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October 25, 2012

There’s winning and ‘not losing’

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“We appreciate everyone’s cooperation with the recent parking changes,” Easley said.

Wilkinson book signing: In “Dear Jay, Love Dad,” Jay Wilkinson, legendary OU coach Bud Wilkinson’s younger son, shares 47 letters his father wrote to him while he was in college and graduate school. Spanning the early- to mid-1960s, these letters reveal Bud’s deep love for his son, as well as the philosophy and values that led to his success in sports.

Jay Wilkinson will be on hand to sign copies of his book from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the OU Stadium Bookstore, 1185 Asp Ave., according to a news release from Sandy See, publicists for University of Oklahoma Press.

Weekend weather: Will you need a rain poncho or a coat, or will a hoodie do? For those keeping an eye on the weather, here’s what to expect as of Wednesday’s forecasts from The Weather Channel’s weather.com. The forecast has changed a bit since Tuesday.

Today, as some out-of-towners start arriving in Norman, the forecast calls for a high of 65 and a low of 41. Chance of rain has been modified to 10 percent chance from Tuesday’s forecast 30 percent chance of thunderstorms. Winds are expected to be from the north-northwest at 20 mph.

On Friday, those setting up to tailgate can expect damp weather with a high of 57 and a low a degree cooler at 32. Winds on Friday will shift to the north-northeast at 21 mph.

On game day, the daytime high is expected to be 58. As the sun sets and kickoff arrives, temperatures are expected to start sliding toward an overnight low of 32, punctuated by an 8 mph breeze from the northeast.

Got tickets? As of Wednesday evening, it appears there were 884 tickets for OU-Notre Dame on stubhub.com. The cheapest single game ticket available Wednesday was $265 in lower level sideline section 10. The most expensive single ticket appeared to be lower level section 6 at $1,500. Still at the $99,999 price are tickets in upper level section 235 and lower level sideline section 32. Ticket pairs appear to start at $264 and go upward to $3,000.

— Transcript Staff

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