• Not Your Grandfather's Sears

    | Published: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    Berko says Sears will continue to struggle for the next few years.

  • Futures File: Prices stagnant in recent months for many agricultural products

    | Published: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    Walt and Alex Breitinger: While most farmers remain profitable, margins are growing thin.

  • Eagle & Beagle for Sunday, March 1, 2015

    | Published: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    Don Mecoy: Eagle & Beagle is a weekly look at Oklahoma companies’ high-performing (eagle) and low-performing (beagle) stocks.

  • Oklahoma nonprofit briefs

    | Published: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    Oklahoma nonprofit briefs

  • Tulsa author takes readers on a culinary trip around the world

    By Ken Raymond | Published: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    Sasha Martin of Tulsa is a chef, blogger and now author of a memoir that includes recipes and takes readers on a culinary tour of the world.

  • Local best-sellers

    | Published: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    Local best-sellers

  • Book notes

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    Book notes

  • Book signings

    | Published: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    Local book signings

  • Book review: 'Burned: A Fever Novel,' by Karen Marie Moning

    | Published: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    Book review: ‘Burned: A Fever Novel,’ by Karen Marie Moning

  • Technology, working with medical professionals is key to producing job-ready grads

    By Erica Miller
    Canadian Valley Technology Center |
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    The Oklahoma health care industry is prime for growth, and Canadian Valley Technology Center focuses on producing job-ready graduates for one of the fastest growing job fields in the state. A 10-year forecast shows that personal care aides, nursing assistant and home health aides will offer the most new jobs in the sector, according to data from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The need for licensed practical nurses will increase 36 percent, according to data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

  • Plenty to see along the Chisholm Trail in Oklahoma

    By Matt Patterson
    Staff Writer |
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    From museums, to trail ruts along the highway there’s plenty to explore for those interested in history.

  • College baseball roundup: Sooners blast BYU; Cowboys fall to Auburn

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 11 hr ago

    Sooners blast BYU A two-run home run by Sheldon Neuse sparked a big day from the Sooner offense, as OU beat BYU 7-1 in Cashman Park in Las Vegas. The home run for Neuse, who later added a single for a 2 for 4 day, was followed by a solo shot from Anthony Hermelyn. The Sooners also had homers from Hunter Haley and Chris Shaw in the seventh inning. Left-hander Adam Choplick (1-1) picked up the win for OU, striking out seven in six innings and allowing one unearned run on four hits and three walks. Maverik Buffo (0-1) took the loss for BYU (2-10), giving up six hits and

  • Collected Wisdom: Former Major League Baseball pitcher Dave Dravecky

    INTERVIEWED BY JACOB UNRUH | Updated: 11 hr ago

    Dave Dravecky grew up in Youngstown, Ohio, with a huge passion for baseball and dream of being the next Sandy Koufax. The road to the major leagues was far from easy.

  • College softball roundup: OU's Kelsey Stevens no-hits IPFW; UNT sweeps Cowgirls

    From Staff Reports | Updated: 11 hr ago

    Stevens throws no-hitter as Sooners sweep doubleheader Junior Kelsey Stevens threw her first no-hitter as a Sooner as No. 4-ranked Oklahoma swept a doubleheader against Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne (0-13) Saturday afternoon in Conroe, Texas, at the Scrap Yard Sports Complex. Stevens (5-0) had 11 strikeouts and one walk in seven innings as OU won 5-0 in Game 1. The Sooners (14-3) run-ruled the Mastodons, 9-0, in five innings in Game 2. In Game 2, OU's Leslie Miller hit her first home run of the season and finished 2 for 2 with five RBI.

  • Oklahoma scene

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 11 hr ago

    OSU's Edwards sets Big 12 indoor record Texas swept the Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championships in Ames, Iowa, on Saturday, but Oklahoma State's Kaela Edwards certainly left her mark on the event. Edwards set a new Big 12 meet record and an OSU school record in the 1,000 meters, finishing with a time of 2:43.11. Her teammate Clara Nichols claimed victory in the women's 800 in 2:06.95. OSU finished fourth in women's competition with 77 points, and Oklahoma was eighth with 52. The Longhorns won with 139 points. In men's competition, OSU's Chad Noelle finished in 4:08.64 to take gold in the men's mile as the

  • Cowboys intend to use franchise tag on Dez

    By David Moore
    The Dallas Morning News |
    Published: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    Dez Bryant is hours away from receiving something he doesn't want. Stephen Jones, the Cowboys chief operating officer, said the club will place the franchise tag on Bryant Monday. Tom Condon, who now represents the Pro Bowl receiver in negotiations, was informed of the club's intentions by Jones in a call Friday afternoon. The tag prevents Bryant, a former Oklahoma State star, from hitting the free-agent market and guarantees him $12.8 million for the 2015 season. “Well, I think Dez is a special player,” Jones said. “Obviously, he's someone we don't want to lose. We will pretty much cement that by using the franchise tag.

  • Stolen race car found

    AP Sports Writer |
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    HAMPTON, Ga. — The No. 44 race car returned to its NASCAR shop in North Carolina on Saturday after it was recovered along a remote road in suburban Atlanta, apparently abandoned by the thieves who stole it from a hotel parking lot. While the discovery didn't occur in nearly enough time for Team XTREME to compete in this weekend's race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, it was a huge boost for the small-budget operation in its bid to make the next event at Las Vegas. “There was no damage whatsoever,” team owner John Cohen told The Associated Press. “Nothing was taken off the car. Even the antennas that went to the radio were still in the seats.

  • NBA Notebook

    | Updated: 11 hr ago

    Miami forward Chris Bosh released from South Florida hospital Chris Bosh's first step toward recovery is complete. He's home. The Miami Heat forward has been discharged from a South Florida hospital where he was treated for blood clots on one of his lungs. Bosh was hospitalized for just over a week and will still be monitored closely, but simply being released is a major step on his road back to health. “That was his first goal,” Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. “He's been very anxious to get out of there. It was driving him nuts.” Spoelstra said Bosh was sent home Friday. Bosh will miss at least

  • Oklahoma basketball notebook: Sooners finding ways to win close ones

    BY RYAN ABER | Published: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    After OU’s 67-60 win over TCU on Saturday, the Sooners have now won three consecutive tight games. The three games have been decided by 13 points.

  • Hield breaks out of slump in OU win

    BY RYAN ABER | Published: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    NORMAN — Buddy Hield's mom had been a bit upset with him this week. Despite Oklahoma not having a mid-week game, Hield didn't get to spend much time with Jackie Swann during her first full week visiting her son from the Bahamas. “She was on me because I kept staying in the gym late at night and I wasn't coming home on time,” Hield said after sparking the Sooners to a 67-60 win over TCU on Saturday. “I just wanted to go out there and do what I always do normally and it was fun.” Hield snapped out of a slump and led the Sooners with 21 points and a career-high 13 rebounds as Oklahoma had to come back to beat the Horned Frogs in