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As Jerami Grant's game grows, what will OKC pay to keep him?

Jerami Grant’s future is so uncertain he can’t even decide how to feel about it.

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How are Arkansas and Oklahoma softball connected?

NORMAN — Though Oklahoma didn't play Arkansas in the 2018 regular season, the Sooners know the Razorbacks pretty well. Thanks...

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Westbrook, George make All-NBA teams

Russell Westbrook was a second-team All-NBA selection, the league announced on Thursday, and Paul George made the third team.

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Big 12 baseball tournament schedule, ticket, TV info

Three theme nights are scheduled at the ballpark, starting with the Tailgate Party on the Mickey Mantle Plaza from 3-6 p.m....

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Why you should cheer for Hannah Sparks this weekend

NORMAN — Hannah Sparks can't help but be wowed every time she hears her name over the public address system at Marita Hynes...

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Alex Reyes fans 13 as Memphis downs Dodgers to take three of four in the series.

Memphis' Alex Reyes struck out the side in the second, fourth and fifth innings. He fanned nine batters in a row from the last...

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Ivanka Trump blasts rule she says penalizes Serena Williams at the French Open for having a baby

Ivanka Trump tweeted her criticism of the Women's Tennis Association following the news that Serena Williams will be playing at...

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Kettler, Loftin lead Baylor past Kansas at Big 12 tourney

Nick Loftin was 3 for 4, scored three times and had a two-run home run for Baylor, which opened the tournament with a win over...

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Defending champion Oklahoma and top-ranked Oklahoma State will be in the same groups for the first two days of the tournament at Karsten Creek Golf Club in...

Defending champion Oklahoma and top-ranked Oklahoma State will be in the same groups for the first two days of the tournament...

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OSU eliminated from Big 12 Tournament, postseason bid in the air

Cameron Warren, a Carl Albert product, hit two home runs off Oklahoma State's Carson Teel in the Red Raiders’ 6-2 victory...

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OU golf: Sooners' Brad Dalke looking to cement legacy in NCAA championships

STILLWATER — Brad Dalke grew up wanting to go to the University of Oklahoma. His father played football for the Sooners. His...

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Staley settles lawsuit against Missouri athletic director

Dawn Staley sued JIm Sterk in February and said he slandered her when he suggested she created an atmosphere encouraging fans...

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OKLAHOMA SCENE: Energy FC sign MLS veteran

Alhassan played most recently with Dila Gori of the Erovnuli Liga in European country of Georgia and with the New York Cosmos...

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Oklahoma eliminates top seed Texas from Big 12 Tournament

Blake Brewster hit a solo homer in the third inning and No. 4 seed Oklahoma eliminated top seed Texas from the Big 12...

The U.S. Air Force is getting close to receiving its next generation aircraft tanker.

BusinessMay 13, 2018

SEATTLE — Boeing Co. brought more than a dozen reporters to various production and testing facilities here earlier this month to update progress it has made toward delivering its first group of KC-46A Pegasus tankers to the U.S. Air Force. The...

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Oklahoma State golfers Kristoffer Ventura and Victor Hovland have become two of OSU's top players, both being recruited from the same school in Norway

Oklahoma State golfers Kristoffer Ventura and Victor Hovland have become two of OSU's top players, both being recruited from...

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Sports Tuning In for Friday, May 25

FRIDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 6:35 p.m. — Oklahoma City at Memphis — KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1 p.m. — San Francisco...

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Grant's versatility makes a big difference

Grant improved in small areas, which made for a big jump in 2017-18

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Missouri will play the Razorbacks at War Memorial Stadium

Arkansas once played 3-4 games a year in Little Rock, but now it will be one game every other year

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Little All-City Basketball Roundup: Dale's Chastain gets hot early

Chastain was named the East MVP for her performance, which also included six rebounds and two blocks.

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OU softball super regional tickets more expensive than OU football season opener on secondary market

Tickets for OU's super regional against Arkansas are pretty steep on the secondary market.

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Cowboys can't overcome early deficit in Big 12 tournament opener

OSU’s May malaise continued Wednesday with a 8-5 loss to West Virginia in the Cowboys’ Big 12 Championship opener at Chickasaw...

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Big 12 baseball tournament is turning off the fans

Bad ball and long games are plaguing a tournament that is serving only as a warmup for next week's NCAA regionals

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Oklahoma State will host South Carolina while Oklahoma will host Vanderbilt in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge next January 26.

The Big 12 lost the challenge for the first time last season after a split in 2017.

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Corey Brewer to participate in NBA's Basketball without Borders

Thunder swingman Corey Brewer has more on his summer schedule than determining his next NBA team.

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Memorial Day weekend events abound across Oklahoma

From patriotic salutes to the troops and Renaissance revelries to Native American art and championship baseball, special events...

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Celtics take 3-2 series lead over Cavs

The Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-83 on Wednesday night.

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Why Josh Huestis's Thunder arrival may be brief

Those who watch the Thunder were finally able to get a look at Josh Huestis this season. Savor it.

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Thunder snubbed from NBA All-Defensive teams

The NBA released its All-Defensive teams on Wednesday and the Thunder was shut out.

