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Opinion: What are Oklahoma State's options for replacing Oregon State in 2020 college football opener?

When the Big Ten broke ranks Thursday and declared it would attempt a conference-games-only schedule, the consensus across the...

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'Bring the Thunder': Local artist paints murals for OKC send-off to NBA restart

Two murals, eight feet tall and 16 feet wide, lined a concrete path at Will Rogers World Airport when the Thunder’s bus pulled...

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Sooners seek to move up opener

OU has petitioned the NCAA for a waiver that would allow the Sooners to move their 2020 football opener against Missouri State...

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Former Broken Arrow football star DeMeco Roland commits to Texas Tech

Former Broken Arrow football standout DeMeco Roland announced Friday on Twitter he has committed to Texas Tech.

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OKC Thunder: Which coaches made trip to Orlando?

Billy Donovan won't have his full complement of assistant coaches on the bench with him in Orlando, but six of his seven...

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OSU football: Cowboys' opener against Oregon State canceled

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State is officially without at least one football game this fall.The Cowboys’ season opener against...

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Opinion: What's an NBA halftime performer do when there's no halftime? Red Panda cleans her house — a lot

Rong Niu is excited about the return of the NBA. She has cleaned her house more times than she can count. She has watched her...

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Dr. Jim Kennedye writes letter to Redskins owner Daniel Snyder

Would Washington Warriors work as a replacement for Redskins?

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Opinion: Big Ten cancels nonconference games to save itself, signaling beginning of the end of 2020 season

INDIANAPOLIS — We have reached the Darwinism phase of the 2020 college football season: Survival of the fittest, and to hell...

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Castiglione seeks open date after each of OU's first two games

Sooners ask for waiver to play Missouri State in Zero Week

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: Choctaw's Chase Jackson's position change, transfer sparked path to TCU commitment

Choosing what school to play football for can often be challenging for high school players, particularly during a time in which...

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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Tuning in for Friday, July 10

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Opinion: Big Ten's conference-only football schedule is understandable, but Big 12 won't follow for now

In March, during the early days of the pandemic, Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby spoke about the cooperation among the Power 5...

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Morning Roundup: Morikawa back from missed cut with strong debut at Muirfield

COLLEGES OSU's opener in jeopardy Oklahoma State’s season-opening football game against Oregon State could be in jeopardy. The...

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Opinion: Stephen Jackson’s anti-Semitism is so glaring only he can’t recognize it

That’s where this all started and it can’t be forgotten. You can’t separate Adolf Hitler from bigotry or genocide. There’s no...

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Opinion: OKC Thunder fans, consider yourself warned — these tip times aren't normal

A few years back, I sat down one Sunday evening to watch a Thunder game. It was right about 6 o’clock when I flipped on the TV....

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OU football: Sooners report no new cases of COVID-19, five total recoveries

OU released its second round of testing results Thursday afternoon, and it reported no new positive coronavirus out of 89 total...

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Former Thunder guard Raymond Felton not ready to retire

Raymond Felton didn't make an NBA roster this season, but the former Thunder point guard isn't ready to retire.

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OSU football: Cowboys' opener against Oregon State in jeopardy

Oklahoma State’s season-opening football game against Oregon State could be in jeopardy. The Pac-12 Conference is expected...

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Forget those viral photos: NBA players will be eating well at Disney World

Don’t worry about those food photos posted on social media when NBA players began arriving at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of...

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With no State Fair of Texas, could OU-Texas become a night game?

Sooners and Longhorns always play in the daytime, but that could change in 2020

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Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame announces 2019-20 Jim Thorpe High School Player of the Year honorees

The Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame announced Thursday its winners for the 36th annual All Sports and Scholar Athletes Awards.Due...

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Facing litigation, state temporarily halts enforcement of some marijuana business rules

Pending litigation, the Oklahoma attorney general’s office temporarily has agreed the state will not enforce some medical...

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Polio didn't stop Clancy's love of sports

From All-State football to the Journalism Hall of Fame, Clancy loved sports

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: Jenks star, OSU commit Logan Nobles defined by leadership, hard work

JENKS — Before each football season, and again in the offseason, Jenks coach Keith Riggs holds a vote for the team’s leadership...

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'A special, special talent': Latrell McCutchin's commitment a big recruiting win for OU football

It hasn’t taken long for Latrell McCutchin to capture the hearts of Sooner fans. The four-star cornerback committed to OU on...

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Tuning in for Thursday, July 9

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Opinion: OSU basketball phenom Cade Cunningham is a Mike Boynton fan — and he isn't alone

Cade Cunningham has taken lots of phone calls from Mike Boynton over the past few years. The one that came the morning of June...

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'I knew where I was going': Cade Cunningham never doubted commitment to Oklahoma State, Mike Boynton

STILLWATER — Cade Cunningham first felt the wave of emotions and realized he needed to take a step back — at the very least for...

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Morning roundup: Ivy Leage cancels fall sports due to COVID-19

COLLEGES Ivy League cancels fall sports due to COVID-19 The Ivy League will not have sports this fall due to concerns over the...

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Cashion, nearby communities rally to support coach after wife’s death

CASHION — Oklahoma Christian Academy football coach Grey Powell gathered his players in a circle before saying a prayer. The...

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High school girls basketball: Okarche names former assistant coach Haley Mitchel to succeed Kelli Jennings as head coach

Okarche named former assistant coach Haley Mitchel as the new head girls basketball coach on Wednesday, following the departure...

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Some fans agree on Redskins name change; some don't

Readers split on change of Washington Redskins name

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Opinion: Dak Prescott won’t get anything close to Patrick Mahomes’ deal, but Dallas Cowboys QB’s price just went up

DALLAS — Lamar Hunt created the American Football League, World Championship Tennis and pro soccer in North America. Coined the...

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Cashion, surrounding communities rallying behind football coach Cale Cochran after loss of wife

CASHION – Oklahoma Christian Academy football coach Grey Powell gathered his players in a circle before saying a prayer.The...

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OKC Thunder: First practice at Disney World set

The Thunder will hold its first Disney World practice at 4 p.m. Friday.

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Report: Chris Paul chooses jersey message for NBA restart

Players can display social justice messages on the back of their jerseys above their number, a spot usually reserved for their...

