Claremore Daily Progress


  • NBA: Saunders begins search for T-Wolves coach

    Flip Saunders has started the search for a new Minnesota Timberwolves coach with a clear list of parameters.
    He says he wants someone with a head coaching track record, either in college or the NBA, who will hold players accountable and command respect from the moment he takes the job. That list would seem to point to Saunders hiring a well-known coach to fill the opening created by Rick Adelman's retirement.

    April 22, 2014

  • Gundy, Big 12 coaches discuss state of college football

    The mercurial state of college football could be summed up by listening to Big 12 coaches respond to questions Monday as spring practices draw to a close.
    What was once an opportunity to discuss X's and O's, the hotshot freshman or a new starting quarterback instead became a discussion of whether players are employees, the perils and merits of transfers, and the money associated with the new format for college football's playoff.

    April 22, 2014

  • NFL: Bengals QB Dalton comparing himself with league's best

    Andy Dalton isn't shying away from the comparisons any longer.
    Until now, the Cincinnati Bengals' fourth-year quarterback has avoided linking his name with some of the NFL's best, even as he accomplished things that few others could claim. That's changed with his ongoing negotiations over a contract extension.

    April 22, 2014

  • NFL: QB Newton wants more ownership of Panthers offense

    Quarterback Cam Newton plans to take more ownership of the Carolina Panthers' offense without his top four receivers from last season.
    Steve Smith, the franchise's all-time leading receiver, was released and free agents Brandon LaFell, Ted Ginn Jr. and Domenik Hixon signed with other teams, putting more pressure on Newton to take more of a leadership role entering his fourth season.

    April 22, 2014

  • Former Pitt State football coach Broyles tabbed to 2014 MIAA Hall of Fame

    Former Pittsburg State University head football coach and athletic director Chuck Broyles and former All-American football player Kendall Gammon have been selected among 10 individuals to comprise the 2014 MIAA Hall of Fame Class.

    April 22, 2014

  • MIAA BASEBALL: Nebraska-Kearney spoils Pitt State's Senior Day

    The University of Nebraska-Kearney scored a pair of unearned runs in the top of the 13th inning to claim an 8-6 victory over Pittsburg State University and foil the Gorillas Senior Day Saturday at Al Ortolani Field.

    April 22, 2014

  • Stillwater serious contender for 6A state baseball title

    Winning a high school state championship in any sport is not an easy task.

    It requires talent, maturity, the avoidance of serious injuries and a break or two to bring home the coveted gold ball.

    April 22, 2014

  • CLASS 6A BASEBALL: Stillwater drops Owasso, 7-3

    Stillwater and Owasso were in an important district matchup that had postseason implications on Saturday.

    Stillwater was able to bounce back and win 7-3.

    April 22, 2014

  • Stan Holt named Langston University men's basketball coach

    Langston University has named Stan Holt as head coach for the men’s basketball team.

    “We are excited and pleased to welcome Stan Holt — he is young and eager,” said Mike Garrett, Langston athletic director.

    April 22, 2014

  • Muskogee wrestling coach resigns

    Citing issues regarding his family and extended family, John Petty resigned as Muskogee High wrestling coach Monday.

    “There’s needs there that I need to address and considering all the aspects of it, it’s best that I step down,” he said. “I appreciate the support I’ve had here from (superintendent Mike) Garde in giving me the opportunity, and the kids I’ve had.”

    April 22, 2014