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Russell Westbrook, Dennis Schroder combine for 25 assists as Thunder beat Pistons 123-110

Moving at that speed down the court, Russell Westbrook shouldn’t have been able to spin on a dime the way he did. He shouldn’t...

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OU softball: Sydney Romero comes double shy of Sooner history

NORMAN — A lack of at-bats was the only thing keeping Sydney Romero from a shot at Sooner softball history Friday night. Romero...

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Former OU coach Billy Tubbs knows that times have changed in college hoops

I ran into Billy Tubbs back in February at the OU-Texas basketball game. We did a little commiserating. Earlier that week, we...

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Tuning In for Saturday, April 6

SATURDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7:05 p.m.;;San Antonio at Oklahoma City;;KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Noon;;Washington at...

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College Baseball Roundup: Ware hits walk-off single, OU beats TCU

Brylie Ware hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Oklahoma a 7-6 win over No. 25-ranked TCU in the...

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    OKC Dodgers journal: Locust Grove native Adrian Houser shines opposite Clayton Kershaw

    San Antonio’s Adrian Houser, a Locust Grove graduate, returned to Oklahoma on Thursday and pitched opposite Clayton Kershaw....

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    Westbrook locks up historic third consecutive triple-double average

    There can be a desensitization to what Russell Westbrook has accomplished in his last three seasons. There shouldn’t be. “I...

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    Cowgirls sweep doubleheader against Jayhawks

    STILLWATER — High-powered offense and a pair of dominant pitching performances helped the No. 13-ranked Oklahoma State softball...

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    Morning Roundup: Sources say Cowboys, Lawrence agree on $105 million contract

    Two people with direct knowledge of the deal say the Dallas Cowboys have agreed on a $105 million, five-year contract with...

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    OKC Dodgers: Catching prospect Will Smith gets big test behind plate for Clayton Kershaw

    With a little more than 2 hours until first pitch Thursday afternoon, Clayton Kershaw pulled up a chair next to Will Smith’s...

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    Oklahoma Scene: Oklahoma Christian names Talley as interim men's hoops coach

    Kendre Talley has been named interim head coach of the Oklahoma Christian men's basketball team, the school announced Friday....

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    High school soccer: Tom Pecore looking to build Newcastle boys soccer program

    NEWCASTLE – The offer was too promising for Tom Pecore to turn down. The former Putnam North soccer coach, who had spent 18...

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    Readers raise questions about proposed Thunder Alley

    The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers during Friday's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's...

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    A perfect pitch

    A new futsal court opened Friday at Santa Fe South High School in Oklahoma City. The Energy Assist Foundation, Musco Lighting...

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    Thunder-Pistons boxscore

    THUNDER 123, PISTONS 110 FG FT Reb DETROIT Min M-A M-A O-T A Pf Pts Brown 20:28 2-3 1-1 0-2 2 1 5 Griffin 34:35 11-20 14-16 0-7...

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    PCL Scoreboard

    Pacific Coast League American Northern Division W L Pct. GB Memphis (Cardinals) 1 0 1.000 — Nashville (Rangers) 1 1 .500 ½ Iowa...

    Eddie Sutton doesn't need the Basketball Hall of Fame to verify his iconic status

    SportsApr 3, 2019

    Eddie Sutton kept insulting his new team. Kept telling the Cowboys that what they were wasn’t good enough. “You gotta get out of that NIT mentality,” Sutton kept saying to that talented but raw group of OSU players Leonard Hamilton had...

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    Energy FC back home after epic comeback at Reno

    Energy FC returns home Saturday night after its largest comeback in club history in its last outing at Reno. Energy FC trailed...

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    Russell Westbrook secures third consecutive season with triple-double average

    There can be a desensitization to what Russell Westbrook has accomplished in his last three seasons. There shouldn’t be.

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    OKC Dodgers auction Clayton Kershaw jersey, raise $4,500 for charity

    Clayton Kershaw’s rehab start Thursday night brought big money for his charity. His signed No. 22 jersey from the game was sold...

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    Russell Westbrook hosts ninth annual Why Not? Bowl

    Always assisting, Russell Westbrook stood behind his young son, Noah, and helped the almost two-year-old push a bowling ball...

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    Edmond Santa Fe turns triple play to beat Edmond North

    With the bases loaded and no outs in the final inning, Edmond Santa Fe found some magic to close out an 8-5 win over rival...

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    OKC Dodgers offering free tickets following opening-night concession lines

    Clayton Kershaw starting opening day in Oklahoma City brought more than 12,000 fans to Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark on...

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    The pioneer of Oklahoma sportstalk radio is honored

    Eschbach has been around since the Bud Wilkinson days of Oklahoma football

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    Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw pitches in front of mentor Skip Johnson

    Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw returned to Oklahoma City on Thursday to open his rehab assignment, and he got a chance...

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    OU men's gymnastics: A look at Yul Moldauer's unparalleled career

    Seven-time NCAA champion Yul Moldauer can leave OU as the most-decorated men’s college gymnast.

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    NCAA gymnastics: OU's Yul Moldauer soon to close college career almost as amazing as his personal journey

    NORMAN — Peter and Orsa Moldauer’s young son would scream so loudly the folks next door could hear him. Those neighbors lived a...

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    Tuning in for Friday, April 5

    FRIDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7:05 p.m. San Antonio at Oklahoma City KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 3 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at...

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    Clayton Kershaw provides opening night like no other in Bricktown

    Marci Staude was in awe nearly two years ago at the crowd surrounding the Oklahoma City Dodgers bullpen to see a tall,...

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    OKC Dodgers journal: Clayton Kershaw pitches into fifth during rehab start

    Exactly 3 hours, 20 minutes before first pitch, Clayton Kershaw first stepped onto the new mound at Chickasaw Bricktown...

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    Popovich gets ejected 63 seconds into game

    Popovich gets ejected in opening minutes San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich boiled over just 63 seconds into a game against...

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    Longhorns win NIT title

    Longhorns win NIT title Texas can hook its horns to an NIT championship. Dylan Osetkowski had 19 points and 11 rebounds to lead...

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    Oklahoma Scene: OU football players sidelined with injuries

    OU football players sidelined with injuries Oklahoma senior linebacker Caleb Kelly and redshirt freshman defensive lineman...

