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Abby Bitterman
Abby Bitterman

Abby Bitterman covers OU athletics for The Oklahoman. She joined The Oklahoman in September 2019 to cover high school sports. A Chicago native, Abby graduated from the University of Oklahoma in May of 2019 with degrees in journalism and political science. She previously covered OU football and softball for the OU Daily.

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Child care provider organization "disappointed" in DHS plan for $50 million in CARES Act funds

The Licensed Child Care Association of Oklahoma has released a statement calling on the Oklahoma Department of Human Services...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Child care providers feel financial impact of coronavirus pandemic

Child care providers across the state of Oklahoma are struggling. From home day cares to childcare centers, providers have been...

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NFL Draft: Sooners' history with draft helpful for recruiting

Five OU players are hoping to hear their names called during the NFL Draft in the coming days, and that can be just as big for...

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NFL Draft: Lincoln Riley getting a lot of questions about Lee Morris

On a conference call Wednesday, Lincoln Riley said Lee Morris is one of the players he gets asked about a lot.

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SoonersXtra: 2020 NFL Draft preview

Listen to the latest episode of the SoonersXtra podcast.

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NFL Draft: Sooners linebacker Kenneth Murray set up to participate in draft virtually

The OU linebacker is one of 58 prospects selected to participate virtually in the 2020 draft.

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OU football: Sooners' recruiting efforts continue without spring game

NORMAN — Had the coronavirus pandemic not shuttered the sports world, OU football’s spring game would have been played...

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NFL Draft: Mel Kiper Jr. talks draft chances for Sooner defenders

ESPN NFL analyst Mel Kiper Jr. shared his thoughts on the defensive draft prospects coming out of OU on a conference call...

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OU women's basketball: Sooners sign forward Heavenly Greer

OU women's basketball announced the signing of forward Heavenly Greer on Wednesday.

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Bob Bowlsby, other conference commissioners say no college sports until campuses reopen, per Dennis Dodd

Vice President Mike Pence had a conference call Wednesday with the College Football Playoff Management Committee, CBS Sports'...

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NFL Draft: Mel Kiper Jr. says Jalen Hurts likely to be drafted in second round

The NFL Draft is just over a week away, and Jalen Hurts’ name is getting "hot."

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OU men's basketball: Sooners land transfer commitment from Elijah Harkless

Cal State-Northridge guard Elijah Harkless announced his intentions to transfer to the OU with a video on Twitter on Tuesday...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners land UNT transfer Umoja Gibson

Former North Texas guard Umoja Gibson announced his intention to transfer to OU on Twitter on Monday.

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Remember the Titans wins movie bracket challenge

There were a lot of great movies in the bracket, but, in the end, Remember the Titans is the winner.

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Outlook 2020: Gasso hopes impact extends beyond softball field

In her 26th season at OU, Patty Gasso, 57, has become one of the best known figures in college softball. The Sooners have made...

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OU softball: Seniors officially announce return for 2021 season

Juarez, Mendes and Saile made their return official on Thursday night. The announcement came from a joint statement they all...

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March Madness bracket challenge, Final Four, championship: Vote for the best sports movie, including Rocky, Bull Durham, The Sandlot and more

The Oklahoman compiled a list of the 64 greatest sports movies and put them into this bracket — because March is still bracket...

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Trae Young, Kevin Durant to participate in NBA 2K Players Tournament

Trae Young and Kevin Durant are among the 16 players set to participate in the NBA 2k Players Tournament.

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OU football: Recruiting 'different' without campus visits

With all the changes this spring caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, college football recruiting is still going strong, but even...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley hasn't considered the possibility of not having college football season

Lincoln Riley hasn’t considered the possibility of not having a college football season this fall.

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OU football: No spring practice is 'disappointing' for early enrollees

Spring football practice is canceled right now because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and at OU there is one group that is probably...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: What you need to know about economic impact checks

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service announced Monday that they will begin distributing economic impact...

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'Loved the three years we had him': Lincoln Riley talks about Trey Sermon transferring

OU coach Lincoln Riley spoke positively about running back Trey Sermon during a teleconference Tuesday after Sermon announced...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley thinks 15-20 practice will be enough to get Sooners ready for season

It can be hard right now for coaches to plan going forward when so much is still up in the air because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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'We are celebrating with the student-athletes ': Joe Castiglione releases statement in response to NCAA decision on spring sport eligibility

OU athletics director Joe Castiglione released a statement Monday evening in response to the NCAA's decision to give...

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OU men's basketball: Corbin Merritt enters transfer portal, per reports

Corbin Merritt has entered the NCAA transfer portal, the Norman Transcript reported Monday.

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Abby Bitterman: Passing down love of sports through coaching

My athletic career didn’t come with a lot of MVP awards. But there was one distinction I got on pretty much every team I...

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OU softball: ESPN2 to show rerun of 17 inning game as part of Women's History Month celebration

ESPN2 will be showing the first game of the 2017 Women's College World Series championship series between OU and Florida — the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Teacher parades let students, educators connect from a distance

Teachers from schools around the Oklahoma City metro area have been lining up their cars in caravans and parading through their...

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'All emotions just kind of hit at once': Former Sooner Keilani Ricketts reacts to Olympic postponement

The USA Softball Women’s National Team was in Seattle preparing for another stop on its Stand By Her tour when the sports world...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Parents keeping it simple when talking to kids about COVID-19

Rudy Gobert’s name has been associated a lot with the COVID-19 pandemic, and in Royce and Keri Young’s house, Gobert’s name...

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OU men's basketball: Austin Reaves ready for a leap year to follow up his breakout finale at TCU

NORMAN — Austin Reaves’ fade-away jump shot in the final seconds of OU’s 78-76 win over TCU was more than just a game-winner....

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC-County Health Department asks spring break travelers to take precautions

The OKC-County Health Department released a statement asking those who traveled outside of the state to take precautions for 14...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC businesses, nonprofits can apply for loans through Small Business Administration

Oklahoma City businesses and nonprofit organizations are now eligible to apply for low-interest disaster loans through the...

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SoonersXtra: What COVID-19 means for the Sooners

In the latest episode of the SoonersXtra podcast, OU beat writers Ryan Aber and Abby Bitterman discuss the impact of the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OU's Norman campus announces second positive coronavirus test

A second member of the University of Oklahoma's Norman campus community has tested positive for COVID-19.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Del City closing bars, restaurant dining rooms

Del City is the latest Oklahoma city to prohibit large gatherings, dine-in service at bars and restaurants and more amid the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Baker Mayfield donating to Norman Meals on Wheels, Cleveland food bank, per report

Baker Mayfield is giving back to Norman, Oklahoma, and Cleveland, Ohio, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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OU men's basketball: Kristian Doolittle looks to future after senior season cut short

NORMAN — Kristian Doolittle was on the OU’s team bus when he heard the news — the NCAA Tournament was cancelled. The Sooners...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Lon Kruger says Sooners disappointed, but 'anything you can do to lessen the curve, the better'

When the OU men’s basketball team met for breakfast in its Kansas City hotel on Thursday morning it already knew its game that...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: NCAA bans in-person recruiting until April 15

The NCAA's Council Coordination Committee has placed a nam on in-person recruiting for Division I coaches.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: NCAA believes it 'appropriate to grant relief' to spring sport student-athletes; still considering winter sports, per reports

The NCAA believe it is "appropriate to grant relief for the use of a season" for spring sport student-athletes.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: 'We have obviously canceled' Big 12 basketball tournaments

“We have obviously canceled the tournament,” Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby finally announced.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Big 12 cancels men's and women's basketball tournaments

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Big 12 is holding a press conference at 11 a.m. and is expected to cancel its men's and women's...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OU AD Joe Castiglione talks about latest updates on Big 12 Tournament amid COVID-19 pandemic

OU athletic director Joe Castiglione went on SportsTalk 1400 this morning to discuss the latest news on how the COVID-19...