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Why the softball-playing Clifton sisters will have a weekend like no other

Caleigh Clifton has become an anchor for the OU softball team's dynamic defense, but she won't be the only Clifton sister...

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Kansas tops No. 1 seed Texas in Big 12 tourney

Kansas beat top-seeded Texas 3-2 on Wednesday in the Big 12 Tournament at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

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Capitals advance to Stanley Cup Final

Alex Ovechkin scored early and Andre Burakovsky added two second-period goals to help the Washington Capitals put a decade of...

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Big 12 baseball tournament journal: Walker misses Sooners’ tournament opener

Walker was held out with what was described by Sooners coach Skip Johnson as a muscle strain above the hip. He suffered the...

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Women's golf journal: Arizona freshman Hou overcomes early nerves

Karsten Creek Golf Club passed its first test, with the men's national championship set to begin on Friday

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OKC Dodgers: Dodgers fall to Redbirds 7-2

Kevin Herget allowed one run in six innings of four-hit ball as the Memphis Redbirds beat the Oklahoma City Dodgers 7-2...

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Women's golf Q&A: Alabama coach Mic Potter encouraged by what's ahead

Top-ranked Alabama narrowly came up short against Arizona in the NCAA women's golf championship

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The final pairing in the match play championship needed one extra hole before Arizona could claim its third national title in program history

The final pairing in the match play championship needed one extra hole before Arizona could claim its third national title in...

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Oklahoma Scene: Parker named finalist for USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year

Oklahoma pitcher Paige Parker is one of four finalists for the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year.

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George McPhee's strategic moves help Vegas reach Cup Final

The veteran general manager has ridden his savvy all the way to the Stanley Cup Final, a stirring run by the first-year...

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Morning Roundup: Jeff Gordon headlines NASCAR Hall of Fame class

Jeff Gordon has been selected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

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NFL Notebook: Owners adopt new policy to address anthem protests

NFL owners approved a new policy Wednesday aimed at quelling the firestorm over national anthem protests.

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Mount St. Mary hires former Douglass coach

Mount St. Mary announced the hiring of its next football coach on Tuesday.

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Sports Tuning In for Thursday, May 24

May 24 tuning in THURSDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7:05 p.m.;;Oklahoma City at Memphis;;KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 11:30...

Alternative programs tailored for at-risk students

NewsMay 6, 2018

While more Oklahoma teenagers are dropping out of high school than at any time in the past decade, programs targeting at-risk students are making a difference, state and local education officials told The Oklahoman.

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Sluggish start puts Sooners in the hole in tournament-opening loss

The Sooners got off to a rough start in the opener of the Big 12 Tournament and could never recover, eventually falling 4-0 to...

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Huestis' foul shooting rates an F

Huestis was a solid substitute for Andre Roberson; should he have played more?

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Oklahoma State football thriving as Boone Pickens hits 90

Pickens' 90th birthday arrives as Cowboy football rides high

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OSU only Power Five school with perfect APR in football, men's hoops

Oklahoma State recorded a perfect score of 1,000 in APR in football and men's basketball for the 2017-18 academic year

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Thunder misses out on NBA All-Defensive team selections

The NBA released its All-Defensive teams on Wednesday and the Thunder was shut out.

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Report: OKC assistant Ivey up for job with Knicks

Thunder assistant coach Royal Ivey has interviewed for a similar position with his hometown team and new coach David Fizdale,...

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NFL owners approve policy for national anthem

ATLANTA (AP) — NFL owners approve policy allowing players to stay in locker room for national anthem, but they must stand if on...

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Alo is a finalist for another postseason award

OU freshman phenom Jocelyn Alo is one of three finalists for the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Freshman of the Year.

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Berry Tramel: Take the under on OU and OSU win totals

Over/under numbers set high for OU and OSU

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As offensive game expands, will Steven Adams take it outside?

In 387 regular-season NBA games, Steven Adams has attempted five 3-pointers, four of them desperation heaves. He’s 0 for 5.

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Eight for OKC: Top eight national seeds advance to super regionals

The winners of the super regional series will meet in Oklahoma City for the Women’s College World Series next week.

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Harden scores 30, Rockets even series at 2 games apiece

James Harden scored 30 points, Chris Paul had 27 and the Houston Rockets sustained the latest second-half flurry by Stephen...

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Adams was great, but not in the playoffs

Adams overcame nagging injuries to have a stellar season

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Arizona riding wave from playoff into NCAA women's golf final

Eighth-seeded Arizona will face second-seeded Alabama in Wednesday's title match of the NCAA women's golf championships.

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Karsten Creek's 17th hole could be decisive in championship match

Karsten Creek Golf Club's No. 17 has played tougher than any hole during the NCAA women's golf championship

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Oklahoma Scene: OU's Bakshi, Calvo, Miyazaki to play in NCAA tennis championships Wednesday

Oklahoma's Alex Bakshi and Ferran Calvo are set to begin play at the NCAA men's tennis championships Wednesday in...

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Why does the OU softball team cheer extra loud for bunts?

Should an Oklahoma softball player successfully execute a bunt during this weekend’s super regional series against Arkansas,...

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Ovechkin, Capitals prepare for 'biggest game of life'

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin is closer than ever to playing for the Stanley Cup, and he's determined to make the most...