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    OSU baseball: Andrew Navigato bolsters Cowboys with home runs, infield play

    STILLWATER — Josh Holliday needed players to fill the spaces on the left side of the infield. Holliday, the Oklahoma State...

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    OSU softball: Samantha Show is leading the Cowgirls with a new kind of emotion

    STILLWATER — The chemistry came neither instantly, nor smoothly. But pushing through the rough patches of Samantha Show’s...

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    OU baseball: Sooners coach Skip Johnson talks turning around OU's recent hitting issues

    NORMAN — In Oklahoma’s last four games, the Sooners are just 4 for 52 (.077) with runners in scoring position. Before heading...

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    Writing on the wall for Roberson's season

    On Thursday, Thunder coach Billy Donovan gave strong indication that Andre Roberson won't play this season. Starting with...

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

    PISTONS AT THUNDER When: 7 p.m., Friday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37 / HD 722, Dish 412, DirecTV 675,...

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    Paul George reinvented his diet before the best season of his career

    The buttery smell of popcorn drew Paul George to the open side door of the concession stand after practice in Toronto last...

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    Running was a lifeline for Redbud Classic incoming executive director Sara Sweet

    Running helped Sara Sweet cope with her grief. Sweet, the incoming executive director of the Redbud Classic, lost her father in...

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    OU softball: Sooners employing new pitching strategy as sport changes

    NORMAN — Keilani Ricketts is just six years removed from being one of the most dominant pitchers college softball has ever...

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    OU women's gymnastics: Top-ranked Sooners set to tackle Athens regional field

    WOMEN’S GYMNASTICS No. 1 Oklahoma at Athens Regional When: 6 p.m., Friday; TBA Saturday Where: Stegeman Coliseum; Athens, Ga....

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    High school track: How Cashion's Madelyn McCabe became an All-American high jumper

    CASHION – Madelyn McCabe is familiar with the drive to Edmond and Kingfisher. The junior on Cashion’s track team needed to find...

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    OSU football journal: Israel Antwine fitting in quickly on defensive line

    STILLWATER — It’s still uncertain if Colorado transfer and former Millwood star Israel Antwine will take the field for Oklahoma...

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    OCA announces 2019 All-State boys basketball teams

    The Oklahoma Coaches Association announced Wednesday the rosters for the 2019 All-State boys basketball teams. The game will be...

    OU basketball team meets iconic announcing crew Jim Nantz, Bill Raftery & Grant Hill

    SportsMar 22, 2019

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – Three men, all of different generations, one of them twice as old as any Sooner player, another more than thrice as old, joined the OU basketball team in a huddle before practice Thursday at Colonial Life Arena. Call it a...

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    NCAA gymnastics: Yul Moldauer has wowed many -- but wait until you hear his backstory

    Yul Moldauer cuts loose after a big routine, pounding his chest, waving his arms, then throwing back his head and roaring. The...

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    PCL Scoreboard

    Pacific Coast League American Northern Division W L Pct. GB Memphis (Cardinals) 1 0 1.000 — Iowa (Cubs) 0 0 .000 ½ Nashville...

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    Clayton Kershaw completes 4 1/3 innings in rehab start with OKC Dodgers

    Clayton Kershaw completed 4 1/3 strong innings in his first start of the 2019 season as he works his way back from shoulder...

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    OSU using padded helmet caps during spring practice

    Oklahoma State has been using padded helmet caps for the players on the interior of the offense and defense during spring...

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    OU football: Caleb Kelly, Jordan Kelley sustain long-term injuries

    Oklahoma senior linebacker Caleb Kelly and redshirt freshman defensive lineman Jordan Kelley will both miss an extended period...

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    The Sooner Shop, new stadium store, to open Friday

    The store is located in the space previously occupied by the OU Bookstore.

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    OSU football: Braydon Johnson offers speed, versatility at receiver

    Braydon Johnson only caught two passes last year, but could be more regularly involved this fall because of his speed and...

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    Berry Tramel: The Markieff Morris experiment isn't working

    The Thunder was rolling when Patrick Patterson was banished to the bench; since then, the Thunder has slumped

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    Billy Donovan points to Andre Roberson not playing this season

    On Thursday, Thunder coach Billy Donovan gave strong indication that Roberson won't play this season. The Thunder has four...

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    Norman North's Jacie Evans named COAC Player of the Year

    Senior Jacie Evans was recently named the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference Player of the Year after leading Norman North to...

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    Tuttle's Carson Berryhill commits to OU

    A two-sport star at Tuttle, Carson Berryhill is heading to OU to wrestle.

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    OU football: Lincoln Riley sees Zion Williamson as defensive end

    Lincoln Riley didn't have to run his mind through the depth chart to figure out where Duke sensation Zion Williamson would line...

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    Power Lunch: Chat with columnist Berry Tramel

    The Oklahoman's Berry Tramel answered questions from readers Thursday morning.

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    Hoffman out at Mercer, Williams out at Stetson

    College basketball coaching carousel can be difficult to monitor

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    Tuning in for Thursday, April 4

    April 4 tuning in THURSDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7:05 p.m.;;San Antonio at Oklahoma City;;KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL...

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    Promoting baseball runs in Mike Veeck's blood

    Mike Veeck learned baseball from his dad. Bill Veeck was a baseball pioneer. Ran three franchises over the course of four...

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    NBA Notebook: Young, Collins help Hawks beat Sixers again

    ATLANTA — Former Norman North and Oklahoma standout Trae Young had 33 points and 12 assists, John Collins added 25 points, and...

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    Oklahoma Scene: UT-Arlington softball beats OSU

    Avery Grimes hit a go-ahead RBI single in the sixth inning to give the Texas-Arlington softball team a 2-1 victory over No....

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    OU football: Brayden Willis' strange road to Norman has him in position for bigger role

    NORMAN — Lincoln Riley could hardly believe what he was seeing. Sitting in the passenger seat of Cale Gundy’s truck after...

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    Morning Roundup: Murray State says Morant will enter NBA Draft

    Murray State says that All-American guard Ja Morant will enter the NBA Draft following a record-breaking season for the...

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    OSU football: Senior linebacker Kevin Henry healthy and working to make an impact

    STILLWATER — Two Augusts ago, Kevin Henry was an energetic sophomore carving out his role as a linebacker in the Oklahoma State...