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OKC Thunder: Isaiah Roby out for season restart

Thunder rookie Isaiah Roby will miss the rest of the season after undergoing a minor procedure on his right plantar fascia,...

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OKC Thunder: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander signs with Converse

Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has signed with Converse, the company announced Wednesday.

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Eufaula RB Noah Alexander commits to Army

Eufaula senior running back Noah Alexander verbally committed to Army on Tuesday. He announced the decision on his Twitter...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Owasso OL Dillon Gilbert commits to Air Force

Owasso senior offensive lineman Dillon Gilbert verbally committed to Air Force on Tuesday evening. He announced the...

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Opinion: OU-Texas football without the State Fair would be weird. I've seen it — sort of

Opinion: OU-Texas football without the State Fair would be weird. I've seen it -- sort of

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OKC Thunder: How can team recapture chemistry ahead of NBA restart?

The arcing inbounds pass from Steven Adams sailed through the hushed gym. Dennis Schröder, running a post route toward the rim,...

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: Heritage Hall's Melvin Swindle 'going with the flow' with offers to play both sides of the ball in college

Going into his junior season, Melvin Swindle had a choice to make. The Heritage Hall offensive and defensive lineman was fresh...

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Tuning in for Wednesday, July 8

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The Nashville Stars could be MLB's next team – and baseball's first Black-owned club

Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has more power than anyone in baseball, but he can’t unilaterally implement...

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Morning roundup: Former OU assistant Ruffin McNeill joins North Carolina State staff

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Former OU assistant Ruffin McNeill joins N.C. State staff North Carolina State has hired former East Carolina...

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Thunder Fellows Program set to launch

Sam Presti, during the height of protests following the death of George Floyd, was asked what an NBA team owes its community to...

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Edmond releases return-to-school plan

EDMOND — Edmond Public Schools expects to resume face-to-face instruction this fall with plans to go from “brick to click” if...

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Opinion: State Fair of Texas cancellation casts an ominous feeling for 2020 college football season

When Iowa canceled its State Fair a month ago, we figured the worst. The State Fair of Texas was shaky. Texans are serious...

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OU football: Red River Showdown at Cotton Bowl up to Sooners, Longhorns after State Fair of Texas cancellation

The Red River Showdown will look different the next time the Sooners and Longhorns line up on the gridiron. They may play in...

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5 Oklahoma high school swimmers earn NISCA All-America honors

Five Oklahoma swimmers have earned national recognition for their performances during the 2019-20 high school season.

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OKC Thunder, CAA Sports create Thunder Fellows Program for Black students in Tulsa

The Thunder, with CAA Sports, has created the Thunder Fellows Program, a nonprofit organization designed to unlock...

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OU football: Former Sooners assistant Ruffin McNeill joins North Carolina State staff

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina State has hired former East Carolina head coach and Oklahoma assistant Ruffin McNeill for an...

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OSU basketball: Cowboys have no positive tests in first round of COVID-19 screenings

STILLWATER — No Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball players were positive for COVID-19 through the first round of testing, a...

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John Marshall High School had a powerhouse wrestling program in the 1960s

Editor of Amateur Wrestling News got his start at John Marshall

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The Oklahoman’s Super 30: Bryce Drummond turning 'into a freak' heading into senior season at Pawhuska

PAWHUSKA — Bryce Drummond is accustomed to change. Pawhuska’s senior quarterback has seen plenty of it through his first three...

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State Fair of Texas canceled, but Joe Castiglione hopes Red River Showdown can go on at Cotton Bowl

For the first time since World War II, the State Fair of Texas has been canceled, the fair's board announced Tuesday morning.

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Opinion: Here's hoping MLB is successful in playing out its ambitious 2020 schedule

It will be a Major League Baseball season like no other. Then again, with the pandemic showing no signs of easing up, and early...

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How will NBA coaches handle season restart with no fans and practice limitations?

During pressure-packed games, NBA coaches often wrestle with how to ensure their ear drums do not burst from all the noise....

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: Edmond Santa Fe's James Burnett a big student in chemistry

EDMOND — James Burnett has always been an advocate for team chemistry. So when members of his eighth-grade football team in...

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Tuning in for Tuesday, July 7

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OU football: Caleb Williams' 'main goal right now' is recruiting more top prospects for Sooners

Last week was eventful for Caleb Williams. Williams, who is ranked as the No. 1 dual threat quarterback by the 247Sports...

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Tulsa Union Public Schools to evaluate Redskins as mascot name

Tulsa Union's mascot could soon be changing. Union Public Schools announced Monday its Board of Education would entertain a...

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Morning roundup: MLB announces season schedule

MLB MLB announces season schedule Major League Baseball announced its season schedule Monday, making official a 60-game season...

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OKC Thunder: Luguentz Dort reacts to long-term contract extension

When Luguentz Dort signed his new contract on June 24, the Thunder rookie made sure to not forget his mom in a celebratory...

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NFL: Chiefs agree to 10-year, $450 million deal with Mahomes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs wanted to make sure they kept Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes around as long as...

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Opinion: The Washington NFL team's racial slur finally seems on its last leg

Before OCU dropped “Chiefs” and Southeastern State dropped “Savages” and Northeastern State dropped “Redmen,” I trotted out a...

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Q&A with ESPN’s Paul Finebaum: College football will 'keep moving the invisible deadline' on 2020 season

To those who don’t follow college football closely, Paul Finebaum might seem to have had a meteoric rise through the...

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OSU baseball: Incoming Enid Freshman Garrett Shull commits to Cowboys

Enid's Garrett Shull, who joined Twitter in July, allowed Enid coach Brad Gore to announce his commitment to the Cowboys on the...

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Ridgecrest Elementary in Midwest City had quite the field

The love for baseball lasted until age 14

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Nature & You: ‘Heat bugs’ are the ‘kind-of-official’ insects of summer

Back in the day, Willard Scott was the weatherman on a national TV news program broadcast on weekday mornings. He coined a new...

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Tuning in for Monday, July 6

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OU delivers recruiting fireworks

NORMAN — Lincoln Riley has developed a reputation as the best in college football at developing quarterbacks. That’ll happen...

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Why Sean Sutton deserves another shot as head coach

You deserve a hug. After watching the new documentary about Eddie Sutton — “EDDIE: The Cost of Greatness” made its debut Monday...

