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How Paige Parker overcame soreness from a car accident to pitch Sunday

With a berth to the super regional on the line, Patty Gasso wanted to put the ball in Paige Parker’s hand for Sunday...

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Q&A: NCAA champion Jennifer Kupcho

Wake Forest’s Jennifer Kupcho is the 2018 NCAA golf women’s individual champion.

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OU baseball: Sooners' Jake Irvin finds consistency to earn Oklahoman Big 12 Pitcher of the Year honors

Irvin went 6-1 with a 3.01 ERA, throwing a Big 12-best 86 2/3 innings and leading the league with 103 strikeouts.

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The Oklahoman's 2018 All-Big 12 team

THE OKLAHOMAN'S 2018 ALL-BIG 12 TEAM The Lineup Pos. Player, Class, School;;Avg.;;HR;;RBI C Colin Simpson, Jr.,...

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How quickly were tickets sold for the Sooners' super regional?

OU's super regional series against Arkansas — the hottest ticket in Norman — was sold out in less than 20 minutes on Monday...

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OU begins series with Arkansas on Friday

Coming off a dominant regional performance, Oklahoma (53-3) will open its super regional against Arkansas with a 4 p.m. game on...

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Connection with Bucks makes Sampson a Magic candidate

Sampson has the University of Houston rolling, but he's built connections in the NBA

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OSU's Emma Broze, OU's Julienne Soo advance while Sooners head home after moving day

Oklahoma missed the cut by two strokes as a team, but OU's Julienne Soo and OSU's Emma Broze both advanced to the final round...

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Sooners take advantage of Missouri miscues to advance to Super Regional

In the 7-0 win over Missouri, the Sooners took advantage of three Tigers errors to score five unearned runs.

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Paige Parker misses Sooners' regional win after minor accident

The Sooners had to get by without Paige Parker on Saturday after she was involved in a car accident after leaving Oklahoma’s...

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How did freshman phenom help OU beat Tulsa?

Jocelyn Alo crushed her 26th home run of the season over the left field bleachers in Saturday’s Norman Regional victory against...

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UCLA surged to the top of the leaderboard with a second-round total of 9-under-par 279 on Saturday

UCLA surged to the top of the leaderboard with a second-round total of 9-under-par 279 on Saturday

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Women's golf: Rose Huang, NCAA adjust to BYU rule against Sunday competition

BYU golfer Rose Huang started her play at the NCAA championships a day earlier than everyone else because of BYU's rules...

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Women's golf Q&A: Texas A&M senior Maddie Szeryk

Texas A&M senior Maddie Szeryk added to her NCAA career record of rounds at even par or better with a 2-under-par 70 on...

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OU baseball: Sooners power past Jayhawks 14-6

Oklahoma avoided a series sweep with a 14-6 win over Kansas in its regular season finale Saturday.

One thing women are putting off longer these days

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More women are delaying motherhood. The median age of new mothers in the U.S. is 26 years old, compared to 23 in 1994, according to a recent report by the Pew Research Center.

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Sooners ace Paige Parker in minor traffic accident after Friday's NCAA regional win

Oklahoma senior pitcher Paige Parker was involved in a car accident after Friday night’s win against Boston University, a team...

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OU baseball: Jayhawks overcome early deficit to beat Sooners 6-5

The Kansas baseball team overcame an early 5-0 deficit to top Oklahoma 6-5 Friday.

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Former Sooner Trae Young: 'I'm the best overall player in this draft'

CHICAGO -- Trae Young believes he's not just the best scorer in the NBA draft this season, he's the best player. When...

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OU softball maintains poise in run-rule of Boston U

NORMAN — Sitting at the dais after Oklahoma's 9-0 win against Boston University, coach Patty Gasso paused, searching for the...

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OU softball ready to face familiar foe Tulsa

NORMAN — For the third time the last two postseasons, Oklahoma will meet Tulsa in the regionals. The Sooners beat Tulsa twice a...

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Women's golf journal: Wake Forest's Jennifer Kupcho ties course record with eagle putt

Wake Forest's Jennifer Kupcho tied Karsten Creek's competitive course record with a 7-under-par 65

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Women's golf: Karsten Creek proves a steep challenge on first day of NCAA championships

With a little bit of wind, speedy greens and thick rough, Karsten Creek Golf Club proved a steep challenge on the first day of...

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Women's golf Q&A: Golf Channel producer Brandt Packer discusses the uniqueness of Karsten Creek Golf Club from a television perspective

Golf Channel producer Brandt Packer discusses the uniqueness of Karsten Creek Golf Club from a television perspective

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Will Murray's baseball harm OU football?

The Sooners go into June not knowing the status of their presumptive quarterback

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Kansas nips Sooners in 10 innings

Steele Walker hit two home runs and the Sooners scored four runs in the top of the ninth inning but Kansas tied it with four in...

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Former Oklahoma point guard Trae Young isn't going through on-court work at the NBA Combine but has spent time meeting with teams

Former Oklahoma point guard Trae Young is participating in the NBA Combine this week in Chicago. Young is spending time during...

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What does BU softball coach Ashely Waters think of facing Oklahoma again?

Only three teams can claim to have beaten the 2018 OU softball team, and Ashley Waters' Boston University squad is one of them....

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Why Patty Gasso isn't saying much to Jocelyn Alo ahead of Norman Regional

NORMAN — Patty Gasso isn't telling Jocelyn Alo much in the lead up to the freshman's first NCAA Tournament. It's better that...

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How 'Let Me Clear My Throat' became OU softball’s unofficial anthem

Which 1990s dance song do the Sooners use as their hype song?

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Women's golf: Sooners hope familiarity, confidence pay off at Karsten Creek

Oklahoma will be one of the first teams on the course Friday morning, teeing off at 7:30 a.m. with Auburn and Florida State

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Baker Mayfield is coming to HBO

Per ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Cleveland Browns, who selected Mayfield with the No. 1 pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, will be...

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Does the NCAA Softball selection process create predictable matchups?

As the No. 4 national seed, the Sooners are hosting the Norman Regional and have a chance to host a super regional should they...

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Will Parker Conrad and Paige Lowary have to play Missouri?

Parker Conrad and Paige Lowary brace for a potential matchup against their former school if Oklahoma faces Missouri in this...

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OU baseball: Draft focus becoming sharper for Sooners outfielders Steele Walker and Kyler Murray

Heading into the final series of the regular season — the Sooners play at Kansas for a three-game set beginning Thursday —...

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Sooners let go of pressure to win regional golf title

Instead of Brad Dalke and Grant Hirschman leading the way for the Sooners, it was Quade Cummins and Garett Reband that played...