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OKC Dodgers: OKC scores 8 runs in the 10th inning to beat Memphis 10-3

The Oklahoma City Dodgers scored eight runs in the 10th inning to beat the Memphis Redbirds 10-3 Tuesday afternoon at AutoZone...

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Skip Johnson seeking to continue Augie Garrido's legacy of teaching

Skip Johnson spent a decade as Augie Garrido’s pitching coach with the Longhorns before Garrido’s exit following the 2016...

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Morning Roundup: Helmet hits will lead to ejections under new NFL rule

The NFL has passed a new rule for this season that says any player who initiates contact with his helmets is subject to...

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OSU out to defend Big 12 baseball tournament title

Reeling in May, the Cowboys will try to defend their title as Big 12 tournament champions beginning with a matchup against West...

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NBA Notebook: Celtics hope return home can slow Cavs

Boston will be back in the embrace of its raucous fans at TD Garden for Game 5 against Cleveland on Wednesday.

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Big 12 coaches reflect on late Texas coach Augie Garrido

At the Big 12 Tournament coaches’ luncheon Tuesday, Big 12 coaches shared their memories of former Texas coach Augie Garrido.

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Big 12 baseball tournament field at a glance

Meet the eight teams playing in the Big 12 baseball tournament at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

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Sports Tuning In for Wednesday, May 23

May 23 tuning in WEDNESDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 6:35 p.m.;;Oklahoma City at Memphis;;KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL...

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A four-hole stretch that could swing an NCAA championship golf match

Karsten Creek Golf Club's string of holes from No. 10 to 13 offer birdie opportunities and plenty of danger that could lead to...

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Mount St. Mary hires former Douglass coach Willis Alexander

Mount St. Mary announced the hiring of its next football coach on Tuesday.  In a tweet, Mount St. Mary announced that...

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Norman North hires Mount St. Mary boys basketball coach Kellen McCoy

When looking for its next head basketball coach, Norman North had to cross rivalry lines.

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OSU infielder Matt Kroon named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year

Oklahoma State junior Matt Kroon was named the Big 12 Newcomer of the Year after hitting .296 with 11 home runs, 17 doubles and...

Oklahoma motorcycle crashes on the rise with temperatures

NewsMay 6, 2018

As motorcyclists hit the roads as the weather warms, so do the number of crashes on Oklahoma roads, data shows.

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Ugly letters force Ada coach to leave

After leading the Ada High baseball team to one of its most successful seasons in recent history, head coach Austin Jarvis...

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UCLA coach Carrie Forsyth not happy about loss, but 'it's better than not being here'

After missing out on the NCAA championships a year ago, UCLA was happy to be back, but not ready to go home on Tuesday

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Expanding the NCAA Tournament is a bad idea

Coaches seeking job security offer a couple of flimsy reasons for expanding the NCAAs

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OSU infielder Matt Kroon named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year

Tuesday, Kroon was named the Big 12 Newcomer of the Year, the third Cowboy to earn that honor. Kroon hit .296 with 11 home...

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OSU's James Vilade tying together special needs, baseball communities

In 2014, Vilade founded the Keeper of The Game Foundation, a nonprofit devoted to supporting children with special needs and...

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Firing AD not good news for Kansas football coach

Sheahon Zenger hired David Beaty; now Zenger is gone at Kansas, and the new athletic director is likely to make a change at...

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Capitals rough up Lightning to force Game 7 in East final

Game 7 is Wednesday night at Tampa Bay. The winner faces the Vegas Golden Knights, who are in the Stanley Cup Final in their...

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LeBron James' 44 points lifts Cavs to win

Cleveland is trying to become the 20th team — out of 300 — to overcome a 2-0 deficit and James, who has already orchestrated...

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Kellen McCoy takes over as boys basketball coach at Norman North

When looking for its next head basketball coach, Norman North had to cross rivalry lines.   Norman Public Schools...

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Redbirds edge Dodgers

Austin Gomber pitched eight innings, allowing just one run on six hits, as the Redbirds defeated the Dodgers, 2-1, to open a...

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OU's Soo finishes 19th

Playing with OSU senior Emma Broze, most in the crowd were donning orange and black, but her teammates and a few OU faithful...

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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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Broze relishes final journey around Karsten Creek

The lone Cowgirl in the field gave the fans a thrilling ride during her final round, and her final memory was a birdie falling...

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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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Big 12 baseball: Big improvement fuels Texas' Kody Clemens to Oklahoman Big 12 Player of the Year honors

The son of pitching legend Roger Clemens improved by leaps and bounds and then finished the year with a strong kick to earn The...

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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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Ford looks to snap 16-year Coca-Cola 600 drought

It's been 16 years since Mark Martin won the Coca-Cola 600, and a Ford driver has not been to victory lane for the marquee...

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Oklahoma Scene: Golf pros earn U.S. Open exemptions

The exemptions bring the number of fully exempt players to 77. All 23 exemptions were awarded to players who earned a place in...

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Wild hire Predators assistant Paul Fenton as new GM

The 58-year-old Fenton spent the last 12 seasons as assistant GM for the Predators.

