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OSU baseball: Cowboys top West Virginia 5-2 to win Big 12 baseball tournament title

As they met on the worn infield grass of Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark on Sunday afternoon, Oklahoma State coach Josh Holliday...

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NBA Finals are set: reigning Warriors vs. newcomer Raptors

The first NBA game was in Toronto. And now, the NBA Finals are headed there. Finally. The NBA Finals are set after the Toronto...

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OU softball: Sooners set program home run record at 108

NORMAN — Patty Gasso looked surprised again. She hardly had time to check the final box score when, at her postgame press...

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Morning Roundup: Bart Starr, QB who led Packers to greatness, dies at 85

Bart Starr was an ordinary quarterback until teaming with Vince Lombardi and serving as the catalyst for the powerhouse Green...

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Simon Pagenaud wins Indy 500 on Penske's golden anniversary

INDIANAPOLIS — Simon Pagenaud may have saved his job by giving Roger Penske a golden Indianapolis 500 victory. Pagenaud gave...

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OSU softball: Cowgirls ‘really took off’ after embracing transfer Samantha Show

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — When Samantha Show first arrived in Stillwater, her new Oklahoma State teammates didn’t quite know what to...

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Legendary miler Jim Ryun didn't want Olympic glory — he just wanted to make his high school team

Back in the 1960s, there weren’t many athletes who were a bigger deal in our neck of the woods than Jim Ryun. His exploits on...

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TUNING IN FOR MAY 27-29

MONDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 12:05 p.m. — Oklahoma City at Omaha — KGHM-AM 1340 DH MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Noon — Miami at...

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OSU to face fifth-seeded Florida to open WCWS

The Cowgirls and Gators will play at 6 p.m. Thursday at Hall of Fame Stadium

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OU softball: Time, TV channel announced for Women's College World Series opener

The schedule is set for Oklahoma's opening game in the Women's College World Series.

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OSU baseball: Cowboys rally in 10th inning to advance to Big 12 final

OSU will face West Virginia at approximately 1 p.m.

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Energy FC beats Colorado Springs and the weather, but just barely

Energy FC goalkeeper Cody Laurendi has been in Oklahoma City long enough to become accustomed to seeing lightning in the sky....

Abrines seemed on the rise, but then his season went splat

SportsMay 5, 2019

Abrines' defense was better, and he's clearly well-respected, but Abrines' departure from the Thunder remains mysterious

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The Oklahoman’s 2019 All-City girls soccer team

First team F: Katie Fowler, Sr., Norman North F: Rebekah George, Sr., Choctaw F: Kenley Gold, So., Piedmont F: Myka Heimbach,...

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The Oklahoman’s 2019 All-City boys soccer team

First team F: Kenneth Gaytan, Sr., U.S. Grant F: Christian Martinez, Jr., Putnam West F: Marco Romero, So., Southeast F: Isaias...

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Meet The Oklahoman’s 2019 All-City girls soccer first team

Player of the Year Elle Abbey, Norman North Position: Defender Class: Senior The story: Abbey was the leader for a Norman North...

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Meet The Oklahoman’s 2019 All-City boys soccer first team

Player of the Year Isaias Silva, Mustang Position: Forward Class: Sophomore The story: Although he’s only a sophomore, Silva...

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All-City boys soccer: How Isaias Silva became Class 6A's top goal scorer

MUSTANG — Isaias Silva noticed it early. As soon as the ball came anywhere close to him, teams were sending multiple players to...

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All-City girls soccer: Norman North’s Elle Abbey used past shortcomings to become state champion

NORMAN — When Elle Abbey launched herself in the air, she saw only the ball. But as she approached it, her body slammed into...

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OSU football: Three key summer storylines that aren't about the quarterback

STILLWATER — Everyone knows the biggest storyline surrounding Oklahoma State football is the ongoing quarterback competition....

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OSU softball: Cowgirls beat Florida State 3-2 to clinch eighth trip to Women's College World Series

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Call her THE Chyenne Factor. Factor’s solo home run to left to lead off the third inning broke a scoreless...

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Golf Roundup: Na settles for 69, 2-shot Colonial lead over Spieth, Furyk

Kevin Na settled for a 1-under 69 at Colonial in Fort Worth, Texas, taking a two-shot lead Saturday over a group that included...

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OU softball: Sooners rout Northwestern 8-0 to earn 13th trip to Women's College World Series

NORMAN — The Oklahoma softball team swarmed the right-center field wall next to the display of the program’s Women’s College...

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Warriors know this is something special, uncertainty ahead

OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry hears the dynasty discussion about his Golden State Warriors during another postseason run....

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Bowl season to start on a Friday in 2019

ESPN released last week a schedule for 35 bowl games to appear on its networks in December and January. In recent years, the...

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Mets reach minor league deals with Kemp, Santana

NEW YORK — Looking to replenish their depth, the banged-up New York Mets agreed to minor league contracts Friday with former...

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OSU golf: Chemo? Radiation? Stage 3 cancer? Can't keep assistant coach Donnie Darr from Cowboys

There was a moment during each round when Donnie Darr went from the supporter to the supported. The Oklahoma State assistant...

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NASCAR Notebook: Most drivers want NASCAR's longest race to remain 600 miles

CONCORD, N.C. — With a furrowed brow NASCAR legend Darrell Waltrip scoffed at the notion that the Coca-Cola 600 race is too...

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Coaches Cassidy, Berube to meet in Stanley Cup Final

Bruce Cassidy has come a long way from writing his first NHL practice plan on a napkin. Craig Berube hasn't changed a bit from...

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All eyes on skies as rain threatens Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS — The day before the Indianapolis 500 dawned sunny, bright and otherwise perfect. If only it were race day. The...

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OU softball: Mariah Lopez shows that Sooners are deep in not just talent, but spirit

NORMAN — Mariah Lopez struck out Kenna Wilkey in the fifth inning, and The Sign Guy sprang into action. Mike Kertok of Norman...

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NCAA golf: Matthew Wolff finds his groove as OSU opens up 12-stroke lead

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — After opening the NCAA Championships with an uncharacteristic Friday stretch that included three bogeys...

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Morning Roundup: Howard, Loyd lift defending champ Storm past Mercury 77-68

Natasha Howard had 21 points and 16 rebounds, Jewell Loyd added 17 points and the Seattle Storm opened defensive of their WNBA...

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OSU baseball: TCU erases Cowboy rally, forcing late rematch

Oklahoma State’s seventh-inning rally was magical. In the eighth inning, TCU made it disappear. When the show was finally over,...

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High school notebook: Little All-City, Big All-City basketball games Wednesday

The annual Little All-City and Big All-City basketball games have all been set for Wednesday night at two locations in the...

