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Oklahoma tops Texas Tech 6-3, advances to Big 12 semis

May. 27, 2022 00:46 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jackson Nicklaus hit a three-run home run and Jake Bennett struck out 12 in 7 2/3 innings to propel No. 3 seed Oklahoma to a 6-3 victory over No. 2 seed Texas Tech in the Big 12 Tournament on Thursday night. Oklahoma (37-20) is idle until Saturday's...

Scheffler part of crowded Colonial leaderboard after PGA cut

May. 26, 2022 22:57 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Scottie Scheffler did something last weekend that he rarely does, watching a golf tournament at home after missing the cut. The world's No. 1 player is back on the course, and tied atop a crowded leaderboard at Colonial. Scheffler was among eight players...

Oklahoma governor vetoes key parts of legislative budget

May. 26, 2022 19:29 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt said Thursday he vetoed several key pieces of a legislative budget deal, setting up a showdown with fellow Republicans in the Legislature who are expected to try and override him. Stitt told reporters at a press conference that he and...

Oklahoma governor seeks expungement of critical jury report

May. 26, 2022 14:10 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma judge should expunge a portion of a state grand jury report that is sharply critical of Gov. Kevin Stitt, according to a motion filed by Stitt. The portion of the May 13 report calling Stitt’s meetings with his appointees to the state Pardon and...

Legal challenge filed to stop Oklahoma anti-abortion bill

May. 26, 2022 13:38 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A group of abortion providers in Oklahoma filed a legal challenge Thursday to a new law that bans nearly all abortions in the state. The lawsuit filed with the Oklahoma Supreme Court seeks to stop the new law from taking effect. The court declined to...

Oklahoma State routs Baylor 11-1, advances in Big 12 tourney

May. 26, 2022 13:04 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Justin Campbell struck out 10 in seven innings, Griffin Doersching hit a three-run homer and No. 4 seed Oklahoma State beat eighth-seeded Baylor 11-1 on Thursday in the Big 12 Tournament. Oklahoma State (37-19), coming off a 4-0 loss to Texas after recording...

Oklahoma governor signs transgender bathroom bill

May. 26, 2022 13:01 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed a bill requiring public school students to use only the bathroom of the sex listed on their birth certificate. About a dozen conservative states have passed laws targeting the transgender population over bathroom use,...

Graham slams Oklahoma past West Virginia in Big 12 tourney

May. 26, 2022 00:20 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Peyton Graham hit a grand slam to cap a five-run second inning and No. 3 seed Oklahoma turned back No. 6 seed West Virginia 6-4 in the first round of the Big 12 Tournament on Wednesday. Oklahoma (34-20) advances to play No. 2 seed Texas Tech in the...

Oklahoma governor signs the nation's strictest abortion ban

May. 25, 2022 19:58 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt on Wednesday signed into law the nation’s strictest abortion ban, making the state the first in the nation to effectively end availability of the procedure. State lawmakers approved the ban enforced by civil lawsuits rather than...

Oklahoma’s governor signs the strictest abortion ban in U.S., ending the procedure in the state with few exceptions

May. 25, 2022 19:57 PM EDT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s governor signs the strictest abortion ban in U.S., ending the procedure in the state with few exceptions.