N.C.A.A. Women’s Tournament: What to Watch as the Field Narrows to 16

Eight games on Monday will determine the rest of the field for the round of 16, which begins Friday.

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College Football’s ‘Great Man Theory’ Gets a New Test at U.S.C.

Southern California hired Lincoln Riley from Oklahoma, which is now looking for his successor. The carousel seemed to spin harder and faster than ever as programs looked for saviors.

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Baylor Outplays Oklahoma 27-14

The Sooners faced a 7-2 Baylor team that they’d beaten seven consecutive times. But instead of capturing a needed win, Oklahoma took a 27-14 loss.

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Initial Playoff Rankings Show Georgia at Top and Numerous Potential Contenders

The other would-be semifinalists in the first rankings of the College Football Playoff included Alabama, Michigan State and Oregon.

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What Can Sports Teach Us?

Sports matter, even if you don’t identify as a fan.

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Oklahoma’s Gift to Ballet: The Five Moons Ballerinas

A festival at the University of Oklahoma celebrates the impact of these ballerinas on 20th century ballet, honoring their Native American heritage.

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French Heir Gives Pissarro Stolen by the Nazis to University of Oklahoma

The painting, long the subject of an ownership dispute, will be given to the University of Oklahoma with plans for title to be transferred later, likely to a French institution.

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Will a Looted Pissarro End Up in Oklahoma, or France?

A painting by the French Impressionist artist, with a back story of plunder and family tragedy, is at the center of courtroom battles on both sides of the Atlantic.

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Dispute Over Pissarro Painting Looted by Nazis Is Back in Court

A Holocaust survivor wants to revisit a settlement with an Oklahoma art museum over a painting once owned by her father.

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Rebecca Cryer, 73, Tribal Judge and Oklahoma City Bomb Survivor, Dies

Judge Cryer, who traced her ancestry to the Pottawatamie people, traveled the country to assist poorly funded native courts. She died of the coronavirus.

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