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Essential alligator gar research underway in Oklahoma

Lake Texoma lies over the Texas and Oklahoma state line and the boundary water is enormous. Denison Dam backs up the Red and...

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OSU baseball: TCU erases Cowboy rally with late-inning surge

OSU and TCU will square off again at 9 a.m. Sunday to see who faces West Virginia in the Big 12 championship game

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Tuning in for Sunday, May 26

May 26 tuning in SUNDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7:05 p.m.;;Oklahoma City at Omaha;;KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1...

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Mustang to name Westmoore's Joe Patterson new baseball coach

Mustang’s search for a new baseball coach was short, but well worth it. The Broncos landed one of the area’s top coaches in...

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TUNING IN FOR MAY 25-27

SATURDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7:05 p.m. — Oklahoma City at Omaha — KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1 p.m. — Cincinnati at...

Felton was ready when called down the stretch

SportsMay 9, 2019

Readiness A Through two-thirds of the season, Felton had played in just 15 of 55 games and was shooting just 20 percent from 3-point range. You thought his career might be finished. But Felton played in 18 games the rest of the way, joined the...

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OSU in 1st place, OU tied for 14th at NCAA Golf Championships

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — After witnessing a narrow birdie miss on a third consecutive hole, Austin Eckroat let his putter slip...

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OSU softball: Florida State evens up super regional with 4-1 win vs. Cowgirls

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Winning elimination games is becoming a habit for the Florida State softball team. The fourth-ranked...

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OU softball: Sooner offense stays patient, finding different way to win

NORMAN — The big blast never came, the ball stayed in the yard, but Oklahoma still pummeled Northwestern using a series of...

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Oklahoma Scene: USAO, OCU win at NAIA Softball World Series

The USAO softball team defeated Georgia Gwinnett 4-1, and Oklahoma City University beat Valley City State (South Dakota) 4-0 in...

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OSU baseball: Cowboys traveling a happy road toward hosting an NCAA regional

Oklahoma State baseball coach Josh Holliday doesn’t want his team worrying about the big picture. NCAA Tournament seeds or the...

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PCL Scoreboard

Pacific Coast League American Northern Division W L Pct. GB Iowa (Cubs) 29 19 .604 — Memphis (Cardinals) 23 24 .489 5½ Omaha...

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Energy to host struggling Switchbacks

Energy FC, coming off a disappointing 1-1 draw last Saturday night to Real Monarchs SLC, will face the struggling Colorado...

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NCAA Men’s Golf Championship

NCAA Men’s golf championship Friday’s Results NCAA Men’s Championship At Fayetteville, Ark. Team Scoring 1. Oklahoma State 290...

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Big 12 Baseball Scoreboard

Big 12 Championship At Oklahoma City Wednesday’s Games Game 1: West Virginia 12, Kansas 8 Game 2: Texas Tech 7, Kansas State 4...

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NCAA Div. I Softball Super Regionals

NCAA Div. I Super Regionals (Best-of-3; x-if necessary) Note: Host school is home team for Game 1;; visiting school is home...

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Harrison leads New Orleans Baby Cakes to 12-4 win over OKC Dodgers

Monte Harrison had two hits and four RBIs, and the New Orleans Baby Cakes exploded for a season-high in runs in a 12-4 win over...

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Morning Roundup: KU's De Sousa gets year of eligibility back

Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa finally got some good news from the NCAA on Friday. His education and career had been in limbo...

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OU softball: Giselle Juarez breaths deep, stays calm, leads Sooners to victory

NORMAN -- Giselle Juarez took a deep breath. Several of them, actually. Controlling her breathing in big situations is...

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Report: NBA teams in pursuit of two Thunder assistants

Thunder assistant coaches Bob Beyer and Mark Bryant have garnered interest this summer from other NBA teams, according to...

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NCAA softball: Southmoore grad Sydney Sherrill living ‘surreal’ dream with Florida State

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Sydney Sherrill always dreamed of playing at Florida State. “I’ve loved Florida State since I was a...

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OU softball: Sooners shut out Northwestern in super regional opener

Oklahoma’s lineup finally wore down the left arm of Northwestern ace Danielle Williams. It just took three times through the...

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OSU-Baylor game, the Big 12 Tournament's marquee game, ended at 12:28 a.m.

The eight-team format of the Big 12 Tournament makes for an event that is unmarketable

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Four Oklahomans selected for MLB Prospect Development Pipeline

Four of Oklahoma’s top MLB draft prospects from the 2020 high school class have been selected to spend a good portion of the...

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OSU basketball: Curtis Jones enters transfer portal

Oklahoma State now has an additional spot open for its 2019 recruiting class, should coach Mike Boynton choose to use it

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Oklahoma vs. Northwestern softball: Time, TV channel, three things to know

No. 1 seed Oklahoma and 16th-seeded Northwestern will face off this weekend for a trip to the Women’s College World Series.

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Tuning in for Friday, May 24

FRIDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. — Oklahoma City at New Orleans — KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1 p.m. — Cincinnati at...

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Big 12 baseball journal: OU's Levi Prater battling illness

OU’s Levi Prater battling illness during first start last week Oklahoma pitcher Levi Prater lost 15 pounds due to a viral...

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OU golf: Sooners enjoying underdog role entering nationals

NORMAN — A year ago, the Oklahoma men’s golf program was the pursued. Coming off a national championship in 2017, the Sooners...

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NBA NOTEBOOK: Durant to miss NBA Finals opener

Durant to miss Game 1 of NBA Finals Kevin Durant won't be ready to play in time for Game 1 of the NBA Finals on May 30. The...

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OSU softball: Michaela Richbourg's extra-inning homer lifts Cowgirls to upset of Florida State in super-regional

Michaela Richbourg has hit a lot of home runs in her young Oklahoma State softball career, but so far, none bigger than the...

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Survey: Players say NHL making progress on concussions

Jason Dickinson was angry the moment he was pulled from a game to be checked for a concussion. On the receiving end of a hit...

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MORNING ROUNDUP: Gerald McCoy to meet with Cleveland Browns

Gerald McCoy to meet with Browns The Cleveland Browns will get to show Gerald McCoy how far they've come. The free-agent...

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OKLAHOMA SCENE: OU's Romero finalist for Player of the Year

OU's Romero finalist for Player of the Year Oklahoma third baseman Sydney Romero is one of three finalists for Collegiate...

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OKC Thunder: Paul George, Russell Westbrook selected to All-NBA teams

In a week of benchmarks for Thunder forward Paul George, he received his latest and most significant Thursday. For the first...

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OU baseball: Sooners' NCAA Tournament hopes hurt by 14-run inning in 15-3 loss to TCU

As the long line drive landed in the Oklahoma bullpen, the hope of an NCAA Tournament selection faded for the Sooners. OU’s...