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High schools sports notebook: COAC announces baseball team

Following a breakout season, Mustang outfielder Logan Glass was named the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference Offensive Player...

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Raymond Felton is a steadying presence the Thunder needs to keep

Whether or not the Thunder brings back Felton, who played for the veteran’s minimum this past season ($2.3 million), players of...

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

OSU followed an 11-10-1 start with a 16-4 run that included sweeps of TCU, Kansas State, Kansas and Oklahoma.

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The Oklahoman’s Big 12 Freshman of the Year: Zach Zubia, Texas

Having originally committed to Pierce at Tulane, Zubia sat out the 2017 season after transferring to Texas. As a redshirt...

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How a local boxer is living his dream while inspiring others to chase theirs

Local boxer Alex Saucedo had an audacious dream; he wanted to fight one day at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Next month, the...

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Sports Tuning In for Tuesday, May 22

May 22 tuning in TUESDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 11:05 a.m.;;Oklahoma City at Memphis;;KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 6...

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How fast did tickets sell out for OU's super regional?

The hottest ticket in Norman sold out in less than 20 minutes Monday morning. Tickets to Oklahoma's super regional against...

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The OSU women's basketball team lost guard Areanna Combs on Monday after the Putnam City West product transferred to Eastern Michigan

The OSU women's basketball team lost guard Areanna Combs on Monday after the Putnam City West product transferred to Eastern...

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Felton provided great consistency for OKC

Felton wasn't great at everything, but the Thunder needed a professional backup point guard and got just that

A new Cold War? Depends on who you ask.

NewsMay 7, 2018

With tensions between Russia and the U.S. heating up, we talk to a Russian living in Oklahoma and Oklahomans living in Russia.

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Tuttle hires former Norman North coach Bryan Merritt

Weeks after stepping down at Norman North, coach Bryan Merritt has a new landing spot.  Merritt was announced as the next...

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Small College Basketball honors Hudson

38-year commissioner of the Sooner Athletic Conference honored for distinguished service

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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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Berry Tramel: These NBA Playoffs stink

This is not compelling basketball, and you can’t blame it all on the hoarding of superstars.

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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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After four-year prep, Dakari Johnson's education continues in NBA

Dakari Johnson's development required two seasons at Kentucky — a virtual snail’s pace at a one-and-done basketball factory —...

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Has LeBron caught Jordan?

The argument goes much deeper than Jordan's six championships trumping LeBron's three

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OKC Dodgers: OKC powers past Nashville to win series

Jake Peter hit two home runs as the Oklahoma City Dodgers beat the Nashville Sounds 11-2 to win the series Sunday.

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Curry comes alive to score 35, Warriors rout Rockets by 41

Stephen Curry got his groove back to score 35 points with five 3-pointers, and the Golden State Warriors made a second-half...

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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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Aaron Wise shatters AT&T Byron Nelson record for first PGA Tour win

Aaron Wise cruised to his first PGA Tour victory Sunday, shattering the AT&T Byron Nelson record at 23 under on a new...

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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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Auburn coach Melissa Luellen gets a taste of home at NCAA golf championships

Auburn coach Melissa Luellen played and coached at Tulsa and is back in her home state for the NCAA women's golf championships...

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My Little Cleos: How a wiggling spoon became my favorite lure

My 40th high school reunion is next month. It brings to mind not only memories of football and foosball but also of fishing,...

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Vegas beats Winnipeg to advance to Stanley Cup Final in first season

Ryan Reaves scored the winning goal, Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves and the Golden Knights beat the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on...

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Oklahoma Scene: OSU's Daton Fix advances to Final X Series

Oklahoma State wrestler Daton Fix is one win away from qualifying for the U.S. World Team in men's freestyle.

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Georgia's Jillian Hollis talks about NCAA golf championships, U.S. Women's Open

Georgia junior Jillian Hollis qualified for the U.S. Women's Open on Monday, before heading to Karsten Creek to play in the...

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Morning Roundup: Carpenter takes top starting spot at Indy 500

Ed Carpenter ruined Team Penske's Indianapolis 500 pole-position party.

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Sports Tuning In for Monday, May 21

May 21 tuning in MONDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 6:35 p.m.;;Oklahoma City at Memphis;;KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7...

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Johnson shows promise as a third-team center

Johnson held his own in a few starts, subbing for Steven Adams

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Outdoor notebook: Stripers are biting on Lake Texoma

The free youth instructional shoot event is open to boys and girls age 10 to 16 who will receive instruction in gun safety,...

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Thunder working off same canvas as 2008

The Thunder never has had to rebuild in Oklahoma City, and that shouldn't change now

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What needs to change for Thunder coach Billy Donovan after a turbulent Year 3?

Three seasons of playoff qualification but back-to-back campaigns of swift first-round exits have left questions about if Billy...

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Oklahoma State women's golf coach Courtney Jones took an indirect path to college coaching

Oklahoma State women's golf coach Courtney Jones took an indirect path to college coaching

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Wichita State ends Cowgirls season

Oklahoma State's softball team couldn't find a way to beat Wichita State this season.

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LeBron, Cavs overpower Celtics 116-86 in Game 3

The Cleveland Cavaliers looked like a different team on their home floor, tightening the Eastern Conference finals with a...

