Rogers leads Tennessee past Oklahoma St, into Women’s College World Series semifinalsJune 5, 2023 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Tennessee moved past a lopsided loss and focused on the opportunity at hand.
Ashley Rogers threw a complete game, and the fourth-seeded Lady Vols defeated No. 6 Oklahoma State 3-1 on Sunday to qualify for the Women's College World Series semifinals.
Hovland delivers clutch putts and wins Memorial in playoffJune 5, 2023 GMT
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Viktor Hovland was happy with his three PGA Tour victories, even if they were at resort courses that were soft and susceptible to firing at flags. He wanted a win on American soil, where par was at a premium, and he got every bit of that Sunday at the Memorial.
Penn gives Ivy League an NCAA regional finalist for 2nd year in row; No. 2 Florida faces tall taskJune 4, 2023 GMT
Penn has given the Ivy League a team in an NCAA Tournament regional final for the second straight year and another surprise, Oral Roberts, extended its nation-best winning streak to 20 games Saturday night to move a step closer to the super regionals.
Sandercock leads Florida State past Washington 3-1, into Women’s College World Series semifinalsJune 4, 2023 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Florida State is taking a different path this time.
The Seminoles lost their Women's College World Series opener in 2018, then won six straight to win the national title. They lost their opener again in 2021, then rallied to reach the championship series.
Hoskin seeks second term as leader of powerful Cherokee NationJune 4, 2023 GMT
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) — Citizens of the Cherokee Nation — the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. — are set to decide whether Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. should lead the tribe for another four years as it enters a golden era after courts recognized its sprawling reservation and with an operating budget of more than $3 billion.
Oklahoma tops Tennessee 9-0 to win 50th straight, advance to Women’s College World Series semifinalsJune 3, 2023 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma claimed its 50th straight win in style.
Tiare Jennings and Kinzie Hansen homered, and No. 1 seed Oklahoma rolled past No.
Miguel Santos hit 3 of Dallas Baptist’s 6 HRs in 18-4 win over Oklahoma St. at regionalJune 3, 2023 GMT
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Miguel Santos hit three of Dallas Baptist's six home runs as the Patriots beat No. 1 seed Oklahoma State 18-4 Saturday to eliminate the Cowboys from the Stillwater Regional.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Braxton Douthit pitched a complete-game four-hitter, Bryce Madron drove in four runs, and Oklahoma routed Army 10-1 on Saturday in a loser-out game at the Charlottesville Regional.
Penn, Oral Roberts, Rider take down national seeds in NCAA Tournament baseball gamesJune 3, 2023 GMT
No. 1 Wake Forest and 10 other national seeds won their openers in the NCAA regionals on Friday before Penn began a late-night flurry of upsets.
The Quakers gave the Ivy League its first national tournament win over a Southeastern Conference opponent, beating No.
Kilfoyl throws 3-hitter as Oklahoma St eliminates Utah from Women’s College World SeriesJune 3, 2023 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lexi Kilfoyl threw a three-hitter, and No. 6 seed Oklahoma State beat No. 15 Utah 8-0 in five innings Friday night in a Women's College World Series elimination game.
Oklahoma State scored six runs in the second inning, including a two-run double by Morgyn Wynne.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Mac McCroskey drove in three runs with a pair of singles and a bases-loaded walk and Oral Roberts sent top-seeded Oklahoma State to the losers' bracket with a 6-4 victory to close out the first round of the Stillwater Regional on Friday night.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Rylee Holtorf had three hits, including a two-run homer, to help No. 7 seed Washington defeat No. 15 Utah 4-1 on Friday in the Women's College World Series opener for both teams.
Sandercock, Mudge lead Florida State past Oklahoma State 8-0 in Women’s College World SeriesJune 2, 2023 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kathryn Sandercock threw five scoreless innings, Kaley Mudge hit a three-run homer and No. 3 seed Florida State defeated No. 6 seed Oklahoma State 8-0 in six innings Thursday night in the Women's College World Series opener for both teams.
Bahl’s 5-hitter leads No. 1 seed Oklahoma past Stanford 2-0 in Women’s College World Series openerJune 1, 2023 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jordy Bahl made the most of an opportunity she missed last year.
The sophomore threw a five-hitter with 11 strikeouts to help two-time defending national champion Oklahoma defeat Stanford 2-0 Thursday in its Women's College World Series opener.
Oklahoma high court strikes down 2 abortion bans; procedure remains illegal in most casesMay 31, 2023 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that two state laws banning abortion are unconstitutional, but the procedure remains illegal in the state in nearly all cases except life-threatening situations.
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two former employees at the State Department of Education filed separate federal lawsuits Tuesday against Republican State Superintendent Ryan Walters and his top aide, alleging they were wrongfully fired last week.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma could become the first college softball program since UCLA more than 30 years ago to win three consecutive national championships.
Play ball: Things to know entering NCAA baseball regionalsMay 30, 2023 GMT
The NCAA baseball tournament opens Friday with play in 16 double-elimination regionals.
