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OSU football: Mike Yurcich returns to Stillwater, but with different offensive scheme at Texas

STILLWATER — The ingenuity. The gaudy statistics. The alignment in offensive philosophy. All those things made Mike Yurcich an...

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Mike McCarthy questions Cowboys players' response to hit on QB Andy Dalton

Andy Dalton wound up to throw, spotted an open lane and instead tucked the ball to run on third-and-10 from the Cowboys’ own 3...

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'He deserves it': Clayton Kershaw sets up Dodgers for first World Series title in 32 years

ARLINGTON, Texas — Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts stood on the mound Sunday evening, his ears reverberating with...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s top 10 games of Week 9

With only two weeks left in the regular season, every game seems to have bigger implications toward playoff seeing. Although...

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OKC Thunder: Chris Paul to be featured in HBO's 'The Day Sports Stood Still'

Thunder point guard Chris Paul will reflect on the March 11 NBA shutdown and the events that followed in "The Day Sports Stood...

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Stay up-to-date with the latest information on COVID-19 in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma State Department of Health releases COVID-19 updates each day. We'll keep track of the trends and cases here.

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Oklahoma high school football: List of canceled, postponed Week 9 games

With only two weeks remaining in the regular season, time is running out for teams to make up regular-season...

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Stories from an OU-TCU trip to Fort Worth

A flat tire, an old friend, new restaurants and a found jacket; lots happened on a trip to Fort Worth

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 9 rankings

Class 6A-I (Previous rank in parentheses) 1. Owasso (1) — 8-0 2. Jenks (2) — 5-1 3. Tulsa Union (4) — 3-4 4. Edmond Santa Fe...

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Mickey Mantle's boyhood Oklahoma home is up for auction

As a kid in Oklahoma, Mickey Mantle’s first baseball backstop was a rickety tin shed. It is still there today, opposite the...

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OU football: The good, the bad and the ugly of the first half of the Sooners' season

FORT WORTH, Texas — OU reached the midpoint of the regular season after Saturday’s 33-14 win at TCU. The Sooners’ first five...

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OSU football: Tight ends flash ability to be effective in passing game

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State’s tight ends had heard the talk all week. The talk about how great Iowa State’s tight ends were,...

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 Monday, Oct. 26

oct 26 tuning in MONDAY NFL 7 p.m.;;Chicago at L.A. Rams;;ESPN/107.7FM GOLF 2 p.m.;;East Lake Cup;;GOLF (Cox 60) TENNIS 7...

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Nature & You: Turn your Halloween pumpkin into a bird feeder

At week’s end, we’ll be having our annual bout of Halloween holiday fun. Pumpkin carving goes hand-in-hand with this...

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College football winners and losers from Week 8 include Rutgers, Alabama and Indiana

Ohio State helped usher the Big Ten into the regular season with a 52-17 victory against Nebraska, which hung around for much...

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Big 12 Standings for Monday, Oct. 26

Conference All Games W L PF PA W L PF PA Kansas St. 4 0 145 84 4 1 176 119 Oklahoma St. 3 0 98 41 4 0 114 48 Iowa St. 3 1 126...

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Cantlay rallies from 4 back to win Zozo Championship

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Patrick Cantlay rallied from four shots behind and got far enough ahead that Jon Rahm and Justin Thomas...

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NFL: Baker Mayfield throws for five touchdowns in Browns victory

CINCINNATI — Baker Mayfield overcame a terrible start to throw for five touchdowns, including a 24-yard go-ahead score to...

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OU football at Texas Tech: Broadcast info, betting lines, matchup breakdown

No. 24 Oklahoma at Texas Tech When: 7 p.m. Saturday TV: Fox (KOKH-25, Cox 12/HD 712, Dish 25, DirecTV 25, U-verse 25/HD 1025)...

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Chargers survive late surge

River Faulkner wouldn’t be denied. The sophomore gave one side-step to his right and then squeezed through the line of...

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NFL: Cowboys lose quarterback Andy Dalton in rout at Washington

LANDOVER, Md. — When a sliding Andy Dalton got a concussion from a shoulder-to-head blow that sent the quarterback’s helmet...

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Sports Scoreboard for Monday, Oct. 26

FOOTBALL High School Saturday’s Results Class 3A Heritage Hall 39, Anadarko 27 Class A Rush Springs 49, Wynnewood 14...

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College football notebook: OSU stays at No. 6, Sooners back in poll at No. 24

OSU stays at No. 6, Sooners back in poll at No. 24 Oklahoma State remained at No. 6, and Oklahoma moved back into The...

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Tramel: World Series Game 4 reminds us that baseball can still be fun

No one expected the kid put in the game late to hit the ball. Two straight strikes meant a strikeout almost surely was coming....

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Texas at OSU football: Kickoff time, betting odds, matchup breakdown

Texas at No. 6 OSU When: 3 p.m. Saturday Where: Boone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater TV: Fox (KOKH-25, Cox 12/HD 712, Dish 25,...

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Whooping cranes are truly a rare bird. Now they're migrating through Oklahoma.

A whooping crane shut down the hunting season opener for sandhill cranes at Hackberry Flat on Saturday. State wildlife...

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OSU football: Best and worst of Cowboys' win over Iowa State

The game was filled with a lot of good, but some not-so-good, too

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Oklahoma high school football: Heritage Hall survives Anadarko's late surge to win 39-27

Heritage Hall topped Anadarko 39-27 at Pop Murray Memorial Field on Friday night.

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Cowboys face first major test and stay No. 1 in the Big 12

Don't count out Iowa State, which lost in Stillwater but has an easy schedule ahead

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Vote in The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll for Week 8

Plenty of players across the city had big performances to help teams clinch pivotal wins with the regular season inching toward...

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OKC Thunder coaching search: Five things to know about Maurice Cheeks

The Oklahoman has been highlighting one Thunder head coaching candidate per day as the search for Billy Donovan’s replacement...

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OU football: Some gaudy numbers for Spencer Rattler in Sooners' win at TCU

OU’s 33-14 rout of TCU on Saturday included some interesting numbers: 16: OU points on four possessions that penetrated the...

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Tuning in for Sunday, Oct. 25

oct 25 tuning in SUNDAY WORLD SERIES 7 p.m.;;L.A. Dodgers vs. Tampa Bay;;FOX (Cox 12) NFL Noon;;Dallas at...

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OSU football: Spencer Sanders kept composure, kept Cowboys atop Big 12 with win over Iowa State

STILLWATER — The snap flew into Spencer Sanders’ hands and that’s where it belonged. The Oklahoma State quarterback kneeled to...

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OSU football: Cowboys' 24-21 win over Iowa State by the numbers

8: The time of possession in the game was almost even, as Oklahoma State had the ball for eight more seconds. 9: The numbers...