Burton played well when teamed with Thunder's primary players

SportsMay 6, 2019

Burton didn't shoot well from either line -- the 3-point or foul line

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OSU men's golf: Outsiders Viktor Hovland, Matthew Wolff fit in to lead Cowboys' charge

Matthew Wolff walked into the Gallagher-Iba Arena last month wearing roughed-up brown cowboy boots, Wrangler jeans and a...

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NCAA Div. I Softball Scoreboard

NCAA Div. I Super Regionals (Best-of-3; x-if necessary) Note: Host school is home team for Game 1, visiting school is home team...

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Big 12 Tournament Q&A: Eli Davis, Kansas

When Kansas’ bench cleared on James Cosentino’s smash deep to the right-field wall that gave the Jayhawks a wild 15-14 win over...

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Bruins' Backes must face Blues buddies for Stanley Cup

BOSTON (AP) — David Backes waited his entire career to play for the Stanley Cup, and now he's going to have to do it against...

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Harrah High School baseball coach arrested, accused of inappropriate relationship with student

HARRAH — A coach at Harrah High School was arrested Thursday, accused of an indecent or lewd act with a Harrah student. On...

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Cowboy defense outshines bats vs. TCU

The Oklahoma State bats brought sizzle to the show, but it was defense that gave the third-seeded Cowboys a 5-2 win over No. 6...

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High school notebook: Tuttle names Breck Draper new baseball coach

Breck Draper is back in high school baseball. Following a year coaching at the college level, Draper was recently named the...

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Media shouldn't be voting on NBA awards that determine super-max eligibility

Some NBA superstars don’t like the media. Perhaps you’ve heard. Sometimes it’s the media in general. Sometimes it’s an...

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OU softball: Michelle Gascoigne set to face former coach and teammate in super regional

NORMAN — Patty Gasso, often unprompted, will tell you which of her players will make good coaches. Michelle Gascoigne was one...

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OSU baseball: Jensen Elliott, Peyton Battenfield shut down Baylor offense

Oklahoma State's next game at the Big 12 Tournament will be at 12:30 p.m. Saturday against either Baylor or TCU

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OSU's list of NFL standouts is impressive

OSU's top 10 NFL careers don't even include the likes of Jerry Sherk and R.W. McQuarters

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From the NBA to college coaching with no campus experience is tough

Even a Fab Five resume' does not guarantee likely success for Howard at Michigan

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Westmoore's Kale Davis named Oklahoma's Gatorade Player of Year

Westmoore ace pitcher Kale Davis was nearly flawless this spring, and now he’s being recognized nationally. Davis, an Oklahoma...

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Paul George, Russell Westbrook selected to All-NBA teams

In a week of benchmarks for Thunder forward Paul George, he received his latest and most significant on Thursday.

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OU softball: Sydney Romero among three Collegiate Player of the Year finalists

Oklahoma third baseman Sydney Romero is one of three finalists for Collegiate Player of the Year, USA Softball announced Thursday.

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Tuning in for Thursday, May 23

May 23 tuning In THURSDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m.;;Oklahoma City at New Orleans;;Cox 703/KGHM-AM 105.5 MAJOR LEAGUE...

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Eight for OKC: Will any road teams shake up the WCWS field with super-regional upsets?

The field of 64 has been trimmed to 16, and by Sunday night, the Women’s College World Series bracket will be set. All but one...

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Josh Holliday's teams solid in Big 12 Tournament

Third-seeded Oklahoma State opened play in its 21st Big 12 tournament Wednesday night, taking a 25-37 tournament record into...

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Sooners' backs against the wall at Big 12 Tournament

The reality is hard to escape for Oklahoma baseball. After the Sooners’ 8-2 loss to Baylor to open the Big 12 Tournament on...

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College football: 100 days until Oklahoma State's opener, 100 things to look forward to this season

The college football season can’t get here fast enough. We’re at the 100-day mark until the season begins for real as far as...

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OSU softball: Madi Sue Montgomery's contributions to Cowgirl softball are immeasurable

It simply reads as a popout to second base in the scorebook, and to most people, that’s all it’ll ever be. But the final out of...

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High school notebook: Norman North's Aiden Hayes qualifies for 2020 Olympic trials

Norman North star sophomore swimmer Aiden Hayes is one step closer to the Olympics. Hayes qualified for the 2020 U.S. Olympic...

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OSU softball: The bat flips? The attitude? Samatha Show brings it, and the Cowgirls are better for it

The video opens with Samantha Show and a couple of teams watching a softball game in the coach’s office. After a moment, she...

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Oklahoma Scene: 5 Energy FC players named to provisional Gold Cup rosters

Five Oklahoma City Energy FC players have been selected to their country's provisional rosters for this summer's Concacaf Gold...

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Morning Roundup: Michigan hires Juwan Howard as basketball coach

Juwan Howard is coming back to Michigan. The former member of the Fab Five agreed to a five-year deal, which will pay him $2...

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Bucks need better bench play to regain control against Raptors

The Bucks are back in Milwaukee looking to regain momentum in the Eastern Conference finals. Coach Mike Budenholzer believes...

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Big 12 baseball Q&A: Texas Tech's Cameron Warren

Until Wednesday, Cameron Warren hadn’t been a part of a Texas Tech victory on the first day of the Big 12 Tournament. Despite...

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Big 12 Baseball scoreboard

Big 12 Championship At Oklahoma City Wednesday’s Games Game 1: West Virginia 12, Kansas 8 Game 2: Texas Tech 7, Kansas State 4...

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NCAA Softball

NCAA Div. I Super Regionals (Best-of-3; x-if necessary) Note: Host school is home team for Game 1, visiting school is home team...

Abdel Nader took his unexpected Thunder shot

SportsMay 14, 2019

It was Christmas Day in Houston, and Alex Abrines was a late scratch. It would signal the beginning of the end for Abrines and an abrupt start to Abdel Nader’s run. Before that game in Houston, Nader hadn’t played more than two games in a row...

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Thunder forward Paul George among NBA All-Defensive team honorees

The Thunder was in Utah on the end of a four-game road trip. Paul George was in a shooting slump and the early stages of...

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OSU baseball: Cowboy defense outshines bats in win over TCU

Oklahoma State will be back in action at The Brick Thursday, facing Baylor at 7:30 p.m.

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OU softball: Q&A with ESPN analyst, former Arizona star Jenny Dalton-Hill

Jenny Dalton-Hill had a press-box view as Oklahoma’s winning streak was snapped, and the record one she contributed to at...

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Tulsa's Jerry Rhome & Billy Guy Anderson changed college football

In the last few days, I’ve written multiple times about the OSU-Tulsa series and Mike Leach. And that sparked memories in...