Regional winners advance to best-of-three super regionals next week, and the final eight go to the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska, beginning June 16.
PARACHUTE, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado student barred from wearing a sash representing the flags of Mexico and the United States to her high school graduation did so anyway, partially covering it with another sash representing her participation in a service organization.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Wake Forest, which leads the nation in wins and has not lost consecutive games, was named the No. 1 overall seed for the NCAA Tournament on Monday, and the Southeastern Conference had a record-tying 10 teams picked to play in regionals.
Oklahoma softball takes Division I record 48-game win streak into Women’s College World SeriesMay 29, 2023 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma will seek its third straight national softball title and seventh championship overall at the Women’s College World Series.
The Sooners set the NCAA Division I record with their 48th consecutive win in an 8-7 victory over Clemson on Saturday to win the Norman Super Regional.
Luke Boyers and Brayden Taylor hit HRs, TCU beats Oklahoma State for Big 12 Tournament titleMay 29, 2023 GMT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Luke Boyers and Brayden Taylor each hit a home run, Luke Savage pitched 4 innings of scoreless relief and No. 4 seed TCU beat Oklahoma State 12-5 Sunday night to win the Big 12 Tournament for the second time in the last three years.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Eight of the 16 regional hosts selected for the NCAA Tournament are from the Southeastern Conference, the Division I Baseball Committee announced Sunday night.
The hosts have locked up spots in the national tournament, and the rest of the 64-team field will be unveiled Monday.
Hansen, Jennings homers help No. 1 seed Oklahoma set record, claim Women’s College World Series spotMay 28, 2023 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kinzie Hansen and the Oklahoma Sooners were down to their last strike.
Oklahoma needed a win to set the NCAA Division I record for consecutive softball victories and clinch a Women’s College World Series berth.
Aidan Meola’s walk-off home helps Oklahoma St. eliminate Texas Tech, advance to Big 12 title gameMay 28, 2023 GMT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Aidan Meola hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth and No 7 seed Oklahoma State beat Texas Tech 6-5 Saturday to eliminate the Red Raiders and advance to the championship game of the Big 12 Tournament.
Wulfert, Phillips help Oklahoma State top Texas Tech 8-1, force second semifinal gameMay 27, 2023 GMT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tyler Wulfert drove in three runs, Brennan Phillips pitched six strong innings, and Oklahoma State stayed alive in the Big 12 Championship semifinals by defeating Texas Tech 8-1 on Saturday to force a rematch with the Red Raiders.
Oklahoma ties Division I softball mark with 47th straight win, topping Clemson in super regionalsMay 27, 2023 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Haley Lee's grand slam helped put Oklahoma in the history books.
The Sooners matched the longest winning ever in Division I softball, claiming their 47th straight victory with a 9-2 win over Clemson on Friday in super regional play.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — David Mendham hit a three-run home run to spark a five-run second inning and Oklahoma State defeated Oklahoma 8-3 on Friday night to advance to the semifinals of the Big 12 Tournament.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Kiley Noami went 3 for 3 with a double, home run and four RBIs, Kelly Maxwell retired the first 19 batters she faced in a two-hitter and No. 6 national seed Oklahoma State beat Oregon 9-0 Friday to sweep the best-of-three Stillwater Super Regional and advance to the Women’s College World Series.
Oklahoma ties DI record with 47th straight win, 9-2 over ClemsonMay 26, 2023 GMT
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Haley Lee hit a grand slam, Cydney Sanders and Alyssa Brito each added a homer and top-ranked Oklahoma extended its winning streak to 47 with a 9-2 victory over Clemson in the opener of the Norman Super Regional on Friday.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Gov. Joe Lombardo on Thursday signed a bill permitting Nevada students to wear religious and cultural regalia for graduation ceremonies.
Students are entitled to express themselves at graduation through any unique cultural and religious identity, Lombardo said.
8 or 9 conference games? SEC heads to spring meetings still debating schedule formatsMay 26, 2023 GMT
Southeastern Conference leaders have been debating what to do with their football schedule for more than a year.
This Date in Baseball - Ken Griffey Jr. breaks own MLB record for HRs through May with his 23rdMay 26, 2023 GMT
1904 — Dennis McGann of the New York Giants stole five bases in one game to set a major league record.
1937 — Carl Hubbell, working in relief for the New York Giants, won his 24th straight game over two seasons.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kevin Bazzell delivered a two-out walk-off single in the ninth inning, lifting Texas Tech to a 10-9 victory over Oklahoma on Thursday night in the Big 12 Tournament.
The Red Raiders (38-20) scored three runs in the ninth to defeat the Sooners (31-25) on a night when the TTU pitching staff issued nine walks, threw three wild pitches and hit one batter.
Wynne, Kilfoyl lead Oklahoma State over Oregon in Super RegionalMay 26, 2023 GMT
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Morgyn Wynne hit a three-run home run, Lexi Kilfoyl retired the last 20 batters she faced, and sixth-seeded Oklahoma State rolled to an 8-1 win over Oregon in the first game of the Stillwater Super Regional on Thursday night.
