-behind win with 4 TDs

The 29-yard touchdown run was one of many big plays Brooke made in the second half to lead Yukon to a come-from-behind 41-24...

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OU men's basketball: Brady Manek named Oklahoma AAU's Jim Thorpe Player of the Year

NORMAN — OU men's basketball forward Brady Manek was named the Jim Thorpe Oklahoma Athlete of the Year on Friday by the...

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OSSAA: Board approves amending policy regarding cancellation of district contests

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association board of directors approved Friday to amend a board policy concerning...

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OU football: Sooners changing student section guidelines after 'disappointing' behavior in opener

School warns student sections could be reduced or eliminated if students don't comply with new changes

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OU football: Tre Norwood happy to be back healthy again for Sooners

NORMAN — There were few OU players more excited to start the season than Tre Norwood."Just being out there and being able to...

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OKC Thunder: Chris Paul finishes seventh in MVP race

Chris Paul, after a resurgent season in Oklahoma City, finished seventh in the Most Valuable Player race.

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The Six Shooter: Six pregame thoughts on OSU vs. Tulsa

Who will be the Cowboy in the Crosshairs on Saturday? And more importantly, what will they wear?

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Tramel: NFL predictions & can Adrian Peterson catch Emmitt Smith?

Peterson & Gore taking aim at all-time NFL rushing record

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Tramel: If the Big Ten football champ gets in its eight-game schedule, let it into the playoff

Big Ten football plans to arrive fashionably late to the 2020 season. Oct. 24. That’s the startup date for the Big Ten, which...

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'I know she’s with us': Two months after his wife died giving birth, Cale Cochran pushes forward with help of Cashion football and family

CASHION — Looking over the empty football stadium, Cale Cochran picked up his 2-month-old son and kissed him on the forehead....

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Tuning in for Friday, Sept. 18

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The five biggest questions to be answered in Week 3 of the college football season

It won't be long until the Bowl Subdivision welcomes back the SEC, which is set to begin play on Sept. 26. While awaiting the...

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Morning roundup: Pac-12 could follow Big Ten in decision to play football

COLLEGES Pac-12 could follow Big Ten in decision to play football Wednesday’s much-anticipated decision by the Big Ten to...

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MLB notebook: Mariners-Padres series moved to San Diego due to air quality

Mariners-Padres series moved to San Diego due to air quality The Mariners’ upcoming series against the Padres has been...

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U.S. Open: Former OSU golfer Matthew Wolff tied for second after first round at Winged Foot

MAMARONECK, N.Y. — This wasn't the kind of fun Justin Thomas had in mind for a U.S. Open at Winged Foot. But he'll take it. For...

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OU football: 'Race to 26' turnovers remain a focus after solid first showing by Sooners' defense

NORMAN — Delarrin Turner-Yell got the first one, but OU still has a long way to go. Turner-Yell recorded his first career...

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Sports Scoreboard for Friday, Sept. 18

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'As long as he's able to run': OSU football gameday star Bullet nearly stayed home but will ride again amid changes

STILLWATER — For the past few weeks, Harley Huff held out hope. She crossed her fingers. She could have said a prayer or gone...

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HoopGurlz recruiting rankings: ESPN ranks four Oklahomans in top 100 of 2021 class

Four Oklahoma girls basketball prospects were ranked in the ESPN Class of 2021 Top Women’s College Basketball Prospects list.

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Oklahoma high school football: List of canceled, postponed Week 3 games

With one week to go until district play starts for most teams across the state, high school football games are getting more...

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Oklahoma high school football: U.S. Grant's Stacyion Gay led the Generals to their first win of season with five TDs

U.S. Grant’s Stacyion Gay was a big reason why the Generals were so successful. The senior quarterback threw 11-for-28 for 145...

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Oklahoma high school girls basketball recruiting: Kendra Gillispie announces top 5 schools

Harding Charter Prep’s Kendra Gillispie announced with a video last week, the top five schools she will focus on in recruiting....

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OSU football: After rehabbing during pandemic, Kolby Harvell-Peel is ready for action

Harvell-Peel was stuck at home for a good portion of the rehab process on his torn ACL

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OSU football: Spencer Sanders' confidence has improved because of those around him

Sanders enters his redshirt sophomore year as quarterback with talented players at nearly every position

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OSU football: Tulsa offense provides a multi-pronged threat

Tulsa returns a 3,000-yard passer, a 1,000-yard rusher and a 1,000-yard receiver

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Tramel: College football predictions; can OSU avoid the upset bug?

Can Oklahoma State get the Big 12 football back on track?

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 3 picks

Each week, The Oklahoman's Cameron Jourdan predicts the score of every high school game in the state. Here are the picks for...

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The Oklahoman's Athletes of the Week for Sept. 10-16

Boys cross country Fares Maarouf, Piedmont: The senior placed third at Broken Arrow's meet Saturday, finishing the 5-kilometer...

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Carlson: Why OU, OSU football should be aware home field isn't the advantage it used to be

The public address announcer didn’t need to say much. “It’s thiiiiiird down!” he bellowed. The purple-clad crowd at Kansas...

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Where will Chris Paul play next season? Here's three trade ideas involving the OKC Thunder guard.

Chris Paul hinted at the uncertainty of the Thunder’s offseason. “I don’t know what the future holds,” Paul said a day after...

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Tuning in for Thursday, Sept. 17

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U.S. Open: Letting Winged Foot be Winged Foot

MAMARONECK, N.Y. — Waiting for the green to clear ahead, Sergio Garcia looked behind him at the five holes he played Wednesday...

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Winners and losers from the Big Ten decision start its football season this fall

The announcement by the Big Ten that the conference would start its football season Oct. 24 ended a contentious 36-day period...

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Morning Roundup: NCAA basketball season set to open day before Thanksgiving

COLLEGES NCAA basketball season set to open day before Thanksgiving The NCAA men's and women's basketball season will begin on...

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Big Ten football reinstated; 9-game season to begin Oct. 24

Game on for Big Ten football. After more than a month of political wrangling, coach chirping, parent protests, player lawsuits,...

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Oklahoma high school baseball: Latta coach Eddie Collins thankful for a 'great ride' to national record

Eddie Collins didn’t have to poke his head out of the dugout to know there were a large number of fans at the game on Friday....

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Sports Scoreboard for Thursday, Sept. 17

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Oklahoma high school softball: Despite graduating 14 seniors off the state championship team, Piedmont hasn't lost a step this season

But with just one returning starter, sophomore Karissa Siegener, Piedmont does not look to have missed a beat from their...

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OU football: Jeremiah Hall says Sooners used to 'higher standard' so COVID-19 protocols are easy to follow

NORMAN — Several OU players this week said that seeing their fellow students not wearing masks or not following the protocols...

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OKC Thunder: Chris Paul named All-NBA second team

Thunder point guard Chris Paul was named All-NBA second team on Wednesday.

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OSU basketball: Cowboys hold 'press conference' to answer questions about NCAA start date

STILLWATER — College basketball is coming in late November.The NCAA made that clear Wednesday after a vote that puts the start...

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Oklahoma high school softball: Edmond Santa Fe's freshman Willa Ford has led the Wolves to an impressive pace

But it’s not just Ford, the younger sister of Oklahoma State defensive lineman Trace Ford, who has been productive for Edmond...