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OU football: Lincoln Riley says Sooners' defensive recruiting in better shape than 2015 offensive recruiting

NORMAN — Since Lincoln Riley arrived in Norman in January 2015, the results have been inarguable. The Sooners have gone to...

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...

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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...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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...

Thunder report card: Jerami Grant's efficient shooting has turned him into a valuable player

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Grant's general game has improved mightily in three seasons since arriving from Philadelphia

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

Kelli Braitsch is planning for her wedding later this year. Saving money for it, too. An officer with the Tulsa Police...

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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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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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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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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 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 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 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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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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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...

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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OU softball: Sydney Romero no longer defined by sister Sierra's career

NORMAN — There’s usually no mistaking Sierra Romero’s name in softball circles, but as the former National Player of the Year...

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OU softball: 'Right call' to cancel Big 12 Tournament

The cancellation of last weekend's Big 12 Softball Tournament was the "right call," Oklahoma coach Patty Gasso said Tuesday.

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OSU, OU in second place at NCAA Regionals

Oklahoma State's men’s golf team opened play at the NCAA Louisville Regional on Monday with a 6-under 278 to stand alone in...

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Noah Nelson is the second offensive line commit of the 2020 class for the Sooners

Arizona high school product Noah Nelson committed to Oklahoma on Monday

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OU softball: NCAA Tournament tickets sold out for Norman Regional

NCAA Softball Tournament tickets went on sale at 10 a.m. Monday. By 10:08 a.m., the Norman Regional was sold out.

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Bedlam journal: Eighth-inning play starts to turn the tide for Cowboys in Bedlam

Not long before Bryce Carter’s game-breaking home run in the eighth inning of Sunday’s eventual 10-7 Oklahoma State win in...

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OU softball: Sooners earn No. 1 seed in NCAA Softball Tournament

Oklahoma's 39-game winning streak was enough to earn the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Softball Tournament. The Sooners (49-2) will...

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Bedlam baseball: Bryce Carter's home run lifts Cowboys to Bedlam win

NORMAN — Bryce Carter’s day started on the bench for Oklahoma State. It ended with him becoming a Bedlam hero. Carter’s...

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OU softball: Sooners earn No. 1 seed in NCAA Tournament

Oklahoma's 39-game winning streak was enough to earn the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Softball Tournament.

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Bryce Carter's late home run lifts Cowboys to Bedlam win

Oklahoma State hit nine home runs in the three-game Bedlam series and boosted their chances of hosting a regional

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OU football: Delarrin Turner-Yell expecting breakout 2019

NORMAN — A week before Oklahoma’s season-opener last season against Florida Atlantic, Sooners head coach Lincoln Riley and...

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Bedlam journal: OU's Cade Cavalli works three scoreless in return, OSU looking like regional host

Oklahoma sophomore starter Cade Cavalli had an encouraging return to the mound after missing his last two starts. Cavalli threw...

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OU softball: Grace Green's mom, still regaining strength, back in crowd to watch daughter play

Grace Green was looking for them all game. Finally, in the sixth inning, she found them. Her parents and grandma were sitting...

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Which first-year FBS head coaches are most likely to succeed in their new gigs?

Success for a college football coach is best determined over an extended period of time. Impatient Florida State fans might not...

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OU baseball: Justin Mitchell's 10th-inning single lifts Sooners past Cowboys 3-2 in Game 2 of Bedlam

Tanner Tredaway slipped a bit between third and home, setting up what looked to be a close play at the plate. But the throw...

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Justin Mitchell's game-winner breaks Oklahoma State's Bedlam streak for Sooners

Justin Mitchell's third hit of the day proved to be the game-winner as Sooners win in extra innings

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Big 12 softball tournament canceled due to rain

The Big 12 softball tournament has been cut short due to rain.

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OU Regents approve sale of alcohol at sporting events

NORMAN — University of Oklahoma officials see beer and sports as a winning combo. On Friday, the OU Board of Regents authorized...

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OU softball: Sooners celebrate record winning streak with sleep

The longest single-season winning streak in Division-I college softball history wasn’t celebrated with a joyous dogpile or...

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Three consecutive home runs lift Cowboys to Bedlam win

TULSA — It took just 11 pitches for Oklahoma State to keep firm command of Bedlam. Three times in those first 11 pitches Friday...

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Bedlam baseball: Third of three consecutive Cowboys' home runs just eludes Sooners' outfielder

TULSA — After watching Oklahoma State teammates Christian Funk and Colin Simpson hit back-to-back home runs in the first inning...

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OU softball: Sydney Romero sets school record for doubles

Oklahoma senior Sydney Romero, in her second at-bat Friday night against Kansas, set a school record with her 57th career double.

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OU softball: Rain suspends Big 12 tournament

Oklahoma's second game of the Big 12 tournament has been suspended due to rain. Play will resume at 11 a.m. Saturday.

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OU softball: Sooners beat Texas Tech in Big 12 Tournament

No team in the country has hit more home runs than No. 1 Oklahoma, but the Sooners won their Big 12 tournament opener against...