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Texas Tech sweep drops OSU baseball to second in Big 12

After entering the weekend with a two-game lead on Texas atop the conference standings, OSU will be the No. 2 seed in the Big...

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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...

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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Energy FC snaps losing streak with 1-0 victory

The victory ended Energy FC’s longest losing streak in franchise history and its longest at Taft Stadium.

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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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Out of uniform and not managing, Dusty Baker relishes watching son

Dusty Baker is in the stands for nearly every home game to watch Cal's new infielder with that sweet left-handed swing that...

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Oklahoma scene: Energy FC U23 squad opens season

Energy FC U23 squad opens season Energy FC's U23 squad opens its regular season at home Sunday against Texas United SC. Kickoff...

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Morning Roundup: Manziel signs with CFL team

Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel has signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League.

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Warriors eager to get back on the court, respond from loss

The Warriors got dominated in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals at Houston, and now the defending champions plan to do...

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Justify wins foggy Preakness, keeps Triple Crown bid alive

Justify endured the most difficult race of his career and came away a step closer to becoming trainer Bob Baffert's second...

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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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Two OSU baseball players no longer with team

Sophomore infielder Cameron Dobbs is no longer a member of the Oklahoma State baseball program, an OSU media representative...

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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.

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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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Sports Tuning In for Sunday, May 20

May 20 tuning in SUNDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 2:05 p.m.;;Nashville at Oklahoma City;;KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 12:30...

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Donovan's offense was slow to develop in 2017-18

Thunder performed poorly in close games, leading to a disappointing season

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Why Becky Hammon will soon be the Jackie Robinson of our time

Becky Hammon hasn't landed one of the NBA"s vacant head coaching jobs this offseason, but that day is coming. Might be soon....

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OSU’s Big 12 lead slips away as pitching woes continue

STILLWATER — Grant Little's Thursday night ended prematurely when he crashed into Allie P. Reynolds Stadium's left-field wall....

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OKC Dodgers: Nashville powers past OKC 8-4

The Nashville Sounds defeated the Oklahoma City Dodgers 8-4 Friday night.

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Golden Knights win, take 3-1 series lead

LAS VEGAS — Reilly Smith scored on a breakaway late in the third period to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-2 victory over...

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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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Tulsa softball run-rules Missouri 9-1 at Norman regional

The Tulsa softball team run-ruled Missouri 9-1 in five innings Friday afternoon at Marita Hynes Field.

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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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Oklahoma Scene: OCU men's golf wins national title

Oklahoma City University won its 11th NAIA Men’s Golf National Championship Friday at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois.

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OKC has options in final guaranteed season of Singler's deal

When Kyle Singler speaks, you typically can count on the question. Put Singler in front of a group of reporters, and it's a...

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Wichita State comes back to whip OSU

FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. — Oklahoma State's softball team was 24-6 this season when scoring in the first inning, so things looked...

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Morning Roundup: Louisville settles for $4.5 million with ex-AD Jurich

Louisville reached a $4.5 million settlement with former athletic director Tom Jurich, who was fired in the wake of a national...

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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NBA Notebook: Cavs poised to bounce back in Game 3

The Cleveland Cavaliers are calm despite trailing the Boston Celtics 2-0 in the Eastern Conference finals.

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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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Police Athletic League's soccer program in Oklahoma City Public Schools getting results

Fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade students in the Oklahoma City Public Schools compete for their school in the PAL soccer league....

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Sports Tuning In for Saturday, May 19

SATURDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7:05 p.m. — Nashville at Oklahoma City — KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Noon — Oakland at...

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Singler played only 28 minutes outside of garbage time

Singler was really just a garbage-time player for the Thunder this season

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Dismissed OSU guard Zack Dawson signs with South Florida

Guard Zack Dawson, who was dismissed from the Oklahoma State basketball team in December, will transfer to South Florida and...

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Game time for OSU's Big 12 baseball tournament opener announced

The Oklahoma State baseball team will play in the 4 p.m. game Wednesday in the opening slate of the Big 12 tournament at...

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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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OSU baseball: Cowboys fall to Texas Tech as Big 12 race tightens

STILLWATER — Matt Kroon continued his trot, even as Texas Tech left fielder Grant Little writhed in pain on the warning track....

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OSU softball: Cowgirls seeking inspiration from senior letters as regional play arrives

As one of his team traditions, OSU softball coach Kenny Gajewski has each of his senior players write a letter before the...

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Oklahoma City pounds the Sounds

Seven players had multiple hits in the game for Oklahoma City as the Dodgers pounded out 17 hits as a team.

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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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Energy FC booted from U.S. Open Cup

The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup is a yearly tournament open to the highest level amateur teams in the United States as well as all...

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Marlins Man says Royals violated Americans with Disabilities Act by blocking elevators

Laurence Leavy, who is known as Marlins Man, said the Kansas City Royals blocked elevator access to fans with seats in the...

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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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Mayfield, Browns to be featured on "Hard Knocks"

The Browns have turned down previous opportunities to be on the award-winning series. But with renewed optimism around...

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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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Cards pitcher Wainwright onto 60-day DL, catcher Kelly out

Wainwright, a three-time All-Star has been bothered by the elbow most of the season, and is on the DL for second time this year.

