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Big 12 Preview: No. 8 Oklahoma St vs Iowa State tops slate

Oct. 21, 2021 03:14 AM EDT

Some things to watch in Week 8 of the Big 12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 8 Oklahoma State at Iowa State. While the Cowboys (6-0, 3-0 Big 12) have surprised many with their undefeated start, Iowa State (4-2, 2-1) was a Top 10 team at the beginning...

No. 8 Oklahoma St. expects another close game with Cyclones

Oct. 21, 2021 03:13 AM EDT

No. 8 Oklahoma State has proved it can win close games, and recent history indicates the Cowboys will play another one Saturday when they visit Iowa State. Each of the last six meetings has been decided by seven points or less, with the Cowboys winning all but one. Four...

Jazz dominate Thunder, claim 107-86 victory

Oct. 21, 2021 01:05 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz opened a new season with a typical dominant defensive performance. Rudy Gobert had 16 points and 21 rebounds to lead Utah to a 107-86 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night. Six different...

Today in History

Oct. 21, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2021. There are 71 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 21, 1966, 144 people, 116 of them children, were killed when a coal waste landslide...

Sooners try to continue dominance over Kansas

Oct. 20, 2021 22:37 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan (AP) — Caleb Williams is the starting quarterback at No. 3 Oklahoma. The freshman hopes to go out and be himself. Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley put Williams in two weeks ago against Texas and he led a comeback for a 55-48 victory. After replacing Spencer...

Expansion talk looms over Big 12 hoops as season draws near

Oct. 20, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chris Beard got right to it. His Texas Longhorns will have a target on their backs. “We’ve already begun talking to our players about how difficult it’s going to be,” he said. “But it’s really no different than anywhere else I’ve...

Feds: Seminole man pleads guilty in connection to 2 killings

Oct. 20, 2021 16:54 PM EDT

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — A Seminole man who was a member of a Native American prison gang pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges connected to separate homicides, federal prosecutors announced. Matthew Onesimo Armstrong, 32, a member of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma,...

AP College Picks: Clemson, Iowa St look to redirect seasons

Oct. 20, 2021 13:36 PM EDT

For the first time this season, there are no games on the college football schedule matching two ranked teams. That doesn't mean there aren't some intriguing matchups. In the spotlight are a handful of teams that stumbled early and fell out of the rankings, but now have a...

Returnees, transfers lead No. 19 UNC in Davis' debut

Oct. 20, 2021 10:18 AM EDT

Hubert Davis' connections to North Carolina have touched just about everything in his life. He played under late Hall of Famer Dean Smith before a 12-year NBA career. He coached under another Hall of Famer in Roy Williams. The program ties even reach into his family as...

Lawsuit challenges Oklahoma ban on teaching race theory

Oct. 19, 2021 19:29 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A group of Oklahoma students and educators on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a law that bans the teaching of certain concepts of race and racism. The law, HB 1775, also prevents colleges and universities from...