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  • Sooners' secondary gets ready for changes

    There’s a reason Oklahoma is the preseason favorite to win the Big 12 Conference and a front-runner to get a spot in the first College Football Playoff.

    The experience – especially on defense – is the leading cause.

    July 29, 2014

  • SOFTBALL: Adair aiming high in 2014

    Adair's Lady Warriors have never shied away from the spotlight.

    Head coach Chell Looney's team will have plenty of chances to earn respect and a shot at the program's third straight regional tournament appearance.

    July 29, 2014

  • Cat Conti earns her stripes as football official

    Cat Conti never played sports, let alone had any interest in them, when she was growing up in Southern California. She wanted to be a Hollywood star.

    July 29, 2014

  • Fitzgerald: Union push unified Northwestern

    No matter how this season unfolds, Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald insisted there is no more unified team than his Wildcats.

    For that, he credits the push for them to unionize.

    July 29, 2014

  • NFL: Make or break season for Rams QB Bradford

    It's become a rite of training camp for Sam Bradford.

    Every summer, he deals with the oversized burden of living up to getting picked first overall in 2010. The St. Louis Rams quarterback is not surprised that once again, he's supposedly at a career crossroads.

    July 29, 2014

  • NFL: Fists flying in Philly

    This Philadelphia Eagles' defense won't be pushed around.

    For the second straight day at Philadelphia's training camp, a fight broke out between an offensive and defensive player. Cornerback Bradley Fletcher took on wide receiver Jeremy Maclin on Monday. Linebacker Trent Cole got into it with All-Pro running back LeSean McCoy a day earlier.

    July 29, 2014

  • NFL: Texans look to Fitzpatrick to solve QB woes

    The Houston Texans' biggest problem in their 2-14 season was inconsistent play at quarterback.

    Enter, Ryan Fitzpatrick. The veteran faces the big task of turning around an offense that did little right last year.

    July 29, 2014

  • NFL: Claiborne ready to prove his worth to Cowboys

    Morris Claiborne got on Terrance Williams' nerves the minute the competition started at training camp for the Dallas Cowboys.

    The third-year cornerback pulled and grabbed the receiver aggressively enough to prompt a heated, facemask-to-facemask exchange that ended with a shove.

    July 29, 2014

  • Randi Davis tabbed Arkansas softball pitching coach

    Head coach Mike Larabee has announced the addition of Randi Davis as an assistant coach for the University of Arkansas softball team. In her new role, she will serve as the Razorbacks’ pitching coach.

    Davis brings 12 years of previous softball experience including coaching at the NCAA Division I and III levels and Gold level, private instruction and consulting with various universities.

    July 29, 2014

  • Razorback Football Kickoff Luncheon set for Aug. 22

    The University of Arkansas' sixth annual Razorback Football Kickoff Luncheon on Aug. 22 will be presented by URETEK Capital. The media sponsors for the event will be KNWA, KFTA/Fox24 and Magic 107.9.

    July 29, 2014