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OU men's tennis: Andrew Harris, Spencer Papa to compete for national title

Joe Buettner

Oklahoma senior Andrew Harris and junior Spencer Papa will compete for the NCAA Men’s Tennis Division I Doubles Championship in Athens, Georgia, on Monday.

Harris and Papa defeated No.

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How to Save Up for a Secured Credit Card Deposit

A secured credit card may be the simplest and quickest way to build credit, but getting one isn’t always easy.

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Mortgage Rates Friday, May 26: Mostly on Hold Ahead of the Holiday

Mortgage rates for 30- and 15-year fixed loans were steady today, while 5/1 ARMs moved a tad lower, according to a NerdWallet survey of current mortgage rates published by national lenders Friday morning.

With the bond markets shutting down early today and closed Monday for Memorial Day, traders are likely considering picnic spreads rather than yield spreads.

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Ask Brianna: Should I Pick My First Job Based on My Debt?

“Ask Brianna” is a column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I’m here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student loans — all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college.

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Debt Consolidation in 250 Words: What to Know

What is debt consolidation? It’s rolling several debts — like credit cards and medical bills — into a single payment at a lower interest rate.

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Your 3 Edges Over the Investing Pros

Wall Street and the financial media love to tell individual investors they have no chance in the stock market against big-money professionals using high-tech software to sift through complex stock trends.

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How to Ask for a Raise

Asking for a raise can be anxiety-inducing, but that one conversation can also mean having more money left over at the end of the month.

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3 Good Reasons to Buy a Stock

For new investors drawn to the $3.4 billion initial public offering of Snap Inc., the parent company of social media darling Snapchat, watching the stock price the past three months has been a roller coaster.

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Soderbergh says filming 'Logan Lucky' made him a NASCAR fan

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Steven Soderbergh was never a big NASCAR fan despite growing up in the South.

But the Academy Award winning director has become one after working on his new film "Logan Lucky," depicting a theoretical heist at Charlotte Motor Speedway during the Coca-Cola 600.

"NASCAR was kind of mystery to me," Soderbergh said in an interview with The Associated Press on Sunday prior to the start of the Coca-Cola 600.

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Marquez leads Rockies past Cardinals 8-4

DENVER (AP) — Boosted by a couple of stellar rookie pitchers, the Colorado Rockies are on top of the National League in the final days of May.

German Marquez pitched into the sixth inning, Gerardo Parra hit a three-run homer and the Rockies beat the St.

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MLB notebook: Mike Trout sprains thumb in Angels’ loss to Marlins

The Los Angeles Angels' 10-game trip down the East Coast ended in disturbing fashion on Sunday.

Mike Trout left the game after spraining his left thumb.

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Almiron, Atlanta United cruise to 3-1 win over NYCFC

ATLANTA (AP) — Miguel Almiron scored twice in the first 23 minutes and Atlanta United beat New York City FC 3-1 on Sunday night.

Almiron, a 23-year-old designated player in his first MLS season, has five goals in the last two games and all of his seven goals have come in three matches.

Almiron opened the scoring in the 16th minute.

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Castroneves runs near-perfect race, ends 2nd again at Indy

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Helio Castroneves insisted all week he had a car that could win the Indianapolis 500.

He almost got it right.

The three-time race winner charged through the pack from the No.

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Top Brazilian musicians join call for a new president

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Top Brazilian musical performers lent their talents Sunday to the latest protest calling for a new presidential election while pressure mounts on the country's leader to resign amid corruption allegations.

The afternoon concert on Copacabana Beach featured Grammy award-winner Caetano Veloso and other musicians.

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Spieth charges, Kisner holds on to win Colonial by stroke

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kevin Kisner birdied the first three holes on the back nine to take the lead and held on to win at Colonial despite a Sunday charge by defending champion Jordan Spieth.

Kisner shot a 4-under 66 to finish at 10-under 270, including a clutch par save on the 18th hole after a wayward tee shot and an approach that was off the back side of the green and well below the hole.

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Correction: Trump-Budget-Arctic Refuge-Q&A CORRECTIVE story

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — In a story May 27 about (topic), The Associated Press reported erroneously that Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge covers 2,300 square miles (5,957 square kilometers.) The refuge covers about 30,000 square miles (about 78,000 square kilometers).

A corrected version of the story is below:

Correction: Trump Budget Arctic Refuse Q&A

President Donald Trump's proposed budget calls for opening the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling


Associated Press

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to help balance the federal budget features a new attempt to open the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to petroleum drilling.

The effort is the latest chapter in a long-running political fight between two camps: environmentalists, who revere the plain as a maternity ward for polar bears, caribou and migratory birds; and politicians, including those in Alaska's congressional delegation, who have campaigned for four decades on the promise of jobs and prosperity through "opening ANWR."

The refuge covers about 30,000 square miles (about 78,000 square kilometers), an area the size of West Virginia and Connecticut combined in Alaska's northeast corner.