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    Thunder journal: Terrance Ferguson's offense reemerges

    Terrance Ferguson’s first shot went in. The 20-year-old who developed into a 3-and-D specialist and then continued to add to...

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    Thunder’s success in halfcourt imperative to playoff success

    The questions poured in about momentum, a galvanizing moment, an instance of joy that the Thunder could use as a springboard to...

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    Prep parade: Norman Cade Horton a star in baseball with bright football future

    NORMAN — Two nights ago, Cade Horton stood atop the pitcher’s mound at Norman High School and stared down a possible future...

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    OKC Dodgers: Stars have been produced, so who's next?

    A week ago, Joc Pederson started Los Angeles’ home run party with a deep blast to center field and five other teammates...

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    New field at the old ballpark

    Thursday is Opening Day (Night) in Oklahoma City as the Oklahoma City Dodgers begin a new season with a home game against San...

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    OKC Dodgers: Opening day roster for 2019 season

    Pitchers No.;;Name;;B/T;;Ht./Wt.;;School 14;;Stetson Allie;;R/R/;;6-2/244;;St. Edward (Ohio) High 21;;Joe...

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    OSU's Mike Gundy offers thoughts on Eddie Sutton's Naismith Hall of Fame snub

    OSU football coach Mike Gundy didn't hold back while discussing what he thought about former Cowboy men's basketball coach...

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    Big 12-Big East Challenge games announced

    Oklahoma will travel to Creighton and Georgetown will visit Oklahoma State next season in the inaugural Big 12-Big East Challenge.

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    Norman LB Cole Thompson commits to OSU

    Less than a week after receiving an offer from the Cowboys, Norman linebacker Cole Thompson committed to Oklahoma State on...

    Both resting and playing Paul George has its drawbacks as Thunder approaches playoffs

    SportsApr 2, 2019

    Luka Doncic didn’t make the trip to Oklahoma City with the Mavericks on Saturday. LeBron James won’t take the floor at Chesapeake Energy Arena with the Lakers on Tuesday. It’s that time of year when some of the NBA's best players rest due to...

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    Lakers, Knicks have fewest NBA wins over the last six years

    How deep is the Lakers' slide? Worse than Phoenix's or Orlando's or Sacramento's over the last six years.

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    Former Putnam West star Tyson Jolly heading to SMU

    Jolly was The Oklahoman’s Big All-City Player of the Year and a Super 5 selection in 2015 after averaging 20.2 points, 9.1...

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    OCA announces 2019 All-State boys basketball rosters

    The small school game will begin at 7 p.m. July 25 at the Mabee Center in Tulsa.

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    Stoops, Izzo each won a title in 2000, and the next is still to come

    Stoops took some heat for never winning another title; Izzo seems to have avoided such scrutiny

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    Russell Westbrook's 20-20-20 night allows the Thunder to exhale

    There were some issues with Westbrook's historic night, but chasing Wilt Chamberlain wasn't one of them

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    Thunder Buddies podcast: Russell Westbrook makes history against the Lakers

    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 Wednesday, April 3

    April 3 tuning in WEDNESDAY MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Noon;;Philadelphia at Washington;;MLBN (Cox 264) 3 p.m.;;Detroit at N.Y....

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    Russell Westbrook matches Wilt Chamberlain with historic triple-double in Thunder's win vs. Lakers

    Russell Westbrook came down with a defensive rebound with 39.5 seconds left, the Thunder called timeout and the crowd and bench...

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    Thunder Journal: OKC starts fast against Lakers

    Paul George’s second shot of the night was like something straight out if the All-Star game. In fact, it was the exact same...

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    Sports Scoreboard for Wednesday, April 3

    BASEBALL College Tuesday’s Results State Central Arkansas 8, Oklahoma State 4 Central Oklahoma 7, East Central 5 Rogers State...

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    Big 12 Softball scoreboard

    Big 12 Softball Standings Team Conf. Pct. Overall Pct. Oklahoma 3-0 1.000 32-2 .941 Texas 5-2 .714 31-8 .795 Oklahoma State 4-2...

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    Culver, Mooney take different paths to Tech and Final Four

    Hometown standout Jarrett Culver was the first recruit Chris Beard reached out to when he got to Lubbock as Texas Tech’s head...

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    Incaviglia returning for Reynolds Stadium celebration

    Former Oklahoma State standout Pete Incaviglia will take part in several activities this weekend to celebrate the Cowboys'...

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    Morning Roundup: AAF ends first season prematurely

    The Alliance of American Football has ended its first season prematurely and told most employees that they will be terminated...

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    OU gymnastics: Brian Schibler, on and off pommel horse, is master of balance

    NORMAN — Balance is Brian Schibler’s craft. The OU gymnast juggles chemical biosciences and Spanish as his two majors. He’s a...

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    OU softball weekend recap: Sooners continue run-rule spree

    After sweeping Utah in a double-header Sunday, the OU softball team has the week off to prepare for its first and only Big 12...

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    OU football: Tanner Schafer trying to follow in Taylor Cornelius' footsteps

    NORMAN — Tanner Schafer shrugs a bit at the question. “Did it bother you that you weren’t more highly recruited?” Oklahoma’s...

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    OSU basketball: What they're saying about Eddie Sutton's omission from the Naismith Hall of Fame

    STILLWATER — The public outcry following Eddie Sutton’s omission from the Naismith Hall of Fame on Tuesday focused primarily on...

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    Eddie Sutton: More wins than any major-college men's hoops coach inducted into the hall in the past 10 years

    BY THE NUMBERS Eddie Sutton received news Tuesday he won’t be inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame this year. No...

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    OKC Dodgers journal: New field ready for season debut Thursday

    The new grass of Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark was a pristine green in the sunshine Tuesday afternoon as Monte McCoy watched the...

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    OSU softball: Cowgirls make statement with two wins over No. 9 Texas

    With recent periods of inconsistency in putting good offensive and defensive games together, the Oklahoma State softball team...

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    High school notebook: Broken Arrow to begin first girls varsity wrestling program in Oklahoma

    Broken Arrow made Oklahoma high school wrestling history Monday. The school announced it was starting the first girls varsity...

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    OU softball: Sooners down to four home games

    Oklahoma softball will host a three-game series this weekend against Baylor. After that comes a rare month-long road trip.

