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Country singer Jake Flint unexpectedly dies hours after his wedding

Country singer Jake Flint died unexpectedly just hours after his wedding, his wife and manager both said on social media. Brenda Cline, Flint’s manager, wrote on Facebook, “With a broken heart and in deep grief I must announce that Jake Flint has tragically passed away.” Cline called Flint “the funniest, most hilarious, hardest working, dedicated …

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‘Tulsa King’ review: Sylvester Stallone tries to rewind the clock on Paramount+.

CNN — Building on the success of “Yellowstone,” Paramount+ and producer Taylor Sheridan have seemingly seized on a streaming strategy built around casting veteran movie stars, an available commodity in an industry known for ageism. Enter “Tulsa King,” a slim vehicle for Sylvester Stallone that’s a little too overtly designed as a mobster fish out …

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Tulsa King is an undercooked fish-out-of-water mob story

Sylvester Stallone as Dwight “The General” Manfredi photo: Brian Douglas/Paramount+ When the trailer for Tulsa King premiered during the NFL’s week six broadcast of the Buffalo Bills vs. the Kansas City Chiefs, the early season heavyweight title bout, it seemed more than apt: The show promised a punchy, swaggering, sporting choice of violence, featuring the …

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Tulsa King is an undercooked fish-out-of-water mob story

Sylvester Stallone as Dwight “The General” Manfredi photo: Brian Douglas/Paramount+ When the trailer for Tulsa King premiered during the NFL’s week six broadcast of the Buffalo Bills vs. the Kansas City Chiefs, the early season heavyweight title bout, it seemed more than apt: The show promised a punchy, swaggering, sporting choice of violence, featuring the …

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Oklahoma and Texas will remain in Big 12 through 2025, Big 12 commissioner says

July 13, 2022 video. Bob Bowlsby will be succeeded by Brett Yormack, who officially takes over on August 1. Video courtesy/Big 12 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Oklahoma and Texas will remain in the Big 12 Conference through the remainder of the league’s current grant of rights before departing for the SEC in …

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‘Queen of the House’ singer Jody Miller dead at 80

Country music singer Jody Miller died Thursday at age 80. The Grammy Award-winning “Queen of the House” artist died seven years after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease in Blanchard, Oklahoma, surrounded by her family. News of the star’s passing was shared on daughter Robin Brook’s music Facebook page, Middle-Sister Music. The post to the band’s …

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Venables’ decision, which surprised Swinney, paying off for Tigers

When former Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables left that post to become the new head coach at Oklahoma last December, Dabo Swinney initially assumed that Venables’ son Tyler would be heading to Norman with Brent. Instead, Tyler ultimately opted to stick around at Clemson and now heads into his junior season as a safety for …

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Little league baseball player hugs distraught pitcher who hit him in the head: “Hey, you’re doing great”

A scary moment during a Little League regional tournament in Waco, Texas on Tuesday turned into an inspiring display of sportsmanship after a player hit by a pitch comforted the pitcher who hit him.  Pitcher Kaiden Shelton, of Pearland, Texas, was facing batter Isaiah Jarvis of Tulsa, Oklahoma, when he lost control of the ball …

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Beaned Little League batter rises to console upset pitcher

WACO, Texas (AP) — A Little League batter rose from a beaning to console the upset pitcher in a dramatic scene at a Little League regional tournament game Tuesday in Waco, Texas. The incident happened during a Little League Southwest Regional Playoff final. Righthander Kaiden Shelton of Pearland, Texas, was facing batter Isaiah Jarvis of …

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Cale Gundy: Oklahoma Sooners assistant coach resigns after reading aloud ‘shameful and hurtful’ word

CNN  —  Oklahoma Sooners assistant football coach Cale Gundy has resigned from the Big 12 school after reading aloud a “shameful and hurtful” word during a film session. Last week, Gundy said one of his players was “distracted” during the film session, so the coach picked up the player’s iPad and read aloud what he …

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