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Larry Nassar sexual abuse survivors to be awarded Arthur Ashe Courage Award at ESPYs

Maggie Nichols among Larry Nassar abuse survivors to be awarded Arthur Ashe Courage Award at ESPYs.

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Former Sooner inks deal with Ravens

OT Orlando Brown signed a four-year $3.491 million deal with the Baltimore Ravens, according to the Houston Chronicle.

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Draft lottery means Young could be picked by the Magic

The point-guard starved teams didn't move up in the lottery, which means it's easier to figure out where Young might go.

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Will legalized sports betting stop point shaving?

If more sports betting goes to casinos, there will be more monitoring of untoward behavior

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Sooners ready to face Terriers again after early season loss

NORMAN — Paige Lowary doesn't remember much about the first time Oklahoma faced Boston University. The senior pitcher remembers...

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Eight for OKC: Seedings guide list of favorites to make WCWS

The 64-team NCAA softball championship begins this week, with the Women's College World Series two weeks away

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Wichita State transfer Austin Reaves commits to Sooners

Wichita State transfer Austin Reaves will transfer to Oklahoma, giving the Sooners a proven shooting guard. Reaves will have to...

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Hale helps Sooners take first-round lead

NORMAN — Blaine Hale is just fine being the No. 5 golfer in Oklahoma's lineup this week at the NCAA Regional at Jimmie Austin...

Employment falls as the oil industry becomes more efficient

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A heightened focus on technology and efficiency gains over the past four years has allowed the oil and natural gas industry to return to profitability and recover from the deepest industry downturn in a generation. But not all of the industry...

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OU AD Joe Castiglione talks Supreme Court ruling on sports betting

With the possibility of legal sports betting coming to Oklahoma in the near future, OU athletic director Joe Castiglione is...

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Could Sooners, Huskers meet in a prearranged bowl game?

Sooner fans miss their rivalry with Nebraska, and it makes them come up with all kinds of ideas.

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Sooners add JUCO offensive lineman

While most of his recruiting efforts have been focused on the 2019 and 2020 class, Lincoln Riley wasn't quite done...

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Sooners earn No. 4 seed in NCAA Tournament, begin with BU on Friday

NORMAN — Oklahoma lost only three games all season, and now, the Sooners will have a chance to avenge one of those losses in...

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Sooners guaranteed home field advantage through NCAA Tournament

NORMAN — Oklahoma lost only three games all season, and now, the Sooners will have a chance to avenge one of those losses in...

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OU golf: Sooners' Rylee Reinertson prepared for regional, but has already accomplished big things

NORMAN — Rylee Reinertson might not be the biggest name among the golfers in the NCAA's Norman Regional this week at Jimmie...

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OSU softball holds graduation for seniors on back field

About the time the first pitch of Saturday's third-place game between Texas and Texas Tech was being thrown, Oklahoma State's...

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How did OU channel last year's 17-inning game to beat Baylor?

In her longest outing all season, Paige Lowary helped OU win another conference title.

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OU beats Baylor 6-4 to win Big 12 Championship title

The Sooners are Big 12 Champions yet again.  After winning the regular season title, OU repeated as conference champions...

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Sooners wallop Texas

For the second game in a row, the No. 1 seed Oklahoma softball team faced a deficit after the first inning. And for the second...

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Big 12 softball journal: Wind knocks down fence on secondary field during game

Whipping wind created some problems on the first day of play at the Big 12 softball championship

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Recruiting battle helps spark short course facility at OU

NORMAN — Arkansas golfer Mason Overstreet will be back in Oklahoma this weekend to prepare for the NCAA Regional that begins...

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Husker fans still embrace Big Red rivalry

Hope springs enternal for Nebraska fans, who long for the glory days

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Thomas Hughes still at home with Sooners even after his father's departure

When Pete Hughes wasn’t retained as Oklahoma’s baseball coach last June, then-sophomore infielder Thomas Hughes never seriously...

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Joe Castiglione lands in the spotlight with surprise recognition, raise

Joe Castiglione arrived to Thursday’s Oklahoma Board of Regents meeting to support the five teams being honored for winning...

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How Twizzlers became the a rally symbol for the OU softball team

It was a big moment, and Ronne, the uncle of senior outfielder Nicole Pendley, knew he needed to bring out the big guns:...

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Oklahoma women, OSU's Emma Broze in field for NCAA women's golf championships

OSU will host the tournament May 18-23 at Karsten Creek in Stillwater

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OSU will host the NCAA women's golf championships at Karsten Creek May 18-23

OSU will host the NCAA women's golf championships at Karsten Creek May 18-23

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Gundy 11th, Riley 15th in CBS ranking of coaches

Big 12 coaches fare well in rankings that show the SEC has lots of coaching questions

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Alo, Parker among 10 finalists for USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year

Sooners Jocelyn Alo and Paige Parker are among the 10 finalists for the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award.

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Patty Gasso named Big 12 Coach of the Year for seventh consecutive season

After finishing with a perfect 18-0 record in the Big 12, Oklahoma won four of five individual conference end-of-year awards.

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Eight for OKC: A look at the softball teams projected to make WCWS

With most of college softball beginning the postseason this week in conference tournaments, here's the latest projection for...

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Why you won't see Paige Parker wearing a headband at the Big 12 Championship

NORMAN — The shortest start of Paige Parker's career came just two weeks ago. In the series finale against Texas, Parker...

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High school golf: OCS star Jaxon Dowell doesn't let diabetes get in way of title run

Oklahoma Christian School sophomore Jaxon Dowell has Type 1 diabetes, yet he still dominated the Class 3A golf state...

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Big 12 bowl dates set

College football semifinals will be played on Dec. 29 this season

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Former Sooner Roy Williams says concussions are affecting his memory

Former Oklahoma Sooners safety Roy Williams says if he "didn’t have so many damn concussions," he'd be able to rank his best...

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Oklahoma's Trae Young, SMU's Shake Milton and Arizona's Allonzo Trier are all expected to attend the NBA Draft Combine

Oklahoma's Trae Young, SMU's Shake Milton and Arizona's Allonzo Trier are all expected to attend the NBA Draft Combine later...

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Only 3 Big 12 quarterback races appear settled

West Virginia, Iowa State and TCU have for-sure starters at quarterback, but we'll have to wait until August to find the rest.

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Former Sooners backup point guard Jordan Shepherd will transfer to Charlotte, according to Rivals.com

Former Sooners backup point guard Jordan Shepherd will transfer to Charlotte, according to Rivals.com

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Big 12 football will miss Walt Anderson

Anderson's transparency was a welcome addition to the officiating vocation

How did the Oklahoma state health department build a slush fund worth millions?

