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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Oklahoma sports news from The Associated Press

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - Oklahoma State is already hard at work trying to figure out how to slow down Jameis Winston. The Cowboys open the season against last year's Heisman Trophy winner and defending national champion Florida State on August 30th at AT&T Stadium in Texas. Oklahoma State defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer already is stressed about dealing with Winston.

IRVING, Texas (AP) - The commissioner of Conference USA sees his league at a "pivot point" with a bright future at a time when he says intercollegiate athletics are transitioning from conference realignment to system realignment. Britton Banowsky says that won't prevent leagues like 14-member Conference USA from fielding competitive teams.

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - The University of Oklahoma men's basketball program has been recognized by the National Association of Basketball Coaches with the organization's Team Academic Excellence Award. The award honors outstanding academic achievement by teams with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better for the 2013-14 season. OU recorded a program-record 3.06 GPA.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Mid-America Christian University Evangels golf program has added Kade Rodgers for the upcoming season. Rodgers prepped at Fort Gibson High School and was an All-Conference selection. He also helped the Fort Gibson Tigers to a second-place finish at the state tournament. Rodgers plans to major in business.

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