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'We have taken the steps that we think are appropriate': Big 12 limits access to conference tournament amid COVID-19 concerns

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The first-round games at the Big 12 Basketball Tournament on Wednesday looked the same as they would any...

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OU vs West Virginia men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

OU VS West Virginia When: 8 p.m. Thursday Where: Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28) Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7...

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Big 12 basketball: Conference to limit fan access to men's, women's tournaments after Wednesday night games

With concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic rising, the Big 12 Conference has decided to limit access to the men's and women's...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners enter Big 12 Tournament in best position in years

NORMAN — Lon Kruger knows how hard it is to win a game in the Big 12 Basketball Tournament. While Kruger and OU haven't had a...

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OU football: Robert Barnes, Jamal Morris moving to linebacker

Robert Barnes and Jamal Morris will be linebackers going forward.

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OU football: Tre Norwood back, other injury updates for start of spring practice

After missing all of last season due to injury, Tre Norwood is back for OU.

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2020 All-Big 12 basketball teams: Here's how we voted

It came down to two Kansas stars, but two-way standout Udoka Azubuike notched the Big 12 Player of the Year honors in a vote of...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley talks about future of drug testing in NCAA

OU coach Lincoln Riley sees changes coming to the NCAA's drug testing policy — specifically for marijuana — but he doesn't know...

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OU football: Sooners educating players on coronavirus ahead of spring break

With spring break right around the corner at OU, coach Lincoln Riley said that, because of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak,...

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OU football: Baker Mayfield Heisman statue to be unveiled during spring game

Baker Mayfield's statue is about to come to OU's campus.

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OU men's basketball: Austin Reaves named Big 12 Player of Week

The conference announced the honor on Monday after Reaves led the conference in scoring last week.

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OU softball week in review: Sooners go undefeated for first time since opening week

For the first time since opening weekend, OU softball went undefeated in the last week.

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Big 12 men's basketball: 3 Sooners and 2 Cowboys receive All-Big 12 honors

After the regular season came to an end Saturday, three Sooners and two Cowboys earned All-Big 12 honors.

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OU men's basketball: Ken Pomeroy releases probabilities for all teams in Big 12 Tournament

OU has a 36.1 percent probability to win its first round matchup against West Virginia.

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OU men's basketball: Brady Manek helps Sooners to win after going scoreless most of game

Manek finished with six points on 2-of-7 shooting from the field.

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'I didn’t really care if I got hit in the face or not': Kristian Doolittle played without face mask for final nine minutes against TCU

The senior forward had worn the mask most of OU’s game Saturday against TCU, but decided to take it off when he came back in...

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'Guilty of looking ahead' vs. Texas, OU focused on taking care of business at TCU

NORMAN — For the past two weeks, it has felt like every game was a must win for OU — and they have been. Against TCU on...

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OU at TCU men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

OU at TCU When: 5 p.m. Saturday Where: Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth, Texas TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28) Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7 Three...

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OU football: Sooners announce spring game time

OU's annual Red and White Game will take place at 5 p.m. on April 18.

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'Sometimes you keep your friends close and your enemies closer': OU and OSU are sharing softball opponents this weekend

Kenny Gajewski understands how fans might feel about OSU working with OU. But this weekend is one instance where working...

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OU softball: Sooners' home run power picks up pitching staff in win

NORMAN — Jocelyn Alo made it look easy Wednesday night when she sent a ball flying 295 feet over the left field wall. The ball...

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Sooners open at home, find ways to win despite injuries

NORMAN — OU softball had a strong performance in its first weekend at Marita Hynes Field this season. The Sooners beat...

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'There was nothing I could say': Texas stuns OU 52-51 on last-second 3-pointer

With six seconds left on the clock, Kristian Doolittle was on the free throw line with two shots.

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'It’s crazy that four years have already gone by': Sooners' leader Kristian Doolittle prepares to celebrate senior night

NORMAN — In the fall of 2014, Kristian Doolittle was weighing his options with college basketball offers. Talking with his dad,...

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OU vs. Texas men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

Texas at OU When: 8 p.m. Tuesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28) Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7 Three things to...

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OU softball week in review: Sooners open at home, find ways to win despite injuries

OU softball had a strong performance in its first weekend at Marita Hynes Field this season.

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OU softball: Nicole Mendes drives in go-ahead run with first hit of season

NORMAN — With a tie game and two outs in the top of the fifth inning against Northwestern, OU softball coach Patty Gasso turned...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners have winning record in February for first time in five seasons

NORMAN — February has been a hard month for OU men’s basketball in the past, but these Sooners are surging into March. OU beat...

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'A big ray of light came upon': Sooners split softball doubleheader vs. North Texas after bats heat up

NORMAN — After OU’s 4-3 loss to North Texas on Saturday, Kinzie Hansen went and talked to herself in the mirror. The loss meant...

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'You can't guard him': Kristian Doolittle helps Sooners boost NCAA résumé with win at West Virginia

OU beat No. 20-ranked West Virginia 73-62 in Morgantown on Saturday.

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OU softball: Sooners fall to North Texas in first home loss of season

OU lost to North Texas 4-3 on Saturday afternoon in the Sooners' first home loss of the season.

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OU at Texas women's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

OU at Texas When: 7 p.m. Saturday Where: Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas TV: Longhorn Network (Cox 274) Radio: KOKC 1520...

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'It honestly felt awesome': Sooners hit five home runs, beat Northwestern, Abilene Christian

NORMAN — It started when Lynnsie Elam took the first pitch she saw and hit it over the outfield wall of Marita Hynes Field. Two...

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'They know what's at stake': Sooners on NCAA tournament bubble but can boost resume at West Virginia

NORMAN — March is a day away, and OU’s tournament outlook has shifted over the past few weeks. The Sooners are about to finish...

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OU at West Virginia men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

OU at No. 20 West Virginia When: 3 p.m. Saturday Where: WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, West Virginia TV: ESPN2 Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7...

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OU softball: Nicole Mendes makes first appearance of season after ACL tear

Senior utility Nicole Mendes — who has been out to this point in the season recovering from an ACL injury suffered in the fall...

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OU softball: Sooners beat Northwestern 8-3 in home opener

OU opened play at Marita Hynes Field with a win.

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NFL Combine 2020: WATCH results for CeeDee Lamb, Jalen Hurts

CeeDee Lamb and Jalen Hurts participated in the first day of on-field workouts at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis.

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OU softball: Former Sooners back as assistants, learning about coaching from Patty Gasso

NORMAN — When OU takes the field Friday for its first home softball tournament of the season, there will be several familiar...

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OU baseball: Sooners receive $1.1 million gift for baseball stadium

OU baseball received a major gift for its proposed improvements to L. Dale Mitchell Park.

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OU men's basketball: Kristian Doolittle undergoes procedure on broken nose

Kristian Doolittle underwent a procedure on his broken nose Thursday morning.

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OU men's basketball: Kristian Doolittle does well despite broken nose, face mask

NORMAN — Kristian Doolittle didn’t know what playing would be like on Tuesday. Oklahoma’s basketball game against Texas Tech...

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NFL Combine 2020: OU, OSU players participating at Lucas Oil Stadium, how to watch

On-field workouts are about to start at the 2020 NFL Combine, and players from Oklahoma and Oklahoma State will be...

