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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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 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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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.

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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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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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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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Hurts sets high standard for Sooners

Hurts talks like the Oklahoma standard needs to be set higher

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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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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...

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

NORMAN — In mid-March, Oklahoma got hit by a one-two punch of 2020 defensive backs decommitting from the Sooners. Four-star...

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Cowgirls shut out Longhorns in run-rule win

Cowgirls run-rule Longhorns in five innings No. 21 Oklahoma State shut out No. 9 Texas for the second straight day as the...

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

Cowboys rally in ninth to defeat TCU Oklahoma State slugged five home runs, including two in the ninth inning, to lift the...

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

Kyler Murray, Oklahoma Height: 5-10 Weight: 207 Hand size: 9 ½ inches 40 time: Did not run 40 at scouting combine or pro day...

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

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

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OU football: Cale Gundy pressured into Big 12 Championships tattoos

NORMAN — Cale Gundy isn’t closely monitoring his Twitter notifications, but 15,000 retweets is the magic number for him to get...

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

NORMAN — Sherri Coale sat in her office this week and looked into the practice gym just outside her window. The Oklahoma...

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OU basketball: Ty Lazenby to enter NCAA transfer portal

Oklahoma senior guard Ty Lazenby has entered his name into the NCAA transfer portal, an OU spokesman confirmed to The Oklahoman...

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

NORMAN — Jalen Hurts has been the embodiment of “The Process.” That’s Nick Saban’s formula that has led to five national...

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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

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

SportsApr 5, 2019

The buttery smell of popcorn drew Paul George to the open side door of the concession stand after practice in Toronto last week. He lingered, talking to the person inside, who was presumably preparing for the Raptors game that night. The...

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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

From the early years of OU football, trains have played a part

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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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...

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

You figured Virginia would be a rugged opponent in the NCAA Tournament, and the Cavaliers most definitely were. They beat OU...

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OU baseball: Jason Ruffcorn comes up big to help Sooners sweep Kansas

NORMAN — Jason Ruffcorn needed to get some big outs. It took him just one pitch to get the two biggest for Oklahoma on Sunday...

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OU basketball: Matt Freeman addresses Sooner future

Matt Freeman hasn't ruled out returning to OU next season.

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Ballparks and a street festival in downtown Columbia

Touring historic Columbia unveiled all kinds of great treasures

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OU basketball: Scouting Q&A with Chris Crutchfield

The Oklahoman caught up with Crutchfield about what goes into a scouting report, and how OU is preparing for Virginia.

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OU basketball: Buddy Hield sets Sacramento Kings 3-point record

Former Sooner star Buddy Hield set a Sacramento Kings franchise record Saturday night for most 3-pointers made in a season.

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Christian James and his fellow Oklahoma seniors know they're on the NCAA Tournament's Sunset Boulevard

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Christian James knows the end is near. And that doesn’t necessarily mean Sunday, when the Oklahoma basketball...

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OU football: Cody Ford's development lifts him into first-round realm of NFL Draft

NORMAN — During the nearly month between the end of the regular season and the Orange Bowl, Cody Ford sat down with Oklahoma...

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OU basketball: Sooners can draw on Texas Tech experience in facing Virginia's pack-line defense

COLUMBIA, S.C. — While Dick Bennett is credited as the father of the pack-line defense, it’s his son who’s perfected the...

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College Softball Roundup: OU beats Texas Tech 8-3 to win series

Oklahoma hit four home runs, Shannon Saile had a solid pitching performance in relief and the second-ranked Sooners beat No. 14...

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Oklahoma vs. Virginia: Inside the NCAA Tournament matchup

No. 9 seed Oklahoma will face No. 1 seed Virginia at 6:45 p.m. Sunday. Here’s how the Sooners and Cavaliers match up. POINT...

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Virginia's Salt and OU's Freeman go back to New Zealand days, and Salt's sister is a Sooner rower

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Matt Freeman and Jack Salt grew up a five-minute drive apart and shared a basketball court many a time. They...

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

SportsMar 31, 2019

STILLWATER — Mike Gundy didn’t go into much detail in describing the performance of his defensive ends through the first few spring practices. It’s not that they’re playing poorly. Gundy feels comfortable with their progression. But he knows...

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OU women's gymnastics: Closing kick lifts Sooners to eighth consecutive Big 12 title

NORMAN — Nervously bouncing around on the corner of the mat before her floor routine, Oklahoma senior Brenna Dowell had more...

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OU basketball: Size won't be among Virginia's advantages

Virginia only lost to two teams this season: twice to Duke and once to Florida State in the ACC Tournament.

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OU basketball: Sooners compare Kristian Doolittle to Virginia star

When Oklahoma began its film study of Virginia on Friday night, something familiar stood out.

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Manek has shot much better since ditching Larry Bird look

Manek feels better since going back to the buzz cut, and his game backs it up

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Oklahoma vs. Virginia men's basketball: Tipoff time, TV channel, lineups

No. 9 Oklahoma vs. No. 1 Virginia When: 6:45 p.m., Sunday Where: Colonial Life Arena, Columbia, South Carolina TV: truTV (Cox...

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Reality show feel comes to a pizza joint in Columbia

Google maps betrayed me in the morning, and a moral dilemma struck in the evening

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Big 12 could have led conference standings after NCAA's first round

Cyclones' 62-59 loss to Ohio State denies the Big 12 the lead in conference standings for the NCAA Tournament

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OU basketball: 5 things to know about Virginia

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Oklahoma will face No. 1 seed Virginia in the second round of the South Regional at about 6:45 p.m. Sunday....

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Sooners wipe out a season of frustration in routing Rebels

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Kristian Doolittle bullied Ole Miss 7-footer Dominik Olejniczak for two straight easy baskets, and Mississippi...