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    FINAL: Thunder 119, Lakers 103

    Follow the action from tonight's game. The game starts at 7 p.m.

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    OKC Dodgers: A look at new food offerings this season

    Oklahoma City Dodgers executive chef Will Fenwick is always thinking of new creations for Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. He’s...

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    Report: Sutton denied Hall of Fame entry

    According to a tweet from former Oklahoma State player Doug Gottlieb, legendary college basketball Eddie Sutton has once again...

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    NBA rescinds Russell Westbrook's latest technical foul

    Westbrook enters the Thunder’s game against the Lakers Tuesday still two regular-season technicals away from a second suspension.

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    OKC Dodgers announce preliminary opening day roster

    With opening day two days away, the Oklahoma City Dodgers have set their preliminary roster. Three players who spent time with...

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    One-sided games the rule in NCAA women's tournament

    Late-game dramatics are rare in this NCAA women's tournament

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    OU basketball: Carlin Hartman candidate for Buffalo head coaching job

    Oklahoma assistant coach Carlin Hartman is a candidate for the Buffalo head coaching job, The Oklahoman has learned.

    NCAA Tournament: Now it's time for the Sooners to help themselves

    SportsMar 18, 2019

    NORMAN – The NCAA Tournament Selection Show didn’t make the Sooners wait. Sixty-eight teams would be announced, but “Oklahoma” popped up on the screen as the 22nd name called. That was good for crimson blood pressure, which ran a little high...

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    Deer Creek boys, Norman girls have successful weekends at Deer Creek Invitational

    The Deer Creek boys and Norman girls soccer teams had successful weekends at the Deer Creek Invitational.

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    It's no longer just Kansas in Big 12 hoops

    In the last four seasons, three Big 12 schools have made the Final Four, giving the conference much-needed parity

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    Broken Arrow to begin first girls varsity wrestling program in Oklahoma

    Broken Arrow announced Monday it was beginning the first girls varsity wrestling program in Oklahoma.

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    Tuning in for Tuesday, April 2

    April 2 tuning in TUESDAY MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 6 p.m.;;Philadelphia at Washington;;MLBN (Cox 264) 7 p.m.;;Houston at...

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    Baylor blasts Iowa to earn Final Four berth

    Lauren Cox had 22 points and 11 rebounds, and Baylor earned its first Final Four berth since 2012 by beating Iowa 85-53 on...

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    League mourns death of rap artist

    League mourns death of rap artist An extra jersey hung in the lockers belonging to Los Angeles Clippers reserves Lou Williams...

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    OU football: Caleb Kelly once again settling into different role

    NORMAN — After a year bouncing between the inside and outside, Oklahoma senior-to-be Caleb Kelly is settling in at the weakside...

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    Clayton Kershaw to pitch Thursday for OKC Dodgers

    Clayton Kershaw is coming to Oklahoma City.After throwing a bullpen session Monday afternoon, it was determined the Los Angeles...

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    OU baseball weekend recap: Sooners struggle with runners on base against West Virginia

    NORMAN — Oklahoma hasn’t had many bad stretches to its season so far but had a rough week last week, dropping a non-conference...

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    OSU baseball weekend recap: Cowboys snag two big wins at TCU

    STILLWATER — Going on the road to face a top-20 team, Oklahoma State came through big, picking up two wins in a three-game...

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    Morning Roundup: Clayton Kershaw to be OKC Dodgers' opening day starter

    Kershaw to pitch Thursday for OKC Dodgers Clayton Kershaw is coming to Oklahoma City. After throwing a bullpen session Monday...

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    High school sports: Oklahoma City-area Players of the Week

    BASEBALLJace Bohrofen, WestmooreJace Bohrofen is a nightmare for most opponents when he steps into the batter’s box. Lawton...

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    Texas Tech's Final Four appearance the latest success for former Oklahoma State coach Sean Sutton

    As Texas Tech players climbed the ladder and clipped the net Saturday afternoon, a photographer from the school’s athletic...

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    Jawun Evans a new face late in OKC's season

    Working in shooting drills alongside Donte Grantham and Hamidou Diallo on Monday, there was an unmistakable new face at the...

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

    LAKERS AT THUNDER When: 7 p.m., Tuesday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37 / HD 722, Dish 412, DirecTV 675,...

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    Twidwell was All-City Football Coach of the Year in 1964

    A farewell to people with Oklahoma ties who enjoyed the game day experience: Carl Twidwell Jr., 91, of Midwest City. An...

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    Former Midwest City standout Keyshawn Embery-Simpson transferring to Tulsa

    The former Arkansas guard, who averaged four points per game as a freshman, is returning to the state to play college ball.

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    OKC Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw to start opening day on rehab assignment

    Clayton Kershaw is coming to Oklahoma City. After throwing a bullpen session Monday afternoon, it was determined the Los...

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    Westbrook's 'next question' act is about control

    Westbrook likes to run things, and the Thunder has been quite accommodating in letting him do exactly that

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    Hurts sets high standard for Sooners

    Hurts talks like the Oklahoma standard needs to be set higher

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    Jawun Evans a new face late in Thunder’s season

    Working in shooting drills alongside Donte Grantham and Hamidou Diallo on Monday, there was an unmistakable new face at the...

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    No easy games left for Thunder, even against hobbled Lakers

    If the Thunder wasn’t already on high alert after losing seven of 10 games, it should be on Tuesday.

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    Russell Westbrook approaching more history as season closes

    More history approaches for Russell Westbrook, who is virtually a lock to wrap up his unprecedented third consecutive season...

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    OSU basketball: FAU assistant Erik Pastrana reportedly set to join Mike Boynton's staff

    Oklahoma State men’s basketball coach Mike Boynton has hired a new assistant coach, according to a report.

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    Thunder Buddies podcast: Downer against Dallas

    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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    Berry Tramel: 17 schools have made the Final Four the last 5 years

    College basketball has parity that college football can only dream about

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    Tuning in for Monday, April 1

    MONDAY MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Noon;;St. Louis at Pittsburgh;;ESPN (Cox 29) 3 p.m.;;Chicago White Sox at Cleveland;;ESPN (Cox...

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    Family of missing Mustang scuba diver turns to private investigators for help

    Almost three weeks after a scuba diver from Mustang went missing in Mexico, his family members are holding out hope private...

