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News Tulsa pro soccer team will have familiar name: Roughnecks Published: February 26, 2014

Tulsa's new professional franchise name will ring a familiar tone with longtime local sports fans.

The city's new United Soccer League PRO team will be known as the Tulsa Roughnecks, as reported by Eric Bailey of the Tulsa World. The name was an overwhelming favorite among the World's "Name Your Team" contest.

Starting in 2015, the Roughnecks will play in the same league as the Oklahoma City Energy FC.

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