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The Oklahoma State Department of Health appeared bankrupt because no one at the top fully understood the accounting mechanisms that had built up a “slush fund” worth millions, according to a grand jury and the state’s auditors.

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Power Lunch: Chat live with columnist Berry Tramel

Log on at 11 a.m. to chat live with columnist Berry Tramel. He'll be talking all things NBA Playoffs, the OKC Thunder, OU and OSU.

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OU opens Big 12 softball championship at 2 p.m Friday

The Big 12 softball championship begins Friday at Hall of Fame Stadium with pool play between the top six teams in the conference.

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OU is No. 1 seed, OSU is No. 2 seed for Big 12 tourney

Oklahoma is the No. 1 seed, and Oklahoma State is the No. 2 seed when the Big 12 Softball Championships begins Friday at the...

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Sooners shut out Cowgirls 7-0 to wrap up perfect Big 12 run

One of the most decorated senior classes in Oklahoma program history got a fitting regular-season send off on Saturday night.

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OU softball team makes history on senior night

On a night where the final outcome was never really in doubt, the No. 3 Sooners (47-3, 18-0) celebrated one of the most...

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OU Baseball: Strong pitching leads Sooners past Wildcats

Oklahoma recorded its second consecutive shutout with a 2-0 win over Kansas State at L. Dale Mitchell Park on Saturday.

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The Collected Wisdom of former OU football player Rickey Brady

Rickey Brady’s football career took him all kinds of places — from Putnam City West to Oklahoma to the NFL, to Scotland of the...

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Why did a Newcastle girl bring Nick Basquine a letter?

On day where Barry Switzer, Bob Stoops and Lincoln Riley helped cut the ribbon to dedicate the Switzer Center and show it off...

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OSU’s Shippy scores 200th run in final home game

STILLWATER — An hour after the final home game of her Oklahoma State softball career, Vanessa Shippy and her dad, Ron, stood on...

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Lowary's relief puts Sooners on cusp on perfect Big 12 slate

STILLWATER — Paige Lowary's first pitch was rocketed back in her direction, a fierce liner that blew past her into center field...

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OU baseball: Jake Irvin, bats lift Sooners to blowout win

NORMAN — One day, one game doesn't cure a slump. But in the opener of a three-game series against Kansas State on Friday,...

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Most overall No. 1 pick quarterbacks thrive in the NFL

Despite being taken by the Browns, Baker Mayfield could be headed for a big career, the numbers show

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Power Lunch: Chat live with columnist Berry Tramel

Log on at 11 a.m. to chat live with columnist (and newly-inducted Journalism Hall of Fame member) Berry Tramel. He'll be...

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Karsten Creek, Golf Channel ready for long run of NCAA championships

Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater will host both the men's and women's NCAA golf championships later this month.

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Which Sooner pitcher was nearly a Cowgirl?

On Friday, Parker Conrad will return to Stillwater for the first time since her recruiting visit at Oklahoma State, and she’ll...

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Broken Arrow offensive lineman's decommitment leaves Oklahoma with three 2020 commitments

Broken Arrow offensive lineman Andrew Raym announced his decision to decommit from Oklahoma on Thursday night

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Sooners trying to stay loose even through struggles

After last weekend’s sweep at the hands of Oklahoma State in which the Sooners were outscored 27-3, Oklahoma is in desperate...

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Oklahoma shows no mercy in 8-0 Bedlam softball rout

OU held an 8-0 lead in the top of the fifth inning, just two outs from run-ruling the Cowgirls when the first lightning strike...

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Need an OU softball bobblehead?

The Sooners are the first NCAA national softball championship team with their own bobblehead.

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Trick play boosted Sooners vs. Army in 1961

1961 OU-Army game was memorable, led by a Bud Wilkinson trick play

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Bedlam softball start time moved up Wednesday

With an increased risk of severe weather Wednesday afternoon, the first game of the Bedlam softball series is being moved up to...

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OU softball sellouts create high demand for secondary market tickets

NORMAN — Patty Gasso wasn't ever sure she'd see it in her career. Lines of fans forming nearly two hours before the game at...

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Oklahoma outfielder Steele Walker is a projected first-round pick by MLB.com

Oklahoma outfielder Steele Walker is a projected first-round pick by MLB.com

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Only three Big 12 players go in first two rounds

Twenty Big 12 players selected in draft, up from 14 but still below the other major conferences

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Can Mayfield make Cleveland a winner again?

Mayfield is the Browns' latest messiah, but can he lead Cleveland back to respectability?

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Remington Park to celebrate Kentucky Derby day

In addition to the annual Hat and Bowtie Contest at Remington Park, live quarter horse racing is scheduled to begin at noon on...

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The former OU star had three tackles for loss in the Sooners' 10-3 win over Arkansas in the 2002 Cotton Bowl

Former Oklahoma star safety Roy Williams will be one of six inducted into the Cotton Bowl Hall of Fame on May 8.

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Some Sooners head to NFL teams as undrafted free agents

Four former Sooners — Baker Mayfield, Orlando Brown, Mark Andrews and Ogbonnia Okoronkwo — were taken in the 2018 NFL...

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Littell comes up big for Cowboys in Bedlam

TULSA — A few minutes before Oklahoma State's Jon Littell made his way to the plate for the second time in Saturday's Bedlam...

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Okoronkwo drafted by L.A. Rams in 5th round

Oklahoma outside linebacker Ogbonnia Okoronkwo was picked by the Los Angeles Rams in the fifth round with the No. 160 overall...

A 10-year-old kid just wrote one of Oklahoma's newest laws

NewsMay 14, 2018

Fifth-grader Ephraim Bowling noticed that Oklahoma didn't have an official state raptor. On Nov. 1, his bill becomes law.

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Flores, Clifton step up to fill in for Arnold

NORMAN — For only the second time in Oklahoma's last 238 games, Kelsey Arnold didn't step on the diamond with the softball...

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Okoronkwo is the fourth Sooners player to be picked in this draft

Oklahoma OLB Ogbonnia Okoronkwo was picked by the Los Angeles Rams in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft

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Mark Andrews and Orlando Brown will be teammates in Baltimore next season

Orlando Brown tried to start his football career in Baltimore in third grade. Living in the city while his dad, the late...

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Andrews headed to Ravens with Brown

Mark Andrews is heading to the Baltimore Ravens. The former OU tight end was taken in the third round with the No. 86 overall...

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Sooners' Jake Irvin roughed up in Bedlam start

STILLWATER — For much of the season, Oklahoma's Friday night starter, Jake Irvin was close to unbeatable. The Sooners won each...