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    Nature & You: Rabbit-hunting beagles and columnist have something in common

    Owl's evening hunt follows footpath Scratch my head. Rub my ears. Talk to me in that melody of cooing sounds. Let me describe...

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    NBA Notebook: Young's buzzer-beating jumper lifts Hawks past Bucks in OT

    Former Norman North and Oklahoma standout Trae Young grabbed a deflected inbounds pass and made a last-second jumper to lift...

    Thunder's plunge off the cliff continues in bewildering loss to Mavericks

    SportsApr 1, 2019

    Russell Westbrook air-balled a 3-point shot on the Thunder’s first possession, though in all fairness, it might have been a pass. The way Westbrook shoots, you can’t always tell. On the next possession, Paul George made made one of those...

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    College Baseball Roundup: OSU beats TCU to win series

    Carson McCusker hit a go-ahead two-RBI single in the ninth inning, and Oklahoma State beat TCU 9-8 to win the series Sunday in...

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    College Softball Roundup: OU sweeps doubleheader at Utah

    Second-ranked Oklahoma earned a pair of run-rule victories over Utah Sunday in Salt Lake City, defeating the Utes 11-2 in six...

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    Morning Roundup: Federer wins 101st title, beating Isner in Miami Open final

    Roger Federer became tennis' first repeat champion of 2019 when he won his 101st career title Sunday by beating defending...

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    Denny Hamlin overcomes parade of errors to win at Texas Motor Speedway

    FORT WORTH, Texas — Denny Hamlin had two pit road penalties, he once missed the entrance to the pits, and he ran out of gas....

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    MLB Notebook: Yelich powers Brewers to dramatic 5-4 win over Cardinals

    Christian Yelich hit his fourth homer in the first inning and a two-run double in the ninth, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to a...

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    Texas Motor Speedway journal: Kyle Busch's run at a triple-header sweep falls short

    FORT WORTH, Texas — For the third time in his career, Kyle Busch started his Texas weekend with wins in the Gander Outdoors...

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    Thunder's offense grinds to a halt in 106-103 loss to Mavericks

    Dallas took the lead too easily. Out of a timeout, rookie guard Jalen Brunson went past Paul George, forcing Steven Adams to...

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    Thunder journal: Mavs bench hurts Thunder from 3-point line

    During Thunder coach Billy Donovan’s first timeout of the game, he pointed out to his team that the Mavericks were taking a lot...

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    FINAL: Mavericks 106, Thunder 103

    Get live coverage of today's Thunder vs Mavericks matchup!

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    Tuning in for Sunday, March 31

    March 31 tuning in SUNDAY MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Noon;;Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees;;MLBN (Cox 264) 1 p.m.;;St. Louis at...

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    OSU football: Defensive ends forced to grow up quickly, but showing promise in spring

    STILLWATER — Mike Gundy didn’t go into much detail in describing the performance of his defensive ends through the first few...

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    Dan Little has no fear of failure, as he conquers seven marathons in seven days on seven continents

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    With Thunder officially in NBA playoffs, do regular-season sweeps matter going forward?

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    Turkey season is set to open, but birds are behaving differently

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    OU football: Recent secondary decommits signal change in Sooners' recruiting philosophy

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    Kershaw expects to start season in OKC or Tulsa

    Kershaw expects to start season in OKC or Tulsa Clayton Kershaw will get an opening day start after all. The Los Angeles...

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    LeBron James won't play the rest of the season

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    Cowgirls shut out Longhorns in run-rule win

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    Woods meets his match in Lucas Bjerregaard at Match Play

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    Fred Hoiberg named new Nebraska coach

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    Bryce Harper hits first homer as a Phillie

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    Cowboys hit five homers in win; Sooners fall at West Virginia

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    NFL draft 2019: Scouting OU's Kyler Murray and other top QB prospects

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    Dirk Nowitzki's (possible) last ride won't be forgotten

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    Texas Motor Speedway journal: Can Texas jumpstart Hendrick Motorsports, Chevy drivers?

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    Team's decision to take two tires cost Christopher Bell shot at win in Texas

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    High school notebook: OGBCA announces annual All-State rosters

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    Outdoors notebook: Fishing industry mourns a pioneer

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

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    Clayton Kershaw expects to start season opener for OKC Dodgers or Tulsa Drillers

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    Thunder's plummet on offense starts with elevated defense on Paul George

    SportsMar 22, 2019

    The Thunder trailed by 10 early to the Warriors as Russell Westbrook dribbled into a halfcourt set. That Westbrook and Paul George eventually crossed into each other’s path, derailing the possession, wasn’t the problem. It was something larger,...

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    Heritage Hall garners 2 second-place finishes in girls Tournament of Champions

    The Heritage Hall girls tennis team captured two second-place finishes in the Tournament of Champions on Thursday.

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    Heritage Hall, Edmond North pick up victories in boys Tournament of Champions

    Heritage Hall and Edmond North picked up victories in three of four championship matches at the Tournament of Champions on Friday.

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    OGBCA announces annual All-State rosters

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    Thunder Buddies podcast: Swept away by Denver

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    Tuning In for Saturday, March 30

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    College Baseball Roundup: OU tops West Virginia in series opener

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    Same old, same old for Thunder vs. Nuggets, who score a 115-105 victory

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    Denver made the big plays to complete season sweep of Thunder

    Russell Westbrook drove the lane and spun home one of those baskets like he has so many times, and you thought maybe the...

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    SWOSU women fall to Lubbock Christian in national title game

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    OKC defense can’t match up with Nuggets

    Thunder center Steven Adams switched onto Denver guard Jamal Murray, forcing him to shoot a 3-pointer while leaning back....

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    OSU softball edges Texas 1-0

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    Morning Roundup: Federer beats Shapovalov in Miami Open semifinal

    Roger Federer won a battle of the ages Friday, beating 19-year-old Canadian Denis Shapovalov 6-2, 6-4 in the semifinals of the...