Some things to know about the debate:


Alaska Natives have used it as subsistence hunting grounds for thousands of years.

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Mystique vs. mayhem in unlikely Stanley Cup Final

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The dynasty that once appeared so certain is again in the offing for the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Four victories against the Nashville Predators in the Stanley Cup Final would make Pittsburgh the first franchise to win back-to-back championships in nearly 20 years and the first in the parity-driven salary cap era.

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Cowboys complete improbable run, win Big 12 Championship

John Helsley

Don’t pack away Oklahoma State’s uniforms just yet.

The Cowboys are going to need them this week – at the NCAA Tournament.

OSU completed a stirring and stunning run to the Big 12 Tournament title Sunday, holding off Texas, 6-5, before a Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark crowd packed with friendly fans to claim the conference’s automatic bid into the postseason.

Arriving at Bricktown as the No.

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Indianapolis 500: Sato holds off Helio to give Andretti team another Indy 500 win

BY JENNA FRYER The Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS — At the end of 500 miles around Indianapolis Motor Speedway, it was a former Formula One driver who took the checkered flag.

He even drove for Andretti Autosport.

It just wasn't Fernando Alonso.

Takuma Sato became the first Japanese winner of the Indianapolis 500 Sunday when he denied Helio Castroneves a record-tying fourth victory as the two traded the lead in the closing laps.

"This is going to be mega big" in Japan, said Sato.

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Baseball: Willie Stargell’s family angered by decision to auction memorabilia

BY JILL BECKMAN Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Members of Willie Stargell's family, including several children and grandchildren, are angered by his widow's decision to auction some of the Hall of Famer's possessions.

Memorabilia for the auction, which begins Wednesday, is being donated by Willie Stargell's second wife, Margaret Weller-Stargell.

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NASCAR: Frightening wreck knocks Scott Dixon out of Indianapolis 500

BY DAVE SKRETTA The Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS — Pole sitter Scott Dixon was knocked out of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday by a terrifying crash that saw his car fly over the car of Jay Howard and land atop the inside safety fence, where it split in two amid sparks and flames.

Dixon's car was shredded by the retaining wall , but the tub of the car remained intact and the 2008 champion was able to climb out on his own to a roar from the crowd.

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High schools: New Jersey sophomore strikes out 21 in perfect game


HACKENSACK, N.J. — Cedar Grove sophomore pitcher Mia Faieta has brought a new meaning to pitching a perfect game.

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Sports Tuning in for Monday, May 29

Compiled By: Todd Schoenthaler Staff Writer tschoenthaler@oklahoman.com



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Sooners surge into second at NCAA golf

James Poling

Oklahoma moved into second at the NCAA Men's Golf Championship after all five of its golfers shot even-par or better during Saturday's second round.

The Sooners (-13) trail UNLV by one stroke.

OU's Rylee Reinertson had the best round from his team after shooting a 4-under 68 on Saturday.

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British Airways says most flights running after IT outage, but angry passengers face delays

British Airways said "many" of its IT systems were back up and running Sunday, but travelers still faced cancellations and delays after a global computer failure grounded hundreds of flights.

BA chief executive Alex Cruz said the airline was running a "near-full operation" at London's Gatwick Airport and planned to operate all scheduled long-haul services from Heathrow.

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New arrest in Manchester attack investigation, bringing total in custody to 12

British police made another arrest and stormed another house Sunday as they hunted for suspects in the Manchester bombing, while a government minister said members of attacker Salman Abedi's network may still be at large.

Greater Manchester Police said a 25-year-old man was arrested in the city on suspicion of terrorist offenses.

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As Trump Lifestyle Takes Toll On Secret Service, Lawmakers Try To Give Extra Support


A House committee has approved a measure allowing the Service to spend more to protect the president's many homes, and Trump's proposed budget would increase the number of agents.

Nearly every weekend since Inauguration Day, President Trump has flown from Washington to one of his homes outside the capital.

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In Mexico, A Last-Ditch Effort To Save The Vaquita, On The Verge Of Extinction


In Mexico, the race is on to save a small, gray porpoise that is on the brink of extinction. It's called the vaquita, which is Spanish for "small cow.

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Palestinian Prisoners End Hunger Strike in Israel After 40 Days

New York Times

JERUSALEM — Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails ended a hunger strike late on Friday after 40 days, as their health was deteriorating and after, news media reports said, the authorities agreed to at least one of the prisoners’ demands.

About 1,000 men had taken part in the strike, and Israeli officials said this past week that nearly every prisoner had needed hospital care, including the leader of the strike, Marwan Barghouti, a Palestinian politician convicted of five murders in the Palestinian uprising that began in 2000.

In a statement on Saturday, Mr.

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India reports its first 3 cases of the Zika virus

ABC News

India has reported its first three cases of the Zika virus, including two pregnant women who delivered healthy babies.

Health Ministry officials said Sunday that the three patients in western Gujarat state had recovered.

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