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How the Elam Ending came to the NBA All-Star Game, with some help from Chris Paul

CHICAGO — Nick Elam had envisioned this email for nine years. Each time he sent out his un-timed-ending proposal he pictured...

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High school boys basketball: Southwest Covenant's Kirk Cole sets school scoring record in win against Sentinel

Kirk Cole hardly missed.His layups and 3-pointers all went in the basket. Teammates and coaches watched as Cole, a junior on...

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Deer Creek alum and Tigers pitcher Michael Fulmer making progress in return from Tommy John surgery

LAKELAND, Fla. — At this time last year, Michael Fulmer was hoping for a healthier 2019. Instead, his injury woes went from bad...

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OSU basketball: Texas Tech's Chris Beard emphatically behind Eddie Sutton's Hall of Fame campaign

STILLWATER — Texas Tech coach Chris Beard wanted to deliver an emphatic message.It’s why his team wore special warm-up shirts...

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Thunder: Adam Silver consulted Chris Paul on day of Kobe Bryant's death

NBA commissioner Adam Silver consulted Chris Paul in the hours after Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash, Silver said...

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OSU basketball: Cowboys react to 1995 uniforms

STILLWATER — Perhaps it’s no coincidence Oklahoma State picked up its best victory of the season in a throwback uniform.“I...

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OSU basketball: Cowboys finalists for Matthew Alexander-Moncrieffe

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State could be closer to adding another piece to its loaded recruiting class.Four-star small forward...

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Why OKC landing even one event in 2022-26 NCAA bid cycle is crucial

Sue Hollenbeck remembers the moment she realized her nose was almost touching her computer screen. Her mother’s long-ago...

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'Something like that is really amazing': How Washington's Rocky Clarke went from welding to winning 900 games

Rocky Clarke has always been a believer of destiny. “You know how some people are called to be preachers?” he said. “I feel...

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Outdoors: Learning Archery skills in the classroom

National Archery in the Schools and other outdoor education programs in Oklahoma schools continue to grow, but will they be...

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Auto racing: Norman native Christopher Bell set for NASCAR Cup debut at Daytona 500

A life spent going in circles was Christopher Bell’s dream. But the Oklahoma-born race car driver’s life away from the track...

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Okies in NASCAR Cup Series: Christopher Bell on way to becoming most prominent Oklahoman in NASCAR's elite series

Christopher Bell is on his way to becoming the most accomplished Oklahoman to drive in the NASCAR Cup Series as the Norman...

Can Steven Adams open up the Thunder's offense?

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

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Tuning in for Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020

SUNDAY XFL FOOTBALL 2 p.m.;;Dallas at Los Angeles;;ABC (Cox 8) 5 p.m.;;St. Louis at Houston;;FS1 (Cox 67) NBA 7...

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SGA eliminated in first round of skills challenge

CHICAGO — Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander didn’t have time for another dribble. He heaved a 3-pointer from the All-Star...

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High school wrestling: Broken Arrow edges Mustang for Class 6A dual state title

Class 6A Mustang fell short of winning its first dual state wrestling championship in school history. The Broncos fought back...

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College baseball: Sooners sweep Virginia; Cowboys downs Grand Canyon

Sooners sweep doubleheader against Virginia Oklahoma's Tyler Hardman homered and drove in four runs to leads the Sooners to a...

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OSU women's basketball: Te'a Cooper helps lead No. 2 Baylor to huge win over Cowgirls

STILLWATER — Te'a Cooper scored 15 points to help lead No. 2 Baylor to a dominating 69-42 victory over Oklahoma State on...

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Oklahoma Scene: OSU athletes set school track and field records

Oklahoma State junior Ryan Roane broke the indoor long jump school record Friday at the Texas Tech Shootout in Lubbock, Texas,...

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College Basketball Roundup: Missouri upsets No. 11 Auburn

Guards Dru Smith and Xavier Pinson each scored 28 points and Missouri beat No. 11 Auburn 85-73 on Saturday night. Smith and...

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High school wrestling: Tuttle beats Cushing in Class 4A finals for 11th straight title

ENID — Members of the Tuttle wrestling team held up seven square signs as they posed for a photo after the dual state finals....

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Morning Roundup: Noah Gragson wins Xfinity Series opener at Daytona

Noah Gragson won his first career Xfinity Series race when Saturday's opener was stopped on the final lap by a crash well...

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OSU softball: Cowgirls upset No. 9 Alabama 4-1 in St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational

Cowgirls upset No. 9 Alabama Oklahoma State's Carrie Eberle pitched a three-hitter and Sydney Pennington homered as the No. 16...

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OU women's basketball: Looking to take the next step now that Ana Llanusa is back

NORMAN — Ana Llanusa got sick of the big, inflatable ball. When the Sooners’ junior guard was dealing with back spasms and disc...

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OSU basketball: Cowboys celebrate 1995 Final Four team with a victory over Texas Tech

STILLWATER — Big Country and Eddie Sutton were in the house. So were Randy Rutherford and Chianti Roberts, Terry Collins and...

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‘The game was turned’ on Garrett’s two steals

LAWRENCE, Kan. — After trading the lead back and forth for most of the first half, Oklahoma and Kansas were tied when Kristian...

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Bedlam wrestling: OSU's Joe Smith focused on winning Senior Day match

STILLWATER — Joe Smith doesn’t expect a lot of pre-match emotion on Sunday, even though he’ll be wrestling for the final time...

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New identity emerges for Cowboys

STILLWATER — Isaac Likekele had missed the jump shot as the shot clock expired. He even missed the nearby rebound. But he...

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Steelers' Mike Tomlin defends ex-OSU star Mason Rudolph after Myles Garrett alleges use of racial slur

The Myles Garrett-Mason Rudolph saga took another turn on Saturday, with Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin and Rudolph's...

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No, the Cowboys wouldn’t be totally nuts to consider Dak Prescott vs. Tom Brady

DALLAS — The NFL’s long offseason allows time for a lot of crazy discussions. There’s only so much the XFL can do to satisfy...

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Big 12 roundup: Baylor ties Big 12 win streak record

Jared Butler scored 16 of his 21 points in the first half, and top-ranked Baylor never trailed while tying the longest winning...

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Can Team Penske dethrone Joe Gibbs Racing? Three NASCAR storylines to follow in 2020.

Jimmie Johnson enters his final (and chilliest) year It’s Jimmie Johnson’s final full-time season of Cup racing and he’s “not...