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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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It happens every spring: LeBron forced to carry Cavaliers

As has been the case for much of his 15-year career, James has had to perform at an extraordinary level throughout these...

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OSU's Emma Broze ready for challenge of home course

Broze, who is from France, is the only OSU player in the field on the Cowgirls' home course of Karsten Creek Golf Club

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The factors in play for Thunder bringing back Corey Brewer

Corey Brewer wants to come back to Oklahoma City, and would likely have to do so at the veteran’s minimum since the Thunder...

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Illini rely on student who geeks out on baseball analytics

Charlie Young, a student at the University of Illinois and a self-described baseball geek, was at the right place at the right...

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Sports Tuning In for Friday, May 18

FRIDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7:05 p.m. — Nashville at Oklahoma City — KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 6 p.m. — L.A. Dodgers...

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Brewer invigorated Thunder with offense, not defense

Brewer brought a spark to the Thunder, but it didn't translate to defense or playing with Paul George

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Lynx set sights on back-to-back titles

Believe it or not, there is still another feat left for the Minnesota Lynx to accomplish once the season begins this weekend.

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NTX Rayados eliminates Energy FC from U.S. Open Cup

NTX Rayados eliminated Oklahoma City Energy FC from the U.S. Open Cup with a 5-2 victory Wednesday night at Richland College.

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OSU third baseman Vanessa Shippy was selected to the first team for the third straight year

OSU third baseman Vanessa Shippy was selected to the first team for the third straight year

Auto thefts decline in Oklahoma City

NewsMay 14, 2018

Auto thefts in Oklahoma City have declined by about 30 percent since 2012. Police said although it's difficult to say why the number of thefts increase or decrease from one year to the next, advances in technology likely have played a role in the...

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Why does Saban show no grace over UCF?

Saban has another national title, so why can't Central Florida have its parade?

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Midwest City's DeClaudio Irvin continues breakout spring in OCABCA game

Midwest City star shortstop DeClaudio Irvin had a breakout spring and he showed why Wednesday night.

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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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Jensen Elliott returns as Cowboys pursue Big 12 title

Elliott suffered a tear in the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow during a start March 12, 2017 in which he threw 126...

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Thunder fans demand the head of Sam Presti

More online chat questions show the angst of Thunder fans, upset with Sam Presti

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Why an OSU fan's tailgate tribute is causing moving mania

Tyler Segraves is a mega fan of Oklahoma State, and that has made him a mega fan of Dez Bryant. Earlier this year, he took that...

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Marchessault scores twice, Golden Knights top Jets 4-2

Vegas took a 2-1 series lead and is now two wins from advancing to the Stanley Cup final. The Golden Knights improved to 5-1 at...

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COAC All-Conference baseball team set

Following a breakout season, Mustang outfielder Logan Glass was named the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference Offensive Player...

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Rockets rout Warriors to even series

The Houston Rockets beat the Golden State Warriors 127-105 in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Wednesday night.

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Source: Bucks hire Budenholzer as new head coach

A person familiar with the search tells The Associated Press that the Milwaukee Bucks have reached agreement with Mike...

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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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After uneven first season, Ferguson hopes to be 'totally different player'

In 61 games this season, Terrance Ferguson took 169 field-goal attempts. Only 49 were two-point shots.

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Oklahoma Scene: Cowboys win Columbus Regional title

The Oklahoma State men’s golf team won the NCAA Regional title in Columbus, Ohio, on Wednesday.

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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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Celtics' Smart has been unflappable against Cavs

Since returning from thumb surgery late in the first round of the playoffs, former Oklahoma State star Marcus Smart has been...

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Ferguson shows some promise in first Thunder season

Ferguson's defense and rebounding was abysmal, but his offense showed some life

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High school sports notebook: Capitol Hill hires veteran football coach Dan Cocannouer as athletic director

Dan Cocannouer spent the past nine seasons as the head football coach at Southwestern Oklahoma State University, his alma mater.

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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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OCA announces All-State golf rosters

The Oklahoma Coaches Association announced Wednesday the rosters for this summer’s annual All-State golf teams. The tournament...

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Dez Bryant: No regrets for passing on Ravens' offer

Wide receiver Dez Bryant is not second-guessing his decision to turn down an offer from the Baltimore Ravens,...

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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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Power Lunch: Chat live with columnist Berry Tramel

Chat about the Thunder, Cowboys and Sooners with columnist Berry Tramel at 11 a.m. Send in your questions now.

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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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Capitol Hill hires veteran football coach Dan Cocannouer as athletic director

Dan Cocannouer has been retired about six months and he already knows it doesn’t work for him. So, the longtime football coach...

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25-year-old posed as high school freshman to play basketball, police say

A 25-year-old man is facing charges after he reportedly posed as a Hurricane Harvey refugee and enrolled at Dallas ISD schools.

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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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Oklahoma Scene: Wichita State's Austin Reaves transfers to OU

Shooting guard Austin Reaves, who played for Wichita State the past two seasons, will transfer to Oklahoma.

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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Trae Young is the draft pick all the sneaker companies want

In a class dominated by big men, it's the 6-foot-2 Oklahoma guard who has emerged as the rookie most likely to land a big...

