The NBA draft is less than 10 days away and, unlike last season, the Thunder actually have a first-round selection with the 21st pick.
Being a teenager in the smartphone era has its benefits — especially if you’re as basketball obsessed as Miles Reynolds.
Because basketball-reference.com exists, we can quickly diagnose the apparent contradiction between the professional numbers attached to Nick Collison’s name and the ceremony planned in his honor this evening.
A few Oklahoma women’s basketball players put their faces into their hands as the fourth quarter waned. An opposing shot went in. The game had slipped away.
The protective order filed against Oklahoma running back Rodney Anderson on Monday includes rape allegations, according to a Cleveland County court petition.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Thunder ended Thursday night with a familiar feeling. And it wasn’t from of the 105-84 victory over the New York Knicks in a game they mostly controlled throughout. It was from the postgame interview.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Softball, particularly at the Women's College World Series, is a game of inches, and Oregon catcher Gwen Svekis should have let Lea Wodach's bunt roll a few more.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — It wasn’t a continuation of the night before. Oklahoma’s players had put that behind them, they said.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook may be scoring and facilitating at an historic rate, but Oklahoma City's star point guard is part of a greater NBA trend. Teams around the league are handing greater responsibilities to their lead ball-handlers.
A year ago, OU beat Washington 71-68 inside Alaska Airlines Arena. That would seem to give it a leg up entering tonight's second-round NCAA tournament game against the same program in the same gym. However, if it does, the Sooners don't want to talk about it.
After he was not invited to the NFL Combine, Oklahoma redshirt sophomore running back Joe Mixon was eager for a chance to prove himself. He got his opportunity at Wednesday's OU's NFL Pro Day and made the most of it.
The 2016 All-American teams started rolling out this week. One of the biggest featured an Oklahoma player on all three teams. The Associated Press named wide receiver Dede Westbrook to its first team. Westbrook, who won the Biletnikoff Award last week, is the first OU player to be named to be named to the AP
s first team since wide receiver Ryan Broyles in 2010.
the best offense is college football belongs to the Sooners. What they did over the final five weeks of the regular season proved it.
Where today ranks on the list of highly anticipated Bedlam game is up for debatable. The Big 12 Conference title that goes to winner makes it seem like the biggest one at Owen Field since 1984. There were All-Americans and future NFL stars all over the field in that game. The 2016 version replicates the talent level. Here are the Sooners that need big games to secure another conference title.
Oklahoma gets to rest this weekend. Players hope when they return to Norman on Sunday they
ll find out more is at stake in the Dec. 3 finale against No. 10 Oklahoma State than the Big 12 Conference title and a Sugar Bowl berth. The eighth-ranked Sooners (9-2, 8-0 Big 12) have a path to the College Football Playoff. It
s heavily congested. They are nearly out of time to get into the coveted top four.
OKLAHOMA CITY — It was just about the strangest ending possible: A visiting player who had hit a game-winning shot not even five minutes earlier walking off the floor to cheers.
Whether it was Oklahoma
s players or its coaching staff that came up with it doesn
t matter. Ask any of them about what time of year it is and two words come out: Championship November. It
s the first thing that came to OU linebacker Jordan Evans
mind when asked about the critical stretch that began with Saturday
45-24 victory over Baylor.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Of all the shots that left Russell Westbrook’s hands Friday night, the final attempt was the one that mattered most.
The sixth game of Oklahoma
s season was different than most of its precursors. Outside of the Week 2 scheduled cakewalk against Louisiana-Monroe, the Sooners faced a deficit in every game. They climbed out of them against Texas and TCU and languished against Houston and Ohio State. It was a different scenario in Saturday
s 38-17 victory over Kansas State.
When a word is used often, it tends to either lose its meaning or its impact. “Physical” is uttered so many times by football players and coaches, you wonder just what it means to them.
The NBA is yet to release its regular-season schedule, but small tidbits are starting to leak, none more important to Thunder fans than the one ESPN's Marc Stein just reported:
We learned early Wednesday morning that Kevin Durant had scheduled a meeting with Golden State in the Hamptons for Friday afternoon. Now, we know the time of Oklahoma City's meeting with the summer's top free agent: Before free agency even begins.
OKLAHOMA CITY — In the postgame press conference, Oklahoma senior Erin Miller leaned over, her face masked by the school’s third national championship trophy, looking at Paige Parker as the Sooner pitcher described how she did it.
IRVING, Texas — For the last six seasons, the round-robin football schedule has determined the Big 12 Conference champion. It will again this year.
On Sunday, Super Bowl XLIX will be played at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. What started out as the 'World Championship Game" in 1967 has turned into a mega event that is watched around the world by millions of people.
This Week's Circulars
Fran Dunagan, age 83, passed away July 29, 2020. She was born June 6, 2020 in Holdenville, OK. Survived by 6 children; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and 1 brother. For full obituary visit irelandfuneralhome.com. (John Ireland Funeral Home, Moore, OK.)
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