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OSSCA sets All-State slowpitch softball rosters

The Oklahoma Slow Pitch Softball Coaches Association recently announced its rosters for the annual All-State games to be played...

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OSCA announces 2019 All-State soccer rosters

The Oklahoma Soccer Coaches Association announced its rosters for the 2019 All-State soccer matches.

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Paul George named NBA All-Defensive First Team

Awards season is here, and it’s Paul George’s time.

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OKC Thunder: Jerami Grant's 'fascination with getting better' shows up in his play, art

Streaks of color highlighted Jerami Grant’s jean jacket as he entered Chesapeake Energy Arena. Those same paint strokes had...

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Late-night at Othello's formed Leach/Switzer bond

Leach learned the wishbone and Switzer learned the Air Raid over pasta and wine at Othello's

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Residents invited to Norman Forward Indoor Tennis Facility ribbon-cutting; Norman City Council approves senior center location

Norman residents and tennis enthusiasts are invited to join the city of Norman for a ribbon-cutting and grand opening...

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Sports Scoreboard for Wednesday, May 22

BASEBALL Pacific Coast League American Northern Division W L Pct. GB Iowa (Cubs) 26 19 .578 — Memphis (Cardinals) 21 23 .477...

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Warriors didn't need Kevin Durant, but they needed him out of OKC

As the final seconds ticked off the clock Saturday night in Portland, Draymond Green approached Steph Curry. Green didn’t just...

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NFL owners to consider tweaking reviews

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. — NFL owners meeting Wednesday will consider a proposal to refine the new rule that allows challenges...

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Oklahoma Scene: OSU's Viktor Hovland wins Ben Hogan Award

Oklahoma State's Viktor Hovland is having himself quite the year. An NCAA team championship almost one year ago. A seat next to...

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OSU baseball: Cowboys bring 1980s style into Big 12 Tournament

The simple mention of the idea made Bryce Carter smile. Of course, it’ll never be more than an idea, a “wouldn’t it be cool...

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NCAA Div. I Softball Scoreboard

NCAA Div. I Super Regionals (Best-of-3; x-if necessary) Note: Host school is home team for Game 1, visiting school is home team...

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Big 12 baseball notebook: Baylor's Davis Wendzel, Texas Tech's Josh Jung split Player of the Year honors

Baylor third baseman Davis Wendzel and Texas Tech shortstop Josh Jung shared Big 12 Player of the Year honors as voted by the...

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OU baseball: After being cut by Texas, Brady Harlan coming up big for Sooners

NORMAN — The phone call blindsided Brady Harlan. Playing summer baseball in North Carolina in the summer of 2016, Harlan’s...

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Morning Roundup: Trae Young named unanimous NBA All-Rookie selection

Atlanta Hawks guard and former Oklahoma All-American Trae Young was one of two unanimous selections for the 2018-19 NBA...

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Pac-12 paid out less money in 2017-18 than the year before

Pac-12 continues to struggle in comparison to other Power 5 conferences.

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Sports tuning in for May 22-24

WEDNESDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 6:30 p.m. — Oklahoma City at New Orleans — Cox 703/KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Noon —...

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After opioid settlement, lawmakers seek to clarify AG's power

State lawmakers want any money gained from the attorney general settling state lawsuits to go into the state treasury after a...

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Trae Young named unanimous NBA All-Rookie First Team selection

Atlanta Hawks guard and former OU All-American Trae Young was one of two unanimous selections to the 2018-19 NBA All-Rookie...

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George joins club of top-three in voting for both MVP and Defensive Player of the Year

Only 15 players in 37 years have been top-three in both MVP and Defensive Player of the Year voting, and the Thunder's...

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Football scheduling can be difficult for Tulsa

The Golden Hurricane hasn't enticed too many Power 5 opponents to come to Tulsa, but the new OSU series that starts in 2024...

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Morning Roundup: Another race horse dies at Santa Anita

Another race horse dies at Santa Anita Santa Anita had its second horse death in four days when a gelding pulled up during a...

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Lakers' GM responds to Magic Johnson at press conference introducing Frank Vogel as head coach

Lakers' GM responds to Magic Johnson Frank Vogel's determination to build "organizational togetherness" within the Los Angeles...

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Koepka answered with all the right shots

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Brooks Koepka should know as well as anyone that nothing in golf comes easily. His well-documented journey...

Patrick Patterson remained a 'complete pro' as his role shrunk on the Thunder

SportsMay 17, 2019

Before Markieff Morris arrived in Oklahoma City, Billy Donovan had a conversation with Patrick Patterson. Patterson had already given his starting spot to Jerami Grant. Now, he was about to lose his spot in the rotation. “Patrick was a...

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High school notebook: Longtime Westmoore athletic director John Burruss retiring

For nearly 30 years, John Burruss has been a huge part of Westmoore High School. But later this month, he officially enters...

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WVU’s Manoah evolved after summer in Cape Cod

Going to the Cape Cod League last offseason changed West Virginia’s Alex Manoah. Manoah went to the Cape as a tall pitcher with...

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Joe hits two homers as Dodgers down Omaha

Connor Joe hit two home runs to lead the Oklahoma City Dodgers to a 10-5 win Monday afternoon over the Omaha Storm Chasers at...

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Texas Tech's Cameron Warren earns Oklahoman Big 12 Player of the Year honors

Texas Tech’s back-to-back weekends against the two Oklahoma teams played a big part in lifting the Red Raiders to another Big...

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Big 12 baseball tournament schedule, ticket, TV info

The schedule Wednesday Game 1: No. 4 West Virginia vs. No. 5 Kansas, 9 a.m. (FCS) Game 2: No. 1 Texas Tech vs. No. 8 Kansas...

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OU softball: Chickasha's Lynnsie Elam 'a rock behind the plate' for Sooners

NORMAN — Lynnsie Elam didn’t miss an OU softball camp. Not from seventh grade until she graduated from Chickasha High School....

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TUNING IN FOR MAY 21-23

TUESDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 6:30 p.m. — Oklahoma City at New Orleans — KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 6 p.m. —...

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Mike Leach and Bob Stoops' new staff had wild times 20 years ago

Mike Leach and Jackie Shipp rolled their eyes at each other. The other coaches on Bob Stoops’ new staff, back in the winter of...

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The Oklahoman's Big 12 Coach of the Year: Oklahoma State's Josh Holliday

Going into Big 12 play, Oklahoma State was still searching for its identity. The Cowboys were 12-7 with uneven pitching and an...

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The Oklahoman's Big 12 Freshman of the Year, Jordan Wicks, Kansas State

The start was big then. With the benefit of hindsight, it’s even bigger now. Kansas State is back in the Big 12 Tournament for...