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OU basketball: Contracts approved for new assistant coaches

The contract for new Oklahoma assistant men's basketball coach Jim Molinari was approved Friday morning by the Board of Regents.

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OU approves sale of alcohol at football games and other sporting events

The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents has authorized advertising & sale of alcoholic beverages at athletic...

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Fenway Park gets a bowl game, and baseball wants even more

Four college football teams were bowl eligible with nowhere to go last season, but that problem is about to be rectified

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Kyler Murray signs four-year, $35 million contract with Arizona Cardinals

Cardinals sign Kyler Murray The Arizona Cardinals have signed No. 1 overall draft pick Kyler Murray to a four-year contract...

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OU baseball: Cade Cavalli returning to mound for Saturday's Bricktown Bedlam game

NORMAN — Oklahoma’s Cade Cavalli had been looking forward to starting Friday’s Bedlam series opener for awhile. The sophomore...

Young coach Garron Park invigorates Southeast in ways more than just soccer

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Garron Park grew a mustache last school year. The humanities teacher at Southeast High School wanted to look older. Might help him command more respect. It wasn’t necessary. The second-year teacher and first-year soccer coach has won over the...

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OU softball: How a weekend break changed Jocelyn Alo's season

NORMAN — Jocelyn Alo launched a ball over OU’s center field wall that bounded toward the tennis courts north of Marita Hynes...

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Bedlam baseball: Oklahoma State vs. Oklahoma start times, broadcast information, expected lineups

NO. 18 OKLAHOMA STATE VS. OKLAHOMA Game 1: 7 p.m. Friday at ONEOK Field, Tulsa Game 2: 7 p.m. Saturday at Chickasaw Bricktown...

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Watch: Baker Mayfield reads letter to mom for Mother's Day

Baker Mayfield was asked by ESPN to read aloud a letter he wrote to his mom, Gina, for Mother's Day. He didn't know she was...

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Big 12 softball tournament: Time, TV channel, matchups

The Big 12 Softball Championship begins Friday in Oklahoma City.

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Power Lunch: Chat with columnist Berry Tramel

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

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Oklahoma Scene: OU softball sweeps Big 12 individual awards

Oklahoma softball swept all five Big 12 end-of-season awards on Wednesday, becoming the first team to do so in the history of...

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Eight for OKC: Familiar powers among the favorites for the WCWS field

For most college softball teams, conference tournaments begin this week. For others, like the Pac-12, it’s simply the final...

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New Sooner Jalen Hurts, former Sooner Austin Kendall among top 10 transfer QBs to watch this season

It’s been a busy offseason with the newly-minted transfer portal becoming a revolving door of players looking to continue their...

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OU softball: Sooners sweep Big 12 individual awards

Oklahoma softball swept all five Big 12 end-of-season awards, becoming the first team to do so in the history of the conference.

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OU softball: Two Sooners named Player of the Year finalist

Oklahoma senior third baseman Sydney Romero and junior pitcher Giselle Juarez are two of 10 finalists for USA Softball...

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Three OU women's programs—golf, gymnastics and tennis—had perfect Academic Progress Rate scores in 2017-18

Oklahoma's football APR score of 966 is good for seventh in the Big 12 in 2017-18

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Location for 2020 OU-Army game set

After some hand wringing over where their 2020 game would be played, OU and Army announced the game will be at historic Michie...

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Sooners will play in Michie Stadium on Army campus

Sooners will play on Army campus Oklahoma’s football game against Army in 2020 will be played in historic Michie Stadium at...

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College softball: Looking for WCWS tickets? Deposits soon to be taken for 2020

The Women's College World Series has become a hot ticket in the past decade, selling out months before the event. But starting...

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College softball: USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium past, present and future

THE PAST: WHAT’S BEEN USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium is undergoing big changes, but this isn’t the first time that upgrades...

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College softball: Going to the WCWS? Bring your sunscreen, water and patience

John Miller has a message for fans soon to return to USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium. Be patient. “It’s not finished,” he...

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Sooners' Maggie Nichols wins Honda Sport Award for gymnastics

After winning the NCAA all-around title for the second consecutive season, Maggie Nichols became Oklahoma's third Honda Sport...

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Sooners deep snapper Kasey Kelleher was awarded a scholarship Tuesday

Oklahoma long snapper Kasey Kelleher joins wide receivers Nick Basquine and Lee Morris as players currently on the Sooners'...

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OU football: Sooners' aggressive scheduling philosophy continues with Georgia series

NORMAN — It wasn’t easy for Oklahoma and Georgia to make the puzzle pieces fit to make a home-and-home work. It wound up...

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OU baseball: Brandon Zaragoza's hitting streak ends, Cameron Warren heats up vs. Sooners pitching

NORMAN — Oklahoma entered the weekend playing well but struggled in a weekend sweep at home to Texas Tech. It was the Red...

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OU football: Offensive lineman Nate Anderson commits to Sooners

Oklahoma added an offensive lineman to its 2020 class on Monday night.

