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Hoskin wins another 4-year term as chief of Cherokee Nation, country's most populous tribe

Jun. 06, 2023 00:14 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Cherokee Nation’s Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. won reelection to another four-year term as leader of the nation’s most populous tribe, according to results certified Monday by the tribe's Election Commission. Hoskin, a 48-year-old attorney, won nearly...

Cink among 45 players in US Open after 36-hole qualifiers

Jun. 05, 2023 23:14 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Stewart Cink doesn't care that he turned 50 last month. He'll do anything to play in the U.S. Open, even if that means going 36 holes against some kids who weren't even born when he played his first one 27 years ago. Cink got a pep talk from his wife Monday to...

Florida State tops Tennessee in semifinal, will play Oklahoma for Women's College World Series title

Jun. 05, 2023 22:50 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Florida State is back in a familiar position. Kathryn Sandercock and Makenna Reid combined for five innings of scoreless relief to help No. 3 seed Florida State defeat No. 4 Tennessee 5-1 on Monday night and advance to the Women's College World Series...

Jennings has game-winning double, Oklahoma tops Stanford, reaches Women's College World Series final

Jun. 05, 2023 22:05 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — It wasn't pretty, but Oklahoma kept its historic win streak alive. Tiare Jennings doubled in the ninth inning to score two runs, leading the top-seeded Sooners past No. 9 Stanford 4-2 on Monday for a shot at their third straight Women's College World Series...

Hovland goes from winning Memorial to caddying in US Open qualifier

Jun. 05, 2023 19:48 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Viktor Hovland didn't have much time to celebrate the biggest win of his career. One day after winning the Memorial, he went 36 holes as a caddie in U.S. Open qualifying Monday. Hovland, who won in a playoff Sunday at Muirfield Village and earned $3.6 million,...

Oklahoma school board approves what would be the 1st taxpayer-funded religious school in US

Jun. 05, 2023 18:15 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A state school board in Oklahoma voted Monday to approve what would be the first publicly funded religious school in the nation, despite a warning from the state's attorney general that the decision was unconstitutional. The Statewide Virtual Charter School...

State school board in Oklahoma approves what would be the first publicly funded religious school in the nation

Jun. 05, 2023 16:49 PM EDT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — State school board in Oklahoma approves what would be the first publicly funded religious school in the nation.

Rogers leads Tennessee past Oklahoma St, into Women's College World Series semifinals

Jun. 04, 2023 23:00 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Tennessee moved past a lopsided loss and focused on the opportunity at hand. Ashley Rogers threw a complete game, and the fourth-seeded Lady Vols defeated No. 6 Oklahoma State 3-1 on Sunday to qualify for the Women's College World Series semifinals. ...

Hovland delivers clutch putts and wins Memorial in playoff

Jun. 04, 2023 20:07 PM EDT

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Viktor Hovland was happy with his three PGA Tour victories, even if they were at resort courses that were soft and susceptible to firing at flags. He wanted a win on American soil, where par was at a premium, and he got every bit of that Sunday at the Memorial. ...

Penn gives Ivy League an NCAA regional finalist for 2nd year in row; No. 2 Florida faces tall task

Jun. 04, 2023 02:10 AM EDT

Penn has given the Ivy League a team in an NCAA Tournament regional final for the second straight year and another surprise, Oral Roberts, extended its nation-best winning streak to 20 games Saturday night to move a step closer to the super regionals. No. 2 national seed Florida,...