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Morning Roundup: Yankees' Tanaka could be ready to pitch by opening day

The Yankees had their Sunday brightened by Masahiro Tanaka, who came to the ballpark and seemed well a day after being hit in...

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Kevin Harvick wins Brickyard 400 again

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Kevin Harvick turned up the heat on Denny Hamlin late in the Brickyard 400. And on a cooling track, Hamlin's...

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DeChambeau overtakes Wolff to win Rocket Mortgage Classic

DETROIT — Bryson DeChambeau pounded protein shakes and lifted iron to transform his body, adding 40 pounds of mass, and changed...

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The Oklahoman’s Super 30: Cancer survivor Owen Ostroski of Tulsa Holland Hall has bright future

TULSA — Owen Ostroski’s life began with a scare. When Ostroski was 7 months old, his parents received dreadful news. They...

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If NBA can pull off restart, trio of young stars will get their chance at spotlight

LOS ANGELES — JJ Redick, a veteran guard for the New Orleans Pelicans, saw the photo. With NBA teams starting to slowly fill...

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‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’ hymn ignites hope across nation

LOS ANGELES — The Black national anthem was born more than a century ago, but the popular hymn within the African American...

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Gurney says Mark Emmert's time is passed as NCAA president

Former OU athletics chief of academic is harsh in his assessment of Emmert

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OSU basketball: Mike Holder turns to Mike Boynton during Mike Gundy investigation

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder often turned to men’s basketball coach Mike Boynton the past few...

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'We’ve got to have football': OU and OSU home games are vital for many business in Norman and Stillwater

College football Saturdays are big business at O’Connell’s in Norman. OU fans pour into the historic Campus Corner bar and...

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The Oklahoman’s Super 30: Stillwater's Lance Petermann a fast learner after late start in football

STILLWATER — Lance Petermann has spent most of his life as the biggest kid in school. As someone who towered over his...

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Tuning in for Sunday, July 5

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Auto racing notebook: Chase Briscoe wins 2nd straight to complete dream weekend at Indy

Briscoe wins 2nd straight to complete dream weekend at Indy Chase Briscoe parked the No. 98 car on the front straightaway at...

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Morning roundup: NFL to discuss union's desire to cancel preseason

NFL League to discuss union's desire to cancel preseason The NFL plans to consider the NFL Players Association’s recommendation...

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Holder says Boynton deserves some ‘kudos’

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder believes the Cowboys won the first round of their appeal to the...

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After 20 years, the Women On Target shoot is still a blast

Suzi Rouse could count on one hand the number of women who were members of the Oklahoma City Gun Club when she approached its...

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Opinion: As FedEx joins opposition to Washington NFL team’s nickname, it’s time for Daniel Snyder to do the right thing

A big shoe might have just dropped on Daniel Snyder’s all-caps stance that he will “NEVER” change the name of his football...

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Former Oklahoma State star Matthew Wolff shoots 64 to take Rocket Mortgage Classic lead

DETROIT — When you watch Matthew Wolff strike a golf ball — a spinning, whirling blend of bravado and distance — it’s easy to...

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Coronavirus behind him, Utah's Rudy Gobert looking forward

There were the tweets from strangers. "I hate you." "You ruined the whole world." "You deserve it." And there was the scorn...

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NBA notebook: Pacers' Victor Oladipo to sit out restart of season

Pacers' Oladipo to sit out restart of season The Indiana Pacers will finish this season without Victor Oladipo after the...

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NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson in good spirits but 'heartbroken' for daughters after positive COVID-19 test

INDIANAPOLIS — Nothing about Jimmie Johnson’s final full season in NASCAR has been normal. In search of his first victory in...

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Deer Creek alum Michael Fulmer back on mound during Detroit Tigers' first workout at Comerica

DETROIT — Baseball's return to Comerica Park meant Michael Fulmer was back on the mound in Detroit. It had certainly been a...

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Opinion: Recruiting OU football coach Lincoln Riley to take a $640,000 pay cut? Easy sell for Joe Castiglione.

Lincoln Riley had an in-home visit last week. He wasn’t the one visiting a recruit, though. Instead, Joe Castiglione paid a...

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Opinion: It's a Fourth of July without Major League Baseball — and perhaps that's a good thing

WASHINGTON — It’s the Fourth of July, and there will be no Major League Baseball and really, that’s OK. For the better part of...

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Opinion: Moving 2020 college football season to spring might be only salvation in coronavirus pandemic

My pal Carey Murdock asked Lincoln Riley a question near the end of his Zoom press conference Friday. What OU defensive lineman...

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Opinion: Want football this fall? Don't be selfish. Wear a mask to slow COVID-19 spread

INDIANAPOLIS — Until we get a vaccination for the coronavirus, you’re the best hope we’ve got. Yes, you. And you and you. Also:...

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'Definition of a leader': How Thunder guard Chris Paul has guided Players Association through turbulent times

Chris Paul and Michele Roberts joke that they begin and end their days with Zoom calls, but it’s too close to the truth to be...

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'He’s taking that next step': Oklahoma State receiver Landon Wolf has found his voice against racial injustice

STILLWATER — Chuba Hubbard was set for his first public interview since his famous tweet last month. But he first had his own...

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OU football: Caleb Williams, top QB in 2021 class, commits to Sooners

Lincoln Riley has developed a reputation as the best in college football at developing quarterbacks.

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Four-star CB commits to Sooners, kicking off big recruiting day

What could turn into a massive recruiting day for OU started off with a bang Saturday afternoon when four-star cornerback...

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TBT basketball: Stillwater Stars eliminated in opening round

Le’Bryan Nash was all smiles in the first quarter.He hit falling jumpers. He made layups. He was doing it all.And the...

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OKC Thunder: Orlando scrimmage schedule released

All 22 NBA teams at Disney World will play three scrimmages to ramp up before the regular season resumes.

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Tuning in for Saturday, July 4

july 4 tuning in SATURDAY RE-AIRS AUTO RACING LIVE 7 a.m.;;IndyCar Racing;;NBC (Cox 4) 7:55 a.m.;;Grand Prix Qualifying;;ESPN...

