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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK Over 800 Oklahoma coaches from 238 communities teamed up with mentoring organizations across the state to participate in the fourth annual Oklahoma Coaches Mentoring Challenge, a campaign to encourage Oklahomans to mentor young people in their communities. The 2017-18 campaign was spearheaded by OSU Coach
By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK The world famous exhibition basketball team, theHarlem Globetrotters, announced their 12th annual player draft, selecting five players, including Lou Dunbar II of Oklahoma City University, son of legendary Globetrotters showman and coach Sweet Lou Dunbar. Lou Dunbar II, is a 6-3 guard who earned All-Sooner
By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK-The campus of Oklahoma State University willwelcomemore than 5,000 Special Olympics Oklahoma athletes May 16-18 during the 49thannual Special Olympics Summer Games. Oklahoma staff and thousands of volunteers are preparing for three full days of competitions, Olympic-style ceremonies, Olympic Village, food, housing and more. On Wednesday morning,
By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMACITY, OK This summer two soccer camps will be hosted in Oklahoma by acclaimed Spanish soccer club FC Futbol Club Barcelona. The Oklahoma City camp will be held from June 5 9 at Heritage Hall, 1800 NW 122nd Street. A secondOklahomacampis scheduled for June 12-16 in Tulsa
By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK The 4thannual Cleats for Kids C4K Summer Kickoff SKO17 will take place on Saturday, June 3 at a new Oklahoma City location, the recently developed Wheeler District Ferris Wheel at 1701 S. Western Avenue. SKO17 willbe held from 12 3 p.m. withactivities for all
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Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray on Saturday night was named the winner of the 2018 Heisman Trophy. Murray becomes the seventh Sooner player to win the Heisman and the second in a row after Baker Mayfield won last year. This is crazy. This is an honor, said Murray from the podium after being announced as the winner. Its something Ill never forget. Something Ill cherish for the rest of my life. Oklahoma becomes the fourth school to officially win back-to-back Heisman
Former OU coach Kelvin Sampsons Houston Cougars went on 9-0 and 10-2 runs in the second half and beat Oklahoma States mens basketball team 63-53 on Saturday afternoon at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater. After the game, Sampson went over to say hello to former OSU coach Eddie Sutton, and Sampson got emotional in the postgame news conference talking about the 82-year-old Sutton. Houston led 36-30 at halftime, then OSU scored the first seven points of the second half, getting a
Oklahomas mens basketball team went on a 33-9 run in the middle of the game to take control and cruise to an 80-48 win over Wichita State on Saturday at Chesapeake Arena in downtown Oklahoma City. The Sooners led 32-27 late in the first half, then after a three-pointer from Matt Freeman made it 35-27 at halftime, took charge early in the second half. OU got very balanced scoring, with four players in double figures, led by 14 points each
Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray will find out Saturday night if he is the Sooners 7th winner of the Heisman Trophy as college footballs most outstanding player. Murray is one of three finalists, along with Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins. Murray could make it repeat Heisman wins for OU after Baker Mayfield won it last year. Nate Feken reports from New York City.
Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray is in New York City on Friday, preparing for the Heisman Trophy presentation on Saturday night. Murray went through a session of media interviews and also helped ring the bell to close the trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Nate Feken is in New York reporting.
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The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Pistols Firing OSU News Jim Knowles 3-2-5 system puts a lot on safeties, and unfortunately for the Cowboys, safety was the least experienced position they had. The group had some promising moments, but the overall defensive performance this season was sub-par. Here are my
The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Pistols Firing OSU News It was apparent from the exhibition contest against Ouachita Baptist to kick-off this season that Oklahoma State felt comfortable letting their 6-4, 210-pound point guard operate out of the post. Well, in yesterdays 63 53 loss to the Houston
The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Pistols Firing OSU News A week after being held inactive, rookie wideout James Washington is slated for a big role during the Steelers Sunday afternoon tilt in Oakland. His change in opportunity is partly due to the injury of Pittsburgh receiver Justin Hunter who
The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Pistols Firing OSU News The Walsh Jesuit Ironman is one of the toughest high school wrestling tournaments in the country. Elite wrestlers come from all over the place, and its really a great test to see where recruits stack up next to other top
The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Pistols Firing OSU News Turning Tables After a touching moment post-game where Eddie and Kelvin Sampson talked, Sampson had some comments about his time coaching in the Bedlam rivalry and they sound eerily similar to whats currently going on in Bedlam. I told someone
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NEW YORK Kyler Murray yawned the yawn of a Heisman Trophy winner, a deep, deep pause that otherwise stops the world at large. Seated at a round table outside the Heisman auxiliary suite on the ninth floor of the Marriott Marquis in Times Square, Murray rubbed his eyes and fiddled with a shred of The post Catching up with Kyler: The morning after, Murrays surreal moment continues appeared first on The Franchise.
The Oklahoma City Thunder are back in Chesapeake Energy Arena on Monday night after going 2-1 on an east-coast, three-game road stretch, including a 110-83 win over the Pistons, an exciting 114-112 win over the Nets, and a disappointing 114-112 loss to the Chicago Bulls. The Thunder are set to host the Utah Jazz for The post WATCH: Billy Donovan & Paul George post-practice media availability 12.9.18 appeared first on The Franchise.
Time is running down with only 17 shopping days remaining until Christmas.With that in mind, offline and online retailers continue to knock a few bucks off of tech devices this way they can attract some of those last minute shoppers.who are either procrastinators, or looking for the best bargains.Now that Amazon itself is selling Apple devices, Apple Insider notes that the online retailer has some additional Apple devices on sale like the 9.7-inch Apple iPad 2018, 10.5-inch iPad Pro and the Series 3/4 Apple Watch.The deals available from Amazon include: If you plan on buying one of the four tablets listed above, Amazon will sell you the Apple Pencil for $94.88, a 4 discount off the usual price.The accessory will work on all of the 2018 iPad models, and of course it is compatible with all iPad Pro tablets.We should also point out that if you order any of these devices from Amazon, shipping is free. The post Amazon has more deals on the Apple iPad, iPad Pro and Apple Watch appeared first on The Franchise.
