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Major League Fishing lures Oklahoma pros

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

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Rory McIlroy wins The Players Championship

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

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

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

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Rack Madness results in state record elk

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

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Timed Event Championship begins Friday at Lazy E Arena

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

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Rack Madness scheduled Tuesday

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

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700-pound gator discovered by wildlife officials in Southwest Georgia

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

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Once injured, an American bald eagle soars again

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

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

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

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OUTDOOR NOTEBOOK: Fly fishing class offered

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

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Bass fishing action will heat up soon

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

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McIlory leads Mexico Championship

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

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Padres officially sign Machado

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

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

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

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Virginia sweeps rival Virginia Tech

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

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

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

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Gregory takes pride competing for smaller Bridge Creek

Gregory shines for Bridge Creek Caleb Gregory has to describe where Bridge Creek is to opposing swimmers every meet. The small...

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Wildlife Commission opposes bevy of bills

This year's battles over wildlife legislation has begun. The Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission, the governing body for...

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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...

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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Jeremy Lin to join Raptors after being waived by Hawks

Lin to sign with Raptors Jeremy Lin is on the move again, with the veteran guard getting waived by the Atlanta Hawks and...

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Mickelson closes out win at Pebble Beach

Mickelson closes out win at Pebble Beach Phil Mickelson is closing in on three decades on the PGA Tour and a half-century on...

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Proposed hunting regulations aimed at preventing spread of fatal deer disease

Trying to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease, state wildlife officials are proposing a regulation that would...

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March Rack Madness event set for March 5

The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation will hold its “March Rack Madness” event March 5 at the agency’s Oklahoma City...

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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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Philadelphia boosts roster for playoff run

The 76ers’ bar is set. “I’d be disappointed for sure if we don’t get to the Eastern Conference Finals and do well,” general...

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Self expects player to return

Kansas coach Bill Self says he believes, at some point, senior guard Lagerald Vick will return from his indefinite leave of...

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OSU's Henson to join Texas A&M staff

Oklahoma State suddenly finds itself in the market for a new offensive line coach, following a report on Friday that Josh...

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Colorado jogger fends off, kills mountain lion on rural trail

DENVER (Reuters) - A Colorado jogger fought off a mountain lion in the foothills of Horsetooth Mountain on Monday, suffering...

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Dolphins officially hire Flores as head coach

Dolphins officially hire Flores Hours after his team won the Super Bowl, New England Patriots linebackers coach Brian Flores...

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Indians trade for Marlins reliever

Indians trade for Marlins reliever Looking to reconstruct their bullpen, the Cleveland Indians acquired right-hander Nick...

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Lakers increase trade offer for Anthony Davis

Lakers increase trade offer for Anthony Davis Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson and New...