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All-America Watch: Georgia's JR Reed relies on home lessons

Sep. 17, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — J.R. Reed plays for one of the nation's powerhouse programs, where the competition begins as soon as you step on campus. No problem. Family time prepared him well for what it took to earn a starting job in Georgia's secondary. "That's where I found the love and passion for sports, no...

STAT WATCH: Another 200-yard game gives Hubbard rushing lead

Sep. 16, 2019 3:08 AM EDT

There have been four 200-yard rushing games this season, and two of them belong to Oklahoma State's Chuba Hubbard. Hubbard ran for a career-high 256 yards on 32 carries against Tulsa on Saturday and moved from ninth to first on the national rushing chart with an average of 173.7 yards per game. Hubbard, whose...

Hubbard's 256 yards, 3 TDs lead Oklahoma St. past Tulsa

Sep. 14, 2019 8:48 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — One Oklahoma State star got slowed down, so the other took over. With Tulsa focused on receiver Tylan Wallace, Chuba Hubbard rushed for a career-high 256 yards and three touchdowns, and Oklahoma State defeated the Golden Hurricane 40-21 on Saturday afternoon. Hubbard ripped off...

Oklahoma St. to play Tulsa in 1st game since Pickens' death

Sep. 13, 2019 11:46 AM EDT

Oklahoma State will play at Tulsa on Saturday in its first game since billionaire donor T. Boone Pickens' death. Pickens, a 1951 graduate of what then was Oklahoma A&M, died Wednesday at age 91 . Much of the $652 million he donated to Oklahoma State went to athletic facilities, including the football stadium...

American Airlines to add 400 jobs in Tulsa

Aug. 29, 2019 6:47 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — American Airlines said it's adding 400 jobs at its Tulsa maintenance facility, marking what an airline official calls the largest workforce addition to that base in over a decade. About 330 of the new positions will be filled by mechanics who have the potential to earn six figures as...

Tulsa the first test for No. 18 Michigan State's offense

Aug. 29, 2019 1:57 PM EDT

Tulsa (3-9 last season) at No. 18 Michigan State (7-6), Friday at 7:05 p.m. Eastern (FS1). Line: Michigan State by 23. Series record: First meeting. WHAT'S AT STAKE? It's the first chance for Michigan State to show off any offensive improvements after the Spartans scored only 32 points in their last four games...

1 of 2 sunken barges removed from Arkansas River in Oklahoma

Aug. 28, 2019 5:23 PM EDT

WEBBERS FALLS, Okla. (AP) — One of two runaway barges that crashed into a dam and sank on top of the other in the Arkansas River in Oklahoma has been removed from the dam. The barges carrying a total of about 3,800 pounds (1,700 kilograms) of fertilizer sank May 23 after crashing into the lock and dam at...

Former AP reporter, bureau chief Haring dies at 86

Aug. 27, 2019 11:08 AM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Former Associated Press reporter and bureau chief and long-time Tulsa World executive editor Robert Haring has died. Stanleys Funeral and Cremation Service says Haring died Saturday in Tulsa. He was 86. Haring worked as city editor for the Southern Illinoisan then joined the AP, working...

Gas station security guard shoots didgeridoo-wielding man

Aug. 26, 2019 9:34 AM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in Tulsa say a security guard at a gas station shot and wounded a man who was swinging an Australian musical instrument at him. Tulsa police said the shooting happened late Saturday at a QuikTrip convenience store in Tulsa. They say the security guard said he opened fire...

O'Rourke on historical racist attacks: US as divided as ever

Aug. 20, 2019 7:18 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke this week visited sites in Tulsa and Oklahoma City that were targeted by violence, and made a point of linking the Tulsa race riots and a recent deadly mass shooting in his Texas hometown. The former congressman stopped Monday in Tulsa's...