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FINAL: OU 48, Louisiana Tech 16

OU rolled past Louisiana Tech in its season opener in Norman. Follow our live postgame coverage with Jason Kersey, Ryan Aber, Jenni Carlson and more.

Live Coverage: Oklahoma State vs. Florida State

Can the Cowboys challenge the defending national champion Florida State Seminoles? Join us at 5:30 p.m. on the Google Hangout to talk about the game, and follow our live coverage from pregame to postgame with John Helsley, Kyle Fredrickson and the NewsOK Sports staff.

Sooners enter season lacking experience on offense

Sports Published: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

The Sooners’ season opener — set for 6 p.m. Saturday against Louisiana Tech on Owen Field — will be the first significant game experience for a high number of the team’s running backs and wide receivers.

Oklahoma City police draw lessons from events in Ferguson, Mo.

News | Updated: 23 hr ago

Oklahoma City’s police chief shares his thoughts on what can be learned from protests in Missouri.

Even with the Lexington-Purcell bridge open, Oklahoma farmers find it unusable

News | Updated: 12 hr ago | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Farmers in Lexington say even though the James C. Nance Memorial Bridge, which was closed temporarily earlier this year, has reopened, the new weight restrictions keep them from using it costing them time and money.

Local authorities say they're unlikely to use armored vehicles should civil unrest occur

News: Crime | Published: Sat, Aug 30, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

The Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office and the Tulsa Police Department have three armored vehicles between them, but leaders of both agencies say they have never been used here in a civil disturbance and likely would cause more harm than good if they were, Tulsa World reports.

Jim Traber ‘shocked’ that OSU coach Mike Gundy has shut him out

Sports | Yesterday | Comment on this article Leave a comment

  Although some of Jim Traber’s colleagues at The Sports Animal radio network are proclaiming that OSU football coach Mike Gundy has been banned from Traber’s afternoon show, Traber has denied that.

Man, woman die in Oklahoma highway crashes

News | Updated: 23 hr ago

A Tulsa woman died in a crash Friday in Garvin County and authorities have identified a Madill man who died Tuesday in a crash near Davis, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol...

Two killed in crashes on state roads Friday evening

News | Published: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

Two people died in seperate crashes on Oklahoma roadways Friday evening, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

Three factors that could lead to a Cowboy upset against Florida State

Sports Published: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

With kickoff at AT&T stadium less than 24 hours away, the focus has changed to the ultimate unknown.Can the Cowboys dethrone the Seminoles?

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OSU football: Insensitive 'Trail of Tears' College GameDay sign condemned by university

Sports | Published: Sat, Aug 30, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

ESPN's College GameDay has become a must-watch show every Saturday morning, so much that fans have taken to making creative signs based on the feature game each week. One sign...

Former Sooners in the NFL: A look at ex-OU players on NFL rosters and those who didn't make the cut

Sports | Published: Sat, Aug 30, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

DE Frank Alexander (Carolina): Suspended the first four games after violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, Alexander, a 2012 fourth-round pick, has been a backup in the Panthers’ defensive-line rotation....

Miley Cyrus' date turns himself in to Oregon jail

News | Published: Fri, Aug 29, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

A homeless man who attended the MTV Video Music Awards with Miley Cyrus has turned himself in to police, authorities said and CNN reports. Jesse Helt, 22, took center stage at...

Halftime thoughts: Oklahoma vs. Louisiana Tech

Sports | Published: Sat, Aug 30, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

NORMAN—Oklahoma leads Louisiana Tech 31-3 at halftime in the season opener. Here are a few quick thoughts, things to watch moving forward and stats from the first half. THREE...

Why Dolphins tight end Charles Clay credits Tulsa and Gus Malzahn for his versatility

Sports | Published: Sat, Aug 30, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Because Charles Clay stuck to his guns and was willing to play at a lower-profile school, the former University of Tulsa standout has developed into one of the NFL’s...



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SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

The play that changed it all

Sports Published: Mon, Aug 11, 2014

In a Bedlam game that produced a clutch 41-yard field goal during a 4.5-magnitude earthquake, a fake field goal touchdown that evoked memories of Bob Stoops’ early years in Norman and Blake Bell’s perfect spiral landing...

Michael Behenna looks ahead to his future

News Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

Four months after his release from U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Michael Behenna is beginning his new life as a ranch hand in Medford.

Questions remain at epicenter of quake trend

News Updated: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

Oklahoma is a seismically active state crisscrossed with thousands of natural fault lines. But seismic activity has spiked over the past five years, leading scientists, regulators, industry representatives and the general...

Civil rights history: How did we get here?

News Published: Sun, Jun 29, 2014

Fifty years ago this week, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

A decade of OKCPD shootings

News Updated: Mon, May 12, 2014

Enterprise reporter Juliana Keeping sifts through the data on ten years' worth of shootings by the Oklahoma City Police Department.