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Oklahoma, Georgia announce future home-and-home series

Oklahoma and Georgia met in a classic game in the 2018 Rose Bowl. Now the Bulldogs will make their first visit to Norman

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Oklahoma State's over/under win total set at 6

Take the over on OU winning 10 games this regular season

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Bedlam softball: Oklahoma completes improbable feat of back-to-back undefeated Big 12 seasons

STILLWATER — The Sooners have caught on to Patty Gasso’s motivational tactics. They’re rather simple. Gasso casts doubt on her...

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Bedlam softball journal: Sooners still waiting on stadium

As Oklahoma'ss 22nd season at Marita Hynes Field concludes, the wait continues for construction to begin on a new stadium....

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Bedlam softball: Sooners start fast, finish sweep

Oklahoma has won 38 straight games overall, and 23 straight against OSU, dating back to 2011

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OU softball: Sydney Romero's blast carries Sooners past Cowgirls

Trucks backed up to the outfield wall at Cowgirl Stadium as OSU fans climbed in for a view, but Sydney Romero’s two-run home...

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College softball has never been better in Oklahoma than it is right now

Jadyn Wallis has been part of the softball scene in this state for nearly three decades, starring at Newcastle High, pitching...

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OU football: Bookie Radley-Hiles adjusts to new-look Sooners' defense

NORMAN — Brendan “Bookie” Radley-Hiles was the centerpiece of Oklahoma’s 2018 defensive recruiting class. A five-star prospect...

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College softball: Looking at Oklahoma's top programs

NCAA Division I No. 1 Oklahoma (46-2) Location: Norman Enrollment: 29,628 Stadium (capacity): Marita Hynes Field (1,378) Coach:...

Jerami Grant’s season was a surprise, even to Sam Presti

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Jerami Grant was supposed to be the second unit power forward this season. That lasted a grand total of three games. This year was a breakout season for Grant from every angle. He had career-high-setting games scattered throughout the season,...

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OU softball: Giselle Juarez shuts out Cowgirls as Sooners clinch eighth-straight Big 12 title

NORMAN — Giselle Juarez had thrown five no-hit frames, but Oklahoma State loaded the bases in the sixth inning to create a...

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Texas Tech baseball beats OU 7-3, wins series

The No. 10-ranked Texas Tech baseball team won its series against Oklahoma with a 7-3 victory Saturday in Norman. OU starter...

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Watch: Baker Mayfield gives 'Rider's up' call at Kentucky Derby

Baker Mayfield gave the "Rider's up" call in the Churchill Downs paddock just before post time in the Kentucky Derby.

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OU softball: Wait continues for new stadium

With 22 seasons at the current facility almost complete, the wait continues for construction to begin on a new stadium.

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Bedlam softball set for Sunday doubleheader in Stillwater

Oklahoma State and Oklahoma will make up Friday's rainout at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, before playing the originally scheduled series...

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Friday night Bedlam softball canceled due to weather

The wait for a much-anticipated Bedlam softball series will last a little longer.

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Cardinals, Dolphins given longest odds to make the NFL playoffs

Kyler Murray and Josh Rosen together again, this time as the quarterbacks of the NFL's least inspiring teams

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OU baseball: Brandon Zaragoza's leadership — and his bat — heats up

NORMAN — Coming off the field after the fourth inning of Sunday’s game at Kansas State, Oklahoma junior shortstop Brandon...

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OU softball: Giselle Juarez fits lefty mold of past Sooner aces

NORMAN — Patty Gasso couldn’t believe what she was seeing. The NCAA transfer portal might be a maze of names, but Giselle...

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Pac-12 puts itself at a scheduling disadvantage

Missing out on the College Football Playoff has some questioning Pac-12 scheduling philosophy

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Most recent first-round draft pick quarterbacks have had to sit for awhile

Murray given the keys to Arizona's offense immediately, which has not been the norm in the NFL in recent years

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Oklahoma Scene: OU men's basketball to play Minnesota in neutral site game

Oklahoma basketball has added another major non-conference game to its 2019-20 schedule. OU and Minnesota will play Nov. 9 at...

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OU softball weekend recap: Sooners keep winning streak alive ahead of Bedlam

NORMAN — Oklahoma’s relentless march through its Big 12 schedule continued over the weekend with a three-game sweep at Iowa...

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How Sooner, Cowboy draft picks fit in the NFL

OKLAHOMA Kyler Murray, QB Pick: Round 1, 1 overall Team: Arizona Cardinals How he fits in: Murray was drafted into a bit of an...

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OU football: Replacing four NFL Draft picks on Sooners' O-line won't be easy

It didn’t hit me until Saturday morning. About the time the Baltimore Ravens selected Ben Powers in the NFL Draft. Dru Samia...

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OU basketball: Sooners to play Minnesota in neutral site game

Oklahoma basketball has added another major non-conference game to its 2019-20 schedule.

