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NBA Playoffs LIVE: Thunder vs. Grizzlies, Game 3

The Thunder looks to take a 2-1 series lead against the Memphis Grizzlies - winners of 14 straight home games - tonight at 7 p.m. Follow our live coverage from pregame to postgame with Darnell Mayberry, Anthony Slater and the NewsOK Sports team.

NCAA changes rules to allow mandatory summer workouts

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Major college football coaches can now require their players to participate in up to eight hours per week of summer activities.





Russell Westbrook speaks during media availability after practice for the Oklahoma City Thunder NBA basketball team in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

It's time for Russell Westbrook to play some defense

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The plot demands that Westbrook play the big-time defense of which he’s capable. A point guard this strong and this quick and this driven and this, well, mean, ought to be able to neutralize inferior athletes. Which the crafty Mike Conley is.

2012 marathon winner Camille Herron back with a shot to break course record

Sports | Published: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Camille Herron of Oklahoma City has won 13 marathons in 10 states and has a goal to win one in every state. Herron, 32, will attempt to break her own course record and win her second Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon on Sunday.

Barons blow lead, lose Game 1 in overtime

Sports | Published: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

The Texas Stars, the top seed in the AHL playoffs, rallied from a 2-0 deficit midway through the second period to take a 1-0 lead in a best-of-5, first-round Western Conference series. Game 2 is 8 p.m. Saturday at the Cox Center.

Hero ball has returned — and that's not a good thing for the Thunder

Sports | Published: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

The question is, can OKC get away from that style in Game 3 on Thursday night in Memphis? Against the gritty Grizzlies, it seems the Thunder has to.

Athletes of the week: McGuinness' Eckart, U.S. Grant's Garcia among top performers

Sports | Published: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Erin Eckart scored the only goals in McGuinness’ 2-0 win over Westmoore on Tuesday night, a much-needed district victory for the Irish for purposes of playoff seeding.

Yukon's Garrett Benge has learned to stay calm on the mound

Sports | Published: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

OKLAHOMAN PLAYER OF THE WEEK — In Yukon’s seven games the past week, Benge is 10-for-25 with two home runs and 11 RBIs. He’s also allowed seven runs — four earned — in 13 innings on the mound, showing the versatility the Millers need.

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It's time for Russell Westbrook to play some...

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The plot demands that Westbrook play the big-time defense of which he’s capable. A point guard this strong and this quick and...

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Jenni Carlson

Sharon Coyne still running for Jaci Rae

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After losing her daughter in the Oklahoma City bombing, Coyne started a new chapter in her life. Now she is returning to...

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Ed Godfrey

Talking Turkey

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Gobblers have been tough to call during the first half of spring turkey season, but the hunting should improve in the final two...

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Mel Bracht

Media Notes: SoonerVision awarded the 2014...

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The University of Oklahoma has been awarded the 2014 SVG/NACDA Technology Leadership Award from the Sports Video Group and the...

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