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Dallas Cowboys visit Washington with NFC East in shambles

LANDOVER, Md. — The previous time the Dallas Cowboys and Washington faced off with a combined record worse than this, the...

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Carlson: Why OSU football can thank a first-quarter blitz for changing game against Iowa State

STILLWATER — Brock Purdy took the snap with the goal line in view and a couple of his favorite targets, Iowa State’s big tight...

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Sports Scoreboard for Sunday, Oct. 25

VOLLEYBALL College Friday’s Results Kansas State def. Oklahoma, 3-2 (23-25, 16-25, 25-20, 25-21, 13-15) Panhandle State def. SW...

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Tulsa capitalizes on 3 South Florida turnovers, wins 42-13

TAMPA, Fla. — Deneric Prince rushed for 109 yards and two touchdowns, Corey Taylor II added 67 yards rushing and two scores,...

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OU football: Marvin Mims' speed is special, but he shows off complete package of receiver skills in Sooners' win over TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas — Spencer Rattler planted his feet and let it fly. The OU quarterback might not have put quite everything he...

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College Football Roundup: Ohio State throttles Nebraska as Big 10 football returns

Buckeyes cruises past Nebraska as Big 10 football returns COLUMBUS, Ohio — Justin Fields and No. 5 Ohio State shook off the...

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Big 12 Roundup: Texas knocks off Baylor; Kansas State rolls over Kansas

Texas downs Baylor to end losing skid AUSTIN, Texas — Sam Ehlinger passed for an early touchdown, then ran for two more in the...

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Morning roundup: Khabib Nurmagomedov dominates, retires after win

UFC Nurmagomedov dominates Gaethje, retires after win Khabib Nurmagomedov did what he’s always done in the octagon on Saturday...

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NASCAR: Cup chase at Texas more about a win than points now

FORT WORTH, Texas — Chase Elliott insists he has worried less about the points situation during this NASCAR season than ever...

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Tramel: OU report card gives high marks for deep-ball offense and containing Max Duggan

OU’s 33-14 rout of Texas Christian on Saturday was a prime example of a team victory, with contributions from all sides,...

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Big 12 Standings for Sunday, Oct. 25

Conference All Games W L PF PA W L PF PA Kansas St. 4 0 145 84 4 1 176 119 Oklahoma St. 3 0 98 41 4 0 114 48 Iowa St. 3 1 126...

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Carlson: OSU football gets high marks for tackling, targeting tight ends in win over Iowa State

OSU’s 24-21 victory over Iowa State put the Cowboys in the Big 12 driver’s seat. But they took control of the conference race...

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Tramel: Nothing passive about the OU defense in 33-14 rout of TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas — On the game’s first snap, Isaiah Thomas had a bead on Max Duggan. A clear shot at the TCU quarterback. But...

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OU football notebook: T.J. Pledger's big day, Gabe Brkic's bounce-back and a strange first-quarter call

FORT WORTH, Texas — T.J. Pledger had his second consecutive big day for OU on Saturday, running for 122 yards and a touchdown...

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'He’s our guy:' Walker Buehler tosses gem as Dodgers dominate Game 3 and take 2-1 World Series lead vs. Rays

ARLINGTON, Texas — He’s the baby-faced assassin. A 26-year-old kid who looks like he could still be in high school, longing for...

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Bombers ‘want the gold ball’

Putnam North took a chance and kicked the football to Makale Smith. Putnam North had just scored its first touchdown during...

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Oklahoma high school football: Midwest City blows past Putnam North

Midwest City dominated Putnam North on both sides of the ball.

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Oklahoma high school football: Noble defense shines in win over Southeast

The Noble football team had on Friday night one of its best defensive performances in recent memory. The Bears finished...

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Oklahoma high school football: Trevon Baysinger leads Moore to win in his first start

Baysinger’s long run gave Moore a two-touchdown lead which the Lions carried to a 21-14 win over Putnam City on Thursday night.

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OU football: Seven things to know about Sooners receiver Marvin Mims

Marvin Mims is quickly emerging as one of Oklahoma’s top playmakers. The true freshman wide receiver has dazzled in his first...

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OU football: Five takeaways from Sooners' 33-14 win over TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas — For the first time since its season opener, OU didn't have to sweat down to the wire, beating TCU 33-14 on...

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Oklahoma high school football: No. 5 Millwood upsets top-ranked Jones behind Hunt's second half

Hobbled and hopeful, Millwood’s Ricky Hunt Jr. came out of halftime against Jones looking different.

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Oklahoma high school football: Highlights, numbers and things we learned from Week 8

Westmoore beats Edmond Memorial on final-second playWestmoore senior quarterback Dayton Wolfe found an open receiver in the end...

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Oklahoma high school football: Crescent's defense holds against Oklahoma Christian Academy

EDMOND – Crescent's defense is finding its groove as the season progresses.The Tigers topped Oklahoma Christian Academy 22-8 on...

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Tuning in for Saturday, Oct. 24

oct 24 tuning in SATURDAY WORLD SERIES 7 p.m.;;L.A. Dodgers vs. Tampa Bay;;FOX (Cox 12) COLLEGE FOOTBALL 11 a.m.;;Oklahoma at...

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Justin Thomas warms to Sherwood quickly, grabs lead in Zozo

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Justin Thomas knew next to nothing about Sherwood Country Club when he set foot on the grounds to get...

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Carlson: Why OSU quarterback Spencer Sanders' growth has been stunted (Spoiler: it's no one's fault)

STILLWATER — The math is weird on Spencer Sanders. It feels like he’s been part of OSU football for a long time. Long before he...

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NBA is targeting start date of Dec. 22 for the 2020-21 season

The NBA is targeting a Dec. 22 start date for the 2020-21 season, a person with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY...

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Nearing an end, MLB's postseason bubble 'made special by who you can share it with'

ARLINGTON, Texas — It has been a month now since Major League Baseball asked its playoff-bound teams to quarantine in hotels,...

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Opinion: It's very easy to ridicule the teams in the NFC East or NFC Least

It's very easy to ridicule the teams in the NFC East. And yes, we will be doing so. Still, the grit and determination displayed...

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OSU football: Why Jarrick Bernard-Converse's new name has deep meaning

STILLWATER — Brian Converse’s first interactions with young Jarrick Bernard still make him laugh 16 years later. “He was a...

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Sports Scoreboard for Saturday, Oct. 24

FOOTBALL High School Thursday’s Results Class 6A Lawton 57, U.S. Grant 6 Moore 21, Putnam City 14 Class 5A Collinsville 70,...

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Big 12 Standings for Saturday, Oct. 24

Conference All Games W L PF PA W L PF PA Iowa St. 3 0 105 79 3 1 119 110 Kansas St. 3 0 90 70 3 1 121 105 Oklahoma St. 2 0 74...

