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    Bob Stoops expects big things from Trevor Knight

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    There are a lot of reason's for the positive vibes around the Oklahoma football team. Thumping Alabama in the Sugar Bowl tops the list and within that is quarterback Trevor Knight.Knight was inconsistent for much of last season but he finished strong which includes the Sugar Bowl win. In that game he passed for 348 yards and four touchdown's and showed the poise and athleticism to extend plays and make something out of nothing. It's that type of play that has Sooner fans excited and fair or n... More>>

    Norman Police: investigation continues into incident with OU running back Joe Mixon

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    The Norman Police Department said the investigation into the incident involving a former top recruit for the University of Oklahoma is ongoing and the district attorney has not yet filed charges. More>>

    Former OSU star Justin Blackmon arrested again Video included

    Former OSU football player Justin Blackmon arrested for marijuana Former OSU football player Justin Blackmon arrested for marijuana
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    Jacksonville Jaguar receiver Justin Blackmon was arrested Wednesday night in Edmond and charged with possession of marijuana.  Edmond police stopped  Blackmon on a traffic violation and said they smelled marijuana from inside the car. More>>

    Bob Stoops goes through Carwash

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    Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops spent the day at ESPN going on the networks various TV and radio shows. It's known as the carwash. It's a chance for a coach to gain national exposure for his program.Among the topics Stoops addressed were Nick Saban's stance that he couldn't get his Alabama football team up for the Sugar Bowl because it wasn't a national title game. Oklahoma won the game and Stoops didn't mind reminding Saban."We've played in a fair amount of national championship game... More>>

    Sooners ready for the 2014 season Video included

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    Trevor Knight, Geneo Grissom, Chuka Ndulue, Daryl Williams and Julian Wilson all strolled up to the podium for their interview sessions at Big 12 Media Days on Tuesday-but with some extra pep in their steps.
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    Gundy takes the podium during Big 12 Media Days Video included

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    It's funny how much can change in a year. Oklahoma State tied for second in the league last season after being picked as the preseason favorite. More>>

    Thunder: Grant Long resigns from broadcast team

    Grant Long has resigned from his position as the color analyst of Thunder games with Fox Sports Oklahoma. Grant Long has resigned from his position as the color analyst of Thunder games with Fox Sports Oklahoma.
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    The Oklahoma City Thunder said Monday that TV analyst Grant Long will not return to FOX Sports Oklahoma for next season. More>>

    Bowlsby starts off Big 12 Media with a bang

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    Conference media days are generally the time that fans start to looking ahead to the upcoming college football season. Coaches and players make news talking about their upcoming season and generally the comments are positive. Day one of Big 12 Media Day featured Commissioner Bob Bowlsby firing pointed comments toward the NCAA and the problem's he see's with college athletic's governing body.Bowlsby's comments concerning playing by the rules drew the most attention when he said "cheating pays"... More>>

    Rickie nearly caught Rory

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    Rory McIlroy won the British Open but he was pressed in the final two rounds by former OSU golfer Rickie Fowler. Fowler finished at 15 under which was two shots behind McIlroy. Fowler tied for the lead briefly Saturday and Sunday he did good enough to get his third straight top five finish in a major this season. " I'm definitely pleased the way I hung in there, the way I fought it out," said Fowler. "I made some great par saves and tried to give Rory a little run at the end, but just got on ... More>>

    Big 12 Football Media Days are coming

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    Big 12 Football Media Day's begin Monday in Dallas with each school meeting the press to discuss the upcoming season. Last week the preseason rankings and all conference teams were released.Oklahoma was the pick to win the conference and they had four on the all conference team with two of those, linebacker Eric Striker and cornerback Zack Sanchez, being defensive players. That's not a surprise to Sooner defensive coordinator Mike Stoops, who feels his Sooner defense will be pretty good and d... More>>

