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Opinion: Enes Kanter shows that justice and equality are on 'right side of history'

Picking a side? Justice and equality are on 'right side of history'

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Why I love sports: Reader responses for Tuesday, June 2

Memories of a young baseball player Growing up in Oklahoma City in the 1950s was special for a young boy. When I turned 8 years...

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Tuning in Tuesday, June 2

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Morning roundup: MLB players want 114-game schedule; World Series could extend past Thanksgiving

BASEBALL World Series could extend past Thanksgiving Major League Baseball players ignored claims by clubs that they need to...

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MLB may look more like a sprint in 2020; who's hurt the most in an abbreviated season?

There’s just one guarantee as Major League Baseball aims to wedge an 80-plus game schedule and expanded playoffs into a...

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'This is bigger than me': Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young delivers unifying message in Norman

NORMAN — Trae Young stepped to the microphone to address an amphitheater dotted with protesters. Some were his family and...

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Opinion: As America burns amid protests after George Floyd's death, it's time to quit telling athletes to 'stick to sports'

Stick to sports was always a crutch for the comfortable and cowardly. It was a dirty, disgraceful lie, promulgated by those who...

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Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye dies at 80

AUBURN, Ala. — Pat Dye, the legendary football coach who led Auburn's football program to great heights during the 1980s, died...

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OU football's Connor McGinnis, rower Andrea Batchev receive Big 12's Gautt postgraduate scholarship

Former University of Oklahoma rower Andrea Batchev and football player Connor McGinnis are among the 20 student-athletes from...

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Opinion: Sports can be the great healer, but we're not there yet

Never have I wanted sports more. Never have we needed them less. Sports have always been our great unifier in times of national...

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OSU football: Walk-on Mbari Snoddy reportedly enters transfer portal

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State walk-on running back Mbari Snoddy is reportedly leaving the program.Snoddy, an Edmond Santa Fe...

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Thunder release statement on 'tragic reality of racial injustice in America'

The Thunder released a statement Monday, one week after George Floyd was killed while in police custody in Minneapolis.

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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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Watch: Trae Young, Atlanta Hawks guard and former OU star, speaks at Norman rally

Trae Young spoke in front of a hometown crowd Monday afternoon in peaceful protest of racial injustice and the death of George...

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OSU athletics: Trey Reeves, Mackenzie Thomas earn Big 12 postgraduate scholarships

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State men’s basketball player Trey Reeves and Cowgirls softball player Mackenzie Thomas were selected as...

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Report: Thunder chairman Clay Bennett speaks up for small-market teams

Thunder chairman Clay Bennett gave voice to small-market teams on the NBA's Board of Governors call Friday, according to an...

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Nature & You: Dinosaurs are extinct, but this wild plant didn't get the memo

Imagine, if you will, what it would be like to live the life of a wild plant. When danger approaches, you have not the option...

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In this time of heartbreak and strife, can churches succeed where sports has failed?

I wrote an NBA column before church Sunday, but it didn’t feel right. Debating basketball’s restart plans is fine subject...

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Could an asterisk come with this NBA restart?

A convoluted plan to restart the NBA seems like trying to please everybody

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Why I love sports: OU professor Robert Kerr learned that 'hard work is the name of the game'

Editor's note: University of Oklahoma professor Robert Kerr tells The Oklahoman why he loves sports its impact on his life. I...

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Cleveland Browns QB Baker Mayfield is 'moving in silence' for new approach

The general manager who drafted Baker Mayfield first overall in 2018 is no longer with the Cleveland Browns, and the player who...

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NASCAR: Brad Keselowski picks up second win of the season

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Brad Keselowski inherited his second win of the season when Chase Elliott and Joey Logano collided as...

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Morning roundup: Agent wants big money for 49ers tight end and former Norman High standout George Kittle

NFL Agent wants big money for Kittle The agent for 49ers star George Kittle says he isn’t looking to make Kittle the...

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College Football Hall of Fame boarded up, assessing damage

ATLANTA — The College Football Hall of Fame is boarded up and assessing damage from a destructive night of protests in downtown...

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'That could have been me': Former Thunder player Thabo Sefolosha says George Floyd's death opens old wounds

Thabo Sefolosha knows what it’s like to be a black man, on the ground, being beaten by police officers. Such was the scenario...

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Coronavirus lockdown leads to bicycle boom

Sales are rolling along at a record clip at Wheeler Dealer Bicycle Shop, as metro-area residents forced to stay home during the...

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Gadget guy or legitimate NFL quarterback? A look at what Jalen Hurts can do for the Eagles.

PHILADELPHIA — The question before the jury today is what, or rather, who is Jalen Hurts? Is he Lamar Jackson? Or is he Taysom...

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addresses racial inequality, police brutality protests in league memo

Lately, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has fielded concerns on when the season will resume and if the league can implement enough...

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Why I love sports: OSU's Kenny Gajewski learned life lessons listening to Dodgers games on the radio with Grandpa Bud

Editor's note: Oklahoma State softball coach Kenny Gajewski tells The Oklahoman's Scott Wright why he loves sports and the role...

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OU's Lincoln Riley, OSU's Mike Gundy weigh in on George Floyd's death, protests

Two of Oklahoma's most prominent sports figures released statements Sunday morning on George Floyd's death in Minneapolis last...

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Thunder's Billy Donovan flipped script in contract's final season with 'one of the more masterful jobs' in NBA

Billy Donovan entered the season as a lame duck, a coach without a contract past the 2019-20 campaign. Three consecutive...

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'Watch and learn': OU safety Woodi Washington ready to break out after redshirt season

Like the rest of the sporting world, Oklahoma safety Woodi Washington has had an unconventional offseason. The coronavirus...

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College football schedules: USC ranks No. 1 among nonconference slates

Ranking the nonconference schedules of the 64 teams in the Power 5 conferences: 1. Southern Cal: Alabama in Arlington, New...

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Where are they now? The 2000 WCWS champion Oklahoma Sooners

Where are they now? What members of the 2000 national champion OU softball team are up to: Kelli Braitsch, SS: Braitsch has...

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'They didn't have Eddie Sutton': Arkansas' 1984 upset of Michael Jordan-led North Carolina grew coach's legend

Joe Kleine’s first memory of Feb. 12, 1984, is inside Dallas’ Anatole Hotel. The 6-foot-11 center watched a half hour of film...