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Iowa State vs. OSU football: Broadcast info, betting odds, weather, predictions

No. 17 Iowa State at No. 6 Oklahoma State ON THE AIR Fox • KOKH-25 • Cox 12/HD 712 • Dish 25 • DirecTV 25 • U-verse 25/HD 1025...

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OU football: 3-2-1 kickoff for Sooners at TCU

Here’s a look at some of the key players and questions ahead of OU’s meeting with TCU at 11 a.m. Saturday at Amon G. Carter...

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Mountain West brings late show back

College football Saturdays this season have mostly been over by around midnight Eastern. Maybe 12:30 a.m. West of Texas, the...

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Tramel: Spencer Rattler's overtime vs. Texas should boost OU quarterback's progression

FORT WORTH, Texas — When last we saw Spencer Rattler, the OU quarterback had four forgettable quarters against Texas. An...

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OU football: Austin Seibert knows exactly how Gabe Brkic feels — and how to bounce back from a devastating miss

FORT WORTH, Texas — As soon as OU’s Gabe Brkic’s kick sailed wide two weeks ago to send the Red River Showdown to a fourth...

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OU vs. TCU football: Kickoff time, betting odds, matchup breakdown

Oklahoma at TCU, 11 a.m. Saturday ON THE AIR TV ABC • KOCO-5 • Cox 8/HD 705 • Dish 5 • DirecTV 5 • U-verse 5/HD 1005 Radio •...

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OSU football: 3-2-1 kickoff for Cowboys vs. Iowa State

Here’s a look at some of the key players and questions in No. 6 Oklahoma State’s game against No. 17 Iowa State at 2:30 p.m....

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OKC Thunder coaching search: Five things to know about Stephen Silas

The Oklahoman is highlighting one Thunder head coaching candidate per day as the search for Billy Donovan’s replacement...

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How the world's most famous sheepdog came to live in Oklahoma: 'I just told him to buy the dog'

She traded herding sheep in the hills of Northumberland, the northernmost county in England that borders Scotland, for rounding...

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Oklahoma high school football: Friday night takeaways

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

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Oklahoma high school football: Luke Tarman leads Bishop McGuinness to win with 5 TDs

Bishop McGuinness bested Piedmont 33-14 at Connlley field on Friday night.

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Oklahoma high school football: Edmond Santa Fe’s defense holds late in win against Broken Arrow

Class 6A-I No. 5 Edmond Santa Fe’s defense wasn’t perfect, but it came through in the fourth quarter of its 35-28 win against...

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Oklahoma high school football: List of canceled, postponed Week 8 games

The amount of canceled games was as low in Week 7 as it has been all season.That's a trend that hopefully continues in Week 8...

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Nebraska given a brutal schedule, but Ohio State was given a cushy schedule

The Big Ten schedule sets up for an Ohio State-Wisconsin conference title game

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OSU football: The Six Shooter pregame thoughts on the Cowboys vs. Iowa State

Who are the players to watch? What about the point spread? And what will they wear?

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OSU football: Why this trip to Stillwater can be historic for Iowa State

Some things to watch in the Big 12 on Saturday, the first time in three weeks with a full slate of conference games: Game of...

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Oklahoma high school football: 'New-style' offenses have sparked scoring surge

El Reno coach Chuck Atchison remembers the game like it was yesterday. “I’ve thought about it every day before this season...

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Carlson: Why former OU quarterback Kyler Murray has the NFL buzzing — and comparing his stats to Russell Wilson and Lamar Jackson

Everyone knew Kyler Murray was going to be a big-time player, an all-world talent. As long as he picked the right sport....

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OKC Thunder coaching search: Five things to know about Will Weaver

The Oklahoman is highlighting one Thunder head coaching candidate per day as the search for Billy Donovan’s replacement...

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Tuning in for Friday, Oct. 23

oct 23 tuning in FRIDAY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL 7 p.m.;;Norman North at Union;;1400AM/99.3FM 7 p.m.;;Enid at Norman High;;98.5FM 7...

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Morning Roundup: Bucs-Raiders game moved from prime time after COVID-19 test

NFL Bucs-Raiders game moved from prime time after COVID-19 test The NFL has shifted the Las Vegas game against Tampa Bay out of...

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Five biggest questions facing college football in Week 8

The Big Ten and Mountain West are joining college football party this week. And while they're both fashionably late - but not...

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Why did new OU offensive lineman Chris Murray transfer from UCLA? 'He wanted to be coached by the best'

Chris Murray had a way of calming down his high school coach before big games. “He’d always tap me on the shoulder,” Bruce...

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The Big Ten wants to play for the national championship. Will that be possible?

On then off and then back on again, the Big Ten football season is set to begin a nine-week rush unlike any in conference...

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Opinion: Longhorns leaders shouldn't wait any longer to drop 'The Eyes of Texas'

The Texas Longhorns have a Texas-sized problem on their hands. It turns out that their beloved school song, “The Eyes of...

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'We took care of business': Brandon Lowe homers twice to lift Rays in Game 2 to even World Series vs. Dodgers

ARLINGTON, Texas — Really, you thought the Tampa Bay Rays were going to go quietly into the night? You thought this World...

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After another delay of game, Tulsa is ready to play again

At what should be the midpoint of the year, the University of Tulsa remains on an emotional roller coaster. The stop-and-start...

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Big 12 Standings for Friday, Oct. 23

Conference All Games W L PF PA W L PF PA Iowa St. 3 0 105 79 3 1 119 110 Kansas St. 3 0 90 70 3 1 121 105 Oklahoma St. 2 0 74...

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OSU football: Iowa State's Brock Purdy will bring no surprises to Stillwater this time

STILLWATER — Iowa State freshman quarterback Brock Purdy trotted onto the turf of Boone Pickens Stadium in October of 2018 to...

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OU men's basketball: Sooners' non-conference schedule announced

NORMAN — The OU men's basketball team will open the season at home Nov. 25 against Texas-San Antonio, the first of seven...

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Oklahoma high school softball: COAC announces 2020 All-Conference teams

The Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference announced Thursday its All-Conference softball teams for the 2019 season.

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NFC East is padding the records of the AFC North & NFC West

NFC East teams are 1-14-1 vs. the AFC North & NFC West

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Oklahoma high school volleyball: Oklahoma Coaches Association announces 2021 All-State rosters

The Oklahoma Coaches Association announced Thursday rosters for the 2021 All-State volleyball match. A venue is to be...

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From Quechee Gorge to Dartmouth, New England still delivered

New England retains its charms, even when the colors fade from brilliant to emblazoned

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Big Ten & Mountain West join this crazy college football season

Oklahoma State stands between Iowa State and owning this Big 12 race

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OKC Thunder coaching search: Five things to know about Becky Hammon

The Oklahoman is highlighting one Thunder head coaching candidate per day as the search for Billy Donovan’s replacement...