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Sooners taken with No. 83 and No. 86 picks in the 2018 NFL Draft

Tackle Orlando Brown and tight end Mark Andrews became the 85th and 86th Oklahoma players selected in the NFL Draft when...

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What did Baker Mayfield do in his first 24 hours as a professional football player?

Life has been a whirlwind for Baker Mayfield since the former Oklahoma quarterback got the phone call from the Cleveland Browns...

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Fresh off first pick in NFL Draft, Mayfield appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft Baker Mayfield makes his debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

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Sooners' Levi Prater overcomes childhood accident to become critical bullpen piece

NORMAN — Levi Prater would like to think everything still would've worked out, that he would've blossomed as a baseball player...

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Baker Mayfield is going to the Cleveland Browns

The guy known for wearing his heart on his sleeve wore his path to the NFL on his chest. Wearing a white sweatshirt with “WALK...

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Browns select Baker Mayfield with No. 1 pick

After months of dissection and debate, the Browns selected Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma's cocky and charismatic quarterback with...

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Switzer Center dedication and stadium open house set May 5

The event is free and will feature behind-the-scenes tours and other activities for fans.

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Mayfield becomes Sooners' first overall pick since Sam Bradford

Former OU quarterback Baker Mayfield is the No. 1 pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.

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OU softball: Lopez shows confidence on the mound

NORMAN — Patty Gasso recognizes the look in Mariah Lopez's eyes. In the last month, the Oklahoma softball coach has seen...

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Take a peek inside the Sooners' home

Oklahoma is opening its doors for a rare look inside its program on May 5.  The Sooners are hosting a Switzer Center...

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My best guess: Baker Mayfield to the Jets

The NFL Draft arrives Thursday night, and Baker Mayfield’s pro destination will be known. The Sooners’ Heisman Trophy-winning...

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Baker Mayfield recreates iconic 1991 Brett Favre draft photo

Baker Mayfield set Twitter on fire Wednesday night by channeling his inner - and outer - Brett Favre.

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Oklahoma nabs conference men's golf title; Oklahoma State and Texas tie for second

At 19-over par for the three-day tournament at Southern Hills Country Club, the second-seeded Sooners won by eight strokes and...

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Has Baker Mayfield helped change his narrative before the draft?

The Baker Mayfield Circus, Show, Experience, whatever it is, has been in full swing since the Heisman winner decided to move to...

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College basketball commission has some good ideas

What needs to happen is apparent in a scandal-ridden sport, but how to make it happen is not so clear

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Jay Hayes flips his commitment from OU to Georgia

Notre Dame graduate transfer Jay Hayes announced he's not heading to Norman after all.  Instead, Hayes, a defensive end,...

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Report: Mayfield declines ESPN draft night live shot

Want to see Baker Mayfield's reaction after being selected in the 2018 NFL Draft?  If you're watching ESPN's coverage...

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Where will Mark Andrews be drafted?

Though ESPN analyst Todd McShay called Mark Andrews a third-tier tight end, he believes Andrews made the right decision to go...

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OU grabs early morning commitment from 4-star lineman

The Sooners have the 11th verbal commitment of the 2019 class with the announcement from 2019 offensive guard E.J. Ndoma-Ogar.

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Steven Parker's confidence remains high in the face of NFL uncertainty

There are several certainties for several of Steven Parker’s former Oklahoma teammates in this week’s NFL Draft.

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Riley settles in after nearly completing first year

Finally through spring football, Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley has nearly completed a full head coaching cycle.

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Sooners, Grant Hirschman move into first place at Big 12 men's golf tournament

While vaulting the second-seeded Sooners to first place in the Big 12 championship through 54 holes, Grant Hirschman delivered...

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Riley focuses on developing leadership in summer, fall

With the departure of Baker Mayfield and Orlando Brown, among others, OU coach Lincoln Riley knows he’s got plenty of talented...

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Power Lunch: Chat live with OU writer Brooke Pryor

Log on at 11 a.m. to chat live with OU beat writer Brooke Pryor. She'll be talking OU recruiting and wrapping up Spring football.

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Cowboys, Sooners both ranked in top 20 heading into Bedlam

After a sweep of Kansas, the Cowboys are No. 17 in the poll. Oklahoma, which lost two of three at Texas Tech over the weekend,...

Oklahoma Baptists weigh in on beleaguered seminary leader

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Oklahomans are among those weighing in for and against Southwest Baptist Theological President Paige Patterson, a prominent and influential Southern Baptist Convention leader who is currently embroiled in controversy surrounding past remarks he...

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Lowary picked first in National Pro Fastpitch League Draft

Paige Lowary became the second Oklahoma product to be taken with the first pick of the National Pro Fastpitch League Draft on...

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Why did Theo Wease commit to OU Friday before the spring game?

For nearly a month before he arrived in Norman for his official visit during Oklahoma’s spring game, Theo Wease Jr.’s mind was...

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How the Sooners plan to rebound from national championship loss

All Oklahoma could do was wait. With sophomore Maggie Nichols' 9.9625 on the bars, the Sooners had completed every rotation at...

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Power Lunch: Chat live with columnist Jenni Carlson

Log on at 11 a.m. to chat live with columnist Jenni Carlson. It's a busy week in the Oklahoma sports world, so there's plenty...

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How did OU capture its most unlikely national title?

Down five points entering the fourth rotation at the national championship meet, the Oklahoma men's gymnastics team felt the...

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OU baseball tops Texas Tech, avoids sweep

No. 14-ranked Oklahoma defeated No. 4 Texas Tech 12-5 Sunday afternoon to avoid a three-game sweep.

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Quade Cummins big part of Sooners' golf run this season

Quade Cummins earned a good deal of notoriety last season during the NCAA Championships in Illinois when he was a focal point...

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What good luck charm will Orlando Brown wear on draft night?

NORMAN — Orlando Brown isn't quite sure what he's going to wear to watch the 2018 NFL Draft. The 6-foot-8 offensive tackle...

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UCLA denies Sooners a third consecutive NCAA women's gymnastics championship

Oklahoma women's gymnastics finished as the runner-up at the 2018 NCAA Super Six Saturday night.

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OU Men's Gymnastics: Sooners capture NCAA title

Top-ranked Oklahoma claimed its fourth consecutive NCAA men's gymnastics championship Saturday night in Chicago.

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Sooners claim fourth straight NCAA men's gymnastics championship

The top-ranked Oklahoma Sooners claimed their fourth consecutive NCAA men's gymnastics championship Saturday night at UIC...

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OU Baseball: Red Raiders down Sooners to claim series

No. 4-ranked Texas Tech claimed its series against No. 14 Oklahoma with a 12-6 win at Rip Griffin Park on Saturday afternoon.