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OU women's gymnastics: Olivia Trautman enjoying following in Maggie Nichols' footsteps

NORMAN — Getting her feet wet in gymnastics as a young girl, Olivia Trautman would stand off to the side and marvel watching...

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OU basketball: Sooners rout Ole Miss 95-72 in NCAA Tournament opener

COLUMBIA, S.C. — When Rashard Odomes checked out for the final time in the first half, coach Lon Kruger beamed up at his...

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

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...

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OU basketball: Miles Reynolds updates bracket in locker room

Miles Reynolds was granted the honor of updating the NCAA Tournament bracket in Oklahoma's locker room following the Sooners'...

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OU basketball: Kristian Doolittle reaches elite NCAA Tournament marks

Kristian Doolittle's Friday performance in the NCAA Tournament reached a Blake Griffin level of dominance.

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OU basketball: Fans, teammates go crazy for Hannes Polla

The chanting of "Polla, Polla, Polla," rang out as the final few minutes ticked away in Oklahoma's 95-72 win Friday against Ole...

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FINAL: Oklahoma 95, Mississippi 72

Follow our live coverage of the First Round match up between the Sooners and Rebels.

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OU basketball: Trae Young attends Sooners' NCAA Tournament game

Former Sooner star Trae Young arrived in Columbia, South Carolina at halftime of Oklahoma's first-round NCAA Tournament game...

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Avoiding the Duke hordes in Columbia, South Carolina

An early tipoff time means an early press conference, which is always a good thing at the NCAA Tournament

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OU basketball: Kristian Doolittle's father uses an outrageous jacket to let the Sooners know they are supported

COLUMBIA, S.C. — When the University of Oklahoma basketball players and coaches, or even their families, see Dwayne Doolittle...

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OU baseball: Levi Prater turns lessons from teammates into dominance

NORMAN — Oklahoma’s recent trip to Texas paid dividends. Not only on the field — the Sooners went 2-2 during the week,...

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

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Three men, all of different generations, one of them twice as old as any Sooner player, another more than...

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OU basketball: In matchup with veteran Ole Miss guards, Sooners will rely on freshman Jamal Bieniemy

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Kermit Davis and Lon Kruger chatted in the halls of Colonial Life Arena on Thursday, and of all the topics...

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NBA stints changed Kelvin Sampson's outlook

TULSA — Hollis Price’s eyes light up at the thought. What would Price’s game look like playing in a system like the one Kelvin...

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Oklahoma vs. Ole Miss: Inside the NCAA Tournament matchup

Oklahoma and Ole Miss will tip off at 11:40 a.m. Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Here's how the two teams...

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Oklahoma vs. Ole Miss men's basketball: Tipoff time, TV channel, lineups

Lon Kruger is 20-18 as a coach in the NCAA Tournament. He’s 6-5 in the tournament as OU’s coach, with one Final Four, one Sweet...

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OU band provides atmosphere when the Sooner fans are few

The NCAA Tournament funds the travel of pep bands, and teams like OU take advantage of it

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The Golding family has a lot of Joes

The great-nephew of OU's all-American halfback, Joe Golding, will coach in the NCAA Tournament against Kentucky

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OU basketball: Kermit Davis, Lon Kruger to face off for first time

Lon Kruger and Kermit Davis have coached a combined 1,719 college basketball games, but never one against the other.

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OU basketball: Jamuni McNeace 'full go' in NCAA Tournament practice

OU and Ole Miss will tip off in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at 11:40 a.m. Friday.

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What adventures await in Columbia, South Carolina?

Historic Columbia hosting NCAA Tournament, and it's a fresh venue for Oklahomans

Thunder’s success in halfcourt imperative to playoff success

SportsApr 4, 2019

The questions poured in about momentum, a galvanizing moment, an instance of joy that the Thunder could use as a springboard to consistency or a dream run in the playoffs. There were slivers of hope in the Thunder’s 119-103 win against the...

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Oklahoma Scene: Lopez throws no-hitter, OU softball trounces North Texas

Mariah Lopez tossed her second no-hitter of the season, and second-ranked Oklahoma softball run-ruled North Texas 8-0 in five...

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OU basketball: Jamuni McNeace likely to play despite suffering new injury

NORMAN — Oklahoma center Jamuni McNeace, while still recovering from a late-November ankle sprain, sustained a new injury in...

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OU basketball: Sooners need Christian James of old in NCAA Tournament

NORMAN — Christian James’ buzzer beater in Kansas City was, in many ways, a cruel conclusion to his Big 12 career. The Oklahoma...

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Former OU quarterback Ripley dies at age 72

Mickey Ripley, who backed up two big names in Oklahoma quarterback lore, died Wednesday at his Edmond home. He was 72 and had...

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Win Case's Oklahoma roots run deep, even though he's now at Ole Miss

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The face will look familiar when you see it on the Ole Miss bench Friday, during the Rebels’ NCAA Tournament...

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Backup QB to Mildren & Warmack dies at age 72

Ripley led a stirring comeback in the 1968 Bluebonnet Bowl against SMU

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OU basketball: Jamuni McNeace dealing with new injury

Oklahoma center Jamuni McNeace, while still recovering from a late-November ankle sprain, sustained a new injury in the Big 12...

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OU basketball: ESPN ranks Lon Kruger fifth-best player among NCAA Tournament coaches

Kruger was a two-time Big Eight Player of the Year at Kansas State.

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Like usual, Big 12 leads other leagues in NCAA Tournament participation

Six of 10 Big 12 teams are in the 68-team bracket, and since the advent of of the 10-team format, 64 percent of Big 12 teams...

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OU basketball: Q&A with Lon Kruger on 25th anniversary of Florida Final Four

NORMAN — Twenty-five years ago, a young Lon Kruger cut down the nets in Miami after his Florida Gators beat Boston College in...

