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COL BKB: Baylor 98, Okla. State 92 (OT)

WACO, Texas, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Curtis Jerells scored 31 points Saturday for No. 21 Baylor, which used an 11-2 run to pull away in overtime and top Oklahoma State 98-92.

COL BKB: So. Illinois 69, Okla. State 53

CARBONDALE, Ill., March 19 (UPI) -- Matt Shaw's 21 points highlighted a balanced Southern Illinois offensive that produced a 69-53 win over Oklahoma State Tuesday in the first round of the NIT.

COL BKB: Kansas St. 82, Oklahoma St. 61

MANHATTAN, Kan., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Freshman Michael Beasley had 23 points and 13 rebounds Saturday when 24th-ranked Kansas State posted an 82-61 win over Oklahoma State.

COL BKB: Texas A&M 59, Okla. State 56

STILLWATER, Okla., Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Dominique Kirk's go-ahead free throw with 44.1 seconds left Saturday gave 16th-ranked Texas A&M a come-from-behind 59-56 victory against Oklahoma State.

COL BKB: Texas 63, Oklahoma State 61

STILLWATER, Okla., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- D.J. Augustin's 26 points Monday helped the 12th-ranked Texas Longhorns slip by the Oklahoma State Cowboys 63-61.

Transcendental Meditation lowers BP

LEXINGTON, Ky., Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Transcendental Meditation produces a statistically significant reduction in high blood pressure not found with other forms of relaxation, a U.S. review found.

COL BKB: Marquette 91, Oklahoma St. 61

LAHAINA, Hawaii, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Jerel McNeal scored 20 points Tuesday, stoking 13th-ranked Marquette's 91-61 burn of beat Oklahoma State in the semifinals of the Maui Invitational.

Collision kills 13 horses

WADSWORTH, Ill., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Authorities are investigating why 59 Belgian draft horses were being transported in a too-small trailer that was involved in an Illinois traffic collision.

Behavior change may mean big weight loss

LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug. 27 (UPI) -- A U.S. study found that one in four obese people in an intensive weight loss program for 12 weeks can go on to lose more than 100 pounds.

Report: Salmon farming here to stay

KINGSTON, R.I., March 9 (UPI) -- U.S. residents are eating four times as much salmon as they were 20 years ago, most of it imported farmed salmon.

Australia wraps up 5th test and series

SYDNEY, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Australia has won the fifth cricket test against England by 10 wickets to complete a 5-0 drubbing in the Ashes series.

England misses chances in cricket test

SYDNEY, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- England, already having lost the overall series, began to fight back after a collapse on the second day of the fifth cricket test against Australia in Sydney.

England on the ropes in first cricket test

BRISBANE, Australia, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Australia has tightened its grip on the first cricket test with three quick England wickets after declaring its first innings at 9 for 602.

Chicago Film Festival awards announced

CHICAGO, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- The Chicago International Film Festival ends this week, with the award for Best Film going to Iranian director Asghar Farhadi's "Fireworks Wednesday." Michael Kutza, founder and artistic director of the festival, announced the winners for this year at the

Chimps consider risk when crossing roads

STIRLING, Scotland, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Scottish and Japanese scientists say they've discovered chimpanzees evaluate risk when crossing roadways.

COL FB: Virginia Tech 35, Louisville 24

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Marcus Vick threw two touchdown passes and James Anderson scored with an interception as Virginia Tech beat Louisville, 35-24, Monday in the Gator Bowl.

Weight-loss drug effective at lower dose

LEXINGTON, Ky., Oct. 18 (UPI) -- A University of Kentucky study finds that a low-dose version of the weight-loss drug orlistat helps the overweight drop pounds.

Expert: Soy can lower cholesterol

LEXINGTON, Ky., June 8 (UPI) -- University of Kentucky physician James Anderson has found that soy beans can help lower cholesterol and blood sugar.

Monkey see, monkey yawn

KYOTO, Japan, July 25 (UPI) -- Kyoto University's Primate Research Institute in Japan said Sunday chimpanzees yawn when they see another chimpanzee yawn, Mainichi Daily News reported.

Story is changing for Jackson's accuser

LOS ANGELES, April 19 (UPI) -- Michael Jackson's accuser, reportedly a poor, dying cancer patient, has been seen in recent weeks as a healthy child living in a posh Los Angeles suburb.

'Ape diet' equals cholesterol drugs

TORONTO, Ontario, July 25 (UPI) -- A diet composed of specific plant foods can lower cholesterol as effectively as conventional drug treatment, Canadian researchers have discovered.
BRUCE SYLVESTER, UPI Science News

Nominees for 54th annual WGA Awards

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Here is a complete list of the nominees for the 54th annual Writers Guild of America Awards.

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Nominees for 54th Annual WGA Awards

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Here is a list of the TV and radio nominees for the 54th Annual Writers Guild of America Awards, announced Wednesday by the Writers Guild of America, East and w
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