    OKC gets a new Pro Team

    Oklahoma City getting another pro basketball team

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    Oklahoma City is getting a new pro basketball team. The Oklahoma City Thunder are moving their D-League team, the 66ers from Tulsa to Oklahoma City. The last two season's the 66ers played their games in Bixby but that building is no longer available. The Thunder say they couldn't find suitable replacement so they're moving the operations to Oklahoma City.The Thunder often send young players back and forth between Oklahoma City and Tulsa to allow them to get real game action instead of riding ... More>>

    Preseason All Big 12 Team has local representation

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    A sure sign that the college football season is near came Wednesday when the Big 12 Conference released its preseason all conference football team.
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    Thunder add a player

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    The Oklahoma City Thunder added Sebastian Telfair to their roster. Telfair signs a one year non guaranteed contract with the Thunder. Telfair spent last season playing in China where he averaged 26 points per game. In his ten year NBA career he's played for eight different teams and averaged 7 points per game.Telfair gives the Thunder a third point guard to replace Derek Fisher, who retired to take the head coaching job of the New York Knicks. Telfair has some experience playing in Oklahoma C... More>>

    Derek Jeter gets all star sendoff from fans, players before MLB All Star Game Video included

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    Love or hate him, Yankees star Derek Jeter will always have a place in baseball history.

    Tuesday night, he leads off for the American League in his final All Star game and Nike celebrates his career with this commercial.
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    Perry Jones undergoes surgery

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    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Perry Jones III underwent what the team calls successful arthroscopic surgery on his right knee.The team says he'll be sidelined for 4-6 weeks.before returning to normal off season activities. Jones played n 62 games last season and just completed playing in the Orlando Summer League for the Thunder. More>>

    Kevin Durant headed to Las Vegas

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    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant is headed to Las Vegas as part of Team USA's roster for this summer's World Cup of Basketball. Durant is one of 19 players on the roster that will eventually be trimmed for the World Cup competition in late August.Durant, James Harden, Kevin Love and Anthony Davis are four holdovers from the Team USA's gold medal winning team in the 2012 London Olympics. Others on the roster include Blake Griffin(Clippers) Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson(Warriors) Pa... More>>

    Monty wins at Oak Tree

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    Seventy-two holes of golf was not enough to decide a winner at the U.S. Senior Open at Oak Tree National.  Colin Montgomerie and Gene Sauers had to play a three hole playoff to decide the championship with Montgomerie winning. More>>

    LeBron James tells Sports Illustrated: I'm coming back to Cleveland

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    It's over. After several weeks and months of speculation, the NBA's best player has decided and announced his future in the league. More>>

    Day One of Senior Open

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    So much for home course advantage at the U.S. Senior Open. After the first round of the tournament the Oak Tree Gang all find themselves over par. Gil Morgan's one over 72 the low score with Bob Tway and Willie Wood at three over while Scott Verplank's Champion's Tour debut resulted in a four over 75.Before we think all is lost there are reason's for the way day one played out. For instance, when it comes to Verplank the issues that have plagued his career continued to derail him in Thursday'... More>>

    Thunder fall in Orlando

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    The Oklahoma City Thunder fell to 1-3 in the Orlando Summer League with a 94-71 loss to Indiana. The Thunder only hit 37% from the field while the Pacers connected on 57% for their shots.Jeremy Lamb struggled with his shot hitting just 4-17 while Perry Jones was just 2-9. As for bright spots, Steven Adams had 10 points and 8 rebounds but he did have five turnovers. Rookie Mitch McGary came off the bench and led the way with 15 points on 5-7 shooting. More>>

    Oak Tree is familiar course to many at Senior Open

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    Since it was announced that the 2014 U.S. Senior Open would be at Oak Tree National much has been made about the possible advantage that the so called "Oak Tree Gang" would have at the tournament.  More>>

    Thunder's Westbrook won't play on US team this summer

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    USA Basketball says Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook will not participate this summer so he can rest some previous knee injuries. More>>

    US Senior Open week is here

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    After being in the planning stages for years it's finally U.S. Senior Open week at Oak Tree National in Edmond.  The Senior Open festivities began Monday with practice rounds that continue until the first round begins Thursday.
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    Thunder fall to 0-2