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'That set the tone for us': Austin Reaves' 3-pointers help Sooners beat No. 22 Texas Tech

With less than five minutes to go in the first half, Austin Reaves drove toward the basket. He turned around in the corner of...

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OU men's basketball: 'That’s an NCAA tournament team there' Chris Beard says of Sooners

OU’s game against Texas Tech was a must win for the Sooners.

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OU vs Kansas women's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

Kansas at OU When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: FSOK (Cox 37) Radio: KOKC 1520 AM, KREF 99.3 FM/1400...

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OU softball: Sooners fall in latest ESPN/USA Softball Top 25 poll

OU dropped two spots in the latest ESPN/USA Softball poll after losing two games over the weekend.

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Why are the Sooners playing Texas Tech at Chesapeake Energy Arena? It's an OU 'experiment'

OU men’s basketball is playing at Chesapeake Energy Arena for the second time this season Tuesday, but this time it will be...

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OU vs. Texas Tech men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

OU vs. No. 22 Texas Tech When: 8 p.m. Tuesday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28) Radio: KRXO-FM...

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OU baseball: Tanner Tredaway named Big 12 Player of Week

Tanner Tredaway is the Big 12 Player of the Week.

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OU men's basketball: Kristian Doolittle to wear face mask for broken nose

Kristian Doolittle knew he'd broken his nose as soon as he touched it.

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OU football: Sooners announce Pro Day date, start of spring practice

OU football has announced its Pro Day and spring practice schedule.

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OU baseball week in review: Sooners have strong home weekend

OU baseball had a strong performance in its first week of home games.

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OU softball: Sooners drop last two games of Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic

OU softball had a tough weekend at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic.

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OU men's basketball: Teams' adjustments contribute to Manek's scoring slump

NORMAN — It wasn’t long ago that Brady Manek was lighting up the scoreboard for OU. For much of Big 12 play, the junior...

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Bedlam basketball: 'It wasn't much of a battle' with Sooners dropping third game in a row

STILLWATER — Kristian Doolittle tried to feed a pass inside to Brady Manek to get OU’s offense going out of halftime in Bedlam,...

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Bedlam basketball: Alondes Williams gets less playing time against OSU

Alondes Williams may have started for OU on Saturday, but he didn’t see the floor much.

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Bedlam basketball: OU broadcaster Toby Rowland undergoes back surgery

A regular member of the Sooners’ road crew was absent Saturday.

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OU women's gymnastics: With Maggie Nichols out due to injury, Olivia Trautman leads Sooners with a Perfect 10

OU women’s gymnastics got a glimpse of the future on Friday night. With senior Maggie Nichols unable to compete due to a...

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OU men's basketball: Bedlam a 'must win' for slumping Sooners

NORMAN — Bedlam is always a big game. The pride. The emotion. The intensity. But this season’s second installment of Bedlam has...

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OU at Baylor women's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

OU women at No. 2 Baylor When: 4 p.m. Saturday Where: Ferrell Center, Waco, Texas Streaming: ESPN+ Radio: KOKC 1520 AM, KREF...

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OU at OSU men's basketball: Bedlam tip time, starting lineups, three things to know

OU at OSU When: 3 p.m. Saturday Where: Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28/HD 721, Dish 143, DirecTV 209, U-verse...

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Trae Young receives January NBA Care Community Assist Award

Trae Young is the January recipient of the NBA Cares Community Assist Award, recognizing his work in communities in Georgia and...

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OU softball: Freshmen pitchers getting opportunity for Sooners while Giselle Juarez recovers from injury

NORMAN — OU’s freshman pitchers have been thrown into the spotlight early, and they’re taking advantage of it. Giselle Juarez...

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OU men's basektball: Brady Manek named to CoSIDA Academic All-District team

Brady Manek has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District team.

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OU athletics: Nutrition director Tiffany Byrd announces departure from Sooners

OU director of athletic nutrition Tiffany Byrd is leaving the program.

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OU men's basketball: Bedlam important opportunity for Sooners

OU plays Oklahoma State in Stillwater on Saturday, in a game that has become increasingly important for the Sooners.

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OU men's basketball: Sooners looking for more consistency from Alondes Williams

Alondes Williams has contributed in bursts for OU this season, but the Sooners are looking for more consistency from him.

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OU men's basketball: Baylor defense out does Sooners

Against OU, Baylor showed why it is the No. 1-ranked team in the country — defense.

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'They're really good': No. 1 Baylor sets Big 12 record with 65-54 win vs. Sooners

NORMAN — With two minutes left against Baylor, Kristian Doolittle found Brady Manek at the top of the key. The junior forward...

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OU softball: Lynnsie Elam named Big 12 Player of Week

Lynnsie Elam is the Big 12 Player of the Week.

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'He’s going to bring the house down': Alondes Williams' dunks bring excitement for Sooners

NORMAN — When Alondes Williams drives to the basket, he often finishes with power. The OU guard will pull back his right arm as...

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OU vs. Baylor men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

No. 1 Baylor at OU When: 8 p.m. Tuesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28) Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7 Three things...

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OU softball weekend recap: Sooners earn top-5 win in Hillenbrand Invitational

OU earned its best win of the season but also suffered its first loss over the weekend in the Hillenbrand Invitational.

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OU men's basketball: Kristian Doolittle named Big 12 Player of Week

For the third time this season, Kristian Doolittle is the Big 12 Player of the Week.

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OU men's basketball: Sooners in good shape for NCAA Tournament

NORMAN — March is approaching fast, and OU men’s basketball looks to be in good shape for the NCAA Tournament. The Sooners have...

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OU softball: Sooners beat No. 4 Arizona in extra innings

The No. 2-ranked Sooners and No. 4 Wildcats into 10 innings before OU came away with a 6-4 win.

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OU football: Lincoln Riley talks about signee Reggie Grimes

Lincoln Riley and the Sooners are excited about signee Reggie Grimes.

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OU football: 'Process is ongoing' for suspended Sooners

OU coach Lincoln Riley didn’t have any update on the status of the three suspended Sooners during a press conference Wednesday.

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OU football: Jamar Cain 'excited' to work with Calvin Thibodeaux

Jamar Cain is excited to work with Calvin Thibodeaux.

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'They had the confidence to win games': Brady Manek, Kristian Doolittle's history as teammates helping Sooners

NORMAN — Brady Manek set up camp in the short corner of the basketball court once in a game, and Kristian Doolittle would feed...

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OU at Kansas men's basketball: How to watch, things to know projected starters

OU at Kansas When: 11 a.m. Saturday Where: Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas TV: ESPN (Cox 29) Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7 Three...

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'That's the way it is in the Big 12': Sooners confident heading into tough five-game stretch

NORMAN — OU is about to run through a Big 12 basketball gauntlet. The Sooners have gone 3-1 so far in February, with their only...

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OU softball: Sooners coach Patty Gasso has 'zero expectations for freshmen' but they still deliver

NORMAN — When Kinzie Hansen stepped up to bat in OU softball’s season opener last week, it was a moment a long time in the...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners beat Iowa State with balanced offense

NORMAN — Iowa State and OU were in a tight battle before Kristian Doolittle passed to Brady Manek near the top of the 3-point...

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OU softball: Sooners announce 2020 TV schedule

Oklahoma softball will have 22 of its regular season games televised.

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OU football: Chandler Morris was Lincoln Riley's favorite QB in 2020 class

Chandler Morris was Lincoln Riley’s favorite quarterback in the 2020 class, the OU coach said in a press conference Wednesday.

