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

NORMAN – The NCAA Tournament Selection Show didn’t make the Sooners wait. Sixty-eight teams would be announced, but “Oklahoma”...

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

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

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

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

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Berry Tramel: New NET rankings help bracketologists

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

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OU basketball: 5 things to know about Ole Miss

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

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

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

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OU basketball: Jamuni McNeace questionable for NCAA Tournament

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

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

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

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Final NCAA Tournament projections: OU in Des Moines

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

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March Madness: Live updates from Selection Sunday

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

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NCAA Tournament projections: Do the Sooners fall to Dayton?

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

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

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

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Could Sooners end up in Des Moines?

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

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

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

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Longhorns' loss to Jayhawks puts UT season in peril

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

OU finances 'turning a corner,' Gallogly says

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NORMAN — Eight months into his tenure, University of Oklahoma President Jim Gallogly thinks the university’s finances are turning a corner. Once predicted to lose nearly $15 million this year, Gallogly announced at OU’s board of regents...

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

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

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

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

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Juarez pitches perfect game as Sooners win twice

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

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Sooners host No. 11-ranked Alabama on Friday

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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OU softball weekend recap: Sooners sweep home tournament

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Two longtime assistants depart Oklahoma women's basketball program

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

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

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

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

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

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OU basketball: Matt Freeman undecided on Sooner future

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

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

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

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OU Pro Day details, streaming coverage announced

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

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If police finds Tyreek Hill broke 3-year-old's arm, NFL must consider ban

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His name is Zev. He is 3 years old. That means he’s probably learning his ABCs and playing make believe and getting potty trained. He’s running and jumping and maybe even riding a tricycle. But now, he’s also trying to figure out how to do...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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OU basketball: Brady Manek ejected from Kansas State game

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Three Sooners to watch at the Big 12 wrestling championships

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

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

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

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

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

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OU spring game details announced

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

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OU football: Alex Grinch era kicks off with spring practice

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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OU softball: Tickets sold out for rest of season

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

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Big 12 basketball tournament seed scenarios

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

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Secondary will get a new look under Grinch

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Up-and-down Thunder still an intriguing matchup for Warriors

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The Thunder had just blown a 19-point lead against the Pacers on the road. Why would it feel confident going into a game against the defending NBA champions? As Steven Adams sat at his locker following the Thunder’s disappointing loss to...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley announces spring position changes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Power Lunch: Chat with columnist Berry Tramel

Berry answers questions from readers.

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OU women fall to Texas Tech in regular-season finale

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

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Homegrown Sooners Kristian Doolittle and Brady Manek savor ending Kansas reign

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

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

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

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Grinch's impact on linebackers expected to be significant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Report: Murray did not leave favorable impression at NFL Combine

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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OU basketball: Longtime trainer Alex Brown to retire

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

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Harrison was star of OU's Game of the Century

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Moore leads TCU women past OU

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

OSU football: Chuba Hubbard feeling good after having 'work done' on knee in offseason

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STILLWATER — Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard had hoped to return to his first love over the winter. A three-time Canadian champion in the 100-meter dash, Hubbard looked forward to getting back on the track following the Cowboys’...

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Katelyn Ohashi's perfect 10 has provided perfect platform

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

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

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

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OU basketball: Point guards push Sooners past West Virginia

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

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OU basketball: Point guards lead Sooners past West Virginia

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

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OU basketball: Matt Freeman will participate in Senior Day

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

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Sooners' Moldauer wins American Cup all-around title

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

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

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

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OU coach Sherri Coale notices improvement during Sooners' stretch run

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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OU football: Sooners will need Calcaterra to remain healthy

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

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OU football: Kyler Murray measures up at NFL Combine

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

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Murray standing tall at 5-foot-10

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

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Berry Tramel: Five Cyclone teammates enjoying NBA adventure

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

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Kyler Murray measures up at NFL Combine

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

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Report: Murray will not throw at NFL Combine

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

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

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

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Trae Young sets and ties career high in consecutive games

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

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OU football: Spring practice to begin next week

Oklahoma's spring football schedule has been set.