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OSU football: What can Ethan Bullock bring to the Cowboy quarterback room?

STILLWATER — By the time last February’s football signing date rolled around, it seemed like Oklahoma State was set at...

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Local sports leaders are game to play, safely

David Jackson has spent sleepless nights thinking about the possibility of no high school football this fall. He shudders even...

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Sports' return will be a big boost of normalcy

Do we miss sports? My pal Jeff Lewis is ready for football to return. He said the other day he and his parents were watching...

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'It is the national softball mecca': Women's College World Series' return to OKC will be bigger than ever

COVID-19 closed the road to Oklahoma City for the 2020 Women's College World Series but, with stadium improvements done, next...

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Could college football become more regionalized in pandemic's wake? OSU-Tulsa series part of a bigger scheduling trend

College football scheduling is more standard than John Rockefeller’s oil. With few exceptions, each conference has a model. The...

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Morning roundup: College Football Hall of Fame damaged during protests in Atlanta

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Hall of Fame damaged during protests in Atlanta The College Football Hall of Fame was damaged late Friday...

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NASCAR: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. heads to Bristol buoyed by good run at Charlotte

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Ricky Stenhouse Jr. could not have had a bumpier return to racing after NASCAR's 10-week shutdown. How bad was...

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'They were definitely our nucleus': Sooners' 2000 WCWS title team built on Oklahoma talent

NORMAN — Her first memory of playing in the Women’s College World Series was a simple one for OU’s Ashli Barrett. Before their...

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Opinion: Joe Burrow shows rest of NFL that white athletes have to protest inequality, too

Joe Burrow can teach the NFL a thing or two. The rest of America, too. Unlike most prominent white athletes, who have stayed...

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Opinion: NBA won't be able to please everyone as it faces tough decisions on resuming season

The words not only captured the brutal honesty from an NBA superstar. They also reflected what other players might feel about...

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Opinion: Despite the bitterness between MLB and the players' union, there will be a baseball season

PHOENIX — Everyone take a deep breath, exhale slowly and chill. There will be a Major League Baseball season in 2020. Forget...

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This time, a huge paddlefish snagged at Keystone Lake is the state record

Keystone Lake would have coughed up the state record paddlefish in February, but it was snagged on a designated catch and...

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Organist brings ballpark feeling home

BOSTON — It’s 3 o’clock, about the time they’d be getting ready for the seventh-inning stretch at an afternoon Red Sox game....

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SEC schedules follow a familiar model

Only Georgia deviates much from the SEC standard scheduling

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Why I love sports: Reader responses for Saturday, May 30

'Competitive spirit which still burns within my soul' TRADITION. This is the first thought I have when thinking of the reason...

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Big 12 football: Bob Bowlsby 'bullish' that season will start on time

Bob Bowlsby is not an effervescent personality. The Big 12 commissioner is neither bubbly nor vivacious. He’s one of the...

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Edmond North cross country coach James Strahorn completes his border-to-border Oklahoma run

Edmond North cross country coach James Strahorn finished his border-to-border run across Oklahoma late Thursday. Strahorn, an...

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'One of the greatest weeks of my life': Why Taryne Mowatt-McKinney's WCWS performance still stands tall 13 years after Arizona's title

The Arizona softball sports information director reached out to the team’s pitching coach, Taryne Mowatt-McKinney, earlier this...

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College softball: Arizona, OU and UCLA dominate the All-WCWS in OKC team

On the weekend when Hall of Fame Stadium would have been packed like never before for the Women’s College World Series, the...

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Collison: Racism is ‘all of our problems’
‘Mr. Thunder’ donates $20,000 to help fight for racial justice

Nick Collison announced Friday that he donated $20,000 to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund in memory of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery...

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Morning roundup: NBA sets July 31 as target date to resume games

NBA League sets July 31 as target date to resume games In a call with the league’s Board of Governors, NBA Commissioner Adam...

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Cowboys players set to return to campus Monday

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State is bringing football back as soon as possible. OSU coaches and staff members were tested for...

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OSU basketball: Mike Boynton releases message in wake of racial violence

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State men’s basketball coach Mike Boynton issued a statement Friday on his Twitter page following recent...

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Big 12 presidents 'committed to fostering a culture of inclusivity' in wake of racial violence

The University of Oklahoma's Joseph Harroz and Big 12 school presidents issued a joint statement Friday afternoon saying the...

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OSU football: Mike Gundy says players return to campus June 1

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State is bringing football back as soon as possible.OSU coaches and staff members were tested for...

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UCO athletics announces three-phase plan to reopen athletic facilities

The University of Central Oklahoma athletic department announced its three-phase plan for reopening on a limited basis...

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'These problems are all of our problems:' Nick Collison donates to NAACP Legal Defense Fund

Nick Collison announced Friday that he donated $20,000 to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund in memory of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery...

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How NBA can play out season at Disney sports complex in Florida

It may be a small world after all for the NBA if it is going to resume play this summer. The league is finalizing plans to play...

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Del City hires former Tuttle star outfielder Corey Hawk as head baseball coach

Former Tuttle star outfielder Corey Hawk was hired as head coach of Del City on Friday morning.

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'Times might be changing': OU softball's first Women's College World Series title was a crown with lots of gems

Lisa Carey looked high into a clear blue Oklahoma sky. Everyone did. Twenty years ago to the day, the Sooner slugger launched...

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Why I love sports: Reader responses for Friday, May 29

'Dad is gone' but games keep spirit alive My dad played baseball and basketball when he was in Tribbey High School, and his...

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Badgers play Notre Dame at Lambeau Field

Some Big Ten schedules fall woefully short

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COLLEGES Former McGuinness star Richardson will not play for TCU Dominic Richardson will not attend TCU in the fall. The former...

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Opinion: After George Floyd's death in Minnesota, still think Colin Kaepernick's knee was the problem?

I hope all those so indignant at Colin Kaepernick taking a knee on the field are as outraged by the white Minneapolis police...

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OU’s Hurts, Nichols sweep Big 12 honors

For the third time in the past five years, Oklahoma has swept the Big 12's awards for top male and female athletes. Jalen Hurts...

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Bill Belichick, Stephen Curry added to list of Best of OKC Preps presenters

Six-time Super Bowl champion and New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and three-time NBA Champion and point guard for...

