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 By Dave Skretta    Sports    July 18, 2019

Kansas to begin beer, wine sales at Memorial Stadium

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas announced Wednesday that it will begin selling beer and wine at home football games this season, joining a growing number of Big 12 schools to offer alcohol sales at sporting events. Cue the jokes about the Jayhawks'...

 
 By Cliff Brunt    Sports    July 17, 2019

Oklahoma City Thunder's rebuild will take some time

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Yosef Maaroof wanted one more Russell Westbrook memory in Oklahoma City. When he learned Thursday night the Thunder were planning to send Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul and draft picks, the 20-year-old Tulsa re...

 

Sosa's homer leads Memphis to 3-2 win over Okla. City

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Edmundo Sosa hit a two-run homer in the third inning, leading the Memphis Redbirds to a 3-2 win over the Oklahoma City Dodgers in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday. The home run by Sosa scored Irving Lopez to give...

 
 By Charles OBrien    Sports    July 14, 2019

Grichuk's glove, bat help Blue Jays hold off Yanks 2-1

NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays reliever Daniel Hudson sat alone on the bench after the final out, needing a minute to decompress. He certainly deserved it. With a tribute to former teammate Tyler Skaggs written on his cap, Hudson got Luke Voit...

 
 By David Skretta    Sports    July 14, 2019

Royals trade right-hander Bailey to A's for prospect

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals traded Homer Bailey to the Oakland Athletics for minor league infielder Kevin Merrell on Sunday after scratching the veteran right-hander about 45 minutes before his scheduled start of their series fin...

 

Djokovic edges Federer in 5 sets for 5th Wimbledon trophy

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic became the first man in 71 years to win Wimbledon after facing match points in the final, coming back to beat Roger Federer in an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker Sunday. By barely emerging to win 7-6...

 

The Latest: Miles says RB Pooka Williams reinstated to team

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The latest from the first day of Big 12 football media days Monday at AT&T Stadium. (all times local): 12:30 p.m. New Kansas coach Les Miles says top running back Pooka Williams has been reinstated to the team, seven months...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    July 12, 2019

Binkley named NWOSU's assistant cross country and track and field coach

Northwestern Oklahoma State University has named Craig Binkley as its new assistant coach in cross country and track and field. Binkley spent the previous five years as an assistant coach at Wittenberg University in Ohio. Wittenberg is an NCAA... Full story

 

Women's soccer campaign set; Rangers open at home on Sept. 9

A new era for Northwestern Oklahoma State University women’s soccer will kick off in September as first-year head coach Erik Solberg has announced the 2019 Ranger soccer schedule. “I’m really excited to get the ball rolling in my first season a...

 

Oklahoma favored to win 5th straight Big 12 title

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma is the favorite to win another Big 12 football title, according to the conference's preseason media poll released Wednesday. The Sooners have won the league the last four years and 12 Big 12 championships overall....

 
 By ALI SWENSON    Sports    July 11, 2019

Fans celebrate World Cup champs, rally for equal pay

NEW YORK (AP) — Adoring fans packed New York City's Canyon of Heroes on Wednesday amid a blizzard of confetti to praise the World Cup-winning U.S. women's national soccer team as leaders on the field and advocates for pay equity off it. Crowds...

 

Big 12's preseason best: Ehlinger, Murray, Hurts top awards

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Texas junior quarterback Sam Ehlinger has been tabbed the Big 12 preseason offensive player of the year, with Oklahoma junior linebacker Kenneth Murray taking the defensive honor. Jalen Hurts, the former Alabama quarterback...

 
 By Kelly Bostian    Sports    July 10, 2019

Major League pitcher invites hunters to Oklahoma duck dugout

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Archie Bradley is making a call from the bullpen to see if hunters might like to join him in a dugout in Oklahoma. Or more accurately, in a duck blind. The former Broken Arrow baseball and football...

 
 By Howard Fendrich    Sports    July 7, 2019

Serena Williams 2 for 2 at Wimbledon; wins in singles, mixed

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Serena Williams walked into her news conference at Wimbledon holding her phone, a cold bottle of water and a statistics sheet that reinforced what was clear from watching her third-round singles victory Saturday: She is...

 

US looks to complete its French summer with a final win

LYON, France (AP) — The United States is about to conclude its summer in France with an opportunity to further cement its place as the best team on the international stage. The U.S. faces the Netherlands on Sunday for the Women's World Cup...

 
 By Tim Reynolds    Sports    July 7, 2019

Analysis: It's a new day in the NBA, and a welcomed change

LAS VEGAS (AP) — There is no favorite. This is what the NBA wanted. And needed. The biggest piece of valid criticism about the league in recent years has been its predictable. Golden State got to the last five NBA Finals. LeBron James had made it t...

 

Kowar leads NW Arkansas to 3-1 win over Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Jackson Kowar hurled 6 1/3 scoreless innings, leading the Northwest Arkansas Naturals over the Tulsa Drillers in a 3-1 win on Friday. Kowar (1-1) allowed four hits while striking out seven and walking one to get the win. NW...

 
 By IAN HARRISON    Sports    July 7, 2019

Thornton pitches 6 shutout innings, Jays beat Orioles 6-1

TORONTO (AP) — Trent Thornton pitched six shutout innings to win for the first time in four starts, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. hit a two-run home run and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-1 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep. Vladimir...

 

Mark Wegner to be plate umpire for All-Star Game

CLEVELAND (AP) — Mark Wegner will be the crew chief and umpire behind home plate for the All-Star Game on Tuesday night in Cleveland. A 21-year major league veteran, Wegner worked third base for the 2008 All-Star Game. He worked the World Series...

 

US wins 4th World Cup title, 2nd in a row, beats Dutch 2-0

LYON, France (AP) — The United States women's soccer team was as good as American players promised — maybe even better. Especially Megan Rapinoe, the pink-haired captain who emerged with the Golden Ball as top player, the Golden Boot as top...

 

Jazz, Pistons win as NBA Summer League action resumes

Tony Bradley had 19 points and 14 rebounds and the Utah Jazz defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 78-68 on Saturday as NBA Summer League play resumed in Las Vegas one day after an earthquake in the area forced two games to be shortened and another to b...

 
 By Pat Graham    Sports    July 7, 2019

Nuggets acquire Jerami Grant from Thunder

DENVER (AP) — Jerami Grant gives Denver another power forward who can do a little bit of everything. The Oklahoma City Thunder obtained yet another first-round pick, which allows them to do a little bit of anything. The Nuggets bolstered their...

 

De Fratus leads Tulsa to 4-0 win over NW Arkansas

TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Justin De Fratus allowed just four hits over seven innings, leading the Tulsa Drillers over the Northwest Arkansas Naturals in a 4-0 win on Sunday. De Fratus (5-4) picked up the win after he struck out six. Tulsa scored its runs...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    July 5, 2019

NWOSU volleyball announces schedule for 2019 campaign

First-year Northwestern Oklahoma State University volleyball coach Fred Aubuchon is excited to announce the upcoming slate for the 2019 season. The season schedule features nine home Great American Conference matches and three early season...

 
 By Howard Fendrich    Sports    July 5, 2019

15-year-old Coco Gauff still unfazed, unbeaten at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — It was easy to forget that Coco Gauff is still just 15 as she stood on the grass of Centre Court, pounding her chest and shouting, "Let's go! Come on!" to celebrate a 32-stroke point that forced a third set in her match...

 

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