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Gene Sauers watches after hitting his tee shot on the fifth hole during the third round of the U.S. Senior Open golf tournament at Oak Tree National in Edmond, Okla., Saturday, July 12. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman

Gene Sauers goes on birdie binge to grab the lead

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Sauers, a veteran player who didn’t play golf for seven years because of burnout and health issues, shot a 3-under-par 68 to build a three-shot lead over Bernhard Langer and Scott Dunlap.

With a field full of big names and great stories, we couldn't ask for a better Sunday setup

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This leaderboard has a little something for everyone. If you want a big name to cheer, there are plenty. If you want a feel-good story to champion, there are options.

What's it like to be a non-athlete living in Headington Hall?

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Despite the fact that OU student-athletes represent a minority inside the $75 million, state-of-the-art residence hall that was built for them, non-athletes who lived in Headington Hall during its inaugural year say they didn’t feel like outsiders or unwelcomed.

Why Desmond Roland could be OSU's most important offensive player

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The Cowboys’ offensive line is filled with questions and inexperience, along with a new coach in Bob Connelly. Desmond Roland will likely be called on often, and he’ll have to be able to make his own yards.

Anadarko's Tramayne Wauahdooah makes 'something big' out of second chance

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Tramayne Wauahdooah wants to win a third state title, keep his grades up, play in college and make his family and the Anadarko community proud. He wants to make the most of this second chance.

Samir Badr makes most of opportunity in OKC's win over Pittsburgh Riverhounds

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After Sporting Kansas City, Energy FC’s MLS affiliate, recalled goalkeeper Jon Kempin from his loan on Wednesday, Badr became the starter. His lack of playing time didn’t hinder his performance at all as he earned the clean sheet in Energy FC’s 2-0 win over Pittsburgh at Pribil Stadium before a crowd of 3,619.

Ultimate Fighting Championship has Oklahoma in its sights

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UFC Fight Night is coming to Tulsa at the BOK Center on August 23, headlined by a lightweight bout between top contender Benson Henderson and Rafael dos Anjos.While a return to Oklahoma City isn’t currently planned, the possibility of the city hosting a major UFC event is increasing.



Berry Tramel

Oklahoma football: Sooners reach a compromise...

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COMMENTARY — While not ditching the classic look, OU tries to keep up with the times by introducing its set of alternate...

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Jenni Carlson

U.S. Senior Open: With only three players...

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Only seven golfers are under par heading into Sunday’s final round, led by Gene Sauers. He sits 7-under, three shots ahead of...

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Ed Godfrey

Lower Illinois River a prime fishing spot

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You can try your luck catching both trout and striped bass near Gore.

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Mel Bracht

U.S. Senior Open: NBC's Dan Hicks considers...

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Dan Hicks will host NBC’s coverage of the U.S. Senior Open on Saturday and Sunday, which will be bittersweet as it will be...

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