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OU Softball: Sooners rule-rule Beavers 8-0

Oklahoma run-ruled Oregon State 8-0 in six innings on Saturday afternoon in Corvallis, Oregon.

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Sooners' Jay Boulware in favor of new kickoff rules

Oklahoma special teams coordinator Jay Boulware said he in favor of the new changes to the kickoff rule. “Anything that is for...

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How Yul Moldauer united the OU men's gymnastics team

A few days before leaving for the NCAA Championship weekend in Chicago, Oklahoma gymnast Yul Moldauer put in a load of...

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OU men's gymnastics qualify for team finals

The Oklahoma men’s gymnastics team recorded a 410.991 to take first in session two of the NCAA qualifiers on Friday night.

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College Baseball Roundup: Red Raiders top Sooners in extra innings

LUBBOCK, TEXAS — No. 14-ranked Oklahoma fell to No. 4 Texas Tech 5-4 in 10 innings on a walk-off balk Friday afternoon at Rip...

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OU's Nichols, Dowell win individual NCAA gymnastics titles

Maggie Nichols is an NCAA champion. Oklahoma teammate Brenna Dowell will come back to Norman with some hardware, too.

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Behind Baker premieres on Facebook Watch

What's Baker Mayfield been up to since losing in the Rose Bowl?  Glad you asked.  Luckily, Mayfield has been tailed...

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No. 2 Oklahoma's 30-game win streak ended Thursday at No. 4 Oregon

Oklahoma starter Paige Parker (21-2) took the loss, pitching just three innings and giving up three runs on two home runs.

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How OU men's gymnastics has joined college sports' elite

The Oklahoma men's gymnastics team has a chance to extend its streak of national titles and consecutive wins this weekend. In...

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Why Maggie Nichols doesn't need a title to prove her place in gymnastics

Since competing in the 2016 Olympic Trials, Maggie Nichols has been a fan favorite in the gymnastics community, and she enters...

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Nathan Wiles' maturation helps Sooners pitching staff take a step forward

When Nathan Wiles walked from the bullpen to the mound Sunday, he showed nothing but confidence.

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Power Lunch: Chat live with columnist Berry Tramel

Log on at 11 a.m. to chat live with columnist Berry Tramel. He'll be talking about the Thunder's Game 2 loss to Utah, OU/OSU...

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The Oklahoma dual-sport athlete could be drafted as high as the first round in June's MLB Draft

Sooners' quarterback Kyler Murray's baseball stock is rising, with ESPN's Keith Law ranking Murray No. 36 on his list of MLB...

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Mike Gundy wanted to make sure he had fun in his video salute to OU's Bob Stoops

Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy wanted to make sure he had fun in his video salute to OU's Bob Stoops

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Why is OU softball going to Oregon?

Because teams didn’t want to travel to Norman to take on the Sooners, Gasso decided she’d take the show on the road — all the...

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Sooners get commitment from 3-star linebacker from California

Oklahoma’s commit binge keeps rolling right along.

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Pair of Sooners begin professional career in WNBA training camp

Gabbi Ortiz and Vionise Pierre-Louis are beginning their professional careers.

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Power Lunch: Chat live with OU writer Brooke Pryor

Ready to talk OU football? Join OU beat writer Brooke Pryor for a live chat starting at 11 a.m.

Residents near an old Oklahoma refinery started feeling sick. Now work there has stopped

NewsMay 5, 2018

“It rolls in like a cloud. Then, when the wind blows, it gets worse,” Monique Timmons said of the odorous gas that she and her neighbors blame for their sudden onset of troubled breathing, headaches, nausea and stomach pains.

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Mayfield lands fourth Sports Illustrated cover since early December

Baker Mayfield featured on a regional cover of Sports Illustrated to preview the NFL Draft.

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Who made college football's best hire?

Florida, UCLA and Texas A&M had great hires; Tennessee, Arizona State and Mississippi State, not so much

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Running back Trey Sermon's prognosis is positive after spring game injury

NORMAN — When OU running back coach Jay Boulware saw Trey Sermon go down with a knee injury in the first quarter of Oklahoma's...

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Maine graduate transfer Aaron Calixte, after a weekend visit to Norman, announced his decision to join the Sooners

The Sooners get second grad transfer of the offseason in Maine's Aaron Calixte

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Watch Mayfield and Russell Wilson dissect Mayfield's professional outlook

With less than two weeks until the NFL Draft, former Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield is slated to appear on ESPN's new...

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Get ready for more fair catches on kickoffs

The NCAA continues to whittle away at kickoff returns, a play deemed dangerous

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Notre Dame d-lineman is a blessing for Sooners

Receivers are easy to find, but defensive linemen, not so much. Which makes the transfer of Jay Hayes from Notre Dame to OU a...

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College basketball transfer epidemic hits Bedlam rivals

Trae Young's announcement that he would leave Oklahoma after the season came as no surprise. But in the days after the end of...

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OKLAHOMA SCENE: Sooners land seventh 2019 commit since Friday

Jarrian Jones is the ninth commit in OU’s top-ranked recruiting class, according to Rivals.

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OU basketball: Sooners hoping grad transfer point guard rounds out roster

NORMAN — Oklahoma's basketball roster will look much different next season than it did in 2017-18, when freshman point guard...

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The sophomore will have to sit out the 2018-19 season before having two years of eligibility remaining

Former Oklahoma guard Kameron McGusty made his transfer destination public Monday when he announced that he would transfer to...

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Has Bob Stoops hung up the visor forever?

Former head coach Bob Stoops doesn't seem to be in a rush to get back on the field any time soon.

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Former Sooners running back Roy Finch was arrested on drug and resisting arrest charges

Former OU football player Roy Finch was arrested in Edmond on Sunday morning on complaints of possession of marijuana,...

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OU baseball: Conversation with brother sparks hot streak for Sooners' outfielder Steele Walker

After going 1 for 4 in Oklahoma's 6-0 win over Texas, Steele Walker is 11 for 25 with 15 RBI, 12 runs and six home runs over...

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OU football: Revamped spring game helps boost Sooners to massive recruiting weekend

NORMAN — A little after 2 p.m., the first set of eyeballs popped up on Lincoln Riley's Twitter account. Or, more accurately,...

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College Softball Roundup: Sooners run-rule Jayhawks, sweep series

Oklahoma earned its fourth consecutive conference series sweep on Sunday with a 10-1 run-rule victory over Kansas.

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Defensive lineman announces his decision to join Sooners

Notre Dame graduate transfer Jay Hayes commits to Sooners after a weekend visit, continuing a monster recruiting weekend

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Despite chilly weather, spring game was interesting

The OU spring game was a real game for one half, and when paired with a variety of festivities made for an interesting day at...