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

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

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Power Lunch: Chat live with columnist Berry Tramel

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

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Griffin, Hield, Young give Sooners plenty of star power

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

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Humphrey only returning starter on offensive line

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

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

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

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OU softball weekend recap: Sooners win four in Southern California

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

NBA on ESPN announcer Mike Breen is a prince, and here's a story to prove it

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

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

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

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

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OU baseball cruises past Arkansas-Pine Bluff

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

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

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

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OU basketball: Jamuni McNeace plays best game since injury

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Llanusa leads Oklahoma past Oklahoma State

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

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Sooners return home with a 6-1 record

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

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FINAL: OU 61, Iowa State 78

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

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

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

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Sooners have a decent chance to make the NCAA Tournament

NCAA Tournament teams with losing conference records suddenly has become trendy

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

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

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Berry Tramel: Bama changing its scheduling model

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

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Oklahoma Scene: OU softball sweeps doubleheader

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

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OU women's basketball: Sooners struggling to find leadership

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

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OU basketball: Sooners suddenly have stable NCAA Tournament hopes

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

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OU spring football position preview: Running backs

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

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

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

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

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

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Oklahoma picks up commitment from fullback prospect

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

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Llanusa scores 26, OU women beat West Virginia

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The expansion of the NCAA Tournament has diluted March Madness

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Texas guard Kerwin Roach suspended ahead of OU game

Texas will be without its leading scorer Saturday against Oklahoma.

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How has college basketball exploited Zion Williamson?

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

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

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

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OU football: Signee Derek Green explains decision to transfer

NORMAN — Just a few weeks after arriving at Oklahoma as an early enrollee in January, Derek Green was struggling. Both at the...

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OU softball: Despite shift in strategy, Mariah Lopez has emerged as ace in rotation

NORMAN — Patty Gasso made it clear before the softball season that this Oklahoma pitching staff would be different. Rather than...

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Bob Stoops says the financial situation of the XFL is not his concern

The Alliance of American Football is two weeks old, and already we’re wondering if the spring league will survive. The Athletic...

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OU's conference record is weak, but rest of resume' seems strong

Out of 14 teams from the major conferences on ESPN's Bubble Watch, OU ranks fifth in the NET, which is what the basketball...

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OU basketball: Better off without him? Trae Young heard the chatter

Trae Young, when his Atlanta Hawks don’t have a game on the same night, has been a regular viewer of Oklahoma basketball in his...

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OU women's basketball: Sherri Coale hopes field-trip day sparks interest among elementary fans

NORMAN — Late in Wednesday morning’s game, with Oklahoma trailing by 20, the Lloyd Noble Center crowd went crazy, screaming and...

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Some mock drafts have Murray No. 1; others not so high on him

Are NFL scouts still puzzled by Murray? Mock drafts seem to say so

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Single-session tickets for Big 12 women's basketball tournament on sale

Single-session tickets for the Big 12 women's basketball tournament are now on sale.

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Higgins crosses the country on a nightly basis to referee games

From Stillwater on Monday night to Bloomington, Indiana, on Tuesday night, Higgins makes a mad dash to get to games

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Power Lunch: Chat 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, Cowboys and Sooners.

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Former Oklahoma star Blake Griffin enjoying resurgence a year after trade to Pistons

DETROIT — Former Oklahoma standout Blake Griffin doesn't need to jump over any cars to be a hit in the Motor City. A year after...

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OU softball: Q&A with Patty Gasso on being inducted into the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame

Softball was hardly a selling point when Oklahoma targeted Patty Gasso as its next coach in 1995. “I remember on my interview,”...

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OU women's basketball Q&A: Nydia Lampkin, freshman forward

Oklahoma freshman Nydia Lampkin’s interests go far beyond basketball. She’s the only Oklahoma women’s basketball player with a...

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No. 20 Iowa State vs. Oklahoma women’s basketball lineups, tipoff, TV info

NO. 20 IOWA STATE AT OKLAHOMA When: 10:30 a.m., Wednesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: Fox Sports Oklahoma (Cox 37, HD...