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OU basketball: Trainer Alex Brown prepares for final games after 32-year career

NORMAN — The lyrics have been etched in his mind for years, yet now the words roll off his tongue with a touch of finality. “If...

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OU basketball: Sooner trainer Alex Brown is the owner of 11 holes in one

NORMAN — The objective of basketball and golf is the same: Put the ball in the hole. That’s how Alex Brown sees it. And...

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OU golf finishes third, OSU fourth in separate tournaments

OU golf finishes third in National Invitational The Oklahoma men’s golf team finished third at the National Invitational...

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OU softball weekend recap: Sooners extend win streak to 15 games

Oklahoma softball notched five wins in three days over the weekend at the Cal State Northridge/Loyola Marymount Tournament in...

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CB Jalen Huff decommits from Sooners

Jalen Huff's decision to decommit leaves the Sooners with six commitments in the 2020 class

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Sooners' Kyler Murray reportedly meeting with Arizona Cardinals in Norman

Oklahoma's Kyler Murray has a longstanding relationship with Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury

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Duke basketball: You can't miss with good material

How will the Sooners fare in the NCAA Tournament? Here are my predictions

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Power Lunch: Chat with columnist Berry Tramel

Read an unedited transcript of today's chat with columnist Berry Tramel.

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Ole Miss basketball players sparked change with protest

First was Devontae Shuler. Then Brian Halums. Six more Ole Miss players followed their lead last month in kneeling during the...

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OU basketball: Jamuni McNeace questionable for NCAA Tournament

NORMAN — Jamuni McNeace had one of the more animated reactions Sunday night as Oklahoma's NCAA Tournament bid was announced,...

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OU baseball weekend recap: Prater, McKenna lead the way for Sooners

NORMAN — Oklahoma had a rough start to the weekend, letting an 8-0 lead slip away in an 11-8 series-opening loss vs. Missouri...

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OU basketball: How Sooners' path to Final Four compares to other No. 9 seeds

Oklahoma is a No. 9 seed in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history.

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New NET rankings help bracketologists

The NCAA regionals seems fairly even, which is not surprising, since this committee is doing an excellent job

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NCAA Tournament: Picks for the Final Four, upsets, Cinderella and more

Ryan Aber, OU beat writer Favorite: Duke. Zion Williamson showed once again last week that he’s the most dynamic player in...

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OU basketball: Miles Reynolds' reaction encapsulates Sooners' NCAA Tournament bid

NORMAN — Miles Reynolds had already slapped the floor and sprung out of a crimson folding chair before the last syllable of...

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OU basketball: 5 things to know about Ole Miss

NORMAN — Oklahoma and Ole Miss will meet at 11:40 a.m. Friday in Columbia, South Carolina for the first round of the NCAA...

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OU baseball: Levi Prater strikes out 15 to lead Sooners to series win

NORMAN — Coming off the field after the first inning Sunday, Oklahoma catcher Brady Lindsly could sense that his pitcher, Levi...

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OU basketball: Jamuni McNeace questionable for NCAA Tournament

McNeace wore a walking boot during OU's Selection Sunday watch party.

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No. 9 seed Oklahoma to play No. 8 Ole Miss in NCAA Tournament first round

Oklahoma basketball will open the NCAA Tournament as a No. 9 seed in the South Regional against No. 8 seed Ole Miss.

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Final NCAA Tournament projections: OU in Des Moines

The Sunday games finally have ended, the results are in and it’s time to see the real NCAA Tournament bracket, after weeks and...

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

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I ran into Billy Tubbs back in February at the OU-Texas basketball game. We did a little commiserating. Earlier that week, we each independently had stumbled upon the Purdue-Indiana game. Final score: Purdue 48, Indiana 46. We talked about...

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March Madness: Live updates from Selection Sunday

Follow along to see where the Sooners land in the NCAA basketball tournament.

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OU football: Waiting on appeal, Nick Basquine preparing to be big part of Sooners' offense

NORMAN — Oklahoma wide receiver Nick Basquine was just joking when, during the 2017 season, he told head coach Lincoln Riley...

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OU basketball: Meet Mike Shepherd, a man who's mastered the art of scheduling

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mike Shepherd used a tunnel in the Sprint Center as his canvas, and his hands as a brush. He drew invisible...

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NCAA Tournament projections: Do the Sooners fall to Dayton?

The bubble stayed secure most of Saturday, until Oregon walloped Washington; which will be the odd team out?

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OU basketball: Who Sooners and other bubble teams should root for on conference tournament Saturday

Here’s who the Sooners and other bubble teams should be rooting for Saturday to make sure they’re part of the 68-team field.

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Could Sooners end up in Des Moines?

The NCAA basketball committee sweats over selections and seeds, but the site assignments are done quite rapidly and orderly

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OU women's gymnastics: Brenna Dowell's 10 helps vault No. 1 Sooners over No. 11 Alabama

NORMAN — The No. 11-ranked team in women’s gymnastics came into Lloyd Noble Center on Friday night and posted its best score of...

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Longhorns' loss to Jayhawks puts UT season in peril

Does the NCAA basketball committee want to make history by taking a .500 team?

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OU basketball: Sooner signee Jalen Hill named Nevada's Gatorade Player of the Year

Oklahoma signee Jalen Hill was named boy's basketball Gatorade State Player of the Year in Nevada on Friday.

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Berry Tramel: Why did Oklahoma Joe's change its name?

The Muehlebach Hotel is an ancient Kansas City institution; Joe's Bar-B-Que is of more recent vintage

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Juarez pitches perfect game as Sooners win twice

Oklahoma junior Giselle Juarez recorded her first career perfect game and the Sooners scored 26 runs on their first day of the...