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OSU football: Sione Asi's journey brings unique perspective to Cowboys

STILLWATER — From his playing style to his life journey, little about Oklahoma State’s Sione Asi fits what you’d consider...

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OU football: Austin Stogner, like Mark Andrews before him, is a matchup nightmare for Sooner opponents

NORMAN — Austin Stogner is the latest headache-inducing player for defensive coordinators who have to figure out a way to slow...

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Tuning in Thursday, Oct. 22

oct 22 tuning in THURSDAY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL 7 p.m.;;Putnam City at Moore;;95.3FM/1520AM COLLEGE FOOTBALL 6:30 p.m.;;Arkansas...

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Carlson: Why the relationship between Becky Hammon and OKC Thunder leadership could spur NBA history

Nancy Lieberman is a basketball barrier breaker. She was the first woman to try out for an NBA team. The first to play in a...

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College football coaches' COVID-19 pay cuts are not always what they seem

As college athletics departments began to confront the budgetary wreckage of COVID-19, it appeared that football coaches would...

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Morning Roundup: Sooners to play Alabama in SEC/Big 12 Challenge

COLLEGES Report: LSU bans Browns WR Odell Beckham Jr. for NCAA issue LSU banned Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. from...

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'This is a great opportunity': Everything goes right for Clayton Kershaw as Dodgers rout Rays in Game 1 of World Series

ARLINGTON, Texas — Clayton Kershaw chased away his October ghosts Tuesday night, almost sneering at them as they disappeared...

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Tulsa Victory Christian claims 4th straight title

CHOCTAW — Every time Bella Wakley jumped, it seemed as if she floated in the air. The junior outside hitter for Tulsa Victory...

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1-win Giants-Eagles meet in Week 7 with eyes on first place

Giants (1-5) at Eagles (1-4-1) When: 7:20 p.m. Thursday TV: Fox (Cox 12), NFL Network (Cox 252) Opening line: Eagles by 4½...

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Opinion: Facing more allegations, Gregg Marshall's run as an elite college basketball coach appears to be over

If you were Gregg Marshall, hunkered down in the metaphorical castle he’s built at Wichita State while the entire narrative of...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 8 picks

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

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Four big questions for the Big Ten as unprecedented season is set to begin

It has been a wild, weird, wacky ride until this point. But Big Ten football will be played in 2020 as the games are set to...

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Big 12 Standings for Thursday, Oct. 22

Conference All Games W L PF PA W L PF PA Iowa St. 3 0 105 79 3 1 119 110 Kansas St. 3 0 90 70 3 1 121 105 Oklahoma St. 2 0 74...

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Sports Scoreboard for Thursday, Oct. 22

FOOTBALL High School Thursday’s Games Class 6A Deer Creek at Del City Putnam City at Moore U.S. Grant at Lawton Class 5A...

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Vermont has its charms, but it's not quite New Hampshire

After a few hours in Burlington, it was nice to get back to the New England countryside

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NFL notebook: Baker Mayfield eager to fix problems, fires back at critics

Mayfield eager to fix problems, fires back at critics Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns aren't happy after taking a 38-7...

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Oklahoma Class 5A volleyball: Tulsa Victory Christian beats Mount St. Mary to clinch fourth straight title

CHOCTAW – Every time Bella Wakley jumped, it seemed as if she floated in the air.The junior outside hitter for Tulsa Victory...

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The Adirondacks don't take a backseat to New England

Lake Placid and upstate New York are a gorgeous neighbor to New England

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2021 SEC/Big 12 men's basketball challenge pairings: OU to play Alabama; OSU to host Arkansas on Jan. 30

OU will host Alabama, while Arkansas will visit OSU on Jan. 30 as part of the SEC/Big 12 Challenge, the leagues announced...

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OU football: How do the Sooners fix their fourth-quarter woes? Lincoln Riley has a solution

NORMAN — OU’s offense in the first quarter of games this season has been like a Ferrari. High-powered. Smooth. Sleek. The...

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Iowa State has the Big 12's most efficient offense so far

OSU's defensive efficiency is excellent, but the competition is about to improve

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OKC Thunder coaching search: Five things to know about Anthony Grant

The Oklahoman is highlighting one Thunder head coaching candidate per day as the search for Billy Donovan’s replacement...

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OSU football: Hunter Woodard 'learning in the fire' on Cowboys' offensive line

STILLWATER — Hunter Woodard had heard that phrase, “slowing down the game.” But when the Oklahoma State offensive lineman was...

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Tuning in for Wednesday, Oct. 21

oct 21 tuning in WEDNESDAY WORLD SERIES 7 p.m.;;Tampa Bay vs. L.A. Dodgers;;FOX (Cox 12) TENNIS 5 a.m.;;Center Court;;TENNIS...

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Oklahoma Class 6A volleyball: Tulsa Kelley tops Mustang in five sets, wins 20th volleyball state title

CHOCTAW – Curry Kendall rose with her eyes fixated on the ball. The freshman at Tulsa Kelley’s right arm cocked back before...

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Morning Roundup: Source: Tagovailoa replaces Fitzpatrick as Miami starter

NFL Source: Tagovailoa replaces Fitzpatrick as Miami starter Tua Tagovailoa now has a role to match his jersey number. He’s the...

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Nebraska opening against Ohio State? Not a surprise, Huskers coach Scott Frost says

Along with Iowa, Ohio State and Nebraska were the most outspoken programs in trying to resurrect a fall football season after...

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Sports Scoreboard for Wednesday, Oct. 21

FOOTBALL High School Monday’s Results Class 4A Cleveland 28, Skiatook 21 Grove 30, Oologah 23 Class A Wyandotte 19, Fairland...

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Opinion: Kyler Murray puts his feet up and makes himself at home in AT&T Stadium (again)

When it comes to players, it’s Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray, who could find the the stadium’s light switches in the...

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Will college football’s unbeaten status hold with Big Ten, Pac-12 joining the fray?

And that rhythm always has included the timeless attribute of being unbeaten. Think of the phrases that have resulted from that...

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Big 12 Standings for Wednesday, Oct. 21

BIG 12 STANDINGS Conference All Games W L PF PA W L PF PA Iowa St. 3 0 105 79 3 1 119 110 Kansas St. 3 0 90 70 3 1 121 105...

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Carlson: Oklahoma high school football playoff changes from OSSAA aren't perfect, but they are right

Mike Whaley kept thinking the numbers would change. When the high school football season kicked off, he was surprised to see...

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What OSSAA’s playoff modifications mean

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Tuesday its updated playoff modifications for the 2020 season....

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Tramel: Will college football's unbeaten status hold with Big Ten, Pac-12 joining the fray?

