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Foreign students attending American colleges who take classes entirely online this fall semester cannot remain in the country to do so, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Monday.

But, Oklahoma's two largest universities are standing behind their international students, and are working to make sure they can stay in the country.

University of Oklahoma football players and staff members were tested for the coronavirus ahead of voluntary workouts on Wednesday.

Of the 111 players tested, seven were positive for COVID-19 and seven more were known to have tested positive previously. Additionally, 72 staff members were also tested, with two found to be positive for COVID-19.

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UPDATED: June 19 at 4:55 p.m.

Murray Hall and the adjacent North Murray Hall at Oklahoma State University's campus in Stillwater will get new names after an OSU Board of Regents meeting Friday.

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KOSU, the public radio station licensed to Oklahoma State University, welcomes a new reporter to cover agriculture and rural issues. At a time when local journalism is reeling from years of newsroom cuts and unforeseen challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, KOSU is expanding its newsroom to be of better service to the Oklahoma community.

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Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard, who was college football's leading rusher last season, threatened on Monday to stop participating in the program in response to a photo released of his head coach wearing a shirt with the logo of a far-right television network.

But Hubbard apologized several hours later in a video with coach Mike Gundy, saying that he "went about it the wrong way" by taking to Twitter.

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Oklahoma State University announced its full plan for reopening on Thursday evening. The six-phase plan for a gradual reopening has actually already begun.

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The NCAA has banned the Oklahoma State men’s basketball program from postseason tournaments for next season.

Friday's ruling is the result of a Level I violation involving former associate head coach Lamont Evans. Evans was sentenced in 2019 to three months in prison for accepting bribes to push players at OSU and South Carolina to certain agents and financial advisers.

On Wednesday, Oklahoma State senior associate athletic director Kevin Klintworth tweeted that three student-athletes have tested positive for COVID-19.

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The Basketball Hall of Fame's upcoming enshrinement weekend may be scratched from this year's calendar because of the coronavirus, President and CEO John Doleva confirmed Thursday.

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Oklahoma State basketball fans are mourning the loss of a legend.

Longtime men’s basketball coach Eddie Sutton died over the weekend from natural causes at the age of 84, surrounded by his three sons and their families.

"Dad and Mom treated their players like family and always shared the belief that his teachings went beyond the basketball court," the family said in a statement. "He cherished the time he spent at every school and appreciated the support of their loyal fans. He believed they deserved so much credit in the success of his programs."

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