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OSU basketball: How Eddie Sutton's impact was felt in the NBA

STILLWATER — Tony Allen arrived in Stillwater in 2002 with a wild haircut he looks back on with some shame. Half was braided....

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High school football: Mustang Public Schools announces plan for reopening summer activities

Mustang Public Schools announced its schedule for reopening summer activities for high school athletes on Thursday, six days...

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OSU basketball: ESPNU to broadcast four Eddie Sutton games Friday

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State fans should set their DVRs on Friday.ESPNU will broadcast four straight games coached by Eddie...

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OU football: Jalen Hurts named Big 12 male athlete of the year

Jalen Hurts can add another honor for his one season in Oklahoma.

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Former McGuinness star running back Dominic Richardson will not play for TCU

Dominic Richardson will not attend TCU in the fall.

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Former Sooner Ron Tatum III commits to UTSA

On Thursday, the Rivals four-star prospect Ron Tatum III announced on Twitter his commitment to the University of Texas at San...

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OU women's gymnastics: Maggie Nichols named Big 12 female athlete of the year

Former Oklahoma gymnast Maggie Nichols won the Big 12 Female Athlete of The Year for the second time in her career.

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OSU task force managing athletes' return to campus

Football players, as well as men's and women's basketball players, can begin taking part in voluntary workouts June 15

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OSU basketball: Eddie Sutton's Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony reportedly postponed

Eddie Sutton’s Hall of Fame enshrinement will reportedly have to wait a little longer.

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Why I love sports: Reader responses for Thursday, May 28

Tennis brought father and son closer together In 1940, I was born into a tennis family in Northeastern Oklahoma. My father was...

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Play the long game: Fans better off not predicting when they can return to sports

Sports for the most part have gone ghost. For those hoping to will them back into existence as they were with raucous crowds,...

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Morning roundup: OSU soccer's Jones named Big 12 Sportsperson of the Year

COLLEGES OSU soccer's Jones named Big 12 Sportsperson of the Year Oklahoma State soccer player and Mustang native Jaci Jones...

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'I’ve never been more proud of my dad': Eddie Sutton was a rock for OSU after 2001 plane crash

Eddie Sutton stood on the stage at Gallagher-Iba Arena 19 years ago, putting a team and a school and a city and a state on his...

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'It's heartbreaking, gut-wrenching': ESPN softball crew feeling incomplete on week of canceled Women’s College World Series

Jenny Dalton-Hill sat on her porch and needed about 20 seconds to articulate her answer when asked what losing the 2020 Women’s...

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Edmond North cross country coach runs across Oklahoma while 'living on gas station food'

James Strahorn is running across the state. The new Edmond North cross country coach will be the first person to run from the...

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OKC-area districts to use OSSAA proposal

Oklahoma City-area school districts will follow the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association’s proposal for restarting...

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NBA return-to-play possibilities, and how they affect the Thunder

The NBA is still deciding how to resume the season. And as ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Wednesday, “there’s no current...

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Oklahoma City-area school districts to follow OSSAA’s proposal to resume sports, beginning June 8

Oklahoma City-area school districts will follow the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association’s proposal for restarting...

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High school girls basketball: Cushing hires Jake Phillips as head girls basketball coach

Former Newcastle assistant girls basketball coach Jake Phillips will take over as the Tigers head coach, Phillips announced on...

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OSU football: QB Brendan Costello to enter transfer portal, per report

Costello redshirted as a true freshman last fall

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Trojans play both Alabama and Notre Dame

Visits by Ohio State, Michigan highlight Pac-12 non-conference home schedules

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OSU soccer: Mustang native Jaci Jones named Big 12 Sportsperson of the Year

The honor is reserved for those who are standout performers in athletics, academics and the community

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Watch: Carrie Underwood fans celebrate the 15th anniversary of her 'American Idol' win

Underwood beat out runner-up Bo Bice in the "American Idol" Season 4 finale on March 25, 2005.

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Former Putnam North football star Will Taylor leaves Missouri State

Will Taylor is leaving the Missouri State football program.

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Video: Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher's web series 'Mike and Carrie: God & Country' premieres tonight

In the series trailer, the couple, who will celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary in July, talks about their differing...

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Get ready to watch (and hear) sports in an entirely different way

Watching live sports on TV without fans is like a ballpark frank without mustard. You need the cheers after a great play and...

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NHL's return will bring us one of sports' greatest experiences: overtime playoff hockey

Sure, some sports are back. But "sports" as we know them are largely still on pause due to the coronavirus pandemic. Today is...

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Why I love sports: SEC Network's Dari Nowkhah 'smallest kid in my class' determined to live out dream

Editor's note: SEC Network lead anchor Dari Nowkhah, a Tulsa native and OU graduate, tells The Oklahoman why he loves sports....

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OSU softball: Cowgirls pursuing WCWS-level sustainability

Coach Kenny Gajewski’s primary job is to oversee the present and future of Oklahoma State softball. But in his five seasons,...

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College football's lessons from 1918: Old pandemic is a murky guide for sports

The image is striking: Fans watching a college football game in the midst of a pandemic, wearing masks with a smidge of social...

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Jazz or Heat: Which team would the Thunder rather face if the playoff format changes?

With the NBA season already flipped upside down, it might be time to shake things up East to West. How about a Thunder vs. Heat...

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OU football: FAQ for plan to re-open facilities July 1

Who has been involved in creating the plan for return? This plan has been developed by our medical staff, which has been...

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OSU basketball: Eddie Sutton was a 'Hall of Fame friend'

When Harry Birdwell moved back to Stillwater in 1989 to become his alma mater’s vice president of public affairs, he moved...

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Morning roundup: Networks, conferences delay announcing early-season college football games

COLLEGES Networks, conferences delay announcing early-season football games College football conferences and television...

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MLB owners sending latest plan to MLBPA that includes sliding pay scale for players

PHOENIX — Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association began negotiations Tuesday afternoon for the...

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‘100 miles per hour’: Five looming questions for Mike McCarthy in Year 1 with Cowboys

Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy explained the adrenaline rush from the head of a dining room table at Harry & Izzy’s steakhouse...

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Edmond North golfer, Oklahoma State commit Jordan Wilson wins Oak Tree Junior Classic

Edmond North golfer Jordan Wilson won the Oak Tree Junior Classic on Tuesday.