How will the College Football Playoff committee react to the new pack of unbeatens

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Oklahoma high school football: Terrill Davis developing into a star for Choctaw

He played a big role in his team’s 26-10 win over Muskogee last week, finishing with seven catches for 158 yards and a score.

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Oklahoma State drops to No. 58 in 2021 team recruiting rankings

Oklahoma State has fallen to No. 58 in the Rivals 2021 team rankings. With 15 commitments, the Cowboys are in solid position to...

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OU football falls to No. 13 in 2021 team recruiting rankings

With Georgia rising due to a commitment, Oklahoma has fallen one spot to No. 13 in the Rivals 2021 team rankings. Despite the...

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Oklahoma high school football: What Mike Whaley, OSSAA said about playoff changes

Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association associate director Mike Whaley spoke with members of the media via Zoom...

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Oklahoma high school football: Connor Bolser's redemption play seals Newcastle's win

On Bethany's final effort to win, Bolser intercepted a Bethany pass and returned it 20-yards for a touchdown.

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OKC Thunder: Danilo Gallinari asks 'Where to next?'

Thunder forward Danilo Gallinari is already looking for his new NBA home.

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Oklahoma high school football: What the OSSAA's new playoff series modifications mean

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced Tuesday its updated playoff modifications for the 2020...

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OKC Thunder coaching search: Five things to know about Ime Udoka

The Oklahoman is highlighting one Thunder head coaching candidate per day as the search for Billy Donovan’s replacement...

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Oklahoma high school football: Pauls Valley QB Justin Humphrey possesses ‘running back mentality’

The Oklahoman’s staff has named Pauls Valley quarterback Justin Humphrey its Player of the Week.

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Tuning in for Tuesday, Oct. 20

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Suspended Sooners remain in NCAA limbo

NORMAN — Lincoln Riley offered no update on the status of suspended players Trejan Bridges, Rhamondre Stevenson and Ronnie...

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'The job's not done': Dodgers beat Braves in Game 7 thriller to complete comeback, reach World Series

ARLINGTON, Texas — For six consecutive years now, the Los Angeles Dodgers have stared into baseball’s abyss, the...

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Opinion: Past stars agree that Iowa State football could be headed to more history in 2020

“And just think what if the refs would have gotten it right,” one of Iowa State’s truly all-time greats told me late last week....

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NFL: Chiefs run away with a victory over Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Clyde Edwards-Helaire showed new teammate Le’Veon Bell and the rest of the NFL how dominant the...

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Carlson: Kevin Cash got the TV. Josh Holliday took the microwave. How minor-league roommates started their World Series dreams.

Josh Holliday and his roommate bought a couch from the thrift store and an inflatable chair from who knows where. They had a...

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Morning roundup: Kansas star Pooka Williams opting out of 2020 football season

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Kansas star Pooka Williams opting out of season Pooka Williams has opted out of the remainder of the 2020...

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Oklahoma high school basketball recruiting: Edmond Memorial guard Sean Pedulla commits to Virginia Tech

EDMOND – One of the state's top senior basketball players has made his college decision.Edmond Memorial senior Sean Pedulla...

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Oklahoma high school volleyball roundup: Mustang in state championship match for first time since 1984

CHOCTAW – It was fitting that Mustang's match ended with a stellar defensive play.Juniors Casady McKinney and Talia Pogi rose...

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OSU football: Health, intensity good as Cowboys returned to practice on Sunday

The players got Monday off, as the usual off day in their game-week plan

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OSU football coach Mike Gundy teases QB situation: 'We might play both'

Spencer Sanders is healthy, but Gundy says Shane Illingworth could play as well

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OU football: Lincoln Riley says 'process is still ongoing' with suspended Sooners

NORMAN — OU coach Lincoln Riley offered no update on the status of suspended players Trejan Bridges, Rhamondre Stevenson...

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OSSAA to make changes for 2020 playoff format

It's looking as if more teams will make the playoffs this season than in previous years.Monday morning, the Oklahoma Secondary...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley worried about message of one-time transfer rule

NORMAN — Count OU’s Lincoln Riley among the group of coaches who aren’t exactly sold on a rule that would allow all...

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OU football: Sooners game at Texas Tech set for 7 p.m. kickoff

NORMAN — OU's Oct. 31 game at Texas Tech will kick off at 7 p.m. and be televised on Fox, the Big 12 announced Monday.It'll be...

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OSU football: Cowboys set for afternoon game vs. Texas on Halloween

It will be the Cowboys' second straight Fox afternoon kickoff

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Massachusetts and Vermont are slightly different from New Hampshire

The Mohawk in western Massachusetts is a glorious drive.

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman’s top 10 games of Week 8

The playoffs are creeping closer. There are only three weeks left of the regular season, and the playoff picture is slowly...

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OU football: Sooners' secondary rotation could continue to grow after bye week

NORMAN — If there’s ever time like the last seven months, OU defensive coordinator Alex Grinch is ready. “I got a lot of notes...

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OKC Thunder coaching search: Five things to know about Charles Lee

The Oklahoman is highlighting one Thunder head coaching candidate per day as the search for Billy Donovan’s replacement...

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OSU football: Iowa State tight ends pose unique challenge for Cowboy defense

STILLWATER — Unprompted, linebacker Devin Harper began talking about the challenge Oklahoma State faces in trying to contain...

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NASCAR: Joey Logano wins at Kansas to clinch spot in Cup Series finale

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Joey Logano spent the final 40-plus laps at Kansas Speedway keeping an eye on Kevin Harvick in his...

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OU football at TCU: Broadcast info, betting lines, matchup breakdown

Oklahoma at TCU When: 11 a.m. Saturday TV: ABC (KOCO-5, Cox 8/HD 705, Dish 5, DirecTV 5, U-verse 5/HD 1005) Line: OU by 6½...

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Arnold Barboza Jr. defeats Alex Saucedo by unanimous decision on Top Rank's Lomachenko-Lopez card

BOXING Barboza Jr. defeats Saucedo; Lopez unifies lightweight titles Alex Saucedo's road to another world title shot took a...

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Brady outplays Rodgers; Buccaneers hammer Packers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady outplayed Aaron Rodgers in a rare meeting between the Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks and the...

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NFL: Steelers stay perfect, blow out Baker Mayfield, Browns

PITTSBURGH — One by one the dominos toppled. The NFL’s best running game fell first. The passing game came next, quickly...

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Oklahoma high school volleyball: 6 players to watch at the Class 6A-5A state tournament

Six players to watch at the Class 6A-5A state tournament The Class 6A-5A volleyball state tournament begins Monday. The Class...

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Kyler Murray leads homecoming parade as Cards visit Cowboys

ARLINGTON, Texas — It's homecoming week for the Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals, or at least it feels that way about as...