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    The Oklahoma City Thunder fell to 0-2 in Summer League play after an 84-73 loss to Philadelphia Sunday. Turnovers a problem for the Thunder, who had 18 in the game to go with a poor shooting game of 37 percent.Thunder top draft pick Mitch McGary did not play in the game. Guard Jeremy Lamb also sat out the contest in which Mario Little led OKC in scoring with 18 points. Philadelphia was led by Casper Ware, who scored 20 points.Oklahoma City is back in action Monday evening when they face Brook... More>>

    Thunder announce hire of new assistant coach

    Darko Rajakovic. Photo courtesy of KTUL. Darko Rajakovic. Photo courtesy of KTUL.
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     The Oklahoma City Thunder announced Saturday that Darko Rajakovic will be joining the staff as a new assistant coach. More>>

    Gasol and Thunder talking

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    The Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Lakers free agent Pau Gasol have reportedly been in discussions about the seven footer playing in Oklahoma City. Reports are Thunder guard Russell Westbrook and forward Kevin Durant spent time Wednesday talking to Gasol as did GM Sam Presti.Gasol is an unrestricted free agent, who is also getting major interest from Chicago, Miami, New York along with the Lakers. Gasol made $19 million last season in L.A. and though he won't get that much per season a... More>>

    Thunder Free Agency

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    Day one of free agency brought no agreement's for new players for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Players and teams can talk but contracts can't be signed until July 10th.One of the Thunder's biggest targets this summer will be Thunder backup guard Reggie Jackson. He's not a free agent but he is going into the final year of his rookie contract which means he's eligible to sign an extension this summer. The Thunder have until October 31st to sign Jackson to an extension. Otherwise they have to wait... More>>

    NBA Free Agency underway

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    At 11:01 AM (Oklahoma time)Tuesday morning NBA Free Agency began for the Oklahoma City Thunder and the other 29 teams in the league. The Thunder will be a player but to what extent remains to be seen. For instance several names have been connected with the Thunder already. Names like Vince Carter, Mike Mller, CJ Miles and Pau Gasol. Gasol is perhaps the most intriguing because of the two championship rings he's won with the Los Angeles Lakers and the fact that he'd give them some much needed ... More>>

    Thunder introduce two first round draft picks Video included

    Josh Huestis and Mitch McGary at the Thunder press conference. Josh Huestis and Mitch McGary at the Thunder press conference.
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    The Oklahoma City Thunder picked up three players in the first two rounds of Thursday's NBA Draft. 
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    Two Cowboys picked

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    The Oklahoma State Cowboys had two players taken in the NBA Draft. Marcus Smart was the first with the Boston Celtics taking the 6-3 227 pound point guard. The drafting of Smart could be a sign Boston plans to trade Rajon Rondo, the Celtics point guard the last several years.The second Cowboy to go was Markel Brown. He was taken in the second round by Minnesota and then traded to Brooklyn. The Nets should be able to use the athletic Brown, who had a 43 inch vertical leap at the NBA Combine. More>>

    Marcus Smart ready for the NBA Draft

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    Marcus Smart is ready for Thursday night's NBA Draft. The former OSU basketball star is expected to be among the top picks in the first round after two years in Stillwater. He's spent the past few months working out for various teams. Some of the teams he visited multiple times as they tried to get a feel how the 6-3 220 pound point guard would fit into their team.Some of the workouts were long and the questions could be deemed intrusive but Smart knows its just part of the business of basket... More>>

    Stoops to get a pay bump

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    It looks like Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops will have a few more dollars in his pocket. The OU Board of Regents will discuss raising the salary of the Sooner head coach to $5 million next season. The raise would move Stoops salary in line with Charlie Strong of Texas and Kevin Sumlin at Texas AM. Both make $5 million. Strong has yet to coach a game at Texas.By bumping Stoops salary up the regents are moving up his salary to the 2016 level where Stoops was scheduled to make $5 million. More>>