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OU football: Sooners entering transfer portal not a surprise to Lincoln Riley

OU football experienced an exodus earlier this off-season, but it wasn't surprising.

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OU football: Sooner coaching staff sorting out who will oversee special teams

Assistant head coach for offense Shane Beamer will handle most of the special teams duties.

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OU men's basketball: Sooners have home court momentum heading into game against Iowa State

NORMAN — There’s no place like home. That’s been especially true for the OU men’s basketball team this season. It’s natural to...

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OU vs. Iowa State men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

Iowa State at OU When: 8 p.m. Wednesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28) Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7 Three...

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OU softball weekend recap: Sooner freshmen have early impact in season-opening tournament

Oklahoma opened the 2020 softball season at the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge in Mexico over the weekend. The Sooners...

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OU men's basketball: Jamal Bieniemy, De'Vion Harmon ball managment against West Virginia a positive going forward

NORMAN — De’Vion Harmon found Jamal Bieniemy in the corner on a fast break. Bieniemy shot the 3-pointer, and, as it went in,...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners beat West Virginia with strong performance of Kristian Doolittle

NORMAN — OU beat No. 13 West Virginia 69-59 on Saturday in a much-needed win for the Sooners.

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OU men's basketball: Brady Manek 'maturing in every aspect'

NORMAN — Brady Manek has been making it look easy lately. The junior forward has been playing some of the best basketball of...

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OU vs. West Virginia men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

No. 13 West Virginia at OU When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: ESPNU (Cox 253) Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7...

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OU football: 4 Sooners invited to NFL Combine

Four former Sooners were invited to attend the 2020 NFL Combine at the end of February.

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OU men's basketball: Sooners take long bus ride back to Norman after loss to Texas Tech

Winter weather disrupted a lot of things in Oklahoma this week, including OU men's basketball's travel plans.

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OU softball: 3 things to know ahead of Sooners' 2020 season

NORMAN — Oklahoma opens its softball season Thursday in the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge in Mexico. Here are three things...

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OU softball: New faces, same expectations for Sooners heading into 2020 season

NORMAN — It looks and feels like the middle of winter in Oklahoma, but softball season is here. OU starts the season Thursday...

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OU basketball: Sooners fall to Texas Tech on road

Oklahoma showed it’d learned from its last road outing in its 69-61 to Texas Tech on Tuesday.

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OU men's basketball: Jamal Bieniemy a subtle contributor for Sooners

NORMAN — An electric dunk. A dagger 3-pointer. A big block. These are the things that crowds notice, that people look to when...

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OU at Texas Tech men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

OU at Texas Tech When: 8 p.m. Tuesday Where: United Supermarkets Arena, Lubbock TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28) Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7...

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'They found me, and I was knocking them down': Brady Manek, Sooners bounce back with Bedlam rout

NORMAN — Oklahoma’s Brady Manek came down with the rebound after a missed layup by Oklahoma State late in the first half....

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OU men's basketball: Kristian Doolittle reaches 1,000 point milestone

Kristian Doolittle is officially a member of the 1,000 career point club.

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OSU at OU men's basketball: Bedlam tip time, starting lineups, three things to know

OSU at OU When: 2 p.m. Saturday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: ABC (KOCO-5, Cox 8/HD 705, Dish 5, DirecTV 5, U-verse...

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OU men's basketball: Kur Kuath's journey from Sudan to America makes playing for Sooners a 'blessing'

NORMAN — Before Kur Kuath turned 2 years old, his family was homeless and forced to live in a Catholic church in Egypt. Civil...

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Bench play a lone bright spot for Sooners in loss at K-State

Not everything that came out of Oklahoma’s 61-53 loss at Kansas State on Wednesday night was negative. The Sooners got off to...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners' bench a bright spot in loss to Kansas State

Not everything that came out of Oklahoma’s 61-53 loss to Kansas State on Wednesday night was negative.

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Poor shooting hurts Sooners

Kristian Doolittle took a jump shot with just over 10 minutes left in Oklahoma’s basketball game against Kansas State. It...

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Sooners hope to have Nicole Mendes back in March

NORMAN — Nicole Mendes is still recovering from the ACL tear she suffered in the fall. Oklahoma softball coach Patty Gasso said...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners fall to Kansas State in Manhattan

Oklahoma fell to Kansas State 61-53 on Wednesday.

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OU softball: 3 Sooners named to USA Softball Collegiate Player of Year Watch List

Junior utility player Jocelyn Alo, sophomore outfielder Grace Green and senior pitcher Giselle Juarez were all announced as...

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OU softball: Sooners pitching staff 'by committee' this season

Pitching by committee is going to be the norm for Oklahoma softball this year, according to coach Patty Gasso.

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OU softball: New faces expected to make big impact for Sooners

It’s a new season for Oklahoma softball, and with it comes a lot of new faces on the team.

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OU at Kansas State men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

OU at Kansas State When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Bramlage Coliseum; Manhattan, Kan. TV: ESPN+ Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7 Three...

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OU softball: Sooners hope to have Nicole Mendes back by late March

Oklahoma coach Patty Gasso said Mendes got a brace earlier in the week and is moving better.

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OU men's basketball: Jim Molinari coaching alongside mentor in Lon Kruger

NORMAN — Lon Kruger has always told Jim Molinari the truth. The two met and played together at Kansas State during the 1973-74...

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OU softball: Sooners No. 3 in both major preseason polls

Oklahoma softball came in at No. 3 in the preseason rankings for both the ESPN/USA Softball poll and the USA Today/NFCA Coaches...

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'Everybody is really rooting for him': After juco success, Alondes Williams is stepping up for OU

While Steve Christiansen was going through pregame before Triton College’s game Saturday, he was also thinking about another...

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OU men's basketball: Win over Mississippi State a boost for Sooners' resume

NORMAN — It's still January, but March is right around the corner. Oklahoma took a break from conference play on Saturday for...

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OU men's basketball: Bijan Cortes commits to Sooners

Oklahoma basketball got its first commitment for the 2021 class on Sunday.

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OU men's basketball: Alondes Williams' energy helps Sooners past Bulldogs in Big 12/SEC Challenge

In a game that was important for the Sooners’ nonconference resume, Oklahoma held on to get a 63-62 win over Mississippi State...

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'Sometimes you don’t have to say anything': Kristian Doolittle quietly leading Sooners in senior season

NORMAN — Kristian Doolittle isn’t one to yell. The Sooners’ only senior doesn’t get in his teammates’ faces or scream. That’s...

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OU vs. Mississippi State men's basketball: How to watch Big 12/SEC Challenge, things to know, projected starters

OU vs. Mississippi State When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28) Radio: KRXO-FM...

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Big 12/SEC Challenge FAQ: Is it still 'a great thing' for college basketball?

Oklahoma and Oklahoma State will take a break from conference play this weekend to play in the Big 12/SEC Challenge. Here is a...

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SoonersXtra podcast: Sooners moving on

Jay Boulware, transfers and more on this episode of the SoonersXtra podcast.

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OU softball: Sooners No. 2, Cowgirls No. 9 in Flo Softball preseason rankings

Softball season is just around the corner, and Oklahoma and Oklahoma State are coming into the 2020 season with high...

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OU men's basketball: Austin Reaves' final shot comes up short in Sooners' loss to Baylor

With 12 seconds left in Oklahoma’s game against No. 1-ranked Baylor, the Sooners had a chance to tie it or take the lead.