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Louisville & Clemson also have representatives schedules

ACC teams generally have better non-conference schedules than does the SEC

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Opinion: Why this year's NBA champion does not deserve an asterisk

Whichever team wins an NBA championship this season does not deserve to have an asterisk attached. That team deserves to have...

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OSU baseball: Kaden Polcovich named to Collegiate Baseball's All-America team

STILLWATER — Kaden Polcovich played just 18 games for Oklahoma State, but that was enough to earn an All-American...

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Sooners plan to resume well after many other Power 5 schools

Voluntary workouts are not the traditional organized summer workouts

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Why Troy Aikman isn’t worried about Cowboys QB Dak Prescott’s lingering contract talks

By most accounts, the Dallas Cowboys have had a rather successful offseason. However, one of the organization’s largest...

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Why I love sports: Bishop McGuinness golf coach Gary Savely praises bringing people together for a common cause

Editor's note: Bishop McGuinness golf coach and former athletic director Gary Savely tells The Oklahoman why he loves sports....

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HORSE RACING Remington Park Sunday’s Late Results Weather: Cloudy. Track: Fast FIRST RACE Purse $9,000, Maiden Claiming $7,500,...

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Morning roundup: Patrick Ewing out of hospital after being treated for COVID-19

NBA Ewing out of hospital after being treated for COVID-19 Georgetown basketball coach and former NBA great Patrick Ewing has...

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Nascar: Keselowski wins 600 to extend Johnson's losing streak

Brad Keselowski, in a contract year and trying to up his value in free agency, gave Roger Penske a victory on what should have...

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College softball: Why Women's College World Series talent in 2021 will be better than ever

We’re missing the Women’s College World Series. No two ways around it. When late May arrives in Oklahoma City, we have an...

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Eddie Sutton: 'I would have crawled all the way to Lexington' and other memorable quotes

Eddie Sutton, who won 806 games en route to a hall-of-fame career, died Saturday in Tulsa at age 84. There were stops at...

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'So much bigger than basketball': How Thunder-Jazz referee, wife each had front-row seats for coronavirus

Renata Burigatto received a text message from her husband, NBA referee Mark Lindsay, 30 minutes after the scheduled tip-off of...

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West Virginia ranks No. 1 among Big 12 nonconference schedules

Texas, as usual, plays a great schedule, too

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McKedys to present outdoor concert at Arcadia Round Barn

ARCADIA — The McKedys will bring a live session of Morning Music to the Arcadia Round Barn from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m....

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'The Match II' report card: Tiger's putter kept him from an A; Brady rebounded

As well-intentioned as the TaylorMade Driving Relief event was last weekend, it left much to be desired in terms of...

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'He changed a lot of lives': Eddie Sutton built a family bond at OSU

STILLWATER — Randy Rutherford paid a visit to Eddie Sutton during the day on Saturday, hours before the legendary basketball...

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Why I love sports: Reader responses for Monday, May 25

'It not all about winning or losing' As a coach, it’s easy to point at our competitive nature when trying to explain why sports...

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'It’s softball time in Oklahoma': After 30 years in Oklahoma City, the WCWS has forged a bunch of memories

The Women’s College World Series was scheduled to start this week, for its 30th run in Oklahoma City. Alas, the coronavirus...

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Eddie Sutton: Legendary Oklahoma State coach waited out hall of fame, won that battle, too

You might think it an injustice that Eddie Sutton won't be able to go to his induction into the Naismith Basketball Hall of...

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Eddie Sutton's legacy at Oklahoma State: Excellence was possible for Cowboys

In the final OSU basketball season before the Eddie Sutton era, the Cowboys’ home opener was against Memphis. A crowd of 6,381...

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Eddie Sutton: A timeline of the Oklahoma State legend's Hall of Fame career

Eddie Sutton career timeline Eddie Sutton coached four teams to NCAA Tournaments, but the road has been long and winding. Here...

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Nature & You: A fruitful protein dinner for hummingbirds

I always get a chuckle out of Anthony Oettinger's famous jingle: "Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana." What is...

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Morning roundup: Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning win charity match

GOLF Woods, Manning win charity match Tom Brady delivered the shot of the match that made it easy to forget the rest of his...

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Bill Clinton on Eddie Sutton: Late Oklahoma State and Arkansas coach was more than 'a basketball genius'

How much of an impact did Eddie Sutton have on people he came across on his 84 years on this planet? Everyone from hall of fame...

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Why I love sports: OU baseball coach Skip Johnson says, 'It reveals passion. It determines your future.'

Editor's note: OU baseball coach Skip Johnson tells The Oklahoman's Ryan Aber why he loves sports. Sports means relationships....

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Gallinari has mostly started out seasons with healthy stretches

In this rebooted NBA season, can Gallinari finish strong?

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Unusual times will make for an unusual MLB draft for Dodgers, other clubs

LOS ANGELES — In Billy Gasparino’s estimation, the talent pool for Major League Baseball’s upcoming draft is the deepest in at...

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These Duke doctors are working with NFL, Big 12 to mitigate coronavirus spread among teams

In the more than two months since the suspension of all NBA activities ushered in an unprecedented era without sports,...

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OU football: Chanse Sylvie working to stay sharp ahead of senior season

NORMAN — Chanse Sylvie only has one more opportunity. So recently, after working at home over the past two months, Sylvie...

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Families return to sports fields looking for slice of normalcy

Madelyn Card was tired of playing with a net. The 10-year-old from Norman was crushed when she was forced to stay at home,...

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Former OSU coach Eddie Sutton dies at 84

Eddie Sutton, a Hall of Fame basketball coach who led Oklahoma State to 13 consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, died in...

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OSU football: Three key recruiting areas for Cowboys in 2021 class

STILLWATER — College football recruiting has been slowed by the coronavirus pandemic, but prospects are ready to make...

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Morning roundup: Tiger emerges for TV match

GOLF Woods emerges for ‘The Match: Champions for Charity’ The purpose is to raise $10 million or more for COVID-19 relief...

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Opinion: NFL minority hiring efforts should focus on the big picture

The NFL should be commended for recognizing and addressing its problem with minority hiring. Team owners voted Tuesday on a...

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OU football: TV pioneer Johnny Shannon was a Bud Wilkinson-era staple

Johnny Shannon enjoyed doing things nobody ever did. And so Shannon did them, for WKY-TV over four decades. Shannon shot the...

