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Take it from someone who experienced up close the magic and mania of being the lowest-seeded team to reach the Sweet 16: Spending this week in the relative isolation of the single-site tournament in Indianapolis will only help Oral Roberts as it prepares to play Arkansas.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Oral Roberts pulled off yet another upset to become just the second No. 15 seed in NCAA Tournament history to advance to the round of 16 with an 81-78 victory over Florida on Sunday night. No. 7 seed Florida 81-78 on Sunday night.

TAHLEQUAH — Northeastern State rallied from a 15 point deficit in the third quarter and led with under five minutes remaining but fell 68-61 Saturday to Missouri Southern inside the NSU Event Center. 

Texas A&M senior guard Aaliyah Wilson was named the Southeastern Conference women’s basketball co-player of the week Tuesday.

Detroit Lions running back Adrian Peterson is tackled by Washington Football Team safety Deshazor Everett and former Muskogee Rougher safety Kamren Curl, right, on Sunday.  Curl had a co-team-high eight total tackles, also recording one sack during Sunday’s 30-27 loss to the Lions. His first…

Muskogee native Archie Bradley was dealt by the Arizona Diamondbacks to the Cincinnati Reds, the fourth and final player the club shipped out at the trade deadline on Monday.

A new docu-series called “Our Time” produced for ESPN+ is giving fans a chance to look behind the curtain of the Oklahoma State football program, as well as some personal time with coach Mike Gundy’s life away from the gridiron.


Clemson is the preseason No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25, a poll featuring nine Big Ten and Pac-12 teams that gives a glimpse at what has already been taken by the pandemic from an uncertain college football season.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Arkansas Razorbacks will kick off the Sam Pittman era at home inside Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on September 26 against a familiar foe for the new head Hog.

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Chris Paul had 21 points, seven rebounds and six assists in the Oklahoma City Thunder's 105-86 victory over the poor-shooting Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night.


Okay native Lou Henson, the all-time wins leader as men’s basketball coach at the University of Illinois and New Mexico State, died Saturday at his home in Champaign, Ill., at 88, his family announced Wednesday.


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.

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.

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