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The Oklahoman's 2019 All-Big 12 Baseball Team

The Lineup C;;Shea Langeliers, Sr., Baylor;;.311;;6;;28 Langeliers missed some time with a hand injury but is still one of the...

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OSU men's golf: Viktor Hovland wins Ben Hogan Award

Viktor Hovland is having himself quite the year.

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McCoy one of the Sooners' greatest NFL players ever

McCoy was a star with the Sooners and with Tampa Bay

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OU softball: Super regional matchup, dates set

Oklahoma's super regional series against Northwestern will begin Friday in Norman, the NCAA announced Monday morning.

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OSU softball super regional to begin Thursday at Florida State

Florida State sold out of tickets for reserved seating in nine minutes Monday afternoon

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Stephens had three hits in single inning for Red Sox

A farewell to people with Oklahoma ties who enjoyed the game day experience: Glen Stephens, 86, of Granbury, Texas. The former...

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Ibaka runs hot and cold but still has his moments with the Raptors

Ibaka's numbers not that far off from his Thunder days

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OU softball: Sooners advance to super regional with win against Wisconsin

Three hours after Oklahoma’s historic winning streak was snapped, the Sooners responded with a victory that has them bound for...

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Arteaga, Mejia lift Omaha Storm Chasers over OKC Dodgers 11-1

Humberto Arteaga homered twice and singled, scoring three runs while also driving in three as the Omaha Storm Chasers beat the...

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PGA Championship Notebook: Johnson struggles in windy conditions, misses chance to catch Koepka

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Brooks Koepka's coronation in this PGA Championship nearly got blown off the golf course. It didn't because...

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OU softball: Giselle Juarez pitches Sooners into super regionals

NORMAN — With a 30-minute break in between Sunday games, coach Patty Gasso and her staff focused as much on messaging as...

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TUNING IN FOR MAY 20-22

MONDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 11:05 a.m. — Omaha at Oklahoma City — KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Noon — Boston at Toronto...

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Morning Roundup: Pagenaud fights for job by winning Indy 500 pole

Simon Pagenaud won the pole for the Indianapolis 500, strengthening his case for keeping his job at Team Penske. Pagenaud...

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Real Monarchs score late, tie Energy at Taft Stadium

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Mike Holder puts Power-5 Conference ego aside to get OSU-Tulsa scheduled

OSU and Tulsa started playing football in 1914, each under a different name. State was Oklahoma A&M in those days; Tulsa...

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MLB Notebook: Ryu extends scoreless streak to 31 innings as LA Dodgers roll

Hyun-Jin Ryu's shutout streak rolls on. Ryu blanked Cincinnati over seven innings to extend his major league-leading streak to...

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Hamidou Diallo had up-and-down rookie season with the Thunder

Hamidou Diallo by the numbers .455: Field-goal percentage, fourth-best on the Thunder and No. 1 among perimeter players. .610:...

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What does Hamidou Diallo's future hold?

Hamidou Diallo swung back and forth, gripping the rim in the crook of his right arm. With his feet off the ground, Diallo...

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Oklahomans in the PGA Championship: Sunday's Results

Sunday's Results Jimmy Walker (OKC native): 3-over; tied for 23rd with overall score of 4-over Rickie Fowler (OSU): 7-over;...

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The Big 12 baseball tournament opens up Wednesday at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark

Oklahoma State will open against TCU at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday while Oklahoma will play Baylor at 4 p.m.

Thunder hinges on Russell Westbrook attacking inefficiencies

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Russell Westbrook prides himself on consistency. There’s arguably been no more consistent player in the NBA the last three years, from his accolades to his team’s postseason finish. In each of the last three years since Kevin Durant left...

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OU softball: Sooners' streak snapped by Wisconsin in regional

The nation’s longest single-season winning streak is over.

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Diallo played aggressively but mostly smart as an NBA rookie

Diallo didn't mesh well in mainstream Thunder lineups

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Oklahoma vs. Wisconsin softball: Time, how to watch, three things to know

Oklahoma and Wisconsin will meet Sunday afternoon in the Norman Regional championship.

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Donovan did OK coaching Westbrook

Donovan's fourth season with the Thunder ends in disappointment; how did he do?

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OU women's basketball: More than 20 years after turning Sherri Coale down, Jackie Stiles finally lands in Norman

NORMAN — The first recruiting trip Sherri Coale made after being hired as the Oklahoma women’s basketball coach was a memorable...

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OSU football: Quarterback commit Shane Illingworth cut from a familar mold

STILLWATER — As he detailed his style of play, new Oklahoma State quarterback commitment Shane Illingworth offered up a name...

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Morning Roundup: Nadal gets his revenge against Tsitsipas; Djokovic up next

After losing in the semifinals of three straight clay-court tournaments, Rafael Nadal looked more like his old, dominant self...

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Bucks lead East finals 2-0, series shifts to Toronto

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Billy Donovan facing similar questions after Year 4 with Thunder

Whenever a top-level collegiate coaching job has come open in the last two years, Billy Donovan has inevitably been mentioned...

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College Baseball Roundup: Texas tops OU in series finale to avoid sweep

Texas jumped out to an early lead and held off Oklahoma en route to a 6-4 victory in the second game of Friday's doubleheader...

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Summer bat watch applications begin May 28

Same bat time. Same bat cave. It’s almost time to sign up to try to attend one of the summer bat watches at the Selman Bat Cave...

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Billy Donovan's tenure now marked by playoff failure

BY THE NUMBERS: Billy Donovan .441: Thunder’s playoff winning percentage under Donovan, whose record is 15-19. .607: Thunder’s...

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Susac hits grand slam, leads Omaha Storm Chasers over OKC Dodgers

Andrew Susac hit a grand slam in the first inning, leading the Omaha Storm Chasers to an 11-9 win over the Oklahoma City...

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OSU softball: Coach Kenny Gajewski's tough decision pays off as Cowgirls advance to super-regional

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State softball coach Kenny Gajewski turned his head downward, the bill of his cap hiding his eyes that...

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OU softball: Giselle Juarez wins duel of National Player of the Year finalists

NORMAN — Time stalled and Marita Hynes Field finally fell quiet. The Norman Regional had been reduced to a duel. Two of the 10...

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Only 4 players in 100 years have won six NFL titles

Tom Brady will soon slip on his sixth Super Bowl ring, and Herb Adderley is the only other player on the planet who can relate...

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OU football: Ben Powers' family trades Steelers fandom for Ravens after NFL Draft

When Ben Powers returned home after his first post-NFL Draft trip to Baltimore, he had a moment of panic. Powers, the 6-foot-4,...

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PGA Championship Notebook: Johnson misses chance to go head-to-head against Koepka in final round

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — It would have made the perfect pairing: Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka, close friends and workout...