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'Well, we’re watching grass grow': WCWS absence leaves a hole in OKC hearts

Drive across the parking lot to Hall of Fame Stadium, and you can’t stop looking up. If you’ve been to softball’s field of...

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Sports Scoreboard for Sunday, May 24

HORSE RACING Remington Park Sunday’s Morning Line Post Time: 6 p.m.

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A grand experiment on Grand Lake: Trying to grow bigger fish in state's top bass lake

Grand Lake in northeastern Oklahoma is regularly listed on top 20 lists of best bass fishing lakes in the country. It has that...

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Departing athletic director Dewayne Hunter leaves Southmoore in good hands

MOORE — Not many people know Southmoore High School like Dewayne Hunter. He was the second person hired at the school after...

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Here's one way to resolve money issues between MLB, players union and just play baseball

PHOENIX — Major League Baseball’s labor committee was to review an economic proposal Friday before it was formally submitted to...

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Thunder in Magic Kingdom? NBA says it is talking with Disney about resuming season

The NBA’s plans to resume its season have taken a more concrete form. The league has entered “exploratory conversations with...

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Opinion: For baseball’s minor leagues, 2020 seems a major washout

Nobody’s sure there’ll be a major league season. Everyone assumes there won’t be a minor league season, though no official...

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Berry Tramel: Eddie Sutton was genuine while building Oklahoma State basketball

Sutton could tell stories, and didn't mind doing just that

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Former Oklahoma high school football coach Larry McBroom takes over program in Arkansas

Larry McBroom is resuming his legendary high school football head coaching career.

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Tuning in for Saturday, May 23

may 23 tuning in SATURDAY RE-AIRS MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 10 a.m.;;2003: Marlins at Cubs;;MLBN (Cox 264) 1 p.m.;;2015: Royals at...

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Morning roundup: SEC, Big 12 to allow football workouts on campus next month

COLLEGES SEC, Big 12 to allow football workouts on campus next month Southeastern Conference schools will be able to bring...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Why youth sports' return brings wistfulness and worry

The baseball bounded across the dirt toward the second baseman. At least, I think it was the second baseman; positions are...

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Hall of Fame NBA coach Jerry Sloan dies at 78; he led Utah Jazz for 23 seasons

Jerry Sloan, the Hall of Fame basketball coach who spent a majority of his coaching career with the Utah Jazz and was a former...

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Why I love sports: Longtime UCO coach, teacher Virginia Peters learned to 'stand up tall'

Editor's note: UCO professor emeritus Dr. Virginia Peters, a 30-year UCO coach and coordinator of women’s intercollegiate...

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Sports Scoreboard for Saturday, May 23

HORSE RACING Remington Park Saturday’s Morning Line Post Time: 6 p.m.

Business

Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Car rental giant Hertz files for bankruptcy

Hertz filed for bankruptcy protection Friday, unable to withstand the coronavirus pandemic that has crippled global travel and...

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Coaches, ADs cash in on academic success as schools brace for financial woes

Amid financial difficulties related to the coronavirus pandemic, there are some aspects of college sports business proceeding...

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Opinion: SEC welcoming players back to campus, but no sign of adequate testing for coronavirus

All across America, the vision of sports returning has been explicitly tied to the notion that players and coaches would be...

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Momentum growing for fans this college football season

Gov. Greg Abbott has talked with Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby

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Oklahoma Soccer Coaches Association announces 2020 All-State rosters

The Oklahoma Soccer Coaches Association announced Wednesday the 2020 All-State soccer rosters.

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OSSAA board rejects association's plan with guidelines, high school activities to restart immediately

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association board of directors rejected the association's plan with guidelines Friday...

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Why Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott didn’t ask for $45 million in Year 5

The Dallas Cowboys and quarterback Dak Prescott have until July 15 to work out a long-term deal. Otherwise, Prescott will play...

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College softball: NCAA will re-air classic WCWS games

College softball: NCAA will re-air classic WCWS games

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NBA, Disney talks aren't only hopeful sign for league's return

NBA, Disney talks aren't only hopeful sign for league's return

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Why I love sports: Reader responses for Friday, May 22

Love of sports has 'never dimmed' I never played any sport in high school or college. But the days I caught for the Cleveland...

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Tuning in for Friday, May 22

may 22 tuning in FRIDAY RE-AIRS MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 9 a.m.;;20 Greatest Games;;MLBN (Cox 264) 6 p.m.;;1988: Athletics at...

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Sports Scoreboard for Friday, May 22

HORSE RACING Remington Park Friday’s Morning Line Post Time: 6 p.m.

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Gatorade honor goes to Norman ace Horton

Norman star baseball player and Oklahoma commit Cade Horton was named Gatorade’s 2019-20 Oklahoma Baseball Player of the Year,...

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Morning roundup: Hamlin scores 2nd win of season at rain-shortened Darlington

AUTO RACING Hamlin scores 2nd win of season at rain-shortened Darlington Denny Hamlin won NASCAR's first Wednesday race since...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OSSO adult recreation sports league restarting play

OSSO Sports & Social is looking to be a bright spot in a dark sports world. With leagues based in Oklahoma City, Tulsa and...

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Ex-Sooner Dionnah Jackson-Durrett ready for her new role as the instructor of Texas' point guards

Over the course of her basketball career, Dionnah Jackson-Durrett has traveled to Austin plenty of times. In February of 2002,...

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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was on fire when the season stopped

Can Gilgeous-Alexander keep up his hot shooting when the NBA resumes?

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High school baseball: OBCA announces rosters for 2020 All-State games

On Thursday, The Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Association announced the rosters for its second annual All-State games.

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OSU wrestling coach John Smith headlines Oklahoma Hall of Fame 2020 class

Smith, an Olympic champion, is one of eight inductees in the class

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Gov. Kevin Stitt signs Riley Boatwright Act into law

Oklahoma governor Kevin Stitt signed the Riley Boatwright Act into law Thursday.Named in memory of a Lexington middle school...

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NFL player sues United Airlines, alleging he was sexually assaulted during flight

An unidentified NFL player filed a lawsuit against United Airlines, saying another passenger sexually assaulted and harassed...

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Cade Horton is the first Norman High baseball player to be named Gatorade’s Oklahoma Baseball Player of the Year

Norman star baseball player and Oklahoma commit Cade Horton was named Gatorade’s 2019-20 Oklahoma Baseball Player of the Year,...

