The night the Thunder last fell to the Los Angeles Lakers, last Saturday, it appeared the Lakers simply shot the lights out and some games you’re just destined to lose.
NORMAN — Any curiosity about how Ragan Smith would adjust to life at Oklahoma was erased when she stepped upon the balance beam in her college debut two weeks ago.
NORMAN — The NCAA transfer portal is highly active this time of year, and with Oklahoma heading into its second season with a new defense, that has been especially true the past two months.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had just played his third terrific game in as many tries to begin his second NBA season when Oklahoma City coach Billy Donovan was asked to address the early offerings of the Kentucky product, by way of the Los Angeles Clippers.
NORMAN — The ball flew sharply toward the baseline, where Taylor Robertson had just enough time to catch it, but a split second to decide where to throw it next.
Lenka Stara has been in Stillwater for only a matter of days, but she wasted no time in making her presence known on the Oklahoma State women’s tennis team.
Up seven points with the ball, with one of its leading scorers absent, Oklahoma had to hold on for two more as Iowa State tried to steal a win at Lloyd Noble Center.
Grant Kell and the Oklahoma men’s gymnastics team have processed Stanford’s upset victory over the Sooners in last season’s national championship.
After a season of struggling just to keep players on the court, Jay Udwadia feels like this season will be a much different story for the Oklahoma State men’s tennis team.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook’s return to Oklahoma City was marked by his own fashion choice and a pre-game tribute from the Thunder.
AUSTIN, Texas — Kristian Doolittle was forced to wait until his senior season but he finally checked off a personal goal at Frank Erwin Center.
In recognition of the 25th anniversary of the 1995 Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, the Oklahoma City Thunder will underwrite admission one day per month during the entire 2020 year.
NORMAN — Lon Kruger reaped the benefits of a midseason lineup switch last season, and it's possible his openness to change will reward him again.
NORMAN — The trade deadline arrives Feb. 6 and if anybody expected the Thunder to be 20-16 through 36 games, it’s safe to say nobody expected it after Oklahoma City opened 6-11.
NORMAN — Madi Williams took a moment to comb through her memory. It had indeed been a while since she played at point guard in a real game.
West Virginia didn’t shoot well from behind the arc, but the few it was able to knock down paled in comparison to Oklahoma State inside its home arena Monday night.
The underbelly of an expansive football stadium is a cold, metallic place. A fitting environment for comments like the one Jalen Hurts delivered during his last postgame address as an Oklahoma Sooner.
Big 12 fans can only hope this year’s results were a fluke, but the level of separation between the Big 12 and the top conferences has been something that has been developing over recent years and fans would be justly concerned.
One theory on how some of Mike Stoops’ most horrendous defenses would occasionally come up with winning plays at the ends of games was there’s no motivator like losing.
Reports surfaced Friday afternoon that Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Sean Gleeson was leaving for the same position at Rutgers, which was confirmed by Gleeson according to The Oklahoman.
Mike Fisher, writing for SI.com, an outlet with more brand than authority these days, wonders if the rescinded commitment to Oklahoma of No. 1 Class of 2021 quarterback prospect Brock Vandagiff is a clue Lincoln Riley might be looking at becoming head coach of the Dallas Cowboys.
NORMAN — After being named Oklahoma defensive coordinator last year, one of Alex Grinch’s first phone calls was to Kenneth Murray.
This Week's Circulars
WELLING [mdash] Lester Wayne Fox, 84, died Friday January 15, 2020. Viewing will be held Tuesday January 21 from 12p-8p. Funeral services will be held 11a Wednesday January 22 at the Hart Funeral Chapel.
TAHLEQUAH [mdash] age 55. Carpenter. Died Tuesday, January 14, in Tahlequah, OK. Funeral Services Tuesday, January 21st at 1:00 pm at Reed-Culver Chapel. Visitation Monday, January 20th, from 1:00 PM- 6:00 PM at Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
TAHLEQUAH[mdash] NAME: Patsy Peters AGE: 83 TOWN: Tahlequah OCCUPATION: Ministry Secretary DIED: January 15, 2020 SERVICES: 2:00 PM January 21, 2020, Oakdale Baptist Church, OKC, OK
TAHLEQUAH[mdash] NAME: Richard Bertelle AGE: 81 TOWN: Tahlequah OCCUPATION: Meat Processor DIED: January 10, 2020 SERVICES: No services
TAHLEQUAH[mdash] NAME: Jeanette Sunday AGE: 78 TOWN: Tahlequah OCCUPATION: Insurance Bookkeeper DIED: January 11, 2020 SERVICES: 3:00 pm Thursday, January 16, 2020, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel
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