The low-frequency rumblings were collected by the InSight lander during its first week of operations at Mars.The wind is estimated to be blowing 10 mph to 15 mph 16 kph to 24 kph.In some sense, this is what it would sound like if you were sitting on the InSight lander on Mars, Cornell Universitys Don Banfield told reporters.Scientists involved in the project agree the sound has an otherworldly quality to it.The sounds were recorded by an air pressure sensor inside the lander thats part of a weather station, as well as the seismometer on the deck of the spacecraft.The low frequencies are a result of Mars thin air density and even more so the seismometer itself its meant to detect underground seismic waves, well below the threshold of human hearing.The really unworldly sounds from InSight, meanwhile, have Banerdt imaging hes on a planet thats in some ways like the Earth, but in some ways really alien. InSight landed on Mars on Nov. 26.Its cool, its fun. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press.All rights reserved.Listen to the sound of the Martian wind courtesy the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory: The post Hear the Sound of the Martian Wind From New NASA Lander appeared first on The Franchise.
Former Bison pitcher Taylor Hearn was named to the 40-man roster for the Texas Rangers ahead of preseason.He really blossomed. The 40-man roster for a Major League baseball team includes players on the active roster as well as minor league players who can be easily called up in case of need at the major league level.Through four minor league seasons between the Rangers, Pirates and Nationals organizations, Hearn has averaged 10.4 strikeouts per nine innings and a 3.48 ERA.Athletic, make adjustments on the mound. Daniel pointed out that Hearn is a native Texan, as Hearn is originally from Royce City, Texas.Its been a dream of his. When asked about Hearns chances to be a Major League player, Cox said, You never know.When you look at the number of guys who try to make it to that leveland they all dream of it since they were five years oldthe odds of them making it to the roster of the big leagues is pretty amazing.To see him take that to professional baseball and grow, it speaks to his work ethic and determination. Cox said he has had many former players play at the Triple A level, but Hearn, as well as Julian Merryweather, another former OBU pitcher, are the only ones with potential to have a Major League career.According to Daniel, Hearn has a lot of potential to be on the mound for the Rangers next season.This is a dude of high order, and this is a guy with the potential to be a MLB starting pitcher, the blogger wrote.Hes a good Christian young man, Cox said. The post Former OBU pitcher, Hearn, named to Rangers 40-man roster appeared first on The Franchise.
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LAS VEGAS AP The Vegas Golden Knights know the importance of winning at home.Last season they went 29-10-2 on home ice during the regular season, en route to their remarkable run to the Stanley Cup Final.This year, once again, the defending Western Conference champions are taking advantage of the atmosphere inside T-Mobile Arena.Alex Tuch got his 10th goal of the season and the Golden Knights won their fifth straight at home, beating the Dallas Stars 4-2 Sunday night.Read more on NewsOK.com
CHICAGO AP Jared Goff was born in California and played his college ball for California before beginning his pro career in Southern California with the Los Angeles Rams.The Golden State kid looked a little lost in the Windy City.Harassed by Chicagos fierce pass rush all night long, Goff threw a career-high four interceptions in a costly 15-6 loss to the Bears on Sunday at a chilly Soldier Field.Read more on NewsOK.com
CHICAGO AP The Chicago Bears harassed Jared Goff and squashed the Los Angeles Rams high-powered offense while shuffling their way to a surprising victory over the team that came in with the NFLs best record.In a season of huge strides, this might be their biggest one yet.Eddie Goldman led a dominant effort by the defense and the NFC North-leading Bears beat the NFC West champion Rams 15-6 on Sunday night.Our play on defense all I can say is wow, coach Matt Nagy said.The Rams 11-2 missed a chance to secure a first-round playoff bye and fell into a tie with New Orleans for home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs.Goff threw a career-high four interceptions and was sacked three times, with Goldman getting to him for a tiebreaking safety early in the third quarter.Bradley Sowell became the first Bears offensive lineman in 11 years with a touchdown reception when he caught a 2-yarder from Mitchell Trubisky in the third quarter.Read more on NewsOK.com
EDMONTON, Alberta AP The Edmonton Oilers appear to have shored up their defense under new head coach Ken Hitchcock.Mikko Koskinen made 24 saves in his third shutout of the season and Connor McDavid scored the only goal as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Calgary Flames 1-0 on Sunday.It takes a lot of effort to play good defense, especially against a team like that that has so many skilled, offensive players, Oilers defenseman Adam Larsson said.I think were playing a little tighter, and its easier to close the games.Read more on NewsOK.com
ANAHEIM, Calif. AP Three Anaheim goals in regulation deflected in off opposing players. Read more on NewsOK.com
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Way back in August, Spinozi made a bet that OSU would win more than eight games this season. As we know, OSU went 6-6. It has been a season long talking point and it made its way all the way to Mike Gundy. So, coach Gundy sent a handwritten letter to Spinozi and reimbursed him
by Michael Doutey The Oklahoma City Thunder pummeled their way to an impressive 110-83 win in the Motor City, dominating the Detroit Pistons. This win is really impressive, not only because of the margin of victory, but because the Pistons were coming in on a five game win streak that was highlighted by a nine
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New York Knicks center Enes Kanter talked to the media after his teams 128-103 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Kanter gave his thoughts on being received by Thunder fans and what Steven Adams was saying to him on the court throughout the game.
Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams talks to the media after his teams 128-103 win over the New York Knicks.
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