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Notre Dame and Michigan have longest NFL Draft streaks

Cornhuskers' talent level has slipped, hence Nebraska's fall in college football

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OU football: Jalen Hurts has top-5 Heisman odds

Oklahoma's chances to produce three consecutive Heisman Trophy winners are fairly high, according to the oddsmakers.

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From Kyler Murray to Rodney Anderson, a look at Oklahoma's eight NFL Draft picks and their competitio

Some are clear starters for their teams next year, some will have a more difficult path. Oklahoma's eight NFL Draft picks have...

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OU baseball: Cade Cavalli sits, Brandon Zaragoza extends hitting streak as Sooners win series at Kansas State

NORMAN — For the first time in more than a month, Oklahoma had a winning week on the baseball diamond, winning three of four,...

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OU football: 4-star linebacker Drew Sanders flips to Alabama

Drew Sanders, Oklahoma's highest-ranked defensive commitment, flipped his pledge to Alabama on Monday night.

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College football's overtimes should be designed to pick a winner, not extend the game

Alternating 2-point conversions starting with the fifth overtime is a terrible idea for college football

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OU football: Defensive draft woes showcase Sooners' weakness on that side of ball

NORMAN — Oklahoma had an historic offensive draft over the weekend. Eight Sooners were drafted, including a pair of...

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NFL Draft journal: Sooners have four linemen drafted in first four rounds, Cowboys have two players picked

When Ben Powers went off the board with the No. 123 overall pick to the Baltimore Ravens in Saturday’s fourth round of the NFL...

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Big 12 wraps up spring football workouts with new faces, question marks

OK, Big 12 fans, grab a roster and settle in for some offseason studying. Spring has finished in the league. Head coaches will...

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After an injury-riddled career at Oklahoma, running back Rodney Anderson was picked in the sixth round

Rodney Anderson's selection is the eighth for the Sooners in this draft, the most for the program since 2005

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Austin Seibert became the first Sooners' kicker drafted since 1979

Austin Seibert will join former teammate Baker Mayfield in Cleveland after being picked in the fifth round

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Sooners' Ben Powers picked by Baltimore Ravens

Ben Powers joins a large group of former Sooners on the Baltimore Ravens' roster

Burton played well when teamed with Thunder's primary players

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The Minnesota Vikings picked Oklahoma's Dru Samia No. 114 overall in the fourth round

The Minnesota Vikings picked Oklahoma's Dru Samia No. 114 overall in the fourth round

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OU softball: Grace Green, with Oklahoma roots, emerging as next Sooner star

NORMAN — There’s just something about the winds and red dirt of Oklahoma that suits the Green family. It was in the Sooner...

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Where he wanted to be all along: Sooners' Cody Ford picked by Bills in second round

Cody Ford’s moment was delayed. Not only as he slipped into early in the second round in the NFL Draft, but as the former...

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NFL Draft: Sooners lineman Bobby Evans headed to Rams with 97th pick

Oklahoma's second offensive lineman and fourth player overall was drafted late in the third round when the Los Angeles Rams...

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OU football: Cody Ford drafted in second round by Buffalo Bills

Oklahoma offensive lineman Cody Ford was selected by the Buffalo Bills with the 38th overall pick Friday night in the second...

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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 Oklahoma City Thunder and NFL Draft.

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Overall No. 1 picks usually flourish as NFL quarterbacks

Especially in the last 50 years, busts are few and far between among quarterbacks taken overall No. 1 in the draft

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From Hollywood to Charm City: Marquise Brown heading to Baltimore after Ravens pick him No. 25

Marquise Brown wasn’t able to showcase his world-class speed at the NFL Combine or at Oklahoma’s Pro Day last month. But now...

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NFL Draft: Kyler Murray going No. 1 makes history, boosts Sooner brand

ESPN opened its coverage of the NFL Draft with a hype video. You know the type. Striking music. Slick images. Dramatic...

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NFL Draft: Kyler Murray taken No. 1 overall, gives Sooners unprecedented back-to-back feat

Kliff Kingsbury didn’t have to recruit Kyler Murray this time. And now — finally — the pair are together. Thursday, Murray...

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Oklahoma baseball at Kansas State start times, TV info, things to know

OKLAHOMA (28-14, 6-6 Big 12) AT KANSAS STATE (20-22, 5-7) When: 6 p.m. Friday; 4 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. Sunday Where: Tointon...

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Oklahoma Scene: Kruger hires new assistant coach

Kruger hires new assistant coach Jim Molinari has been hired as an assistant coach on Lon Kruger's Oklahoma staff, the school...

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Marquise Brown taken No. 25 overall by the Baltimore Ravens

Marquise Brown was the second Sooners players off the board after No. 1 overall pick Kyler Murray

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New Ravens teammates react to Marquise Brown being drafted by Baltimore

Marquise Brown will be greeted by a few old friends when he arrives in Baltimore.

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Kyler Murray is the fifth Sooner taken No. 1 overall in the NFL Draft

Oklahoma's Kyler Murray followed up Baker Mayfield by transferring to OU, winning the Heisman, and now being picked No. 1 overall

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Baker Mayfield, Jalen Hurts react to Kyler Murray going No. 1 in NFL draft

Oklahoma is the first school to produce back-to-back quarterbacks selected No. 1 overall in the NFL draft. First Baker...