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Daytona 500: Norman native Christopher Bell headlines bumper crop of NASCAR rookies

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Christopher Bell started to unzip his firesuit and attach a microphone at a TV session with Fox when...

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Kansas State at OU women’s basketball lineups, tipoff, TV/streaming info

Kansas State at OU When: 2 p.m. Sunday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: FS1 (Cox 67) Radio: KOKC 1520 AM, KREF 99.3...

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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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NBA All-Star: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander eliminated in first round of the skills challenge

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander lost to Khris Middleton in the first round of the NBA Skills Challenge Saturday.

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NBA All-Star: Former Sooner Buddy Hield wins 3-point contest

The Kings guard beat 2018 3-point champion Devin Booker in the final round to claim his first 3-point title. He made seven of...

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'Easy W': Hamidou Diallo issues challenge on Twitter during NBA dunk contest

Derrick Jones Jr. won in overtime, finally claiming the trophy in the second round of a dunk-off.

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Donovan returns to Florida for court-naming celebration

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Florida coach Billy Donovan wiped tears from his eyes when he first saw the court that will...

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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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OSU basketball: Cowboys upset No. 24 Texas Tech

STILLWATER — Isaac Likekele had missed the jump shot as the shot clock expired. He even missed the nearby rebound.But he wasn’t...

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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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Rudolph's agent: Garrett legally liable after ESPN interview

The agent for Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph says Cleveland defensive end Myles Garrett opened himself up for potential...

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Thunder: Chris Paul 'very serious' about 2020 Olympics

Thunder point guard Chris Paul said Saturday that he's "very serious" about representing Team USA in the 2020 Olympics this...

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WATCH: Geronimo boys hit buzzer beater to stun Binger-Oney

Playoff basketball has arrived in Oklahoma.With that comes thrilling games, clutch performances and big-time shots. Geronimo's...

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Thunder: Lack of hotels keeping Oklahoma City from hosting NBA All-Star game

Trae Young was asked Saturday if he'd like to see the NBA All-Star game in Oklahoma City some day.

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'We got a steal:' Thunder center Mike Muscala returns to Bucknell for jersey retirement

The final minutes of the 2013 Patriot League championship game were ticking away, and No. 1 seed Bucknell had yet to build a...

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Tuning in for Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020

SATURDAY XFL FOOTBALL 1 p.m.;;New York at Washington, DC;;ABC (Cox 8) 4 p.m.;;Tampa Bay at Seattle;;FOX (Cox 12) NBA 7...

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Morning roundup: Dodgers' Bellinger rips Altuve, Astros for cheating

Cody Bellinger thinks Houston's Jose Altuve stole the 2017 AL MVP award from the Yankees' Aaron Judge and the Astros swiped...

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High school basketball: Sean Pedulla’s big performance leads Edmond Memorial past Edmond North

Sean Pedulla was under control. The junior guard for Edmond Memorial drove strong to the basket. His shots were smooth. His...

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Dual state wrestling tournament notebook: Choctaw, Mustang, Edmond North among teams to advance

The top wrestling teams in Classes 6A-3A competed Friday at the dual state tournament in Enid. Here are some takeaways from the...

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Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame unveils seven-member class of 2020

The Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame announced Friday there will be seven inductees in this year's class. The class includes late...

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'Dunking wasn’t in it for me today': Shai Gilgeous-Alexander enjoys Rising Stars game a night after Thunder win

CHICAGO — Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander dribbled behind his back and then threaded the ball through his legs. The crowd...

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Sports Scoreboard for Saturday, Feb. 15

BASEBALL College Friday’s Results Angelo State 16, Cameron 2 Friends, Kansas 11, USAO 1 Madonna, Michigan 3, Oklahoma City 2...

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'This is the guy': How Billy Donovan made Florida basketball a national brand

Billy Donovan arrived for dinner at Red Prime steakhouse, not knowing he was the subject of a ruse. It was early October, and...

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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 women's gymnastics: Maggie Nichols' two Perfect 10s lift Sooners to blowout victory

NORMAN — Maggie Nichols just keeps on making the spectacular look routine. Nichols got Perfect 10s on each of her first two...

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Women's softball: Alo homers twice for OU; Cowgirls split pair

Jocelyn Alo homered twice and Lynnsie Elam hit a solo shot to lead No. 2 Oklahoma to a 8-3 victory Friday afternoon in Sooners'...

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College baseball: Sooners, Cowboys open seasons with losses

Oklahoma managed just two hits in a 6-0 season opening loss to Virginia in the Wahoos Classic in Pensacola, Florida. Virginia...

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'We just clicked from Day 1': Why Bryant Reeves, Terry Collins remain close 25 years after OSU's Final Four run

Bryant Reeves was just trying to make it. Away from tiny Gans for the first time in his life, Stillwater felt like a big place,...

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OU football: Why Saturday night might be more than all right for the Red-White Game

NORMAN — Standing behind the microphone, Lincoln Riley had trouble keeping still. Mind you, he isn’t the skittish type....

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No. 2 Baylor at OSU women's basketball: Tip time, broadcast info, three things to know

No. 2 Baylor at OSU When: 7 p.m. Saturday Where: Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater TV: Big 12 Now/ESPN+ Radio: KGFY 105.5 FM...

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OSU vs. No. 24 Texas Tech men's basketball: Tip time, starting lineups, three things to know

Texas Tech at OSU When: Noon Saturday Where: Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater TV: CBS (Cox 10/HD 709, Dish 9, DirecTV 9, U-verse...

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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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Mississippi gave 'Million Dollar Man' Ted DiBiase's nonprofit over $2M in welfare money

The state of Mississippi doled out more than $2.1  million in welfare to a religious and wrestling nonprofit run by former...

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OSU basketball: Cowboys unveil 1995 throwback jerseys

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State is busting out the old 1995 uniforms.The Cowboys revealed the throwback jerseys for Saturday’s...

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OSU basketball: Eddie Sutton again named finalist for Basketball Hall of Fame

STILLWATER — Could this be the year Eddie Sutton makes the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame?There’s at least a...

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Lon Kruger grew up a fan of both KSU and KU

Kansas State basketball rode high in generations past

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Limited edition Bedlam bobbleheads being sold

Boomer and Pistol Pete side-by-side with their arms crossed.It’s the new Bedlam bobblehead that was unveiled Friday by the...

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Former OSU star Dez Bryant wants to go 'home,' play for Cowboys again, but he doesn't want to play in XFL

Former Oklahoma State star Dez Bryant has had a season away from football, and now he wants to return.