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OU men's basketball: Sooners fall short in rebounding battle against Baylor

The Sooners’ lost 61-57 to the No. 1-ranked Bears, and Oklahoma also lost the rebound battle

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OU men's basketball: No. 1 Baylor denies Brady Manek, Sooners a Big Monday upset

It was almost another Manek Monday. Two days after scoring a career-high 31 points, Brady Manek led Oklahoma to the cusp of on...

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OU men's basketball: Baylor enjoying success across sports

Athletic success seems to be contagious at Baylor. When the Sooners play in Waco, Texas, on Monday, they will be taking on the...

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OU at Baylor men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

OU at Baylor When: 8 p.m., Monday Where: Ferrell Center; Waco, Texas TV: ESPN (Cox 29) Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7 Three things to...

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OU men's basketball: Brady Manek joins Sooners' 1,000-point club in 83-63 win against TCU

Oklahoma beat TCU 83-63 in a dominating performance Saturday afternoon.

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'I might not be here': How Austin Reaves' older brother made the Sooners guard the player he is today

NORMAN — Austin Reaves wasn’t very interested in basketball when he was in seventh grade. He was playing on the freshman team...

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OU vs. TCU men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

TCU at Oklahoma When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman Streaming: ESPN+ Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7 Three things to...

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OU men's basketball: Top Daug's return, playing Kansas lead to Sooners' biggest home crowd of season so far

Top Daug made its return on Tuesday night in front of the Sooners’ biggest home crowd this season.

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OU men's basketball: Bad shooting performance hurts Sooners against Kansas

Oklahoma gave its worst shooting performance of the season Tuesday night.

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OU men's basketball: De'Vion Harmon returns to Sooners' starting five

De’Vion Harmon returned to the Sooners’ starting lineup Tuesday night against Kansas.

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OU men's basketball: Sooners' fall to Kansas as Brady Manek struggles

NORMAN — Brady Manek ran back on defense looking down and shaking his head. The junior forward had just missed a layup late in...

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OU vs. Kansas men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

Kansas at OU When: 8 p.m., Tuesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: ESPN (Cox 29) Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7 Three things to...

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OU men's basketball: Not your average 'Daug'

D-o-g — spells dog. D-a-w-g — the slang way to spell it, and how the University of Georgia does it. D-o-g-g — only if you’re...

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OU men's basketball: Top Daug's return chance for nostalgia, memories, new fans to meet mascot

NORMAN — When Brad Johnson heard about Top Daug’s return, it brought back a lot of memories. Memories of going to Oklahoma...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners fall to Iowa State in first conference loss

After struggling at the start, Iowa State dominated the game, winning 81-68 and picking up its first conference victory this...

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OU at Iowa State men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

OKLAHOMA AT IOWA STATE When: 7 p.m. Saturday Where: Hilton Coliseum, Ames, Iowa TV: ESPN2 Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7 Three things to...

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OU men's basketball: Early season experience starting to show for Sooners

NORMAN — Back in November, the OU men's basketball team started the season with a slew of new names on the roster and a No. 8...

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OU men's basketball: Kristian Doolittle's first win in Austin part of strong senior season

AUSTIN, Texas — Kristian Doolittle got to check something off his to-do list Wednesday night. Win at Texas. Oklahoma’s only...

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Big 12 softball: Sooners top preseason coaches' poll, Cowgirls No. 3

Oklahoma was voted the unanimous favorite in the Big 12 preseason coaches' poll.

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OU football: Sooners' special teams in good shape for 2020

NORMAN — Oklahoma has its kicker for 2020 and the next few years in Gabe Brkic, but the biggest question for the Sooners on...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners beat Texas with complete game, multiple contributors

Three Sooners finished in double digits in Oklahoma’s 72-62 win over Texas.

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Former Sooner Trae Young cancels $1 million in medical debt for Atlanta families

Trae Young helped some Atlanta families get a fresh start in the new year.

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XFL: Landry Jones suffers knee injury at Renegades' training camp

Landry Jones suffered a left knee injury during the Dallas Renegades' training camp.

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OU football: Looking at Sooners wide receivers, tight ends for 2020

The Oklahoman’s series of position-by-position outlooks continues with a peek at the wide receivers and tight ends for 2020:...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners look for answers to slow starts

NORMAN — After the Sooners’ 66-61 win over Kansas State on Saturday, Kristian Doolittle was asked what he wanted the first few...

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OU at Texas men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

Oklahoma at Texas When: 8 p.m., Wednesday Where: Frank Erwin Center; Austin, Texas TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28) Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners bring back Top Daug mascot

The Sooners' dog mascot will be back in action at the next men's basketball home game — Jan. 14 against Kansas.

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OU softball: 3 Sooners named to Softball America all-decade first team

The Sooners have been one of the dominant programs in softball over the past decade, and it shows on Softball America's...

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OU football: Examining Sooners' offensive line for 2020

NORMAN — The Sooners’ offensive line was working against significant turnover at the start of the 2019 season, but as the group...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners beat Kansas State in first conference game of season

Oklahoma beat Kansas State 66-61 in its first conference game of the season.

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'It’s a great time of year': Lon Kruger excited to see how Sooners handle start of Big 12 play

NORMAN — Oklahoma starts a new schedule on Saturday — the Big 12 schedule — and it is a schedule that will be new to many of...

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OU vs. Kansas State men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

OU vs. Kansas State When: Noon Saturday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman, Oklahoma Streaming: ESPN+ Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7 Three...

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OU football: Chandler Morris to announce commitment decisions at Under Armor All-American game

NORMAN — The Sooners' search for a quarterback to add to the 2020 recruiting class may be coming to an end soon. Chandler...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners beat UTRGV on high-scoring night from Brady Manek

Oklahoma beat University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley 91-72 Monday night, tying its highest scoring game this season.

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OU men's basketball: 3 things to watch in Sooners' game against UTRGV

NORMAN — Oklahoma will play Texas-Rio Grande Valley on Monday night before starting Big 12 men's basketball play. The Sooners...

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OU vs. Texas-Rio Grande Valley men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

Texas-Rio Grande Valley at OU When: 6 p.m., Monday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, NormanTV: Fox Sports Oklahoma Radio: KRXO-FM...

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OU football: CeeDee Lamb declares for 2020 NFL Draft

The junior wide receiver announced on Twitter on Sunday he would forego his last season of eligibility at Oklahoma and declare...

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Lincoln Riley: 'This is where I want to coach'

As the 2019 season ends and Sooners start declaring for the 2020 NFL Draft, Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley has reaffirmed his...

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OU football: When suspended Sooners will be back 'still up in air'

The Sooners don't know when they will get the three suspended players back.

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OU football: Brendan Radley-Hiles ejected, freshman Woodi Washington in for Sooners in Peach Bowl

Brendan Radley-Hiles has been ejected from the Peach Bowl for targeting.

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OU football: Spencer Rattler gets playing time at end of Peach Bowl

As the Sooners’ season came to an end in the Peach Bowl, the Spencer Rattler era at Oklahoma began.

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OU football: Caleb Kelly will be back for Sooners next season

Caleb Kelly will be back for the Sooners next season.

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OU football: Jalen Hurts meets young fan ahead of Peach Bowl thanks to Dominique Wilkins

Before Jalen Hurts took the field to warmup for the Peach Bowl on Saturday, he took the time to meet with a young fan.

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OU vs. LSU football: 3 players to watch, 2 big questions, 1 bold prediction

Here’s what to look for when No. 4-ranked Oklahoma plays No. 1 LSU in the College Football Playoff semifinal Peach Bowl: Three...

