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Kevin Durant's rising popularity and extreme marketability made his sky-high price tag worth it for Nike

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Under Armour made a strong push, offering up a deal reportedly in the $265 million to $285 million range, plus incentives, over 10 years. But on Sunday morning, ESPN reported that Nike decided to match it. Durant is now under control through the start of the 2024 season.

Sooners' backup quarterback situation is tricky for now

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Until redshirt freshman Cody Thomas is fully healed from the muscle strain that has plagued him the past couple weeks — or Texas Tech transfer Baker Mayfield wins his eligibility battle, which seems like a long shot — the Sooners really don’t have any good options behind starter Trevor Knight at quarterback.

Emmanuel Ogbah's breakout performance highlights strength of Cowboy defense

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The 6-foot-4, 270-pound sophomore made his first-career start and kept Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston on the run much of the night — despite the fact FSU started a senior at every position on its offensive line.

Pro football bust possibilities: Sam Bradford and Wes Welker

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Bradford has been decked by another major knee injury. Meanwhile, Welker suffered another concussion to go with the two he had last season and who knows how many others, dating back to Heritage Hall. It’s a fair question to ask about the bust status of these two Oklahoma icons. ProAs in, will Bradford be a bust and will Welker get a bust, in the Hall of Fame?

OU's Jordan Phillips showed what he's capable of doing

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Phillips didn’t play a whole lot Saturday night — Oklahoma’s coaches want to make sure he’s healthy for Big 12 games that are going to determine the Sooners’ fate this season — but when he did, Phillips was every bit the handful for offensive linemen he was last season when healthy.

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

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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 most versatile tight ends.



Berry Tramel

Pro football bust possibilities: Sam Bradford...

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Bradford has been decked by another major knee injury. Meanwhile, Welker suffered another concussion to go with the two he had...

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Jenni Carlson

OU football: Big win over La. Tech gave walk-on...

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NORMAN — Fans streamed toward the exits, players headed toward the locker room, and still, Caleb Gastelum lingered on the Owen...

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Ed Godfrey

Time to check out the bugling elk

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One of the coolest things in Oklahoma is the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge in southwest Oklahoma between Lawton and Altus....

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Mel Bracht

Remote patrol: Oklahoma State earns respect...

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Chris Fowler, who made his debut after replacing Brent Musburger as play-by-play announcer, said, “Give the credit to Oklahoma...

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