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  • College football: Nacita says disregarding guidance from Baylor was mistake

    By the Associated Press | Updated: 2 hr ago

    WACO, Texas — Former Baylor running back Silas Nacita says he made a mistake by “disregarding guidance” from the school's compliance department and accepting benefits that led to him being removed from the team. Baylor announced Tuesday that Nacita, whose story of overcoming an unstable family...

  • MLB notebook

    | Updated: 2 hr ago

    MLB yet to discipline Hamilton Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton was on the minds of his teammates Thursday, a day after he was in New York to meet with Major League Baseball officials about an unspecified disciplinary issue. The 33-year-old Hamilton has a history of drug addiction...

  • golf roundup

    | Updated: 2 hr ago

    Herman leads Honda Classic by one shot; Flores trails by two strokes Playing in America for the first time this year, Rory McIlroy's first shot was a 2-iron out of play. A relentless wind with gusts that approached 35 mph provided a rude welcome to just about everyone Thursday at the Honda...

  • College baseball: OU rallies back to beat Brigham Young

    From Staff Reports | Updated: 2 hr ago

    The Sooners, who at one point trailed by five runs, started the comeback with two runs in the fifth inning and three more in the sixth to tie the score at 6. OU cranked out 10 hits, including three from Taylor Alspaugh. Aikin and Anthony Hermelyn added two hits each.

  • Psychology on order: How restaurants get you to spend more

    Associated Press |
    Published: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    NEW YORK — You may think you're immune to transparent sales pitches like “Do you want fries with that?” But the tactics restaurants use to nudge you into spending a little extra may be subtler than you realize. Here's a look at a few ways companies get you to spend more than you intended....

  • Judge rules for Peterson; NFL files protest

    AP Sports Writers |
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    In NFL limbo for the last five-plus months, Adrian Peterson's future with the Minnesota Vikings is still in question. The path toward resolution of his status has been cleared, though the clash between league and the union over the personal conduct policy persists. Commissioner Roger Goodell...

  • Weinke excited about working with Bradford

    AP Sports Writer |
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ST. LOUIS — Chris Weinke is looking forward to working with Sam Bradford. Weinke, the former Florida State star, is the St. Louis Rams new quarterback coach. Weinke and Bradford bonded for 31/2 hours over dinner during the NFL Combine that was part of the interview process, with new...

  • SandRidge reports profit, cuts spending by 56 percent

    By Adam Wilmoth
    Energy Editor |
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    SandRidge Energy Inc. executives said Thursday they have cut the company’s 2015 drilling budget by 56 and renegotiated a credit facility because of the low oil prices that have slowed the industry.

  • Oklahoma City property could dodge a hard slam from oil price slide

    Real Estate Editor |
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Office and industrial landlords expect reduced leasing activity in Oklahoma City but no drastic kick back of space onto the markets for leasable space, according to brokers at an annual commercial realty conference.

  • Morning roundup

    Compiled by Hayley Riggs McGhee from Wire Reports | Updated: 2 hr ago

    Former Louisville player pleads not guilty to rape Former University of Louisville basketball player Chris Jones pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of rape and sodomy, days after being dismissed from the team. Jones, 23, appeared in Jefferson District Court before Judge Sheila Collins...

  • Stock market shrugs off vote by FCC

    By The Associated Press | Published: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    NEW YORK — The stock market largely shrugged off the Federal Communications Commission's vote to impose tougher rules on broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T to prevent them from creating paid fast lanes for the Internet and slowing or blocking Web traffic. The new rules...

  • Stillwater man died after helping his neighbor, records show

    By Jonathan Sutton
    Staff Writer |
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Payne County District Court documents state Ralph Willis, 42, killed William Marg, 64, after the victim tried to help Ralph’s wife. Rachael Willis, 37, told Marg her husband was abusing her. Stillwater police later shot and killed Ralph Willis after a foot chase.

  • Missouri auditor dies in 'apparent suicide'

    By DAVID A. LIEB | Published: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    MISSOURI JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who had recently launched a Republican campaign for governor, fatally shot himself Thursday in what police described as an “apparent suicide,” minutes after inviting reporters to his suburban St. Louis home for an interview. Schweich's...

  • Sports TV listings for Oklahoma City: Friday, Feb. 27-Sunday, Feb. 29

    | Updated: 2 hr ago

    FRIDAY NBA 7 p.m. Miami at New Orleans ESPN (Cox 29) 9:30 p.m.

  • Oklahoma news briefs for Feb. 27, 2015

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