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

Turkey hunters likely will see fewer birds this spring as the state’s wild turkey population has declined from a year ago. The...

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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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Bill would let some companies keep pollution info secret

Conservation groups are taking aim at the Oklahoma Environmental, Health and Safety Audit Privilege Act as a poison pill that...

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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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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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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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Lone Oak Park work to start this spring in northwest Oklahoma City

The city's next public park will start taking shape in the next few months, Oklahoma City Parks officials said. Lone Oak Park,...

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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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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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Fred Hoiberg named new Nebraska coach

Fred Hoiberg, the former NBA player who coached Iowa State and the Chicago Bulls, was hired Saturday to coach a Nebraska team...

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Bryce Harper hits first homer as a Phillie

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hitless in five at-bats to open his anticipated first series with the Philadelphia Phillies, Bryce Harper...

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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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Outdoors notebook: Fishing industry mourns a pioneer

Fishing industry mourns a pioneer Darrell Lowrance, the founder of the legendary Lowrance Electronics in Tulsa, died March 23...

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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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Sand bass should be biting soon

Sand bass, or white bass, should start to bite around the state with arrival of warmer weather. The old adage is when the...

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Michael Fulmer may require season-ending surgery

Surgery recommended for Michael Fulmer Former Edmond Deer Creek hurler Michael Fulmer may require Tommy John surgery. After...

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Rory McIlroy wins The Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Rory McIlroy made two late birdies amid the wild theatrics of Sunday at The Players Championship...

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Major League Fishing lures Oklahoma pros

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Sunday is the final day of fishing in the Bassmaster Classic, and this year’s Super Bowl of fishing might be...

Life

US plans end to wolf protections; critics say it's premature

BILLINGS, Mont. — U.S. wildlife officials plan to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, re-igniting the...

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Rack Madness results in state record elk

The third annual “March Rack Madness” held Tuesday in Oklahoma City by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation...

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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Timed Event Championship begins Friday at Lazy E Arena

Thirty-five years ago, the Timed Event Championship was created at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie. Called the Ironman of ProRodeo,...

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Rack Madness scheduled Tuesday

Rack Madness event scheduled Tuesday The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation will hold its “March Rack Madness” event...

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700-pound gator discovered by wildlife officials in Southwest Georgia

Wildlife officials in Southwest Georgia could not believe what they found.  A 700-pound gator.  Some people thought...

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Once injured, an American bald eagle soars again

An American bald eagle is flying again thanks to the efforts of WildCare, a nonprofit animal rescue operation near Noble. The...

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Longtime outdoor writer Covey Bean dies at 81: 'Hunting and fishing was his life'

For 24 years, Covey Bean regaled readers of The Oklahoman with hunting and fishing tales. “Hunting and fishing was his life,”...

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OUTDOOR NOTEBOOK: Fly fishing class offered

Backwoods Hunting and Fishing Expo opens Friday The Backwoods Hunting and Fishing Expo will be Friday through Sunday at State...

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Bass fishing action will heat up soon

Now is the time to fish for big bass in Oklahoma. March provides more big bass action than any other month in Oklahoma. The top...

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McIlory leads Mexico Championship

McIlory leads Mexico Championship Rory McIlroy flirted with a hole-in-one on the same par 4 where Tiger Woods hit out-of-bounds...

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Padres officially sign Machado

Padres officially sign Machado The San Diego Padres announced their $300 million, 10-year deal with All-Star infielder Manny...

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Grand Canyon investigates possible radiation exposure; open bucket of uranium "most concerning," expert says

Flagstaff, Ariz. -- Grand Canyon National Park officials say they are investigating whether anyone was exposed to...

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Virginia sweeps rival Virginia Tech

No. 3 VIRGINIA 64, No. 20 VIRGINIA TECH 58: Kyle Guy scored 23 points and No. 3 Virginia pulled away in the second half to beat...

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No. 1 OSU men's golf leads California event; No. 6 OU tied for fourth at Puerto Rico Classic

Top-ranked OSU leads California tournament Oklahoma State’s men’s golf team opened play at The Prestige in La Quinta,...