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    OU basketball: Miles Reynolds gives shoes away to Norman middle schoolers

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    OU football: Cale Gundy pressured into Big 12 Championships tattoos

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    Coale says her energy level is high to get Sooners back to high level

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    Texas Motor Speedway: Norman's Christopher Bell patiently waiting for Cup opportunity

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    High school notebook: Edmond North girls prevail in gusty conditions

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    Texas Tech's coach spends life on edge, as an underdog

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    UPDATE: Paul George available against the Nuggets

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    2019 COAC All-Conference boys basketball teams announced

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    For more than 50 years, Harold Harmon has been chronicling Southeastern State athletics

    Southeastern to honor Harold Harmon for his 50-plus years of writing about the university athletic teams

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    MiLB announces new pace-of-play initiatives

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    OSU offers Norman LB Cole Thompson

    Norman linebacker Cole Thompson’s recruitment is just taking shape, but he took a big step forward Friday. Oklahoma State...

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    OU basketball: Ty Lazenby to enter NCAA transfer portal

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    Al Miller was the first to coach Carl Albert to a state championship

    Miller was a big winner at Tuttle and Carl Albert, then retired after his first state championship

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    2019 COAC All-Conference wrestling teams announced

    The Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference announced its All-Conference wrestling squads on Thursday.

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    OU basketball: Miles Reynolds gives shoes away to Norman middle schoolers

    Miles Reynolds is soon to leave Norman not a year since he arrived at OU as a graduate transfer, but he had a few deliveries to...

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    Berry Tramel: Who is UCLA waiting on? Kelvin Sampson, Chris Beard, Billy Donovan?

    The Bruins obviously are waiting on a coach whose team remains alive. Is that coach in the NCAA Tournament or the NBA?

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    OU football: Jalen Hurts' maturity looks, sounds different than other college athletes

    NORMAN — Jalen Hurts opened his press conference earlier this week with a statement. Not something written down, but things he...

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    Tuning in for Friday, March 29

    FRIDAY NBA 6 p.m.;;Indiana at Boston;;NBATV (Cox 256) 7 p.m.;;Denver at Oklahoma City;;FSOK (Cox 37) / WWLS-AM 98.1 FM / 640...

    Jerami Grant’s blocks ignite OKC Thunder victory over the Indiana Pacers

    SportsMar 28, 2019

    Thaddeus Young muscled in for a shot; Jerami Grant leaped and blocked it, denying the Pacers a chance to build a double-digit lead. On the next Indiana possession, Bojan Bogdanovic drove in for what appeared to be a layup. Grant blocked that one,...

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    OSU baseball: Cowboys head to TCU trying to build off momentum from Bedlam win

    STILLWATER — It was a midweek game with no bearing on conference standings. Other than Bedlam pride, Tuesday’s game against...

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    Rockets down Nuggets as Harden scores 38 points

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    Boilermakers hold off Volunteers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Carsen Edwards scored 29 points as Purdue advanced to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament for the first...

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    Bulldogs advance to regional final

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — Gonzaga is in the Elite Eight for the fourth time in history following a 72-58 victory over Florida State in...

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    Woods still alive in Match Play but 20 golfers eliminated

    Woods still alive but 20 golfers eliminated Tiger Woods lost Thursday in the Dell Technologies Match Play but still has hope of...

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    Energy FC signs defender after losing Taravel

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    Jerami Grant's not just a game-changing presence for the Thunder, but is a Most Improved Player candidate

    There are times when Jerami Grant snuffs out possessions, appearing at the point of attack so quickly and with such ferocity...

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    OU baseball: Even in silence, Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw teaches Sooners lessons

    NORMAN — Oklahoma’s pitchers filed into the indoor work area one day in early February and stood mostly silently as their coach...

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    OSU softball: Former Cowgirl Michele Smith weighs in on season, direction of program entering Texas series

    STILLWATER — Former Oklahoma State star Michele Smith will be back at Cowgirl Stadium this weekend with ESPN2 set to broadcast...

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    High school soccer: Piedmont's Maci Attalla working to give back like her late mother

    PIEDMONT – Maci Attalla had to grow up. Quickly. Her mother, Carrie, died four years ago from pancreatic cancer. She was...

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    Thunder journal: Paul George ‘questionable’ for Friday against the Nuggets

    Paul George sat in front of his locker after the Thunder’s 107-99 win over the Pacers looking cyborg-esque. His left side was...

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

    When: 7 p.m., Friday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, Dish 412, DirecTV 675, U-verse 751/1751)...

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    Field conditions force cancellation of some OKC Dodgers High School Baseball Series games

    To get the playing field in shape for the OKC Dodgers home opener next Thursday, some high school games scheduled at the...

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    Have Thunder fans cooled on Russell Westbrook?

    Thunder fans are starting to question Westbrook more and more

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    Only two technicals for the Thunder in the last five games, none from George or Westbrook

    The Thunder has been better behaved since Westbrook's one-game suspension, and that's a good thing.

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    Thunder Buddies podcast: Outpacing the Pacers

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    Berry Tramel: NFL's death penalty needed an appeals process -- and got it

    Adding pass interference to replay review is a good idea, and here's why

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    Tuning in for Thursday, March 28

    March 28 tuning in THURSDAY MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Noon;;Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees;;ESPN (Cox 29) 3 p.m.;;Chicago Cubs at...

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    Oklahoma Scene: OU softball run-rules Tulsa

    Sydney Romero hit two home runs, Giselle Juarez tossed 3 2/3 innings of one-hit ball and second-ranked Oklahoma softball...

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    Westbrook, Grant close the door on Pacers in 107-99 win

    The Pacers were trying to extend the Thunder’s string of misery. Jerami Grant did not allow it. In the Thunder’s 107-99 win...

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    Thunder journal: Adams returns to pre-All-Star form

    Steven Adams was all over the floor. He grabbed the rebound off Russell Westbrook’s miss and tossed it out to Paul George on...

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    SWOSU women advance to national finals

    COLUMBUS, OHIO — Bethany Franks scored 14 points and had 12 rebounds, Hayden Priddy added 13 points and the Southwestern...

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    Opening day preview

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    Morning Roundup: Woods beats Wise 3-and-1 despite shaky round

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    OSU football journal: Sean Gleeson's comfort level beginning to show through

    STILLWATER — Sean Gleeson is five practices into his tenure as Oklahoma State’s offensive coordinator, and while he says he’ll...