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Why Stoops made Switzer a big part of his weekend

Oklahoma turned the weekend of its spring game into a celebration of Bob Stoops, but the former Sooner coach repeatedly made...

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College Softball Roundup: Sooners run-rule Jayhawks 15-4

Powered by a 13-run second inning, No. 2-ranked Oklahoma run-ruled Kansas 15-4 in five innings on Saturday.

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Riley says Sermon's injury doesn't appear serious

NORMAN — Early in the first quarter of Oklahoma's spring football game on Saturday, Sooners fans held their collective breath...

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Q&A with wide receiver Marquise Brown

Oklahoma wide receiver Marquise Brown had a big debut season for the Sooners a season ago. In Saturday's OU spring game, he had...

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Who has the edge in the quarterback battle?

NORMAN — With the brisk wind at his back, Austin Kendall positioned himself behind Jonathan Alvarez. His team, honorarily...

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President recovering after minor stroke

University of Oklahoma officials said Oklahoma President David Boren suffered a minor stroke Saturday during a campus event,...

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OU President Boren suffers medical event Saturday morning

University of Oklahoma president David Boren was taken off in a stretcher by paramedics Saturday morning after delivering a...

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College Softball Roundup: Sooners down Jayhawks 5-0

Second-ranked Oklahoma matched its best conference start in program history with a 5-0 victory over Kansas on Friday night in...

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Salute to Stoops: Sooners gather to honor legendary head coach on Friday night

When he took off the headset at the conclusion of the Red and White game 371 days ago, Bob Stoops had no idea he'd just coached...

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Recruiting changes drive Riley's desire for full spring game

NORMAN — Caleb Kelly remembers his first Red and White game well. It's when he fell in love with OU. As a sophomore in high...

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OU opens recruiting weekend with a bang

OU adds two five-star wide receivers, one four-star safety to 2019 recruiting class plus 2020 running back.

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OU football: Three things to watch in Sooners' spring game

NORMAN — The biggest story for Oklahoma's football team is the race to replace Baker Mayfield at quarterback. Kyler Murray, who...

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The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Oklahoma City has raised more than half the funds needed to build a 2000-seat church and Stanley Rother shrine in south Oklahoma City.

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OU Spring Game Information

NORMAN — Oklahoma will host its annual spring football game at 1:15 p.m. Saturday inside Gaylord Family — Oklahoma Memorial...

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Sooners release new official marks ahead of Jordan Brand switch

With the impending switch to Jordan Brand for some of its athletic teams, Oklahoma released updated marks Friday.  The new...

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OU softball's Saturday game will start at 4 p.m.

NORMAN — The second game in Oklahoma's series against Kansas will get an earlier start.  The team announced first pitch...

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What happened the day Bob Stoops' statue came through Norman?

A reflection on the surprise unveiling of Bob Stoops' statue the day before its official dedication.

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OU defense must get better

Sooner defense has been mediocre two years straight; that must change in 2018

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Why does Shay Knighten leave some games early?

Oklahoma was up by seven runs against Iowa State when coach Patty Gasso called Shay Knighten over in between innings.

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How did the Sooners regroup in the sixth inning to beat Wichita State?

By the end of the sixth inning, OU completely erased its deficit with seven runs and held on to beat the Shockers 7-6,...

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Oklahoma Scene: OU men's gymnastics team takes top seed at NCAA Championships

The Oklahoma men's gymnastics team qualified as the No. 1 seed at next week's NCAA Championships at UIC Pavilion in Chicago.

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Gallimore looking for rebound in junior season

After breaking into the starting lineup late in 2016 and racking up 40 tackles, Gallimore regressed a bit last season.

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OU basketball: Sooners sign junior college forward Kur Kuath, eye graduate transfer point guard

Oklahoma continues to pursue a graduate transfer point guard, focusing on Maine’s Aaron Calixte, who will visit Norman this...

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Kuath becomes Oklahoma's third signee in the 2018 class

Oklahoma signed junior college forward Kur Kuath on Wednesday, making him the third signee of the 2018 class for the Sooners

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Oklahoma's non-conference schedule will include Creighton, Wichita State, Northwestern and reportedly Notre Dame

Oklahoma's non-conference schedule will include Creighton, Wichita State, Northwestern and reportedly Notre Dame

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Will Oklahoma have a player selected in the 2018 WNBA Draft?

Ortiz, Pierre-Louis seeking to become first OU players taken in WNBA draft since 2013

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OU baseball: Kyle Tyler's arm, late offensive explosion lifts Sooners to 13-0 win

Kyle Tyler took a perfect game into the seventh inning, Brewster delivered his first home run of the season and finished with...

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The Sooners' gloves are coming off

Though the Sooners have experimented with unconventional scoring systems in the past, the first half of this year’s scrimmage...

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Brady Manek navigates freshman season to win academic honor

Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger wasn’t exactly sure what he was getting when Harrah’s Brady Manek committed to the Sooners in October...

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Who has the cutest dog on the OU softball team?

Wednesday night, Una and Dos will be at Marita Hynes Field for the Bark in the Park, and they won’t be the only furry friends...

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Power Lunch Chat with Columnist Berry Tramel

Join Berry to chat about the Thunder, OU, OSU and more

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Sooners down Iowa State in series finale

The game ended after five innings as Oklahoma improved to 34-2 and 9-0 in Big 12 play.

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Murray to quarterback Peterson's team, Kendall on Williams'

Oklahoma's spring game is going to be a little different this year.  Unlike previous years, the Sooners will use a...

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Why Sunday's win was a little wacky for OU softball

NORMAN — Patty Gasso sank into a padded chair in her team's meeting room and sighed. “Doubleheaders,” she said with an...

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Why you should pay attention to Oklahoma product Nicole Lynn during the NFL Draft

In a month where the NFL prospects dominate headlines ahead of the April 26 draft, Oklahoma graduate Nicole Lynn is a...

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How Paige Parker is making the most of her senior season

Entering Oklahoma's doubleheader Sunday against Iowa State, Paige Parker leads the nation with a 0.30 ERA in 92 ⅓ innings...

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Sooners' basketball add graduate transfer Miles Reynolds

Oklahoma added the first additional piece to its' 2018-19 team Saturday when Pacific graduate transfer Miles Reynolds announced...

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OKLAHOMA SCENE: OU beats ORU

The Oklahoma women's tennis team shut out Oral Roberts Thursday at the Headington Family Tennis Center in Norman, downing the...

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OU baseball: Brady Lindsly finds success as a sophomore

NORMAN — Asked about catcher Brady Lindsly, Oklahoma pitcher Nathan Wiles' eyes lit up. “Brady Lindsly's a stud, that's all I...