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OU football: Sooners' coach Lincoln Riley 'all-in' on Alex Grinch's defense

Lincoln Riley’s predecessor, Bob Stoops, made a regular habit of poking at the SEC during the offseason. With a nod in that...

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Oklahoma started its season with a three-game sweep of Cal Poly

After a weekend sweep of Cal Poly, Oklahoma's pitching and fielding appear strong. Its bats are still in question though

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Trae Young announces OKC basketball partnership

Courts 2 and 3 at the Santa Fe Family Life Center in Oklahoma City have new red and black "TY" logos at midcourt, highlighting...

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OU softball weekend recap: Sooners go 4-1 in St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational

Oklahoma was one of 16 teams to compete in the St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational over the weekend in Clearwater, Florida....

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College football: Sooners' Marquise Brown reportedly to miss combine, pro day

Former Oklahoma wide receiver Marquise Brown underwent surgery for a Lisfranc foot fracture that limited him late in the year,...

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Trae Young announces Oklahoma City basketball partnership

Courts 2 and 3 at the Santa Fe Family Life Center in Oklahoma City have new red and black "TY" logos at midcourt.

Why Oklahoma high school hoops needs to add a third state weekend

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Sometime after the first couple gold balls had been handed out last Saturday, my good fortune dawned on me. Norman and Norman North had played for the Class 6A girls basketball crown, and the game was close until the end. The Class 5A boys...

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Are short quarterbacks prone to more interceptions?

LeBaron was a great story, but did he set back short quarterbacks 55 years?

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Report: Marquise Brown will not participate in NFL combine, pro day after surgery

After suffering a foot injury in the Big 12 Championship Game, former Oklahoma wide receiver Marquise Brown will miss the NFL...

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Oklahoma signee Derek Green announces transfer

Derek Green was the Sooners' lone defensive tackle signee in the 2019 class

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Berry Tramel: K-State still leads, but KU is coming in Big 12 basketball race

Iowa State's victory in Manhattan keeps the Big 12 basketball race competitive

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OU basketball: Where Sooners' NCAA Tournament chances stand after win at TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas — Just as Oklahoma’s NCAA Tournament resume looked irreparable, the Sooners added a Quadrant 1 win Saturday...

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Kyler Murray is 5-foot-9; no NFL quarterback in 55 years has stood so short

The Kyler Murray baseball drama is over. At least for now, maybe forever. The Athletics always seemed like a lark for Murray;...

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OU basketball: Miles Reynolds gets 'charged up' in unique pregame ritual

Frequent changes to Oklahoma’s starting lineup aren’t conducive to pregame handshake rituals, but there is one constant: Miles...

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Jackson leads No. 1 Baylor women in win over OU

WACO, TEXAS — Chloe Jackson scored a season-high 24 points and top-ranked Baylor rolled to its 36th consecutive Big 12...

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Only 16 NFL quarterbacks have been 5-foot-9 or shorter, and none since 1962

Shortest QBs in NFL history The 16 players in NFL history who were 5-foot-9 or shorter and played what we would call...

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OU basketball: Sooners, behind Kristian Doolittle, snap 5-game losing streak to sweep TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas — After Kristian Doolittle sunk the game’s final two free throws, he jogged back down the floor, not at all...

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OU basketball: Sooners snap 5-game losing streak to sweep TCU

Kristian Doolittle sunk the game’s final two free throws and jogged back down the floor, not at all trying to conceal a smile...

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OU women's gymnastics: Olivia Trautman's perfect 10 caps Sooners' Perfect 10 Challenge win

Olivia Trautman joined an exclusive club Friday night, capping the Perfect 10 Challenge with a perfect 10 of her own on the...

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

When: 7 p.m., Saturday Where: Ferrell Center, Waco, Texas TV: Fox Sports Southwest Plus Radio: KOKC 1520 AM, KREF 99.3 FM/1400...

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

OKLAHOMA AT TCU When: 11 a.m., Saturday Where: Schollmaier Arena, Fort Worth, Texas TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28/HD 721, Dish 143, DirecTV...