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Berry Tramel: Zion figures to be a Thunder thorn for years to come

Pelicans poised to make better use of Zion than they did of Anthony Davis or Chris Paul

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NBA All-Star: Thunder staff members attend Women in Basketball Operations Forum

All-Star weekend has become more than just a celebration of the individual achievements of NBA players. Away from the bright...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Shimmying in New Orleans

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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'We’d love to see people use their tickets': Sooners, like most of college hoops, struggle to draw fans

NORMAN — Lloyd Noble Center was a stunning sight Wednesday night. The seats behind the baskets were virtually all empty for...

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Thunder topples Pelicans, but Zion Williamson thrives against a variety of defensive matchups

Thunder forward Danilo Gallinari began the game guarding rookie phenom Zion Williamson on Thursday. Gallinari is much better...

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OU baseball: Jason Ruffcorn hoping for more in final collegiate season

NORMAN — Jason Ruffcorn had an opportunity to live out his dream — to play professional baseball last year after OU’s season...

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High school wrestling: Cruz Aguilar continues to shine for Edmond Memorial

EDMOND — Cruz Aguilar had a lofty goal heading into his senior year on the Edmond Memorial wrestling team. “Be the second...

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NBA Notebook: Clippers' Paul George fined $35,000 for criticizing refs

Clippers' Paul George fined $35,000 for criticizing refs The NBA fined Paul George of the Los Angeles Clippers $35,000 on...

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With a Steven Adams shimmy, Thunder heads into All-Star break with wild win vs. Pelicans

Rather than dwelling on a three-game losing streak for the next week, the Thunder is entering the All-Star break with a...

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OSU baseball: Freshmen pitchers Bryce Osmond, Justin Campbell take on big roles early

STILLWATER — When Oklahoma State takes the baseball field for the first time in 2020 on Friday, the Cowboys will turn to a...

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OU baseball: Three storylines entering 2020 season

NORMAN — OU’s baseball season begins Friday in Pensacola, Florida, with the first of a three-game series against Virginia....

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Reigning, no defending: K.J. Kindler's approach keeps Sooners pushing for more

NORMAN — A giant banner hangs on the southeast wall of the Sam Viersen Gymnastics Center, above the area where the OU women’s...

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Morning Roundup: Sticking to script: Bregman, Astros discuss sign stealing

MLB Sticking to script: Bregman, Astros discuss sign stealing Alex Bregman spoke for about 30 seconds and said he was sorry,...

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Big 12 Standings

Big 12 Men’s Standings Team Conf. Pct. Overall Pct. Baylor 11-0 1.000 22-1 .957 Kansas 10-1 .909 21-3 .875 Texas Tech 7-4 .636...

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Thunder-Pelicans boxscore

THUNDER 123, PELICANS 118 FG FT Reb OKC Min M-A M-A O-T A Pf Pts Gallinari 32:46 12-18 2-2 0-2 1 4 29 Gilg-Alxndr 37:10 6-13...

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Watson transfers to N.M. State following Title IX investigation

STILLWATER — Marcus Watson’s Oklahoma State career is over without a single game appearance. The four-star freshman guard has...

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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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OSU baseball: 2020 schedule

Feb. 14, at Grand Canyon, 7 p.m. Feb. 15, at Grand Canyon, 3 p.m. Feb. 16, at Grand Canyon, 2 p.m. Feb. 18, at Arizona State,...

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OSU baseball: New faces, big-name coaches and O'Brate Stadium highlight storylines for Cowboys' season

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State’s baseball season opens with a three-game series beginning Friday in Phoenix at Grand Canyon...

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OSU softball: Cowgirls sweep doubleheader at St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational

COLLEGE SOFTBALL OSU sweeps doubleheader at Clearwater Invitational The St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational is a softball...

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OU women's gymnastics vs. WVU & TWU start time, TV info, three things to know

Up next Who: No. 1 Oklahoma (11-0) vs. West Virginia (5-5) and Texas Woman's (3-5) When: 6:45 p.m. Friday Where: Lloyd Noble...

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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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2020 OU baseball schedule

Fri., Feb. 14: u-Virginia, 6 p.m. Sat., Feb. 15: u-Virginia, 4 p.m. Sun., Feb. 16: u-Virginia, 11 a.m. Tue., Feb. 18: Texas...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's 123-118 win at New Orleans

The Thunder beat the Pelicans 123-118 Thursday at the Smoothie King Center, snapping a two-game losing streak just before the...

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Watch: Thunder center Steven Adams makes buzzer beater from beyond half court

The Thunder bench cleared. Steven Adams shimmied across halftcourt. OKC took a 66-58 lead over the Pelicans. And Adams logged...

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High school girls basketball: Newcastle's Karley Johnson joins 1,000-point club

As a freshman, Johnson scored 632 points. But the 1,000 point milestone didn’t cross her mind until midway through her...

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Tuning In for Feb. 14

FRIDAY GIRLS BASKETBALL 6 p.m.;;Deer Creek at E. Santa Fe;;105.3 FM BOYS BASKETBALL 7:45 p.m.;;Deer Creek at E. Santa Fe;;105.3...

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OSU football: Cowboys, Nebraska agree to home-and-home series

Oklahoma State is reigniting an old football rivalry.

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Thunder: What Shai Gilgeous-Alexander's Rising Stars appearance says about All-Star potential

Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander will suit up Friday in his second Rising Stars game.

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Top Rank Boxing: Alex Saucedo to face Sonny Fredrickson on April 25 in Las Vegas

The next stop on Alex Saucedo's road to a world title bout will come in Las Vegas.

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Thunder to honor Moore High School tragedy victims

The Oklahoma City Thunder announced Thursday it would waive registration fees for high school runners who want to participate...

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High school girls basketball: Crescent's Elizabeth Battelo joins 1,000-point club

Before Tuesday night's game, Crescent coach Karl Butt told Elizabeth Battello she only needed 4 points to join the 1,000-point...

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Donovan says Thunder needs lots of players to play well

Thunder roster is such that role players rarely provide a pickup

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NBA All-Star: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander named participant in NBA 2K20 Throwdown

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander will compete against Bulls guard Zach LaVine, Jazz center Rudy Gobert and Hawks forward Cam Reddish in...

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Riley paints a rosy picture of Sooner defense, but it's an uphill battle

Cain says hard work is the only answer to make the Sooner defense better

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OSU basketball: Marcus Watson transfers to New Mexico State following semester-long ban from Title IX investigation

STILLWATER — Marcus Watson’s Oklahoma State career is over without a single game appearance.The four-star freshman guard has...