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Sooners host No. 11-ranked Alabama on Friday

NORMAN — The Oklahoma women's gymnastics team returns home Friday for the first time since the record-setting attendance the...

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OU baseball: Q&A with Sooners' third baseman Brylie Ware

NORMAN — Brylie Ware has been one of Oklahoma's best hitters through the first 17 games of the season, batting .339 with 12...

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OU basketball: Sooners will watch bubble as NCAA Tournament wait begins

A first-round exit in the Big 12 Tournament has left Oklahoma at the mercy of the bubble.

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KC has retained its baseball history, even in an empty lot

Municipal Stadium, where Kansas City teams from the Monarchs to the Chiefs played, is gone, but history is preserved at the...

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OU basketball: Sooners lose to West Virginia in Big 12 Tournament on buzzer-beater reviewed shot

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An inch, if that, will keep Oklahoma waiting in limbo until Sunday. Christian James caught Jamal Bieniemy’s...

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Big 12 Tournament journal: Kansas State to be without Dean Wade in tournament

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas State forward Dean Wade will likely miss the Big 12 Tournament because of a foot injury. The All-Big...

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OU football: Marquise Brown still confident in draft stock despite injury

NORMAN—As Kyler Murray was getting ready for his Pro Day performance Wednesday, Marquise Brown looked over his shoulder...

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The guy behind the guy: Jim Zorn helps prepare Kyler Murray for his Pro Day moment

Jim Zorn, the one-time head coach of the Washington Redskins, has spent much of the last month working with Kyler Murray.

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OU finances 'turning a corner,' Gallogly says

NORMAN — Eight months into his tenure, University of Oklahoma President Jim Gallogly thinks the university’s finances are...

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OU football: Kyler Murray's Pro Day is telling that he should be NFL's No. 1 pick

Not doing the speed drills or the strength tests on Wednesday is yet another sign Murray is in line to be the No. 1 pick in the...

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James' jumper is only a 2-pointer, so OU loses to West Virginia

Just like the Buddy Hield game in 2016, replay review after the buzzer costs the Sooners in the Big 12 Tournament

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Kansas City travelblog: The Great War is not forgotten in Kansas City

For almost 100 years, Kansas City has kept alive the artifacts and spirit of World War I

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OU basketball: Jamuni McNeace to remain limited in Big 12 Tournament

Oklahoma center Jamuni McNeace, still bothered by a right ankle he sprained in late November, will remain limited in this...

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The hype around Kyler Murray's Pro Day recalls Sam Bradford's. Will results?

NORMAN — Oklahoma had a quarterback with questions. A quarterback who elected not to throw at the NFL Combine. A quarterback...

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OU women's basketball: Sherri Coale's staff gets a shakeup

NORMAN — After an 8-22 season that will leave the Sooners out of the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament for the first time...

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OU softball weekend recap: Sooners sweep home tournament

Oklahoma softball stretched its winning streak to 10 over the weekend. Here's how the Sooners fared: Weekend record: 4-0...

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OU basketball: Kristian Doolittle's path to being Sooners' most unguardable option

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kristian Doolittle chooses his words with deliberate sincerity, and when contemplating what he learned about...

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Oklahoma vs. West Virginia men's basketball: Tipoff time, TV channel, lineups

OKLAHOMA VS. WEST VIRGINIA When: 8 p.m., Wednesday Where: Sprint Center, Kansas City TV: ESPNU (Cox 253 / HD 718, Dish 141,...

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OU football journal: Lincoln Riley says he loves the mindset and vibe on defense early in spring

Oklahoma has had just a few practices under Alex Grinch at defensive coordinator, but Sooners coach Lincoln Riley said he’s...

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

SportsApr 2, 2019

As Texas Tech players climbed the ladder and clipped the net Saturday afternoon, a photographer from the school’s athletic department snapped a photo of Sean Sutton. His brow was sweaty. His hair was mussed. Oklahoma State fans well...

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Two longtime assistants depart Oklahoma women's basketball program

Pam DeCosta and Chad Thrailkill had both been longtime assistants for the Sooners under Sherri Coale but both are departing to...

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OU basketball: Sooners to compete in 2019 Hall of Fame Classic

As Oklahoma heads to Kansas City to open the Big 12 Tournament on Wednesday came news that the Sooners will be back in Kansas...

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Big 12 men's basketball tournament: Where every team stands heading to Kansas City

The Big 12 Tournament begins Wednesday in Kansas City. Here’s a look at where the teams stand heading into the postseason. No....

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OU basketball: Matt Freeman undecided on Sooner future

NORMAN — As Matt Freeman stood at midcourt next to his mom and shook Lon Kruger’s hand on Senior Day at Lloyd Noble Center, it...

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OU baseball: Sooners go 2-2 last week, winning series at Rice

NORMAN—After a great start to the season, Oklahoma had a rough start to the week, losing 7-2 at Dallas Baptist before dropping...

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OU Pro Day details, streaming coverage announced

Kyler Murray will be the star of Pro Day but several other former OU athletes will take part in Wednesday's event as well

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Oklahoma picked up a commitment from Virginia graduate transfer R.J. Proctor on Sunday

Oklahoma picked up a commitment from Virginia graduate transfer R.J. Proctor on Sunday

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Berry Tramel: Sooners given decent odds to make College Football Playoff

Hurts joins Lawrence and Tagovailoa as front-runners for 2019 Heisman Trophy

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Big 12 wrestling journal: OU’s Dom Demas wins title, named top wrestler

TULSA -- With a mostly orange crowd around him, Oklahoma freshman Dom Demas played to the villain status in the 141-pound...