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Oak Tree to host 2020 Girls Team Championship in June

High school girls golf is set to have a competitive return next month. Oak Tree is hosting the first Girls Team...

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Tulsa Regent Prep's James Roller, Duncan's Gentry Cox to receive 2020 Oklahoma Golf Hall of Fame Scholarship

Tulsa Regent Prep's James Roller and Duncan's Gentry Cox are the recipients of the 2020 Oklahoma Golf Hall of Fame Scholarship,...

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Why I love sports: Reader responses for Thursday, May 21

'May sports be fun and fair and rewarding for all' I’ve lived a long time, so sports have touched my life in many ways — going...

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Power Lunch: Chat with columnist Berry Tramel

Chat about the Thunder, Cowboys and Sooners with columnist Berry Tramel at 11 a.m. Send in your questions now.

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Thunder's Chris Paul says of NBA's return 'We workin' on it'

Chris Paul appeared on The Daily Social Distancing Show with Trevor Noah on Wednesday.

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Opinion: MLB and players must play ball and immediately settle economic dispute

PHOENIX — Stop it. Enough already. We want to watch New York Yankees ace Gerrit Cole face Boston Red Sox slugger J.D. Martinez...

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DeMarcus Ware sees opportunity for Cowboys' pass rushers to excel in new defensive scheme

The Cowboys are hoping Roger Goodell will provide some help to their defensive line. Defensive ends Aldon Smith and Randy...

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Tuning in for Thursday, May 21

may 21 tuning in THURSDAY RE-AIRS MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 8 a.m.;;2004: Yankees at Red Sox;;MLBN (Cox 264) 11 a.m.;;2003: Yankees...

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Morning roundup:

HIGH SCHOOLS Oklahoma Coaches Association cancels 2020 convention, All-State games The Oklahoma Coaches Association’s board of...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley says players back on campus is 'ridiculous.' Will he bring them back in wake of NCAA vote?

Lincoln Riley took on the Southeastern Conference last week. He’s not the first Sooner coach to take aim at the SEC; Bob Stoops...

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Orlando front-runner for NBA play when it resumes, reports say

ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando has emerged as the favorite to host NBA games without fans whenever play resumes, according to multiple...

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A look at OSSAA’s 3-phase return proposal

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association’s plan to restart high school activities involves three phases. OSSAA...

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OU athletics transitions to digital ticketing

NORMAN — OU will fully transition to digital ticketing for all sports, as well as for football parking, the athletic department...

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Sports Scoreboard for Thursday, May 21

HORSE RACING Remington Park Thursday’s Morning Line Post Time: 6 p.m.

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Schröder’s 3-pointers a turning point

The Thunder was 5-10, and the rebuilding we all feared after the trades of Paul George and Russell Westbrook looked to be in...

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Stephen F. Austin's violations go far beyond basketball

SFA had academic issues over nine sports and six years

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NCAA allows resumption of voluntary team activities in Division I football and basketball

The NCAA Division I Council on Wednesday voted to allow athletes in football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball to resume...

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OU's Maggie Nichols, Jalen Hurts nominated for Big 12 Athlete of the Year awards

OU women's gymnast Maggie Nichols and quarterback Jalen Hurts are among the nominees for the 2019-20 Big 12 Athlete of the Year...

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OU athletics announces transition to digital ticketing

NORMAN — OU will fully transition to digital ticketing for all sports, as well as for football parking, the athletic department...

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OSU football: Chuba Hubbard nominated for Big 12 Athlete of the Year

Hubbard was the league's offensive player of the year

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College football players could face coronavirus testing every two or three days upon return

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Wednesday he envisions college football players needing to be tested for COVID-19...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: A look at OSSAA's 3-phase proposal to restart high school activities

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association's plan to restart high school activities involves three phases.OSSAA...

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Opinion: As college football plans are discussed, it's time for athletes to have a say

College athletes, your moment of ultimate leverage has arrived. It’s time to use it. All over the country right now, coaches...

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Oklahoma Coaches Association cancels 2020 convention, All-State games

The Oklahoma Coaches Association's board of directors voted Wednesday to cancel the annual coaches clinic and All-State...

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Why I love sports: Putnam North coach Brian Lockart says the 'greatest reward is developing relationships'

'Greatest reward is developing relationships' The reason I coach and love sports is the relationships and going the extra mile...

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'I’ve dreamt of this': OU pitcher Cade Cavalli ready for MLB Draft

NORMAN — Cade Cavalli can barely contain the anticipation. “It’s crazy exciting,” the OU right-handed pitcher said of the...

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'The Last Dance' of the 1990s Dallas Cowboys ... who wouldn't watch that?

Sure, some sports are back. But "sports" as we know them are largely still on pause due to the coronavirus pandemic. The...

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Bazley's bone bruise should be healed by now, but does it matter?

Bazley's improvement had stagnated even before the injury

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MLB 2020: Texas Rangers prefer new home over Arizona for second spring training

The Texas Rangers would prefer to stay home in their new ballpark instead of returning to Arizona whenever it is time to get...

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Tuning in for Wednesday, May 20

may 20 tuning in WEDNESDAY RE-AIRS MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 2:30 p.m.;;Classic MLB;;MLBN (Cox 264) 6 p.m.;;2016: Rangers at...

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Morning roundup: Belmont set for June 20 without fans, leads off Triple Crown

HORSE RACING Belmont set for June 20 without fans, leads off Triple Crown Horse racing's Triple Crown will look different this...

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Tyreek Hill, Kansas City Chiefs receiver and former OSU standout, living 'blessed' life a year after pariah status

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The steady stream of nurses filing out of St. Luke's Hospital for close to an hour was finally slowing down,...

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Tributes: Bob Watson played parts of three seasons for the 89ers

Farewell to people with Oklahoma ties who enjoyed the game day experience: Bob Watson, 74, of Houston. Nicknamed "Bull" the...

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OSSAA to discuss restarting high school sports

High school sports could soon restart in Oklahoma. In a letter to member schools Tuesday, Oklahoma Secondary School Activities...

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OU football: Some optimistic that fans could be in the stands this season

Let’s get straight to the biggest question in these parts since Who Shot J.R.? Will we have football in the fall? I’m generally...

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Oklahoma high school football: Aso Pogi leaving John Marshall after 1 season

Editor’s note: This story was updated Tuesday afternoon to reflect changesJohn Marshall will begin its search for its third...