Strong pitching puts Florida St, Oklahoma St one win from Women’s College World Series berthsMay 26, 2023 GMT
Kathryn Sandercock has found her groove, and now Florida State is one win away from returning to the Women’s College World Series.
Sandercock allowed one run in 5 2/3 innings as No. 3 seed Florida State defeated No.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Legislature on Thursday overrode Gov. Kevin Stitt’s veto of a bill that would allow students to wear Native American regalia during high school and college graduations.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Roc Riggio hit a go-ahead single in the eighth inning and Oklahoma State edged West Virginia 3-2 on Thursday in the Big 12 Tournament to give coach Josh Holliday his 400th career victory.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Hudson White had three hits, Mason Molina pitched six strong innings and Texas Tech upset third-seeded West Virginia 6-2 on Wednesday night in the first round of the Big 12 Tournament.
Oklahoma beats rival Oklahoma State 9-5 in Big 12 TournamentMay 25, 2023 GMT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — John Spikerman and Easton Carmichael each had two hits and an RBI to help Oklahoma beat rival Oklahoma State 9-5 on Wednesday night in the Big 12 Tournament.
Oklahoma (31-24), the defending tournament champion, picked up its second win in five meetings against Oklahoma State this season to advance to the winners' bracket on Thursday.
GOP-led Oklahoma Legislature agrees on largest-ever budget with little input from governorMay 24, 2023 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Republican leaders in Oklahoma, who control every lever of political power in the state, unveiled their largest-ever budget proposal this week, the result of bruising negotiations that left the GOP governor fuming and even some Democrats happy with what it included.
Reeder hits grand slam, Kansas knocks off top-seeded Texas 6-3May 24, 2023 GMT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Janson Reeder hit a go-ahead grand slam in the seventh inning and No. 8 seed Kansas knocked off top-seeded Texas 6-3 on Wednesday in the Big 12 Tournament.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma lawmakers on Tuesday signed off on a $1.05 million settlement with the family of a state prison inmate who died of appendicitis in 2018 despite five visits to the prison's medical staff in the week before his death.
No. 1 seed Oklahoma is chasing softball history and Clemson stands in the way at super regionalMay 23, 2023 GMT
Oklahoma must go through one of the nation’s best players in Clemson’s Valerie Cagle to make softball history.
The top-seeded Sooners are on a 46-game win streak heading into Friday’s super regional opener – one victory short of matching Arizona’s Division I record set during the 1996-97 season.
As Republican Party’s civil war rages on, can a free trade agenda triumph over Trumpism?May 22, 2023 GMT
Republican congressman Tom Cole showed some bravery earlier this month when he lamented the United States' formal withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Enel North America announced Monday it plans to build a solar cell and panel manufacturing facility in eastern Oklahoma that would employ about 1,000 people after the Legislature agreed to a $180 million incentive package to help lure the company.
Conference tournaments to set stage for NCAA baseball regionalsMay 22, 2023 GMT
Most of the 30 automatic qualifiers and 34 at-large picks for the NCAA baseball tournament will be determined in this week's conference tournaments.
Penn and Army became the first two qualifiers Monday.
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Viktor Hovland knows his moment on golf's biggest stage is coming. Of course, he'd be fine if it would just hurry up and get here already.
For the third straight major, the 25-year-old Norwegian with the incandescent wardrobe and the even more vibrant game found his name floating near the top leaderboard on the final day.
CANNES, France (AP) — It was well into the process of making “Killers of the Flower Moon” that Martin Scorsese realized it wasn't a detective story.
CANNES, France (AP) — Martin Scorsese unveiled “Killers of the Flower Moon” at Cannes on Saturday, debuting a sweeping American epic about greed and exploitation on the bloody plains of an Osage Nation reservation in 1920s Oklahoma.
NCAA Division I Softball Regionals GlanceMay 20, 2023 GMT
Oklahoma 11, Hofstra 0
HOMINY, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Department of Corrections has locked down all prisons statewide and canceled all visitations following a stabbing at a medium security prison in northeastern Oklahoma.
When Kamryn Yanchick graduated, she hoped to decorate her cap with a beaded pattern in honor of her Native American heritage. Whether she could was up to her Oklahoma high school. Administrators told her no.
Parents of transgender kids seek to block DeSantis ban on gender-affirming care for minorsMay 19, 2023 GMT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The parents of three transgender children in Florida are trying to get a federal judge to block a new law that bans gender-affirming care for minors, a signature policy of Republican Gov.
Oklahoma agrees to not enforce gender-affirming care ban while temporary order soughtMay 19, 2023 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma agreed on Thursday to not enforce its ban on gender-affirming medical care for young transgender people while opponents of the law seek a temporary court order blocking it.
Ryder Cup captain Johnson still not sure where DJ, Koepka fit inMay 17, 2023 GMT
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Ryder Cup captain Zach Johnson wants an American team that has chemistry and camaraderie, a 12-man squad that is built for a course like Marco Simone in Italy.
Whether that includes Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka remains unknown.