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Kyler Murray sports pink pinstripe suit for NFL draft

Kyler Murray takes pride in his fashion sense, and it was loudly on display as he posed for photos on the red carpet before the...

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Sooners to play Houston on a Sunday night

ESPN moves OU-Houston season opener to Sunday night

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OU basketball: Jim Molinari hired as third assistant

Jim Molinari has been hired as Oklahoma's third assistant coach, an OU spokesman confirmed to The Oklahoman on Thursday.

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Oklahoma Scene: OU softball sets program-best winning streak with win over Wichita State

The Oklahoma softball team made history in dominant fashion Wednesday night in Wichita, Kansas. The top-ranked Sooners...

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OU football: Cody Ford's path to potential first-round pick shaped by grandfather

NORMAN — Cody Ford has transformed his most detectable flaw into his most coveted trait. Scouting reports compiled on him...

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NFL Draft: OU, OSU and local products likely to be drafted

The NFL Draft opens Thursday with the first round, continues with the second and third rounds Friday and concludes with the...

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NFL Draft: From Doug Flutie to Russell Wilson to Baker Mayfield to Kyler Murray, short quarterbacks getting better shot

NORMAN — The day before he won the Heisman Trophy in December, Kyler Murray had a sit-down with Doug Flutie. Even then, Flutie...

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Watch: Kyler Murray narrates own Nike commercial

Kyler Murray tweeted out his debut Nike commercial with the caption: "Just the beginning."

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OU softball: Two Sooners named National Player of the Year finalists

Oklahoma third baseman Sydney Romero and starting pitcher Giselle Juarez are among 26 finalists for USA Softball Collegiate...

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Jackie Stiles hired as new Oklahoma women's basketball assistant

Jackie Stiles completes Sherri Coale's coaching staff, joining recent hire Coquese Washington and Colton Coale on the bench

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OU softball weekend recap: Sooners sweep Texas to stay No. 1

Oklahoma softball is one victory shy of stringing together the longest winning streak in program history. The Sooners...

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OU football: Kyler Murray's work with Jim Zorn helps boost draft stock

NORMAN — Jim Zorn is a head coach again. Like Bob Stoops, Zorn will coach in the XFL in 2020 — Stoops with Dallas and Zorn in...

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Mike Gundy, Lincoln Riley discuss divisive NCAA transfer portal

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy is using the system that has been given to him, but he’s afraid of where the NCAA transfer...

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OU football: Kyler Murray NFL draft odds, prop bets

Kyler Murray is a 1/2 favorite to be the first overall pick in the NFL draft, according to MyTopSportsbooks.com.

Nader took good shots but didn't pass much

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Nader worked himself into the Thunder rotation, then was replaced

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OU football: Marquise Brown defends Kyler Murray's leadership

Former OU receiver Marquise Brown, as a guest Tuesday on the Rich Eisen Show, responded to Charley Casserly’s criticism of...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley wishes for one tweak to NCAA transfer portal

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy grouped the NCAA transfer portal with religion and politics Tuesday morning.

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OU football: Rodney Anderson's NFL draft stock only dependent on health

Rodney Anderson is easily forgotten when compiling a list of Oklahoma’s NFL Draft prospects, but perhaps a little too...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley frustrated with result of Amani Bledsoe's case

Amani Bledsoe’s future at Oklahoma effectively ended in December when a Cleveland County district judge ruled against him in...

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OU baseball weekend recap: Nathan Wiles' strong start helps Sooners to series win

NORMAN — After a tough start to the week, with a loss at ORU and a loss at Minnesota, Oklahoma turned things around over the...

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OU baseball beats Minnesota 5-2 to claim series

The Oklahoma baseball team won its weekend series against Minnesota with a 5-2 win Sunday at Siebert Field in Minneapolis. OU's...

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OU women's gymnastics: Sooners leave no doubt in 2019 after last season's disappointment

FORT WORTH, Texas—Brenna Dowell wanted to leave no doubt. Same for Maggie Nichols. And Nicole Lehrmann. And Alex Marks. And...

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CB Ryan Watts is Oklahoma's seventh commitment for the 2020 class

CB Ryan Watts committed to Oklahoma on Sunday, becoming the seventh commitment of the 2020 class

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Former Sooner star 'Hollywood' Brown an NFL Draft wild card

NORMAN — Marquise Brown could’ve been ready to go. He would’ve likely been back practicing and working out by now — and showing...

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Sooners Helping Sooners offers a hand up to former OU athletes

Bubba Moses was making $27,000 a year working in a juvenile detention center in Houston and trying to raise a family. Moses, an...

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OU women's gymnastics notebook: Balance beam helps Sooners build momentum

FORT WORTH, Texas — While it was Oklahoma’s response in the aftermath of a fall on the floor exercise that righted the ship and...