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Oklahomans in the PGA Championship: Saturday's results

Saturday's Results Rickie Fowler (OSU): 1-over; tied for 14th with an overall score of 1-under Jimmy Walker (OKC native):...

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MLB Notebook: Gregorius projected to return to Yankees next month

Didi Gregorius is projected to return to the New York Yankees next month, a faster recovery from Tommy John surgery than...

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Best of OKC Metro Preps: Blake Griffin to speak at The Oklahoman's All-City banquet

The most decorated basketball player in Oklahoma high school history is coming home. Blake Griffin will be the guest of honor...

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Monica Abbott embodies softball's growth while hoping to be part of its next surge

To see how far softball has come in the past decade, look at the career of Monica Abbott. You likely remember her as the...

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OSCA announces 2019 All-State soccer rosters

The Oklahoma Soccer Coaches Association announced its rosters for the 2019 All-State matches. Boys and girls Class 6A matches...

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NCAA Div. I Softball Regionals

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Watch: Wisconsin walk-off home run sets up rematch with Oklahoma

Wisconsin's Stephanie Lombardo brought May Madness to the Norman Regional in Saturday's closing hour.

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TUNING IN FOR MAY 19

SUNDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 2:05 p.m. — Omaha at Oklahoma City — KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Noon — Tampa Bay at N.Y....

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OU softball: Patty Gasso credits grounds crew after heavy rain

The tarp was pulled off Marita Hynes Field shortly after 1 p.m. Saturday. That's when Scott Black and his grounds crew rushed...

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OU softball: Giselle Juarez dominant again in win against Wisconsin

Giselle Juarez has turned dominance into routine.

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OSU softball: Cowgirls advance to super-regional with win over Tulsa

Oklahoma State will learn its super-regional opponent Sunday upon the completion of the regional at Florida State

OU football: Expanding beer sales all about luring, keeping new fans

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Before voting to expand the sale of alcoholic beverages to all sporting events, the Oklahoma Board of Regents had a question for school president Jim Gallogly. What’s the projected revenue? Gallogly had already told them limited sales of beer...

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OSU baseball: Regular-season finale canceled because of wet field conditions

The Cowboys begin Big 12 tournament play Wednesday. They will be the three seed.

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Stillwater QB Gunnar Gundy's first Division I offer arrives from Eastern Michigan

Stillwater star quarterback Gunnar Gundy has his first Division I scholarship offer, and it’s not from his father. Gundy, the...

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Oklahoma State would finish second with a win while Oklahoma is either sixth or seventh

Oklahoma State would finish second with a win while Oklahoma is either sixth or seventh

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Oklahoma vs. Wisconsin softball: Time, TV channel, three things to know

No. 1 seed Oklahoma will meet Wisconsin on Saturday afternoon in the winner’s bracket of the Norman Regional.

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OU softball: Sooner pitchers toss perfect game in shutout of UMBC

NORMAN — Oklahoma’s onslaught began innocently enough. Sydney Romero laid down a leadoff bunt and beat the throw to first.

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Oklahoma Scene: OU men's basketball assistant Crutchfield leaves for Arkansas

Longtime Oklahoma men's basketball assistant coach Chris Crutchfield was announced Friday as the new associate head coach at...

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PGA Championship Notebook: Garcia, Stricker miss the cut

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Tiger Woods wasn't the only prominent player to miss the cut at the PGA Championship. Bethpage Black also...

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More than 5,000 athletes competing in Special Olympics Oklahoma games that end Friday

STILLWATER — The teams from Guthrie rode into town with plenty of color and style. Guthrie Schools Special Olympics Oklahoma...

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Oklahomans in the PGA Championship: Friday's Results

Friday's Results: Rickie Fowler (OSU): 1-under, tied for 10th with an overall score of 2-under Charles Howell III (OSU):...

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NASCAR to use All-Star race for research, development again

CONCORD, N.C. — NASCAR's All-Star race has arrived, and so has the tinkering of the cars. NASCAR is using the $1 million...

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OKC looks to build momentum on homestand

Buoyed by a win the U.S. Open Cup on Tuesday night, Energy FC begins a three-match homestand on Saturday in Taft Stadium. The...

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OSU softball: Late home runs power Cowgirl comeback over Tulsa

STILLWATER — Chyenne Factor’s grand slam narrowly cleared the left-field fence. Samantha Show’s three-run homer nearly reached...

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OBCA announces inaugural All-State games rosters

Oklahoma high school baseball coaches want the top players to play in the All-State games, so they acted. The Oklahoma Baseball...

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Big 12 Baseball Standings Team Conf. Pct. Overall Pct. Baylor 14-7 .667 33-14 .702 Texas Tech 14-8 .636 34-15 .694 Oklahoma...

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Andre Roberson hasn't played in 16 months, so he had to help the Thunder in off-court ways

Andre Roberson hasn’t played since Jan. 27, 2018. Hard to grade someone who hasn’t played in 16 months, so we’ll have to grade...

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Morning Roundup: Nadal, Djokovic advance; Federer and Osaka withdraw injured

Rafael Nadal put away Fernando Verdasco 6-4, 6-0 at the Italian Open in Rome on Friday to reach the semifinals after conceding...

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NBA Notebook: Blazers head home for Game 3, down 2-0 to Golden State

Damian Lillard says Golden State did its job and protected home court. Now it's time for the Trail Blazers to do the same. The...

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Twitter trolls want to use young people to get into the recruiting business

The sophomore football player at Hartshorne High School saw the Twitter handle and was curious. Hartshorne coach Jeff Beare saw...

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Roberson more than an injury challenge for Thunder this season

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Pacific Coast League American Northern Division W L Pct. GB Iowa (Cubs) 25 16 .610 — Memphis (Cardinals) 21 19 .525 3½ Omaha...

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College Baseball Roundup: OU wins series at Texas

Oklahoma clinched its series against Texas with a 13-0 win in the first game of a doubleheader Friday in Austin, Texas. Coming...

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Reks' homer leads OKC Dodgers to 5-3 win over Omaha Storm Chasers

Zach Reks hit a three-run home run in the fifth inning, leading the Oklahoma City Dodgers to a 5-3 win over the Omaha Storm...

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Koepka shatters 36-hole record at PGA

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — What felt like a battle for Brooks Koepka looked like a runaway Friday in the PGA Championship. Koepka...

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OSU baseball: Max Hewitt's homer lifts Cowboys past Baylor

Oklahoma State got a complete game from junior pitcher Jensen Elliott in the win

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Paul George, Trae Young among NBA awards finalists

Thunder forward Paul George is among the finalists for the NBA’s Most Valuable Player and Defensive Player of the Year awards,...

