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OU's Sterling Shepard celebrates after a catch during last month's win over Tulsa in Norman. Shepard was called for an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty on the play. [Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman]

Oklahoma football: Sterling Shepard becomes a 'different person' on the field

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The Sooners meet archrival Texas in Cotton Bowl Stadium on Saturday morning, and given the intense nature and emotions involved in the rivalry, expect plenty of chirping between players wearing white and orange. And expect Sterling Shepard to be right in the middle of it.

Lake Erie resort: algae shut its beach dozen times this year

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PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — A northern Ohio summer resort community that sits along Lake Erie says it's considering building a pool because of the ongoing algae problems in the lake....

Oklahoma football: Two players with something to prove against Texas

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DALLAS — This is the second pregame blog from OU beat writers Jason Kersey and Ryan Aber. Here are two players with something to prove against Texas. ABER: Junior linebacker Dominique...

Michael Gerson: What would Jack Kemp do?

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WASHINGTON — Other than in its original application, most exercises in WWXD ("What would X do?" with X being, say, Lincoln, or Martin Luther King Jr., or Churchill) are less...

Road trippin' to West Virginia still a trip

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West Virginia has been part of the Big 12 for three-plus years now, and still, heading out to cover a game at the conference's eastern-most member feels a little like a...


Red River Rivalry: Why Oklahoma 'hates' Texas

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The annual Red River Rivalry football game between Oklahoma and Texas universities manifests two states’ complicated history and their residents' rocky relationship.

Dallas travelblog: Avoid I-35 on Friday at all costs

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OU-Texas Week always is fun. Especially if you go to Dallas. Especially if you go to Dallas before Friday.

How do some OU fans end up sitting with the enemy during the Red River Showdown?

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Call it the Cotton Bowl's Jerusalem. A geographic enclave of hearty souls, surrounded by enemies.

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Lecture will explore Islam's perspective on Jesus

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Zeki Saritoprak, author of the book "Islam's Jesus," will be guest speaker at Oklahoma City-based the Dialogue Institute 's luncheon at 4444 N Classen on Monday.

Legal woes to follow Oklahoma sheriff after resignation

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Embattled Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz leaves office next month days before a hearing on two indictments handed down by a grand jury.That could be the...

Bible lesson for The Oklahoman

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L.G. Parkhurst's Bible lesson for The Oklahoman

Who's sitting under the 'pumpkin tree'? 'Mayor Mick'

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I wanted to add another twist to my story in today's Life section about Studio 222's whimsical interactive "pumpkin tree." Julie Robinson, executive director of Studio 222, said the youths who...

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