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'Do it for Dave': Inspired Sooners capture fourth NCAA women's gymnastics title

FORT WORTH, Texas — Oklahoma women’s gymnastics coach K.J. Kindler could see the signs everywhere this week. Signs that Dave...

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Stanford edges OU to win NCAA men's gymnastics title

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Stanford narrowly defeated Oklahoma to win the NCAA men's gymnastics championship on Saturday at State Farm...

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OU softball: Sooners tie program-best winning streak in sweep of Texas

The top-ranked Sooners (41-2) have won 31 consecutive games — tying the record winning streak set in 2016.

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OU men's gymnastics: Sooners advance to NCAA team finals

Top-ranked Oklahoma men's gymnastics recorded a team score of 419.191 to win the second preliminary session of the NCAA...

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OU women's gymnastics: Maggie Nichols takes all-around title as Sooners advance easily to NCAA final

FORT WORTH, Texas — Maggie Nichols hopes for a second consecutive all-around championship looked dead in the water just a...

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Oklahoma picked up a commitment from 2019 preferred walk-on WR Finn Corwin of Highland Park, Texas

Oklahoma picked up a commitment from 2019 preferred walk-on WR Finn Corwin of Highland Park, Texas

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Oklahoma offers McGuinness star, OSU commit Brynden Walker

More than a month after committing to one Bedlam rival, the other is coming after McGuinness star Brynden Walker. Walker...

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OU softball: Grace Lyons makes SportsCenter No. 1 play

Grace Lyons' game-clinching catch Thursday night against Texas earned her the No. 1 spot on SportsCenter's top-10 plays of the...

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Kendall, Allison staging QB derby at West Virginia

Kendall not assured of starting spot with Mountaineers, and he knows it

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OU women's gymnastics: Sooners competing for more than just themselves at NCAA Championships

FORT WORTH, Texas — No tears, the team was told before they entered the hospital room. That mandate was impossible to uphold,...

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OU's Yul Moldauer wins 'Heisman Trophy' of gymnastics

Moldauer wins "Heisman Trophy" of gymnastics Oklahoma gymnast Yul Moldauer is the winner of the Nissen Emery award, the College...

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Coale adds former Penn State head coach to Sooner staff

NORMAN — One hire down, one to go. Oklahoma women’s basketball coach Sherri Coale announced the hiring of assistant coach...

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OU gymnastics: How to watch, what to watch for at NCAA men's and women's gymnastics championships

Men’s When: 7 p.m., Friday; 6 p.m., Saturday Where: State Farm Center; Champaign, Illinois Streaming/television: Friday’s...

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OU baseball: Sooners at Minnesota start times, TV info, things to watch

OKLAHOMA (25-13) AT MINNESOTA (16-18) Where: Siebert Field (Friday), Target Field (Saturday, Sunday), Minneapolis, Minnesota...

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Former OU quarterback hits three home runs in a single game

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After Washington's hire, the Sooners still have one assistant coach's job open

Coquese Washington hired as Oklahoma assistant women's basketball coach

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OU softball: Grace Green named finalist for Freshman of the Year

Oklahoma utility player Grace Green has been named one of 25 finalists for the National Freshman of the Year award.

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OU basketball: Matt Freeman transfers to UC Santa Barbara

Former Oklahoma forward Matt Freeman has transferred to UC Santa Barbara, according to Stadium's Jeff Goodman.

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Kyler Murray, Marquise Brown and Cody Ford all go off the board in the first round in the ESPN mock draft exercise

Kyler Murray, Marquise Brown and Cody Ford all go off the board in the first round in the ESPN mock draft exercise

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

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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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Power Lunch: Chat with columnist Berry Tramel

Berry answers questions from readers.

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OU men's gymnastics: Levi Anderson fights through adversity to become Sooners leader

NORMAN—Yul Moldauer is the face of the top-ranked Oklahoma’s men’s gymnastics program. That’s easy. Moldauer is set to become...

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Oklahoma vs. Texas softball: Time, TV channel, series information

Oklahoma has won its last 15 games against Texas — the longest winning streak by either side in Red River Rivalry history.

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OU football: Sooners' Alex Grinch says there's progress on defense but still far away

NORMAN — After Oklahoma wrapped up spring football practices Tuesday, first-year defensive coordinator Alex Grinch said there’s...

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OU softball weekend recap: Sooners extend winning streak despite Alo’s absence

NORMAN — Oklahoma outfielder Jocelyn Alo didn't travel with the team last weekend for its series at Kansas. Coach Patty Gasso...

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OU basketball: Forward Anyang Garang signs with Sooners

Anyang Garang, a three-star forward from the NBA Global Academy in Australia, has signed with Oklahoma.

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OU softball: Jocelyn Alo fighting through sophomore struggles

Oklahoma outfielder Jocelyn Alo, struggling to meet the expectations brought by a 30 home run campaign in her freshman season,...

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OU softball: Sooners rise to No. 1 in rankings

Oklahoma moved atop the softball rankings Tuesday for the first time this season.

