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Trae Young wants the NBA to know he’s ready

By Michael Kinney Contributing Writer Trae Young knows what he brings to the table. So when the former Oklahoma point guard makes a statement that there is no player like him in this year’s draft, he means it. “It means everything, courtside, on the court, off the court. Being able to attract fans, attract people,”…

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Girls soccer ends Yukon’s season

By MICHAEL KINNEY Contributing Writer Maddison Oliver couldn’t have asked for a better gift for her senior year. After losing to Yukon during the regular season, the soccer gods gave Oliver and her Mustang teammates another shot at their rivals in the first round of the playoffs. This time, with their season on the line,…

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Oklahoma looks for defense improvement in spring practice

By Michael Kinney Contributing Writer NORMAN – No coach on the Oklahoma coaching staff has taken more heat the last few seasons than defensive coordinator Mike Stoops. Whether it was watching his defense give up 700 yards in a game or seemingly fall apart in big games, he has had to take the brunt of…

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Stoops’ sacrifice secures future of Oklahoma football

Bob Stoops shocked the college football world on June 7 when he announced his retirement as the head football coach at Oklahoma. When Stoops made his abrupt retirement announcement, there were all kinds of speculation as the “real” reason for his sudden departure from the Sooners. The Oklahoma football program was in great shape with…

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Good decision for Riley on Mayfield punishment

Okay Baker, I loved the flag stamp at Ohio State, I tolerated the “Daddy’s here” antics at Baylor but you crossed the line on Saturday sir and you should have to pay for it. Grabbing your crotch and screaming unquestioned profanities across the field was entirely uncalled for and unfortunate for yourself, your team and…

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OU succumbs to ESPN pressure with Mayfield punishment

By Michael Kinney On Monday, it seemed like a sonic grenade was lobbed into the middle of the Oklahoma football season. Instead of concentrating on the Sooners’ final regular season game, media and fans were reacting to the news surrounding their Heisman Trophy candidate quarterback. With tears in his eyes, Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley announced…

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Swimming: Mustang girls finish fifth in Bixby, Yukon Invitational meets

Mustang’s girls finished fifth twice in three days in the 2016 Bixby Invitational in Bixby Thursday and the 2016 Yukon Invitational at the Mitch Park YMCA in Edmond Saturday. The Broncos racked off eight top-10 performances in Bixby, including three top-5 placers. Hannah Hamilton (Fr.) topped the list, finishing fourth in the 100-butterfly and fifth…

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