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Next step arrives for Scott Frost in his rebuild of Cornhuskers

LINCOLN, Neb. — It’s been a slow build for Scott Frost at Nebraska. The Cornhuskers are 9-15 in his first two seasons,...

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

No. 17 Iowa State at No. 6 Oklahoma State When: 2:30 p.m. Saturday Where: Boone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater TV: Fox (KOKH-25,...

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Tuning in for Monday, Oct. 19

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Sports Scoreboard for Monday, Oct. 19

SOFTBALL High School State Tournament Class 6A At USA Hall of Fame Stadium, OKC Thursday’s Games Deer Creek 5, Mustang 4...

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College football winners and losers from Week 7 include Clemson, Alabama, Tennessee and Notre Dame

Conference-only schedules continued to chew up several of the leading contenders in the SEC, leaving the league hinging its...

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Oklahoma Class 6A softball: Riley Sharp hits walk-off double to win Southmoore the state championship

Sharp hit a walk-off double in the eighth inning to win Southmoore the Class 6A state championship.

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More New Hampshire adventures: Hiking and snow and the alma mater of a Heisman Trophy candidate

On a college football Saturday with scant access to college football, New Hampshire adventures were more than sufficient to...

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Blake Bell Q&A: 'Belldozer' is loving life as a tight end with Dallas Cowboys

From Oklahoma quarterback to Super Bowl champion tight end, Blake Bell has had an unconventional football journey. Now with the...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 8 rankings

Class 6A-I (Previous rank in parentheses) 1. Owasso (1) — 7-0 2. Jenks (2) — 4-1 3. Broken Arrow (3) — 4-2 4. Tulsa Union (4) —...

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OKC Thunder coaching search: Five things to know about Nate Tibbetts

The Oklahoman is highlighting one Thunder head coaching candidate per day as the search for Billy Donovan’s replacement...

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Tuning in for Sunday, Oct. 18

oct 18 tuning in SUNDAY NFL Noon;;Chicago at Carolina;;FOX (Cox 12) Noon;;Cleveland at Pittsburgh;;CBS (Cox 10) 3:25...

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Carlson: Playoffs? A Big 12 team in the College Football Playoff isn't impossible, but it sure seems difficult

Frank Beamer recently sent a note of empathy. The recipient: College Football Playoff executive director Bill Hancock....

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Big 12 notebook: Leddie Brown, Jarret Doege lead West Virginia over Kansas

Brown, Doege lead West Virginia over Kansas Leddie Brown broke open a close game with a long touchdown run in the third quarter...

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College football notebook: Nix picks cost in loss to South Carolina

Arkansas forces seven turnovers, beats Ole Miss 33-21 Arkansas forced quarterback Matt Corral to throw six interceptions as the...

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Tuttle outlasts Lone Grove to win 4A title

With the game tied between Tuttle and Lone Grove on Saturday, the Tigers’ Zoey Plott stepped into the batter’s box for the...

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Six reasons why Le'Veon Bell signing could pay off handsomely for Kansas City Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs' acquisition of Le'Veon Bell on Thursday evening may seem like the classic case of a flush NFL...

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Five surprising findings from college football coaches salaries report

5 surprising findings from coaches salaries report Dozens of head coaches across the Football Bowl Subdivision have taken pay...

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OU football: Nik Bonitto's expanded skillset has become a valuable weapon for Sooners

NORMAN — Nik Bonitto took a couple slow steps to his left, almost bouncing as he followed along with the quarterback. The OU...

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Oklahoma high school football: Carl Albert’s running game paces Titans past Piedmont

PIEDMONT — Kentrell Bizzell took the snap before scanning the field to his left. He slowly started moving forward, waiting for...

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'Big dude with a mullet': How Josh Sills settled in quickly — on the field and off — with OSU football

STILLWATER — Josh Sills couldn’t visit his future home. When he decided to leave West Virginia as a graduate transfer, his time...

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Big 12 Standings for Sunday, Oct. 18

Conference All Games W L PF PA W L PF PA Iowa St. 3 0 105 79 3 1 119 110 Kansas St. 3 0 90 70 3 1 121 105 Oklahoma St. 2 0 74...

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Clint Bowyer chooses long role in NASCAR over proper farewell tour

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — If Clint Bowyer could have scripted his sendoff, it most certainly would have been a proper blowout for...

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Sports Scoreboard for Sunday, Oct. 18

SOCCER USL Championship Playoff Schedule Saturday’s Games Charleston at Tampa Bay Saint Louis at Louisville Phoenix at Reno New...

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Norman North turns tide after ‘ugly third quarter’

NORMAN — A pack of Norman North players gathered around the goal line, jumping in celebration. Putnam City junior quarterback...

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Oklahoma angler Tom Friedemann's lifetime of journaling is now a fishing book

Tom Friedemann, 72, of Jones has kept data about every fish he has caught since he was 13. The day the fish was caught. Where...

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Fort Cobb-Broxton coach Scott Hines is a 'Miracle Man' after three-month battle with COVID-19: 'I feel like I’ve been to hell and back'

Scott Hines remembers the nightmares. He was sedated, stuck in a world that wasn’t real for nearly two months. COVID-19 was...

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Big Ten football 2020 preview: Can Scott Frost, Nebraska take the next step?

The wait is almost over for the Big Ten. The ACC, Big 12 and SEC have been playing anywhere from three to five weeks amid the...

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What’s next for the NBA? Uncertainty surrounds draft, free agency and next season

At this point, the NBA’s league office, team offices and players would like to take a vacation. The NBA just concluded the...

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Second-half rally lifts Jaguars over Tigers

MOORE — Dayton Wolfe dropped back to pass and let the screen play develop. Norman pass rushers quickly converged on the...

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The coast of Maine in October is exactly how you pictured it would be

Gray and gloomy Maine made for a great juxtaposition for autumn's brilliance

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Oklahoma high school football: Friday night takeaways

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

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Oklahoma Class 5A softball: Coweta finishes dominant season with 8-3 win over Carl Albert for the state championship

It was enough to propel Coweta to an 8-3 win over Carl Albert for the Class 5A state championship on OGE Energy Field on...

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Vote in The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll for Week 7

The Oklahoman's Fans' Choice Player of the Week poll for the top performances by OKC-area players in Week 7 is now live.

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Oklahoma Class 4A softball: Tuttle wins the state championship in an 11-inning thriller

It was all the cushion Tuttle needed to top Lone Grove 8-6 on the OGE Energy Field to win the Class 4A state championship. The...

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Tuning in for Saturday, Oct. 17

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Oklahoma high school football: Second-half rally lifts Westmoore over Norman

The Jaguars trailed by 16 points at one point in the third quarter before scoring three unanswered touchdowns.

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Oklahoma Class 6A softball: Southmoore rallies past Deer Creek to reach state final

Southmoore coach Jason Lingo had a reason to be nervous. Deer Creek loaded the bases in the bottom of the eighth inning of...