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Langston University suspends athletics for fall semester due to coronavirus pandemic

Langston University, the only historically Black university in Oklahoma, announced Friday that it would not participate in any...

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OSU basketball: Stillwater Stars ready for bubble showcase in The Basketball Tournament

Le’Bryan Nash watched The Basketball Tournament from afar the past few years and always believed Oklahoma State should have a...

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Morning roundup: Former Oklahoma State golfer Matthew Wolff has blistering birdie streak at Rocket Mortgage Classic

GOLF Wolff has blistering birdie streak at Rocket Mortgage Classic Matthew Wolff was so good Friday morning that even Arizona...

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Gallinari: ‘We are fighting for’ title

Danilo Gallinari, perhaps more than any of his Thunder teammates, could argue that he has a financial incentive to sit out the...

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'We need to learn our lessons now': Sooners' Lincoln Riley says education of players paramount in having 2020 college football season

NORMAN — When OU football coach Lincoln Riley settled in to watch his daughter’s softball game Thursday night, he had a mask on...

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The Oklahoman’s Super 30: Owasso’s Emaud Triplett aiming to prove he’s the state’s top linebacker

OWASSO — Players often set high goals for themselves before the start of every season. For Emaud Triplett, he wants to do more...

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Opinion: Fourth of July 2020 feels different for new U.S. citizen Franco Sui Yuan

Franco Sui Yuan moved from Los Angeles to Chicago to Oklahoma City, then back to Los Angeles, then back to Oklahoma City for...

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Energy FC returns to play in scrimmage against Sporting KC II ahead of match with FC Tulsa

Interstate professional sports returned to the state on Friday afternoon, as Energy FC took on Sporting Kansas City II in a...

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Terry Maxon remembers fondly the Sooners & the Rangers

The Game of the Century & Nolan Ryan's sixth no-hitter is not a bad list of games

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OSU football: Mike Gundy's contract reduced by $1M and one year following internal investigation

Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy’s contract was altered following an internal review of the program, athletic director...

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With uncertainty in college sports, Learfield IMG asks several schools to take on more risk

Learfield IMG College, the multimedia conglomerate that spent big over the last decade to buy up radio, marketing and...

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OKC Thunder: Danilo Gallinari 'never' considered opting out of restart

Danilo Gallinari, perhaps more than any of his Thunder teammates, would have a rational reason for sitting out the NBA's restart.

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OSU basketball: Mike Holder says Cowboys won first round of appeal by keeping roster mostly intact

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder believes the Cowboys won the first round of their appeal to the...

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College basketball: Five-star prospect Daimion Collins has OU, OSU in top 10

Oklahoma State and Oklahoma are contenders for a five-star basketball prospect from Texas.Six-foot-8, 190-pound center Daimion...

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Opinion: Can Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy learn new tricks? Mike Holder is counting on it.

Holder says Gundy/player relationship was "the missing link" in Cowboy football

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OU football: Caleb Williams' decision looms large for Sooners on Saturday

OU’s 2021 recruiting class figures to have some fireworks Saturday night.

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OU football: Sooners coach Lincoln Riley hoping for national standards on testing

While Sooners coach Lincoln Riley wouldn’t pinpoint a specific plan for continued COVID-19 testing Friday, he said OU would...

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OSU athletics: Mike Holder says budget cuts are coming

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder said Friday that budget cuts are coming due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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OSU football: Mike Holder did not contact Alfred Williams during Mike Gundy investigation

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State athletic officials did not contact former Colorado star Alfred Williams about his racial...

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Opinion: NBA fairy tales could come true for the Thunder in the Disney World bubble

When the Thunder plays the Jazz on Aug. 1 in Orlando, 142 days will have passed since the same teams took the court in Oklahoma...

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Tuning in for Friday, July 3

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OU coaches, athletic director to have pay cut by 10%

NORMAN — With revenue diminished from the cancellation of spring sports, and uncertainty looming for the future, OU’s athletic...

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Morning roundup: Sponsor FedEx wants Redskins to change their name

NFL Sponsor FedEx asks Redskins to change their name The title sponsor of the Washington Redskins' stadium wants the NFL team...

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Thunder center Steven Adams stayed in shape 'boxing out cows' on New Zealand farm during NBA shutdown

Steven Adams pointed the webcam to his left arm. He wanted to show off the farmer’s tan he’d been working on in New Zealand....

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OSU lineman Galloway ‘done with football’

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State tackle Dylan Galloway is calling it a career. Galloway has elected to retire from football and...

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Energy FC to host Tulsa in USL return-to-play opener July 13 on ESPN2

Energy FC will resume league play July 13 against in-state rival FC Tulsa in a nationally televised match at Taft Stadium. The...

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OSU football: Mike Gundy will remain Cowboys coach

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy’s job is safe.

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OKC Thunder reports zero positive coronavirus tests

No Thunder player has tested positive for the coronavirus since the NBA's testing period began June 23, a team spokesman said...

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OSU basketball: Cowboys officially add Bryce Williams, Bernard Kouma

STILLWATER — A week ago, Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton said NCAA sanctions would not change how he recruited for the...

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OSU football: Offensive lineman Dylan Galloway retires from football

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State tackle Dylan Galloway is calling it a career.Galloway has elected to retire from football and leave...

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No student-athlete services will be affected by Wednesday's cuts

NORMAN — OU's athletics department announced budget cuts of approximately $13.7 million Wednesday, cost-cutting measures due to...

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OU football: Seven Sooners test positive for COVID-19, seven more had active cases before testing

Twelves coronavirus cases remain active among OU football players

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Chris Paul to produce HBCU basketball documentary

Thunder point guard Chris Paul is producing a documentary series that will offer a close look at the challenges HBCU basketball...

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The Oklahoman’s Super 30: Broken Arrow’s Darryan Moss looking to fulfill promise he made to father on death bed in 2017

BROKEN ARROW — Darryan Moss had one thing he needed to say. With his father, Lloyd Moss III, on his death bed in November 2017,...

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Opinion: Asterisk on this year's NBA champ? Only if you want to signify how tough this will be

The NBA restart has given us a whole new vernacular. We're talking about "the bubble" and "seeding games" and "substitute...

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#ThrowbackThursday: The 1935 sandlot

We are running a #ThrowbackThursday image each week, showcasing Oklahoma’s history. Be sure to follow us on Twitter...