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Tuning in for Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020

THURSDAY NBA 7 p.m.;;OKC at New Orleans;;FSOK (Cox 37)/FM 98.1 7 p.m.;;L.A. Clippers at Boston;;TNT (Cox 31) NHL 6...

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OU football: Jamar Cain isn't a splash hire, but new assistant's importance is huge

NORMAN — Every day for the past couple weeks, Jamar Cain has driven Lindsey Street to his new job, and each time, he has found...

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Thunder at Pelicans lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Thunder at Pelicans When: 7 p.m. Thursday Where: Smoothie King Center, New Orleans TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV 675,...

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College baseball 2020: Oklahoma State among contenders trying to dethrone defending champ Vandy

With almost all of its pitching staff back from the team that made the program's deepest postseason run, Louisville begins the...

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Morning roundup: Browns' Garrett reinstated by NFL from indefinite suspension

Myles Garrett is allowed to play and chase quarterbacks again after the NFL reinstated the Browns' star defensive end from his...

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OU-Iowa State boxscore

OKLAHOMA 90, IOWA STATE 61 Iowa State (10-14, 3-8) FG 3PT FT Min M-A M-A M-A Reb A Pf Pts Young 22 5-9 0-0 2-3 2 2 0 12 Nixon...

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Men's college basketball roundup: Igbanu scores 24 to lead Tulsa over East Carolina 70-56

Martins Igbanu had 24 points and 10 rebounds as Tulsa notched a 70-56 home win against East Carolina on Wednesday night. Darien...

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'You just know': Why DeMarco Murray was a 'no-brainer' hire for Lincoln Riley on OU's coaching staff

NORMAN — Lincoln Riley isn’t used to being on the other side of eyeball emojis. Riley’s signature Tweet when OU adds a...

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'He's a special dude': Chris Paul's mentorship is already evident in Shai Gilgeous-Alexander's play

Fire flickered in Chris Paul’s eyes as he turned his head. But his tone remained cool. Paul had given reporters that look...

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NBA notebook: Cavaliers beat Hawks, snap 12-game home losing streak

Tristan Thompson scored 27 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Larry Nance Jr. had a career-high 23 points, and the Cleveland...

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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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Guardrails go up at deadly bridge

A company hired by Oklahoma City has already installed guardrails on the south side of a concrete bridge where four people have...

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Sooners spring game scheduled for April 18

NORMAN — Save the date. OU’s spring football game is scheduled for April 18. More details for the game will be announced...

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Big 12 Standings

standings Big 12 Men’s Standings Team Conf. Pct. Overall Pct. Baylor 11-0 1.000 22-1 .957 Kansas 10-1 .909 21-3 .875 Texas Tech...

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High school swimming regionals notebook: Norman North, Edmond North continue to thrive

Edmond and Jenks hosted the high school swimming regionals on Friday and Saturday.

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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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Thunder: Hamidou Diallo, Zion Williamson once competed in dunk contest

Hamidou Diallo and Zion Williamson squared off in an epic 2016 dunk contest.

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High school football: Little Axe hires Choctaw's Ethan Feuerborn as new head coach

Little Axe headed north to find its new football coach.The Indians' Board of Education approved Ethan Feuerborn to be the...

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Long-time Donovan assistant flourishing at his alma mater

Dayton is riding the mid-major wave this college basketball season

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High school boys basketball: Putnam West's Rondel Walker breaks schools all-time scoring record

Rondel Walker is leaving his fingerprints all over Putnam West's boys basketball program.The senior, who signed with Oklahoma...

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High school football: OSSAA to speak with UCO about future deal for football championships

High school football state championship games may have found a new home for the near future.The Oklahoma Secondary Schools...

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Jenks track, cross country selling shirt to help victims of Moore tragedy

Jenks is finding a way to give back.The Trojans' cross country and track teams are selling special shirts to help the students...

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Varsity podcast: At the buzzer

The Oklahoman's Cameron Jourdan, Nick Sardis and James D. Jackson discuss the upcoming state tournaments, some news and whether...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Spurs spoil homestand

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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OU football: Sooners set date for spring game

Coach Lincoln Riley and the Sooners have sent out a save the date.

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Berry Tramel: Colorado football has fallen far since the Big 12 days

Mel Tucker's departure leaves Colorado in the lurch

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Power Lunch: Chat recap with columnist Berry Tramel

Berry chatted about the Thunder, Cowboys and Sooners with readers this morning.

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Thunder valued at $1.575 billion, according to Forbes

The Thunder ranks 20th among NBA franchises in value, according to a Forbes list published Tuesday.

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College Basketball Notebook: Kentucky rallies from 14 down to beat Vanderbilt

Kentucky rallies from 14 down to beat Vanderbilt Tyrese Maxey scored 25 points, and the 12th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats rallied...

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Mother of Moore High School runner Rachel Freeman tells teammates to 'run for Rachel'

MOORE — Stefen Seifried remembers when Rachel Freeman got her letter jacket. The jacket was like all the others at Moore High...

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High school basketball roundup: Norman girls overcome 42-point game from Moore’s Aaliyah Moore for 61-58 win

Kelbie Washington and Aaliyah Moore are accustomed to being together on the basketball court. They formed a friendship while...

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Big 12 Standings

Big 12 Men’s Standings Team Conf. Pct. Overall Pct. Baylor 11-0 1.000 22-1 .957 Kansas 9-1 .900 20-3 .870 Texas Tech 7-4 .636...

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Kyle Busch still chasing Daytona 500 win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Kyle Busch has partied in victory lane at every NASCAR track from Darlington to Dover, from Bristol to...

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OSU-Kansas State boxscore

OKLAHOMA STATE 64, KANSAS STATE 59 Oklahoma State (12-12, 2-9) FG 3PT FT Min M-A M-A M-A Reb A Pf Pts Anei 26 6-6 1-1 2-4 7 0 4...

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Sports Scoreboard for Wednesday, Feb. 12

BASKETBALL College Tuesday’s Games Men OCU 103, SW CHRISTIAN 78 Oklahoma City 55 48 — 103 SW Christian 36 42 — 78 OCU—Davis 19,...

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Michael Jordan said goodbye to baseball 25 years ago to return to Bulls, NBA glory

Ticket prices are rising, but no one seems to feel ripped off watching meaningless Cactus League games in Arizona as they do...

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'It’s not going to be smooth sailing': Thunder's loss to Spurs shows a slump has sprouted

Early in the game, Dennis Schroder came around the corner on that patented Thunder inbounds play. Schroder off the screen for a...

