Yukon high jumper Vernon Turner already had one of the highest jumps in the country by a high school athlete when he cleared 7 feet earlier this year.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals have released eight-year veteran linebacker Rey Maualuga, saying they were moving to a younger group at the position.
Saturday's move comes five days after they signed free-agent linebacker Kevin Minter to a one-year deal, an indication they were going in a different direction.
Indiana has hired Archie Miller as its new coach.
The move comes less than 24 hours after UCLA coach Steve Alford said he wouldn't take the job and nine days after Tom Crean was fired after nine seasons.
NEW YORK (AP) — No. 7 South Carolina (25-10) vs. Read more on NewsOK.com
Zak Showalter and Ethan Happ walked quietly down the middle of the court, arm in arm, away from Florida's celebration of a last-second victory.
This NCAA Tournament loss is going to sting for a while for the Wisconsin Badgers.
James Poling,Joe Buettner
The Oklahoman's James Poling and Joe Buettner make their 2017 OKC Energy and USL season predictions:
OKC Energy's finish in Western Conference tables:
James: 2nd — New signees will lead to a more balanced and consistent side, but difficult Western Conference schedule will leave no room for error for top spot.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — John Medlen remembers his son's final seconds like they were his first steps.
Eric Medlen inched his dragster to the starting line and waited for the signal.
Remember when any ol' team could come from nowhere and make the Final Four?
That was so 2016.
Though Florida and Wisconsin closed out the Sweet 16 with some long-awaited thrills Friday night, the favorites and a few others among this year's Elite Eight are playing more like powerhouses who want to drain all the drama from March Madness.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Maryland's players are preparing to play in the Sweet 16 on Saturday and thinking of a 7-year-old girl they consider a teammate.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jordan Clarkson had career highs of 35 points and eight 3-pointers, and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 130-119 in overtime Friday night to snap a six-game skid.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lonzo Ball is leaving and Steve Alford is staying. The expectations at UCLA remain the same.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — For one of the rare times in their careers, Mississippi State's Teaira McCowan and Baylor's Kalani Brown will be at eye level with an opponent.
Whichever 6-foot-7 center gets the best of the matchup Sunday could vault their team into the Final Four.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu led five Oregon players in double figures with 21 points and the 10th-seeded Ducks continued their improbable run through the NCAA Tournament with a 77-63 upset win over third-seeded Maryland on Saturday.
1983 — N.C. State 63, Virginia 62, ACC
1986 — LSU 59, Kentucky 57, SEC
1987 — Providence 88, Georgetown 73, Big East
1988 — Kansas 71, Kansas State 58, Big Eight
1990 — Arkansas 88, Texas 85, Southwest
1992 — Cincinnati 88, Memphis 57, Great Midwest
1992 — Michigan 75, Ohio State 71, OT, Big Ten
2000 — Wisconsin 64, Purdue 60, Big Ten
2002 — Oklahoma 81, Missouri 75, Big 12
2009 — Villanova 78, Pittsburgh 76, Big East
2013 — Syracuse 55, Marquette 39, Big East
1987 — beat N.C. State 82-70; beat Purdue 85-66; lost to Syracuse 87-81.
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A person with knowledge of the situation says the NBA is suspending Joakim Noah of the New York Knicks for 20 games for violating the league's anti-drug policy.Read more on NewsOK.com
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — It's finally time to award the first spots in the Final Four.
And for the four teams chasing those tickets Saturday, it's another shot to break through an often frustrating roadblock in the regional finals.
NEW YORK (AP) — Reaching the Sweet 16 seems to be a rite of spring for Geno Auriemma the UConn Huskies.
They've made the regional semifinals in 24 consecutive years.Read more on NewsOK.com
NEW YORK (AP) — With 4 seconds left in overtime, Chris Chiozza took off, hoping to get to the hoop or find an open man.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsHistory contest is set
The Oklahoma History Center will hold the National History Day Region 2 contest Thursday at Oklahoma Christian University.Read more on NewsOK.com
Indiana has a basketball coach, and it’s not Billy Donovan.
And despite rumors and a report to the contrary, the Thunder coach said on Saturday that he didn’t travel to Bloomington, Ind., on Friday to discuss the Hoosiers’ vacancy, filled Saturday when IU hired Dayton coach Archie Miller.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — David Price was able to take part in a brief game of catch Saturday, a small sign of progress for the Boston left-hander's ailing elbow.
Brooke PryorFresh off signing a top-10 class last month, the Oklahoma coaches are back on the recruiting road and racking up commitments for the 2018 class.
OU added another major piece to the 2018 class Saturday morning by picking up a commitment from Rivals four-star running back T.J.
It looks like Thunder coach Billy Donovan isn't going to be coaching Indiana University.
IU has reportedly agreed to a seven-year contract with Dayton head coach Archie Miller, per The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Phil Mickelson won three straight holes around the turn and coasted to another victory to reach the quarterfinals of the Dell Technologies Match Play.
Mickelson last reached the quarterfinals in 2004, losing to Davis Love III.
By Kyle Fredrickson Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgTim Brassfield is nearing the 18-year mark as the Oklahoma City All Sports Association executive director.
As he leads the charge in organizing the Oklahoma City regional this weekend at Chesapeake Energy Arena, Brassfield still received surprised reactions for how much the city has grown over the past two decades.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The chant "S-E-C" so well known around football across the South is coming to the Elite Eight.
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Get 'em on, move 'em over, drive 'em in.
That old-school philosophy doesn't play in the major leagues anymore. Read more on NewsOK.com
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self has kicked out the signage on scorer's tables, tossed sweat-stained suit jackets and screamed so loudly at players and officials that his face turned beet red.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — De'Aaron Fox scored a career-high 39 points as the Kentucky Wildcats beat UCLA 86-75 Friday night in a showdown between two of college basketball's goliaths for a spot in the South Regional final.