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Tuning in for Thursday, July 2

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OKC Thunder roster breakdown: Which players will have most impact for NBA restart?

Wednesday was the first day of mandatory individual workouts in the NBA, and Thunder coach Billy Donovan confirmed that all 17...

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Opinion: Uncertainty of starting college football on time grows as NCAA hands off hard questions

As the calendar turns to July, a month that is slated to bring the opening of college football preseason camps, social media...

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Colorado Rockies add Midwest City native Matt Kemp to replace Ian Desmond, per report

MLB Report: Rockies add Matt Kemp to replace Ian Desmond The Colorado Rockies are signing outfielder Matt Kemp to a...

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OSU planning in-person classes in spring 2021

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State University “fully plans” to host in-person classes on campus in spring 2021. President Burns Hargis...

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Longtime high school basketball coach Steve Freeman dies at 68

Longtime high school basketball coach Steve Freeman died of Pancreatic Cancer on Tuesday.

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A basketball team can be made up of many different kinds of people

Dale Smith made a difference in the lives of some Prague teen-agers a half century ago

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Opinion: Eddie Sutton documentary begs question — doesn't former Oklahoma State coach Sean Sutton deserve another head coaching job?

Opinion: Eddie Sutton documentary begs question -- doesn't former Oklahoma State coach Sean Sutton deserve another head...

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Suns sign Payne for their Orlando roster

Payne has largely been a lottery bust

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OKC Thunder: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander ready to return

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander sat in an office at the Thunder's practice facility Wednesday, the first day of mandatory individual...

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Zachary Levi to play Kurt Warner in the movie 'American Underdog,' set to film in Oklahoma

The film will be given wide distribution by Lionsgate and is expected to begin production later this year.

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Opinion: Minor League Baseball's canceled 2020 season a cruel blow in grim 2020 sports year

For all the sacrifices and deferred dreams the novel coronavirus forced upon the sports world, many are paired with some...

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OKC Thunder: Andre Roberson participating in workouts

Thunder guard Andre Roberson has been participating in individual workouts at the team's practice facility, coach Billy Donovan...

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Adam Silver says 'a large number of cases' could impact NBA restart in Orlando

Rudy Gobert's positive coronavirus test in March led NBA commissioner Adam Silver to make the all-important decision of...

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OKC Thunder to pay luxury tax for third consecutive season

The Thunder will pay a projected $2.5 million this season for being over the luxury tax line, ESPN's Bobby Marks reported...

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'Take over the 140 division': Alex Saucedo eyes another world title shot after beating Sonny Fredrickson by unanimous decision

Alex Saucedo had never fought past eight rounds before Tuesday night inside "The Bubble" at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

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The Oklahoman’s Super 30: Wagoner’s Isaac Smith made most of move

WAGONER — Isaac Smith’s presence was known the first day he walked into Wagoner’s football locker room. Smith, who moved from...

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Tuning in for Wednesday, July 1

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OU football: Four questions as Sooners open workouts Wednesday

NORMAN — A couple weeks after most Power 5 football teams commenced organized workouts, OU will open its facilities beginning...

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Morning roundup: MLB to have its experts weigh decision to let Rangers fans into Globe Life Field

BASEBALL MLB to have its experts weigh decision to let Rangers fans into Globe Life Field Major League Baseball isn’t yet...

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'He really needs help': Family seeks help for Dodgers outfielder Andrew Toles, who is homeless and hospitalized

It was a disturbing picture, a police mug shot, spattered across the internet last weekend, revealing a troubled man with a...

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Opinion: Could Mike Gundy and Oklahoma State learn from Mike Leach and Texas Tech?

Maverick Mike. Eccentric. Nationally known for his unconventional style. Didn’t get along with his athletic director. Constant...

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OSU baseball: Yukon's Carson Benge commits to Cowboys

Yukon’s Carson Benge announced his commitment to the Cowboys in a Twitter post on Tuesday. The latest Oklahoma pitcher to...

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Pandemic shutdown didn't stop OKC boxer Alex Saucedo — but it left him working out in a storage unit

Not long ago, Alex Saucedo was training in a storage unit in Oklahoma City. Next week, he’ll be fighting at the MGM Grand in...

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Minor League Baseball, OKC Dodgers season canceled

There will be no Oklahoma City Dodgers baseball in Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark this summer.No Dodger Dogs or Thirsty Thursday...

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Sutton film debuts on ESPN

Sutton movie dives deeply into relationship of Eddie and Sean

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OSU basketball: 5 takeaways from 'Eddie,' the documentary chronicling Eddie Sutton's life

STILLWATER — “Eddie” opens with chilling 911 call recordings from 2006, the night of Eddie Sutton’s drunken-driving crash in...

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: Heritage Hall's Robert Mbroh's academic, athletic prowess has him on the path for the Ivy League

Sports were brought to a halt in America in March after the coronavirus pandemic canceled all of college and professional...

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Tuning in for Tuesday, June 30

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Morning roundup: Alex Saucedo headlines ESPN card against Sonny Fredrickson

BOXING Saucedo headlines ESPN card against Fredrickson Oklahoma City boxer Alex Saucedo (29-1, 19 KOs) will headline the Top...

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Opinion: Cam Newton-New England Patriots union could be a match made in heaven

Bill Belichick just might have done it again: found a way to outfox his opponents with another low-risk, high-reward move that...

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Opinion: NASCAR rolls on, through crisis and controversy

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The one thing NASCAR has always gotten right is its ability to keep the wheels turning. In crisis or...

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Opinion: 'Athlete A' Netflix documentary reminds us of OU gymnast Maggie Nichols' greatness on and off the mat

Maggie Nichols felt the love during her OU career. We lauded her. We praised her. We cheered her. It wasn’t enough. It can...

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Opinion: MLB’s response to Texas Rangers’ COVID outbreak puts dollars over people

Inaugurating a brand new ballpark with a viral outbreak instead of a baseball game is either a grim forecast for the 2020...

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OSU basketball: Cowboys add commitment from 6-foot-10 Bernard Kouma

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State appears set to add a big man.Six-foot-10 center Bernard Kouma announced late Monday night that he...