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OSU softball: Big home runs by Factor, Show power Cowgirl comeback

With three home runs in the last two innings, OSU rallied from a three-run deficit to defeat Tulsa

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College softball: Tulsa earns rematch with OSU in regional final

Oklahoma State will face Tulsa in the 3 p.m. final of the Stillwater Regional Saturday at Cowgirl Stadium

College softball: Oklahoma building strong case for greatest Sooner team ever

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Kelli Braitsch is planning for her wedding later this year. Saving money for it, too. An officer with the Tulsa Police department, she’s also taking classes for a new assignment and preparing to change units. Life is busy. But that won't keep...

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OU basketball: Assistant Chris Crutchfield takes job at Arkansas

Longtime Oklahoma assistant coach Chris Crutchfield is on the verge of taking a similar job at Arkansas, according to Stadium's...

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Injured Roberson helped develop Terrance Ferguson

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OBCA sets rosters for inaugural All-State games

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Interviews and videos: Oklahoma Hall of Fame names 2019 inductees, including Gray Frederickson, John Herrington, Steve Largent, J.C. Watts

A trailblazing astronaut, two football stars who later became Congressmen, and the Choctaw chief who suggested the state’s name...

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UMBC embraces trip to 'Mecca of softball'

The Maryland-Baltimore County softball team is hitting the top spots on its NCAA Tournament trip to Oklahoma: USA Softball Hall...

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Now-dead Ohio State doctor accused of sexually abusing at least 177

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on an investigation into a former Ohio State team doctor (all times local): 11:10 a.m. A...

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Norman North TE Jake Roberts commits to Tulsa

Norman North star tight end Jake Roberts is staying in Oklahoma when he heads to college.

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Big 12 name worked then, it works now

Big 12 is not the most colorful name for a conference, but it's probably the best choice for this league

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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 Thunder, Sooners and Cowboys.

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Tuning in for Friday, May 17

May 17 tuning in FRIDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7:05 p.m.;;Omaha at Oklahoma City;;KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 6...

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OKLAHOMA SCENE: Tulsa softball opens NCAA regional play with win in Stillwater

Tulsa scores late to down Arkansas Tulsa defeated Arkansas 5-0 in the opening game of the NCAA Softball Regional at Oklahoma...

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Bucks look to take control against Toronto

When the season started, everyone knew the Eastern Conference would have a new king. LeBron James left Cleveland, having taken...

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Koepka off to record start

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Brooks Koepka had the biggest stage all to himself, with Tiger Woods at his side. At times overlooked even...

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NCAA Div. I Softball Regionals

NCAA Div. I Regionals (Double elimination; x-if necessary) STILLWATER REGIONAL Thursday, May 16 Game 1: Tulsa 5, Arkansas 0...

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Mustang baseball coach Simon resigns after three seasons

Mustang has hired multiple new head coaches this school year, and now it’s looking for a baseball coach. Keanon Simon resigned...

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Thunder by the numbers: Patrick Patterson's shooting dips to career worsts

Patrick Patterson by the numbers .336: Three-point percentage, a career low. .439: Two-point percentage, the second-worst of...

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OU softball: How 2019 team compares to past Sooner national champions

Patty Gasso, minutes after Oklahoma’s final regular-season home game, stood on Marita Hynes Field and addressed a record...

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Gray Frederickson, John Herrington, J.C. Watts and Steve Largent among 2019 Oklahoma Hall of Fame class

The 2019 class will be formally inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame on Thursday, Nov. 21 in Oklahoma City.

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OSU baseball: Cowboys blast four home runs in 16-4 rout of Baylor

No. 13 Oklahoma State opened what should be the final regular-season series at its longtime stadium with a 16-4 rout of...

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OU baseball: Nathan Wiles shuts down Texas in 4-2 Sooners win

Nathan Wiles pitched a season-high eight innings, allowing just two runs and Oklahoma opened its final Big 12 series of the...

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OSU softball: Samantha Show pitches Cowgirls past BYU

Oklahoma State will face Tulsa at noon Friday in regional winner's bracket play

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College softball: Tulsa takes down error-prone Arkansas

Arkansas committed five errors, the last of which opened the flood gates for Tulsa in a 5-0 win

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Stoops skips the Mumme tree and goes straight to the source for an offensive coordinator

Stoops has hired Mike Leach and Lincoln Riley, why not the founder of the Air Raid?

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Oklahoma vs. UMBC softball: Time, TV channel, three things to know

No. 1 seed Oklahoma will begin its pursuit of a fifth national championship on Friday night in the Norman Regional.

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Patterson's shooting slumped, and out of the lineup he went

Patterson's shooting hasn't panned out for Thunder

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Mustang baseball coach Keanon Simon resigns

Mustang has hired multiple new head coaches this school year, and now it’s looking for a baseball coach. Keanon Simon resigned...

Morris had some career lows during his time with the Thunder

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Morris was disenchanted with the Thunder, but at least it didn't fester

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Thunder Buddies podcast – Talking NBA playoffs, Zion and Billy Donovan

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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The Sooners and Longhorns will play a doubleheader Friday

Due to expected weather in Austin, Oklahoma baseball's series at Texas has been altered to feature a Friday doubleheader

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Softball could give OU its fourth national player of the year this school year

Kyler Murray, Yul Modauer and Maggie Nichols have been the best in their sport; now Sydney Romero or Giselle Juarez could be...

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OU football: Should Sooners' Sunday night opener become an annual tradition?

Joe Castiglione received the news a couple of weeks ago in the Big 12 meetings at Scottsdale, Arizona. Fox, the network that...

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OU softball: Bigger than Virginia? UMBC comes to Norman with history against No. 1 seeds

NORMAN — A few stood and screamed. Some hugged. Others raised their hands in disbelief. As Chris Kuhlmeyer watched his...

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OU baseball: Blake Brewster credits grandfather for drive that led him to Sooners — and graduation

NORMAN — Oklahoma’s Blake Brewster couldn’t help but think about his grandfather Tuesday afternoon. Standing on the field at L....

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Class 4A baseball: Blanchard completes undefeated season with rout of Harrah

NORMAN — Blanchard senior Jack Kiker crossed home plate and was engulfed by a sea of his teammates. He emerged without his...

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High School Baseball Scoreboard

Class 4A Friday’s Games At Edmond North HS Blanchard 5, Berryhill 0 Harrah 2, Grove 1 Kingfisher 5, Verdigris 3 Poteau 4,...

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OSU baseball: Cowboys prepare for final series at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium

STILLWATER — Josh Holliday’s left-handed hitting skills were still unpolished, but he caught a pitch on the barrel and sent it...

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No. 12 Baylor at No. 13 Oklahoma State baseball: Start times, broadcast info, three things to know

NO. 12 BAYLOR (33-13, 14-6 BIG 12) AT NO. 13 OKLAHOMA STATE (30-17, 12-9) Where: Allie P. Reynolds Stadium, Stillwater When:...