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OU basketball: Former coach John MacLeod dies at 81

John MacLeod, who served six seasons as the Oklahoma men's basketball coach from 1968-73, died Sunday at the age of 81....

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OU baseball: Big-time start, rough finish for Sooners in Waco

NORMAN — Oklahoma split four games last weekend but had a chance to escape from Waco, Texas, with a series win over Baylor...

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OU softball: Three Sooners selected in NPF draft

Oklahoma senior third baseman Sydney Romero was selected third overall in the National Pro Fastpitch draft Monday night.

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Former OU basketball coach John MacLeod dies at 81

John MacLeod, who served six seasons as the Oklahoma men's basketball coach from 1968-73, died Sunday at the age of 81.

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OU men's golf takes 3rd at Boilermaker Invitational

Oklahoma men's golf took third place at the Boilermaker Invitational after heavy rain canceled Sunday's final round in West...

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College Softball Roundup: OU completes sweep against Kansas

Grace Green hit two home runs, Shannon Saile struck out seven batters in four innings of three-hit ball and second-ranked...

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Sooners pick up first 2021 commitment in Texas athlete Cody Jackson

Cody Jackson's commitment is Oklahoma's second of the spring game weekend

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Three-star cornerback Dontae Manning announced his commitment to the Sooners on Sunday

Three-start cornerback Dontae Manning is the first of at least three players who committed to the Sooners over the weekend to...

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OU football: DaShaun White making most of chance, but isn't changing approach

NORMAN — DaShaun White isn’t one to defer. He’s not one to be quiet. In the wake of senior Caleb Kelly’s lower-leg injury,...

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NFL draft: Kyler Murray shouldn't be the lone Sooner to be selected in first round

There were 1,371 touchdowns scored during the 2018 NFL regular season, the most in its 99-year history. The league also set...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley hints at starting offensive line

Oklahoma's new-look offensive line could be taking shape.

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OU football: Lincoln Riley not opposed to naming quarterback early

The so-called battle between Jalen Hurts and Tanner Mordecai could be solved sooner than that of Murray and former quarterback...

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OU football: Jalen Hurts jokes that Nick Saban would chew him out for celebration

Jalen Hurts did something in OU's Friday night spring game that wouldn't have flown at Alabama.

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OU football: Lincoln Riley has turned the spring game into an event

NORMAN — Lincoln Riley has been Oklahoma’s football coach for 22 months, and over that time, he’s maintained lots of things....

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OU football: Jalen Hurts tightens claim on quarterback battle in spring game

NORMAN — Jalen Hurts, fielding the first snap of his Sooner career, rolled to his right and found Nick Basquine for a 33-yard...

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OU football: Trejan Bridges, fellow freshmen receivers live up to hype

NORMAN — Every spring game brings an unexpected standout. Freshman receiver Trejan Bridges was the standout, but it wasn’t...

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Jalen Hurts and OU's pass defense gets high grades for OU spring game

Spring games can be difficult to gauge, since a good thing for the offense is bad for the defense and vice versa. But a few...

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OU softball: Sooners head to Kansas for weekend series

No. 2 OKLAHOMA (35-2, 6-0) AT KANSAS (14-24, 2-4) Where: Arrocha Ballpark, Lawrence, Kansas When: 5 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m....

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OU football: Fan guide to Sooners' spring game

Oklahoma will host its annual spring football game at 7:30 p.m. Friday inside Gaylord Family — Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. Gates...

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OU football: 3 positions to watch in spring game

OU’s spring game will kick off Friday night under the lights of Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. Here are three...

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OU baseball: Three things to know about Oklahoma-Baylor

OKLAHOMA (24-10, 5-4 Big 12) AT BAYLOR (22-9, 6-2) Where: Baylor Ballpark, Waco, Texas When: 6:30 p.m. Friday; 3 p.m. Saturday;...

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OU football: New defensive coordinator Alex Grinch prefers sideline view

NORMAN — When Alex Grinch took over as Washington State’s defensive coordinator, he didn’t have to think about where he was...

Abdel Nader took his unexpected Thunder shot

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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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Lott was expected to play a reserve role on the defensive line this season for the Sooners

A day before the OU Spring Game, Oklahoma confirmed that defensive lineman Tyreece Lott was no longer on the team

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OU basketball: Lon Kruger to receive Wooden Legends of Coaching award

Lon Kruger will receive the John R. Wooden Legends of Coaching award Friday night at the college basketball awards show in Los...

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OU football: 17 players to miss spring game

Oklahoma released its Red Team and White Team spring game rosters Thursday afternoon, and several players were left off

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Kyler Murray, Tommie Harris among honorary coaches for OU Spring Game

Several former Sooners will return to serve as honorary coaches for Friday's OU Spring Game

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OSU-McNeese State game will be streamed on ESPN+

Big 12's third-tier rights, except for OU and Texas, will move to ESPN's new digital platform

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OU football: Tanner Mordecai's competitiveness helps him fight through QB battle

NORMAN — It was just a practice, but the intensity never waned. When the coaches called for an overtime period, featuring...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley says spring game is more about handling game situations than scheme

NORMAN — Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley said his focus in the spring game won’t necessarily be about seeing how the players...