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Meet of Champions notebook: Larrison breaks meet records in shot and discus

MOORE — Competing in his future college duds, Moore thrower Patrick Larrison found the same results. The senior came to the...

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Suns win draft lottery, right to pick No. 1 next month

Phoenix has won the No. 1 pick in next month's NBA Draft.

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MLB Notebook: Cano suspended 80 games for drug violation

Seattle Mariners All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano has been suspended 80 games for violating baseball's joint drug agreement.

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Morning Roundup: Tepper to buy Panthers for $2.2 billion

The Carolina Panthers are being sold for an NFL-record $2.2 billion.

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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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OKC Dodgers: Sky Sox hold off Dodgers 8-5

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox jumped out to an early lead and held off the Oklahoma City Dodgers 8-5 Monday night.

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Guthrie hires Malcolm Roberts

Guthrie is turning to longtime Oklahoma City Public Schools coach Malcolm Roberts to revitalize its girls basketball program....

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OSU booster Boone Pickens posted a photo on Instagram of a sculpture of himself, made by noted sculptor Harold Holden

OSU booster Boone Pickens posted a photo on Instagram of a sculpture of himself, made by noted sculptor Harold Holden

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Mount St. Mary hires Lauren McCulloch as new girls basketball coach

Mount St. Mary has named Lauren McCulloch its new girls basketball coach. McCulloch, an AAU coach in the summer, is also a P.E....

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Andre Roberson's value to OKC emerges in his absence

When the Thunder lost Roberson in January, it lost more than its defensive rock. The Thunder lost the one guy capable of...

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Sports Tuning In for Wednesday, May 16

WEDNESDAY MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 11:30 a.m. — Chicago White Sox at Pittsburgh — MLBN (Cox 264) Noon — St. Louis at Minnesota —...

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Roberson's defense, and offense, got better

Before the injury, Roberson was playing well, and so was the Thunder

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Collison bids farewell in a classy manner

Collison leaves OKC in a slightly different manner than did Kevin Durant

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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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Golden State has too much firepower for Houston

James Harden's numbers at least matched Durant's, but Harden doesn't have an all-star roster around him

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How Don McNeill's career was forgotten — and why it's worth remembering

Don McNeill is among the inaugural class in the Oklahoma City Public Schools Sports Hall of Fame. While his accomplishments...

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Abrines will get hitched, hope for game to click this summer

Defense is not at the top of the to-do list for Alex Abrines. His highest priority isn't honing his jump shot. Ask the Thunder...

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Boston's Wright returns from domestic violence ban

The 33-year-old right-hander accepted the penalty in March without an appeal.

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OSU golf leads regional after first round

The top-ranked Cowboys were one of just two teams to break par during the first day of action at the par-71, 7,364-yard layout.

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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...

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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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High school sports notebook: Mount St. Mary coach leaving for Texas Tech

Mount St. Mary football coach Derick Perkins always dreamed of working in the collegiate ranks. Now he's going to get his...

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2019 DT Jayden Jernigan commits to OSU

With Jernigan's commitment, more than half of OSU's 2019 commits are defensive linemen. Listed at 6-foot-1 and 280 pounds,...

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Sports Tuning In for Tuesday, May 15

TUESDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7:40 p.m. — Oklahoma City at Colorado Springs — KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. — Tampa...

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Slugger Ken Hottman played for 89ers in 1974

Farewell to people with Oklahoma ties who enjoyed the game day experience: •Ken Hottman, 69, of Sacramento, California. He...

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Abrines got better, but more improvement is needed

Abrines' defense and aggression improved, but he needs to find more open shots to really be effective

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OKC Dodgers pitcher Justin DeFratus named PCL Pitcher of Week

Oklahoma City pitcher Justin DeFratus’ pristine complete game Friday earned some hardware. DeFratus was named the Pacific...

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OCABCA All-Star Game scheduled for Wednesday

The annual Oklahoma City Area Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Game is set for Wednesday night. The game is scheduled at 6...

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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.

Technology and efficiency gains have boosted the oil industry

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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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McGuinness hires Jim Gasso, husband of OU coach Patty Gasso

McGuinness has landed a familiar name to Oklahoma softball fans to lead its high school program. The Irish announced Monday the...

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Mother of Duke star is wrong about college basketball

Comparing college hoops to slavery is interesting, but where is the athletes' interest in education?

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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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High school sports: 2018 college signing list

With high school sports for the 2017-18 school year complete, here is a look at athletes around the state who have signed to...

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HARD TO WATCH: Former Thunder standouts Harden, Durant square off in Western Conference finals

The Rockets and the Warriors begin their series Monday night, a Western Conference Finals that the entire NBA has salivated...

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Season was 'entertaining' from Patrick Patterson's perspective

Patrick Patterson considers himself a film connoisseur, so much so that he's going after internships with movie production...

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Morning Roundup: Zverev beats Thiem to win Madrid Open

Alexander Zverev beat Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-4 to win the Madrid Open on Sunday.

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OSU softball: Cowgirls head to Arkansas for regional, open with Wichita State

Oklahoma State will be making its third straight NCAA Tournament appearance in Kenny Gajewski's third year as the Cowgirl...