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Nerlens Noel numbers show a center capable of production

Nerlens Noel by the numbers .684: Free-throw percentage, which was an upgrade over his previous .624 career percentage. 2:...

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Texas vs. Oklahoma baseball: TV info, start times, what to watch for

OKLAHOMA (31-20, 9-12 Big 12) AT TEXAS (26-25, 6-14) Where: Disch-Falk Field; Austin, Texas When: 6:30 p.m. Thursday; 6:30 p.m....

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Tuning In for Thursday, May 16

THURSDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7:05 p.m. — Omaha at Oklahoma City — KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Noon — Texas at Kansas...

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NCAA Div. I Softball Regionals

NCAA Div. I Regionals (Double elimination; x-if necessary) NORMAN REGIONAL Friday, May 17 Game 1: Notre Dame (36-16) vs....

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OSU softball: Cowgirls found an undiscovered treasure in Michaela Richbourg

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State softball coach Kenny Gajewski was on his way toward the parking lot of USA Softball Hall of Fame...

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Nerlens Noel report card: He provided a solid backup to Steven Adams

Replacing Adams B Noel played 29 minutes with non-center starters Russell Westbrook, Paul George, Terrance Ferguson and Jerami...

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What is Nerlens Noel worth to the Thunder?

Damian Lillard was dribbling upcourt with a step on Dennis Schroder. Before the Portland star had a clean path to the rim,...

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Morning Roundup: Spieth trying to buck the odds at PGA Championship

Jordan Spieth needs to win the PGA Championship for the career Grand Slam. Masters champion Tiger Woods needs to win the next...

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Eight for OKC: Can top seeds take advantage of home field in NCAA softball tournament?

The bracket is out and the path to the Women’s College World Series is much clearer now. The pairings brought some intriguing...

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OSU football: QB Shane Illingworth commits to Cowboys

OSU offensive coordinator Sean Gleeson landed his first quarterback recruit late Wednesday night in Shane Illingworth, a...

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NCAA Men's Golf Roundup: OSU wins Louisville Regional

Oklahoma State shot a 7-under 277 to overcome an eight-shot deficit and win the NCAA Louisville Regional on Wednesday in...

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Noel report card shows a player who helped the Thunder

Noel dunked well and blocked shots, but other aspects of his game were lacking

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OCA announces All-State golf rosters

The Oklahoma Coaches Association announced Wednesday the rosters for the annual All-State golf tournament. The tournament is...

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The Eastern Conference was the big loser in the NBA draft lottery

The West has ruled the NBA for two decades, and that won't be helped by Zion Williamson headed to New Orleans

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OCA announces 2019 All-State tennis rosters

The games will be played Tuesday, July 23 at 5:30 p.m. in the Michael D. Case Tennis Center at the University of Tulsa.

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Oklahoma Officials Association announces 2019 Hall of Fame class

The Oklahoma Officials Association will induct five new members into its Hall of Fame this summer, including one long-time...

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Tuning In for Wednesday, May 15

WEDNESDAY MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Noon — L.A. Angels at Minnesota — MLBN (Cox 264) 3 p.m. — Toronto at San Francisco — MLBN (Cox...

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Oklahoma Scene: UCO softball's Heath named finalist for national player of year

Central Oklahoma softball standout JoBi Heath has been named one of 10 finalists for the Schutt Sports/NFCA Division II...

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NBA Notebook: US senator seeks safe passage for Kanter

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden wants to ensure Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter, a Turkish star whom Turkey wants arrested for...

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Sports Scoreboard for Wednesday, May 15

BASEBALL Big 12 Baseball Standings Team Conf. Pct. Overall Pct. Baylor 14-6 .700 32-13 .711 Texas Tech 14-7 .667 34-14 .708...

Thunder guard Terrance Ferguson plans to 'build up' his body to make another defensive jump

SportsMay 10, 2019

Terrance Ferguson couldn’t move more than a few steps without running into Portland center Enes Kanter. It was late in the second quarter of Game 4 of the Thunder and Trail Blazers’ Western Conference first-round series. Kanter set screens for...

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High School Baseball Scoreboard

Class 4A Friday’s Games At Edmond North HS Blanchard 5, Berryhill 0 Harrah 2, Grove 1 Kingfisher 5, Verdigris 3 Poteau 4,...

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Meet of Champions notebook: Hennessey's Madison Collier continues to show on out biggest stages

MOORE – Madison Collier enjoys throwing on bigger stages. She gets to show off her thrilling discus tosses when she does. Many...

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PGA a new major challenge for Woods with a familiar look

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Tiger Woods, the Masters champion, going for the second leg of the Grand Slam on a long, wet course at...

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Morning Roundup: Beckham practicing with Browns for first time

Odell Beckham Jr.'s excused, debated absence is over. He's run a comeback route to the Browns. The star wide receiver practiced...

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Class 4A baseball roundup: Harrah tops Newcastle on walk-off wild pitch in eighth inning

EDMOND — It’s been more than four decade since Harrah’s last baseball championship, and now the Panthers are one step closer to...

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High school notebook: OCABCA All-Star Game set for Wednesday

The annual Oklahoma City Area Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Game is Wednesday, even with Class 4A playing its state...

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MLB Notebook: Dodgers' Julio Urias placed on leave by MLB

Major League Baseball has placed Dodgers left-hander Julio Urias on administrative leave while it looks into his arrest in a...

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Paul George's MVP hopes were derailed by injury, but he's bounced back from worse

Paul George has come back from worse. Much, much worse. On April 5, 2015, George checked into his first NBA game in 11 months....

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Paul George's numbers were as good as his season

Paul George: By the numbers .469: Percentage of shots taken from 3-point range, a career high. .583: True shooting percentage,...

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NCAA Div. I Softball Regionals

NCAA Div. I Regionals (Double elimination; x-if necessary) NORMAN REGIONAL Friday, May 17 Game 1: Notre Dame (36-16) vs....

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11-run 7th inning leads OKC Dodgers past Round Rock Express

Matt Beaty hit a bases-clearing double in the seventh inning, leading the Oklahoma City Dodgers to a 15-6 win over the Round...

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NCAA Men's Golf Regionals: Hale has record day, OU in 2nd heading into final round

Blaine Hale shot a school record 8-under 62, and the Oklahoma men's golf team remained in second place Tuesday at the NCAA...

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Zion Williamson will lead to even more teams tanking for the lottery

The New Orleans Pelicans won the Zion Williamson Sweepstakes. The NBA has lost. The NBA loses every May, when it reveals the...

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PCL Scoreboard

Pacific Coast League American Northern Division W L Pct. GB Iowa (Cubs) 24 15 .615 — Memphis (Cardinals) 21 18 .538 3 Omaha...