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Baker Mayfield 'ready to move on' from Browns

Jun. 28, 2022 14:51 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Baker Mayfield said the Cleveland Browns have work ahead if they want him to help them through their situation with Deshaun Watson. Mayfield, speaking at his football camp near the University of Oklahoma’s campus on Tuesday, didn’t entirely close the door...

Women's College World Series team by team breakdown

Jun. 01, 2022 16:35 PM EDT

ARIZONA (38-20) Coach: Caitlin Lowe (38-20 in one season). Last WCWS appearance: 2021. National titles: 8 (1991, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2006, 2007). Road to Oklahoma City: Won Columbia Regional: Beat Illinois 8-3, beat Missouri 2-0,...

Best ever? Oklahoma's Jocelyn Alo among softball's greats

May. 31, 2022 21:36 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Jocelyn Alo brought the energy level to a fever pitch on a muggy Friday afternoon at Oklahoma’s Marita Hynes Field. The Sooners were gaining momentum in Game 1 of their super regional last week, having just taken a 3-0 lead over Central Florida in the second...

3 motorcyclists killed in wrong-way crash in Arkansas

May. 13, 2022 18:34 PM EDT

MULBERRY, Ark. (AP) — A wrong-way driver on Interstate 40 in western Arkansas collided with a group of motorcyclists, killing three people from Louisiana and injuring six others, according to Arkansas State Police. Patricia Lemar, 44, of Slidell, Louisiana; Leonard Lemar Jr., 46,...

Ex-Oklahoma QB Mayfield looks to overcome adversity again

Apr. 23, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Baker Mayfield has overcome adversity many times and expects to do it again. After all, perhaps more than any other quality, the former University of Oklahoma quarterback has made his mark with resilience. Whenever Mayfield felt slighted during...

Venables looks to take Oklahoma program 'from good to great'

Apr. 23, 2022 13:34 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — New Oklahoma coach Brent Venables respects what the Sooners have accomplished in recent years, but he believes they can be even better. Lincoln Riley compiled a 55-10 record in five seasons before leaving to become head coach at Southern California....

Oklahoma QB Gabriel adjusts after transferring from UCF

Apr. 21, 2022 14:06 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Dillon Gabriel won’t let a higher profile or fancy new surroundings change his low-key approach. He has had plenty of success as a college quarterback -- he passed for more than 8,000 yards and 70 touchdowns at Central Florida while leading some of the...

Norman police shoot, kill man after vehicle chase

Apr. 08, 2022 17:56 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Norman police shot and killed a man accused of exiting his car with a firearm and pointing it at officers after a vehicle chase, police said Friday. Police did not identify the man or the four officers who fired their weapons after the chase late Thursday on...

Norman’s Heikkila defeats incumbent Clark in mayor’s race

Apr. 05, 2022 22:11 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Former Norman safety manager Larry Heikkila defeated incumbent Breea Clark on Tuesday in the race to be mayor of Oklahoma’s third-largest city. Clark and Heikkila were the top vote-getters in a four-way primary election in February. Clark outpolled Heikkila...

Young scores 41 in homecoming as Hawks top Thunder 136-118

Mar. 31, 2022 00:10 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — For once, Trae Young didn't have to play his usual role of villain on the road. Young had 41 points and eight assists in a warm homecoming, and his Atlanta Hawks rolled past the Oklahoma City Thunder 136-118 on Wednesday night. Young, who grew...