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Energy FC to remain at Taft Stadium through 2022 season with lease extension

A new lease agreement was approved Monday for Energy FC to play at Taft Stadium through the 2022 season.

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Why I love sports: For Berry Tramel, watching grandkids play are most-cherished memories

The field sat at the bottom of a hill next to our house in Joplin. I was in first grade. We spent two years in Missouri,...

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Former Carl Albert football standout Reise Collier flips from UCO to Coffeyville Community College

Former Carl Albert High School football star Reise Collier announced Sunday on Twitter he will attend Coffeyville Community...

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OSU football: 14 players test positive for COVID-19

STILLWATER — Fourteen Oklahoma State football players have tested positive for COVID-19 throughout the past month, according to...

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Putnam City's Bobby Wood named Gatorade's 2019-20 Oklahoma Track Athlete of the Year

Putnam City senior Bobby Wood was named Gatorade's 2019-20 Oklahoma Track and Field Athlete of the Year, the company announced...

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Nature & You: Upcoming holiday is reflected in the name and appearance of this appropriately named bug

The Independence Day holiday is fast approaching. To my way of thinking, loud explosions are not pleasant, and I much prefer to...

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: Del City's Sherrod Davis looking to prove himself through versatility

DEL CITY — Feliecia Davis, mother of Del City standout Sherrod Davis, cried with joy when her son received his first offer to...

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NFL Creator of Redskins’ “Hogs” dies at age 80 Former NFL coach Joe Bugel, who rose to fame as the leader of the Washington...

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Golf: Johnson wins Travelers to extend career-long season streak

CROMWELL, Conn. — Dustin Johnson won the Travelers Championship on Sunday to end a long drought and extend his career-long...

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Auto racing: Hamlin wins at Pocono; Harvick finishes second. Norman's Christopher Bell uninjured in Stage 2 crash.

LONG POND, Pa. — Denny Hamlin held off Kevin Harvick on Sunday night to win the second Cup race of the weekend at Pocono...

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Edmond angler snags world record paddlefish at Keystone Lake

James Lukehart of Edmond and his wife, Caitlin, were looking to just catch some fish for dinner Sunday when they booked a...

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Mustang boys basketball player tests positive for COVID

A member of the Mustang High School boys basketball team has tested positive for COVID-19, Mustang athletic director Robert...

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Players, NBA working to allow messages on jerseys

NBA players might be able to use the back of their jerseys to share social justice messages when the season resumes at Disney...

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Golf Scoreboard for Monday, June 29

PGA Travelers Championship Sunday At TPC River Highlands Cromwell, Conn. Purse: $7,400,000 Yardage: 6,841; Par: 70 Final Round...

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College football: Kansas State football players say they will boycott all team activities until administrators create policy

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas State football players say they will boycott all team activities until administrators create a policy...

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Former Del City star Terry Wilson feared for his football life. Now? ‘I’ll be 100% ready’ for Kentucky's 2020 season.

One hundred percent. That’s where Terry Wilson plans to be, health-wise, whenever the University of Kentucky takes the field...

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Mustang Public Schools announces student-athlete and assistant coach tests positive for COVID-19

Mustang Public Schools announced Sunday a high school football player and assistant coach tested positive for COVID-19.

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Tuning In for June 29

MONDAY RE-AIRS NBA 10 a.m.;;2017: Spurs at Grizzlies;;NBATV (Cox 256) 11 a.m.;;2017: Spurs at Cavs;;NBATV (Cox 256) 1...

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Chris Paul, Players Association working with NBA to allow messages on jerseys

NBA players might use the back of their jerseys to share social justice messages when the season resumes at Disney World.

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Mustang Public Schools announces student-athlete tests positive for COVID-19

Mustang Public Schools announced a member of one of its boys basketball teams tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday.

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'We have the ability to change things:' Thunder's Chris Paul stresses importance of voting

Chris Paul is using his platform to call for increased voter turnout.

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MLB notebook: Dodgers' Andrew Toles jailed in Florida on trespass charge

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Andrew Toles was in jail Saturday on a trespassing charge. The 28-year-old player was detained...

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OU football: COVID officer says school doing 'everything we possibly can' with players set for return

Dale Bratzler was announced as OU’s chief COVID officer on June 8, and since then, the state of Oklahoma has seen more than...

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NASCAR set for Truck, Xfinity, Cup tripleheader Sunday

NASCAR is set for a tripleheader of racing at Pocono Raceway from three national series on Sunday. NASCAR says it's the first...

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The Oklahoman’s Super 30: Southmoore’s Cameron Little one of nation’s top kicker/punter recruits

Cameron Little wasn’t sure what to expect during his first football practice at Southmoore High School.

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Todd matches Johnson's 61 to take the lead at Travelers

Brendon Todd and Dustin Johnson each shot career-low 61s at the Travelers Championship on Saturday, leaving Todd with a...

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Morning roundup: NWSL players kneel during the national anthem

SOCCER NWSL players kneel during the national anthem Players for the Portland Thorns and the North Carolina Courage knelt...

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Camp Brady workouts could have league-wide effects

Tom Brady might just ruin it for everybody. Brady continues to flout the NFL Players Association's recommendation against group...

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Why I love sports: Mick Cornett appreciates life lessons taught through athletic endeavors

Editor’s note: Mick Cornett, former Oklahoma City mayor who helped bring the New Orleans Hornets, then the Oklahoma City...

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Sports Scoreboard for Sunday, June 28

GOLF PGA Travelers Championship Saturday At TPC River Highlands Cromwell, Conn.

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Opinion: Players' actions could determine college football's fate

Many are the people who will make or break this college football season. With the coronavirus cases surging and the sport’s...

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Thunder: Analyzing the Thunder's seeding games during NBA restart

The Thunder’s schedule for the NBA season restart was released Friday night. All 22 teams invited back will play eight “seeding...

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Opinion: Story behind the story of 'Athlete A' and the USA Gymnastics scandal

In March 2016, I was recovering from a serious heart attack. My mother, for whom I’d been the primary caregiver for more than...

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Tuning In: Sunday, June 28

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NBA Restart Schedule Team-by-Team

NBA Restart Schedule BOSTON CELTICS July 31: vs. Milwaukee, 5:30 p.m., ESPN Aug. 2: vs. Portland, 2:30 p.m., ABC Aug. 4: vs....