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    Harper has Philly excited about opening day

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    The Cougars are the talk of Houston

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    Thunder-Pacers boxscore

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    OU football: 'Not your average Joe,' Jalen Hurts says

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    High school notebook: Millwood's Cecilia Robinson-Woods named next OSSAA board president

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    OU report card: Sooners played well in phases in 95-72 rout of Ole Miss

    SportsMar 23, 2019

    OU’s 95-72 domination of Ole Miss in the NCAA Tournament was so stunning, it’s hard to find anything on which to downgrade the Sooners. Here’s the report card: Starting lineup: A. The Sooner starters played 11:35 together. During those times,...

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    Prep parade: Wellston and Okeene latest to seek path to solve football participation problem

    Curtis Wartchow sees no other way to save not only football, but other athletic programs at Wellston High School. Wellston must...

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    Pro baseball: A look at Oklahomans in MLB, minor leagues entering opening day

    Here’s a look at players, coaches and managers with Oklahoma connections in professional baseball. The Major League Baseball...

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    #ThrowbackThursday: Play ball!

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    Hewitt’s single saves Cowboys in Bedlam

    STILLWATER — It was a Bedlam win so nice, Oklahoma State celebrated it twice. Cowboy shortstop Max Hewitt slapped a walk-off...

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    OU-OSU baseball boxscore

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    FINAL: Thunder 107, Pacers 99

    View action from Wednesday's Thunder-Pacers game.

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    Video: OU quarterback Jalen Hurts addresses the media

    The Oklahoma Sooners quarterback addressed the media Wednesday.

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    Tuttle's Luke Surber commits to OSU

    Tuttle junior Luke Surber is going to wrestle for Oklahoma State.

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    Bedlam baseball: Max Hewitt's walk-off single saves Cowboys in Bedlam

    STILLWATER — It was a Bedlam win so nice, Oklahoma State celebrated it twice. Cowboy shortstop Max Hewitt slapped a walk-off...

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    Are college basketball coaches more venerable than college football coaches?

    Coaches who can coach tend to stick around in college sports

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    Bethany's Gray Adams throws no-hitter in rout of Seminole

    Call it a banner day of pitching in the Oklahoma City area. Bethany’s Gray Adams threw Tuesday’s second no-hitter, this time...

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    McGuinness' Michael Feighny throws second no-hitter in 15 days

    For the second time in 15 days, McGuinness pitcher Michael Feighny was unhittable. Feighny threw no-hitter in a 13-0 win over...

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    Hervey, Hopson lead Blue to G League playoff win against Salt Lake City

    Kevin Hervey scored 22 points and had six rebounds, but his defensive versatility was just as important in the Oklahoma City...

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    Thunder peaks often give way to valleys

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    Power Lunch: Chat recap with columnist Berry Tramel

    "Oh, Westbrook is never on the same page with anyone. He's never going to come close to real analysis. But you're right about...

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    OU-Clemson series stirs memories of a Sooner football train

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    Midwest City Elks plan Youth Golf Skills Challenge

    MIDWEST CITY — The Midwest City Elks Lodge No.1890 will host its ninth annual Youth Golf Skills Challenge April 27 at Hidden...

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    Tuning in for Wednesday, March 27

    WEDNESDAY NBA 7 p.m.;;Indiana at Oklahoma City;;FSOK (Cox 37) / ESPN (Cox 29) / WWLS-AM 640 / 98.1 FM 9:35 p.m.;;L.A. Lakers at...

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    SWOSU women beat Saint Anselm, advance to national semifinals

    COLUMBUS, OHIO — The Southwestern Oklahoma State women's basketball team overcame a poor shooting performance and forced 31...

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    Oklahoma Scene: OU forward Matt Freeman enters transfer portal

    Oklahoma junior forward Matt Freeman has entered his name into the NCAA transfer portal. The Auckland, New Zealand native is...

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    Morning Roundup: McGregor reportedly under sexual assault investigation

    Conor McGregor is under investigation for an alleged sexual assault in Ireland, according to a report by The New York Times.

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    OSU softball: Run-rule victories bookend Baylor series

    The Oklahoma State softball team’s three-game series at Baylor over the weekend had more ups than downs, resulting in the...

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    OU football: Sooners 'alarmingly thin' in the secondary, says Alex Grinch

    NORMAN — After Tuesday’s fifth spring practice, new Oklahoma defensive coordinator Alex Grinch said his group is ahead of where...

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    OU softball weekend recap: Sooners sweep Texas Tech to open Big 12 play

    Oklahoma opened Big 12 play over the weekend with a three-game sweep of Texas Tech. The Sooners outscored the Red Raiders...

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    Is Billy Donovan safe for next season after this Thunder slide?

    On the Thunder’s first defensive possession of the first quarter, Russell Westbrook, without the help of a screen or a...

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    OKC looking for more efficiency in strengths

    When asked if the Thunder’s style of play can be successful against a Western Conference playoff logjam of more shooters, more...

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    High school notebook: Edmond North's Maddie Medina breaks two school records

    Maddie Medina had a record-breaking spring break.Edmond North’s senior distance runner broke two school records in Texas. On...

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    OU basketball: Matt Freeman enters transfer portal

    Oklahoma junior forward Matt Freeman has entered his name in the NCAA transfer portal, The Oklahoman learned Tuesday.

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    Getting home from South Carolina was not easy

    Spending the night in the Atlanta airport and taking an Uber from Dallas were only part of the adventures in getting home

    The expansion of the NCAA Tournament has diluted March Madness

    SportsMar 17, 2019

    In March 1993, Billy Tubbs’ Sooners went to Kansas City with a 19-10 record and lost 69-55 to Iowa State in the Big Eight Tournament quarterfinals. Those Sooners went 7-7 in a loaded Big Eight, tied for fifth. OU played a really good...

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    The series, set for 2035-36, would be the longest-range series OU has scheduled

    According to a report from FBSchedules.com, Oklahoma and Clemson will play a home-and-home series beginning in 2035

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    Booker T. Washington's JJ Hester narrows college choices

    Another Tulsa-area recruit has narrowed down his college choices. Tulsa Booker T. Washington star receiver JJ...

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    Yukon's Josh Sanders outduels Mustang's Dax Fulton in win

    Two Division I pitchers collided in a big rivalry baseball game Monday night, and it did not disappoint. Texas Tech commit Josh...

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

    THUNDER VS. PACERS When: 7 p.m., Wednesday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena TV: ESPN (Cox 29/HD 720, Dish 140, DirecTV 206,...