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College football Week 7: Georgia-Alabama in spotlight; schedule disrupted

The COVID-19 pandemic is packing a punch in college football this week, nowhere harder than in the Southeastern Conference....

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Sports Scoreboard for Saturday, Oct. 17

SOFTBALL High School State Tournaments Class 6A Thursday’s Games At USA Hall of Fame Stadium, OKC (Field 4) Deer Creek 5,...

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OKC Thunder coaching search: Five things to know about Wes Unseld Jr.

The Oklahoman is highlighting one Thunder head coaching candidate per day as the search for Billy Donovan’s replacement...

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Carlson: Drake Stoops was always 'gonna find a way on the field' for OU football. Here's why.

When Colin Roberts had his football players toe the line for 45-yard shuttles, he had a pretty good idea how the race was going...

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Oklahoma high school football: Collin Matteson does it all to lift OCS over Luther

Collin Matteson finished with three touchdowns and three interceptions in OCS' 23-15 win over Luther Friday night.

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Oklahoma high school football: Norman North uses big fourth quarter to pull away from Putnam City

NORMAN – A pack of Norman North players gathered around the goal line, jumping in celebration.Putnam City junior quarterback...

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Oklahoma Class 4A softball: Tuttle scores 6 runs in the final inning to advance to the Class 4A state championship

Tuttle advanced to the Class 4A state championship with a 9-5 win over Tecumseh. The Tigers scored six runs in the final inning.

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Oklahoma Class 6A softball: Lily Shaw hits two-run home run to send Owasso to the state championship

Shaw’s home run led to a 4-1 win over Edmond Memorial on Field 4 of the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex. The Rams scored four...

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Oklahoma Class 5A softball: Carl Albert's big final inning leads to state championship birth

With a big seventh-inning rally, Carl Albert beat Claremore 5-1 on Field 3 of the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex on Friday...

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Oklahoma high school football recruiting: Heritage Hall LB A.J. Sirls commits to Air Force

A.J. Sirls announced his commitment to Air Force on Friday.The senior linebacker at Heritage Hall made the announcement on...

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Watch: OSU basketball walk-on Carson Sager receives news he's on the team from his brother

STILLWATER — Carson Sager is following his brother’s footsteps.Christien Sager was a walk-on for Oklahoma State’s basketball...

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OSU football: Postponement was frustrating but expected by Cowboy players

Devin Harper said many players on the team learned the news through social media

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OU football: Sooners DC Alex Grinch says 'consistency continues to escape us'

The Sooners have been outscored 31-0 in the final eight minutes of regulation this season

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Oklahoma high school football: Highlights, numbers and things we learned from Week 7

Broken Arrow again wins nail biter against YukonSenior quarterback Jake Raines completed an 11-yard touchdown pass to Keyon...

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Oklahoma Class 4A softball: Tuttle's hot start leads to 13-4 win over Broken Bow

Tuttle bested Broken Bow 13-4 on Field 1 of the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex on Thursday night. The Tigers opened the game...

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Dallas has a history of excelling after the starting quarterback goes down

From Craig Morton to Dak Prescott, the Cowboys have had good seasons even after losing the starting quarterback

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Friday Night Lights: Why Oklahoma high school football coaches are recruiting basketball stars to the gridiron

NORMAN — Jaden Bray’s life revolved around basketball. Whether he was packing his bag early in the morning, checking for his...

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Why a team of 70-year-old Oklahomans are heading to Arizona, 'Disneyland for old ball players'

The players trotted onto the Webster Middle School baseball diamond in Oklahoma City on a warm, autumn morning for a day of...

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OKC Thunder coaching search: Five things to know about Dan Craig

The Oklahoman is highlighting one Thunder head coaching candidate per day as the search for Billy Donovan’s replacement...

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Tuning in for Friday, Oct. 16

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Morning Roundup: Kyler Murray leads homecoming parade as Cards visit Cowboys

NFL Kyler Murray leads homecoming parade as Cards visit Cowboys It's homecoming week for the Dallas Cowboys and Arizona...

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Carlson: Why Alex Saucedo and Arnold Barboza were so nice to each other ahead of bout on Lomachenko-Lopez card

Alex Saucedo and Arnold Barboza came together for a pre-fight presser earlier this week. Like everything during the pandemic,...

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NBA notebook: Daryl Morey stepping down as Rockets general manager

Morey steppping down as Rockets general manager Daryl Morey is stepping down as general manager of the Houston Rockets, a...

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Grinch says defensive consistency is problem

NORMAN — While OU’s defense closed last week’s win over Texas strong, Sooners defensive coordinator Alex Grinch said his group...

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Is college football rolling the COVID-19 dice with scattershot mask enforcement for fans?

Texas A&M stadium staff workers tried to enforce a strict policy at the Oct. 10 home football game against Florida: Wear a...

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Cincinnati football game at Tulsa postponed because of COVID-19 cases

Cincinnati's game Saturday at Tulsa has been postponed due to positive COVID-19 cases within the Bearcats football program. The...

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Sports Scoreboard for Friday, Oct. 16

FOOTBALL High School Thursday’s Games Class 6A Bixby at Sand Springs Broken Arrow at Yukon Enid at Edmond Memorial Midwest City...

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Hogg delivers in clutch as Deer Creek advances

Deer Creek coach Trent Patterson needed a spark. In an extra-inning thriller with Mustang, Patterson looked to his bench for...

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OSU football: Mike Gundy, Cowboys sought a new opponent for Saturday after Baylor postponement

STILLWATER — Mike Gundy wanted his team on the football field this Saturday. After Baylor had to postpone the originally...

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Five biggest questions for Week 7 in college football

Much of the focus on Week 7 of the college football season will be on the showdown between No. 2 Alabama and No. 3 Georgia....

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Oklahoma high school football: Kingfisher leans on defense to stop Perkins-Tryon

KINGFISHER – Austin Mages rolled to his left before flinging a pass downfield.Perkins-Tryon’s senior quarterback had an open...

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Oklahoma Class 6A softball: Edmond Memorial beats Stillwater 4-3 to advance to the semifinals

Edmond Memorial survived the late charge from Stillwater to win 4-3 on Field 4 of the USA Hall of Fame Complex.

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Oklahoma Class 6A softball: Ashlee Hogg's ninth-inning hit sends Deer Creek to state semifinals

On a 3-2 count with two outs, Hogg hit an RBI single to right field that scored the game-winning run.

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Oklahoma Class 6A softball: Southmoore beats Jenks 7-6 with back-to-back home runs

The back-to-back home runs in the 7th inning propelled Southmoore over Jenks 7-6 on Field 4 of the USA Softball Hall of Fame...