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OU basketball: Kristian Doolittle named Big 12's Most Improved Player

NORMAN — Oklahoma forward Kristian Doolittle was named the Big 12's Most Improved Player in a vote by the league's coaches. The...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley always is recruiting, and that's a good thing for the Sooners

An elderly man recognized me this week and wanted to talk a little OU football. “Let me ask you something,” he said. “Will they...

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OU football: Ronnie Perkins adjusting to slightly different role in Alex Grinch's defense

NORMAN — In film sessions during his first days as Oklahoma’s defensive coordinator, Alex Grinch pulled up film from his time...

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OU basketball: Brady Manek ejected from Kansas State game

Neither Lon Kruger nor Kristian Doolittle saw what happened on the play that earned Brady Manek a Flagrant 2 foul in Oklahoma's...

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OU basketball: Sooners blown out by Big 12 co-champion Kansas State

Kansas State fans call it the Octagon of Doom, and Oklahoma was trapped from all eight sides.

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OU basketball: Sooners to face West Virginia in first round of Big 12 Tournament

Oklahoma's first round matchup for next week's Big 12 Tournament is set.

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OU women's basketball: Sooners' season ends in record-breaking loss to Texas Tech

As her team broke the huddle from a timeout about three minutes into the third quarter, Oklahoma coach Sherri Coale had a sense...

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OU basketball: How Lon Kruger kept Sooners together late in season

NORMAN — Lon Kruger, as his Sooners were sitting comfortably on a late double-digit lead against Kansas, walked down the bench...

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Yul Moldauer Q&A: Final regular-season home meet will be 'bittersweet'

NORMAN — During his career at Oklahoma, Yul Moldauer has become one of the most decorated gymnasts in college history....

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Three Sooners to watch at the Big 12 wrestling championships

TULSA — Oklahoma comes into the Big 12 wrestling championships with wrestlers seeded in the top eight in all but one weight...

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Oklahoma vs. Kansas State men's basketball: Tipoff time, TV channel, lineups

OKLAHOMA AT No. 18 KANSAS STATE When: 5 p.m., Saturday Where: Bramlage Coliseum, Manhattan, Kansas TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28/HD 721,...

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OU football: Caleb Kelly, Sooners 'not done' in fight for racial equality

Less than two months have passed since Oklahoma linebacker Caleb Kelly and his teammates participated in an on-campus march...

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OU spring game details announced

Oklahoma's spring game will kick off at 3 p.m. April 13, preceded by a concert from country singer Lee Brice

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OU football: Alex Grinch era kicks off with spring practice

NORMAN — When Oklahoma defensive back Bookie Radley-Hiles was a sophomore in high school, he got a tattoo on the inside of his...

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OU women's basketball: Taylor Robertson turns a corner late in the season

NORMAN — During four games in mid-February, Oklahoma’s Taylor Robertson was struggling. The freshman guard from McPherson,...

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Big 12 women's basketball tournament: Ticket and event info

Big 12 Women’s Basketball Tournament When: Friday-Monday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena Tickets: All-session tickets are...

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Big 12 women's basketball is leaving Oklahoma City — might absence make hearts grow fonder?

Sometime on Monday night, after the confetti has fallen and the trophy has been awarded and the nets have been cut at The...

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Big 12 Tournament: Texas Tech vs Oklahoma women’s basketball lineups, tipoff, TV info

OKLAHOMA AT TEXAS TECH •When: 6 p.m. Friday •Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena •TV: Fox College Sports •Radio: KOKC 1520 AM, KREF...

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Lincoln Riley always has had a home run threat with the Sooners

Does OU have a receiver in the mold of Dede Westbrook or Marquise Brown?

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OU softball: Tickets sold out for rest of season

Tickets for the remainder of Oklahoma softball's home schedule have been sold out, the OU ticket office announced Thursday.

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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Big 12 basketball tournament seed scenarios

Many seeds for next week’s Big 12 basketball tournament in Kansas City are decided, but much remains up in the air, including...

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Secondary will get a new look under Grinch

NORMAN—Oklahoma’s secondary was a rollercoaster last season. Nowhere was that more evident than in Parnell Motley’s play....

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Is OU an NCAA Tournament team? Bill Self gives colorful response

NORMAN — Bill Self faced the question many have been asking for weeks. Is Oklahoma an NCAA Tournament team? The Kansas coach...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley rebuffs Charley Casserly report on Kyler Murray

NORMAN — Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley defended Kyler Murray a day after former NFL general manager Charley Casserly shared that...

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OU football: Raising the curtain on Alex Grinch's defense

NORMAN—New Oklahoma defensive coordinator Alex Grinch is ready to hit the ground running Thursday when the Sooners begin spring...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley rebuffs Charley Casserly report on Kyler Murray

OU coach Lincoln Riley was on the Dan Patrick show to defend his former quarterback.

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Is Jalen Hurts 'in a battle' with Tanner Mordecai?

Will Hurts be like Mayfield and Murray, going from quarterback derby to immediate sensation?

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OU football: Lincoln Riley announces spring position changes

Two Sooners will swap positions when spring practice begins Thursday afternoon.

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OU football: Creed Humphrey among players who will miss spring practice

Five players will miss spring practice due to injury, Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley announced Wednesday afternoon.

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OU football: Receiver A.D. Miller will return to program

Oklahoma receiver A.D. Miller will return to the Sooners for his senior season, coach Lincoln Riley announced Wednesday afternoon.

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OU basketball: Sooners add Oregon State game to 2019-20 schedule

The first non-conference game of Oklahoma basketball's 2019-20 schedule has been announced.

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Berry Tramel: Will K-State treat Sooners kindly for beating Kansas?

OU's victory over Kansas ended the Jayhawks' 14-year streak of Big 12 basketball championships, an achievement that should be...

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Power Lunch: Chat with columnist Berry Tramel

Berry answers questions from readers.