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    Thunder Buddies podcast: OKC plays the blues in Memphis

    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 Tuesday, March 26

    March 26 tuning in TUESDAY SPRING TRAINING Noon;;Cincinnati vs. Atlanta;;MLBN (Cox 264) 6 p.m.;;Milwaukee vs. Toronto;;MLBN...

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    Observational nuggets from the Thunder's 115-103 loss to the Grizzlies

    This blog on the Thunder’s 115-103 loss to the Grizzlies is an homage to those who came before me.

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    Memphis blues again for Thunder in 115-103 loss to Grizzlies

    MEMPHIS – The Thunder stood around as Memphis dribbled out the clock. It had lost plenty of games since the All-Star break, but...

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    Irish knock off MSU

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Arike Ogunbowale scored 23 points and two teammates had double-doubles as top-seed Notre Dame ran away from...

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    OSU baseball: Lineup flexibility makes Cowboys dangerous

    STILLWATER — Twenty-two games into the season, Oklahoma State baseball coach Josh Holliday is still trying to find the right...

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    Burton gets early playing time for struggling Thunder

    MEMPHIS — With the Thunder dragging behind the Grizzlies, even with Memphis hobbled by injuries, Thunder wing Deonte Burton...

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    Roger Federer advances at the Miami Open

    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Roger Federer knew he had things going his way at the Miami Open when he hit three shots off his frame...

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    Bears, Packers to kick off NFL's 100th season

    Bears, Packers to play in NFL's season opener The NFL announced Monday that the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers will...

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    High school notebook: Millwood names Dava Albert new girls basketball coach

    Millwood has again found a successor for legendary girls basketball coach Arnelia Spears, and this time it’s a former player....

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    OU baseball: Pitching continues to power Sooners

    NORMAN — Oklahoma started Big 12 play with a sweep of Kansas at home over the weekend, capped by Sunday’s 10-5 win. Week...

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    Cowboys score 24 runs in series vs. Kansas State

    STILLWATER — Oklahoma State scored 24 runs in their weekend series against Kansas State at home to open the final Big 12...

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    Thunder-Grizzlies Boxscore

    GRIZZLIES 115, THUNDER 103 FG FT Reb OKC Min M-A M-A O-T A Pf Pts George 38:34 10-29 5-6 2-12 3 3 30 Grant 24:12 3-8 0-0 0-2 0...

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    Could current scandals in college hoops hurt Eddie's hall chances?

    Eddie Sutton sat in his wheelchair in the bowels of the BOK Center, a black stocking cap on his head, an animal-print blanket...

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    OU basketball: Miles Reynolds, seniors reflect on careers in emotion-filled locker room

    COLUMBIA, S.C. — The emotions that pile up through a 33-game season were broken down in streams of tears in Oklahoma’s locker...

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    OU basketball: Sooners already looking ahead to next season

    COLUMBIA, S.C. — Not 30 minutes after the buzzer sounded on Oklahoma’s season, Kristian Doolittle sat at the postgame podium...

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    Legendary OBU swimming coach Freas dies at age 72

    A farewell to people with Oklahoma ties who enjoyed the game day experience: Dr. Sam Freas, 72, of Shawnee. The legendary...

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    OU earns No. 1 overall seed in NCAA women's gymnastics championships

    For the fifth straight year, OU has earned the No. 1 overall seed for the NCAA women's gymnastics championships.

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    Thunder claims former OSU guard Jawun Evans off waivers

    The Thunder announced Monday it added former Oklahoma State guard Jawun Evans off waivers.

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    OSU softball weekend recap: Run-rule victories highlight series at Baylor

    Oklahoma State took two of three games from Baylor with a pair of run-rule wins that included 30 total runs scored by the Cowgirls

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    Edmond North rolls to Arizona championship

    New Edmond North coach Gary Bandy felt the spring break tournament in Arizona was more important than the wins and losses. It...

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    Edmond Santa Fe wins Arizona tournament

    Edmond Santa Fe is rolling now. The Wolves upset national powerhouse IMG Academy on a walk-off error in the semifinals of the...

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    Springtime in Oklahoma is for the birders

    For folks interested in bird watching, early April is when large waves of migratory birds start coming back through Oklahoma on...

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    Carolina's Horseshoe brings serenity to an urban campus

    From the capitol to the campus, Columbia has history and beauty

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    One-sided games have been the rule, not the exception, this March

    Where has all the drama gone? Central Florida-Duke was a classic, but this NCAA Tournament is woefully lacking in great games.

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    OU basketball: Sooners already looking ahead to next season

    Not 30 minutes after the buzzer sounded on Oklahoma’s season, Kristian Doolittle sat at the postgame podium and spoke of a new...

    OU report card: Not much to grade highly for the Sooners

    SportsMar 25, 2019

    You figured Virginia would be a rugged opponent in the NCAA Tournament, and the Cavaliers most definitely were. They beat OU 63-51 Sunday night in the South Regional quarterfinals, and the grades reflect an uphill performance for the Sooners....

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    OU basketball: Kur Kuath looks back on redshirt season

    The transfer center from Salt Lake Community College will likely receive a medical redshirt, giving him two remaining years of...

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    Billy Donovan experiments with shortened rotation

    TORONTO – The second half of the Thunder’s 116-109 win over the Raptors on Friday provided a preview of what a shortened...

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    Tuning in for Monday, March 25

    MONDAY SPRING TRAINING Noon Tampa Bay vs. Philadelphia MLBN (Cox 264) 4 p.m. N.Y. Yankees vs. Washington MLBN (Cox 264) 7 p.m....

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    Virginia shows OU what Final Four team looks like

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – Virginia’s Kyle Guy, a straight-out-of-“Hoosiers” Indianapolis kid who is a 45-percent 3-point shooter, missed...

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    OU basketball: Virginia's Mamadi Diakite was X-factor against Sooners

    COLUMBIA, S.C. — Virginia center Jack Salt, a regular starter, played just two minutes Sunday night. Cavaliers coach Tony...

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    OU basketball: Sooners' season ends with 63-51 loss to Virginia in second round of NCAA Tournament

    COLUMBIA, S.C. — The final two hours of Oklahoma’s season were sucked away in a slow, methodical manner by a Virginia squad...

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    NBA Notebook: Lamb hits winning 3, Hornets edge Raptors

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