Focus on defense pays off for Sooners in blowout victory over Islanders
Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield admitted Thursday night wasn’t a deal he’d like to see repeated. The winter storm shoved the tip-off time for Thursday’s game with Texas A&M-Corpus Christi up five hours. The native of the Bahamas wasn’t thrilled ...
Bedlam, now more than ever, a rivalry game
There was a time you couldn’t even get Oklahoma’s football players to admit facing Oklahoma State meant they were playing a rivalry game....
Only Duke can keep Heisman from FSU’s Winston
NEW YORK — The only thing standing in the way of Jameis Winston and the Heisman Trophy is the Duke Blue Devils....
Brewers send Aoki to Kansas City
The Kansas City Royals acquired outfielder Norichika Aoki from Milwaukee to be their leadoff hitter Thursday, which also means the Brewers are likely to shift Ryan Braun to right field....
Bulls’ Rose not ruling out return
CHICAGO — Derrick Rose isn’t wavering. He still sees himself as a star, a cornerstone player, despite another major knee injury that brought his long-awaited return to a screeching halt. So he wasn’t quite sure what to make of the idea....
Is Mack still on hot seat?
AUSTIN, Texas — Texas coach Mack Brown has had a running joke all week: He is the only coach in America playing for a conference championship while also shrugging off speculation that he could be replaced....
Johnson takes lead at Sherwood
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Zach Johnson already is looking ahead to next year, and one of his priorities is to score better on the par 5s. He got started on that Thursday in the World Challenge....
How Mandela changed everything with a jersey
JOHANNESBURG — He emerged into bright winter sunshine, stepped onto the lush field and pulled on a cap. His long-sleeve green rugby jersey was untucked and buttoned right up to the top, a style all his own. On the back, a gold No. 6, big ...
Colts aren’t the same without Reggie Wayne
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Colts aren’t the same team without Reggie Wayne....
Clay doesn’t let stature deter him from duty
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