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Morning Roundup: Red Sox name Ron Roenicke interim manager

It took Ron Roenicke almost five years to get another chance as a major league manager. He'll need to wait at least until next...

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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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Thunder: Gregg Popovich compliments Chris Paul's leadership

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich was his typical ornery self Tuesday. When he was asked about Chris Paul before the game, Popovich...

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Bedlam women's basketball: Cowgirls learn a lesson, take round 2 against Sooners

NORMAN — A little more than a month ago, OSU received a hard lesson. While the sting of that Bedlam loss in Stillwater might...

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'Offensively it was a hard night for us': Chris Paul scores 31 points, but Thunder can't get past Spurs

Chris Paul reached toward the Spurs bench to shake assistant coach Tim Duncan’s hand. Head coach Gregg Popovich slid over to...

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Tributes: Aviles played parts of four seasons with 89ers

Farewell to people with Oklahoma ties who enjoyed the game day experience: Ramon Aviles, 68, of Manati, Puerto Rico. Spent...

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OSU basketball: Yor Anei shines in win at Kansas State

Oklahoma State center Yor Anei grabbed the loose ball and saw the shot clock ticking away on the opposite end of the floor.He...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's loss to the Spurs

The Thunder dropped its second consecutive home game Tuesday in a 114-106 loss to the Spurs. Here are five takeaways from the...

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The night Dizzy & Daffy Dean pitched against the Kansas City Monarchs in Oklahoma City

In October 1934, Dizzy Dean won Game 7 of the World Series in Detroit, then pitched in OKC the next night

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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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Tuning In for Feb. 12

WEDNESDAY NBA 6:30 p.m.;;Milwaukee at Indiana;;ESPN (Cox 29) 9 p.m.;;L.A. Lakes at Denver;;ESPN (Cox 29) NHL 6:30...

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Thunder: Bucknell to retire Mike Muscala's jersey

The Bucknell men's basketball program will retire Mike Muscala's No. 31 jersey Saturday during a halftime ceremony.

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Stevens says he's not surprised by Thunder's success

Balanced Thunder lineup is "hard to guard," says Celtics coach

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Berry Tramel: Which long-term quarterbacks will leave their franchises?

Brady, Rivers, Brees, Newton; the list is long of potential quarterback movements

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College Basketball Notebook: Baylor still No. 1 as Spartans fall from top 25

Baylor still No. 1 as Spartans fall from top 25 Baylor remained No. 1 in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll...

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NBA NOTEBOOK: USA Basketball announces 44 finalists for Olympic team

LeBron James is considering a return to the Olympics. James a two-time gold medalist and three-time Olympian was among 44...

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Morning Roundup: MLB considering expanding playoffs; Chargers QB Phillip Rivers to enter free agency

Major League Baseball is considering expanding the playoffs to nearly half the 30 teams and allowing higher-seeded wild-card...

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Ex-OKC Dodgers pitcher sues Astros, claiming their cheating ended his MLB career

LOS ANGELES — A former Oklahoma City Dodgers pitcher sued the Houston Astros on Monday, alleging that the Astros’ sign-stealing...

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Avoiding the Groundhog Day cycle: Gabby Gregory learning quickly for Sooners

NORMAN — OU freshman Gabby Gregory doesn’t want a repeat of the last Bedlam meeting. In that game, Jan. 8 in Stillwater, the...

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'Oklahoma gave me so much': Why former Thunder player Enes Kanter remains fan favorite in OKC

A gruff voice from a few rows back greeted Enes Kanter as the Celtics center stood at the scorer’s table ready to check in....

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OSU at OU women’s basketball lineups, tipoff, TV/streaming info

Oklahoma State at Oklahoma When: 7 p.m. Tuesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman Streaming: SoonerSports.tv Radio: OSU —...

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OKC Thunder: Kevin Durant thinks we're fixated on him, but it might be the other way around

Kevin Durant is still talking about Oklahoma City. No surprise there. Last week, he went on the “All The Smoke” podcast hosted...

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Giannis Antetokounmpo is unbothered

A few hours before the NBA’s annual trade deadline, Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks was making his own defiant...

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In trade for Betts, another of Astros’ vanquished opponents bulks up

The results of each postseason series are engraved on the inside of the Houston Astros’ 2017 championship rings. Most champions...

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Thunder vs. Spurs lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Spurs at Thunder When: 7 p.m. Tuesday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, OKC TV: FSOK (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV 675, U-verse...

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Paul named finalist for Olympic roster

Thunder guard Chris Paul has a chance to play in the 2020 Olympics. USA basketball announced Paul as one of its 44 finalists...

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OSU basketball: Isaac Likekele had early believer in Kansas State's Bruce Weber

STILLWATER — Bruce Weber was the only believer last summer. Kansas State’s head basketball coach had seen Oklahoma State point...

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OSU at Kansas State men's basketball: Tip time, starting lineups, three things to know

OSU at Kansas State When: 8 p.m. Tuesday Where: Bramlage Coliseum; Manhattan, Kansas TV: ESPNU (Cox 253/HD 718, Dish 141,...

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NASCAR season off to intriguing start

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR is off to an intriguing start and the season has barely begun. In the first 48 hours, Ricky...

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Boynton’s ejection goes viral

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton has given up social media for the month, so he had yet to see his first-ever...

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Garfield will not return as Putnam City football coach

For the second time in three years, Putnam City is searching for a new football coach. Jon Garfield was fired Friday after two...

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High school girls basketball: Duke's Rick Wilson achieves 900 wins and Rocky Clarke is closing in

Rick Wilson joined an elite group of coaches and Rocky Clarke could be following him this week.

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Thunder injury update: Darius Bazley out with right knee bone bruise

Darius Bazley will be re-evaluated in four to six weeks, the team announced.

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High school football: Putnam City moving on from Jon Garfield after two seasons

For the second time in three years, Putnam City is searching for a new football coach.Jon Garfield was fired Friday after two...

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Tuning In for Feb. 11

TUESDAY NBA 6 p.m.;;L.A. Clippers at Philadelphia;;TNT (Cox 31) 8:30 p.m.;;Boston at Houston;;TNT (Cox 31) 7 p.m.;;San Antonio...

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OSU softball week in review: Maxwell's perfect game highlights Cowgirls' opening weekend

Redshirt freshman Kelly Maxwell threw the seventh perfect game in OSU history

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Dennis Schroder weighs in on Clint Capela's new jersey number

He held up a No. 17 Hawks jersey, a bleached patch of hair highlighting the left side of his head. No, it wasn’t Dennis...

