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Oklahoma State women’s basketball star Lauren Fields transferring to Arizona | Arizona Wildcats basketball

The Arizona Wildcats lost player after player to the transfer portal at the start of the basketball offseason.

Sunday night, they added back to their roster — and in a big way.

Lauren Fields, Oklahoma State’s leading scorer and one of the top guards in the Big 12 Conference, announced that she would be transferring to the UA. Fields entered the NCAA’s transfer portal in March after the Cowgirls changed coaches.

The 5-foot-9-inch Fields led OSU with 15.4 points per game as a junior, and was named second-team All-Big 12. She was also an academic all-conference player.

“100 percent committed,” Fields posted, along with the words Jeremiah 29:11 — a Bible quote that reads: “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

Fields joins a UA

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20 greatest tight ends in NFL history

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In the NFL, it’s never been more important to look at the best tight ends of all time. The position is more important than ever and some of the greatest TEs in NFL history have played since the turn of the century and might still be playing today.

But just because a player’s career recently ended or is still playing doesn’t mean that they can’t be considered among the greatest tight ends ever.

Best tight ends of all time

Naturally, we had to extend our list to 20 in order to include the best TEs ever. In addition to all of the recent tight ends to make a huge impact in the league, there are plenty of players from past generations who are among the greatest tight ends of all time.

Of course, even with

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Police officers honored during 5th annual Guns and Hoses basketball game | News

Joplin police Detective Logan Bowline said he was playing with a heavy heart in the fifth annual Guns and Hoses basketball game Saturday at Kaminsky Gym.

His uncle, Michael Gayman, should have been on that court with him, Bowline said, but the retired Joplin officer died of a heart attack April 1.

Gayman had recruited Bowline to become a Joplin police officer in 2015 after Bowline graduated high school.

Bowline moved to Joplin and lived with Gayman and his family for a while in 2015 as he entered college at Missouri Southern State University and went to work at the Joplin city jail. Bowline became a patrol officer in 2017 and eventually a detective while Gayman, who was an officer at the Joplin Regional Airport, retired in 2019.

Bowline said his uncle lived for the annual Guns and Hoses game between police officers and firefighters.

“He looked forward the

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Rutgers Hall of Fame Women’s Basketball Coach C. Vivian Stringer Retires After 50 Years

Photo:  Mitchell Leff (Getty Images)

Photo: Mitchell Leff (Getty Images)

After 50 years in women’s basketball and 1,055 wins as head coach, the legendary C. Vivian Stringer is retiring. Effective September 1, Stringer made the announcement of her well deserved retirement in a release on Saturday.

“My life has been defined by coaching and I’ve been on this journey for over five decades. It is rare that someone gets to do what they love for this long and I have been fortunate to do that,” she said. “After recently celebrating the first women’s Final Four team at Cheyney State University, where it all started, it sat with me that I have been at this for a long time. It is important to step aside and challenge others to step up and take this game forward.

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Throughout her career, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer has led her teams to 28 NCAA tournament

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