    Spencer gets a raise

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    Two season's ago Oklahoma State's Glenn Spencer shared the role of defensive coordinator with Bill Young. After one season as "the" coordinator Spencer is being rewarded with a big raise. Spencer will make $550,000 in the 2014 season which is $88,000 more than he made last season. It also makes him the highest paid current assistant for head coach Mike Gundy. Former offensive coordinator Todd Monken, who made $600,000, is the only assistant to ever make more than Spencer while at OSU.Spencer ... More>>

    Clark has a new school

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    Former Douglass Trojan and OSU Cowboy Stevie Clark has a new spot to play basketball. Clark has signed to play at Indian Hills Community College in Iowa. Clark was a key reserve as a freshmen last season at OSU but a suspension along with two arrests led to Clark being dismissed from the basketball team. Clark averaged 5.3 points and nearly 3 assists per game last season for the Cowboys. He'll be able to play next season. More>>

    OSU has a point guard

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    Oklahoma State transfer Anthony Hickey will be able to play for the Cowboys next season. Hickey was granted a waiver by the NCAA to allow him to play instead of having to set out a season like most transfer are required to do. Since LSU had not renewed his schorship the NCAA decided to grant the waiver.Hickey was a three year starter for LSU averaging 8.5 points per game last season. He'll compete for the starting job at OSU and attempt to replace Marcus Smart.OSU also announced they'll play ... More>>

    Possible Thunder target withdraws from Draft

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    Latvian seven footer Kristeps Porzingis has withdrawn from next week's NBA Draft. Porzingis had been connected with the Oklahoma City Thunder with a report saying the Thunder had made a promise to take Porzingis with the 21st selection in the first round. The Thunder also have the 29th pick in the first round. Porzingis was also drawing interest from the Orlando Magic, who have the 12th pick in the first round. Porzingis thinks he'll be better prepared in 2015. Players had until 4:00 Monday a... More>>

    MLB Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dead at 54

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    Tony Gwynn, Hall of Famer and Padres icon, passed away on Monday at the age of 54. More>>

    Sooners get 2015 commitment

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    The OU men's basketball team has gotten a commitment from Akolda Manyang, a seven foot center out of Indian Hills Community College in Iowa.  More>>

    Igor Ibaka to play for Oklahoma State

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    Thunder forward Serge Ibaka's younger brother, Igor, will play for Oklahoma State. More>>

    Derek Fisher has a new job

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    Derek Fisher last NBA game as a player was with the Oklahoma City Thunder May 29th but his pro career is not over. Fisher will be named head coach of the New York Knicks during a Tuesday afternoon press conference. Fisher has agreed to a five year $25 million contract to coach the Knicks where he'll be working under team President Phil Jackson. Jackson was Fisher's coach with the Los Angeles Lakers, where the two won five NBA Titles.It's believed Fisher will hire former Laker Kurt Rambis as a... More>>

    Thunder in workout mode

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    The Oklahoma City Thunder's season is over but the work continues. With the team having two first round picks in this months draft, the Thunder are busy working out and evaluating potential prospects.Clemson small forward K.J. Daniels Saturday. He's a 6-6 forward who is projected to go late in the first round. UCLA point guard Kyle Anderson is also set to workout this weekend for Oklahoma City.The Thunder have the 21st and 29th picks in the first round. General Manager Sam Presti says they'll... More>>

    State of the Thunder

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    With the NBA Finals beginning Thursday night and the Oklahoma City Thunder not among the two teams participating its safe to say that the Thunder did not reach its goal for the season. Thunder General Manager Sam Presti would acknowledge that but he also likes the direction and the future of the franchise that put together 59 wins this season.At his end of the season press conference, Presti says the team is in good shape salary cap wise which is important considering decisions that must be m... More>>

    Thunder reflect on 2013-14 season in exit interviews Video included

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     The 2013-2014 Thunder season was full of ups and downs and came to a halt Saturday following a lost to the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals. In the past few days, Thunder players and staff have meet with the media to discuss their thoughts on the season. More>>