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OU women's basketball: Ana Llanusa to miss upcoming season

NORMAN — OU senior guard Ana Llanusa will miss the upcoming season due to injury, Llanusa announced on Twitter."I ask the...

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Oklahoma high school volleyball: OSSAA releases Class 6A state tournament bracket

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association released Thursday the bracket for the Class 6A volleyball state...

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Oklahoma high school football: List of canceled, postponed Week 7 games

With only four weeks left in the regular season, every game becomes more important.That's why game cancellations remain a big...

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OU football: First-year Sooners DL Perrion Winfrey 'can affect the football game'

Winfrey had a blocked kick and assisted on a sack against Texas

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Oklahoma City Public Schools announces winter sports guidelines

Oklahoma City Public School announced Thursday its guidelines for winter sports.Fans will be allowed at all events but must...

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Oklahoma high school softball: Here are eight players to watch at the state tournament

Eight players to watch The Class 6A-4A state softball tournaments start Thursday at the USA Hall of Fame Stadium. Here are some...

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Kancamagus Scenic Byway was beautiful, but the charming towns leading to it were even better

New England's fall foliage doesn't disappoint on Day 1 in New Hampshire

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Tramel: Can the Power 5 break away in football but keep the NCAA Tournament?

On March 14, 1538, the Duke of Norfolk wrote his pal, Thomas Cornwell, and said, “A man can not have his cake and eat his...

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OKC Thunder coaching search: Five things to know about Darvin Ham

The Oklahoman is highlighting one Thunder head coaching candidate per day as the search for Billy Donovan’s replacement...

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OU football: Why T.J. Pledger's breakthrough game big for more than just him

NORMAN — T.J. Pledger took some time to bask in the moment after turning in the game of his OU career against Texas. Walking...

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Oklahoma high school football: The Oklahoman's Week 7 picks

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

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Tuning in for Thursday, Oct. 15

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NCAA will vote in January to change NIL, transfer rules

A set of proposals to permit NCAA athletes to earn money from endorsements and sponsorships deals will go up for vote in...

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Morning Roundup: Fury ends plans for another Wilder fight, ready for Joshua

BOXING Fury ends plans for another Wilder fight, ready for Joshua Tyson Fury is turning his attention to an all-British...

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Sports Scoreboard for Thursday, Oct. 15

FOOTBALL High School Thursday’s Games Class 6A Bixby at Sand Springs Broken Arrow at Yukon Enid at Edmond Memorial Midwest City...

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Anger over ‘The Eyes of Texas’ threatens to engulf Longhorns’ season

AUSTIN, Texas — Things have somehow reached a point where Texas coach Tom Herman started his weekly press conference Monday by...

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MLB notebook: Yankees owner Steinbrenner apologizes for postseason failure

Steinbrenner apologizes for postseason failure New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner apologized to the team’s fans for its...

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Opinion: COVID-19 forces NFL to keep its options open for remainder of regular season

Any time a game is postponed because of a COVID-19 outbreak, its block gets removed. Pull one out, and the structure will hold....

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Big 12 Standings for Thursday, Oct. 15

BIG 12 STANDINGS Conference All Games W L PF PA W L PF PA Iowa St. 3 0 105 79 3 1 119 110 Kansas St. 3 0 90 70 3 1 121 105...

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Oklahoma high school softball: Lauren Bratcher pushes Del City 'over the edge' to first state tournament in 18 years

DEL CITY — Gerre Griffin knew his team was facing a daunting task. In a regional softball bracket with Santa Fe South, Lawton...

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‘I believe I’m a starter’: After Dak Prescott’s season-ending injury, what does Andy Dalton offer Cowboys?

ARLINGTON, Texas — Andy Dalton scanned the field, rolling furiously out of a sack as the clock ticked down to 34 seconds. Then...

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Carlson: Why OKC landing the NCAA men's basketball tournament sparked a huge celebration

Sue Hollenbeck nearly wore out the refresh button on her computer. When the clock struck noon Wednesday, she knew the NCAA was...

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Johnny Bench mourns Joe Morgan, fellow Hall of Famers: 'It's a teary year for me'

The tidal wave of bad news is beyond belief, one after another, with the pain piercing Hall of Famer Johnny Bench’s soul these...

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Fall foliage awaits after 42 years of football dominating autumn

The OU-Army cancellation opened the door for a New England vacation

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'Go be a basketball player': What we learned from OSU's first basketball practice

STILLWATER — Cade Cunningham took the charge and immediately went for the loose ball, diving to the floor.“Do it right for the...

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Chesapeake Energy Arena to host NCAA men's basketball tournament in 2026

March Madness is returning to Oklahoma City. But we'll have to wait six years.

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Only two unbeaten teams left in the Southeastern Conference

After Saturday, only the Alabama-Georgia winner will be unbeaten in the SEC

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OSU athletics to host multiple NCAA championships in coming years

OSU will combine with Tulsa's BOK Center to host the 2023 wrestling championships

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Report: OKC Blue's Paul Johnson hired by Sacramento Kings

Former Thunder scout Paul Johnson was promoted last month to assistant general manager of the G League Oklahoma City Blue.

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Tramel: This OSU football season interrupted due to COVID-19 just like the Spanish Flu year of 1918

Going 20 days between games hasn't happened with the Cowboys in 102 years

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OSU basketball: NCAA appeal 'maybe moving slower than usual'

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State’s appeal of the NCAA sanctions that eliminated it from postseason contention is still in limbo.And...

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OKC Thunder coaching search: Five things to know about Will Hardy

The Oklahoman is highlighting one Thunder head coaching candidate per day as the search for Billy Donovan’s replacement...

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Tuning in for Wednesday, Oct. 14

oct 14 tuning in WEDNESDAY COLLEGE FOOTBALL 6:30 p.m.;;Coastal Carolina at La. Lafayette;;ESPN MLB PLAYOFFS 5:05 p.m.;;Atlanta...

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Morning Roundup: Florida halts meetings, practices amid 19 new COVID cases

COLLEGES Florida halts meetings, practices amid 19 new COVID cases No. 10 Florida paused all team activities Tuesday following...

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Big 12 Standings for Wednesday, Oct. 14

Conference All Games W L PF PA W L PF PA Iowa St. 3 0 105 79 3 1 119 110 Kansas St. 3 0 90 70 3 1 121 105 Oklahoma St. 2 0 74...

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Sports Scoreboard for Wednesday, Oct. 14

SOFTBALL High School State Pairings Class 6A Thursday’s Games At USA Hall of Fame Stadium, OKC (Field 4) Deer Creek vs....

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OU men's basketball: Sooners' experience with Brady Manek, Austin Reaves crucial as practice begins in COVID-19 era

NORMAN — OU senior forward Brady Manek remembers moving into Headington Hall as a freshman like it was yesterday. Back when he...