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OU vs. LSU football: How to watch, odds, predictions for Peach Bowl

No. 4-ranked Oklahoma plays No. 1 LSU at 3 p.m. CT Saturday in Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta in the College Football Playoff...

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OU men's basketball: Kristian Doolittle named Big 12 Player of Week

Sooners forward Kristian Doolittle is the Big 12 Player of the Week.

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OU football: Jalen Hurts talks about time at Alabama, transferring and more with ESPN

Jalen isn't dwelling on his past College Football Playoff experiences as he and the Sooners get ready to take on LSU in the...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley talks being an underdog to LSU

It's no secret for Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley that the Sooners are 13.5 point underdogs to LSU in the College Football...

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OU football: Sooners dominant in Big 12 over last decade

for Oklahoma football the 2010s have been a decade of dominance.

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OU football: Sooners have experience to rely on in College Football Playoff

This is the third straight season Oklahoma has made an appearance in the playoff, so most of the players on the team know what...

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OU football: Alex Grinch 'respectful' of LSU's offense

Alex Grinch has a good amount of respect for LSU's offense. The Sooners' defensive coordinator knows the caliber of offense he...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners survive UCF in narrow 53-52 win

Oklahoma beat UCF 53-52 to snap a two-game losing streak.

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OU men's basketball: Sooners still have confidence in Jamal Bieniemy despite shots not falling

NORMAN — Jamal Bieniemy shot from behind the 3-point arc seven times Tuesday night. He missed all seven times. Bieniemy was a...

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OU football: CeeDee Lamb a consensus All-American

CeeDee Lamb is a consensus All-American.

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OU football: Creed Humphrey adds FWAA All-American honors

NORMAN — Creed Humphrey picked up another All-American honor.

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OU football: Story behind Bryson Washington's commitment

The Oklahoma football coach and his staff were at a an outing at Texas Rangers game when he got a call from 2020 safety target...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley explains idea behind 2020 class signing videos

National Signing Day has increasingly become a multimedia production for universities, and one team is leading the charge —...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley still unsure if Caleb Kelly will play if Sooners make national championship

According to current NCAA rules, Caleb Kelly has one game left if he wants to keep his redshirt.

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OU football Class of 2020 recruits, announcements, class rankings

Check out Oklahoma football's 2020 recruiting class.

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OU football: Lincoln Riley talks importance of Marvin Mims to Sooners' 2020 class

Oklahoma signed the most productive wide receiver in Texas high school history on National Signing Day.

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OU football: Jalen Hurts never had signing day, was on Alabama's scout team instead

Jalen Hurts enrolled early at Alabama, arriving on campus in January of 2016. By then, Alabama had earned a spot in the...

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OU at Creighton men's basketball: Foul trouble hurts Sooners in loss to Bluejays

Oklahoma was down by eight points with 13:31 left when Austin Reaves dribbled the ball up the court and stopped to shoot a...

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OU football: Sooners add more All-American honors

CeeDee Lamb is a first team selection for the AP and Sporting News All-American teams.

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OU football: Andrew Raym's natural talent, work ethic made him into top prospect

NORMAN — Oklahoma might not have many players from the state signing National Letters of Intent, but the Sooners did get the...

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OU at Creighton men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

OU at Creighton When: 7:30 p.m., Tuesday Where: CHI Health Center Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska TV: FS1 (Cox 67) Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners' rebound struggles starting to hurt

NORMAN — De’Vion Harmon knows why Oklahoma lost to Wichita State on Saturday: the Sooners didn’t rebound. Rebounding has been...

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OU football: Sooners land commitment from JUCO defensive lineman Josh Ellison

Defensive lineman Joshua Ellison announced his commitment to the Sooners on Twitter on Monday.

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OU football: Alex Grinch a big part of Bishop McGuinness linebacker Brynden Walker's commitment to Sooners

NORMAN — If someone had told Brynden Walker three years ago that by December of his senior of high school he’d be signing his...

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OU football: Sooners biggest need in 2020 recruiting class — quarterback

NORMAN — Signing day is Wednesday, and what Oklahoma needs from this recruiting class is clear — a quarterback. The Sooners...

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OU football: Meet the Sooners' commitments for the 2020 recruiting class

Signing day is almost here. Oklahoma football’s 2020 recruiting class is currently ranked No. 10 in the nation by Rivals....

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OU men's basketball: Sooners fall to Wichita State

Oklahoma lost to Wichita State after the Shockers rallied back in the second half.

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OU men's basketball: Austin Reaves returns to Wichita a different player than when he left

NORMAN — Austin Reaves is very familiar with Oklahoma’s opponent for Saturday. Reaves, who spent the first two years of his...

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OU at Wichita State men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

OU at Wichita State When: 5 p.m. Saturday Where: INTRUST Bank Arena TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28) Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7 Three things to...

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OU football: Multiple Sooners named to AP All-Big 12 rosters

Six Sooners made the AP All-Big 12 first team, and three were chosen as second team selections.

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OU football: New Baker Mayfield, Kyler Murray bobbleheads released

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has released new bobbleheads of Murray and Mayfield.

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'Climbing this mountain is not easy': In Jalen Hurts, OU has a real philosopher king

NORMAN — Keep the main thing the main thing. Go 1-0 this week. Take advantage of every opportunity. Listen to Jalen Hurts, and...

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OU football: CeeDee Lamb, Creed Humphrey named to Walter Camp All-American teams

CeeDee Lamb and Creed Humphrey are members of the Walter Camp All-American teams.

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OU football: Jalen Hurts loses out on Davey O'Brien, Maxwell awards to Joe Burrow

Jalen Hurts lost out on the Davey O'Brien and Maxwell awards to Joe Burrow.

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OU football: Ja'Marr Chase wins Biletnikoff over CeeDee Lamb

LSU’s Ja’Marr Chase won the 2019 Biletnkioff Award over Oklahoma's CeeDee Lamb.

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LSU's Grant Delpit wins Jim Thorpe Award

LSU's Grant Delpit won the 2019 Jim Thorpe Award. LSU and Oklahoma both have three Thorpe Award winners, which is presented by...

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OU football: Sooners have most support in College Football Playoff according to new map

Oklahoma may be No. 4 in the College Football Playoff rankings, but the Sooners are No. 1 in support across the country.

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OU football: Tyler Biadasz wins Rimington Trophy over Creed Humphrey, Matt Hennessey

Tyler Biadasz beat out Oklahoma’s Creed Humphrey and Temple’s Matt Hennessey for the award.

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OU football: Analyzing Jalen Hurts' Heisman finalist season

NORMAN — The numbers don’t lie — Jalen Hurts earned his spot as a Heisman finalist. On paper, he has had a season similar to...

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SoonersXtra: Playoffs, awards and a few tangents

Ryan Aber and Abby Bitterman discuss playoffs, awards and more on this episode of the SoonersXtra podcast.

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OU football: Creed Humphrey named finalist for Rimington Trophy

Creed Humphrey is a finalist for the Rimington Trophy, it was announced Monday.

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OU football: 5 things to know about LSU

No. 1-ranked LSU will take on No. 4 Oklahoma in the College Football Playoff semifinal Peach Bowl. Here are five things to...

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OU football: Matt Rhule praises Sooners defenders for sportsmanship

Baylor coach Matt Rhule praised Oklahoma linebacker Kenneth Murray, defensive lineman Nevilee Gallimore and defensive back...

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OU football: Nick Basquine catches first touchdown of season in Big 12 Championship

Tied at 13 in the third quarter of the Big 12 Championship, Jalen Hurts found Nick Baquine in the end zone for an 18-yard...