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High school boys basketball: Coyle's Josh Sumrall picks up 300th win

Time has gone quickly for Coyle boys basketball coach Josh Sumrall.He remembers coaching his first basketball game 18 years...

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Thunder transition defense contributed to loss to Celtics

The Thunder only turned the ball over 10 times in a 112-111 loss to the Celtics on Sunday, but Boston scored 21 points off...

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OSU basketball: Mike Boynton's ejection goes viral

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton has given up social media for the month, so he had yet to see his first-ever...

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Where was the offense as the XFL kicks off?

The microphones on coaches and replay review officials was great in the XFL's Week 1.

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Thunder Buddies Podcast: Outsmarted

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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OSU basketball: Cowboys to honor 1995 Final Four team Saturday

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State will honor the 1995 Final Four men’s basketball team on Saturday with several tributes.The Cowboys...

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Chris Paul among 44 finalists for 2020 U.S. Olympic Team

USA basketball announced Paul as one of its 44 finalists for its Olympic roster Monday.

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OSU football: Grad transfer Christian Holmes commits to Cowboys

Holmes could become an immediate starter at cornerback

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Mustang’s Gabe Simonsen named 2019-20 Gatorade Oklahoma Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year

Mustang junior Gabe Simonsen has been named the 2019-20 Gatorade Oklahoma Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year.

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Berry Tramel: Sign-and-trades have returned to the NBA

Could the Thunder get a valuable piece for Gallinari in the summer?

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Nature & you: Why do pigeons bob their heads?

Week after week, I ever so subtlety encourage you get up off of the couch and go do a nature hike adventure. Today is no...

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Boilermakers trying to get off the bubble

Purdue is positioned to chase down an NCAA Tournament bid, thanks in part to the Big Ten's depth of quality teams. The...

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Berry Tramel: Thunder is a man shy of being elite, and Boston has that man in Marcus Smart

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander brought the ball upcourt, the Thunder having staged another crazy comeback, down just three points with...

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OSU women's golf: Cowgirls lead Lady Puerto Rico Classic

The Oklahoma State women's golf team holds the lead after Sunday's first round of the Lady Puerto Rico Classic in Rio Grande,...

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'He’s an All-Star, he deserves it': How Jayson Tatum and Celtics outmuscled the Thunder

Jayson Tatum was playing pinball. The Celtics forward missed at the rim only to jump and catch his own rebound and flick...

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NBA notebook: Trae Young scores 48 points in double OT win

Trae Young was disappointed that the Atlanta Hawks let New York rally in regulation and take a big lead in the first overtime,...

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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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Morning roundup: Nick Taylor captures Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Nick Taylor had more trouble with the wind than he did with Phil Mickelson. The Canadian managed both just fine Sunday and won...

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Thunder journal: Terrance Ferguson steps up when fouls plague OKC

Thunder guard Luguentz Dort clapped his hands in frustration. He had just picked up his third foul. Less than five minutes...

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Big 12 Standings

Big 12 Men’s Standings Team Conf. Pct. Overall Pct. Baylor 10-0 1.000 21-1 .955 Kansas 9-1 .900 20-3 .870 West Virginia 6-4...

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MLB spring training 2020: Time for pitchers, catchers and cheaters

ORLANDO, Fla. — Baseball returns to the field next week when pitchers, catchers and cheaters report to spring training. Fans...

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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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MLB spring training 2020 previews: Cardinals, Rangers, Astros and Royals

St. Louis Cardinals Manager: Mike Shildt (third season). 2019: 91-71, first place, lost to Nationals in NLCS. Training Town:...

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College basketball roundup: Houston rolls Wichita State to take sole possession of first in American Athletic Conference

Houston rolls Wichita State to take conference lead Houston had one of its best all-around defensive efforts of the season and...

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'I want to win — win big': Bob Stoops disappointed in Renegades' season-opening loss

ARLINGTON, Texas — There was plenty that was familiar. The visor. The gait. Bending over and resting his hands on his knees...

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NASCAR: Stenhouse wins pole for Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Ricky Stenhouse Jr. needed just two days to get his new team to the top. Stenhouse won the pole Sunday...

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Duke, UNC lead weekend’s winners and losers

Selection Sunday on March 15 is looming and teams around the country have less and less time to make their mark. Another...

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Tuning in for Feb. 10, 2020

MONDAY NBA 7 p.m.;;Sacramento at Milwaukee;;NBATV (Cox 256) 9:30 p.m.;;Phoenix at L.A. Lakers;;NBATV (Cox 256) NHL 6:30...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's 112-111 loss to the Celtics

The Thunder lost 112-111 to the Celtics in a back-and-forth game Sunday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

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Olympic great Michael Phelps to headline The Oklahoman’s All-City Prep Sports Awards June 9

The most-decorated Olympic athlete of all time will be in Oklahoma City on June 9 for The Oklahoman’s All-City Prep Sports...

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Varsity podcast: Star performances

The Oklahoman’s Cameron Jourdan, Nick Sardis and James D. Jackson discuss some of the top performances they saw over the past...

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OSU football: Strong relationships, communication skills will help Kasey Dunn as offensive coordinator

STILLWATER — Kasey Dunn doesn’t coach quarterbacks. But he speaks quarterback fluently. The new Oklahoma State offensive...

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Stoops excited about return to the gridiron with the XFL

Bob Stoops planned to sleep well Saturday night. He always has the night before coaching a football game. No reason for that to...

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High school football: The Oklahoman's final 2020 Super 30 rankings

1. Andrew Raym, OL, Broken Arrow, 6-4, 295: The state’s top-ranked prospect signed with Oklahoma in December, giving the...

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Tuning in for Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020

SUNDAY XFL FOOTBALL 1 p.m.;Tampa Bay at New York;;FOX (Cox 12) 4 p.m.;;St. Louis at Dallas;;ESPN (Cox 29) NBA 2:30...

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'She had to go 5 mph, 10 mph, 15 mph': How Sooners' Olivia Trautman has worked back from a preseason injury

NORMAN — Olivia Trautman knew something was wrong right away. During the floor exercise warmups for OU’s preseason intersquad...

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OU football: Bob Stoops & Longhorn hero Jerrod Heard united in XFL

Jerrod Heard flashed the Hook’ em Horns sign, Bob Stoops reached over in a faux attempt to turn the fingers upside down and the...

