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Military: 2 airmen killed in crash during Oklahoma training

Nov. 21, 2019 7:15 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two airmen were killed Thursday in an accident involving two jets during the landing phase of a training exercise at a U.S. Air Force base in northwestern Oklahoma, a military official said. The crash occurred shortly after 9 a.m. at Vance Air Force Base in Enid, about 65 miles (105...

Turnover-savvy Oklahoma St defense looks to get more at WVU

Nov. 21, 2019 6:04 PM EST

No. 22 Oklahoma State (7-3, 4-3 Big 12, No. 21 CFP) at West Virginia (4-6, 2-5), Saturday at 12 p.m. EST (ESPN2). Line: Oklahoma State by 6 1/2. Series record: Oklahoma State leads 6-4. WHAT'S AT STAKE The Cowboys are looking for their fourth straight win and want to keep the momentum going heading into next...

The Latest: 2 airmen died while landing at Oklahoma base

Nov. 21, 2019 5:53 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on the crash of two Air Force training jets in northwest Oklahoma that killed two airmen. (all times local): 4:45 p.m. An Air Force base commander says two U.S. airmen were killed in an accident involving two jets during the landing phase of a training exercise in...

No. 8 Oklahoma looks to keep playoff hopes alive vs. TCU

Nov. 21, 2019 3:27 PM EST

TCU (5-5, 3-4 Big 12) at No. 8 Oklahoma (9-1, 6-1, No. 9 CFP), Saturday at 8 p.m. EST (FOX). Line: Oklahoma by 18. Series record: Oklahoma leads 14-5. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Oklahoma needs a win to keep its hopes at a College Football Playoff slot alive. The Sooners qualify for the Big 12 Championship game if West...

Oklahoma attorney general to appeal judge’s opioid ruling

Nov. 21, 2019 1:22 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter says he plans to appeal a judge’s order directing consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson to pay the state $465 million to help address the state’s opioid crisis. Hunter said Thursday the judge’s final order only covers...

No. 13 Baylor another shot to clinch Big 12 title game spot

Nov. 21, 2019 4:01 AM EST

Some things to watch in the Big 12 for Week 13 of the regular season: GAME OF THE WEEK Texas (6-4, 4-3 Big 12) at No. 13 Baylor (9-1, 6-1, No 14 CFP). Coming off their first loss after blowing an early 25-point lead at home against Oklahoma, the Bears have another chance at home to clinch a spot in the Big 12...

Rachal scores 20 to lead Tulsa past SE Louisiana 73-66

Nov. 20, 2019 10:26 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Brandon Rachal had 20 points and 11 rebounds as Tulsa defeated Southeastern Louisiana 73-66 on Wednesday night. Darien Jackson added a career-best 18 points for Tulsa (4-1), which earned its fourth straight home victory. Jeriah Horne added 10 points. Tulsa had a 10-0 run in the closing...

Oklahoma killer urges US court to overturn death penalty

Nov. 20, 2019 5:07 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A man sentenced to death for killing a Texas couple as they camped in Oklahoma nearly 20 years ago is asking a federal appeals court for a chance to prove he should be spared the death penalty, pointing to brain damage, a troubled childhood and biblical references by prosecutors. Edward Leon...

Oklahoma receivers show they can fill void for CeeDee Lamb

Nov. 20, 2019 3:42 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Jalen Hurts entered his biggest game as Oklahoma’s quarterback without his security blanket. Now, he’s even more secure. CeeDee Lamb, a member of the Associated Press’ midseason All-America team, ranks in the nation’s top 10 in touchdown receptions, yards...

College Football Picks: Scoreboard watching for CFP hopefuls

Nov. 20, 2019 1:20 PM EST

Pac-12 powers No. 6 Oregon and No. 7 Utah are on the road this weekend, trying to continue their march to a mega-meeting with huge playoff ramifications in the conference championship game next month. They should also both be keeping an eye on the Big 12, where No. 8 Oklahoma is looming. And, of course, the...