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OU women fall to Texas Tech in regular-season finale

Chrislyn Carr scored 26 points, Sydney Goodson added 20 and the Texas Tech women’s basketball team held off Oklahoma 88-82 on...

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Homegrown Sooners Kristian Doolittle and Brady Manek savor ending Kansas reign

NORMAN — It wasn’t just that Kansas’ 14-year reign as King of the Big 12 ended at Oklahoma. It was that two Oklahomans were the...

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Sooners rout KU to end Jayhawks' streak of 14 straight Big 12 championships

NORMAN – OU senior Kade Kordonowy lined up for a halftime, halfcourt shot, and on this historic Tuesday night, no one was...

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Grinch's impact on linebackers expected to be significant

NORMAN — Last season, Curtis Bolton entered spring camp as little more than an afterthought. But Bolton eventually knocked off...

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Sooners' baseball goes 5-0 last week to improve to 11-1

NORMAN—Oklahoma's baseball team continued its hot start to the season last weekend with a four-game sweep of Columbia at L....

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High school basketball: Holland Hall star Gabby Gregory driven to prove she's the best

TULSA — Gene Gregory made his daily trip to Holland Hall High School on Tuesday. He chased rebounds and made shots. He passed...

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Is OU an NCAA Tournament team? Bill Self gives colorful response

Bill Self faced the question many have been asking for weeks: Is Oklahoma an NCAA Tournament team?

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Report: Murray did not leave favorable impression at NFL Combine

According to a report from NFL Network's Charley Casserley, former Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray struggled in interviews at the NFL...

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$70,000 grant from College Football Playoff gives school new look

The Big 12 is investing in three elementary schools in the cities of its championship games

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Gaylord Family--Oklahoma Memorial Stadium capacity expected to dip by about 3,000

Handrail additions, wider aisles and standard seat widths as well as enhanced Wi-Fi coming to Oklahoma football stadium

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OU basketball: Sooner seniors consider legacy, NCAA Tournament stakes ahead of Kansas game

NORMAN — Christian James, on the eve of his final home game as a Sooner, repeated himself for emphasis. “We need this win,”...

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OU softball weekend recap: Sooners win two in weather-shortened tournament

Oklahoma softball opened its home schedule with back-to-back wins in the Courtyard Marriott Tournament on Friday, but a pair of...

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OU football: Neville Gallimore expected to play a bigger role up front for Sooners

NORMAN — For better or worse, Oklahoma returns almost all of its defensive line from last season. The only departed player who...

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Oklahoma vs. Kansas men's basketball: Tipoff time, TV channel, lineups

No. 13 KANSAS AT OKLAHOMA When: 8 p.m., Tuesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28 / HD 721, Dish 143, DirecTV...

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Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma women's basketball lineups, tipoff, TV info

OKLAHOMA AT TEXAS TECH When: 7 p.m., Tuesday Where: United Supermarkets Arena, Lubbock Streaming: TexasTech.com Radio: KOKC-AM...

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OU basketball: Longtime trainer Alex Brown to retire

Alex Brown's 32nd season with the Oklahoma men's basketball program will be his last.

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Harrison was star of OU's Game of the Century

Jack Mildren's high school teammate also was Mildren's favorite Sooner receiver

Promoting baseball runs in Mike Veeck's blood

SportsApr 4, 2019

Mike Veeck learned baseball from his dad. Bill Veeck was a baseball pioneer. Ran three franchises over the course of four decades and eventually made the Hall of Fame as the game’s greatest promoter. And father taught son a simple truth....

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Berry Tramel: KU's hopes of extending title streak are about 12.5 percent

Barring major upsets, the Jayhawks need three tossup games to go their way, including KU's game in Norman

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OU gymnastics: Final rotation lifts Oklahoma to win over No. 2 UCLA

NORMAN — Near the end of the third rotation Sunday against No. 2-ranked UCLA, things appeared to be falling apart for No. 1...

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Replacing Austin Seibert at the forefront of Oklahoma's special teams concerns in the spring

NORMAN — Kicker and punter have been a solidified position at Oklahoma for the last four years. From the time Austin Seibert...

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Record crowd of 10,177 watch top-ranked Sooner gymnasts beat No. 2 UCLA

NORMAN – When the top-ranked OU gymnastics team came out for warmups at Lloyd Noble Center, the Sooners could tell something...

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OU basketball: Walk-on Patrick Geha celebrated by Sooner teammates

NORMAN — Oklahoma junior forward Matt Freeman was a surprise Senior Day honoree Saturday. Freeman, who has another year of...

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OU football: Charleston Rambo and five-star freshmen big factors in Sooners' WR mix

NORMAN — When they were healthy, Marquise Brown and CeeDee Lamb gave Oklahoma perhaps the best one-two combination at wide...

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Moore leads TCU women past OU

NORMAN — Jordan Moore scored 23 points, Deer Creek alum Dakota Vann added 13 and TCU defeated Oklahoma 76-63 in the Sooners'...

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Katelyn Ohashi's perfect 10 has provided perfect platform

Katelyn Ohashi usually leaves people in awe, what with her flipping, flying, bobbing, bouncing, splitting, smiling floor...

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NFL combine: Talk of Kyler Murray as the No. 1 pick gains momentum

Kyler Murray didn’t do anything but watch during Saturday’s quarterback drills at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. But still,...

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OU basketball: Point guards push Sooners past West Virginia

NORMAN — Jamal Bieniemy slung a cross-court pass to Aaron Calixte, who was sprinting to spot up for a corner three in front of...

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OU basketball: Point guards lead Sooners past West Virginia

On Senior Day in Norman, the pair of point guards represented the soon-to-be past and immediate future.

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OU basketball: Matt Freeman will participate in Senior Day

Junior forward Matt Freeman will be among the Sooners honored Saturday on Senior Day in Norman.

