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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...

Business

Lesser Prairie Chicken program undergoing changes

The Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies promotes the region’s outdoorsman lifestyle. It also helps manage various...

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Illinois upsets No. 9 Penn State to break losing streak

Ayo Dosunmu scored 24 points and Illinois snapped a four-game losing streak with a 62-56 victory over No. 9 Penn State on...

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700-pound black bear shot in New Jersey sets world record, bowhunting group says

A bowhunting organization says a 700-pound bear shot in New Jersey last fall has set a world record as the largest black bear...

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Nature & you: Oklahoma’s 'barking squirrel' was President Thomas Jefferson’s treasured pet

Love ′em … or … hate ′em. Such is the relationship Oklahomans have with our state’s prairie dogs. Some people regard them as...

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College basketball roundup: San Diego State remains unbeaten with win over Boise State

Malachi Flynn scored 22 points, Yanni Wetzell added 14 and No. 4 San Diego State beat Boise State 72-55 Sunday to remain...

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Jimmie Johnson mobbed by fans before final Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Jimmie Johnson's golf cart ride to a meet-and-greet was scrapped Sunday because of tightened security, so...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...

Can Steven Adams open up the Thunder's offense?

SportsMay 5, 2019

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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Morning Roundup: Hall of Famer Willie Wood dies

Willie Wood, the Hall of Fame defensive back who won five NFL championships with the Green Bay Packers under coach Vince...

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College Basketball Notebook: Oregon women end UConn's 66-game campus winning streak

Ruthy Hebard had 22 points and 12 rebounds and No. 3 Oregon handed fourth-ranked UConn its first loss on campus in seven years,...

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Another Super Bowl collapse for 49ers coach

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Kyle Shanahan will now have another Super Bowl collapse to answer questions about. After being peppered...

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NBA Notebook: Harden snaps out of shooting slump as Rockets defeat Pelicans

Houston coach Mike D'Antoni has been around James Harden long enough to know that he'd eventually snap out of his shooting...

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Outdoors: New Jersey man must pay $350,000 for smuggling Oklahoma turtles

The occupants in the three motel rooms in Mannford kept telling the housekeeper not to worry about cleaning their rooms. But...

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Morning roundup: Thiem will meet Djokovic in Australian Open finals

TENNIS Thiem will meet Djokovic in Australian Open finals Fifth seed Dominic Thiem on Friday defeated seventh seed and friend...

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'The bull power here is phenomenal': PBR's Cord McCoy has gone from bull rider to bull breeder

At the J.W. Hart Invitational seven years ago, a disheartened Cord McCoy had just been thrown off a bull and was dragging his...

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PBR's Ryan Dirteater making his farewell rides in OKC

The Cherokee Kid isn’t a kid anymore. During the Express Classic Invitational at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City this...

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US women’s team defeats UConn in exhibition

HARTFORD, Conn. — Breanna Stewart laced up her sneakers that were dedicated to Kobe Bryant and his daughter and took the court...

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College basketball notebook: Surprising Tulsa continues to win

Tulsa coach Frank Haith was impressed with the character his team showed on Sunday. The Golden Hurricane saw a nine-point lead...

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Oklahoma scene: Murray returning to OU to coach running backs

Murray returning to OU to coach running backs DeMarco Murray is returning to Norman to join Lincoln Riley's staff as the...

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The sports world reacts to Kobe Bryant's death

Reaction from the sports world on the deaths of retired NBA superstar Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna: “Words...