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OSU athletics: Four teams record perfect APR scores

The scores are from the 2018-19 academic year

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OSSAA holding special board meeting Friday to discuss restarting high school sports

High school sports could soon restart in Oklahoma.In a letter to member schools Tuesday, Oklahoma Secondary School Activities...

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Walsh sent several Denton Guyer players to OSU

J.W. Walsh now an offensive analyst at Texas

Sports

OU men's basketball: Sooners schedule home-and-home with Florida

The Sooners will play at least three SEC opponents in 2020-21

Sports

Why I love sports: Bethel football coach Joey Ginn says games 'can bring such joy'

Editor's note: Bethel High School football and track coach Joey Ginn tells The Oklahoman why he loves sports and the impact...

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Tuning in for Tuesday, May 19

may 19 tuning in TUESDAY RE-AIRS NBA 9 a.m.;;1998: Pistons at Timberwolves;;NBATV (Cox 256) 11 a.m.;;2003: Lakers at...

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Opinion: 'The Last Dance' showed Michael Jordan to be both otherworldly and deeply human

"The Last Dance" was a towering tribute to Michael Jordan’s otherworldliness. The titles, the talent, the impact he had far...

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TaylorMade Driving Relief report card: Handing out grades for Rickie Fowler, Rory McIlroy and more

The Masters is postponed until November due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The PGA Championship should have been completed today,...

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Morning roundup: OU wrestling adds Virginia Tech transfer Mitch Moore

COLLEGES OU wrestling adds Virginia Tech transfer Mitch Moore OU wrestling coach Lou Rosselli announced the addition via...

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OU football: Army game at Michie Stadium could be imperiled by pandemic

OU-Army at historic Michie Stadium already was in danger once. Now it’s in danger again. The long-scheduled game, set for Sept....

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Oklahoma high school basketball: Faith 7 rosters announced, games canceled

The rosters for the annual Faith 7 Basketball Bowl games were announced Sunday. The Faith 7 Bowl is a yearly contest...

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Thunder season changed when Schröder started making 3-pointers

Schröder has been a 42-percent 3-point shooter since November rally against Warriors

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Oklahoma Coaches Association announces 2020 All-State tennis rosters

The Oklahoma Coaches Association announced Monday the 2020 All-State tennis rosters.

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Oklahoma Coaches Association announces 2020 All-State golf rosters

The Oklahoma Coaches Association announced Monday the 2020 All-State golf rosters.A site for the All-State golf tournament has...

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Pete Carroll or Bob Stoops: Which was the better hire?

ESPN ranks Saban, Swinney 1-2 in best coaching hires of the last quarter century

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If the Pac-12 eliminates nonconference games, both Oklahoma State and Michigan need a season opener

The Power 5 Conferences all seem to be at least considering a conference-games-only schedule for 2020, but the Pac-12 is the...

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A 'handful' of players expected for Thunder workouts

Thunder among the last NBA teams to open their facilities

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Why Michael Jordan's Bulls would've had trouble winning seventh title in 1999

Michael Jordan left viewers with "maddening" send-off words in the finale of ESPN's documentary "The Last Dance" when he said...

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'The Last Dance' winners, losers: Michael Jordan, Jerry Krause, Isiah Thomas and memes lead way

The music is no longer playing for "The Last Dance," as the 10-part documentary that aired over the last five weeks on ESPN...

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Opinion: Phyllis George was a trailblazer for women in sports media, a gift and role model we won't forget

It was May 1994, and sports broadcaster Lesley Visser was working her first Kentucky Derby for ABC Sports. As she conducted...

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2020 NFL record projections: Will Tom Brady or Drew Brees lead Super Bowl push?

In a typical offseason, I'd release my annual NFL record projections right before training camps begin. But these...

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NCAA medical chief explains what it might take for college football to return in 2020

Two weeks from the date some college athletics departments are targeting for allowing athletes to start returning to campus for...

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Thunder: Chris Paul featured in 'Blackballed,' revisiting Donald Sterling Clippers era

"Blackballed" revisits the Clippers' playoff run in 2014 when the Donald Sterling tape came out.

Life

Nature & You: Does the bluebird win the popularity contest?

I am of a wont to wonder: Who is it that makes the decisions on which birds receive which names? In addition, I am at a loss as...

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'Last Dance' to 'Blackballed': New documentary details Donald Sterling controversy, transformative time in NBA

“The Last Dance” documentary has captivated the sports world during the coronavirus pandemic. And it’s not just because we...

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NFL aiming to increase minority hiring

The ball is in your hands, NFL owners. Still. Would you really tie draft picks to the hiring of minority candidates for head...

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NASCAR Cup: Kevin Harvick wins 50th career race as league ushers in pro sports' return

DARLINGTON, S.C. — NASCAR's return started Sunday morning as teams began filing into Darlington at designated arrival times. A...

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Tuning In for May 18

MONDAY RE-AIRS NHL 7 a.m.;;1991: Penguins at Stars;;NHLNET (Cox 263) 9 a.m.;;1992: Penguins at Blackhawks;;NHLNET (Cox 263) 11...

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WHY I LOVE SPORTS: Faye O'Dell molded many, including his son

Editor's note: Oklahoma director of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes John O'Dell tells The Oklahoman why he loves sports...

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Chris Paul speaks for players: 'We want to play'

Thunder point guard Chris Paul is adamant about getting back on the court.

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College football: Texas at Oklahoma State figures to be Big 12's most important game

We don’t know if or when college football will start, and we don’t know which games will remain intact, but to remind us of...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Edmond North soccer player Carley Davenport was valuable leader on and off the field

Carley Davenport, Edmond North girls soccer: Davenport was on Edmond North’s varsity squad for three years and had a stellar...

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Morning roundup: NASCAR returns after hiatus

NASCAR NASCAR returns after hiatus After postponing eight races because of the COVID-19 pandemic, NASCAR finally returns to the...

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Thunder: Maurice Cheeks reflects on facing Michael Jordan before 'The Last Dance' finale

Maurice Cheeks and his friends used to take two buses from the South Side to get to Chicago Stadium on the Near West Side for...

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College football: OU, OSU coaches learning new methods for virtual recruiting

Todd Bradford is always busy, but like so many people, the Oklahoma State director of football recruiting has seen his work...

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The Oklahoman’s 2021 Super 30 initial rankings

The sports world may have come to a halt the past couple months, but recruiting never hibernated. The state’s best high school...

