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  • Swofford expects ‘substantive’ findings from Rice commission

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  • Oklahoma president Boren expected to recover from stroke

    University of Oklahoma President David Boren is expected to make a full recovery after having a minor stroke minutes before the unveiling of a statue honoring former Sooners football coach Bob Stoops on Saturday. The school sent the update in a statement Sunday. It said Boren is expected to be released from the OU Medical […]
  • Oklahoma President Boren has minor stroke at Stoops ceremony

    NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — University of Oklahoma President David Boren had a minor stroke before the unveiling of a statue honoring former Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops on Saturday morning and was taken away on a stretcher. The school revealed his condition in a news release Saturday evening. The 76-year-old Boren is a former U.S. […]
  • Ogunbowale participating in ‘Dancing With The Stars’

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  • Siena coach Jimmy Patsos resigns amid investigation

    Siena coach Jimmy Patsos resigned Friday, weeks after the college opened what has become a wide-ranging investigation that unearthed allegations of problems ranging from abusive conduct to financial improprieties within the program. The move came more than a month after the end of an 8-24 season that matched Siena’s third-worst since the school in Loudonville, […]