NEW YORK (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have replaced the New York Yankees as the opponent for the Chicago White Sox in the Field of Dreams game on Aug. 13 at Dyersville, Iowa.
This is NASCAR in 2020: An opening weekend that had a visit from the president and a death-defying crash. A pandemic-forced hiatus that drove the virtual racing popularity boom. Empty grandstands. And suddenly, perhaps surprisingly, a prominent role in the push for racial equality.
NEW YORK (AP) — Rob Manfred knows many fans were angered by the financial fight between Major League Baseball and the players’ association during a pandemic.
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball issued a 60-game schedule Tuesday night that will start July 23 or 24 in empty ballparks as the sport tries to push ahead amid the coronavirus pandemic following months of acrimony.
NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball players proposed a 70-game regular-season schedule Thursday, a plan immediately rejected by baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred with the sides 10 games and about $275 million apart on plans to start the coronavirus-delayed season.
It’s been three months and a few days since Adam Silver pulled the plug on NBA games, the first domino in a long row of events to fall to the COVID-19 pandemic.
NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred and players’ union head Tony Clark have developed a framework that Manfred said Wednesday could form the basis of an agreement as the two sides try to start the pandemic-delayed season.
It wasn’t quite the post position trainer Barclay Tagg wanted for Tiz the Law. Still, it wasn’t far off for the colt who on Wednesday was made the early 6-5 favorite for the Belmont Stakes.
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball has offered players 80% of their prorated salaries and a 72-game schedule beginning July 14 in an effort to start the pandemic-delayed season, according to details of the proposal obtained by The Associated Press.
Reggie Bush was the centerpiece of Southern California's last football dynasty. He inspired players to become Trojans and continued to be adored by USC fans while spending a decade in NCAA-mandated exile from the college.
After the pandemic wiped out spring practice for most major college football teams, an NCAA plan to extend the preseason by two weeks could help coaches and players make up for the lost time.
College football is scheduled to kick off in less than three months and there are plenty of reasons to be hopeful that games will be played Labor Day weekend.
The National Junior College Athletic Association, the governing body of sports impacting Connors State College, has put on hold spring sports activities starting Saturday and extending through April 3, the association announced on Friday after a meeting with region executives.
MIAMI (AP) — The NBA has suspended its season “until further notice" after a Utah Jazz player tested positive Wednesday for the coronavirus, a move that came only hours after the majority of the league's owners were leaning toward playing games without fans in arenas.
DALLAS — Put your hand in the air if you thought Oklahoma would beat Texas inside the Cotton Bowl on a day Jalen Hurts wasn’t particularly good.
DALLAS — The scene was typical at midfield of the Cotton Bowl following an Oklahoma-Texas football game. The winners glistened with joy.
Wagoner High ex Kevin Peterson was one of five free agents added by the Arizona Cardoinals on Sunday, the day after NFL rosters had to be reduced to 53 players heading into this coming week's season openers.
Bill Bedenbaugh opened the preseason with a tough task, having to replace four of Oklahoma’s five starters on the offensive line from a year ago. Lincoln Riley was asked if there had been any changes in his assistant coach.
In his final media availability before the season opener at Oregon State, Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy was still noncommittal on the quarterback position for the Cowboys.
Chanse Sylvie couldn’t help but stand out in his blue vest. With the Oklahoma safety’s shoulders rolling out the top of his sleeves, he had to have been one of the most physically imposing employees working for Walmart this summer.
MOUNT VERNON, Texas (AP) — Art Briles was back at his roots Monday, coaching a high football team in Texas after a season in Italy and more than three years after the two-time Big 12 champion coach was fired by Baylor in the wake of a sexual assault scandal.
ARLINGTON, Texas — CeeDee Lamb didn’t have to absorb the criticism thrown at Oklahoma’s defense last season. But he did anyway.
A year ago, it was Rodney Anderson uttering the unthinkable, saying Oklahoma’s offense wouldn’t take one step back despite losing a Heisman Trophy winning quarterback.
ARLINGTON, Texas —Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby addressed the large group of reporters at the league’s annual football media days without much news or concerns.
Seven months ago, Oklahoma State was on the verge of ending a bowl streak that dated back to 2006 and was one loss away from the program’s first losing season since Mike Gundy’s inaugural year at the helm of his alma mater in 2005.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Imagine a world where Mike Gundy was embedded in Oklahoma football lore as one of its quarterback greats.
Russell Westbrook and James Harden are together again, and Chris Paul is leaving Houston to make that reunion happen.
Connors State pitcher Bryan Martinez was picked in the 33rd round by Houston Astros on the final day of the MLB draft, giving the local area one draftee.
Oklahoma swept its Super Regional series and Alabama squeezed past its own to set up a familiar match-up in Oklahoma City.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Oklahoma’s Garett Reband, facing a five-foot bogey putt on the final hole gave Texas’ Parker Coody a two-foot bogey putt and the Longhorns, not the Sooners, will be taking on No. 1 Oklahoma State this afternoon at the NCAA golf championships at The Blessings Golf Club.
Damian Lillard hit a 37-footer over a lunging Paul George just after midnight, Oklahoma time, and the Thunder’s offseason of discontent officially began.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Be it a strength or a weakness, called for or not, Oklahoma City Thunder coach Billy Donovan will almost always find something positive to emphasize.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The series between the Thunder and Trail Blazers — which includes at least one more game, beginning at 9:30 tonight, inside Moda Center — is playing out on different levels.
In an air raid offense that has dominated Stillwater for more than a decade, Oklahoma State’s running backs are looking to make an impact.
This Week's Circulars
89, Dairy Farmer, passed Tuesday, 07/01/2020. Service Info: 2PM, Tuesday, 07/07/2020 at Chandler Road Church of Christ. Cornerstone Funeral Home & Crematory
80, Retired Accountant at Roy D. Jenkins & Associates, passed Monday, 06/29/2020. Service Info: 11AM, Tuesday, 07/07/2020 at Eastern Heights Baptist Church. Cornerstone Funeral Home & Crematory
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