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OU football: Ticket information for CFP semifinal Peach Bowl

Here's how to get tickets to No. 4 OU vs. No. 1 LSU in the College Football Playoff.

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OU football: Best, worst from Sooners' Big 12 title win

Oklahoma beat Baylor 30-23 for the Big 12 Championship on Saturday. Here’s a look at the best and worst from the game.

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OU football: Sooners open as underdog to LSU in College Football Playoff semifinals

No. 1 LSU opened as a 9.5 favorite over the Sooners in the College Football Playoff semifinal game.

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'He is Mr. Denton': Sooners guard De’Vion Harmon a 'role model' to many in North Texas community

DENTON, Texas — Deon Harmon got choked up walking into the arena on Thursday night. Not because he was watching his son,...

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High school softball: Chloe Bohuslavicky's softball career is far from over

Her senior season may be over, but Chloe Bohuslavicky is far from done with fastpitch softball. The Piedmont senior is...

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Big All-City softball 2019: Meet The Oklahoman's first team selections

Player of the Year Chloe Bohuslavicky, Piedmont Position: Pitcher Class: Senior The story: Bohuslavicky has been a four-year...

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The Oklahoman's Big All-City softball team

First team P: Chloe Bohuslavicky, Sr., Piedmont C: Zadie LaValley, Sr., Carl Albert IF: Terin Ritz, Jr., Deer Creek IF: Rikki...

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How to watch College Football Playoff Selection show

The final College Football Playoff rankings will be released Sunday, and this year's playoff and bowl matchups will be set.

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'God works in mysterious ways': OU's Jalen Hurts 'blessed' to win Big 12 championship

ARLINGTON, Texas — Jalen Hurts is a Big 12 champion. Hurts threw for 287 yards and a touchdown in the conference title match...

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OU football: CeeDee Lamb's big playmaking ability returns in Big 12 Championship

Lamb sat out Oklahoma's regular season meeting with Baylor due to a medical decision, and, in the Sooners' last two games, he...

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OU football: Rhamondre Stevenson scores in overtime to give Sooners lead, win

Stevenson was in the position to score in large part because Kennedy Brooks went down on the Sooners' last drive of regulation.

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OU football: Brendan Radley-Hiles, Adrian Ealy out for Sooners in second half of Big 12 Championship

Brendan Radley-Hiles and Adrian Ealy are both out for the Sooners in the second half of the Big 12 Championship on Saturday.

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OU football: Gabe Brkic breaks Sooners record for consecutive field goals

The redshirt freshman made is 16th straight field goal during the third quarter of the Big 12 Championship on Saturday.

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OU football: Sooner Schooner runs at Big 12 Championship

The Sooner Schooner ran out of the tunnel with Oklahoma just before kickoff.

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

Player of the Year McKenzie Wagoner, Newcastle Position: Pitcher Class: Senior The story: A pitcher, Wagoner helped lead...

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The Oklahoman's 2019 Little All-City softball team

First team P: McKenzie Wagoner, Sr., Newcastle C: Karson Jennings, Sr., Purcell IF: Hope Madden, Sr., Washington IF: Rylan...

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Little All-City softball: Newcastle's McKenzie Wagoner ready for new journey

McKenzie Wagoner is about to embark on a new journey. Next fall, the Newcastle senior pitcher will be playing softball more...

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OU vs. Baylor football: 3 players to watch, 2 big questions, 1 bold prediction

No. 6-ranked Oklahoma will take on No. 7 Baylor in the Big 12 Championship on Saturday. Here’s what to watch for: Three players...

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OU vs. Baylor football: How to watch, weather, odds for Big 12 Championship

No. 6-ranked Oklahoma takes on No. 7 Baylor at 11 a.m. Saturday in AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, for the Big 12...

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OU men's basketball: Kristian Doolittle leads Sooners to win over North Texas

DENTON, Texas — With under 20 second left on the clock and the game tied at 78, Kristian Doolittle got the ball from De’Vion...

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OU football: CeeDee Lamb in-game frustration not cause for concern

NORMAN — CeeDee Lamb looked frustrated in the third quarter of Oklahoma’s game against Oklahoma State. After catching an...

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OU men's basketball: North Texas game a homecoming for De'Vion Harmon

Thursday will be Oklahoma’s first time playing in the Super Pit, but it won’t be the first time for De’Vion Harmon. The...

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OU at North Texas men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

OU at North Texas When: 7 p.m. Thursday Where: The Super Pit; Denton, Texas TV: CBS Sports Network on Facebook Radio: KRXO-FM...

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OU volleyball: Q&A with Lindsey Gray-Walton ahead of Sooners' NCAA tournament appearence

Oklahoma volleyball is going dancing. The Sooners will play Rice (4:30 p.m. Thursday, ESPN3) in College Station, Texas, in the...

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OU softball: Sooners announce 2020 schedule

The 2020 season will see the Sooners play games in Mexico, Arizona and California, as well as playing over half of the regular...

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OU football: Connor McGinnis, Clayton Woods put on scholarship

Connor McGinnis and Clayton Woods have been put on scholarship, Oklahoma football announced Tuesday.

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OU football: Multiple Sooners receive All-Big 12 honors

All-Big 12 honors were announced today by the conference, and Oklahoma players receiver several awards.

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'He didn’t have to do that': How OU linebacker DaShaun White paid tribute to a Sooners fan's late son, Da'Shaun White

NORMAN — It was a simple gesture, a word and a symbol drawn on some eye black tape. But to Shauna White and her family, it...

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'We’re going to make history today': Sooners' defense knew comeback was possible against Baylor

NORMAN — Alex Grinch wasn’t trying to predict the future. When he told Jalen Hurts at halftime of the Baylor game they’d tell...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley talks respect for Matt Rhule, Baylor

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley said he has a lot of respect for Matt Rhule and what he was able to do at Baylor.

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OU football: Lincoln Riley not worried about over analyzing Baylor film

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley is not worried about over analyzing the film from the Baylor game heading into the championship.

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OU football: Michael Thompson Jr. enters transfer portal

Michael Thompson Jr. has entered the transfer portal, he announced on Twitter on Tuesday morning.

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OU football: Big 12 title game impacts Sooners' recruiting

The calendar pushed back a year this season makes getting out on the recruiting trail tougher for Oklahoma ahead of National...

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OU football: Jalen Redmond questionable for Big 12 Championship

Redshirt freshman defensive lineman Jalen Redmond is questionable for the Big 12 Championship game, coach Lincoln Riley...

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OU football: Parnell Motley named Big 12 Defensive Player of Week

Parnell Motley is the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday.

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OU vs. Baylor football: How to watch Big 12 Championship, odds, scouting the Bears

No. 7 OU vs. No. 9 Baylor When: 11 a.m., Saturday Where: AT&T Stadium; Arlington, Texas TV: ABC (Cox 8) Radio: KRXO-FM...

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OU football: Young defenders step up against Cowboys

Against Oklahoma State, most of the credit on the defense was given to the team's veterans, but its young players also had a...

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Jalen Hurts: 'Rain, sleet or snow, the Sooners must go'

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley said the wind was a factor for the Sooners' passing game in the 34-16 win over Oklahoma State.

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OU football: Sooners move up one spot in latest AP poll

The Sooners come in at No. 6 in the latest AP Top 25 poll, released Sunday.

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SoonersXtra: Sooners successful against OSU, eye playoff chances

Ryan Aber, Abby Bitterman and Berry Tramel break down the Sooners' win over Oklahoma State.