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OU basketball: From New Zealand to Oklahoma, Steven Adams and Matt Freeman have each other's back

NORMAN — Matt Freeman could take State Highway 1 south from Auckland, connect with State Highway 27, and then head east on...

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Oklahoma picked up a third wide receiver commit for the 2020 class

After signing three five-star receivers in 2019, the Sooners' last three 2020 commitments have come from the position

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Berry Tramel: Neal Brown a great hire at West Virginia

Ranking the 27 head coaching hires in major college football shows West Virginia got the best fit

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OU gymnastics: Alex Marks' road from Cushing to Norman took an unconventional path

NORMAN — The Marks family had the routine down. At around 6:30 every morning, Alex Marks would bound to her father’s Volkswagen...

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Sooners defeat Kentucky, Notre Dame; Cowgirls drop game to LSU

CLEARWATER, Fla. - No. 3 Oklahoma improved to 7-0 on the season with a pair of wins Thursday in the St. Pete/Clearwater Elite...

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OU baseball: New role as a starting pitcher energizes Cade Cavalli

NORMAN — Every morning when Cade Cavalli wakes up and looks in the mirror, he’s reminded of what he wants to accomplish. The...

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Perfect 10: The Gymternet is real — and so is college gymnastics' growing fanbase

Lindsey Morrison knew what to do with the big news on social media — go all caps. IT’S BRENNA DOWELL ON BEAM TIME. Morrison...

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OU baseball: Three things to know about the 2019 Sooners

After making a regional last year, Oklahoma’s baseball team begins its 2019 season at 3 p.m. Friday with the opening of a...

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OU basketball: Jamuni McNeace updates status for TCU game

Oklahoma center Jamuni McNeace practiced Thursday afternoon for the first time this week.

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OU, OSU softball teams surprise ESPN's Holly Rowe with Valentine's Day cards

ESPN reporter Holly Rowe is soaking up some Valentine's Day love from the OU and OSU softball teams.

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OU basketball: Sooner signee De'Vion Harmon makes USA Nike Hoop Summit team

Oklahoma basketball signee De'Vion Harmon will represent Team USA in the annual Nike Hoop Summit.

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Does the Joe Flacco trade affect Kyler Murray?

All kinds of NFL teams need a quarterback, but more for the future, and that's not a bad thing for Kyler Murray

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OU football: Freshman DL Derek Green leaving program

Oklahoma freshman defensive lineman Derek Green is leaving the school, according to multiple reports.

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A star is born: OSU freshman Yor Anei shines despite Cowboys' 73-70 loss to TCU

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A troubled OSU basketball season ended Wednesday night with a 73-70 loss to TCU in the Big 12 Tournament, but better days are ahead.

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Sooners knock off Jayhawks

NORMAN — Sophomore guard Ana Llanusa scored a game-high 21 points to lead Oklahoma to a 78-67 victory over Kansas Wednesday...

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Could Mike Stoops be defensive coordinator for his brother?

Kentucky is looking for a defensive coordinator, and Mike Stoops is without a coaching job

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Oklahoma Scene: OU’s Lopez named Big 12 Pitcher of the Week

Oklahoma’s Mariah Lopez has been named the Big 12 Pitcher of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday. The junior...

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Taylor Robertson has been a bright spot for Sooners

NORMAN — In the midst of a trying season for Oklahoma women’s basketball, Taylor Robertson has been one of the bright spots....

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OU basketball: Why are Sooners still showing up in NCAA Tournament projections?

WACO, Texas — Even after a fifth consecutive loss and a 3-9 Big 12 record, Oklahoma is still showing up in NCAA Tournament...

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

KANSAS AT OKLAHOMA When: 7 p.m., Wednesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: Fox Sports Oklahoma Radio: KOKC-AM1520 KREF-FM...

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Iowa AD should be a wash for Big 12 on football committee

Iowa's Barta replaces Ohio State's Smith on the most important committee in college athletics

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OU basketball: Why are Sooners still showing up in NCAA Tournament projections?