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CP3 on NBA addressing racial issues: ‘Never a shut-up-and-dribble situation’

In just over a month, 22 of the NBA’s 30 teams will step onto a court and do something they have not done since mid-March. They...

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OSU football: After testing positive for COVID-19, Malcolm Rodriguez spent quarantine in family camper

WAGONER — Shanna Rodriguez knocked on the door of the fifth-wheel camper parked next to her home. She left a plate of food on...

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Oklahoma outdoors: Wildlife Department creates Sandhills WMA in Woods County

The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation soon will be adding another wildlife management area. The 5,212-acre Sandhills...

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OKC Thunder signs Devon Hall as substitute player

The Thunder has signed Devon Hall as a substitute player for the season restart, general manager Sam Presti announced Saturday.

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Thunder: Analyzing OKC's schedule for NBA restart

The Thunder’s schedule for the NBA season restart was released Friday night.

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Adam Silver, Chris Paul call on NBA to improve its diversity in hiring

The moment made the NBA feel proud. The moment also made the NBA admit its shortcomings. While the NBA halted its season...

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Chris Paul on NBA addressing racial issues: 'It's never a shut up and dribble situation'

In just over a month, 22 of the NBA's 30 teams will step onto a court and do something they have not done since mid-March....

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"Finding Big Country" to premiere on Wednesday

Big Country movie joins Eddie Sutton documentary in ESPN lineup

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: Luke McEndoo making the most of his move to Oklahoma

STILLWATER — Luke McEndoo remembers watching Tyreek Hill's punt-return touchdown that eventually led to Oklahoma State's Bedlam...

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Oklahoma high school sports: OSSAA board amends policy to address possible COVID-19 interruptions of school activities

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association board of directors voted 12-0 Thursday to amend the OSSAA's policy for...

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Nature & You: Fireworks holiday is fast approaching; nature is the mother of invention

Several years back, my wife and I made a summer vacation jaunt out to the Kill Devil Hills region of North Carolina. There, at...

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Sports Scoreboard for Saturday, June 27

BASKETBALL NBA Restart Schedule Thursday, July 30 Utah vs. New Orleans, 5:30 p.m., TNT LA Clippers vs. LA Lakers, 8 p.m., TNT...

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Thunder’s restart schedule released

The Thunder now knows which teams it will face at Disney World. The NBA released a schedule Friday night for the remaining...

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Morning Roundup: Pocono twin bill weekend loses luster with no fans at track

GOLF Mickelson leads Travelers in first event since turning 50 Phil Mickelson figures age might be an asset. Playing his first...

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Ahead of return to campus, OU football releases coronavirus protocols

NORMAN — With OU football players returning to campus beginning Saturday and facilities opening Wednesday, the school released...

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Why I love sports: Reader responses for Saturday, June 27

Forever blue I became hooked on the Brooklyn Dodgers during the 1949 World Series between the Yankees and the Dodgers. I was...

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Tuning In: Saturday, June 27

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OKC Thunder: Schedule released for eight seeding games

The Thunder now knows which teams it will face at Disney World.

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Opinion: Major League Baseball becomes a sprint instead of a marathon

Nationals never would have won the World Series under this format

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As OU football players prepare to return to campus, school releases coronavirus protocols

NORMAN — With OU football players set to return to campus beginning Saturday, and facilities opening Wednesday, the school...

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NBA, NBPA support plan to resume season in Florida

Despite growing numbers of COVID-19 cases in Florida and Orange County, the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association...

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Oklahoma attorney general's letter to NCAA calls OSU basketball penalties 'unjustifiable' and 'excessive'

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter, an OSU grad, sent a four-page letter to the NCAA

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NBA, Players Association finalize season restart plan

The NBA and National Basketball Players Association have finalized a comprehensive plan to resume the season with 22 teams July...

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Hughes shoots career-low 60 to hold Travelers lead

CROMWELL, Conn. — Mackenzie Hughes shot a career-low 60 Thursday to take the first-round at the Travelers Championship as the...

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Golf scoreboard for Friday, June 26

GOLF PGA Travelers Championship Thursday At TPC River Highlands Cromwell, Conn.

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Morning roundp: NASCAR checks other garages

AUTO RACING NASCAR checks other garages NASCAR has released a picture of the noose that was found Sunday in driver Bubba...

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Opinion: West Virginia football incident shows us that coaches must change

Vic Koenning goes back a long way. How long? Owasso High School, 1970s. Remember Jim Dickey’s grand plan to redshirt prominent...

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OU football: Sooner Schooner builder Don Werner thrilled to be maker of iconic wagon

NORMAN — Don Werner isn’t the biggest college football fan around. “Oh, somewhat,” he said when asked if he follows the sport....

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Edmond-based Skinz League founder confident in safety protocols after Buddy Hield tests positive for coronavirus

The Skinz League adopted a new policy for its games Wednesday night. “For preventative measures and everyone’s safety, we now...

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OKC Thunder: How Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has improved his game during the break

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander once snuck through a window to get into Kentucky’s gym during his freshman season. As a rookie with the...

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League’s safety plan called comprehensive by health professor

One infection disease expert called the NBA’s 113-page health and safety protocol document detailed and thoughtful. An...

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Hall of Fame game, induction ceremony is canceled

The NFL on Thursday canceled the Hall of Fame game that traditionally opens the preseason and is delaying the 2020 induction...

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Why I love sports: Reader responses for Friday, June 26

'Five cents bought ... five cards and the best chewing gum ever!' My first memory of sports was watching OU play Notre Dame on...

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Kentucky Derby will allow fans, has not said how many

The Kentucky Derby will have fans in the stands "under strict guidelines" when it runs on the rescheduled date of Sept. 5,...

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Tuning In for June 6

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OU student-athletes surpass 3.0 GPA for 17th consecutive semester

NORMAN — OU student-athletes recorded a 3.17 grade-point average in spring 2020, extending their school-record streak of GPAs...

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Energy FC will get shot at rival FC Tulsa three times in regionalized group play

Energy FC will get shot at rival FC Tulsa three times in regionalized group play

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OSU basketball: Eddie Sutton film to debut Monday on ESPN

The film, 'Eddie,' will be shown multiple times over the summer on ESPN networks

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Heritage Hall’s Daphne Matthews named 2019-20 Gatorade Oklahoma Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year

Heritage Hall’s Daphne Matthews was named Thursday the 2019-20 Gatorade Oklahoma Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year.