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Top high school golfers set to compete in Oak Tree Junior Classic

Competitive junior golf is close to returning in Oklahoma. Although the high school golf season was canceled before it fully...

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College football notebook: Taulia Tagovailoa transferring from Alabama to Maryland

Taulia Tagovailoa transferring from Alabama to Maryland Taulia Tagovailoa, a backup quarterback at Alabama behind star brother...

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Golf match this weekend favoring McIlroy-Johnson? Fowler-Wolff hope to prove otherwise

The tale of the tape doesn’t look fair. On one side of Sunday's TaylorMade Driving Relief charity event will be the formidable...

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Patrick Mahomes added to Best of OKC Preps award presenters

Super Bowl MVP quarterback Patrick Mahomes II will be among the featured guest presenters in The Oklahoman's annual Best of OKC...

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Why I Love Sports: OU's Jade Degouveia had competitiveness honed by gymnastics

Editor’s note: Former OU gymnast Jade Degouveia tells The Oklahoman why she loves sports. I think more than anything right...

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OU football: 2021 commitment list

Here’s a look at the football players committed to OU for 2021: Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown (School) Ethan Downs DE 6-4 235...

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Oklahoma football season: Hope for the best, prepare...

Just like most every college football season, the anticipation is half the fun. Bedlam in Norman, which has become the best...

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OSU football commitments in 2021 recruiting class

Here's a look at the players committed to Oklahoma State in the 2021 recruiting class: Name Position Height Weight Hometown...

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Doing 'the right thing' nets generous reward for Piedmont teens

Two Piedmont teens who confronted a man illegally netting a bass at a Canadian County pond were generously rewarded for their...

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Adams doesn't always play better with rest, but it sure seems like he needs it

Adams is not a rhythm player, so he should be ready to go when the Thunder resumes

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Tuning In for May 17

SUNDAY RE-AIRS AUTO RACING 1:30 p.m.;;NASCAR (LIVE);;107.7 FM 2 p.m.;;All-Star Cup;;ESPN2 (Cox 28) 2:30 p.m.;;NASCAR...

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High school girls basketball recruiting: Tulsa offers Jones freshman guard Boston Berry

On Saturday afternoon, Jones’ freshman point guard, Boston Berry, announced she received an offer from Tulsa, the second...

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OU football: Building players' brands the new order in the NCAA

Endorsements and social-media money are coming to college athletes. Coming very soon. Going to be voted on in January. Likely...

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Why I love sports: Reader responses for Saturday, May 16

'Playing for Elvan George at Ada was a privilege' In all likelihood, sports have changed my life. In my early years, our...

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Morning roundup: NFL players accused of armed robbery

NFL Players accused of armed robbery Police in South Florida are trying to find New York Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker and...

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NASCAR: Christopher Bell ready to reboot racing season at Darlington Raceway

Christopher Bell views the restart to the NASCAR Cup season as a reboot for his team. The rookie Cup driver from Norman hadn’t...

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Sports Scoreboard for Saturday, May 16

HORSE RACING Remington Park Saturday’s Morning Line FIRST RACE—Purse $15,700, Maiden Claiming $10,000, 3, 4, & 5 yo’s, 250...

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'The fit was just right': How Edmond Santa Fe linebacker Collin Oliver continued pipeline to OSU

EDMOND — Before every game, Edmond Santa Fe linebacker Collin Oliver pulls up a familiar highlight tape. Calvin Bundage,...

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'A front-row seat to the magic': Sherri Coale says Courtney Paris' addition a big boost

NORMAN — Courtney Paris knew her playing career was wrapping up during the winter while playing overseas for Turkey's...

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Oklahoma high school senior spotlight: Norman North golfer Charlie Jackson was bound for record-breaking spring

Charlie Jackson, Norman North boys golf: Jackson started hot this spring and seemed bound to continue before the coronavirus...

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Sooners pick up commitment from five-star WR Mario Williams

NORMAN — OU's 2021 recruiting class picked up some serious momentum Friday. First, the Sooners added five-star wide receiver...

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Top high school golfers set to compete in Oak Tree Junior Classic

Competitive junior golf is close to returning in Oklahoma.Although the high school golf season was canceled before it fully got...

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High school girls basketball recruiting: Texas Tech first to offer Jones' freshman guard Boston Berry

Jones’ freshman point guard, Boston Berry, announced she received an offer from Texas Tech on Twitter Thursday afternoon.

Sports

Missouri State AD says athletics is budgeting as if it won't play Oklahoma football game

Missouri State Athletics Director Kyle Moats said on Friday that the athletics department is budgeting as if it won't play its...

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OSU basketball: Grandson of Eddie Sutton named high school coach in Texas

Another Sutton is entering the coaching field.Spencer Sutton, the grandson of legendary Oklahoma State coach Eddie Sutton, was...

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OU football: Four-star OLB Clayton Smith commits to Sooners

Smith is the Sooners' second big commitment Friday, joining five-star WR Mario Williams

Sports

Ferguson was slumping something awful when the NBA season stopped

Can Ferguson save a season that has been mostly lost?

Sports

OSU football: Collin Oliver commits to Cowboys, continues Edmond Santa Fe pipeline

EDMOND — Collin Oliver feels right in orange and black.Edmond Santa Fe High School’s latest star linebacker committed to...

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Tuning In for May 16

SATURDAY RE-AIRS GOLF 10 a.m.;;1999: PGA Championship;;GOLF (Cox 60) 1 p.m.;;LPGA: Solheim Cup;;GOLF (Cox 60) 1:30 p.m.;;2018:...

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'Last Dance' Stories: How Dennis Rodman landed at Southeastern Oklahoma State

Lonn Reisman knows how it all sounds. A kid from South Dallas — who didn’t even play high school basketball — winds up in...

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OU football: Sooners pick up commitment from five-star WR Mario Williams

NORMAN — OU's 2021 recruiting class picked up some serious momentum Friday.Five-star wide receiver Mario Williams announced his...

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OSU wrestling: Cowboy signee Konner Doucet of Comanche named state winner of Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award

Comanche senior Konner Doucet is the state winner of the Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award, the National Wrestling Hall...

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Johnson, McIlroy prepare for golf return before TV audience

Dustin Johnson left The Players Championship two months ago and didn't play another round of golf until four days ago, the...