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NBA notebook: Timberwolves snap 13-game losing skid

Jordan McLaughlin scored a career-high 24 points, Malik Beasley added 23 in his Minnesota debut and the new-look Timberwolves...

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Shame on college football for lack of black coaches

Colleges around the country wrapped up their football signing classes this week, proudly touting scores of African-American...

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Doolittle frees his mind, OU’s best win follows

NORMAN — Kristian Doolittle found himself wide open at the top of the arc when De’Vion Harmon passed him the ball. He knocked...

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Why Luguentz Dort is starting for — but not practicing with — OKC

The Thunder finally has time to practice. After a grueling January schedule that never gave the team more than a day off...

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UFC set to return to OKC's Chesapeake Energy Arena on May 2

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is heading back to Oklahoma City. The UFC will return to Chesapeake Energy Arena for the...

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Cowboys’ upset bid again falls short

Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton clapped for each official — and not in a positive way. With 9.1 seconds remaining, Boynton...

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OU men's gymnastics: Gage Dyer, Sooners bounce back to beat Iowa

NORMAN — OU’s Gage Dyer stuck his landing on the high bar and stood motionless for a moment as the crowd inside McCasland Field...

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Morning Roundup: Fans get their first look at the XFL

PRO FOOTBALL Fans get their first look at the XFL The debut of the new XFL had a punt blocked for a touchdown, a juiced-up...

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Oklahoma State-Baylor boxscore

BAYLOR 78, OKLAHOMA STATE 70 Oklahoma State (11-11, 1-9) FG 3PT FT Min M-A M-A M-A Reb A Pf Pts McGriff 24 2-6 0-1 7-8 8 1 5...

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Big 12 roundup: Self gets 700th win as Kansas downs TCU

Bill Self got a basketball marking his 700th career victory, and Kansas matched an NCAA record with its 31st consecutive 20-win...

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MLB notebook: Trump tweets Hall of Fame support for Pete Rose

Trump tweets Hall of Fame support for Pete Rose President Donald Trump wants Cooperstown to open its doors for Pete Rose. Trump...

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NASCAR: Harvick dumps side gigs to focus on racing

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Kevin Harvick put a mic drop on his TV broadcasting career and turned off the dial on his radio show. The...

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College basketball notebook: Bob Knight returns to Indiana for first time in 20 years

Bob Knight cherished the short stroll from the practice gym to Assembly Hall. It ended his 20-year journey back to Hoosiers...

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NASCAR Schedules

NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Feb. 9: x-Busch Clash at DAYTONA, Daytona Beach, Fla. Feb. 13: x-Bluegreen Vacations Duel 1 At...

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How Thunder stacks up in Western Conference playoff race after trade deadline

Thunder fans were giddy when Danilo Gallinari’s name was announced. The NBA trade deadline was 29 hours in the rearview mirror...

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OU softball: Sooners nabs two wins in Mexico

Oklahoma defeated George Washington University, 5-2, in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday in the Puerto Vallarta...

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30 years after Tyson fight, Buster Douglas is 'feeling good'

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Thirty years after his startling victory against boxing titan Mike Tyson, Buster Douglas is feeling healthy...

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OU at Texas Woman’s University gymnastics start time, three things to know

No. 1 OU (10-0, 1-0 Big 12) at Texas Woman's (3-4) When: 2 p.m. Sunday Where: Kitty Magee Arena, Denton, Texas TV: None Three...

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OU women's basketball: Cyclones sink Sooners from free-throw line

Iowa State's Ashley Joens sank two free throws with 9.3 seconds to seal the Cyclones 63-59 win over Oklahoma at Hilton Coliseum...

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High school notebook: Casady boys basketball team sets school record with 26th win

Casady boys basketball team sets school record with 26th win Casady’s boys basketball team is continuing its record-setting...

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Thunder vs. Celtics lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Celtics at Thunder When: 2:30 p.m. Sunday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV 675, U-verse...

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Oklahoma-West Virginia boxscore

OKLAHOMA 69, WEST VIRGINIA 59 West Virginia (18-5, 6-4) FG 3PT FT Min M-A M-A M-A Reb A Pf Pts Haley 35 6-14 1-3 2-2 5 3 2 15...

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Oklahoma-Iowa State boxscore

IOWA STATE 63, OKLAHOMA 59 Oklahoma (12-11, 5-6) FG 3PT FT Min M-A M-A M-A Reb A Pf Pts Simpson 23 2-7 0-0 0-0 7 2 4 4 Gregory...

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OSU women's basketball: Old-fashioned three-point plays lift Cowgirls past West Virginia

STILLWATER — And-one, and-one, and-one. And won. The Oklahoma State women’s basketball team rallied with old-fashioned...

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NBA Leaders

(Through Feb. 7) Scoring G FG FT PTS AVG Harden, HOU 49 497 511 1730 35.3 Antetokounmpo, MIL 47 523 301 1420 30.2 Lillard, POR...

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Oklahoma State-West Virginia boxscore

OKLAHOMA STATE 60, WEST VIRGINIA 57 West Virginia (14-7, 4-6) FG 3PT FT Min M-A M-A M-A Reb A Pf Pts Niblack 29 3-9 0-0 6-7 7 0...

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Outdoors: Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation scraps proposal to lengthen deer gun season

The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation will not recommend to the Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission on Tuesday...

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OSU basketball: Cowboys' upset bid of No. 1 Baylor falls short

Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton clapped for each official — and not in a positive way.With 9.1 seconds remaining, Boynton had...

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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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Berry Tramel: Lon Kruger's team finally has the marquee victory it needed

Sooners beat Mountaineers 69-59 to enhance its NCAA Tournament resume'

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Thunder's health edges Hamidou Diallo and Mike Muscala out of the rotation

Too many healthy players is a good problem for the Thunder to have. But it also means OKC coach Billy Donovan and his staff...

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Why Luguentz Dort is starting for, but not practicing with, the Thunder

As a two-way player, Luguentz Dort is limited to 45 days of service with the Thunder.

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High school girls basketball: Christian Heritage's Rylee Langerman surpasses 1,500 points

After joining the 1,000-point club in the state semifinals nearly one year ago, The Christian Heritage Academy Crusader...

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High school boys basketball: Casady sets school record with 26th win

Casady's boys basketball team is continuing its record-setting season.Following the Cyclones' 61-50 win against Cistercian...

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New XFL kicks off with debut game in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — The new XFL got under way Saturday in the latest attempt to bring more professional football to the...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Motoring past the Pistons

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Tuning in for Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020

SATURDAY XFL FOOTBALL 1 p.m.;;Seattle at Washington, DC;;ABC (Cox 8) 4 p.m.;;Los Angeles at Houston;;FOX (Cox 12) NBA 7:30...