Even after a fifth consecutive loss and a 3-9 Big 12 record, Oklahoma is still showing up in NCAA Tournament projections.

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Berry Tramel: Steve Owen ranks as greatest Oklahoman to coach in the NFL

Only 10 men raised in Oklahoma have become NFL head coaches; Zac Taylor becomes the 11th

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OU basketball: Sooners can't complete comeback in Waco

WACO, Texas — The Sooners might as well have skipped off the Ferrell Center floor at halftime. Two weeks after trailing Baylor...

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OU football: Kyler Murray's NFL Draft prospects could rise after decision to go all-in on football

Kyler Murray made his major choice public Monday when the former Oklahoma quarterback announced that he’s going all-in on a...

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Picking the NFL should have been easy for Murray

Making it big in the NFL is a lot safer bet for Murray than making it big in major league baseball

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Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray says he was 'raised to play QB'

After months of speculation on Kyler Murray's future, the former Sooners QB said he's dedicating his preparation time to the...

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Oakland A's executive Billy Beane talks Kyler Murray as spring training begins

Though he likely lost a future outfielder, Billy Beane at least kept his sense of humor during the Kyler Murray saga.

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Berry Tramel: Wildcats have a game-and-a-half lead over Kansas

With Iowa State's fall, K-State moves into position to unseat the Jayhawks as Big 12 basketball kings

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Llanusa's 33 points not enough as Sooners lose to K-State

NORMAN — Kansas State had five players score in double figures Sunday, and the Wildcats posted an 83-75 Big 12 women's...

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OU basketball: Kristian Doolittle, no longer defined by suspension, has emerged as leader

NORMAN — Sitting to the left of coach Lon Kruger in a postgame news conferences, Kristian Doolittle has become Oklahoma’s de...

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The Oklahoman's final 2019 Super 30 rankings

Once the first offer came from Utah on Jan. 11, they wouldn’t stop. Tulsa Union defensive back JT McCloud never thought the...

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Oklahoma at Baylor men's basketball: Tipoff time, TV channel, lineups

OKLAHOMA AT BAYLOR When: 8 p.m., Monday Where: Ferrell Center; Waco, Texas TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28, HD 721, Dish 143, DirecTV 209,...

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OU football: With signing day behind them, Sooners turn attention toward 2020 recruiting

NORMAN — By the time Oklahoma’s new defensive coaches arrived in Norman in early January, the Sooners’ recruiting focus had...

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Westmoore product Jessi Murcer says playing for Sooners 'a dream come true'

Jessi Murcer grew up dreaming of playing for the Oklahoma women’s basketball team, watching players like Gabbi Ortiz and...

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Sooners fall to Texas Tech and remind us that for the second straight year, Lon Kruger's team isn't getting better

NORMAN With the first-half clock a few seconds from expiring Saturday, Texas Tech’s Matt Mooney threw up an air ball from deep....

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

OKLAHOMA VS. KANSAS STATE When: 2 p.m., Sunday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: Fox Sports Oklahoma Radio: KOKC 1520 AM,...

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OU basketball: Sooners again blown out at home

The Lloyd Noble Center stairways filled up as timeout was called with just under eight minutes left.

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OU basketball: Jamuni McNeace ruled out for next week

Oklahoma center Jamuni McNeace has been shut down once again due to a right ankle injury that apparently never healed.

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OU basketball: Jamuni McNeace out against Texas Tech

Oklahoma center Jamuni McNeace will not play Saturday against Texas Tech.

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Need a reason to watch the Alliance of American Football? Here are four.

A new football league kicks off this weekend and here's what you need to know:

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Sooners win two in Phoenix while Cowgirls split pair in Houston

Oklahoma opened its softball season Friday with a pair of victories in the Grand Canyon University Kickoff Tournament in...

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OU football: Bob Stoops' interest in coaching means more teams will have interest in him

Maybe a few. Maybe a bunch. But rest assured one of the most successful college football coaches of all time has gotten a ring...

