• Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Not only did Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield beat Ohio State in Columbus and avenge last year's embarrassing Buckeyes blowout, he also powered his way into the Heisman Trophy conversation.

  • BY TYLER PALMATEER CNHI Sports Oklahoma

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Baker Mayfield claimed Ohio Stadium as his own Saturday by planting an Oklahoma flag at midfield following the Sooners’ 31-16 road win over the No. 2 Buckeyes.

  • BY TYLER PALMATEER CNHI Sports Oklahoma

NORMAN — Oklahoma’s win at Ohio State boosted the Sooners in the latest Associated Press poll, which was released Sunday.

  • BY JASON ELMQUIST CNHI Sports Oklahoma

For somebody who hasn’t played college football in two years, Tyron Johnson was very confident in his argument with teammates leading up to the season opener.

  • BY TYLER PALMATEER CNHI Sports Oklahoma

NORMAN — Cale Gundy helped Kevin Wilson produce some of the greatest Oklahoma offense in history, with Wilson serving as OU’s co-offensive coordinator from 2002-05 then sole coordinator from 2006-10.

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CHICAGO (AP) — Researchers are tackling fresh questions about a degenerative brain disease now that it has been detected in the brains of nearly 200 football players after death.

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SALINA, Okla. — Oklahoma natives Shane Stewart and Daryn Pittman have combined to win each of the last five World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series events and have a total of 10 wins between them this season. The pair makes their only visit of the season to their home state next month, …

  • Drillers Media Relations

The Tulsa Drillers are in the Texas League playoffs for the first time since 2014, and that means more baseball action at ONEOK Field this season. As winner of the TL's second-half North Division title, the Drillers could host as many as six playoff games in downtown Tulsa during the post-season.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Sports radio host Craig Carton was arrested Wednesday on fraud charges alleging he operated a Ponzi scheme and engaged in a ticket-selling scam that raised over $5 million, partly to repay millions of dollars in gambling debts.

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MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins' season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers has been postponed until Nov. 19 because of Hurricane Irma.

  • BY TYLER PALMATEER CNHI Sports Oklahoma

Indiana fans reveled in their team’s third-quarter lead over Ohio State last Thursday, sending chants of “overrated!” toward the field.

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  • Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Conor McGregor was exhausted and hurt by the 10th round, his audacious venture undone by every logical problem with a mixed martial artist entering a professional boxing ring for the first time to take on the most accomplished boxer of recent years.

  • BY TYLER PALMATEER CNHI Sports Oklahoma

It’s no secret Lincoln Riley is fond of the “side eyes” emoji. Oklahoma’s coach posts them on Twitter on the cusp of big recruiting news.

  • BY CAMERON JOURDAN CNHI Sports Oklahoma

It’s no surprise most Oklahoma State football fans can’t wait for the season to start Aug. 31. This Cowboy football team is going to be good, maybe the best that’s ever stepped on the turf in Stillwater dawning the orange and black.

  • Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The son and grandson of golf professionals, Justin Thomas couldn't think of a better major to win than the PGA Championship.

  • BY TYLER PALMATEER CNHI Sports Oklahoma

NORMAN — While competing for Oklahoma’s starting free safety spot, Will Johnson has been able to evaluate another closely watched position group.

  • BY TYLER PALMATEER CNHI Oklahoma Sports

Nick Basquine’s season-ending Achilles’ heel injury has put two Oklahoma freshmen — and several other lesser-known Sooners — in focus as potential cogs at inside receiver.

  • TU Athletics

Place-kicker Redford Jones (5-10, 175), a former walk-on athlete, has handled placements for the last two years and is on the verge of becoming the school's all-time scoring leader. With 239 career points, Jones enters the 2017 season needing 60 points for the career record.

  • BY TYLER PALMATEER CNHI Sports Oklahoma

Jeffery Mead danced as a song by Young Thug bumped through the muggy air that engulfed the Oklahoma rugby fields Thursday.

  • BY JIMMY GILLISPIE CNHI Sports Oklahoma

It’s only been less than a week of practices, but Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy is pleased with his squad’s progress.

  • BY CLAY HORNING CNHI Sports Oklahoma

The Oklahoma City Thunder announced the signing of Daniel Hamilton to a two-way contract Thursday, the first in team history, according to release issued by the franchise.

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