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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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OSU softball: Cowgirls headed to Arkansas, will face Wichita State in NCAA regional

OSU will face Wichita State in the Arkansas regional to open the NCAA softball tournament

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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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MLB Notebook: Cano breaks hand when hit by pitch

Robinson Cano broke his right hand when hit by a pitch from left-hander Blaine Hardy in the third inning of the Seattle...

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OKC Dodgers: Sky Sox erase early deficit to edge Dodgers

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox overcame an early deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Dodgers 4-3 Sunday.

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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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Webb Simpson wins The Players in TPC Sawgrass runaway

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Webb Simpson navigated his way through a few mistakes but not too much stress to win The Players...

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The Jets built Cup contender by drafting, developing talent

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Not many people, if any, expected the Winnipeg Jets to have one of the NHL's best teams this season....

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College Baseball Roundup: OU tops UCF 7-4 to win series

Kyler Murray hit a three-run home run in third inning to help Oklahoma defeat UCF 7-4 and win the series Sunday

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Celtics take Game 1 of East finals, beating Cavaliers 108-83

BOSTON (AP) — The assignment for Boston Celtics forward Marcus Morris in his first start this postseason was easy to explain...

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Chuck Knox, former Rams, Seahawks, Bills coach, dies at 86

Chuck Knox, the former NFL coach who took the Los Angeles Rams to three straight NFC championship games and also led the...

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Patterson's shooting, defense still strong

Patterson has some issues, but he's still an effective player for OKC

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Sports Tuning In for Monday, May 14

MONDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7:40 p.m. — Oklahoma City at Colorado Springs — KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1 p.m. —...

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Kevin Harvick chasing perfection after fifth win in 12 races

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kevin Harvick had just taken the checkered flag for the fifth time this season, wheeled his car into...

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Canton Lake's Walleye Rodeo begins Thursday

The Walleye Rodeo is the largest and oldest fishing tournament in the state. This year will be the 51st Walleye Rodeo at Canton...

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Greenleaf State Park offers scenic hikes, but don't forget the bug spray

As well as hiking, fishing and swimming, Greenleaf State Park also provides opportunities to play volleyball and basketball....

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Collected Wisdom: ESPN broadcaster Adam Amin on his favorite call, his tough road to the top, and the origins of his name

Adam Amin Age: 31 Residence: Chicago From LeBron James buzzer-beaters, to back-to-back game-winning shots in the Women's Final...

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Familiar faces, fond farewells, bumping headline Indy lineup

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The throwback month is in full swing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Danica Patrick started tuning up for...

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Will Paul George try again to find perfect fit with Westbrook, Thunder?

On the left wing, Paul George took a pass from Russell Westbrook, and a Steven Adams screen awaited. George slithered by Adams...

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Elgin stuns Blanchard to win championship

Elgin's charmed run nearly took a devastating turn. But magic doesn't always run out, and Saturday night the Owls went from...

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Jets jump on Golden Knights early, open series with win

The Winnipeg Jets built a three-goal lead early in the first period and went on to beat the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2.

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College Baseball Roundup: OSU hits 7 homers to top Baylor 11-6

Oklahoma State hit seven home runs as it beat Baylor 11-6 to even the series Saturday.

Oklahoma schools plagued by low funding as student needs increase

NewsMay 6, 2018

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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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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Oklahoma Scene: OU men fall to Minnesota in 2nd round of NCAA Championships

The Minnesota men's tennis team beat Oklahoma 4-0 in the second round of the NCAA Championships Saturday.

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Texas softball takes third with 9-2 win over Texas Tech

Texas defeated Texas Tech 9-2 to claim third place in the Big 12 softball championship Saturday.

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Heritage Hall wins again; Edmond North regains crown

Heritage Hall wins fifth straight boys tennis state championship. Edmond North captures first title in three years.

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Class 3A baseball: Jones junior Jarren Maples bounces back to lead way to title

Jones captures first ever baseball state championship with 9-7 win over Oktaha.

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Morning Roundup: Kvitova beats Bertens for 3rd Madrid Open title

Petra Kvitova outlasted Kiki Bertens 7-6 (6), 4-6, 6-3 to claim a record third Madrid Open title on Saturday.

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Del City girls claim third straight track title

YUKON — For the third straight year, the Del City girls track team is heading home with the team title. After putting up 106...

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Class 5A track notebook: Carl Albert runs away with boys team title

As Dadrion Taylor crossed the finish line first during the Class 5A boys 1,600-meter relay, he raised his arms to signal a Carl...

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OSU softball: Cowgirls get needed win as NCAA Tournament approaches

Oklahoma State defeated Iowa State 5-1 in the fifth-place game at the Big 12 softball championship on Saturday

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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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Class 2A baseball: Silo tops Dale to continue title tradition

Silo won a second straight Class 2A title, giving its veteran coach another title in his storied career.

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Class 6A state track notebook: Edmond Memorial wins boys and girls title

For senior long-distance runner Jed Helker, experience pays dividends. Running the 800 meter race, Helker was forced to the...

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Sports Tuning In for Sunday, May 13

SUNDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 2:30 p.m. — Oklahoma City at Colorado Springs — KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Noon — Kansas...