Lon Kruger goes back to the old Big Eight Holiday Tournament but lauds Big 12

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lonnie Kruger would hop on the bus with his Silver Lake, Kansas, teammates and coaches, make the 77-mile drive to KC, grab some lunch, darken the door of Municipal Auditorium and enjoy some holiday basketball. That’s how far...

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OU basketball: Crash survivor Caleb Freeman will be Sooners' sixth man Saturday

NORMAN — Caleb Freeman was never supposed to wake up. Even upon regaining consciousness, his ability to walk or talk seemed a...

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

OKLAHOMA VS. No. 18 TEXAS TECH When: 3 p.m., Saturday Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman TV: ESPNU (Cox 253/HD 718, Dish 141,...

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Baker Mayfield talks the cold truth with Kevin Hart

Baker Mayfield is everywhere these days, so it's no surprise he'd take a dip in a cold tub to talk with comedian Kevin Hart on...

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Luck and Stoops have much in common

Luck comparesStoops' role with the XFL to Al Davis' role with the Oakland Raiders in the 1960s

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OU softball: 3 things to know as Sooners open season

NORMAN — Oklahoma softball opens the 2019 season Friday at the GCU Kickoff Tournament in Phoenix. Here are three things to know...

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Bob Stoops on XFL: Right opportunity at the right time

ARLINGTON, Texas — When Bob Stoops stepped away from coaching in the summer of 2017 after 19 wildly successful seasons at...

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Bob Stoops solves his boredom issue but can stay relaxed with the XFL

The beard remained. Stoops retained the international symbol of relaxation – or boredom. From Stoops to Howard Sprague, a new...

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OU softball: Jennifer Rocha brings new attitude as Patty Gasso's top assistant

NORMAN — Patty Gasso, for the first time in 21 years, won’t share the Oklahoma softball dugout with Melyssa Lombardi this...

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Football history is littered with failed minor leagues

Stoops will coach the XFL's Dallas franchise, but the XFL was tried once before, and it failed

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No state teams likely to be in either NCAA Tournament

Not since 1982 have the OU and OSU men's and women's basketball teams been shut out of the NCAA Tournament, but it's likely to...

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OU football: Kyler Murray to participate in NFL Combine

Kyler Murray has taken the next step toward professional football. The former Oklahoma quarterback will participate in the NFL...

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Stoops to be coach and GM of Dallas franchise

NORMAN — A year after he stepped down as Oklahoma’s football coach in the summer of 2017, Bob Stoops admitted he was still...

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OU football: 2019 Sooner class tops out at one short of NCAA limit

Oklahoma added just one player during Wednesday’s second signing period for the 2019 class — linebacker David Ugwoegbu. That...

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David Ugwoegbu rounds out Oklahoma's 2019 signing class

NORMAN — David Ugwoegbu was considering Oklahoma before Alex Grinch came aboard as the Sooners’ defensive coordinator in...

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Bedlam women's basketball: OSU's Jaden Hobbs sparks run to finish off Bedlam win

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State coach Jim Littell has been urging Jaden Hobbs to shoot. Look for opportunities. Work to get open....

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Report: Bob Stoops to coach Dallas XFL team

The new eight-team XFL is expected to kickoff in early 2020 and former Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops is expected to be the league's...

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14-year major leaguers join Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame

Will Shields, Patty Gasso, Mickey Tettleton, Mike Moore, Lou Henson and Kendall Cross join Stoops in class

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OU football: Three things to know about Oklahoma's signing day

NORMAN — Most of Oklahoma’s signing day drama came in December and early January, when the Sooners added three players on...

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OU basketball: Bracket projection still favors Sooners despite losing streak

NORMAN — Despite three consecutive losses and a 3-7 conference record, Oklahoma remains in the mix for an NCAA Tournament bid....

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OU football: 4-star receiver Davon Graham commits to Sooners

Oklahoma has added to its 2020 recruiting class on the eve of National Signing Day for the 2019 class.