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'The noose was real' - NASCAR releases photo from Talladega

Declaring “the noose was real,” NASCAR officials on Thursday released a photo of the rope found in the garage stall of Black...

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Why I love sports: Reader responses for Thursday, June 25

'I could not imagine being prepared for life without them' Years ago, I remember reading an interview with Oklahoma State...

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Sports Scoreboard for Thursday, June 25

GOLF OGA Wednesday’s Results Stroke Play Championship At The Territory Golf Club Final Results 202—Rasmus Neergaard-Petersen,...

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Upgraded Sooner Schooner revealed

NORMAN — The Sooner Schooner is ready for action. After an accident last season left OU searching for a replacement for the...

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MLB safety protocols include interesting rules: No licking hands, no spitting, no showers

PHOENIX — We no longer have to hear the words “prorated” or “pro-rata.” We don’t have to listen to players ripping owners,...

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Golf: 5 players withdraw, 1 tests positive, nerves frayed on virus

Brooks Koepka and Webb Simpson were among five players who withdrew from the Travelers Championship, four of them out of a...

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Coronavirus healing, racial justice central to former Oklahoma State football player's Statewide Prayer Walk

Jamie Thompson built a career around anticipation. It is a needed skill as a defensive back. Where is the receiver going? Where...

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Morning Roundup: NASCAR vows to continue investigation into noose at Talladega after FBI closes its case

NASCAR NASCAR vows to continue investigation into noose at Talladega after FBI closes its case On a conference call with...

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Report: Buddy Hield tests positive for coronavirus

Sacramento Kings guard and former OU star Buddy Hield has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to The Athletic.

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High school basketball: OBCA announces UCO will host its All-State games

The Oklahoma Basketball Coaches Association announced Wednesday the annual All-State boys basketball games will be held, July...

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OKC Thunder sign Luguentz Dort to multi-year contract

Luguentz Dort and the Thunder have reached a multi-year contract agreement, the team announced Wednesday.

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Oklahoma Football Coaches Association to host All-State game on July 25 at Oklahoma Baptist University

The Oklahoma Football Coaches Association will host the All-State game at 7 p.m. on July 25 at Oklahoma Baptist University's...

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Tuning In: Thursday, June 25

THURSDAY RE-AIRS COLLEGE FOOTBALL 7 a.m.;;1991: Tennessee vs. Virginia;;ESPNU (Cox 253) 8 a.m.;;2018: Texas vs. Oklahoma;;FCSC...

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OSU athletics forms Council for Diversity and Inclusion

The newly formed council will consist of a cross-section of individuals from the OSU campus, OSU athletics, current...

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Chris Paul, Players Association advance conversation with NBA on social justice efforts

Top NBA executives met Tuesday with representatives from the National Basketball Players Association. According to an NBPA...

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Energy FC set for shortened regionalized regular season, amended playoff format

Energy FC set for shortened regionalized regular season, amended playoff format

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Upgraded Sooner Schooner revealed

After the Sooner Schooner toppled against West Virginia last season, OU has a more stable Schooner

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DJ Gasso, son of Patty Gasso, hired as Utah softball assistant

NORMAN — After two seasons as a graduate assistant under his mother, OU softball coach Patty Gasso, DJ Gasso has been hired as...

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Blake Griffin starts podcast to address mental, physical health

Former Sooner Blake Griffin is set to launch "The Pursuit of Healthiness," a podcast that will feature a famous lineup of...

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Why I love sports: Readers responses for Wednesday, June 24

Wishing it was 'time for Dodger baseball' The absence of sports reminded me of sports experiences past. My first recollection...

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No charges to be filed from noose found at Talladega Speedway

The noose found hanging in Bubba Wallace's garage stall at Talladega Superspeedway had been there since at least last October,...

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Nuggets star has COVID-19

All-Star forward Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets has tested positive for the coronavirus and is quarantining in his native...

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Morning roundup: West Virginia football coach under investigation

COLLEGES Mountaineers' football coach placed on leave West Virginia has placed defensive coordinator Vic Koenning on...

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Athlete A: Netflix documentary focuses on former OU gymnast Maggie Nichols, first to report Larry Nassar abuse

NORMAN — Maggie Nichols was just 15 years old when she was sent to USA Gymnastics national team doctor Larry Nassar for a back...

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OKC Thunder: Forget perfect, NBA should go straight to the playoffs

The NBA tried to find a perfect plan for its pandemic restart. The NBA went all Three Bears in figuring out how many teams to...

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Tuning In for May 24

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College football: 2020 will present unique challenges for small-school programs

As college football players flock back to campuses around the country, much of the conversation in Oklahoma has been about two...

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Ancer playing well but still seeking first win

He’s as smooth on the course as the silky tequila he’s associated with, and while Abraham Ancer hasn’t broken through on the...

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MLB implements 60-game 2020 season as players agree on safety protocols

"All remaining issues have been resolved," the MLBPA announced in a statement Tuesday night, "and Players are reporting to...

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No charges will be filed stemming from the noose found in Bubba Wallace's garage

The noose found hanging in Bubba Wallace's garage stall at Talladega Superspeedway had been there since at least last October,...

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OSU basketball: Mustang's Jacobe Johnson receives offer from Cowboys

Johnson also is a highly recruited football player

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NASCAR rallies around Wallace in poignant moment

There is no escaping it: NASCAR is a white-dominated sport with a predominantly white fan base and a longstanding reputation as...

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Troy Weaver's vision for Detroit Pistons: 'This isn’t a rebuild, this is a restoring'

It didn’t take long for Troy Weaver to buy into the vision sold by Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores and the rest...

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OSU football cancels Fan Day in August

The event is typically held on the first Saturday in August

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Former OU star Abraham Ancer still hasn't won, but he keeps getting closer

He’s as smooth on the course as the silky tequila he’s associated with, and while Abraham Ancer hasn’t broken through on the...

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NCAA Tournament ban means a team also is ineligible for the Big 12 Tournament

Baylor in 2004 missed the Big 12 Tournament after being banned from the NCAAs