    OSU Baseball is Super

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    The Oklahoma State Cowboys beat Cal State Fullerton 6-4 to advance to a Super Regional. The Cowboys went 3-0 in the regional, which includes two wins over the Titans. The Cowboys trailed after one inning, 3-0 but they worked their way back with one run in the 4th and two more in the 6th. They blew the game open with three runs in the 7th and hung on after that.Conor Costello had a big day for the Cowboys with a two run home run for the Cowboys, who are two wins away from reaching the College ... More>>

    High School Football, Week 8 (Thursday Games)

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    High school football teams are getting closer to the playoffs. More>>

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    • Thunder: Grant Long resigns from broadcast team

      Thunder: Grant Long resigns from broadcast team

      Monday, July 21 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:59:48 GMT
      Grant Long has resigned from his position as the color analyst of Thunder games with Fox Sports Oklahoma.Grant Long has resigned from his position as the color analyst of Thunder games with Fox Sports Oklahoma.
      The Oklahoma City Thunder said Monday that TV analyst Grant Long will not return to FOX Sports Oklahoma for next season.
      The Oklahoma City Thunder said Monday that TV analyst Grant Long will not return to FOX Sports Oklahoma for next season.
    • OKC gets a new Pro Team

      Oklahoma City getting another pro basketball team

      Oklahoma City getting another pro basketball team

      Friday, July 18 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-07-19 03:39:57 GMT
      Oklahoma City is getting a new pro basketball team. The Oklahoma City Thunder are moving their D-League team, the 66ers from Tulsa to Oklahoma City. The last two season's the 66ers played their games in Bixby but that building is no longer available. The Thunder say they couldn't find suitable replacement so they're moving the operations to Oklahoma City.The Thunder often send young players back and forth between Oklahoma City and Tulsa to allow them to get real game action instead of riding ...
      Oklahoma City is getting a new pro basketball team. The Oklahoma City Thunder are moving their D-League team, the 66ers from Tulsa to Oklahoma City. The last two season's the 66ers played their games in Bixby but that building is no longer available. The Thunder say they couldn't find suitable replacement so they're moving the operations to Oklahoma City.The Thunder often send young players back and forth between Oklahoma City and Tulsa to allow them to get real game action instead of riding ...
    • Thunder add a player

      Thunder add a player

      Tuesday, July 15 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-07-16 02:56:21 GMT
      The Oklahoma City Thunder added Sebastian Telfair to their roster. Telfair signs a one year non guaranteed contract with the Thunder. Telfair spent last season playing in China where he averaged 26 points per game. In his ten year NBA career he's played for eight different teams and averaged 7 points per game.Telfair gives the Thunder a third point guard to replace Derek Fisher, who retired to take the head coaching job of the New York Knicks. Telfair has some experience playing in Oklahoma C...
      The Oklahoma City Thunder added Sebastian Telfair to their roster. Telfair signs a one year non guaranteed contract with the Thunder. Telfair spent last season playing in China where he averaged 26 points per game. In his ten year NBA career he's played for eight different teams and averaged 7 points per game.Telfair gives the Thunder a third point guard to replace Derek Fisher, who retired to take the head coaching job of the New York Knicks. Telfair has some experience playing in Oklahoma C...
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    • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

      NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:25 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:25:11 GMT
      The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing...
      The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football,...
    • Cincinnati picked to win American

      Cincinnati picked to win American

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:19:15 GMT
      Cincinnati has been picked to win the American Athletic Conference, with defending champion Central Florida second.
      Cincinnati has been picked to win the American Athletic Conference, with defending champion Central Florida second.
    • Penn State hires former Cal AD to lead program

      Penn State hires former Cal AD to lead program

      Saturday, July 26 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-07-26 19:54:18 GMT
      Penn State has hired Sandy Barbour as athletic director, a month after she stepped down as AD at the University of California-Berkeley.
      Penn State hired Sandy Barbour as athletic director, a month after she stepped down as AD at the University of California-Berkeley.
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