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Oklahoma at Oklahoma State women's basketball: Tip time, broadcast info, three things to know

OKLAHOMA AT OKLAHOMA STATE When: 8 p.m., Wednesday Where: Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater TV: Fox Sports Network (Cox 37 / HD...

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From Claude Arnold to Darrell Royal to Paul Thompson, one-year OU quarterbacks have thrived

Can Jalen Hurts excel as a one-year Oklahoma quarterback? He's got some good history to channel

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OU basketball: Jamal Bieniemy's buzzer-beater causes betting controversy

Jamal Bieniemy's running 3-pointer at the buzzer Monday night initially seemed inconsequential, but it turned out to be a...

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Oklahoma baseball coach Skip Johnson on managing Kyler Murray's workload

NORMAN — Oklahoma baseball coach Skip Johnson was in a unique position last year, working with football coach Lincoln Riley to...

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OU basketball: Local Sooners nearly lead Oklahoma to upset win

NORMAN — Local Sooners and childhood teammates Brady Manek and Kristian Doolittle traded clutch moments Monday night at Lloyd...

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Rickie Fowler isn't the only guy with Oklahoma ties who rocked the Phoenix Open

Walk outside and hop on a golf cart, and he could’ve been on the 18th green in minutes. Cozby, a native of Bartlesville and...

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Both Kansas State and Baylor rank ahead of Kansas

While the Big 12's good teams take a run at ending Kansas' domination, OU and OSU battle to stay out of last place.

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Belichick wins defensive duel with Phillips

A couple of old war horses staged a defensive duel for the ages, reminding us how Super Bowls used to be played

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Baker Mayfield, Barry Sanders help liven up Super Bowl LIII

Former Oklahoma and current Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield made a cameo alongside Tom Brady in the NFL 100...

Offense was awful for the Thunder against Golden State

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Thunder makes less than 33 percent of its 2-pointers vs. Golden State, and you know what that means

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Upcoming week could decide OU's NCAA Tournament fate

Following a loss at West Virginia on Saturday and with two home games against ranked teams this week, tournament talk has...

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

Oklahoma has won five of the last six meetings in Norman against Iowa State.

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OU basketball: Massachusetts native Aaron Calixte makes Super Bowl prediction

Oklahoma point guard Aaron Calixte let everyone know his Super Bowl prediction as he left practice Sunday afternoon.

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Jalen Hurts is new, but Oklahoma has plenty of returning experience for him to target

Here’s a look at what the Sooners have returning next season at receiver and what they faced in Murray’s and Mayfield’s first...

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No. 12 Texas women hand Sooners eighth straight loss

Jatarie White scored 17 points, Joyner Holmes added 14 with 10 rebounds, and No. 12 Texas led the whole way in a 76-67 win over...

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OU basketball: Sooners suffer devastating loss at West Virginia

One of the most winnable games left on Oklahoma’s schedule ended as a devastating loss, further diminishing the Sooners’ NCAA...

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Sherri Coale and her Sooners facing harsh reality, brutal season — what gives?

On the day the Oklahoma women’s basketball team hosts Texas, a harsh reality has set in. These Sooners could well be headed for...

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Freshman Olivia Trautman beat or tied career highs in all four events as top-ranked Sooners beat No. 2 Florida

Freshman Olivia Trautman was moved into the lineup in the uneven bars earlier this week and won the all-around as No. 1...

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How Sooners can avoid last year's second-half slide

January 16 might become an ominous date on the Oklahoma basketball calendar.

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OU basketball: A look at the Sooners' outgoing transfers since the 2015 season

A look at the players who have transferred from the Oklahoma women's basketball team since the end of the 2015 season:

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Texas at Oklahoma women's basketball: Tipoff time, TV channel, lineups

NO. 12 TEXAS AT OKLAHOMA • When: 3 p.m., Saturday • Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman • TV: Fox Sports Southwest • Radio:...

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

The road team has won four of the last five on-campus meetings between OU and West Virginia.

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Kyler Murray gives awkward interview with Dan Patrick when pressed on future

Kyler Murray is used to answering questions about his future, but in a Friday morning interview on the Dan Patrick Show, the...