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OU football: Best, worst from Sooners' Bedlam win

No. 7-ranked Oklahoma beat No. 21 Oklahoma State 34-16 Oklahoma State 34-16 on Saturday night. Here is a look at the best and...

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OU football journal: Basquine, Hurts get first TD pass, catch on trick play

STILLWATER — Nick Basquine to Jalen Hurts for a touchdown. It sounds backwards, but it was the result of a trick play that led...

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OU football: Nick Basquine, Jalen Hurts get first touchdown pass, reception on trick play

It sounds backwards, but it was the result of a trick play that led to the first touchdown pass of Basquine's career and first...

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OU football: Sooners' defensive streak snapped by Cowboys

The Sooners' defense had forced its opponents to punt on their first drive through the first 11 games of the season. Against...

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OU football: Sooners' defense starts with linebacker Kenneth Murray

NORMAN — Kenneth Murray watched the play unfold in front of him. It was a quick pass from TCU quarterback Max Duggan to Sewo...

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OU football: Jalen Hurts playing in latest, last rivalry game with Bedlam

NORMAN — College football has some incredible rivalries, and Jalen Hurts is about to make the list of historic rivalry games...

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'I remember guys running into trees': Cowboys and Sooners share Thanksgiving football memories ahead of Bedlam

OSU coach Mike Gundy Mike Gundy remembers the good ol' days when Novembers were cold and germs were more common. That meant...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley says Big 12 defenses stronger this season

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley knows the perceptions of the defenses in the Big 12, but he said the conference has a lot of...

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OU football: Neville Gallimore 'always' roots for other Canadian football players

Oklahoma defensive lineman Neville Gallimore and Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard have both played key roles for their...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners bounce back at Hall of Fame Classic with 77-66 win vs. Missouri

For Oklahoma, one day made a big difference. On Monday night, the Sooners were dominated by Stanford from start to finish, but...

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SoonersXtra: Final thoughts on TCU

On this edition of the SoonersXtra podcast presented by Zaxby's, Ryan Aber and Abby Bitterman are joined by Jenni Carlson to...

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OU football: Alex Grinch named semifinalist for Broyles Award

Alex Grinch is a semifinalist for the Broyles Award, the Frank & Barbara Broyles Foundation announced Tuesday.

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OU football: Lincoln Riley talks Sooners' inconsistencies

From the outside, the Sooners have looked inconsistent from quarter to quarter, but coach Lincoln Riley said inconsistency...

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OU football: Jalen Hurts learning from turnovers

Jalen Hurts' ball security has increasingly been an issue for the Sooners.

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OU men's basketball: 5 takeaways from Sooners' loss to Stanford

Oklahoma lost to Stanford 73-54 on Monday night in the Hall of Fame Classic. Here are five takeaways from the game.

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OU football: Jalen Hurts named finalist for Maxwell, Davey O'Brien awards

Jalen Hurts is a finalist for the Maxwell Award and Davey O'Brien Award, it was announced Monday.

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OU football: CeeDee Lamb named finalist for Biletnikoff Award

CeeDee Lamb is a finalist for the Biletnikoff Award, the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, Inc. announced Monday.

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OU men's basketball: Sooners looking to improve over two games in Kansas City

NORMAN — The Sooners hit the road again this week for a two-game stretch in Kansas City, Missouri, before Thanksgiving. While...

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OU vs. Stanford men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

Oklahoma vs. Stanford When: 8:30 p.m., Monday Where: Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28) Radio: KRXO-FM...

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OU football: Oregon's loss could be 'big time' for Sooners

The Ducks lost 31-28 to Arizona State, which could be a boost for Oklahoma, who needs a bit of chaos to happen with the teams...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley talks about Grant Calcaterra's retirement from football

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley spoke to the media about Grant Calcaterra's announcement for the first time after the game.

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OU football: Best and Worst from Sooners' win over TCU

The Sooners beat TCU 28-24 Saturday night in Oklahoma’s final home game of the season. Here’s a look at the best and worst from...

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OU football: Sooners move up one spot in latest AP poll

Oklahoma rose one spot to No. 7 in the latest AP Top 25 poll.

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OU football: Jalen Hurts joins exclusive Sooners club in 28-24 win against TCU

NORMAN — Jalen Hurts became the third Oklahoma quarterback to rush for 1,000 yards or more in a season Saturday night. He is...

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OU football: Sooners to play Baylor in Big 12 Championship game

The Big 12 Championship will be a rematch between Oklahoma and Baylor.

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Recap: OU 28, TCU 24

Follow live coverage from our team as OU takes on TCU. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.

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OU football: Lee Morris' grandparents honored as long-time season ticket holders

The Sooners honor a season ticket holder during every home game, and this week it was Gwen and Morris Sr.

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OU football: Caleb Kelly playing in Sooners' game against TCU

Caleb Kelly had not played in a game for Oklahoma this season prior to Saturday after suffering an injury in the spring.

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OU football: CeeDee Lamb to play for Sooners against TCU

CeeDee Lamb will play Saturday night against TCU after sitting out last week against Baylor, per the TV broadcast.

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OU football: Nick Basquine, Neville Gallimore win Don Key Award

Nick Basquine and Neville Gallimore won the 2019 Don Key Award, it was announced during the Senior Day celebration before...

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OU vs. TCU football: Broadcast info, weather, odds, predictions

No. 9 Oklahoma takes on TCU at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Sooners’ final game in Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium for the...

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OU vs. TCU football: Three players to watch, two big questions, one bold prediction

NORMAN — Here’s what to look for when Oklahoma host TCU at 7p.m. Saturday in Norman: Three players to watch Jalen Hurts: The...

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Class 6A-I football: Moore's season end with 48-20 loss to Jenks in state semifinals

EDMOND — With the clock winding down on Moore’s season, Daniel Hishaw Jr. wouldn’t let the Lions go down easy. The quarterback...

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Recap: High school football playoffs scoreboard

Follow action and scores from Friday's Oklahoma high school football playoff games.

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OU men's basketball: Walk-on Read Streller scores first points as Sooner

Oklahoma was already beating Maryland Eastern Shore by 25 points on Thursday night, but the final two points of the game were...

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OU football: Parnell Motley's career ending on a high note after ups and downs

NORMAN — The highs and lows of Parnell Motley’s career are no secret. When Iowa State went for a two-point conversion in the...

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OU men's basketball: Victor Iwuakor, bench help Sooners to lopsided win

After trailing at half time, Oklahoma beat Maryland Eastern Shore 91-64 on Thursday night.

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SoonersXtra: Senior night 2019

On this episode, Ryan Aber and Abby Bitterman spend some time looking back on the careers of the Sooners who will be playing...

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OU football: Jalen Hurts, Kenneth Murray earn national weekly honors

After a comeback win over Baylor, the Sooners have done well in national weekly honors.

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OU football: Jalen Hurts, CeeDee Lamb named semifinalists for Walter Camp Award

Hurts and Lamb are among the 20 "Players to Watch" for this year's award.

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OU football: Jalen Hurts, CeeDee Lamb named semifinalists for Earl Campbell Award

Jalen Hurts and CeeDee Lamb are semifinalists for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, it was announced Thursday.

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OU football: Young receivers show glimpse into Sooners' future against Baylor

NORMAN — With CeeDee Lamb out, the Sooners needed someone to step up and make plays Saturday night against Baylor. Many...

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OU men's basketball: De'Vion Harmon trying to work his way out of scoring slump

NORMAN — When the Sooners took the court against William & Mary on Monday, there was something different about De’Vion...