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Big 12, ESPN agree to rights deal that gives football title game home through 2024

The agreement calls for programming from eight of the 10 teams—all but Oklahoma and Texas—though road games from those two will...

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Truman Elementary students win parade float design competition

NORMAN — A Truman Elementary School team won the Design+Do competition at the University of Oklahoma Tom Love Innovation Hub....

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Oklahoma Scene: OU's Basquine granted sixth year of eligibility

Oklahoma wide receiver Nick Basquine has won his NCAA appeal granting him a sixth year of eligibility, coach Lincoln Riley...

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OU football: Weather forces Sooners' spring game to move to Friday

NORMAN — This was going to be a busy week for Annie Hanson and Drew Hill anyway. The two are critical components of Oklahoma...

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OU softball weekend recap: Sooners extend nation’s longest winning streak

NORMAN — Oklahoma softball’s winning streak grew to 25 games over the weekend after a series sweep of Baylor. It’s the longest...

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Texas Tech had a glorious season, but the Big 12 needs a men's national championship

Twenty seconds left in the game. Twenty seconds left in the tournament that transfixes us every spring. Twenty seconds left in...

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OU football: Nick Basquine granted sixth year of eligibility

Oklahoma wide receiver Nick Basquine has won his NCAA appeal granting him a sixth year of eligibility, coach Lincoln Riley...

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OU football: Spring game moved to Friday night

Oklahoma football's spring game has been moved to 7:30 p.m. Friday night.

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OU basketball: Assistant coach Kevin Kruger leaving for UNLV

Kevin Kruger will leave his dad's staff at Oklahoma to accept an assistant coaching job at UNLV, according to the Las Vegas...

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Sooners schedule football home-and-home with Alabama for 2032-33

Oklahoma will host Alabama in 2032 before traveling to Tuscaloosa in 2033

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Cavaliers survive Texas Tech and didn't breathe easy since the OU game

Virginia survives fourth straight dramatic finish, showing that survival is what matters most in the NCAA Tournament

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OU basketball: Lon Kruger plans to finish career at Oklahoma

NORMAN — Lon Kruger has erased any speculation of a future move. The Oklahoma coach plans to finish his career on the Sooner...

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OU baseball: Diego Muniz's big weekend highlights Sooners' series loss

NORMAN—Oklahoma continued a tough skid over the weekend, dropping a non-conference home game to Oral Roberts in 11 innings...

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OU basketball: Ty Lazenby commits to Oral Roberts

Former Oklahoma guard Ty Lazenby has committed to Oral Roberts.

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OU basketball: Lon Kruger plans to finish career at Oklahoma

Lon Kruger has erased any speculation of a future move.

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OU basketball: Staff members still in mix for other jobs

Lon Kruger will return as Oklahoma's head coach next season, but it's not a certainty that the same staff will join him.

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OU basketball: Lon Kruger shares NCAA championship game pick

Lon Kruger has a unique perspective for Monday night's NCAA championship game.

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OU baseball: Sooners fall short against TCU for second consecutive day

NORMAN — Oklahoma baseball coach Skip Johnson understands that results are what matter. But after his team fell to TCU, 6-4, on...

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OU softball: Sooners come together with Konawa Lady Tigers to remember Rhindi Isaacs

NORMAN — A dozen girls in orange “Konawa Strong” T-shirts locked arms with the Oklahoma softball team Sunday, forming a circle...

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OU basketball: Lon Kruger denies interviewing for UCLA job

Lon Kruger's candidacy for the UCLA coaching job was short lived.

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Report: Lon Kruger interviewed for UCLA job

Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger has been interviewed for the UCLA head coaching job, according to Ben Bolch of the Los Angeles Times.

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Morning Roundup: OU advances to NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships

The top-ranked Oklahoma women's gymnastics team won its 10th straight regional title on Saturday.

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OU men's gymnastics: Levi Anderson's vault helps send No. 1 Sooners to conference title

NORMAN — Levi Anderson saw an Olympian break his leg on a vault routine in 2016 and thought, “I’m going to give this a try.”...

Can Steven Adams open up the Thunder's offense?

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Thunder general manager Sam Presti made the suggestion and the hairs stood up on the back of fans’ necks. As of now, the Thunder isn’t going to get shooting out of its centers. As of now. "But maybe we can push Steven into a development phase...

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OU football: With two key defensive injuries, where do Sooners go from here?

NORMAN — Caleb Kelly had a rough 2018 season. At one point, it looked like the one-time five-star prospect would redshirt...

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OU softball run-rules Baylor to win series

Second-ranked Oklahoma softball run-ruled Baylor 8-0 in five innings to win the series Saturday at Marita Hynes Field in Norman.

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OU softball: Sydney Romero comes double shy of Sooner history

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

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The pioneer of Oklahoma sportstalk radio is honored

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

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Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw pitches in front of mentor Skip Johnson

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

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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 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...