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Oklahoma celebrates the 2022 Women's College World Series Championship over Texas at USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City on Thursday, June 9, 2022.

OU Sooners defeat Texas Longhorns to win sixth WCWS NCAA softball title

Come to Queens, you better not miss it. Texas had his chances early to derail the OU crowning achievementlooking to win the Women’s University World Series for the second consecutive season and the sixth time in the program’s history. But the Longhorns’ early shot — two first-inning runs — was nothing more than a minor …

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Explosion at Texas LNG plant puts further pressure on global energy market

Placeholder while loading article actions An explosion at a major natural gas production facility in Texas could put the plant out of service for at least three weeks, company officials said Thursday, rattling global energy markets at a time when supplies are already sold out. The cause of Wednesday’s explosion at the Freeport LNG facility …

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OU's Jayda Coleman (24) celebrates after scoring at home as Texas' Mary Iakopo (33) tries to hold the ball in the fifth inning.

OU Sooners beat Texas Longhorns to reach WCWS NCAA softball semifinals

Navigating the OU roster is like planning the 1927 New York Yankees for opposing pitchers. “It’s Murder’s Row,” Texas said coach Mike White, referring to the legendary roster that included Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig at its heart, after soon lambasted his team 7-2 in the winners’ table of the Women’s University World Series Saturday …

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Can Texas softball get back to the upset formula against crushing Oklahoma?

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – There are two ways to view Saturday’s opener of the Women’s College World Series slate. One is that the No. 1 seed, a historic dynasty, is playing a scrappy unranked underdog who got hot at the right time. Or more simply: it’s Oklahoma vs. Texas (3 p.m. ET, ABC and ESPN …

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Texas A&M AD: The first game with Texas will be at Kyle Field

DESTIN, Fla. — Texas A&M doesn’t know what year it will renew its famous football rivalry with Texas. No later than 2025 but maybe 2024. The Aggies know exactly where the game will be. “I can’t imagine the atmosphere when this game is being played,” A&M athletic director Ross Bjork told The Chronicle Thursday during …

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Esophageal cancer rates among middle-aged Americans nearly doubled from 2012 to 2017, researchers say, though they remained the same in older and younger age groups

Esophageal cancer rates among middle-aged Americans doubled over five years

Esophageal cancer rates among middle-aged Americans have skyrocketed in what one expert calls an ‘alarming’ finding. An abstract published last month for the Digestive Disease Week 2022 conference at Bethesda, Marylandshows that esophageal cancer rates among Americans aged 45 to 64 almost doubled during the period from 2012 to 2017. Researchers have not yet determined …

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Nick Saban reiterates stance on NIL reform as Alabama coach Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher leaves spat

Alabama Coach Nick Saban has been one of the loudest voices in name, image and likeness reform, even though the opportunity for student-athletes to enjoy their visibility has only existed for 11 month. He was an advocate for streamlining a process heavily governed by individual state laws, which he engaged in a war of words …

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Saban: Texas A&M ‘bought every player on the team’

Alabama pointing finger at coach Nick Saban Texas A&M for “buying” his top-ranked signing class and shed light on the unintended effect of name, image and likeness rights on recruitment during an event with local business leaders on Wednesday night at Birmingham. “I mean, we were second in recruiting last year,” Saban told the audience. …

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