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Sooners' Moldauer wins American Cup all-around title

Oklahoma's Yul Moldauer became just the third gymnast to win three consecutive American Cup titles

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OU softball: Saturday's games against Oregon State and Louisiana canceled due to cold weather

Fourth-ranked Oklahoma's softball doubleheader Saturday against Oregon State and Louisiana has been canceled due to cold...

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OU coach Sherri Coale notices improvement during Sooners' stretch run

NORMAN — It hasn’t been the kind of season Oklahoma coach Sherri Coale hoped for for her team, but the Sooners have showed...

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OU basketball: Rashard Odomes and mom Donna Stewart to be honored in special Senior Day celebration

NORMAN — Rashard Odomes stared down over his right shoulder and patted the spot twice. It’s where his mom’s name, Donna, is...

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NFL Combine journal: Injury ends Justice Hill’s blockbuster NFL Combine performance

A hamstring injury ended his day early, but former Oklahoma State running back Justice Hill still came out a winner Friday at...

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NFL Draft: Is momentum building for Kyler Murray to be the top pick?

Even inside the bubble of a player going through the rigors of the NFL Combine, the hype was inescapable. Sitting in meetings...

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TCU at Oklahoma women’s basketball lineups, tipoff, TV info

OKLAHOMA VS. TCU When: 4:30 p.m., Saturday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: FSOK (Cox 37) Radio: KOKC 1520 AM, KREF 99.3...

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Oklahoma vs. West Virginia men's basketball: Tipoff time, TV channel, lineups

OKLAHOMA VS. WEST VIRGINIA When: 1 p.m., Saturday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: ESPNU (Cox 253/HD 718, Dish 141,...

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'The Dowell': How OU gymnast Brenna Dowell got a move named after her

NORMAN — Brenna Dowell’s gymnastics career will end in two months. But the Oklahoma senior will be forever tied to the sport....

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OU football: Sooners will need Calcaterra to remain healthy

NORMAN — Tight ends and fullbacks have been critical pieces for Oklahoma since Bob Stoops arrived in Norman in 1999. That...

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OU football: Kyler Murray measures up at NFL Combine

Former Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray won’t throw at the NFL Combine. He won’t show off the arm strength that helped him...

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Murray standing tall at 5-foot-10

An extra inch and added bulk make Murray bigger than we all thought, and NFL scouts will start to drool

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Berry Tramel: Five Cyclone teammates enjoying NBA adventure

Of the 2015-16 Iowa State basketball team, five have made the NBA, despite no first-round draft picks.

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Kyler Murray measures up at NFL Combine

Former Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray measured taller than 5-foot-10 at the NFL Combine on Thursday

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Report: Murray will not throw at NFL Combine

In Norman last weekend, former Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray said he was unsure over whether or not he's throw at the NFL...

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Former Sooner running back Roy Finch faces kidnapping charge that could derail CFL return

Despite a highly publicized arrest last April, former Sooner running back Roy Finch had hoped for a return to the Canadian...

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Trae Young sets and ties career high in consecutive games

Trae Young has been on fire since the All-Star break, and on Wednesday he accomplished something no rookie has done since Allen...

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OU football: Spring practice to begin next week

Oklahoma's spring football schedule has been set.

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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A look at the odds on Kyler Murray's NFL Combine performance

Kyler Murray is the clear favorite to be the fastest quarterback at this week's NFL Combine but how does he stack up in other...

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Power Lunch: Chat live with columnist Berry Tramel

Log on at 11 a.m. to chat live with The Oklahoman's Berry Tramel. He'll be talking all things OKC Thunder, OU Sooners and OSU...

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Griffin, Hield, Young give Sooners plenty of star power

OU's top three NBA scorers rank No. 3 among schools in NBA point production

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Humphrey only returning starter on offensive line

NORMAN — Oklahoma’s offensive line was the best in the nation last year, winning the Joe Moore Award. But two seniors graduate...

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Video tribute to Jalen Hurts shows Alabama's reverence for Oklahoma's new quarterback

Jalen Hurts announced his transfer from Alabama to Oklahoma on Jan. 16. And Josh Maxon had a thought. Hurts deserved a tribute....

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OU softball weekend recap: Sooners win four in Southern California

Oklahoma softball made its 14th consecutive appearance in the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic over the weekend in Cathedral...

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Why selection committee won't care about Sooners' Big 12 record

AMES, Iowa — During halftime of Oklahoma’s loss at Iowa State on Monday, ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi said he wouldn’t lobby...

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Lincoln Riley: Scouts concerned about Kyler Murray's father's involvement

Like every entity covering the NFL Draft, the NFL Network has devoted plenty of time to discussing former Oklahoma quarterback...

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OU baseball cruises past Arkansas-Pine Bluff

First baseman Tyler Hardman went 3 for 5 with a double and two RBIs to lead the Oklahoma baseball team past Arkansas-Pine Bluff...

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Ex-Kansas State president suggests Big 12/Pac-12 alliance

Big 12/Pac-12 alliance for every non-conference game isn't likely to be considered, since it would disrupt other schedules and...

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OU basketball: Jamuni McNeace plays best game since injury

The game had already been decided, but Jamuni McNeace rose for a dunk with 3:08 left, and then for another one minute later.

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OU basketball: Tough schedule has kept Sooners squarely in NCAA Tournament mix

The tournament selection committee doesn’t care about OU’s 5-10 Big 12 record.

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After short stops at Stephen F. Austin and Arkansas State, former Oklahoma WR Malcolm Kelly is reportedly heading to TCU

After shorts stops at Stephen F. Austin and Arkansas State, former Oklahoma WR Malcolm Kelly is reportedly heading to TCU

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Lincoln Riley: Scouts concerned about Kyler Murray's father's involvement off base

Both Oklahoma football coach Lincoln Riley and baseball coach Skip Johnson dismissed concerns that Kyler Murray's father was...