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'We get to play for those six in honor of them': Moore High School plays first games since Monday's tragedy

MOORE — As Aaliyah Moore sprinted up and down the court, she thought of her classmates. Then again, Rachel Freeman and Yuridia...

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'Steven Adams presents a different problem': Thunder center is too much for Pistons in 108-101 OKC win

The moment Detroit agreed to trade Andre Drummond to Cleveland, it became clear that the matchup at center would play a large...

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OU softball: Jocelyn Alo, Sooners hammer Long Beach State 10-3

COLLEGE SOFTBALL Alo, Sooners hammer Long Beach State 10-3 Third-ranked Oklahoma routed Long Beach State 10-3 in the second...

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OSU basketball: Cowboys getting more from Cannen Cunningham than just his brother's commitment

STILLWATER — Mike Boynton understands the perception. Yes, last summer he hired Cannen Cunningham — the older brother of No....

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NBA trade deadline: Winners, losers and teams in between

The NBA trade deadline went just about as expected. The Memphis Grizzlies found a new home (Miami) for Andre Iguodala. The New...

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Thunder's trio of point guards lead balanced attack

Chris Paul, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Dennis Schroder took turns in slowly but efficiently dismantling Detroit. The trio of...

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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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High school basketball: Norman North girls beat top-ranked Deer Creek

The Norman North girls basketball players sported big smiles as they ran towards each other Friday night, clapping their hands...

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OU baseball: Cade Cavalli calling his own pitches for Sooners this season

OU baseball coach Skip Johnson talks all the time about the importance of his pitchers having conviction in what they’re doing,...

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NBA notebook: Pat Riley says Heat studied Andre Iguodala, believes he's still 'elite'

Riley: Heat studied Iguodala, believes he's still 'elite' MIAMI — In deciding whether to pursue a trade for Andre Iguodala, the...

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'It’s nothing short of a miracle': How OU's Gage Dyer took an unusual path to gymnastics stardom

NORMAN — Gage Dyer knows his story isn’t the norm. The junior OU gymnast knows that starting gymnastics as a teenager and...

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Morning roundup: Jason Day climbs within 2 of the lead at Pebble Beach

GOLF Jason Day climbs within 2 of the lead at Pebble Beach PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Jason Day received a warm reminder Friday at...

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Sports Scoreboard for Saturday, Feb. 8

SOFTBALL College Friday’s Results Cameron 10, SW Baptist 0 Central Oklahoma 4, Southeastern 3 Central Oklahoma 3, Southwestern...

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Big 12 Standings

Big 12 Men’s Standings Team Conf. Pct. Overall Pct. Baylor 9-0 1.000 20-1 .952 Kansas 8-1 .889 19-3 .864 West Virginia 6-3 .667...

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West Virginia at OSU women's basketball: Tip time, broadcast info, three things to know

West Virginia at OSU When: 2 p.m. Saturday Where: Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater Streaming: Big 12 Now/ESPN+ Radio: KGFY 105.5...

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Jenni Carlson: Why Moore will carry on after latest tragedy

MOORE — Chad Mashburn was talking to his secretary in his office at Moore High School on Monday afternoon when he heard the...

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OSU wrestling: Cowboys set for duals in two states on Saturday

Two duals, two states, one day. It might sound like an episode of a reality television show, but it’s Big 12 wrestling, which...

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Manslaughter charge filed in Moore High School deaths

NORMAN — A prosecutor vowed Friday to seek a lengthy prison sentence for the "career criminal" who drove his pickup into a...

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Iowa State vs. OU women’s basketball lineups, tipoff, TV/streaming info

OU at Iowa State When: 2 p.m. Saturday Where: Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa Streaming: Cyclones.tv Radio: KOKC 1520 AM, KREF...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's win against the Pistons

The Thunder recorded its fourth consecutive victory Friday night, beating the Pistons 108-101. Here are five takeaways from the...

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OSU at No. 1 Baylor men's basketball: Tip time, starting lineups, three things to know

OSU at No. 1 Baylor When: 5 p.m. Saturday Where: Ferrell Center, Waco, Texas TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28/HD 721, Dish 143, DirecTV...

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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 softball: No. 3 Sooners beat Nevada 9-3 in season opener

Sooners win opener Kinzie Hansen and Rylie Boone each at two hits Thursday night to help No. 3-ranked Oklahoma to a 9-3...

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Will Landry Jones return from a knee injury to make XFL opener?

Stoops says Landry Jones has "a rocket for an arm," but will Jones be ready for XFL opener?

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Thunder Buddies Podcast: Trade deadline special

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Jenni Carlson: Call Kansas City the Super Bowl champs — but not its American Indian nickname

Kansas City gets to call itself Super Bowl champions, which is great. But Oklahoman columnist Jenni Carlson explains why she...

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Hectic end to the NBA's trade window, but some teams sat out

MIAMI — Most of the top NBA playoff contenders stayed out of the down-to-the-wire frenzy at the trade deadline. Miami and the...

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College Basketball: UConn knocks Tulsa out of first place in American, 72-56

UConn knocks Tulsa out of first place in American, 72-56 James Bouknight had a season-high 22 points as UConn topped Tulsa...

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NBA Notebook: Source: Knicks plan to hire agent Rose to run team

Source: Knicks plan to hire agent Rose to run team The New York Knicks plan to hire agent Leon Rose to take over their...

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Big 12 Standings

Big 12 Men’s Standings Team Conf. Pct. Overall Pct. Baylor 9-0 1.000 20-1 .952 Kansas 8-1 .889 19-3 .864 West Virginia 6-3 .667...

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NBA trade deadline: Thunder GM Sam Presti rolls the dice by not dealing Danilo Gallinari

Thunder fans got what they wanted Thursday. Which is not what they usually want. All fans usually clamor for a deal at the...

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Jason Witten might not finish his career in Dallas? He wouldn’t be the first longtime Cowboys star to leave.

FRISCO, Texas — If Jason Witten wants to play a 17th NFL season — it certainly sounds like he does — then he should. And if...

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Dort sticks in starting five even as Ferguson returns

Billy Donovan faced a difficult decision with his starting lineup Wednesday night. Ride with rookie guard Luguentz Dort, an...

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McGuinness K/P Zach Schmit commits to Sooners

Zach Schmit is the next McGuinness star to trade in his green and black for crimson and cream. The senior kicker and punter...