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Despite pressure, Mayfield stays firm in decision to watch NFL Draft from Austin

The NFL released the list of NFL Draft attendees on Thursday afternoon, and there wasn't a single Sooner on the 22-man...

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OU finishes non-conference schedule for 2020 season

Get your calendars out: Oklahoma is opening the 2020 football season by hosting Missouri State in Norman on Sept. 5, 2020,...

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After a career in operations, Jason Pigott suddenly found himself in charge of information technology at Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy Corp. "At first I had no idea why I was leading IT, but putting operations and IT together has...

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OU football: Sooners' DC Mike Stoops reacts to teacher walkout

His father, Ron Stoops, was a longtime high school teacher and coach. His sister, Kathy Drummond, is a teacher in their...

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OU coaches land first national team assignment

Oklahoma softball coaches Patty Gasso and Melyssa Lombardi are adding another line to their already impressive...

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Projected inclement weather moves softball series from Iowa to Norman

Need an Oklahoma softball fix?  Good news: you don't have to wait until next Wednesday to watch the No. 2 Sooners in...

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What makes Kelsey Arnold an effective leader?

NORMAN — On a team loaded with headline-makers, it might be easy to overlook Kelsey Arnold. She's not smacking home runs like...

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OU football: Sooners' A.D. Miller hoping to make the most of lost season

NORMAN — The smile is back on A.D. Miller's face. Last football season was a difficult one for the junior, who entered the fall...

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Murray, Kendall still neck-in-neck for quarterback job

NORMAN — There's still a long way to go in the great quarterback race of 2018, and neither Kyler Murray nor Austin Kendall did...

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OKLAHOMA SCENE: Few tickets remain for OU home softball games; OSU baseball game at Wichita State rescheduled for Wednesday

Only three of the Sooners' remaining nine home games still have tickets available for purchase: Wichita State on April 11 and...

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Wolverines' path to NCAA title game easier ever

With no opponent seeded better than sixth, Michigan's fortune has been rampant in this NCAA Tournament

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How can women's basketball capture a national audience?

OU coach Sherri Coale shares her thoughts on the state of women's college basketball

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1988 was OU's best shot at a basketball title

Five times OU has made the NCAA semifinals, but only in 1947 and 1988 did the Sooners advance to the championship game

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Are Sooners beat program without a title?

OU has the most NCAA Tournament victories of all the schools that never have won the championship

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Would an NCAA title have changed OU basketball?

The Sooners had the nation's best team in 1987-88, but Kansas upset OU in the NCAA title game, and the Sooners still chase that...

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What non-title teams were the best in college basketball?

Restricted brackets, injuries and big upsets have kept some all-time great teams from winning the NCAA championship

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OU's Bedenbaugh faces a fine line to become a head coach

Since Bill Bedenbaugh arrived at Oklahoma in 2013, he’s enhanced his reputation both for recruiting offensive linemen and...

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Why Geno Auriemma's words from 2002 still resonate with Sherri Coale

On the search for a team leader, OU women's basketball coach Sherri Coale changes her recruiting strategy.

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Can you kick a 20-yard field goal?

Lincoln Riley can make a 20-yard field goal.  Can you?  If the answer is yes — and you're an OU student — you might...

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Oklahoma holds off Baylor in Big 12 matchup

NORMAN — On the same day that Oklahoma pitchers made history in ballparks across the country, Sooners pitcher Jake Irvin...

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OU pitcher featured in film

Two years after getting hit in the face with a line drive, OU pitcher Paige Lowary is telling her story to...

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Alo wants to make a name for herself with the Sooners

A native of Hawaii, Alo’s embodiment of the relaxed aloha vibe is a major reason for her impressive rookie year with the No. 2...

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Murray's play on the diamond has improved

Going into Thursday’s series opener against Baylor, Murray has started 14 consecutive games and is hitting .260, a big...

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Mayfield moves up in Kiper’s mock draft

According to Kiper's third mock draft published Wednesday morning, Mayfield will be drafted by the Denver Broncos with the No....

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OU unsure about Martin's transfer

Sources close to the program told The Oklahoman that despite the Sooners’ inquiries into Martin and interest, OU hadn’t decided...

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After the departures of Trae Young and Jordan Shepherd, Oklahoma is in need of an experienced point guard. Maine's Aaron Calixte fits that bill

After the departures of Trae Young and Jordan Shepherd, Oklahoma is in need of an experienced point guard. Maine's Aaron...

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Where will Baker Mayfield be drafted?

With a month until the NFL Draft, ESPN Draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. is predicting a new landing spot for Baker Mayfield. ...

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Joe C. talks glowingly about new OU president

Castiglione and Gallogly haven't had much interaction, but that figures to change now that Gallogly is about to become OU's...

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Simpson's slam helps Cowboys to Bedlam win

NORMAN — Standing in the batter's box at L. Dale Mitchell Park with the bases loaded in the second inning of Tuesday's Bedlam...

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How is Lincoln Riley going to fill the stands at OU's spring game?

NORMAN — For months, Lincoln Riley promised a big surprise at Oklahoma's spring game, one worthy of drawing 80,000 people to...

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Martin's announcement comes on the heels of two players transferring away from the Sooners

Colorado State transfer Kris Martin announced Tuesday that he would transfer to Oklahoma

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How did the redshirt season help Jonathan Alvarez?

NORMAN — Jonathan Alvarez spent last season waiting anxiously on the sideline. Dressed in his uniform, helmet in hand, the...

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MLB: Reggie Willits' journey continues as New York Yankees coach

Former Fort Cobb-Broxton and Oklahoma star Reggie Willits is back in the big leagues, this time coaching with the New York...

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Cowboy basketball coaches usually win in first year

From Eddie Sutton on, OSU basketball coaches have reached at least 20 victories in their first season

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Country music concert on tap for OU spring game

Lincoln Riley wants 80,000 fans at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium for Oklahoma's spring game on April 14, and he's enlisting country...

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Gallogly cites love of OU for taking the job

Gallogly says he expects championships from OU athletics

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Oklahoma's Trae Young earned Associated Press All-American honors after an historic freshman season

Oklahoma's Trae Young earned Associated Press All-American honors after an historic freshman season

Power Lunch: Chat with OU writer Brooke Pryor

Log in at 11 a.m. to chat live with OU beat writer Brook Pryor. With the OU football team in the middle of spring practices,...

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Big 12 has best NCAA Tournament record

After some down years, Big 12 basketball is roaring again

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Gallogly joins Lincoln Riley in changing of the OU guard

The Sooner trinity of David Boren, Joe Castiglione and Bob Stoops now is down to just Joe C., as Gallogly hired to succeed Boren

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Bedlam baseball: Bixby's Cades to go head-to-head in Bedlam

NORMAN — Cade Cabbiness grew up an Oklahoma Sooner. But Tuesday, when Oklahoma State travels to Norman for the first Bedlam...