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OU basketball: Sooners stall in second half in loss at Iowa State

AMES, Iowa — Kristian Doolittle’s floater from the paint bounced on the back iron of the rim, and that’s where it remained. The...

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Llanusa leads Oklahoma past Oklahoma State

NORMAN — As the ball splashed through the net, Oklahoma sophomore Ana Llanusa looked toward the Sooners bench and stuck her...

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Sooners return home with a 6-1 record

NORMAN — Oklahoma’s baseball team fell just short of returning home with their perfect record intact, falling to Cal...

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FINAL: OU 61, Iowa State 78

Follow updates from tonight's OU-Iowa State men's basketball game.

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Oklahoma vs. Iowa State men's basketball: Tipoff time, TV channel, lineups

OKLAHOMA AT IOWA STATE When: 7 p.m., Monday Where: Hilton Coliseum; Ames, Iowa TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28 / HD 721, Dish 143, DirecTV...

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Sooners have a decent chance to make the NCAA Tournament

NCAA Tournament teams with losing conference records suddenly has become trendy

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If K-State falls in Lawrence, the Big 12 race is alive and well

Kansas, two games behind, hangs by a thread in seeking its 15th straight Big 12 basketball title

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Berry Tramel: Bama changing its scheduling model

Alabama starting to add home-and-home series to its non-conference schedule

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Oklahoma Scene: OU softball sweeps doubleheader

Fourth-ranked Oklahoma softball earned a pair of run-rule victories Sunday at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic in Palm...

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OU women's basketball: Sooners struggling to find leadership

NORMAN — About an hour and a half after Wednesday’s home loss to Iowa State, Oklahoma’s players were still in the locker room...

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OU basketball: Sooners suddenly have stable NCAA Tournament hopes

NORMAN — Buddy Hield walked into the Sooner locker room minutes after Oklahoma’s win against Texas on Saturday to share words...

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OU spring football position preview: Running backs

NORMAN — Oklahoma had almost a season to adjust to life after Rodney Anderson after Anderson was hurt early in the 2018 season...

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OU football: Sooners' quarterbacks position outlook heading into 2019 spring practice

NORMAN — For the second consecutive season, Oklahoma will be breaking in a new quarterback this season. But there doesn’t...

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Bedlam: Oklahoma State vs. Oklahoma women’s basketball lineups, tipoff, TV info

BEDLAM WOMEN’S BASKETBALL OKLAHOMA STATE AT OKLAHOMA When: 8 p.m., Monday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: FS1 (Cox 67 /...

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Oklahoma picks up commitment from fullback prospect

Mikey Henderson is Oklahoma's eighth commitment for the 2020 class

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Llanusa scores 26, OU women beat West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.VA. — Ana Llanusa scored 26 points, Taylor Robertson added 18 and the Oklahoma women’s basketball team defeated...

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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OU football: Kyler Murray says no chip on his shoulder, just mentality to win

NORMAN — In a week, Kyler Murray will be at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, trying to prove that he deserves to be...

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OU gymnastics: Yul Moldauer's all-around performance sparks Sooners to win over No. 3 Michigan

NORMAN — After a disappointing performance at Iowa two weeks ago, even in victory, Oklahoma men’s gymnastics coach Mark...

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Kyler Murray knew he wanted to play in the NFL, even after signing with the Athletics

NORMAN — Kyler Murray walked onto the Lloyd Noble Center court Saturday, carrying his Heisman Trophy to the cheers of the...

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OU basketball: Jamal Bieniemy's block seals win, potentially saves season

NORMAN — A block led to an opening for Oklahoma basketball. Jamal Bieniemy proved the idea isn’t counterintuitive as he...

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OU basketball: Buddy Hield's Saturday began with return to Norman

The former Sooner star, wearing his shades inside and sporting an OU letterman jacket, raised his hand to acknowledge the Lloyd...

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OU basketball: Sooners hang on against Texas in front of star-filled crowd

Sooner celebrities flocked to Lloyd Noble Center on Saturday, but Oklahoma’s on-court performance was too entertaining to be...

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OU men's gymnastics: 'A blessing to represent the U.S.,' Genki Suzuki earns citizenship while starring for Sooners

NORMAN — Genki Suzuki’s memories of growing up in Japan are fleeting. He remembers fishing in the waters off Okinawa, the...

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OU basketball: Born in Norman, Texas' Jaxson Hayes now on other side of rivalry

NORMAN — Jaxson Hayes used to be the toddler wandering around girls basketball practice at Norman High School while his mom...

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West Virginia vs. Oklahoma women’s basketball lineups, tipoff, TV info

OKLAHOMA AT WEST VIRGINIA When: 3 p.m., Saturday Where: WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, W.Va. Radio: KOKC 1520 AM, KREF 99.3 FM/1400...

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Oklahoma vs. Texas men's basketball: Tipoff time, TV channel, lineups

OKLAHOMA VS. TEXAS When: 11 a.m., Saturday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: ESPNU (Cox 253/HD 718, Dish 141, DirecTV 208,...

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OU football: Kyler Murray, Heisman Trophy will be recognized at OU-Texas basketball game

The former Oklahoma quarterback will be recognized during the 11 a.m. game at Lloyd Noble Center.

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Texas guard Kerwin Roach suspended ahead of OU game

Texas will be without its leading scorer Saturday against Oklahoma.

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How has college basketball exploited Zion Williamson?

Duke has lifted Williamson's marketability to heights he never could have reached without college basketball

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Sampson has Houston ranked No. 9 with a 25-1 record

Travis Ford has Saint Louis on the road to improvement, but Brad Underwood struggling at Illinois