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Blue playoff game rescheduled The No. 3 seed Oklahoma City Blue's opening playoff game against No. 6 seed South Bay Lakers has...

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How did Lincoln Riley and Bob Stoops meet James Gallogly?

NORMAN — Lincoln Riley and Bob Stoops pulled into the parking garage next to the Oklahoma Memorial Union Monday morning, eager...

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OU basketball: Kameron McGusty's departure makes coming weeks even more critical for Sooners

NORMAN — The guard exodus continues. Oklahoma lost its third guard since the end of the basketball season Monday when sophomore...

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McGusty's departure raises more questions about Sooners

McGusty joins Jordan Shepherd in transferring from OU, a week after Trae Young declared for the NBA Draft

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Second Sooner announces transfer

Sophomore guard Kameron McGusty announced his decision to transfer from the Oklahoma men's basketball team in a...

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Everything comes together in OU's 19-1 victory

NORMAN — Through the first half of Oklahoma's season, coach Patty Gasso preached patience. Patience at the plate, patience that...

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OU baseball: Levi Prater comes up big in doubleheader sweep

NORMAN — The moment was big. Oklahoma freshman pitcher Levi Prater rose to the occasion. Entering in a tight spot and making it...

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Big 12 no longer psychologically disadvantaged

NCAA Tournament success, coupled with Oklahoma football and a decline in dysfunction, leaves Big 12 in better shape than in...

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OU baseball: Skip Johnson looks to carry on Augie Garrido's legacy

One of Skip Johnson’s favorite moments with Augie Garrido didn’t even directly involve him.

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Oklahoma's backup point guard announces his decision to transfer on Twitter

Oklahoma backup point guard Jordan Shepherd announced Saturday on Twitter that he'd decided to transfer.

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Austin Kendall learned about quarterback competitions from his older brother

NORMAN — When Brian Kendall hung up the phone for the second time on that Sunday in 2012, he didn't know how to feel or what to...

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How did Lindsey Vonn help OU pitcher Paige Lowary?

NORMAN — Just before Big 12 play last year, Oklahoma softball coach Patty Gasso showed the Sooners a 60 Minutes Sports...

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NCAA basketball committee likes the Big 12

Big Eight/Big 12 has accounted for virtually half of the 13 times that at least 70 percent of a league's teams have made the...

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Off the bubble: Oklahoma earns bid to NCAA Tournament

If a collective sigh of relief was breathed in Norman on Monday night, it didn’t last for long.  One of the last eight...

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OU basketball: Rhode Island's Jared Terrell finally getting a crack at the Sooners

NORMAN — The name rang out constantly as Oklahoma went through defensive work Monday in preparation for its NCAA Tournament...

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NCAA TOURNAMENT: Oklahoma vs. Rhode Island start time, TV info, matchup information

Oklahoma is back in the NCAA Tournament after a year's absence. The Sooners are a No. 10 seed and will face No. 7 Rhode Island...

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NCAA Tournament: Midwest Region team capsules

A look at the NCAA Midwest Region, led by No. 1 seed Kansas.

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Women's basketball: Cowgirls, Sooners await NCAA Tournament fate

The Women's NCAA Tournament field will be announced at 6 p.m. Monday

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Comparing OSU's and OU's résumé with other bubble teams

OSU's RPI ranking isn't high, but there are other things to like about the Cowboys' NCAA Tournament bid

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Sooners' NCAA Tournament fate in doubt, but can OU make noise if it sneaks in?

KANSAS CITY, MO. — Even after yet another loss, Oklahoma's Christian James kept talking of a turnaround and of the possibility...

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NCAA Tournament Selection Show time, TV info

NCAA TOURNAMENT SELECTION SHOW •When: 5 p.m., Sunday •TV: TBS (Cox 62/HD 731, Dish 139, DirecTV 247, U-Verse 112/HD 1112)...

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OU football journal: Austin Kendall remembers his last QB battle

If Austin Kendall earns Oklahoma's starting quarterback nod, it figures to have less of an effect on his home life as the last...

Oklahoma schools plagued by low funding as student needs increase

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Oklahoma schools have struggled through a decade of per-student funding decreases, resulting in larger class sizes and fewer classroom resources. But it has come at the same time the rate of students dealing with a slate of social challenges have...

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OU, OSU going different directions heading into Selection Sunday

KANSAS CITY, MO. — There was no real solemnity in one locker room after one Bedlam team's Big 12 Tournament loss. Players were...

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Titans plan to release former Sooners star DeMarco Murray

The Titans announced their intentions Thursday, when general manager Jon Robinson said in a statement that DeMarco Murray "was...

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Oklahoma's Trae Young named Wayman Tisdale Award winner

For the first time in the eight years since the U.S. Basketball Writers Association named its freshman of the year award the...

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Can Cowboys win their way into the NCAA Tournament?

Starting with Bedlam in Kansas City, OSU has a chance to play its way into the 68-team field

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Power Lunch: Chat live with OU writer Ryan Aber

Come talk Bedlam basketball Part 3 with The Oklahoman's Ryan Aber starting at 11 a.m.

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Big 12 Tournament turns Kansas City into a small town

Even on the Kansas Turnpike, the Big 12 Tournament brings people together

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Baker Mayfield announces second camp date

Didn't get a chance to register your child for Baker Mayfield's football camp before it filled up?  You've got another...

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OU's Young named AP Big 12 newcomer of the year

Oklahoma's Trae Young was named the Associated Press Big 12 newcomer of the year Tuesday, while Oklahoma State seniors Jeffrey...

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Power Lunch Chat with columnist Berry Tramel

Join Berry at 11 a.m. to chat about the Sooners, Cowboys, Thunder and more

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Sooners get an assist from an unlikely source

Coach Sherri Coale made her case for a bid before the Big 12 Tournament, and now, she's getting support from one of the most...

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Could OU and OSU be headed for Dayton?

An OSU victory in Kansas City could drop the Sooners and lift the Cowboys -- and they might mean both lands in the First Four

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Oklahoma freshman point guard Trae Young was named one of five finalists for the Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award

Oklahoma freshman point guard Trae Young was named one of five finalists for the Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award

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Castiglione adds another award

Less than a month after being selected to the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, Oklahoma Athletic Director Joe Castiglione is the...

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Sooners at the NFL Combine: Monday updates

That's a wrap.  With Jordan Thomas in the early group of defensive backs on Monday morning, the former Oklahoma players...